Thornton History Events

  • Current Exhibits: Located in the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center and the Active Adult Center to showcase key periods of Thornton's history. Let us know what history topics interest you by using the QR code located at each exhibit to complete a short survey online or on paper at each location.

  • Second Saturdays: Open house hours scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Chief Carl R. Nelson Fire Station on the second Saturday of each month, weather-permitting. Tour the station, drop off material donations, attend the free workshop, and learn more about Thornton's unique history. Free admission.

  • Digital Preservation Workshop: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Chief Carl R. Nelson Fire Station and on the second Saturday of each month, weather-permitting. Get tips on preserving your family's history including scanning materials, digitally storing and accessing materials, and protecting original copies. Free.

  • For more information, email City Archivist or call 720-977-5883.

2023 Twist and Shout Summer Concerts/Ice Cream Socials Information

Visit the city's Community Calendar for updates on other city-sponsored seasonal events and public meetings scheduled each month.

Event Calendars