Beer, Dinosaurs, and Classical Music

Chili Cook-off and beer tasting

This afternoon from 2-5 is the Golden Chamber’s wildly popular Stomp Your Boots Beer Tasting and Chili Cook-Off. Your ticket includes free samples from all the chili competitors including red, green, and white chiis. You will be voting on your favorite chili for the People’s Choice Award. The Chili & Beer ticket also includes free samples of numerous types of beers.

Dinosaur Ridge is celebrating National Fossil Day today from 9:30AM-3PM. At the Visitor Center, Hands-on Dinos for kids includes the Backyard Bones Dinosaur Dig, the Cretaceous Crossroads Dinosaur Tracking Area, Track Painting (paint a fossil and take it home), gold panning, fossil sifting, and other activities depending on the theme for the day. The indoor exhibit, Trek Through Time, has free admission all day.


The 70-member Jefferson Symphony Orchestra kicks off their 63rd season tonight with Dvorak’s New World Symphony, a guest appearance by Masa Ito, and many other delights at the Green Center on the School of Mines campus. Learn more….