Colorado travel calendar starting Feb. 7, 2016

By: Carlotta Olson

Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are...

NU State Museum offering free Thursday night admission

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska State Museum is offering free Thursday night admissions in February.

Admission to Morrill Hall will be free between 4:30 and 8 p.m. on Feb. 11, 18 and...

Camellia season underway at SC's historic Middleton Place

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Middleton Place on the Ashley River outside of Charleston is beginning its camellia season with workshops and walks through the plantation's gardens.

Camellias, which bloom through the...

Annual ice harvest goes on in Tamworth, New Hampshire

TAMWORTH, N.H. (AP) — The annual Ice Harvest and Winter Carnival gets underway Saturday at Remick Farm and Museum in Tamworth.

The event, now in its 13th year, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Bennington Museum offers free admission Saturday

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Bennington Museum is offering free admission on its community day.

The event takes place Saturday to celebrate the annual student art show and the reopening of the museum of art,...

Museum hosts talk on Frederick Douglass 1845 trip to Ireland

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York college professor is giving a talk at an Albany museum on the trip the black abolitionist Frederick Douglass made to Ireland more than 170 years ago.

Douglass, an...

Lincoln museum sets Dinosaurs and Disasters event

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The annual Dinosaurs and Disasters event has been scheduled for Saturday at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.

Scientists, graduate and undergraduate students will...

Town's 100th annual winter carnival opens, minus some snow

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — Residents of the small New Hampshire town of Newport are launching their 100th annual winter carnival with a tribute to its roots and a grudging acceptance that climate change can wreak havoc...