4th Week of May - Living History at Silver Reef
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:00 am
Dr. Robert Schuyler Returns
Dr. Robert Schuyler is an Associate Professor of Anthropology with the University of Pennsylvania and did extensive archaeological research at Silver Reef in the 1980's along with subsequent historical research on Silver Reef in the following years. Dr. Schuyler is considered one of the leading authorities on the history of Silver Reef. We welcome Dr. Schuyler back and hope you will join him for as many of these events as you can.
Suggested Donation: $4.00 ea. Lecture is in the Cosmopolitan. Donation includes Silver Reef Museum and mine tour admission. Registration is suggested due to limited space - please register online: https://tinyurl.com/SaloonsLecture or call 435.879.2254
Saturday, May 5. 2018 - 10:00 am - Public Invited
The Saloons of Silver Reef
Southern Utah's Sugar Beet Story
Lecture by Loren Webb at the Cosmopolitan
Join Dr. Schuyler for this lively discussion of what the residents of old Silver Reef felt they needed the most, and where they got it. (9am walk and talk for those that are able. Wear sturdy shoes.) At the Cosmopolitan.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:00 am
A Walk & Talk of the Silver Reef Grounds
Dr. Schuyler will take Members on a journey to the past and back again around the ruins and trails of Silver Reef. Brunch will be served on the deck of the Cosmopolitan. You can become a member now or the morning before the event starts. Please register if you plan to attend this event- online https://tinyurl.com/SaloonLecture or call 435.879.2254.
On May 3rd, 4th, and 7th Dr. Schuyler will be helping the Museum sort through its wide collection of artifacts. On these days you can schedule to bring in your own treasured artifacts from the late 1880's for evaluation by Dr. Schuyler. He will do his best to shed some light as to what your item is and if it indeed came from this time period or even if it is from Silver Reef. Call Museum at 435.879.2254 for details.
Join Mr. Webb for this talk on the Utah & Idaho Sugar Beet Company and its legacy of sugar beet production in the Western United states and in particular for its seed processing plant in St. George. Several Western states are still some of the highest producer ones of sugar beets in the United States, which ranks 3rd in the world.
Suggested Donation: $4.00 ea. Lecture is in the Cosmopolitan. Donation includes Silver Reef Museum and mine tour admission. Registration is suggested due to limited space - please register online: https://tinyurl.com/SugarBeetStory or call 435.879.2254
Find out if you own treasures from the 1870's!
- Volunteers in Old West attire will be strolling the streets of Silver Reef. Mon. Thurs., Friday and Saturday during the 4th week of every month.
- Wild West Shootouts with Lawmen and the Muddy River Gang are on Saturday June 23, 2018. Shootouts at 1pm and 3pm.
- Renowned western artist Jerry Anderson's Sculpture Studio will be open to guests 10am-5pm on Saturday June 23, 2018. His studio is across the street from the museum grounds.