News Release Date:
May 23, 2016
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363
Rocky Mountain National Park staff invite you to two special programs this Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Commemorate one hundred years of the National Park Service and honor those who serve.
Trail Quest on Saturday May 28, at 7 p.m. Celebrate one of the most popular activities in the park: hiking. Have you ever dreamed about hiking all of Rocky's 350 plus miles of trails? Dreams can come true. Follow park ranger Don Stewart's stories and adventures exploring the park's backcountry wilderness areas and vast trail system.
Navy Band Northwest on Sunday May 29, at 7 p.m. Rocky Mountain National Park is honored to showcase the Navy Band Northwest Brass Quartet and Low Brass Quartet performing a joint concert in the auditorium at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Navy Band Northwest is under the leadership of its Director, Lieutenant Bruce Mansfield. This long standing group traces its history back to 1925 and since then provides musical support for official Navy functions and Navy Recruiting efforts, as well as community outreach performances for the communities of the Pacific Northwest in Alaska, Northern California, Colorado, Idaho, Western Kansas, Montana, Western Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Both evening programs are held at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center, Rocky Mountain National Park at 7 p.m. Programs are free and open to the public.