Steamboat briefs: Pioneer Kids Bedroom exhibit opens Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Tread of Pioneers Museum will open its newest exhibit: Pioneer Kids Bedroom Hands-on Discovery Exhibit.

Parents and children can step back in time to experience life as a pioneer child. The entire room is hands-on/touch friendly.

Kids can dress up in pioneer clothing, play with antique toys, complete a list of chores and explore a realistic pioneer bedroom from the past.

Additional exhibit features include “What is that?” Artifact Discovery Drawer; hands-on antique typewriter, dolls, games, toys of all kinds, coloring area, animal puppets, historical photographs, letters, postcards and more.

The exhibit will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and is free to Routt County residents.

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Local museum to host Ute Indian presentation May 15

Tread of Pioneers Museum will present a Ute Indian Pow Wow, dance performance and presentation at 5:30 p.m. May 15 at Library Hall in Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave.

The Nah-na-mah Club of Uintah River High School in Fort Duchene, Utah, will share Ute customs, pow wow dances, music and regalia in a special performance and historical presentation.

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