"A unique combination of theatre and history under a tent - reminiscent of the early 20th century tent Chautauqua"

"A wonderful way to spend a beautiful Colorado evening outdoors. Even the occasional evening shower adds to the atmosphere."

"Great way to spark my kids' interest in history and the humanities."


Tuesday, August 2 - Saturday, August 6, 2016, with the theme "The Power of Inspiration."  See the full schedule here.


Aims Community College and various other venues in Greeley, Colorado


The 2016 festival theme, The Power of Inspiration, embraces leaders from Western civilization who have been inspirational to others in art, literature, religion, politics, and social justice.  These individuals have been inspired themselves by books, people, and dreams.  Come meet and learn about Michelangelo, Shakespeare, St. Francis of Assisi, Catherine the Great, Thomas Jefferson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Betty Friedan and Martin Luther King, Jr.

How Much? FREE!

Donations appreciated, all the same!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Centennial Sponsors


Event Sponsors

Richard and Mary Kemme Family Foundation


Benefactor Sponsors

The Wolf siblings in honor of their parents Louis and Vivian Wolf