Experience living history in Red River Oct. 1

Kimberly Ritterhouse had her students dress the part during the 2015 Red River Historical Society’s Living History Day at the Little Red School House Museum. (Chronicle file photo by Ellen Miller-Goins)
Students from the Red River Valley Charter School will again learn all about Red River’s rich past during the Red River Historical Society’s Living History Day Monday (Oct. 1) at the Little Red School House Museum and adjoining grounds.

This family event is open to RRVCC/homeschooled students and family members, Red River residents and visitors. Times are 10 a.m. to noon for pre-K students and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for grades K-8.

The society has planned 12 educational stations with themes like music, mining and gold panning, saddle and tack , fly fishing, butter making, games, and more.

As a special treat, Philmont Museums Director, has planned an age-appropriate presentation on mining, drilling and blasting.

A hot-dog lunch with dutch-oven cobbler will be provided for students and family members.

Call society President Mike Ritterhouse at 575-770-2628 for more information or to RSVP for the lunch.

Living History Days in Red River