On the newly opened Pikes Peak Cog Railway

On the newly opened Pikes Peak Cog Railway

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Katherine Lee Bates wasn’t bargaining for such an exhausting adventure. “One day some of the other teachers and I decided to go on a trip to the 14,000-foot Pikes Peak,” the young English professor wrote. “We hired a prairie...

TUGFEST LECLAIRE

The LeClaire, Iowa Tug-of-War-Festival will take place on August 12-14, 2021. The main event is the Tug-of-War at noon on August 14. Visitors can enjoy the Carnival featuring rides, games, live music and refreshments on August 12. There will be a fireworks show at...

CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has reopened at 50 percent capacity. This museum is located on ancestral lands, on Treaty 1 Territory. All of their exhibitions tell a unique story in the world of human rights. ARTiculate Our Rights, with thought-provoking artwork...

BROOKFIELD ZOO FREEBIE

Kids’ Free Days at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois will take place on August 2-4, 2021. Admission for adults and parking fees still apply. The zoo animals include polar bears, Africanlions, orangutans and wallaby joeys. In addition, there is a Dinos Everywhere exhibit...

W.O. DECKER TUGBOAT RIDE

The South Street Seaport Museum in New York City offers tugboat rides on the W.O. Decker. The ship will run three tours each Saturday. The 75-minute ride through the New York Harbor will offer views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Battery, and Governors...