Animas Museum and Ska bring back a ‘whoop-e-tee-whoop’ from the past

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Animas Museum and Ska bring back a ‘whoop-e-tee-whoop’ from the past

Beer honors legendary Durangoan John Kellenberger’s Raspberry Julep
John Kellenberger’s saloon and liquor store was established on Main Avenue in Durango in 1892. In this photo from 1904, Kellenberger’s bookkeeper, George Burger, stands in front of the store. It was likely located at 949 Main Ave., where Mountain Bike Specialists exists today.

Animas Museum and Ska bring back a ‘whoop-e-tee-whoop’ from the past

John Kellenberger’s saloon and liquor store was established on Main Avenue in Durango in 1892. In this photo from 1904, Kellenberger’s bookkeeper, George Burger, stands in front of the store. It was likely located at 949 Main Ave., where Mountain Bike Specialists exists today.
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Animas Museum Live! will last from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave.
The event will feature sheep-to-shawl weaving demonstrations, discussions about pottery and corn in the Southwest, “living historians” portraying historical Durango personages, music by the Six Dollar String Band, period classrooms featuring crafts for children, apple cider pressing, food vendors and Ska Brewing Co. and Animas Museum’s heritage collaboration beer.
The event is free and food and drink sales benefit the museum.
For more information, call 259-2402.

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