Celebrating our Public Lands

Revisit the journey of the US Capitol Christmas Tree from the Uncompahgre Forest to Washington, D.C.

2020 US capitol christmas tree

December 11

Reception at 6 pm  |  Show at 7 pm

$20 ticket  |  Reception included

Please join The Wright Opera House and Choose Outdoors for a special evening celebrating the importance of our public lands and recognizing the significance of individuals and organizations in their stewardship here in Ouray County and beyond. The event will feature two screenings both featuring Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man and America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell - Celebrating the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

After the screenings, stick around for a fireside chat and Q&A.

Photos by Markus Van Meter

America's forests with chuck leavell
Choose outdoors

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