Events | Schweiger Ranch
Schweiger Ranch provides diverse, recreational and education opportunities to foster an understanding and enjoyment of the area's cultural and natural heritage through displays, demonstrations, interpretive programs and special events for the greater community.
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Upcoming Events

 

All events are free to the public, unless otherwise noted in the event details.

Registration is required for most events and is noted in the event details.

 

The primary activities of events are outdoors. As such, events may be modified or cancelled due to inclement weather or poor walking conditions.

Open Day | April 15th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Free and open to the public, join us for self guided tours of Schweiger Ranch where the Schweiger family found a place to prosper, nestled between the bluffs along Happy Canyon Creek.

 

Registration Required | click here to register

Nature Hike: Wildflowers | May 20th: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise.

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Open Day | May 20th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Nature Hike: Birds | June 17th:  7:30 – 9:00 am

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise. From owls to eagles, hummingbirds to sparrows, get up early and explore the various birds that call Schweiger Ranch home! Join us to see and hear the early morning cheery birds of spring.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Guided Public Tour | June 17th: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Learn about the history of this longtime homestead, founded by the Austrian Schweiger brothers in 1874. Today, Schweiger Ranch is owned and operated by Schweiger Ranch Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a protected Douglas County historic landmark. The historic restoration of the ranch house and buildings was completed in 2016. See restorations of the farmhouse, barn and other structures, and learn about the history of the ranch.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Open Day | June 17th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Campfire Series: The McDaileys | June 17th: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Nature Hike: Geology of the Region | July 15th:  8:30 – 10:00 am

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise.

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon.

Guided Public Tour | July 15th: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Learn about the history of this longtime homestead, founded by the Austrian Schweiger brothers in 1874. Today, Schweiger Ranch is owned and operated by Schweiger Ranch Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a protected Douglas County historic landmark. The historic restoration of the ranch house and buildings was completed in 2016. See restorations of the farmhouse, barn and other structures, and learn about the history of the ranch.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Open Day | July 15th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Campfire Series: Maria von Trapp | July 15th: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Guided Public Tour | August 19th: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Learn about the history of this longtime homestead, founded by the Austrian Schweiger brothers in 1874. Today, Schweiger Ranch is owned and operated by Schweiger Ranch Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a protected Douglas County historic landmark. The historic restoration of the ranch house and buildings was completed in 2016. See restorations of the farmhouse, barn and other structures, and learn about the history of the ranch.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Open Day | August 19th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Campfire Series: Ranger Trey | August 19th: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Nature Hike: Blue Moon & Bats | August 30th:  7:00 – 8:30 pm

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise.

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Guided Public Tour | September 9th: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Learn about the history of this longtime homestead, founded by the Austrian Schweiger brothers in 1874. Today, Schweiger Ranch is owned and operated by Schweiger Ranch Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a protected Douglas County historic landmark. The historic restoration of the ranch house and buildings was completed in 2016. See restorations of the farmhouse, barn and other structures, and learn about the history of the ranch.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Open Day | September 16th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Nature Hike: Urban Coyotes | September 23rd:  5:30 – 7:00 pm

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise.

 

Registration Required | Event details and registration information coming soon

Lone Tree Craftoberfest | October 7th – SAVE THE DATE

The City of Lone Tree is bringing their annual Craftoberfest to Schweiger Ranch.  Enjoy craft beers from local breweries, take in authentic German cuisine and tunes, and enjoy the company of friends and family with a range of fun activities!  This is a paid/ticketed event with the City of Lone Tree.

 

Registration & Ticket Required | More event details and ticket information coming soon

Lone Tree Fall Festival | October 8th: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate the Fall at the City of Lone Tree’s annual Fall Festival, hosted at Schweiger Ranch. This free Fall Festival is unlike any other and is sure to have a little something for everyone!

 

More event details coming soon

Open Day-October | (moved to October 8)

The October 21st Open Day has been moved to earlier in the month to coincide with the Lone Tree Fall Festival held on Sunday, October 8th.  See above for event details.

Open Day | November 18th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Explore the rich history and beauty of Schweiger Ranch with a self-guided tour of the historic property and outbuildings.

 

Registration Required | registration details coming soon

Schweiger Ranch Holiday Display of Lights

Enjoy the display of holiday lights on the historic Austrian homestead from November 23rd through Stock Show.  The lights can be viewed from the warmth and comfort of your car from the parking lot and along Havana street.  If you’re up for a winter evening walk, get a closer view by using the East West Trail.  Please note the Ranch complex will be closed and entrance within the gates is not permitted.

Austrian Christmas & Christkindl Markt | December 2nd – SAVE THE DATE

Schweiger Ranch is presenting its annual Austrian Christmas and Christkindl Markt on Saturday, December 2nd to celebrate the Austrian and German heritage of the Schweiger family.  There will be holiday fun for the whole family.

 

Event details and registration information coming Fall 2023

Schweiger Ranch is available for school tours and educational events. For more information about scheduling an event, please send an email to [email protected] or call 303.790.0557.  To learn about volunteer opportunities, click here.