A nonprofit arts & culture organization  •  Nederland, CO  •  303.258.3457

The Tortoise & Ladybug

He sits atop the old tool chest, near the carousel motor.  Ask the operator to help if you’d like to take a photo with him! 

Scott’s smallest carving, Ms. Ladybug, is now on display in her toasty warm home above our radiant heat display, perched on a leaf.

As Scott was finishing up tortoise, he remembered his good friend, George Blevins (our local cartoonist), wrote a story called “Mr. Turtle meets Ms. Ladybug.” And Scott decided he needed to carve a little ladybug.

This short story is available for purchase in our gift shop or online, along with several other books by George Blevins.  It is a creative and heartwarming story about friendship, and “…learning that good friends never really go away. Part of them moves in.”

The dragonfly on tortoise’s shell was made with the members of Warrior Story Field, who joined us for our Animals After Dark Gala back in November. 

Learn more at www.warriorstoryfield.org

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Last ride of the day at 4:45pm

Summer Hours Begin Memorial Day, Open 7 Days a Week!

Call (303) 258-3457 for more information

Join us for the 2nd Annual


$1 Carnival Games

Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Festival Fare

Two Circus Shows at 1pm and 4pm

Show Tickets $45-$55 per person

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We are a 501c3 Arts and Culture organization on a mission to promote happiness, well-being, and service to others through stories and experiences.  Your donation today will keep us spinning for another year!