Kathryn R. Burke

Appearances and Presentations

* Designates I was a keynote speaker or primary presenter for the program.

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Scheduled for 2022

* January. Mountain Town Bordellos & Shady Ladies.
Tuesday, January 18, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center.
With guest presenter from Ouray Historical Society. Books related to topic for sale from Ouray and Silverton historical societies.

* February. Valentine History: Casanova, Cupid. Chocolate.
Monday, February 14, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center.
Includes candy  and valentines for all guests.

* March. Native American History Through Art & Artifacts.
Monday, March 14, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center.
With C.J. Bradford, Director, Ute Museum. Special display and Native American flute music.

* March. Shady Ladies and Saloons
Wednesday, March 16. 1 pm. Blue Sage Center for the Arts., Paonia

* April. History of the Mountain West
Monday, April 18, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center.
With Jim Wendt, Museum of the Mountain West

April. Wonders from Down Under
Friday, April 29. 6-8 pm. 
With Paul Taylor, Australian Storyteller & Didjeridoo Player. At Museum of the Mountain West.

* May. Peace Parks in Africa.
Monday, May 9, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center. With Peace Parks representative and displays.

* May. History of the Mountain West
Monday, May 14, 1 pm. Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center.
With Jim Wendt, Museum of the Mountain West

* August. Western Colorado Ranch History.
August 2022, Date TBA, At Museum of the Mountain West.
To coincide with Montrose County Fair and related art show at the Montrose Center for the Arts. Includes guest appearance by local woman rancher.

Past Events 2021

Produced by K.R.Burke.
* Designates keynote speaker.

* November. Native American History Through Art & Artifacts. 
To coincide with Native American History Month. With Ute Museum &  Native American flute music by Julia Reid. Montrose Center for the Arts.

October. The Darling, the Daring, and the Decadent. 1920s Melodrama with Grand Valley History Players. Montrose Center for the Arts.

September. VIP Reception at MCA and Piano Concert at Methodist Church (next door). Fundraiser for Montrose Center for the Arts.

* September. Historic Opera Houses. With Maggie Stevens, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, and Gail Saunders, Ouray County Historical society. Montrose Center for the Arts. Montrose CO

August. Keep On Laughing. Comedy and music with guest artist from Denver, Colo. Montrose Center for the Arts.

* August. San Juan Mountains Mining & NG RR History. & History of Ouray. With Gail Saunders, Ouray County Historical Society. Montrose Senior Center. Montrose CO

* July. San Juan Mountains Mining & NG RR History. & History of Ouray. With Gail Saunders, Ouray County Historical Society. Montrose Center for the Arts. Montrose CO

July. Narow Gauge Railroading in the Uncompahgre Valley. With Karl Schaeffer, Ridgway Railroad Museum. At Montrose Center for the Arts.

February. Wine and Roses Reception and Concert with Nick Carozza. Fundraiser for Montrose Center for the Arts. Live video broadcast. Produced CD for fundraiser sales.

Past Events – 2020

* Presenter. Little Big Horn.
Montrose Senior Center and Montrose Historical Society.
Both Montrose CO.

* Presenter. Durango & Silverton Railroad.
Montrose Women’s Club and Montrose Historical Society and Montrose Senior Center.
All Montrose CO

* Presenter. History of Silverton. Ouray Women’s Club, Ouray CO.
Montrose Historical Society and Montrose Senior Center. Both Montrose CO.

* Presenter. History of Ouray
Ouray Womens Club, Ouray CO.
Montrose Historical Society, Montrose CO.

Past Events – 2019

* Presenter. Narrow Gauge Railroads of SW Colorado. Montrose Pavilion. Montrose CO

* Presenter and bookseller. Book Marketing Through Social Media. Cortez Literary Festival.   Cortez Library, Cortez CO.

* Presenter. Tales of the Bachelor Mine. Montrose Pavilion. Montrose CO

* Presenter. Utah’s Colorful Parks. Montrose Pavilion. Montrose CO

* Booksigning. Silent Voices. Includes video, Veteran recounts memories of Stalig 17. With SJPG author Winifred Tappan. Maggie’s Books. Montrose CO.

Bookseller. Montrose Woman’s Club Holiday Bazaar. For San Juan Publishing.  Friendship Hall. Montrose CO.

Hostess and Bookseller. Ouray Library Christmas Carol Luncheon and Fashion Show.  Ouray CO.

Bookseller. Montrose Woman’s Club Flea Market. With local authors. Friendship Hall. Montrose CO.

Book signing. Silent Voices. With San Juan Publishing author, Winifred Tappan. Mariott Hotel, San Diego CA.

Presentation. Crusaders for Wildlife. With San Juan Publishing author. Glen Hisnshaw. Montrose Pavilion. Montrose CO

Past Events – 2018

* Presenter. Alaska from the Inland Passage. (With Madeline Lake.  Senior Center). Montrose Pavilion, Springcreek Chalet, Montrose CO.

* Presenter. San Juan Railroad History. Montrose Women’s Club. Montrose CO.

* Presenter.  All Aboard!  Montrose Pavilion, Senior Center. Montrose CO.

* Presenter. Custer’s Indian Fights and The Little Bighorn Battle. Montrose Pavilion Senior Center. Montrose CO.

* Presenter. Little Bighorn. Montrose Historical Society,  Montrose CO.

* Presenter. Stress Management for Caregivers. Montrose Senior Center.

* Presenter. Is it Alzheimer’s or is it Lewy Body? Senior Center. Montrose Pavilion, Montrose CO.

Book talk & signing. Crusaders for Wildlife. With San Juan Publishing author, Glen Hinshaw. Maggie’s Books. Montrose CO.

Bookseller.Fundraiser. Non-profit Holiday Bazaar. Portion of proceeds donated to Lewy Body Dementia Assoc. Ridgway CO.

Hostess & Bookseller. Ouray Library Holiday luncheon. Ouray CO.

Bookseller. Montrose Women’s Club Holiday Bazaar. With SJPG authors. Montrose CO.

Bookseller. Fundraiser for LBDA. ADRC Resource Fair. Caregiver’s Journey table. Delta CO.

Book Signing. With San Juan Publishing authors Gerald Swanson (Silverton), Wini Tappan (Olathe) and Carol McDermott (Montrose). Maggie’s Books. Montrose CO.

Past Events – 2017

* Presenter. The Caregiver’s Journey, Building Your Care Team. Keynote, Caregiver Symposium, 2017.

Past Events – 2016

* Presenter. The Caregiver’s Journey, Navigating the Path. Caregiver Symposium, 2016.