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    Historic Boulder

    Nancy Geyer's Perfect Day in Boulder

    Nancy Geyer is CEO of the Boulder History Museum, which is known for creative exhibits about Boulder culture — from beer to dogs to rock ‘n roll. Nancy is leading the museum’s plan to convert a historic Masonic Lodge in downtown Boulder into a new, 18,000-square-foot space for the museum.

    Tell us about your ideal day in Boulder.

    My perfect day includes spending time with my family and friends — and my dog. It starts with an early-morning hike on the Mesa Trail toward the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), which winds along the foothills.

    Then we would enjoy brunch in the Chautauqua Dining Hall. Chautauqua has such a wonderful history and an absolutely beautiful setting.

    Next, we would swing by the Museum of Boulder [currently only by appointment only], so I could show my friends the latest exhibit and pick up the map for the Boulder Creek Path History Tour (PDF). We’d then bike the Boulder Creek Path and stop at the locations indicated on the map to learn a little history along the way.

    We would wander through the colorful Boulder Farmers’ Market and stop by BMoCA, with a stop off at the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse for some late-afternoon tea and a snack.

    Boulder Farmers

    I love eTown, so if there were a live taping that evening, that would be at the top of my list. After the show, we would head down to Pearl Street for a late-night dinner at one of the many world-class restaurants.