When: September 21 - 24, 2017
Where: WHEAT RIDGE AREA (where else?)

Contact: the Reunion Committee

We have scheduled a variety of events for the Reunion Weekend, September 21 - 24, 2017. See the descriptions below for details. Let us know if there is an activity you want included.  We welcome your feedback!.

While you are here on the Class website, update your profile! We've added new questions so you can tell us what you've been doing for 50 years!


When: Sept. 22, 2017, at 6 - 11 pm
Where: The Vista at Applewood (known as Rolling Hills Country Club back in '67)
14001 W 32nd Ave

Our Reunion Farmers’ Barn will be your opportunity to greet old friends and meet new ones! We'll have hors d’oeuvres, street tacos, and sliders (both meat and vegetarian). There will be a chance to talk, plus time to enjoy the scenery from The Vista’s delightful outdoor deck. Applewood was known as Rolling Hills Country Club back in our day and was the host for the Wheat Ridge High School Golf Team. In honor of this great history, we’ll present awards from the morning’s Golf Scramble -- who will win the Farmer Blue Jacket? To round out the evening, we’ve booked a live band, the Liquor Biscuit, to play our kind of music, while we dance the night away! Click to check out the Band's website.

Dress - Smart Casual
$50/person -- see the "Buy Tickets" page.

When: Sept. 23, 2017, at 6:30 - 11:00 pm
Where: Lakewood Country Club
6800 W 10th Ave

Back in 1967, Lakewood Country Club was the elegant choice for a special night. Established in 1908, it continues to be one of Denver’s premier clubs. Now, with an elegant new clubhouse, the Country Club boasts spectacular views, impeccably maintained grounds and exquisite cuisine. Our Reunion Grand Buffet will offer you three entrées: medallions of beef, chardonnay chicken, and grilled salmon. We’ve deliberately designed the Banquet as a buffet with open seating, rather than as a sit-down dinner, to make it easy to talk and share memories, and to encourage everyone to mingle with both old and new friends. We will have a fun interactive “Magic Mirror” to record your evening with takeaway photos. Classic cars from the 60’s will be on display, courtesy of our classmate collectors. The evening's Program will also include a memory wall, nostalgia, mood music, and door prizes. Later you can sip some wine on the outdoor patio and watch the stars come out!

Dress - Evening Chic
$67/person -- see the "Buy Tickets" page.


When: September 22, 2017, at 8:00 am Shotgun Start
Where: Applewood Golf Club
14001 W 32nd Ave
Contact: Carolyn Harrington
Attention ALL GOLFERS (from beginning duffers to experts): We are planning a FUN, FUN, FUN golf scramble on Friday morning, September 22, 2017, during our WRHS 50th Reunion Weekend!! Our venue will be Applewood Golf Club, known as the "Rolling Hills Country Club" in our day, which has served as the Home Course for Farmer golf teams for 50+ yrs, providing practice facilities and tournament play.
We have reserved the course for an 8 am shotgun start. The cost is $60 per person, and includes the green fee for 18 holes, cart fee, and range balls.  In addition, a breakfast snack will be provided to send us off, along with a free drink ticket to sustain us later in the round! The course provides full beverage cart services.  There will be prizes for the longest drive, closest to the pin, longest putt, etc. Who will win the Farmer "Blue Jacket"?.
You can choose your foursome or we will do the pairings. ’67 classmates, spouses and friends are all welcomed to join in the fun! Please register on the "Buy Tickets" page or contact Carolyn Harrington at

$60/Golfer -- see the "Buy Tickets" page


When: Concert: Sept. 23, 2017, at 3:00 pm, following the School Tour
Where: Wheat Ridge High School Auditorium

Contact: Ernie Eason
Calling all WRHS Musicians! Let's have fun and remember our years with Larry Wallace and his great WRHS music programs by making music together during the Class of 1967's Fabulous 50th WRHS Reunion.

Many of us from the WRHS bands and orchestras are still musically active and we really, really want to play together again. We are seeking musicians from the Class of 1967, as well as older and/or more recent grads, to join us. The current WRHS music director, Charles Craig, will conduct us. In addition, Ralph Hinst (junior high and grade school conductor for some of us) may conduct one piece. Rehearsals for people in-town start August 30. Dress rehearsal for everyone on Friday Sept. 22 at 3 pm.

If you are interested, please contact Ernie Eason at eeason@ix.netcom.com . Let us know what instrument you would play, and parts will be distributed by August 26, so we can practice before the rehearsals.

Dress Rehearsal Friday Sept. 22, 2017,  3:00- 5:00 pm; Performance OPEN TO ALL, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 3:00 pm, following the School Tour, at Wheat Ridge High School Auditorium. No cost.


Bowling at Paramount Bowl, 26th and Kipling, Thursday, Sept. 21, 3-5 pm. Join us for some "retro" nostalgia at our old stomping grounds! For details contact Suzanne Conyers Stanfield at spstanfield@comcast.net

Early Bird Hospitality Event,
Thursday, Sept. 21, 5-7 pm, Denver Marriott West, 1717 Denver West Blvd, Golden
An “ice breaker” for the early arrivals: meet at the Marriott’s bar and get a head start on renewing old acquaintances. No Host Bar.
Tour of Wheat Ridge High School
Principal Griff Wirth (class of ‘81) will show us what is currently happening at our School. Learn about new programs such as STEM/engineering and robotics. Discover the strengths and accomplishments of current athletic, cultural, and academic programs. The tour will be Saturday September 23, 2017, 1:00 pm, before the Reunion Concert. No cost.
Reunion Concert,
Saturday Sept. 23, 2017, 3 pm, following the School Tour, WRHS Auditorium.
The highlight of the Music Gathering will be the Reunion Concert. Come show your support for your musical classmates. If you are a musician, see above for details about the Music Gathering. Everyone is invited to this one hour concert by the Reunion Symphonic Band. No cost.
Classic Car Show
Are you the proud owner of a classic car? We would love to see it! As part of our Saturday event  at the Lakewood Country Club, Bill Hessin and others will display their beautiful autos from the 1960’s. To join the Show contact Bill at Voiceobill@aol.com

Field Trips to Local Attractions
Specific days and times will depend on your interest!  Suggestions so far are a mountain drive to see the “Fall Colors,” a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park, a hike in Golden Gate Park, a Tasting Tour at Coors, and …?? Send us your suggestions in the “Comments” box on the RSVP Page.

Picnic in the Park
Sunday Sept. 24, 2017, noon, Anderson Park 44th & Field Street, Wheat Ridge.
To close out our Reunion Weekend, we’ll have an informal gathering and potluck barbeque at Anderson Park. Families, including kids and grandkids, are welcome to join us!  Activities will include a nature walk, barbeque, volleyball, badminton, or croquet.
No Cost Event, but please RSVP so we know how many to plan for. Meat will be provided; please bring a side dish, desert, or BYOB.
Hotel Recommendation for out-of-town classmates:
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Denver Marriott West,1717 Denver West Blvd., Golden, CO 80401, with a guaranteed group rate of $118 per night. Here is the link to Book your group rate for WHEAT RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967 REUNION or contact the Marriott directly: 303-279-9100  Please note that the cut-off date for reservations at this rate is August 31, 2017.

Classmates and their guests staying at the Marriott are automatically included in the Early Bird Hospitality Event at the Marriott on Thursday, 9/21/17, 5–7 pm.