Once you arrive at our family Dude ranch, it may be hard to tear yourself away. We are located in such a peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful setting that, come evening, you may just want to sit and take it all in.

However, should you find the motivation to take a little drive during your stay, check out what is playing at The Creede Repertory Theater. In 2007, our little local theater was awarded the “Outstanding Theater Award” by the National Theater Conference; this is quite an honor, and puts The Creede Repertory Theater in the prestigious company of previous winners: The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago. We always enjoy the shows, and feel certain that you will, too. Why not add a little culture to your family ranch vacation?

We open our Colorado guest ranch on June 6, 2009, when A Wonderful Noise will be playing at The Creede Repertory Theater. Based on the book by Michael Hollinger, and adapted for the stage by Michael Hollinger and Vance Lehmkuhl, this “delightful musical comedy blends toe-tapping tunes, high-energy farce, and unexpected romance to make a very wonderful noise!” The story is as follows: “It’s 1941, and the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A) is holding a competition to find the best Barbershop Quartet in America. The only catch: No Girls Allowed. But with the help of fake moustaches, bad suits, and great voices, a fearless foursome of females turns the singing contest into a hilarious battle of the sexes” (quotes from the theater’s website).

Early visitors to our Colorado Dude ranch are guaranteed to have their spirits lifted by this musical romp into the 40s. So plan to sit in a hot spring after a day in the saddle, enjoy a stellar dinner, then head into Creede and check out The Creede Repertory Theater for an unforgettable evening.