Current Book Talks and Events


Incredible News! Anne Evans Receives Two 2016 Statewide Awards for her Contributions to Colorado!

Colorado Business Hall of Fame – January 28, 2016

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame – March 16, 2016


Past Book Talks and Events

October 16, 2014

Thursday Morning Book Group in Wheat Ridge

March 2014

“Who was Anne Evans? Why Should We Care?”
Presented by Barbara Sternberg & Evelyn Waldron
March 7, 2014 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Event: History Colorado Lecture
Location: History Colorado Museum, CO

February 2014

“Anne Evans: Her Family Background, Contributions to Denver’s Major Cultural Organizations, and her Zest for Life”
February 12, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM
The Babes Book Club
Location: Byers Evans House
*This event is for members of the Book Club; please contact us at
if connected to the Byers Evans House and would like to attend.

“Anne Evans, Colorado’s Forgotten Cultural Pioneer”
February 28, 2014 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Event: OLLI West 2-Hour Interactive Learning Class
Location: Jefferson Unitarian Church, Golden, CO


October 2013

People House logo
People House Presents:
Lunch with the Author – Barbara Edwards Sternberg
Anne Evans – A Pioneer in Colorado’s Cultural History: The Things That Last When the Gold is Gone
Enjoy a special lunch, a feast for the body and soul
Tickets are $30 and proceeds benefit the People House
October 19, 2013 from 11:30am – 2:00pm
The Garden, located at 3436 Albion Street, Denver
To register, call 303-745-1377 or email
Click here to view the event flyer

June 2013

West Side Books in The Highlands Presents:
Barbara E. Sternberg
Please Join Us For a Reading and Discussion
June 23rd at 7:00 PM
(reception and social time begins at 6:30 PM)
3434 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Click here to view the event flier

October 2012

• Denver Country Club, Denver – Talk to Tuesday Morning Club

August 2012

• Anne Evans Cabin at Evans Ranch, Evergreen – Talk for Evergreen Fine Arts Gallery
• Evergreen – Talk to Evergreen Rotary Club
• Ann Anselment’s Home, Golden – Talk to Book Club in Golden

June 2012

• Bus Tour of Historic Denver – Tour Commentary for Welcome to Colorado International Conference
• Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver – Talk to Cactus Club (founded 1910)

March 2012

• Mt. Vernon Country Club, Genesee – Talk to a Meet the Authors Event of American Association of University Women, Foothills Branch

November 2011

• Denver Country Club, Denver – Talk to Denver Ecclectics

September 2011

• Chiddix Residence and Ceramics Studio, Evergreen – Book Signing and Reception
• Evergreen – Talk to Mountain Rendezvous Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

June 2011

• Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver – Talk and Book Signing for Denver Woman’s Press Club
• Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver – Talk sponsored by Byers-Evans House

May 2011

• Park Hill Golf Course Club House, Denver – Talk to Denver Posse, a group of the Colorado Westerners
• Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver – Talk sponsored by Byers-Evans House
• Home of Evelyn Waldron, Denver – Talk to a long-established Denver Book Club
• Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver- Talk to Denver Art Museum Docents Book Club

April 2011

• Home of Deborah and Warren Wadsworth, Denver – Talk and Book Signing
(Western Art Collectors, Deborah works at Denver Public Library Western History Division and discovered Anne Evans’ Winter Scene Painting at the Western History Division)
• Fossil Trace Golf Course, Golden – Talk to Volunteers of History Colorado with President of History Colorado in attendance
• Mountain Resource Center, Conifer – Talk to Conifer Rotary Club

March 2011

• Hearthfire Books, Evergreen – Talk at Wine at Five Program

February 2011

• Auraria Library, Auraria Campus, Denver – Talk sponsored by The Center for Colorado and the West (co-publisher of the book)
• Center for the Arts, Evergreen – Talk to a packed house!
• KUSA – Talk with Dr. Tom Noel and Evelyn Waldron

January 2011

• Hiwan Homestead Museum, Evergreen – Talk to Jefferson County Historical Society – packed house with a temperature of 0 and snow!
• Byers-Evans House Museum, Evergreen – Talk to Denver Art Museum Docents

December 2010

• Boone Mountain Sports, Evergreen – Book Launch and Book-Signing

October 2010

• Anne Evans Cabin on Evans Ranch, Evergreen – Pre-Publication Talk and Thanks to Contributors to research, editing, and publication

June 2010

• Molly Brown Summer House – Pre-Publication Talk to Annual State Meeting and Centennial Year Celebration of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado

February 2010

• Denver Fortnightly Club – Anne Evan’s Mother was one of the Founders and first President of the Denver Fortnightly Club, and Anne became a member in 1920 – Talk to the Club

The book may be obtained through
Friends of the Denver Public Library

For information about Anne Evans & the book:
This project is co-published with the Center for Colorado and the West Auraria Library.
© 2011-2012 By Barbara Sternberg. All right reserved.