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Author’s Party

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come join us at our annual Author’s Party and Book Signing.

We will have local authors on hand to chat with about their books in the lobby of the Museum of the West. Local books make great holiday gifts!

David P. Bailey, Historic Mysteries of Western Colorado: Case Files from the Western Investigations Team and Distant Treasures in the Mist: A Western Colorado Adventure

Steve Baker, Juan Rivera’s Colorado,1765: The First Spaniards among the Ute and Paiute Indians on the Trails to Teguayo and My Name is Pacomio: The Life and Works of Colorado’s Sheepherder and Master Artist of Nature’s Canvases

Jeff Dersham, Planets to Pulsars: A Citizen’s Guide to the Universe

Steve and Denise Hight, Legendary Locals of Fruita

Hugo Madden, The Government High Line Canal Newspaper Article Archive 1904-1910

Curtis Martin, Ephemeral Bounty: Wickiups, Trade Goods, and the Final Years of the Autonomous Ute

Carroll Multz and Judy Blevins, Spiderweb; The Mejico Connection; Lust for Revenge; Eyewitness; and young adult novels, Treasure Seekers and Summer Vacation

Steve Schulte, Wayne Aspinall and the Shaping of the American West and As Precious as Blood: The Western Slope in Colorado’s Water Wars, 1900–1970

Robert Silbernagel, Historic Adventures on the Colorado Plateau; Troubled Trails: The Meeker Affair and the Expulsion of the Utes from Colorado; and Dinosaur Stalkers: Tracking Dinosaur Discoveries of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah

Kate Ruland-Thorne, Historic Tales of the Grand Valley: Heroes, Heroines, Hucksters and Hooligans

Priscilla Walker, The History of Fruit and Wine in Palisade; Historic Palisade Coloring Book; The History of Irrigation in Palisade and East Orchard Mesa; and Coal Mining in Palisade

This event is a fundraiser for the Museum; light refreshments will be served.

The 2019 Author’s Party and Book Signing event is dedicated to Robert B. Elliott (1949-2019), author of Real Glider Replicas; Build and Fly the First Flyers; and Inventing Flight.


November 9, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Museum of the West (Downtown GJ)
462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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The Museums of Western Colorado inspires and connects our community by championing the scientific and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau.

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