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Alferd Packer

November 3, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Solving One of the West’s Great Murder Mysteries David Bailey, Curator of History and Director of Western Investigations Team, will explain the complex forensic investigation of Alferd Packer and the notorious murder site in Lake City, Colorado. Packer, known as the Colorado Cannibal, was accused of killing and eating his traveling companions in 1874. Bailey’s ten-year historical quest and his discovery of new forensic evidence that solved Colorado’s most famous murder case. The exhibition will ... Read More

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Horns & Frills

May 18 - September 16
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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F.A.R.M.

June 16 @ 7:30 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm
Cross Orchards, 3073 F Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81504 United States
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Wednesday and Saturday mornings from June 20 through October A farm and ranch market run by farmers and ranchers to bring high quality, local produce to the Grand Valley community. FARM works with the Museums of Western Colorado to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.

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8:00 am

Mygatt-Moore Quarry & DJ Prep Lab

July 12 @ 8:00 am - July 13 @ 3:00 pm
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Get a double helping of paleontology by coupling a dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry with working in the paleo lab, learning the skills to prepare fossils. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab before heading out to Mygatt-Moore Quarry to excavate dinosaur bones. Our expert paleontologists will be there to guide you every step of the way. This is a perfect match for enthusiasts and future paleontologists alike. No hiking ... Read More

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5:00 pm

Cool Summer Nights

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Hidden Treasures ~ Behind the Scenes Tour Curator Tour and Talk at 6 pm            Free Distant Treasures in the Mist history book with each visit!   Free admission courtesy of:

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7:00 pm

Cross Orchards Concert Series

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Orchards, 3073 F Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81504 United States
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After much anticipation, the Museums of Western Colorado and Home Loan would like to announce the upcoming Cross Orchards Summer Concert Series. The concert venue, the historic barn at Cross Orchards Historic Site, will feature a wide variety of performers and provide the perfect ambience for a midsummer night’s concert. Doors will open at 6:00 pm and performances will begin at 7:00 pm. The Doubious Brothers The Doubious Brothers may be recognized for their musical ... Read More

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