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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 One Day Dig

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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A full day for beginners of all ages. Experience paleontology field work at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants in the Jurassic badlands of Western Colorado. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Water ... Read More

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6:30 pm

A Night of Homegrown Chautauqua

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Enjoy an evening of history-coming-alive that starts off with Wax Museum performances by Local Young Chautauquans. We will also have visits from Abigail Adams, Roxie the Riveter, Nellie Bly, Colorado’s Famous Rattlesnake Kate, and more, all played by members of the Grand Valley’s Living History Players. $5 suggested donation Register online or call 970.242.0971, ext 2206.

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