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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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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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10:00 am

Chautauqua Community Presentation at MCL

August 17 @ 10:00 am
Mesa County Libraries, Central, 443 N 6th St
Grand Junction, CO 81401
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Voices from Colorado Homefront in World War I: Three Historic Colorado Women as performed by the Legendary Ladies Educator Emily Griffith (as performed by Linda Gleichmann), suffragist Ellis Meredith (as performed by Kathy Swafford), and rural doctor Susan Anderson (as performed by Joyce Nelson) were all Coloradoans who confronted some of the many challenges that faced the United States on the World War I homefront. Free!

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11:30 am

Chautauqua Community Presentation at CMU Library

August 17 @ 11:30 am

Join us for a brown bag lunch presentation! Emma Goldman performed by Sally Ann Drucker A late 19th and early 20th century political activist, feminist and anti-World War I activist, Emma Goldman was honored by some as a free-thinking rebel and others as a violent revolutionary. The controversial Goldman had a large impact on the development of America’s political and social movements.   Erich Maria Remarque performed by George Frein Even in his last books written ... Read More

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6:30 pm

Two Rivers Chautauqua

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - August 18 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

Avalon Theatre, 645 Main
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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$6/person each evening              For advance tickets, please go here. Kids 13 and under admitted free For additional information on the performers and the schedule of the event, follow the links here.

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