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Dinosaur Journey Temporary Exhibit

May 17 - September 15
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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From the days of fossil hunting by horseback, to modern 3D laser scanning… discover the fossils that made the Grand Valley a hotspot for paleontology. Explore the fossil discoveries from the Grand Valley that pushed science forward and broke through barriers. From the discovery of Brachiosaurus in 1900, the largest dinosaur known at the time, to the first ankylosaur from the Jurassic Period, to the first evidence of dinosaur mating dances, Fantastic Fossils of the ... Read More

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Museum of the West Temporary Exhibit

June 14, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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History Alive! Colorado West Chautauqua

September 13 - September 14
Avalon Theatre, 645 Main
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Schedule available here! Friday evening performances Saturday evening performances Tickets may also be purchased at the Avalon Theatre Box Office: Tuesday – Saturday, Noon – 6:00 pm Chautauqua takes its name from a movement that began near Lake Chautauqua, New York, in the 1800s. It began with Sunday school teachers gathering for a week of study, but it became a touring program through which local communities could enjoy traveling speakers, politicians, plays, and music. Many ... Read More

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Corkscrew Pass Jeep Tour

September 13
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Led by David Bailey, Curator of History On this high-altitude thriller, the tour will travel along the beautiful and historic jeep trails past Ouray to the Red Mountain area. It follows the Million Dollar Highway and skirts the edge of Red Mountain past the Queen Anne Mine and other remnants of the “San Juan Excitement” mining boom. The jeep tour then traverses Corkscrew Pass to Hurricane Pass at 12,500 ft., for an incredible bird’s eye ... Read More

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