Events for October 24, 2020 | Museums of Western Colorado
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Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Railroad Hike

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Guide: Matt Darling Learn the obscure history of and explore the abandoned ruins of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroads original narrow gauge mainline to Salt Lake City, built in 1883. The ghost towns of Excelsior, CO and Acerron, UT will be explored too. Includes: Transportation, guide, snacks & lunch.

Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction

Join us to learn how to make your own laundry detergent and dish soap! Take simple ingredients and turn them into a cost effective way to clean your clothes and dishes. This workshop will provide all the necessary ingredients and containers for you to have a jug of laundry detergent and a small bottle of dish soap, with the know ...

Beginning Heirloom Sewing

Cross Orchards 3073 F Rd, Grand Junction

Learn basic sewing techniques that can be applied to any project. Bring your own sewing machine and learn new skills. A wing needle will be provided, along with batiste fabric, and thread to make a small item with flourishes akin to heirloom sewing techniques. Participants need to bring their own sewing machine (needs to have a zig zag stitch), silk ...

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