Old Fossil Classic 2020

Adobe Creek National Golf Course 876 18 1/2 Rd, Fruita

**Postponed** We will update this page when we have further information. Thank you. The Old Fossil Golf Tournament is an annual fundraiser presented jointly by the Museums of Western Colorado and Family Health West and has been played at the Adobe Creek National Golf Course since 2010. This past year, 2019, the tournament moved to the spring! The 2020 Old ...

Speakeasy

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

The 2nd Annual Speakeasy will return June 6th, 2020 Stay tuned for more details on this fun event, and start planning your 1920s costume now!

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half-Day Dig

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Come experience a dinosaur dig with us! Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work in the cool of a summer morning. 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 ...

Float and Dig

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

What could be better than joining a paleontologist for an actual dig? Adding on a day to raft the Colorado River! Join our paleontologist as we raft the black (calm) water of the Colorado River to experience canyon geology up close. Then, on our second day, we will dig into Mygatt-Moore Quarry where you can spend a day as a ...

Douglas Pass July 17

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Spend a day in the sub alpine forest of Douglas Pass exploring and splitting soft shale from the Eocene Epoch, some 50 million years ago. We will be discovering fossil leaves and insects from an ancient lake that once stretched across western Colorado. Participants should expect to be outside at 8,000 feet elevation without existing trails or shade cover. Wear ...

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