Events for June 24 – December 8, 2019 | Museums of Western Colorado

National Fossil Day Virtual Talk with Curator of Paleontology Dr. McHugh

10/14: National Fossil Day 5:30p-6:30p Museums are more than just exhibits.  Have you ever wondered what isn’t on display?  Go behind the scenes with Curator of Paleontology, Dr. Julia McHugh as she shows us the unique fossils stored within the collections at Dinosaur Journey Dr. McHugh has served as the Curator of Paleontology for the Museums of Western Colorado and ...

Geologic Map Day: Hike with Eric Eckberg

Devil's Canyon Trailhead Devil's Canyon Rd., Fruita

Join Bureau of Land Management geologist, Eric Eckberg, as he leads a guided talk through Devil’s Canyon teaching you how to read a geologic map and use a Brunton Compass in the field.  The hike will begin at the trailhead and travel along the D3 trail with a focus on the geology of the canyon bottom from the bridge to ...

Downtown Grand Junction Pub Crawl and Walking Tour May 19

Join David Bailey, former Curator of History, for a historic walking tour and pub crawl.  Historian David Bailey will tell you the early and colorful history of the buildings where the pubs and restaurants have taken up residence.  Participants will visit 3 local establishments and can partake of their favorite beverage at each stop (please limit to one beverage per ...

Downtown Grand Junction Walking Tour May 22

Do you wonder what early pioneer or entrepreneur built the early ornate buildings in downtown Grand Junction? Why were there so many architectural styles and what was their original purpose? Join David Bailey, the Museum of the West’s Associate Historian and history sleuth, on a tour of historic buildings, downtown streets, and alleys. Discover their hidden historical secrets and fantastic ...

Downtown Grand Junction Pub Crawl and Walking Tour June 2

Join David Bailey, former Curator of History, for a historic walking tour and pub crawl.  Historian David Bailey will tell you the early and colorful history of the buildings where the pubs and restaurants have taken up residence.  Participants will visit 3 local establishments and can partake of their favorite beverage at each stop (please limit to one beverage per ...

Downtown Grand Junction Walking Tour June 5

Do you wonder what early pioneer or entrepreneur built the early ornate buildings in downtown Grand Junction? Why were there so many architectural styles and what was their original purpose? Join David Bailey, the Museum of the West’s Associate Historian and history sleuth, on a tour of historic buildings, downtown streets, and alleys. Discover their hidden historical secrets and fantastic ...

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