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An Evening with the Grand Valley History Players

August 30 @ 7:00 pm

Find out more about our performers on our blog here!

F.A.R.M.

August 31 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

First Free Monday!

September 2

Through the end of 2019, admission is FREE at the Museum of the West on the first Monday of the month for City of Grand Junction residents. Proof of residence is required.

F.A.R.M.

September 4 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

September 7 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

September 11 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

George Gray and the Elvis Experience

September 12 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets available at 10 am on August 19.

History Alive! Colorado West Chautauqua

September 13 - September 14

Tickets available at 10 am, August 19. Friday evening performances   Saturday evening performances Tickets may also be purchased at the Avalon Theatre Box Office: Tuesday – Saturday, Noon – 6:00 pm Watch for more information as we get closer to the event! 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…

Corkscrew Pass Jeep Tour

September 13

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…

F.A.R.M.

September 14 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Fall Colors Tour to Plateau Valley

September 17

Led by Max Stites of the Colorado West Land Trust The Colorado West Land Trust has arranged for this guided tour of conserved farmland in the Plateau Valley. We will be immersed in the region’s rich farming and ranching heritage while enjoying the vibrant fall foliage. The tour will stop at various points along the way as guides explain the role that conservation has played in preserving the vision of farmers and landowners in the…

F.A.R.M.

September 18 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Earth Science Lecture Series

September 19 @ 5:30 pm

Come learn about the history behind the scenery of the Western Slope. We've partnered with scientists from across the region (and the country) to present information about the geology, geography, and paleontology of our spectacular landscapes. Learn about Ice Age animals, deep-time minerals, cannibal dinosaurs, and much more. Lectures will take place in the newly-upgraded Dinosaur Journey auditorium and are open to the public.

F.A.R.M.

September 21 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

September 25 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Eagle Rock Shelter by Raft

September 28

Photo courtesy of Don Benjamin and the Delta County Independent Led by John Seebach, Ph.D., Colorado Mesa University, in cooperation with the Colorado Canyons Association Find out what life was like for humans nearly 13,000 years ago in the region by exploring Eagle Rock Shelter site with Colorado Mesa University Anthropology Professor Dr. John Seebach. Although accessible by land, this site is best visited by river as you can get a sense of the landscape…

F.A.R.M.

September 28 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

October 2 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

October 5 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

First Free Monday!

October 7

Through the end of 2019, admission is FREE at the Museum of the West on the first Monday of the month for City of Grand Junction residents. Proof of residence is required.

F.A.R.M.

October 9 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

An Evening of Cowboy Poetry and Music

October 11 @ 7:00 pm

Go here to find out more about our Western Slope Cowboy Gathering, held November 1 and 2.

Introduction to Fly Fishing in Gunnison Gorge

October 12

Photo courtesy of pixabay.com Led by Chris Herrman of the Colorado Canyons Association Heard about the amazing fly fishing on the Western Slope but don’t know where to start? Learn how to fly fish or just come to fish a world-famous local’s spot on the Gunnison River in Gold Medal waters. We will spend the day in Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area with local fly-fishing experts learning about river ecology, fly fishing approach, casting, and…

F.A.R.M.

October 12 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Earth Science Week 2019

October 13 - October 19

More information to come

National Fossil Day 2019

October 16

More information to come

F.A.R.M.

October 16 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Earth Science Lecture Series

October 17 @ 5:30 pm

Come learn about the history behind the scenery of the Western Slope. We've partnered with scientists from across the region (and the country) to present information about the geology, geography, and paleontology of our spectacular landscapes. Learn about Ice Age animals, deep-time minerals, cannibal dinosaurs, and much more. Lectures will take place in the newly-upgraded Dinosaur Journey auditorium and are open to the public.

Fall Day on the Farm 2019

October 19

Celebrate the harvest with us at this annual favorite event! Experience wood stove cooking, blacksmithing, woodworking – just like it was done in the early 1900s. More information to come.

F.A.R.M.

October 19 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

October 23 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

F.A.R.M.

October 26 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Farm and Ranch Market (F.A.R.M.) 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 (MWC) to celebrate the heritage of the past, while enjoying today's delicious harvest.   F.A.R.M. brings you the finest fruits, veggies, melons, meats, and more, all available at low prices! From our family farms and orchards to your family's table, we…

Monster Mash 2019

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

More information to come.

Western Slope Cowboy Gathering 2019

November 1 - November 2

We've outgrown our venue! So, this year we will be moving to the Masonic Grand Valley Event Center! Stay tuned for details on the event! Daytime performances are free to the public. $10/per evening for 13 years and over  Kids 12 and under admitted free Friday Evening  Saturday Evening  

First Free Monday!

November 4

Through the end of 2019, admission is FREE at the Museum of the West on the first Monday of the month for City of Grand Junction residents. Proof of residence is required.

Author’s Party

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come join us at our annual Author's Party and Booksigning. We will have local authors on hand to chat with about their books in the lobby of the Museum of the West. Local books make great holiday gifts! Check back to see the list of authors who will be participating. Light refreshments will be available.

First Free Monday!

December 2

Through the end of 2019, admission is FREE at the Museum of the West on the first Monday of the month for City of Grand Junction residents. Proof of residence is required.

Breakfast with Santa 2019

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This very popular event brings two things kids love together – dinosaurs and Santa! Enjoy a breakfast among the dinosaurs, seasonal entertainment, and a visit from Santa Claus! 

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