Events for October 16 – March 19 | Museums of Western Colorado

Breakfast with Santa 2019

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita

Join us for a fun and festive event with Santa Claus and dinosaurs! You will will enjoy a hot breakfast among the prehistoric giants, followed by a holiday story with the curator, and then, of course, the man himself – Santa Claus! Breakfast provided by:         Guest goodie bags provided by:     Breakfast with Santa comes ...

Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day unites all Coloradans in a common goal to strengthen the state’s nonprofits by giving to their favorite charities online. The state’s largest community giving movement has raised a total of $217 million since its inception in 2010. Find out more here. Colorado Gives Day features a $1 Million Incentive Fund, created by Community First Foundation and FirstBank. ...

Guest Lecturer: Archaeologist Kevin Jones

Redland United Methodist Church 527 Village Way, Grand Junction

Jones' talk will be based on the recent book he and Layne Miller co-authored, Standing on the Walls of Time. According to Jones in western culture, rock art has traditionally been viewed as “primitive” and properly belonging in the purview of anthropologists rather than art scholars and critics.  This new book features previously unpublished photographs of Utah’s magnificent rock art by ...

March Oral History Presentation

Mesa County Libraries, Central 443 N 6th St, Grand Junction

* This event has been cancelled* Our March Oral History presentation will be brought to us by the Plateau Valley Historical Preservation Society. The subject will be: The History of Livestock Industry in the Plateau Valley. Plateau Valley was settled by some of the first pioneers in Mesa County. They at once set about raising crops and filling their pastures ...

Earth Science Lecture Series – Paleontology of Bear Ears

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

**Due to ongoing efforts to reduce transmission of the recent virus, we are exploring options on how to bring this lecture to you virtually. Please check back for more information, or follow or like us on Facebook @DinosaurJourney or Instagram @museumsofwesternco to get the most up to date information.** Join CCA’s Land Programs Director and paleontologist, Rob Gay, to discover ...

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 ...

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