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Museum After Dark: Museum of the West

Museum of the West 462 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Join us at the Museum of the West for our adult-only afterhours event! Learn about the Grand Valley's history, take part in historical inspired crafts and activities, and get a rare hands on experience with our educational kits and materials! Trivia || Scavenger Hunt || Crafts || Lasso Game || Collections Show & Tell || […]

Hose Cart Races

Museum of the West 462 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Join the Race! Put on your running shoes, put together a team, and get ready to run with the best! The Museums of Western Colorado is recreating one of the hottest events of the 1890s - the great hose cart races! During Market on Main and the Rhythm & Brews, join us and try your […]

$5.00

History Alive! Chautauqua Performance

Love Recital Hall 1221 N 12th St, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Friday night's performers will include:Young Chautauquans (characters & performers TBA)Mary ShelleyEdgar Allan Poe Presented in partnership with Colorado Humanities at Love Recital Hall at CMU.

Free
Event Series History Alive

History Alive! Chautauqua Lectures & Performances

Love Recital Hall 1221 N 12th St, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

9 a.m. –– Doors Open/Coffee9:15 a.m. –– “From Adversity to Advocacy: How Rachel Carson Overcame Hardships to Write Silent Spring” – Katie Knutson (Rachel Carson)10:15 a.m. –– “Hemingway’s Fight for […]

Free

Maritime Archaeology Presentation

Redland United Methodist Church 527 Village Way, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Join the Museums of Western Colorado’s Curator of History & Archaeology, Vida Jaber for a special presentation for the Colorado Archaeological Society about her experience as a Maritime Archaeologist. Vida […]

Free

Black History Live: Rosa Parks

Register Now! Black History Live tour is an annual recognition each February of the significant contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to art, culture, economic development, education, human rights, medicine, public services, politics, and sports. This year’s statewide tour will feature the living-history portrayals of Rosa Parks by nationally acclaimed scholar/actor Becky […]