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Event Series Cross Orchards Market

Cross Orchards Market

Cross Orchards Historic Site 3073 F Road, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Vendors include farmers, artisans, and food trucks! Each summer, Cross Orchards Historic Site is home to a special market in partnership with Farm and Ranch Market or F.A.R.M. for short. […]

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National Fossil Day Talk

  Title: Colorado's Covert Cretaceous: The vertebrate assemblage of the Williams Fork Formation Speaker:  Dr. A. B. Heckert, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina Dr. A.B. Heckert is a professor and vertebrate paleontologist in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, where […]

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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 started working here as an intern during her final semester at Colorado Mesa University, where she studied History and double minored in archaeology and public […]

Free

Sensory Friendly Museum Night

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, CO, United States

The Museums of Western Colorado and the Occupational Therapy Program at Colorado Mesa University are teaming up for FREE low-sensory event at Dinosaur Journey in Fruita. This event is for children with sensory processing needs and their families. Space is limited to 50 people. Please RSVP below or call the Museum to reserve your spot […]

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Cross Orchards’ Model TT and Early Trucks Presentation

The Ordinary Fellow 202 Peach Ave, Palisade, Colorado, United States

Matt Darling, the Curator of Cross Orchards Historic Site of the Museums of Western Colorado and the museum’s railroad historian will present an interesting program about the development of early trucks, and the impact the Model T had on American life. He will also talk about the vintage orchard hoopies at Cross Orchards and keeping […]

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Event Series Christmas Train Show

Christmas Train Show

Cross Orchards Historic Site 3073 F Road, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

Family $10 || Adult $5 || Child $2 Adults $3 || Child $2 Bring the whole family to Cross Orchards for the Grand Valley Model Railroad Club's 35th annual Christmas […]

$2.00 – $10.00

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 […]

Sensory Night

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, CO, United States

Do you or a person you know have a sensory processing need? Getting out to the museums can be overwhelming and overstimulating. We get it!! Our Monthly Sensory Friendly Events are just the thing for you! To keep the museum environment from being overwhelming, exhibit lights will be turned down, background noise and our animatronics […]

$5

Event Series Sensory Night

Sensory Night

Dinosaur Journey Museum 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, CO, United States

Do you or a person you know have a sensory processing need? Getting out to the museums can be overwhelming and overstimulating. We get it!! Our Monthly Sensory Friendly Events are just the thing for you! To keep the museum environment from being overwhelming, exhibit lights will be turned down, background noise and our animatronics […]

$5

Trail Stewardship Day

Riggs Hill

Celebrate Earth Day early with us as we clean and maintain our historic dinosaur hiking trail at Riggs Hill! If you are interested in participating, please RSVP at the bottom of this event page! On Saturday, April 20th, we are kicking off National Volunteer Week early with a Trail Stewardship Day! With Earth Day in […]

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