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October 18, 2017
Archeology Day 2017
A family friendly series of activities designed to explore the 13,000 years of human history at Colorado National Monument.

September 27, 2017
Colorado National Monument Hosts First Plein Air Event
Colorado National Monument and Colorado National Monument Association are thrilled to announce the first annual Plein Air Event, October 3-7, 2017. During this week we have invited over 20 artists to come and paint the beautiful scenery of Colorado National Monument. Come visit the monument and watch as artists create stunning works of art. The art will be displayed at the visitor center and available for purchase.

September 26, 2017
Tour of the Moon Bicycle Tour to Travel through Colorado National Monument
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, the Tour of the Moon recreational bicycle ride will travel through Colorado National Monument. The touring cyclists will travel over Rim Rock Drive, entering the Monument at the west entrance near Fruita and exiting onto Monument Road in Grand Junction. Cyclists will be limited to east bound lane. Event organizers are anticipating the 2,000 cyclists will be riding in the Monument from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

September 19, 2017
Pop-up Museum with "Then & Now" Photographic Exhibit
On Saturday September, 23, 2017, Colorado National Monument will host a Pop-up Museum. This crowd-sourced activity allows community members the opportunity to share their favorite collections of artifacts, photos, postcards, passport books, ornaments, and mementos from Colorado National Monument with visitors and other history enthusiasts. The monument will have tables set up to for people to display their treasures and tell their stories.


Last updated: October 28, 2016

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