History Alive! Colorado West Chautauqua (formerly Two Rivers Chautauqua) got its start in 2006, thanks to the Museum of Western Colorado, Colorado Humanities, and local donors. It is a two-day event held each year on a Friday and Saturday.
The 2020 festival, “The 19th Amendment and All that Jazz,” will be postponed to 2021 at the Avalon in Grand Junction. Confirmed Characters are Doug Mishler as Reverend Billy Sunday, Mary Jane Bradbury as Jeannette Rankin, Becky Stone as Josephine Baker, and the Grand Valley History Players.