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Happenings
Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
2012 November
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November 11
Concerts
Toots and the Maytals, Anders Osborne,
Fall is here and Baby, it's cold outside. Here are some
Vilar, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
great concerts sure to warm up your night. Always call
Orchard Lounge, Belly Up, Aspen,
venues to confirm concert information:
970.544.9800
November 13
November 1
Toots and the Maytals, Anders Osborne,
John Brown's Body, Abbey Theater, Durango,
Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis,
970.385.1711
Durango, 970.247.7657
Throwdown, Ghost Ranch, Steamboat,
November 14
970.879.9898
Black Pistol Fire, Belly Up, Aspen,
Finnders and Youngberg, Dolores River Brewery,
970.544.9800
Dolores, 970.882.4677
November 16
November 2
Marcia Ball, 3rd St Performing Arts Ctr,
Cyanotic, Tugboat, Steamboat, 970.879.7070
Carbondale, 970.963.3221
American Aquarium, Turn of the Century, Mon-
Martin Sexton, Paradise Theater, Paonia,
trose, 970.209.1419
970.527.6610
The Black Lillies, Paradise Theatre, Paonia,
ill.Gates, Abbey Theatre, Durango,
970.527.6610
Verde National Park invites you to join us on
Altius (formerly Granada) String Quartet, 1st
970.385.1711
these fee-free days.
United Methodist Church, Gr Jct, 970.242.4850
Ben Sollee, Belly Up Aspen, 970.544.9800
- Nov 11, Veterans Day Parade, starts at 1p at the
November 3
November 17
corner of E 3rd Ave and College, Durango. The
Brian Parton, Magpie, Hotchkiss, 970.872.1005
Carlos Mencia, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction,
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post is located at 1550
Hell's Belles, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
970.263.5700
Main Ave and will host an Open House immedi-
The StereoFidelics, Cruisers Bar, Gr Jct,
November 18
ately after the parade.
970.314.2554
Papadosio, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
- Nov 17, Lions Club Christmas Bazaar, Mancos.
November 4
November 20
- Nov 24, Cortez Cultural Center's 28th Annual
Toadies, Helmet, Mesa Theater, Gr Jct,
Shel, Paradise Theater, Paonia, 970.527.6610
Holiday Craft Fair, 9a-3p, Montezuma County
970.241.1717
November 23
Annex, 107 North Chestnut Street, Cortez.
Fruition, Agave, Avon, 970.748.8666
Joint Point, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
970.565.1151.
The StereoFidelics, Dolores River Brewery,
970.728.6363
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
Dolores, 970.882.4677
Archnemesis, Tap House Sports Grill, Steamboat
- Nov 1-4, Native American Youth Rodeo, This
The Black Lillies, Durango Arts Center, Durango,
Springs, 970.879.2431
sanctioned rodeo event will attract visitors from
970.259.2606
November 24
the Southwest and as far as the Cherokee, Choc-
Altius (formerly Granada) String Quartet, Mon-
David Sedaris, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
taw and Cree Nations. Sky Ute Fairgrounds,
trose Pavilion, Seating on the Stage, Montrose,
970.920.5770
Durango, 970.247.3500
970.249.7015
Reverend Horton Heat, Aspen Gondola Plaza,
- Nov 2-3, Hesperus Ski Patrol's Ski Swap, LaPlata
November 6
Aspen, 970.925.1220
County Fairgrounds. New and used ski and
The Black Lillies, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
Masters of the Piano Trio: Redux, Blue Sage Ctr
snowboard equipment, clothing, ski passes and
970.882.4677
For The Arts, Paonia, 970.527.SAGE
more. Check-in is Friday 1p- 6p. Pick up Sunday
November 7
Archnemesis, Abbey Theater, Durango,
8a-NOON. This year's 49th annual exchange
The Haunted Windchimes, Cavalcade, Fruita,
970.385.1711
raises funds for the Hesperus Ski Area's three-day
970.260.5413
November 25
avalanche awareness course and ongoing semi-
Salem, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
David Sedaris, Avalon Theatre, Grand Junction,
nars in first aid and rescue methods. Find inex-
The Green, Natural Vibrations, Billy Van, Mesa
970.263.5700
pensive skis, poles, boots, jackets, goggles, gloves,
Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 28
hats and more, everything needed for an economi-
November 8
Rodina, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
cal adventure to the mountains. 970.759.1147.
The Green, Natural Vibrations, more, Belly Up,
November 29
- Nov 3, Southern Ute Veterans Pow Wow, The
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Seth Giler, Steve's Guitars, Carbondale,
Sky Ute Tribal Event Center. Call 970.563.1758 for
November 9
970.963.3304
grand entry times.
David Starr & Roy Martin w/Ellen Stapenhorst,
40 oz To Freedom, Trib to Sublime, Agave, Avon,
- Local Appreciation Day at Wolf Creek, Nov.
KAFM Radio Room, Gr Jct, 970.241.8801
970.748.8666
7, 14, 18, 28. Wolf Creek Ski Area offers $35 lift
The Polish Ambassador, Agave, Avon,
Van Ghost, Belly Up Aspen, 970.544.9800
tickets on Local Appreciation Days. Everyone is a
970.748.8666
November 30
Local! No ID required.
Toots and the Maytals, Anders Osborne, Belly Up,
Shakedown Street, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
- Nov 16-Dec 28, The Polar Express comes to life
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
when the train departs the Durango depot for
November 10
a round-trip journey to the North Pole. Call for
Dolores/Mancos/Cortez/Dove Creek:
The Samples, Mesa Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
excursion dates. www.durangotrain.com/events
- Nov 9-10, Dolores Ski Swap, Dolores community
Dave Mensch Music, Sky Ute Casino Museum
- Nov 22, Community Thanksgiving Dinner,
center. Drop off equipment from 5-8p on Friday,
Exhibit Gallery, Ignacio, 970.563.7777
12p-2p, La Plata County Fairgrounds. Everyone
and the swap will be from 8a-5p on Saturday.
Digital Beat Down, The Summit, Durango,
welcome. Free.
- Nov 24, Veterans Day Holiday Weekend, Mesa
970.247.2324