Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
2012 November
- Moon Rise/Sunset Cross Country Ski Social, Nov
Grand Jct Tree Lighting, The Wells Fargo Christ-
23, The Pagosa Nordic Club invites you to join
mas Tree and the rest of Main Street light up to
them for their fun moonrise/sunset soup & chili
officially kick off the holiday season in Downtown
cross country ski social.
Grand Junction. Santa makes an appearance and
- Nov 30, Noel Night, Throughout The Town,
visits with kids while the Barbershop Chorus
Durango, 970.247.3500
sings favorite Christmas carols. The event runs
- Parade of Stores, Pagosa, Nov 30-Dec 1, This is
from 5-7p, 970.245.9697.
a "No Sales Tax" Sales event and a chance to win
- The annual Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner
great door prizes and an incredible Super Prize
is Thanksgiving day at the Elks Lodge. For more
details contact them at 970.242.7513.
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
- Nov 6, Guided Tour at Colorado Ski & Snow-
- Teens on Stage Presented by Crested Butte
board Museum & Hall of Fame. Tour five galleries
Mountain Theatre, Nov. 8 - 11, Mallardi Cabaret
loaded with ski and snowboard history. Eagle,
Open Daily 10a-6p, FREE admission, 970.476.1876.
- Sugar Plum Festival, Nov. 17, Fred R. Field West-
- Nov 15, Arrabelle Square in Lionshead, Vail.
ern Heritage Center, Gunnison
First Tracks with the U.S. Ski Team, a live, public,
- 10th Annual Crested Butte Nordic Thanksgiving
celebration of the 2013 U.S. Alpine Ski Team. 5p.
Training Camp, Nov 22-24, Nordic enthusiasts are
- Nov 17, Annual United Methodist Women's
invited to post-Thanksgiving workouts in Crested
Holiday Bazaar with world famous chicken
Butte. Instructors typically include former Olym-
noodle soup sold and vendors will sell homemade
pians Rebecca Dussault, Kendall Butts and Ingrid
wares. Brush Creek Pavilion, 909 Capitol St, Eagle,
Butts and other great clinicians.
- Nov 9-11, JC Collectibles presents a gun and
With all clinics held at elevations in excess of 8,800
collectibles show with a variety of antique and
- Birds of Prey World Cup at Beaver Creek, Nov
feet, camp participants of all levels are sure to get
contemporary items for show and sale. 2785 US
30-Dec 2. See the fastest men of winter vie for
a jump on conditioning for a successful season
Hwy 50, Grand Junction, 970.255.7100.
bragging rights on what will be the course of the
of competitive racing, recreational touring or fun
- Nov 10, Veteran's Day Parade, 2-3p, Main
2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Men's Gi-
winter exercise. 970.349.1707
st, Gr Jct, For information, call Rick Peterson
ant Slalom and Men's DownHill. Come watch the
- Night of Lights, Nov. 30, Downtown Gunnison.
970.589.6238 or Rich Lawson 970.683.9407.
race followed by a Racer's bib party!
- Nov 10, 10th Annual Symphony Gala, Winter
Glenwood/Aspen/Carbondale/New Castle/Rifle:
- Nov 2, Woman's Club Craft Show, Montrose.
Wonderland, Get carried away with an evening
- Nov 3, Salsa n' Swing 4 the schools, benefiting
- Nov 3, Fall Craft and Boutique Show, featuring
of fine food and wine, bidding on exciting live
Crystal River Elementary, Carbondale Com-
local Montrose crafters and vendors.
and silent auctions and more. 154 Main St., Gr Jct,
munity School, Carbondale Middle School and
- Nov 9, Sorry Wrong Chimney, Magic Circle
Roaring Fork High School, The Gathering Center,
Theater, Montrose, Moonlighting as a department
- Nov 10, 4th Annual RIM ROCK Marathon,
110 Snowmass Dr, 6p-10p. Enjoy Moe's taco bar,
store Santa so that he can buy his wife an expen-
Fruita, 26-mile point-to-point marathon along
cash bar, salsa lessons and door prizes. Tickets
sive gift for Christmas. She discovers he is not
Rim Rock Drive, starting at east entrance on
are $25/ADULT and include dinner and des-
working late at the office and the craziness begins!
Monument Road, through the Colorado National
sert. Tickets available at any of the participating
Monument, to finish line at James M. Robb Colo-
schools, Bonfire in Carbondale or Tortilleria La
- Nov 10, 1st Annual Charity Dodgeball Tour-
rado River State Park. Up to 400 runners accepted.
Roca. 970.384.5620.
nament. Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge for Kids.
Spectators, friends & families asked to meet
- Nov 9, Tour d' Art, Historic Downtown Glen-
Benefits Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club and
participants at State Park where music and food
wood Springs.
CASA, Voices for Children.
vendors will be located. Limited access to Monu-
- Nov 10, Unique Boutique. Annual artisans' show
ment during run;
and sale features a wide variety of local and Colo-
rolling closure for
rado artists and crafters. Held at the First United
one direction. Event
Methodist Church, 9th & Cooper, Glenwood
benefits the Colorado
Springs. Contact Mary Blichmann, 970.319.0918.
National Monument
- Turkey Day 5K Run, Glenwood Springs Com-
Association. Register,
munity Center, Thanksgiving morning. Nov 22.
volunteer or more
information at www.
- Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Nov 23, The holi-
day season officially starts with the traditional
net or call Chris Reed,
lighting of the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood
Ascent Productions,
Springs. Sing along with carolers, warm up with
at 970.274.1232.
hot cocoa and cider and enjoy a visit from Santa.
- Salvation Army or 970.945.6511.
Turkey Drive - Nov
- Bud Light Hi-Fi Concerts, Nov 24, featuring Rev-
15, Nick-n-Willy's
erend Horton Heat, Gondola Plaza, Aspen Moun-
Pizza (970.245.NICK),
tain. The always anticipated FREE Concert Series
Horizon Dr, next to
returns this year, commencing during the Aspen
Safeway, 4-7p.
Winternational, and continues through Bud Light
- Nov 16, Behind-
Spring Jam in March. This series of five outdoor
the-Scenes at Dino-
concerts will be held during key events and peak
saur Journey, Our
weekends throughout the season.
- Aspen Winternational, Nov 24-25, Aspen Moun-
Tours allow partici-
tain, Aspen's passion for World Cup is deeply
pants to enter collec-
rooted in our community. The Aspen Winterna-
tions storage areas
tional tradition continues when the world's best
seldom open to the
female racers will descend on Aspen for a week-
public. Hundreds of
end of nonstop action and entertainment.
artifacts not currently
- Aspen FIS NorAM Races, Nov 26-29, Aspen
on display may be
Mountain, Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club
viewed, as well as
is proud to welcome over 100 of North America's
laboratories and
best ski racers to the "America's Downhill" World
work areas. In addi-
Cup course on Aspen Mountain for four days of
tion the exhibition
intense racing.
halls will be open for
Grand Junction/Gateway/Parachute:
a true museum after
- Nov 2-3, The Powderhorn National Ski Patrol
dark experience. 550
will be hosting their annual ski swap, Two Rivers
Jurassic Ct, Fruita,
Convention Center, 159 Main St., Grand Junction,
970.242.0971 ext 211.
- Nov 16, Dowtown