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Happenings
Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
2012 December/January
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January 26
December 31
Concerts
Catherine Russell, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, Rio
The Wailers, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
Winter time is here and Baby, it's cold outside. Here
Grande Park, Aspen, 970.920.5140
970.728.6363
are some great concerts sure to heat you up. Always
January 28
Whitewater Ramble, The Eldo, Crested Butte,
call venues to confirm concert information:
Reverend Horton Heat, The Eldo, Crested Butte,
970.349.6125
970.349.6125
January 2
December 1
January 29
Who's Bad, Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Third Street
Reverend Horton Heat, Sandbar Sports Grill, Vail,
Band, Vilar, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
Performing Arts Center, Carbondale, 970.963.3221
970.476.4314
January 3
The John Adams Band, `John Denver, The Tribute',
Pinback, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Who's Bad, Ultimate Michael Jackson Trib-
Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis, Durango,
January 31
ute band, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
970.247.7657
Reverend Horton Heat, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.728.6363
40 oz To Freedom, Trib to Sublime, Belly Up, As-
970.544.9800
January 5
pen, 970.544.9800
Uncle Lucius, Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
December 2
Springs, 970.879.6111
Moe, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Dolores/Mancos/Cortez/Dove Creek:
January 6
December 4
-Dec 1, Christmas Bazaar, Arts and Crafts booths,
Orgone, Fly Me To The Moon, Telluride, 970.728.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Community Concert Hall
food, prizes and more. Dolores Community Center.
MOON
at Fort Lewis, Durango, 970.247.7657
Contact Ruby Gonzales at 970.882.7717
Who's Bad, Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute
December 6
-Dec 1, Christmas Tree lighting with Santa and
band, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Susie McEntire Christmas Concert, Avalon Theatre,
Yule Log-Fire at Town Hall with free candy, cook-
Hayes Carll, Steamboat Grand Hotel, Steamboat
Grand Junction, 970.263.5700
ies and hot chocolate at 6p. Dolores.
Springs, 800.224.1431
The Blackberry Bushes Stringband, Ghost Ranch
-Dec 1, Parade of Lights, 6p, Main Street in Cortez.
MusicFest At Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
Saloon, Steamboat, 970.879.9898
-"Adventures in a Blue World," a science cartoon
Springs, 970.879.6111
December 8
show for all ages by Cathrine Fox, local educator
January 7
Jerry Joseph, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
and NOAA Teacher at Sea. Opening reception, Sat,
Larry Gatlin, Hayes Carll, Steamboat Grand Hotel,
970.728.6363
Dec 1, 6-11p refreshments, dance music from DJ
Steamboat Springs, 800.224.1431
Punch Brothers, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
Cannonball, NOAA give-aways, and real scientists!
MusicFest At Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
970.920.5770
All ages welcome. Show open through December.
Springs, 970.879.6111
The Schumann Singers Christmas Concert, 1st
Sideshow, 411 Central, Dolores, 970.739.4646.
January 8
United Methodist Church, Gr Jct, 970.242.4850
-Dec 6, Mesa Verde National Park Luminaria Open
MusicFest At Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
December 13
House. Spend the evening at Mesa Verde enjoying
Springs, 970.879.6111
The Shins, Vail Snow Daze, Ford Park, Vail,
Luminarias and food. 970.529.4465.
January 9
970.479.2270
-Mancos Olde Fashioned Christmas, Dec 7-14, Tree
MusicFest At Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
December 14
lighting ceremony, Santa, free movies for the kids,
Springs, 970.879.6111
Michael Franti and Spearhead, Vail Snow Daze,
gallery receptions, music Cowboy Christmas on
January 10
Ford Park, Vail, 970.479.2270
the Trail and more. For details call Mancos Valley
MusicFest At Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat
The Shins, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Chamber of Commerce 970.533.7434.
Springs, 970.879.6111
December 15
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
January 11
Wilco, Vail Snow Daze, Ford Park, Vail,
-Dec 1-28, Polar Express Train, The award-win-
Andy Hackbarth, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
970.479.2270
ning book comes to life on this magical journey to
970.920.5770
December 19
the North Pole and back!
January 12
Michael Bolton, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction,
-Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild & Swingin' Holi-
Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Gondola
970.263.5700
day Party, Tuesday, December 4, 7p, Community
Plaza, Steamboat, 970.879.6111
December 21
Concert Hall at FLC, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango,
January 16
Michael Kaeshammer, Strings Music Festival Pavil-
970.247.7657, www.durangoconcerts.com
Marc Cohn, Rebecca Pidgeon, Vilar, Beaver Creek,
ion, Steamboat, 970.879.5056 X105
-Local Appreciation Day at Wolf Creek, Dec 5, 12,
970.845.8497
December 26
Jan 9, 23, 30, $35 lift tickets on Local Appreciation
January 17
Third Eye Blind, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Days. Everyone is a Local! No ID required.
West Water Outlaws, Samana Lounge, Vail,
December 27
-Parade of Stores, December 6-8, This is a "No Sales
970.476.3433
Third Eye Blind, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Tax" Sales event and a chance to win great door
January 19
December 28
prizes, Pagosa Springs.
Reverend Horton Heat, Ghost Ranch Saloon,
Signal Path, Tap House Sports Grill, Steamboat,
-Dec 7-9, Holiday Arts & Crafts Show, LaPlata
Steamboat Springs, 970.879.9898
970.879.2431
County Fairgrounds, Durango, NOON-5p Fri and
January 23
December 29
9a-4p Sat. Call 970.247.2117 for information.
Reverend Horton Heat, Sheridan Opera House,
Marc Broussard, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
-Dec 8, Animas Museum Holiday Craft Bazaar,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
970.728.6363
9a-3p at The Animas Museum. Area artists and
January 25
Thievery Corporation, Belly Up, Aspen,
crafters offer their best wares for sale.
Catherine Russell, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, Rio
970.544.9800
-Colorado Nordic Ski Challenge Season Opener,
Grande Park, Aspen, 970.920.5140
December 30
December 8-9, view the competitive nordic races or
Reno Divorce, Mesa Theater and Club, Grand Junc-
Steve Angello, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
participate in the Citizens' nordic races!
tion, 970.241.1717