Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
2012 May
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- Crested Butte Sidewalk
Sales May 25-28, Downtown
Springtime is here and sweet music is in the air.
Crested Butte
Here are some hot concerts happening in our area.
- Rage in the Sage Weekend
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
May 26-27, Gunnison. Half-
Growler and Full-Growler
mountain bike races, 24
May 1
hours of Gunnison Glory
Split Lip Rayfield, Abbey Theater, Durango,
rock climbing ad Pedal to
Paradise Gran Fondo bike
May 2
race. 970.901.6215
Gramatik, Abbey Theater, Durango, 970.385.1711
- Mountaineer Marathon,
Whitewater Ramble, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
May 28. Lake City's new-
May 3
est race is the Mountaineer
Random Rab, Abbey Theater, Durango,
Marathon and Half-Mara-
thon. The race is organized
by seniors at the Lake City
Minnesota, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Community School and all
May 5
proceeds benefit the LCCS
DurangoOrquesta De Salsa, The Summit, Duran-
sports programs. The course
go, 970.247.2324
takes runners along Henson
May 10
Creek on County Road 20,
Robby Overfield Trio, The Summit, Durango,
with the start and finish lines
in the Town Park. For more
May 12
information and registration,
RedEyedDjinn, The Summit, Durango,
visit the marathon's website
Mason Jennings, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
May 13
- May 12 - Cedaredge High
Feast On Music, Wright Opera House, Ouray,
School Band and Choir Con-
cert, Cedaredge Town Park,
Tech N9ne, Machine Gun Kelly, Mesa Theater,
1p. FREE.
Grand Jct, 970.241.1717
- May 23 - FREE QuickBooks
May 14
Class offered by Lewis &
Buster Blue, The Steaming Bean, Telluride,
Co., 137 SE Jay Ave, Limit
of 15 participants, r.s.v.p.
May 19
Gotta Be Girls, Radio Room at KAFM, Grand Jct,
rus/Pagosa Springs:
- Durango Wine Experi-
Euforquestra and See-I, Abbey Theatre, Durango,
ence, May 3-5, Join us for the
6th Annual Durango Wine
May 20
Experience! Three days of
Grouplove, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
educational seminars, wine
May 22
dinners and unique
Taj Mahal, Fort Lewis College, Durango,
- Walk MS/5K Run, May 19, Glenwood Springs
tastings. Hundreds of wineries, artisan spirits and, craft
- Aspen Cycling Festival, Ride for the Pass, May 19, A
beers. The "Walk-About Durango" is our signature,
charity bike race/recreational ride to benefit the Indepen-
multi-location, tasting event on Friday. Top local chefs
Hospitality, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
dence Pass Foundation. The Ride follows the traditional
and wineries from around the world are featured at
May 26
route from the Winter Gate, 4 miles east of Aspen to the
Grand Tasting on Saturday.
Swamp Cabbage, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
Independence Ghost Town. The ride gains approximate-
- Ed Asner Starring as FDR, May 16, At the Concert
ly 2,500 feet of elevation from 8,500' to 11,100' over a 10
Hall at FLC. Though widely known for his seven-time,
Lee "Scratch" Perry, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
mile course.
Emmy-winning role as Lou Grant on "The Mary Tyler
May 27
- The Aspen Cycling Criterium May 20, Part of the 2011
Moore Show," Ed Asner is garnering high praise for his
Mark Brut, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Rocky Mountain Cup presented by, is not
performance in the one-man drama, "FDR," based upon
The Missing Link Band, Glenwood Caverns, Glen-
your typical 4 corner race, try 10! This fast paced, energy
Dore Schary's Broadway hit `Sunrise at Campobello'.
packed bicycle race is held in the heart of downtown As-
Asner, as FDR, takes the audience through the iconic
wood Springs, 800.530.1635
pen and runs heats of athletes at speeds of 28 mph and
president's White House years including the Great De-
May 31
higher around a .9 mile track with sharp curves on road
pression, the steps leading up to World War II, and the
Dustin Burley,The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
bikes. $8000 Prize Payout!
war years.
Fairs, Festivals, Fun
- Summer Kick-Off Party May 25
- Pagosa Springs Car & Motorcycle Show, May 18-20. See
Crested Butte/Gunnison/Lake City:
a variety of classic cars in our annual car show! Join us
Aspen/Basalt/Carbondale/Glenwood Springs/Rifle:
- First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music May 4, Various Gal-
for a weekend full of fun and cool vehicles!
- 16th Annual Rifle Rendezvous, May 11-13, Rifle A
leries & Locations, Gunnison
- Rapids & Rhythms, May 19, Whitewater Festival with
rendezvous is a place where people of all cultures can
- Gunnison Kiwanis Club Blue Mesa Lake Fishing Tour-
all of the key ingredients, boats, bands and brews! Pa-
assemble and exchange their wares, goods, values, and
nament May 5-6, Gunnison
gosa Springs
ideas. What better place than Rifle, Colorado to have a
- Weekend Warrior Fishing Tournament May 19-20, Blue
- Taste of Durango, May 20, Main Avenue offers samples
Mesa Lake, Gunnison
from local restaurants plus music and fun.
- Dandelion Days Celebration, May 12, Carbondale