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2013 November
Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
to the Grand Valley Cyclocross Series, with it¡¯s
dirt, curves, bridges, ditches, phenomenal views.
-Girl Scouts Christmas Craft Fair, Nov 23, 2748
B 1/2 Rd, Gr Jct, Admission is free, donations
are accepted. 970.683.0252. Vendor info contact
Shayla Joyce at 808.312.0508
-Grand Junction Turkey Trot, Thanksgiving Day,
Nov 28, Downtown Grand Junction, presented
by the GJ Fire Department and Rocky Mountain
Health Plans. The 5k Race will take place on Main
St and will begin at 9a. 970.560.4616
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
-Sugar Plum Festival, Nov 16, Fred R. Field West-
ern Heritage Center, Gunnison
-Night at The Museum, Nov 20, 5-8:30p, Drop
your kids off for a private eve of fun & excitement
with Trailhead Children¡¯s Museum instructors.
Children must be 18 mo. old and walking to at-
tend. Reservations are 1st come 1st served and
you must register in advance. Registration begins
the 1st of ea/mo. and you must sign up in person.
Admission is $25 for up to 2 children.
-Nov 23, Opening Day for the Crested Butte
Nordic Center
-Nov 27, Opening Day for the Crested Butte
Mountain Resort,
-Thanksgiving Training Camp, Nov 28-30,
Crested Butte Nordic Center
-2nd Annual Hard Cider Festival, Nov 2, 12noon-
6p, Delicious Orchards, 39126 Hwy 133, Paonia,
taste some locally made Hard Cider and sample
others from around Colorado. 970.527.1110
-North Fork Snowmobile Club meeting, Nov 7,
Hotchkiss Elks, 190 E Bridge St, 7p, Hotchkiss
-Adult Flag Football Tourney (Turkey Bowl
Classic 5 on 5), Nov 10, Bill Heddles Recreation
Center, Delta, 970.874.0923
-Crawford Parade of Lights, Nov 30, 6-7p.
science clubs will join us with demonstrations
and experiments on robotics, chemistry, biology,
geology and more! Fun for all ages! 970.254.1626
-Open House Celebration, The Lavender Shoppe
at Shabby Chic¡¯, 2586 Patterson, Gr Jct, Sat, Nov
9, 10a-4p. Free 20 minute lavender presentations
on ¡®Essential Oils and Hydrosols¡¯, best ways to
use lavender in the home garden, using lavender
with food & drinks, general questions about lav-
ender plants and products. 970.314.7278.
-Rim Rock Marathon, Nov 9, James M Robb
Colorado River State Park, Fruita, Register: wca.
-Rip the Wash Cyclocross Series Race #3, Nov 9,
1135 18 Road, Fruita, Little Salt Wash is back on
the schedule for the 2013 Grand Valley Cyclocross
Series. As stop #3, you will experience the fun of
the Fruita course. 970.257.7678
-¡¯An Evening in Paris¡¯, Grand Junction Symphony
11th Annual Gala, Nov 9, 159 Main St, Cock-
tails at 5:30p, Enjoy an evening of fine food and
wine, live and silent auctions and dancing to the
sounds of the Gr Jct Symphony Orchestra. $125
per person or $1250 for a table of 10. 970.243.6787
-Downtown Grand Junction Tree Lighting, Nov
15, The Wells Fargo Christmas Tree and the rest
of Main St light up to officially kick off the holi-
day season. Santa makes an appearance and visits
with kids while the Barbershop Chorus sings
favorite Christmas carols. 5-7p. 970.245.9697
-Behind the Scenes at Dinosaur Journey, Nov 15,
550 Jurassic Ct, Fruita, Tour collections storage
areas seldom open to the public. View hundreds
of artifacts not currently on display, as well as
labs and work areas. 970.242.0971
-FALL for Dance, Moss Center Robinson Theatre,
1231 N 12 St, Gr Jct, Nov 22 at 7:30p; Nov 23 at 2p
& 7:30p, 970.248.1604
-Cross & Bend, Cyclocross Race #4, Nov 23, 451
Pendleton St, Palisade, Riverbend Park, a staple
-10th Annual Gingerbread House Competition,
Nov 29, Ford Hall, Beaver Creek
-Warren Miller¡¯s Ticket to Ride, Fri Nov 29-30,
Vilar Center, Beaver Creek
-Nature Valley Ladies World Cup, Nov 29-Dec 1,
Beaver Creek
-Rifle Snowmobile Club Meeting, Nov 5, 7:30-
9:30p, Garfield County Library Upstairs in con-
ference room, 207 East Ave, Rifle
-Women at Home on the Range, Nov 8, 6-8p,
This event will showcase exceptional western art
by four local artists that are inspired by western
living. CMC Rifle lobby opening reception &
meet the artists. Sponsored by CMC Artshare &
Colorado Mountain College, 3695 Airport Road,
Rifle, 970.625.1871
-Nov 28, Opening Day Aspen Mountain and
Grand Junction/Gateway/Parachute:
-Powderhorn National Ski Patrol Ski & Snow-
board Swap, Nov 1-2, Two Rivers Convention
Center, 159 Main Str, Gr Jct, Fri: 6-9p and Sat:
9a-4p, 970.270.6703
-Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering,
Nov 1-2, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S 4th
St, Gr Jct, Fri: 1-5p & 7-9p; Sat: 10a-5p & 7-9p,
-Western Colorado Percussion Festival, Nov 2,
Moss Center Robinson Theatre, 1231 N 12 St,
Grand Jct, Featuring CMU Percussion Ensemble,
Honor Percussion Ensembles, 970-248-1604
-Taste of Home Cooking School, Nov 7, 159 Main
St, Grand Jct, Two Rivers Convention Center,
Offers an evening of culinary adventure com-
plete with step by step lessons from a profes-
sional, vendor booths, prize drawing and more.
-Family Science Night: Science Club Night, Nov
7, 2660 Unaweep Ave, Gr Jct, 6-8:30p, Local