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Happenings
2013 September
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
Market, through Oct 12, every Sat, 9a-1p, San Miguel County
Fairgrounds Pig Palace, 1165 Summit St, Norwood. A wide
range of produce, local honey, lavender, meats, eggs, artisan
baked goods, plants, and a variety of local crafts, as well as
children¡¯s activities and music. norwoodfarmmarket@yahoo.
com or 970.708.1074. norwoodfarmmarket.org
-Imogene Pass Run, Sep 7, A 17.1 mile point-to-point
mountain race along a route which connects the towns of
Ouray(7810 ft) and Telluride(8750 ft) by way of 13,114 foot
Imogene Pass.
-Black bear awareness month, Sep 9-13, Telluride.
good music, good wine, good food, and good
friends under the changing aspen leaves of historic
Lake City. 6 music acts. Taste over 100 wines, enjoy
a beer from Ska Brewing, and top it off with great
food from one of the many vendors.
-Crested Butte Film Festival, Sep 26-29, Crested
Butte & Gunnison
-Rocky Mountain Collegiate Mountain Bike Races,
Sep 27-29, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/Delta:
-The 13th Annual Mountain Harvest Festival, Sep
-Mtn Village, Thu, Sep 12, Telluride Adaptive Sports
Program 15th Annual Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic.
-Telluride Blues and Brews Fest, Sep 13-15, Town Park
-Telluride WOW Festival, Sep 19-22, Mountain Vil-
lage, a health, fitness and wellness event that will bring
world-class athletes, instructors and presenters to Tel-
luride to lecture and hold fitness classes.
-Mountain to Desert Ride, Sep 21, Telluride, a grueling
and rewarding, one day, bicycle ride from Telluride.
-Telluride Barbeque Festival, Sep 21-22, Mountain Vil-
lage, pro teams vying for $8,000 prize money.
-77th Annual Pioneer Day Celebration, On Saturday,
September 28th, Norwood will celebrate our 77th An-
nual Pioneer Day. This year¡¯s theme for the parade is
¡°Wright¡¯s Mesa Pride, Now and Then¡±.
-Sep 28, Telluride TV video awards. Join us for this red
carpet, black tie(Telluride Style) Oscar style event!
Steamboat Springs/Craig:
-Yampa Valley Crane Festival, Sep. 6-10, 10a, 4 days
of free events for all ages. Expert speakers and films
at Library Hall; month long art show at The Depot;
daily guided crane viewing throughout the Yampa
Valley; family activities and workshops. Registration is
required for some activities. coloradocranes.org
-Sep 20-23, 5:30p, Steamboat Oktoberwest, No
German beer here, just good ol¡¯ Colorado Rocky
Mountain beer, food and festivities.
-Sep 22, 1-4p, Yampa Live music garden, learn to
line dance, ride the bucking bull, pony ride for
kids or learn to rope like a real cowboy.
Thank you for mentioning The Sunshine
Express when you visit these events
and our advertising sponsors!
26-29, Paonia. Free festival showcasing the
abundance of agriculture, music, art and life in
the North Fork Valley, the ¡®Heart of the West-
ern Slope¡¯. Activities: The Grape Stomp, Chili
Cook-off, Pie Contest, Farm/Wine/Gallery/Bicycle
Tours, Art vendors, Farmer¡¯s Market, Kid¡¯s activ-
ities and continual live music, both in Town Park
and during the special Saturday night ¡®Harvest
of Music¡¯ concerts! Tickets for the Saturday night
concerts include one ticket price for four venues
& 16 bands. www.mountainharvestfestival.org
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
-Quilt Show, through Sep 28, Ouray County Mu-
seum, Ouray County Historical Society¡¯s annual
quilt show featuring dozens of historic quilts that
were either quilted or pieced before 1960.
-Weehawken Arts Sneffels Fiber Festival, Sep
13-14. Fiber: it¡¯s more than just a breakfast cereal
or wool from sheep. Fiber Festival will be held at
the Ouray County 4-H Event Center, featuring
vendors and animal displays.
-Free ¡°Medicare 101 And More¡± program, Mon,
Sep 16, 6:30-8p, Montrose Public Library¡¯s Com-
munity Room, 320 S 2nd St. No advance reserva-
tions required. This program, titled ¡°Are You
New To Medicare?¡± will be hosted by Mabel and
Judy, who will help those attending understand
more about Medicare and the available benefits.
For more information, contact 970.249.9639.
-Ouray County Railroad Days, Sep 19-22, Ridg-
way Railroad Museum. On the 19th hike from
Red Mountain Pass to the Guston townsite. On
the 20th hike along the Silverton Railroad grade
from Guston to the Albany
Mill site. Sat, Sept 21, 9a-
noon- Model Railroad Open
House. Sun, Sept 22 auto
tour along the route of the
Rio Grand Southern Rail-
road and the Ouray Branch
of the D&RGW.
-The Montrose Indian Na-
tions Pow Wow, Sep 20-22,
Friendship Hall, Montrose
County Fairgrounds, 1001
N 2nd St. 9a Fri and Sat and
10a Sun. For more informa-
tion contact 720.289.8945 or
970.240.6132.
-John Fielder Photo Work-
shop, Sept 28-29, Ouray
County Museum, A Photo
Workshop by world famous
photographer John Fielder.
Norwood/Naturita/Nucla/
Telluride:
-Norwood Farm & Craft