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Happenings
2014 November
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
4-part documentary series (57 min. each) in which
native people share ecological wisdom & spiritual
reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land &
government mega-projects, consumer culture, com-
peting religions, resource extraction, climate change;
American Indian vendors & the Ute Indian Museum
will sell merchandise in the lobby, event also serves to
connect with the community & others in sharing the
museum expansion project (a model of the building
expansion & future plans will be avail.)
-Weehawken Dance presents: Nightmare before
Christmas, Nov 9, 2-4p, Wright Opera House, Ouray
-Ridgway Chamber Business After Hours: Balance
Natural Medicine, Nov 20, 5:30-7:30p, Great food,
entertainment, beer, wine, soda. Full Benefit members
bring a guest for free. Not a member? Come as our
guest for $6.
-The Ouray Chamber Resort Association extends a
warm invitation to a pre-holiday Local Harvest Dinner,
Nov 20, 6-9p, Cavallo¡¯s Restaurant.
-Nov 21, John Fielder Colorado Wilderness 50-Photo
Slideshow, Montrose Pavilion. Show starts 7p, fmore
info: 970.256.7650
-San Juan Weavers Guild annual show & sale, Nov
22, 9a-4p, Holiday Inn Express, 1391 S Townsend,
Montrose, Exhibits, sales, free hands-on instruction.
No admission charge & the public is welcome. For
information: Bobbie Irwin 970.249.2981 or: irwin@
rmi.net
-Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov 27, Friend-
ship Hall, Montrose County Fairgrounds, 101 N 2nd
St, Time: TBA, Friendhip Hall staff call Emily San-
chez: 970.864.2180, Volunteer to help w/dinner
call: 970.240.4350, Donate food & supplies call:
970.249.7701
-Nov 29, Annual Tree Lighting, downtown Montrose
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
-Idea Cafe, Nov 2, 7-9p, Watch TedTalks & discuss the
ideas presented, Pot Luck dinner for attendees, 1st
Sunday each month
-Nov 3, 5:30p, ¡®Picnic at Hanging Rock¡¯, The Telluride
Film Festival & Wilkinson Public Library present Cin-
ematheque, a collaboration bringing Festival-quality
films year-round to Telluride. The newest 6-part
series, entitled Antipodes, showcases films from Aus-
tralia & New Zealand, highlighting the growth & rich
range of genres & cinematic styles that have emerged
from Down Under. As always, admission is free, enjoy
food, drink & lively discussion as part of the show.
-Talking Gourds Poetry Club, Telluride Literary Arts
presents Preston Pierce as guest performer, Nov 4,
6p, at Arroyo Wine Bar, following announcements &
performances, we¡¯ll pass the gourd around the room
to give members & attendees a chance to read pieces
of their own or the work of a favorite other.
-Nov 6, 6p, National Geographic Explorer Jennifer
Pharr Davis, Talk & Book Signing, In 2011, Jennifer
Pharr Davis became the overall record holder on the
Appalachian Trail. By hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days,
an average of 47 miles per day, she became the first
female to ever set that mark. Her book, ¡®Called Again:
A Story Of Love And Triumph¡¯, is not a book about
records or numbers; this is a book about endurance,
faith & most of all love.
-KOTO Ski Swap, Nov 8, Telluride, Used gear & clothes
(some new equipment from local retailers), for all
snow activities, delight buyers & fund telluride¡¯s com-
munity radio station.
-In the performance ¡®Life in Motion¡¯, Joseph Cashore
presents his collection of marionette masterworks.
Characters of depth, integrity & humanity are por-
trayed in a full evening unlike anything else in theater
today. The performance is a series of scenes taken
from everyday life & set to beautiful music by com-
posers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss, Copland.
Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation,
-2nd Annual Grand Vin Tasting & Auction, Blue Sage Center
for the Arts, Paonia, Nov 8, 3-6p, Savor the American
Provence by spending a weekend experiencing the artisanal
treasures of the North Fork Valley
-ASTRA Fashion Show, Nov 12, 1:30-2:30p, Fashion Show
Fundraiser for Food for Thought, Delta Performing Arts Ctr,
822 Grand Ave, Delta
-Sugar Plum Festival & Little Side Street Market, Nov 14,
5:30-8p & Nov 15, 9a-2p, Bill Heddles Recreation Ctr,
Delta, On Friday delicious appetizers, table viewing, artisan
shopping, cash bar, tickets $10 available by calling Thelma:
970.874.3242; Saturday luncheon & fashion show, $30,
limited quantity of tickets.
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
-Weehawken Dance presents: Nightmare before Christmas,
Nov 2, 2-4p, Silverton School
-Open Improv at the Sherbino, Nov 3, 7-9p, Free
-Ridgway MoonWalk: Independent Film Fest, Nov 7, 6-9p,
The Sherbino Theater, This MoonWalk shows films from
Colorado independent filmmakers
-Nov 7-8, Women¡¯s Craft Show, Friendship Hall, Montrose,
see all the different crafts & pieces of art from lots of differ-
ent vendors, more info call Lexie: 970.275.3336.
-¡¯70 Girls 70¡¯, Nov 7-23, Magic Circle Theater, 420 S 12
th St, Montrose, Directed by Merrilee Farmer Robertson,
Assistant Director Mary Dietrich, 7:30p, Call for Tickets:
970.249.7838.
-Nov 8, Band on the Run 5k, Montrose High School Band &
Guard, 9-11a, Baldridge Park(Riverbottom)
-Nov 9, 1st annual American Indian Heritage Film Festival,
to honor & recognize the original people of this land, a
-Thanksgiving Party at the Senior Rec Center, Nov
20, 550 Ouray Ave, Gr Junction, a Senior Cen-
ter Special Event. Dancing at 10a, then a meal at
11:45a, 970.243.7408
-Waltz Dance Party & Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck, Nov
21, 523 1/2 Main St, Gr Junction, Waltz dance lesson
7-8p, Dance Party 8-10p, Call for potluck information
970.712.2552
-Art Center Art & Craft Fair, Nov 21-23, 1803 N
7th St, Gr Junction, Friday 6-8:30p Members only!
Become a member today and attend this sneak
preview; Saturday 9a-4p; Sunday 10a-3:30p, Over
forty vendors offering hand-made fine art, crafts,
soaps, clothing, lotions, & more, 970.243.7337
-Fall For Dance, Moss Performing Arts Center Robin-
son Theatre, 1231 N 12 St, Gr Junction, Nov 21 at
7:30p & Nov 22 at 2p and 7:30p, Ticket Box Office:
970.248.1604, $12 adults, $8 seniors (60+), $6
students/youth
-HopeWest Fashion Show, Nov 22-23, 159 Main
St, Gr Junction, 10:30a-2p, New venue, new
show. Same dates, same time, same mission.
970.241.2212
-Grand Junction Turkey Trot, Nov 27, 9a, The 5K
(3.1 mile) will be held in downtown Grand Junction.
This year we will be featuring The Little Gobbler
run, a short dash down Main St for the youngsters.
970.560.4616
-Art & Chocolate Walk, Nov 29, 101 W 3rd St, Pali-
sade, 10a-5p, Come nibble on chocolate, mingle and
shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, 970.464.4819
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
-Join Yoga for the Peaceful for free yoga
classes, Nov 1-2, lead by their graduating
Prana Vinyasa Teacher Trainees
-Nov 14, Gunnison Arts Center, Gunnison,
Singer Songwriters Concert, Join with four
local singer-songwriters as they share the
stage with their stories, music & talent,
Doors open 6:30p, curtain 7p. $10
-Opening Day for Crested Butte Nordic
Center, Nov 15
-Gunnison, The 40th Annual Sugar Plum
Festival, a prime stop for handmade gifts
such as wreaths made out of sagebrush,
Christmas tree decorations, quilted tree
skirts & table runners, stained glass, pot-
tery, jewelry & canned goods, Nov 22, Fred
R. Field Western Heritage Center. Approx.
75 booths, carols & a visit from Santa Claus
make the Sugar Plum Festival an extra
sweet experience. 970.641.6931
-Nov 26, Opening day at Crested Butte
Mountain Resort will kick off another amaz-
ing season of skiing in Colorado¡¯s last great
ski town. Be sure to join us for all of the
festivities: live music, fun celebrations, &
FREE SKIING for everyone! Just stop by the
Adventure Center to pick up your compli-
mentary lift ticket!
-Thanksgiving Nordic Training Camp, Nov
27-29, Crested Butte Nordic Center, Crested
Butte, $20, We have had snow for all 14
years of our Thanksgiving Camp. Nordic
enthusiasts from all over the country come
to take clinics or just to enjoy some good
early season skiing. Registration for clinics
opens Nov 1. For pricing & detailed schedule
information visit: www.cbnordic.org
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/
Delta:
-3rd Annual Hard Cider Festival, Delicious
Orchards, Nov 1, 11a-7p, Live music with
Solar Brothers, Finders & Youngberg, Kipori
woods. Kids activities, Cider Press, Haunted
Orchard.