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2014 June
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-Downtown Farmers Market, Jun 19-Sep 25, 4th & Main
St, Gr Jct, Over 100 artisians, musicians & food vendors
from the Grand Valley, 970.245.9697
-Opening Day, GJ Rockies Baseball, Jun 20, 12th St &
North Av, Gr Jct, 1st home game of the season, vs. Idaho
Falls, and it is a Fireworks Night! 970.255.7625
-Kick-It 3v3 Soccer Tournament, Jun 21, Registration
Deadline Jun 16, Canyon View Park (Location Subject to
Change), 726 24 Road, Gr Jct, 303.948.7108
-Children With Hope 5k/10k Run/Walk, Jun 21, 351 South
Camp Rd, Gr Jct, for every type of runner or walker, sup-
port children¡¯s home in Eldoret, Kenya. 970.256.1610
-Mysteries, Rites & Revelations - Zikr Dance Ensemble,
Jun 21, Colorado Mesa University Robinson Theater,
1100 North 12 St, Gr Jct, 7:30p, Tickets available through
the GJ Symphony Office at 414 Main St, 970.243.6787
-Colorado West Paint Horse Club Show, Jun 22, 2785 US
Hwy 50, Gr Jct, 8a, Mesa County Fairgrounds Covered
Arena. Free Admission, 970.255.7100
-Drag Racing, Jun 27-28, 115 32 Rd, Gr Jct, Friday Super
Pro, Pro, Sportsman Points #5 / Day 1 National Dragster
Challenge (Two day combined points); Saturday Super
Pro, Pro, Sportsman Points #6 / Jr. Dragster Points #6 &
Jr. Challenge / Day 2 National Dragster Challenge (Two
day combined points), 970.243.9022
-Plateau Valley Saddle-Series Gymkhana, Jun 28, PV
Rodeo Grounds, 3060 Rodeo Rd, Collbran, 8a sign-up, 9a
ride #2 of 3, events for all ages, family fun, 970.487.3596
-The Color Vibe 5K, Jun 28, 2424 US Hwy 6 & 50, Gr
Jct, Free for spectators, registration is $40-$50, the most
colorful fun-filled day of your life! see website to register:
-Saturdays, Fruita Farmers¡¯ Market, Jun 28-Sep 20,
Downtown Fruita, 8:30a-12:30p, on the Civic Center
lawn, 970.858.3894, or email
-Mud Dash & Fitness Competition at Powderhorn, Jun
28-29, 48338 Powderhorn Rd, Mesa, 10a-4p, Sat: Mud
Dash 4.0 Mile Adventure Race & Mountain Man Movie
Night; Sun: Fitness Competition, 970.268.5700
-Raft the River! fundraiser, Jun 29, 927 Hwy 340, Fruita,
Soak in the views & sun while Rimrock Adventures
& Tamarisk Coalition guide you down the beautiful
Colorado river. To reward all your hard work, we¡¯ll have
dinner, drinks, & live music, 970.256.7400
--Ridgway Railroad Museum Work Week, Jun 2-6, 9a-4p,
Come and spend a day or more working on the roll-
ing stock at the Ridgway Railroad Museum or on Red
Mountain reconstructing the Guston Depot. All skills are
welcome: carpentry, computer filing, food prep, paint-
ing, etc., 970.626.4373
-Mountain Air Music Series, Jun 5, 6-9p, Fellin Park (by
the Hotsprings Pool), Ouray, 970.325.4746
-The Odd Couple - female version by Neil Simon, Jun 6,
7p, Wright Opera House, Ouray, 970.325.4399
-The Odd Couple, Jun 7, 7p, & Jun 8, 3p, Wright Opera
House, Ouray, 970.325.4399
-Colorado You¡¯ve Got Talent Audition, Jun 13, 5-8p,, Weehawken Ridgway, 1075
Sherman St, 970.318.0150, On the northeast corner of
Hwy 62 (Sherman Street) and Amelia. ¡°Old Schoolhouse
building¡±, entrance is on the west side of building.
-Ridgway MoonWalk Art Outing, Jun 13, 6-9p, a festive
& fun outing celebrating great local talent & creativity!
Get map of participating locations at Resource Art, 540
Sherman St. 970.626.5308 x215
-Rollin on the River II: Roller Derby/Brewfest, Jun 14,
2-7p, Baldridge (riverbottom) Park, Montrose, a day of
bruises, brews and BBQ¡¯s, ¡®fun¡¯raiser for Montrose Habi-
tat for Humanity,
-Ridgway Heritage Days, Jun 15, 8a-6p, Fire Dept. Pan-
cake breakfast/Brands and Branding talk/Blacksmithing/
Crafted items (vendors) & Non-Profits/Ute Mtn. Ute &
Azteca Dancers/ Benefit Concert for OC Ranch History
Museum, Ridgway Hartwell ¡°Town¡± Park, 970.318.1190
-How Do 3D Printers Work?, Jun 18, 6:30-7:30p, Free,
Montrose Regional Library Meeting Room, 320 S 2nd St,
Montrose, See a 3D printer in action and learn how they
work! This program will be presented by Chuck Vander-
wist, info: 970.964.2548.
-Bicycle Tour of Colorado, Jun 24, 8a, This multi-day ride
spends the night of Jun 23 in Ouray, a fun event with lots
of great energy, Info:
-Magic with Eli, Jun 23, 7-8:30p, Wright Opera House,
Award winning teen magic star from Toledo, OH, is back
with a mix of his signature routines & some brand new
effects never before seen in the world of magic, humor,
music and audience participation, 970.325.4399
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
--Kids Fishing Derby & Outdoor Sports Expo, Jun 7,
Jorgensen Park, Gunnison
-Taste of Crested Butte, Jun 14-21
-Taylor Park Marina Fishing Derby, Jun 21, Taylor Park
Marina, Almont
-Gunnison River Festival, Jun 21-22
-Bridge to Bridge Flying Fishing Tournament, Jun 22,
-Crested Butte Bike Week, Jun 25-29
-AWEfest Presented by Artists of the West Elks, Jun 29,
Elk Ave, Crested Butte
-Alpenglow (free outdoor concert series), Jun 30, Cen-
ter For the Arts
--Personal Medicare Counseling, June 3, no charge,
but appointments are required, held at Delta Public
Library, 211 W 6th St, Delta. To make an appoint-
ment, or for more info, call RSVP Colorado West at:
-5th Annual Outdoor Heritage Day, Jun 7, 9a-2p, Fish-
ing Derby, Amateur 3D Archery Shoot, Fly Casting
Contest, Plus Smokey Bear will be there, and tons of
other fun activities, Confluence Park, Bill Heddles Rec
Center, 970.874.0923
-Second Saturday Street Fair, Jun 14, 8a-1p, 3 Rd St,
Delta, 970.874.8616
-Cedaredge Rotary Summer Solstice Invitational Golf
Tournament, 2 flights available; 4 person Scramble and
2 person Best Ball of foursome (handicap required).
Fees include cart, lunch, door prizes, situational prizes,
and flight prizes. A silent auction and raffle will be
held. All proceeds go to scholarships for local high
school students, dictionaries for third graders, and a
multitude of local grants, Cedaredge Golf Course, Jun
21, 7:30a Check in; 8:30a Shotgun start, Barb Stoermer
970.201.0519 or call the pro shop at 970.856.7781
-Jun 28, 8a-3p, 1st Annual Horizons Health Care &
Retirement Community Fundraiser Golf Tournament,
Cedaredge Golf Course, 4-Person Teams, Scramble
Format, $65 per person includes golf, cart, lunch, Hole
in one Car Giveaway and other prizes! Contact Sara
Sterling, Executive Director, 970.835.3113 for more info
or visit: to register.