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Happenings
2014 July
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
noon-1p, taught by staff from Networks Unlimited. Class
size limited, Pre-registration & pre-payment required by
calling: 970.874.8616, $15/person.
-Little Britches Rodeo, July 11-13, Main St, Cedaredge.
Parade noon, Sloppy Joe¡¯s served in Town Park from
11a-1p, 970.856.6961
-Deltarado Days/Main Street Fair, Jul 18, 4-7p, Visit
& shop Main Street, 1st to 9th, Deltarado Days Street
Dance, 6-11p, Beer Garden, Live Music and Key Club/
Kiwanis Barbeque, www.deltacolorado.org
-Deltarado Dash 5K Race/Walk, Jul 19, 6:30a-9p, Delta-
rado Days Parade, 9-10a, www.deltacolorado.org
-Family Fun Day at Cleland Park, Delta, Jul 19, 9:30a-
10p, Vendor Village, Kid¡¯s activities, Beer Garden,
Entertainment, www.deltacolorado.org
-Jul 25-26, Delta County¡¯s Relay for Life, gather to walk
in support of the Fight Against Cancer.
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
-Montrose 4th of July Parade, 10a. Main in Motion, re-
scheduled will immed. follow parade.
-Free Concert Series, Ridgway Town Park, 6p ¡®til Dark,
Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, After Party @Sherbino Theater,
www.ridgwayconcertseries.com
-Corkscrew Turntable Hike, Jul 5, 9a-2p, Ouray County
Museum, guided, $10, Sponsored by Ridgway Railroad
Museum & OCHS. Call 970.325.4576 to preregister.
-Jul 6-7, The Ouray County Rodeo Association Horse
Races.
-Ridgway MoonWalk, Jul 12, 6-9p, Downtown Ridgway,
Join the Ridgway Creative District, Weehawken Creative
Arts & Ridgway¡¯s galleries w/special guests with a Sum-
mer Fun theme.
-Read to a Senior, Jul 15, 10-11:30a, Montrose Library
Meeting Room, 320 S 2nd St, Montrose. Everyone is
invited to our first ever Read to a Senior event. Local
seniors will be here to listen to you (or a caregiver) read
a story together. Snacks & socializing after. Registration
suggested, call Miss Lizz: 970.249.9656¡Á2
water. This hike is an out & back beginning at the Up-
per Monument Canyon Trail, 970.254.3866
-Drag Racing, Jul 25-26, 115 32 Rd, Gr Jct, Fri:Friday
Night Street Legal Drags/Young Guns Pts#7; Sat: Su-
per Pro, Pro, Sportsman Points#8/Jr Dragster Pts#7/
E.T. Series Pts#4, 970.243.9022, www.wcdra.com
-Grand Mesa Moose Day, Jul 26, 20090 Baron Lake Dr,
Cedaredge, 10a-4p, US Forest Service Visitor Center,
Grand Mesa, Family hikes, hands-on activities for kids,
moose viewing & safety, moose biology, 970.856.4153
-Monument Downhill 5K, Jul 26, 421 Brach Dr, Gr Jct,
begins at 8a at the Redlands Dos Hombres.
-Color Dash 5K, Jul 26, I-70 & 24 Rd, Gr Jct, Canyon
View Park, beginning at 9a, A portion of the proceeds
will benefit Mesa County Partners.
-Madame Butterfly, by High Desert Opera, Jul 26-Aug
2, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct, CMU¡¯s Robinson Theatre,
970.523.9605
-Frontier Belles Horse Show, Jul 26-27, 2785 Hwy 50,
Gr Jct, 8a, Free to the public. 970.255.7100
-Bottles, Cans & Music Festival, Jul 26-27, Powderhorn,
970.268.5700 or
www.powderhorn.com
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
-35th Hot Air Balloon Rally, Jul 4-6,
Jorgensen Park, Gunnison
-Gunnison 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, Music,
Kids¡¯ Activities, Food & Fireworks, Jorgensen Park
-RMBL Gothic to Crested Butte Run, Walk or Crawl 1/3
Marathon, Jul 4, Gothic
-Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival, Jul 10-13
-Caddis Cup fly-fishing tournament, Crested Butte
Land Trust, Jul 11-12, Valleywide.
-Crested Butte Plein Air Invitational, Jul 12-13, Oh-Be-
Joyful Gallery, Crested Butte
-Yogapalooza, Jul 19-20, Rockin JC Ranch
-Living Journeys Summit Hike & Mountain Half-Mara-
thon, Jul 26, Crested Butte Resort
-Gunnison Art in the Park, Jul 27, Legion Park
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/Delta:
-Delta Fireworks, Confluence Park, Jul 4, 9-10p
-Using the Cloud for small business. Jul 8,
-Night Waves: Teen Night & Pool Party, Jul 11, 12th
& North Ave, Gr Jct, $7 admission or $5 if you bring
a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank of the
Rockies. For Middle School students (with valid ID).
970.254.3866
-Lavender Festival, Jul 11-12, Memorial Park, Palisade,
www.coloradolavender.org
-Drag Racing, Jul 11-12, 115 32 Rd, Gr Jct, Fri: Fri-
day Night Street Legal Drags / Young Guns Points#6;
Sat: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman Points#7 / E.T. Series
Points#3, 970.243.9022, see website for detailed info:
www.wcdra.com
-Mesa County Fair 4-H Horse Show, Jul 12-13, 2785
Hwy 50, Gr Jct, 8a, Free to the public. 970.255.7100
-WEBE Moto Race, Jul 12-13, 48338 Powder-
horn Rd, Mesa, $10 per person / 10 & under FREE,
970.385.7554, weberacing.com
-Summer Mountain Series Barrel Race & Gymkhana, Jul
13, Collbran Rodeo Grounds, 3060 Rodeo Rd, Exhib: 9a;
Peewees: 10:45a; Open Race: 11a, Fun for all & awards
too! 970.270.6224
-Mesa County Fair, Jul 15-19, 2785 Hwy 50, Gr Jct, The
Fair promotes the diversity of the area, features family
oriented entertainment, educational opportunities & is a
showcase of local products & services. 970.256.1528
-Murder Mystery Dinner Party (Ages 40+), Jul 18, 550
Ouray Ave, Gr Jct, Senior Rec Center, Registration dead-
line Jul 7, 970.254.3866
-Old Fossil Classic Golf Tournament, Jul 25, 876 18 1/2
Rd, Fruita, Proceeds benefit Dinosaur Journey & the Mu-
seum of Western Colorado, For Registration or Sponsor-
ships call Dennis Baker at 970.250.0081, * If you think
you¡¯re an old fossil, you probably are. No questions
asked. 970.858.7282
-Friday Hike: Upper Monument Canyon to Independence
Rock, Jul 25, Fun hike, great company, beautiful places
await you, don¡¯t forget your camera. Registration dead-
line is 2 days prior to the hike. Please bring lunch &
Colorado Springs Native American
InterTribal Festival & Traditional Powwow
Jul 19, 10a-6p. at the Freedom Financial Ser-
vices EXPO Center, 3650 N Nevada, Colorado
Springs. This event is a celebration of Native
history and culture and will include Native
drums and dancers, Native art and artisans,
live wolf and birds of prey exhibits, and plenty
of Native vendors and food. The event is a
Traditional Powwow, where American Indians
from all tribes meet together to join in dancing,
singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and
making new ones.
Drums by invitation only! An opportunity for
non-Natives to learn and ask questions about
Native American culture, history, dances and
music. See the different regalia worn by danc-
ers as they demonstrate some of the various
Native dances. Native artisans will demonstrate
their skills and exhibit their paintings, jewelry,
beadwork, and more. Navajo tacos and fry
bread. For dancers, there will be several ¡°Spe-
cials¡± plus door prizes!
Admission is $2. Native Americans in full regalia
and children 12 & under free. Bring chairs, as
seating is limited. Also, please bring donations
of non-perishable food to help feed the hungry.
Grand Entry at 11a and 3p. No drugs, alcohol or
pets (except service animals) permitted.
For Information visit: www.palmerdividehistory.
org or call Al & Rhetta Walter at: 719.559.0525
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