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Happenings
2014 October
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-50th Anniversary Celebration of the Delta
County Museum, Oct 11, 10a-2p, Antique &
Vintage Vendors/Classic Car Show/Nostalgic
Fashions, Music, Book Signings, Special Matinee
of ¡®Rediscovering Delta History¡¯ & Bank Night,
Historic Egyptian Theatre
-The Paonia Chamber of Commerce is sponsor-
ing the town¡¯s first Oktoberfest, Oct 18, 3-6p,
The Living Farm Cafe, Grand Ave between 1st &
2nd St, $10/plate, $5/mug, 970.527.3886
-DCSRC Senior Expo, Oct 23, 8a-1:30p, 45 ven-
dors, www.dcsrc.org
-Businesses are invited to ¡®Unlock the Keys to
Facebook: Success for your Business in 90 Min-
utes¡¯ on Oct 28, 1-2:30p, at Delta Area Cham-
ber of Commerce. This class is meant to take
your business Facebook to the next level, Bring
your laptop for this hands-on workshop. Seating
limited; please call to reserve your space. $15.
Call 970.874.8616 for questions or to RSVP
-Trick or Treat Main St, Delta, Oct 31, 3-5p,
www.deltacolorado.org
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
--Oktoberfest & 50th Annual Jeep Raffle Draw-
ing, Oct 4, 5-9p, Ouray Community Ctr, Beer,
brats & polka fun with perennial favorites the
Austrian Connection
-Oct 4, An Afternoon With John Wesley Powell,
Clay Jenkinson will portray Powell, approx 1 1/2
hrs w/reception following, book signing before &
after performance, event will be videotaped for
release at a later date.
-Oct 11, Montrose Farmers¡¯ Market & Harvest
Festival, food & craft vendors, petting zoo,
pumpkin carving, tractor show, face painting,
drinks, kids games, demos, live music, 12-2p
-Oct 17-18, Autumn Celebrations Arts & Crafts
Holiday Show, the largest Arts & Crafts show in
Montrose! 75+ Vendor booths with handcrafted
items, gourmet foods, small business offerings,
a craft corner for the kids! Friday 3-7p; Satur-
day 9a-4p, info: 970.275.6547
-Oct 18, PAX Celebration of Art & Culture, a
special evening in Montrose celebrating art, mu-
sic, culture, culinary delights & fine spirits
-Moto Mayhem Western Slope Endurocross,
Oct 18, Sign-up: 9-11a; Big bike practice:
9-11:30a; Riders meeting: 12p; 50cc-85cc bike
practice: 11:30a-12:30p; 50cc-85cc racing:
1-3p; Intermission: 3-4p; Big bike racing: 4-9p;
Grandstand Ticket Prices: $10 Adults, $5 kids 6
to 12, Free for 5 & under; Pit Passes $5; Con-
tact Highland Cycles to register & for more info:
970.240.2197
-Western Colorado Hospitality Summit, Oct 24-
25, will provide you with tools you need to be
successful, including seminars, interactive class-
es, & certification course, covers topics such
as customer service, branding & social media,
presented by nationally recognized & respected
professionals, Montrose Pavilion, Sue Hansen
970.209.0239 or Terri Leben 970.901.6761,
westerncoloradohopitality.com
-The Halloween Ball at the Haunted Hotel, Oct
31, 8p-Midnight, DJ & Dancing, Costume Con-
test, Treats, 21+, $5 cover, Costume Required,
Beaumont Hotel & Spa, Ouray, 5th & Main,
970.325.7000, www.BeaumontHotel.com
2 stages, photo booth available, 970.241.8801
-Rocky Mountain Women¡¯s Expo, Oct25, 159 Main
St, Gr Jct, Two River¡¯s Convention Ctr, 11a-6p, $5,
Children 12 & under FREE. 970.242.6663
-Time Warp Travelers Masquerade Ball, Oct 30, 718
Horizon Dr, Gr Jct, 7-10p, doors open 5p, a fundrais-
er for the Grand Valley Steampunk Society¡¯s Steam-
punk Convention with a Twist.
-Venus in Fur, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct, Oct 30-Nov 1,
$10 adults; $8 seniors (60+), faculty/staff/alumni;
$6 students/youth, ¡®Venus in Fur¡¯ is a laugh-out-loud
study of the politics of sex & power. 970.248.1604
-Trick or Treat Street, Join Fruita businesses for Trick
or Treat Street, downtown Fruita, Oct 31, 3-5p,
Fruita Chamber of Commerce: 970.858.3894. FREE
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
-October 25 Halloween Fright Night, Gunnison Com-
munity & Aquatics Center.
-Halloween Parade Presented by KBUT Radio, Trick or
Treat walking parade for kids of all ages, See more
at: www.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/Delta:
-Cedaredge Volunteer Fire Dept Chili Supper, Oct 2
-Golden Gala, Oct 3, Cedaredge, an evening of fabu-
lous food, drink, dancing & great music.
-AppleFest, Oct 4-5, early Saturday morning through
Sunday afternoon, the Cedaredge Town Park comes
alive, cedaredgechamber.com/applefest
-Treasures Yard Sale To Benefit Delta County Senior
Resource Council, Oct 4, 8a-1:30p, Cedaredge Stor-
age Units, 455 S Grand Mesa Dr, Cedaredge, next to
Connie¡¯s Restaurant, To donate for this fundraiser,
drop off items at People Care Home Health, 1565
Hwy 50, Suite B, Delta, Items can also be dropped
off at the DCSRC office, 823-B Main St, Delta, or
bring them to Cedaredge on sale day! We encourage
donations to sell of honey, jams, jelly, salsa, baked
goods, etc.
-Marriage Conference w/Michael Smalley, Oct
17-18, 2066 Hwy 6 & 50, Fruita, Victory Life
Church, 7p Fri: ¡®Comedy of Love¡¯; 9a Sat: ¡®The
Surprising Way to a Stronger Marriage¡¯, $55/
Couple advance or $65/Couple at the Door, Reg-
ister at Victory Life Church, 970.858.4852
-WSCC Coin Show, Oct 18, 1404 Ute Ave,
Gr Jct, Buy, sell, trade, or just ask ques-
tions, Coins, Currency, & Fine Collectibles,
970.208.3389
-Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience, Oct 18, 743
Horizon Dr, Gr Jct, An elegant one stop shop
to plan your wedding, photographers, venues,
bakeries, beauty, florists, roaming fashion show,
win great prizes and have a fun day out with
your fiance, mom or bridesmaids, 970.433.2093
-Kids Aid 5K Trail Trot, Oct 18, 351 S Camp Rd,
Gr Jct, Family Friendly, Wingate Elementary
School, Easter Hill/Water Tower trail system,
7:30a, 970.712.2847
-Free ACLU Know Your Rights Training, Oct 18,
536 Ouray Ave, Gr Jct, Following recent events
in Ferguson, Missouri & all around the country,
it¡¯s more important than ever for all citizens to
be prepared and know how to assert their con-
stitutionally protected rights when dealing with
law enforcement, 970.623.2598
-Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show, Oct 18-19,
159 Main St, Gr Jct, 9a-6p Sat; 9a-4p Sun, $3
adults, $1 students 11-18, Kids under 11 free
w/adult, 970.270.8068
-Trick or Treat Street & Halloween Carnival, Oct
24, Downtown Palisade, 970.464.5602
-Bosco Hip Hop Master Class, Oct 24, 2460
Patterson Rd #5, Gr Jct, the greatest hip hop
dancer around, Bosco, offering a master class.
Bosco has performed with Pink, Fergie, 50 Cent
and numerous others, 970.255.8322
-Spooktacular,
Oct 25, 6th
& Main St, Gr
Jct, family-
friendly event
for kids 12 &
under, All kids
should come
in costume,
3:30p, cookie
and pumpkin
decorating,
entertainment,
970.245.9697
-Truck N Treat
& Zombie
Run, Oct 25,
325 E Aspen
Ave, Fruita,
10a-Noon,
Fruita Civic Ctr
parking lot,
970.858.0360
-Zombie Prom
(Fundraiser for
KAFM Radio),
Oct 25, 538
Main St, Gr Jct,
Mesa Theater,
8p, Live DJ¡¯s on