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2015 March
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-Mar 22, 41st Annual Al Johnson Uphill/
Downhill Telemark Ski Race, Known
for the costumes as well as the race,
Crested Butte
-Mar 26-28, 18th Annual GORE-TEX Elk
Mountains Grand Traverse,
an extraordinary 40-mile backcountry
ski race between Crested Butte and
Aspen, CO.
-Mar 27-28, Soul Train Presented by
KBUT Radio, Butte 66, Mt Crested Butte
--Texas Hold ¡®em Fundraiser, Mar 14,
beverages, beer & soft drinks, Great
Food, Raffle Prizes worth hundreds of
dollars, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of
Delta, 4p registration, tournament play
5-8:30p, Bill Heddles Recreation Center,
-EckertCrane Days, Mar 20-22, 9-11a,
Fruitgrowers Reservoir, North Rd, Eckert
-AARP Safe Driving Course, Mar 31,
12-4p, FREE to HopeWest Volunteers,
Delta HopeWest Conference Room, 195
Stafford Ln, 4-hr State approved train-
ing course. Participants receive 3% -
15% off of their car insurance just for
taking the course! Participants need to
call their insurance provider to find out
how much they will save, $15 for AARP
Members, $20 for Non-AARP Mem-
bers, all ages welcome, RSVP required:
970.874.6823 or fsabartinelli@hopew-
--Tunneling Under the South Pole, Mar
1, 7-9p, Wright Opera House, John H.
Wright began his career in the under-
ground mines of the American West as a
mining geologist & hardrock miner. With
the closing of the western frontier he
headed south to Antarctica.
-Open Improv at the Sherbino, Mar 2,
7-9p, Free, Come out to The Sherbino to
experience improv theater.
-Pride & Prejudice, Mar 6, Mom looking
For husbands for her daughters, Magic
Circle Theater, 420 S 12th St, Montrose
-The Zoo Story, Mar 6-7, 7:30-9p,
Wright Opera House, Ouray County
-Once Upon a Wedding... a formal af-
fair, Wedding Expo, March 15th, 10-4p,
Dress Exchange from 10a-4p, Montrose
Pavilion, or
970.209.8221 or 970.275.6547 (Look
for our ad!)
--Telluride Spelling Bee, Mar 4, Telluride
Historical Museum¡¯s 3rd annual adult
spelling bee, Sheridan Opera House,
110 N Oak St, Telluride
-Subaru Freeride Series at Telluride Ski
Resort, Mar 4-8, featuring big mountain
freeskiing & snowboarding competition,
the world¡¯s best athletes will compete.
-Rockin¡¯ At the Opera for TASP, Mar
5-6, Telluride Adaptive Sports Program
fundraiser at the Sheridan Opera House,
-Mar 6, Naturita Science Friday, Pinhead
Institute & Naturita Library collaborated
event, 1-2p, K-5th Grade come & do
science projects, Naturita Community
Library, 970.865.2848
-Grand Valley Health Fair, Mar 27-28, 159 Main St,
Gr Jct, All blood draws will be done before the fair w/
results mailed immediately to recipients. There will be
no blood draws done at the health fair, 970.244.8400
-STRIVE Yard Sale, Mar 28, 641 Struthers Ave, Gr Jct,
over stocked items from our downtown store ¡®Unique-
ly Yours¡¯, the Botanical Gardens & much much more,
all proceeds go to STRiVE¡¯s Family Supports Services
Program, 970.244.5506
-Alternative Health Expo 2015, Mar 28, 2817 North
Ave, Gr Jct, vendors from around Colorado & Utah
showcase Alternative Health products & services,
meet professionals in Reiki, Massage Therapy,
Aura Cleansing & so much more! Admission is free,
-Edesia Wine & Food Festival, Mar 29, 777 Grande
River Dr, A Palisade Culinary Wine & Spirits Adven-
ture, 1-5p, The Wine Country Inn, Must be 21 to at-
tend, exquisite food, wine & spirits, fundraiser for the
Marillac Clinic, 970.464.5777
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
--Mar 5, Join the Crested Butte Nordic Council for a
fun day of learning to skate ski, for free!
-Mar 5-8, IFSA Nationals Junior/College Freeskiing
-Mar 5, Join the Crested Butte Nordic Council for a
fun day of learning to skate ski for free!
-Mar 5-8, IFSA Nationals Junior/College Freeskiing
-Mar 7, A ski jump in the middle of downtown? It
happens in Crested Butte during Big Air on Elk
-Mar 8, Spring Ahead Ice Fishing Tournament,
Weekend Warrior Outdoors and SportFish Colorado,
IOLA Boat Ramp, Blue Mesa
-Mar 13-15, U.S. Ski Mountaineering Association
National Championships, Crested Butte
-Mar 14, High Country Conservation Advocates
Red Lady Ball! The Red Room, Crested Butte,
970.349.7104 X4
-Mar 14, The Winter Night Sky, Join park rangers
and the Black Canyon Astronomical Society, learn
more about what is happening in the winter night
sky, South Rim Visitor Center, Gunnison
-Mar 17, St. Paddy¡¯s Day Party, ¡®Unleash Your
Leprechaun¡¯, Gunnison Arts Center 102 S Main St ,
-Mar 21, 4 Star Freeride World Qualifier, Cr. Butte
-Mar 21, New Moon Yurt Dinner, When the full moon
rises, the Magic Meadows turn into a luminescent