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Happenings
2015 April
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/Delta:
--Soul Cooking: Fresh & Wyld Healthy
Cooking Classes & Retreat, Apr 10-11,
Fresh & Wyld Farmhouse Inn, 1978 Hard-
ing Rd, Paonia, Classes $245/each week-
end workshop in the series (includes
meals, tuition, book), Rooms not included,
packages start at $350 sgl occ., $300/
ea Dbl occ. for class & room, breakfast
included, 970.527.4374, more info:
www.freshandwyld.com
-Winemaker Dinner, the Living Farm Cafe &
Inn, Apr 14, 6-8:30p, 120 Grand Ave, Join
Stone Cottage Cellars & enjoy a 5-course
dinner, $60/person, limited seating, reser-
vations required, 970.527.3779
-Cyber-Crime & Fraud Prevention, Learn
from Ike Barnes, Asst to the Special Agent
in Charge, US Secret Service, Denver Field
Office, about trends in cyber-crime & how
that relates to your business, Apr 14, 5:30-
6:30p, Delta Area Chamber, 301 Main St,
Delta, No cost but registration required,
seating limited: 970.874.8616 or: www.
region10.net
-Delta County Home Garden & Recreation
Show, Apr 17-18, Bill Heddles Rec Ctr, 530
Gunnison River Dr, Delta, Vendors call:
970.874.8616
-Yard & Bake Sale, All Saints Lutheran
Church, 20101 Deer Creek Rd, Austin, 1
mile north of Cory General Store on high-
way 65, Apr 24: 9a-3p & Apr 25: 9a-1p,
open to the public, 970.835.3928
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
--Easter Celebration, Apr 5, Black Can-
yon Golf Club, Montrose, Contact:
970.249.4653
-Open Improv at the Sherbino, Apr 6, 20,
7-9p, Free, Come out to The Sherbino to
experience improv theater led by local
Heather Toth, Ridgway
-San Juan Independent Film Festival,
Apr 9-12, Downtown Montrose, pre-
mieres a powerful collection of insightful
award-winning outdoor & environmental
films that share the spirit of adventure,
970.252.9303 X4
-CASA¡¯s (Court Appointed Special Advo-
cates for children) Annual ¡®Ray of Hope¡¯
Fundraising Dinner, Apr 10, 5:30-9p,
Montrose Pavilion, featuring a ¡®Dessert
Dash¡¯ with area restaurants¡¯ & bakers¡¯
special creations, silent & live auctions,
music by Donny & Glenn from 6-9p, info
970.249.0337 or: www.casa7jd.org
-Exhibit: ¡®How the San Juan Peaks Got
their Names¡¯, Apr 16-30, 10a-4:30p, Ouray
County Museum, have you ever wondered
where all of those names come from?
-Moto Mayhem Western Slope Enduro-
cross, Apr 18, All day, Montrose County
Fairgrounds Grandstands, Montrose,
970.240.2197
-Ridgway Loves The Sherbino, 80¡¯s Adult
Prom, Apr 18, 8-11p, Dress in your best
80¡¯s attire & come ready to party like it¡¯s
1985, a fundraiser for the historic
Sherbino Theater
-Rec Center Ground Breaking Ceremony,
Apr 24, Montrose Rec District, Montrose,
970.249.7705 X570
-Weehawken Dance presents the Golden
Ticket, Apr 24 from 7-9p and Apr 25 from
1-3p, Montrose Pavilion
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
--Pinhead Institute 3D Printing Drop-In
for All Ages, Apr 1-2, 3:30p, Join us for
one or all of these drop-in sessions to
give your ideas form, literally, Telluride,
970.369.5190
-Apr 2, The Telluride Mountain Club invites
the community to bring the fun indoors
at the Telluride High School Winter Indoor
Climbing Gym
-KOTO End of Season Street Dance &
costume contest, Apr 3, with music from a
selection of DJs, Telluride
-Norwood Farm & Craft Market (Winter),
Apr 4 & Apr 18, 10a-12p, The Livery,
Norwood
-Fruita Fat Tire Festival, Apr 23-26, South Park
Square, Fruita, ride miles of pristine MTB Trails, meet
MTB friends from around the world, 303.635.2815
-Telluride MountainFilm on Tour makes a stop in Gr
Jct, Apr 24, 7:30p, kids 12 & Under free, 538 Main
Street, Gr Jct, 970.250.9682
-Western Slope Coin Show, Apr 24-25, Mesa County
Fairgrounds, 2785 Hwy 50, Gr Jct, 970.255.7100
-CMU Maverick Cycling Classic, Apr 24-26, Downtown
GJ, Fruita, & Palisade, 970.248.1902
-CMU¡¯s Spring Into Dance, Apr 24: 7:30p & Apr 25:
2p & 7:30p, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct, $12 adults, $10
faculty/staff/alumni,
$8 seniors(60+), $6 students/youth, 970.248.1604
-March for Babies - March of Dimes, Apr 25, Lin-
coln Park, 12th St & Gunnison Ave, Gr Jct, a 3k walk
where family teams & individuals raise money, after
walk gather for food & fun at the park, 719.243.0894
-Dueling Pianos Road Show, Apr 27, Thunder-
Struck Valley, 436 Main St, Gr Jct, 7p, tickets $12,
970.248.9022
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
--Flauschink, Apr 1-5, a spring holiday started in
1969 by George Sibley, among others, to celebrate
the ¡°flushing out of winter¡±
-Slush Huck Pond Skim Competitions & Live Music,
Apr 4, The end of ski season is another excuse to
celebrate, dress up in silly costumes & have wacky
events like the Slush Huck
-Closing Weekend, CB Nordic Center & Crested
Butte Mountain Resort, Apr 4-5, It¡¯s hard to believe
it¡¯s over. Join us to celebrate another fabulous ski
season at Crested Butte
-Eggquatics, underwater Easter egg hunt, Apr 4,
9-11a, all Kids 0-12 years old, Gunnison City Aquat-
ics Center, also a bounce house, scavenger hunt in
building, breakfast snacks, egg hunt waves at 9a,
9:45a & 10:30a, doors open 8:30a for 9a wave, if
you¡¯re in later waves please come after 9a, areas in
the pool designated for specific age groups during
egg hunt, $5/family, Questions call 970.641.8060
-Apr 10-12, Ultimate Snowmobiler, 2nd year
8-event snowmobile contest crowns the Ultimate
Snowmobiler, produced by 357 Productions
-Flavors of Gunnison, Apr 18-25, annual celebration
of Gunnison¡¯s restaurants whom offer up specials
-Crested Butte Pole, Paddle & Pedal, Apr 26, An
extreme endurance event that spans the entire
Gunnison Valley starting with an uphill/downhill ski
leg in Mt Crested Butte