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Happenings
2015 August
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-Mtn Air Music Festival, Aug 15, 1-7p, Fellin
Park, Ouray
-Gun Show, Aug 21-23,Montrose County Fair-
grounds Friendship Hall, Guns & gun-related
items, buy, sell, trade, browse Sponsored by
Montrose Rod & Gun Club, Food available during
show, Security Provided, Days Inn is offering
room discounts for the show, 970.249.4507.
-High Graders Holiday Mining Competition, Aug
29-30, 9a-4p, Hot Springs Pool Parking Lot,
Ouray
-The Bag Affair, Bags & Beyond, Aug 27, 5-7p,
Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast, Free to the pub-
lic, outdoor evening of music, hors d¡¯oeuvres,
silent auction including hand crafted purses,
handbags, other items
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
--Fireside Chats with Telluride Museum, Aug
5-20, lecture series delves into local historical
topics through the lenses of authors, historical
re-enactors, professors, geologists, more
-Telluride Chamber Music Festival, Aug 6-16,
Enjoy classical chamber music in Telluride!
-Telluride Mushroom Festival, Aug 13-16, A Cel-
ebration of All Things Fungal & Ethneogenic
-Bow Wow Film Festival, Presented by Second
Chance Humane Society, Aug 20, An event that
will ¡®celebrate, educate, and inspire all things
doggie through the art of short film¡¯, Sheridan
Opera House, Telluride
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City:
--Crested Butte Open Golf Tournament & Gala, Au-
gust 2-3, The Club at Crested Butte
-August 2-8, Colorado Rocky Mountain Bicycle Tour,
7 days of biking in the gorgeous rocky mountains
on a fully supported ride
-Frank Vignola¡¯s Gyspy Jazz Guitar Camp, Aug 6-9,
Crested Butte, Learn from guitarist extraordinaire
Frank Vignola & other accomplished musicians, in-
cludes warm ups, jam time, rhythm guitar, impro-
visation, a workshop on Django Reinhardt¡¯s style,
ensembles, late-night jam sessions w/performers,
www.crestedbuttemusicfestival.org
-Aug 21-23, Gunnison Car Show Weekend & High
Octane Arts & Crafts Festival, Gunnison, What bet-
ter place to talk cool cars than leaning under the
hood of a classic car or street rod?
-Aug 22-23, Carvin¡¯ Up Colorado, Witness some of
the best chainsaw carvers in the world create beau-
tiful pices of art right in front of your eyes, Legion
Park, Teller St & E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison
Hotchkiss/Paonia/Cedaredge/Delta:
--Serenity Run Parade, Aug 1, Hwy 65 Motorcycle
Parade, 11a, Cedaredge
-Serenity Run, Aug 8-9, Sober Motorcycle Gather-
ing, Cedaredge
-Smokey the Bear¡¯s Birthday Celebration, Aug 8,
20090 Baron Lake Dr, Cedaredge, Smokey Bear¡¯s
71st birthday, Forest Service¡¯s Grand Mesa Visitor
Center, 10a-3p, 970.856.4153
--DeltaFest, Aug 13, 5:30-7:30p, Delta, Street ven-
dors, food, music, all things Delta, www.deltacolo-
rado.org click on the events tab for more info
-Family History Fun Fair, Aug 15, 1-5p, Displays
& Classes; receive hands on help and free family
search software, learn how to find out more about
your family history, LDS Chapel, Cedaredge
-Celebrate the Fork, Aug 28-29, Delta County Fair-
grounds, 403 South 4th St, Hotchkiss, celebrating
the creative people in the North Fork Valley
-Party in the Park, Aug 29, The Town of Cedaredge
will provide a variety of meat and Tea, Water or
Lemonade. Music 6p, bring a side dish or a dessert
to share with your neighbors, Cedaredge Town Park,
5p till the food¡¯s gone, open to Town of Cedaredge
& Town Utility Customers
Montrose/Ridgway/Ouray:
--Water Sports Park FUNC Festival, Aug 1, 9a-9p,
River Bottom Park, Montrose, whitewater competi-
tions w/prizes & color commentary by well known
water sports competitor & announcer Ken Ho-
eve, river parade, kayak & stand-up paddle board
instruction, ¡®Paddle with the Professionals¡¯ clinic,
Partners ¡®Ducky Derby¡¯, Trout Unlimited fly casting
competition, music, food, beer, wine, activities for
those who prefer to stay dry & revel in land-based
activities.
-Olathe Sweet Corn Festival, Aug 1, Small-town
festival promoting non-profits and local agriculture.
This year¡¯s event will feature: free ¡®Olathe Sweet¡¯
sweet corn, beer & wine garden, evening perfor-
mance by Natalie Stovall & the Drive, on-stage
entertainment throughout the day, corn eating
contest, karaoke, FREE family activities
-Geologic Tour in the Northwestern San Juan Moun-
tains, Aug 5, 7a-5p, Ouray Community Center
-Car Enthusiast Show, August 7, 5-7p, cars
galore, food, vendors, prize drawings, Ham-
burgers & hot dog meals for sale, proceeds
go to Pavilion Meals, drawings for prizes, On
the lawn behind The Homestead, 1819 Pavil-
ion Drive, Montrose, Vendor booths are free,
contact Court-
ney for more info
970.596.2439
-Ridgway Rendez-
vous Arts & Crafts
Festival, Aug 8-9,
Ridgway Town Park
-Mt. Sneffels
Marathon-Half
Marathon, Aug 8,
6:30a-1p, Ouray
Hot Springs Park
-Colorado District
Gold Wing Road
Riders Association
Annual Conven-
tion, Aug 12-16,
Montrose County
Fairgrounds
-Guided Tour of
Ouray Museum,
Aug 12, 9-11a,
Ouray County Mu-
seum