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Happenings
2015 October
Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
-The Durango Double October 10 & 11, running event
featuring a trail & a road Half Marathon, benefits the
Women¡¯s Resource Center, www.durangodouble.com
-The La Plata County Humane Society Bark & Wine
Silent Auction Fundraiser, Oct 17, 6-9p, La Plata County
Fairgrounds, Durango, $25/person gets you a plate
full of savory local foods, a large selection of sweet
desserts, a wide variety of auction items & an unforget-
table night
-¡¯ENRA¡¯ is a one-of-a-kind stage presentation that
combines elements of dance, performance art, graph-
ics, light, music and more. Advancements in technol-
ogy have allowed for this unique fusion of images and
live performers. The troupe features some of Japan¡¯s
most talented artists, masters in a variety of genres
including Kung-fu, acrobatics, ballet, juggling, rhyth-
mic gymnastics and animation dance, Oct 22, 7:30p,
Community Concert Hall at FLC, 1000 Rim Dr, Durango,
970.247.7657
Eagle/Gypsum/Edwards/Avon/Vail:
--Doktor Kaboom!, Creatively blending theatre arts with
the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom!
keeps his crowds riveted & rolling with laughter, Vilar
Ctr, Oct 1, 10a, 970.845.TIXS
-Dr. Seuss¡¯s The Cat in the Hat, Vilar Ctr, Oct 2, two
shows, 10a and 12:30p, 970.845.TIXS
-Vail Valley Cup Soccer, Oct 2-4, Cindy Askwith Memori-
al Tournament, www.vailsoccer.com/page/show/56991-
vail-valley-cup
-Oct 8, 1st Thursday Dance, 4 Eagle Ranch, If you¡¯re
serious about your country dancing, Held 1st Thu every
month, 970.926.3372
-Ski & Snowboard Club Vail¡¯s Annual Ski & Snowboard
Swap, Oct 23-25, All day, 970.754.8245
-Trick or Treat Trot, Kids aged infant through 10 and
their families invited to spend Halloween with the Vail
Recreation District, Oct 31, 970.479.2279
Glenwood/Aspen/Carbondale/Rifle:
--The Meeting, Aspen, Oct 1-3, film, music, industry
conference, networking & all around snow stoke, rub el-
bows w/snow sports industry gurus, enjoy The Meeting
in style w/weekend-long Event Passes, $399 includes:
Industry Conference Session Day at the Limelight(10/2)
incl. lunch; Happy Hour following sessions; Guaranteed
entry to all ski & snowboard films; Ticket for 3 nights of
music at the Belly Up; Private go-cart racing at Woody
Creek Race Track (Must have full pass to attend); Bike
rentals & gondola foot passenger tickets; Complimenta-
ry drinks at all movies, music & opening party; Official
event Helly Hansen custom jacket, www.aspensnow-
mass.com
-Biz-Opoly Business Trade Fair, Oct 2, 4-7p, Hotel Colo-
rado, 526 Pine St, Glenwood Springs, Complimentary
afternoon business seminars(speakers & times to be
announced), Networking, music, prizes, entertainment,
Food tastings from area restaurants, Complimentary
wine & beer from the Hotel Colorado, Excellent expo-
sure for your business, 970.945.6589
-Hockey Mountain High, Oct 2-4, A hockey tournament
with open & recreational divisions with a limit of forty
teams from all over the country, 970.544.4100, www.
aspenrecreation.com
-Comedian Paul Aldrich and Benefit for the PRC, Oct
3, 7p, New Creation Church, 44761 Hwy 6, Glenwood
Springs, a night of food, laughter & supporting women
in our community, 970.945.5562
-ACES Harvest Party, Oct 17, Rock Bottom Ranch, fam-
ily fun including lunch, live music, pony rides, pumpkin
carving, cider pressing, face painting, games & a silent
auction, 970.925.5756, www.aspennature.org
-The Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame, Oct 23, 4:30-
6:30p, An evening w/Aspen¡¯s Hall of Famers Chris Dav-
enport ¡®14 & John Clendenin ¡®13 and to announce the
Class of 2015 Inductees, The Limelight Hotel, Aspen,
Food, drink & silent auction, Free admission, $20 sug-
gested donation, 719.362.6038, stacey@skihall.com
905 Struthers Ave, Gr Jct, Edgewater Brewery, 2-6p,
Alpine Echo will be playing, 970.242.2657
-Corny Treads, Oct 4, 21 1/2 Rd & I 1/2 Rd, Gr Jct,
experience a unique way of racing bikes and running
against your buddies in a corn maze and on farm-
lands, 970.744.4450
-Gun Show by JC Productions, Oct 9-11, 12th St &
North Ave, Gr Jct, Fri 4-7p, Sat 9a-5p, Sun 9a-2p,
$5, Children 12 & under Free w/adult, 970.523.5377
-Glacier Yetis Hockey, Oct 9-10, 2515 Riverside
Pkwy, Gr Jct, Fri 7p & Sat 10a, Both games vs
Breckenridge Bucks, 970.242.7465
-Tree Auction & Plant Sale, Oct 10, 2785 Hwy 50,
Gr Jct, 9a-1p, plant sale, book sale, silent auction &
bidder registration begins 9a, auction itself begins
10a, Mesa County Fairgrounds behind the CSU
Extension Office, Proceeds benefit Tri River Area
Master Gardener Program, 970.244.1834
-Drag Racing: King of the Track, Oct 10, 115 32 Rd,
Gr Jct, Western Colorado Dragway, JRS, BRACKET
RACE, KING OF THE TRACK(day race), Admission
$10, kids under 13 free, 970.640.3987, for detailed
info: www.wcdra.com
-Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, Oct 10, Memorial Park, Palisade,
See yarns, fiber & art, Demos & vendors, Fiber Art Gallery,
Animals, food, music, Fun for the whole family, free admis-
sion, 970.464.7458
-Golf Tournament Benefit for the Western Slope Center
For Children, Oct 10, 2057 S Broadway, Gr Jct, a football-
themed Golf Tournament, Pre-register by calling GJ Parks &
Rec Dept: 970.254.3866
-UV Splash by Color Dash 5K Run/Walk, Oct 10, I-70 & 24
Rd, Gr Jct, Canyon View Park, 7p, A portion of the proceeds
will benefit Western Slope Center for Children and Girls on
the Run
-Rollin¡¯ On The River 3K, Oct 10, 641 Struthers Av, Gr Jct,
support STRiVE¡¯s children services, Family fun games, ac-
tivities, music & lunch, 970.250.1595
-Grand Junction Air Show Presented by West Star Aviation,
Oct 10-11, 2828 Walker Field Dr, Gr Jct
-Amtrak Train Days, Oct 10, 339 S 1st St, Gr Jct, the Am-
trak Exhibit Train is pulling into the Grand Junction Amtrak
from 10a-4p, Meet us at the station & come aboard for
a free self-guided tour through Amtrak¡¯s past, present &
future, 970.241.2733
-Viva la Danza!, Oct 10, 1803 N 7th St, Gr Jct, The Art Cen-
ter celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month w/folkloric dance
-Masquerade Ball, Oct 30,
6-10p, Hotel Colorado, 526
Pine St, Glenwood Springs,
Tickets are $100 ($120 at
the door), Go to gsrotary.
org for a link to buy tickets
through Pay Pal, Dance to
music by Symphony in the
Valley & a DJ, Dinner buf-
fet, cash bar, silent & live
auction, Space is limited,
970.948.6226, Special rates
at the Hotel Colorado for
lodging
Grand Junction/Gate-
way/Parachute:
--Corn Maze and Pumpkin
Patch at Studt¡¯s Farm, Oct
1-31, 21 1/2 Rd between I
and I 1/2 Rd, Gr Junction,
Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin
Jump, Hay Mountain w/
Slides & Climbing, Animal
Train (tractor pulled ride),
Horse-drawn Hayrides,
Pony Rides, Dark Acres
Haunted Corn Maze, Petting
Zoo, 60¡¯ Aviary, Ootdoor
Movie Nights, Interactive
Corn Cannons, Zip-line,
970.462.6361
-Glacier Yetis Hockey, Oct
2-3, 2515 Riverside Pkwy,
Gr Jct, home openers on Fri
7p & Sat 10a, Both games
vs Pikes Peak Miners, The
Glacier Yetis began in 2015
as part of the newly formed
Rocky Mountain Junior
Hockey League(RMJHL),
970.242.7465
-Fashion Swap: Holiday Edi-
tion, Oct 3, 1100 North Ave
(corner of 12th & Orchard),
Gr Jct, 719.231.7367
-5k Frolic, Oct 3, 615 I-70
Business Loop, Clifton, A
family friendly, fully sup-
ported 5k race benefit-
ting the youth program at
Clifton Christian Church,
970.250.0927
-Mini-Oktoberfest, Oct 4,