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2016 October/November
Pg 17 - The Sunshine Express
-Montrose Oktoberfest, October 1, 1-6p,
Downtown Montrose, live music, Biergarten
featuring Colorado craft beers, German fare,
dancers, costume contest and more
-Bosom Buddies 5KWalk/Run & 10K Run,
October 8, 9a-12p, Montrose Pavilion, 1800
Pavilion Dr, Annual Walk/Run for local Breast
Cancer Support, $30 per person, for more
information call: 970.252.2814, Email: info@ or visit our website at:
-November 14, Colorado Choral Director¡¯s Se-
lect Choir Concert, Grand Junction High School
Auditorium, 1400 N 5th St, Grand Junction,
the Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts
Ensemble will perform alongside the Grand
Valley Children¡¯s Choir and vocalists selected
from over 20 high schools statewide
-November 18, Holiday Tree Lighting, the
Wells Fargo Christmas Tree and the rest of
Main Street light up to officially kick off the
holiday season in Downtown Grand Junction,
-GJ Turkey Trot 5K & Little Gobbler Run,
Starts/Ends at Two Rivers Convention Cen-
ter, 159 Main St, Grand Junction, Thurs-
day, November 24, Thanksgiving Day, 9a,
-Colorado Mesa University Theatre presents
¡®A Christmas Carol¡¯, weekends from Novem-
ber 25-December 3, Robinson Theatre (CMU),
1100 N 12th St, Grand Junction, for dates and
performance times see website, 970.248.1604
-The Art and Chocolate Walk, Downtown Pali-
sade, 101 W 3rd St, Saturday, November 27,
Gunnison, Crested Butte, Lake City
--October 11, 7:30-8:30p, The Crested Butte
Heritage Museum hosts the ¡®Illuminations
Slide Show¡¯, a unique and fun way to see and
learn about the evolution of the Crested Butte
community, this year¡¯s theme is ¡®Sports and
Recreation¡¯, free but donations to support the
Museum are greatly appreciated, crestedbut-
-Sue MacAllister Memorial Halloween Fun Run,
October 29, 9a-12p, benefit for GVAWL Animal
Shelter, Fun Run, Walk, in Costume or not,
dogs welcome,
-Trick or Treat Main Street, Gunnison, October
31, 3-5p
-Sugar Plum Festival, November 12, 9a-4p,
Fred R. Field House, Gunnison, for information
contact Trina Lull at: 970.596.2656 (see our
ad on page 16)
Hotchkiss Cedaredge Delta
--Western Slope Poker Tour, October 6, 5-8p,
4B¡¯s Brewery, Cedaredge, Every Thursday
beginning at 5p
-Saturdays at the Fort, October 8, 10a-2p,
special reduced admission of $2, Seniors and
children under 6 years of age and persons in
fur trapping-era clothing are free, Fort Un-
compahgre is located at 440 North Palmer St,
Delta, near Bill Heddles Recreation Ctr, visit
this living history museum and travel back to
the fur trapping-era, October 8: Harvest Festi-
val, Artists Render The Fort, Fundraiser for the
Fort; October 22: Fall Hunt
& ¡®The Solar Brothers¡¯, Children under age 15 free,
includes camping, NO DOGS! 970.527.1110,
--Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon, October 1, 8a-3p,
Montrose Aquatic Center, recreation based, family
oriented sprint distance triathlon
-Montrose Farmer¡¯s Market, October 1,8,15,22,29,
8:30a-1p, Centennial Plaza, every Saturday featuring
local produce from the region, arts & crafts vendors,
live music on the Plaza
-Oktoberfest, October 15,
2-6p, Delicious Orchards,
39126 Hwy 133, Hotch-
kiss, Paonia Chamber of
Commerce presents, tick-
ets $12 and includes Brats
with fixins¡¯ and two sides,
featuring local & regional
beers, contests and music,
a fundraiser event for the
Paonia Chamber of Com-
-Cruise Cedaredge, Octo-
ber 20, 5-8p, Cedaredge
Town Park, Car enthusi-
asts are encouraged to
come and show off their
rides, one of a series of
Cruise Nights, see CACC
calendar to find more,
-Beat Night at Louie¡¯s Loft,
October 20, 6-9p, 202
Grand Ave, Paonia, Beat
Night hosted by Jeanine
Devlin, 3rd Thursday of
every month, bring your
original music, poetry,
short stories or..., call
Jeanine for more info:
-5th Annual Hard Cider
Festival, Saturday, Deli-
cious Orchards, Paonia,
home of Big B¡¯s Fabulous
Juice and Hard Ciders,
featuring the Members
of Rocky Mountain Ci-
der Association: Big B¡¯s,
Colorado Cider Com-
pany, Snow Capped Cider,
Stem Cider, Wild Cider, C
Squared Cider and more,
all day music includes Folk,
Bluegrass, Americana, Folk
Rock & Reggae with ¡®High-
way 50¡¯, ¡®Let Them Roar¡¯