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2016 October/November
Pg 18 - The Sunshine Express
-October 14-15, Autumn Celebrations Art &
Craft Holiday Show, Friendship Hall at the
Montrose County Fairgrounds, 1001 N 2nd
St, Montrose, art, crafts, gourmet foods,
toys, home decor, much more, Friday
3-7p, Saturday 9a-4p, vendors please call
970.275.6547, or 970.209.8221, for more
(see our ads on page 17 & 18)
-Scarecrow Festival, October 15, 9a-4p,
Montrose Botanic Gardens, 1800 S.
Pavilion Dr, scarecrows of all sizes and
descriptions will be displayed, enjoy the
fun and bid on your favorite scarecrow in a
silent auction
-Epona Horse Workshop: Nuturing the
Sacred Self Workshop, October 21-23,
8a-5p, 18907 Spring Canyon Rd,
Montrose, join us for a 3-day workshop on
breaking the molds of self while working
with our horses, limited to 4 couples
guild supported by the San Juan Weavers Guild
-Art Partners Chili Bowl, November 26, 11a-3p,
-Halloween at the Sherbino w/Durango Funk
Allstars, 7:30p-12a, Saturday, October 29,
doors 7:30p, Music 8p, Admission $15, high
energy funk for a Halloween celebration not to
be missed, Durango Funk Allstars combine funk
and improv every time they play making each
and every show a unique experience, costumes
are highly encouraged, after all, it¡¯s Hallow-
een at the Sherbino! 604 Clinton St, Ridgway,
-Halloween is almost here, The Beaumont¡¯s
Ball is once a year, a howling time awaits you
this eve, but beware for you may not want to
leave, this adult party will be quite a sight, for
costumes are a MUST this frightening night!
please join us for our biggest event of the year
& the best Halloween party in the area, Octo-
ber 31, 8p-Midnight, DJ & dancing, costume
contest, treats, 21+, $5 cover, costume re-
quired, Beaumont Hotel Grand Ballroom, 505
Main St, Ouray, 970.325.7000, jen@Beaumon-
-Ouray Elks Lodge Haunted House, October
30-31, 4-10p, a favorite event for area children
& adults alike, the fun begins at 4p for kids
and 6p for everyone, admission $3/child or $5/
adult, amazing, safe evening of family fun, en-
ter if you dare, Ouray Elk¡¯s Club, 421 Main St,
Ouray, 970.325.4510
--Story time at the Library, Thursdays,
11a-12p, Norwood Library
-Free legal clinic for parties who have no at-
torney, 2-3:30p, 2nd Wed each month, Nucla
Library, 544 Main St, and Naturita Community
Library, 107 West 1st Ave, by computer link,
volunteer attorneys answer questions, help fill
out forms & explain the process & procedure,
walk-ins welcome, everyone helped on first-
come, first-served basis
-Gallery 81435 in Telluride presents ¡®In Three
Lines¡¯, a joint art and poetry exhibit by Rose-
merry Wahtola Trommer and Jill Sabella, show
opens Thursday, October 6, from 5-8p and runs
until November 29
-The Apple Core Project & the Rimrocker His-
torical Society invites you to join us on Satur-
day, Oct 8, 11a-5p, for the Heritage Harvest
Festival in Naturita Town Park, enjoy a parade,
-CASA¡¯s ¡®Ray of Hope¡¯
fundraiser, October
22, 6-9:45p, Mon-
trose Pavilion, in
conjunction with the
highly anticipated
Dessert Dash, this
year 8-10 local pastry
chefs representing
4 Western Colorado
counties will team up
with with an at-risk
youth & prepare ten
signature plated des-
serts, enjoy the 90
minute competition
for a low $10 entry
fee, or purchase a
VIP ticket and stay
for the buffet, meet
the teams for CASA¡¯s
2017 ¡®Dancing with
the Stars¡¯, learn a
little more about
this great organiza-
tion and finish off the
evening with a ¡®dash¡¯
for one of the fine
-San Juan Weavers
Guild Show & Sale,
November 19, 9a-4p,
Holiday Inn Express,
Montrose, a vast
selection of hand-
woven, handspun and
felted items made by
guild members for
sale, hands-on edu-
cational opportunities
for all ages, exhibits
include the year¡¯s
guild design challenge
project, as in recent
years, sales will in-
clude baskets made in
Kenya by a sister
Lark &
for a dona-
tion you get
a hand cre-
ated bowl
to keep
plus all you
can eat
chili from a
number of
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