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2017 October/November
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-Wild & Scenic Film Fest, Nov 18, Avalon Theatre,
645 Main St, Gr Jct, 970.778.3088
-Grand Junction Turkey Trot 5K & Little Gobbler
Run, Nov 23 Thanksgiving Day, 9:30a, Starts/Ends
at Two Rivers Convention Ctr, 159 Main St, Gr Jct,
-Art & Chocolate Walk, Nov 25, 101 W 3rd Street,
Palisade, 970.464.4819
Gunnison, Crested Butte, Lake City
--12 Hour Romp in the Rocks, Oct 7, 6a-6p, Hart-
man Rocks Recreation Area, a timed lap event for
soloists, duos or teams wishing to test their stami-
na for 12 hours riding some of the best singletrack
that Gunnison Valley has to offer,
-Funtober Fest, Oct 21, 11a-3p, Riverwalk Estates,
Gunnison, raise awareness for The Go Initiative,
a new non profit org aiming to educate/mentor
young kids on living a healthy lifestyle physically &
mentally, wear your favorite costume or come as
you are, fun, fall games, attractions and BBQ, all
-Cattlemen¡¯s Days Tough Enough to Wear Pink in
the Rink, Women¡¯s Hockey Tournament, Oct 27-28,
Gunnison Hockey Rink, 501 E Tomichi Ave
-Truck-N-Treat, Oct 28, Civic Ctr Park, 325 E Aspen, Fruita, a
safe alternative for your kids to collect candy, 970.858.0360
-Grand Valley Pony Club Horse Show, Oct 29, Mesa County
Fairgrounds Covered Arena, 2785 US Hwy 50, Gr Jct, Free,
-Rocky Horror Picture Show (18+ Only), Avalon Theatre, 645
Main St, Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
-KOOL Monster Mash, Trick or Treat at Dinosaur Journey Mu-
seum, Oct 31, 4-7p, 550 Jurassic Ct, Fruita, FREE admission,
times subject to change call to verify, 970.858.7282
-Trick-or-Treat St, Oct 31, 100 Aspen Ave, Join Fruita busi-
nesses for Trick or Treat from 3-5p, 970.858.3894
-Trick-or-Treat St, Oct 31, Mesa Mall, 2424 Hwy 6 & 50, Gr
Jct, dress in your Halloween best, go door to door to our
retailers for Halloween treats & prizes, 970.242.0009
-Rim Rock Marathon, Nov 4, Full marathon & 2 person relay
teams, 26-mile point-to-point marathon along Rim Rock Dr,
CO National Monument, Fruita, 970.248.1469
-Powderhorn National Ski Patrol Ski & Snowboard Swap,
November 10-11, CMU Pavilion, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct
-Be Our Guest, CO National Monument, Fruita, Nov 11-12,
NPS fee-free days celebrating Veteran¡¯s Day, 970.858.3617
-Downtown Gr Jct Holiday Tree Lighting, The Wells Fargo
Christmas Tree & the rest of Main St light up to officially kick
off the holiday season, 970.245.9697
-Public Star Viewing with the Astronomy Club, Oct 21,
CO National Monument, Saddlehorn Picnic Area parking
lot, 1750 Rim Rock Dr, Fruita, 970.812.3661
-Hitched in GJ Bridal Experience, Oct 21, 743 Horizon Dr,
1-stop shop for planning your wedding, over 50 vendors,
discounts, goodie bags, giveaways, 970.433.1254
-Trick, Track & Treat, open track meet, Oct 25, 5:30p,
Lincoln Park Track Stocker Stadium, 12th & North Ave,
Gr Jct, dress your Halloween best, a howling good time,
-Trick or Treat St, Oct 27, Downtown Palisade, 3rd &
Main, 970.464.5602
-CMU Homecoming, bonfire, carnival & midnight mad-
ness, Oct 27, CMU Quad Field, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct,
see website for full schedule/details, 970.248.1902
-Palisade Harvest Fest, Oct 27, Riverbend Park, 451
Pendleton St, Palisade, kids activities, games, Pet Pa-
rade, 5K, Bonfire, Live DJ, 970.464.5602
-Harvest Fest Glow in the Dark 5K Fun Run, Oct 27,
Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St, Palisade,
-Downtown GJ Spooktacular, Oct 28, 3:30-5:30p, Main
St, Downtown Trick-or-Treating event, 970.245.9697
-CMU Homecoming Parade & Games, Oct 28, Main St,
Downtown Gr Jct, 10a, 970.248.1902