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Find Me Answers: 1- SNOW 2- YEAR
2017 December/January
Pg 15 - The Sunshine Express
Fun Page Solutions
Riddle Me Answers:
1- Sneakers
2- Nobody knows
3- They don¡¯t like fast food!
Cryptogram Answer:
¡°My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.¡± -
Samuel Johnson
Tease Me Answer:
To a corner because it is 90 degrees.
Happenings
Hotchkiss Cedaredge Delta
--Lizzy¡¯s Market Holiday Hayride, Dec 9, 10a-1p, the Holiday Hayride stops at Lizzy¡¯s,
Town Hall & the Library, take a round trip ride to the Holiday book sale & puppet show
by hopping onto the horse drawn hayride, rides start at Lizzy¡¯s Market on Grand Ave
and turns around at Berg Harvest across from Paonia Library on 3rd St
-Holiday Potluck Dinner, Dec 9, 5:30-11p, Redlands Mesa Grange, 27953 Redlands
Mesa Rd, Hotchkiss, dinner & dancing to local favorite The Lugnuts, dinner 5:30p,
bring a dish to share, dancing starts 7p, open to the public, $10/person at the door,
for more info and a map visit: www.redlandsmesagrange.weebly.com
-Winter Wildlands Alliance Film Festival, Dec 18, 7-9p, Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand
Ave, Paonia, presented by The Nature Connection, $10 Suggested Donation
-Sugar Dance, Dec 24, 3-5p, Blue Sage Curtis Hall, a free-form movement environ-
ment for self-exploration, healing & community building
-Western Colorado Food & Farm Forum, Jan 25-26, theme is ¡®Strategies for Success in
Demanding Times¡¯, conference highlights include Produce Safety Training Certification
Course, Half-Day Workshops Friday, Farmer to Farmer Invention Convention w/Cash
Prizes, Farm Worker to Ag Entrepreneur breakout sessions in English & Spanish, 18+
breakout sessions on innovative crop & livestock production, marketing & manage-
ment, an Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin w/book signing & reception, conference is
for anyone with an interest in the future of agriculture, including ranchers, farmers,
gardeners, students, ag professionals
Montrose/Olathe/Ridgway/Ouray:
--Chipeta Solar Springs Resort exclusives, Dec 1- Four Corner¡¯s Restaurant Re-Opens;
Dec 3- Candle Light Kiva Meditation; Dec 9-10- Resolving Trauma & Cultivating Com-
passion Retreat w/Sheri Covey; Dec 17- Candle Light Kiva Meditation; Dec 23- Return
of the Light Celebration *Free* w/Ulli Sir Jesse; Dec 24- Candle Light Kiva Medita-
tion; Dec 30-Jan 1- Deepening Intentions Retreat w/Dr Nicola Dehlinger, all details
can be found on chipeta.com website, 1.800.633.5868
-Parade of Lights, Dec 2, 5:30p, traditional Parade of Lights
illuminates Historic Main Street, Montrose
-Weehawken Dance presents ¡®The Nutcracker¡¯, Dec 8-9-10?,
6-8p, Montrose Pavilion, Montrose, talented regional danc-
ers from Ouray County, Montrose, Cedaredge, Paonia and
beyond usher in the holiday season
-Native Winter Storytelling, Dec 16, 10a-12p, Ute Indian Mu-
seum, Montrose, Winter Native stories to be shared with the
values they hold, construct a tipi & paint your own story on it
-Santa Delivers to Children, Dec 24, 8-9a, Ouray Elk¡¯s Club
-New Years Eve Celebration, Dec 31, Ouray Elk¡¯s Club
-Ouray Ice Park: Kids Climbing College, Jan 6, 10a-2p, Ouray
Ice Park, Kids Ice Wall
-San Juan Skijoring, Jan 6, 11a-4p, Ouray CountyFairgrounds
-Western Colorado Food & Farm Forum, Jan 26-27, 8a,
Friendship Hall, Montrose County Fairgrounds & Montrose Pa-
vilion, educational conference features producers, educators,
researchers w/practical knowledge & regional experience
discussing crops, livestock, marketing, management as well
as ag specialty topics, forum strives to improve the sustain-
able production, marketing & consumption of local food
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
--Alanon meeting, Norwood Christian Fellowship Church,
1115 Lincoln St, Norwood, ongoing Tue evenings 6p, Contact
970.327.4704 or 970.327.0102
-Free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, 3-4p,
2ND WED ea/month, Nucla Library, 544 Main St, & Naturita
Library, 107 W 1st Ave, via computer link attorneys answer
questions, help w/forms & explain process & procedure, ev-
eryone helped, first-come, first-served basis
-Parade of Lights & Elfin Eve, Dec 7, 5-6:30p Naturita Com-
munity Ctr, 5-8p Nucla Fire Hall, parade starts at dusk,
970.865.2350
-Olde Fashioned Christmas, Dec 9, 12-4p, Schmid Ranch at
Wilson Mesa, FREE, find your Christmas tree, make a wreath,
enjoy hot cocoa, go on a sleigh ride, visit w/Santa, suggest-
ed donation $40 for Christmas trees, directions: take 145
North out of Telluride towards Sawpit about 9 miles, then
take a left on Silver Pick Rd & drive about 10 minutes, follow
signs along Silver Pick Rd, 4wd vehicles recommended as it
can get muddy if the ground hasn¡¯t frozen, 970.728.3344
-Telluride Holiday Gala, Sheridan Opera House, Dec 9, 6:30-
10p, hors d ¡¯oeuvres & cocktails in the newly renovated Show
Bar w/Kevin McCarthy Jazz Trio, win presents through raffle
boxes featuring one-of-a-kind items donated by local busi-
nesses, benefits student scholarships, $75, Festive Attire
-Holiday Card Making, Wilkinson Library, make holiday cards
during Holiday Prelude, all supplies provided, a Telluride
snow village diorama will be made in the children¡¯s section,
kids AND adults welcome, Dec 9: Noon-5p, Dec 10: Noon-4p
-Noel Night, Dec 15, 5-9p, tree lighting 6p, Parade of Lights
7p, town hall, Nucla
-Free sledding, bottom of Lift 4 on Misty Maiden, Dec 16,
4:30-6p, Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village, Telluride, sleds
available or bring your own, 970.728.1904
-Gondola Express to the North Pole, Dec 16, 1-5p, Telluride,
start at Oak St gondola station with free gondola ride, kids of
all ages delight in decorations & lights as elves send you off
to visit Santa, once off the gondola take a train ride through
Heritage Plaza, visit live reindeer in Sunset Plaza, then
Santa¡¯s Village at Telluride Conference Ctr, 970.728.1904
-Noel Night, Dec 16, 5:30-6:15p, Elks Park/Heritage Plaza,
watch Telluride light up, marks the beginning of the holiday
season with ceremonial Ski Tree & Main St lighting ceremony,
holiday shopping extravaganza follows, all the stores around
town offer awesome discounts, food & beverages
-Ice Skating Party with DJ, Dec 16, 7-9p, Mountain Village
Ice Skating Rink, Telluride
-New Year¡¯s Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks, Dec 31,
6:30-7p, gather in Telluride & Mountain Village to watch ski-
ers & boarders meander down Coonskin, Telluride Trail and
into Mountain Village with blazing red torchlights
-Ah Haa¡¯s New Year¡¯s Eve Gala, an Extraordinary Evening of
Fine Art & Elegant Cuisine, Dec 31, 5:30-10p, Ah Haa School
for the Arts, 970.728.3886
Commonym Answers: 1- They¡¯re all Home;
2- They¡¯re all Love