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2018 June/July
Pg 15 - The Sunshine Express
Fun Page Solutions
Riddle Me Answers:
1- A rope
2- They log on
3- A can¡¯t opener!
Cryptogram Answer:
¡°Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.¡± -
John Wooden
Tease Me Answer:
-Grand Opening, Grand Mesa Arts & Events Ctr, June 15-16, Friday 5-7p, 5p- Join
us on the Red Carpet, 5:15p- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 5:30-7p- Open House &
Reception, Saturday 11a-6p, David Starr new CD official westslope release show
w/Erik Stucky & special guests, Art on the Edge,
-Veterans Coffee in Cedaredge, June 19, 10a-noon, 3rd Tue every month, Open
to the public, generously donated by The Pondy & Stacy¡¯s on Main
-Downtown DeltaFest, June 28, 5:30-8p, vendors, kids activities, live music by
North Fork Country and much more, help us kick off summer
-Deltarado Days, July 29, 11a, Delta, 4 days of fun for the whole family, class
reunions, family reunions, community; what more could you ask for?
--Black Canyon Evening Astronomy Talks, June 6, 6-11p, South Rim Campground
& Visitor Ctr, Black Canyon National Park, rangers & local astronomers present
evening talks May-Sep ea/Wed & Fri night weather permitting
-Ouray Hot Springs Pool Grand Opening, June 8, 1-3p, celebrate completion of
Ouray Hot Springs Pool renovation, 1220 Main St, Ouray, 970.325.7073
-Montrose Garden Tour, June 9, 9a-3p, Montrose Botanic Gardens, stroll through
5 inspiring landscapes plus the Montrose Botanic Gardens, live music, refresh-
ments, artists painting, spinning & weaving in the gardens
-Bands, BBQ & Brew, June 9, 12-6p, Cerise Park, an afternoon festival celebrat-
ing local music, beverages & meat
-Grand Opening, Second Chance, 2-4p, June 10, dedication ceremony of Angels
Wings Memorial Garden at its shelter, 177 County Road 10, a community memo-
rial garden for those who¡¯ve lost beloved pets or pet loving family & friends, self-
guided tours, visit w/Barb Fox, DVM, holistic veterinarian and author of books
¡°The Infinite Bond¡± & ¡°The Animals Never Lie¡± on site for book signing, Ridgway,
-Acoustic Tuesdays, Pocket Park, June 12, 5-8p, Mon-
trose Downtown, every 2nd & 4th Tue, music, food, ice
cold beer from local brewers Horsefly, 2 Rascals & Colo-
rado Boy, good times, good brew & free grilled hot dogs
-Black Canyon Astronomy Festival, June 13, South Rim
Campground & Visitor Ctr, Black Canyon National Park
-Demo Surf Night, June 20, 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, surf-
ing river waves, Montrose Water Sports Park, 6p, begin-
ners & advanced, surf boards provided, 970.249.8730
-HopeWest Golf Tournament, June 23, 9a-3:30p, Links
at Cobble Creek, fundraiser for the HopeWest Hospice
Program serving Montrose & Ouray counties
-Memories Matter 1 Mile Shuffle, 5K run/walk, 10 K Run,
June 30, 7:30a-12p, Valley Manor Care Ctr, Registration
7:30a, Races Start 9a, Pancakes & Live Entertainment
9:30a-noon, 1950s theme, $35pp without shirt, $40pp
with shirt, registration avail. online:
-Old fashioned Fourth of July, Ouray, 6:30a- Ouray
Mountain Rescue Team Pancake Breakfast, Ouray Com-
munity Ctr; 8a- Annual OURAYCE-10K race for KURA
98.9, at City Hall, registration 7-8a or online at Raceit.
com; 10a- Main St Parade, line up 4th St starting 9a;
11a- Free kids games Fellin Park; 11a- Elks Club BBQ,
Building Tours & Independence Day Karaoke; 11a-
Lemonade & Lawn Games at Ouray County Historical
Museum; 2p- Ouray Volunteer Fire Department Water
Fights Main & Sixth Ave; Dusk- Jeep ¡°Glow¡± Parade, line
up Switzerland of America Overlook 8:30p, prize for best
decorated Jeep; Dark- Fireworks, 970.325.4746
-FUNC Fest, Sat, July 14, Riverbottom Park, Montrose,
live music, live DJ, food & beverage vendors, family-cen-
tered water activities, crafts & games for children, adult
boat races, FUNCy River Parade (Registration on-site $5/
float), pet-friendly hydration station, 970.497.8558
-Plein Air Festival, July 17-22, 9a-3p, Ute Indian Muse-
um, artists painting outdoors followed by reception, show
& sale, two-day public exhibitt, auction open to public
-Black Canyon Quilt Show, July 21-22, 9a-4p, Montrose
Pavilion, 150 quilts, raffle quilt, vendors, more
-Montrose County Fair & Rodeo, July 24-28, 9a-11p,
Montrose County Fairgrounds, livestock, entertainment,
Rodeo & Concert, vendors & events for all ages to enjoy
-Grin & Barrett Black Canyon Buttkicker Charity Ride,
July 28, 8a-7p, support patient wellness through Car-
ing Friends Fund at San Juan Cancer Ctr, several ride
distances, varied abilities from 30 mile loop to 155 mile
Gran Fondo, food & festivities post-ride at Red Arrow
Inn, see website for details:
-Voice of the San Juans Blind Auditions, July 29, 4-7p,
Magic Circle Theatre, entertainment, fun, excitement as
we search for the best vocalists in our region, fans cheer
on favorite singers, judges select 12 to move on to Final
Competition held in Sept, appetizers, desserts, fundrais-
er for Altrusa of Montrose
--West End Farmers Market, Every Thur, 5:30p-Dark,
Nucla Town Park, live music, crafters, bakers, producers,
vendors, food, live plants, 970.864.2243
-Weekend Of Wellness Festival, Jun 7-10, Telluride &
Mountain Village, $175-$350, everything health & well-
ness related away from all the noise & distractions, get
back to the simplicity of life, stop & enjoy the beauty of
nature, good food, healthy activity, good company
-Inventors Boot Camp, June 12, 9a-3:30p, Rimrock Ho-
tel, Naturita, $45, RSVP 970.865.2499
-Telluride Wine Festival, Jun 28-Jul 1, Telluride and Moun-
tain Village, an exploration for the senses, an education
in indulgence, an escape to extraordinary, 970.728.9790,
Complete 2018 schedule:
-Telluride Plein Air Festival, Jun 29-Jul 5, Telluride, draws
20-25 nationally renowned artists from around the
country to paint ¡°en plein air¡± (in the outdoors), festival
wraps up with 3-day sale where the artists display/sell
their work, full schedule of events:
Commonym Answers: 1- They¡¯re all doors;
2- They¡¯re all cakes
-Nucla Water Days 2018, Sat June 30, 9a, Nucla Town
Park, Main St parade, fun, water, more fun, more water,
760.895.7449 or 970.209.6769
-Red Rock Rodders Car Show, June 30, registration
8:30-10a, Nucla Town Park, $25/first vehicle, $15/each
additional vehicle, show starts after parade at 11a,
prizes awarded 3p, 970.864.2235 or 970.864.2272
-4th of July Celebration, Main St & Telluride Town Park,
Rundola recreational foot race, parade 11a, Firemen¡¯s
BBQ $14/adults $9/kids, family games in Town Park,
airplane flybys, fireworks as the sun sets
-Telluride Yoga Festival, Jul 19-22, Telluride and Moun-
tain Village, 877.358.7122
-Hardrock 100 Endurance Race, Jul 21, Telluride, 100.5
Miles of Ultramarathon Bliss, 33,050 ft elevation climb,
33,050 ft descent, Avg elevation over 11,000 ft, loop
course, 4WD roads, dirt trails, cross-country terrain,
begins & ends in Silverton, travels through Telluride,
Ouray & ghost town of Sherman, crossing 13 mtn
passes, completion marked by kissing the Hardrock, a
ram¡¯s head painted on a large stone, mountaineering,
wilderness survival & navigation skills key, cut off time
for finishing is 48hrs
-Telluride 100 Mountain Bike Race, Jul 28, Gondola Sta-
tion, Admission $180, The Most Beautiful Race on Earth,
100-mile mountain bike race, 6:30a Start at Telluride¡¯s
Gondola Station, 1:30p First Expected Finishers, 6:30p
Final Finishers, 7p Awards Ceremony at Gondola Sta-