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Find Me Answers: 1- LEAF 2- SMILE
2019 August/September
Pg 15 - The Sunshine Express
Fun Page Solutions
Riddle Me Answers:
1- A donut
2- It was mugged
3- She likes to rock & roll!
Cryptogram Answer:
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to
death.
Tease Me Answer:
By adding hours on a clock
Happenings
-Telluride Mushroom Festival, Aug 14-18, $225 ear-
lybird; $300 regular tickets, celebration of all things
fungal, lectures by renowned experts, cooking w/
mushrooms, guided hikes that focus on mushroom
hunting & identification
-Inaugural Telluride Reserve festival, Aug 15-18,
7p, 113 Lost Creek Lane, Suite A, Telluride, celebra-
tion of wine, food & the beautiful town of Telluride,
award-winning chefs, winemakers, farmers, authors
at luxurious homes, coffee talks, a sabrage welcome,
small sips & bites, taste & terroir lunches, winemak-
er dinners, afternoon pours, bon voyage brunch, Aug
15 7-10p, Aug 16 8a-10p, Aug 17 8a-10p, Aug 18
9a, 970.728.1904 ext2
-Listening Session in Montrose County, Aug 16,
9:30a-1p, Naturita Community Library, 107 W 1st
Ave, Naturita, Need help dealing w/Dept of Veterans
Affairs, IRS, Social Security Admin or another federal
agency? Do you have a suggestion for Congress that
will help your family or community? If so, Sena-
tor Michael Bennet invites you to meet 1-on-1 with
a rep from his office, schedule an appointment via
email to: alyssa_logan@bennet.senate.gov , include
brief description of the issue you want to address,
no email access call 970.241.6631, you do not need
to wait for listening session dates to ask for help or
share opinions, call any Bennet office any time for
assistance
-Telluride Film Festival, August 30-Sept 2, film
screenings, guest speakers, symposia, discussions,
informal meet & greets, numerous free events like
film screenings in Town Park & speakers in Elks Park,
www.telluridefilmfestival.org
-Imogene Pass Run, Sep 7, 17.1 Miles, 13,114 Foot
Pass, race from Ouray to Telluride over Imogene
Pass, 4x4 dirt road passes through mining ruins, up
jagged peaks & above treeline, finish at Sheridan
Opera House, Oak St, Telluride, dress appropriately
for weather & prepare for all conditions, www.imo-
generun.com
-Mountains to Desert Ride, Sep 21, 7:30a, $150
FUNdraising Bicycle Ride from Telluride to Gateway,
Choose 72, 101 or 132 miles, pass through golden
aspens & brilliant red canyon walls, benefits Just For
Kids Foundation, for additional details contact race
director: director@justforkidsfoundation.org
-Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors, Sep 26-29,
Telluride & Mountain Village, Admission $50-$200,
World-Class Celebration for Automobile Aficionados
placed against the spectacular backdrop of Septem-
ber fall foliage, vintage, exotic, high-end restora-
tion vehicles showcased throughout town, classic &
vintage motorcycles, airplanes, something cool for
everyone, submit your photos to Cars & Colors photo
contest, All events limited to pass holders unless
otherwise noted, 970.519.3015, carsandcolors.com/
tfcc-schedule-of-events
-Car Show & Speed Celebration, Sep 13-14, Join us
downtown Fri night for Main St drag & car judging, Sat
at Confluence Park car show 10a-3p, family event w/
Delta¡¯s own Indy Car Driver Mianna Wick, rock climb-
ing wall, bouncy houses, kids games & activities, dance
classes, food, music, more
-Crawford Summer Social, Sep 14, Crawford State Park,
40468 CO-92, Crawford, Come meet your friends &
neighbors, celebrate the community, Details available
from Crawford Country Chamber of Commerce
-Mountain Harvest Festival, Sep 26-29, Paonia,
mountainharvestfestival.org
-Color Sunday on Grand Mesa, September 29, 7-8a,
Grand Mesa Visitor Center, Grand Valley RD, Cedaredge
Montrose/Olathe/Ridgway/Ouray:
--Artists¡¯ Alpine Holiday, Aug 7, Ouray Community Ctr,
320 6th St, Ouray, 970.325.4438
-Colorado FUNC Fest, Aug 9-10, Montrose Water Sports
Park, Montrose, 5p, Free, live music, food & beverages
Fri 5:30p, Sat events & music all day, see Colorado-
FUNCFest.com for registration
-Weehawken Creative Arts presents: Ridgway Rendez-
vous Art & Crafts Festival, Aug 10, 9a-5p, Aug 11, 10a-
5p, Artist Demonstrations, Food, Drink & Fun, Fun for
the Kids Too, more info: www.ridgwayrendezvous.com
-Black Canyon Boer Goat Classic, Aug 10-11, Montrose
County Fairgrounds & Event Ctr, 1001 N 2nd St, Mon-
trose, a show for anyone wanting to show Boer goats,
Aug 10 starts 7a, Aug 11 starts 10a
-Hippie Days Bingo, August 13, Montrose Elks Lodge,
801 S Hillcrest Dr, Montrose, 6:30p, Cash prizes for
Best Hippie dude & Best Hippie chick outfit
-Community Spelling Bee, Aug 14, 2:30p, Valley Manor
Care Ctr, 1401 S Cascade Ave, Montrose, presented by
Volunteers of America, compete in our inaugural spell-
ing bee, prizes, trophies, refreshments, register & pick
up word list for practice by 4p Aug 12, 970.249.9634,
questions contact Brandy at BReed@voe.org
-End of Summer Backyard Party, Aug 16, Montrose
Pavilion Event Center & Botanical Gardens, 1800 E Pa-
vilion Pl, Montrose, presented by The Homestead, 3-6p,
arts & crafts fair, live music, food trucks, fun filled, fam-
ily event, 970.964.3400
-National Team Roping, West Slope Champions of Sum-
mer, Aug 17-18, Montrose County Fairgrounds Event
Ctr, 1001 N 2nd St, Montrose, Free
-Olathe Harvest Festival, Aug 17, Main St, Olathe, pre-
sented by Olathe Business Hub, 6a-10p, Free, pancake
breakfast at Bank of Colorado early morning, parade
celebrating our American Legion Post¡¯s 100yr anniver-
sary, food vendors, games for kids, burnout competi-
tion, Wicked Mobile Car Show, street dance, more
-Youth Appreciation Day, Aug 17, Montrose Community
Recreation Ctr, 25 Colorado Ave, Montrose, 8a, free
kid¡¯s day, all ages, food, fun, games, movies, more,
activities take place all over town
-Dog Days of Summer, Aug 25, Montrose Community
Recreation Ctr, 16350 Woodgate Rd, 1-4p, $5, bring 4
legged friends, last splash of Summer at Outdoor Pool,
all proceeds support Montrose Animal Protection Agency
-Montrose Fall Home & Outdoor Expo, Aug 24-25,
Montrose County Fairgrounds Event Ctr, 1001 N 2nd St,
Montrose, Sat 10a-5p, Sun 11a-4p, Free to attendees,
the latest in home improvement, remodeling, design,
outdoor living, more, free parking, 303.867.0808
-Ouray County Rodeo and Fair Weekend, Aug 31
-Mountain States Ranch Rodeo, Sept 6-7, Montrose
County Fairgrounds Event Ctr, 1001 N 2nd St, Mon-
trose, 1-10p, 970.901.8843
-Kind & Dine, Sept 14, Ute Indian Museum, 17253
Chipeta Rd, Montrose, 5:30p, $100, farm-to-table
event benefits Peer Kindness, fun, food, friendship, din-
ner by Mountain Rose Catering, cocktails, Radio Voyeur,
live & silent Auctions
-Alive & Still Kickin¡¯ Variety Show, Sept 14, Montrose
Pavilion Event Ctr & Botanical Gardens, 1800 E Pavilion
Pl, Montrose, 11a-2:30p, questions contact Marilynn
Huseby 970.901.9914
-Voice of the San Juans, Final Competition, Sept 14,
Montrose Pavilion & Botanical Gardens, 1800 E Pavilion
Pl, Montrose, 6:30p, $30/adult, $10/12 & under
-Tribute to Aviation, Sept 14-15, Montrose Regional Air-
port, 2100 Airport Rd, Montrose, 9a, Free, showcases
aircraft from around the country, promoting aviation,
aerospace & Montrose Regional Airport, 970.249.3203
-Montrose Oktoberfest, Sept 21, Centennial Plaza,
Downtown Montrose, 1p-6p,
-Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon, Sep 28, Montrose Com-
munity Recreation Ctr, 25 Colorado Ave, 8a-12p
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
--Robotics Club, 1p, Tuesdays & Wednesdays all Sum-
mer, Open Lab all day Fridays year round, West End
Family Link Center, 853 Main St, Nucla, for children age
8-12 & teens age 13-18, 970.864.2245
-Telluride Chamber Music Festival, Aug 5-11, a world-
class lineup & beautiful backdrop, 970.417.0116
-Guns n Roses Lincoln Day Dinner, Aug 10, 6-9:30p,
Lone Cone Library, 1455 Pinion St, Norwood, $30-$50,
Lone Cone Republican Women host, Amanda Sanders
featured speaker updates on ¡®Red Flag Bill¡¯, BBQ Brisket
dinner w/all the fixings, cash bar, Savage 17 HMR rifle
w/Leopold Scope for auction, Silent Auction features
Congressional Cookbook, collectible coins, other items,
help support Republican candidates by attending
Commonym Answers: 1- They¡¯re all a Pin;
2- They¡¯re all Tin