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2020 June/July
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
Happenings
Hotchkiss/Cedaredge/Delta/Paonia
---Summer Solstice Honey Bee Medicine, June
19-20, weekend immersion connecting with
nature and the honey bee, with Sebastian
Berisford, Courtney Cosgriff and Lisa Ganora,
Elderberry¡¯s Farms, 11978 Harding Rd, Paonia,
www.elderberrysfarm.com
--Lavender Tours, Join us for the Colorado
Lavender Association¡¯s Annual Festival, June
26-28, Guided farm tours, Sign up with the
Lavender Association and come see us and
other lavender farms in Colorado, June 28:
Self-guided tours of lavender farms, come
say hi!, Lamborn Mountain Farmstead, 42229
Lamborn Mesa Rd, Paonia,
lambornmountainfarmstead.com
--Beat Night at Louie¡¯s Loft, Thu, July 16,
6-9p, 202 Grand Ave, Paonia, hosted by
Jeanine Devlin, 3rd Thursday every month,
bring your original music, poetry, short stories
or ?, call Jeanine for more info 970.683.8242
-85th Annual Deltarado Days, July 30-Aug
2, Yee-Haw! Get on over to the West for
small town family fun, show your love for
your farmers & ranchers, join us in Delta for
professional Rodeo, a quaint parade, game
tournaments like Cornhole, a sleek Classic Car
show, boot stompin¡¯ Street Dance and an all
age inflatable fun park, Delta Area Chamber of
Commerce, 970.874.8616,
chamber@deltacolorado.org
--Dinosaur Journey One Day Expedition,
550 Jurassic Ct, Fruita, July 3, Mygatt Moore
Quarry, Kick off your Fourth of July Weekend by
helping our paleontology team discover won-
ders of ancient life forms, 970.242.0971
--Downtown Fourth of July Parade, Main St,
Grand Junction, July 4, Downtown
--Downtown Market on Main, Main St, Grand
Junction, July 9,23, 30, a signature event and
showcase of farm products from the Western
Slope and around Colorado
--Downtown Rhythm + Brews, Main St, Grand
Junction, July 9 & 16, Come to Downtown GJ
for the late-night event presented by Rockslide
Brew Pub & Restaurant and support from ANB
Bank
--Grand Valley Biker Rally, 925 Struthers Ave,
Grand Junction, July 10-11, Las Colonias Am-
phitheater, Take a ride through Western Colo-
rado¡¯s Scenic By-ways followed by a concert
at Las Colonias Amphitheater Grand Junction¡¯s
premier outdoor venue
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City
---Discover Art Camps, June 22-26, 12:30-
2:30p, Gunnison Arts Center, 1st-3rd Grade,
Monday-Friday, Let your creativity flow in this
fun art camp, opportunity to learn different
Grand Junction Area/Fruita/Mesa/
Parachute:
---June 12, Powderhorn, You can now ride the
Powderhorn Bike Park, Thu/Fri - 11a-4p, Sat/Sun
- 10a-4p, special twilight hours on certain days,
lift ticket options for everyone
--EUREKA! is reopening June 15, Mon-Sat 10a-
3p, Exhibit hall capacity limited to 25 people
--June 22, July 8, Dinosaur Journey half day
expedition, Mygatt Moore Quarry, 550 Jurassic
Ct, Fruita, Great for beginners, Mygatt Moore half
day digs offer field work in the cool of the morn-
ing, Our paleontologists make sure you have all
the training and tools you need, 970.242.0971
--Dinosaur Journey Float & Dig Expedition, 550
Jurassic Ct, Fruita, June 26, Mygatt-Moore Quarry
& Colorado River, Experience canyon geology as
you raft the river, on Day 2 dig into the Mygatt
Moore Quarry where you can find dinosaur bones
from the Jurassic Period, 970.242.0971
--Downtown Grand Junction, June 27, Main
Street rumbles with the sound of hundreds of
motors as participants pour into Downtown Grand
Junction for Fuoco Motor Co. Car Show
--Lavender Tours, Join us for the Colorado Laven-
der Association¡¯s Annual Festival, June 26, Guided
farm tours, Sign up with the Lavender Associa-
tion and come see us and other lavender farms
in Colorado, June 27: 9a-4p Festival in the Park,
artisan & craft vendors, live music, food trucks,
cooking demo, workshops & seminars, Palisade
Veteran¡¯s Memorial Park, 120 W 8th St, Palisade
--Dinosaur Journey One Day Expedition, 550
Jurassic Ct, Fruita, June 29, July 6, 20, 22, 24,
Mygatt Moore Quarry, Help our paleontology
team discover the wonders of ancient life forms,
become a paleontologist for a day and dig for
Jurassic dinosaur bones, 970.242.0971
--Dinosaur Journey Splash & Dig Expedition, 550
Jurassic Ct, Fruita, Jul 1, Mygatt Moore Quarry,
Great for kids & families, Spend the morning dig-
ging for dinosaur bones, 970.242.0971
styles, techniques and mediums of art by
completing a new, unique project each day, Min. 4,
Max 10 students, Pre-registration required, Instruc-
tor Amber Butler, $80/camp, $68/members
-4th of July Pancake Breakfast, ¡®Breakfast at Home¡¯,
July 4, 6a-2p, benefits our Fallen Firefighter Fund,
During this challenging time we are offering a spe-
cial ¡®Pancake Breakfast Kit¡¯ which includes break-
fast for 4 and 2 special edition Pancake Breakfast
T-Shirts, providing local delivery on morning of July
4, provide your delivery address in the ¡®Add a Note¡¯
section in the cart and select ¡®Local Delivery¡¯ for
your shipping option, Not in town? We will ship your
kit to you, order online at: www.cbfireemsvolunteers
.com/product-page/pancake-breakfast-kit