Selected Community Events
3rd Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball and Festival
Collbran Auditorium, Main and High Streets
3rd Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball & Festival Sat., December 21, 2013
1 PM—Tree Decorating at the Service Women’s Memorial
3 PM—Open House at Plateau Valley Historical Society, 209 High Street (Forest Service Building)
4 PM—Tree Dedication at Lilac Park
Parade Starts (from Lilac Park down Main St. to the Auditorium)
5 PM—Lions Club Christmas Dinner in Collbran Auditorium Please bring a side dish or dessert, the Lions Club will provide the meat, drinks and service. Santa Claus arrives at Auditorium
Bonfire in the parking lot. Hot chocolate and cider provided
6 PM—Dennison County Line Concert Starts And continues til’ the party stops!
7 PM—Fireworks Provided by the Town of Collbran
Great view & extra parking is available at Terrell Park (End of Spring St.)
Fireworks will be set off from Gandi Park.
Please be thoughtful of your pets, and the folks around you, and leave your furry friends home for the night!
Please call Sammi @ 487-0108, Sylvia @ 487-3402, Town Hall @ 487-3751, or Kelly Stewart @ 487-0242
Western Colorado Percussion Festival
Colorado Mesa University, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall
Grand Valley Wine Festival
Colorado Mesa University Brownson Arena
Wine tasting to benefit Colorado Mesa University Maverick Club. Over 250 wines, beer from Kannah Creek Brewery, food from Sodexho & live & silent auction. Come and support the CMU Athletic Department!
Fisher's Liquor Barn 2438 Patterson Road Grand Junction, CO 81505 970-242-0999
Colorado Mesa University's Children's Harvest Festival
Colorado Mesa University's Academic Classroom Building
Colorado Mesa University Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) is hosting a Children's Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Harvest Festival will be held at Colorado Mesa University's Academic Classroom Building, which is located at the corner of Elm and Houston avenues. The festival will run from 5-8 p.m. The price is $5.00 per child; admission is free for accompanying adults.
The Children's Harvest Festival is a safe, fun, and controlled environment for families with children between ages 3-12. The festival will include a crawl maze, ring toss, a ghost buster’s game, arts and crafts, cakewalk, and much more!
For more information, email FBLA-PBL president Bonnie Masters, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (720) 393-9911.
Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
Turkeys, turkeys all around–on the fence and on the ground…Gobble, gobble, what a sound! Strut on down to the Dinosaur Resource Center for a turkey bonanza with puppeteer/storyteller Cathy Kelsay from Fantasy Forest Entertainment.
Deb Robillard, 719-686-1820
Fruita Fall Festival
The Fruita Fall Festival is a 3-day event with over 150 vendors selling their arts, crafts and foods to a crowd of 50,000-plus. The weekend is filled with events including a youth pet and talent show, a parade, the famous bed race, and a baking and canning contest. And for the second year, a 5K race benefiting the Fruita Middle School and the Chamber. Planned by the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce as its major fundraiser, the fest is a free community event.
Winner of the poster contest is artist, Judy Rogan, for her whimsical "Flyin' Fruit Loops," shown above.
The 99th Alpine Bank Fruita Fall Festival is once again pleased to present a free weekend of live music on two stages. The Circle Park Stage will feature regional and national bluegrass bands and the Civic Center Pavilion Stage will feature an eclectic mix of musical styles.
We can be reached at (970) 858-3894 or email@example.com.
Colorado Mountain WineFest
Palisade and Grand Junction
More than 45 Colorado wineries in attendance and a few thousand close friends to share local wine - it's the kind of perfect day that makes everyone wish they lived here. Winefest mixes the best in local wine and Western Slope cuisine and entertainment. This weekend-long celebration is the best excuse to head out to Palisade this fall.