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Viva el Vino

Two Rivers Convention Center, Grand Junction, CO
A wine-tasting with over 200 wines, beer, food, and an incredible silent auctions. Profits are given to Mesa County non-profit organizations through grants awarded in December

Hannah Bou-Matar, pr@jslgj.com


Chef's Dinner

Double Tree Hotel, Grand Junction
Colorado Discover Ability is holding the 14th Annual Chefs’ Dinner at the Doubletree Hotel on Friday, April 4. Cocktails and appetizers will be served at 6PM. Dinner is served at 7PM. This year’s dinner is a Hawaiian themed surf and turf prepared by local chefs and served with wine from local wineries. A week long condo stay in Hawaii will be on the auction block along with many other great items. So get your tickets today by calling 257-1222. Tickets are $75 per person or ten for $700.

Colorado Discover Ability is a non-profit volunteer based organization in Grand Junction providing outdoor recreational opportunities such as skiing, biking, rafting and youth camps for children, adults with disabilities and their families. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our participants and our volunteers and to provide the participants with experiences that help them grow and become better community members.

Colorado Discover Ability
970-257-1222



1st Annual 4-H Chili Cook-Off; Pros and Joes

Mesa County Fairgrounds, Grand Junction
$5 Bowl for Endless Chili
$25 Entry fee for your chili, 1 thru 3rd prizes

Denise 250-2691, Chili Entry
Mesa County Extension Office 244-1834



4-H 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off

Mesa County Fairgrounds, Grand Junction
$5 Bowl for Endless Chili
$25 Entry fee for your chili, 1st thru 23rd prizes
Silent and Live Auction
Great way to support the 4-H program

Denise 250-2691, Chili Entry
General Information 244-1834



Orchard Mesa Lions Soup Extravaganza!

Orchard Mesa Fair Grounds Building C

ORCHARD MESA LIONS
SOUP EXTRAVAGANZA

Saturday January 11, 2014

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Featuring 5 soups - Ham and Bean, Turkey

Noodle, Green Chili

Potato, and Tomato (vegetarian)

ONLY $5 in advance, $6 at the door

Children under 7 and Active Military Free

Come enjoy your chances at the Cake Wheel, Silent Auction and Door Prizes worth over $500


ORCHARD MESA Fair Grounds Building C


Sharron Nickerson 623-6064
or Terry Sullivan 234-1301



Orchard Mesa Lions Soup Extravaganza

Orchard Mesa Fairgrounds Building C
ORCHARD MESA LIONS
SOUP EXTRAVAGANZA
Saturday January 11, 2014
4:30 - 7:30 PM
Featuring 5 soups - Famous Ham and Bean, Turkey Noodle, Green Chili, Potato, and Tomato (vegetarian)ONLY $5 in advance, $6 at the door
Children under 7 and Active Military Free

Come enjoy your chances at the Cake Wheel, Silent Auction and Door Prizes worth over $500


ORCHARD MESA Fair Grounds Building C


Sharron Nickerson 623-6064 or Terry Sullivan 234-1301


The Sugar Plum Food & Gift Mart

Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO
The Sugar Plum Food & Gift Mart is being held November 23-24, 2013 at the Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Boulevard. This shopping extravaganza covers over 45,000 square feet and features 160+ exhibitors selling home decor, gourmet foods, boutique clothing, handmade crafts, unique jewelry and accessories, holiday gifts and much more.

Begin your holiday shopping early at the Sugar Plum with unique one-of-a-kind gifts!

Come see ABC's The Bachelorette star, Zak Waddell, on Sunday. He will be signing autographs, taking photos, and going on a VIP limo ride/dinner date with a group of lucky ladies at the show—don’t miss it!

Stroll through our Wine Cellar and sample wines from around the region. Purchase a glass of your favorite and a bottle or two to take home for your holiday celebrations!

Christmas Unlimited is hosting a Toy Drive, where you can bring a new, unwrapped toy valued over $5 and receive FREE ADMISSION! You can also bring your children to their booth where they can meet and have their picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Clause!


Show dates, times, and ticket prices are as follows:
Saturday, November 23 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 24 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Free Parking!

Adults $5, Children 16 and under are free.
Military Families Free!


For more information, call Show Manager: Kelli Shepard at 1-800.756.4788 x 25.

http://rjpromotions.com/


Dawn Forsberg
619 944 4098



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.

www.coloradowinefest.com