Calendar: Week of Oct. 1, 2010

FRIDAY, OCT. 1

Zombie Prom, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., benefits KAFM Community Radio, doors open 8 p.m., fire performances by Sol Weaver, DJs, costume contest, $10, ages 21 plus, tickets at kafmradio.org, The Raw Canvas, Planet Earth and the 4 Directions Gallery and Mad Margaret’s, $15 at the door, zombiepromgj.blogspot.com, 241-8801.

Las Americas Piano Trio, Andrea Arese-Elias, piano, Carlos Elias, violin, Cameron Law, cello, Adam Ballif, clarinet, Moss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.

The Exposed Show, The Raw Canvas, 755 Rood Ave., 6-10 p.m., art gallery and music by Dinosaur the Musical, Bad Karma Kings, Intertwined and Digitalboy, http://www.therawcanvas.net.

Dinner and an Opera featuring Verdi’s “Otello,” Western Colorado Community College Culinary Institute, 2508 Blichmann Ave., 5:45 p.m., meal followed by presentation and showing of the opera on DVD, beef or fish dinner $30 per person, vegetarian $25 per person, dessert and DVD viewing only $10 per person, reservation deadline has passed, 242-3703, http://www.highdesertopera.org.

What? What? Abstraction from the Permanent Collection, plus 13, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., opening reception, 7-9 p.m., gallery talk 6:30 p.m., also “More is More, More or Less, Less is More”: The works of Alan Duran and Salvador V. Salas, Rocky Mountain Collage Biennial Members Show, 63rd annual Brush and Palette Club Members Show, 15th annual Bonsai Show, cash bar and hors d’oeurves, music by Morgann Means, 243-7337.

Art for Ecuador, Sustainable Roots fundraiser, Planet Earth and the 4 Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave., doors open 5 p.m., silent art auction with art donated by local artists, auction ends Oct. 2, 5 p.m., food, beverages and music, $5 suggested donation at the door, 256-9630.

Skype with teen book author Carrie Ryan, De Beque Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 730 Minter Ave., De Beque, 4 p.m. 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Disney’s Jungle Book Kids and Youth Theater Project’s Fall Dance Performance, Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., 7 p.m., 255-6757, http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Grand Valley Kennel Club AKC Dog Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Community Building, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m., $5 parking charge per day, four-day pass $15, 255-7100, http://www.grandvalleykennelclub.org.

City Hall Art Exhibit opening, Mixed Media Assemblages, Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St., paintings by Pan Demos, photography by John Anglim and works by city of Grand Junction employees, 254-3865, http://www.gjarts.org.

First Friday art opening, works by landscape photographer Rob Kurtzman, Hang Ups, 209 Colorado Ave., 5-9 p.m., 245-7949.

Dancing to live music for members and qualified guests, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, 7:30 p.m., 242-4754.

Story time, Collbran Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 111 Main St., Collbran, 10:30 a.m., 487-3545.

Acoustic Fridays featuring local singers/songwriters, Palisade Brewery, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 6-8 p.m., 464-7257.

Levis and Lace Square Dance Club, Mainstream, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 7-8 p.m. Plus, 8-10 p.m., 434-6541, 523-0189.

Free wine tastings, Crossroads Wine and Spirits, 611 24 Road, 1-6 p.m., receive tasting notes and recipes, 257-1557, http://www.crossroadswineandspirits.com.

Black Tie Ballroom dance lessons with George and Marilyn Kelly, Dance Works, 2893 North Ave., 8-9 p.m., 261-9188.

Karaoke, The End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa, Fruita, 9 p.m., 858-0701, 243-5954, 434-1958.

Nine-ball pool tournament, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, $10 entry fee, 241-8686.

Boots and Hat Night, Cactus Canyon, 3210 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, 7 p.m., free cover for wearing cowboy boots and hat, 434-0320.

Bluegrass Jam, Chick-Fil-A, 522 Bogart Lane, 7 p.m., 241-0352.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Haunted Field Maze hours, dark until 10:30 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Beginnings, lap-sit story time for babies up to age 2, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 10:30-11 a.m., 249-9656.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2

Disney’s Jungle Book Kids and Youth Theater Project’s Fall Dance Performance, Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., 255-6757, http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Fascinating Stories from the Early Days of the Colorado National Monument, Colorado National Monument Walks and Talks Fall 2010 program, visitor center auditorium, 10-11 a.m., presented by author and historian Dave Fishell, 858-3617, ext. 364.

Missions Craft Show and Bake Sale, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., proceeds go to missions projects, 242-0577.

Community Evening Dance for all ages with music by Jim Rowland, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Delta, 7-10 p.m., $4 at the door, coffee and lemonade provided, 874-0923.

The Cat Tails and Cocktails Gala, CLAWS Rescue and Adoption Center fundraiser, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, comedy show by Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald from Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets, silent auction, DJ, cash bar, slide show and plated dinner, tickets $60 or two for $110, tickets sold in advance, 241-3793.

Rock Showcase with The Summer Soundtrack, Hail the Sound, My Heart is my Anchor and Alpine Shore, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 9 p.m., $10, all ages, 241-1717.

Fish Out of Water, rock, funk, reggae and hip-hop from San Luis Obispo, Calif., Rocky Mountain Pub, 539 Colorado Ave., 9 p.m.-close, 245-0995.

Oktoberfest, 500-700 block of Colorado Avenue, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., band parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street, Wiener Dog races, children’s area, food and beer, jugglers, musicians, handcrafted German-American products, dancing, 270-0809, http://www.kiwanis-gj.org/actvities.html.

Colorado West Marching Band Festival hosted by School District 51 music departments, parade along Main Street and Rood Avenue, between Seventh and Fourth streets, 10 a.m., field show Stocker Stadium, 12:30 p.m., 254-6507.

Kat Hunter, Lisa Lingo, Mesa Lakes Music on the Mountain Concert Series, Mesa Lakes Resort, 3619 Colorado Highway 65, Mesa, 1-3 p.m. or 5-7 p.m., buffet dinner show, reservations 268-5467, http://www.mesalakeslodgeandresort.com.

World Card Making Day Celebration, Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St., 10 a.m., presented by Stampin’ Up! demonstrator Christine Fuson, $10, call to reserve a space, 314-3029.

Oktoberfest, Centennial Plaza, 421 S. First St., Montrose, 1-7 p.m., handcrafted brews and food vendors, $15 unlimited beer tasting.

Grand Valley Kennel Club AKC Dog Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Community Building, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m., $5 parking charge per day, four-day pass $15, 255-7100, http://www.grandvalleykennelclub.org.

Solar Party and Harvest Festival, Oasis Botanica and Blue Sky Solar, 1023 Hotel Circle, Mack, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., refreshments, gourd painting for the kids, samples, giveaways, 858-9565.

Walt Smith’s Roaring Fork Jazz Party, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, cash bar 6 p.m., elegant dining 7 p.m., music and dancing 8 p.m., $85, 963-3136.

Cedaredge Applefest, Cedaredge Town Park and Main Street, Cedaredge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 150 arts/craft and food vendors, music, tractor show, car/motorcycle show Pioneer Town, dance demonstration, Fido Follies, Bronc and Bull Bash, 6 p.m. at the rodeo grounds on east Main Street, 856-6961, http://www.CedaredgeChamber.com.

Beginning Tap Dance workshop, Youth Theater Project free dance workshops, Creative Avenues, 128 S. Fifth St., all ages, 10-11 a.m., four-class series, register at http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com, 255-6757.

Desert Moon, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 7-10 p.m., 464-1462.

Dancing to live music, for members and qualified guests, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, 7:30 p.m., 242-4754.

Karaoke, Lounge 743, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 8 p.m., ages 21 plus, 241-8888.

Karaoke, Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 9 p.m., 241-8411.

Story time with Judy T., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 10:30 a.m., 243-5113.

Story time with Sierra, Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50, 11 a.m., 255-8655.

Live music with local musicians, Premier Pasta and More, 2148 Broadway, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 242-1778.

DJ and Dancing, The End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa, Fruita, 9 p.m., 858-0701.

Free wine tastings, Crossroads Wine and Spirits, 611 24 Road, 1-6 p.m., receive tasting notes and recipes, 257-1557, http://www.crossroadswineandspirits.com.

Eight-ball pool tournament, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, $10 entry fee, 241-8686.

Story time, De Beque Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 730 Minter Ave., De Beque, 10:30 a.m., 283-8625, http://www.mcpld.org.

Chatfield Country Kickers Square Dance Club, Plus and Mainstream, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 503 1/2 Florence Road, 7:30 p.m., 434-0868.

Bilingual story time, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 10 a.m., 858-7703, http://www.mcpld.org.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Haunted Field Maze hours, dark until 10:30 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Rayitos del Sol, Spanish story time for all ages, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 11 a.m.-noon, 249-9656.

SUNDAY, OCT. 3

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., 2 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Western Slope Alpaca Days, Sheriff’s Posse arena, corner of 25 and F 1/2 roads, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., demonstrations every 30 minutes beginning at 11:30 a.m., products available for purchase, 858-8866.

Sustainable Roots send-off bash, Maggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 8 p.m.-midnight, music with Shea Brammer, raffle, fundraising contests, proceeds from alcohol sales go to Sustainable Roots, 462-2860, 424-5840.

Grand Valley Kennel Club AKC Dog Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Community Building, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m., $5 parking charge per day, four-day pass $15, 255-7100, http://www.grandvalleykennelclub.org.

Music of Broadway and Hollywood, Montrose Community Band concert, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Road, Montrose, 3 p.m., no ticket needed, 252-0918, 252-1378, http://www.montroseband.com.

Walt Smith’s Roaring Fork Jazz Party, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, jam session 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $35, 963-3136.

Cedaredge Applefest, Cedaredge Town Park and Main Street, Cedaredge, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., more than 150 arts/craft and food vendors, music, Bronc and Bull Bash, 1 p.m. at the rodeo grounds, on east Main Street, 856-6961, http://www.CedaredgeChamber.com.

Kat Hunter, Lisa Lingo and guest Tia McGraff, Mesa Lakes Music on the Mountain Concert Series, Mesa Lakes Resort, 3619 Colorado Highway 65, Mesa, 2-4 p.m., buffet dinner show, reservations 268-5467, http://www.mesalakeslodgeandresort.com.

Happy Feet Rounds, ballroom, social dance, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 5-7:30 p.m., 243-5858.

Line dancing lessons and open dancing, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, 1-3:30 p.m., $2 drop in fee, 970-874-0923.

APA Pool Leagues, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

Palisade Sunday Market, Third and Main streets, Palisade, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., produce, arts/crafts, musicians, wineries, nonprofit organizations, 464-7458.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Ballroom dances, live music and refreshments, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., Grand Junction, 1-4 p.m., 243-7408.

Free Sunday at the gardens, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 655 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction, 245-9030, http://www.wcbotanic.org.

MONDAY, OCT. 4

Magic, Magic, Magic presented by Food Bank of the Rockies, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., doors open 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., $10 ages 13 and older, 12 and younger free, tickets at the door, 263-5700.

Beginning Knitting, Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta, Mondays, Oct. 4-25, 6-9 p.m., $35, preregister by Friday, Oct. 1, 874-0923.

Ballet workshops, Youth Theater Project free dance workshops, Creative Avenues, 128 S. Fifth St., ages 4 through third grade 4:30-5:15 p.m.; fourth grade through teen, 5:15-6:15 p.m., four-class series, register at http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com, 255-6757.

Drop-in Life Drawing Sessions, with live model, MGM Enterprises Inc., 136 S. Maple St., Fruita, 9 a.m.-noon., $10 per session, 314-3199, http://www.mgmartstudio.com.

Story time, Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., 10 a.m., 243-0181, http://www.mcpld.org.

Swing dancing, Tree House Teen Bistro, Building B, 1505 Chipeta Ave., 7-9 p.m., 241-8001.

Happy Feet Rounds, ballroom, social dance, phase 3-4 level, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 7:30-10 p.m., 243-5858.

Story time, Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., 10 a.m., 243-0181, http://www.mcpld.org.

Apple Squares, ladies only square dancing, Appleton Christian Church, 2510 I-70 Frontage Road, 7-9 p.m., 210-8555.

Men’s night, APA Pool Leagues and dart leagues, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 5

Superchick, Reinvention Tour with guests Managest, Me in Motion and Bread of Stone, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., doors open 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., $20 Artist Circle, $12 general admission, 263-5700, http://www.itickets.com.

Learn to Navigate by GPS, Colorado National Monument Fall Walks and Talks program, 10 a.m.-noon, learn the basics of using your GPS receiver taught by Candy Tobin from REI, preregistration required, 858-3617, ext. 364.

Preschool story time, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 10 a.m., 243-4442.

Story time, Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 711 Iowa Ave., Palisade, 10 a.m., 464-7557.

Story time with Judy L., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 243-5113.

Geeks Who Drink, Irish style pub trivia quiz, Rockslide Brew Pub, 401 Main St., 7 p.m., 245-2111, http://www.geekswhodrink.com.

Karaoke, Cactus Canyon, 3210 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, 7 p.m., cash prizes for top vocalists, 434-0320.

Neighbors Read! family story time, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 6:30 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Jingles story time for daycare groups and others, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 10-10:30 a.m., 249-9656.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Joy of Painting, Make it Take it Bob Ross class, “Floral,” Bill Heddles Recreation Center, noon-5 p.m., $65, register three days prior to each class, 874-0923.

Hip-Hop workshop, Youth Theater Project free dance workshops, Creative Avenues, 128 S. Fifth St., sixth grade through teen 4-5 p.m.; kindergarten through fifth grade 5-6 p.m., four-class series, register at http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com, 255-6757.

Story hour, Garfield County Library, New Castle Branch, 402 Main St., New Castle, 10:30 a.m., 984-2347.

Story time with Judy L., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 243-5113.

Free pool all day, The End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa, Fruita, ladies night 7 p.m., 858-0701.

BOGO Party, party mix of music, Whiskey River, 490 28 1/4 Road, 241-5179.

Drop-in Life Drawing Sessions with live model, MGM Enterprises Inc., 136 S. Maple St., Fruita, 9 a.m.-noon, $10 per session, 314-3199, http://www.mgmartstudio.com.

Ladies Night, Karaoke provided by Fine Line Productions, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 8 p.m., 241-8686.

Ladies Night, Cactus Canyon, 3210 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, 7 p.m., free cover for ladies, 434-0320.

W.W.W. Wonderful, Wacky Wednesday for ‘tweens ages 7-11, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 2-4 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Gems story time, stories and crafts for preschoolers, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., 249-9656.

THURSDAY, OCT. 7

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Kristi Ballif, flute, Arthur Houle, piano, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.

Story time, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Suite 6F, Clifton, 10 a.m., 434-6936.

Story time, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 10 a.m., 858-7703.

Karaoke, Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 9 p.m., 241-8411.

Open mike night, Rockslide Brew Pub, 401 Main St., 10 p.m., 245-2111.

Infant and toddler story time, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 10 a.m., 241-4726.

Thursday Night Open Mike, The Belly, 309 E. Main St., Montrose, 9 p.m., sign up 8 p.m., 252-1488.

Rosie’s Fun Nite and Open Mike, share your talents in music, comedy or anything entertaining, Red Rose Cafe, 235 Main St., Palisade, 6 p.m., 464-7673.

APA Pool and dart leagues, Brass Rail, 476 28 Road, 241-8686.

Fifty Cent Night, Cactus Canyon, 3210 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, 7 p.m., 434-0320.

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 23 and L roads, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., maze $4, pumpkins start at $5, 270-7060, http://www.lowervalleycornmaze.com.

Studt’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, on 21 1/2 Road, 2 miles north of U.S. Highway 6&50, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 462-6361, http://www.studtspumpkinpatch.com.

Just for Two’s, story time for 2-year-olds and siblings, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 10:30-11 a.m., 249-9656.

Gems, stories and crafts for preschoolers, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 249-9656.

LOOKING FORWARD

Art opening, The Creamery Arts Center, 165 Bridge St., Hotchkiss, Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m., “Intertwined” A Weaving Exhibit” in the Churro Gallery, “The Sayulita Seis” paintings in the Peach Gallery, http://www.creameryartscenter.org, 872-4848.

The SwampCoolers, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., Oct. 8, 9 p.m.-midnight, 589-6229.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” musical/comedy, Mesa State College theater department, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., continues Oct. 8-9, 7:30 p.m., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students, season tickets available, 248-1604.

Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest, Hotel Colorado, 523 Pine St., Glenwood Springs, Oct. 9, 4-7 p.m., presented by Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, $45 advance members, $50 nonmembers, $60 day of the event, 945-2414, http://www.glenwoodarts.org.

NYC featuring Tommy Bolan with guests Beyond Society, Dirty Dry and Sole Aggression, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., Oct. 9, 8:30 p.m., $10, all ages, 241-1717.

Take it to the Limit — The Music of the Eagles, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra tribute to the Eagles with guests Jeans ‘n’ Classics, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $25, $30, $35, $10 students, tickets at symphony office, Alpine Bank Building, 225 N. Fifth St., Suite 120, 243-6787, http://www.gjsymphony.org.

Visit with costume character Biscuit, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m., 243-5113.

Author book signing, Rod Hanna, “Colorado’s Seasons of Gold,” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, Oct. 9, 2-4 p.m., 243-5113.

Western Slope Animal Expo, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Exposition Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., beekeeping demonstration, Fido Follies Show and Dog Olympics, pet costume contest and more, $3 adults, $1 children, 201-9239.

Empty Bowls Luncheon, Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Soup Kitchen 245 S. First St., Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., tickets $25, soup, dessert and handmade pottery bowl of your choice, live music, 241-3658, 242-1654.

Octoberfest with music by The Joe Gable Band, The Creamery Arts Center, 165 Bridge St., Hotchkiss, Oct. 9, 11 a.m., music from 12:30-4 p.m., food, beer and more, admission by donation to the art center, http://www.creameryartscenter.org, 872-4848.

Bluegrass and Sting Band Jam, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Delta, Oct. 9, noon-3 p.m., 874-8777.

Artspace Open Studios Tour featuring a variety of artwork from local artists, demonstrations and more, Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 10, noon-4 p.m., maps online at http://www.artspacecolorado.org, 256-7405 mornings, 640-8177 afternoons.

Reel Books: For Book and Movie Lovers, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., Oct. 10, 2 p.m., watch the movie “High Fidelity” and discuss the book by Nick Hornby, take snacks, 243-4442.

Mesa State College Symphony Orchestra, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.

“Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian,” Community Cinema, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., Oct. 12, wine and cheese reception 6:30 p.m., film 7 p.m., discussion 8 p.m. Oct. 13, 10 a.m. at Palisade Branch, 711 Iowa Ave., 245-1818, http://www.rmpbsorg/cinema.

Visit with a Firefighter in celebration of National Fire Prevention Month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., Oct. 12, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 14, 10 a.m., 243-4442.

A Little Noon Music, free concert in the sanctuary with John Ahern, organ, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., Oct. 13, 12:15 p.m., 242-4850.

Skype with teen book author Jackson Pearce, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Suite 6F, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Skype with teen book author Carrie Ryan, Fruita Branch Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Oct. 14, 3 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Mesa State College Fall Choral Concert, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.

“Just Kidding,” puppet show featuring black light special effects, De Beque Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 730 Minter Ave., De Beque, Oct. 14, 2:30 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Unaweep Canyon and Gateway Canyons Auto Museum Tour, travel by bus from Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta to Gateway Canyons in Gateway, stopping at points of interest, Oct. 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $22 for transportation only, optional lunch and museum not included, register by Oct. 8, 874-0923.

Stories, Songs and Surprises, Ken Waldman, fiddling poet from Alaska, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., 249-9656, option 2.


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