Calendar: Week of June 11, 2010

Teddy Roosevelt, Annie Oakley and Genghis Khan will be three of the historical figures that come to life during the production “Night at the Museum of the West.” From left to right are Michael Combs as Roosevelt, Lyzz Willms as Oakley, and Lou Stark as Genghis Khan.



FRIDAY, JUNE 11

Summer in Milky Way’s Core, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks presented by Western Colorado Astronomy Club, meet at Colorado National Monument’s Saddlehorn Picnic area, dusk to 10 p.m., 858-3617, ext. 365/360.

March Fourth Marching Band, mobile big band spectacular, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 9 p.m., $15 ages 18 plus, 241-1717, http://www.mesatheater.com.

Animal Creations with Kay Crane, The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, register for session, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or 2-6 p.m., 464-4819.

“Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” PG, Movies Under the Stars, Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department just west of the Glade Park Store, concessions open 5:30 p.m., grill opens 6 p.m., entertainment by Addicted 7-8 p.m., games, volleyball and hay rides, movie starts at dusk, bring chairs, warm clothing, 216-9116, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Exploring the Outdoors at Night, James M. Robb — Colorado River State Park public programs, Fruita section, 595 Colorado Highway 340, meet at visitor center, 8 p.m., vehicle parks pass required, 434-6862.

Dinner and an Opera, “Great Voices of Opera” presented by Ed Arnos, Historic Miller Homestead, Hospice conference room, 3090 N. 12th St., 5:45 p.m., $20; or Dessert and an Opera $10, 6:45 p.m., reservation deadline has passed, 242-3703.

The SwampCoolers, Bub’s Field Sports Pub and Grille, 715 Horizon Drive, 8-11 p.m., 243-2827.

Desert Moon, countrified rock ‘n’ roll, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 6:30 p.m., 464-1462.

Henna: Hawaiian Style, teen program, Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 711 Iowa Ave., 4 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

Crawford Pioneer Days continue in Crawford, annual auction, baking contest followed by dinner to raise funds for the fireworks, 921-5320, http://www.crawfordcounty.org.

Ken Dravis, Bailey’s Lounge patio, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 7-10 p.m., 241-8411.

Night at the Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., 6-9 p.m., for children of all ages, meet historical “wax” figures, $5 per person, $20 for groups of five, 260-7762, 242-0971.

“It’s All About Me: The High School Chronicles,” musical comedy, Roper Music Ballroom, 130 N. Fifth St., 7 p.m., $15 adults, $10 seniors, students and those with military ID, benefits HOSA/FBLA student organizations, tickets at the door or reserve in advance at 256-0899, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Gourd classes taught by gourd artist Janice Reich, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., free warm-up session, 6-8 p.m., additional classes Saturday, take a favorite gourd, apron, tools and sack lunch, gourds available for purchase, space limited, preregister 257-7408.

Palisade Bluegrass Roots Festival, Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St., Palisade, on-site camping, jam sessions, children’s activities, advance tickets: $25 Friday, three-day ticket $85, three-day ticket plus camping $115. At the gate tickets: $35 Friday, $100 for three days, three-day plus camping $145. Ages 12 and under free, tickets and lineup at http://www.palisademusic.com.

MG Car Club Rallye, 58th annual Rallye sponsored by the MG Car Club, Rocky Mountain Centre, Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs, fun and challenging competitions with time-speed distance rally, mountain tour and Funkahana driving contest, 948-4923, http://www.mgcc.org.

Salsa dance class, La Puerta Dance Studio, 634 Main St., Suite 1, 7 p.m., 712-2552.

The Jay Ketchem Band, Whiskey River, 490 28 1/4 Road, 241-5179.

Jack and Jill, alternative folk rock, DoubleTree Hotel patio, 743 Horizon Drive, 7 p.m., 241-8888.

Wild Women Exhibition reception, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., 6 p.m., on display through July 25, 945-2414, http://www.glenwoodarts.org/events.

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.

Wine tasting, Planet Wines, 420 Main St., 5-9 p.m., 424-5432.

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

Crawford Pioneer Days continue in Crawford, breakfast in Town Park, parade 10 a.m., craft/food booths, melodrama performances, games, music, outhouse races, cowboy cook-off, street dance 6:30 p.m., 921-5320, http://www.crawfordcounty.org.

Ken Dravis, Bailey’s Lounge patio, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 7-10 p.m., 241-8411.

Night at the Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., 6-9 p.m., for children of all ages, meet historical “wax” figures, $5 per person, $20 for groups of five, 260-7762, 242-0971.

“It’s All About Me: The High School Chronicles,” musical comedy, Roper Music Ballroom, 130 N. Fifth St., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., $15 adults, $10 seniors, students and those with military ID, tickets at the door or reserve in advance at 256-0899, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Gourd classes taught by gourd artist Janice Reich, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., decorating bowls 9 a.m.-noon; decorating gourd dolls 1-4 p.m., $25 per class, $10 cap for materials, bring a favorite gourd, apron, tools and sack lunch, gourds available for purchase, space limited, preregister 257-7408.

Palisade Bluegrass Roots Festival, Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St., Palisade, on-site camping, jam sessions, children’s activities, advance tickets $45 for Saturday, at the gate tickets $55 for Saturday, ages 12 and under free, tickets and lineup at http://www.palisademusic.com.

MG Car Club Rallye, 58th annual Rallye sponsored by the MG Car Club, Rocky Mountain Centre, Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs, fun and challenging competitions with time-speed distance rally, mountain tour, Funkahana driving contest, 948-4923, http://www.mgcc.org.

Colorado Quarter Horse Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m., 255-7100.

An Expressive Arts Journey with Connie Robbins-Brady, The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, 1-4 p.m., glimpse into creative process of self-exploration, a variety of art-making activities will be explored, $30, includes all materials, register .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 464-4819.

Colorado author event, with 10 local authors, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 2-4 p.m., 243-5113.

Western Slope Bears Party, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., 10 p.m., ages 21 plus, 589-6229.

Bats, Highline Lake State Park, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, 7 p.m., meet in the campground between sites 9 and 12, parks pass required, 858-7208, http://www.parks.state.co.us.

Whiskey Jack Boys, classic/popular country, third annual Parachute Music in the Park, Cottonwood Park, Parachute, 1:30-4:30 p.m., bring lawn chairs, nonalcoholic beverages.

Outdoor Heritage Day, Confluence Park, Delta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., exhibitors highlighting outdoor sports and recreation activities for all ages; fishing derby for ages 16 and younger, 874-0923.

Horse-N-Around Fun Day, ages 10 and older, east Main Street in Cedaredge, sign up 8:30 a.m., events start 9 a.m., games on horseback in categories of competitor, novice, intermediate and advanced, concession stand available, $25 for a full-day, benefits Surface Creek Saddle Club and Women’s Surface Creek Saddle Club, 261-3547, 986-9738.

Mini Pow Wow, Ute Learning Garden, CSU Extension Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, featuring members of the Ute Indian Nations, Grand Entry 10:30 a.m., performances by Ute Indian dancers, singers and drummers 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., escorted tours of the Ute learning gardens 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Native art/crafts available, entry fee to the Learning Garden is $3 per person or $5 per family, 244-1836, WesternSlopeGardening.org.

Desert Moon, countrified rock ‘n’ roll, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 7 p.m., 242-7253.

Palisade Parade of Roses, Varaison Vineyards and Winery, 405 W. First St., Palisade, public display, tour of roses and rose workshops at the pavilion and gazebo, 464-4928.

The Jay Ketchem Band, Whiskey River, 490 28 1/4 Road, 241-5179.

The Gathering, a day for the business of writing, writers retreat hosted by Sandra Door, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $100, includes breakfast and lunch, 257-1498, http://www.sandradorr.com.

Ride the Rockies’ Bands and Brews Garden, Mesa State College campus, noon-9 p.m., entertainment by DJ Nate Watchman, noon-4 p.m.; Zac Grant Band, 4-6:30 p.m.; Michael Martin Murphey, 6:30-7 p.m.; Influx Jazz, 7-9 p.m.; brews provide by Rockslide Brewery, Kannah Creek Brewery and Palisade Brewery, grill and wrap station food booths, 244-1480.

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., 10:30 a.m., 283-8625, http://www.mcpld.org.

Free Kids Craft Day, create a photo mat for Father’s Day, ages 1-12, Frame Depot, 529 Bogart Lane, drop in 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 245-6999.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 13

Palisade Bluegrass Roots Festival, Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St., Palisade, on-site camping, jam sessions, children’s activities, advance tickets $25 for Sunday, at the gate tickets $35 for Sunday, ages 12 and under free, tickets and lineup at http://www.palisademusic.com.

MG Car Club Rallye, 58th annual Rallye sponsored by the MG Car Club, Rocky Mountain Centre, Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs, fun and challenging competitions with a time-speed distance rally, mountain tour, Funkahana driving contest and Sunday morning car show, 948-4923, http://www.mgcc.org.

Palisade Parade of Roses, Varaison Vineyards and Winery, 405 W. First St., Palisade, public display, tour of roses and rose workshops at the pavilion and gazebo, Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $35 per person, RSVP 464-4928.

The Original Wailers, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., 9 p.m., $20, ages 18 plus, http://www.myspace.com/originalwailers, 241-1717.

Ray Carpenter, country/gospel guitar and vocals, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, Pioneer Town, Cedaredge, 2 p.m., 210-0471.

Bird Walk, Highline Lake State Park, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, 9 a.m., meet in the campground between sites 9 and 12, parks pass required, 858-7208, http://www.parks.state.co.us.

Busy Beavers, James M. Robb — Colorado River State Park public programs, Connected Lakes section, from Power Road, off Colorado Highway 340, meet at Tailrace parking lot, 2 p.m., vehicle parks pass required, 434-6862.

Integrated Arts Institute, biennial event led by Mesa State College faculty Carol Christ, Sean Flannigan, Matt Lindstrom and Deborah Snider, Mesa State College, June 13-18, promoting interdisciplinary exploration in literature, movement, music, theater and visual art, $255, http://www.mesastate.edu/eso/integratedarts.html, 248-1767.

Ride the Rockies’ Bands and Brews Garden, Mesa State College campus, noon-9 p.m., opening ceremony 7-7:30 a.m. with Peggy Malone and Jessica Garton, entertainment by DJ Aaron Markham, noon-3 p.m.; Brandon Lucas Band, 3-5 p.m.; Tim Brown Band, 5-7 p.m.; Pineapple Crackers, 7-9 p.m.; brews provide by Rockslide Brewery, Kannah Creek Brewery and Palisade Brewery, grill and wrap station food booths, 244-1480.

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

Jones-Woodrich Duo, classic jazz, Il Bistro Italiano, 400 Main St., 5:30-8:30 p.m., reservations recommended, 243-8622.

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.

MONDAY, JUNE 14

The Centennial Band, The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., 7 p.m., 255-1005, ropermusic.com/centennialband.html.

Author event, Lucinda Stein, “Three Threads Woven,” Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 6 p.m., presentation followed by book-signing, 243-4442.

One-week Art Camp for ages 6-13, taught by certified teachers, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, materials furnished, games, enrichment activities, take sack lunch, snack, water bottle and hat, space limited, 858-0360.

Tango dance classes, LaPuerta Dance Studio, 634 Main St., Suite 1, 7 p.m., $5, 712-2552.

Air brush and Old English calligraphy demonstrations, The Artist Haven, 527 Bogart Lane, 4-6 p.m., classes available, 778-1522, 424-5125.

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

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.

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, mainstream 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.

Art classes for cancer survivors and their caregivers, Regional Cancer Center, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 4-6 p.m., register, 256-9584, 244-2351.

TUESDAY, JUNE 15

Walt Smith Trio, smooth jazz, Jazz Among the Grapevines, Two Rivers Winery, 2087 Broadway, 7 p.m., $10, tickets at the Art Center, and Two Rivers Winery or at the gate, wine available by the glass or bottle, benefits the Arts Center, take a picnic and lawn chair, 260-8866.

Realistic Drawing Skills, Gerry Wubben Workshop, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., registration deadline is today, workshop is July 27-31, $350 Art Center members, $390 nonmembers, 243-7337, http://www.gjartcenter.org.

Meteorologist story time, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., June 15, 10 a.m., Meteorologist John Carroll from KREX will teach kids about weather and read from his book “The Adventures of Robbie the Raindrop,” 243-4442.

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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16

Henna: Hawaiian Style, teen program, Clifton Branch, 590 32 Road Suite 6F, 2:30 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.

“Splish Splash” Reader’s Theater, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 3 p.m., variety of fish stories performed using scripts and puppets, 249-9656, option 2.

Reading to Rover for ages 8-11, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 1:30-2:30 p.m., call to set up 15 minute session, 249-9656, option 2.

“Fame,” Showtime Productions, 2148 Broadway, Suite C5, 7:30 p.m., $15 adults, $12 students/seniors, 263-4152, 270-8533.

Howard Berkman, Camp Robber Cafe, 1515 Ogden Road, Montrose, 240-1590.

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 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.

Summer of Jazz, Two Rivers Park, Glenwood Springs, 7 p.m., free, take a picnic; vendors with snacks and refreshments, 948-4923, http://www.summerofjazz.com.

Environmental education kids program with activities/crafts, Highline Lake State Park, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, 10 a.m.-noon, at picnic area near the beach house, parks pass required, 858-7208, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Irish Music, performed by a variety of musicians, Naggie McGee’s, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

THURSDAY, JUNE 17

“Fame,” Showtime Productions, 2148 Broadway, Suite C5, 7:30 p.m., $15 adults, $12 students/seniors, 263-4152, 270-8533.

The Centennial Band with the Barry Tuckwell Institute Horn Choir, Mesa State College, outside Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., 7 p.m., 255-1005, ropermusic.com/centennialband.html.

Author book-signing and reading with Paonia native Paolo Bacigalupi, “Ship Breaker,” Paonia Public Library, Third Street, Paonia, 6 p.m., 527-3470

Telluride Bluegrass Festival with headliners Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas 8-10 p.m.; Tim O’Brien Band, 10:30 p.m.-midnight, Telluride, 800-624-2422, http://www.bluegrass.com/telluride.

Flat Top Reed, rockin’ blues, Thursday Night Concert Series, Fruita Civic Center Pavilion, 325 E. Aspen Ave., 7:30-9 p.m., take blankets and chairs, 858-0360, http://www.fruita.org.

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.

Trivia with The Ninja, Lounge 743, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 8 p.m., ages 21 plus, 241-8888.

Main in Motion, downtown Main Street in Montrose, 6-8:30 p.m., arts, entertainment, family-friendly activities, shopping, 249-2886, http://www.maininmotion.com.

American National Bank Farmers Market, Main Street, between Third and Seventh streets, 5-8:30 p.m., vendors with produce and handcrafted items, entertainment, 245-9697, http://www.downtowngj.org.

Carol Rose, country musician, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 7 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., $10-$12, 242-9940.

Eagles on Highway, acoustic/folk/bluegrass, Coffee Muggers, 644 Main St., June 18, 5:30-7 p.m., 241-1968.

Jam Before the JAM with Desert Flyer and Midnight Backhand, Mesa Theater and Cub, 538 Main St., June 18, 9 p.m., $10 ages 21 plus, 241-1717.

“Race to Witch Mountain,” PG, Movies Under the Stars, Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department just west of the Glade Park Store, June 18, concessions open 5:30 p.m., grill opens 6 p.m., entertainment 7-8 p.m., games, volleyball and hay rides, movie starts at dusk, bring chairs, warm clothing, 216-9116, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The World Music Festival featuring Jus Goodie and guests Dualakoo and The Sol Weavers Fire Dancers, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Summer Festival Series, Elizabeth B. Harris Amphitheatre, 655 Struthers Ave., June 18, gates open 5 p.m., show at 6 p.m., bring lawn chairs and blankets, food, beverages available to purchase, no outside food, drinks or coolers allowed, no dogs, ticket prices vary per event, ages 12 and under free, tickets at City Market stores, The Muse in Fruita, the Botanical Gardens and Cumulus Broadcasting, 858-7675.

Dynamic Landscapes in Oil with Barbara Churchley, The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, June 18, 2-4 p.m., $15, call to register, 464-4819.

MJ12, classic rock, DoubleTree Hotel patio, 743 Horizon Drive, June 18, 7 p.m., 241-8888.

Recital performance by faculty of the 2010 Barry Tuckwell Institute, Greg Hustis and Mary Bisson with Tomoko Kanamaru, piano, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., June 18, 2 p.m., free, 210-4580.

“Fame,” Showtime Productions, 2148 Broadway, Suite C5, June 18-19, 7:30 p.m., matinee June 19, 2 p.m., $15 adults, $12 students/seniors; optional dinner theater Friday and Saturday, $30, 263-4152, 270-8533.

Strawberry Days, one of Colorado’s oldest civic celebrations, Sayre (Strawberry) Park, Glenwood Springs, June 18-20, crowning of Miss Strawberry Days, entertainment, artisan and food booths, Kidsfest with a petting zoo, rides and children’s entertainment, free strawberries and ice cream, parade down Grand Avenue, Saturday, 945-6589, strawberrydaysfestival.com.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Telluride, continues June 18-20, 800-624-2422, http://www.bluegrass.com/telluride.

AutoFest Car Show, Lincoln Park, June 18 cruise night, 7 p.m.; car show June 19, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; June 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $5 adults, ages under 12 free, featured class Chevrolet Corvair 1960-69, registration information 434-2262, http://www.cowestvmcca.org.

Flat Top Reed, Rockslide Brew Pub patio, 401 Main St., June 19, 9:30 p.m., 245-2111.

Prehistoric Trade in the Southwest and Western Colorado, program presented by Sally Crum, Highline Lake State Park Visitor Center, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, June 19, 7 p.m., parks pass required, 858-7208.

The Claim Jumpers String Band, old-time music, Sherwood Park, south pavilion, June 19, 2-6 p.m.

Potato Pirates with Hand Cannon, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., June 19, 10 p.m., ages 21 plus, http://www.myspace.com/potatopirates, http://www.myspace.com/handcannonband, 589-6229.

Accordion Show with Mike and Margie Aman, virtuoso accordionists from Denver, Lincoln Park Barn, June 19, 2 and 6 p.m., $12, tickets at Grand Junction Parks and Recreation office, 1340 Gunnison Ave.; accordion workshop, 4 p.m., $5, 254-3866.

Barry Tuckwell Institute Horn Choir, Grand Junction Regional Center, 2800 Riverside Parkway, June 19, 11 a.m., free, bring a lawn chair, 210-4580.

Recital performance by selected participants of the 2010 Barry Tuckwell Institute with pianist Tomoko Kanamaru Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., June 19, 2 p.m., free, 210-4580.

25th anniversary of the Chamber Cabin, Parachute Rest Stop in Parachute, June 19, 1-4 p.m., live music, free barbecue and tribute to all the volunteers and visitors to the facility.

Blue Pig Gallery Birthday Celebration, The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, reception June 19, 5-8 p.m., food tasting from 626 on Rood, Plum Creek Winery wine tastings to purchase, reception tickets $7; cake, guests from Pig-a-sus Homestead and the Western Colorado Pot Belly Pig Educational Health Center, June 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 464-4819, http://www.thebluepiggallery.com.

Father’s Day Craft, Highline Lake State Park, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, June 20, 10 a.m., meet in the campground between sites 9 and 12; or 2 p.m., meet in the picnic area next to the playground, parks pass required, 858-7208.

2010 Barry Tuckwell Institute Finale Concert featuring horn ensembles and the BTI Horn Choir, Moss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., June 20, 1 p.m., 21-4580.

Meteorologist story time, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., June 23, 2 p.m., Meteorologist John Carroll from KREX will teach kids about weather and read from his book “The Adventures of Robbie the Raindrop,” 243-4442.

Whitman, rock/indie, Quincy Bar, 609 Main St., June 23, http://www.myspace.com/whitmannoise, 242-9633.

Paper Boats and Water Fun presented by John McConnell Math and Science Center of Western Colorado, Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., June 23, 3-4 p.m., 243-0181.

Reading to Rover for first- through third-graders, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., June 23, 1:30-2:30, sign up for 15-minute session to read to a friendly dog, 249-9656, option 2.

Porchlights Duo, folk/rock, DoubleTree Hotel patio, 743 Horizon Drive, June 23, 7 p.m., 241-8888.

The Centennial Band, Sherwood Park, 200 Glenwood Ave., June 24, 7 p.m., 255-1005.

“Disney’s Jungle Book Kids,” Youth Theater Project, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theater, Mesa State College, 1231 N. 12th St., June 24-26, 255-6757, http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.


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