Calendar: Week of March 12, 2010

FRIDAY, MARCH 12

Sixth Street Connections, a Coffee House, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., Glenwood Springs, 7 p.m., live music with General Dixie and the Bad Habits, bluegrass and Neo Paleo, duet and more, poetry and dance, $10, tickets at the door, 945-2414, glenwoodartsorg.

Tommy Castro Band, blues, with opener Barrio Stimulus, Turn of the Century Saloon, 121 N. Fourth St., Montrose, 8 p.m., $20, tickets at Jovis Coffee, http://www.tommycastro.com, 201-1419.

Celtica Sinfonia 2010, Celtic band Feast and Mystic Force, a group of champion Irish step-dancers, Western Slope Concert Series, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., 7:30 p.m., tickets $23 in advance, $26 at the door for adults, $15 advance ages 12 and under, $17 at the door, purchase at City Market stores in the Grand Valley, Delta and Hotchkiss, 241-0741, http://www.JunctionConcerts.com.

BugGiRL, Australian sister/brother rock duo, Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St., 589-6229.

Strolling Scones, ‘60s rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., 9 p.m., $7, 248-9022.

West Coast Swing lesson, La Puerta Dance Studio, 634 Main St., Suite 1, 7 p.m., $5,712-2552.

Beginnings story time, combined baby lap sit (newborn to 18 months) and toddler, (18 months to 3 years old), Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 10:30-11 a.m., 249-9656.

“The Foreigner” by Larry Shue, Renew Theater, 388 S. Second St., 7:30 p.m., 200-7639, http://www.gjrenew.com.

The Pineapple Crackers, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Vintage Voltage, ‘60s and ‘70s rock, Fast Eddy’s, 2650 North Ave., 9 p.m.-1 a.m., vintagevoltageband.com, 241-7008.

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.

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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 13

David Jergenson, Enzo’s Pizzeria and Italian Eatery, 759 Horizon Drive, 255-8500.

“The Three Little Pigs” puppet show, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 10 a.m., 243-4442.

A Visit with Clifford, the Big Red Dog, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 10:30 a.m., 243-5113.

Teen Rockband Tournament, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 1-4 p.m., teens form a band with two to three friends and challenge fellow teens and the Grand Junction Police Department at Rockband, http://www.mcpld.org, 243-4442.

Goodman Band, Boomers, 436 Main St., 9 p.m., 248-9022.

Grand Valley Dressage Society Horse Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds, covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 255-7100.

“The Foreigner” by Larry Shue, Renew Theater, 388 S. Second St., 7:30 p.m., 200-7639, http://www.gjrenew.com.

Prom Fashion Show Extravaganza hosted by Deb Shops, Hot Topic, Men’s Wearhouse and Sears Portrait Studio, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, Sears wing, noon, 2 and 4 p.m., tuxes, gowns and alternative fashions, 242-0009.

Huey, Dewey and Louie, rock, country, blues, Fast Eddy’s 2650 North Ave., 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., 241-7008.

Mastering High Dynamic Range Photography class taught by Steve Traudt, Frameworks Gallery, 309 Main St., call to register, 243-7074, http://www.synvis.com.

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, 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.

Reading to Rover, program for first- through third-graders, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 2-3 p.m., call to reserve a 15 minute session, 249-9656, option 2.

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 14

Celtica Sinfonia 2010, Celtic band Feast and Mystic Force, a group of champion Irish step-dancers, Western Slope Concert Series, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Road, Montrose, 7 p.m., tickets prices vary, purchase at the Montrose Pavilion, 241-0741, http://www.JunctionConcerts.com.

Grand Valley Dressage Society Horse Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds, covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 255-7100.

Pig Tails & Wine Trails, pick up a map to explore artists and wineries of the area, The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., first 10 people will receive a free Blue Pig Gallery wine glass, tour locations include The Glass Chapel, Palen Photography, Grande River Vineyards, Garfield Estates Vineyard and Winery, Carlson Vineyards, Mesa Park Vineyards and Reeder Mesa Vineyards, 464-4819, http://www.thebluepiggallery.com.

Reel Books for book and movie lovers, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 2 p.m., watch “The Perfect Storm” and discuss the book by Sebastian Junger, bring snacks, 243-4442.

Young Artist Competition Finals hosted by Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Mesa State College, Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., 2 p.m., four musicians compete for a guest artist spot in the symphony’s 2010-11 concert season, $5, http://www.gjsymphony.org, 243-6787.

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

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 15

“Mashenka and the Bear” puppet show presented by River Canyon School, Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St., 10:30 a.m., Waldorf inspired puppet show with handmade puppets, handouts available, discussion after the show, 216-9936, http://www.rivercanyonschool.com.

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.

Foxtrot lessons, LaPuerta Dance Studio, 634 Main St., Suite 1, 7 p.m., $5, 712-2552.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16

Messing around with Science, for children in upper elementary grades, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 4:30-5:45 p.m., discover the birds of prey in the area, RSVP, 249-9656, option 2.

“The Cat in the Hat” Reader’s Theatre story time, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 2 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 243-4442.

Jingles story time, designed for day care groups with babies and kids up to age 5, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 10-10:30 and 10:30-11 a.m., 249-9656.

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, MARCH 17

St. Patty’s Day Party, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., ages 21 plus, doors open 8 p.m., 241-1717.

St. Patrick’s day party, Boomers, 436 Main St., 8 p.m., no cover, 248-9022.

Wednesday Art Workshop: Art Nouveau Watercolor, Creative Avenues, 128 S. Fifth St., 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays March 17-31, $45, 255-6757, http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

St. Patty’s Day with The Sneaky Snakes, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 241-8888.

Preschool story time for ages 3-5, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 249-9656.

The Brew-Glass Trio, Bub’s Field Sports Pub and Grille, 715 Horizon Drive, 8-11 p.m., 243-3938.

Gustav Brett, Camp Robber Cafe, 1515 Ogden Road, Montrose, 240-1590.

Garfield County Library 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.

Bobby Walker jam session, Snowflake Bar and Grill, 539 Colorado Ave., 245-0995.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18

“The Three Little Pigs” puppet show, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., 243-4442.

“The Foreigner” by Larry Shue, Renew Theater, 388 S. Second St., 7:30 p.m., 200-7639, http://www.gjrenew.com.

Andrew Witt, singer/songwriter, Living Stone Church auditorium, 2971 North Ave., doors open 6:30 p.m., concert 7 p.m., 210-0289.

KAFM Reel Time, “Mutant Swinger from Mars,” ‘50s-era sci-fi spoof, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., 7 p.m., discussion follows film, $6 general public, $5 seniors, students and members, purchase tickets at the door or online, seating limited, 241-8801, ext. 206, http://www.kafmradio.org.

Preschool story time for ages 3-5, Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 2-3 p.m., 249-9656.

Beginnings story time, combined baby lap sit (newborn to 18 months) and toddler, (18 months to 3 years old), Montrose Regional Library, 320 S. Second St., Montrose, 10-10:30 a.m., 249-9656.

Jed Kovach, Canyon Creek Bed and Breakfast, 820 E. Main St., Montrose, 249-2886.

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 mic 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.

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

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

Rosie’s Fun Nite and Open Mic, 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.

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

Regional karaoke contest, Snowflake Bar and Grill, 539 Colorado Ave., 8 p.m.-midnight, 245-0995.

Ballroom dances, live music and refreshments, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 8-11 p.m., 243-7408.

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.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Grammy Award-winning band from South Africa, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., March 19, 7:30 p.m., $25-$30, tickets at City Market stores (except First Street and Orchard Avenue location), Triple Play Records and Back Porch Music, online at TicketsWest.com, by phone 243-8497.

David Starr, classic rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., March 19, 9 p.m., $7, 248-9022.

“Hanging Flume: The Best Kept Secret of the Wild West,” documentary premiere event, Gateway Canyons Resort, Palisade Event Center, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, March 19, reception 5:30-6:30 p.m., premiere 6:30 p.m., RSVP by March 15, 241-4773, http://www.hangingflume.org.

Howard Berkman and Big Bottom, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, March 19, 241-8888.

Carnival of the Animals, Mesa State College Symphony Orchestra, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., Robinson Theatre, March 19, 7:30 p.m., $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students/children, proceeds to benefit the Western Slope Center for Children, 248-1604.

Waltz lessons followed by St. Patty’s Day party, La Puerta Dance Studio, 634 Main St., Suite 1, March 19, 7 p.m., $5, 712-2552.

The Brew-Glass Trio, Bub’s Field Sports Pub and Grille, 715 Horizon Drive, March 19, 243-3938.

Mesa State College Senior Show opening day, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., March 19 through April 10, 248-1767.

“Celebrate Spring — Baroque to Broadway,” The Schumann Singers, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., March 19, 7:30 p.m., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, advance tickets at Roper Music, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra office or from members of the chorus, http://www.schumannsingers.org, 243-5992, 242-0034.

“Alice in Wonderland Jr.” musical and “Poodle Skirts and Pirates,” play presented by more than 100 Creative Avenues Youth Theater Project students ages 5 through 12th-graders, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., March 19-20, 7 p.m., March 20, 2 p.m., $5, 255-6757, http://www.CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

Goodman Band, Grand Valley Pub and Grill, 101 Cardinal Way Parachute, March 19-20, 285-9616.

“The Foreigner” by Larry Shue, Renew Theater, 388 S. Second St., Thursday through Saturday, March 19-27, 7:30 p.m., 200-7639, http://www.gjrenew.com.

Mesa Developmental Services Ability Art Exhibit and Reception, Barnes & Noble Bookseller 2451 Patterson Road, March 20, 11 a.m.; presentation, Artability — Art for All, at noon, 243-5113.

4-H Fun Horse Show, Mesa County Fairgrounds covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, March 20, 8 a.m., http://www.mesacounty.us/fairgrounds, 255-7100.

Desert Moon, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, March 20, 9 p.m., 434-9428.

Miss Emily and the Backsliders, Boomers, 436 Main St., March 20, 9 p.m., $7, 248-9022.

Rob “Chicken Fatt” Mitchell, Enzo’s Pizzeria and Italian Eatery, 759 Horizon Drive, March 20, 255-8500.

National Quilting Day event hosted by Sunset Slope Quilters, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, Claire’s Court, March 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., quilts on display, “bed turning” event, demonstrations, interactive education experience, community projects and more, 254-9791, 263-0643.

Homegrown Triple Bill, Jack and Jill, Drunken Muppets and Shades of Gonzo, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., March 20, 8:30 p.m., $10 ages 21 plus, 241-1717.

Community Evening Dance for all ages with music by Western Kinsmen, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, March 20, 7-10 p.m., $4, coffee and lemonade provided, 874-0923.

Annual Spring Craft Show, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 655 Struthers Ave., March 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 245-3288, ext. 2.

Car and Motorcycle Show, Western Colorado Dragway, 115 32 Road, March 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., entry fee $10, prizes, all types of cars and motorcycles welcome, proceeds go to fundraising account for track improvements; fifth annual Trailer Trash Automotive Swap Meet, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., $25 sellers, $3 shoppers, 424-0415.

A Legendary Event, Elks Lodge 575, 249 S. Fourth St., March 20, doors open and tours begin 6 p.m., music by Flat Top Reed 7-8 p.m., Stray Grass 8-10 p.m., $10 per person at the door includes tour and concert, taco bar $6, cash bar, proceeds benefit the Legends Historic Sculptures Project, 640-5350, 260-8130.

Sunlight Mountain Resort Spring Thing, fun races, costume contests, live music on the deck, a Big Air and Rail Jam show, an Easter egg hunt, and hot tubs, Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 20-21, 945-7491, http://www.sunlightmtn.com.

Grand Valley Children’s Choir Spring Concert with guests The Tonettes, Palisade High School, 3679 G Road, March 21, 4 p.m., $7 adults, $4 ages 17 and under, 241-5522.

Brahms, Beatles and the Beach Boys presented by Western Colorado Chorale, Mesa State College, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., Grand Junction, 7:30 p.m. March 22, $18 adults, $16 seniors, $5 students, 243-678, http://www.gjsymphony.org.

Walkin’ Jim Stoltz, Forever Wild Concert — A Celebration of Wilderness, folksinger from Montana, Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 1022 Grand Ave., March 22, 7 p.m., $12 adults, $10 students, 712-8684, http://www.walkinjim.com.

“The Three Little Pigs” puppet show, Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., March 22, 10 a.m., 243-4442.

“The Three Little Pigs” puppet show, Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 711 Iowa Ave., March 23, 10 a.m., 243-4442.

“Custom Kicks” Teen Art, Collbran Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 111 Main St., Collbran, March 23, 4 p.m., teens create art using donated shoes, results will be eligible for the April Teen Art Contest, 243-4442.

Dr. Seuss Readers’ Theatre, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., March 23, March 25, 6:30 p.m. and March 27, 3 p.m.; Collbran Branch Library, March 27, 10 a.m., children encouraged to wear wacky Dr. Seuss character outfits, 243-4442.

Dualakoo, “Unplugged,” DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, March 24, 241-8888.

Cha Cha lessons, Boomers, 436 Main St., March 24, 8 p.m., lesson $5, no charge to come in; DJ follows, 248-9022.

“Custom Kicks” Teen Art, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Suite 6F, March 24, 2:30 p.m., teens create art using donated shoes, results will be eligible for the April Teen Art Contest, 243-4442.

Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights, Dallas-based blues influenced rock band, Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St., March 25, doors open 7 p.m., 241-1717, http://www.jonathantylermusic.com.

“The Three Little Pigs” puppet show, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Suite 6F, March 25, 1 p.m., 243-4442.

Mesa State College Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble with pianist John Salmon, piano, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1231 N. 12th St., Robinson Theatre, March 25, 7:30 p.m., $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students/children, 248-1604.

Bobby Walker, blues and rock, Boomers, 436 Main St., March 25, 8:30 p.m., $2, 248-9022.


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