Entertainment briefs: Nov. 4–10

Arts, craft fairs abound this weekend

There are a number of arts and crafts fairs taking place this weekend and here are a few to put on your radar.

■ The Holiday House Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave.

A lunch of soup, salad, sandwiches and homemade pie will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

■ The Montrose Woman’s Club will have its annual Hobby and Craft Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4–5, in the Friendship Hall at the Montrose County Fairgrounds, 101 N. Second St., in Montrose. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

■ The seventh annual Central High School Pre-Holiday Craft Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Central High School, 550 Warrior Way.

There will be more than 35 vendors of hand-made goods and a gift basket prize drawing. Proceeds benefit the Central High School science department.

■ The fifth annual Grand Junction P.E.O. Chapter HU Arts and Crafts Show will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road.

Proceeds benefit the philanthropic organization that provides support, motivation and educational opportunities for women.

■ The annual Holy Family Christmas Craft Fair will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Holy Family Catholic School, 786 26 1/2 Road.

There will be more than 90 arts and crafts vendors, a Cookie Harvest and Country Cafe, plus a cash raffle drawing at 2:45 p.m. Raffle tickets cost $25 per ticket or $25 for six.

Poster design chosen for music festival


“Love and Hippiness: Ode to a Blacklight Poster” by Palisade artist Gayle Madden was chosen as the poster design for the 2017 Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival.

Madden’s painting “depicts a free spirited musician, smiling as she plays her fiddle with Mt. Garfield peeking through the background. This image is a true representation of the festival, its spirit and the beauty that surrounds the Bluegrass & Roots Festival,” according to a news release.

Madden’s painting was chosen from artwork submitted by six local artists. The artwork was shown at Blue Pig Art Gallery in Palisade and the winning piece chosen via 87 votes cast at a recent reception.


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