Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 22–28

EVENING UNDER THE STARS Listen to the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Grand Junction Centennial Band during its annual concert at Lincoln Park on Sunday, Aug. 24. Among the pieces the symphony will play are “Waltz of the Flowers” from “The Nutcracker” and Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.” The band is set to play well-known Americana tunes and marches. — Schedule: Brats in the Park (fundraiser selling bratwurst, sauerkraut, hot dogs, chips, soda and water) begins at 5 p.m.; Grand Junction Centennial Band plays at 6:30 p.m.; Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, 7:15 p.m. Take a chair or blanket. — Info: 243-6787, gjsymphony.org.



BACK TO SCHOOL BIKE RODEO Children ages 4–12 can bike an obstacle course, receive a bike and helmet inspection, get bike registration cards, take a safety course and more. — The rodeo will go from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23, at Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita. — Info: 858-0360.



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EVENING UNDER THE STARS

Listen to the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Grand Junction Centennial Band during its annual concert at Lincoln Park on Sunday, Aug. 24.

Among the pieces the symphony will play are “Waltz of the Flowers” from “The Nutcracker” and Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.”

The band is set to play well-known Americana tunes and marches.

■ Schedule: Brats in the Park (fundraiser selling bratwurst, sauerkraut, hot dogs, chips, soda and water) begins at 5 p.m.; Grand Junction Centennial Band plays at 6:30 p.m.; Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, 7:15 p.m. Take a chair or blanket.

■ Info: 243-6787, gjsymphony.org.

BACK TO SCHOOL BIKE RODEO

Children ages 4–12 can bike an obstacle course, receive a bike and helmet inspection, get bike registration cards, take a safety course and more.

■ The rodeo will go from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23, at Fruita Community Center, 324 
N. Coulson St., Fruita.

■ Info: 858-0360.



FRIDAY, AUG. 22

TONY HOLIDAY, rock/blues, from Salt Lake City, Utah, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

VINTAGE VOLTAGE, classic rock and blues, 8 p.m., JD’s Bar, 155 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, vintagevoltageband.com.

C.L. REESE, contemporary smooth jazz guitarist, 8 p.m., Le Rouge, 314 Main St., 257-1777.

FREE THE HONEY, Americana from the Gunnison Valley, 7 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

RIC & KAREN, ‘50s/‘60s and country music for dancing, dance lessons 6:30 p.m., dance 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

NO APOLOGIES, Live in the Vines Summer Music Series, 7–10 p.m., Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, $10, 464-5777.

FOURTH FRIDAY ART WALK GALLERY OPENING, 6–10 p.m. Aug. 22, Rose Hue Gallery, 212 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, artist of the month award-winning painter Judy Rogan will demo, wine and hors d’oeuvres, 250-9019.

“GHOSTBUSTERS,” rated PG, Movies Under the Stars, Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department on DS Road, just west of the Glade Park Store, concessions open 5:30 p.m., grill open 6 p.m. until movie starts, no outside food, entertainment 7–8 p.m., movie at dusk, take chairs and warm clothing, 216-9116.

PEACH PROMENADE SQUARE DANCE, 7:15–10 p.m., Mt. Garfield Middle School, 3475 Front St., 434-3543.

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

SWERVE, country/rock, 6 p.m., Party at the Pavilion, Stoney Ridge Pavilion, 648 N. Seventh St., Silt, benefit for Colorado River Fire Rescue, pig roast benefit 4-7 p.m., 876-2353, townofsilt.org.

CALEB DEAN BAND, country music and Western swing, Music on the Mountain concert series, 6–10 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, take donation of canned food item for free tram ride beginning at 4 p.m., GlenwoodCaverns.com, 945-4228, ext. 0.

END OF SUMMER BASH, free concert with Jimmy and the Instagators, 6–10 p.m., Mesa Community Center in Mesa, 210-2698.

MUSIC FOR THE MUSTANGS, picnic with the ponies presented by Steadfast Steeds Sanctuary, gate opens 5 p.m., music by country music artist Destinee Reed, 1411 S. 16 1/2 Road, Glade Park, Mustang horses and cars on site, horse painting, donations at the gate will support the mustang horses, no pets or alcohol permitted, 241-0939.

GRILLIN’ & CHILLIN’ BREW & MUSIC FEST, 1–7 p.m., Fellin Park in Ouray, music by local band The Royal We, The Shady Elders from Denver, Zolopht from Grand Junction and Fictionist from Provo, Utah, $25 for the beer tasting includes commemorative tasting glass, $5 without the beer tasting, benefits the 2015 Mountain Air Music Series, 325-4746, ouraycolorado.com.

“FROZEN,” Movies in the Park, gates open 7 p.m., movie at dusk, Sherwood Park, popcorn and snacks available, take chair, blankets and bug spray, 241-4453, facebook.com/moviesintheparkgj.

ROICE-HURST ROUNDUP, benefits Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 6 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, cocktails, sit-down dinner, music silent and live auction, $60, tickets at Chow Down Pet Supplies, Fisher’s Liquor Barn, Mesa County Alpine Banks and Roice-Hurst shelter, 362 28 Road, 986-5819.

DINOSAUR DAY, Adventure Quest Festival 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, family festival features face painting, digging for dinos, magician, bump ‘n’ jump, obstacle course, $5 adults, $3 ages 12 and younger; Feast of Skulls adult event, cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner and entertainment 7 p.m., dessert, dancing and music by Rockestra 8 p.m., drinks and dancing 10 p.m.–midnight, $75 per person, $130 per couple, $600 for a group of 10, dress safari chic, reservations required 242-0971, ext. 201.

PEACH PROMENADE SQUARE DANCE, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Mt. Garfield Middle School, 3475 Front St., 434-3543.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 24

MINDY ROBINSON & BECKY LEWIS, classical to pop, vocals and piano, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, 4 p.m., Chapel of the Cross, Pioneer Town, 315 SW Third St., Cedaredge, admission by donation, 210-0471.

EYES SET TO KILL, metal rock from Tempe, Arizona, 6:30 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 25

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 26

INFLUX, Jazz Among the Grapevines Summer Concert, rescheduled because of rain, 7 p.m., Two Rivers Winery, 2087 Broadway, take a picnic and lawn chair, wine available by the glass or bottle, no other adult beverages permitted, $10, tickets at The Art Center, Two Rivers Winery and the gate, 243-7337.

JEFF PINE, 6–9 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27

REVEREND HORTON HEAT, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $22 advance, 241-1717.

ANNALISE EMERICK, Nashville, Tennessee folk songstress, doors 7 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $12 advance, $15 at the door, 241-8801, ext. 0, kafmradio.org.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 28

SAM BLACK FAMILY, fiddle, guitar, vocals, family group, Chapel of the Cross Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., Chapel of the Cross, Pioneer Town, 315 SW Third St., Cedaredge, admission by donation, 210-0471.

BASKERY, Swedish sister trio, edgy rocking Americana, with opening set by Mustered Courage, bluegrass from Australia, Pickin’ in the Park free Summer Concert Series, 6 p.m., Paonia Town Park, Paonia, food, beer, wine, 260-6493, pickinproductions.com.

GEMINI SYNDROME with Scarlet Canary, alternative hard rock from Los Angeles, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, Grotto Concert, noon, Moab, Utah, sold out, 435-259-7003, moabmusicfest.org.

ARTIST HARRY OXFORD PRESENTATION ON FUR TRADE ERA EXHIBIT, 2 p.m. Help Hospitalized Veterans Community Based Arts and Crafts Center, 1670 North Ave., leather, bead work and Fur Trade-era replicas on display though August; wood leather and plastic kits on display in September, 424-0499.

 

LOOKING FORWARD

BITTERCREEK, local rock band, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Cruisers, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

THOMASINA BROWN, Live in the Vines Summer Music Series, 7–10 p.m. Aug. 29, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, $10, 464-5777.

COMEDY NIGHT WITH JOSH BLUE, 8 p.m. Aug. 29, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $19–$22, 241-1717.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, continues Aug. 29–Sept. 8, 435-259-7003, moabmusicfest.org.

THE GRAND, GRAND JUNCTION OFF-ROAD CONCERT EVENT AND EXPO, Aug. 30, on Main Street, Poke Squid, local reggae, 10 a.m.; The Williams Brothers, local high desert Americana band, noon; Wild Party, groove-infused indie rock from Texas, 2 p.m.; headliners Jamestown Revival from Austin, Texas, 6 p.m., epicrides.com.

BOXCAR, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Cruisers, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

ERNIE MCHUGH, 1–4 p.m. Aug. 30, Garfield Estates, 3572 G Road, Palisade, sangria, wine spritzer and wine specials, food by Colorado Cravings, 464-0941.

BREWFEST WITH ZOLOPHT AND GUESTS GRITS GREEN, 5–10 p.m. Aug. 30, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

THE PHARAOHS, Hear it Through the Grapevine Concert Series, gates open 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Grande River Vineyards, 787 N. Elberta Ave., Palisade, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, benefits Hilltop Community Services, take a chair, dinner, wine, soda and water available to purchase or take a picnic, no outside beverages permitted, 464-5867.

RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA, rock/metal from Cody, Wyoming, with Letters from the Fire and Beyond Prophecies, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $5 in advance, $10 day of show, 241-1717.

MOAB ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 30–31, Moab, Utah, featuring 16 Moab artists, moabstudiotour.com.

WESTERN COLORADO CLASSIC AUTO EVENT, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 30, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 31, Canyon View Park, more than 400 classic and specialty autos and vehicles, 2014 Marque is the Ford Mustang, entertainment, music, food, swap meet, $5, ages 10 and younger free, benefits Hilltop Community Resources, 244-0439, westerncoloradoclassic.com.

ZIPPITY DO DOG FLY BALL TOURNAMENT, Aug. 30–31, Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, Lions Park, 255-7100.

BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, rap/hip-hop from Cleveland, with Black Pegasus, The Middlemen, Vowels and YCB, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $30 in advance, $34 day of show, 241-1717.

ROGUE VALLEY, 7 p.m. Sept. 1, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

GENDERS, 7 p.m. Sept. 4, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.


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