Entertainment Calendar: May 9–15

AKC Dog Agility Trial — Watch dogs and handlers on four different types of courses. —  From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 9–11, at Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, Lions Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50 — Info: 255-7100.



Kite Day — Bump ‘n’ jumps, food, face painting and free kites for the first 600 kids. — From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, at Sherwood Park. — Info: Magic 93.1 Radio’s Facebook page.



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AKC Dog Agility Trial

■ Watch dogs and handlers on four different types of courses.

■ From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 9–11, at Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, Lions Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50

■ Info: 255-7100.

Kite Day

■ Bump ‘n’ jumps, food, face painting and free kites for the first 600 kids.

■ From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, at Sherwood Park.

■ Info: Magic 93.1 Radio’s Facebook page.



FRIDAY, MAY 9

Desert Moon, 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Elbow Coulee, 8 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $3, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Dead Cowboyz, rock, 9 p.m.–close, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., 434-9428.

Ghost Town, local rock/country, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

We Are Redlands EP release, 6:30 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., 241-1717.

Alycia Vince and John Schultz, jazz, 8–11 p.m., LeRouge, 317 Main St., 589-4553.

Desert Flyer Band, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Jazz for Education concert coordinated Palisade High School junior Josh Anders, 7 p.m., Roper Music Ballroom, 136 N. Fifth St., five bands will perform, donations accepted at the door to benefit band departments at area high schools, 254-4800.

Annual Spring Flute Recital featuring Jennifer Fix and Judy VanderWande, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., music from the baroque, classical and romantic eras, 216-8126.

More Art, May show opening, 6–8 p.m., The Creamery Arts Center, 165 W. Bridge St., Hotchkiss, works by Hotchkiss High School and Montessori art students, on display through June 9, 872-4848, creameryartscenter.org.

Dance to the music of Ric and Karen, 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Mystery Theater, 6:30 p.m., Pope John Paul II Academy, 67051 Sunnyside Road, Montrose, written and performed by students, $10 adults, $7 children, dessert served, tickets at 249-2996.

Downtown Art and Music Festival in Grand Junction, art vendors, food, beer and wine garden, take a chair for listening to music, Bobby Walker with Paul Schneider, Alycia Vince Jazz Quartet 4–5 p.m., Carrie Rodriguez 5–7 p.m., Bobby Walker with Paul Schneider, Alycia Vince Jazz Quartet, Shea Bramer 7–8 p.m., Firefall 8–10 p.m., downtowngj.org.

Live DJ spinning vinyl music between Art and Music Festival sets, Triple Play Records, 530 Main St., 243-3974.

Grand opening reception, 5:30–8 p.m., Colorado Canyons Galley and Gifts, 623 Main St., blessing ceremony conducted by flutist and Paiute leader Gary “Bear” Tom 4 p.m., gallery features more than 25 artists, hors d’oeuvres, 314-2054.

Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials, 7 a.m., west of Delta County Fairgrounds in Delta, food vendors, sheep camp wagons, wool spinning and sheep shearing demonstrations, $4, hotchkissdogtrials.com.

Levis and Lace Square Dance Club, 7–7:30 p.m. rounds, 7:30–9 p.m. mainstream with plus tips, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 986-8801, 434-6541.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 10

Jazz for Education concert coordinated Palisade High School junior Josh Anders, 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., five bands will perform, donations accepted at the door to benefit band departments at area high schools, 254-4800.

Alycia Vince and John Schultz, jazz, 8–11 p.m., LeRouge, 317 Main St., 589-4553.

Desert Flyer Band, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Young Ancients and the Strolling Scones, 8–11 p.m., Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, $18 advance527-7243, bluesage.org.

Downtown Art and Music Festival in Grand Junction, art vendors, food, beer and wine garden, take a chair for listening to music: Grand Junction High School Jazz Band, Colorado Mesa University Jazz Band, 1–2:30 p.m.; Bobby Walker with Paul Schneider, 2:30–3:30 p.m. and 4–5 p.m.; Jordan Soul, Josefina Mendez, 3:30–5 p.m.; Ethyl and The Regulars, 5–7 p.m.; Bobby Walker with Paul Schneider, Jordan Soul, Josefina Mendez, 7–8 p.m.; Carrie Rodriguez, 8–10 p.m.; downtowngj.org.

Live DJ spinning vinyl music, between Art and Music Festival sets, Triple Play Records, 530 Main St., 243-3974.

Tony Rosario and Mark Ramsay, 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Goodman Band, 10 p.m.–1 a.m., Rockslide Brew Pub, 401 Main St., 245-2111.

Rebecca Ann Henry with The Shotgun Duo and Shelly Sachin, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $8, 241-1717.

Variety Show, 7:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $15, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Grand Valley Artists Studio Tour, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., features 20 Grand Valley artists, tour maps at atlastasolar.com, 245-7382.

Brian Dennison and Dennison County Line, fundraising dance, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., benefits the sculpture studio and music room at the Veteran’s Art Center, 462-3126, 589-4581.

Mystery Theater, 6:30 p.m., Pope John Paul II Academy, 67051 Sunnyside Road, Montrose, written and performed by students, $10 adults, $7 children, dessert served, tickets at 249-2996.

Montrose Wine and Food Festival: Grand Tasting on the Green, 2–5 p.m., Montrose Pavilion Center, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, music by Zolopht and the Destroyers, tickets $55, benefits CASA of the 7th Judicial District and Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club, montrosewinefestival.com.

Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials, 7 a.m., west of Delta County Fairgrounds in Delta, food vendors, sheep camp wagons, wool spinning and sheep shearing demonstrations, $5, hotchkissdogtrials.com.

La Puerta Dance Studio’s 2014 Spring Showcase, 7–10 p.m., La Puerta Dance Studio, 523 1/2 Main St., live performances from students and instructors followed by open dancing and wine from Grande River Vineyards, $15 advance tickets, $18 at the door, 712-2552, lapuertadancestudio.com.

Beat Beethoven 5k run/walk, 9 a.m., downtown Grand Junction, musically infused 5k run/walk, hosted by Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, beginning and finishing in front of the Avalon Theatre, participants attempt to finish the 3.2 mile route ahead of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony (approximately 30 minutes), $20 preregistration, $25 day of the race, benefits the symphony and the Avalon Theatre Foundation, Cornerstone Project, register gjsymphony.org, 243-6787, or the symphony office, 414 Main St.

The Gauntlet, a filthy and formidable 5k race for adventurers, hosted by Western Colorado Contractors Association, benefit for Special Olympics of Western Colorado, 9 a.m., Grand Junction Motor Speedway, 3030 N. I-70 Frontage Road, early registration $25–$45, race-day registration $30–$55, individuals and teams, register thegauntletrace.com.

Insane Inflatable 5k obstacle course, presented by Bellco Credit Union, Country Jam Ranch, 1065 U.S. Highway 6&50 in Mack, extreme obstacle race comprising inflatable obstacles, benefits John McConnell Math and Science Center, spectators free, entry fee $49–$59 depending on when you register, team registration encouraged, insaneinflatable5k.com.

Donna Fullerton Wildflower Macro-Photography Hike on Liberty Cap Trail, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series, 8:30 a.m., learn tips and techniques for photographing flowers up close, space limited, pre-registration required, 858-3617, ext. 360.

Palisade Guided Walking Tour hosted by Palisade Historical Society, 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., beginning at the History Center, 311 S. Main St., Palisade, $5 donation per adult suggested, reservation required by May 8, 464-2177.

Grand Valley Shimmy Mob, flash-mob belly dance performances, in conjunction with the international event that brings awareness to domestic violence: 10:30 a.m., La Villa Grande Nursing Home; 11 a.m., Grand Junction Regional Airport; 12–1:30 p.m., downtown Grand Junction; 2 p.m., Mesa Mall, Clock Court; donations accepted, 250-8700, shimmymob.com.

Grand Valley Pony Club Horse Show, 8 a.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, Covered Arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.

Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” performed by the Metropolitan Opera, transmitted live in HD, 10:55 a.m., Regal Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, 248-3612, fathomevents.com.

Artist meet and greet, 4–6 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, works by Mosaic in Western Colorado artists, on display through May in the cafe, 243-5113.

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 11

Downtown Art and Music Festival, downtown Grand Junction, art vendors, food, beer and wine garden, take a chair to listen to music, local music showcase 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., open mic auditions for Farmers Market 12:30–2:30 p.m., downtowngj.org.

Live DJ spinning vinyl music, between Art and Music Festival sets, Triple Play Records, 530 Main St., 243-3974.

Grand Valley Pony Club Horse Show, 8 a.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.

Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials, 7 a.m., west of Delta County Fairgrounds in Delta, food vendors, sheep camp wagons, wool spinning and sheep shearing demonstrations, $5, hotchkissdogtrials.com.

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

MONDAY, MAY 12

Animation and Motion Graphics Festival, 3:30 p.m., University Center Ballroom, Colorado Mesa University, 12th Street and Elm Avenue, showcasing the work of students creating in Stop Motion, Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Autodesk Maya, popcorn and lemonade served, 248-1833.

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

Apple Squares square dancing, 7–9 p.m., Appleton Christian Church, 2510 I-70 Frontage Road, singles welcome, 242-5057.

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

Story time, 11 a.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, gcpld.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 13

Tony Rosario, 6 p.m., Palisade Brewing Company, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

Jeff Pine, 7–10 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Neighbors Read! family story time, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14

Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” performed by the Metropolitan Opera, encore recorded live in HD, 6:30 p.m., Regal Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, 248-3612, fathomevents.com.

A Little Noon Music, Carlos Elias on violin, Andrea Elias on piano, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 242-4850.

Goodman Unplugged, Bike Night, 5–7 p.m., Grand Junction Harley-Davidson, 2747 Crossroads Blvd., 245-0812.

Weston Smith, 8 p.m., Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

New artist reception, 1–4 p.m., Help Hospitalized Veterans Community Based Arts and Crafts Center, 1670 North Ave., “PJ’s Junktion,” more than 20 pieces by Peggy Murdie in photography,, woodwork, ceramics, fiber arts and assemblage, refreshments served, 424-0499.

W.W.W. Wonderful, Wacky Wednesday for ‘tweens ages 7–11, 2–4 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442, mcpld.org.

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

Story time with Katie and Judy, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

THURSDAY, MAY 15

Jeff Pine, 7–10 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Chris Fonseca, comedian living with cerebral palsy, 7:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids,” presented by The Youth Theatre Project, 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., $5, creativeavenuesgj.com, 255-6757.

Super Rad High School Art Show opening, 7–9 p.m., Mesa Mall near Clock Court, art from students in ninth through 12th grades, 623-1455.

Cactus Walk along the Old Gordon Trail, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series, 9 a.m., Janet Hassell of the Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society will instruct how to identify a variety of cacti, succulents and other desert plants, space limited, pre-registration required, 858-3617, ext. 360.

College Night, 9 p.m., Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., rotating arsenal of dance music genres, $7 ages 16 and older, free for ages 21 and older, $5 after 10 p.m., 241-1717.

Colorado West Pride annual LGTBTQ Pride Festival, “Celebrities off the Page,” off-Broadway comedy production rated R, 7:30 p.m., Mesa Experimental Theatre, Colorado Mesa University, $12, coloradowestpride.org.

Shay Bramer, 6 p.m., Marlo’s Lounge, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 236 Main St., 424-5777.

Will Whalen, 5–8 p.m., 8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., 241-8411.

Story time, 4:30 p.m., Hasting’s Books, Music and Video, 2401 North Ave., 243-0781.

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

Story time with Katie and Judy, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

Story time, 10 a.m., Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, 858-7703.

Infant and toddler story time, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

Stone Blue, rock/blues from Salt Lake City, 9:30 p.m. May 16, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

The Conifer, 7–10 p.m. May 16, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Jeff Pine and Friends, rock, folk, pop, jazz, blues and soul, benefit concert for Colorado National Monument Association, gates 6 p.m., concert 7 p.m. May 16, Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway, take chairs or blanket and picnic, wine available to purchase, no other adult beverages permitted, $30, tickets at coloradonma.org, Colorado National Monument Visitor Center, Back Porch Music and Two Rivers Winery, 858-3617, ext. 360.

The Bondsmen, 9 p.m. May 16, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Goodman Band, 9 p.m.–close May 16, Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

Ray Bonelli and Remember When, 7–10 p.m. May 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 242-9940.

“Romeo and Juliet,” opera in five acts presented by Opera Colorado, 7:30 p.m. May 16, Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, $10–$20, 527-7243, bluesage.org.

New Rock Art Exhibit opening, May 16, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3.75 kids, $20 family, 242-0971.

Dance to the music of Dave and Tom, 7:30 p.m. May 16, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

Downtown Grand Junction Walking Tour, 5:30 p.m. May 16, beginning at Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., $5, 242-0971.

Colorado West Pride annual LGTBTQ Pride Festival, The White Party, 8 p.m. May 16, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., dress in your brightest whites and dance to DJ tunes starting at 9 p.m., ages 18 and older, $12; The Rainbow Party Drag Queen show, May 17, Mesa Theater and Lounge, $12, ages 18 and older; Pride Parade 12:30 p.m. May 18, traveling on Main Street from Second Street to Sixth Street; Street Fair, 1–6 p.m. May 18, Sixth Street and Rood Avenue, speakers, entertainers, vendors, beer garden, 201-6785, 234-9352, coloradowestpride.org.

Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids” presented by The Youth Theatre Project, 7 p.m. May 16, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., $5, creativeavenuesgj.com, 255-6757.

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival, 4–10 p.m. May 16, 7 a.m.–10 p.m. May 17, Fruita Civic Center Pavilion, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, “Country-fied Mike” theme, music, dancing, food, artisan booths, 5k run, disc golf tournament, miketheheadlesschicken.org, 858-0360.

Romantic Songs and Duets, Rebecca Arendt, soprano, and James Werner, tenor, Western Slope Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. May 16, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., Grand Junction; 3 p.m. May 18, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, $9–$24 adults in advance, $12–27 adults at the door, $7–$15 ages 12 and younger, 241-4579, junctionconcerts.com.

Grand Mesa Llama Classic, 8 a.m. May 16–18, Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, covered arena, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.

Preston Creed, rock/Americana from Salt Lake City, 9:30 p.m. May 17, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

Honey Don’t, doors 7 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. May 17, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $15 advance, $18 at the door, 241-8801, ext. 223, kafmradio.org.

Boxcar, 7–10 p.m. May 17, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

Live music, Fifth Reel 6 p.m., Uranium Blues Band 9 p.m. May 17, Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., 424-5840.

Scott Ibex, 7:30 p.m. May 17, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413.

Tony Babbitt flute concert, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series concert, 5:30 p.m. May 17, Saddlehorn Amphitheater, Colorado National Monument, 858-3617, ext. 360.

Western Slope Music Academy Spring Recitals, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 17, Moss Performing Arts Center Choral Room, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., 245-8852.

Westco Music Festival, 2–11 p.m. May 17, Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., vendor games, Cross-Fit competition, bikes and bands cruise around Los Colonas Park, music by Darren Hall and Friends, Hamhock and more, benefits The Good Samaritan Clinic and Colorado Riverfront Commission, search the Westco Music Festival Facebook page.

No Apologizes, May 17, Central Station, 2993 North Ave., 628-4530.

Cactus Walk along the Old Gordon Trail, Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series, 9 a.m. May 17, Janet Hassell of the Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society will instruct how to identify a variety of cacti, succulents and other desert plants, space limited, pre-registration required, 858-3617, ext. 360.

Fire House Poker Run 2014, benefit for Delaney Donates Charity, 9 a.m. May 17, beginning at Allen Unique Autos, for cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters, bicycles, after party at Palisade Livery Saloon in Palisade, music by The Dead Cowboys 1–4 p.m., Victoria Ramsey and Company 4:30–7:30 p.m., The Black Timber Band 9 p.m.–1 a.m., $25 per driver, $15 passenger, includes one poker hand, T-shirt, barbecue and after party, 778-4883.

Creative Avenues Dance Studio Student Dance Showcase, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 17, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., more than 30 dances in jazz, hip-hop, ballet, tap, modern and more performed by dance students age 3–adult, $5, 255-6757, CreativeAvenuesGJ.com.

Grand Valley Beer Festival to benefit Colorado Mesa University Maverick Club, 1–5 p.m. May 17, University Center Ballroom, CMU, $25 in advance, $30 at the door, live music, tasting and people’s choice competitions, tickets at Fisher’s Liquor Barn and Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 248-1503.

Mary Leah Gilbert Chavies piano students 65th end-of-the-year piano concert, 2:30 p.m. May 18, in the sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., public invited, 245-2394.

J Boog with guests CRSB and Poke Squid, reggae/world music, doors 7 p.m. May 18, Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St., $15 advance, $18 day of show, 241-1717.


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