Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 13–19

FRIDAY, OCT. 13

JOHN MARK MCMILLAN, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Christian singer/songwriter with guests Kings Kaleidoscope and Lapeer, $18–$33, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

CLYDE & THE MILLTAILERS, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, local bluegrass, 314-2554.

CARLOS & ANDREA ELIAS WITH KRISTEN YEON-JI YUN, 7:30 p.m., Monument Presbyterian Church, 2020 1/2 S. Broadway, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra Chamber concert featuring violin, piano, and cello,$30 adults, $5 students, tickets at gjso.org, Symphony office, 414 Main St. and 243-6787.

LEVERACTION, 8:30–11:30 p.m., Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Southern and country rock, warehouse2565.com.

RIC & KAREN, 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to a variety of country, rock ‘n’ roll, Latin, and current hits, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

“DON QUIXOTE: THE REBOOT YOU DIDN’T ASK FOR,” 7 p.m., Fruita Monument High School auditorium, 1102 Wildcat Way, Fruita, $8 adults, $6 students and seniors, tickets at the FMHS fee and finance office. 254-6600.

SUPERHERO MURDER MYSTERY DINNER, 6 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, featuring a cast of local “celebrities,” proceeds benefit CASA of Mesa County, tickets at eventbrite.com, 242-4191.

INTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL, 7 p.m., Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., fundraiser for the Grand Valley Anglers chapter of Trout Unlimited, door prizes, reserved seating $16 in advance, $20 at the door, tickets at monumentalevents.com, 800-626-8497, Avalon Theatre box office, flyfilmfest.com.

POE SOCIAL & VENDOR FAIR: A VERY POE-ESQUE FRIDAY THE 13TH, vendor fair 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., benefit hosted by The Poe Project, to support KAFM Community Radio, Veteran’s Art Center, Kids Aid, Imagination Library, and Bookcliff Homebrew Club; social masquerade at 7 p.m. appetizers, drinks, performance of “The Tell Tale Heart,” readings, $25, facebook.com/poeprojectgj.

GRAND VALLEY FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY, 5–8 p.m., Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, food vendors, grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com, 261-8484.

SATURDAY, OCT. 14

TONY HOLIDAY AND THE VELVETONES, 9:30 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, blues, funk and soul from Salt Lake City, Utah, 314-2554.

JACK + JILL, 7 p.m., Hot Tomato Pizzeria, 124 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, 858-1117.

REDROCK OUTLAWS, 8:30–11:30 p.m., Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, outlaw country band from Moab, Utah, warehouse2565.com.

LIFELINK, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., alternative melodic hardcore band from Tempe, Arizona with guests Genesis Company, $10–$12, mesatheater.com, 773-1775.

VINTAGE VOLTAGE, 7–10 p.m., Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, classic rock and blues, 464-1462.

LEE BOWERMAN FUNDRAISER, 3–6 p.m., KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., pizza feed and live art auction to benefit mural artist and stroke patient Lee Bowerman, gofundme.com/support-lee-and-carol-bowerman.bowermanart.com.

KEEP ‘EM FLYING HANGAR DANCE, doors 5:30 p.m., 780 Heritage Way, ‘40s style swing dance among the vintage planes, hosted by Night Swing dance group and Commemorative Air Force, dance lessons 6 p.m., live music by Swing City Express 7 p.m., dress in your best 1940s style, $25, tickets at grandjunctionswing.ticketleap.com.

DREAMWORKS “MADAGASCAR A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR.,” 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., presented by The Youth Theatre Project, $5, ages younger than 4 free, 261-5363, theaterprojectgj.com.

“DON QUIXOTE: THE REBOOT YOU DIDN’T ASK FOR,” 7 p.m., Fruita Monument High School auditorium, 1102 Wildcat Way, Fruita, $8 adults, $6 students and seniors, tickets at the FMHS fee and finance office. 254-6600.

“POLKA PRETZEL PROBLEM,” 6:30 p.m., Garfields Restaurant, 2148 Broadway, Mesa Murder Mystery dinner theater, $27.50, tickets garfieldsrestaurantgj.com/events, 628-1987.

THIRD ANNUAL BOW WOW FILM FESTIVAL, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., all films about dogs, advance tickets $15 general admission, $8 ages younger than 12, at the door $20 general admission $10 ages younger than 12, tickets at monumentalevents.com, 800-626-8497, Avalon Theatre box office.

22ND ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Outreach Soup Kitchen, 245 S. First St., choose a handmade pottery bowl to keep, soup, dessert, music by local musicians, $25, proceed benefit the soup kitchen, 241-3658.

EIGHTH ANNUAL TASTE OF RIVERSIDE, hosted by Riverside Educational Center, sample authentic Mexican food, silent auction, live entertainment, sold out, 589-5039.

OKTOBERFEST AMPED, 2–6 p.m., amphitheater at Las Colonias Park, 925 Struthers Ave., local music and entertainment by the Chalet Dancers, Tim & Richard, Clyde and the Milltailers, Bicycle Annie and The Williams Brothers Band, more than 10 breweries, food available to purchase, ages 21 and older, tickets $10–$18, oktoberfestgj.com, 800-626-8497.

OCTOBERFEST WITH ALPINE ECHO, noon, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating, hay rides, face painting fall-themed games, German music by Alpine Echo, glenwoodcaverns.com.

ROLLIN’ ON THE RIVER 3K WALK & ROLL, registration 8:30 a.m., walk 10 a.m., Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., family-friendly event, stroll or roll along the Riverfront Trail, lunch, games, activities and music, proceeds, benefit Strive’s Child and Family programs registration required strivecolorado.org.

BOO AT THE ZOO, Children’s Nature Center, Mesa Mall Sears Wing, family Halloween-themed activities, petting zoo, exhibits, benefit for the nature center, admission to the zoo applies, 241-1000.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 15

THE NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS, 3 p.m., True Life Church, 1596 S.W. Ninth St., Cedaredge, Grammy-winning folk music legends, $20, tickets at the door or online at thenewchristyminstrels.com.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 16

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 17

TOM KEOGH, 7:15 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to Western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18

BARB WIRE DOLLS, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., punk rock from Greece with guests Svetlanas, 57 and The Tankerays, $10–$15, mesatheater.com, 773-1775.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 19

KILLER KEYZ DUELING PIANOS, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., piano bar on steroids, $15–$18, benefit for Hilltop Community Resources, 244-0422.

COLORADO BANDMASTERS STATE QUALIFYING MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL, field shows 12:30–3:45 p.m., Stocker Stadium, followed by guest performance from the Colorado Mesa University Marching Stampede and awards presentation, $10 adults, $6 students, active military and ages older than 60, free for ages younger than 5, 254-5100. 

THIRD ANNUAL ARTOBER FEST, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Delta Field, Colorado Mesa University, east of the Fine Arts building on campus, outdoor art and design extravaganza hosted by CMU’s Art and Design Department, sidewalk chalk contest for high school artists, register .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); temporary graffiti wall with spray paint provided, wheel throwing demonstrations, green screen photos with “celebrities,” poster screen printing, take a T-shirt to be block printed, casting molten iron sculptures, Fine Arts building tours, music by CMU’s music department, 248-1833.

“PLAY ON!” 7 p.m., Kamas Auditorium, Palisade High School, 3679 G Road, Palisade, comedy by Rick Abbot, presented by Palisade High School Drama Department, $10 adults, $5 students, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 

LOOKING FORWARD

PHIL WICKHAM, 7 p.m. Oct. 20, Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/2 Road, Christian music artist, $15, tickets at eventbrite.com.

BLACK LAB & THE BANJO,  9:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, local folk and banjotastic band with guests The Fox & The Hound, 314-2554.

WEDNESDAY 13, doors 8 p.m., show 9 p.m. Oct. 20, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., hard rock, punk, Gothic, on the Condolences Tour with Eyes Set to Kill and Repulsur, $15–$20, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

TOM KEOGH & CAROL ROSE, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to a variety of country favorites and rock ‘n’ roll, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

VIEW TO THE WEST: A EVENING OF COWBOY POETRY AND MUSIC, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m. Oct. 20, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., Terry Nash, Peggy Malone, Nona Kelley Carver, Great Western Heritage Show, concessions available, $10 adults, ages 12 and younger free, tickets at museumofwesternco.com, 242-0971.

THIRD ANNUAL PALISADE BLUEGRASS AND ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL ART CONTEST RECEPTION, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, The Blue Pig Gallery, vote for your favorite piece during the reception, winning art will be featured on various marketing campaigns for the 2018 music festival, beer, wine and food available, 464-5602.

ADORN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ONLINE AUCTION, bidding continues through Oct. 20, live silent auction of the donated pieces 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Elysium Studios, 861 Grand Ave., proceeds benefit the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and its hurricane recovery efforts, facebook.com/groups/509601066098997/about.

THIRD ANNUAL ACHIEVE WITH US FASHION SHOW, cocktail hour 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Oct. 20, Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, fashion show highlights the individuals The Arc of Western Central Colorado advocates for, tickets $40, proceeds benefit the Arc organization, advance tickets at arcwcco.org/events/fashionshow, 683-0675.

THIRD ANNUAL PUMPKINS AT DARK, 6–9 p.m. Oct. 20, Canyon View Park, hayrides, Halloween-themed games, face painting, magic, treats, photo ops, flashlight pumpkin hunt and more, come dressed in your spooky costume, take a flashlight, 254-3866.

CLARK JENSEN & FRIENDS, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 11:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, western music, warehouse2565.com.

THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK CYCLE: POLAR OPPOSITES — COLE PORTER AND IRVING BERLIN, 7:30 p.m. Oct 20–21, Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa Experimental Theatre, 1231 N. 12th St., cabaret presented by CMU Department of Theatre Arts, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 students, proceeds go to music theatre scholarships, coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets, 800-410-MAVS.

THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT AND SOUNDS OF BLUEGRASS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., Western Colorado Chorale presents the warmth of music in the choral tradition with the energy of bluegrass from guests Bluegrass Offenders, $18 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students, tickets from Chorale members, at gjso.org and at the door, westerncoloradochorale.org.

“PLAY ON!” continues 7 p.m. Oct. 20–21, Kamas Auditorium, Palisade High School, 3679 G Road, Palisade, comedy by Rick Abbot, presented by Palisade High School Drama Department, $10 adults, $5 students, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

SNOW WHITE BALLET, 7 p.m. Oct. 20–21, 1 p.m. Oct. 21–22, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., presented by Absolute Dance and Performing Arts, $15–$35, tickets at Absolute Dance office, 2460 Patterson Road Unit 5, 255-8322.

MESA MUSICALE, 5 p.m., 13 Brix Cider Bistro, 130 W. Thirds St., Palisade, wine and cider with Colorado Mesa University Faculty Jazz Quintet 5–6 p.m., hors d’oeuvres 6–7 p.m., recital by CMU faculty and students 7 p.m., dessert 7:30 p.m., $50 per person, $90 couple, scholarship fundraiser for CMU Department of Music, tickets limited, coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets.

KIPORI WOODS, 8–11 p.m. Oct. 21, The Lark & Sparrow, 511 E. Main St., Montrose, blues funk and jazz vocalist and guitarist, 615-7277.

VINTAGE VOLTAGE, 9 p.m. Oct. 21, Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 S. Main St., Palisade, classic rock and blues, $2 cover charge, 464-5449.

GOODMAN BAND, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, local rock and blues, 314-2554.

TERRY MCGOVERN, 7–10 p.m. Oct. 21, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

ZOLOPHT, 9 p.m. Oct. 21, Intrinzik, 512 E. Main St., Montrose, with guests Tim + Richard, $5, zolophtmusic.com.

JW TRIO, 8:30–11:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Williams Brothers Trio, warehouse2565.com.

UPTOWN ART COLONY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 21, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 536 Ouray Ave., works of the colony’s 12 artists in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media and pottery, “Decorating with Art” presentation by Karen Moore, 11–11:30 a.m. and 1–1:30 p.m., drawings throughout the day and refreshments, 216-3500.

VARIETY SHOW, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10 adults, $5 students, cavalcadefruita.com, 260-5413.

ZOMBIE PROM: DANCE OF THE DEAD, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., live music by North by North, Bicycle Annie, Jack + Jill, $12 in advance $15 at the door, sugar skull design or other ghoulish makeup available 5–8 p.m. starting at $10, tickets at kafmraido.org or mesatheater.com.

THIRD ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 21, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, family fun, fall-themed activities, pumpkin patch, indoor beer garden, live music, food vendors, make your own hot coca and apple cider station, 242-0008.

FALL DAY ON THE FARM, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Oct. 21, Cross Orchards Living History Site, 3073 F Road, annual harvest celebration with fresh baked cookies in the historic bunkhouse, blacksmiths firing up the forge, pressed apple cider for sale, $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3.50 ages 3–12, $15 family groups, 242-0971.

OCTOBERFEST WITH ALPINE ECHO, noon Oct. 21, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating, hay rides, face painting fall-themed games, German music by Alpine Echo, glenwoodcaverns.com.

HALLOWEEN FUN FEST, 2–4 p.m. Oct. 21, Western Colorado Community College, Building B, 2508 Blichmann Ave., hosted by High School Marketing Program and DECA, games, candy, cupcake walk, cookie decorating, photo booth, costume contest and more, $5 ages 3–12, ages 2 and younger free, older siblings and parents welcome, proceeds go to travel costs for the student organizations.

SIXTH ANNUAL HITCHED IN GJ BRIDAL EXPERIENCE, 2–6 p.m. Oct. 21, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, roaming fashion show, food tasting, wedding-themed cocktails, music, goodie bags, games, door prizes, $6 in advance, $8 at the door, register at hitchedingj.com, 433-1254.

THE GOBLIN, check-in 4:30 p.m., run 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 3.5-mile freaky fun run with tasks, hosted by Ridgeline and MAD, to benefit CASA, all ages welcome, Halloween costumes encouraged, headlamps required, team of two $90, register thegoblin.itsyourrace.com.

THIRD ANNUAL SCARECROW FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 21, noon–4 p.m. Oct. 22, Montrose Botanic Gardens, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, library story walk and bookmobile, silent auction of donated scarecrows, donations welcome, proceeds benefit the gardens, 497-6368, 240-3815, montrosegardens.org.

ICE SKATING BARNLOPPET, (race) 10–11 a.m. Oct. 21 Glacier Ice Area, hosted by Sons of Norway, Vestafjell Lodge, race for ages 4–14 celebrating the heritage and culture of Norway, group lesson available before the personal best races, medals for all participants, hot cocoa and cookies, call ahead to reserve your skates, 433-4113.

JAYME STONE’S FOLKLIFE, 5 p.m. Oct. 22, Paradise Theatre, 215 Grand Ave., Paonia, two-time Juno-winning banjoist and composer performing sea island spirituals, Creole calypsos and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes, $25, paradiseofpaonia.com.

LIGHT HAS COME, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theatre, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., Ballet Magnificat performance with a company of 32 professional dancers, $18 adults, $12 ages 65 and older and 12 and younger, $10 CMU students, $15 groups of 10 or more, tickets at itickets.com/artists/6137, 331-3771.

BOW WOW FILM FEST, doors 4:30 p.m., screening 5 p.m. Oct. 22, Turn of the Century Saloon, 121 N.W. Fourth St., Montrose, award-winning short films about dogs, advance tickets $12 ages 13 and older, $8 ages 12 and younger, at the door, $15 ages 13 and older, $12 ages 12 and younger, ticket proceeds benefit Second Chance Humane Society, advance tickets at bowwowfilmfest.com.

TOM KEOGH, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to a variety of Western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

MENSCH, 6–9 p.m. Oct. 25, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, original and cover acoustic rock and country, from Colorado Springs, 858-9400.

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY JAZZ, 7–10 p.m. Oct. 25, Warehouse 25sixtyfive, 2565 American Way, warehouse2565.com.

DECADES IN, doors 8 p.m., show 9 p.m. Oct. 25, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., melodic metalcore from Northern California, with Yuma, Arizona metalcore act Samsara, $8 all ages,

THIRD ANNUAL TRICK, TRACK AND TREAT, registration 5 p.m. Oct. 25, Stocker Stadium, all-ages track meet, come in a spooky disguise or regular track gear, $5, 254-3866.

THE NOVEL IDEAS, doors 7 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., country-folk band from Boston, Massachusetts, $15 in advance, $18 at the door, local beer and wine available to purchase, 241-8801, ext. 211, kafmradio.org.

MAGIC BEANS, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., electronic fusion of genres from Colorado, $10–$12, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

10TH ANNUAL FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL, 4:30–7 p.m. Oct. 26, River Canyon School, 730 25 Road, crafts, activities and dinner, wholesome alternative to trick-or-treating, come dressed in costume and bring a trick-or-treat basket, $20 per family, $5 more for extended family, 639-0514.


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