Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 21–27

FRIDAY, OCT. 21

PONDER THE ALBATROSS, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock/jamgrass from Denver, 314-2554.

¡MAYDAY! 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Miami-based hip-hop group on its Space Cadet Tour, with guests Web Three and ‘Joseph Rose, $15–$20, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

GHOST RIVER BAND, 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to country favorites and rock ‘n’ roll, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

BRIAN GREGOR, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

THE JAMES WILLIAMS TRIO, 7–10 p.m., Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, warehouse2565.com.

THE HAVEN EFFECT, 8–10 p.m., ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., local alternative rock band, thunderstruckvalley.com.

BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL, Bach’s Magisterial Harpsichord, 7:30 p.m., Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, featuring Jory Vinikour, 527-7243, tickets at bluesage.org.

FLAT TOP REED, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.

69TH ANNUAL BRUSH & PALETTE FINE ART SHOW AND AWARDS RECEPTION, 6:30–8 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., on display through Nov. 15, 243-7337, gjbrushandpalette.org, gjartcenter.org.

“THE EFFECTS OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS,” continues 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., drama department production, $10 adults, $7 students and seniors, 254-6900.

PUMPKINS AT DARK, 6–9 p.m., Canyon View Park Softball Complex, Halloween-themed attractions and entertainment, movie screening, science experiments, pumpkin bowling, crafts, pumpkin patch, pumpkin hunt, hayrides, games and more, wear a costume and bring a flashlight, free entry, donations benefit United Way of Mesa County, 254-3866.

THE GHOSTS OF OLD ST. MARY’S, 6 p.m., tour hosted by The Friends of St. Mary’s Hospital, conducted by spooky author and historian Dave Fishell, $15, space limited, reservations, tickets and more at 298-7530.

SATURDAY, OCT. 22

BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL, Champagne Brunch, noon, Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, $25; Duos for Cello and Harpsichord, 7:30 p.m., featuring Ann Marie Morgan, Baroque cello and Jory Vinikour, harpsichord, tickets $18–$23 in advance, $5 discount for students, $4 more at the door, 527-7243, bluesage.org.

BRITISH, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, British invasion cover band, 314-2554.

AMERICAN YOUNG, 9–10:30 p.m., Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, country duo, $10, warehouse2565.com.

JEREMIAH & THE RED EYES, 8 p.m., Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-8318, copperclubbrew.com.

THE TROY DOUGLAS BAND, 5–8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd. 241-8411.

CARLOS RIVERA, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

THE NAVIGATORS, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.

ALPINE ECHO, noon–5 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs., Oktoberfest music, take a can of food for Lift-Up for a free tram ride to the top, glenwoodcaverns.com, 945-4228.

BOOGIE CHILLIN’, 9 p.m.–1 a.m., Palisade Livery Saloon, 215 Main St., Palisade, Terry Flanagan and Paul Harshman, 464-5449.

GRAND JUNCTION ROCKESTRA: THE ABC SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Robinson Theater, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., 26 letters of the alphabet, one band/artist per letter, voted on by fans, set list ranges from Aerosmith to ZZ Top,  $20–$25, VIP tickets $45, tickets at 248-1604, coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets, facebook.com/GJRockestra.

DOCTOR ROBERT’S BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND, doors 5:30 p.m., opening band Popular Acclaim, Palisade High School’s Show Choir, 6:30 p.m., tribute band 7 p.m., Avalon Theater, 645 Main St., presented by Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, $15 in advance $20 at the door, proceeds benefit Kids Aid, tickets at Fruit and Wine Real Estate, Colorado National Bank, Coop Country ACE Hardware Store, Palisade Chamber of Commerce or from any Palisade Sunrise Rotary member.

UPTOWN ART COLONY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 536 Ouray Ave., pottery, oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor and mixed media art by Judi Axthelm, Janice Copeland, Claudia Crowell, Judi DeVore, Kathy Herzog, Palea Goemmel, Claudia Heckel, Ruth Leever, Karen Moore, Peg Oswald, Sue Samuelson and Sharon Weidner, refreshments served, 210-3418.

THE ORIGINAL Y’ART SHOW AND SALE, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., 124 Ouray Ave., works by local artist Sallie Wysocki, 314-9314.

“THE EFFECTS OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS,” continues 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., drama department production, $10 adults, $7 students and seniors, 254-6900.

“DON GIOVANNI,” 10:55 a.m., Regal Canyon View Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., opera from the Metropolitan Opera, $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, fathomevents.com.

ZOMBIE PROM: DEAD MUSICIANS BALL, 8 p.m.–1 a.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., DJ Phoenix, DJ Jett, Chris Epic, Strangefellow Dead Musician Mashup set, SO Bear, Gargantuain’t, Taurus, Lucid Visions Video, Matt Janson Photography, dress in your best/worst zombie attire, dead musician costume contest, king/queen contest,  $12 in advance, $15 at the door, proceeds benefit KAFM Radio, tickets at KAFM Radio, 1310 Ute Ave., kafmradio.org, Mad Margaret’s, Raw Canvas, Pablos Pizza in Grand Junction.

DANCE SHOWCASE, 7–10 p.m., Grand Junction DanceSport, 421 Colorado Ave., dance performances by students and teachers beginning at 8 p.m., wine, light snacks and desserts, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, 712-2552.

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE, 2 p.m., downtown Grand Junction, 248-1525.

FALL DAY ON THE FARM, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, food, vendors, historic-themed activities, pressed apple cider, traditional dances by Ute Dancers, fiddle music, $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3.50 ages 3–12, $15 family groups, free for Museum members, 434-9814, museumofwesternco.com.

HOLY FAMILY SPOOKTACULAR 5K AND KIDS FUN RUN, Holy Family Catholic School 786 26 1/2 Road, 5K registration 8–8:30 a.m., race 9 a.m., $20 ages 15 and older, $15 ages 14 and younger; Family Fun Run registration 9:30 a.m., run 10 a.m., $15 all ages, 242-6168.

HALLOWEEN FUN FEST, 2 p.m., Western Colorado Community College, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Building B, for ages 2-12, games, haunted crafts, crazy cookie decorating, costume contest, candy, $4 per child, parents free, proceeds go to DECA, 255-2600.

PET WANT HOMES TOO, 1–4 p.m., expo and pet parade in the parking lot of Hometown Realty, 1141 N. 25th St., pet vendors and services, parade 3 p.m., dress up your pet for the parade, free pet portraits, Gander, the AHA Service Dog of the Year and its handler Lon Hodge will demonstrate, 201-0386.

WESTERN SLOPE COIN CLUB COIN SHOW, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., $2 admission, gjcoinshow.com.

MONSTER MASH HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL, 4 p.m., Highline Lake, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, kid-friendly Halloween carnival, face painting, contests, costume parade and contest, hay rides, parks pass required to enter the park, 858-7208, cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/highlinelake.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 23

 

MONDAY, OCT. 24

PAINT THE NIGHT WITH MUSIC, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., Western Colorado Chorale with pianist Kathryn Mientka, $18 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students, tickets at gjso.org.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 25

PAINT THE NIGHT WITH MUSIC, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., Western Colorado Chorale with pianist Kathryn Mientka, $18 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students, tickets at gjso.org.

TOM KEOGH AND COMPANY, 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.

CELLAR DOOR, 8 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

HUEY, 6–8 p.m., Garfield’s Restaurant, 2148 Broadway, celebrating the restaurant’s 30-year anniversary, 245-8080.

MESA COUNTY LIBRARIES CULTURE FEST ART SHOW, opens Oct. 25, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., in conjunction with the Culture Fest, exhibit on display through Jan. 3, 243-4442.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26

FLAURAL, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Denver-based contemporary quartet of new wave, shoegaze and psych pop, $6, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

ANNUAL BLUEGRASS AND ROOTS FESTIVAL POSTER CONTEST AND ART SHOW, reception, 5:30 p.m., The Blue Pig Gallery, 101 W. Third St., Palisade, Peoples Choice voting during the reception, 464-5602, 464-4819.

“DON GIOVANNI,” encore 6:30 p.m., Regal Canyon View Cinemas 14, 648 Market St., opera from the Metropolitan Opera, $24 adults, $22 seniors, $18 children, fathomevents.com.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 27

TOM BENNETT, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.

ZAC GRANT, 7 p.m., Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-8318, copperclubbrew.com.

JOSH ROGAN, 7–9 p.m., CB’s Tavern, 334 Main St., Delta, 399-3292.

ARTOBER FEST, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Colorado Mesa University Delta Field, east of the Fine Arts building, open house format hosted by CMU Art and Design department, ceramic student demos, print making, graphic design demos, animation, film and motion design “digital caricatures,” road roller print making, sculpture guild molten iron casting, 248-1833.

EIGHTH ANNUAL FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL, 4:30–7 p.m., River Canyon School, 730 25 Road, come dressed in costume with a trick-or-treat basket, plant bulbs/seeds with the gardener, homemade and local soups, story time, crafts, dinner roll and applesauce making, $20 per family, $5 extended family, 639-0514, rivercanyonschool.com.

TRICK, TRACK AND TREAT, registration 5 p.m., event 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Park Track, Stocker Stadium, open track meet for kids, come dressed in Halloween costume, $5, 254-3866.

 

LOOKING FORWARD

NO OUTLET, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Oct. 28, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, local rock/jam band, 314-2554.

RIC & KAREN, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, Halloween dance, wear costume, dance to country, Latin swing and rock ‘n’ roll, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

WILL WHALEN, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Copper Club, 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-8318, copperclubbrew.com.

HOODOO HEDZ, 8:30–11:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.

BICYCLE ANNIE, Oct. 28, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

CLARK JENSEN, 8–11 a.m. Oct. 28, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, warehouse2565.com.

TERRY MCGOVERN BAND, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Palisade Brewery, 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

HORROR FILM FEST, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., ages 18 and older, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

FRUITA FOURTH FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 6–9 p.m. Oct. 28, Rose Hue Gallery, 212 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, artist of the month Diane Saulnier will do a demo on acrylic ink used as watercolor, wine and hors d’oeuvres served, 250-9019.

PALISADE SIXTH ANNUAL TRICK OR TREAT STREET, TOUCH A TRUCK AND HARVEST FEST, trick or treat downtown businesses 3–5 p.m. downtown Palisade, Oct. 28; Harvest Fest, 5–9 p.m., River Bend Park, $5 per car load, bonfire, live DJ, dance floor, fall-themed games, Jack ‘O Lantern contest, take pre-carved Jack O’Lantern, pet parade, Mario Kart half-mile, some contest fees apply, rules and regulations at townofpalisade.org, 464-5602.

MATTHEW GABRIEL, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Oct. 29, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, singer/songwriter from Grand Rapids, Michigan, 314-2554.

JOSH ROGAN, Oct. 29, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

SNOOTCH, 8:30–11:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684, ellasbluesroom.com.

THE JAMES WILLIAMS TRIO, 7–10 p.m. Oct. 29, ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., local Southern rock with a hint of country, thunderstruckvalley.com.

JACK + JILL, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach St., Palisade, 462-1462.

DANIEL CHAMPAGNE, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, cavalcadefruita.com, 260-5413.

ZOLOPHT, with Shotgun Hodown, Tight Thump Project 432 and Tim and Richard, Oct. 29, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., costume contest, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

TAKE FIVE, 8 p.m., Oct. 29, Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Curtis Hall, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, Halloween party, $10 in advance, $12 at the door, 527-7243, bluesage.org.

FIR, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., Community Concerts of the Grand Valley concert featuring Irish duo, $25 adults, $15 students, communityconcertsgrandvalley.org, 243-1979.

CONTRA DANCE, new dancer’s workshop 7 p.m., dance 7:30–10:30 p.m., Oct. 29, Grand Junction DanceSport, 421 Colorado Ave., $8 adults, $5 students, $4 ages 10–17, music by Consternation, caller Ron Young, Halloween costumes optional but encouraged, come with or without a partner, beginners welcome, 260-5852.

TENTH ANNUAL TRUCK-N-TREAT, 10 a.m.–noon Oct. 29, Fruita Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, fire trucks, police cars, limos, concrete trucks, school buses, semi-trucks, tow trucks and more, inflatable slide, concessions, photo booth, and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, wear a costume and bring a bucket to collect candy, 858-0360.

MONSTER MASH HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL, 4 p.m. Oct. 29, Highline Lake, 1800 11 8/10 Road, Loma, kid-friendly Halloween carnival, face painting, contests, costume parade and contest, hay rides, parks pass required to enter the park, 858-7208, cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/highlinelake.

SIXTH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S HARVEST FEST, 4:30–7 p.m. Oct. 29, Dominguez Hall Building, Colorado Mesa University, hosted by CMU Future Business Leaders of America Phi-Beta Lambda, dress in costume, trick-or-treating, crawl maze, games, costume contest, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, snacks, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults, 719-650-8947, 303-916-4694, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

DOWNTOWN SPOOKTACULAR, 3:30–5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Main Street downtown, trick or treating event, downtowngj.org.

CANINE SPOOKTACULAR, 9 a.m.–noon Oct. 29, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., costume contest for dogs and their people, food, prizes, for best canine trick , canine/human costume pair, scariest and funniest canine costume, $15 per dog/human, cfigj.org.

14TH ANNUAL PUNKIN CHUNKIN, Oct. 29, DeVries Produce, 60542 Gunnison Road, Olathe, proceeds benefit Olathe Volunteer Fire Department, 323-6559.

KIDX CLUB SPOOKTACULAR, 5–6:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, Halloween-themed crafts, near the Children’s Play Area, 242-0009.

HOWL-O-WEEN COSTUME CONTEST, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Redlands Chow Down, 2500 Broadway, Unit H, Albertson’s Plaza, pet costume contest, $10 entry fee benefits Roice-Hurst Humane Society, register in advance at Fruita or Redlands Chow Down or day of event at the location, 243-6200.

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE MONTROSE FARMERS MARKET, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 29, Centennial Plaza, at Main Street and Uncompahgre Avenue, in Montrose, dress up, dance and play, hay rides and trick or treat, montrosefarmersmarket.com, 209-8463.

CLASSICS: “WEST SIDE STORY,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 3 p.m. Oct. 30, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra performs Bernstein’s Suite No. 1 from West Side Story, featuring Zulimar Lopez-Hernandez as Maria and Andrew Maughn as Tony, $5–$40, tickets at 243-6787, 414 Main St., and gjso.org.

FRIGHT NIGHT, 5 p.m. Oct. 30, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $3 more if not wearing a costume, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

PUMPKIN FEST, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Oct. 30, Studts Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, I 1/2 and 21 1/2 Road, pumpkin demolition derby, pumpkin carving, smashing, kids candy trail, prizes, studtspumpkinpatch.com.

MONSTER MASH, 4–7 p.m. Oct. 31, Dinosaur Journey, 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, free tour of the dinosaur exhibits after hours, collect candy on the way out, wear a costume, 858-7282.

TRICK-OR-TREAT STREET, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 31, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, indoor, entertaining alternative to Halloween activities, trick-or-treating, ghoulish games and photo booth, 242-0009.

KYLE PARK, 9–10:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, country singer/songwriter, $10 in advance, $20 day of show, warehouse2565.com.

ROCKIN’ ROAD TO DUBLIN, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., classic Irish dancing and rock ‘n’ roll fusion, $30–$45 reserved seating, monumentalevents.com.

TEEN ART RECEPTION, 6–8 p.m. Nov. 3, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Culture Fest open call exhibit, hosted by Super Rad Art Jam and the library, 243-4442.


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