Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 23–29

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23

ANNUAL COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MUSIC FACULTY GALA, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., with guest Frank Restesan, visiting professor of upper strings and orchestra, concert followed by catered reception in the lobby, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

STEVE WILLIAMS FAREWELL SHOW featuring Miss Emily And John Schultz, 8:30–11 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684.

JOHNSON COUNTY CORONERS, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock/jam band from Montrose, 314-2554.

JAY KETCHEM AND FRIENDS, 8–11 p.m., Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, country, 628-4321, warehouse2565.com.

HAVEN EFFECT, 7–9 p.m., ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., 314-2322.

GOODMAN BAND, 9 p.m., Triple Tree Tavern, 201 Second St., Clifton, 434-9428.

WILL WHALEN, 6 p.m., Gateway Canyons Resort, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway, indie singer/songwriter, 931-2458.

WHO’S BAD, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., Michael Jackson and Prince tribute, $20–$25, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

TOM KEOGH & ROD TAYLOR, 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.

JENEVE ROSE MITCHELL, 7–9 p.m., Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, American Idol contestant from Crawford singing alternative, contemporary, old-time cowboy and more, 15–$35, tickets at brownpapertickets.com, 800-838-3006.

FOURTH FRIDAY ART RECEPTION, 6–9 p.m., Rose Hue Gallery, 212 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, featured September artist Rebecca Dierickx will give a pastel demo, wine and hors d’oeuvres served, 250-9019.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” continues 7:30 p.m., Magic Circle Theater, 420 S. 12th St., Montrose, Magic Circle Players’ 57th season opener, adult themes, situations and language, parental discretion advised, tickets at magiccircleplayers.com, 249-7838.

“TWELFTH NIGHT,” doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., Palisade High School, Kamas Auditorium, 3679 G Road, Palisade, William Shakespeare comedy presented by Palisade High School Theatre Arts Department, $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, 361-5968.

INTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL, doors 6:15 p.m., show 7 p.m., Avalon Theatre, $15 adults, $10 students, tickets at Western Anglers and online at showclix.com/event/IF4GRANDJUNCTIONCO2016, $20 at the door.

MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL, continues in Paonia, Paonia Promendade noon–4 p.m. downtown; bike parade 3:30 p.m. Poulos Park to Town Park; vendors, music, chili cookoff and contests, in Town Park; Drink Locally and limited vendors 4–8 p.m. Town Park; Boogie & Bounce 7 p.m.–12 a.m., downtown, schedule at mountainharvestfestival.org.

FRUITA FALL FESTIVAL, in Fruita, golf tournament 9 a.m. Adobe Creek Golf Course; vendors and carnival open 3–10 p.m. downtown Fruita; street dance 7–10 p.m. with The Williams Brothers Band and The Georgia Satellites, Circle Park Stage; Comedy Hour with Sam Adams, 7–8 p.m. Civic Center Stage, fruitafallfestival.com.

“THE THREE CABRITOS” PUPPET SHOW, continues, in Spanish 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

WILL WHALEN, 6 p.m., Gateway Canyons Resort, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway, indie singer/songwriter, 931-2458.

MISS EMILY FEATURING STEVE WILLIAMS AND JOHN SCHULTZ, 7–10 p.m., Peach Street Distillery, 144 Kluge Ave., Palisade, 464-1128.

GOODMAN BAND, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684.

THE MISSING LINK BAND, 6–10 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Music on the Mountain, classic rock, dance, funk and groove, ride the tram free beginning at 4 p.m. with a donation of a can of food for the LiftUp Food Pantry, GlenwoodCaverns.com, 945-4228, ext. 0.

HAVEN EFFECT, 8–11 p.m., Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, 628-4321, warehouse2565.com

SCARLET CANARY AND CITY OF THE WEAK, 7 p.m., ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., on the Blondetourage Tour, 314-2322.

HUEY, LOUIE AND DEWEY, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

COLORADO WEST MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL, field show 10:15 a.m.–3:15 p.m., Stocker Stadium, high school bands from Colorado and New Mexico, awards, no parade this year, $8 adults, $6 students/active members of the military and ages 55 and older, free ages younger than 5.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” continues 7:30 p.m., Magic Circle Theater, 420 S. 12th St., Montrose, Magic Circle Players’ 57th season opener, adult themes, situations and language, parental discretion advised, tickets at magiccircleplayers.com, 249-7838.

“TWELFTH NIGHT,” doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., Palisade High School, Kamas Auditorium, 3679 G Road, Palisade, William Shakespeare comedy presented by Palisade High School Theatre Arts Department, $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, 361-5968.

“DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS,” 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., Youth Theatre Project production featuring more than 50 students ages 5–18, $5, ages 4 and younger free, 255-6757, TheatreProjectGJ.com.

MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL, continues in Paonia, bike ride, yoga and bike farm tours 9 a.m.; festival and farmers market 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Town Park; music on the Town Park Stage; Drink Locally noon–5:30 p.m. Town Park; grape stomp noon–2 p.m. Town Park; music at various locations beginning at 7 p.m., schedule at mountainharvestfestival.org.

FRUITA FALL FESTIVAL, in Fruita, Lions Club pancake breakfast 7–9:30 a.m. Circle Park; outhouse race 8:30 a.m., vendor booths open 9 a.m.–10 p.m., parade 10 a.m., beer garden 11 a.m.–10 p.m., carnival noon–10 p.m., music, contests, street dance 7–10 p.m. with Jay Ketchem and Friends and Darryl Worley, Circle Park Stage, fruitafallfestival.com.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE, workshop 7 p.m., dance 7:30–10:30 p.m., GJ DanceSport, 421 Colorado Ave., period music by Fifth Reel, dances taught and cued by Wendy graham, come with or without a partner, casual dress, beginners welcome, $10 adults, $7 students, $5 ages 10–17, 260-5852.

A NIGHT FOR HEROES, 6 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, St. Mary’s Hospital black-tie ball to recognize heroes, dinner, dancing, tickets 298-2478.

HORSE FUN DAY, 1–4 p.m., Harmony Acres Equestrian Center, 2006 K Road, kids games and activities, paint a pony, $7 per child; barn dance and barbecue 6 p.m. featuring The Instagators, $14, must register through gjcity.org/recreation.aspx, 254-3866, 231-7956, harmonyacresec.org.

RISE ABOVE TRAVELING EXHIBIT FREE OPEN HOUSE, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., The Commemorative Air Force Rocky Mountain Wing, Walker Field, 780 Heritage Way, Tuskegee Airmen interactive exhibit, vintage WWII aircraft, TBM Torpedo Bomber, rides available for purchase Sept. 21–23 by reservation, 921-3700, rockymountainwingcaf.org.

15TH ANNUAL FUOCO MOTOR COMPANY DOWNTOWN CAR SHOW, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., downtown Grand Junction, antique, muscle, classic and motorcycles, downtowngj.org.

MEXICAN HERITAGE DAY, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., The Fort on the Old Spanish Trail, 440 N. Palmer St., Delta, vendors, food, demonstrations, music, kids activities, 19th Century re-enactors, 874-8349, fortuncompahgre.org.

GRAND VALLEY QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Battlement School House, 7235 Road 300, Parachute, $3 suggested donation, 285-3438.

COLOR WEEKEND, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Road, Mesa, scenic lift ride, painting sessions hosted by The Palette, music by Tony Rosario and Goodman Band, powderhorn.com, 268-5700.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25

WILL WHALEN, 9 a.m., The Red Barn by Two Sisters, 1413 E. Main St., Montrose.

LORD OF THE RINGS SUITE, 3–5 p.m., Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, Montrose Community Band views the story of the Hobbit adventures through the eyes of music, 252-1378.

MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL, continues in Paonia, Rotary Brunch 8:30–10 a.m. town Park Teen Center, self-guided wine tours through the North Fork Valley, festival and farmers market 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Town Park; Drink Locally noon–6 p.m. Town Park; music 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Town Park Stage; bike Olympics 1–2 p.m., schedule at mountainharvestfestival.org.

FRUITA FALL FESTIVAL, in Fruita, vendors and carnival 11 a.m.–4 p.m., music by Stillwater Cowboy Church Worship Band and Peggy Malone 11 a.m.–1 p.m., music on the Circle Park Stage 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Fruita’s Got Talent Show 1–3 p.m., fruitafallfestival.com.

GRAND VALLEY QUILT SHOW, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Battlement School House, 7235 Road 300, Parachute, $3 suggested donation, 285-3438.

OKTOBERFEST, 5 p.m., Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, hosted by Grand Junction Symphony Guild, beer and food, $30, tickets at gjso.org, 243-6787.

COLOR WEEKEND, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Road, Mesa, scenic lift ride, painting sessions hosted by The Palette, music by Stray Grass, powderhorn.com, 268-5700.

YOUNG LIFE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING BANQUET, 6–8 p.m., Colorado Mesa University Ballroom, dinner, live auction and program, casual attire, RSVP gvyounglife.com, 243-7684.

COLOR SUNDAY TRADITIONAL TURKEY DINNER AND ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR, fair 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., turkey dinner 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m., Mesa Community Center in Mesa, hosted by Plateau Valley 4-H Club, dinner $10 adults, $8 ages 60 and older and ages 5–17, free for ages younger than 4, proceeds go to the 4H Club, 447-0014.

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 26

“THE THREE CABRITOS” PUPPET SHOW, continues, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, 243-4442.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27

BUCKCHERRY with Art Of Dying, Children 18:3 and Letters from the Fire, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $25–$30, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

TOM KEOGH & 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.

TIM & RICHARD, 9 p.m., The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 242-7253.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29

AGRELL + MAZUNIK DUO, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, Guest Artist Series, innovative horn and piano improvisational compositions, $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

BERNARDUS DUO TOUR, doors open 7 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., Ambient folk rock duo, from Lincoln, Nebraska, $18 in advance, $20 at the door, 241-8801, ext. 0, kafmradio.org.

KILLER KEYZ BY DUELING PIANOS, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $15–$18, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

ZAC GRANT, 8:30 p.m., Ella’s Blues Room, 336 Main St., 628-4684.

“JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH,” 7:30 p.m., Robinson Theatre, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, musical based on Roald Dahl’s book, $20 adults, $16 seniors, $7 students, tickets at coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets, 248-1604.

LAWLAWPALOOZA, 5–8 p.m., Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., hosted by The Pro Bono Project and Alpine Bank, music by Ruby Horsethief and Bluegrass Offenders, donations requested.

ENTRE FLAMENCO SANTA FE, 7:30 p.m., Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., world-class Spanish dance and music featuring Spanish flamenco dancer Antonio Granjero and Estefania Ramirez, hosted by Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, reserved seating $25–$35 adults, $10 students and children, tickets at gjso.org, 243-6787, GJSO office, 414 Main St.

51ST ANNUAL CONFORMATION RALLY AND OBEDIENCE DOG SHOW, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, hosted by Grand Valley Kennel Club, more than 550 dogs representing 180 breeds competing for Best in Show honors, free with a $5 parking fee to benefit Tope Elementary School, grandvalleykennelclub.org, 986-9629.

CEDAREDGE APPLEFEST, in Cedaredge, Fire Department chili cook off, 5–8 p.m., Cedaredge Fire Department, cedaredgechamber.com.

 

LOOKING FORWARD

BUTCH KLINE, 7:30 Sept. 30, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, $10, 260-5413.

WILL WHALEN, 5 p.m. Sept. 30, Mesa Lakes Lodge, 3619 Colorado Highway 65, Mesa, indie singer/songwriter, 268-5437.

OXYMORONS, followed by Clark Jensen Band, 7 p.m.–midnight Sept. 30, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, 682-4321.

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

BICYCLE ANNIE, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sept. 30, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

EXTORTIONIST with Distinguisher, Wall of the Fallen, Sworn us Under, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $5–$8, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

WYLIE AND THE WILD WEST, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Grand Junction High School auditorium, 1400 N. Fifth St., Community Concerts of the Grand Valley, 2016–17 series opening concert, cowboy, country, Western swing and folk, single tickets $25 adults, $15 students, communityconcertsgrandvalley.org, 243-1979.

THE FOUR TOPS, THE SUPREMES, THE MIRACLES AND THE MARVELETTES SALUTE, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., Myles Savage brings the star-studded show from the Four Queens Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on its Farewell Tour, tickets at 904-495-5001.

RIC & KAREN, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

GRAND VALLEY FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com.

“THE THREE CABRITOS” PUPPET SHOW, continues, in English 11 a.m. Sept. 30, De Beque Branch, 730 Minter Ave., De Beque; in English 10 a.m. Oct. 6, Clifton Branch, 590 32 Road; in English, 10 a.m. Oct. 7, Orchard Mesa Branch, 230 Lynwood St., 243-4442.

51ST ANNUAL CONFORMATION RALLY AND OBEDIENCE DOG SHOW, continues 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 30–Oct. 2, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, hosted by Grand Valley Kennel Club, more than 550 dogs representing 180 breeds competing for Best in Show honors, free with a $5 parking fee to benefit Tope Elementary School, grandvalleykennelclub.org, 986-9629.

CEDAREDGE APPLEFEST, continues Sept. 30–Oct. 2 in Cedaredge, AppleFest Gala Sept. 30, festival Oct. 1–2, 5K run/walk, car show, bake sale, food, artisans, vendors, music, cedaredgechamber.com.

“JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30–Oct. 1, Oct. 6–8, and 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and Oct. 8, Robinson Theatre, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, musical based on Roald Dahl’s book, $20 adults, $16 seniors, $7 students, tickets at coloradomesa.edu/mosstickets, 248-1604.

VINTAGE VOLTAGE, 8–11 p.m. Oct. 1, Warehouse 25sixty-five, 2565 American Way, classic rock and blues, 682-4321.

RYAN HARRISON, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

CRASH COARSE with Kreature of Habit and Infused Corruption, 8 p.m. Oct. 1, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $5, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

SONGS OF DEATH, DARKNESS AND ROMANCE, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, Colorado Mesa University, Western Slope Concert Series featuring a haunting vocal concert by Jordan Christie, bass-baritone and Kathryn Mientka, piano, free, 234-7408.

“THE COULTER CLAN,” art exhibit opening, 6–9 p.m. Oct. 1, Veterans Art Center, 307 S. 12th St., music by Virginia Dupew, 462-3126, operationrevamp.org.

BOW WOW FILM FESTIVAL, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., traveling film festival that celebrates, educates and inspires all things dog through the art of short film, matinee doors open 1:30 p.m., adults $12 online, $15 at the door, ages 12 and younger $6 online, $8 at the door; evening show doors open 6:30 p.m., $15 adults online $20 at the door, ages 12 and younger $8 online, $10 at the door, tickets at bowwowfilmfest.com.

ST. NICHOLAS GREEK FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Oct. 1, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 3585 N. 12th St., Greek food and pastries, coffee shop, gifts, books, silent auction, flaming cheese, kids games, church tours, greek beer, wine and ouzo traditional Greek dancers, watch iconographer painting the traditional icons in the church, parking at the vacant lot or south of St. Nicholas at the Unity Church, 260-9500.

OKTOBERFEST, 1–5 p.m. Oct. 1, Event Plaza, off of South First Street, in Montrose, beer/wine tasting, music by Halden Wofford and the Hi Beams, Zolopht, and an “oompah” band in the biergarten, food trucks, dress in costume for the contest, $20 in advance, $25 at the gate, montrosebeerfest.brownpapertickets.com.

OKTOBERFEST, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 1, Cottonwood Park in Parachute, brewfest 2–5 p.m., concert with Chase Rice and guest Mark Wills, 7 p.m., fireworks between concerts.

DAVE FARICY, 10 p.m. Oct. 4, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

INTUIT with local musicians Alycia Vince and Clyde McGee, doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Barons Bar and Gourmet Grill, 539 Colorado Ave., drum circle induced groove and smooth jazz vibe from Boulder, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, brownpapertickets.com/event/2606110.

CRUNK WITCH, with This Foul Year and others, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, pop, rock, chiptune and electronic from Maine, 314-2554.

TWIDDLE AND KITCHEN DWELLERS, doors 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $12–$15, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Moss Performing Arts Center, Love Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St., under the direction of new orchestra conductor Frank Restesan, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

TECH N9NE, Oct. 6, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., The Calm before the Storm Tour, 2016 with Krizz Kaliko and JL, and StarrZ, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

HED P.E., with Skindred, Media Solution and Augmented, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., $20 in advance, $25 day of show, mesatheater.com, 314-2322. 

3 BAD JACKS, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Oct. 6, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, 314-2554.

JACK + JILL, 5 p.m. Oct. 6, ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., 314-2322.

TEEN ART RECEPTION, 6–8 p.m. Oct. 6, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., hosted by Super Rad Art Jam, 243-4442.


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