Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 9–15

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9

NEXT 2 THE TRACKS, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock/blues from Las Cruces, New Mexico, 314-2554.

RIC & KAREN, 7:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, Bronco’s theme dance, favorites from the ‘50s to current hits and country, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

TIM + RICHARD with Five 14, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $5, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

OXYMORONS, 6 p.m., Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., 241-4010.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, 7 p.m., Star Hall, Moab, Utah, 19th, 20th and 21st Century American Masters, lineup and tickets at moabmusicfest.com.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” 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.

10TH ANNUAL PORK & HOPS FESTIVAL, gates open 4 p.m., Lincoln Park, cornhole challenge, music by The Williams Brothers Band 6 p.m. and Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand 8:30 p.m., tickets $5, 254-3866, porkandhops.com.

JURASSIC QUEST, 3–8 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, interactive dinosaur exhibit dinosaurs, dino babies, science stations, crafts, face painting, jump area, bungee pull, rides, fossil dig, $20 adults, $18 seniors $15 kids, $24 kids VIP, tickets at jurassicquest.com/grand-junction.html.

“WHERE IS WILLY WOLF?” PUPPET SHOW, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

STEVEN J. PUSH, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, rock/Americana from Nashville, Tennessee, 314-2554.

CLYDE AND THE MILLTAILERS, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Fruita Farmers Market, Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, eclectic acoustic jam, 858-3894.

CORAL SKYE, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

THE TERRY MCGOVERN BAND, 7 p.m., Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, 464-1462.

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

THE CCC BOYS OF COLORADO, 2 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., author and songwriter Bill Jamerson will dress in character and present a music and storytelling event about the Civilian Conservation Corps, bring CCC photos or memorabilia, 243-4442.

TRIBUTE TO BOB DYLAN AND THE BAND, 6–8 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Music on the Mountain, folk, rock, and blues, 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.

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CENTENNIAL JAZZ BAND, 7 p.m., Colorado National Monument Saddlehorn Picnic area, $15, tickets at the Colorado National Monument Visitor Center, rimrockshop.com, 858-3617, ext. 307 or 308.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, Music Hike II, Impressions of Django, 9 a.m., Moab, Utah, rigorous hike lead by naturalist from Canyonlands Field Institute, guitarist Matt Munisteri; Renee Rosnes Quartet, 6 p.m., The Pavilion at Sorrell River Ranch and Spa, lineup and tickets at moabmusicfest.com.

NINTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 6–8 p.m., The Blue Pig Gallery, 101 W. Third St., Palisade, free buffet, street party and cash bar, music by Flat Top Reed, 464-4819.

WHAT’S UP ON REDLANDS MESA, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., registration and maps at Redlands Mesa Grange, 27953 Redlands Mesa Road, Hotchkiss, self-guided tour of artist studios, farms and gardens, demos on cheese making, blacksmith forging, seed saving, kombucha making, potter’s wheel techniques, 3D embroidery, farm-to-table lunch, happy hour, tours, $5 per person, $10 lunch, $15 happy hour, 589-3331, redlandsmesagrange.weebly.com.

EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION, noon–3 p.m., Bighorn Gallery, Dead Horse Point Visitor Center, nine miles north of Moab, Utah, “Melodic Lines,” works by The Moab Pastel Guild, on display through Feb. 1, park entry fee waived for those attending the reception, 435-259-2614.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” 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.

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

MAJOR MORTGAGE FALL FUN 5K, registration 7–8:30 a.m., run 9 a.m., River Bend Park in Palisade, family-friendly event with food, kids area, T-shirt, $25 adults, $5 ages 12 and younger, all proceeds benefit Hilltop, 244-0422.

DOG DAZE, 10 a.m.–noon, outdoor pool at Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, pool open to dogs only, check in at the gate, cost is a donation to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 858-0360, fruita.org.

EIGHTH ANNUAL CALABASH GOURD AND FALL FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., vendors, arts, information booths, demos, make and take crafts, wcbotanic.org.

10TH ANNUAL PORK & HOPS FESTIVAL, gates open noon, Lincoln Park, Professional Kansas City Barbecue Society competition, amateur and kids competitions, People’s Choice tasting at 1:30 p.m., $10 tasting tickets benefit United Way of Mesa County, craft beers, cornhole challenge, music by Desert Flyer Band 4:30 p.m., Kory Brunson 6 p.m. and Tracy Lawrence 8:30 p.m., $20, tickets at 254-3866, porkandhops.com.

JURASSIC QUEST, 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, interactive dinosaur exhibit dinosaurs, dino babies, science stations, crafts, face painting, jump area, bungee pull, rides, fossil dig, $20 adults, $18 seniors $15 kids, $24 kids VIP, tickets at jurassicquest.com/grand-junction.html.

“WHERE IS WILLY WOLF?” PUPPET SHOW, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

VICTOR ANDRADA, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., downtown Palisade during the Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org.

WILL WHALEN, 1 p.m., Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, indie singer/songwriter, 464-1462.

THE TOASTERS with Tight Thump, 8 p.m., Baron’s, 539 Colorado Ave., ska from New York City, $8 in advance, $10 day of show, tickets at Barons or thetoastersingj.brownpapertickets.com.

HUNTRESS with September Mourning, The Anchor and Wolfson, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $10–$13, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

CHRISTIAN MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN, 4–8 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Music on the Mountain, The Orchard from Carbondale and The New Creation Church from Glenwood Springs, ride the tram free beginning at 2 p.m. with a donation of a can of food for the LiftUp Food Pantry, GlenwoodCaverns.com, 945-4228, ext. 0.

OUR AMERICA, FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA, 5–6 p.m., Cobble Creek Golf Club, clubhouse patio, 699 Cobble Drive, Montrose, free Pops in the Park concert presented by Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, valleysymphony.net.

GAVLYN, 8 p.m., ThunderStruck Valley, 436 Main St., up-and-coming hip-hop artist on her Why Wait Tour, $5, 314-2322.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, Music Hike III, 8:30 a.m., Moab, Utah, challenging hike led by naturalists and guides from Canyonlands Field Institute, string music concert; Closing Concert of chamber music, 7 p.m. Star Hall, lineup and tickets at moabmusicfest.com.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” 2 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.

FOURTH ANNUAL SAVOR THE SAN JUANS, in Montrose, brunch sampler 10:30 a.m., Cobble Creek Golf Club, home tour 11 a.m.–3 p.m., local wine, beer, cider and dessert tasting reception 1–4 p.m. The Bridges Golf Club, $40, tickets limited, valleyfoodpartnership.org/savorthesanjuans.

12TH ANNUAL DOG DAYS, 10–11:30 a.m. for small dogs (25 lbs. or less), 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. all dogs, Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool, pool open to dogs only, $5 per dog, $12 three or more dogs per family, portion of proceeds will benefit Roice-Hurst Humane Society, gjparksandrec.org, 254-3866.

JURASSIC QUEST, 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, interactive dinosaur exhibit dinosaurs, dino babies, science stations, crafts, face painting, jump area, bungee pull, rides, fossil dig, $20 adults, $18 seniors $15 kids, $24 kids VIP, tickets at jurassicquest.com/grand-junction.html.

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 12

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, Grotto Concert III, Moab, Utah, noon, lineup and tickets at moabmusicfest.com.

DEMON IN ME with The Body Rampant and Owleye, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $5–$8, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13

ANDREW WYNNE, 6 p.m., Palisade Brewing Co., 200 Peach Ave., Palisade, acoustic rock artist from Denver, 464-1462.

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.

KYLE HARVEY, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14

A LITTLE NOON MUSIC, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., Brian Hanley, violin and William David, piano, 242-4850.

WILL WHALEN, 5:30 p.m., Revolution Brewing, 325 Grand Ave., Paonia, indie singer/songwriter, 260-4869.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15

ACT OF DEFIANCE with Hatchet, Sole Aggression and Hashkoff, 7 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $10–$15, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

“AN EVENING OF HAROLD PINTER,” one-act plays written by 20th century playwright Harold Pinter, 7:30 p.m., Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa Experimental Theatre, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., directed by senior theatre major Chance Morgan, surreal, dark humor fueled by intense dialogue, rated PG-13, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

MEN IN HEELS RACE, 5:30 p.m., Colorado Avenue, between Fourth and Fifth streets, during the farmers market, all-men teams wearing high heels relay race to benefit for Hilltop’s Latimer House, meninheelsrace.org, 242-4400.

25TH ANNIVERSARY COLORADO MOUNTAIN WINEFEST, food and wine pairings at participating restaurants, Wine, Dine and Paint at The Palette, tickets at ColoradoWinefest.com, 464-0999.

“THE THREE CABRITOS” PUPPET SHOW, in Spanish 10 a.m., Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, 243-4442.

 

LOOKING FORWARD

GHOST RIVER BAND, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to country favorites and rock ‘n’ roll, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

ADVENT HORIZON, 9:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sept. 16, Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, indie rock from Salt Lake City, 314-2554.

FOURTH ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH OPENING CEREMONY, 5:30–7 p.m. Sept. 16, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., reception to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month and opening of “Home Impressions,” works of local Hispanic artists, speakers Tony Ortega and Sylvia Montero, ¡Viva Columbia! Dancers, “¡Del Corazon! artist talk, drinks and appetizers, 243-7337

MOVIES IN THE PARK, park opens 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk Sept. 16, Lincoln Park, “Zootopia,” facebook.com/moviesintheparkgj.

GRAND VALLEY FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Red Fox Cellars, 695 36 Road, Palisade, grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com.

JOHN OTTO: COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT’S MOST FERVENT BOOSTER, 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Chautauquan performance by Peter MacMillan Booth, Ph.D, seating limited, 243-4442.

ANDREW WYNNE, 6 p.m. Sept. 16–17, Gateway Canyons Resort, 43200 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway, acoustic folk-rock singer from Denver, 931-2458.

DIXIEFEST, 5 p.m. Sept. 16–17, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., with As If, Augmented, Clyde and the Milltailers, Fools and Scholars, Obtuse, Ryan Harrison, Sworn Us Under, This Foul Year, Videl, Wall of the Fallen, Wolfson and more, $15–$20, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

“AN EVENING OF HAROLD PINTER,” one-act plays written by 20th century playwright Harold Pinter, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16-17, Moss Performing Arts Center, Mesa Experimental Theatre, Colorado Mesa University, 1231 N. 12th St., directed by senior theatre major Chance Morgan, surreal, dark humor fueled by intense dialogue, rated PG-13, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 248-1604.

TWO RIVERS CHAUTAUQUA, CHARACTER FORGED IN CONFLICT, Sept. 16–17, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, Young Chautauquans, scholar presentations, family-focused educational activities, veterans artwork display, military car show, museumofwesternco.org.

TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS, Sept. 16–Sept. 18, Telluride, blues acts and craft beer, tellurideblues.com.

25TH ANNIVERSARY COLORADO MOUNTAIN WINEFEST, continues Sept. 16–18, bus tours, pairings, tastings, dinners, seminars, Festival in the Park 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 17, Riverbend Park, Palisade, $50 general admission, VIP $190, nondrinker tickets $25, ColoradoWinefest.com, 464-0999.

DISCOVER ZIMBABWE! Sept. 16–18, Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, free film screening of “Neria,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16; catered traditional Zimbabwe dinner and master marimba player and vocalist Musekiwa Chingodza, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17; marimba and vocal workshops Sept. 18, tickets at bluesage.org, 527-7243.

“MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS,” continues 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16–17, 23–24, and 2 p.m. Sept. 18, 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.

“THE THREE CABRITOS” PUPPET SHOW, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16, Collbran Branch, 111 Main St., Collbran; in English, 10 a.m. Sept. 20, Palisade Branch, 119 W. Third St., Palisade; in English, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, Gateway Branch, 42700 Colorado Highway 141, Gateway; in Spanish 10 a.m. Sept. 23, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St.; 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 26, Fruita Branch, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita; 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.

AMERICAN AUTHORS AND 888, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Grand Mesa Field, Colorado Mesa University, free for CMU students, tickets at University Center information desk, community tickets $20 general admission, $35 VIP, tickets at ticketwest.com.

PEGGY MALONE, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Fruita Farmers Market, Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, country, 858-3894.

PAUL HARSHMAN, Sept. 17, Suds Brothers Brewery, 127 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 858-9400.

WE SPEAK IMAGINESE, 6:30–9 p.m. Sept. 17, Montrose Pavilion Commons Lawn, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, folk, old-time country and bluegrass, hosted by Western Colorado Congress, take a picnic and lawn chairs, no alcohol, 256-7650.

FIFTY50, 6–10 p.m. Sept. 17, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Music on the Mountain, classic, modern and original rock, 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.

GLADE PARK ROUNDUP, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sept. 17, Glade Park Fire Department and Glade Park Community Center, Glade Park, parade 11 a.m. from the post office to community center, firefighter water fight noon, resident water fight 1 p.m., bump ‘n’ jump, dunk tank, games and activities, cake walk, 216-9116.

SUPERHERO 5K, 9 a.m. Sept. 17, Colorado Mesa University, dress as your favorite superhero, races, activites, music, photos and prizes for all skill levels and ages, prizes for best superhero costume, proceeds benefit CASA of Mesa County, register at AChildsVoice.org, 242-4191.

ANDREW WYNNE, 1 p.m. Sept. 18, Palisade Brewing Co., Palisade, acoustic folk-rock singer from Denver, 464-1462.

DUALAKOO WITH MATT LINCOLN, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sept. 18, downtown Palisade during the Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org.

CLASSICS: YANG PLAYS LISZT, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19–20, Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra 2016–17 opening concert, Maestro Charles Latshaw’s inaugural concert featuring Young Artist winner pianist Vincent Yang, tickets $20–$40 for adults, $5 students, tickets at gjso.org, Symphony office, 414 Main St., 243-6787.

JON WAYNE AND THE PAIN, 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., electronic reggae-dub jam band from The Twin Cities, A Decade of Pain fall tour, $10–$15, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

TOM KEOGH & COMPANY, 7:15 p.m. Sept. 20, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, dance to western favorites, swing and Latin, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754.

THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 20, Help Hospitalized Veterans Community-Based Arts and Crafts Center, 1670 North Ave., Board Game Mania, 424-0499.

DAVID MAYFIELD, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5413, cavalcadefruita.com.

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., from Orlando, A Decade in Blood Tour, $15–$20, 773-1775, mesatheater.com

MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, The Ute Theater, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle, $35, tickets at City Market stores in Rifle, New Castle and Glenwood Springs, 243-TIXS, TicketsWest.com.

THE WAILERS with Zolopht, 8 p.m. Sept. 22, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., legendary reggae band, $25–$30, 773-1775, mesatheater.com.

PAINT PAONIA OPENING RECEPTION, noon–5 p.m. Sept. 22, Blue Sage Center for the Arts Gallery, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, works painted Sept. 17 during the annual plein air painting day, on display and for sale Sept. 22–Nov. 4, bluesage.org.

MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL, Sept. 22–25, Paonia, winery and farm tours, winemaker’s dinner, chili cook off, vendors music, kids activities, contests, Harvest of Voices, schedule at mountainharvestfestival.org.


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