Quick Picks: Fruita Fall Festival; Fuoco Motor Company Downtown Car Show; Western Colorado Jazz Orch

Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22–24

Fall fun

There is live music (Halfway to Hazard is the headliner), more than 125 vendors, a parade, a carnival, a street dance, a beard rally and an outhouse race.

And that’s just an itsy bitsy bit of all the Fruita Fall Festival offers. There is something going on nearly every daylight hour and into the night during the three-day festival.

Check out the schedule in the Out & About Entertainment Calendar or at fruitafallfestival.com.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Showing off

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Main Street will be lined with all kinds of beautiful, amazing rides on two and four wheels during the Fuoco Motor Co. Downtown Car Show.

Antique cars, muscle cars, classic cars, motorcycles and more can be found. And awards will be handed out in nine categories.

Want to enter a vehicle? Go to downtowngj.org/events.


Thursday, Sept. 28

Go for jazz

“Dinner, Drinks, and Dancing to the hippest Big Band on the Western Slope” — that’s what the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra claims at gjso.org.

See and hear for yourself with “A Night of Jazz” featuring the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra beginning at 
7:30 p.m. Thursday at Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 in advance at gjso.org, by calling 243-6787 or at the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s office, 414 Main St.

Tickets at the door cost $20.


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