Quick Picks: King’n Trio; Take Part in Art Expo; ‘Saints and Sinners’

Friday, June 16

Sing and play

King’n Trio is set to play the second Cross Orchards Summer Concert Series show at 
7 p.m. Friday in the packing shed/barn at the Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road.

This local band with a folk sound is made up of Merritt Kinsey on string bass, Chris Unfug on banjo and mandolin, Ron Koss on guitar and Terry Toner on harmonica.

Doors open for the show at 6 p.m. and there will be refreshments available.

Tickets cost $25 and seating is limited. To purchase tickets, call 242-0971, extension 2212, or go to museumofwesternco.com/event/summer-concert-june.

Saturday, June 17

Go for the arts

Take in a dance or music performance, a bit of poetry and an art demonstration or two at the Take Part in Art Expo.

From 9 a.m. to noon at Lincoln Park Barn, you can learn about the area organizations and associations, guilds and clubs in the areas of music, dance, theater, art, crafts, woodworking, reading and creative writing. This is not a sale.

For kids, there will be a musical petting zoo and areas where they can create art.

And there will be performances: From 9:30–10 a.m. there will be music from Erth Studios; Absolute Dance will give dance performances from 10:10–10:40 a.m.; the Western Colorado Writers’ Forum members will read poetry and prose from 10:50–11:20 a.m.; and Creative Avenues will give dance and theater performances from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

This event is sponsored by the Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture. For information, go to gjarts.org.


Tuesday, June 20

So bad. So good.

This concert was originally so naughty, er, good and popular, that the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is presenting an encore. And at a church, no less.

“Sinners & Saints, The Good, The Bad & The Ugly” begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Connection Church, 655 N. First St.

Along with more room for those who want to attend, “Sinners & Saints” will feature drinking songs, gospel music, “tunes of debauchery, doctrine and fun,” according to a news release form the symphony.

Tickets cost $30 and include a glass of wine and appetizers.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 243-6787 or by going to gjso.org or the symphony office at 414 Main St.


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