Quick Picks: Oct. 18-24

Friday, Oct. 18

Storied history

The unveiling of the newest work in the Legends Sculpture Project is 5 p.m. at Mesa County’s Central Services building, 200 Spruce St.

Sculptor James Haire created “A Cut Above” depicting the four Prinster brothers, who founded and built City Market stores in Grand Junction beginning in 1924.

The event is open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book-signing for “The History of City Market: The Brothers Four and the Back Slope Empire” in the lobby of the Central Services building.

Friday, Oct. 18

Parting song

Say goodbye to popular local musician Miss Emily during her final performance in Grand Junction at 7 p.m. at Mesa Theater and Lounge, 538 Main St.

Tickets cost $10. Doors open at 6 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 19

On the farm

If you’ve ever wanted to spend a day on the farm but haven’t wanted to actually live on one, visit Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, during its annual Fall Day on the Farm from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be workers demonstrating things such as weaving, beekeeping, apple cider pressing and other historic farm tasks.

Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3.50 per child or $15 for the whole family.


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