The annual Cinco De Mayo celebration took place in downtown Grand Junction May 2. The event featured vendors, entertainment, a jalapeno eating contest and a street dance. All photos by Christine Szeredy/Special to the Sentinel. Photos available for reprint and gift items.
The annual walk in support of the fight against MS took place in Grand Junction at Canyon View Park Saturday, May 2. Several teams were formed in effort to raised money for the cause. All proceeds benefit MS research.
Two events, the Maverick Classic and the MOG Fest, attracted hundreds of visitors downtown April 25. Despite the rainy weather, people enjoyed watching the criterium race and browsing the popular bike and gear swap. All photos by Clinton “Buddy” Brown/Special To The Sentinel.
The March of Dimes BrewFest took place at the Ale House Saturday night. Breweries that participated included Breckenridge Brewery, Palisade Brewery, Kannah Creek, SKA, Firestone Walker, Black Bottle, Stone Brewing Co., Rockslide and Bristol Brewing Co! All proceeds went to support the March of Dimes!
Many enjoyed the Western Slope on Tap Beer Festival which took place at the Mesa County Fairgrounds March 14, 2015. More than 100 new beers were available to sample, along with food and live music.
The Grand Junction Symphony’s Mozart in March concerts on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th highlighted some of his most famous works including Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Sinfonia Concertante for Winds and his famous Prague Symphony (No. 38).
Enthusiasts rode their two-wheeled steeds from the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens to Fruita during the Worst Day of the Year Bike Ride Saturday morning. About five dozen people participated in the bike ride, which was a fundraiser for Homeward Bound.
The Fruita Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet was sponsored by Alpine Bank and included an evening of dinner, cocktails and silent auction.
The School District 51 Foundation hosted its annual White Iced cocktail party last weekend at the Colorado Mesa University Ballroom. Guests enjoyed drinks, dessert, a silent auction and many teachers were recognized for their accomplishments.
The Survive Like a Yeti event, part of the Junior Scientist Series at the Mesa County Libraries, taught children and their families about outdoor survival in the winter. Guest speaker was Colorado Mesa University professor Bruce Bauerle. Photos by Clinton “Buddy” Brown.
The Grand Junction Rockestra performed songs inspired by the Big Hair era Saturday night at the Robinson Theater at Colorado Mesa University. All photos are available for purchase.
The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and singer Steve Lippia paid tribute to Frank Sinatra during the Centennial Sinatra concert at the Avalon Theatre.
Fans of the PBS Masterpiece Classic “Downton Abbey” gathered at Allen Unique Autos for a sneak peek at Season 5. Many dressed in 1920s style costumes to enjoy the show.
Large amounts of fresh powder on the Grand Mesa made it a popular destination for sledding over the holiday season.
Despite the rain and snow, shoppers finished finding the items on their Christmas list downtown last weekend.
Members of the High Desert Opera gave the public a sneak peek at their upcoming show, “The Secret Garden” at the Mesa County Library Tuesday night. The show will be on Dec. 31 and Jan. 3 at the Robinson Theatre at Colorado Mesa University.
The 2014 Olde Fashioned Christmas took place in downtown Palisade last weekend. On Main Street, the fun included a holiday marketplace, venders, entertainment, and carriage rides.
The Hope West Holiday Show took place at Two Rivers Convention Center. More than just a fashion show, the annual event this year included a silent auction, a luncheon, and a show with singers and dancers. Proceeds from the event benefit HopeWest Kids and help fund a camp for children who have lost a loved one.
The community gathered on Main Street to celebrate and honor veterans for serving their country.
Holy Family Catholic School hosted a craft show Saturday that featured 90 vendors. 100 percent of the funds raised helped to make Catholic education a reality for each and every Holy Family student. Funds from the event also help ensure technology is up-to-date and helps fund programs that aid the school’s reputation for excellence in education.
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