Tuesday, August 19, 2008

September Events

Information courtesy the Grand Junction Visitor's Center http://www.visitgrandjunction.com/

Rock Jam Music Festival
September 05, 2008 to September 06, 2008Noon - 11:30 pm

Colorado Professional Rodeo Assoc. State Finals

Don Meyers Alumni & Friends Arts Exhibit and Auction
September 12, 2008 The Mesa State College Art Department presents an exhibition and auction of artwork by the alumni and friends of Don Meyers to benefit Art Department student scholarships. http://www.visitgrandjunction.com/url_tracking.php?List_ID=396&url=www.mesastate.edu/alum

CO Quarter Horse Fall Spectacular
September 13, 2008 8 am - 6 pmFree to the public.
Come join us for a fun horse show for the entire family to enjoy. Admission and Parking are free. Show times may vary
Mesa County Fairgrounds - Covered Arena

17th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest. Book Hotel room now.
September 18, 2008 to September 21, 2008

Thousands of wine lovers make the annual pilgrimage to Palisade to sample a growing array of Colorado wines and participate in a variety of events. Hands-on workshops * Wine and food pairing events * Dueling chefs * Grape stomps * Winery tours * Winemaker competitions * Chocolate tasting * Winemaker dinners * Golfing * Bicycle tour of the vineyards * Shopping at artisan booths * Jazz concerts.
Riverbend Parkhttp://www.visitgrandjunction.com/url_tracking.php?List_ID=183&url=www.coloradowinefest.com

Colorado Pork & Hops BBQ Challenge
September 18, 2008 to September 20, 2008Sept. 19 4-10 pm, Sept. 20 11 am - 6 pm
Buy barbeque from award-winning cooking teams. Enjoy your favorite micro brews from around the region and listen to some of your favorite local bands!
Lincoln Park1340 Gunnison, CO

Apple Jubilee/Two Rivers Chautauqua
September 19, 2008 to September 20, 2008
More information to follow.
Cross Orchards Historic Site3073 F Road ( Patterson), CO 970-242-0971 ext 206

15th Annual Tour of the Vineyards - Bicycle Tour
September 19, 2008 to September 20, 2008
25 mile bike tour of the west slope vineyards held in conjunction with the 17th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest. http://www.visitgrandjunction.com/url_tracking.php?List_ID=187&url=www.emgcolorado.com/race_tourvine.html

GVKA - AKC Dog Show
September 20, 2008 to September 21, 20087 amFree
GVKA - AKC Dog Show at Mesa County Fairgounds Community Building.
2785 Hwy 50, CO (970)255-7100

Goin' Chopin - Got the List?
September 23, 2008 7:30 pm$18-27, Seniors $16-25
Janina Fialkowska, piano Hovhannes – And God Created; WhalesLiszt – Les Preludes; Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor
Grand Junction High School Auditorium1400 N. 5th Street, CO (970) 243-6787

Blue Angels Air Show - Busy weekend. Make hotel reservations now.
September 26, 2008 to September 28, 20089 am - 5 pm$15-$30

Downtown Car Show
September 26, 2008 to September 28, 2008
More information to follow!
Downtown Grand Junction970-245-9697

Fruita Fall Festival
September 26, 2008 to September 28, 2008Shuttle Pickup at Dinosaur Journey: Fri 4 -9:30 pm; Sat 8am-9:30 pmFree
The festival is a free community event where nearly 170 vendors sell their arts, crafts and foods to a crowd of 30,000-plus over the 3-day event. http://www.fruitafallfestival.com/

Greek Festival
September 27, 2008

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