Wednesday, July 01, 2009

July 2009 Events

Some highlights of area activities courtesy the Grand Junction VCB:

Drum Circle
July 02, 2009 6-8 pm
Take instruments.
White Hall
600 White Ave., CO

Independence Day Parade
July 04, 2009 6 pm
Downtown Grand Junction: The parade will travel down Main Street--beginning at 9th and ending at 1st Street. ----The theme of the 2009 parade is: Lincoln Bicentennial/1809-2009/Live the Legacy

July 4th Activities at Lincoln Park
July 04, 2009 7:15 pm gates open, 8 pm Entertainment begins, 9:45 pm Fireworkd
$4 in advance, City Markets, Mesa Mall, Parks & Rec Office--Ages 2 and under free
This years entertainment lineup includes... Acid Rain Greener Grass Destinee & the Sheepdogs Peggy Malone --------- Transportation Don't fight traffic and parking! Take a convenient GVT Shuttle from any of the following locations starting at 6:30 p.m. the day of the event and running every 1/2 hour. Mesa Mall - GVT stop, south parking lot ---- Veterans Memorial Park (Fairgrounds) Main parking lot ---- Central High School - Parking lot
Suplizio Baseball Field
12th & North Ave., CO

Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Sorcerer"
July 18, 2009 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
$19, $29 & $39
Lively & light hearted operetta about the virtues of love.
Robinson Theater. MSC
1100 North Street, CO
(970) 523-9605

Best Six Days of Summer, THE 122nd Mesa County Fair
July 21, 2009 to July 26, 2009
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM (closes at 11:00 PM Fri & Sat; and 4:00 PM Sun.)
Tuesday 7/21 6 pm Centennial Band
There will once again be live Family Entertainment including the internationally renowned Up with People, Demolition Derby, Bull Riding, Carnival Rides, Fireworks and much more. This year we are showcasing the Living Arts Open Classes that gives all Mesa County residents the opportunity to participate in the Fair by exhibiting their hobbies and passions. Everything from Fine Arts and Textiles to Baked/Pantry Stores, Horticulture and Livestock –all are welcome. For more information on the Fair and Open Class Exhibits go to the Mesa County Fair website at
Mesa County Fairgrounds
2785 Highway 50, Grand Junction, CO

22nd Annual Dinosaur Days
July 24, 2009 to July 25, 2009
Friday: Reception 6:30pm–9:30pm,-- $10 advance, $12 door,
Advance tickets will be available on July 11th.
Free Parking Lot Concert & Dance with Ralph Dinosaur; Saturday: Dinosaur Journey’s prehistoric pricing of $1/person from 9am – 5pm, and the Pteranodon Ptrot at 7:30am for $20 before 7/17 and $25 after:
Dinosaur Journey Museum
550 Jurassic Ct, Fruita, CO, CO
242-0971 ex 206.

Concert by Noteworthy Duo
July 29, 2009 7 pm
$15 donation requested
Michael Nigro, Classical Guitar & Lisa Schroeder, Flute
Willow Pond B & B
662 26 Rd, CO
Please call 970-243-4958 to reserve your seat..

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