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April News

It has been cold, wet and long winter and we are so excited that spring is upon us.  Perfect weather for hiking, biking, winetasting and golfing is upon us. Take advantage for the stay and play golfing package we have with the Golf Club at Redlands Mesa. Some highlignt of the activities in April/May are listed below.


June , 2014 – September, 2014,  970-245-9697
4th and Main St., Grand Junction, CO 81501

Over 100 artisians, musicians and food vendors with fresh produce and fruits from the Grand Valley. Held along Grand Junction’s Historic Main Street, this event attracts an estimated 5,000 visitors every Thursday.

Fruita Fat Tire Festival   April 24, 2014 – April 27, 2014

South Park Square, Fruita, CO 81521

2014 marks the 19th year of this Singletrack Mountain Bike tradition. Come ride miles of pristine MTB Trails, meet MTB friends from around the world and support those who support the passion, the lifestyle and the sport we all enjoy. From the VIP party Thursday night, to the live bands.

Spring Barrel Tasting  April 26, 2014 – April 27, 2014 970-255-1471 See description, Palisade, CO 81526    Highlights of this event include behind the scenes winery and vineyard tours, exquisitely prepared gourmet meals, tasting of wines that are not readily available to the general public, and of course, barrel sampling of wines paired with specialty foods. Tickets are $70 per person. Ticket price will increase to $75 two weeks prior to the event.

September 20, 2013       970-245-3288
655 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501


CMU Juried Student Art Show (38th Annual) at The Art Center

March 24, 2014 – April 11, 2014        970-248-1833
Monday, March 24 – Friday, April 11, 2014  Reception & Public events on Friday April 4: Juror Talk at 6:00 PM and Reception from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. | In its 38th year, the Annual Juried CMU Student Art Show at The Art Center presented by the Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel RV Show

April 03, 2014 – April 05, 2014   970-255-7100 2785  US Hwy 50, Grand Junction, CO 81503 Thursday – Saturday April 3, 4, & 5 2014 at the Mesa County Fairgrounds | Thursday 10-6, Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-5.  Tour great trailers, toy haulers and more from: Centennial RV, Bob Scott RVs, Humphrey RV & Trailer, Mattas Marine & RV, Summer’s Rocky Mountain Motors and RV, and Western Slope Trailer…


Downtown Car Show

400 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Main Street rumbles with the sound of hundreds of motors as participants pour into Downtown Grand Junction for the annual Downtown Car Show. Vehicle owners bring antique cars, muscle cars, classic cars and even motorcycles to display. Car owners and spectators from all over the Western United States visit with each…

March 22, 2014 – May 31, 2014
                    970-858-3617 website
Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Call 970-858-3617, ext 360 to register. Note that most of the hikes do require pre-registration and more information is provided upon registration.  Come join us at Colorado National Monument for the Spring 2014 Walks and Talks Series.



 Tour of the Moon Cycling Classic 41-mile tour, over the finish line at the…

Fall Artspace and Open Studio Tour October 05, 2013 – October 12, 2013 970-640-8177,  PO Box 2827, Grand Junction, CO 81502   Saturdays- October 5th and 12th from 10 AM to 5 PM | Artspace and Open Studios Fall Tour | No fee. Open to the public. The self-guided art tour invites residents and visitors to tour artists’ studios and see works in progress and new work not available in area galleries. Connect with…

Oktoberfest (32nd Annual)  October 05, 2013  Grand Junction Downtown, Grand Junction, CO 81501    32nd Oktoberfest 2013 – Grand Junction, Colorado | Saturday, October 5, 2013 starting at 10 AM | Enjoy fresh Bavarian food and German Beer and German Wine with live entertainment, dancing and shopping from vendors near and far. Lot’s of fun and something great for the whole family and entertainment for all ages!