Calendar of Events
FRIDAY, OCT. 19Sandys Karaoke & DJ – 9 p.m. at Parshall Inn. Free. (970) 725-3215.Open Mic Night – Hosted by Rob Cubed 8 p.m. to midnight at Mackinaws Bar & Grill at the Grand Elk Marina on Lake Granby. No cover. (970) 887-9399.Steve Cormey & Friends – Live music at 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Jeff Tuohy – Live music at 9 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929, winterparkpub.com.The Brad Pregeant Jazz Trio – Plays with Dan Shapera on string bass and Patrick Brower on drums, 6 p.m. at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Highway 34, near Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9404.Live theatre – The Grand Theatre Co. presents the opening show of the play The Woman in Black at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $12 for children. Call the box office at (970) 726-5048 for more information. Pumpkin Giveaway – The Third Annual Pumpkin Giveaway 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20 at 113 Spruce St., at Omni Real Estate (across from Kremmling Mercantile). Kids and adults are invited to grab a gourd and check out the office. For more information call (970) 724-3338.Fall Carnival – Fall Carnival and pumpkin patch 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at West Grand Elementary School. There will be pumpkins to purchase and decorate, games and booths, hay rides, and meals and snacks for sale. Entrance fee is a bag of candy to be used as prizes for the games. The haunted house will cost $2 per person. For more information, contact Jenny Uren at (970) 724-8938.Youth Trips – The Granby Recreation Department is planning several Friday youth trips. Upcoming activities include: Wildlife Experience and IMAX Oct. 19, and Halloween Party and hay ride Oct. 26. Unless otherwise stated, all trips are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and meet at the Granby Community Building. Cost is $27 per person, or $25 for multi-child families. Pre-registration is required for each day. For more information or to register for any trips, call the Granby Recreation Department (970) 887-3961.Colo. Cerebral Palsy benefit – The 24th annual Wine in the Pines is Oct. 19-20 at the Keystone Resort in Summit County. The event includes a denim-and-diamond-themed winemaker’s dinner Friday at the Keystone Ranch restaurant, with an International Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and live auction on Saturday.Wine in the Pines is Celebral Palsy of Colorado’s premier fundraiser. Cerebral Palsy of Colorado helps Coloradoans with disabilities statewide and 89 cents of every dollar raised goes directly into programs and services. For more information visit http://www.wineinthepines.org or call (303) 691-9339, ext. 1163.SATURDAY, OCT. 20Shuffleboard Tournament – 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Parshall Inn. Registration at 12:30 p.m. $10 entry. (970) 725-3215.Live music – Steve Cormey & Friends play at 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Band debut – The new Brian Jordan Trio plays a free concert starting at 9:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. The trio consists of Jordan, Dave Watts, and local Andy Irvine playing funky jazz. (970) 726-4929, http://www.winterparkpub.com.Live theatre – The Grand Theatre Co. presents the play The Woman in Black at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $12 for children. Call the box office at (970) 726-5048 for more information.Jewelry sale – Impoverished Ugandan women will benefit from all proceeds of a Bead for Life Jewelry Open House 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Church of the Eternal Hills (1 mile west of Tabernash at the Pole Creek Meadows entry). Many of the beaders are widows and/or sole supporters of extended families who have been orphaned. Visit http://www.beadforlife.org for more information.Pumpkin Giveaway – The Third Annual Pumpkin Giveaway 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at 113 Spruce St., at Omni Real Estate (across from Kremmling Mercantile). Kids and adults are invited to grab a gourd and check out the office. For more information call (970) 724-3338.Colo. Cerebral Palsy benefit – Last day for the 24th annual Wine in the Pines is Oct. 20 at the Keystone Resort in Summit County. The event includes an International Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and live auction on Saturday.Wine in the Pines is Celebral Palsy of Colorado’s premier fundraiser. Cerebral Palsy of Colorado helps Coloradoans with disabilities statewide and 89 cents of every dollar raised goes directly into programs and services. For more information visit http://www.wineinthepines.org or call (303) 691-9339, ext. 1163.SUNDAY, OCT. 21Live music – Steve Cormey & Back Porch Light play together starting at 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Jazz performer – Brad Pregeant plays jazz piano at 6 p.m. at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Highway 34, near Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9404.MONDAY, OCT. 22Texas Hold Em – Crooked Creek Saloon, 401 Zerex St. in Fraser, hosts Texas Hold Em tournaments starting at 8:15 p.m. The top 40 players from each set of 10 games wins a chance for a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-9250. Thrift store sale – The Last Time ‘Round Thrift Store in Kremmling will host its $2 Bag Sale starting Oct. 22. The sale includes all clothing, shoes and coats; as well as a selection of Halloween costumes and decorations. No donations will be accepted during the two-week Bag Sale. All proceeds benefit the Grand County Historical Society. For more information contact Monika Cary (970) 724-2912.TUESDAY, OCT. 23Live music – John Brown performs at 9 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Meet and greet – Meet Grand County Newspaper’s new publisher, Kim Burner and new editor Autumn Phillips at a reception hosted by the Grand County Library District 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Granby Library Community Meeting Room. Refreshments served.WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24Trivia – Test your knowledge at 6 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Warren Miller film – Warren Millers Playground is showing at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Silver Screen Cinema in Winter Park. Millers feature showcases global destinations and even the most unlikely winter sports destination, the Arabian Desert. Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley serves as the films narrator. Check out warrenmiller.com for tour information, videos and more.Business Expo – The Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Businesses Without Borders, announces a Business Expo 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Winter Park Station. Chamber members and non-members are invited to come learn about community businesses. More than 30 local businesses are participating. The free event includes networking opportunities, free giveaways and complimentary beverages and appetizers. For more information call (970) 726-4118 or visit http://www.playwinterpark.com.Volunteer appreciation party – An end-of-season party, sponsored by Home James, is set 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at The Pub in Winter Park. The party is for Adopt-A-Trail volunteers who worked on the local trails. Food, drink and T-shirts are provided as a way of saying Thank you for the contributions in hours and materials these volunteers have donated to the local trail system. For more information call (970) 509-9103.THURSDAY, OCT. 25Texas Hold Em – Friendly game, with sign-up at 6:15 p.m. at the Gateway Inn in Grand Lake. House prizes. No cover. (970) 627-2400.Live music – Nine-Toed Bob at 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Candlelight Vigil – Advocates Victim Assistance Team is hosting its annual Candlelight Vigil and Volunteer of the Year Awards, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Granby Town Hall. Free. (970) 725-3442.Choir concerts – East Grand Middle School and Middle Park High School present their choirs in concert, 7 p.m. at EGMS with Directors Brian Dill (EGMS) and Eric Simondsen, (EGMS/MPHS). Free. (970) 887-2104, (970) 887-3382.Story contest parties – Winners of the Fraser Valley Librarys Scary Story Contest for K-5 are invited to a free Scary Story Party 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the library. Other local libraries are hosting parties for their young resident authors. Call Youth Services Librarian Joy McCoy at (970) 726-5689 with any questions.Nordic ski swap – The annual Grand Nordic Ski Swap is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the YMCA Nordic Center. Representatives from Devil’s Thumb and Snow Mountain will be there with equipment to sell. They will also be selling ’07-’08 season passes. Those wanting to sell equipment should bring it to the Nordic Center between 5 and 6 p.m. to register and label the equipment. The event also includes a pot luck dinner, so patrons are encouraged to bring a dish to share. For more information call Susan at (970) 887-9523 or Diana Lynn Rau at (970) 887-3095. Spiritual gathering – The 2nd Annual Women’s Full Moon Circle is 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. The event is a potluck and participants are asked to bring a beverage and dish to share, as well as music and a drum to create a spiritual ambiance. Topics the group will discuss include childhood religion and spirituality. Call Lisa for more information and directions, (970) 531-0574.Benefit dinner – The PAC at Fraser Valley Elementary announces its annual Spaghetti Dinner 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 in the schools multi-purpose room. The meal is being prepared by the Hungry Bear, Fontenots and The Mountain Rose Cafe and includes spaghetti, homemade meatballs and baked garlic bread, and gourmet desserts. Local merchants have also donated items for a drawing. Tickets for the dinner are $7 for adults and $5 for child meals. Drawing tickets are $10 each. For more information call (970) 726-3292.
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