April 1 - April 30
National Mayor's Water Challenge for Earth Week, April 1-30. Learn about ways you can protect this precious resource and help Montrose compete with cities across the U.S to see who can be the most "water-wise." For details visit: cityofmontrose.org/623/Earth-Week and click on the MyWaterPledge website from April 1-30. Complete an online form to tell us how you're conserving water this year and be entered to win a water efficient shower head. Winners will be notified by end of business on April 15 and invited to attend the April 19 City Council meeting to be presented their awards.
April 2, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Montrose Fairgrounds Friendship Hall
The annual Montrose Woman's Club Flea Market Fundraiser for local charities is set for Saturday, April 2, from 8am to 4pm, at the Montrose County Fairgrounds in Friendship Hall. Over 100 tables of bargains to include: antiques, jewelry, household items, collectibles and furniture. For information call: (970) 249-6381.
April 3, 1:30 PM @ Herbs & Spice and Everything Nice
Herb Walk, Sunday, April 3, at 1:30 pm. Learn to recognize locally growing herbs you can eat or make into a salve or tincture. You might want to bring a camera and notepad. This walk is limited in size so must be signed up for--if there are too many signed up we will try to do another soon after. Cost is $10. Herbs & Spice and Everything Nice, 508 E. Main, Montrose. Information: 249-8566.
April 8, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Montrose Pavilion
San Juan Independent Film Festival, April 8 through April 10, 2016, 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Three days of award-winning films from around the world, New York International Children's Festival "Best of the Fest" family program, Bloody Mary "brunch in your glass" bar, VIP cocktail hours, dance party with DJ Sunday, yoga in a Colorado Yurt and so much fun! Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose. Cost $10-$125. https://buildinglives.org/events/sjiff/
Phone 970-252-9303 Ext. 4 or email Alison@buildinglives.org
April 9, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Montrose Pavilion
April 9, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery
Healthy Rhythm Music Services present Saturday Night Live @ The Gallery with music by young Colorado musicians featuring local artists such as Taylor Malone and singer/songwriter Rachael Thompson, along with several other musicians.
April 10, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Montrose Pavilion
April 13, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Two Rascals Brewing Company
Teams compete in answering rounds of trivia questions for prizes and bragging rights. Teams usually consist of 2 - 4 players. Food truck is now open.
April 13, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ The Lark & Sparrow
The Lark & Sparrow, 511 E Main St, Montrose, will be hosting the Elijah Bossenbroek Concert, on Wednesday, April 13, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Elijah Bossenbroek performs all original and powerful piano compositions. Cost is $15.00. Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elijah-bossenbroek-house-concert-tickets-19301679844 or phone 970-615-7277 or email: email@example.com
April 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Centennial Room
Butterfly expert Mike Fisher will share information about butterflies on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in the Centennial Room, 433 S 1st, off Uncompahgre Plaza. Bring your questions. Information: (970) 240-2777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 15, 1:00 PM - April 16 @ Montrose County Fairgrounds inside Friendship Hall
Fourth Annual Black Canyon Hunt and Outdoor Expo will be on Friday, April 15, from 1:00 to 7:00 pm and Saturday, April 16, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, at Montrose County Fairgrounds Friendship Hall, 1001 N 2nd St. Bring your families for this fun-filled event of demonstrations, presentations, and hands-on activities for all ages. Information: http://www.blackcanyonexpo.com or 970-275-6547 or email@example.com
April 16 - April 24 @ Black Canyon National Park
The City of Montrose's Earth Week and the National Park Service Week activities will include Fee-Free Days at the Black Canyon National Park from April 16-24, 2016. For more details visit http://www.cityofmontrose.org/623/Earth-Week or visit the National Park Service website http://www.nps.gov/blca or call 970-249-1914 Ext 429.
April 16, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Montrose County Fairgrounds Friendship Hall
April 18 - April 23 @ Throughout city of Montrose
The City of Montrose is sponsoring and coordinating activities for Earth Week, April 18-23, 2016. Earth Week 2016 Big Country: Water, Land and Sky is to help raise awareness about how each member of the community can help preserve a healthy environment for themselves and future generations. The week ends on April 23 with the Big Country: Water, Land and Sky Festival held from 10 am to 4 pm at Riverbottom Park. Activities include great live music, huge kiddie carnival, hot dog grill-out, auction, local celebrity chef demos, and the Montrose High School agriculture petting zoo. For more details and a weeklong schedule go to: http://www.cityofmontrose.org/EarthWeek
April 20, 8:00 AM - April 24, 4:30 PM @ Public Lands Center
Learn More About Your Public Lands during Earth Week, April 20-24, from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Public Lands Center, 2465 S Townsend Ave, Montrose. For more information: 970.240.5300 or visit: http://www.cityofmontrose.org/623/Earth-Week
April 21, All Day @ Montrose Downtown Visitor Center
The Ute Indian Museum will show the following free documentaries during Earth Week, April 18-23, 2016 in the Montrose Downtown Visitor Center theatre room, 107 S Cascade. Thursday, April 21, 2016 (brown bag lunch): "We Are All Related" - (50 minutes). In a remote western Alaskan village, an indigenous community faces the prospect of being the first "climate refugees" of the United States. Friday, April 22, (brown bag lunch): "Pilgrims and Tourists" (57 minutes). Around the world, indigenous communities stand in the way of government mega projects. Native people create their own mountain parks and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through a World Heritage Site. Elders of the California Wintu tribe protest U.S. government plans to enlarge one of the West's biggest dams to protect their sacred lands. Saturday, April 23, 10:30 am: "We Are All Related" (see info above) and at 1:30 pm: "Pilgrims and Tourists" (see info above). For information: 970-249-3098 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 22, All Day @ Montrose Downtown Visitor Center
April 23, All Day @ Montrose Downtown Visitor Center
April 23, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Centennial Plaza downtown
Denver Broncos Mile High Salute to Fans Tour, Saturday, April 23, 5 to 6:30pm, at Centennial Plaza downtown Montrose. Join the Denver Broncos for autograph and photo opportunities with players, alumni, cheerleaders, and Miles the Mascot. Information: http://www.denverbroncos.com/fans/salute-to-fans-tour.html
April 23, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Lark & Sparrow Historic Venue
Join the Montrose Community Foundation for "A Swell Affair" with a '20s Flair on Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 7:30 to 10:30 pm, at the Lark & Sparrow Historic Venue, 511 E Main. Evening fun includes live music by Gypsy Swing Band Swing Je T'aime, dancing, horse racing, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Cost $100. Information: 970-249-3900 or http://www.montrosecf.com or email@example.com
April 23, 7:30 PM @ Montrose Pavilion
Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents the concert "Myths, Legends and Fantasies", featuring the Valley Youth Orchestra on Saturday, April 23, 7:30pm, at the Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Dr. Advance purchase at http://www.valleysymphony.net, or at any of these outlets: The Montrose Pavilion (249-7015), DeVinny Jewelers, Clubb’s in Delta, Gazebo Florist and Boutique in Cedaredge, or Tiffany's in Montrose. Tickets cost: Adult (age 18 thru 59) $15 *; Senior (age 60 and up) $14; Youth (age 3 thru 17) $5. Tickets at the door are $20 (youth - $5).
April 29, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ San Juan Ave across from Sunshine Peaks
Annual Spring Cleanup during Earth Week, Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, 7 am to 7 pm, at San Juan Ave. across from Sunshine Peaks. Information: 970.240.1480 or cityofmontrose.org/623/Earth-Week
April 30, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ San Juan Ave across from Sunshine Peaks
April 30, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Centennial Room
Container Gardening - Flowers and Vegetables, free presentation on Saturday, April 30, from 9:30 to 11:00 am, in the Centennial Room, 433 S 1st St, off Uncompahgre Plaza, Montrose. Master Gardener, Betty Hall will share her knowledge of and demonstrate container gardening. Information: (970) 240-2777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 30, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Maslow Academy of Applied Learning
This is fun COMMUNITY event with activities for the whole family! Activities for all ages including: bounce houses, bean bag tosses, face painting, pie throwing, fire truck, police bike rodeo, bubbles, cakewalk and more!
FREE for adults and children under the age of 2
Admission for children ages two and three $5 and children ages 4 and over $10. UNLIMITED activities with admission.
Lunch is available for $5 and includes hamburger or chicken, salad, fruit and a drink.