SUPER FOX, Friday, September 23, 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., with Stray Grass and Ricky Bobby, $10, mesatheatre.com.
JUAN ANDRES OSPINA AND SOPHIA RIBEIRO, Friday, September 23, 7:30 p.m., Love Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, 1221 N. 12th St., Guest Artist Series, Musicians from Colombia and Portugal on piano and vocals, tickets to $18 adults, $15 seniors, tickets at coloradomesa.edu/tickets.
HUGH PHILLIPS BAND, Doors 6:30 p.m., Show 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., $20 in advance, $25 at the box office, kafmcommunityradio.org.
TIM + RICHARD, Friday, September 23, 9 p.m., Cruisers Bar, 715 Horizon Drive, facebook.com/TR970.
BOBBY CAMPBELL, Friday, September 23, 5-7 p.m., Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., Paonia, Music during Sage Alley Happy Hour, bluesage.org.
ALBERT CUMMINGS WITH AJ FULLERTON, Friday, September 23, 6 p.m., Big B’s Delicious Orchards, 39126 Colorado Highway 133, Paonia, Pickin’ Productions Friday Night Live, free show, bigbs.com.
JOKER, Friday, September 23, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Free Show, Warehouse2565.com.
FRUITA FALL FESTIVAL, 3pm – 10pm Friday 23rd September & 7:30am – 10pm Saturday 24th September, downtown Fruita, live music, food truck, vendors, performers, outhouse races, pancake breakfast, parade, baking Canning Contest, Cornhole Tournament, Art Walk, Bar Rally, Beer Garden, History Market, schedule at fruitachhamber.org/fruita-fall-festival.
“MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT”, 7:30 p.m. 23.-24. Sept, Sept 29 – Oct 1 and 2 p.m., September 25, Magic Circle Players, 420 N. 12th St., Montrose, Musical from the Movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, $17-$23, magiccircleplayers.com.
TWO CROWS FOR COMFORT, 1:30-3:00 p.m. or 3:30-5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24, Restoration Vineyards, 3594 E 1/2 Road, Palisade, Band in the Barrel Concert Series, take one Blanket or lawn chairs with Enjoy wine, music and food, no alcohol outside, reservations required at exploretock.com/restorationvineyards.
NEREA THE FIDDLER, Doors 7:00 p.m., Show BLAC7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery, 232 E. Main St., Montrose, Fiddle, Tap and World Music, $15-$20, Healthyrhythm. no .
HEYDAY, Saturday, September 24, 8 p.m., The Reckless Roadhouse, 424 Minter Ave., De Beque, mostly modern rock, facebook.com/HeyDayGJ.
BREWERY COMEDY TOUR, Saturday, September 24, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., $12-20, tickets at eventbrite.com.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION, Saturday, September 24, 2:00 p.m., Colorado Mesa University Plaza, hosted by the Western Colorado Latino Chamber of Commerce, celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens, their ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central – and South America originated South America, food, drink, music, talent show and entertainment, facebook.com/wclcc.
MONTROSE OKTOBERFEST, Saturday, September 24, 1-5 p.m., Montrose Rotary Amphitheater, Cerise Park in Montrose, music by Con Brio and AJ Fullerton, pitcher hoisting, costume contest, circus performances and more, $35 in advance, $45 at the Box office, tickets at montrosebeerfest.com.
MOON FARM PUMPKIN PATCH OPENING, 10am-7pm Saturday, September 24, Moon Farm, 1360 18 1/2 Road, Fruita, haunted straw maze, petting zoo, hay rides, scavenger hunt and more, facebook.com/moonfarmpumpkinpatch.
WINE AND WHISKERS GALA, 6:30pm-9pm Saturday, September 24, Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway, Roice-Hurst Humane Society Benefit and Come As You Gala with Adoptable Pets, Live Auction, Animal themed silent auction, wine and appetizers, $55 general admission, $100 VIP, Gala-at-Home tickets $55, tickets at RHhumanesociety.org/gala.
THE WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S, check-in 9:00 am, walk 10:00 am Saturday, September 24, Lincoln Park, walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association, register at alz.org.
ANNUAL MOOSE LODGE CAR SHOW, 9am-2pm, Saturday, September 24, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, Benefits for Women of the Moose, Free for spectators, discounts and family fun, 970-433-9493.
MEANING SEPARATES YOU FROM REALITY, Saturday, September 24, 4 p.m. to Sunday, September 25, 4 p.m., Orbit ArtSpace, 138 S. Park Square, No Harvey uses synths, analog tape machines, live instrumentation and sampling, facebook. com/orbitartspace.
CELLOSONATAS, Saturday, September 24, 3 p.m., Love Recital Hall, Moss Performing Arts Center, Colorado Mesa University, 1221 N. 12th St., and Sunday, September 25, 3 p.m., Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, Western The Slope Concert Series features the Pegis-Noyes Duo in the first concert of the season with Jason Pegis on cello and Barbie Noyes on piano, $16-55, season tickets available, tickets at westernslopeconcertseries.org.
PALISADE ART FESTIVAL, Saturday and Sunday, 24.-25. September, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 120 W. Eighth St., Palisade, Top Artists in 13 Art Categories, Paintings, Woodcraft, Jewelry, Glass and More , Free Admission, mountainartfestivals.com.
COLOR WEEKEND, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 24.–25. September, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Road, Mesa, scenic chair rides, hiking, biking, live music on Saturdays with Haven Effect from 11am-2pm and The Kendallites from 2pm-5pm and Sundays with Wave 11 from 11am-2pm and Bell Creek Band 2-5 p.m., food and beverages, dress appropriately for weather, chairlift reservations required 24 hours in advance, powderhorn.com.
GRAND JUNCTION GEM AND MINERAL SHOW, Saturday, September 24, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 25, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 US Highway 50, activities for children , mineral samples, showcases, beads and jewelry, interactive, exhibits, fossils, $5 adults, $4 seniors and military, under 12 free, grandjunctionrockclub.org/shows.
AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY, 6:30 p.m., Sunday, September 25, Ute Theater, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle, featuring an evening of songs from his 50+ year touring, $45-$55, utetheater.com.
ANNUAL COLOR SUNDAY SHINDIG, 12pm-6pm Sunday, September 25, Mesa Lakes Lodge on Grand Mesa, music by From the Top, Tim + Richard and The Troy Douglas Band, food and full bar, take a seat.
“COMMUNION,” Sunday, September 25, 7-9 p.m., Fruita United Methodist Church, 405 E. Aspen St., Fruita, Reading of Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor’s play, Addressing the Hot Issues of Women’s Health, Presented by New York-based actress Stephanie Cozart and Fruita actors Valerie Nuzzo and Finn Benham, Discussion follows, $15 suggested donation at the door, facebook.com/events/585874646363565.
4-H COLOR SUNDAY BRISKET DINNER AND ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR, Sunday, September 25, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Mesa Community Center, 48973 KE Road, Mesa, Dinner is $12 adults, $10 60+, $10 ages 5–17, free for children under 4, proceeds benefit the Plateau Valley Extreme 4-H Club, mesacommunityclub.org/calendar.html.
LA ARMADA, doors 7 a.m., show 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., with Moonfarmer and Cutthroat Youth, $10-$12, mesatheater.com.
THE TUESDAY JAM, 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St., take an instrument, 970-241-4010.
BLACKHAWK, 7-10 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, Warehouse 25Sixty-Five, 2565 American Way, Event rescheduled to September 8, $30-50, Warehouse2565.com.
EYEHATEGOD, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., A History of Nomadic Behavior Tour with Savagemaster, $18-$22, mesatheater.com.
BRYAN BIELANSKI, Thursday, September 29, 6 p.m., Copper Club Brewing Co., 153 N. Mulberry St., Fruita, Charlotte, NC-based acoustic rock singer/songwriter, on Bryan’s Super Happy Fun Time II Tour, facebook .com/CopperClubBrewingCompany.
JEFF LEIGH: AN EVENING OF SOLO VIOLIN, Doors 7:00 p.m., Show 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery, 232 E. Main St., Montrose, crossover classical violinist and composer, $20 reserved seating, $15 seniors and youth, Healthyrhythm.net.