May 1, 7:00 AM @ Cerro Summit Recreation Area
Cimarron Endurance Run (50k and 30k foot race) on Sunday, May 1st, 2016, 7:00 AM, Cimarron, CO at Cerro Summit Recreation Area. Cost: $70. Packet Pickup: TBD in Montrose, CO or on race day starting at 5:00 AM. Information: (719) 429-9501 or Madmooseevents.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 5 - May 8 @ Montrose County Fairgrounds
Lion's Carnival, Thursday through Sunday, May 5-8, at the Montrose County Fairgrounds, 1001 N 2nd St, Montrose. Advanced tickets for a $20 all day ride pass available at Safeway and City Markets. Doors open at 4:00pm Thursday and Friday, Noon on Saturday and 11:00am on Sunday. The Lions' Cakewalk at the Fairgrounds Pavilion starts at 5:00pm on Friday and Noon on Saturday.
May 6, 8:00 AM - May 8, 5:00 PM @ 18903 Spring Canyon Rd., Montrose, CO 81403
Are you seeking more Euphoria in your day to day life? Join us for 3 days of self empowerment through the way of the horse. Learn what it means to live authentically and how to stand in your power. Release the blocks that have previously held you back from your true happiness.
May 6, 8:00 AM - May 7, 3:00 PM @ Montrose Historical Museum
Montrose Historical Museum Yard Sale, Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, 8am to 3pm, 21 N Rio Grande Ave, Montrose. Come out and find those bargains while supporting our local history museum. Information: 970-249-2085 or email@example.com or montrosehistory.org
May 6, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Montrose Elks Lodge
Leave the cooking to us! We will have raffles and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Erik Valdez, he will be undergoing an operation to correct a congenital heart defect and will be out of work for an extended amount of time.
May 8, 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Miramonte Lake
Take Mom fishing for Mothers Day. Win $500 cash for catching the longest trout or one of many other prizes. Miramonte Lake in the Dan Noble SWA located 20 minutes south of Norwood, CO, approximately 1 1/2hrs sw of Montrose. There is no charge to get into the wildlife area and entry into the derby is only $10 for any age. A great way for family and friends to celebrate Mom's special day. More info call 970.864.2142 or visit westernslopenews.com/events.htm
May 9, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Black Canyon National Park, South Rim Visitor Center
May 12, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Centennial Room - Centennial Plaza
The Montrose Botanical Society presents guest speaker, Gayle Johnson, a local beekeeper. She will share tips on backyard beekeeping.
May 13, 6:30 PM @ Healthy Rhythm Community Art Gallery
The Path of Most Resistance: The Artwork of Bernard Lieving Exhibition. The paintings and other artistic creations of Bernard (Bernie) Lieving come from lived experiences that impact and/or influence him for "better" or "worse." Multifaceted artwork in this exhibition includes snapshots of life, fettered and unfettered, that represent the artist's path of most resistance. Lieving is a 53 year-old punk rock dad, husband, and public health social worker, living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has been seriously involved in making art since 2011. "The Path of Most Resistance" promises to be thought-provoking and memorable. Opening night for "The Path of Most Resistance" is Friday, May 13, 2016, at Healthy Rhythm Community Art Gallery, 68 S Grand Ave, Montrose, Colorado. Artwork will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be provided. The exhibition runs from May 13 through July 2, 2016. Information: healthyrhythm.net or (323) 270-6284.
May 13, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
Magic Circle Players present the musical comedy "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", May 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, June 3 and 4 at 7:30 pm, with Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm on May 15, 22, and 29. Magic Circle Theatre is located at 420 S 12th St, Montrose. Information: 970-249-7838 or http://www.magiccircleplayers.com
May 14, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Starts at US Hwy 50 and CO Hwy 347, finishing inside the National Park at the amphitheater.
41st Annual Black Canyon Ascent. Join the excitement as runners and walkers participate in this scenic and challenging 6-mile event. Take in the majesty of our local Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park after recovering with refreshments, awards, and lots of door prizes.
May 14, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chipeta Lake
Rotary Fishing Derby, Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9am-12pm, Chipeta Lake, Montrose. Free fun for kids 15 and under. Includes free fishing poles and bait, hot dogs and drinks while they last. Youth who are 16+ cannot fish without a license. This is a service project of The Montrose Rotary Club. Information: 970-249-7831 or http://www.montroserotary.org
May 14, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Centennial Plaza 501 S. 1st Street, Montrose, CO 81401
Montrose Community Music Contest & Open Mic Jam Session will take place May 14th at Centennial Plaza. Musicians ages 5 and up may participate. Any type of music or instrument is permitted. Contest Entry Fee is $10 per contestant for each song. Competition classes: Youth Soloists & Duets, Youth Groups, Adult Soloists & Duets or Adult Groups. Youths will perform from 11:00 to 3:00 and Adult performances 3:00 to 7:00. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place for each class. Four Grand Prize Professional Studio Recording Sessions. Free Admission. Audience votes for their favorite act to win Montrose Bucks. Register by May 7th to assure your performance slot or register on the day of the event. Entry Forms and Contest Rules can be picked up at Montrose City Hall 433 S. 1st Street or at Coldwell Banker 2023 S. Townsend. Open Mic Jam Session has no registration, no fee or prizes awarded. This event is a fundraiser for Montrose High School youth groups who will be vending at the event and holding
May 14, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Bridges
The Montrose Wine & Food Festival presents "Boarding Pass", the ultimate wine and food voyage. Public tasting is on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 5 pm, at The Bridges, 2500 Bridges Dr, Montrose. Enjoy an afternoon of incredible wine, beer, and food with music provided by The Navigators. Cost is $50. Information: Hayley Suppes at 970-249-5168 or email HSuppes@bcbgc.org or http://www.montrosewinefestival.com
May 14, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 15, 2:00 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 16, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Montrose Regional Library Meeting Room
Drop-in, hands-on program for kids in 1st-5th grades and families. Geologist Liz Mauch will be on hand to guide kids through 5 stations. Experience fossils and replicas of dinosaur bones.
May 20, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 21, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Montrose County Fairgrounds
The Great US 50 Yard Sale, Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 8am to 4pm. Huge community yard sale at the Montrose County Fairgrounds. Rain or shine. Yard sale booths available to individuals or vendors. $25 or $40. Information: 970-240-1735 or montrosecogenealogy.org
May 21, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Downtown Montrose on Main Street
US 50 Yard Sale on Main Street, Montrose, CO, Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 8am to 4pm. Yard sale bargains and sidewalk sales galore. Information: www.route50.com
May 21, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Black Canyon National Park, South Rim Visitor Center
May 21, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 22, 2:00 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 27, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 27, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Black Canyon National Park, South Rim Visitor Center
May 28, 7:30 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 29, 2:00 PM @ Magic Circle Theatre
May 30, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Black Canyon National Park, South Rim Campground Amphitheater