• January 1
    • Happy New Years! We are all excited here at the office to see what the new year will bring us. We hope everybody has a blessed year.
  • January 5th
    • Avalon Theatre 95th Anniversary
      • Celebrate with appetizers and a movie! Safety Last! A 1923 American silent romantic comedy film starring Harold Lloyd. It is viewed today as one of the great film comedies. All proceeds from the event will be donated to support the Avalon Theatre Foundation. Learn more about this mission at www.avalontheatrefoundation.org            Admission: $12 Hours: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m.
    • First Friday Art – Downton GJ
      • Visit these galleries located Downtown for their newest exhibits! It is free admission and some offer refreshments and live music! The times vary at each gallery and participating ones change each month. Call the Art Center at 970-243-7337 for more information or call the individual gallery.
        • A Robin's Nest of Antiques & Gallery - Cooley Designs 602 Main Street   970-250-3137
        • Aspen Photo Gallery, 559 Main Street (next to & part of Main Street Bagels)   970-812-6812
        • Brick & Mortar Mercantile, 510 Main Street   970-985-4244
        • Colorado Mesa University Gallery, 437 Colorado Ave. (inside the DDA office bldg.) 970-248-1833
        • Firefly Frameshop and Gallery, 200 West Grand Ave. 970-628-4774
        • Grand Valley Books, 350 Main Street   970-424-5437
        • Main Street Gallery, 412 Main Street 970-245-7949
        • Omnia Contemporary Gallery, 639 Main Street   970-210-0289
        • Pause Art Gallery, 543 Main Street (2nd floor) 970-201-8597
        • The Raw Canvas, 507 Main Street   970-985-9649
        • The Shade Tree, 618 Main Street   970-403-7194
        • Silver Leaf Gallery, 438 Main Street   970-314-7632
        • Uncanny Valley, 523 1/2 Main Street (Marjory Building, 2nd floor) 970-260-9961
        • Veterans Art Center/Operation Revamp, 307 S. 12th St (Corner of 12th & Ute)   970-462-3126
        • Working Artists Studio & Gallery, 520 Main Street   970-256-9952
  • January 6
    • Cosmic Race Series “Grand Mesa Grind” at the Powderhorn Mountain Resort
      • More information regarding the races, pricing, and times can be found at the following website http://www.cosmicski.com/event/Powderhorn
    • Community Family Dance – Margery Building (Upstairs)
      • From 5-6:30 pm family-friendly dances will be taught and cued by local music teachers. Live music by Fifth Reel. $15 per family, Adults $8, under 18 years old $5, under 5 are free. ALL AGES WELCOME!
  • January 9
    • Dinner, shopping and a movie!
      • Movie being played will be Marshall. It is rated PG-13, approximately 2 hours long. Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring your receipt to see the movie for free! One free admission for every $5 spent. MUST BE SAME DAY AND DATE. To watch the movie without the receipt will be $7. It begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • January 10
    • Songs & Poetry from Spain & Nicaragua – A little noon music series
      • Located at the First United Methodist Church. Free concerts in the sanctuary. All performances will begin at 12:15 and run approximately 30-40 minutes. FREE admission
  • January 13
    • Martin Luther King Jr Day at the Avalon
      • Celebrate MLK Jr. Day featuring Hidden Figures at 3 pm and Selma at 7:30 pm.
  • January 16
    • Dinner, shopping and a movie!
      • Movie being played will be Only the Brave. Rated PG-13, approximately 2 Hours and 15 minutes. Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring your receipt to see the movie for free! One free admission for every $5 spent. MUST BE SAME DAY AND DATE. To watch the movie without the receipt will be $7. It begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • January 20
    • Kidabaloo – Two Rivers Convention Center
      • Let kids enjoy a Disney Channel celebrity, meet superheroes, and enjoy interactive games and crafts. There is a limited number of VIP tickets for $25 per ticket. VIP access you can gain early entry and get up-close-and-personal with the Disney star! It will be from 11 am to 3 pm.
    • Secrets to Success – CMU Ballroom
      • A unique experience just for girls in middle and high school. Young ladies will get the chance to meet some of the communities most influential women. Girls will speak with over 20 professional women in a small group, explore possibilities for their future, and connect with other girls. Go to the facebook page to register, FREE admission Hours: 8:45 am-11:30 am.
  • January 21
    • Romeo and Juliet – Bolshoi Ballet in Cinemas / Regal Canyon View Theatre           
      • Begins at 10:55 am
  • January 23
    • Dinner, shopping, and a movie!
      • Movie being played will be The passion of Joan of Arc. NR movie, approximately 1 hour and 54 minutes long. Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring your receipt to see the movie for free! One free admission for every $5 spent. MUST BE SAME DAY AND DATE. To watch the movie without the receipt will be $7. It begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • January 26
    • Suessical – Theatre for Young Audiences Version / Grand Junction High School
      • Friday and Saturday, January 26-27. The box office opens one hour prior to show for ticket purchase at the door. Ticket prices will be announced and performance times as well.
  • January 27
    • Cage Wars 31: Bragging Rights – Two Rivers Convention Center
      • Modern Classic Motors, Inc. presents Cage Wars 31: Bragging Rights featuring 12 MMA fights, 4 women fights. Tickets are available at Modern Classic Motors, Andy’s Liquor Mart, Grand Junction Harley Davidson, Barney’s BBQ, and online at ://monumentalevents.com/events/27-jan-2018-golden-fights-cage-wars-31/tickets ADMISSION: $35 + fees , Hours: 7 pm
  • January 28
    • Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge – Bookcliff Activity Center
      • Test out your basketball skills January 28th! Show off your dribbling, passing, and shooting skills! The winners of each will advance to a sectional competition. There are four age divisions: 1) 6/7 2) 8/9 3) 10/11 4) 12/13. Registration is required! Free admission. Begins at 2 pm.
  • January 30
    • Dinner, shopping, and a movie!
      • Movie being played will be the Orient Express, Rated PG-13 & approximately 1 hour and 56 minutes long. Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring your receipt to see the movie for free! One free admission for every $5 spent. MUST BE SAME DAY AND DATE. To watch the movie without the receipt will be $7. It begins at 7:30 p.m.