Even though Halloween is still two weeks away, various Halloween-related events are continuing to rise in number. But there are also other events that are going this weekend as well. Here's what to expect this weekend:

 

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    Book Signing and Sculpture Unveiling

    Mesa County Services Building, 2nd & Spruce in Grand Junction

    The City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, the Museum of Western Colorado, Colorado Mesa University and the Mesa County Historical Society is sponsoring the event. The event is to help celebrate the publication of the local history book “The History of City Market, The Brothers Four and the Back Slope Empire.” The event will begin with a statue unveiling of the Prinster Brothers (the original four brothers who founded City Market in 1924), followed by a reception and book signing.

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    Behind the Scenes Museum Tour

    Museum of Western Colorado, 462 Ute Avenue in Grand Junction

    Cost is $5 per person.

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    Express All Stars Trail of Terror

    721 South 7th Street in Grand Junction (across the street from Daily Sentinel)

    970-245-9389

    Admission is $12. Hours are 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight.

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    X-treme Torment Haunted House

    29 1/2 Road and North Avenue in Grand Junction

    X-treme Torment Haunted House is located just right of U-Haul. Admission is $12.

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    Hallow Screams Haunted House

    1530 North Avenue in Grand Junction (old Far East building)

    Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for students/military/seniors over 55, and $8 for kids under 6.

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    Dark Acres Haunted Maze

    Studt's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at 21 1/2 and I 1/2 Roads in Grand Junction

    970-462-6361

    Tickets are $10.

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    Murder Mystery

    Palisade Fire Station, 341 West 7th Street in Palisade

    970-464-5602

    Palisade Recreation Department is hosting a Murder Mystery for high school students (grades 9 through 12). Cost is $12, which includes admission and dinner.

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    Grand Valley Blend

    Two Rivers Winery & Chateau, 2087 Broadway in Grand Junction

    970-243-6787

    The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is presenting Grand Valley Blend as part of its Chateau Chamber Concert Series. Tickets are $25.

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    The Altius String Quartet

    First United Methodist Church, 522 White Avenue in Grand Junction

    970-241-4579

    The Western Slope Concert Series is presenting The Altius String Quartet in concert. Tickets are $12 at the door.

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    66th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

    Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main Street in Grand Junction

    970-270-8068

    The Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club is hosting its 66th annual Gem and Mineral Show. Displays and demonstrations are among the activities scheduled throughout the weekend, as well as a silent auction every 30 minutes. Cost is $3 for adults, $1 for students (ages 12 to 18) with student ID, and children ages 11 and under are free with adult.

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    Fall Day on the Farm

    Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 Patterson Road in Grand Junction

    970-434-9814

    Activities include historic demonstrations, apple cider pressing, hay rides, model trains, quilting, weaving, bee keeping, antique cars, and more.

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    Rolln on the River

    Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Avenue in Grand Junction

    Strive Colorado is hosting “Rolln on the River.” This event involves a family fun 5K run and 3K walk/roll event, followed by lunch and live entertainment.

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    Denver Browns Baseball Youth Clinic

    Grand Mesa Little League Park, 518 28 3/4 Road in Grand Junction

    Denver Browns founder and pitcher Gino Grasso will put on this baseball youth clinic. All ages are welcome, and cost is $25 per player.

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    Toothpick Airforce

    Whitman Educational Center, 248 South 4th Street in Grand Junction

    970-254-3842

    The Museum of Western Colorado is sponsoring “The Toothpick Airforce.” The event is designed for ages 10 to 12 years. Activities include a workshop on the history of “Toothpick Airforce,” as well as a building construction session. Cost is $40 per person, which includes all supplies.

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    Spaghetti fundraiser

    Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Avenue in Grand Junction

    970-241-0315

    A fundraiser for area resident Jane Newton. Activities include a meet and greet, spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and live music. Proceeds from the evening will go towards purchasing a wheelchair accessible van for Jane Newton. The event is sponsored by Black Canyon Posse Inc., Center for Independence, Western Equality, Mesa County Physicians, Complete Party Resources, Brown’s Cycles, and Serenity Salon and Spa. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 4 to 10 years, and children 3 years and younger are free.

     

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    "A Night in Hollywood” Signature Chefs Auction

    Allen Unique Autos Museum, 2285 River Road in Grand Junction

    970-243-0894

    This event is designed to benefit the March of Dimes.

     

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    Rockestra

    CMU's Robinson Theater, 1100 North Avenue in Grand Junction

    970-243-6787

    The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra presents Rockestra, with the concert theme “The British are Coming.” Tickets range from $20 to $25.

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