It's the last weekend of September and the first weekend of fall, bringing with it some great events including Fruita Fall Festival and the Downtown Car Show.

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Parade, Carnival, Music, Vendors, Street Dance, Talent Show, Cooking Contest, Pancake Breakfast, Outhouse Race
  • Saturday - 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
  • Downtown Grand Junction
  • Vote for your favorite car
  • Admission: FREE
  • Friday - 7 p.m.
  • Brownson Arena
  • General Admission: $10

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

  • Friday - 7 p.m.
  • Fruita Monument vs Doherty
  • Stocker Stadium

GRAND VALLEY KENNEL CLUB AKC DOG SHOW

  • Thursday- Sunday 8 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Mesa County Fairgrounds
  • Friday - 5:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $5
  • Meet at Museum of the West
  • Saturday - 12 p.m.
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Admission $5
  • 30 minute lecture and 30 minute walk on the Riverfront Trail
  • Friday - 7:30 p.m.
  • Monument Presbyterian Church  - 2020 1/2 S. Broadway
  • Admission $30
  • Friday, Saturday
  • Western Colorado Dragway
  • Friday- 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Saturday - 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
  • "Grandma" starring Lily Tomlin
  • Rated R' for language and some drug use
  • Saturday - 6 p.m. - Midnight
  • Two Rivers Convention Center
  • St. Mary's Black Tie Event

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT FREE ADMISSION DAY

  • Saturday
  • Celebrating National Public Lands Day
  • Saturday - 7 p.m.
  • Rimrock Adventures Arena - Fruita

COLORADO WEST MARCHING BAND PARADE AND FESTIVAL

  • Saturday
  • Parade at 10 a.m., Field Show at 12:30 p.m. at Stocker Stadium
  • Parade is FREE, Field Show is $8
  • Saturday -11 a.m. -7 p.m.
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 3585 N. 12th Street
  • Greek food, dancing, gifts, games, baked goods
  • Proceeds will go the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach and the Western Slope Center for Children
  • Saturday - 6 p.m.
  • Corn Lake and Pear Park Sections of Colorado Riverfront Trail
  • Saturday - 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Grand Junction High School Auditorium
  • Youth Theatre Project