Avalon Grand Opening Community Celebration Weekend planned for Sept. 26-28
The Avalon Grand Opening Community Celebration Weekend is planned for Friday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 28. Grand Junction’s newly renovated Avalon Theatre on historic Main Street opened to the public last week after more than a year of construction.
According to Robin Brown, Avalon Cornerstone Project’s development director, all proceeds from the upcoming celebration weekend will directly fund Avalon redevelopment. Day passes cost $8 and family passes cost $25.
Friday, Sept. 26: Inspire Dance Company will perform at 5:30 p.m. Rosewood and Ivory starts at 6 p.m. Beyond Boundaries Contemporary Dance will perform at 7 p.m. Morgan Stewart with Fuzebox 95 Music performs at 7:30 p.m. Then No Outlet will conclude the evening at 8:30 p.m. with “good old-fashioned rock and roll.”
Saturday, Sept. 27: Inspire Dance Company will perform at 10:30 a.m. Nine Province Kung Fu and the Lion Dance Team will perform at 11 a.m. Absolute Dance will perform at 11:30 a.m. Then Mesa Outloud! will sing popular songs at noon. Grand Junction Senior Theatre is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. The Third Tree with Reza Kaleel is set for 1 p.m. Sultan’s Pride Middle Eastern Dancers start at 2:30 p.m. Dance Works performs at 3:30 p.m. Wooden Nickel plays live music at 4:15 p.m. Pascal’s Wager Rock Band goes on stage at 6 p.m. Vintage Voltage, a four-piece classic rock and blues band, performs at 7:15 p.m. Ab-Synth Dance will conclude the evening with tribal fusion and a burlesque dance.
Sunday, Sept. 28: Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus will perform at 2 p.m. Colorado Mesa University’s Student Woodwind Quintet will take the stage at 3 p.m. Luis Lopez and Frank Coons will perform poetry at 3:30 p.m. Then the Palmas Guitar Duo will perform flamenco music at 4 p.m. Colorado Divide will play hard-driving, banjo-based bluegrass at 5 p.m. Bone Tree, featuring “deep canyon” music, will start at 6 p.m. And King N Trio will end the evening with live music at 7 p.m.
For more information about the Avalon Cornerstone Project or to donate, visit http://www.avalontheatrefoundation.org.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
A new project of Garfield County Public Health — complete with video, pictures and personal narratives — is aimed at building trust in the push to convince those who may still be hesitant about receiving…