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December
Frost: A Winters Tale
December 15, 2017  to  December 17, 2017
Performances:
Friday, December 15
7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)
Saturday, December 16
7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)
Sunday, December 17
2:00 pm (doors open at 1:00 pm)

Western Colorado Dance Theater invites you to join a magical dance performance in celebration of this holiday season. This is a professional scale dance production providing entertainment for children and adults of all ages.
Special Meet & Greet on Sunday: Eat cookies, and have your photo taken! (Must have both a reserved seating ticket and Meet & Greet ticket to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Meet & Greet will be held after the performance from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Reserved seating tickets are priced $12 to $20 and are available online, in person at the Avalon Theatre Box Office (7th and Main Street in Downtown Grand Junction) Monday through Saturday between 12 pm and 8 pm, by calling 800-626-8497 or by clicking the link above.

Tickets are $12 for kids under 12 and $19 for adults 13+
Show starts at 7:00pm

Old West Cowboy Christmas- Songs, Jokes, Stories and Fun for all ages! Families are encouraged to come out for a wholesome evening of entertainment!
www.bardwranglers.com/
Tuesday night has just gotten better! Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring us your receipt to see the 7:30 pm movie for free! One admission for every $5 spent. Admission is $7 without a receipt. Receipts must be same day and date as the movie. For more information or questions please call 970-263-5700.

It's Christmas time in L.A., and there's an employee party in progress on the 30th floor of the Nakatomi Corporation building. The revelry comes to a violent end when the partygoers are taken hostage by a group of terrorists headed by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), who plan to steal the 600 million dollars locked in Nakatomi's high-tech safe. In truth, Gruber and his henchmen are only pretending to be politically motivated to throw the authorities off track; also in truth, Gruber has no intention of allowing anyone to get out of the building alive.
1988
Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Runtime: 114 minutes

www.rottentomatoes.com/m/die_hard/
Showtime: 7:00 pm
Doors Open: 6:00 pm

Tickets are available at the Grand Junction Symphony office (414 Main St), online, or at the door. Join the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Scott Betts for a swinging holiday concert.
www.gjso.org/about-gjso/complementary-groups/
Showtime: 8:30 pm
Doors Open: 6:30 pm

A Christmas tradition like no other! Chevy Chase and company are back in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Take a break from your frenzied holiday preparations to enjoy the chaos of Clark Griswold and family.

Don the festive sweater or dress up like Cousin Eddie and join this adults-only roller coaster of a Christmas ride. This modern classic keeps you laughing and fills your holiday with cheer.

Enjoy an all-inclusive holiday date night! Guests enjoy one drink (signature cocktails, beer or wine) and a little surprise drink, an incredibly themed hors d'oeuvres display, popcorn and the classic on the Giant Screen!

Don't miss Movies on the Rocks!
This is a 21+ showing

1989
Rating: PG-13 (N/A)
Runtime: 97 minutes

www.rottentomatoes.com/m/national_lampoons_christmas_vacation/
Tuesday night has just gotten better! Shop or dine downtown anytime on Tuesday and bring us your receipt to see the 7:30 pm movie for free! One admission for every $5 spent. Admission is $7 without a receipt. Receipts must be same day and date as the movie. For more information or questions please call 970-263-5700.

Assisted by a Fellowship of heroes, Frodo Baggins plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evil Lord Sauron. The astonishing journey begins in the first film of director/co-writer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy that redefined fantasy filmmaking.

2001
Rating: PG-13 (for epic battle sequences and some scary images)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classics, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Runtime: 165 minutes

www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_lord_of_the_rings_the_fellowship_of_the_ring/
January
Downtown Countdown with Fuel
December 31, 2017  to  January 01, 2018
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Show Starts: 8:00 PM
Tickets: $50 - $70

Get ready for a night to remember with platinum recording artist Fuel. Fuel will be ringing downtown Grand Junction into the New Year as the clock strikes midnight, with supporting artist Dead Cowboyz. VIP seating is available with a New Year's Eve swag bag, assigned seats and access to the private bars. Reserved tickets will get you up close to the stage and private bar access.

Fuel has nothing to prove. The band has sold nearly 4 million records worldwide and has scored a trio of billboard toppers including “Shimmer”, “Innocent” and “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)”, which was #1 for 10 weeks. The single was also named Billboard's no. 5 rock song of the decade according to their best of the 2000s rock songs chart.

The band has headlined its own sold out tours, as well as supporting the likes of Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Creed and 3 Doors Down. Fuel is currently touring Australia and new Zealand and will be wrapping up their tour in downtown Grand Junction at Two Rivers Convention Center. What better way to ring in the New Year than with 2000’s rock sensation Fuel!
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Doors Open at 5:00 pm

Join Wake Up Ministries Online for this one-night event for ages 11 and up. Discover how changing your thoughts can transform your community with featured speaker Dr. Caroline Leaf.

Dr. Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist. Since the early 1980‘s she has studied and researched the Mind-Brain connection. During her years in clinical practice and her work with thousands of underprivileged teachers and students in South Africa and the USA, as a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist, she developed an original theory of the science of thought, as well tools and processes based on this research. Her science of thought techniques have transformed the lives of patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), learning disabilities (ADD, ADHD), autism, the dementias, emotional traumas and mental health issues and has shown thousands of students of all ages, and adults and corporations how to use their minds to detox and develop their brains.

Tickets are $9.00 with special rates for groups.

wakeupministriesonline.com/reset/
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Avalon
January 13, 2018 3pm
7:30pm
$5 per movie


Celebrate MLK Jr. Day at the Avalon Theatre featuring Hidden Figures and Selma. Presented in cooperation with the City of Grand Junction.
Kidabaloo!
January 20, 2018
It was so much fun at last year’s Kidabaloo that Townsquare Media knew they had to bring it back to the Grand Valley. Another year, another great time for all kids to enjoy a Disney Channel celebrity, meet superheroes and enjoy interactive games and crafts.

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Price: $5 per person or $17 for a party of four. **Children four and under are free.

A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $25 a ticket. With your VIP access, you’ll gain early entry into Kidabaloo where you’ll get up-close-and-personal with a Disney star.

Golden Fights Cage Wars 31
January 27, 2018 Doors Open @ 5:30pm
Fights @ 7:00pm
Golden Fights is back with Cage Wars 31 at the Two Rivers Convention Center! All tickets are $35 + Seat Tax, get your tickets now!
www.cagewarsnow.com
First Ever Live Theatrical Show Based On #1 Children’s Toy!
Best Day Ever! On the heels of last month’s premiere of its first national tour, Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! (www.shopkinslive.com) today announced it will travel to the Avalon Theatre on January 31, 2018. The tour will visit more than 115 North American cities through April 2018. Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! is the first theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand. Social media is raving about #ShopkinsLive

Tickets for Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Start at $22 and go on sale this Friday, November 3rd at 10am at MonumentalEvents.com or at the Avalon Theatre Box Office 970-812-1292.
February
7:00 pm
Doors Open at 6:00 pm

The seven-time Emmy Award-winning television icon Ed Asner is coming to the Avalon Theatre on February 14, 2018. “A Man and His Prostate” is based on Ed Weinberger's true-life experience while vacationing in Italy and being rushed to a hospital for prostate cancer surgery. Media Critics have referred to the stage-play as a "Hilarious'' evening of entertainment. According to Weinberger, Asner was born to play this role of an old codger who won't take any of life's injustices sitting down, as he prepares himself for surgery.

www.amanandhisprostate.com/
March
Showtime: 7:30 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm

Collective Soul have followed their songs and souls to hits and multi-platinum alt-rock success, starting with 1993’s anthemic hit “Shine” and onto “December,” “The World I Know,” a duet with Elton John, a song on the hit Twilight soundtrack, and eight acclaimed albums.

See these rock legends this March at the Historic Avalon Theatre for night to remember!

www.collectivesoul.com
May
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Starts: 8:00 PM

“Weird Al” Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back. For the first time in his storied career, the world’s foremost musical satirist and four-time Grammy-winner foregoes his usual high-octane, big-production show for an intimate evening of music, focusing on original (non-parody) songs from his 14-album catalog. After his 2016 world tour, including venues such as the Hollywood Bowl and Radio City Music Hall, this is a rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with this legendary performer.
Weird Al’s most recent album Mandatory Fun was the first comedy album in history to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. In 2018 he will be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Tickets on sale October 20th!
Showtime: 7:30 pm
Doors open: 6:30 pm

Broadway Actor and Streamy Award Winner Todrick Hall is bringing his new world tour Todrick Hall American: The Forbidden Tour to the Avalon Theatre this Spring. The tour will feature a brand-new storyline with new songs, costumes, and production.
Todrick is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, choreographer, costume designer, playwright and director. In 2010 Todrick Hall rose to fame as a semi-finalist on the ninth season of American Idol. He focused his talent on creating his own content on YouTube.

www.youtube.com/channel/UC1VYb0EKcZuy9rG3q0VR57Q