We’re coming up on another weekend, and time to check what events are coming up this first weekend of March:

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    Legally Blonde the Musical

    Colorado Mesa’s Robinson Theater, 1100 North Avenue in Grand Junction

    Information: 970-248-1604

    Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $6 for students.

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    Energy Forum and Expo

    Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main Street in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-216-8657

    Admission is free. Learn about: Energy for Today & Tomorrow, Latest Technologies, Best Energy Practices. For a complete listing of the day's events, visit www.energyexpoco.com.

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    World Spay Day

    Cafe Sol, 420 Main Street in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-241-7875 or 970-242-2089

    Join Grand Valley Pets Alive to support and celebrate World Spay Day. Have dinner at Cafe Sol, and a portion of the profits will be donated to Grand Valley Pets Alive.

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    Fruita United Methodist Church, 405 East Aspen Street in Fruita

    Info: 970-858-3490

    As part of the Fruita Fourth Friday, the Fruita United Methodist Church will screen family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkin’s “Full Range of Motion” DVD. Admission is $1 (cash only) per person. Seating is limited to 200, and is first come first served.

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    A Day with Author John Eldredge

    Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/3 Road in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-242-7970

    Warrior at Heart Ministry (WAHM) welcomes John Eldredge, author of the bestseller Wild at Heart.  Spend the day with John, exploring the deep passions and desires of a man's heart. WAHM is an organization that welcomes all men of any church affiliation, non-church affiliation or curiosity seekers. Cost is free to all men.

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    Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

    641 Struthers Avenue in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-245-3288

    Western Colorado Botanical Gardens will open Saturday for the 2014 Season. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday thru Sunday.

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    Saturday Shows for Kids

    Creative Avenues, 835 North 26th Street in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-261-5363

    Join the Theater Project every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. for theater performances made just for kids.

    Adult actors will delight and entertain young audiences with the MAGIC OF LIVE THEATER. The shows run approximately 30 to 45 minutes and a perfect introduction to theater for kids.

    After every performance, stick around and have a Q&A session with the cast of characters.

    Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids (available at the door). No advanced reservations are required, but seating is limited. Box office and house opens at 1:30 p.m. each week.

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    Annual Taber Auto Body/Wagner Rents Dummy Jump

    Powderhorn Ski Area in Mesa

    Info: 970-268-5700

    The 5th Annual Taber Auto Body/Wagner Rents Dummy Jump is expected to bring joy, laughter and utter destruction to Powderhorn hearts.

    Dummies and mascots are created and sent down a launch ramp to lift off at the base of the mountain where a crowd awaits and watches as the parade of floats take flight one by one. Rules: No explosives, pyrotechnics, chemicals, e-Waste or hazardous materials.

    Must be family friendly and be approved by Mountain Operations upon delivery. Register at Guest Services by 6:00 p.m. Entry fee is free.

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    Fasching 2014 (German Mardi Gras)

    Country Inns of America, 718 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-242-2657

    All-you-can-eat German Fasching buffet & music. Cost is $12 ($5 for entertainment and $7 for the buffet).

    Dance and enjoy the music of Alpine Echo. Prizes for best individual & group costumes. Fun for the entire family.

    Sponsored by the German American Club, Rosi’s Little Bavarian Restaurant, Alpine Echo, and Country Inns of America.

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    Darin Kamstra (percussion) with Forest Greenough (double bass) in concert

    Moss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, 1100 North Avenue in Grand Junction

    Info: 970-248-1604

    Colorado Music Department presents Darin Kamstra (percussion) with Forest Greenough (double bass) in concert. CMU Music Faculty Darin Kamstra will present an evening of percussion music, accompanied by Forest Greenough on double bass.

    Darin is the Director of Jazz Studies and Percussion at CMU and currently holds the principal timpani/percussion position with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra.

    Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students.