Upcoming Events 

Events Listing for 2017


Clairvoyant and Best Selling Author Belinda Grace returns Sept. 29th.
Presentation, Workshop and Personal Readings.

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OFF THE SHELF Author Series for 2017
Thursday Evenings during The Downtown Farmer's Market

June 22, Authors Judy Blevins and Carroll Multz
The art of coauthoring novels-both adult and young adult. The interaction, expectations and benefits of collaboration.

June 29, Author Jan Weeks
Christmas in June Theme as Jan talks about her book, A Christmas Tale and Other Stories and her non-holiday book, The Centerville Code.

July 6, Authors Annette and Ada Stadelman
The Authors of 5 Points to PEACE will discuss the five essential actions everyone can and must take to truly find peace in their lives.

Author Gracie Bubulka
The Author will be discussing her book, Beyond Reality, a personal account of the near death experience by a medical professional. Acclaimed by Time Magazine.

July 13, Author Rebecca Carpenter
   The Author has had to cancel her appearance due to a family medical situation.

Author Lucinda Stein
   The Author will discuss the background behind her two latest books. Published by Inkspell Publishing, Jadeite’s Journey and Dry Run, Oklahoma.

July 20, Author Matt Djos
The author will be doing readings from and signing copies of his book, Like White Scattering Flowers.

Author Helen Sperber
The Author will be discussing her book, The Blue Wildebeest, which follows three life-long friends as they pursue their bucket-lists while vacationing on Cape Cod.


July 27, Author Karen Fricke
The Author will share readings from her poetry book, Beyond Painted Desert. Poetry and the act of writing have been a powerful vehicle for self-growth in her life, and Karen’s book of poetry reflects this love of the written word and of animals and nature.

Author L. Luis Lopez
   The Author will be doing readings and presentation of his soon to be released new book (Scheduled June 21st), 
More Musings of a Barrio Sack Boy.

August 3, Author Judy Harrington
udy Harrington, local Author of The Gift, will be presenting, "Tales From the Zany Life of an Animal Communicator".

Author Marcella Martyn
In connection with her latest book, Heaven And Nature Speak, Marcella will talk about "An Enlightened View of the Natural World".

August 10, Author Sherry Ficklin
Sherry will be presenting a discussion on “Finding Your Voice” as an author. She will discuss how to define your writing style to complement your author brand and how to use your unique style to connect with readers.

Author Edith Johnston

 The Author of Discovering The Intensity of Brilliance, will have a presentation of, "Know Yourself Through the Art of Mandalas".


August 17, Author Ray Coca
Well known local Author of Elite U S Dream Team, Ray Coca, will be presenting "The History of Wrestling in Western Colorado".

Author Karen McKee
Karen will be discussing her two books: Miracle, a novella and In Name Only.

August 24, Author Denae Christine
The Author will be discussing, reading and signing copies of her newly released book, Rebel Deception.

Author Terry Pickens
Terry will discuss how people are often intimidated by the writing process, but we all have stories and if we don't tell them, who will? Writing our stories may include personal stories as well as fiction.

August 31, Authors Diana Barnett and Jan Lawson
The Author is Always Part of the Story
Diana Barnett and Jan Lawson will share how a person’s unique background shows up in one’s writing.

Author Connie Martinez
A few years ago, Connie felt compelled to write down and preserve recipes about the foods that her Mom fixed for her growing family during her childhood and adolescent days. She had to think back about what it took to put food on their humble table.

September 7, Author Jeff Dershem
"Other Worlds". The Author discusses the plethora of extra-solar planets that we keep discovering.

Author Jim Hale
Life, Love, Leadership" Author, Mountain Guide and Pastor Jim Hale shares the perspectives that lead to great teamwork.

September 14, Authors Jerry and Phyllis Moorman
Jerry Moorman

Do you have a personal experience that lies in the back of your mind, surfacing again and again, niggling at you to let it out? Learn how to use those experiences to write fiction and poetry.

Phyllis Moorman
Have you published a book but don’t know where or how to promote it? Learn the different methods of promotion, how to find reputable help online, and how to create your own promotional materials.

Author Adrianne Wagner
Creative Chameleon Finds Acceptance: A story for gender self-identifying kids encourages readers to love and accept themselves and others, regardless of their differences.




CRYSTAL Books and Gifts and Linda Nelson
Sundays - 1:00pm - Free

August 20 – Life Vessel – Linda Bestland LMT

Life Vessel™ all-natural healthcare is a new Class II medical device designed to improve cognitive abilities, enhance immune systems, reduce stress and provide relaxation. Life Vessel™ delivers simultaneous combinations of vibration, sound, infrared, frequency, and light, creating the ultimate experience in relaxation therapy. Recent clinical research suggests that the human body, when able to go into a natural state of relaxation and balance, can produce dramatic results – allowing the body to create natural healing.


Sept. 17 – Clearing Your Family Lineage – Karmel Astarae CNHP

Learn how to clear & heal your family lineage, programs, beliefs and vibrations regarding any imbalance…creating a NEW YOU! Discover how changing your frequencies internally…changes your life externally! As a compliment to Karmel Astarae’s twenty-years of psychic training and experience, she is a Certified National Health Professional, a Medical intuitive, Bio- Energetic Specialist, Spiritual Teacher, Animal Communicator, Reiki Master, and offers Empowerment Workshops. Karmel has provided thousands of Bio- Energy Medicine Sessions nationally and internationally. She facilitates life transitions that give you insights and knowledge to reawaken your soul. This event offers powerful combinations to unlock the healing potential to fully enrich your life!

Oct. 15 – Master Mystery Teachings To Raise Your Vibration - For Adults/Children
                Linda H. Nelson CHom and Shayna Wetzel, Children’s Yoga Instructor

We have been given numerous forms of complimentary and alternative healing modalities to help our bodies come into balance. However, what we have found is that as the body raises its vibration we are better able to not only fight disease but we are also able to tap into our 6th senses and become who we truly are which is a spiritual being living in a physical body. Join Shayna Wetzel and Linda Nelson as we explore the numerous modalities to raise our vibration to take us into the next step on our journey into enlightenment.

 CRYSTAL Books and Gifts & Linda Nelson
Presents Complimentary and Alternative Therapies

Sundays at 1:00pm  FREE to the Public



               OFF THE SHELF - Local Authors Event                               OFF THE SHELF - Book Club Event


2017 Schedule
OFF THE SHELF Event Series & Author Series

To Be Announced...




 - subject to change without notice -






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