Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

What Is Happening in Grand Junction on Independence Day?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Family spelling out July 4

Christmas is great because of all of the presents. Thanksgiving is nice because you get to spend time with family. As nice as those two holidays are, nothing compares to the joy of the Fourth of July. It’s one of the most exciting holidays.

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What are some art galleries near Grand Junction, CO?

Friday, April 12th, 2019
woman sitting in gallery

Three Art Galleries to check out near Grand Junction 

One of the best parts of Colorado is the fact that everywhere you look, you see the natural art of the mountains and bodies of water.  The people who inhabit or visit this amazing state find a lot of inspiration. There are a few places in Grand Junction that houses that inspiration for all to see. Read more to learn about some of the art galleries around the area and plan your next trip to see them. 

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How can I camp out in my SUV?

Friday, April 5th, 2019
couple sitting near campfire

Three Tips for Camping Out in Your SUV 

Road trips in the spring are always the best because you beat the summer traffic and the weather isn’t scorching hot. If you are looking to save some hotel fare, you may want to consider sleeping in your SUV. It may sound strange, but it has increasingly become a trend. Read more to learn how you can comfortably sleep in your SUV. 

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What are some of the best coffee shops in Grand Junction CO?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
person making a latte

Best coffee shops in Grand Junction CO 

The snow is melting, days are getting longer and brighter, which means that you will need to stay awake longer and try to do more things now that you are able to. Coffee is always the answer to feeling more awake. Carville’s Auto Mart understands the struggle sometimes, so we created a list of the top three coffee shops in Grand Junction to check out. Read more to find your next stop for some eye opening inspiration. 

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What are some Easter events happening in Grand Junction, CO?

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
easter eggs in the grass

2019 Easter events in Grand Junction, CO 

 Easter is the spring time holiday everyone gets to look forward to. It falls in the time of year where the sun starts shining longer and flowers are blossoming. Whether you have kids who want to run outside looking for eggs or you’re more into some good food, there’s events all over Grand Junction.  Read more to find out which event is right for you.

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Join us at the Wingate Elementary Sock Hop on March 1!

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Carville's Auto Mart Sock Hop decorations in front of Wingate Elementary School

Carville’s Auto Mart to sponsor Wingate Elementary Sock Hop Event in Grand Junction CO

Growing up, one of our favorite times in grade school was going to the annual Sock Hop, dressing with our coolest socks on and dancing the night away with serious 50s vibes to boot. That’s why we’re so proud to be the title sponsor for the Wingate Elementary Sock Hop, happening on March 1st – it’s sure to be a perfect family event, so keep reading below to see what’s going on and why you and the kids should swing by! (more…)

Come see the beauty of the West all year long!

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Panoramic view of Arches National Park in Utah

Best National Parks near Grand Junction CO 

Coloradans are a unique breed of people, comprised of some of the friendliest and most adventurous that you’ll ever meet. And let’s face it, if your state consisted of the type of natural beauty surrounding you that ours does, you’d be all for going out and exploring as well. So, whether you’re a visitor to the Centennial State or a local of the Western Slope, there’s always an excursion for you to undertake – join Carville’s Auto Mart all year long at the best national parks near Grand Junction CO; most importantly, have fun!  (more…)

Where can I get flowers for Valentine’s Day in Grand Junction?

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Woman standing next to bouquets at flower shop

Best flower shops in Grand Junction CO for 2019 

February is a month that’s all about love; love that winter is coming to an end soon, yes, but most of all, love of that special someone that you get to spend so much time with. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for the perfect present to get your loved one, we’ve got just what you need. Come with Carville’s Auto Mart as we show you the best flower shops in Grand Junction CO for 2019 – each of them offers stunning bouquets and arrangements that she’s sure to adore!   (more…)

Where can I get a car wash in Grand Junction?

Monday, January 21st, 2019
Front grille and headlights of vehicle driving through car wash

Best car washes in Grand Junction CO 

“Look good, feel good” isn’t just a phrase – it’s a proven fact that’s sure to brighten up any day. This extends through every part of your life, from the house you live in to the cars that you drive. That’s why you’re sure to see so many people at your local car wash, shining up their models in preparation for the road ahead. If you need to get your vehicle cleaned up and looking fresh, head out for some of the best car washes in Grand Junction CO! (more…)

Warm up all winter on the Western Slope!

Friday, December 21st, 2018
Cup of hot chocolate resting in front of fireplace

Best Hot Chocolate Shops in Grand Junction CO 

In our eyes, winter is a tad overrated – the snow can certainly be a welcome sight for outdoor enthusiasts, but colder weather has a tendency to keep us cooped up in our homes and without need to head into town. Still, there’s plenty of fun to go around when the temperature starts to drop. If you and your friends just need to warm up a bit (and we don’t blame you if you do), check out some of the best hot chocolate shops in Grand Junction with Carville’s Auto Mart!  (more…)