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Colorado Mountain College Gallery: Jack Roberts OpeningRIFLE - For 50 years, Jack Roberts worked as an illustrator depicting the history and spirit of Western life, in his own distinctive style. In his studio near Redstone, Roberts created as many as 40 paintings a year. An exhibition narrated by Roberts's son, Gary Miller, and sponsored by Judith Hayward, will be on display through Jan. 25.Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 303695 Airport RoadInfo: www.coloradomtn.eduKDNK: Labor of Love AuctionCARBONDALE - Join KDNK Community Radio at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center for a free silent auction event. The Walt Smith Trio will perform jazz and Christmas songs. Volunteer waitresses will serve exotic finger food from Konnyaku restaurant. Cash bar. More than 400 auction items including local art, food, sports, beauty, livestock and labors of love.6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30Advance registration: 963-0139Info: kdnk.orgPAC3: Tommy Castro & The PainkillersCARBONDALE - Tommy Castro & The Painkillers will celebrate the release of their new single, "Greedy/That's All I Got." Award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Tommy Castro has been playing his signature brand of rocking rhythm and blues professionally for more than 25 years.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1520 S. Third St.Tickets: $17 advance, $22 day of showTickets and info: www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663Carbondale Beer Works: Jack and Jill Hilly Billy Rock n' RollCARBONDALE - Wrap up a great November with Jack and Jill Hilly Billy rock n' roll. No cover.8-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30647 Main St.Info: www.carbondalebeerworks.comSteve's Guitars: The Mile MarkersCARBONDALE- Nelson Oldham and Hap Harriman play acoustic guitar and sing original songs and covers. Add in a top-notch rhythm section for a powerful, high quality show.8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3019 N. Fourth StreetTickets: $10Info: 963-3304Steve's: Comedy for CoatsCARBONDALE - Mark Thomas of Comedy Mercenary Productions and his stand-up comic friends come together for a good cause, gathering donated coats to someone in need. Receive a raffle ticket for every donated coat.8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 119 N. Fourth StreetTickets: $10, coat donation preferredInfo: 963-3304Ramada Inn: Salsa NightGLENWOOD SPRINGS - The Ramada Inn hosts Salsa Night with DJ Salson and dance instructors Ricardo and Tere Hernandez.9:30 p.m. to midnight, Fridays124 W. Sixth St.Info: 945-2500Wyly Art Center: Holiday Story Telling, Ornament DecoratingBASALT - Local author Jill Sheeley ("Fraser the Yellow Dog," etc.) will display the original illustrations from her best-selling book. Spellbinder Mary Rose Collen will perform a story from the books. From 3-5 p.m. kids can design their own holiday ornaments with Wyly teachers and art supplies while they wait for Santa and the Basalt Tree Lighting in Lions Park. 2:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 199 Midland SpurInfo: www.wylyarts.org, 927-4123 and art@wylyarts.org

Thunder River Theatre: "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" CARBONDALE -TRTC's production of this adaptation of the "Christmas Carol" holiday classic is directed by Mike Monroney and features Kent Hudson Reed, Richard Lyon, Lee Sullivan and Chris Wheatley performing all the roles in this wonderfully creative play by Tom Mula. Attend opening night Dec. 6 and enjoy champagne and a catered reception immediately following the performance.7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 and 13-15 and 2 p.m. matinees Dec. 9 and 1667 Promenade Tickets and info: www.thunderrivertheatre.com and 963-8200Hand to Heart Holiday ShowcaseCARBONDALE - Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH)'s annual holiday gallery showcase of handcrafted wares in a variety of media from 11 local artists including ceramics, jewelry, glass, wood, paper, mixed media, painting, wearable art, homemade chocolates and organic lotions, Dec. 7-28.First Friday opening 6-8 p.m. Dec. 7Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. SaturdayR2 Gallery, Third Street CenterInfo: www.carbondalearts.com and 963-1680PAC3: The April Clark Show Holiday ExtravaganzaCARBONDALE - Back by popular demand, The April Clark Show returns to the PAC3 for a holiday celebration the likes of Carbondale has ever seen. Ring in the season with a reason with all-female house band The G-strings, emcee Mark "Santa Baby" Thomas, the talented Miss Fortune, and the entire naughty and nice cast of The April Clark Show.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 520 S. Third St.Tickets: $10Tickets and info: www.pac3carbondale.com, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos and 925-1663SoL Theatre Company: "A Charlie Brown Christmas and The Little Star!"CARBONDALE - This SoL production of "Charlie Brown Christmas" is set to the music from the classic Vince Guaraldi Trio album as Peanuts characters come to life. "The Little Star" will have you singing all your holiday favorites.7 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and Dec. 14-15; and 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16Carbondale Middle SchoolTicket and info: www.carbondalearts.com and www.soltheatrecompany.comAspen Choral Society: "Messiah" GLENWOOD SPRINGS - The Aspen Choral Society presents the 35th annual holiday "Messiah" concerts, with singers from throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, under the baton of Ray Adams. Concerts will also be presented Dec. 14-15 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aspen.7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, and Wednesday, Dec. 12First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave.Info: Ray Adams, 925-3685Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Holiday show GLENWOOD SPRINGS - Welcome the holiday season with the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue. Celebrate the season with a two-hour, fun, family show with professional talent performing a variety of hilarious skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, and novelty songs.6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and special holiday showtimesMasonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.Tickets: $22/adults, $20/seniors, $16/kids 12 and younger, group discountsInfo and reservations: www.gvrshow.com, 945-9699


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