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A&E Briefs for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3

Last Fridays in Silt

SILT — Crack in the Wall Gallery hosts an artists’ reception for more than 30 artists from the community showing their new work in photography, jewelry, oil paintings, pottery, notecards, and more. Perfect for shopping local early for the holidays. Refreshments will be served.

5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)

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Info: http://www.crackinthewallgallery.com

Seventh Annual Rock ‘n Roast Halloween Bash

CARBONDALE — A spooktacular adult Halloween fundraising and party supporting Growing Years School of Basalt and Mt. Sopris Montessori of Carbondale. Rock out with the Steve Skinner Band and enjoy barbecue from different vendors from the valley. Costumes encouraged. Tickets limited. Must be 21 to attend.

6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: $40-75

The Gathering Center at the Orchard, 110 Snowmass Dr.

Info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-rock-n-roast-halloween-bash-tickets-28370217083?aff=aff0spingo

“Sweeney Todd” Musical

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Combining violent and erotic horror with social commentary and a poignant love story, Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller is shocking, brutally funny and intensely moving. The live stage show, directed by John Goss, includes adult content appropriate for audiences 18 and older.

6:30 p.m. dinner and drinks, 7:30 p.m. showtime Oct. 28-30 and Nov. 3-5

Admission: $25; food and full bar available for purchase

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and reservations: 945-9699 and http://www.gvrshow.com

Ghost Walk at Linwood Cemetery

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Meet at the Linwood (Pioneer) Cemetery trail head and park on the street to head up to a live oral history of many of Glenwood’s most famous characters. Includes a moderately strenuous half-mile hike. Dress for fall weather.

7, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29

Admission: $15/historical society members; non-members: $20/adults, $18/seniors, children 12 and younger free

1200 Bennett Ave.

Info and tickets: 945-4448 and http://www.glenwoodhistory.com

“Boeing Boeing”

SPRING VALLEY — Brad Moore directs the Sopris Theatre Company’s take on the 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. This 1960’s French farce, adapted for the English-speaking stage, features self-styled Parisian Lothario Bernard, who has three fiancées, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent “layovers.”

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday matinee Oct. 30

Admission: $13-$18

3000 County Road 114

Tickets and info: 947-8177 or email svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu

Live Music with Guilty Pleasure

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Guilty Pleasure is a good-time trio playing rock ‘n roll covers and original tunes.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

3950 Grand Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and http://www.kanpaisushilounge.com

Live Music with the Logan Brothers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs Brew Garden hosts Ladies Night with live music by the Logan Brothers.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

115 Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodspringsbrewgarden.com

Live Music with Valle Musico

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Valle Musico plays elegant guitar music with jazz, classical, Latin, and world beat elements.

8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and http://www.theriversrestaurant.com

Live Music with Potcheen

CARBONDALE — Kick off the Halloween weekend with a raging party at the Black Nugget featuring Celtic pirate rock.

9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

403 Main St.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/TheBlackNugget

Thrill the World Zombie Dance

CARBONDALE — Watch, or take part if you know the dance, as Carbondale joins zombies from around the world to take part in the international synchronized dance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Learn the dance at http://www.thrilltheworld.com and come to the library in full zombie makeup and costume at 3:30 p.m. to participate.

4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave

Info: 963-2889 and http://www.gcpld.org

American Legion Auxiliary Halloween Fundraiser

CARBONDALE — The women’s Auxiliary of the American Legion hosts a fundraiser for Carbondalian Robin Jackson, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. The event features a costume party, silent auction, music, piñata, guessing games and food.

6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29

Admission: $10 donation

97 N. Third St.

Info: 963-2381 or Julie at 309-5417

Funhouse Halloween Party

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The hottest Halloween bash in the valley featuring DJ Tenza of Aspen DJs, who will keep the Funhouse raging all night long with his full stage set-up. Costume contest with prizes for: Sexiest, Most Clever, and Best Couple. A 21-and-older party with drink specials and adult fun.

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free with costume, $5/non-costume female, $15/male

813/815 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/LoyalBrothersLounge

Halloween Party at K Seas

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — K Seas Winghouse hosts its inaugural free Halloween party Saturday night with costumes and drink specials.

9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29

Admission: Free

910 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/kseaswinghouse

Rivers Annual Halloween Extravaganza

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rivers’ infamous Halloween party, highlighted by a fun costume contest with prizes, free giveaways and live music by Carbondale’s Louie and the Lizards.

9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 28

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and http://www.theriversrestaurant.com


Dia de los Muertos

CARBONDALE — The annual celebration of the dead returns for First Friday in an evening of color, procession and performance. The event begins with an art walk around the Carbondale Creative District, as well as Community Offerenda, Invocation of the Dead and spoken word at Thunder River Theatre from 5-7 p.m. Participants proceed to the Third Street Center for altar viewings, traditional foods, hot chocolate and face painting.

5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4

Admission: Free

The Launch Pad, Thunder River Theater and Third Street Center

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com/event/dia-de-los-muertos

Glenwood Contra Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Contra Dance is a lively, all ages community dance where dances are taught and called. Dances include contras, squares, waltzes and sometimes a polka. Live music provided by the Wooden Nickel String Band. Beginners and singles welcome.

7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5

Admission $10 at the door

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.

Info: 945-1225


GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Celebrate Glenwood Springs, as downtown is open for business and fun. Events throughout downtown every second Friday at the Glen-a-Palooza. Visit Downtown Glenwood, Grand Avenue and side streets for events, bargains, activities, food and fun for all ages.

4-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: Free

Grand Avenue downtown

Info: http://www.facebook.com/glenapalooza

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is musical theater for the whole family, open to the community at Mountain View Church.

7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Admission: $20/adults, $15/seniors and students younger than 18 (exact cash or checks accepted only at Glenwood Springs Chamber, 802 Grand Ave., or Sopris Lighting, 100 Midland Ave. #220. Also be available at the door one hour before performance.

2195 County Road 154

Info: 945-6589

Live Music with the Rhythm Future Quartet

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood’s Community Concert Association hosts this virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, that offers up a newly-minted sound, yet wholly contemporary. Rhythm Future Quartet performs dynamic and lyrical arrangements of the gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13

Admission: By membership season tickets, sold at the door. Prices for five concerts from October to April: $40/adult, $15/student, $90/family

Mountain View Church, 2195 County Road 154

Info: Sue at 945-8722, Judy at 945-5384, http://www.gsconcertassn.org and http://www.rhythmfuturequartet.com


Mountain Fall Festival

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park hosts an ongoing fall festival in October, as visitors celebrate fall with hayrides, pumpkins, and food and drink specials. From noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, enjoy family-friendly fun with hayrides, games, face painting and pumpkin decorating.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-30

Admission: Regular rates apply during normal hours. Funday Passes (tram ride, cave tours and unlimited turns on all open rides) $50/adults and $45/kids 3 to 12. Tram rides $15/adults and $10/kids. Free tram rides for donated canned food items for Oktoberfest concert.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 800-530-1635, 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com/events/mountain-fall-festival

Live Piano with Brad Vierheller

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar offers new live entertainment featuring Brad Vierheller, locally renowned music director and pianist in the Roaring Fork Valley, on the piano. He plays your favorite music for the dinner hour.

Music starts at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-7692 and http://www.rivieraglenwood.com

Osage Gardens Pumpkin Patch

NEW CASTLE — Through Oct. 31, hunt for your favorite pumpkin in Osage Garden’s giant pumpkin field. Also enjoy Strawbale Mountain, a hay maze, farm store, sand box, and feeding the chickens.

Open every day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 31

Admission: Activities are free; pumpkins sold by the pound

Osage Gardens, 36730 River Frontage Road

Info: 876-5445

Art by Noemi Kosmoski

RIFLE — The Midland Arts Company features paintings by Glenwood Springs artist Noemi Kosmoski, on display and available for purchase.

Normal gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

101 E. Third St.

Info: 625-3068 and http://www.midlandartscompany.com

“Alloy: From Art to Artifact” Fall Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities hosts a new fall exhibit, “Alloy: From Art to Artifact,” an exploration of metals as material. The show is a conversation about art, craft and artifact, and an examination of what makes a thing an example of one or the other and where they cross. Curated by artists Natasha Seedorf and Olivia Pevec.

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

“There is No Misunderstanding Your World” Art Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Clay Center exhibits new work by former artist-in-residence Steven Colby Oct. 7-28.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, email info@carbondaleclay.org and http://www.carbondaleclay.org


SILT – The Silt Historical Park hosts a month-long local art show and sale on its timeless grounds for family fall fun. Many different styles of art are available for sale. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Silt Historical Park.

Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 31

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: http://www.silthistoricalpark.net

Art on Display

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —Cooper Corner Gallery features fine art, handmade jewelry, photography, turned wood, pottery, glass, hand-woven baskets, prints, cards and more.

Admission: Free

315 Eighth St.

Info: 945-5199 and http://www.coopercornergallery.com

Trivia Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs Brew Garden hosts Trivia Night with comics Max Graf and Greg Bensen, aka DJ Phathead, open to the public. Come out for brews, food truck eats, and trivia fun with prize giveaways.

8:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

115 Sixth St.

Info: http://www.glenwoodspringsbrewgarden.com

Live Music with Jonathan Gorst and Kyle Jones

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar’s new-and-improved persona features live piano music for dinner and drinks in downtown Glenwood. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays feature Jonathan Gorst on the piano. The former music director for “The Phantom of the Opera,” Gorst plays for the dinner hour and takes requests all evening. Every Thursday pianist Kyle Jones offers up his extraordinary musical stylings and interpretations, playing for the dinner hour and also taking requests all evening.

Music starts at 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

Info: (970)945-7692 and http://www.rivieraglenwood.com

Farmer’s Market

SILT — Shop local at Silt Historical Park with homegrown and homemade Colorado produce and wares. Enjoy live music, food and craft vendors, and more at Silt’s historical landmark.

6-8:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: http://www.silthistoricalpark.net

Kill the Keg and Geeks Who Drink

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Thursdays are fun at Big Daddy’s Sports Bar as they play national themed bar trivia pastime Geeks Who Drink. Also play Big Daddy’s Kill the Keg game by purchasing any appetizer or entree at regular price and receiving a bottomless cup of beer until the keg is dead.

Kill the Keg starts at 7 p.m., Geeks Who Drink at 8 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

55 Mel Rey Road

Info: 987-5056 and http://www.bigdaddysglenwood.com

Free Wine and Spirits Tastings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free tastings every weekend in downtown Glenwood Springs, as Cooper Wine and Spirits showcases different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cooper-Wine-Spirit/206692372844660

Saturday Farmer’s Market

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Shop local from a variety of fresh produce and goods from Western Slope vendors at the season opener of the weekly at the Peach Valley CSA Saturday Farmer’s Market.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through October

Admission: Free

Rite Aid Parking Lot, 1412 Grand Ave.

Info: 404-7086, http://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodSpringsFarmersMarket and http://www.peachvalleycsa.com

Crab Dinner and Live Music

RIFLE — Enjoy Friday night crab dinner at Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse with 1 and 1/2 pounds of Opilio crab, two sides, and soup or salad bar, followed by live music by the Goodman Band from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

5 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free; $22.99/dinner

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: http://www.clubfresh.me

Tutus and Karaoke

NEW CASTLE — Every Friday, its karaoke at Chapman’s Pub. Come on down to croon your old favorites. Grab and friend and make it a night out with signature drinks and a great fun vibe. Karaoke starts at 8:30 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free

366 W. Main St.

Info: 984-7249 and http://www.chapmanspubhouse.com

Live Music and Dance

RIFLE — Take free country dance lessons from 5:30-7 p.m., then practice your new moves to live music by Spaghetti Western from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., with a prime rib dinner in between at Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse.

5:30 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free; $19.99/dinner

1733 Railroad Ave.

Info: http://www.clubfresh.me

Karaoke with the Sandman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Have fun with karaoke in downtown Glenwood Springs and sing whatever you like at Loyal Brothers Lounge.

9 p.m. Tuesdays

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.karaokewithsandman.smugmug.com

Local Artisan and Craft Fair

RIFLE — The Midland Arts Company is a co-operative gift shop features the work of Western Slope artists: handmade soaps and candles, fabric arts, iron work, original paintings, and turned-wood lamps, artisan jewelry and pottery.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

101 E. Third St., Rifle

Info: 625-3068 and http://www.midlandartscompany.com

Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

CARBONDALE — Coredination and Bonedale Ballet offers Total Barre, a 60-minute dance-inspired body-conditioning workout, class with Vicki Tobia. She has an extensive and professional background in dance, pilates and fitness.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays

First class special: $5 off your first class

455 S. Third St.

Info and to RSVP: Alexandra Jerkunica at 379-2187 and http://www.bonedaleballet.com

Art Classes at The Launchpad

CARBONDALE — Movement, music, and dance classes are in full swing at The Launchpad. Crystal River Ballet, The Yard Hip Hop, Carbondale Rhythm Collective, DanceLAB, Core Healing Arts, Aspen Dance Connection, and more offer classes for all ages seven days a week. Pick up a full schedule at the Launchpad or visit and click on Launchpad.

76 S. Fourth St.

Info: e-mail contact@launchpadcarbondale.com and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Art Gallery

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center strives to teach the public about contemporary and pop art through exhibitions.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail menglish@powersartcenter.org and http://www.powersartcenter.org

Jail House Studio/Gallery

CARBONDALE — Harvest Pottery has opened its doors to the Jail House Studio/Gallery with new work on display. The historic jailhouse and cabin is free to visit and open to the public.

Admission: Free

500 Weant Blvd.

Info: 963-2550, email harvestpottery@q.com and http://www.harvestpottery.com

Open Mic Nights

NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.

5 p.m. Sundays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, http://www.thedognewcastle.com and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Groves-Black-Dog-Saloon

Figure Drawing Sessions

CARBONDALE — Drop-in, non-taught model figure drawing session facilitated by Philip Hone Williams with a live figure model.

6-9 p.m. Mondays

CCAH classroom, Third Street Center

Info: 456-2865 or e-mail honewilliams@gmail.com to reserve space

Phat Pagan Open Mic Night

CARBONDALE — Patrick Fagan invites performers of all types for free expression, liberal libations and musical invention at Carbondale Beer Works. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and http://www.carbondalebeerworks.com

Open Mic Nite

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rivers Restaurant’s open mic for artists of all types hosted by Dan Rosenthal. All talents welcome. $1 taco special. No cover.

8-10 p.m., Wednesdays

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

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