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A&E Briefs Oct. 7 – 16


Celtic Fest and Oktoberfest

CARBONDALE — Celebrate the Irish by enjoying authentic beers and wines, Celtic dancing and music Friday night. Switch gears the next day with an atmosphere jam-packed with German food and spirits, root beer, music, children’s activities, friends, and fun. Sponsored by the Carbondale Recreation Department.

5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8

Admission: Free

Fourth Street Plaza and Park, 362 Main St.

Info: http://www.carbondale.com/event/celtic-fest-oktoberfest

Artist Reception for Noemi Kosmoski

RIFLE — The Midland Arts Company features paintings by Glenwood Springs artist Noemi Kosmoski, on display and available for purchase at her exhibit opening. Refreshments will be served.

5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

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., Rifle

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

“Alloy: From Art to Artifact” Opening Reception

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.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

KDNK Picnic Table Dedication Potluck

CARBONDALE — Join the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program for a picnic table dedication and potluck for First Friday. Youth radio students raised money to buy a new picnic table for KDNK and donate it in honor of Andy Zanca. The community is invited to bring a dish and join the dedication at 6:30 p.m.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Admission: Free

KDNK backyard, 76 S. Second St.

Info: http://www.kdnkdonations.org/youthradio.cfm

“There is No Misunderstanding Your World” Opening Reception

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Clay Center exhibits new work by former artist-in-residence Steven Colby Oct. 7-28, with an opening reception free to the public on First Friday.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

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

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Summer Season Finale

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Vaudeville Revue’s award-winning show closes its summer season with two hours of family-friendly dinner theater. The popular performances feature professional talent presenting comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs, and original comedic presentations.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8, and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9; food, drinks and entertainment with show immediately following

Admission: $24/adults, $22/seniors and $16/kids (2-12 years old) show only; food and beverages optional and a la carte, 10% off groups of 10 or more

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

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

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. Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8

Admission: Free

702 Grand Ave.

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

“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

CARBONDALE — Thunder River Theatre Company opens its 2016-2017 season with the Jeffrey Hatcher adaptation of the classic horror story, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson thriller, this chilling, sexy, shocking play follows the story of Henry Jekyll and the sadistic murderer, Hyde, as they try to outwit one another for the affections of a beautiful woman. Recommended for mature audiences only.

7:30 p.m. evening weekend performances and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees Friday, Oct. 7 through Saturday, Oct. 15

Admission: $10-$30

Lon Winston Theatre, 67 Promenade

Info: http://www.facebook.com/thunderrivertheatre and http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com

Live Music with Three Bad Jacks and Some Kind of Hero

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Loyal Brothers Lounge hosts two bands in one night for an evening of rockabilly. Back by popular demand, Three Bad Jacks plays along with local band Some Kind of Hero, to open at 9:30 p.m. Dress in your best rockabilly gear and be ready to dance.

9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Admission: Free

813/815 Grand Ave.

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

Live Music with Guilty Pleasure

CARBONDALE — Celebrate First Friday through the night with live rock with Glenwood’s own Guilty Pleasure and locally-crafted brews at Carbondale Beer Works.

9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and http://www.facebook.com/CarbondaleBeerWorks

Second Saturday Flea Market

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Every Saturday, the Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge #2286 hosts a quaint community flea market with food, music, and fun items.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8

Admission: Free

51939 Highway 6 and 24

Info: 945-2286

Chance Encounters of the Artistic Kind

CARBONDALE — The Launchpad at the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities hosts an evening of creative epicurean delights by Mark Fisher and Town, local craft cocktails by Marble Distillery and Roaring Fork Beer, and surprise and excitement at every turn. There are only 60 seats available for this fun fundraising evening, so contact CCAH today to reserve a spot.

Time to be determined, Sunday, Oct. 9

Admission: Contact CCAH

76 S. Fourth St.

Info: email deborah@carbondalearts.com and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Christian Concert with Crosby Lane

RIFLE — Rifle United Methodist-Presbyterian Church hosts a morning of live music with new acoustic Nashville vocal group Crosby Lane, named for hymn writer Fanny Crosby. The trio sings fresh renditions of timeless hymn classics with multi-layered vocals while playing acoustic guitars and mandolin.

9 and 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9

Admission: Free

200 E. Fourth St.

Info: http://www.crosbylane.com


Under the Neon Fundraiser

SILT – Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy local musicians perform and help fund the renovation of Silt Historical Park’s recently donated Silt Bar and Cafe dance sign. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be available for purchase. Held in conjunction with the park’s month-long Artober art show and sale.

5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: Bill Smith at 618-4182 and http://www.silthistoricalpark.net

Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Center For the Arts’ annual community event and fundraiser features mingling while sampling local wine, beer, food and live music at the historic Hotel Colorado.

5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15

Admission: $35/member, $60/for two members and $50/non-members

526 Pine St.

Info and tickets: 945-2414 and http://www.glenwoodarts.org

“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 the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue’s John Goss, includes adult content and is appropriate for audiences 18 and older.

6:30 p.m. dinner and drinks, 7:30 p.m. showtime Oct. 21-22 and 29-30 and Nov. 3-5

Admission: Visit http://www.gvrshow.com

The Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and reservations: 945-9699 and http://www.gvrshow.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. Oktoberfest band Alpine Echo performs a cans-for-a-tram concert noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

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


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, Oct. 1-31

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: http://www.silthistoricalpark.net

Art in the Stacks

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Art Guild annual membership show features works of Western Slope artists on exhibit through Friday, Oct. 28. The local exhibit is being hosted in partnership with the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts.

Admission: Free

Glenwood Springs Public Library, 815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-5958 and http://www.gcpld.org

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

Crack in the Wall Art Exhibit

SILT — Crack in the Wall Gallery hosts new work each month by local artists from the community showing at the gallery for their first time.

Admission: Free

1887 County Road 237 (Harvey Gap Road)

Info: http://www.crackinthewallgallery.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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