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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain Summer Kick-off

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Crested Butte Beatles tribute band Doctor Robert opens the annual Glenwood Caverns Music on the Mountain summer series. Enjoy a free tram ride and live music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry. Free tram rides begin at 4 p.m. The band plays from 6-10 p.m.

4-10 p.m. Friday, May 22

Admission: Free with donation of canned food

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and glenwoodcaverns.com

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Free Tasting

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. Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.

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

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Spring Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A two-hour, family-friendly dinner theater show with professional talent performing comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations.

Doors at 6:30 p.m. (with show following food, drinks and entertainment) Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23

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

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, e-mail reservations@gvrshow.com and http://www.gvrshow.com

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank and Mark Johnson

BASALT — Roaring Fork Valley musicians Chris Bank and Mark Johnson play soulful groove, jazz and funk music for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Friday evening.

7 p.m. Friday, May 22

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and http://www.heatherssavorypies.com

Ute Theatre: Five Comedians for Five Bucks

RIFLE — Join Aspen comic Glenn Smith and Front Range stand-up comedians Dick Black, Byron Graham, Patrick Scott and MC Tobias Livingston for an affordable night of live comedy.

Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Friday, May 22

Admission: $5

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: 665-6569 and http://www.utetheater.com

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs groove band Sol Patrol plays original alternative Colorado rock Friday night in the Rivers bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, May 22

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave

Info: 928-8813

The Designer’s Vault Design and Wine Room: Just Joan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Visit the downstairs of this historic Glenwood Springs building housing the Designer’s Vault and dance to the live music by Just Joan. Must be 21.

9 p.m. Friday, May 22

Admission: $8/person or $14/two with $2 off the first glass of wine with paid cover

214 Eighth St. #17

Info: 230-0479

Rifle Creek Museum: Victorian Tea Party

RIFLE — The Rifle Creek Museum is hosting a Victorian Tea Party where guests can enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian parlor party with common tea time delectable treats being served. Learn the history of the stereoscope and photographic viewing cards. Dress attire suggested; feel free to wear hats and gloves.

2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 23 (seatings at 2 and 4 p.m.)

Cost: $15/person (including a museum tour).

337 East Ave.

Info and to reserve a seating: 625-3391

Eagle Crest Nursery: Spring Fling Open House

EL JEBEL — On Memorial Weekend, celebrate the official kickoff to the planting season in the Roaring Fork Valley. Spring Fling Open House offers specials, refreshments and plants and gardening accessories to inspire.

Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24

Admission: Free

400 Gillespie Dr.

Info: 963-1173 and email diana@eaglecrestnursery.com and http://www.eaglecrestnursery.com

Riverside Grill: Vidicus Maximus

BASALT — Live music with Vid Weatherwax on vocals and keyboards and Dwight F. Ferren on guitar and drums and food at downtown Basalt’s popular riverside restaurant.

6 p.m. Saturday, May 23

Admission: Free

1181 Basalt Center Circle

Info: 927-9301 and http://www.yelp.com/biz/riverside-grill-basalt

The Designer’s Vault Design and Wine Room: Painter’s Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Visit the downstairs of this historic Glenwood Springs building housing the Designer’s Vault and dance to the live gypsy music by Glenwood musical duo Painter’s Stage. Must be 21.

9 p.m. Saturday, May 23

Admission: $8/person or $14/two with $2 off the first glass of wine with paid cover

214 Eighth St. #17

Info: 230-0479

UPCOMING

Steve’s Guitars: Jeremy Jones

CARBONDALE — Enjoy an uninterrupted set of improvised percussion music with Seattle drummer and composer Jeremy Jones. Raised in Denver, Jones along with his bandmates in The Teaching, received a Grammy nomination in the Album of the Year category for their feature on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ album “The Heist.”

8 p.m. Monday, May 25

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.jeremyjonesmusic.com

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Art and Wine Break

CARBONDALE — Take an Art Break with Acrylic Painting Night and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create. CCAH provides everything-the space, the drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. May’s focus will be on Acrylic Painting. We will be painting on 8”x8” panels an exploring our owe style in acrylic painting. Experienced and novice alike, come and have some fun painting. Space is limited.

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26

Third Street Center, Suite 15, 520 S. Third St.

Reserve a spot: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Basalt Regional Library: Jandy Nelson Talk and Book Signing

BASALT — Critically-acclaimed young adult author Jandy Nelson is spending May in the valley as a writer in residence with Aspen Words. Her book “I’ll Give You the Sun” won the 2015 Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. She shares insights about the novel and her life as a writer. Free copies of the book will be given away as part of the library’s Catch and Release program. Books are limited, so come early for the talk and stay for the book signing.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27

Admission: Free

14 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4311 and http://www.basaltlibrary.org

CCAH: Artist Beat: iPhone Pro-Typography Mini Workshop and Happy Hour

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH and Sue Drinker of Drinker Durrance Graphics for a free mini-workshop and happy hour to add a bunch of new insights, tips, apps, and ideas to the best artistic tool you have at your disposal, your smart phone. The session will begin with some basic pointers on how to compose a great photograph with examples of each technique from CCAH’s current exhibition, “Walk With Me.” Popular manipulation applications will also be discussed and demonstrated.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, May 29

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Information: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Frontier Historical Society: Hidden History Tours

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Frontier Historical Society for “Robbers, Reprobates and the Red Light District” hidden history tours of historic downtown Glenwood Springs. Enjoy walking excursions regaling the tales of bank robberies, jail escapes, prohibition, illegal gambling, gangsters, soiled doves and even a murder or two. Parental discretion advised for the Hidden History Tour due to subject matter.

7 p.m. (meet at 6:45 p.m.) Fridays starting May 29 through Labor Day weekend

Admission: $15/adults (cash or credit cards accepted)

Visitor’s Center, 802 Grand Ave.

Info and reservations: 945-4448 and email history@rof.net

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: “Bugssy Malone Jr. The Musical”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Jennetta Howell Theatricals and Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts presents a Broadway junior production, “Bugssy Malone Jr. The Musical.”

7 p.m. (doors open 15 minutes before the show) Friday, May 29

Admission: $7/students, $10/adults, available online and at the door

Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus New Space Theater, 3000 County Road 114

Info: 945-2414

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Il Divo Colorado Classical Singing Concert

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Inspired by the internationally touring group Il Divo and vocal superstar Josh Groban, male singing group Il Divo Colorado, will perform popular songs such as “Unchained Melody,” “My Heart Will Go On,” “You Raise Me Up” and more. Pianist Kathryn Mientka accompanies the trio.

Doors at 7 p.m. (with show following dinner and drinks at 8 p.m.) Friday, May 29

Admission (show only): $15/person

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, email reservations@gvrshow.com, http://www.gvrshow.com and http://www.ildivocolorado.com

Steve’s Guitars: The Jason Daniels Band

CARBONDALE — Jason Daniels grew up in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena listening to the blues (Albert King, Freddie King, B.B. King), country (Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard) and New Orleans funk (Meters, Dr. John). His music is described as a blend of rock, soul, blues, jazz, and country with a classic Muscle Shoals vibe as its backbone.

8 p.m. Friday, May 29

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.jasondanielsmusic.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic rock band Night Plane plays the annual Glenwood Caverns Music on the Mountain summer series. Enjoy a free tram ride and live music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry. Free tram rides begin at 4 p.m. The band plays from 6-10 p.m.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, May 30

Admission: Free with donation of canned food

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and glenwoodcaverns.com

Frontier Historical Society: Playing with the Past Game Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A fun evening of frontier gambling with the Frontier Historical Society’s Playing with the Past series. Join the gang at the Defiance Saloon (the Elks Lodge) to learn Chuck-a-Luck, Klondike, Craps, 21, High-Low and Hazard. Dress in your old west best. Enjoy a cash bar and club menu with food items for purchase while you gamble. Don’t have a costume? Come on down anyway. Everyone is welcome.

Bar opens at 6:30 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30

Admission: $10 gets you into the saloon and a stack of Defiance Dollars to use

51939 Highway 6

Info: 945-4448 or email history@rof.net

Silt Historical Park: An Evening a Music with Cowboy Corral

SILT — The Cowboy Corral sings in four-part harmony, working to fill the image of their old-time cowboy/cowgirl gang persona. Enjoy live tunes at the Silt Historical Park, which will be open for viewing before and after the event.

7 p.m. Saturday, May 30

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 876-5801 and http://www.silthistoricalpark.com

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Rusty Z Hypnosis and Comedy

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Hypnotic comic Rusty Z is a stand-up comedian that also does a hypnosis show. He honed his craft by touring the country, as well as appearing on several national television shows, as a working comic and learning the craft of hypnosis along the way.

Doors at 7 p.m. (with show following dinner and drinks at 8 p.m.) Saturday, May 30

Admission (show only): $15/person

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, email reservations@gvrshow.com, http://www.gvrshow.com and http://www.rustyz.com

Steve’s Guitars: The Good Time Travelers

CARBONDALE — The Good Time Travelers play acoustic soul-folk and will feature Pete Kartsounes, who took first runner-up in the prestigious Telluride Troubadour Competition in 2012 and 2013 and third in 2010.

8 p.m. Sunday, May 31

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.thegoodtimetravelers.com

Garfield County Libraries: Summer Reading Concerts with Jeff and Paige

GARFIELD COUNTY — Boulder educators and musicians Jeff and Paige present a live, nature-themed concert for kids. Expect action-packed musical education, science-based songs and skits, quick costume changes, a mystery critter, and lots of audience participation.

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, Carbondale Branch Library, 320 Sopris Ave.; 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave.; 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main St.; 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave.; 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 11, Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave.; and 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 11, Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.gcpld.org

Carbondale Branch Library: Around the Library with the Starletts

CARBONDALE — Join the community for a music-filled evening to kick off the Adult Summer Reading and Passport to the Library programs. The Starletts are four powerhouse vocalists who share the leads and back ups in a synergy of Motown, soul, and rock with a hint of jam.

6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

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

CCAH: First Friday: A Dedication, Book Signing and Dance Performance

CARBONDALE — The Launchpad will be hopping with a variety of activities during First Friday in June. The dedication of James Surls’ sculpture, recently installed in the Carbondale roundabout, begins at 5 p.m. outside The Launchpad where a donor appreciation plaque will be unveiled. From 6-7:30 p.m. the new historical book about Carbondale, “Memoirs of a River … Up the Crystal, Volume Two,” will be released with author Charlotte Graham and featured characters on site to autograph personal copies. At 8 p.m. Dance Initiative presents “Damages: Hazards of Parallel Play.”

Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday June 5

Admission to dedication and book signing: Free

Dance show tickets: $10/online and $15/door, space is limited

The Launchpad, 76 S Fourth St.

Dance performance reservations: http://www.danceinitiative.org

Dance Initiative: “Damage: Hazards of Parallel Play”

CARBONDALE — A new choreographic work by Patrick Mueller performed by Carbondale’s contemporary movement company, CoMotion: A Conscious Movement Project. “Damages” examines the ways in which we collide with the world around us and draws together the dancer’s personal histories and personal constellations of scar tissue: a set of stories, traces, lessons learned, vulnerabilities revealed – crystalized moments of mortality.

8 p.m. Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6

Tickets: $10/online and $15/door, space is limited

The Launchpad, 76 S Fourth St.

Reserve a seat: http://www.danceinitiative.org

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Stand-up Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Front Range comic Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald has a background that ranges from being a bouncer with The Rolling Stones and The Who and a 25-year career in veterinary medicine to more than 20 years of performing as a professional stand-up comedian. Includes adult humor.

Doors at 8 p.m. (with show following food, drinks and entertainment), show starts at 9 p.m. Friday, June 5

Admission (show only): $25/adults

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Reservations and group info: 945-9699, e-mail reservations@gvrshow.com and http://www.gvrshow.com

Steve’s Guitars: Under the Willow

CARBONDALE — Under the Willow offers socially conscious lyrics blended with intricate compositions to evoke a brand of songwriting that borrows from bluegrass and folk music but is wholly unique. A cast of multi-instrumentalists support Erin Donovan’s vocals and ravenous fiddle playing. Hayley Skreens, Patrick Donovan and Joe Lego trade their tools amongst each other, each equally proficient on guitar, mandolin or banjo.

8 p.m. Friday, June 5

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.underthewillowmusic.com

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Glenwood Springs Art Guild All-member Exhibition

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A multi-medium event celebrating the Glenwood Springs Art Guild opens with an artists’ reception open to the public.

Opening reception starts at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 6

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 925-2414 and http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Colorado rock ‘n roll band Poser plays the annual Glenwood Caverns Music on the Mountain summer series. Enjoy a free tram ride and live music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry. Free tram rides begin at 4 p.m. The band plays from 6-10 p.m.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, June 6

Admission: Free with donation of canned food

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Big Daddy’s Sports Bar: Third-year Anniversary

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Help Big Daddy’s celebrate three years in the valley with a fun luau theme. Enjoy drink specials and dance to music.

5 p.m. Saturday, June 6

Admission: Free

55 Mel Ray Road

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

Steve’s Guitars: Pierce Pettis

CARBONDALE — A former staff writer for PolyGram Publishing in Nashville, singer-songwriter Pierce Pettis’ musical career was started in 1979 when Joan Baez covered one of his songs, “Song at the End of the Movie,” on her album “Honest Lullaby. “Following that release, Pettis became heavily involved in the Fast Folk Movement in New York in the 1980s alongside artists such as Shawn Colvin and Suzanne Vega.

8 p.m. Saturday, June 6

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.piercepettis.com

Steve’s Guitars: Bradford Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys

CARBONDALE — Southern native Bradford Lee Folk works hard and plays hard. By day he’s out on a John Deere tractor, tilling the land for a living as a long-time farmer. By night he’s back home, tearing it up on stage with his Bluegrass Playboys, playing rough-edged blend of bluegrass tradition and true country grit.

7 p.m. Sunday, June 7

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.bradfordleefolk.com

SoL Theatre Company: Summer Musical Theatre Camp

CARBONDALE — See your child’s hard work come to life on stage, with hands-on training culminating to a final performance of Disney’s “The Lion King Experience” on the last week of camp, open to the public. For ages 6-12. Scholarships and extended care option available from 8-9 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. (before and after camp) if needed for an additional fee.

Carbondale session 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 8-26

Tuition: $495/student

520 S. Third St.

Info: Jennifer Michaud at 274-0894, director for the Carbondale session, and email soltheatrecompany@gmail.com

Carbondale Community School: African Dance Class

CARBONDALE — The community is invited to come out every Monday evening during the summer to dance to live drumming and African music.

6:30 p.m. Monday, June 8

Admission: $12

1505 Satank Road

Info: 963-9647

Steve’s Guitars: The Slocan Ramblers

CARBONDALE — Rooted in the bluegrass tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene. The band has built a reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan.

8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.slocanramblers.com

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Mighty Makers Summer Youth Art Classes

NEW CASTLE — In partnership with local art educator Lynne Cassidy, summer art classes are being offered for ages 8-14. Children in the Mini Mosaics class June 10-11 will create designs using glass, ceramics and collected objects. Also being offered: Paint, Print and Stamp Party, June 17-18; Mixed Medium Mania, June 24-25; Cardboard Creations July 1-2; Recycle Art Designs July 8-9; and Marble Mazes July 15-16.

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday mornings starting June 10

Fee: $45/class (includes art supplies)

The OZ Artists’ Workshop, 331 W. Main St.

Pre-registration required (one week prior to the class): http://www.newcastlerec.com

Info: 984-3352, email lmcdonald@newcastlecolorado.org and http://www.newcastlerec.com

New Castle Recreation Dept.: Summer Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — Dance classes for ages 3-10 hosted by Artilluma Dance Company include Dance Combo Classes for ages 3-5 from 9:15-10 a.m. and for ages 6-9 from 10-11 a.m. These combo classes will teach the basics of ballet, jazz and tap. The Youth Hip Hop class for ages 5-10 is offered from 11 a.m. to noon and will teach movement through dance and play and the basics of hip-hop.

9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday mornings starting June 11

Fee: $90/8 weeks

The OZ Artists’ Workshop, 331 W. Main St.

Pre-registration required (by June 3): http://www.newcastlerec.com

Info: 984-3352, email lmcdonald@newcastlecolorado.org and http://www.newcastlerec.com

Steve’s Guitars: The Blackberry Bushes

CARBONDALE — The Blackberry Bushes is a bluegrass and Americana string band from Seattle that draw from the deep roots of American traditional music to create a playful and resonant sound with both twang and sophistication.

8 p.m. Thursday, June 11

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.stevesguitars.net and http://www.theblackberrybushes.com

CCAH: “12 by 2” Exhibition

CARBONDALE — Teams of 12 poets and 12 visual artists collaborate for “12 by 2: A Conversation Between Poets and Visual Artists,” curated by fiber artist Jill Scher and will feature painters, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, and fiber artists who have each been paired with a poet to inspire one another to create new works.

Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 12

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from until July 31, with poetry reading at

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery in The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood’s popular American resort rock band Already Gone performs atop Iron Mountain. Enjoy a free tram ride and live music with the donation of a can of food for the LiftUp food pantry. Free tram rides begin at 4 p.m. The band plays from 6 to 10 p.m.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free with donation of canned food

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association: Strawberry Days Festival

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Taking place the third full weekend in June, the 118th Annual Strawberry Days Festival, themed Glenwood Rocks!, features a parade, a fine art and craft show, strawberry-and-ice-cream social, live music, food vendors, amusement park rides, beer garden, FamilyFest, and more.

Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21

Sayre (Strawberry) Park, 1702 Grand Ave.

Admission: Free for park activities and to watch the parade

Parade Application: http://www.strawberrydaysfestival.ning.com/page/parade

Info: http://www.strawberrydaysfestival.ning.com, http://www.facebook.com/strawberrydaysfestival and http://www.glenwoodchamber.com

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood’s annual summer music series at Two Rivers Park returns with the Afro-Cuban Jazz Project, a collective of top-flight Cuban musicians guided by extraordinary flute player and arranger Orlando “Maraca” Valle. The Jazz Aspen Snowmass Summer camp opens the show, rain or shine.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free, live music in the park continues with U2 tribute band Under a Blood Red Sky. Carbondale’s Let Them Roar opens the show, rain or shine.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

CCAH: Ultimate Arts Camp for Kids: Art, Music, and movement

CARBONDALE — Taught by Carbondale artists Rochelle Norwood and Olivia Pevec, this Ultimate Arts Camp includes outdoor art adventures around town, a culminating art project, with music and movement integrated throughout. This place-based arts experience will conclude with a share-formance and an art opening to share the end products from the kids extreme ventures in creativity. For ages 6-14.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13-17

Admission: $150/CCAH members, $160/non-members

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Thunder River Theatre Company and SoL Theatre Company: Summer Youth Camp

CARBONDALE — An exciting summer camp opportunity for children that runs July 20 to August 7 at the Embrey Family Youth Conservatory at Thunder River Theatre. Students will learn every aspect of being in a theatrical production, while having fun in a safe and supportive environment. Scholarships available.

Monday, July 20 through Friday, Aug. 7

Registration open now: http://www.soltheatrecompany.com

67 Promenade

Info: Jennifer Michaud at 274-0894

CCAH: Carbondale Mountain Fair

CARBONDALE —Mountain Fair draws more than 145 vendors poised to bring their unique and diverse homemade wares to town each summer. In addition to vendors, Mountain Fair features non-stop entertainment–both in live music and various forms of performing arts; a family-area called The Oasis which provides interactive, creative experiences for children; ethnic food; friendly competitions that run the gamut from pie baking to wood splitting.

Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26

Admission: Free

Sopris Park, Seventh and Main

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Town of Silt: Silt Heyday

SILT — This year we Heyday celebrates 100 years of Silt, with a town-sponsored concert on Friday, July 31, breakfast, parade, food, craft vendors, and free music at Stoney Ridge, and additional events at the Silt Historical Park on Saturday, Aug. 1; and the Heyday Hobble – 5K and the Heyday Car show on Sunday, Aug. 2. Tickets for Friday concert and booth, parade, Heyday Hobble and car show forms available at http://www.townofsilt.org under the tab for special events, or during normal business hours at the Town of Silt Office.

Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2

Downtown Silt

Info: 876-5861

CCAH: YogArt Kids Camp with Rochelle Norwood

CARBONDALE — YogArt is a week full of self-exploration and creative expression in art, movement, games, and yoga. Kids ages 6-11 will learn about their bodies through age appropriate yoga basics and creative movement. Opportunities to integrate self-expression and reflection will be built into art projects through out.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17 through Friday, Aug. 21

Admission: $150

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Register: (530) 919-1385 and Rochelle Norwood at rochellenorwood@hotmail.com

ONGOING

CCAH: “Walk With Me” Art Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH for a special photography exhibit “Walk With Me,” with images photographed by women who are, or have been, participants in the Valley Settlement Project. The images, coupled with narrative from the artists, allow members of the Roaring Fork Valley to look into and share a world rich with culture and vitality and perhaps unfamiliar or unknown.

Through May

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery at The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

Info: 963-1680 and http://www.carbondalearts.com

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Artshare: “Hooked on Svelte” Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — New CMC art exhibit, titled “Hooked on Svelte,” features works by Joel S. Allen at the CMC Central Services Building Art Share Gallery.

Through May

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367

Gallery 809: Ruth Mollman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 features May artist Ruth Mollman, who specializes in pencil drawings. She loves the simple, yet elegant way the eye is not distracted by color – focusing on the emotion, shape and form.

Through May

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.gallery809.com

Wyly Annex: “Brilliant” featuring Andrea Wallace and Doug Casebeer

BASALT — Internationally recognized artists and Anderson Ranch artistic directors Andrea Wallace and Doug Casebeer show digital prints and sculptures of dwellings made from metal and an painted wood on ceramic bases. Exhibit runs through May 30.

Galley hours: 12-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 279-5346 and email arts@wyly.org and http://www.wylyarts.org

Wyly Art Center: “ReVision” Young Artist Exhibit

BASALT — A new exhibit featuring artwork by young Basalt artists created during a 10-week painting and drawing intensive that explored creativity, recycling, and repurposing culminating in the artists’ own exhibition. The local art shows through May 23.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

Admission: Free and open to the public

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, email art@wylyarts.org and http://www.wylyarts.org

Carbondale Clay Center: Matthew Eames’ “Building Blocks”

CARBONDALE — East Coast ceramic artist and Clay Center resident Matthew Eames’ large-scale pieces are built from multiple small parts, using a variety of art and building materials. Influenced by the history of construction, his work explores the reality of structure through the psychological façade of comfort instilled through an unconscious effort to build in excess. His work shows through May 29.

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

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

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: “Black and White”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the community to explore the dynamic possibilities of each artist’s vision in any medium, style and format — all in black and white. The exhibit runs through May 31.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

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

CCAH: 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

The Powers Art Center: 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

Harvest Pottery: 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

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: 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

CCAH: 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.

Hotel Colorado: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Hotel Colorado features valley musicians for Monday night jazz jam sessions, including Justin Pfeifer on piano, Ashton Taufer on bass, and Zach Ritchie on drums. Middle through high school, as well as local, musicians of all levels have an opportunity to hone their skills and enjoy camaraderie and networking with fellow jazz musicians.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail zgritchie@gmail.com and http://www.hotelcolorado.com

Carbondale Beer Works: Phat Pagan Open Mic Night

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

7:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

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

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts and Glenwood Springs Library: Painting Pages

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A collaborative art and literacy project where elementary school-aged children enjoy live storytelling and create a work of art that expresses them and the story that they enjoyed. The project runs from now until May.

4 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month

Admission: Free and open to the public

815 Cooper Ave.

Info: 945-2414 and http://www.garfieldlibraries.org

Rivers: Open Mic Nite

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — 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

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Geeks Who Drink

NEW CASTLE — Geeks Who Drink (not your average) Pub Trivia Thursdays at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

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

Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS AND CARBONDALE — Works by Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen and Mary Noone. The gallery also specializes in preservation-quality framing.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Admission: Free

399 Main St., Carbondale

Info: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 945-4817 and 963-3775

CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing class

CARBONDALE — Open to all ages and abilities, CCAH is offering an uninstructed session for figure drawing. Bring your own easel and supplies.

7-9 p.m. Mondays

Fee: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com, ccah@sopris.net and 963-1680

Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offerings

RIFLE — This cooperative gift shop features the work of the six artist-owners and about 30 additional local artists: handmade soaps and candles, fabric arts, iron work, original paintings, and turned-wood lamps, along with the already existing artisan jewelry and pottery.

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

Admission: Free

110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to the Blush Salon

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


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