SoL Theatre: “Free to Be Me and You”

CARBONDALE — Don’t miss a rare staging of Marlo Thomas’ hit from 1972, “Free to Be Me and You” with Carbondale’s youth acting troupe SoL Theatre. This joyful production open to the public celebrates human expression with poems and songs including “Don’t Dress Your Cat in an Apron,” “It’s Alright to Cry,” and “Glad to Have a Friend Like You.”

2 and 7 p.m. Friday, June 12, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: $15/adults and $10/children

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.


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, June 12 and Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Gallery 809: Second Friday Night Out

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 guest artist Pam Wadsworth features her slumped glass and fused dichroic glass and sterling silver jewelry at the gallery for June. Meet the artist and pick up a unique souvenir from one of Glenwood’s premier art galleries.

Opening reception at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.


Wyly Annex: “Portraits” featuring Linda Girvin

BASALT — Internationally featured artist Linda Girvin shows her large-format archival pigment prints with an artist’s reception open to the public in historic downtown Basalt. Her work examines the bittersweet appeal of life’s transition through gestures and use of color. Exhibition runs through July 12.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 12

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

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 279-5346 and email and

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (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 5:30 p.m. July 10

Admission: Free

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

Info: 963-1680 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer 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) Fridays and Saturdays and and 5:30 pm. Sundays starting Friday, June 12 through Oct. 4

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 and

Steve’s Guitars: The Vine Brothers

CARBONDALE — Criss-crossing the country for the last number of years from the Atlantic Ocean to the Colorado Plateau, this acoustic trio uses mandolin, guitar, upright bass, and vocal harmonies to captivate audiences with their crafty songwriting, fiery improvisation, and soulful delivery.

8 p.m. Friday, June 12

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live Americana music with Glenwood’s Leonard Curry Trio Friday night in the Rivers bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 12

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave

Info: 928-8813

Wyly Art Center: “The Art of the Nature Journal” with Maria Hodkins

BASALT — Explore the artistic and reflective delights of keeping an illustrated nature journal¬¬ —loosen, broaden, and deepen your perception with instructor Maria Hodkins. Open to adults of all skill levels.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14

Admission: $150

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, email and

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Brock McLeod

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singer-songwriter Brock McLeod plays southern and classic rock originals and favorites Saturday afternoon above the waterfall on the deck at Juicy Lucy’s.

12 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

Book Train: Book Signing with Cynthia Hines

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Author Cynthia Hines has selected images from the substantial photographic collection of the Frontier Historical Society, along with stories from its archives, to create this pictorial history of the “Spa in the Rockies” and the town of Defiance.

4 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free

723 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-7045 and

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

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Josefina Mendez, Tim Fox and Mike Facey

BASALT — Roaring Fork Valley musicians Josefina Mendez, Tim Fox and Mike Facey play Brazilian and classic jazz for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Saturday evening.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and

Silt Historical Park: Old-fashioned School Dance

SILT — An old-fashioned night of fun and dancing with live music by Fifth Real. No partners or experience are necessary. Community caller Ron Young with teach traditional dance that has been enjoyed in America for generations.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: $8

707 Orchard Ave

Info: 876-580 and

Black Nugget: BLKHRTS, Gold Plated People, Prophecy, Justdefy and Michael III/Th3rdGeneration

CARBONDALE — Black Vans, pplgang, Cuff Pro and R2 Productions present a free goth rap and hip-hop show for 21 and older with a Vans skate shoe give-away. The show includes Gold Plated People, Prophecy, Justdefy and Michael III/Th3rdGeneration.

9 p.m. Saturday, June 13

Admission: Free

403 Main St.


Rock Bottom Ranch: Barnyard Brunch for Books

BASALT — A Basalt Regional Library Foundation fundraiser featuring fresh brunch followed by guided tours of the rustic Rock Bottom Ranch.

11 a.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: $15/children 12 and younger and $50/adults

2001 Hooks Spur Road


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Tap your toes to live and local Americana music with the Leonard Curry Trio for Sunday brunch at Juicy Lucy’s.

12 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley: Free Community Party

BASALT — Live music, local food, free beer, kids games, an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, bouncy house and raffle prizes to celebrate Habitat for Humanity’s new home build in Basalt.

1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.


New Castle Diner: Car Show

NEW CASTLE — Classic car show to celebrate five years at the New Castle Diner. This free event features live music by the Johnny Kongo All-Star Show, BBQ, and vintage rides.

4 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: Free

820 Castle Valley Blvd. #101


Town of Carbondale and Steve’s Guitars: Summer of Music Opener

CARBONDALE — Bring your picnic and enjoy free live music at Sopris Park. Long-time local string acoustic pickers Hell Roaring String Band open the festivities. They will be followed at 5:30 p.m. by Asheville touring act the Fireside Collective, blending bluegrass, funk, rock and blues into modern folk music.

4-7 p.m. Sunday, June 14

Admission: Free

640 County Road 106

Info: 379-3625 and

Steve’s Guitars: Fireside Collective

CARBONDALE — Formed in the mountain city of Asheville, North Carolina, the band plays original songs on stringed instruments, intended for a modern audience. Following the release of their debut album “Shadows and Dreams”, the band has hit the road to engage audiences with an energetic live show built on instrumental proficiency, colorful harmonies, and innovative musical arrangements.

8 p.m. Sunday, June 14

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Vid Weatherwax and Roberta Lewis

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local musical duo Vid Weatherwax and Roberta Lewis perform soulful groove and jazz Monday evening live above the patio waterfall at Glenwood’s award-winning steakhouse, Juicy Lucy’s.

6 p.m. Monday, June 15

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

Steve’s Guitars: Dirty Bourbon River Show

CARBONDALE — Dirty Bourbon River Show plays New Orleans big brass circus rock music at the popular music venue in downtown Carbondale.

8:30 p.m. Monday, June 15

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Chris Bank

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Western Slope singer-songwriter Chris Bank performs smooth R&B Tuesday evening live above the patio waterfall at Glenwood’s award-winning steakhouse, Juicy Lucy’s. Enjoy a steamed artichoke appetizer and a variety of Colorado wines and spirits.

6 p.m. Tuesday, June 16

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

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. 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

Admission: $45/class (includes art supplies)

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

Pre-registration required (one week prior to the class):

Info: 984-3352, email and

Carbondale Farmer’s Market Main Stage: Jill Cohn

CARBONDALE — Head on over to enjoy the live music by Seattle singer-songwriter Jill Cohn and check out the vendor booths. The vendors at the Carbondalr Farmer’s Market sell fresh fruit, produce, breads, and arts and crafts.

Music starts at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 17

Admission: Free

Downtown Carbondale, Fourth Street Plaza at Fourth and Main streets

Info: and

Steve’s Guitars: The Mulligan Brothers

CARBONDALE — The Mulligan Brothers group of folk songwriters pay visit to Steve’s intimate music venue by way of Mobile, Ala. to play Americana and bluegrass.

8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Strawberry Days Festival: Miss Strawberry Days Fashion Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Kick off the 118th Strawberry Days Festival with the Glenwood Springs Chamber’s 2014 Miss Strawberry Days Fashion Show. The annual event returns back to its roots at the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool as contestants model the latest spring and summer fashion trends from local boutiques.

6 p.m. Thursday, June 18

Admission: Free (tickers available through a contestant and at the Glenwood Springs Chamber at 802 Grand Ave.

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, 401 North River St.

Info: 945-6589 and

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Jill Cohn

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Seattle singer-songwriter Jill Cohn visits Juicy Lucy’s to perform upbeat pop and lyrical ballads live above the patio waterfall at Glenwood’s award-winning steakhouse.

6 p.m. Thursday, June 18

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

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, fine art and craft show, strawberry-and-ice-cream social, live music, food vendors, amusement park rides, beer garden, FamilyFest, and more.

12 p.m. Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21

Admission: Free for park activities and to watch the parade

Sayre (Strawberry) Park, 1702 Grand Ave.

Parade Application:

Info:, and

Defiance Community Players: Annual Fundraiser

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — In November, Defiance Community Players is celebrating its 40th anniversary with the 2015 fall production is staging “Fiddler on the Roof” with award-winning director Wendy S. Moore. A fundraiser is being presented at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue. The new summer Vaudeville show will be open and this provides Defiance supporters a chance to meet scholarship recipients, bid on silent auction items, and mingle with others celebrating Strawberry Days and community theatre.

Silent auction starts at 6 p.m., show seating at 6:30 p.m. (with show following food, drinks and entertainment) Friday, June 19

Admission: $30/ticket ($15 goes toward Defiance Community Players). Food and drink are additional.

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info and to reserve tickets (to be paid for by cash or check): Chip Winn Wells at 379-5940 and Jacquie Meitler at 945-2174 or email

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): “Red Herring”

CARBONDALE — Thunder River Theatre Company opens its final production of its 20th anniversary season with Michael Hollinger’s comedy “Red Herring.” Three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot converge in this noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices in 1952. Directed by Wendy Moore and featuring David Collier, Lisa Langer, Jennifer Michaud, Bob Moore, Sophie Sakson, and Chris Wheatley.

Catered champagne reception opening Friday, June 19, and continues June 20, 26-28, and July 2-4; curtain at 7:30 p.m., except 2 p.m. June 28 matinee

Tickets: $25/adults, $17/20- to 30-something young adults, and $14/full-time students

67 Promenade

Info and tickets: 963-8200 and

Glenwood Downtown Market: Jill Cohn

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live folk and rock by touring Seattle musician Jill Cohn at Glenwood’s Downtown Market. Every Tuesday, the market features products from farmers, ranchers, local chefs, food vendors, arts, crafts, special events, and is an all-around good excuse to get out and have fun with your neighbors.

Music begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 23

Admission: Free

828 Grand Ave.

Info: 618-3650 and

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


New Ute Theater Society: The Glenn Miller Orchestra Live

RIFLE — The New Ute Theater Society and Alpine Bank Present the incomparable Glenn Miller Orchestra for an evening of Big Band music, dancing, and fun.

7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, June 24

Admission: $35

Ute Theater and Events Center, 132 E. Fourth St.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Jill Cohn

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Seattle singer-songwriter Jill Cohn visits Juicy Lucy’s to perform upbeat pop and lyrical ballads live above the patio waterfall.

6 p.m. Thursday, June 25

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and

Stage of Life (SoL) Theatre Company Auditions: “Into the Woods”

CARBONDALE — SoL Theatre Company presents the stage adaptation of the beloved book by James Lapine. Directed by Dani Grace Kopf and produced by Logan Carter, with Jennifer Michaud as “The Witch.” Youth auditions are for ages 12 (students younger than 12 may audition, depending on previous experience) to 18. Prepare a short musical number to be sung with sheet music, a cappella, or with CD/iPod.

3-6 p.m. Friday, June 26 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27, callbacks 12-4 p.m. Sunday, June 28

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

Info and to reserve a spot: 274-0894, email and

Town of Carbondale and Steve’s Guitars: Sopris Music Fest

CARBONDALE — The 14th annual gathering of local musicians in Carbondale returns at the end of June with live music at a number of locations throughout Carbondale. The festival also consists of food booths, beer and wine gardens, crafts and artisans, and the Brown’s Amusement Carnival.

Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27

Fourth Street Plaza Park

Info: and Steve Standiford at 379-3625

Carbondale Clay Center: Cajun Clay

CARBONDALE —Carbondale Clay Center hosts its popular annual fundraising event Cajun Clay. Come on down to the Clay Center bayou, and join CCC for lively music by Electric Lemon, authentic gumbo and crawfish boil by Allegria chef Andreas Fischbacher, handmade bowls by local artists, a silent auction of art and gift certificates, libations from Roaring Fork Beer Company and Tito’s Vodka, a kids fair with games, and the famous gator cake. Cajun-themed attire is strongly encourage, with a Mardi Gras mask/costume contest at the event.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: $35/advance, $40/day of the event for adults, youth tickets (ages 6-16) $20/advance and $25/day of the event through PayPal at, 963-2529 and email

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and email

CCAH: Y-Art Sale and Swap

CARBONDALE — For the first time, CCAH hosts its Y-Art Sale and Swap, including a Maker Table with a daily project for crafty folks of all experience and sizes to join. Donations may include art supplies, any kind of glue, house paint, paintable wood, fabric, paint brushes and other art tools.

Donation drop-0ff 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30; art swap activities from 10 a.m-6 p.m. July 1-6

The Launchpad, 76 S. 4th St.

Info: 963-1680 and

CCAH: Art and Wine Break: Collage Night

CARBONDALE — Take an art break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create as CCAH provides everything — the space, drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, on hand to facilitate fun art projects. June’s focus will be on collage. Experienced and novice alike are welcome. Space is limited.

6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30

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

Info and to reserve a spot:

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


Ute Theater and Events Center: Cash’d Out Live

RIFLE — Don’t miss the No. 1 Johnny Cash tribute band Cash’d Out during its North American tour. The Johnny and June Carter Cash sound is revived with this retro country act, coming to Rifle for a special July 4 performance.

7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, July 4

Admission: $25

Ute Theater and Events Center, 132 E. Fourth St.


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free, live music in the park continues with indie-folk band Humming House from Nashville. Glenwood Springs’ own The Currys opens the show, rain or shine.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road


Ute Theater and Events Center: Jason Eady

RIFLE — Jason Eady is a can’t-miss American country music singer and guitarist. He’s regarded as an important figure in the sub-genre of Texas country music, a form of classic country bent upon returning the music to its historic singer-songwriter roots.

7:30-10 p.m. Thursday, July 9

Admission: $15

Ute Theater and Events Center, 132 E. Fourth St.


CRUISE-A-THONg Glenwood Springs: Race for the Average Jo(e)

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This relaxed triathlon designed for the not-so-hardcore athlete features three legs of outdoor entertainment. First, a cruiser bike ride, or other self-propelled method of transportation, loop through town. Next, a thong (flip-flop) walk down the bike path along the Roaring Fork River. Lastly, a tube float down the river. Following the race, a party at Veltus Park features live music, libations and ceremony to award this year’s most Average Jo(e) — the person with the average time for the race.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11


Veltus Park, 901 Midland Ave.

Info: 946-3663

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

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:

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


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 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


Coredination and Bonedale Ballet: New Total Barre class with Vicki Tobia

CARBONDALE — A new 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

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.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 925-2414 and

Carbondale Clay Center: “Pattern and Texture”

CARBONDALE — Join the Carbondale Clay Center for an exhibition of new ceramic work titled, “Pattern and Texture,” featuring work by national clay artists Heather Mae Erickson, Julia Galloway, Bryan Hopkins, Rain Harris and Paul Donnelly, Matt Hyleck, Matt Repsher, Ralph Scala, and Leigh Taylor Mickelson. On display through June 24.

Admisssion: Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529, email and

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. Mondays

Admission: $12

1505 Satank Road

Info: 963-9647

Carbondale Gus Darian Arena: Wild West Rodeo

CARBONDALE — Bring the family down to a Thursday night summer tradition in Carbondale. Food and fun is had by all as competitive bull riders and horseback riders compete.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., slack at 6 p.m. and performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: $10

151 County Road 100


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 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

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 and

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 and

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 and

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, and

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 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 and

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

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

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, and

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:, 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

Admission: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info:, 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: and 625-3068

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