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

CARBONDALE — The 15th annual gathering of local musicians in Carbondale returns as June comes to a close 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.

Starting at noon Friday, June 26 and going through Saturday, June 27 night

Fourth Street Plaza Park and various locations

Info: http://www.carbondale.com/events and Steve Standiford at 379-3625

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 soltheatrecompany@gmail.com and http://www.soltheatrecompany.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — At the top of Iron Mountain, enjoy live music starting at the Local’s Choice Favorite Place to View the Sunset, along with food and drink specials. Friday after work, unwind with classic and alternative music by The Switch duo of Holly Guerin and Louie Girardot.

5-9 p.m. Friday, June 26, with free tram after 4 p.m., live music starts at 5 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with the ad clipped or printed from the Post Independent

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228 and http://www.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, June 26 and Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.

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

Bookcliffs Arts Center: Community Barbecue

RIFLE — Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, Osage Gardens salad, Lion’s Club root beer floats, solo acoustic guitar instrumentals by Dwight F. Ferren, a Kid’s Corner for crafting, photographic works by George Cutting III and Bill Schoenecker, and paintings by Sara Gallagher, Ricky Lively, and Dave Schroeder on the Bookcliffs grounds.

5-8 p.m. Friday, June 26

Admission: Free

1100 E. 16th St.

Info: http://www.bookcliffsartscenter.org

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, R&B, jazz and funk for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Friday evening.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 26

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

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.

Curtain at 7:30 p.m. June 26-28 and July 2-4 and 2 p.m. Sunday, 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 http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com

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 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 reservations@gvrshow.com and http://www.gvrshow.com

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance to classic and alternative rock by the Midnight Nanograms Friday night in the Rivers bar.

9 p.m. Friday, June 26

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave

Info: 928-8813

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

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live, local tunes and Colorado wines. Dance to original-style gypsy music by Glenwood Springs group Painters’ Stage. Must be 21 and older.

9 p.m. Friday, June 26

Admission: Free

214 Eighth St. # 17

Info: 230-0479

Burning Mountain Park: Music in the Park

BASALT — Stop by Burning Mountain Park to listen the Porch Pickers and Friends, enjoy the beautiful outdoors, and help support Relay for Life and the fight against cancer.

10 a.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

450 W. Main St.

Info: http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/things-to-do/outdoor-activities

The Buddy Program: Pan and Fork Lemonade Day

BASALT — Basalt’s summer season officially kicks off with the first Lemonade with a Pan and Fork parade featuring local musicians, decorated bikes, and prizes for the best floats. The procession steps off at 11 a.m. from Basalt Elementary School and will wind along Midland Avenue before culminating in a summer celebration for all to enjoy. The parade is open to all business, civic, and individual entries.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

Downtown Basalt

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events, enter the parade by contacting Teri at 948-9314 or email teri.christensen@sir.com

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 27

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and http://www.juicylucyssteakhouse.com

Speckled Feather Mercantile: It’s A Sign: Sign Making Class

NEW CASTLE — Join instructor Jennifer Sparaco to make a distressed milk paint wood sign. Class fee includes everything needed to make a sign. Class runs approximately three hours and is limited to seven attendees. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Seats are only confirmed with pre-payment. Custom-sized signs and designs are available for an additional cost and must be ordered 3-5 days prior to class. Private classes are available. Bring a hairdryer or heat tool if possible.

1 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28

Admission: $45-$55

802 Castle Valley Blvd., Suite 102b

Pre-register: email shop@speckledfeather.com to pre-pay and guarantee a seat

Carbondale Public Library: Findhorn Film

CARBONDALE — See the film “Fifty Years of Findhorn,” about the famous intentional community in Northern Ireland, and stick around to discuss building community in the valley.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

320 Sopris Ave.

Info: 963-2889 and http://www.gcpld.org/about-us/branches/carbondale-branch-library

Carbondale Clay Center: Cajun Clay Night

CARBONDALE —Carbondale Clay Center hosts its popular annual fundraising event Cajun Clay Night. 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 http://www.carbondaleclay.org, 963-2529 and email info@carbondaleclay.org

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and email info@carbondaleclay.org

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: The Starletts

REDSTONE — Celebrate peace, love and music as Redstone welcomes the return of its annual Magical Moments Summer Concert Series. Carbondale powerhouse vocalists The Starletts will play Motown hits and rock ‘n roll favorites, so be ready to dance.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Axis LP

BASALT — Roaring Fork Valley contemporary artist duo Larry and Patty Herd play rock to funk to soul groove for appetizers, dinner and drinks at Heather’s Saturday evening.

7 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Classical guitarist Chris Phillips plays live music for brunch at Heather’s Sunday.

10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 28

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

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

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: The Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Leonard Curry Trio plays genre-impaired Americana on Juicy Lucy’s roof-top deck for a relaxing Sunday brunch.

12 p.m. Sunday, June 28

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.

Info: 945-4619 and http://www.juicylucyssteakhouse.com

Glenwood Center for the Arts: Classical Guitar Performance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Glenwood Center for the Arts for a classical guitar performance by Daniel Hallford, a 2003 graduate of Bridges High School. He earned a bachelor’s of arts in classical guitar performance at Colorado State University and a master’s in classical guitar performance at Mannes College in New York City. Hallford lives in Denver, teaching music and running his own business.

3 p.m. Sunday, June 28

601 E Sixth St.

Info: Cyndy Hallford at 309-3065

The Black Nugget: Andrew Wynne

CARBONDALE — Born in New York and raised in Colorado, Andrew Wynne explores the acoustic folk-rock frontier with his Martin guitar and dynamic, soul-soaked vocals on countless classic covers. And then he consecrates new sacred ground in his inspired original songs with their intricate rhythms and visionary lyrics. Check him out at this popular Carbondale watering hole for 21 and older.

6 p.m. Sunday, June 28

Admission: Free

403 Main St.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/TheBlackNugget and http://www.reverbnation.com/andrewwynne

UPCOMING

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Y-Art Sale Drop-off

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 requested may include art supplies, any kind of glue, house paint, paintable wood, fabric, paint brushes and other art tools.

Donation drop-off 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. 4th St.

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

Glenwood Downtown Market: Live Music and More

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live music and artisan foods every Tuesday in downtown Glenwood at Eighth Street and Grand Avenue. 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 in the community.

4-8 Tuesday, June 30

Admission: Free

Centennial Park, 828 Grand Ave.

Info: 618-3650 and http://www.glenwoodmarket.com

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: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Steve’s Guitars: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers

CARBONDALE — Blair Crimmins and the Hookers from Atlanta play jazz, Dixieland and ragtime music.

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30

19 N. Fourth St.

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

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

TreadZ and Epic Fitness: Full Moon Hike

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — TreadZ and Epic Fitness join forces to lead a hike under the full moon.

Time and meeting location TBD, depending on weather (see Facebook page for updates) Wednesday, July 1 and 31

Admission: Free

Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Treadz-Fit-Group/1401549173433865?fref=nf and http://www.facebook.com/epicfitnessstudio

CCAH: Y’Art Sale and 24 Hours of Art Sale

CARBONDALE — A celebration of all things art, celebrating former CCAH director, Ro Mead July 1-4. Find deals on art supplies and participate in daily art projects at the Maker Table from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 1-3. Proceeds from the Y’Art Sale benefit Mead, artist and beloved community member, to assist her with recent medical expenses.

24 Hours of Art starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2 with 12 Roaring Fork Valley artists collaborating to create an installation for the Rio Grande Artway. The 24 Hours of Art conclusion coincides with a celebration of Mead’s contributions to Carbondale at 6 p.m. Friday, July 3

Admission: Free

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

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

Bookcliffs Arts Center: First Friday Art Opening

RIFLE — In July, check out the dreamy visions of local oil painter Sara Gallagher with and artist’s reception featuring live music and catered eats and drinks.

5-8 p.m. Friday, July 3

Admission: Free

The Stone House, 1100 E. 16th St.

Info: http://www.bookcliffsartscenter.org

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — At the top of Iron Mountain, take in live music at the Local’s Choice Favorite Place to View the Sunset, along with food and drink specials. On Friday, July 3, enjoy Painters Stage duo Noemi and Kristof Kosmowski, whose original material and songs have roots in european compositions to eastern gypsy rhythms.

5-9 p.m. Friday, July 3, with free tram after 4 p.m., live music starts at 5 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with the ad clipped or printed from the Post Independent

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

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

Town of Carbondale: Fourth of July Parade and Community Celebration

CARBONDALE — Celebrate the July 4 in the quaint town of Carbondale with a festive community parade starting at 10 a.m. at Second and Main streets. The parade heads down Main Street, ends at Sopris Park next to the Sopris Park Swimming Pool, which will be open for swimming.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4

Admission: Free

Downtown Main Street and Sopris Park Swimming Pool

Info: 510-1292 and http://www.carbondale.com/events

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.

Info: http://www.utetheater.com

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: The Bo Hale Treatment

BASALT — From Motown to rock ‘n roll, with some bluegrass and jazz in the mix, groove in the grass and support the local arts community in historic downtown Basalt. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants. The free concert series opens with live classic rock by the Bo Hale Treatment.

6 p.m. Wednesday, July 8 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

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

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Wyly Art Center: Sarah Peterson Artist Talk

BASALT — In preparation for the opening of her July art exhibit, “Retrospective: Intimate Gestures,” artist Sarah Peterson will discuss her watercolor technique. Peterson is this year’s Wyly Art Center Creative Force Award honoree. The exhibit runs through July 31.

5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9

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

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123 and http://www.wylyarts.org

Bookcliffs Arts Center: Hilltop Summer Concert Series

RIFLE — The Bookcliffs Arts Center’s free Hilltop Summer Concert Series continues on the Hilltop Stage. Bring your chairs, blankets, and dancing feet for the Bone Tree Band.

6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 9

Admission: Free

1100 E. 16th St.

Info: http://www.bookcliffsartscenter.org

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.

Info: http://www.utetheater.com

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — At the top of Iron Mountain, enjoy live music starting at the Local’s Choice Favorite Place to View the Sunset, along with food and drink specials. On Friday, July 10, Frank Martin and Aaron Taylor bring Americana to life: the heart of country, the fire of bluegrass, the spirit of folk, the passion of blues, the twists of jazz. Their resume includes four years together in Carbondale’s Let Them Roar (formerly All The Pretty Horses).

5-9 p.m. Friday, July 10, with free tram after 4 p.m., live music starts at 5 p.m.

Admission: Guests ride the tram for free after 4 p.m. with the ad clipped or printed from the Post Independent

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

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

Wyly Annex: Ingrid Magidson Artist Reception

BASALT — The Wyly Annex hosts an opening reception, free and open to the public, for internationally acclaimed, collected artist Ingrid Magidson. Her work features Renaissance images layered with antique objects and transparent sheets. The exhibit runs through Aug. 5.

5-7 p.m. Friday, July 10

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

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.wylyarts.org

Wyly Art Center: Sarah Peterson Artist Reception

BASALT — The Wyly Annex hosts an opening reception, free and open to the public, for nationally exhibited artist Sarah Peterson. Her exhibit, “Retrospective: Intimate Gestures,” featuring her watercolor paintings, runs through July 31.

5-7 p.m. Friday, July 10

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

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123 and http://www.wylyarts.org

CCAH: “12 By 2” Artist Beat Event: Poetry Reading

CARBONDALE — CCAH’s exhibition, “12 By 2: A Conversation Between Poets and Visual Artists,” has touched the viewing public since opening on June 12. The poetry of the show comes alive during the “12 By 2” Artist Beat’s Poetry Reading. Hear participating poets perform their work, view the gallery exhibition, and meet with the artists. Happy hour libations will be provided.

5:30-7 p.m. Friday, July 10

Admission: Free

CCAH’s R2 Gallery in The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St.

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

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.

Register: http://www.cruiseathong.com

Info: 946-3663

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Gigi Love and the Mystics

REDSTONE — Gigi Love and the Mystics play live bluegrass, folk and country music in the park for Redstone’s weekly Magical Moments Summer Concert Series.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 11

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Town of Carbondale and Steve’s Guitars: Summer Music in the Park

CARBONDALE — Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy free live music at Sopris Park as popular Carbondale band Let Them Roar opens the show for Front Range band Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams. Part Hank Williams and part Johnny Depp, Wofford and his popular Denver band bring a potent mix of rocked up honky tonk and western swing. They have played at Red Rocks and the Fillmore and a flatbed truck so they come ready to entertain for this free family-friendly event. There will be no alcohol sales.

4-7 p.m. Sunday, July 12

Admission: Free

Sopris Park, 640 County Road 106

Info: 379-3625 and http://www.carbondale.com/events

Steve’s Guitars: Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams

CARBONDALE — After music in Sopris Park, Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams move over to Steve’s Guitars in downtown Carbondale to play for an intimate audience. One of Colorado’s most popular and enduring acts, the Hi-Beams play Rootsy but not revivalist, rollicking, rocked-up Texas honky tonk and western swing, equal parts original and classic.

8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 12

19 N. Fourth St.

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

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

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: Crowlin Ferlies

BASALT — Downtown Basalt’s free concert series continues with live music by Celtic bluegrass group Crowlin Ferlies. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants.

6 p.m. Wednesday, July 15 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free, live music in the park continues with blues by Otis Taylor and opening act Damian Smith.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Downtown Glenwood Merchants: Day Out Downtown

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood’s downtown businesses join forces the third Thursday of each month and offer various promotions to enhance your downtown experience.

All day Thursday, July 16

Admission: Free

Downtown Glenwood Springs

Info: 928-0620 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Day-Out-Downtown-Glenwood-Springs/793374357383456

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Old Towne Pickers

REDSTONE — Dance to the old-timey sounds of blues, folk and country by the Old Towne Pickers for music in the park as Redstone’s weekly Magical Moments Summer Concert Series continues.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 18

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.): Bow Wow Film Fest

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Bow Wow is a traveling film festival that celebrates, educates and inspires all things doggie (with or without their human) through the art of short film that will benefit C.A.R.E.

7 p.m. Sunday, July 19

Admission: $12/adult presale, $15/door, $7/children 12 and younger

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St.

Info: http://www.bowwowfilmfest.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

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: The Starletts

BASALT — Downtown Basalt’s free concert series continues with live Motown and soul by Carbondale’s The Starletts. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants.

6 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free, live music in the park continues with the blues and boogie woogie by the Lionel Young Band and opener Rich Ganson each Wednesday evening.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

Bookcliffs Arts Center: Hilltop Summer Concert Series

RIFLE — The Bookcliffs Arts Center’s free Hilltop Summer Concert Series continues on the Hilltop Stage. Bring your chairs, blankets, and dancing feet for the Porch Pickers.

6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 23

Admission: Free

1100 E. 16th St.

Info: http://www.bookcliffsartscenter.org

Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In: 12th Annual Grand River Classic Car Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — For two days only, check out vintage rides at the 12th Annual Grand River Car Classic Car Show. The summer event opens with a barbecue and street dance on Friday night at Vicco’s Charcoalburger in West Glenwood Springs. The fun continues Saturday with breakfast at Glenwood Springs High School.

6 p.m. Friday, July 24 and breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 25

Admission: Free

Vicco’s Charcoalburger, 51659 Highway 6 and Glenwood Springs High School, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1008

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.

4 p.m. Friday, July 24 through 9 p.m. Sunday, July 26

Admission: Free

Sopris Park, Seventh and Main

Info: http://www.carbondalearts.com

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Kraig Kenning

REDSTONE — Singer-songwriter and slack-key guitarist Kraig Kenning plays live music in the park as Redstone’s weekly Magical Moments Summer Concert Series continues.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 25

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: The Drunken Hearts

BASALT — Downtown Basalt’s free concert series continues with live alt-Americana music by The Drunken Hearts. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants.

6 p.m. Wednesday, July 29 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Summer of Music 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Grove Trotters play genres ranging from jazz to reggae and blues and rock to funk, with opener ATV, rounds out the Summer of Music 2015 season.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29

Admission: Free

Two Rivers Park Bandshell, 740 Devereux Road

Info: http://www.glenwoodarts.org

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

Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Doctor Robert

REDSTONE — Beatles tribute band Doctor Robert returns to the Magical Moments Summer Concert Series for live music in the park.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Highway 133

Info: 963-8240

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: Latin Jazz Express

BASALT — Downtown Basalt’s free concert series continues with live Afro-Cuban jazz, bossa nova, Latin jazz by Latin Jazz Express. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants.

6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

Basalt Summer ArtsBeat: Trout Steak Revival

BASALT — Downtown Basalt’s free concert series continues with live Colorado bluegrass by the Front Range’s Trout Steak Revival. Attendees are invited to bring their own picnic supper or purchase a box dinner from participating local restaurants.

6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12 (rain or shine)

Admission: Free

Lions Park, 101 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.facebook.com/BasaltDowntown and http://www.basaltdowntown.com/events

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

Ann Korogolos Gallery: “The Feminist Eye”

BASALT — The female perspective is the focus and features work by photographers Sandra Lee Kaplan and Kathyrn Rabinow and painters Roseta Santiago and Dinah Worman through July 5.

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.

Info: http://www.korologosgallery.com/the-feminine-eye

Wyly Art Center: “Reinterpretations”

BASALT — Featuring acrylic, watercolor and ink portrait paintings by Basalt High School junior Savy Cheatham, with instructor Nancy Lovendahl, this exhibit follows Cheatham’s progression from location-based impressionistic art pieces to red ink and pencil drawings. Offered through the Claudette Carter Art Mentors Program, the exhibition runs through July 4.

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

Admission: Free

99 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-412, email us at art@wylyarts.org and http://www.wylyarts.org

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.

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

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.

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 http://www.carbondalearts.com

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 arts@wyly.org and http://www.wylyarts.org

Gallery 809: Pam Wadsworth

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.

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: http://www.gallery809.com

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 http://www.bonedaleballet.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.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

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

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

Info: http://www.carbondalerodeo.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 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

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

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

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

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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