Redstone Art Galley: Women’s Winter Weekend Retreat

REDSTONE — Fun, no-pressure painting and cooking classes, yoga, facials, outdoor winter activities, and soaks at the Avalanche Ranch are featured in this relaxing women’s retreat. Price includes all activities and three meals.

All day, Feb. 20-22

Admission: $197

173 Redstone Blvd.

Info and reservations: Stephanie at 963-3790 and

Glenwood Springs Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Locals’ Choice for Best Place to View a Sunset and Best Music Venue is the place to be for Friday Afternoon Club on the mountain, with live music by Chris Bank and food and drink specials from 5-9 p.m., through Feb. 27. Ride the tram free with coupon from the Post Independent. Last tram up is at 8:30 p.m. Bring friends and kick off the weekend in style.

5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free tram ride with PI coupon

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228, e-mail and

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Beer, wine and spirits tastings

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

5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Carbondale Community School: Retro Aprés Ski Party

CARBONDALE — Get funky on the dance floor, take in some Warren Miller films, and enjoy belly-warming beverages by the fire. This old-school ski-themed benefit for the Carbondale Community School at the Third Street Center also features door prizes and a silent auction.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: $25

520 S. Third St.


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, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21

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

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Concert Series: Swing Je T’aime

RIFLE — Upbeat and unconfined jazz band Swing Je T’aime blends gypsy and classical sounds for multi-generational appeal. A lively community event featuring a free post-concert reception.

7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

CMC West Garfield Campus, 3695 Airport Road


Glenwood Springs High School: “Legally Blonde: The Musical”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Featuring music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, this musical story is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name.

Doors at 6:30 p.m., shows at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 20-21 and 27-28; and doors at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, Feb. 28

Admission: $8/children, students with ID and matinee, $12/adults

GSHS Jeannie Miller Theater, 1521 Grand Ave.

Info and tickets: 948-2060, email, and (search Glenwood Springs)

Sopris Theatre Company: “The Women of Lockerbie”

SPRING VALLEY — Colorado Mountain College’s theater department presents “The Women of Lockerbie,” based on the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Directed by Wendy S. Moore, the play focuses on the kindness that can come from horrific acts.

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, Feb. 22

Admission: $10-$15

CMC New Space Theatre, 3000 County Road 115

Tickets and info:

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Smokin’ Joe and Zoe

BASALT — Rock, country and acoustic harmonies with valley duo Smokin’ Joe and Zoe, live at Heather’s Friday night.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and

Steve’s Guitars: KDNK’s C-Town

CARBONDALE — C-Town is KDNK Community Radio’s annual showcase of local talent featuring live music, acting, comedy and skits to celebrate KDNK’s membership drive. Donations at the door go toward medical expenses for Mary Margaret O’Gara, wife of Steve’s owner Steve Standiford.

8-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Recommended donation of at least $5

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Each third Friday of the month, Denver comics head over Vail Pass for live stand-up comedy at Loyal Brothers. This month, popular Denver comic Dick Black headlines and Byron F. Graham, Denver Westword contributing writer and touring comic, features. Guest comics Penny From Heaven and Patrick Scott open the show. A DJ follows the live comedy.

Doors open at 8, show at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099 and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Lively bluegrass duo Cornbred Fed provides free local music on Friday night in the Rivers bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave

Info: 928-8813

Carbondale Beer Works: Logan Brothers

CARBONDALE — Enjoy live acoustic rock and classics with the valley’s own Logan Brothers.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Feb. 20

Admission: Free

647 Main St.


Burning Mountain Disc Golf Course: 2015 New Castle Ice Bowl

NEW CASTLE — New Castle’s annual winter disc golf charity fundraiser is fun for disc golfers of all levels and collects non-perishable food items for Lift-Up of New Castle. This year’s goal is to donate 100 pounds of food and $1,000.

10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 21

Entry: $25, plus five non-perishable food items

Coal Ridge Park, County Road 335

Info: email and

Town of New Castle: Founders Day Celebration

NEW CASTLE — Join in on the festivities of New Castle’s inaugural Founders Day celebration with an old-fashioned potluck, music by the Coal Ridge High School Choir, an appearance by State Representative Bob Rankin, and a community dedication of the Jolley Trail. To bring an old-fashioned potluck dish, call Debbie Nichols at 984-2311 for recipe ideas.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free

New Castle Recreation and Community Center, 423 West Main St.

Info: 984-2346 and

Silt Historical Park: Old West Firearms Historical Presentation

SILT — A discussion/examination of a few historical firearms presented by local author and historian R.W. Boyle, assisted by Mike Miller. Using his Old West Daily Reader for background information on ammunition development and changes in firearms technology in the American West, he will also discuss some of the notable instances in Western History where firearms changed America.

1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

707 Orchard Ave.

Info: 618-4182 and

Advocate Safehouse Project: 14th Annual Lunafest

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Lunafest connects women and their stories and causes through film. This traveling festival spotlights the work of diverse women filmmakers with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes. Eight short films compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings, and motivate you to make a difference in the community.

5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: $20/advance and $25/at the door

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St.

Info: 928-2074 and

Colorado Mountain College’s Phi Theta Kappa and Women’s Forum: “The Vagina Monologues”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The historic Cardiff Schoolhouse hosts this well-known staged reading in honor of the International V-Day Movement to raise awareness for the prevention of violence against women. All proceeds directly benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project.

7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22

Admission: $5/students and $10/general admission

4018 Sky Ranch Dr.

Info: email

Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Dwight F. Ferren

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Guitarist Dwight. F. Ferren plays solo acoustic music early in the evening, followed by rock and blues electric through the night.

7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.


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

BASALT — Live, hot Brazilian jazz with the valley’s talented trio Josefina Mendez, Mikey Facey and Tim Fox Saturday night at Heather’s.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-0151 and

The Designer’s Vault: Painter’s Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy wine and music by musical duo Painter’s Stage in one of Glenwood’s most historical buildings. Colorado’s Cottonwood Cellars and Olathe Winery will serve wine by the glass. Must be 21 with ID.

7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: Free

214 Eighth St. #17

Info: 230-0479

Steve’s Guitars: The Mutton Busters

CARBONDALE — Old-time, six-piece bluegrass band The Mutton Busters plays driving fiddle tunes from the southern Appalachian mountains and features hometown musician JJ Worley. The high-energy band features two guitars, a mandolin, banjo, the fiddle, stand-up bass and harmonious vocals.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Admission: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and


Cardiff Schoolhouse: Patio Party Social

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A community social with yard games at the historic Cardiff Schoolhouse in Conservancy Park on the banks of the Roaring Fork River. The event features a 10-hole cornhole course, plus other games. Tours of the schoolhouse will also be given.

3 p.m. until dark Tuesday, Feb. 24

4018 Sky Ranch Dr.

Info and directions: Jack Green at 618-0911

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): February’s Art Break

CARBONDALE — Take an art break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create, as CCAH provides everything including the space, drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, on hand to facilitate fun art projects. February’s Art Break is Painting Night, featuring acrylic paint to practice painting perspective, shading and more. Fun for every level of artmaker.

5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24

CCAH classroom (Room #9), Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-1680 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Stand-up Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Denver comedian Andrew Orvedahl mixes real-life stories with creative, and often improvised, observations within those stories. He is a regular at Denver’s Comedy Works and has performed at the Aspen, Las Vegas, Seattle, Great American, Bridgetown, and Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festivals. Andrew recently made his late-night and network TV debut, performing on both “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “Last Call with Carson Daly.”

Doors at 7 p.m. for dinner and drinks, show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26

Admission: $25

915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, e-mail and

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): “Hamlet”

CARBONDALE — William Shakespeare’s famous play “Hamlet” comes to TRTC, directed and designed by Lon Winston. Attend opening night and enjoy a catered champagne reception immediately following the performances and visiting with the cast and crew.

7:30 p.m. curtain (except 2 p.m. Sunday matinees) starting with preview Thursday, Feb. 26. Opening night Friday, Feb. 27 running through Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 6-8 and 12-14

Admission: Ticket prices vary

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: 963-8200, e-mail and

New Ute Events Center: Hoot at the Ute

RIFLE — This concert to benefit the Rifle Animal Shelter features live music by the Porch Pickers, Dry Hollow, Tom Evans, Boomtown Players, Rich Huttenhower with Eric Gross, The Missing Link Band and Fifty/50. Concessions will be served.

6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28

Admission: $5 donation at the door

132 E. Fourth St.

Info: email and

Silt Historical Park: Historic Skills Class

SILT — Emily Barham, owner of Me & My House, teaches how to transform vintage furniture into shabby-cottage-chic designs. Attendees will bring a small piece of furniture to work on, or call Emily at 948-6938 so she may bring something from her own antique collection.

1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 1

Admission: $35, includes supplies and donation to the park

707 Orchard Ave.

Info and registration (space limited): 618-4182 and

Glenwood Chamber Resort Association: 2015 Annual Gala

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Chamber’s event of the year, themed “Glenwood Rocks,” featuring music by Cleveland tribute band The Soul Men, and business, Athena and Citizen of the Year awards. Suggested attire is your favorite rockstar or character from the movies.

5:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 7, with cocktails and silent auction in the House of Blues at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. dinner followed by gambling, costume and dance contests, and Blues Brothers’ show.

Admission: $80/person, $160/couple and $1,300/corporate table of 10

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St.

RSVP: 945-0784 and

Info: 945-6589

CCAH: Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza

CARBONDALE — A dynamic and entertaining production featuring local and national designers and artists coming together to create an alluring and thought-provoking event featuring fashion that sparks the imagination and is created from recycled and/or sustainable materials. This show has content not suitable for youngsters but wildly creative and imaginative for adults, and includes a pre-show dessert reception, and beer, wine and martini bars.

Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14

Admission: $30/CCAH members, $35/non-members, and $100 VIP Seating

Carbondale Recreation Center, 567 Colorado Ave.

Info and tickets:

Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC): Lon Winston Theatre Arts Scholarship

CARBONDALE — Lon Winston and TRTC have established a personal scholarship for $1,000, awarded annually to a Roaring Fork Valley high school student (Aspen to Parachute) planning to study theatre arts in college. The first scholarship will be awarded May 2015. The student must be recommended by their drama teacher or director and prepare an audition or present a portfolio for set, costume or light design. Candidates submit three letters of recommendation from teachers focusing on the applicants academic and personal attributes, and should be accepted to a university, college, or conservatory.

Scholarship deadline: Tuesday, March 31

67 Promenade

Info: 963-8200 and e-mail


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: 6×6 Exhibit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Center for the Arts for its largest art exhibit of the year, featuring 100 6-inch-by-6-inch canvases that community members have painted in oil, acrylic, mixed media and other mediums.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414 and

Ann Korologos Galley: Michael Fain: “New Works”

BASALT — New work by Michael Fain’s minimalist series is on display at the gallery.

Through March 9

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.


Gallery 809: “Art from the Heart”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 features artwork and gifts from the heart in February.

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809, e-mail and

Carbondale Clay Center: “A Thing Like Home” Exhibit

CARBONDALE — New sculptural work by Carbondale Clay Center artist-in-residence Molly Berger.

Through Feb. 27

Admission: Free

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 and

CCAH: Life Coaching Through Collage: with Pam Porter

CARBONDALE AND ASPEN — Join art educator and professional life coach Pam Porter on Wednesday or Friday mornings for uplifting creativity coaching exercises and visionary collage work that will help you gain clarity and manifest your dreams. Tea, snacks and materials provided. Space is limited.

Winter session: Feb. 11 to March 20

CCAH’s classroom, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info: 963-5546, e-mail, and

Wyly Annex: “Signify: Sculptures”

BASALT — The “Signify” exhibit features Carbondale residents and acclaimed artists Charmaine Locke and Tai Pomara at the new Wyly Annex. Exhibition runs through March 7.

Gallery hours: 12-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

CCAH: 35th Annual Valley Visual Art Show

CARBONDALE — Join CCAH in celebrating of the artists of the Roaring Fork Valley during the 35th Annual Valley Visual Art Show, featuring more than 60 artists. The show, which includes two-and-three dimensional work created in a variety of mediums, displays in the gallery through First Friday, March 6.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Admission: Free

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

Info: 963-1680 and

Wyly Art Center: “Domestic Wild”

BASALT — “Domestic Wild,” featuring Carbondale resident and internationally exhibited and collected artist Susan Obermeyer Strauss. The exhibit features experimental monotypes; including multiple (7) large format solvent transfer assemblages mounted onto board panels, as well as smaller works arranged as an archive of experience and movement.

Exhibition runs through March 7

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

Admission: Free

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123 and

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare Gallery: “Traces of Place: Sculpture by Alix Knipe”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —Internationally recognized ceramic artist Alix Knipe’s solo exhibit of her work. Based in Carbondale, Knipe has taught ceramic arts at CMC in Rifle and Aspen. She has received numerous academic and fine arts scholarships and awards, among them a Fulbright research fellowship studying pottery in Turkey and a graduate student fellowship studying ceramics in Burma.

Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays though Feb. 27

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 or visit

Redstone Art Gallery: Trains and Art

REDSTONE — Enjoy a holiday train display and complimentary refreshments while shopping at the Redstone Art Gallery to find that special gift. Fine art featured in all media such as handmade jewelry; oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolor paintings; photography; bronze, wood and stone sculptures; fine woodworking; pottery; cards and books by local authors; fiber art; glass blown vessels; and more.

Gallery hours: Jan. 1 to May 1 weekends only

Admission: Free

178 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-3790 and

Glenwood Springs Adventure Park: Winter on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Adventure Park hosts winter activities, including a new 4D movie, holiday light display, fire pits to roast s’mores, cave tours, lighted rides on the Alpine Coaster and Soaring Eagle Zip Ride, and a giant musical Christmas tree. Stay for dinner and try the new family-style menu at the Lookout Grille.

Admission: $13-$39; tram ride $13/adults, $8/kids and Funday Pass $39/adults, $34/kids

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 945-4228, e-mail and

Mousai Gallery: James Vilona Exhibit

CARBONDALE — Mousai Gallery, where Mother Nature and art come together, features James Vilona and Vilona Family Studios, showcasing the Illuminating Selenite Slab Lamp hand-forged by James Vilona. Child and pet friendly.

Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and by appointment any other time

Admission: Free

50 Weant Blvd.


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

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

817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

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

Fee: 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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