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Redstone Community Association: Fourth of July Celebration

REDSTONE — This annual community party starts at 10 a.m. with a pie sale at the museum in Redstone Park along the Crystal River. Kids can prepare for the parade with a bike decorating party at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the Redstone Inn. Parade begins at noon along Redstone Boulevard. At 1 p.m., the Carbondale Rural Fire Protection District and the Crystal Club Cafe host kids’ water games, followed by the Ducky Derby community fundraiser at 2:30 p.m. Derby tickets sold at the park.

Activities start at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4

Downtown Redstone (off State Highway 133)


Rifle Parks & Recreation Dept.: July Fourth Kids’ Bike Parade

RIFLE — The Rifle Parks & Recreation Dept. hosts a kids bike parade where children will decorate their bikes in an Independence Day theme. Participants meet at the community lot (corner of West Second Street and Railroad Avenue). At the parade’s end, the Boy Scouts host a flag ceremony followed by a cheerleading demonstration by the youth in the department’s summer cheerleading program, a slack lining demonstration, and games.

10 a.m. Friday, July 4

Parade starts on West Second Street, ending at Heinze Park

Info: 665-6480 and

Carbondale Chamber and Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): Boogie in Bonedale

CARBONDALE — The annual Boogie in Bonedale celebration returns, including a kids’ parade at 10:30 a.m. on Main Street. A celebration follows in Sopris Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring free watermelon and ice cream and a pool party at the John M. Fleet Memorial Pool. July’s First Friday celebration follows from 5-9 p.m.

Kids’ parade at 10:30 a.m., activities run through 9 p.m. Friday, July 4

Main Street, Sopris Park and John M. Fleet Memorial Pool

Info: 963-1680, and

Apple Tree Park: New Castle Freedom Celebration

NEW CASTLE — An old-fashioned, family gathering including games for kids, music and a fireworks display at dusk. The event begins at noon with a flag-raising ceremony by Cub Scout Pack 221. Entertainment and live music starts at 5:30 p.m. and a fireworks display takes place at 9:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Activities start at noon Friday, July 4

5033 County Road 335

Info: 984-2943

Roaring Fork Beer Company: Fourth of July Party

CARBONDALE — Roaring Fork Beer Company celebrates the holiday by tapping Hoppa Road, an Imperial IPA. Slow Groovin BBQ from Marble serves award-winning BBQ from its food truck parked outside of the tap room. Music by Sleight of Hand at 5:30 p.m.

2 p.m. Friday, July 4

1941 Dolores Way

Admission: Free


Thunder River Theatre Company’s: American Buffalo”

CARBONDALE — “American Buffalo” by David Mamet, known for his spectacular ability to create a street vernacular, runs through July 5 at TRTC. The story is set in a mysterious landscape in which there can never be any accuracy about what is true and what is illusion.

2 p.m. matinee Friday, July 4, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5

Admission: $12-$22

67 Promenade

Tickets and info: 963-8200 and

The Eagles Club: Fourth of July Celebration

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free membership Fourth of July celebration featuring a home-cooked BBQ dinner of ribs, potato salad, and baked beans. DJ Daytona plays throughout the night.

5 p.m. Friday, July 4

312 Seventh St.

Admission: Meal is free, with donations supporting the Fanny Gonzales Cancer Fund


Carbondale Beer Works: Fourth of July BBQ

CARBONDALE — Ring in First Friday and the July Fourth holiday with handcrafter beer and homemade barbecue, and live music. No cover.

Live music starts at 5 and 9 p.m. Friday, July 4

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Beer, wine and spirits tastings

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

5-7 p.m. Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5

732 Cooper Ave.


Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: New Summer Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-friendly theater show with professional talent performing a variety of comedy skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and new and original material such as an all-new rap, Gary’s Dramatic Readings, and more of the popular Babies act. Food from Glenwood restaurants, drinks and entertainment with show following.

6:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Uptown Strutters

BASALT — Celebrate the July Fourth holiday with a funk, blues, jazz and dance party with the Uptown Strutters.

7 p.m. Friday, July 4

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Ghandi’s Indian Cuisine: Belly Dance Performance

CARBONDALE — Belly dance performance with a live drummer. Enjoy Indian food or just have a drink and experience an exotic evening every first Friday of the month.

7:30 p.m. Friday, July 4

1054 Highway 133

Admission: Free


Steve’s Guitars: The Comfort Kings

CARBONDALE — The Comfort Kings is a trio of acoustic string players from the Cedar Valley of Iowa. They play old-timey instruments including guitar, mandolin, banjo and fiddle and add the harmonica and foot percussion.

8 p.m. Friday, July 4

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and

Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Brock McLeod

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Roaring Fork Valley singer songwriter Brock McLeod plays live above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse. No cover.

noon Saturday, July 5

308 Seventh St.


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank and guest

BASALT — Live acoustic jazz, funk, rock and dance music on the Heather’s deck.

7 p.m. Saturday, July 5

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Acoustic duo Feeding Giants with Keven and Andrea play Saturday at Kanpai. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Musician Chris Phillips plays brunch in Basalt with live classical music by Bach, Bernstein, Tarrega and other great composers. No cover.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 6

166 Midland Ave.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Elliot Leonard and Lorraine and Craig Curry play live folk and bluegrass outdoors above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s. No cover.

noon Sunday, July 6

308 Seventh St.


Two Rivers Park: South Canyon 20th Anniversary Commemoration

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — With 20 years since the South Canyon Fire took 14 firefighters’ lives on Storm King Mountain, a variety of area agencies and organizations host a moving tribute to the fallen firefighters. The event features bag pipes and drummers and an Honor Guard presentation along with a moment of silence. Free and open to the public.

4:45-6 p.m. Sunday, July 6

740 Devereux Road


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Suzzanne Paris

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Singer-songwriter Suzzanne Paris plays folk, rock and blues above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s. No cover.

6 p.m. Sunday, July 6

308 Seventh St.



Glenwood Springs Branch Library: Larry Rynearson

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood author Larry Rynearson speaks about his entertaining book, “Colorado’s Historic Mountain Passes.”

6 p.m. Tuesday, July 8
413 Ninth St.

Info: 945-5958 and

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Summer of Music: The Samples

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Summer of Music series returns with longtime Colorado favorites The Samples, playing reggae-influenced rock and pop. Suzzanne Paris opens the show at 6:30 p.m. Rain or shine, enjoy free community music each Wednesday at Two Rivers Park. Food vendors compliment the series. Bring a donation and leave pets, smokes and glass bottles at home.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9

Two Rivers Park


SoL Theatre Co.: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

CARBONDALE — Arguably William Shakespeare’s most well-known comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ brings magical charm and illusions of love to the Waldorf theatre stage in Carbondale.

7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and Friday July 11; and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Tickets: $10/students and $15/adults

Waldorf School auditorium, 16543 Colorado 82

Info: (720) 936-9732 and

Wyly Annex: “Stewart Oksenhorn: photographer”

BASALT — A celebration of the late Aspen Times arts editor’s achievement as a concert photographer. The exhibit runs July 8-31 and is open to the public.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 11

Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Wyly Art Center: “Inside Out”

BASALT — A site-specific installation of ceramic sculpture and encaustic paintings by Cesark. . The exhibit runs July 8 through Aug. 28 and is open to the public.

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 11

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Gallery 809: Rande Price Brewer

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Stop by Gallery 809 in July to view all new paintings by guest artist Rande Price Brewer. Come in July 11 for an opening reception featuring classic rock and blues on the patio by El Kabong and food and beverages.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 11

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

CMC’s ArtShare Gallery: David Wharton

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A series of art-paper watercolors and three-dimensional altar pieces by Montana artist David Wharton are on display at the CMC ArtShare Gallery through Aug. 27.

Artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 11

Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and

Glenwood Springs Garden Club: 2014 Garden Tour

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rain or shine, there will be 10 gardens on the tour, including Glenwood’s Community Gardens, and Four Mile Creek Bed and Breakfast and Best Kept Secret Bed and Breakfast’s gardens. Proceeds help Garden Club continue with their civic garden projects and funding for the projects.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday July 12

Tickets; $10/advance, $15/day of tour Advanced sales from Glenwood Springs Garden Club members, Eagle Crest Nursery and

Starts at Glenwood Springs Community Gardens, 100 Wulfsohn Road

Info: Sharill at 945-4004, Michele at 948-5820 and

Celebration of Life: Uriah Shaffer

CARBONDALE — Join Uriah Shaffer’s family and friends to dance, sing, play, co-create, and share memories in his memory with storytelling, live music by Poke Squid, Jack and Jill, The Williams Brothers Band, Knocean, Tierro, Sea Stars and special guests Kan’Nal, fire dancing by Illumicirque and Sol Weavers, visual arts, and food.

This event is all-ages and free.

noon Saturday July 12

312 29 Road (Parking across the street with entry under 29 Road bridge)

RSVP: On Facebook or by calling 618-3850 to be put on the will call list for food and drinks.

Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Jay Roemer

REDSTONE — Singer-songwriter with a distinctive and original approach to bluegrass, folk and country music.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 12

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.

Info: 963-8240 and

CCAH: Free funk concert

CARBONDALE — An evening of free music in the park with Paa Kow, fusing rhythm and artistry from his home in Ghana with jazz and African pop. At 7 p.m. The Main Squeeze, from Chicago, takes the stage offering a variety of music genres including funk.

5 p.m. Sunday, July 13

Sopris Park

Info: 963-1680 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

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Art Guild’s Summer Showcase

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — View the Art Guild’s Summer Showcase at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts gallery.

Admission: Free

601 E Sixth St.

Info: 945-2412, email, and

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH): “Landscape and Landmarks”

CARBONDALE — “Landscapes and Landmarks” features landscape artists Mary Cervantes, Mary Noone, Charles O. Bailey, Greg Watts, Brian Colley, Mark Simpkins, Carrie Trippe, and Nicole Kinsler. On display throughout the month.

Admission: Free

CCAH R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.

Info:, and 963-1680

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare: Ron Bimrose

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Painting and collage on paper by artist Ron Bimrose will be featured in the exhibit “Reclamation/Reformation” at the CMC ArtShare Gallery in Glenwood Springs.

Gallery hours: weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 or

Gallery 809: CMC Student Art Show

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Art exhibit featuring art by Colorado Mountain College students.

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.


New Castle Recreation Dept.: Youth Dance Classes

NEW CASTLE — On Mondays in June, in partnership with ArtillumA Dance Company, New Castle Rec is offering dance classes for ages 3-9. Participants learn the basics of ballet, jazz and tap. Shoes provided.

Fee: $120/14 weeks

423 W. Main St.

Registration and info: 984-3352 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

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

Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Tuesdays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Well-known master raconteur Jack Green shares his storytelling techniques.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the bell ringing at 7 p.m., Tuesdays

Admission: $7.17 (more or less) or a pair of eye glasses with the lens to be donated to the Lions Club

4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: 618-0911

Rhythm & Grace Carbondale: Music and dance

CARBONDALE — Weekly class hosted by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet appropriate for anyone with Parkinson’s disease, no matter how advanced. Dance experience not required.

1-2 p.m. Wednesdays

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Register: (866) 718-2996 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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