Here’s what’s happening in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 6/23/17-6/29/17 | PostIndependent.com

Here’s what’s happening in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 6/23/17-6/29/17

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FRIDAY

Colorado Artists Violet Hour

June 23, 5 p.m. Learn about Colorado Artists, the state’s trade association for visual artists. An artist or other art professional will share useful career tips for 15 minutes with time for Q-and-A, then the remaining time will be devoted to connecting with kindred spirits. RSVP at info@coloradoartists.org.

Sammy’s Rocky Mountain Steakhouse, 412 Park Ave., Rifle | Free | coloradoartists.org

Midnight Stone Kitchen

June 23, 9 p.m.-midnight Enjoy acoustic original bluegrass and Americana music.

Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | 928-8813 | theriversrestaurant.com

SATURDAY

Culturing Dairy with Maria Hodkins

June 24, 1 p.m. Learn to make fresh cultured dairy basics at home with all the living enzymes and benecial bacteria intact. Learn to make yogurts and learn about different varieties, Kefir and crème fraiche.

Sustainable Settings Ranch, 6107 CO-133, Carbondale | $60 | 963-6107 | sustainablesettings.org

Murder Mystery Dinner at the O.K. Corral

June 24, 5 and 8 p.m. Dress up as your favorite character from the Old West and solve a mystery as you dine on a three-course, prix fixe menu. Reservations required.

Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar, 702 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs | $50 | 945-7692 | rivieraglenwood.com

AJ Finney

June 24, 7:30 p.m. Stylistically manic, artistically brilliant, AJ Finney is an eclectic Midwesterner with a passion for the psychedelic scene of the ’60s. Comedy, jam bands and Volkswagens, that’s him.

Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, 150 Main St., Carbondale | $5 | 963-7008 | marbledistilling.com

CAT YOGA AT COLORADO ANIMAL RESCUE

June 24, 2:15-3:15 and 3:30-4:30 p.m. Join cat-lover Faith Lipori and friends along with the felines of CARE in Yoga with Cats, a hips and hamstrings practice. Cat adoption fees will be $25 from 2-5 p.m.

Colorado Animal Rescue, 2801 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs | $20 minimum donation | 970-947-9173 | coloradoanimalrescue.org

SUNDAY

The Great Escape

June 25, 2 p.m. Learn about refugees in a race that is designed to educate and sensitize people to the challenges refugees face as they flee their homelands. Three- or five-mile walk or run, teams of three to six people. Proceeds benefit Refugee and Hope International.

Apple Tree Park, 503 County Road 335, New Castle | $15 per person | 779-4080 | active.com

WEEKDAYS

Suzzanne Paris & Friends

June 27, 7 p.m. Singer/songwriter Suzzanne Paris has toured, recorded and played with artists such as Dave Mason (Traffic), Jeffrey Skunk Baxter (Steely Dan), Bo Diddley, Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix), Richie Havens, Stephen Stills (CSN&Y), John Denver, Michael Bolton, Phil Brown (Little Feat) and many others.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Colorado Bike to Work Day

June 28, 7-9 a.m. Celebrate Colorado Bike to Work Day by riding your bicycle, and get a free breakfast at any of three stations in Glenwood Springs (RFTA West Glenwood Park and Ride; Glenwood Springs City Hall; or Alpine Bank) or one in Carbondale (Carbondale Park and Ride). Pick up the new Glenwood Springs bicycle map, along with info on safe cycling and bikes on buses, and enter a drawing for bicycle prizes.

Multiple locations | Free | 704-9200 | garfieldcleanenergy.org

Josefina Mendez, Mark Johnson and Tim Fox

June 28, 7 p.m. Josefina Mendez sings in English, Spanish and Portuguese combining swing, bossa nova, samba, tangos and boleros. Her band consists of Tim Fox and Mike Facey. Mark Johnson is a Heather’s favorite performer.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Paul Cohen

June 29, 5:30 p.m. Reading from and signing “The Glamshack.” An Iowa Writers Workshop Graduate, Paul Cohen’s was nominated for a Pushcart Press Editor’s Book Award, and “The Glamshack” was listed as a Most Anticipated Small Press Book of 2017.

Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-4311 | basaltlibrary.org

Smokin’ Joe & Zoe

June 29, 7 p.m. Smokin’ Joe Kelly was a guitarist for Ike and Tina Turner, Tina Turner solo and Bill Withers. He is accompanied by Zoe Lasser, a bassist and soulful vocalist in her own right.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Open Mic Night

June 29, 7:30 p.m. If you sing, play guitar, any musical instrument, tell jokes (funny ones) or read poetry, show us what you’ve got! Sign up begins at 7, and the mic goes live at 7:30 p.m. Bring your own instruments.

Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, 150 Main St., Carbondale | Free | 963-7008 | marbledistilling.com

UPCOMING

Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises

June 30, 6 p.m. TRE is a technique that uses a series of simple stretching exercises to gently trigger the body’s natural healing response to release stress and tension. Learn and experience this body-based method of stress release and prevention.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale | $10-$20 | 379-3486

Uptown Strutters

June 30, 7 p.m. Roberta Lewis, David Bluefield, Steve Cole and Billy Harmon have individually toured and recorded with a variety of internationally renowned artists. Together, they are the Uptown Strutters.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Funky Brunch

July 2, 11 a.m. Enjoy brunch and music from Mark Johnson.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Suzzanne Paris & Friends

July 4, 7 p.m. Singer/songwriter Suzzanne Paris has toured, recorded and played with artists such as Dave Mason (Traffic), Jeffrey Skunk Baxter (Steely Dan), Bo Diddley, Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix), Richie Havens, Stephen Stills (CSN&Y), John Denver, Michael Bolton, Phil Brown (Little Feat) and many others.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

LP Herd

July 5, 7 p.m. Larry and Patty Herd hail from the Austin music scene. Their sound is defined by Patty’s bluesy sultry voice and Larry’s jazz/blues inspired guitar style.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Filoha Meadows Firefly and Rare Orchid Walk

July 5, 10 and 18, 7 p.m. Fireflies, rare orchids and thermal wetlands are only part of what makes Filoha Meadows special. Join local botanist Lisa Tasker, Roaring Fork Conservancy educators, and Pitkin County Open Space and Trails rangers to tour areas typically closed to public access while discussing issues surrounding Filoha Meadows and the Crystal River Valley. This program is appropriate for those 12 years and older, and minors must be accompanied by a parent. Be prepared for walking on uneven terrain. Registration required.

Filoha Meadows Open Space, Colorado 133, Redstone | Free | 927-1290

Smokin’ Joe and Zoe

July 6, 7 p.m. Smokin’ Joe Kelly was a guitarist for Ike and Tina Turner, Tina Turner solo and Bill Withers. He is accompanied by Zoe Lasser, bassist and soulful vocalist in her own right.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Chris Bank and Mark Johnson

July 7, 7 p.m. Chris Bank has performed in concert with pop artist Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, John Denver, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Buffet, and Francine Reed, as well as jazz greats Ernie Watts and Nelson Rangell.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Brunch with Smokin’ Joe Kelly

July 9, 11 a.m. Smokin’ Joe Kelly was a guitarist for Ike & Tina Turner, Tina Turner Solo, and later with Bill Wither

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Suzzanne Paris & Friends

July 11, 7 p.m. Singer/songwriter Suzzanne Paris has toured, recorded and played with artists such as Dave Mason (Traffic), Jeffrey Skunk Baxter (Steely Dan), Bo Diddley, Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix), Richie Havens, Stephen Stills (CSN&Y), John Denver, Michael Bolton, Phil Brown (Little Feat) and many others.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Josefina Mendez, Mark Johnson & Tim Fox

July 12, 7 p.m. Josefina Mendez sings in English, Spanish and Portuguese combining swing, bossa nova, samba, tangos and boleros. Her band consists of Tim Fox and Mike Facey. Mark Johnson is a Heather’s favorite performer.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Haden Gregg, Hap Harriman & Dana Underwood

July 13, 7 p.m. Haden Gregg and Hap Harriman have recorded and toured with international musicians. Paired with singer/songwriter Dana Underwood, you get a trio everyone loves.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

Uptown Strutters

July 14, 7 p.m. Roberta Lewis, David Bluefield, Steve Cole and Billy Harmon have individually toured and recorded with a variety of internationally renowned artists. Together, they are the Uptown Strutters.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

The Milemarkers

July 14, 8 p.m. The Milemarkers skillfully crafted original songs have received praise from music promoters and musicians around the valley and beyond.

Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, 150 Main St., Carbondale | Free | 963-7008 | marbledistilling.com

Funky Brunch

July 16, 11 a.m. Enjoy brunch and music from Mark Johnson.

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-0151 | heatherssavorypies.com

ONGOING

Correspondence

Through June 30 A mail art exhibit with collaborative work by Brian Colley, Christopher Dickerson, Staci Dickerson, Laurie Doctor, Deborah Jones, James Katzenberger, Reina Katzenberger (curator), Tracey Kessler, Gabriel Liston, Bonnie Nadzam, Jill Sabella, Laura Stover and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer; additional correspondents include: Robert Burch, Juliana Forbes, Takeo Hiromitsu, Bart Laemmel, More Matter, Andrew Roberts-Gray, and Margie Woods.

The Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St., Carbondale | 970-963-1680 | carbondalearts.com

Threw and Thru

Through June 30 This solo exhibition by Matthew Eames features an installation that plays with the idea of tenuous space. Viewers will be invited to walk through the installation and interact with the work.

Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale | Free | 963-2529 | carbondaleclay.org

Karaoke with Will-E Bean

Mondays, 8 p.m. Choose from live karaoke if the song works, or perform your favorite songs with the original music.

K Seas Wing House, 910 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | 930-6165 | kseaswinghouse.com

Meditation and Dharma Talk

Wednesdays, 6 p.m. The Way of Compassion Dharma Center offers a meditation and dharma talk facilitated by John (Chophel) Bruna. The teaching is also broadcast live via Livestream.com.

Third Street Center, 520 Third St., Carbondale | Donation | 510-0583 | wocdc.org

Trivia Night

Third Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Calling all trivia-goers: Your bar tab’s on the line! Assemble a team of no more than six people – and of course, every team needs a name, so make it a good one. MDC will help pay the winning team’s bar tab (up to $50) for that night and you get to keep the custom marble trivia trophy for the month.

Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, 150 Main St., Carbondale | Free | 963-7008 | marbledistilling.com

Bob Martin

Bob Martin started painting for relaxation and therapeutic reasons 25 years ago.

Midland Arts Company, 101 E. Third St., Rifle | Free | 625-3068 | midlandartscompany.com

Ricky Lively

See the work of Ricky Lively, an acrylic artist.

Bookcliffs Arts Center, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle | Free | 625-1889 | bookcliffsartcenter.org

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Summer Season


Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m.; Sundays, 5 p.m. Summer show runs June 16-Sept. 3. The award-winning show returns with two hours of family-friendly dinner theater show professional talent performing comedy skits, local jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs, and original comedic presentations. Food and drinks (separate purchase) with show immediately following.

Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | $24, $22 seniors and $16 ages 2-12 | 945-9699 | gvrshow.com

Live Piano Music with Dinner

Daily, 7 p.m. Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar melds a fine dining experience with timeless and delightful piano stylings and interpretations. Live music played for all ages during the relaxed dinner hour, offering requests all evening.

Riviera Supper Club, 702 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | 945-7692 | rivieraglenwood.com

Free Wine and Spirits Tastings

Fridays and Saturdays, 5-7 p.m. Enjoy tastings every weekend with different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

Cooper Wine and Spirits, 732 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | facebook.com/CooperWineandSpirits

Crab Dinner and Live Music

Fridays, 5 p.m. Enjoy Friday night crab dinner with 1 and 1/2 pounds of Opilio crab, two sides, and soup or salad bar, followed by live music by the Goodman Band from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse, 1733 Railroad Ave., Rifle | Free; $22.99/dinner | clubfresh.me

Live Music and Dance

Saturdays, 5:30 p.m.-midnight Take free country dance lessons from 5:30-7 p.m., then practice your new moves to live music by Spaghetti Western from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., with a prime rib dinner in between.

Farm Fresh Cafe and Steakhouse, 1733 Railroad Ave., Rifle | Free; $19.99/dinner | clubfresh.me

Open Mic Night

Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. A community open mic hosted by Jeff Rice.

Black Dog Saloon, 219 W. Main St., New Castle | Free | 984-0999 | thedognewcastle.com

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Test your smarts in this weekly pub quiz. Arrive early for a good seat!

Grind, 701 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | geekswhodrink.com

“Trouble Bubbles at the Iron Mountain Hot Springs” Melodrama

Weekends, noon and 2:30 p.m. New at Glenwood Caverns this summer, a mountain-top melodrama! Part ghost story, part mystery and part romantic comedy, “Trouble Bubbles at the Iron Mountain Hot Springs” is an updated version of the American melodrama that’s sure to delight the whole family.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs |

prices vary | glenwoodcaverns.com