Here’s what’s happening in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 6/9/17-6/15/17

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This week

Michelle McCurdy

June 9, 5-8 p.m. McCurdy, a Colorado Mountain College pottery instructor, is June’s featured artist. Meet McCurdy and enjoy Strawberry Days-inspired snacks.

Cooper Corner Gallery, 315 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs | 945-5199 |

Basalt Second Friday Art Walk

June 9, 5-7 p.m. Seven participating galleries open their doors for a night of food, beverage and, of course, art. Visit the Ann Korologos Gallery, The Art Base, Art of Hair Gallery/Salon, Colori, Tania Dibbs Studio & Gallery, Toklat Gallery and DB Studio & Gallery.

Downtown Basalt | Free

Full Moon Sound Healing Meditation

June 9, 6 p.m. Join Dawn Sagonias for relaxation and renewal with gentle yoga, meditation and a sound bath of gongs, crystal singing bowls and other instruments. The full moon is a time to let go of things, people, and circumstances that no longer serve you. Embrace your center and recalibrate with the sounds of sacred instruments and support for your path.

Fahrenheit Body Spas, 241 Robinson St., Basalt | $30; $25 for Fahrenheit members and package holders | 315-1234 |

Chris Bank & Mark Johnson

June 9, 7 p.m. Chris Bank has performed in concert with 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 |

Leonard Curry Trio

June 9, 9 p.m.-midnight Enjoy a fun mix of Americana music.

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

Lower Roaring Fork River Float

June 10, 8 a.m. Spend a morning with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors floating the Lower Roaring Fork River. Afterward, head to Coryell Ranch for a cook-out, music and the opportunity to try stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, fly rods and the latest gear from local outfitter shops.

Coryell Ranch, CR 109, Carbondale | $10-$45 |

Basalt Public Arts Motio 2.0 Opening Celebration

June 10, 2 p.m. Grab your friends and bike, walk or drive to all five sculptures throughout Basalt and Willits in celebration of this inaugural installation of public art. Start downtown, where you’ll enjoy face painting and bike decorations before a community ride to each site. The ride ends at Lions Park at 4 p.m. with special performances, free ice cream and surprises.

Downtown Basalt | Free | 927-4031 |

Masquerade Gala

June 10, 5 p.m. Thunder River Theatre Company’s biggest annual soiree raises money for the theatre’s annual season, Theatre for Young Audiences, classes, student and Latino outreach, improv and cabaret programs. The evening includes cocktails and appetizers, dinner, live auction and entertainment provided by TRTC’s popular Consensual Improv! comedy troupe.

The Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale | $100-$160 | 970-963-8200 |

The Little Mermaid

June 10, 6:30 p.m. Students of Crystal River Ballet School presents the Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tale with beautiful costumes, music and sets.

Roaring Fork High School, 2270 Highway 133, Carbondale | $15, $10 students and seniors, 3 and younger free | 987-4880 |

LP Herd

June 10, 7 p.m. LP Herd’s sound is defined by Patty Herd’s bluesy, sultry voice and Larry Herd’s jazz/blues-inspired guitar style.

Heathers Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave, Basalt


Music on the Mountain

June 10, 4 p.m. and June 11, 2 p.m. Enjoy music for free with the donation of at least one can of food, which benefits the LiftUp food pantry. Sax and flute player Bryan Savage performs June 10 and Integrantes del Norte performs June 11.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs | Free with can of food | 945-4228 |

Wilderness First Aid Course

June 10-11 This two-day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel in the outdoors. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations.

Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road, Carbondale | $225 | 970-963-9647

Brunch with Smokin’ Joe Kelly

June 11, 11 a.m. Enjoy brunch with music from Smokin’ Joe Kelly, who was a guitarist for Ike and Tina Turner, Tina Turner solo and Bill Wither.

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

Community Constellation with Carol Sure

June 11, 12:30 p.m. Systemic Family Constellation is a unique approach that starts with you and any issue. Problems that are difficult to overcome are often rooted in trauma passed down from our parents, grandparents, our ancestral lineage. The work deepens and strengthens over time for the client, the representatives and for those observing.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale | $65 participant or observer; $150 focus client | 831-218-5770 |

Car Show

June 11, 4 p.m. Classic Cars, Rat Rods, Bar B Que, and live Music with Johnny Kongo to celebrate seven-year anniversary of the New Castle Diner.

New Castle Diner, 820 Castle Valley Blvd. # 101, New Castle | Free | 984-3700 |

Larry Rynearson

June 13, 6 p.m. Learn about the legends of Glenwood Canyon with Larry Rynearson, celebrated local author of “Colorado’s Historic Mountain Passes.” He will discuss some of the places and events that have shaped our canyon, as told in his second book, “Legends of Glenwood Canyon: a History of Colorado’s Premier River Canyon.” Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free | 945-5958 |

Suzzanne Paris & Friends

June 13, 7 p.m. Suzzane Paris’ vocals glide over breathy acoustic rock songs as easily as they roar over classic rock-inspired blues and R&B.

Heathers Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave, Basalt


Open Mic Night

June 13, 7 p.m. Spend some time with Willie Bean as he shows off his talent, and let him hear yours. Bring your own instruments or use ours. Have the house band play alone with you or go solo, whichever you prefer.

K Seas Wing House, 910 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs


Didgeridoo Down Under

June 13-15 Kick off the Garfield County library summer reading program with Didgeridoo Down Under, a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound. Didgeridoo Down Under begins seven weeks of programming held at each of the six libraries. Carbondale: June 13, 10:30 a.m.; Glenwood Springs: June 13, 1:30 p.m.; New Castle: June 14, 1:30 p.m.; Rifle: June 15, 10:30 a.m.; Parachute: June 15, 1:30 p.m.

Various locations | Free | 963-2889 |

America at Heart

June 15, 5-7 p.m. Group exhibition “America At Heart: It’s the West, Honey …” celebrates the rugged individualism of the western frontier with featured works by Heather Foster, Terry Gardner, Peggy Judy, Sandy Kaplan and Simon Winegar.

Ann Korologos Gallery, 211 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 927-9668 |

An Evening of No Judgment

June 15, 7-9 p.m. Evening of No Judgment is an evening of invitation to move beyond judgment and create a business, body and life you love. “The No Judgment Diet” founder Katherine McIntosh will facilitate this two-hour event as you explore dynamic tools to remove unconscious blocks, discover how to change any area of your life and increase your energy and joy. I

Marriott Courtyard, 105 Wulfsohn Road, Glenwood Springs | Free, please register |

Aspen 440

June 15, 7 p.m. Aspen 440 is made up of a group of musicians who have played with all-star acts and are renowned in their own rights.

Heathers Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave, Basalt


Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series 2017

June 17, 6 p.m. Gigi Love is the first Trails and Rails Troubadour on Amtrak for the National Parks. Her voice is golden and her songs unique.

Redstone Park, Redstone | Free |

Hap Harriman and Dana Underwood

June 17, 7 p.m. Hap and the RFV’s favorite song bird.

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



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 |

Threw and Thru

Through June 30 This solo exhibition by Matthew Eames features an installation by Eames 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 |

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 |

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

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

Rhythm on the River

Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Poolside concerts return to Iron Mountain Hot Springs through June.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs, 281 Centennial St., Glenwood Springs | $25; $17 ages 3 – 12 | 945-4766 |

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 |

Ricky Lively

See the work of Ricky Lively, an acrylic artist.

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

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

“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 |

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