Roaring Fork area weekend planner, May 17-19
Corks & Kegs
6 p.m. Friday — A special culinary tasting event featuring local restaurants, breweries and wineries to raise money for Glenwood Springs public schools. Food, drinks, dancing and a silent auction 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 17. Tickets available at glenwoodedu.org.
Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs | $35-$50
Dinner Theatre Spring Show
6 p.m. Friday & Saturday — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue two-hour family fun dinner theater show, presents professional talent performing a variety of comedy skits, jokes, dance numbers, unique novelty songs and original comedic presentations that are guaranteed to entertain.
Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | $16-$25
Creative District Artists Watercolor Group Show
6 p.m. Friday — The Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Program, along with the Carbondale Creative District, are partnering to present a group watercolor show featuring painters from five of Colorado’s Creative Districts. Opening reception at Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Watercolor artists included in this exhibition are Deb Babcock, Robert Burch, Loretta Casler, Brian Colley, Judy Hazen, Gwen Hill, Spencer Lightfoot, Donna Lyons, Sarah Meyer, Meredith Nemirov, Elisabet Rojas Capilla, Jane Seglem and Nicolette Toussaint. The show runs through June 23. For information, call 970-947-8360 or visit http://www.carbondalecreativedistrict.com.
Glenwood Springs Library, 815 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free
Open Mic Night
7 p.m. Friday — Open mic night. No pre-registry, sign up night of. House instruments available, or bring your own.
Glenwood Springs Brew Garden, 115 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs | Free
GarCo First Responders Day
10 a.m. Saturday — Recognize and celebrate law enforcement, fire protection and emergency services. Kids bounce house, educational community booths with giveaways, free barbecue, law enforcement memorial tribute, live entertainment with Nashville’s Tyler Barham and more.
Silt Stoney Ridge Pavilion, 648 N. Seventh St., Silt | Free
Freddy Jones Band
8 p.m. Saturday — Roots rock act Freddy Jones Band, fronted by the founding member and guitarist Marty Lloyd, and joined by veteran musicians, bassist Rich Ross, guitarist Stu Miller and drummer Goose LaPoint. The band is best known for its number-one hits “In A Daydream” and “Take The Time.”
Ute Theater, 132 W. Fourth St., Rifle | $20-$30 | 970-665-6569
8 p.m. Saturday — Folk-Americana music and craft beer.
Glenwood Springs Brew Garden, 115 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs | No cover
11 a.m. Sunday — Aspen Valley Land Trust’s inaugural SpringFest. Bring your chairs and blankets Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a barbecue picnic on the Strang Ranch in Missouri Heights. Live music by Defiance Stringband and lots of kids activities. For tickets and more information visit http://www.avlt.org/springfest.
Strang Ranch, 0393 County Road 102, Carbondale | $5-$20
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