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Carbondale Beer Works: First Friday

CARBONDALE — A celebration of the arts, dining, shopping, music and all things Carbondale. Enjoy all four at the Beer Works, featuring local artists’ work on the walls, a locally sourced pub menu, CBW merchandise and live music.

Open at 11:30 a.m., live music starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216, 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, Jan. 2 and Saturday, Jan. 3

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Holiday 2014

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — This two-hour, family-friendly dinner theater show stars professional talent performing comedy skits, seasonal jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original comedic presentations.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2 and Saturday, Jan. 3 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4

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

Trattoria Dionisia: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free music by Painters Stage, featuring valley musicians Noemi and Kristof playing an eclectic selection of styles in a fun family atmosphere.

7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing: Weaving in the Light

CARBONDALE — Join Tara Tippett and the Wolf Moon Weavers for a ceremonial weaving event honoring and bringing in the new year’s intentions with the first full moons light. Bring a friend to find strength in weaving together both inter-relationships and as a whole gathering.

11 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3

Admission: $125/PayPal

Round Room at the Third Street Center, 520 South Third St.

Info: Tara Tippett at (303) 881-2917 and!moon-weavers/c2hr and

Loyal Brothers Lounge: 2015 Capricorn Party

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join Ricky and the rest of the LB Capricorns to celebrate their birthdays this month. DJ Krusher Jones spins music until 2 a.m.

9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099


Glenwood Railroad Museum: White Pass and Yukon Route program

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Alaska’s historic White Pass and Yukon Route is the subject for January, as museum volunteers and board members present this illustrated program that traces the history of this famous Klondike Gold Rush railroad that survives today as a popular excursion railroad.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7

Admission: Free, donations welcome

413 Seventh St.

Info: 945-7044

Garfield County Libraries: Author Visit and Book Signing

GARFIELD COUNTY — “Touching God” by Brad Tyndall takes readers on a journey to far-reaching corners of the world, where he drinks tea with loving Sudanese Muslims, prays in ancient Coptic churches, and whirls with Sufi dervishes in the desert. Meet the author and purchase signed copies in January.

6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, Silt Branch Library; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, Glenwood Springs Branch Library; 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, Carbondale Branch Library; and 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12

Admission: Free

Various locations


Sandy Dorr: “Truth and the Muse”

REDSTONE — Sandy Dorr and yoga teacher Susan Crosby lead this four-day women’s “Writing the Sacred” retreat. Partial need-based scholarships and Paypal are available for the class and retreat. Dorr’s three books and works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have won the American Fiction prize and other national awards.

Thursday, Jan. 8 through Sunday, Jan. 11

Admission: $450

Redstone Inn, 82 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 433-6800 or e-mail sandydorr@bresnan and

Sunlight Mountain Resort: 28th Annual Skier Appreciation Day

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —Themed “$20 Ticket to Paradise” Sunlight’s annual Skier Appreciation Day features $20 lift tickets benefitting the United Way. Attendees are urged to show up in their best beach attire to win a Sunlight Season Pass for 2015-16. Extra points for vintage swimwear and creativity. The Whittingtons perform rock and country hits.

All day Friday, Jan. 9

Admission: Free to the bar and lodge, $20 lift tickets to ski/snowboard

10901 County Road 117

Info: 945-7491 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. Show runs through Feb. 27.

Artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9

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 or visit

Sopris Theatre Company: “The Glorious Ones”

ASPEN — Sopris Theatre Company, formerly CMC Theatre, presents “The Glorious Ones,” a rollicking, fun-filled, bawdy and touching musical about a theater troupe during 16th-century Italy.

7 p.m. special Wheeler Opera House performances in Aspen, Jan. 23-24

Admission: $15/students, CMC staff, faculty and seniors; $20/adults

320 East Hyman Ave.


5Point Film Festival: Submissions Accepted

CARBONDALE — 5Point has more opportunities in 2015 than ever before to screen short films for live audiences. The new season kicks off with the flagship event in Carbondale, and is also launching regional festivals in Asheville, N.C.; Somerville, Mass., and Bellingham, Wash., in 2015. If you don’t have your film finished, you can submit an idea of what you’re working on.

Admissions: For Carbondale, through Feb. 3

Info: e-mail on being a candidate for a 5Point Film Fund grant and


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

Ann Korologos Gallery: “The Gift of Winter”

BASALT — From snowy landscapes by Dinah Worman and Dan Young to the warm florals of Sarah Lamb, “The Gift of Winter” showcases select works perfect for giving and receiving. The exhibit features works from contemporary Western artists, in a wide range of media including bronze, oils, watercolors, and photography. On view through Jan. 4.

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.


Wyly Annex: Bayard Hollins

BASALT — The Wyly Annex hosts an art show for internationally exhibited and collected artist Bayard Hollins. The exhibit dates runs through Jan. 24.

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

Admission: Free

174 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

Glenwood Caverns 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

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

Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Mondays

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., Mondays

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 Dr.

Info: 618-0911

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Open Mic Nights

NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, 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.

8 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays

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

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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