Garfield County Weekend Planner August 16-18 |

Garfield County Weekend Planner August 16-18

Feeding Giants

6 p.m. Friday — Live music.

The Homestead Bar & Grill, 303 River Valley Ranch Road, Carbondale | Free

Big Gay Raft Trip After Party

8 p.m. Friday — Entertainment provided by DJ Sal Lopez.

Glenwood Springs Brew Garden, 115 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs | Free

Grand Valley Days: Movie Under the Stars

8:30 p.m. Friday — Kick off the 111th annual Grand Valley Days by watching “Dumbo” at sundown on the lawn of the Recreation Center.

Grand Valley Recreation Center, 0398 Arroyo Drive, Battlement Mesa | Free

The David Burchfield Trio

8:30 p.m. Friday — “Burchfield writes American folk music that’s not content to stay within traditional genre boundaries. Taking cues from Josh Ritter and Joe Pug, Burchfield’s literate lyrics meet emotive grace in nods to Gillian Welch, Mandolin Orange, and David Ramirez.”

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Grand Valley Days: Chillin’ Country Style

7:30 a.m. Saturday — Pancakes at the Grand Valley United Methodist Church from 7:30–10:30 a.m.; the parade along Parachute Avenue and East First Street starts at 10:30 a.m.; barbecue, classic car viewing, bike rodeo, cornhole tournament, climbing wall, live music, pie eating contests, bump and jumps, and more until 2 p.m. Rodeo at 7 p.m. at the Rodeo Arena next to Cottonwood Park.

Historic downtown Parachute | free, rodeo has an entry fee

Music on the Mountain: The Mixx

6 p.m. Saturday — The Mixx plays a wide variety of songs from Top 40, R&B, classic rock, funk, country, blues, and good old rock ’n’ roll.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs | Free with canned food donation after 4 p.m.; otherwise gondola tickets are $19/adults & $14/kids 3-12

Redstone’s Magical Moments Summer Concert Series

6 p.m. Saturday — Japanese singer songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto from Kyoto, Japan.

Redstone Park, Redstone Boulevard, Redstone | Free

Grand Valley Days Pie and Ice Cream Social

1 p.m. Sunday — The Grand Valley Days Celebration comes to a close with a pie and ice cream social.

Historic Battlement School House, 7235 CR 300, Battlement Mesa | $3-$5

Latin Music on the Mountain: Bj the Dj

4–8 p.m. Sunday — Musica Latina en la Montaña (Latin Music on the Mountain) featuring BJ the DJ, who will mix Latin Night with a variety of Latin music for the entire family.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs | Free with canned food donation after 4 p.m.; otherwise gondola tickets are $19/adults and $14/kids 3-12

Summer Hilltop Concert Series

6 p.m. Sunday — Local favorites The Leonard Curry Trio close out the season at the Bookcliffs Arts Center.

BookCliffs Arts Center, 1100 E. 16th St., Rifle | Free

Our Town One Table

6 p.m. Sunday — Carbondale’s annual big town picnic. Theme is Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Reserve a table from Jamie Wall at

Downtown Carbondale

The Outer Vibe

8:30 p.m. Sunday — “The trio’s singular mission is to make rock ‘n’ roll fun again by incorporating the best elements of ’90s pop, swagger rock, reggae, feel-good anthems, and hip-hop.”

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

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