A&E at a glance
Glenwood Springs Airport Day invites the public to learn more about aviation from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in south Glenwood. Kiwanis offers a pancake breakfast, and the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver hosts Kidspace, featuring children’s aviation-related activities like simulators and making model airplanes. Skyjumpers will give demo jumps, radio-controlled airplanes will be flown and pilots will offer kids rides. For information, call Dick Weinberg at 618-0778.
Structured as a family affair with live music and free camping, The Realm of Music Festival returns to New Castle Sept. 29-30. The musical lineup includes Great American Taxi, Drew Emmitt Duo, The Bill McKay Band (featuring Leftover Salmon members), Below Radar (featuring members of Particle), Super 400, Deep Shag, Little Hercules, Sucker, Johnny Radiator & Sambadende, The Joe & Terry Duo with the Minturn Posse, Wave Mountain Riders, and The Spectacular Dark Wizard. The event takes place from noon to 2 a.m. Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Cline Ranch in New Castle.Through the nonprofit project The Realm of Caring, the Realm Festival supports the creation of a musical memorial in New Castle’s VIX Ranch Park in memory of Kendall Colbert.Tickets are $20 for each day or $30 for a weekend pass, which includes camping. Children younger than 12 are free. For tickets, directions and more information, visit http://www.therealmofmusic.com.
As Carbondale gears up for Potato Day on Sept. 29, students will have the opportunity to visit the Mount Sopris Historical Museum and learn about the town’s oldest holiday. Sept. 24-28 is Museum Week, and the facility, open since last fall, is focusing on young people through a grant from the Spring Board. A variety of old-time downvalley activities will be offered, including a tour of the museum and its growing collection of antiques and artifacts, a talk about Carbondale in the old days, Utes, the cowboys, the farmers, the miners, and, of course, the potato. Games, treats and projects, all designed to create an awareness of history and community, will be available. For more information, contact Linda Romero Criswell at 963-9371 or email@example.com.
The eighth annual Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest takes place from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Hotel Colorado. The event features food, wine and beer tastings, a silent auction and entertainment. Call the Center for the Arts at 945-2414 for tickets.
Twin Lakes hosts a Jam Fest and Fall Harvest Festival this weekend and next. Musicians of all skill levels are invited to join musicians from Colorado and Austin, Texas, at the historic Twin Lakes Nordic Lodge. Jam sessions take place from 36 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 29-30. Musicians range from novice to professional; all music lovers welcome. Call (719) 486-1830 for more information.
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