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Museum closed for cleaning and new exhibits

The Frontier Historical Museum, located at 10th and Colorado in Glenwood Springs, will be closed until May 10 for spring cleaning and the installation of new exhibits. It will re-open to the public on Monday, May 11, with summer hours (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday). For more information, call 970-945-4448 or email

Bluegrass band Nu-Blu to perform at Vaudeville

Nu-Blu, a bluegrass/Americana band based in Siler City, North Carolina, will bring its lively show to the Vaudeville at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7. Their sound acknowledges the traditional institutions that have shaped bluegrass music, yet is innovative and daring enough to bring a fresh sparkle to contemporary acoustic music. Tickets are $15, and reservations can be requested by calling the Vaudeville at 970-945-9699. For more information, visit

Heron, Eagle, Osprey Watching

Join Jonathan Lowsky, wildlife biologist with Colorado Wildlife Science LLC, and staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy for Heron, Eagle, Osprey Watching from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, near the confluence of Cattle Creek and the Roaring Fork River. This area is nest heaven: over 20 nesting pairs of herons, one pair of bald eagles, and in 2005, the first recorded pair of ospreys fledged an offspring near this site. The tour visits two properties, off-limits to the public, in search of these large avian predators. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope. Dress appropriately as the viewing will happen rain or shine. Registration is required: Cost is $10 nonmembers, RFC members are free. Call 970-927-1290 with questions.

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