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Thunder River Theatre Company auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14. Actors are asked to prepare two diverse monologues, two minutes each. If you have auditioned in the past for TRTC, and would like to be considered for a role, please contact Lon Winston at 963-8200 or by e-mail at lonw@sopris.net. Visit http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com to learn more. Children’s workshopsSanta’s pottery and art workshops will be open to kids for awesome fun and instruction to make creative gifts for the holidays. These one-hour workshops will take place at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts at 3:30 p.m. The pottery workshops will run from Tuesday, Nov. 6 until Tuesday, Dec. 11. The art workshops will go from Wednesday, Nov. 7 until Wednesday, Dec. 12. Each class is limited to eight children who are at least seven years old. Call (970) 945-2414 for more details.Hot Springs tourHot Springs Pool employees will lead this tour from the source to the outflow and will discuss water rights, mineral rights and pool history from 7 – 9 p.m. Nov. 7. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. Register online at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. For more information, call Roaring Fork Conservancy at 927-1290. Sponsored by Roaring Fork Conservancy and Hot Springs Lodge & Pool.Furry Friends Photo ShootColorado Animal Rescue will hold its annual Furry Friends Photo Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 10 at CARE and Sunday, Nov. 11 at Digital Dimensions inGlenwood Springs – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days.Call CARE for more details: 9479173.One more Ghost WalkIf you missed the eighth annual Ghost Walk through Linwood Pioneer Cemetery, you have one more chance. One more Ghost Walk performance will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3rd to allow participants from the Oct. 20th rained-out performance the chance to attend. A limited number of additional tickets are available only at the Frontier Historical Museum at 1001 Colorado Avenue, or by calling 945-4448. Art GuildThe Glenwood Springs Art Guild will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. The demonstration this month will be given by Andrea Kemp on the subject of “Portraits In Oil.” A short business meeting will follow the demonstration in which the annual review of Grants, the Fall Art Festival, and the election of officers for 2008 will take place. Please come to this annual business meeting if you are a member of the guild, and express yourself. Input is needed. Refreshments will be served, and as always, our meetings are open to the public.Silt photo contestThe Silt Chamber of Commerce invites the public to enter its photo contest. This year’s directory cover was donated by Belinda Caldwell. The photo of Sammy Caldwell and Thing 2 on the Gill Ranch in Silt won first place in the people category and overall champion at the 2006 Garfield County Fair.Photos representing the valley and businesses may be awarded a place on the 2008 directory cover. Submit your photos to the Silt Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 921 Silt, CO 81652; or by e-mail to: sself@willowwisp.net. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 10. Craft showThe Candy Cane Wonderland craft show benefiting Friends of the Rifle Animal Shelter will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at 3708 CR 214 Peach Valley Acres in Silt. Many beautiful handcrafted and new donated items will be available for people and pets. Call 876-2717 with questions. Elegant Auction ticketsChapter AO, P.E.O. will be hosting its 15th annual Elegant Auction and Luncheon at the Hotel Colorado Friday, Dec. 1. Tickets are on sale now at The Mountain Peddler, 821 Grand Ave., or call 945-9301. 19th Street Diner BirthdayThe 19th Street Diner’s 21st birthday party will be held from 7 p.m. to whenever Nov. 3. The theme of the party will be, “Night of the Living Diner.” The festivities include birthday party drink specials and hors d’oeuvres. Live music by The Dags.Call Rick at 618-3026 for more information.Taste of BasaltThe Taste of Basalt, featuring food from nearly two area restaurants and catering companies, will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt. Proceeds go to Basalt Public Schools. $80 for 1 or $150 for 2. Call Judi at 618-3641 for more information.Homebrewer’s BallThe new “Roaring Fork HAMS” Homebrewers Club wants to share their liquid arts in a partnership with the Thunder River Theater Company in Carbondale. The first “Homebrewer’s Ball” is a fundrasier designed to benefit a different community non-profit organization each year.This invitation only, private exhibition of homebrewed beer (styles) and performance art will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Thunder Theater, 67 Promenade in Carbondale. A commemorative drinking vessel will be given to all attendees.There’s a 200 guest minimum. RSVP to MThompson@sopris.net to get your name on the guest list at the door (with a 200 guest minimum). Once inside, a suggested minimum of $25 per person should be made out to the Thunder River Theater, this year’s non-profit beneficiary.Holiday concertsSymphony in Valley, the community orchestra for the Roaring Fork Valley, will presents its annual Holiday Concerts Dec. 1 and 2. 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Snowmass Chapel, 5307 Owl Creek Road in Snowmass Village.2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs.The program includes orchestrated holiday favorites, including Carol of the Bells, Coventry Carol and Joy to the World, followed by the opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” with a cast of 16 singers.Tickets at the door.


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