The Carbondale Music & Lobster Festival starts. Open knitting, 2-5 p.m. at the Yarn Garden, 904 Highway 133 in Carbondale.Rifle Farmers Market, music and a collection of small-town vendors, 4-8 p.m. on East Second Street.Community pool party, free pool admission and food, 4-7 p.m. at the Snowmass Recreation Facility. More information: 922-2240.Vintage Base Ball, baseball played by 1860s rules, 6 p.m. in the field between the Glenwood Springs High School foot ball field and the river. Free. Booksigning by Dr. Vern and Jill Thompson, authors of Im Sick and Tired and Scared To Death: Education Edition, and Im Sick and Tired and Scared to Death: Health Care Edition, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2314 Blake Ave.Grief and Creativity Workshop begins, 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Facilitated by Artist-in-Residence Renick Stevenson, this workshop is free to the public and welcomes donations only. Stevenson has years of experience in grief and loss training, and has worked with internationally renown singer/songwriter Beth Nielson Chapman in conducting grief workshops for children and adults. The workshop continues Saturday and Sunday. Participants must commit to all three days. Call (989) 529-3965 or 945-2414 to save your spot.The Belle of Amherst, William Luces play about Emily Dickinson, 7:30 p.m. at the Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade in Carbondale. More information: 963-8200 or http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com.
The Carbondale Music & Lobster Festival continues.The Saturday Farmers Market, the longest running market in the area, featuring local produce and foodstuffs, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rite Aid parking lot, 1412 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs.The Belle of Amherst, William Luces play about Emily Dickinson, 7:30 p.m. at the Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade in Carbondale.
Fly fishing clinic, 1-3 p.m. at Crystal Fly Shop in Carbondale. Space is limited, so call the shop at 963-5741 to reserve a spot. Free.The Belle of Amherst, William Luces play about Emily Dickinson, 6 p.m. at the Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade in Carbondale.Pet Expo, an introduction to Heeling Partners, the Angels with Paws Program at Valley View Hospital and the Paws to Read Program at Glenwood Elementary School, 4-6 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
Bug songs by Tom Cornwell, a presentation for kids at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 10 a.m.Fly fishing clinic, 5-7 p.m. at Crystal Fly Shop in Carbondale. Space is limited, so please call the shop at 963-5741 to reserve a spot. Free.Ribbon-cutting for Colorado Mountain Schools new Solar Array, 3-5 p.m. at CRMS in Carbondale. The gala will include food, drinks and speakers.Glenwood Springs Downtown Market, with live music, fresh produce, hot food and more, 4 p.m. to dusk at Centennial Park, Ninth Street and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. This weeks theme is Chillin and Grillin. Carl of Carlys Gold Gourmet Mustard Sauce will give a cooking demo at 6:30 p.m.
Carbondale Farmers Market, with live music, gifts, crafts and produce, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4th and Main streets.Transformative Healing Circle with master healer, spiritual teacher and shaman Rob Wergin, as well as acupuncturist, sound healer and herbalist Sarah Wergin, 7 p.m. at Solara Early Learning Center, 64 Favre Lane in El Jebel. More information: 379-1138.
Teen Book Club meeting at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 6:30 p.m. They will discuss Code Orange, by Caroline Cooney. Refreshments will be served. Copies of Code Orange are available at the library circulation desk. More information: 945-5958.
Old Fashioned 4th of July, noon in downtown Redstone.Aquatic games and competitions, noon to 8 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Pool.Open knitting, 2-5 p.m. at the Yarn Garden, 904 Highway 133 in Carbondale.Rifle Farmers Market, music and a collection of small-town vendors, 4-8 p.m. on East Second Street.The Belle of Amherst, William Luces play about Emily Dickinson, 7:30 at the Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade in Carbondale.Fireworks celebration, a brilliant blast of pyrotechnics over the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers, dusk in Glenwood Springs.
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