Event calendar for August 17

Friday, August 17

PRINT WORKS — 9 a.m., R2 Gallery in the Launchpad, 76 S. Fourth St., Carbondale. Aug. 9- Sept. 7. This exhibition highlights how contemporary artists are exploring modern applications of traditional techniques and incorporating fresh perspectives. Open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit or call 970-963-1680. Free

Farm Tour — 11 a.m., ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch, 2001 Hooks Spur Road, Basalt. Join Rock Bottom Ranch staff to explore the Ranch, animal paddocks, hoop houses, and gardens while learning the science behind our vegetable production and livestock rotational grazing system. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. $5 donation/$10 per family/free for members.

Alpine Bank Glenwood Customer Appreciation Day Barbecue — 11 a.m., Alpine Bank, 2200 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. A free barbecue of hamburgers, hotdogs and sides from Vicco’s Charcoalburger. Free

Rifle Farmers Market — 4 p.m., Heinze Park, 612 Railroad Ave., Rifle. Visit our Facebook page or our website for more details! Free

Groupo De Lectura — 5 p.m., Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave., Basalt. No hay lista de libros dedicada a este grupo de lectores, sin no los lectores son animados a leer libros que les interesen, y compartan su opinin sobre el libro durante la discusin. El enfoque del grupo de lectores de habla hispana es animar y promover el amor de la lectura en un ambiente amable y divertido. El grupo se reuniera cada 3er viernes de mes de las 5 p.m. a las 6:30 p.m. 970-927-4311 Free

Free Wine Tasting this Weekend — 5 p.m., Cooper Wine and Spirits, 732 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Taste four fantastic wines and enjoy food samples as well. Each weekend Cooper holds tastings highlighting great choices of wine, beer or spirits. A must do in Historic Downtown Glenwood Springs. Must be 21. Please bring ID. Free

Smokin’ Joe Kelly and Hap Harriman — 7 p.m., Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt. Smokin’ Joe Kelly was a guitarist for Ike and Tina Turner, Tina Turner solo, and later with Bill Withers. Free

Live Piano Music and New Patio — 7 p.m., The Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar, 702 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Enjoy Live Piano Music seven nights a week in downtown Glenwood Springs.

Dwight F. Ferren – Solo Acoustic Guitar — 7 p.m., Kan-Pai Sushi Bar and Lounge, 3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs. Solo acoustic guitar instrumentals for bar and restaurant patrons. Free

A Night with KC Mitchell aka That1legmonster — 7:30 p.m., The Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale. A Night with KC Mitchell where he will share his experiences, passions, achievements and much more. 970-963-8773 Free

Lipbone Redding and The Mesa Groove Unit — 9 p.m., The Temporary, 360 Market St., Basalt. Doors: 8 p.m. $14 in advance. $19 day of the show.

Live Music — 9 p.m., Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Live at Rivers Restaurant Friday from 9 to midnight, Low End playing rock, blues and reggae with a twist. No cover charge.

Backpacking Volunteer Weekend — All day, Trail Work on Thomas Lakes Trail, Thomas Lakes Trail, Basalt. We’ll start trail work at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and then dinner will be provided around 4 p.m. Please sign up at or

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