29th Annual Vivian Raymond Memorial Rifle Chamber Golf Tournament, starting at 9 a.m. at the Rifle Creek Golf Course.
Open knitting, 2-5 p.m. at the Yarn Garden, 904 Highway 133 in Carbondale.
Dinner Dance, hosted by the Academy of Western Slope Artists and Musicians (AWSAM), featuring a buffet and the Walt Smith Trio. No host cocktails start at 6:30 p.m., and dinner begins at 7 at the Rifle Creek Golf Course. Tickets are available at Savage Land Company, 201 Railroad in Rifle, or call 625-2333. Reservations are highly recommended, and entrance is guaranteed if they are made before 5 p.m. today. Any remaining spots will be sold at the door.
Barry Smith’s one-man show, ” Barry Smith’s Baby Book,” a multi-media comedy experience by Aspen’s famed performer. Local comic Beth Brandon will open. 8:30 p.m. at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. in Carbondale. $10.
Barbecue, sponsored by Spascapes, 5308 County Road 154 in Glenwood Springs, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festivities include a live remote from Jack FM, prize giveaways, roses for moms, and refreshments
Mother’s Day Quilt Show, sponsored by local quilting guilds (Carbondale’s Needle and I and Glenwood’s Quilters of the Rockies), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Hotel Colorado. B Anne Greene will be the featured quilter. $2 suggested donation. Children are free.
10th Annual Dandelion Day, all day in downtown Carbondale. The family event will include the Parade of the Species down Main Street, live music by the Natives and other favorites, a flea market, displays by local nonprofit organizations and environmentally-conscience vendors, kids activities and solar cooking.
Carnival Days, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ross Montessori School in Carbondale. There will be for the whole family with carnival rides, kids’ activities, cash raffle, live music, beer tent and great food. More information: 963-7199
Free fly-fishing clinics, offered every Saturday through June, 10 a.m. at Taylor Creek Fly Shop, 183 Basalt Center Circle in Basalt. More information: 927-4374.
Symphony in the Valley’s Mother’s Day Concert, featuring winners of the Young Artists Concerto Competition and one the final shows by outgoing conductor Wendy Larson, 7 p.m. at Roaring Fork High School. Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for children/teens (3-18) and $30 for families. Music students are admitted free.
Mother’s Day Quilt Show, sponsored by local quilting guilds (Carbondale’s Needle and I and Glenwood’s Quilters of the Rockies), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hotel Colorado. B Anne Greene will be the featured quilter. $2 suggested donation. Children are free.
Carnival Days, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ross Montessori School in Carbondale. There will be for the whole family with carnival rides, kids’ activities, cash raffle, live music, beer tent and great food.
Mother’s Day Mile, a one-mile run/walk to benefit the programs of the Advocate Safehouse Project of Garfield County, 1 p.m. Early registrants will receive a reusable cloth shopping bag, an environmentally-friendly travel mug, and other race goodies. To register: visit http://www.glenwoodmedical.com or the lobby of Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake St.
Symphony in the Valley’s Mother’s Day Concert, featuring winners of the Young Artists Concerto Competition and one the final shows by outgoing conductor Wendy Larson, 2:30 p.m. at 1st United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., in Glenwood Springs. Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for children/teens (3-18) and $30 for families. Music students are admitted free.
Annig Agemian Raley’s piano students, performing live. Beginners will start at 3 p.m., while more seasoned players will begin at 4 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. 6th St.
“Blindsight,” a documentary chronicling blind climber Erik Weinhenmayer’s expedition to the north face of Everest with blind Tibetan teenagers. Weinhenmayer, who is the first blind person to reach the summit of Everest has climbed each of the seven highest mountains in the seven continents (the Seven Summits). He will be on-hand to the introduce the film at 8 p.m. at the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale.
Annual State of the River Meeting, featuring state climatologist Nolan Doeskin, fish biologist Bill Miller and a new, 15-minute Roaring Fork Watershed film. The event is sponsored by the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the Colorado River District and the Ruedi Water and Power Authority. Free and open to the public.
Roaring Fork Valley Performing Arts Club meeting, 6-8 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St. Open to all ” bring your spontaneity and your instruments.
Biking Emma Open Space, explore the fields, wetlands and riverfront of Emma Open Space by bike, 5:30-7 p.m. with the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Roaring Fork Conservancy. Meet at the Basalt Post Office, and please dress appropriately. This event will happen, rain or shine. To register (required): visit http://www.roaringfork.org/events or call 927-1290.
Free book reading by author Ann Louise Ramsey and her cocker spaniel, Honey, 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.
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