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Contributed photoFolk singer Suzy Bogguss plays the Hotel Colorado at 8 p.m. tonight.

Haunted Corn Maze

NEW CASTLE – Two corn maze trails, live music, and a witch’s cafe hosted by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Also open Oct. 28-30)

6072 Peach Valley Road, New Castle

Tickets $13 at the gate

Info: 987-1966

Frontier Historical Museum Ghost Walk

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – In the dark, with a lantern to light your way, walk up a half-mile path to the historic Linwood Cemetery. Shopkeepers, prostitutes, gunslingers, housewives and children buried here come alive for the Ghost Walk to tell their tales.

Tours at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday

(Tours also offered same time as above on Oct. 28-29, and at 7, 7:45, and 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 30)

Linwood Cemetery, top of 12th Street, Glenwood Springs

Tickets $15, advance reservations recommended

Info: 945-4448

Suzy Bogguss in concert at the Hotel Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – In a return engagement, platinum-selling songstress Suzy Bogguss visits Glenwood once again with her new project, American Folk Songbook, which she perfected while on tour with Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor.

7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. showtime on Friday

Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

Tickets $27 advance, $30 at the door, general admission

Info:, Glenwood Music, Dos Gringos, Hotel Colorado

Roaring Fork Cultural Council: Ambassador Christopher Hill

CARBONDALE – Christopher Hill, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq from April 2009-August 2010, offers his observations of Arab Spring, the revolutionary wave sweeping the Arab world. Hill served in Europe and Asia with the State Department and the National Security Council, and was U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Poland and Macedonia and special envoy to Kosovo. He also headed the Six-Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue.

7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21

Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, Carbondale

Tickets $15, advance purchase recommended

Info:, 618-7338

Steve’s Guitars:

The Refugees in concert

CARBONDALE – This Grammy Award-nominated trio featuring Cindy Bullens, Deborah Holland and Wendy Waldman plays dobro, bass, mandolin, accordion and percussion while singing up a storm. Guitar Player magazine says The Refugees offer “up a terrific combination of engaging, passionate and poetic songwriting, high caliber musicianship and gorgeous vocals.”

8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21

Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale

Tickets $20, available at the door, or email to reserve

Info:, 963-3304,

Pancakes for Parkinson’s

CARBONDALE – Redstone teen Olivia Savard is holding her third fundraiser in a year for Parkinson’s disease research with a pancake breakfast. Olivia’s step-grandfather died from the disease, and she wants to help find a cure. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee.

9:30-11:30 a.m. on Sunday

The Gathering Place at the Church at Carbondale, 110 Snowmass Dr., Carbondale

Tickets Donations of all amounts accepted at the door

Info: 963-9616, click “Support a member,” follow directions and input Olivia Savard’s name where indicated.

Thunder River Theatre Company presents Support Women Artists Now

CARBONDALE – Valerie Haugen shares a personal performance about how art saves lives. Haugen will read passages from an original performance piece, “What Drips in Sleep Against the Heart.”

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27

Thunder River Theatre, 67 Promenade, Carbondale

Info: 963-8200,

PAC3: Anders Osborne

CARBONDALE – New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is an original and visionary roots rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. His Alligator Records debut, American Patchwork, is a moving collection of soul-baring rock, blues and ballads. Live, Osborne can ignite an audience with a passionate, dynamic live show.

8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27

PAC3, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Tickets: $10 standing, $20 seated

Info: 925-1663,

Latin Lyrica in concert

at Cardiff Schoolhouse

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Classical guitarist Javier de los Santos and harpist Elise Helmke play classical Latin music. De los Santos has a master’s degree in guitar performance, has toured most of Spain and Canada. Helmke attended the Aspen Music Festival, received her music degree in classical harp performance in London, and plays with the Grand Junction Symphony and Symphony in the Valley.

7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28

Cardiff Schoolhouse, 4018 Sky Ranch Dr., Glenwood Springs (walkway unlit; bring a flashlight)

Tickets: $10 at the door


Rhythms of the Heart drumming workshop

CARBONDALE – Refining basic djembe/ashiko technique, develop rhythmic sensibilities, and play multi-part rhythmic patterns in ensembles. Participants can try out African-style bass drums and cowbell, and create their own improvisational rhythms for community drum circles.

10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29

Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road, Carbondale

Info: Laurie Loeb, 963-2798,

Cardiff Schoolhouse: Matt Campbell

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Songwriter, actor, musician singer and producer Matt Campbell is back in his native Colorado on tour from Chicago’s north side, where he recently formed a production company, The Chicago Talking Machine Co. Campbell has opened for Del McCoury, The Subdudes, and more. His newest release, Miles Apart, combines guitar with stories about the new American West.

7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29

Cardiff Schoolhouse, 4018 Sky Ranch Dr., Glenwood Springs (walkway unlit; bring a flashlight)

Tickets: $10 at the door


PAC3: Euforquestra presents “Zombie Apocalypse Dance Party”

CARBONDALE – The Fort Collins band plays high-intensity global dance music with a twist for Halloween. The band will span its usual blend of eclectic dance genres many special tricks and treats.

8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29

PAC3 Theater, Third Street Center, Carbondale

Tickets $12

Info:, 925-1663

Call for 20th annual Winterfest artists and crafters

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is accepting applications from artists and crafters to exhibit and sell your artful holiday creations at this annual holiday art show, which runs Nov. 9-Jan. 3. Artwork accepted Nov. 3.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, applications due for exhibiting and RSVPs due for table space.

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2414,

Rifle High School Drama Club: Robin Hood

RIFLE – The Rifle High School Drama Club presents the play “Robin Hood” by Larry Blamire. Jake Murphy is Robin Hood, Hannah Bernat is Maid Marian, Elijah Bjurstrom is the Sheriff of Nottingham, and James Maes is Will Scarlett, under the direction of theater instructor Patrick Bondy.

7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 12; 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 13

Rifle High School Auditorium

Tickets $10 adults, $5 students/seniors, at the door

Info: 665-7756

2011 LUNA fest

RIFLE and CARBONDALE – A film festival featuring award-winning short films by, for, and about women. Proceeds benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project and the Breast Cancer Fund.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, Colorado Mountain College, West Garfield Campus in Rifle

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Carbondale Middle School Auditorium

Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door; student tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Info and advance purchases: Advocate Safehouse Project, 945-2632 ext. 104, or at the door.

CCAH R2 Gallery: United We Art: New Work from 42 Contemporary Women

CARBONDALE – Painting, photography, sculpture, metal art, glass, fiber art, ceramics and mixed media work by local women artists whose works are shown throughout the U.S., Europe and beyond.

Gallery open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Oct. 28

Third Street Center, Suite 9, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

Info:, 963-1680

Gallery 809: Betsy Dunbar

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Betsy Dunbar of Basalt shows colorful oils and pastels, now on display through October.

Gallery 809, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: Cynthia Thomas, 945-0809,

CMC Gallery: Elizabeth Moreno

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Born and raised in La Paz, Mexico, Moreno studied photography at Colorado Mountain College and worked in the fine art printing field at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village before moving back to La Paz in 2008 to work on personal documentary projects.

9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays.

Colorado Mountain College Gallery, 831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Info: 947-8367,

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts offers classes for all ages and skill levels, including pottery hand building and wheel throwing, visual arts, fine art, mixed media art, voice, piano guitar, ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, break dancing, belly dancing, silversmithing and more.

Drop in to a class or call to register.

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., Glenwood Springs

Info: 945-2414,

CCAH beginner and intermediate piano lessons

CARBONDALE – Take beginner or intermediate piano lessons now through Nov. 3 on Thursdays from the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities at the Third Street Center.

Lessons for adults are from 2:30-3:30 p.m.; beginners (ages 5 and up) are from 3:45- 4:30 p.m., and intermediate lessons are from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $110 for eight weeks.

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Suite 9, Carbondale

Info: Laurel Sheehan, 963-7411

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