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GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Many people walk by an intricate flower and have no concept of the diversity it holds. But it is this minute detail that catches the interest of photographer Jinny Voegely.Originally from Oklahoma, Voegely moved to Colorado when she was 9, and currently lives in Rifle with her husband. Artist’s opening reception: 5-8 p.m. Friday, part of Second Fridays Tour d’ArtThe Artist Mercantile & Gallery, 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: Steve and Jan Legersky, 947-0947.
MEEKER – The 25th anniversary of the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials runs through Sunday.Sheepdog owners demonstrate their dogs’ skills in maneuvering sheep in a calm, controlled manner through a course. The event also includes food, demonstrations, educational seminars, art contest, silent auction, and more. Barbecue and free outdoor concert with Chuck Pyle’s country western duo on Saturday and a lamb barbecue on Sunday.Tickets at the gate: $10 adult one-day pass; $5 seniors and kids 8-16 one-day; children under 8 free.Bring a hat, binoculars and sunscreen, but do not bring your pets.Info: (970) 878-0111 or http://www.meekersheepdog.com.
CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Council on the Arts & Humanities will celebrate and honor the creative genius of the art teachers in the Roaring Fork Valley with an exhibition at the R2 Gallery at the CCAH Center for the Arts. The free exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 30.Artist’s opening reception: 5-7 p.m. FridayThird Street Center, 520 S. Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-1680 or visit http://www.carbondalearts.com.
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.Classes start on Monday, Sept. 12. Drop in to a class or call to register.Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 East Sixth St., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-2414 or visit http://www.glenwoodarts.org.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Diane Quarles is showing her advanced fused glass bowls series. The bowls illustrate different glass fusing methods, including pattern bars, combing, micas and enamels, vitrigraph and pot melts, through September.Demonstration of live vitrigraph and glass combing: 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. FridayArtist’s opening reception: 5-8 p.m. Friday, part of Second Fridays Tour d’Art, with live music by Krystof and Noemi Kosmowski.Gallery 809, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: Cynthia Thomas, 945-0809, or http://www.gallery809 @gmail.com
CARBONDALE – If you missed their show at Mountain Fair this summer, you’ll get another chance to see Potcheen, which features fiddle, drums, guitars, mandolin, keyboards and vocals. The band has been dubbed the best Celtic-Punk-Pirate band on the Front Range and they love to rip it up and party hearty. This show is a good warmup for the Celtic Fest coming on on Oct. 7. Tickets $10. 8:30 p.m. FridaySteve’s Guitar’s, 19 N. Fourth St., CarbondaleInfo: 963-3304 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CARBONDALE – Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell will play tonight at Third Street Center in Carbondale. Russell is a music legend with a 50-year career playing pop, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, standards, gospel and surf records. Tickets $40.Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. FridayPAC3 Third Street Center 520 Third St., CarbondaleInfo: 925-1663, http://www.pack3carbondale.com or http://www.leonrussellrecords.com.Music on the Mountain: Starcher HutsenGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The “Can-for-a-Tram” benefit continues Saturday night with the music of Starcher Hutsen. In exchange for a can or two of food, guests get a free tram ride up to the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. The goal is to collect 10,000 cans for the LIFT-UP food pantry by the time the concert series ends on Sept. 24.4 p.m. free tram rides begin; music from 6-10 p.m.Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood SpringsInfo: 945-4228
RIFLE – The Bookcliff Council on the Arts and Humanities hosts an ice cream social and donation roundup on Saturday to benefit a volunteer trip to help struggling families in Haiti. There will be free live music, and all ages are welcome to this family event. People are encouraged to donate cash or a variety of needed items, including medicines, vitamins, folding army cots, umbrellas, bandannas, backpacks, reading glasses, sunglasses, strollers, walkers, wheelchairs, toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, shampoo and summer apparel (no shorts, sweaters or swimsuits). 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10Sunset Art Park, RifleInfo: Geneva Farr, 309-3088.
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