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Outdoor events

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy Aug. 15-16 for this celebration of our rivers in the “Fishing Capital of the Western Slope” ” Basalt. Put on by the Basalt Chamber of Commerce, this two day festival will offer great music, awesome food, and a chance to learn about our rivers with activities from Roaring Fork Conservancy. More information http://www.basaltriverdays.com.

Come enjoy a moderate 4-5 hour hike in the proposed Red Table Wilderness Area on Sunday, Aug. 24, following a trail up the massif’s eastern end for spectacular views of the nearby Holy Cross Wilderness. For more information about this Wilderness Workshop hike and to register, please contact Dave Reed at 970-963-3977 or dave@wildernessworkshop.org.

The Snowmass Village Recreation Center will be offering a PADI Open Water Scuba Course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31. Become a certified scuba diver and explore life underwater. Register early, class size limited.

For more information, please call 922-2240.

The Eagle and Garfield county Crime Stoppers have joined forces to raise funds for Crime Stoppers. The Emergency services raft trip will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and 9 a.m. Aug. 23, at Whitewater Rafting Company.

For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Tanny McGinnis at 309-9248.

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