Roaring Fork area weekend planner
Meet the Author: Glenn Vawter
2 p.m., Saturday — Glenn Vawter will share his knowledge of oil shale and gas history and development in our area at the Rifle Library. He will then discuss his new book, “The End of an Era: A Historic Novel about Western Colorado.”
Rifle Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle | Free | 970-625-3471
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Valentine’s Painting Party
3 p.m., Saturday — Sopris Alpaca Farm hosts a couples painting party ahead of Valentine’s Day. Couples are invited to enjoy time with the alpacas, and then come inside to create an original painting to take home.
Sopris Alpaca Farm, 35795 Highway 6, Silt | $35 per couple
JAS presents: District 8 Honor Jazz Band
5 p.m., Saturday — Roaring Fork High School hosts the annual District 8 Honor Jazz Band performance, featuring 89 top student jazz musicians from 11 high and middle schools around the Western Slope in a free concert.
Roaring Fork High School, 2270 Highway 133, Carbondale | Free
An American Treasure
8 p.m., Saturday — Phil Wiggins, formerly half of Cephas and Wiggins, and George Kilby Jr. bring their blues to the Temporary Saturday in Basalt.
The Temporary, 360 Market St., Basalt | $14-$22
Valentine’s Glass Painting
2 p.m., Sunday — Spend Saturday creating a handmade gift for Valentine’s Day at Glenwood Toys and Gifts.
Glenwood Toys and Gifts, 822 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | $25
Jackson Emmer & Clint Alphin
7 p.m., Sunday — Rising songwriters Jackson Emmer and Clint Alphin perform acoustic, original music Sunday at Steve’s Guitars.
Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale | $15
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