Roaring Fork Weekend Planner
Amy Mathesius live
6 p.m., Friday — Amy Mathesius sings and plays guitar and harmonica Friday night in Glenwood Springs.
Kanpai Sushi & Bar, 3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free
Brownsville Presents: Sam Bush
8 p.m., Friday — The New Ute Event Center presents former New Grass Revivalist, Kentucky native and mandolin player Sam Bush Friday night in Rifle. Doors open at 7 p.m.
New Ute Event Center, 132 E. Fourth St., Rifle | $40-$55 | utetheater.com
Local Comedy Showcase
8 p.m., Friday — A night of homegrown hilarity with some of the valley’s funniest comics, including Beth Brandon, Don Chaney, Todd Hartley, Chad Abraham and Kevin Herzingi.
The Temporary, 360 Market St., Basalt | $6-$12
8:30 p.m., Friday — Valley favorite Valle Musico brings its guitar-based music with jazz, classical, Latin and worldbeat elements to Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs.
Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free
roosevelt Stained Glass dedication
2 p.m., Saturday — Professor Andrew Gulliford, Ph.D., will discuss Teddy Roosevelt’s youth, his passion for the West, and his impact on the National Park Service, Saturday in Rifle. Participants will hear about the president’s local visit and bear hunt south of Silt in 1905, as well as dedication of the Roosevelt Stained Glass Window, which is housed at the Rifle Library.
Rifle Library, 207 East Ave. | Free | 970-625-3471
Great K & A Train Robbery Silent Movie Event
6 p.m., Saturday — Screening of the 1926 American Western silent film “The Great K & A Train Robbery,” filmed in Glenwood Springs. Starring Tom Mix and Dorothy Dwan, the film is based on the actual foiling of a train robbery by Dick Gordon.
Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | $5-$7 | 970-945-9699
Halden Wofford & The Hi*Beams
8 p.m., Saturday — Denver-based Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams play their own style of “rocked-up” honky tonk, western swing country music to Willits Saturday.
The Temporary, 360 Market St., Basalt | $15-$20
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