Weekend Picks

Springs Theatre: May 23-29: “Bruce Almighty” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: May 23-29: “Bend It Like Beckham” (PG-13) 8 p.m. nightly. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: May 23-29: “Matrix Reloaded” (R) 12:45, 2:20, 3:45, 6:10, 6:45, 9 and 9:35 p.m.; “X-2, X-Men United” (PG-13) 12:15, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.; “Bruce Almighty” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:50, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; “The In-Laws” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:30, 4:50, 7 and 9:10 p.m.; “Down With Love” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:45, 5, 7:05 and 9:15 p.m.; “Daddy Daycare” (PG) 12:35, 3, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Identity” (R) 2:45 and 7:20 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 23-29: “Matrix Reloaded” 12:45, 3:50, 7:10 and 10:15 p.m.; “The In-Laws” (PG-13) 1:15 and 3:40 p.m. weekend matinees; 7:05 and 9:40 p.m. nightly; “Daddy Daycare” (PG) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees, 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: May 23-29: “Matrix Reloaded” (R) 7 and 9:25 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee; 7 p.m. only Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

American Defiance will play at 8 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the new Sip and Surf Cyber Cafe, 1248-1/2 Railroad Ave., Rifle.The Last Minute String Band with Don and April Paine, will play Friday, May 23, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. in Carbondale. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. For information call 963-3304.Friday is open mike night at 8 p.m. at the Short Stop in El Jebel. Country D.J. with JD the Marlboro Man 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday ladies’ night with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Karaoke and D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close. Crossroads will play rock and roll at 9 p.m. Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.Black Timber plays at 9 p.m. Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24, Hawaiian Night, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Saturday is Hawaiian night. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details. Workin’ Man’s Blues with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees every Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Nugget Saloon, 4th and Main, Carbondale. For information call 963-4498.

There will be a showing of “The Great K & A Train Robbery,” a Western horse opera filmed in Glenwood Canyon in 1926, at 8 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Eagles’ Durrand Opera House, 312 7th St., Glenwood Springs. $12 for adults and $7.50 for youths aged 5-18 at the door, with a cash bar. For more information, call the Arts Center at 945-2414.The Silt Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an open house and Business After Hours hosted by Spruce Meadows at the corner of 1st Street and Harness Lane, Silt, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 23. For more information, call Connie Hicks at 945-4545.Glenwood Springs High School commencement is at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 24, at Stubler Memorial Field adjacent to the high school. Project Graduation takes place takes place following commencement. For information call 384-5555.The Redstone Antique Show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Monday, May 24-26. With “creme de la creme” dealers from around the state. For more information call 618-3483.The Roaring Fork Audubon Society will take a great blue heron rookery field trip Saturday, May 24. Meet at 9 a.m. at the CMC Lappala Center in Carbondale or at 2 p.m. at the Silt Interstate 70 exit. For more information, call Chris Lazo at 925 3757, ext. 2440, or 963 8049.Tour the Marble Quarry from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 25, to benefit the Marble Historical Society. For reservations and more information, call 963-9815. The Battlement Mesa Activity Center’s annual yard sale is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 24. Pick up a list of participating homes at the center. Lots of sales, lots of shopping, lots of fun.Colorado Quarter Horse Show Association will host an All Breeds Open Horse Show Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. For information call 984-0342.Rendezvous With Murder, a local murder mystery dinner theater troupe, presents “Chick Cassidy and the Sunbaked Gang,” Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24, at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Join the wacky descendants of Butch Cassidy as they try to save their modern-day, half-baked gang from their own incompetence. All will be invited to solve the crime and winners will be eligible for prizes. For reservations and information call 800-544-3998, ext. 116.The second rally to support the troops and their families will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 26, Memorial Day, at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. For more information call Mildred Alsdorf, 945-2377, or Debra Brainard, 945-9124.Veterans of the 10th Mountain Division will gather at 11 a.m. Monday, May 26, Memorial Day, at the World War II Memorial Monument at the summit of Tennessee Pass on Highway 24 between Leadville and Minturn. The 10th Mountain Division trained at Camp Hale.

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