WEEKEND PICKS | PostIndependent.com


Springs Theatre: Aug. 15-21: “Seabiscuit” (PG-13), 7 p.m. only nightly, 3 p.m. only weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.

Crystal Theatre: Aug. 15-21: “Whale Rider” (PG-13) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.

Movieland: Aug. 15-21: “Freaky Friday” (PG) 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:20 p.m.; “Open Range” (R) 12:20, 3:10, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Uptown Girls” (PG-13) 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 7 and 9:10 p.m.; “Grind” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Freddy Vs Jason” (R) 12:25, 3, 5, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m.; “Seabiscuit” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:40, 6:40 and 9:30 p.m.; “S.W.A.T.” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:15, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.

Mall 3: Aug. 15-21: “Open Range” (R) 1:30, 4:25, 7:15 and 10:05 p.m.; “S.W.A.T.” (PG-13) 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.; “Spy Kids 3 in 3D” (PG) 2, 4:20, 7:05 and 9:10 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.

Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 15-21: “Spy Kids 3-D” (PG-13) 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly weekends, 7 p.m. only Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

Haden Gregg, Kelly Michel and Bernie Mysior will play at Basalt River Days, Arbaney Park, at 2:15 p.m. Sunday.

The Cave Bacon Band featuring Keenan Whittington will play at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park outside in Beckley Plaza. Information: 945-4228.

Carbondale’s free Saturday night August concert series continues, at 4:30 p.m., Saturday with Aspen Music School in a classical performance, followed by Common Thread, an original jaka band, at 6 p.m. at Sopris Park. Information: 704-4114.

Matt Johnson and Lorraine Curry will play Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. Carbondale, Friday. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. Information: 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 at 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday is 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.

Scooze plays at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at O’Learys in Rifle. Karaoke is at 9 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday.

Soul Feel plays at 9 p.m. Friday and Paleface will play at 5 p.m. Sunday at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs.

Workin’ Man’s Blues with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees every Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Nugget Saloon, Fourth and Main, Carbondale. Information: 963-4498.

Cooper Street Rocks with live bands, pancake breakfast, food booths, kids bounce, flea market, 7 a.m. to evening Saturday between 7th and 9th streets, downtown Glenwood Springs. Flea market information: 928-7355.

The Silt All-Stars will take on the Glenwood Sluggers in a vintage baseball game at 10 a.m. Saturday at Roy Moore Elementary School, 822 Orchard Ave., Silt. 1860s rules and vintage uniforms. To join the team, call John Hines, 945-5193.

There will be a farewell party and community potluck for Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities director Thomas Lawley at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Sopris Park. The CCAH Board of Directors will provide free veggie burgers and veggie dogs. Bring a dish to share. $1 sodas and $2 beers from the New Belgium Brewery. Classical Music in the Park at 4:30; Thomas Roast at 5 p.m.; Mount Sopris Jam Band and potluckat 6 p.m.; Common Thread marimba band at 7:30 p.m.

The Silt Chamber will host Business After Hours at Accents From Head to Toe, 820 Castle Boulevard (next to City Market), and ribbon cutting from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. Good food and refreshments and meet the new owner, Kelli Carl.

Volunteers are needed to help Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers upgrade trails around the historic Ashcroft ghost town near Aspen Saturday. To volunteer: 927-8241.

Explore the 8,000-acre wilderness area in Deep Creek Sunday, 15 miles northwest of Glenwood Springs. A limestone canyon with aspen, spruce and fir forest and Groaning Cave. Information: Corrie Knapp, 303-534-7066.

Marble Quarry Tours weekends at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Information: 963-1991.

The 6th annual Basalt River Days is Friday through Sunday, with food and crafts booths, a half-marathon, pancake breakfasts, Kids’ Island, a parade, beer garden, live music, an interactive river ecology display, pie baking contest, and the ever-popular Kiss the Trout contest.

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