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Crystal Meadows Resort, below Paonia Dam on Kebler Pass Road between Carbondale and Paonia, presents an acoustic roots weekend of bluegrass music this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Performers include Jim Hurst and Missy Raines, Pete Wernick’s Live Five, Mary Flower, Kevin Dooley, Dan Sheridan, Midnight Mesa, Maren Orion and Western Tradition. Weekend wristbands are $30; meadow camping is $6 per person per night; kids under 12 are free. Parking is $3. Tickets are available locally at Sounds Easy in Carbondale and Great Divide Music in Aspen and at Crystal Meadows Resort, 1-877-886-9678 or go to http://www.crystalmeadows.com.Pete Wernick and Live Five play bluegrass and jazz from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday at the Battlement Mesa Activity Cnter. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 for children. For details call 285-9480.Marty Martinez plays a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Centennial Park at Ninth and Grand, Glenwood Springs as part of the “September Nights on the Town” series.The country band Last Call will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hideout in Parachute. No cover.Zarked plays rock and roll at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.Lightning Strikes, a rock, blues, funk band, will play at 9 p.m. Friday at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Saturday is D.J. night from 9 p.m. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.

The sixth annual Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday at the Rifle Creek Golf Course. It is open to the public. Entry fee is $25 and includes greens fees and a picnic lunch. Call Sharon Church at the chamber for reservations, 625-2085.The Pour House in Carbondale will host its annual street dance from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, on Main Street between Third and Fourth streets. The Pour Hose will provide the free barbecue and corn on the cob. There’ll be a clown and face painting for the kids and music from the Rock Dogs.The Pregnancy Resource Center will hold a Celebrate Life Banquet and Silent Auction, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hotel Colorado. Included in the evening will be one couples’ story, a report of the past year and a show by comedian Mike Williams. Tickets are $30. Call the PRC for reservations, 945-5562.Ride the Roaring Fork Railroad on a rail “speeder,” Saturday and Sunday. The two-hour trips from Glenwood Springs to Carbondale run at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. and start at O’Leary Park, on the River Trail west of Glenwood Springs High School football field. Suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The rides are a fundraiser for the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. For more information, e-mail janandpat@lizardweb.com.Flying Eagle Soccer Park, 16th St. and Grand Ave. in Silt, will open Saturday. From 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. the Silt U-10 boys will play Carbondale (regular season game); a free lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. sponsored by Silt Parks and Recreation, with a free ice cream dessert sponsored by Starr Western Realty; the official opening dedication and award ceremonies by Silt Mayor John Evans are from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Springs Theatre: Sept. 6-12: “SwimFan” (PG-13), at 7 and 9 p.m. daily, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Sept. 6: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 6 p.m. and “Lovely & Amazing” (R) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: Sept. 6-12: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “City By The Sea” (R) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “Feardotcom” (R) 12:50, 3:45, 7:10 and 9:20; “Spider Man” (PG-13) 12:40 and 6:40 p.m.; “Men in Black 2” (PG-13), 3:05 and 9:15 p.m.; “SwimFan” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:45, 4:45, 6:45 and 9:10 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Sept. 6-12: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Fear Dot Com” (R) 2:40 and 4:50 daily matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 nightly; “City By The Sea” (R) 2 and 4:30 daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Sept. 6-12: “Spy Kids 2” (PG), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.


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