Spooky and the Boogiemen, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, O’Leary’s, Rifle. Classy Karaoke, 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday
Cowboy Attitude, new country, open to public after 10:30 p.m. Friday, Buffalo Valley, Glenwood Springs
One Time Experience, 9 p.m. Friday, Ship of Fools, Carbondale, $5
El Greco, 9 p.m. Saturday, Ship of Fools, Carbondale, $5
The Motet, 8:30 p.m. Friday, The Blue Door at the Silver Tree Hotel, Snowmass Village, $10, 21 and over
Room 8: bluegrass, rock and soul; 8-10 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 8, Glenwood Music’s Wednesday Night Live
The Resident Powderheads, four-piece classic rock, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, Sunlight Inn
Crystal Theatre: Dec. 3-9: “Ray” (PG-13) 7:30 p.m. daily. Call 963-0633 to verify showtimes.
Mall 3: Dec. 3-9: “Christmas With the Kranks” (PG) 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, plus noon, 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” (PG) 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily, plus 12:30, 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; “The Incredibles” (PG) 7 and 9:25 p.m. daily, plus 1 and 4 p.m. daily. Call 945-1400 to verify showtimes.
Movieland: Dec. 3-9: “Alexander” (R) 12:20, 4 and 8 p.m. daily; “Christmas With the Kranks” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 4:55, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m. daily; “National Treasure” (PG) 12:45, 3:30, 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. daily; “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” (PG) 1, 2:55, 4:55, 7 and 9 p.m. daily; “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” (R) 1, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. daily; “The Polar Express” (G) 12:45, 2:55, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m. daily; “The Incredibles” (PG) 12:30, 3:10, 6:30, and 9 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes.
Springs Theatre: Dec. 3-9: “National Treasure” (PG) 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily; free showing of “Shrek 2” (PG) at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Call 945-4000 to verify showtimes.
Rifle Creek Theatre: Dec. 3-9: “Christmas with the Kranks” (PG) 7 and 9 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.
The Springs Theater will show “Shrek 2” for free at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, in a celebration of the season.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School will hold a free winter band concert from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the CRMS barn. The concert features music from CRMS music classes: beginning, intermediate, advanced, bluegrass and jazz. Information: 963-2562, http://www.crms.org
The Wheeler Film Society presents “Postmen in the Mountains” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 3 and 4 at the Wheeler Opera House. Tickets: $7.50.
The AO chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization’s annual Elegant Auction is Friday, Dec. 3, at the Hotel Colorado. Champagne and a preview of the auction begins at 11 a.m., and the auction begins at 11:45 a.m. Tickets: $18 per person, or $205 for a reserved table of 10, from Joan Chaffin at Mountain Peddler, 945-9301.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School will hold a gallery night reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the school’s new classroom building. Students will present art exam projects, including drawing, photography, ceramics, silversmithing, blacksmithing, block printing, computer graphics and portfolio works. Additional viewing hours are from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. Information: 963-2562, http://www.crms.org
Mt. Sopris Montessori School is having its Winter Festival at Carbondale Town Hall at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3.
The Carbondale Recreation Department will present “Beauty and the Beast” during an afternoon at the Cabaret Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 12, for adults 35 and older. There will be a van from the Carbondale Town Hall at 10 a.m. Tickets: $35; pre-registration required by Dec. 3.
The Symphony in the Valley’s Christmas Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. at the Battlement Mesa Community Center and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. The concert features the pieces by Mozart and Vivaldi, as well as Grand Junction’s Kokopelli Bells Choir.
The New Castle Art Guild will hold its eighth annual Christmas Bazaar from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the New Castle Community Center. Items include Christmas cookies, pottery, jewelry, quilts, egg art, copper and iron art, oil paintings, soap, sculpture and more. Proceeds benefit the New Castle Art Guild’s Artphest and children’s summer workshops. Boy Scout Troop 221 will serve lunch.
Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle Campus will offer a pottery sale from 1-8 p.m. Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 4, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5. Twenty-five potters will display their work.
Santa will visit Carbondale Town Hall from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 4, for a catered lunch. Tickets: $10. Information: 963-2733.
Glenwood’s Community/Contra Dance series continues at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Masonic Lodge in Glenwood Springs, corner of Ninth and Colorado. Beginners are always welcome. All dances are walked through and partners aren’t necessary. This month’s caller is Kenny Wilson from Cleveland, and the Last Minute String Band and friends will provide music. Tickets and information: $7 adults; Don 945-0350.
The Wheeler Film Society presents “P.S.” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 7, and 8. Tickets: $7.50.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School presents “Guys and Dolls” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Sat, Dec. 9-11, in the CRMS barn. Tickets: $6 adults, $3 kids under 12 and seniors. Information: 963-2562 http://www.crms.org
The Wheeler Opera House Community Series presents “Skiing the Himalaya,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9.
The Wheeler Film Society presents “Riding Giants” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, at the Wheeler Opera House. Tickets: $7.50.
NCC Productions presents “The Angels Arms” Christmas dinner theater at 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Dec. 14-18, at the Hotel Colorado. Tickets: 984-9440
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