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Weekly picks: Etc

Glenwood Springs Art Guilds 43rd Annual Fall Art Festival, today through Sunday, featuring works from a variety of Roaring Fork Valley artists, Ramada Inn. Information: Mary Gould, 945-9860 or Annie Jolley, 945-9525The Glenwood Springs Community Center offers social dance classes with Lesly Adams on Friday nights through Sept. 30. Beginning foxtrot and waltz at 7 p.m.; beginning salsa at 8 p.m.; and intermediate west coast swing at 9 p.m. Registration: 384-6301Rock the Boat Theater every Friday and Sunday, Ramada Inn & Suites, Glenwood Springs. Seating at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m. Tickets: $45 for adults, $20 for children 12 and younger. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the theater company presents The Midnight Crooner to benefit Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts year-round programming. Tickets: $14 for GSCA members, $18 for nonmembers. Information and tickets: 945-2414Aspen Dance Connections Fall Power Brunch, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. RSVP: 963-0641Argentine tango lessons, Monday evenings, Masonic Temple building, 901 Colorado Ave. Basic fundamentals 7 p.m., intermediate lesson 8 p.m. and practica 9-11 p.m. Every second Saturday, dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Instructor: Heather Morrow. No registration required. Information: Cheryl, 945-1494Glenwoods Downtown Market, 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Centennial Park at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. The Last Minute String Band performs Tuesday, and polka band Alpine Echo will play Oct. 4. Soup cook-off on the final day of the market, Oct. 11. Sample soups and vote for the favorite for $2. Information: 945-0321African dance featuring live drumming, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 7:15-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $10. No registration required. Information: 945-2414Through Wednesday, Oct. 5, the KDNK Earlybird Membership Drive to raise money before the on-air fund drive Oct. 5-14 to raise $40,000. KDNK will also raise money for its sister stations in the South affected by Hurricane Katrina on Oct. 10. Information: 963-0139

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