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Springs Theater: Dec. 5-11: Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat (PG) 7 and 8:45 p.m. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theater: Dec. 5-11: The Station Agent (R) 7:30 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Dec. 5-11: The Last Samurai (R) 12:45, 4 and 7:30 p.m., The Missing (R) 12:30, 3:20, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; Timeline (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; Haunted Mansion (PG) 12:20, 2:30, 4:45, 7:15 and 9:35 p.m.; Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat (PG) 12:45, 3:10, 5:05, 7:05 and 9:05 p.m.; Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (PG-13) 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; Love Actually (R) 1, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Dec. 5-11: The Last Samurai (R) 2, 5:15 and 8:30 p.m., Timeline (PG-13) 1:30, 4:05, 7:20 and 9:55 p.m., Haunted Mansion (PG) 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Dec. 5-11: Elf (PG) Sunday-Thursday, 7 p.m. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Mountain Madrigal Singers of Glenwood Springs, Sing Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday, First United Church, Glenwood. Free admission.Dont panic: an unnamed major label band is scheduled to play at Carbondales Ship of Fools, Friday and Saturday. Information: 963-3606.The Bottomfeeders, rock, 9 p.m. Friday, the Black Nugget, Carbondale.Sweet Sunny South Band from Paonia, 8:30 p.m., Friday, Steves Guitars, 19 N. 4th St., Carbondale. $10 donation. The Dags, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, OLearys, Rifle.
Carbondales Crystal River Ballet School presents its production of The Nutcracker at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Hotel Colorado. Tickets are $12. Information: 963-0758.Crystal River Elementary School will hold its holiday concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at Roaring Fork High School.Sopris Elementary School performs its holiday concert with the Sopris Elementary Singers and special guest John Adams at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Sopris Elementary. Information: 384-5418.Rifle Masonic Lodge will hold its annual dinner and installation of new officers on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 421 Railroad Ave. A brief meeting will be at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and the open installation at 8 p.m. Information: 285-9330.Women’s After Five presents an evening of Treasures, Trinkets & Truffles from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. Gift exchange, creative gift wrapping contest, music by the Traveling Carolers. Information: Jean at 945-6602.Marble Community Church hosts the Follow the Star Christmas Concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the churchs new Fellowship Hall. Tickets will be sold at the door for $8. Information: 927-9771. Yampah Mountain High School will be staging Sherlock Holmes at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, and Friday, Dec. 12, at the Blue Acacia Theater, located inside the Glenwood Masonic Temple (9th and Colorado). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Information: Linda, 945-9463, ext. 100. The Butler Did It, a spoof of English mysteries, will be staged at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) Barn. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children at the door. Information: 963-2562.The Carbondale American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a holiday benefit dinner for Christina Marie Manzanares at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the Legion Hall. Live music by Twirp Anderson from 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person or $20 per couple. Information: Julie, 963-3262. “Cardiff Revisited,” a journey into Cardiff’s past and its present schoolhouse restoration, is part of the Holiday Party hosted by Red Mountain Friends of Historic Preservation. The party is 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. 6th St. Free, donations accepted.At noon on Friday, Dec. 12, KDNK radio will be hosting a roundtable discussion with representatives of four area ecological organizations, as part of its Carbondale Characters radio show. The New Castle Recreation Center will be hosting a Secret Santa from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12. Kids come and shop. Lots of great gift ideas for Mom and Dad; great prices. Information: 984-3223. for schoolhouse project.Free art demonstrations will take place at the Artists Mercantile, 823 Cooper Ave., Saturday, Dec. 13. At 10:30 a.m., oil painting with Portia Griefenberg; 11:30 a.m., colored pencil with Tina Collins; 1:30 p.m., Christmas tree craft project with Tina Collins; and 2:30 p.m., Sumi painting with Calvin Lee. Information: 947-0947.Historian Linda Romero Criswell will be conducting a walking tour of downtown Carbondale at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13. Criswell will lead a group of up to 20 people on an hour-long tour, beginning at the library. Hot chocolate, cookies and discussion to follow. Information: 963-2889.The Mt. Sopris Montessori School Scholarship bake sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Carbondale City Market. Gingerbread cookies and houses and other baked goods; all proceeds go to Montessori preschool education.Due to a conflicting basketball game, Glenwood Springs High Schools holiday concert will be held Dec. 18 instead of Dec. 16. Showtime is still 7 p.m.
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