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Today Summer Meltdown celebration, 5 p.m., Hotel Colorado’s outdoor courtyard patio, with reggae, Caribbean soul, and island tunes. Hawaiian attire suggested. Information: 945-6511 All levels traditional African dance class, 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Centre for Well Being, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 928-0445Saturday Day in the Life of Garfield County, Post Independent photography shoot day, Information: 945-8515, ext. 514, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Farmer’s Market, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Glenwood Springs High School parking lot, entrance on 14th Street 10th annual Classic Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Ford, 55 Storm King Road. No cost. Information: 384-7823 or (800) 284-0085 Elevated Arts Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and second annual Music on the Mountain concert, 7 p.m., featuring The Strays, top of Iron Mountain. Information: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com “Meet the Players” of the Devereux Cup barbecue, 6 p.m., Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs. No cost. Information: (970) 566-0818 Dance party, 7-10 p.m., Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: (970) 778-6593 Buttons & Bows Square Dance Club open dance, 8-10 p.m., Early Childhood Learning Center, Second Street, Parachute. Information: 285-2046 “Death Trap” dinner theater, seating begins 6:30 p.m., Ramada Inn, Glenwood. Information: 945-2500 “The Mother Load,” one-woman show about mothering, 7-10:30 p.m., Thunder River Theatre, Carbondale. Information: 963-6085, 309-1933, 963-8537 and http://www.mothersactingup.orgSunday Nia, a dance of body, mind, spirit and emotions, 9:30 a.m., Glenwood Centre for Well Being, 809 Grand Ave. Information: 928-0445 “Sweet Charity” final auditions, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Glenwood Springs High School auditorium (use east back entrance). Information: Jacquie Meitler, 945-2174 Devereux Cup match play, 11 a.m., Stout Ranch, 2000 Baldy Creek Road, New Castle. Barbecue by the Hotel Colorado provided, casual attire suggested. Events open to public and free of charge. Information: (970) 566-0818 “The Last of the Cowboys in the Roaring Fork Valley” documentary screening, 2 p.m., Crystal Theatre, downtown Carbondale. Free, but donations welcome. Information: 963-2180
Monday 7 p.m., Argentine tango, Masonic Temple building, 901 Colorado Ave. Basic fundamentals, intermediate, practica. No registration required. 945-1494Tuesday Glenwood Springs’ Downtown Market, vegetables/fruit stands, wine tastings, craft booths, food vendors, live music, cooking demonstrations, 4 p.m. to dusk, Ninth and Grand Avenue. Information: 618-7842 Nia Dance to the World Beat, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Register: 945-2414 Free Family Fun Nights, 6:30 p.m., Basalt Regional Library. Information: 927-4311 Author Ted Bell book signing/presentation, 7 p.m., Town Center Booksellers, 211 Midland Ave., Basalt. Information: 927-2665 Eight-ball pool tournament, 8 p.m., Full Moon Saloon, Carbondale. Information: 963-1299Wednesday Annual Charity Festival for Hurricane Katrina, Cajun buffet, silent auction, games and music, 5-9 p.m., Fin’s Grille & Raw Bar. Information: 945-4771 Digital Media Club meeting, 6-8 p.m., Colorado Mountain College, Lappala Center, 699 Colorado Ave., Carbondale, behind 689 RestaurantThursday Knit Night, Mountain Valley Textiles and Gifts, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 209 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs. Information: 928-0774 Mt. Sopris Bridge Club 20th annual Instant Matchpoint game, 5 p.m., Glenwood Community Center. Information: 984-2930 “One Book One Town, Everybody Reads” lecture series with author Helen Thayer and potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Thunder River Theater, 67 Promenade, Carbondale. No cost. Please bring a dish to share. Information: 963-2889
September 16 Skate, Rate, and Relate Skateboard Competition, Glenwood SpringsSeptember 17 Bill Morrow metal sculpture show, Carbondale
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The 27th Street Underpass Bridge project design has reached 30% completion, with a final design expected to be completed by August.