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Springs Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 23-29: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30 and 6:45; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Simone” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Blood Work” (R), 9 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 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: Aug. 23-29: “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. 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: “Signs” (PG-13), 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.

Become a purchase patron at the annual Glenwood Springs Fall Art Festival, Sept. 25 to 29. The Art Guild will host an exclusive purchase patron evening Sept. 24 to meet the artists and feast on hors d’oeuvres. Patrons must purchase one piece of art for $50 or more. For more information call Kate Nielsen at 945-5204.Artists are invited to submit works to the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts for the upcoming Borderlands exhibit, set for Sept. 5 to 27. It is a celebration of cultural heritage and art. For information call 945-2414.

Neil Jacobs, on 12-string guitar, followed by Dan Sadowsky, play Friday, Aug. 23, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 South Fourth, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m., music begins at 8:30 p.m.; donations are requested. Call 963-3304 for details. Greg Mass plays rockin’ rhythms and homegrown harmonies at Buffalo Valley in Glenwood Springs at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24. No cover.Ralph Dinosaur and the Fabulous Volcanos will play the patio party starting at 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at the New Castle Superbowl.Reckless Abandon plays O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.County Line plays country western at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle from 9 p.m. to closing Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.Louie and the Lizards will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Karaoke Crush begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.Cabaret and Karaoke Night is from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center featuring Karaoke Crush. Admission is $10. For details call 285-9480.The Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities present the Waybacks, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293, Rifle. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for kids age 4 to 12. For details call Bill Morrow at 625-1889 or Jack Green at 618-0911.

The circus is coming to town. Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop” and presents performers from nine different countries. Performances in Glenwood Springs will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in the field next to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.New students at Glenwood Springs Middle School can enroll from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug.19 through Aug. 30. Returning students do not need to register. Class supply lists will be posted at the school Aug. 26. For more information call 384-5500.

The sixth annual Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 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 at the chamber for reservations, 625-2085.The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts’ noxious weed cost-share program is accepting applications through Sept. 16 to help treat all of Garfield County’s noxious weeds. Receipts for spraying are due Nov. 15. To receive an application, call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 101 or the Garfield County Weed Management office at 625-3969.The Colorado Draft Horse Classic is Friday, Aug. 30, and Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. Friday events run from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 12 to 8 p.m. Events include draft horse competition classes, food and craft vendors and a display of antique machinery. Admission is $5 and includes parking.Balloon Fest 2002 is Sept. 7 and 8 at the Garfield County Airport, I-70 to exit 94 in Rifle, sponsored by the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce and the Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors. A mass ascension of hot air balloons is set for dawn followed by a pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Also featured are tethered balloon rides, airport open house, aircraft displays. Admission is free.The Basalt Library is giving away books from its recent book sale. The books are on the back porch and will be available for one week.


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