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Today All levels traditional African dance class, 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Centre for Well Being, 809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 928-0445 “The Complete History of America, Abridged,” Thunder River Theatre Company comedy, 7:30 p.m. TRTC Theater, Carbondale. Tickets: 963-8200 or http://www.thunderriver.comSaturday Farmer’s Market, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Glenwood Springs High School parking lot, entrance on 14th Street 97th Annual Potato Day, 8 a.m. Farmer’s Market Sopris Park; 8:30 a.m. Tater Trot, Hendricks Park; 10:30 a.m. parade, Main Street; 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. live music, Sopris Park; noon to 2 p.m. KDNK barbecue, Sopris Park; and Bareback Bonanza, mutton bustin’, wild cow milking, pig race, 2 p.m., registration, horseback riding event begins at 3 p.m., Gus Darien Riding Arena, Carbondale. Information: 963-1940 Waldorf School yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Waldorf School, 16543 Highway 82, Carbondale. 150 families participating. Information: 379-8770 The Great Ski Swap, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Orrison Distributing Warehouse, three miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82 Frontier Historical Society cleanup and restoration party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cardiff Coke Ovens, south of Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-4448 Fall Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Information: 945-5958 Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s fourth annual Oktoberfest, German-themed music, contests, refreshments and entertainment, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., atop Iron Mountain. Information: 945-4228 Parachute/Battlement Mesa Area Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest celebration, food, fun, dancing and fireworks, 5 p.m., Cottonwood Park, Parachute. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. Information: 285-7154 Puttin’ on the Dog and Kitty Cat Ball, “mascatrade” ball, Colorado Animal Rescue fundraiser, 5:30-10 p.m., Aspen Glen Clubhouse. Tickets: $100/person. Information/tickets: 947-9173 Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts grand opening, recognition ceremony, and artist reception, 6 p.m. celebrating the center’s HEART Renovation project, handmade tile installation and “Words Speak a Thousand Pictures” exhibit. Information/RSVP: 945-2414 “The Complete History of America, Abridged,” 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 963-8200 or http://www.thunderriver.com Community Contra Dance, Masonic Lodge, corner of Ninth and Colorado Ave., 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs. Live music by Last Minute String Band. Circle, contras, squares, waltzes. Calling by John Unger. Information: 945-0350Sunday Helping Hands Harvest Festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Crafts, quilts, baked goods, Christmas items. Refreshments available. Proceeds benefit church and local charities. Nia, a dance of body, mind, spirit and emotions, 9:30 a.m., Glenwood Centre for Well Being, 809 Grand Ave. Information: 928-0445 Frontier Historical Society cleanup and restoration party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cardiff Coke Ovens, south of Glenwood Springs. Bring branch clippers, gloves, shovels, a sack lunch and a friend. Information: 945-4448

Monday Fall Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Information: 945-5958 Digital Media Club meeting, Web blogs and RSS feeds, 6-8 p.m., Colorado Mountain College-Lappala Center, Carbondale. Open to the public. Information: http://www.digitalmediaclub.org or Roy Brandt, 404-1623Tuesday Fall Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Information: 945-5958 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 Eight-ball pool tournament, 8 p.m., Full Moon Saloon, Carbondale. Information: 963-1299Wednesday Fall Used Book Sale, noon to 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Information: 945-5958 Free slideshow by professional photographer Tanya Jo DeBardelaben, featuring photos from her 2-month trip to New Zealand and Australia, (fjords, rainforest, lakes, beaches, glaciers, volcanoes and kayaking the Kaituna River), 7 p.m., Summit Coffee House. Information: 945-6994Thursday Fall Used Book Sale, 2-5:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Information: 945-5958 “Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace” lecture, with David Barsamian, founder and director of Alternative Radio, 8 p.m., Thunder River Theater in Carbondale. Information: 618-1849

October 13 Celtic Music Festival, CarbondaleOctober 14 Oktoberfest, Carbondale Culinary Arts, Wine & Brewfest, Glenwood Springs


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