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Springs Theatre: Dec. 6-19: “Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights” (R) 7 and 8:30 p.m. nightly; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1 and 2:30 p.m. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Dec. 6-12: “8 Women” (R) 5:45 p.m., “Comedian” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Dec. 6-12: “Harry Potter” (PG) 12:30, 1, 4, 4:30 and 7:45; “Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Treasure Planet” (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m.; “Solaris” (PG-13) 12:30, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30; “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “Frida” (R) 7:30 p.m.; “Analyze That” (R) 12:45, 3:10, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Dec. 6-12: “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 1, 4, 7 and 9:45 p.m.; “Treasure Planet” (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; “Harry Potter 2” (PG) 12:15, 3:30 and 7:15 p.m.; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Dec. 6-12: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (PG-13) 7 p.m. sunday through Thursday, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale, offers art classes emphasizing individual creativity without neglecting the mechanics of painting, for ages 12 and older. Classes are on a drop-in basis. For more information, call 704-0622.Bad Art Night at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, is 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Bring your own art supplies or use theirs. Open to all artists and nonartists, all ages. For information, call 928-8744.
Becky Macuen will perform a Concert of Soul at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec.3, at the Marble Community Church.Symphony in the Valley’s Holiday Concert is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for youths aged 3 to 18.A benefit for local musician Louie Girardot, with members of local bands, is at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, West Glenwood Springs. $5 cover. Saturday it’s New Star karaoke D.J. from 9 p.m. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.Strange will play Rivers restaurant, 2525 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Bar opens at 9 p.m. Restaurant closed for a private party.Acclaimed tenor saxophonist Harry Allen will perform an all jazz Christmas service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the United Methodist Church, 200 E. Homestead Ave., Basalt. For information, call 927-4098.The Rockin’ Jake Band plays the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. No cover. Call 945-6613 for details.Hell Roaring String Band is playing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School barn in Carbondale. Tickets are $5 at the door. Molasses Grass, will open.Mapping Scorpio will play at the Feral Bookstore, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Saturday, Dec. 7, Monkey-Style featuring local DJs. Drum circle Tuesdays, Spoken Word Wednesdays, Open Mike Thursdays. For details, call 928-8744.Singer songwriters Marie Beer and Lily Wilson will play the Carbondale Folk Music Center at Steve’s Guitars, 19 S. 4th, Carbondale, Friday, Dec. 6. The doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. $10 donation. Call 963-3304 for details. Billy and the Rattlers will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.The Dags will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Canyon Club 366 W. Main, New Castle. No cover.
The local MS support group is hosting its annual holiday party at noon Saturday, Dec. 7, at Los Desperados restaurant in Glenwood Springs.Bring a gift wrapped in red and get a gift in return. RSVP to Kelli Gardner at 948-2883.Glenwood Springs chamber staff, Ambassadors and board host a Christmas party, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 1102 Grand Ave. Beer and food.Heeling Partners and Santa Paws will be at the Glenwood Springs Mall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. All proceeds benefit Heeling Partners.Pet Photos with Santa will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at R.J. Paddywacks in El Jebel. Bring your pets and children for a photo shoot with Santa. All proceeds go to Valley Dog Rescue. For more information, call 963-1700.The Eagles will hold their 6th annual Christmas Boutique Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday, Dec. 7. Bake sale and chili will be served throughout the day. CMC will host “Bouldering Bash” on the climbing wall from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Registration at 4:30 p.m. For details, call Michael Whigham, 947-8237.The 9th annual Basalt Peace Tree Lighting takes place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Lions Park in Basalt. Santa arrives and will be available till 6 p.m. Join The Basalt Middle School Band, the Dickens Carolers and the Basalt community in celebrating the season.
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