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The Post Independent is again sending out a call to all photographers. Its time for the Day in the Life of Garfield County. The shoot day for Day in the Life is Saturday, Sept. 9, with the deadline to get photos to the Post Independent being Thursday, Sept. 15. The section will publish Thursday, Sept. 28. All photos must be taken in Garfield County and must be shot on Saturday, Sept. 9. Name of photographer, where and the time the photo was taken are required. Photos can be sent via e-mail to or Mail or drop off at 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Day in the Life is not a contest, its just an opportunity to have fun taking photos and possibly seeing them in print.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 29, fall hours will be in effect at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.Attractions: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to dusk Friday and Saturday Exclamation Point Restaurant & Bar: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and SaturdayIron Mountain Saloon: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (through Sunday, Oct. 8) For more information, call 945-4228 or 800-530-1635, or visit

Springs Ford is hosting its 10th annual Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Glenwood Springs Ford, 55 Storm King Road, adjacent to the Glenwood Springs Mall. Proceeds from the event benefit LIFT-UPs local programs and services to serve the regions hungry. Enjoy free refreshments, oldies music and dozens of beautifully maintained classic automobiles from 1974 and older. A silent auction feature two childrens pedal cars reproductions of a 1932 Flamed Ford Roadster and a 1932 Ford Fire Engine. State troopers will conduct a free child seat safety check at the State Farm building just north of the car show, to ensure children are being transported safely.

Town Center Booksellers is hosting a presentation and book signing for Phil Freedman, local author of Izzy, Do We Have Any Trojans?, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Town Center Booksellers, 211 Midland Ave., Basalt. Call 927-2665 for more information.

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