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Hear the majestic sound of bull elk getting ready for the rut at one of the watersheds most incredible properties. Join Roaring Fork Conservancy from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 and explore some of the sights, sounds, and colors of Filoha Meadows on the Crystal River between Carbondale and Redstone. This event is open to the public; however, space is limited, and reservations are required. Please register online at For more information, call 927-1290. Sponsored by Pitkin County Open Space and Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

Elizabeth Phillips, executive director of the Basalt Chamber of Commerce, will leave the Chamber Oct. 1.Heather Smith has been named as the Chambers new executive director. She comes from the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, where she served as the director of communications and operations since 2004.The Chamber and the town of Basalt will host a farewell reception for Phillips from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Lions Park. Festivities will be followed by a proclamation by Basalt Town Manager Bill Efting honoring Phillips for her outstanding service to the community. The proclamation will be presented at the Basalt Town Council meeting at 6 p.m.

The Eagles Club is conducting a membership drive for anyone interested in volunteer work, fun projects and events. The membership drive will be held every Friday night in the month of September. Members will be available to show you around and answer any questions. For more information, please call 945-5506 after 4 p.m. Stephen McLaughlin will be performing from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Eagles Lodge for the membership drive. The Eagles Lodge is located at 312 Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs.

The Carbondale Rotary Clubs annual Garage Sale takes place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30, at the old Paint Store in the Sopris Shopping Center on Highway 133 in Carbondale. Items include outdoor furniture, living room, bedroom and dining room pieces and sets, office furniture, artwork and more. Hours will be 4-8 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. To donate items in good condition to the sale, call Syd at 927-4651.

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