Community News & Notes
The Kingston Trio will appear as part of next seasons schedule for the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association. New memberships, renewals and business sponsorships are available now. The season will open Oct. 10 with a Canadian string ensemble and the popular Woods Tea Company will appear Nov. 5. The Kingston Trio will be in town March 19, and the season will close on May 3 with Cadence, a male quartet. The concert association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible.Renewal or new membership checks can be mailed to GWS Community Concert Association, PO Box 214, Glenwood Springs 81602. For information, call Judy at 945-5384.
Transfer Trail Road, Forest Service Road #602, above Glenwood Springs, will not be opened for Memorial Day weekend because of significant snow fall this past winter and several wind events that have left the road impassable.Several downed trees and numerous snow banks are blocking the road before Windy Point. To prevent resource degradation, the road will remain closed until further notice. During the first week of June, crews will clear the downed tress and road conditions will be re-evaluated to determine when it is feasible to open the road. If you have questions, please contact the White River National Forest at 625-2371 or the Glenwood Springs Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management at 947-2800.
Anglers who buy a one-day fishing license in Colorado and who plan to fish at state wildlife areas are reminded that they must also obtain a wildlife habitat stamp. The Colorado habitat stamp program is new in 2006. Income from the stamp will be used to protect and improve wildlife habitat throughout the state.A habitat stamp is needed by anyone 19 to 64 years old who enters a state wildlife area. Anglers who bring family members to a state wildlife area must be sure to purchase the needed stamps. The cost of a stamp is $10.25 when purchased alone and includes the Colorado search and rescue fee.The habitat stamp is not needed, however, if an angler fishes waters that are not located on a state wildlife area. Anglers should know where they are going to fish before buying the one-day license to determine if they will be entering a state wildlife area.For more information, go to the Colorado Division of Wildlife Web site at http://wildlife.state.co.us.
Duke Davis, premiere cowboy poet, singer and songwriter, and his band Buckshot are joining the evening entertainment lineup during the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Parks summertime chuckwagon dinner shows. Davis has been a professional musician and songwriter since 1966, and has appeared in concert with many of the top names in the music business. Hell perform Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30, and then every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening from June 18 through Labor Day. Once dinner is served, Davis and his band will entertain the audience with tales of the cowboy life, rope tricks and Western music. The dinner shows will begin at 6 p.m. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 3 p.m. Reservations are recommended; call 945-4228 or 800-530-1635, ext. 11.
Great Balls of Fire!, the seventh annual Carbondale Rotary Fundraiser, will be from 6:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Carbondale Firehouse.Headlined by the renowned Bobby Mason All Stars, this 50s era firehouse dance party will feature a full dinner by Conundrum Catering, including wine and beer, silent and live auctions, and magic by Doc Eason.Tickets are $100 per person and are available from any Carbondale Rotarian or by calling Dr. Mark Cook at 963-3013. This year, the proceeds will benefit the Rotary Foundation and Thunder River Theatre.
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