The weekend of Oct. 13-15, the Colorado Archeology Society will have a course presented by professor Kevin Black in Glenwood Springs. Course hours are 6-10 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Prehistoric Lithic Description and Analysis, covering stone tool manufacture, identification and basic lithic analysis, is often the best indication of the presence of an archeological site.To register, call Cynthia DeFrancia at (970) 920-4101 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrollment closes Oct. 12.
The Sunlight Ski Club and the Sunlight Volunteer Ski Patrol will be holding their annual Great Ski and Sports Swap from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Orrison Distributing Warehouse, three miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82. If you wish to sell your gear, consignment items will be checked in from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the warehouse. Twenty percent of your sale price is donated to support the Sunlight Ski Club and Sunlight Ski Patrol.
Hunters Hospitality & Info Center welcomes hunters Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Oct. 18-20 and Nov. 1-3. Follow the big orange signs to the Rifle Information Center. Visit with the Forest Service, BLM, Colorado State Parks and DOW. Get info on lodging, restaurants and businesses that supply all of your hunting gadgets and gear. Warm up with a free cup of coffee. Also, Thursday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon, is a live KMTS radio broadcast and free samples from Butcher Block of Rifle, and Dominos Pizza delivers at noon. For more information call the Rifle Chamber office at 625-2085, ext. 2.
Crews from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Team will be burning slash piles at the Betty Bear Hut on Wednesday, Oct. 4, through Thursday, Oct. 5. This action is part of a comprehensive wildland fire mitigation and prevention plan developed jointly by 10th Mountain Division Hut Association and the U.S. Forest Service. For more information, please contact 10th Mountain at (970) 925-4554.
The Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council will present an important informational meeting for all people interested in horseback trail riding in forests and wilderness areas at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Aspen Equestrian Estates Clubhouse in Carbondale. A panel discussion and a question and answer period will be on the agenda.
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