Roaring Fork Conservancy and Roaring Fork Audubon host a rain-or-shine morning of birding guided by a ranger from City of Aspen Parks & Open Space. Please bring your own binoculars, or request a loaned pair on your registration form at RoaringFork.org. Registration is required. Group will meet at the Aspen Golf Course parking lot. Free event, 7-8:30 a.m.
Humpty Dumpty Celebration Let’s celebrate together and officially welcome Humpty Dumpty as a permanent resident at the Carbondale library on Thursday May 30 starting at 4:00 PM. We did it! The entire community chipped in to help purchase Humpty last year. The Roaring Fork High School Jazz Band will be performing. Cake and refreshments will be served. Don't miss it!
Have fun golfing and dining while helping us bring Financial Literacy education to students from Aspen to Parachute in grades K - 12.
Artist and environmental advocate Sarah Uhl hosts a series of workshops for all skill levels this month. The themed workshops will focus on developing the creative voice, painting with the imagination, and more. The final session features plein air painting at Thomas Lakes. Cost: $60-125 (supplies provided). Each session limited to eight participants; register at SarahUhl.com.
"Roaring Stories" is the Community Office for Resource Efficiency’s (CORE) second annual live storytelling event, presented in partnership with ACES and Writ Large. This collaborative event is part of our joint efforts to unite the Roaring Fork Valley to take action on the environment by saving energy. 6 p.m. More details at AspenCORE.org and AspenNature.org.
From 6-8 p.m., enjoy the opening reception of "Ellipsis," a solo exhibition by Carbondale Clay Center Resident Artist Savanna LaBauve. "Ellipsis" will be on view at the gallery June 7-28. Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. CarbondaleClay.org
Head to El Jebel for the mid-valley's third annual kick-off to summer! This beautiful hot air balloon and community festival welcomes locals and visitors alike for family-friendly activities, food, entertainment, and more. The fun begins at 7 a.m. on June 8 with the balloon launch. Find the event on Facebook for updates, or visit CrownMtn.org.
Say "Aloha" to summer at the first-ever ukulele festival in Carbondale! 1-6 p.m. Sponsored by Glenwood Music and the Crystal UkuLadies & UkuDudes. Free admission; please register. To register for the workshops and festival, contact Stephanie Askew at Stephanie1Askew@yahoo.com or 214.405.8040.
Enjoy live music and community while shopping for fresh local produce and other wonderful goods at Glenwood's Downtown Market, held every Tuesday from June 11 through September 17 at the corner of 9th and Grand! Come for the downtown atmosphere and visit with neighbors from 4-8 p.m. every week. GlenwoodMarket.com
Opening night champagne reception for TRTC's "Tribes." Born deaf, Billy has been surrounded his entire life by a family of idiosyncratic, fiercely competitive intellectuals who take their hearing for granted. When beautiful Sylvia finally breaks his “silence” by teaching him sign language, Billy discovers his heart, his dignity, and a much larger world. Full ticket and show details at ThunderRiverTheatre.com.
Enjoy the first Music on the Mountain concert of the 2019 season, featuring the Missing Link Band and Dance of the Sacred Fire. Starting at 4 p.m., ride the brand new gondola, bus, or Adventure Vehicle up the mountain for free with the donation of a canned-food item for LIFT-UP. Music begins at 6 p.m. Come celebrate summer! GlenwoodCaverns.com
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association presents the 122nd annual Strawberry Days Festival. Enjoy delicious food, vendor fair, entertainment, live music, kids' activities, crowning of Miss Strawberry Days, the annual Saturday morning parade down Grand Avenue, and many other summer traditions families have loved for generations! Find event details on Facebook or visit StrawberryDays.com.
Join us for an amazing opportunity to learn turntable scratch and mix, beats lab, digital composition and editing, and garage band. Recommended for ages seven to 14. This camp takes place June 24-26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Space is limited, and registration is required. Contact Caroline Cares at 970.927.4311 (ext. 1021) or CCares@basaltlibrary.org to register.
Join Carbondale-based Wilderness Workshop for the third annual gala in Aspen to protect our wild lands with guest speakers, live music, and an elegant seasonal dinner. All proceeds of the event benefit Wilderness Workshop’s programs. For more information, contact Rebecca Mirsky at 970.963.3977. WildernessWorkshop.org
Join Roaring Fork Conservancy to learn all about fireflies, bats, and bugs during the first Family Nights at Filoha of the season! In this beautiful open space near Redstone, kids and parents can play games, catch fireflies, and learn about the local and natural history of this thermal wetland. 7:30 p.m. Events are free but registration is required; visit RoaringFork.org.
The Glenwood Springs Summer of Music kick-off is not to be missed! Bring the family for this wonderful community tradition and enjoy performances by the Jazz Aspen Snowmass summer students at 6:30 p.m. and headliner Michelle Sarah Band at 7:30 p.m. Michelle Sarah is a powerful singer/songwriter known for explosive vocals, creative energy, and a dynamic blend of soul/funk. GlenwoodSpringsSummerofMusic.org
Come and explore the Star Lab, an inflatable, portable planetarium that will bring plenty of “oohs” and “ahs” and inspire you to engage in a better understanding of the world around us. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Groups and individuals are required to sign up in advance. Contact Caroline Cares at 970.927.4311 (ext. 1021) or CCares@basaltlibrary.org to register.