Hop on the tram June 2 and 9 for Music on the Mountain featuring Whiskey Stomp (6/2) and Louie & The Lizards (6/9). Don't miss these bands that always bring the party! Get in for FREE with a canned food donation for LIFT-UP after 4 p.m. GlenwoodCaverns.com
Dance to live drumming and learn rhythms from West Africa, Zimbabwe, the Caribbean, Brazil, Hawaii, and the Philippines. All levels and ages are welcome. Every Monday evening in June, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost: $12/class. CarbondaleRhythmCollective.org
Featuring violinist Erin Gallagher, cellist Sarah Graf, and harpsichordist Charlotte McLain. Performance begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. BasaltLibrary.org
Carbondale's family-friendly summer rodeo is held every Thursday, rain or shine, June 7 through August 23. Gates at 5:30 p.m., slack at 6 p.m., grand entry at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Barrel racing, bronc riding, bull riding, mutton busting, and more. Come watch the fun! CarbondaleRodeo.com
New Castle's River Center presents its annual fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Taco bar, silent auction, kids' games, music, and a raffle with top prize of $500! Discounted tickets can be pre-purchased at the River Center: $10/adult, $8/senior and $5/child. RiverCenterNewCastle.org
This energetic production rocks the Wheeler with dance, humor, and stunning visuals to serve as a poignant reminder of the body-mind-spirit connection. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. June 8 and 9, with an additional matinee show on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $25/adult, $15/student. Visit AspenShowTix.com for full show details.
The second annual Pedaleando Community Bike Ride encourages health for Roaring Fork Valley children. This FREE event takes place in Carbondale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes games, a bike rodeo, pump track challenge, a family ride, and lunch! Hosted by the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club in partnership with several local organizations and businesses.
Free music in Carbondale's Sopris Park kicks off at 4 p.m.! The "Second Sundays" performances in June, July, and August are curated by local music legend Steve Standiford of Steve's Guitars, featuring one local band and one touring group each month.
All abilities welcome at the center's hand-building and wheel throwing summer camps! Go to CarbondaleClay.org or call 970.963.2529 for more information and to register for classes. Scholarships are available. Classes run June 11 to August 17, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.
Join SAW (Studio for Arts and Works) at 5 p.m. for a celebration when artists will open their studios and show off their latest creations. Handmade pottery, jewelry, prints, paintings, floral arrangements, and more! Free and open to the public. For more information (and updates on a film screening after dark!) visit SAWCarbondale.com or follow on Facebook.
Glenwood's beloved Strawberry Days festival is back for its 121st year! Join the annual tradition and enjoy festivities throughout the third weekend in June, such as the crowning of Miss Strawberry Days, Saturday parade, food and craft vendors, family fest, and live music from local bands and headliner Cowboy Mouth. See the full event lineup at GlenwoodChamber.com.
Come for a summer "walk-in" movie theater! The Basalt Chamber presents the first outdoor film of the season with "True Grit." Gates open at 7 p.m. for a community picnic; movies start at sunset. For more information visit BasaltChamber.org.
The Basalt Sunday Market kicks off June 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop for produce, prepared food, merchandise, and art from local vendors. Enjoy live music, rotating demonstrations, and kids' activities. The market runs every Sunday through September 30. Rain or shine! BasaltSundayMarket.com
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers hosts this project at Sky Mountain Park on Tuesdays, June 19 through July 17, from 4 p.m. to sundown. Dinner and drinks provided after every work session. Sign up at RFOV.org.
The Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs and Bonfire Brewing present a five-course dinner and beer pairing at 6 p.m. Reservations required; call 970.928.3772 to claim your seat. Check Facebook for details or visit HotelColorado.com.
Celebrate summer in El Jebel! Enjoy festivities at the park from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on June 23. Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, hot air balloon launch, kids' activities, taco competition, margarita/beer garden, live music, tether balloon rides, evening glow, and more. FREE admission! For full event schedule visit CrownMtn.org.
Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and City of Aspen Parks & Open Space from 5:30-7 p.m. on an excursion in Deer Hill, a sanctuary for wildlife in one of the busiest parts of the valley. Highlights will include 360-degree views of Aspen’s topography and a stunning amount of wildflowers. Rain or shine. Free. Registration required at RoaringFork.org.
Free music in the park is back in 2018 with concerts every Wednesday evening from June 27 to August 1! The kick-off event features an opening performance by JAS Aspen students at 6:30 p.m., followed by main act Lipbone Redding at 7:30 p.m.
Craft breweries, cideries, distilleries, and wineries come together for the third annual festival in Glenwood Springs. June 29 (FREE entry) features live music, beer garden, and food. June 30 ($35 basic entry) features the official fermentation fest, live music, and food. 5-9 p.m. both evenings. RoaringForkEvents.com
This unique wine and tequila tasting and culinary experience benefits the Shining Stars Foundation and is inspired by the most beautiful beach clubs of Europe. Lounge by the Roaring Fork River and enjoy apps, tastings, live entertainment, and more. Shuttles from Aspen available. Event begins at 4 p.m. General admission $350. Register at EventBrite.com or call 970.925.STAR.