EVENT DATE : January 18, 6:00PM
The Launchpad

Carbondale Arts hosts its longest-standing and largest show, the 39th annual Valley Visual Art Show, featuring 50 local artists. Works are presented in the R2 Gallery at The Launchpad. An artist reception will take place at 5:30 p.m. for members, followed by the opening for the general public at 6 p.m. For more information call 970.963.1680 or visit CarbondaleArts.com.

EVENT DATE : January 19, 5:00PM
Hotel Colorado

Advocate Safehouse Project presents this annual film festival celebrating women. Two showings at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pre-sale tickets ($20) available online at EventBrite.com or at Treadz (Glenwood), Susan's Flowers (Carbondale), or Midland Art Company (Rifle). Tickets at the door are $25. All proceeds benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project, your local nonprofit supporting survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence.

EVENT DATE : January 19, 5:30PM
Snowmass Cross Country Center

Enjoy a 1.2-mile snowshoe or cross-country ski tour around the Snowmass Golf Course followed by pasta dinner at Black Saddle Bar & Grille. Join an ACES naturalist for a guided tour at 6 p.m. and stop for cocoa and cookies at Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Snowshoe rental available. Dinner $25/adults, $15/kids 12 and under. Reservations required; call 970.923.0979. GoSnowmass.com

EVENT DATE : January 23, 8:00AM
The Temporary

Do you ever struggle with all the changes from Google and social media? Jack Jostes is partnering with the Basalt Chamber of Commerce to deliver a never-before-seen presentation in Willits from 8-10 a.m. with content from Jack's best-selling book "Get FOUND Online: The Local Business Owner's Guide to Digital Marketing." Register at RamblinJackson.com/Basalt.

EVENT DATE : January 23, 3:00PM
Basalt Regional Library

Meet at the library before walking to Roaring Fork Conservancy’s River Center for a fun and informative program about our local fish. Kids will learn the different body parts of trout and use that knowledge in a fun, hands-on art project. 3-4 p.m. For first through fourth graders. BasaltLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : Wednesdays & Thursdays
Third Street Center & ACES: Hallam Lake

The 2019 Naturalist Nights free speaker series continues in February at 6 p.m. every Wednesday in Carbondale (Third Street Center) and every Thursday in Aspen (ACES: Hallam Lake). Discussion topics include climate change, Colorado snowpack, history of the Pueblo people, and more. Visit WildernessWorkshop.org or AspenNature.org for more details.

EVENT DATE : February 2, 4:00PM
The Tipsy Trout

A night of fun and creative designs: Roaring Fork Conservancy and the Roaring Fork Fly Fishing Club present the 4th annual Iron Fly fly-tying competition from 4-10 p.m. in Basalt. Youth division (16 and under) begins at 4 p.m., adult competition begins 6:30 p.m. Spectators admission: $5. Competitors admission: $20. Participants must pre-register at RoaringFork.org/Events. Proceeds benefit the host organizations.

EVENT DATE : February 2, 5:00PM
Morgridge Commons

The Children's Mini College hosts the 16th annual Chocolate Extravaganza silent auction fundraiser in Glenwood Springs, above the library! 100 percent of proceeds benefit the preschool. Amazing silent auction selection includes gift certificates for restaurants, health/fitness, lodging, artwork, jewelry, and more. Enjoy savory bites and sweet treats while you browse. 5-8 p.m. Tickets: $15 (including two glasses of wine). 

EVENT DATE : February 6, 12:00PM
Carbondale Recreation Center

Find out what exercises can help your shoulders feel and perform better. This clinic is taught by Judy, an NSAM Personal Trainer and a Certified Manual Soft Tissue and Chain Reaction Trainer. 12 p.m. Classes are free with a valid Carbondale Recreation and Community Center membership or day pass. Class size is limited to 15 so register early. CarbondaleRec.com

EVENT DATE : February 7, 5:30PM
Riviera Supper Club

Connect over champagne and make new friends at Daring Women and Bubbles! This is the perfect excuse to get dressed up for a fun night out with the ladies in downtown Glenwood. Tickets ($55) include: champagne, appetizers, tax, tip. This social/networking event is sponsored by Iron Mountain Hot Springs, so expect awesome raffle prizes! 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets via Eventbrite. DaringWomenLLC.com

EVENT DATE : 14 & 15
Baron's Restaurant at Hotel Colorado

Enjoy a very special three-course Valentine's Day dinner menu at Glenwood's most historic and romantic hotel on February 14 or 15. $52 per person, by reservation only. Call 970.928.3790 or visit HotelColorado.com for reservations or to inquire about the additional special Valentine's lodging package.

EVENT DATE : February 16, 6:00PM
Two Rivers Cafe

Come play craps, blackjack, Texas Hold 'Em, and more during this fundraiser for the Basalt High School tennis, track, and girls' basketball teams. Tickets include gaming, dancing, dinner appetizers, soft drinks, prizes, and silent auction. 6-9 p.m. Tickets: $35/single or $60/couple. Purchase tickets online at SaloonNight.bpt.me or call Diana Elliott at 970.927.4693. 

EVENT DATE : February 16, 7:00PM
Hotel Jerome

Presented at the height of ski season each year during President's Day weekend, this event is the signature fundraiser of Carbondale-based Ascendigo Autism Services. This grand evening features music, dinner, dancing, luxury prize drawings, and much more, all benefiting the nonprofit host organization. Tickets and information at Ascendigo.org. 

EVENT DATE : February 21, 5:30PM
Basalt Regional Library

In this three-part parenting class starting February 21, Lauren Raymond shares strategies for living and parenting more joyfully. Explore ways to improve your own level of joy so that you're fully equipped to engage positively with your children. 5:30 p.m. BasaltLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : February 25, 4:00PM
Basalt Regional Library

Kidding Around Yoga is a national program that specializes in teaching yoga to kids through music and movement. This program is for children in first through fourth grades, but parents and guardians are welcome too. 4 p.m. BasaltLibrary.org