EVENT DATE : October 20-29

Colorado Mountain College's Sopris Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's inventive masterpiece Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Performances are held in the New Space Theatre at the Spring Valley Campus at 7 p.m. on October 20-21 and 26-28, and at 2 p.m. on October 22 and 29. Adult tickets are $18, students/seniors are $13. Call 970.947.8177 or email svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu to reserve.

EVENT DATE : October 21, 3:00PM - October 21, 7:00PM

Join your South GWS neighbors for a fun family friendly event. Bring a pot of chili to enter the cookoff! Activities include a hay ride, pumpkin decorating, yard games and live music. facebook.com

EVENT DATE : October 26-28

Carbondale's SoL Theatre Company is proud to present John Bishop's wickedly hilarious Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 just in time for Halloween! The audience will be treated to a side-splittingly good time and a generous serving of the author's refreshingly irreverent wit. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at SoLTheatreCompany.org or at the door. 

EVENT DATE : October 28, 5:30PM - October 28, 10:00PM

The Glenwood Springs Noon Rotary Club hosts its Third Annual Masquerade Ball, featuring live swing music from Symphony of the Valley, dancing, food, cash bar, live and silent auctions, and an evening of fun at the majestic Hotel Colorado! Proceeds benefit the club's scholarships, grants, and community projects. Dress up, or come as you are! Tickets at GSRotary.org.

EVENT DATE : November 3, 5:00PM - November 3, 8:00PM
Third Street Center and Thunder River Theatre

Carbondale's annual Dia de los Muertos celebration includes a festive procession through downtown, poetry, dancing, altar viewing, Mexican hot chocolate, and more. This First Friday event begins at 5 p.m. at the Third Street Center and concludes at Thunder River Theatre with a Que Viva ceremony, folklorico dancing, and puppetry. CarbondaleArts.com

EVENT DATE : November 3-5

Make a world of difference this season! Shop for holiday gifts from 38 countries including handmade home decor, jewelry, personal accessories, toys, and more. The International Gift Festival at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glenwood runs noon to 6 p.m. on November 3, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 4, and noon to 4 p.m. on November 5. 

EVENT DATE : November 4, 6:00PM - November 4, 11:00PM

The 22nd Annual Taste of Basalt is the midvalley's most anticipated social event of the season! Sample food from some of the best area restaurants, sip libations, dance the night away and place bids at the silent auction for a great cause: the Basalt public schools. See BasaltEdu.org for more information.

EVENT DATE : November 4, 6:00PM - November 4, 8:00PM

The third annual Bow Wow Film Festival is touring the U.S., and its next stop is in Carbondale! Come join the fun, eat popcorn, and watch short films about our beloved canine companions. Proceeds benefit Colorado Animal Rescue. Tickets at the door are $15, but pre-sale and online tickets are $12. Visit BowWowFilmFest.com. 

EVENT DATE : November 4 & 5

Join UpRoot to help rescue veggies at Eagle Springs Organic in Silt! The organization is holding two volunteer gleaning events on November 4 at 9 a.m. and November 5 at 1 p.m. Food harvested from leftover crops will be given to local hunger relief organizations. Contact Ciara Low to RSVP at Ciara@UpRootColorado.org or 401.601.5249. 

EVENT DATE : November 11, 3:00PM - November 11, 5:00PM

Kid Flix includes the best short films from New York International Children’s Film Festival, the largest film festival for kids and teens. Join us in Willits at 3 p.m. for the first of two programs of audience favorites and award-winners from the 2017 festival! Recommended for ages 3-7. TACAW.org

EVENT DATE : November 11, 7:00PM - November 11, 10:00PM

It's one of the best nights of the month at the Marble Bar: Comedy Night! Come ready to laugh with headliner Steve Simeone and opener John Tole. $10 cover.

EVENT DATE : November 16, 7:00PM - November 16, 9:30PM

The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association presents Croon at 7 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School's Jeannie Miller Theater, featuring baritone Todd Murray singing tunes from the 1930s on. Admission is by membership ticket in the association. GSConcertAssn.org

EVENT DATE : November 16, 7:30PM - November 16, 10:00PM
Crystal Theater

Defiance Church hosts a screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry, a film following the life of the writer, poet, teacher, farmer, and outspoken citizen of an endangered world. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. showing are a suggested donation of $10 to support Lift-Up. Learn more about the film at LookAndSeeFilm.com.

EVENT DATE : November 18, 9:30AM - November 18, 11:30AM

Join CARE for Doga and Cat Yoga! Taught by some of the valley's best yogis, these classes will leave you feeling limber, energized, and covered in fur. Doga begins at 9:30 a.m. and Cat Yoga starts at 10:45 a.m. Mats provided. Classes are $20 each or both for $30. To register, visit ColoradoAnimalRescue.org. See you on the mat!

EVENT DATE : November 18, 5:00PM - November 18, 9:00PM
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Kick off the holiday season with Winter on the Mountain at Glenwood Caverns!  Enjoy all the sparkling lights throughout the park, ride the Alpine Coaster, or warm yourself by the fire pits and roast s'mores. Don't miss the tree lighting at 6 p.m. Bring a turkey for Lift-Up, and get up to four free tram rides. GlenwoodCaverns.com

EVENT DATE : November 23, 8:00AM - November 23, 9:00AM
Roaring Fork High School

Join Carbondale Recreation and Aloha Mountain Cyclery Thanksgiving morning, November 23, for the Turkey Trot 5K Run and Cross Bike Races at the RFHS grounds. For run info, call 970.510.1290; for bike info, call 970.963.2500. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on race day. $25/race; $20/race with canned good donation; $10 for each additional race. CarbondaleRec.com

EVENT DATE : November 24, 6:00PM - November 24, 9:00PM
Downtown Glenwood

Come together with the community and kick off the holiday season right! After the lighting of the Hotel Colorado, watch the town come alive with its own lighting show across the pedestrian bridge. Enjoy entertainment and wine tastings (plus non-alcoholic beverages like hot chocolate and tea) throughout downtown for the remainder of the evening. For details see RoaringForkEvents.com.