NOVEMBER 18th to 24th - ROARING FUN - Plan your week of FUN in the Roaring Fork Valley

Every week we feature events taking place in the Roaring fork Valley. 

Plan your week and enjoy the ROARING FUN our community has to offer!

NOVEMBER 18th to 24th

Tuesday Nov. 19th:

The Ferlies

6:30 pm to 9 pm - Carbondale Beer Works - FREE 

"Celtic, bluegrass, old-time music, with Don Paine (fiddle, clawhammer banjo), Tammie Lane (pennywhistle, flute), Steve Johnson (banjo, Irish button accordion), Trevor Mountjoy (guitar, bouzouki). (Ferlie: Scot, n. 1. An unusual or strange sight; a wonder, marvel.)"

Wednesday Nov. 20th:

Movies That Matter: "The Public"

5 pm to 7 pm - Basalt Regional Library - FREE 

"An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. Dir. Emilio Estevez | 2018 | English | 119min"

Bingo for KDNK

7 pm to 9 pm - Carbondale Beer Works - FREE


Yoga and Hot Springs

6 pm to 9 pm - Avalanche Ranch - Redstone - $25 CASH ONLY (Repeats weekly, October 02, 2019 to April 29, 2020)

"Join Whitney Roginski at Avalanche Ranch Wednesday evenings for an all levels gentle yoga practice from 6-7pm followed by a nourishing soak in the hot springs till 9pm. MEET: in the yoga barn (over the bridge, across from the top pool) 10mins before class BRING: yoga mat and any props you wish to use, swim wear, towel, water and snacks  Reservations encouraged call 970-963-2846"

Thursday Nov. 21th

CASA 101

10 am to 11 am - Wendell's, Meeker - FREE

"How do you give hope to a child? It starts with your heart. There is a way that you can give a voice to children in our community who have suffered trauma. CASA of the Ninth is a local nonprofit that is currently searching for compassionate and dedicated individuals and couples to become volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates. Come chat with Advocate Supervisor Brittney Shonk and learn how you can become a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate."

Friday Nov. 22th

Friday Afternoon Club: Jen Mack

5 pm to 8:30 pm - Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park - FREE (Free with the Friday coupon in the Post Independent for up to four people starting at 4 p.m.)

"Grab your Friday coupon from the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and head to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park for Friday Afternoon Club featuring Jen Mack. Jen Mack is a Detroit-born and Colorado-raised Singer-songwriter who plays soulful acoustic music inspired by Motown, Folk and Rock music. She has played over 1,350 shows across the country and has worked in the studio with artists across many genres. Her voice is unique and listenable and she puts her own twist on each song. Jen’s vocal inspirations are Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi and Billie Holiday. Her live music style appeals to a wide spectrum of listeners. FREE music with your Post Independent coupon for up to four people after 4 p.m. Enjoy the views, drink specials and live entertainment!"

Return of the Predators; Return of the Balance

6 pm to 8 pm - New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114 - FREE

"Spend a family-friendly evening with wolves, as we view the 2019 film “EPIC YELLOWSTONE: Return Of The Predators”, along with 2 short films from the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project, that explore the myths, reality of gray wolves and the need for wolf restoration to Colorado. Volunteers will be on hand for anyone who would like to sign the petition to put Initiative 107 - the wolf restoration initiative - on Colorado's 2020 ballot."

Saturday Nov. 23th

Gondola Giving

2 pm to 6 pm - Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park - Bring in non-perishable food items to receive free gondola admission tickets for our Winter on the Mountain Kick-Off event

"Glenwood Caverns invites you to GIVE at the base of the Glenwood Gondola for our community-minded event, Gondola Giving. Beginning at 2 p.m., we will continue the tradition of collecting food donations for Thanksgiving meals to community members in need. Bring in non-perishable food items to receive one free gondola admission ticket for our Winter on the Mountain Kick-Off event beginning at 5 p.m., or donate grocery gift cards of $20 or more for 4 gondola admission tickets to be used at the event and be entered to win great prizes! Prizes included Annual Thrill Passes and soak passes to Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Donations can be dropped off at the Bighorn Toyota truck parked at the gondola base, then pick up your free gondola passes at the cashier window. The free passes are valid Nov. 23, 2019, only. During Gondola Giving, local radio broadcaster, Jim Williams will be riding the Glenwood Gondola from 2-4 p.m., broadcasting live to keep the giving going. Along with interviews from Glenwood Caverns employees, Santa will give a special interview before making his debut appearance. A special thanks to Bighorn Toyota for collecting cans in a beautiful Toyota truck to later be sent to local food pantry LIFT-UP. See you at the Glenwood Gondola base for Gondola Giving and the Winter on the Mountain Kick-Off!"

Visit Santa at Glenwood Caverns

4 pm to 7 pm - Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs - Free with canned food donations to Lift-Up. Four free tickets with a City Market gift card of $20 or more.

"Visit Santa at America’s only mountain-top theme park. Get your photo taken with ol’ St. Nick and enjoy the dazzling display of more than a half million lights and a giant musical Christmas tree. Roast s’mores around the fire pit, warm up in the North Pole hut and be dazzled by the winter scenery!"

Winter on the Mountain Kick-Off

5 pm to 9 pm - Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs - Free with canned food donations to Lift-Up. Four free tickets with a City Market gift card of $20 or more.

"Kick off the season of lights at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s Winter on the Mountain! Our new high-capacity Glenwood Gondola will whisk you up the mountain as we bring back the mountain-top winter fun you love. Beginning at 5 p.m., enjoy the dazzling scenery of over half a million lights, fire pits to warm up and roast s'mores, live music by The Leonard Curry Trio in the Lookout Grille until 8 p.m., and when the clock strikes six, we will light our giant musical Christmas tree! Hang around for shows every half hour. The Alpine Coaster will be lit up for your winter coaster thrill, or you can take a ride on the Haunted Mine Drop. Warm up with complimentary cider and warm hugs by the Coca-Cola Bear. Santa will be making an appearance in the North Pole Hut in the plaza from 4-7 p.m. for wish lists and photo opps. You can get free admission to this event when you donate to LIFT-UP! One canned food item gets you one free gondola ticket; a City Market gift card of $20 or more for 4 FREE gondola tickets to Glenwood Caverns plus the chance to win great prizes. Cozy up and hop on the gondola for Winter on the Mountain!"

Winter Stoke Film Fest 2019

6 pm to 10 pm - 3rd st. center - CARBONDALE - $17.00 Adults , $7.50 kids 12& under in advance

"Sunlight Mtn Resort and True Media Foundation. Calling all local film makers, shredders, sledders and all, the Fourth Annual Winter Stoke Film Festival. Prize money $1500 in cash prizes plus a shot at a 2019-20 Season Pass to Sunlight Mountain Resort, lift tickets, and of course the prestigious Golden Boot Award.! Audience Votes on the top 3 Finalist. Fundraiser for the True Media Foundation. Winter Stoke Film Festival 100% about you, the powder hounds of the Roaring Fork Valley. Help us grow this thing. True Media Foundation is marking its 14th year serving Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley. Every year students of all ages coming to the TMF studio to experience authentic learning, while working on their high school Capstone requirements, middle school programs, or individual projects. Our objective is to produce video workshops on location throughout the community in our mobile video lab."

Sunday Nov. 24th

Health Insurance Open Enrollment

8:30 am to 5 pm - Martin Insurance Group - CARBONDALE - FREE

"For those looking for individual and family health insurance for 2020, you don’t have to figure it out alone. We check every possibility to get you the best insurance for you and/or your family. Call us at 970-963-6161 to set an appointment before December 15th.

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