Calendar of events for Aug. 8 - 15, 2019

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

SUMMER READING - Summer Reading Programs at Ridgway Library. Ages 5-9, 11 a.m.-noon. Ages 10-16, 3-4 p.m. 300 N. Charles St.

LUNCH - Lunch at the Library for ages under 18 and special needs. Ouray Public Library, 320 Sixth Ave., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

TEEN ACTIVITY - Teen Cafe at Ridgway Public Library, 300 Charles St., Ages 12 and up. 4-5 p.m.

FILM SCREENING - Uncompahgre premiere of "Acid Mine Nation, Episode 1- My Journey to the Gold King Mine Spill." Sherbino Theater, 604 Clinton St., Ridgway. 7:30 p.m. Free.

MARKET - Ridgway Farmers Market. Town Park. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Special date due to Ridgway Rendezvous starting Friday.

ART SHOW - 59th Annual Artists' Alpine Holiday Fine Arts Show at the Ouray Community Center. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ourayarts.org.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

ART RECEPTION - "Southwest Views," landscape photography by Denise Bush, Natalie Heller, Rod Martinez, Angela Moyer. Wright Opera House, Ouray. 4-6 p.m.

ART SHOW - 59th Annual Artists' Alpine Holiday Fine Arts Show at the Ouray Community Center. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ourayarts.org.

YOUTH PERFORMANCE - Weehawken's Youth Theatre Camp performance at the Sherbino Theater, 604 Clinton St., Ridgway. 7 p.m. Entry by donation.

KID ACTIVITY - "Music and Magic" with Michael Goldstein, "The Sheriff of Fun" at the tipi next to Ridgway State Park Visitor Center. 7:30 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC - Greg Everheart at KOA Campground, 3.5 miles north of Ouray, mm 98. BBQ & beer/wine bar. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY - "Touch Tables" at the swim beach as Ridgway State Park, every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., weather permitting.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY - "Nature Detectives" for kids ages 5-9. Ridgway State Park Visitor Center 9:30-11 a.m.

TOUR - Guided Cemetery Walking Tour led by Glenda Moore, Ouray County Historical Society Archivist. Cedar Hill Cemetery on east side of Hwy 550, five miles south of Ridgway. 9 a.m. $10. Preregister: 970-325-4576.

LIVE MUSIC - Greg Everheart at KOA Campground, 3.5 miles north of Ouray, mm 98. BBQ & beer/wine bar. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

LECTURE - "Ghost Towns of the San Juan Mountains" with Bob McCulloch. Ridgway State Park Visitor Center 7:30 p.m.

BOOK SALE - Friends of the Ridgway Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the library, 300 Charles St.

TRAIN RIDE - Free rides on RGS Motor 1 at the Ridgway Railroad Museum. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 200 N. Railroad St.

GOLF TOURNAMENT - Ouray Elks 2019 golf tournament at the Divide Ranch. $80 entry fee includes lunch. Four-man scramble. Check-in 8 a.m. Shotgun start 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit Ouray Elks Lodge charitable programs. Info and registration: 970-596-4326

ART SHOW - 59th Annual Artists' Alpine Holiday Fine Arts Show at the Ouray Community Center. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ourayarts.org.

FESTIVAL - 35th Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival presented by Weehawken Creative Arts at Ridgway Town Park 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY - "Touch Tables" at the swim beach as Ridgway State Park, every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., weather permitting.

MOVIE - “Wild Rose.” Presented by Second Sunday Cinema at noon at the Fox Theater in Montrose (27 S. Cascade). $7. Rated R.

BOOK SALE - Friends of the Ridgway Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the library.

MOVIE - "Dark Phoenix " at the Wright Opera House, Ouray. 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. $5.

KID ACTIVITY - "Reading in the Park" at the Elk Ridge Camper Service Building at Ridgway State Park. This week's theme "Animal Tracks" 9:30 a.m.

FESTIVAL - 35th Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival presented by Weehawken Creative Arts at Ridgway Town Park 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 12

PRACTICE START - Cross Country practice begins for Ouray/Ridgway MS/HS boys/girls XC. Ouray City Park gazebo. 7 a.m. Bring pink slip. Coach Pearce: 318-8585.

THRESHOLD CHOIR REHEARSAL – Women singing for people on the threshold between life and death. 3-5 p.m. Ridgway. Rehearsals are held in a private home. Call 970-729-2590 for directions.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

VETERAN'S EVENT - Monthly  Welcome Home Alliance Veteran's Coffee at the Sherbino Theater, 604 Clinton St., Ridgway. 10 a.m. - Noon. Veterans only, please. Free.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

MOVIE - "BlacKkKlansman" at the Wright Opera House, Ouray. 7 p.m. Rated R. $5.

LIVE MUSIC - KOA Campground, 3.5 miles north of Ouray mm 98. BBQ & beer/wine bar 5:30-8:30 p.m.

BINGO - Bingo at the Ouray Elks Lodge. Light refreshments available. Open to the public 7 p.m.

KID ACTIVITY - Pinhead Punk Science at Ridgway Public Library. 4-4:45 p.m. Free.

KID ACTIVITY - "Generation Wild Wednesdays" at Ridgway State Park Visitor Center. Hands on learning activities for kids 9 and older. 9:30 a.m.

FESTIVAL - Ouray Canyon Festival. Canyon trips, interactive clinics, gear, vendors, movies and presentations. Register: ouraycanyonfestival.org or 970-318-0989.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

LIVE MUSIC - Peter Stoitzman and New Standards featuring Natalie Cressman. Upstairs at Brickhouse 737 located at 737 Main St., Ouray. 7:30 p.m.

SUMMER READING - Summer Reading Programs at Ridgway Library. Ages 5-9, 11 a.m.-noon. Ages 10-16, 3-4 p.m. 300 N. Charles St.

LUNCH - Lunch at the Library for ages under 18 and special needs. Ouray Public Library, 320 Sixth Ave, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

TEEN ACTIVITY - Teen Cafe at Ridgway Public Library, 300 Charles St., Ages 12 and up. 4-5 p.m.

FESTIVAL - Ouray Canyon Festival. Canyon trips, interactive clinics, gear, vendors, movies and presentations. Register: ouraycanyonfestival.org or 970-318-0989.

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