Calendar of events for Aug. 22-29

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

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.

CONCERT - San Juan Chamber MusicFest Salon Dinner Concert presented by Ouray County Performing Arts Guild at a Ridgway home. Tickets and information at ocpag.org

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

MARKET - Ridgway Farmers Market. Town Park. 10 a.m.-3 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.

WALK - Wildflower Walk to Silver Basin presented by ROCC (Ridgway-Ouray Community Council). Meet at parking lot between Ridgway Town Park and Railroad St., 8:30 a.m. Hike will conclude around 12 p.m. Info: 810-599-8766.

LECTURE - "Elk: Nature and Management," by CPW researcher, Nathaniel Rayl. Ridgway State Park Visitor Center, 7:30 p.m.

CELEBRATION - Ouray Highgraders Holiday, miner skills contests and mule races. Miner’s Park, next to Ouray Hot Springs Pool. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

CONCERT - 36th Annual Festival Concert - San Juan Chamber MusicFest. Wright Opera House, Ouray. 7:30 p.m. $25 advance adults. $5 students.

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.

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.

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

Info and registration: 970-596-4326

LECTURE - "Mining History around Telluride and the Lewis Mill," by Ken Sloan, geologist. Ridgway State Park Visitor Center, 7:30 p.m.

CELEBRATION - Ouray Highgraders Holiday, miner skills contests and mule races. Miner’s Park, next to Ouray Hot Springs Pool. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

OPEN HOUSE - Open house, BBQ and live music by Alive in the Woods to celebrate recent improvements at Top of the Pines. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: topofthepines.org or email info@topofthepines.org

RACE - 4th Annual Log Hill Hustle Fun Run fundraiser sponsored by Fortuna Tierra Club. 5k/10k. 8 a.m., same day registration and preregistration packet pickup at 7 a.m. 5k and 10k. Breakfast to follow. Funds benefit Ridgway schools and scholarships for graduates.

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

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

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

CELEBRATION - Ouray Highgraders Holiday, miner skills contests and mule races. Miner’s Park, next to Ouray Hot Springs Pool. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 26

LECTURE - "Local Deer Management in the Face of Chronic Wasting Disease" presented by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. 6-8 p.m. Montrose County Fairgrounds, Pioneer Room.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

TRIVIA - Sherb Nerds, Sherbino Theater, 604 Clinton St., Ridgway. Doors 6:30 p.m. Trivia 7-9 p.m. Entry by donation.

OPEN HOUSE - Co-Dependents Anonymous Open House at the Log Cabin of the United Church of the San Juans, 295 N. Lena St., Ridgway. 5:30-6:45 p.m. Info: Joan or Ray, 970-901-2675

SCREENINGS - Free Developmental Screenings for kids ages 0-5. Ouray School Gym. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Appointments encouraged. UnBOCES: unboces.org/childfind-schedule-an-appointment or call 970-626-2977.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

MOVIE - "Mary Shelley" at the Wright Opera House, Ouray. 7 p.m. Rated PG-13. $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.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

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

FAIR - Ouray County Fair at the county fairgrounds.

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