ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free summer concert series returns

When: Thursday, July 31

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Presented by the town of Eagle and the Vail Valley Foundation, the first ShowDown Town concert for the 2014 season will feature music by The Congress and free kids activities.

Summer Reading Movie Matinee

What: Free movie showing for kids entering kindergarten through 6th grade.

When: Friday, Aug. 1

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Snacks provided. Call 970-328-8800 for more information.

Crawling to a Cure

What: A 4X4 Off-road vehicle rock course race.

When: Saturday, Aug. 2

Time: Gates open at 4 p.m.

Races start at 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Tickets are $10. There will be six classes from stock vehicles to race buggies. Crawlin’ To A Cure is a non-profit that supports the Keepin’ em Real Scholarship Fund set up for children impacted by cancer and local families impacted by cancer. For more information visit

Relay for Life

What: American Cancer Society fund-raiser

When: Friday, Aug. 2 through Saturday, Aug. 3

Time: 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Where: Eagle Valley High School Football field/track

Details: Teams will continuously walk the EVHS track to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Cancer survivors will take the first lap. For information visit the event’s Facebook page at Relay for Life of Eagle County and to sign up a team or as an individual visit

Gypsum Elementary Garage Sale

What: Multi-family garage sale to benefit the school

When: Saturday, Aug. 9

Time: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Valley High School front parking lot

Details: Booth cost is $25 and vendors can sell anything, as long as it falls within local, state and federal law. For more information or to get a booth/vendor form contact MaryAnn Lebo at 970-471-2072.

Golden Oldies Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of the classic film “Citizen Kane”

When: Sunday, Aug. 10

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Snacks provided. Call 970-328-8800 for more information.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

What: Summer celebration for kids who have completed summer reading logs

When: Monday, Aug. 11

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library.

Wilderness 50

What: Presentation by photographer John Fielder celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act

When: Saturday, Aug. 16

Time: 6 p.m. reception

6:30 p.m. presentation

Where: Battle Mountain High School

Details: Presented by the Eagle Valley Library District, the Vail Symposium, the U.S. Forest Service and Walking Mountains Science Center. Pre-registration is recommended. Call the Vail Symposium at 970-476-0954.

Gypsum Book Club

What: Open book club discussion hosted by the Gypsum Public Library

When: Monday, Aug. 18

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Library

Details: This month’s selection is “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillipp Sendker

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for fourth through sixth graders

When: Wednesday, Aug. 20

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: This month’s selection is “Paint the Wind” by Pam Munoz Ryan.

Eagle Book Club

What: Eagle Public Library hosted open book discussion

When: Monday, Aug. 25

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Library

Details: This month’s selection is “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for info.

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