ShowDown Town

What: The final show for the 2014 season in Eagle’s popular free summer concert series returns

When: Thursday, Aug. 21

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Presented by the town of Eagle and the Vail Valley Foundation, this week’s ShowDown Town concert will feature music by The Drunken Hearts and free kids activities.

Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend

What: Foraging, dining and education events

When: Friday, Aug. 22 though Sunday, Aug. 25

Where: Eagle Ranch Golf Course Grille and locations around town

Details: For more information or to register for the activities visit www.EagleMushroomWeekend.com.

Gypsum Rec Center Fitness Expo

What: Free fitness classes, heal and wellnesss forums, booths, live music and the Red Hill Ruckus 10K

When: Saturday, Aug. 23

Time: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Recreation Center

Details: Start time for the 10K is 8 a.m. For more information visit www.wecmrd.org/sports/race-series.

Eagle Book Club

What: Eagle Public Library hosted open book discussion for adults

When: Monday, Aug. 25

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Library

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

Afterschool Movie

What: Free showing of “The Rocketeer

When: Tuesday, Aug. 26

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Puppy Plunge

What: Dogs only swimming event

When: Tuesday, Sept. 2

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool

Details: Cost is $5.

Wacky Wednesday Family Art

What: Literacy-based arts and crafts for the whole family

When: Wednesday, Sept. 3

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The featured book is “Yoko’s Paper Cranes” by Rosemary Wells and the craft is oragami figures.

Vail Automotive Classic

What: Automobile, aircraft and motorcycle show

When: Saturday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. at the Vail Valley Jet Center

Sunday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vail Village

Details: The weekend event includes the Wheels and Wings show at the Eagle County Regional Airport on Saturday. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children. For more information visit www.vailautomotiveclassic.com.

Minturn Cemetery Tour

What: Eagle County Historical Society will host a tour of Minturn’s Riverview Cemetery featuring the life stories of some of the community’s pioneering citizens

When: Saturday, Sept. 6

Time: 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.

What: Riverview Cemetery

Details: Cost is $15 per person in advance or $20 on tour day. Advance tickets can be purchased on line at eaglecountyhistoricalsociety.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Tours are expected to fill up early.

Scott Family Fund-raiser

What: Pot-luck dinner and music to benefit the Scott family, local ranchers who suffered a devastating cattle loss last winter.

When: Saturday, Sept. 6

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: 4Eagle Ranch

Details: A suggested donation is $20 and a pot luck dish for adults, $10 for seniors and children.

MakerSpace Monday

What: Materials provided include LEGOs, robotics, knitting, jewelry and more, participants provide the creativity.

When: Monday, Sept. 8

Time: 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: For more information contact the library at 970-524-5080.

Explorer’s Club

What: Hands on science club for elementary age students

When: Thursday, Sept. 11

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: First session for the new school year will feature LEGO engineering.

Art in the Afternoon

What: Free arts and crafts for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, Sept. 17

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

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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