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ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free concert series

When: Thursday, July 18

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Music by By All Means and free children’s activities presented by the town of Eagle, Moe’s Barbecue and the Vail Valley Foundation.

Praise in the Park

What: Music by area church worship teams and a free showing of “Facing the Giants.”

When: Thursday, July 18

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: Lundgren Park in Gypsum.

Summer Movie Matinees

What: Free kids movie matinees with snacks provided

When: Thursdays, July 19 through Aug. 16

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: July 19 — Wreck It Ralph

July 26 — Mirror, Mirror

Aug. 2 — The Goonies

Aug. 9 — The Never-Ending


Aug. 16 — Diary of A Wimpy

Kid: Dog Days

Gypsum Daze

What: Community festival culminating with a concert by LeAnn Rimes

When: Thursday, July 18, though Saturday, July 20

Time: Activities throughout the day including an 11 a.m. parade down Valley Road. Headliner concert begins at 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lundgren Theater Park and locations around town

Details: Concert ticket sales are available on line at Tickets are $16 in advance.

Yoga in the Park

What: Free class for students of all abilities

When: Sunday, July 14

Time: 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Sunday morning yoga will be held through the summer months. Donations will be accepted for Eagle County Fresh Approach program.

Book Club for Adults

What: Ice cream social and a discussion of what everyone is reading this summer

When: Monday, July 22

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: For more information call Robyn at 970-328-8800.

Summer Reading Movie Matinees

What: Free movie showings for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, July 24 — The

Pirates! Band of Misfits

Wednesday, Aug. 14 — Flushed


Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Flick and Float

What: Swimming and a movie

When: Wednesday, July 24

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool

Details: Kids age 8 and older can attend without an adult and kids ages 7 and younger can attend if they are supervised. Cost is $10, not including refreshments. The Brush Creek Elementary School PTA will offer a special $5 meal deal that includes pizza, a drink and dessert. Swim time is from 6 to 7 p.m. with the movie at 7 p.m. Participants are advised to bring a blanket or large towel and to plan for some dry clothing during movie time. For more information, call 970-328-5277.

Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

What: Local 4-H and community fair competition with nightly Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeos

When: Wednesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 27

Time: Rodeo performances at 7 p.m. nightly

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: For more information visit

Habitat for Humanity Summer Sale Extravaganza

What: Grand version of the local Habitat outlet’s Best of the Best sale

When: Saturday, July 27

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Habitat ReStore in Eagle

Details: In addition to a large inventory of great items, a special live auction will be held at noon. For more information visit

Crawling to a Cure

What: Off-Road 4x4 vehicle race to benefit the Keepin’ em Real scholarship fund

When: Saturday, Aug. 3

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: For more information or to help sponsor the event contact Stewart and Vikki Hobbs at

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for more information.

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