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What: Eagle Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer

When: Thursday, Aug. 15

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Integra Motorsports Complex

Details: All are welcome

ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free concert series featuring Grant Farm.

When: Thursday, Aug. 15

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Free children’s activities accompany the concert and the series is presented by the town of Eagle, Moe’s Barbecue and the Vail Valley Foundation.

Summer Movie Matinees

What: Free kids movie matinees with snacks provided

When: Friday, Aug. 16

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Free showing of Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.

Relay for Life

What: American Cancer Society’s walk relay fund-raiser

When: Friday, Aug. 16

Time: 5 p.m. to midnight

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion at Eagle Ranch

Details: For more information, visit RelayforLife.org or contact Lisa Watts at 970-319-7187.

Colorado Riverfest

What: Float and dinner hosted by the Eagle River Watershed Council

When: Saturday, Aug. 17

Time: Float group will meet at Colorado River Ranch at 2:30 p.m. and launch at 3:30 p.m. at Red Dirt Creek. Dinner party will begin at 6 p.m. at Colorado River Ranch.

Details: Party music by the Olora Brothers. Individual tickets for the float and dinner are $75 and for the dinner alone are $40. Children’s tickets are $10. For more information, visit info@erwc.org.

Eagle Valley Community Fund Rummage Sale

What: Massive rummage sale benefitting local non-profit groups is celebrating its 49th anniversary.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Maloit Park, south of Minturn at the former Battle Mountain High School building

Details: Admission to the sale is $1. The sale is laid out around the school and features thousands of donated items. Money generated from the sale is awarded to more than 70 local groups. Everything is half price the second sale weekend. For more information, visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorwww.eaglevalleyrummagesale.comText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.

Yoga in the Park

What: Free class for students of all abilities

When: Sunday, Aug. 18

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.

Porchlight Players Auditions

What: Porchlight Players will hold auditions for the upcoming production of “Drop Dead!” a comedy murder mystery.

When: Sunday, Aug. 18

Time: 3 to 6 p.m.

Where: Alpine Bank in Eagle.

Details: No preparation required, drop by any time during the audition window to read from the script for various parts. Contact Ann at ann.olin@porchlightplayers.com for more information.

Roller Derby

What: The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls Mountaineers are hosting the Pikes Peak Derby Dames Slamazons

When: Sunday, Aug. 17

Time: Doors open at 5 p.m. The action begins at 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: Tickets are available online at www.brownpapertickets.com or from any derby girl. Other outlets include Pazzo’s Pizzeria in Eagle, Avon, and Vail and at the door the day of the event. Pre-sale ticket price is $10, $12 at the door. For derby fans ages 5-16, ticket price is $5. Children under 5 are free. Available concessions include Pazzo’s pizza, draft beer from Bonfire Brewery, and a team-sponsored bake sale.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

What: Culminating activity for the Gypsum Public Library’s summer reading program

When: Tuesday, Aug. 20

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum library

Details: Free ice cream party for all children who completed summer reading logs. For more information, call 70-524-5080.

Eagle Vision 20/20

What: Part two of an on-going series, keeping the Eagle Community up to date and informed of Eagle’s vision for the future.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: All attendees are invited to join the presenters for further mingling and refreshments at the Dusty Boot at Eagle Ranch after the presentation. Complimentary drink coupons will be provided to those in attendance.

Wild Mushrooms and Wine Weekend

What: Mushroom identification and foraging, mushroom dinners and wine and beer tastings

When: Friday, Aug. 30, through Sunday, Sept. 1

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion and the forests around Eagle.

Details: Dinners and educational seminars with forage parties led by experts. Weekend passes for all events are $140. For more information, visit www.EagleMushroomWeekend.com.

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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