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Lunch and Learn workshop

What: Free workshop titled “Success is not an Accident” hosted by the Eagle Chamber of Commerce

When: Thursday, Aug. 29

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: Lunch & Learn Workshops are “brown bag” format, meaning participants bring a favorite brown bag lunch while the chamber will provide drinks and a dessert. To register, visit www.eaglechamber.co or email info@eaglechamber.co.

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.

Puppy Plunge

What: Dogs only swimming to close out the season

When: Tuesday, Sept. 3

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool

Details: Cost is $6/ per dog. Portion of proceeds to go toward a future dog park project in Eagle.

Wacky Wednesday Family Art

What: Literacy-based arts and crafts for kids and parents

When: Wednesday, Sept. 5

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The featured book is “Chester’s Way” by Kevin Henkes and the project is recycled picture frames.

Art in the afternoon

What: Free arts and crafts for elementary-age kids. Snacks provided.

When: Thursday, Sept. 5

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

Where: Eagle Public Library

Wheels and Wings

What: Vail Automotive Classic display and car auction

When: Friday, Sept. 6, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Vail Valley Jet Center

Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Vail Valley Jet Center

Sunday, Sept. 8 from 8:30 to 2 p.m. at Vail Village

Details: Friday’s action will feature a car auction including a 1985 XJ6 Jaguar Vanden Plas, non reserve, for charity. Saturday will be a display of 250 vehicles including cars, motorcycles and aircraft. An air show is planned at 11 a.m. and kids activities will be offered throughout the day. On Sunday, a cadre of classy vehicles and motorcycles will be on display around Vail Village. To learn more about the event visit www.vailautomotiveclassic.com.

Explorers club

What: Hands-on science club for kids in grades 3-5

When: Thursday, Sept. 12

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

Where: Eagle Public Library

Fore the future

What: Fall golf tournament sponsored by CenturyLink and hosted by the Eagle Chamber of Commerce, the Gypsum Chamber of Commerce and the Eagle Valley Home Builders Association

When: Friday, Sept. 13

Time: 10 a.m. shotgun start

Where: Gypsum Creek Golf Club

Details: Cost is $110 per player or $400 for a four-person team. Entry Fee including golf, apres party with live music, a silent auction and prizes. The tournament will fund scholarships for local high school students. For more information, call 970-370-7065.

Eagle River Cleanup

What: 19th annual event hosted by the Eagle River Watershed Council and sponsored by Vail Resorts

When: Saturday, Sept. 14

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Details: More than 500 volunteers are expected to participate in the local event. After the cleanup, teams will gather at the Broken Arrow at Arrowhead for a celebration barbecue. Call 970-827-5406 or email outreach@erwc.org to volunteer.

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for kids in grades 4-6

When: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: The September book is “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman.

After School Movie

What: Free showing of “Adventures of Tintin”

When: Friday, Sept. 27

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Yoga Fest

What: Workshop weekend featuring local, regional and national teachers

When: Oct. 4-6

Time: Activities throughout the day

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion

Details: Event proceeds will benefit Girl PowHER Yoga, a program that promotes positive development and fosters a health supportive environment. To learn more, visit www.eagleyogafest.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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