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Tom Whitehead time

It’s time once again for the Tom Whitehead Golf Classic. It’s Friday, Oct. 12 at the Cordillera Valley Club. They have the designated golfer rule in effect, which makes it a two-person scramble. It’s $150 per person, which gets you a barbecue, live auction and the chance to make fun of Bob “Our Personal High Sheriff” Brown’s sportswear. Registration is 10:30 a.m., and the shotgun start is 12:30 p.m. Call Dawn, Vail Board of Realtors @ 845-1028

Vail bikepath closed next week

Those wonderful folks at the Colorado Department of Transportation will close a segment of the Vail Pass bike path on the west side of Vail Pass on Monday and Tuesday for culvert installation. The path will be closed each day from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Polk Creek Bridge area, approximately three miles east of the Gore Creek Campground and five miles west of the Vail Pass summit.

Greater Lionshead Car Show

As if Packy Walker hasn’t been busy enough lately, riding herd on the Vail Pioneers Weekend, he’s also at the wheel of this weekend’s Greater Lionshead Car Show. It’s Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Lionshead of course. Entry, by the way, is free. They’re looking for sports cars, classic cars, hot rods, trucks, and about anything else ever suspected of consuming fossil fuels. Call Packy at 476-2127, or 476-2430.

Ballroom brilliance

Instructor Patricia Riggins brings her 25 years of professional dance experience to this dance course offered at the Avon Recreation Center. She will teach the fox trot, waltz, swing, cha cha and the rumba during a 10-week class. Couples are recommended, but singles are welcome. It’s Sundays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., and the advanced session will be held on Sundays from 7:45 to 9:00 p.m. Sessions run through Nov. 24. It costs $90 per person or $165 per couple. Call 748-4060, 748-8293 or go to

Get literate, help others

The Literacy Project is looking for volunteers to help with both adults and middle school students. The Literacy Project is a free tutoring program and requires volunteers to meet with their student two hours each week. Call 949-5026 and ask for Sloan.

Let’s get ready to rummage

The Eagle County Charter Academy’s annual rummage sale is Oct. 18-19, and they’re accepting donations. It’s the perfect opportunity to unload a bunch of meaningless stuff belonging to your spouse and/or significant other. Call Muffy at 926-3890.

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