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ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free summer concert series returns

When: Thursday, July 10

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

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Details: Presented by the town of Eagle and the Vail Valley Foundation, the first ShowDown Town concert for the 2014 season will feature music by Bonfire Dub and free kids activities.

Summer Reading Movie Matinee

What: Free movie showing for kids entering kindergarten through 6th grade.

When: Friday, July 11

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

Details: Snacks provided. Call 970-328-8800 for more information.


What: Sprint triathlon and kids tri event in honor of Laura Genelin and benefiting Vail Valley Charitable Fund

When: Saturday, July 12

Time: 7 a.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: The event features a 500-yard swim at the Eagle pool, a 12-mile bike along Brush Creek Road and 5K run along Eagle Ranch recreation path. The LG Kids Tri will be divided into two age groups — 6 to 9 years and 1- to 13 years. The event is followed by awards, prizes and a silent auction. To register visit

Dirty Dozen

What: 5K family mud run with an after party at the Lundgren Theater

When: Saturday July 12

Time: 3 p.m.

Where: Start line is at the Gypsum Town Hall Park and the course winds through the area.

Details: To register visit

AkC Dog Show

What: The Roaring Fork Kennel Club’s summer dog show

When: Saturday, July 12 and Sunday July 13

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Spectators welcome. For more information visit

Vacation Bible School

What: Eagle Baptist Church host its annual, weeklong program for kids entering kindergarten through sixth grade. New this year is VBS for kids in seventh grade through high school

When: Monday, July 14 through Thursday, July 17

Time: 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Eagle Baptist Church at 14600 U.S. Highway 6.

Details: For kids interested in attending, but who need transporation, contact Ann at 328-6250. Additionally, on Sunday, July 20, Eagle Baptist Church will host a group of missionaries who will shares stories about their work in India. Sunday services are held at 11 a.m.

Colorado OPen Qualifier

What: One of four statewide qualifier golf tournaments for the Colorado Open.

When: Tuesday, July 15

Time: Tee times 8 to 10 a.m.

Where: Eagle Ranch Golf Club

Details: Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, July 4. Entry fees are $175 and the handicap index limit is 2.4. The field size is 84 players. For more information visit

Bead Night

What: Create a simple piece of beaded jewelry. Materials and instruction provided.

When: Tuesday, July 15

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Space is limited. Call the library at 970-524-5080 to pre-register.

Gypsum Daze

What: Gypsum’s summer festival culminating with a concert featuring Easton Corbin and Mark Chesnutt.

When: Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19

Time: All day

Where: Most events are held at the Gypsum Town Hall Park and Lundgren Theater

Details: Concert tickets are for sale now at Advance tickets are $15 and tickets will cost $25 on the day of the show.

Little Listeners

@ The Library

What: Free concert series for young fans

When: Monday, July 21

Time: 1 p.m.

Details: Designed for children ages three and up, Little Listeners features performances by Bravo! Vail artists and musicians from across Colorado. The July 21 session will feature members of the Sphere Ensemble. Call the library at 970-328-8800 for additional information.

Summer reading finale

What: Presentation by HawkQuest’s Bird of Prey to conclude the 2014 summer reading program

When: Tuesday, July 22

Time: 1 p.m. at the Gypsum Public Library

3 p.m. at the Eagle Public Library

Details: Sponsored by the Friends of the Eagle Valley Library District. Children will observe four raptors at close range to learn about the importance of different species, their specially-adapted tools and their roles in the ecosystem.

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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