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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 the Rusty Wright Band and free kids activities.

Summer Reading Movie Matinee

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

When: Friday, July 17

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

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

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.

Eagle County Fair and Rodeo

What: The Eagle County Fair and Rodeo celebrates its 75th anniversary this summer

When: Wednesday, July 23 through Saturday, July 26

Time: Activities throughout the day 7 p.m. rodeo performances nightly

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Visit the event’s Facebook page at for addition information about events, contests and entertainment.

Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, July 23

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

What: Summer celebration for kids who have completed summer reading logs

When: Monday, Aug. 11

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for info.

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