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ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free summer concert series returns

When: Thursday, Aug. 7

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Presented by the town of Eagle and the Vail Valley Foundation, this week’s ShowDown Town concert will feature music by Brothers Keeper and free kids activities.

Summer Reading Movie Matinee

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

When: Friday, Aug. 8

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library.

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

Gypsum Elementary Garage Sale

What: Multi-family garage sale to benefit the school

When: Saturday, Aug. 9

Time: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Valley High School front parking lot

Details: Booth cost is $25 and vendors can sell anything, as long as it falls within local, state and federal law. For more information or to get a booth/vendor form contact MaryAnn Lebo at 970-471-2072.

Golden Oldies Movie Matinee

What: Free showing of the classic film “Citizen Kane”

When: Sunday, Aug. 10

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

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

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.

Roller Derby Action

What: The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls “Mountaineers” vs. The Ark Valley High Rollers “Continental Dividers”of Salida,

When: Saturday, Aug. 16

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Pool and Ice Rink

Details: The 10th Mountain Roller Dolls will donate portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to Cohen Strong, a family organization set up to support Cohen Scriver in his fight against Neuroblastoma. Tickets are available online at or from your favorite derby girl. Pre-sale ticket price for adults is $8, $10 at the door. Students and seniors pay $5 and children under 5 and Military are free. For more information, check out

Wilderness 50

What: Presentation by photographer John Fielder celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act

When: Saturday, Aug. 16

Time: 6 p.m. reception

6:30 p.m. presentation

Where: Battle Mountain High School

Details: Presented by the Eagle Valley Library District, the Vail Symposium, the U.S. Forest Service and Walking Mountains Science Center. Pre-registration is recommended. Call the Vail Symposium at 970-476-0954.

Gypsum Book Club

What: Open book club discussion hosted by the Gypsum Public Library

When: Monday, Aug. 18

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Library

Details: This month’s selection is “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillipp Sendker.

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for fourth through sixth graders

When: Wednesday, Aug. 20

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: This month’s selection is “Paint the Wind” by Pam Munoz Ryan.

Eagle Book Club

What: Eagle Public Library hosted open book discussion

When: Monday, Aug. 25

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Library

Details: This month’s selection is “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline.

Vail Automotive Classic

What: Automobile, aircraft and motorcycle show

When: Saturday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. at the Vail Valley Jet Center

Sunday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vail Village

Details: The weekend event includes the Wheels and Wings show at the Eagle County Regional Airport on Saturday. Tickets are $20 or adults and $5 for children. For more information visit

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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