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ShowDown Town

What: Eagle’s popular free concert series featuring The Original Shakedown Street

When: Thursday, Aug. 1

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: The Original Shakedown Street is one of the longest running Grateful Dead tribute bands in the world. Free children’s activities accompany the concert and the series is presented by the town of Eagle, Moe’s Barbecue and the Vail Valley Foundation.

Summer Movie Matinees

What: Free kids movie matinees with snacks provided

When: Fridays, July 19 through Aug. 16

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library


Aug. 2 — The Goonies

Aug. 9 — The Never-Ending Story

Aug. 16 — Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Yoga in the Park

What: Free class for students of all abilities

When: Sunday, July 14

Time: 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Eagle Town Park

Details: Sunday morning yoga will be held through the summer months. Donations will be accepted for Eagle County Fresh Approach program.

Summer Reading Movie Matinee

What: Free movie showings for elementary-age kids

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14 — Flushed Away

Time: 2 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library Crawling to a Cure

What: Off-Road 4×4 vehicle race to benefit the Keepin’ em Real scholarship fund

When: Saturday, Aug. 3

Time: Gates open at 4 p.m. Races begin at 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Entry fee is $100 per driver and cash prizes will be paid to the top three finishers in five categories. Spectator tickets are $10 with kids age 6 and younger admitted free. For more information or to help sponsor the event, contact Stewart and Vikki Hobbs at

Mountain Dogs Canine Carnival

What: A slate of dog-friendly events anchored with a Dock Dogs competition

When: Saturday, Aug. 10

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds.

Details: Activities include pulling, agility, sheep herding, rally, fly ball and newcomers scent works and ball herding called treibball. Additionally, a Doggie Mudder, Doggy Dash and The Dirty Dog Kids Mud Run are planned. For more information, visit

Relay for Life

What: American Cancer Society’s walk relay fund-raiser

When: Friday, Aug. 16

Time: 5 p.m. to midnight

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion at Eagle Ranch

Details: For more information, visit or contact Lisa Watts at 970-319-7187.

Colorado Riverfest

What: Float and dinner hosted by the Eagle River Watershed Council

When: Saturday, Aug. 17

Time: Float group will meet at Colorado River Ranch at 2:30 p.m. and launch at 3:30 p.m. at Red Dirt Creek. Dinner party will begin at 6 p.m. at Colorado River Ranch.

Details: Party music by the Olora Brothers. Individual tickets for the float and dinner are $75 and for the dinner alone are $40. Children’s tickets are $10. For more information, visit

Eagle Valley Community Fund Rummage Sale

What: Massive rummage sale benefitting local non-profit groups is celebrating its 49th anniversary.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Maloit Park, south of Minturn at the former Battle Mountain High School building

Details: Admission to the sale is $1. The sale is laid out around the school and features thousands of donated items. Money generated from the sale is awarded to more than 70 local groups. Everything is half price the second sale weekend. For more information, visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorwww.eaglevalleyrummagesale.comText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

What: Culminating activity for the Gypsum Public Library’s summer reading program

When: Tuesday, Aug. 20

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Gypsum library

Details: Free ice cream party for all child who completed summer reading logs. For more information, call 70-524-5080.

Eagle Vision 20/20

What: Part two of an on-going series, keeping the Eagle Community up to date and informed of Eagle’s vision for the future.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: All attendees are invited to join the presenters for further mingling and refreshments at the Dusty Boot at Eagle Ranch after the presentation. Complimentary drink coupons will be provided to those in attendance.

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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