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Eagle County Field Day
What: Learn about several conservation practices including soils and soil health, water, wildlife, and conservation options for land owners.
When: Thursday, Oct. 9
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Where: 10107 Brush Creek Road, Eagle, Colorado
Details: Brush Creek Ranch is located just west of the entry to Sylvan Lake State Park. The field day will be followed by a free dinner that allows participants the chance to mingle and share their ideas and experiences. This field day is made possible by Colorado State University (CSU) Extension, Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (WSARE), and United States Department of Agriculture-National Resource Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS).
WINTER JOB FAIR
Details: The Edwards Workforce Center will host a winter hiring event connecting job seekers with a diversity of employment opportunities.
When: Friday, Oct.10,
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Colorado Mountain College Edwards Campus
Details: Representatives from more than 20 businesses will be at the event with full-time and part-time positions to be filled. For job seekers interested in seasonal work, the event will offer hundreds of jobs at ski resorts and hotels across Colorado’s high country. Having an account with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s job bank, Connecting Colorado (www.connectingcolorado.com) is helpful but is not required. People interested in attending the Eagle County Winter Job Fair can learn more by contacting the Edwards Workforce Center at 0069 Edwards Access Road #11B. The Edwards Workforce Center can also be reached at 970-926-4440 or CDLE_edwards_wfc@state.co.us.
What: Celebration marking the opening of Eagle’s new pedestrian bridge over Interstate 70
When: Saturday, Oct. 11
Time: 3 p.m.
Where: Parking at Back Bowl, Chambers Avenue, City Market and Pastatively
Details: The ribbon-cutting will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the bridge, followed by shopping cart races. Cake at 4 p.m. and music, bowling and more at 5 p.m. at Back Bowl. For more information visit http://www.eagleoutside.com.
History at the Library
What: A presentation by “Sherwood” author Woody Stockwell followed by Bill Lee’s prospecting and burro presentation
When: Sunday, Oct. 12
Time: Book presentation at 1 p.m. Prospecting and burro program at 2 p.m.
Where: Eagle Public Library
Details: Free. Book program is directed at adults; prospecting program is for the family. Refreshments will be served.
Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships
What: State champion mountain bike races
When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19
Where: Eagle’s Haymaker Trail
Details: This event will bring over 500 high school competitors and their families from all parts of Colorado to Eagle for the weekend.
What: Safety Group Program presented by BBB and sponsored by Pinnacol Assurance
When: Tuesday, Oct. 21
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Glenwood Springs Community Center
Details: This compelling seminar covers why employers should insist on safe-driving habits by their employees.
ARLINGTON & THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
What: Tom Tudor will present a moving and informative narration about the history of Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
When: Thursday, Oct. 23
Time: 6 p.m.
Where: Eagle Public Library
Details: Tudor served as a sentinel, then relief commander, at Arlington’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from February 1969 to May 1970. He is Vice President and Treasurer of the Society of the Honor Guard: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and serves on the Board of Directors. For more information, contact Robyn at 328-8800.
What: Scary fund-raiser for Eagle Valley Middle School football
When: Saturday, Oct. 25
Time: 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Brush Creek park
Details: Cost is $5 per scary visit.
SUNDAY MOVIE MATINEES
What: Free showing of the PG-13 film “Girl with the Pearl Earring”
When: Sunday, Nov. 2
Time: 1 p.m.
Where: Eagle Public Library.
Details: Join Eagle Public Library for free Sunday matinees, refreshments and post screening discussion. All movies are free and open to the public, but may not be appropriate for all audiences.
What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work
Where: Gypsum Public Library
Details: Call 524-5080 for info.