Town Talk for Aug. 18 |

Town Talk for Aug. 18

Vail, CO, Colorado
Shadow is in heaven, now thank you to all he helped at Cutting-Loose.My best friend and best man in my life. Love Angela

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The guys at Brown Dog Antlers will be at the Minturn Market today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., so come say hi and check out all the cool stuff. They have some of the best dog treats around!

Stone Creek Charter School teachers are pleased to welcome all new students to their new Gypsum campus located at 500 Red Table Drive. The Stone Creek teachers are excited to teach an academically challenging curriculum, Core Knowledge, and the administration is pleased to be offering specials such as art, physical education and other enrichment classes! Please come visit our campus and see for yourself our technology classroom, playground and much more. We are still enrolling students at both Gypsum and Edwards campus locations. For more information, call Carrie at 970-569-3327.

Volunteers are still needed for Sunday’s Gran Fondo. Become a volunteer and be close to the action during the inaugural Gran Fondo Cannondale Vail! Individuals and groups are invited support our riders on course, at the “Piazza Gran Fondo” expo and festival area, help stuff goodie bags, and more. Each volunteer will receive a custom event T-shirt and refreshments, and will be entered to win a Cannondale prize pack! We guarantee you’ll have fun! Please contact or sign up online at

John Dunn makes a reprise appearance tonight at the Blue Plate in Avon. Be sure to ask Elli for one of her patented summer cocktails. No one does them better. While you kick back to enjoy, check out Chef Adam’s pit-roasted prime rib dinner special. Be sure to top it off with a Lydia’s popover and remember to order ahead. Call 970-845-2252 for reservations.

Don’t miss the stand-up comedy show tonight at Montana’s Cantina and Grill in Avon! Bringing levity to the valley with these local favorites – headliner Gretchen Hess, featured performer Brett Hiker and host Liz Ferron. Tickets are just $6. The fun starts at 9 p.m.

AFS Intercultural Programs is looking for two host families for the school year 2012-13. AFS students come from Italy, Germany, Austria, Asia, Africa and South America. They will attend Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley High School. Please contact Connie Jorck at 970-376-0276 or Cynthia Blancke at 970-390-6437 if you are interested in hosting!

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