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MUSICFriday, Nov. 28Salem – Band Salem plays funk, hip-hop, jazz and Afro-Cuban music with socially conscious themes at the Winter Park Pub starting around 8:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Straus & Travis – Andy Straus (guitar) and Greg Travis (washboard) of Hunker down play live acoustic music 2 to 4 p.m. during a free family activity at the Village at Winter Park. Gather around the fire pit for face painting and Winter Park Willie. (970) 726-6563 or visit http://www.winterparkresort.com.Steve Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey & Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Brad Pregeant – Brad Pregeant plays New Orleans jazz piano and more starting at 6 p.m. at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Highway 34 near Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9404.John Brown – Acoustic guitar starting at 9 p.m. Friday evenings at Grumpys in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Uprights – Joan Shaw of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. DJ Tanro – DJ Tanro kicks off the funky mix Fridays starting at 9 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Funky Mix Fridays – Live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. Free shuffleboard and darts all night, featuring foosball and the only dome hockey table in town. (970) 726-4297.Saturday, Nov. 29Oly – Eric Oly Olson plays acoustic rock, folk and Americana starting around 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Blackdog – Blackdog plays a contagious blend of blues, rock, funk and jazz starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.3rd Time Lucky – Third Time Lucky plays a variety of tunes during the Independent Sports Clubs annual Holiday Gala at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch. Starts with cocktails at 6 p.m. $50. (970) 887-1282, (970) 627-5078.Straus & Travis – Andy Straus (guitar) and Greg Travis (washboard) of Hunker down play live acoustic music 2 to 4 p.m. during a free family activity at the Village at Winter Park. Gather around the fire pit for face painting and Winter Park Willie. (970) 726-6563 or visit http://www.winterparkresort.com.Jed Henry – Jed Henry plays covers and many originals on acoustic guitar with drummer Mike Michaelis starting at 10 p.m. at Buckets in Winter Park. Some video may be incorporated. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Steve Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey & Friends (including Brad Pregeant) play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Normski & Da Crew – The Willow Creek Grill in Granby will host DJ Normski & Da Crew starting at 9 p.m. Theme night and open mic. No cover. (970) 887-0885.DJ Social – DJ Social starts playing tunes around 8:30 p.m. Theme nights and open mic. No cover. (970) 887-4952.George Clay – Variety of country and easy listening tunes starting at 9 p.m. Saturday evenings at Grumpys in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Sunday, Nov. 30Straus & Travis – Andy Straus (guitar) and Greg Travis (washboard) of Hunker down play live acoustic music 2 to 4 p.m. during a free family activity at the Village at Winter Park. Gather around the fire pit for face painting and Winter Park Willie. (970) 726-6563 or visit http://www.winterparkresort.com.Brad Pregeant – Brad Pregeant plays New Orleans jazz piano and more starting at 6 p.m. at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Highway 34 near Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9404.Tim Connelly – 5 p.m. on the deck at Shipwreck Landing North at the old Adolphs in Old Town Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Uprights – Traci Maddox of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. Monday, Dec. 1Tim Connelly – Solo at Shipwreck Landing in Old Town Winter Park starting around 4 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Open Mic and Locals Night – 9 p.m. on Mondays at Buckets Saloon, next to the movie theatre in Winter Park. Happy hour all night. Hosted by Hippie. Free. (970) 726-3026.Tuesday, Dec. 2Wednesday, Dec. 3Brad Pregeant – New Orleans jazz-style pianist Brad Pregeant plays 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Smokin Moes Ribhouse & Saloon for the Fraser Valley Librarys annual Progressive Dinner crowd. The four-course traveling dinner and show is $50 per person. (970) 726-5689.Winter concert – East Grand Middle School is hosting its Winter Concert 7 to 9 p.m. in the Middle Park High School auditorium. E-mail mthompson@egsd.org or call (970) 887-3651.Thursday, Dec. 4Live music and poetry – Franklin Brown and Ali Grayson perform during a free music and poetry program at the Fraser Valley Library with poet Alvin Siekert starting at 6 p.m. (970) 726-5689.Nine-Toed Bob – Nine-Toed Bob plays a variety of rock covers about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Christyle – DJ Christyle plays hip-hop starting at 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Open Mic Night – Thursday night is Open Mic Night with new host Adam Lynam at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Starts about 9:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Open mic – Winter Park Winery (395 Zerex in Fraser) is hosting open mic nights 8 to 10:30 p.m. No cover, wine for purchase. (970) 726-4514.VISUAL ARTSFriday, Nov. 28Museum open – The Kauffman House Museum will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 28 and 29 in Grand Lake. Displays include Christmas decorations, including more than 100 angels throughout the museum. Refreshments available in the gallery, along with some special music provided by an 1870 Polyphone. Admission by donation. (970) 627-9644.Artists sought – The National Park Service is accepting applications for its summer 2009 Artist-in-Residence program through Dec. 1 (deadline). (970) 586-1206, http://www.nps.gov/romo/supportyourpark/artist_in_residence.htm.Knitting for kids – The Kremmling Library presents a knitting program for school-age children starting at 3 p.m. and continuing Fridays through May. Free. (970) 724-9228.Saturday, Nov. 29Museum open – The Kauffman House Museum will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 29 in Grand Lake. Displays include Christmas decorations, including more than 100 angels throughout the museum. Refreshments available in the gallery, along with some special music provided by an 1870 Polyphone. Admission by donation. (970) 627-9644.Coalition benefit – Grand Lake Art Gallery is hosting a two-day event noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 and 30 in Grand Lake to benefit the new ART out of Thin Air artist coalition. Meet the artists and see their handcrafted original artwork. (970) 627-3104.Sunday, Nov. 30Coalition benefit – Grand Lake Art Gallery is hosting a two-day event noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 in Grand Lake to benefit the new ART out of Thin Air artist coalition. Meet the artists and see their handcrafted original artwork. (970) 627-3104.Monday, Dec. 1Tuesday, Dec. 2Stained glass class – A stained glass – sun catchers workshop is scheduled at 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 2 at the Fraser Historic Church program building with instructor Patty Alander. $45 per class. Pre-registration: (970) 726-8968. Wednesday, Dec. 3Armchair travels – The Juniper Library at Grand Lake is hosting an Armchair Traveler program on China at 6:30 p.m. under the expert guidance of local resident and retired university professor, Dr. William Heiss. The program, China Revisited-2008, features some of the changes in the country over the past two decades. Free. (970) 627-8353.Thursday, Dec. 4Parade of Lights – The Granby Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Parade of Lights starting around dusk/4:45 p.m. down Agate Avenue and leading to the town hall for a community supper event with visits from Santa. (970) 887-2311.PERFORMING ARTSFriday, Nov. 28Saturday, Nov. 29Sunday, Nov. 30Society of Song and Story – The Society of Song and Story brings music, poetry and storytelling to several winter Sundays. Amateur to professional writers, poets and musicians are invited to participate at 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Grand County Fairgrounds Extension Hall in Kremmling. Stay longer for an all-musician open jam session. $2 for adults, kids free, with proceeds going to the Mountain Valley Christian Academy. (970) 531-2809, (970) 531-7099, or (970) 531-1907.Monday, Dec. 1Tuesday, Dec. 2Wednesday, Dec. 3Thursday, Dec. 4Play opens – The Grand Theatre Co. opens sketch comedy HA-HA Holidays starting at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Rated PG, some material not suitable for children. Opening night is sold out; tickets are still available to reserve for shows Dec. 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13. $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $12 for children 12 and under. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Poetry and music – Poet Alvin Siekert recites several original and favorite poems with Franklin Brown and Ali Grayson performing, starting at 6 p.m. at the Fraser Valley Library. Free. (970) 726-5689.Singers sought – Rehearsals start at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11 (at St. Annes) for the annual Christmas Music Festival (Dec. 13). Featured artists include the Grand Chorale, Rocky Mountain Brass and the Festival Chorus. All who would like to sing are welcome. (970) 627-3750 or (970) 223-4053. MISCELLANEOUS OTHER ENTERTAINMENTFriday, Nov. 28Crafts bazaar – Shop locally for the holidays at the Grand Arts Councils Olde-Fashioned Crafts Bazaar 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28-29 in the Grand Lake Elementary School gym. Wide variety of crafts and food items. Free admission. Quilt raffles. (970) 627-3097.Family activity – The Village at Winter Park is hosting a family activity. Gather around the fire pit in the Village for face painting, acoustic music and Winter Park Willie starting at 1 p.m. Nov. 28-30. (970) 726-1564, http://www.winterparkresort.com.Grand opening – H2O book store and cafe opens in the historic building at 405 Pitkin St. (next to the Kauffman House Museum) in Grand Lake for a welcome party and refreshments 2 to 7 p.m. (970) 627-8121.Chess club – Joy’s Garden at the Stage Coach Inn in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a chess club 3 to 5 p.m. every Friday with instructor Jim Hildred. Call (970) 724-3324.Youth knitting – The Kremmling Library announces knitting for school-age children at 4 to 5 p.m. Free. (970) 724-9228.Karaoke – 9 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park, next to the Silver Screen Cinema. Free. (970) 726-3026.Funky Mix Fridays – Live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. Free shuffleboard and darts all night, featuring foosball and the only dome hockey table in town. (970) 726-4297.Saturday, Nov. 29Crafts bazaar – Shop locally for the holidays at the Grand Arts Councils Olde-Fashioned Crafts Bazaar 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Grand Lake Elementary School gym. Wide variety of crafts and food items. Free admission. Quilt raffles. (970) 627-3097.Holiday Gala – The Independent Sports Clubs annual Holiday Gala is at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch. Includes live music by 3rd Time Lucky, buffet dinner, silent and live auctions, door prizes, and starts with cocktails at 6 p.m. $50. (970) 887-1282, (970) 627-5078.Family activity – The Village at Winter Park is hosting a family activity. Gather around the fire pit in the Village for face painting, acoustic music and Winter Park Willie starting at 1 p.m. Nov. 28-30. (970) 726-1564, http://www.winterparkresort.com.Ski demo fest – Winter Park Resort hosts a free ski demo fest Nov. 29. Demo new equipment for the 2008/09 ski season with a variety of manufacturers. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid drivers license. Registration is 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (970) 726-1564.Sunday, Nov. 30Family activity – The Village at Winter Park is hosting a family activity. Gather around the fire pit in the Village for face painting, acoustic music and Winter Park Willie starting at 1 p.m. Nov. 28-30. (970) 726-1564, http://www.winterparkresort.com.Pakistani bowling – Shifts are available for teams at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. for the Pakistani Bowling Tournament at Grand Lake Lanes. $20 per person, with five-man teams. There is usually a spot for singles or couples that show up. Majority of the proceeds (including silent auction) go to families in need during the holidays. Theres also a food drive for the Mountain Family Center as well. (970) 627-3373 to reserve a time slot.Shuffleboard – The Gateway Inn in Grand Lake is hosting an open-invite shuffleboard tournament starting at 4 p.m. $1 per game, plus $1 donation toward the winning pot. (970) 627-2400.Poker tournament – Sign-up starts at 7:30 p.m., action follows suit at 7:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No fee. (970) 726-4297.Monday, Dec. 1Texas Hold Em – Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser hosts Texas Hold Em tournaments starting at 8:15 p.m. The top 40 players from each set of 10 games wins a chance for a trip to Las Vegas. Free. (970) 726-9250.Tuesday, Dec. 2Pool tournament – Pool tournaments at 8 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Cost is $5 to participate. Prize for winner. (970) 726-3026.Trivia Night – Hosted by Hulkstar starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Each nights top three winners receive a $25 gift certificate. (970) 726-9250.Martini Night – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts $5 Martini Night Tuesdays with happy hour 4 to 8 p.m. Call (970) 726-4297 for more info.Texas Hold Em – Every Thursday night Buckets Saloon in Winter Park is hosting free Texas Hold Em games starting at 8 p.m. Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Barking Dog Pub next to the County Seat Grill in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a 12-week series of Texas Hold Em games at 8 p.m. No entry fee. $250 grand prize. Call (970) 725-3309.Wednesday, Dec. 3Progressive dinner – Tickets are still available for the Fraser Valley Librarys Annual Progressive Dinner (which starts around 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and ends with live music to start around 8:30 p.m.). $50 per person. (970) 726-5689.Silent auction – The Middle Park Music Education Foundation announces a silent auction 5 to 7 p.m. in the Middle Park High School commons. Proceeds benefit music programs in East Grand and West Grand schools. E-mail mthompson897@comcast.net or call (970) 725-3355.Pool tournaments – The County Seat Pub in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting pool tournaments starting at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 24. $5 entry. Prize for winner. (970) 725-3309.Trivia – Test your knowledge at 6 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Ladies Night & DJs – The first two drinks for the ladies are free starting at 10 p.m. every Wednesday during Ladies Night at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. DJs all night. Ladies get in for free and guys pay $5. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Parshall Inn is hosting Texas Hold Em games at 8 p.m. No entry fee. Prizes. Call (970) 725-3215.Thursday, Dec. 4Parade of Lights – The Granby Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Parade of Lights starting around dusk/4:45 p.m. down Agate Avenue and leading to the town hall for a community supper event (nominal fee) with visits from Santa. (970) 887-2311.Artist coalition – The ART Out of Thin Air artist coalition meets next 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Seven Trails Grille at the base of the SolVista ski area. The meeting is open and participants will be talking about upcoming shows and a few things members have in mind for the coalition. (970) 627-0517.Pool tournaments – Mike Baird hosts pool tournaments at Grumpys in Grand Lake. (970) 627-0123.Texas Hold Em – Friendly card game. Sign-up at 6:15 p.m. at the Gateway Inn in Grand Lake. Game begins at 6:30 p.m. House prizes. Free. (970) 627-2400.Texas Hold Em – Every Thursday night Buckets Saloon in Winter Park is hosting free Texas Hold Em games starting at 8 p.m. Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.

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