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Friday October 4

Birthdays:  LISA ANN SIEBERT, LORI SIEBERT, VIRGINIA SIMS, NANCY OVEROFF, MICHAEL PINTO, SUSANNAH HUGHES, PAUL McCLEAN, MIKE FRANKLE, CHARLTON HESTON, PATTI LaBELLE, BARBARA KAYE, SUSAN SARADON, ALICIA SILVERSTONE, ANNE RICE

At the Nugget:   5:15pm  AD ASTRA     (2 hr 3 min PG-13)  

                   8:00pm Original Thinkers presents AMERICAN FACTORY

 

  • Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of the book Braiding Sweetgrass, is Wilkinson Public Library’s One Book, One Canyon (OBOC) author for 2019. There will be book discussions on Tuesday, October 8th at 12:30pm and Wednesday, October 9th, at 5:30pm. Kimmerer will lead a writing workshop on Monday, October 14th, from 1:30 to 3:30 (advance sign up required at telluridelibrary.org), followed by a book talk and signing at 6:00 pm at the library. Copies of Braiding Sweetgrass are available at the library, while supplies last.

  • The Mountain Sprouts Preschool Fall Fundraiser and Harvest Dinner will take place at La Cocina’s Outdoor Patio. Sunday, October 6th, 3-6pm. For more information you can call 970-708-0182 or email Alicia at alispenc@gmail.com.

  • The Pinhead Institute will host the 34 Pinterns as they present on what they did this summer. Monday, October 7th at the Sheridan Opera House, 5:30-6:30pm. This is free and open to all.

  • The 4th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival will take place October 12th, at the Nucla Town Park, 11am-4pm. There will be apple variety display, fresh pressed cider, apple pie contest, produce competition/Display, music and MORE!  Contact Apple Core Project at 708-3972 or applecoreprojectcolorado@gmail.com for information or a vendor application. If you would like to bring some of your home-grown produce for the Heritage Produce Competition, contact CSU Extension at 970-327-4393 or Yvette.Henson@colostate.edu 

  • Colorado Sierra Club and Sheep Mountain Alliance are hosting a free screening of the film, Reinventing Power, a renewable energy documentary, Monday, October 7th at Jagged Edge. Film starts at 6:30pm.

  • Ouray Oktoberfest happens Saturday, October 5th from 5-9 PM at the Ouray Community Center.  Break out your dirndls and lederhosen and get ready for polka fun and sing-alongs with the Austrian Connection, authentic German brats, door prizes, kids' activities, costume and Stein hoisting competitions.

  • The Sheridan Arts Foundation will be hosting $1 Community Night Shows in the next year. The first of the series, coproduced with Telluride Theatre, features Emily Scott Robinson and Friends. Saturday, October 19, at 8 p.m., doors at 7 p.m. All tickets are only $1.

  • It's election time again for the San Miguel Educational Fund Board of Directors. That's KOTO's governing board. There are four seats available. If you'd like to be involved in KOTO's management and direction, submit a statement of interest, not to exceed 150 words, to cara@koto.org by October 25th.

  • The Ridgway Spirit Festival is coming up October 18-20th, at the 4H/Event Center. The festival will feature keynote speaker, Charles Eisenstein, activist, teacher, speaker and writer who focuses on themes of embracing consciousness, civilization and cultural evolution. For details, to register and tickets, visit ridgwayspiritfest.com.

  • Placerville invites the community to their Annual Fall Potluck, today, 5:30-7:30pm. At the Historic Placerville Schoolhouse. Please bring food of the fall harvest, your own beverages and your own table service.

  • Don't forget to take a Lunch Break at noon today with eighth graders from Norwood Middle School! Tune in!

Earlier Event: October 3
Thursday October 3
Later Event: October 5
Saturday October 5