Birthdays: SAM ELLIOTT, BARBARA MASON, KEN NORTON, BOB COUSEY, DEION SANDERS, ROD LAVER, KRISTEN ALLEN, DAVID BUCK, LYNNE ENGLEMAN, RICHARD ROADHOG UNRUH, ERIC WEBER, ANDY BROWN, NEAL ELINOFF, BRENDAN McCARTHY, CHRIS DREW, WHITNEY HOUSTON , DAVID DAY AND NATHANIEL HERBST
At the Nugget: 5:30pm & 8:15pm ALADDIN (2h 8min PG)
The 43rd Annual Telluride Jazz Festival continues today through . The Telluride Jazz Allstars perform at the Sheridan Historic Bar at 7pm, tonight. For a full schedule of the festival, go to telluridejazz.org.
Join Montrose Kayak and Surf and the City of Montrose for FUNC Fest, today and tomorrow at the Montrose Water Sports Park!
More information for the weekend can be found at Montrose-Kayak.com or call 970-249-8730.
The Placerville Volunteer Fire Department invites you to their annual picnic in Placerville Park this Saturday, August 10th! The BBQ begins at noon followed by a raffle.
Music on the Green presents Freddie and Francine, at the Reflection Plaza, tonight, 5-7pm.
The San Miguel Housing Authority’s housing lottery for Longwill16 and Silver Jack opens today, July 26th, at noon and closes Thursday, August 29th at noon. For guidelines and an application, visit smhra.org/lotteryinfo or stop by the SMRHA Office at 820 Black Bear Rd. #G17. Applications are accepted by appointment only. There will be a Silver Jack Housing Site Walk today at 12 PM. Meet in front of Wilkinson Public Library
The 35th Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Arts and Crafts Festival is this Saturday, August 10th, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, August 11th, 10am-5pm. More info available at ridgwayrendevous.com
Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance invites the public to a sneak peek of Artist in Residence Lanny Wagner's "Capturing the Canyons" on Saturday, August 24, from 5-8 p.m. at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Hwy 184, Dolores, CO 81323. This fundraising event will also feature appetizers, wine and beer, Americana music by Bentley Monk, and a silent auction showcasing local artwork and products such as Alpacka raft, Osprey backpacks, winter opportunities at Purgatory and more! Proceeds will benefit museum education programming and the Artist in Residence program. More info at swcocanyons.org or email email@example.com.
The San Miguel Sheriffs Office will host a National Weather Service (NWS) weather spotter training Saturday August 17 from 12pm-2pm. The training will be at the Telluride Fire station, in the meeting room upstairs.
Mountain Village will sponsor a Community Clean Up Day, August 24th, in the Sunset Plaza area. Registration will be 9:30-10:30am, clean-up will be 10am to noon with an after party, noon to 2pm. There will be a raffle and prizes for the best trash find. Trash bags will be provided.
True North’s College & Career Conference will take place Saturday August 17th 10-am-5pm. This conference is for all high school students, parents, educators and young adults seeking support and information on college and post-high school opportunities. Sessions will take place at the Wilkinson Library and at the Telluride Arts HQ. For more information and a full schedule, visit truenorthyouthprogram.org/college-career- conference.