Datebook for Sept. 6



7 a.m. The 20th annual Meeker Sheepdog Championship Trials runs through Sunday and include 120 dog/handler teams vying for a $20,000 purse. Tickets are available at the gate. Visit, or call 878-0080 or 878-5510.

5 to 7 p.m. SHARE Craig, a program that offers low-cost groceries to residents, has registration day takes place at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939.

7 p.m. Black Mountain Theatre hosts open tryouts at The Center of Craig for women and children auditioning for roles in the December performance of "A Christmas Carol." Call Julie at 824-5251.

Thursday, Sept. 7

8:30 to 11 a.m. Mothers of Preschool--ers has its first meeting in the basement of Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. Breakfast and child care will be provided. Kimberly Cannedy, "the professional mom" and parenting coach, will speak. Call Kristen Allen at 826-2759.

Saturday, Sept. 9

9:30 a.m. Craig Youth Bowling sign-up is at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave. Call 824-2695 or 826-9776.

10 a.m. The 4-H State-to-State Exchange Group hosts a Poker Run on horses at Freeman Reservoir. The cost is $35 and includes a chili dinner after the ride. Additional cards can be purchased for $5 each. All proceeds benefit the 4-H Exchange Group. Call Lorrae Moon at 824-9568 or Jennifer Stagner at 824-3657 to register.

11 a.m. Moffat County Mud Madness, an event that features side-by-side four-wheel drive racing in mud pits, is at Loudy-Simpson Park. Call 629-9134.

Monday, Sept. 11

5:15 p.m. The Humane Society of Moffat County has its regular meeting at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Call 870-7500.

Thursday, Sept. 14

5:15 to 7:30 p.m. Colorado North--western Community College and Colorado State University present a workshop on disc golf at the Loudy-Simpson Park Disc Golf Course, which is on the west end of the park behind covered picnic shelter. Participants will receive a disc as part of their registration fee, as well as learn basic disc golf throws and tips. Refreshments will be provided. To register, call the college at 824-1101.

Saturday, Sept. 16

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fifth annual Golden Leaf Celebration is in downtown Craig. Businesses, organizations, musicians and farmers with produce are welcome to participate for no fee, but registration is required. Call Carol at 824-4580 or e-mail

1 to 3 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary hosts a tea for members and women of the community interested in the organization. Call Penny at 824-1793.

5:30 p.m. An old-fashioned fall harvest hoedown dance, sponsored by the Browns Hole Homemakers Club, is at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. Food starts at 5:30 p.m. and music by the John Wayne Band starts at 7 p.m. Dinner is available for $5. Call 269-3000 or 824-2251.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

6 to 7:30 p.m. The Colorado Council on High School/College Relations (CCHS/CR) will host a college fair at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. About 40 colleges and universities will attend. Call Paula Duzik at 824-7036.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

9 a.m. Life Line Screening stroke assessments are at the Elks Lodge 1577, 43 W. Victory Way. Appointments begin at 9 a.m. Registration is required. Call (877) 237-1287 to schedule an appointment or for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 21

5 to 7 p.m. The Craig Chamber of Commerce Business After-hours Mixer will be at Craig Sports. Stop by their new location, 1598 W. Victory Way, for food, networking and door prizes. The community is invited.

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