Briefs for June 15, 2011: Jarvie Family Fest set for Saturday

The annual Jarvie Ranch Family Fest is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at John Jarvie Ranch.

The event features live music, cowboy poetry, horse-drawn wagon rides and many old-fashioned demonstrations.

Activities are free. Lunch, provided by the Browns Hole Homemaker’s Club, is $5.

To get there, follow Colorado Highway 318 from Maybell to the Utah border. Jarvie Ranch is eight miles beyond the border on the maintained gravel road.

For more information, call (435) 781-4400 or (435) 885-3307.

DOW rep to offer bear presentation

Jim Haskins of the Colorado Division of Wildlife offers a presentation on bears from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Yampa River State Park, 6185 U.S. Highway 40.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Cassie at 276-2061.

Farmer’s Market set to begin June 23

Craig’s Farmer’s Market is scheduled to begin June 23.

The market runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 22 at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig.

For more information, or to become a Farmer’s Market vendor, call Marilynn Hill at 824-4758.

Relay teams offering weekend fundraisers

Two Relay for Life teams are offering fundraisers this weekend.

Bank of Colorado’s Pirates of the CURE-ibbean team offers a community barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the building’s parking lot, 250 W. Victory Way.

A hot dog plate costs $3, and a hamburger plate costs $5. Pre-orders and delivery are available.

For more information, call the bank at 824-9421.

The Craig Chamber of Commerce’s Relay for Life team will be selling bracelets, cups and other items during Whittle the Wood Rendezvous from noon on Saturday at Craig City Park.

For more information, call the Chamber at 824-5689.

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