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Michelle Balleck: Biggest weekend of the year

Michelle Balleck

Weekend movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way

824-2000

“Toy Story 3” — Rated PG; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday.

“The A-Team” — Rated PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $7 for ages 10 and older, $5 for ages 9 and younger.

Sunday matinee: $5 for ages 10 and older, $4 for ages 9 and younger.

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Biggest. Weekend. Of. The. Year.

Enough said.

• Blue Oyster CultBlue Oyster Cult is in Craig this weekend. No kidding. In Craig. is in Craig this weekend. No kidding. In Craig.

Blue Oyster Cult is in Craig this weekend. No kidding. In Craig.

They'll be playing Craig City ParkCraig City Park at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Craig City Park at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Of course, it's all part of the four-day, funnest festival of the summer (as voted by as voted by Craig Daily Press readers) ) Whittle the Wood RendezvousWhittle the Wood Rendezvous that’s happening now. that's happening now.

as voted by Craig Daily Press readers) Whittle the Wood Rendezvous that's happening now.

Carvers chose their logs and began work on their creations Wednesday, so be sure to stop by City Park over the next few days and see how they're progressing.

Then, on Saturday, there's a silent auctionsilent auction starting mid-morning, starting mid-morning, arts and crafts vendorsarts and crafts vendors from noon on and from noon on and live musiclive music starting at 3 p.m. At 5 p.m., learn who won the carving competition and gear up for the big musical event. starting at 3 p.m. At 5 p.m., learn who won the carving competition and gear up for the big musical event.

silent auction starting mid-morning, arts and crafts vendors from noon on and live music starting at 3 p.m. At 5 p.m., learn who won the carving competition and gear up for the big musical event.

And don't forget, it's all free. Thanks, City of CraigCity of Craig..

City of Craig.

• At the same timeAt the same time, take a stroll to downtown Craig for the , take a stroll to downtown Craig for the Bear River Young Life & Colorado Cruisers Car & Motorcycle ShowBear River Young Life & Colorado Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show..

At the same time, take a stroll to downtown Craig for the Bear River Young Life & Colorado Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show.

Entrants can win up to $2,000 and a complete vintage air system. Not too shabby.

Plus, the show's larger this year, with vendors, a car wash and two blocks of vehicles.

Head on down to vote on your favorites and see all those sweet rides.

Learn more at bearriver.younglife.orgbearriver.younglife.org..

bearriver.younglife.org.

• Yee haw.Yee haw.

Yee haw.

If you haven't heard, the Colorado State High School Rodeo finalsColorado State High School Rodeo finals are also taking place in Craig this weekend. are also taking place in Craig this weekend.

Colorado State High School Rodeo finals are also taking place in Craig this weekend.

Youths from across the state have already saddled up and started riding, and will continue to through Sunday at the Moffat County FairgroundsMoffat County Fairgrounds..

Moffat County Fairgrounds.

PerformancesPerformances are at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. today and Saturday. The are at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. today and Saturday. The championship roundchampionship round is at 10 a.m. Sunday. is at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Performances are at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. today and Saturday. The championship round is at 10 a.m. Sunday.

A wristband to see all the performances is $20, but kids 10 and younger and seniors are free.

• But before the excitementBut before the excitement of this weekend, head to of this weekend, head to Alice Pleasant ParkAlice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue and check out the first in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue and check out the first Farmer's MarketFarmer’s Market of the year today. of the year today.

But before the excitement of this weekend, head to Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue and check out the first Farmer's Market of the year today.

Farmer's Market runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays throughout the summer.

Locals sell handmade and homegrown items, and it's a fun way to spend an afternoon strolling.

• If you're happyIf you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. If you’re not — or need some advice for easy pick-me-ups — then head to and you know it clap your hands. If you're not — or need some advice for easy pick-me-ups — then head to Happyology 101Happyology 101..

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands. If you're not — or need some advice for easy pick-me-ups — then head to Happyology 101.

This fun, free lectureThis fun, free lecture for women is led by for women is led by Cammi MontiethCammi Montieth (who I happen to know well), a certified traditional naturopath and owner of (who I happen to know well), a certified traditional naturopath and owner of Elite Wellness CenterElite Wellness Center in Steamboat Springs. in Steamboat Springs.

This fun, free lecture for women is led by Cammi Montieth (who I happen to know well), a certified traditional naturopath and owner of Elite Wellness Center in Steamboat Springs.

There, you can "learn simple but powerful ways to be happy for no reason," which is exactly what I intend to do.

It starts at 6 p.m. tonight in room 201 at Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College, 50 College Drive., 50 College Drive.

Colorado Northwestern Community College, 50 College Drive.

And come on, who can honestly say they couldn't be happier?

Have questions? Call CammiCammi at 879-7277. at 879-7277.

Cammi at 879-7277.

• If you're inIf you’re in the the Browns ParkBrowns Park neck of the woods this weekend, don’t miss the 15th annual neck of the woods this weekend, don't miss the 15th annual Jarvie Ranch Family FestJarvie Ranch Family Fest at at John Jarvie RanchJohn Jarvie Ranch..

If you're in the Browns Park neck of the woods this weekend, don't miss the 15th annual Jarvie Ranch Family Fest at John Jarvie Ranch.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and features live music, cowboy poetry, horse-drawn wagon rides and many old-fashioned demonstrations.

The fun is free, with the Browns Hole Homemaker's ClubBrowns Hole Homemaker’s Club offering lunch and baked goods for sale. offering lunch and baked goods for sale.

Browns Hole Homemaker's Club offering lunch and baked goods for sale.

Call (435) 781-4400 to learn more.

• The Jay Ketchum Band The Jay Ketchum Band is playing the is playing the Sports Page BarSports Page Bar at the at the Holiday Inn of CraigHoliday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13, at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, if you just can’t get enough live music., 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13, at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, if you just can't get enough live music.

The Jay Ketchum Band is playing the Sports Page Bar at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13, at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, if you just can't get enough live music.

• Don't forgetDon’t forget DadDad. .

Don't forget Dad.

Sunday is Father's DayFather’s Day, so get Dad , so get Dad a tiea tie, some , some Old SpiceOld Spice, , new golf clubsnew golf clubs or at least or at least a nice carda nice card and and a stiff drinka stiff drink..

Father's Day, so get Dad a tie, some Old Spice, new golf clubs or at least a nice card and a stiff drink.

• West TheatreWest Theatre is holding is holding “The A-Team”“The A-Team” over for a second week and debuting over for a second week and debuting "Toy Story 3,"“Toy Story 3,” which promises to be as adorable and comical as the others. which promises to be as adorable and comical as the others.

West Theatre is holding “The A-Team” over for a second week and debuting "Toy Story 3," which promises to be as adorable and comical as the others.

RedboxRedbox has some good new movies out this week, including has some good new movies out this week, including "Valentine's Day" “Valentine’s Day” and and "Invictus"“Invictus” so you can unwind after this, the biggest weekend of the year. so you can unwind after this, the biggest weekend of the year.Redbox has some good new movies out this week, including "Valentine's Day" and "Invictus" so you can unwind after this, the biggest weekend of the year.