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Michelle Balleck

Weekend movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way

824-2000

"Predators" — Rated R; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

"The Expendables" — Rated R; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 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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Submit your event's details for consideration by e-mailing me at mballeck@craigdai… or calling 875-1790.

Are you ready for some football? Or some delicious barbecue? How about some make-your-belly-hurt laughs with a side of cheap beer?

This weekend's got a solid mix of all things wonderful, so dig in.

• Friday night lightsFriday night lights return to Craig at 7 p.m. Friday for the return to Craig at 7 p.m. Friday for the Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School varsity football season opener. varsity football season opener.

Friday night lights return to Craig at 7 p.m. Friday for the Moffat County High School varsity football season opener.

The Bulldogs face Evergreen High SchoolEvergreen High School at at MCHSMCHS, 900 Finley Lane., 900 Finley Lane.

Evergreen High School at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.

Tickets at the gate are $5 or $4 for students.

The high school is also offering season passesseason passes Friday night for $75 for all levels of football, volleyball, basketball and wrestling. Friday night for $75 for all levels of football, volleyball, basketball and wrestling.

season passes Friday night for $75 for all levels of football, volleyball, basketball and wrestling.

• Break out your bib.Break out your bib.

Break out your bib.

The Colorado State BBQ ChampionshipsThe Colorado State BBQ Championships highlight this weekend with tasty morsels created by 35 competitors from across the nation, as well as from our own backyard. highlight this weekend with tasty morsels created by 35 competitors from across the nation, as well as from our own backyard.

The Colorado State BBQ Championships highlight this weekend with tasty morsels created by 35 competitors from across the nation, as well as from our own backyard.

The event features delectable food, live entertainment and a beer wagon.

The event is open to the public from noon to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Wyman MuseumWyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Hwy. 40. Admission is free., 94350 E. U.S. Hwy. 40. Admission is free.

Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Hwy. 40. Admission is free.

Judging for the chicken, ribs, pork and brisket starts at noon Saturday. Awards are presented at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The event includes live music from Tony Rosario and the Poor BoysTony Rosario and the Poor Boys from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, from from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, from Leaner, Lunker and FriendsLeaner, Lunker and Friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, from from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, from Four to PlayFour to Play from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and from from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and from Little Laura and the Nude Blues BandLittle Laura and the Nude Blues Band from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Tony Rosario and the Poor Boys from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, from Leaner, Lunker and Friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, from Four to Play from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and from Little Laura and the Nude Blues Band from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

It will definitely be a good time.

Visit http://www.craigbbq.comhttp://www.craigbbq.com for a full schedule of events and more details. for a full schedule of events and more details.

http://www.craigbbq.com for a full schedule of events and more details.

• Get in a good laughGet in a good laugh Friday night when Friday night when Kip AttawayKip Attaway, comical cowboy musician, performs at the , comical cowboy musician, performs at the Sports Page BarSports Page Bar at the at the Holiday Inn of CraigHoliday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13., 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13.

Get in a good laugh Friday night when Kip Attaway, comical cowboy musician, performs at the Sports Page Bar at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13.

The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Friday and costs $10 at the door.

Plus, the bar offers $1 Bud and Bud LightBud and Bud Light drafts and $1 shots from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday. drafts and $1 shots from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday.

Bud and Bud Light drafts and $1 shots from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday.

So grab a drink and have a laugh.

• Feel like putting aroundFeel like putting around this weekend? this weekend?

Feel like putting around this weekend?

(And, yes, I realize that's a terrible punterrible pun.).)

terrible pun.)

Bear River Young LifeBear River Young Life hosts its hosts its third annual golf tournamentthird annual golf tournament Saturday, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Saturday, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course..

Bear River Young Life hosts its third annual golf tournament Saturday, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The format is a four-person scramble, and the cost is $240 per team. And there's still room for you.

So call David PressgroveDavid Pressgrove at 629-9600 or the golf course pro shop at 824-3673 to get signed up. at 629-9600 or the golf course pro shop at 824-3673 to get signed up.

David Pressgrove at 629-9600 or the golf course pro shop at 824-3673 to get signed up.

• Junk in the TrunkJunk in the Trunk is back. is back.

Junk in the Trunk is back.

My favorite-named garage salegarage sale has its second go-round from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. And it all goes down at has its second go-round from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. And it all goes down at First Congregational United Church of ChristFirst Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St. , 630 Green St.

garage sale has its second go-round from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. And it all goes down at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St.

Call 824-6836 or 824-8727 if you need to know more.

• Clear your throatClear your throat and grab a mic. and grab a mic.

Clear your throat and grab a mic.

The Friday Night Variety ShowThe Friday Night Variety Show takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at Serendipity Coffee ShopSerendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave., 576 Yampa Ave.

The Friday Night Variety Show takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave.

The show will include poetry, readings, music and comedy. Sign-up is at 6:30 p.m.

Call Bill Ronis Bill Ronis at 620-6589 for more details. at 620-6589 for more details.

Bill Ronis at 620-6589 for more details.

• Hayden SpeedwayHayden Speedway hosts hosts outlaw late models madnessoutlaw late models madness in its second-to-last event of the season. in its second-to-last event of the season.

Hayden Speedway hosts outlaw late models madness in its second-to-last event of the season.

Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for youths 7 to 12. Kids ages 6 and younger get in free.

The track's at 37900 County Road 53 in Hayden.

Call 824-3070 or (970) 208-7772.

• Block party!Block party!

Block party!

It's tonight at Colorado Workforce CenterColorado Workforce Center and and Country Living RealtyCountry Living Realty, on the corner of Barclay Street and Victory Way., on the corner of Barclay Street and Victory Way.

Colorado Workforce Center and Country Living Realty, on the corner of Barclay Street and Victory Way.

The Craig Chamber of CommerceCraig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors host their Ambassadors host their after-hours mixerafter-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. today and invite everyone to go. from 5 to 7 p.m. today and invite everyone to go.

Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors host their after-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. today and invite everyone to go.

RSVP by calling 824-5689 or e-mailing office@craig-chamber.com.

• It's time for pristine boxesIt’s time for pristine boxes of crayons, clean notebooks and yet-to-be-tattered folders (oh, how I love of crayons, clean notebooks and yet-to-be-tattered folders (oh, how I love office suppliesoffice supplies!).!).

It's time for pristine boxes of crayons, clean notebooks and yet-to-be-tattered folders (oh, how I love office supplies!).

Yep, kiddos are headed back to schoolback to school..

back to school.

Monday is the first day for the Moffat County School DistrictMoffat County School District, so be sure your little ones are ready to go, and please drive slowly through school zones., so be sure your little ones are ready to go, and please drive slowly through school zones.

Moffat County School District, so be sure your little ones are ready to go, and please drive slowly through school zones.

Visit http://www.moffatsd.orghttp://www.moffatsd.org for more details about schedules — we have a new one this year with 75-minute early-release Fridays — school supply lists and more. for more details about schedules — we have a new one this year with 75-minute early-release Fridays — school supply lists and more.

http://www.moffatsd.org for more details about schedules — we have a new one this year with 75-minute early-release Fridays — school supply lists and more.

• And with back-to-schoolAnd with back-to-school preparations come an end to summertime favorites. preparations come an end to summertime favorites.

And with back-to-school preparations come an end to summertime favorites.

Craig Swimming ComplexCraig Swimming Complex, 605 Washington St., will close for the season, save for some school programs, Sunday., 605 Washington St., will close for the season, save for some school programs, Sunday.

Craig Swimming Complex, 605 Washington St., will close for the season, save for some school programs, Sunday.

So enjoy some last-minute splashing this weekend and celebrate the last few drops of summer we have.

• And in movies this weekAnd in movies this week, , West TheatreWest Theatre has has "Predators"“Predators” and and "The Expendables."“The Expendables.”

And in movies this week, West Theatre has "Predators" and "The Expendables."

Andy BockelmanAndy Bockelman reviews reviews "The Expendables"“The Expendables” on page 24 of today’s on page 24 of today's Craig Daily PressCraig Daily Press, so have a look and see how , so have a look and see how our resident movie criticour resident movie critic rates this flick. rates this flick.

Andy Bockelman reviews "The Expendables" on page 24 of today's Craig Daily Press, so have a look and see how our resident movie critic rates this flick.

RedboxRedbox has has "Repo Men"“Repo Men” and and "The Back-Up Plan"“The Back-Up Plan” new this week. new this week.

Redbox has "Repo Men" and "The Back-Up Plan" new this week.

So if all the summertime fun has worn you out, kick back and be mindlessly entertained.