Briefs for Aug. 11, 2011: Art in the Garden set for Sunday |

Briefs for Aug. 11, 2011: Art in the Garden set for Sunday

The Art in the Garden art show and sale is scheduled for 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at 33374 N. Colorado Hwy. 13, one-and-a-half miles north of Craig.

The event features pottery by Sue Erickson and Roberta Hawks and paintings by Barbara Wilaby, Robin Bremner, Doris Zimmerman, Deanna Messing and Mary Pat Ettinger. Yampa Valley Strings will perform music.

For more information, call 824-5002.

Circus performs in Craig tonight

American Crown Circus will host shows at 5 and 7 p.m. today at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

For more information or to get a free child’s ticket, visit

Next Chamber mixer scheduled for today

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors host the next Business After-Hours Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. today 4295 U.S. Highway 40.

Northwest Storage, Ensignal, Rhino’s Deli and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition host the event. It’s free and open to the public.

To RSVP, call 824-5689 or email

5:05 Drinks to focus on recycling

The next 5:05 Drinks program, hosted by Yampa Valley Partners, will feature a presentation on recycling.

Emilie Rogers of Yampa Valley Recycles will inform attendees what to recycle and why.

The program runs from 5:05 to 6:30 p.m. today at the O.P. Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way.

For more information, call Kate Nowak at 824-1133.

Reduced-price pet adoptions offered

The Humane Society of Moffat County will host Second Chance Saturday, a reduced-cost adoption event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

All adoptions will be $60.

To view shelter animals, visit or the shelter at 2430 E. Victory Way. For more information, call Carol at 824-2103.

Church hosts yard sale Saturday

The Junk in the Trunk yard sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St.

Several booths will feature books, household items, clothes, yarn, food, crafts and more.

Spaces are still available for those who would like to sell at the sale.

For more information, call the church at 824-6836 or Jan at 824-4136.

Quilt show to be held in Meeker

The Meeker chapter of Philanthropic Educational Organization International is hosting its first Quilts in the Country quilt show fundraiser next month.

The event, scheduled in conjunction with the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, is scheduled for 3 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at Meeker High School, 455 Main St., Meeker.

Admission is $3, with proceeds benefiting educational assistance and opportunities for women.

The event will also include a quilt raffle and bake sale.

For more information, call Katie Conrado at 878-3143.

Parrotheads event scheduled for September

Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads is hosting its third annual Art N the Park N Lot from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the corner of Tucker Street and East Victory Way.

The event includes crafts and food vendors, free music and a beer and margarita garden. New attractions this year include a hula hoop contest and limbo contest. Parakeet Korner will feature children’s activities.

The event is a fundraiser for the club’s two high school scholarships, musical instrument refurbishing and the expanded boat ramp at Loudy-Simpson Park.

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