Briefs for Aug. 12, 2011: Art in the Garden set for Sunday |

Briefs for Aug. 12, 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 Highway 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. 

Parrotheads event set for September

Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads is hosting the 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.

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

Public Lands Days set for Saturday

National Public Lands Day has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at Irish Canyon in western Moffat County.

The event, sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Environmental Coalition and The Colorado Mountain Club, invites the community to complete maintenance work including re-establishing camping pads, painting and trail grooming.

All volunteers will receive a free barbecue, T-shirt, day pass to public land and a raffle ticket for two mountain bikes.

Participants are welcome to camp for free. Those camping tonight who arrive by 6:30 p.m. may join a trip to Sand Wash Basin.

Those staying Saturday night can participate in a geocaching search, hot dog and marshmallow roast, and a wildlife talk.

For more information, call Gina Robison at 826-5083 or email her at

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