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Weekend Roundup: Charitable kickoff, historical happenings

The weekend in Craig offers a start to a local charity's campaign, as well as many opportunities to celebrate the area's Western heritage.

Give as good as you get

Moffat County United Way holds its annual campaign kickoff event Friday at Yampa Valley Bank.
Lunch will be provided by KS Kreations for those who stop by to contribute to the cause, and Yampa Valley Bank will match donations up to $7,500 with a goal of raising $15,000 for the day. Donations of $25 or more will be entered into a drawing for $150 in Spree Bucks.
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
Where: Yampa Valley Bank, 435 Mack Lane
Cost: Free to attend, donations welcome
For more information: 970-824-6222

Net some wins

Craig Middle School volleyball teams will host Steamboat Springs Friday afternoon in one of few home games this season.
When: 4 p.m. Friday
Where: CMS, 915 Yampa Ave.
Cost: Contact organizers
For more information: 970-824-3289

West Fest

Jarvie Fest 2018 takes place Saturday at the historic Jarvie Ranch in Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge.
Among the offerings for families are horse rides, vintage photos, candle-making, leather-working and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jarvie Ranch, Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 435-781-4400

Breaking ground

Heavy equipment provider Kubota will host a grand opening Saturday of its new site in Craig with Rocky Mountain Machinery. The day will include demonstrations of machinery, free food, giveaways and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Kubota, 400 S. Colorado Highway 13
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-5434

Toeing the line

Moffat County High School's boys soccer team will host 3A Western Slope League opponents Basalt Saturday morning at MCHS.
When: 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: MCHS, 900 Finley Lane
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-7036

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Western words

Craig writer David Morris will provide a poetry reading of Western-themed selections Saturday morning at Yampa River State Park's group picnic area.
Morris's work praises wide, open landscapes and the beauty of nature.
When: 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: Yampa River State Park, 6185 US Highway 40
Cost: Free with Colorado State Parks pass
For more information: 970-276-2061

Tribute time

Museum of Northwest Colorado hosts a celebration of life for Wayne Wymore Saturday afternoon. Residents are welcome to attend for free refreshments and to share memories of the longtime Moffat County mainstay.
When: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-6360

Bridging the gap

The Swinging Bridge near Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge will have a dedication ceremony Tuesday afternoon to officially reopen the historic, revitalized structure.
When: 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Swinging Bridge, three miles south of Colorado Highway 318, Moffat County Road 83
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-9160
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