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Weekend Roundup: Fishing, history and independence

Between happenings this weekend and midweek holiday celebrations, the excitement is great in Moffat County.

Something fishy

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic continues through Sunday at Elkhead Reservoir State Park. Many cash prizes are offered for anglers, including awards for smallest, largest and greatest number of fish, as well as fish tagged by CPW.
There is no limit for how many northern pike or smallmouth bass can be caught.
When: All day each day through Sunday
Where: Elkhead Reservoir, Moffat County Road 28
Cost: No entry fee to compete; check with CPW about fishing license, camping and access costs
More information: Visit http://cpw.state.co.us/tournament

The sounds of summer

The summer concert series for JW Snack's continues with Western Slope favorites Union of None, which will perform on the patio area Friday.
When: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday
Where: JW Snack's Bar and Grill, 210 E. Victory Way
Cost: No cover charge
For more information: Call 970-826-0468

Homegrown hometown

Downtown Craig Famers Market kicks off the summer Saturday with the first of its weekly installments, which will be available at Alice Pleasant Park through September.
Locally grown produce, baked goods and crafts are among the items available, and organizers will provide live music and specialty offers from surrounding businesses.
When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 1
Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue
Cost: Free to attend; $25 to sell for one day, $50 for one month, $100 for summer
For more information: 970-274-1792, 970-824-7898 or https://www.facebook.com/downtowncraigfarmersmarket/

Historical happenings

Local history group Preserving the Last Frontier meets Saturday at Sunset Meadows I.
This month's topic is a presentation on the Balleck family ancestry.
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-6761

Independence on parade

Craig's eighth annual Fourth of July Parade takes place Wednesday along Victory Way, starting at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265.
Lineup begins at 10 a.m., and prizes are available for the top floats. Organizers will also host a community picnic with family activities following the parade.
When: Parade begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday, picnic at noon
Where: VFW Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-629-3345

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What a blast

Craig Fire/Rescue will provide a fireworks spectacular as part of Fourth of July festivities.
The show is set for Wednesday at Moffat County High School, pending fire conditions.
When: Dusk Wednesday
Where: Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-5914

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