Weekend Roundup: Work hard, take a dip, grab a burger
The calendar says June, and the thermometer says the summer atmosphere is here, as well as plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself this weekend.
Downtown Craig Farmers 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/
MoCo Trails will host a volunteer workday Saturday morning at Cedar Mountain as part of its ongoing efforts to improve trails for hiking and biking in Northwest Colorado.
Organizers will offer a barbecue for those who participate. Those attending should wear gloves, boots, long pants and eye protection. Maintenance items such as hand tools, rakes, shovels, picks and pruners are appreciated.
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Cedar Mountain, Moffat County Road 7
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/MOCO-Trails-153561328612489/
Burgers and dogs — stat
Memorial Regional Health’s Emergency Medical Services will host its annual family barbecue Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park.
All ages can enjoy free food, games, face-painting and appearances by emergency responders and vehicles like ambulances, fire trucks and Classic Air Medical helicopter.
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-9411 or memorialregionalhealth.com
Heating up the summer
Juniper Hot Springs will host a grand opening Saturday to celebrate its revitalization of a natural wonder with improvements to the springs and adjoining campsites in rural Moffat County.
Organizers will offer a free barbecue, as well as beverages from Yampa Valley Brewing Company.
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Juniper Hot Springs, 8090 Moffat County Road 53 off US Highway 40 near Lay
Cost: $5 entrance fee
For more information: juniperhotsprings.com
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Craig Parks and Recreation will host Movie in the Park Thursday, July 18 at Breeze Street Park with a showing of “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.”