The Jauntee

The Jauntee creates a “whimsical jam band scene with some psychedelia thrown in.” The group will play for FIBArk at 5 p.m. Saturday in Riverside Park.

Today


Buena Vista

9:30-11 a.m. – Junior Rangers with Colorado Parks & Wildlife is an opportunity for kids ages 5-11 to explore the natural world at the BV Community Center, 715 E. Main St. This week’s topic is Big Furry Critters. cpw.state.co.us or 719-539-3771 for info.

6 p.m. – Buena Vista Drug hosts the second educational session on “full-spectrum hemp flower extract,” at the store, 403 U.S. 24 S. Attendees should gain a basic understanding of health benefits of hemp flower extract and CBD oil. For more information and to RSVP, contact info@bvdrug.net or 719-395-2481.

6 p.m. – AJ Fullerton plays progressive roots and blues at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St.

6 p.m. – Beginner two-step and swing dance at Buena Vista Community Center, 715 E. Main St. Line dancing at 7:30 p.m. $5 per lesson or $8 for both lessons. Call Bill Ridout for info: 918-902-6094.

6-7:30 p.m. – Bob Weir plays acoustic guitar for Concerts in the Park in McPhelemy Park.

7 p.m. – Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs play New Orleans-style music at the Surf Hotel, 1012 Front Loop.

Leadville

1-2:30 p.m. – Junior Rangers with Colorado Parks & Wildlife is an opportunity for kids ages 5-11 to explore the natural world at Ice Palace Park. This week’s topic is Big Furry Critters. cpw.state.co.us or 719-539-3771 for info.

Salida

4-9 p.m. – FIBArk Whitewater Festival (see separate schedule).

5:30-7 p.m. – Creative Mixer, a social event for musicians, dancers, writers, artists, art lovers and community members, at Salida SteamPlant Paquette Gallery, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Free admission and munchies. Everyone welcome. salidacouncilforthearts.org.

6-8 p.m. – Bluegrass Jam Session at Rocky Mountain Guitars, 133 E. First St. Take an instrument(s) and a tune to share. For more information contact Tom Plant at tom.plant@mac.com or Dale Anderson at dzen29@yahoo.com.

6-7 p.m. – Free “No-Drop” Indoor Group Ride at Absolute Bikes, 330 W. Sackett Ave. Take your bike and trainer.

7 p.m. – The Whippet Mollies play ’70s covers at The 146 Taphouse, 146 W. First St.

7:30 p.m. – Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs play a free stompgrass show at Benson’s Tavern & Beer Garden, 128 N. F St.

9 p.m. – Karaoke at Boathouse Cantina, 228 N. F St.

9:30 p.m. – Two Faces West plays electric Texas blues at Victoria Tavern, 143 N. F St. Cover charge is $3.

Friday


Buena Vista

6:30 p.m. – Movie night at Creekside Gathering Place, 203 Cedar St.

10 p.m. – Mama Magnolia plays “the soulful side of rock” at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St.

Leadville

5:30 p.m. – Grape and Grains on Rail Benefit for Advocates of Lake County on the Leadville Colorado and Southern Railroad, 326 E. Seventh St. Tickets at empowermentexpress.bpt.me or at the station.

8 p.m. – Chatham County Line and John Craigie play bluegrass and folk music at Tabor Opera House, 308 Harrison Ave.

Poncha Springs

5-7 p.m. – John Drew Peterson plays acoustic guitar at Vino Salida, 10495 CR 120.

Salida

7 a.m.-10 p.m. – FIBArk Whitewater Festival (see separate schedule).

7:30 a.m. – Spirit Hike, an 8- to 11-mile hike through Davis Meadows with nature-based mindfulness meditation. Meet at north parking area of Salida Safeway at 7:30 a.m. for carpooling. For information, call Lisa at SoulTerra, 970-531-0574.

2-4 p.m. – Chess Club at First Christian Church, 302 E. Fourth St. Info: 719-221-4017; leave message.

6 p.m. – The Water Tower plays a free indie-folk/bluegrass show at Benson’s Tavern & Beer Garden, 128 N. F St.

8:30 p.m. – Girl Talk performs at Boathouse Cantina, 228 N. F St.

10 p.m. – The Fabulous Boogienauts, a 10-piece ’70s disco dance band, perform at Victoria Tavern, 143 N. F St. Cover charge is $3.

Saturday


Buena Vista

9-10 a.m. – Community dog walk, an hour-long walk for dogs and their owners, starts at northeast corner of East Main and Railroad streets.

1-3 p.m. – Josh McMullen speaks on how the U.S. became one of the most consumer-driven and most religious countries in the world at Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave. Free and open to the public.

5-8 p.m. – Route 359 Band at House Rock Kitchen, 421 E. Main St.

7-10 p.m. – Hogan and Moss play “scorch folk” at Deerhammer Distillery, 321 E. Main St.

9:30 p.m. – Otis Taylor Band plays trance blues at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St. $5 cover charge.

Leadville

8 a.m.-6 p.m. – Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half begins at 316 Harrison Ave. leadvilleraceseries.com.

2 p.m. – Central City Opera performs “En Mis Palabras/In My Own Words” at the Tabor Opera House, 308 Harrison Ave. Tickets are $20.

Poncha Springs

1 p.m. – Monster Truck Racing League at Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for children. Age 4 and younger get in free. chaffeecountyfair.com/monster-truck-racing-league-june-15th/.

5-7 p.m. – Folk duo Smythe & Taylor performs at Vino Salida, 10495 CR 120.

Salida

7 a.m.-10:10 p.m. – FIBArk Whitewater Festival (see separate schedule).

8 a.m.-1 p.m. – Farmers Market at Alpine Park, F and Fourth streets.

9 a.m. – Community dog walk, an hour-long walk for dogs and their owners around Salida, starts at the F Street bridge.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Summer Gathering at Hutchinson Homestead and Learning Center, 8913 U.S. 50, has family activities and site visits all day. Guided tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Live music and homemade pie, 2-4 p.m. For details visit HutchinsonHomestead.org or call 719-239-0955. $5/person or $10/family.

5:30 p.m. – Blue Recluse plays the blues at The 146 Taphouse, 146 W. First St.

8:30 p.m. – Dewey & The Decibels perform at Boathouse Cantina, 228 N. F St.

10 p.m. – The Fabulous Boogienauts, a 10-piece ’70s disco dance band, perform at Victoria Tavern, 143 N. F St. Cover charge is $3.

Sunday


Buena Vista

10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Farmers Market at South Main Town Square.

5-9 p.m. – Bonfire Dub performs at River Runners, 801 Front Loop.

Salida

8 a.m.-5 p.m. – FIBArk Whitewater Festival (see separate schedule).

7-10 p.m. – Colin Gilmore and Nicolette Good play “driving roots rock” at The 146 Taphouse, 146 W. First St.

7-9 p.m. – CMC Jazz Band performs at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Free but donations are accepted.

Monday


Buena Vista

5:30-6:30 p.m. – Qigong at Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave. 719-395-8700.

6-9 p.m. – Free weekly music series Mondays with Smith and Friends at the Surf Hotel, 1012 Front Loop.

Salida

All day – Moonlight Monday at Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub, 242 F St. Every Monday, Moonlight Pizza gives 10 percent of its proceeds to a different Salida-area charity.

Tuesday


Buena Vista

11:30 a.m. – Buena Vista Women’s Luncheon at Casa del Rio Clubhouse. Admission is $10 or $5 for ages 30 and younger. Featured speaker is Amber van Leuken from Ark-Valley Humane Society. Music provided by Noelle Austin. April Abbott will speak on “Taking Off the Masks.”

6 p.m. – Intermediate two-step and swing dance at the Buena Vista Community Center, 715 E. Main St. Waltz lessons at 7:30 p.m. $5 per lesson or $8 for both lessons. Call Bill Ridout for info: 918-902-6094.

Salida

10-11 a.m. – Colorado Parks & Wildlife offers Tots on Tuesdays with free nature games, arts, crafts, stories, songs and discovery for kids ages 2-4 in Riverside Park. This week’s topic is Busy, Buzzy Bees (and Butterflies, too). cpw.state.co.us or 719-539-3771 for info.

5:30-7 p.m. – Salida ukulele strum-along at Rocky Mountain Guitar Co., 133 E. First St. Participants are asked to take a music stand and folding chair if they have one. For more information, contact Molly Frauenhoff at mfrauenhoff24@ gmail.com.

6-7 p.m. – Free “No-Drop” Indoor Group Ride at Absolute Bikes, 330 W. Sackett Ave. Take your bike and trainer.

Wednesday


Buena Vista

9 p.m. – The Vegabonds play a free Southern rock show at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St.

Leadville

7-8 p.m. – Jane Parnell discusses her book, “Off Trail,” at Lake County Public Library, Amax Room, 1115 Harrison Ave.

Salida

9 a.m. – La Groupe Francais Debutantes, a free French conversational group, meets at The Book Haven, 109 N. F St. 221-0157.

10-11:30 a.m. – Junior Rangers with Colorado Parks & Wildlife is a free opportunity for kids ages 5-11 to explore the natural world in Riverside Park. This week’s topic is Interview with a Fish. cpw.state.co.us or 719-539-3771 for info.

5 p.m. – Craft for a Cause at Soulcraft Brewing, 248 W. U.S. 50, will give 20 percent of sales from 5 p.m. to close to Ark Valley Helping Hands.

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