Quick Picks: Aug. 3-9
Friday, Aug. 3
Take the entire family to “Secondhand Lions,” which stars Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine and Robert Duvall. This week’s Movies Under the Stars selection follows Osment’s character, who is sent to Texas to spend the summer with his eccentric uncles. The movie begins at dusk at 16400 DS Road. Live entertainment from Big Daddy and the Runaways begins at 7 p.m. The grill opens at 6 p.m., and the entire Movies Under the Stars event is hosted by the Glad Park Volunteer Fire Department. Take warm clothes.
Saturday, Aug. 4
Outdoor stages by day and indoor performances at night give jazz fans plenty of opportunity to hear great shows during the three-day Telluride Jazz Festival held in the Town Park, as well as at various venues throughout Telluride. On Saturday, Aug. 4, fans can listen to Roberta Gambarini with Convergence at 4:35 p.m., Roy Hargrove Quintet at 5:50 p.m., and the Victor Wooten Band at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, go to telluridejazz.org.
The festival also includes panel discussions, children’s activities, a movie and more.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Here’s a sentence you never thought you’d hear: “Boy, I can’t wait to watch Miami Dolphins training camp.” But here we are. The next season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” begins and the popular show that takes NFL fans inside the training camp experience unlike anything else on TV features the Dolphins. Take it or leave it.