Saturday, Aug. 10
Daze to remember
There is still time to get a raffle ticket and your foot in the door at KAFM Radio Daze, a fundraiser for the KAFM 88.1 Community Radio that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Radio Daze will be from 2–9 p.m. Saturday at Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave. Admission is free.
The specially brewed 300 Watt Ale will be on tap for the afternoon and evening with all of the proceeds supporting KAFM.
The event's music line up will feature The Jocelyn and Chris Arndt Band, Reverend Freakchild, Union of None, Feeding Giants, Dubious Brothers and Sir Kempson.
Mixed in with all that will be the announcement of the raffle winners. Prizes include tickets to see Mark Knopfler at Red Rocks Amphitheater and items and gift certificates from area business.
Raffle tickets cost $10 for one or $50 for three and can be purchased at KAFM, 1310 Ute Ave.
For information about KAFM and this event, go to kafmradio.org.
(Tip: Start the party early at a concert with Reverend Freakchild at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at the KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased at kafmradio.org or by calling 241-8801.)
Saturday, Aug. 10
Spend some time looking over the beautiful cars being shown to support Special Olympics at the Cops & Cars car show.
This show and accompanying Slow Down Move Over event will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Little Salt Wash Park, 651 N. Pine St., in Fruita.
While the car show can be found on the baseball field, in the parking lot there will be exhibits, live demonstrations, touch-a-truck, scavenger hunt, games and prize drawings.
To register a car in the show, go to copsandcars.org or call 858-2250.
Thursday, Aug. 15
It's so close you can nearly taste it: the Palisade Peach Festival.
At 5:30 p.m. Thursday in downtown Palisade, this annual festival will begin with a free ice cream social and street dance at The Plaza.
The Peach Queen and her court will be crowned at 6:30 p.m.
The festival will move to Riverbend Park on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, where more peachy goodness can be found.
Go to palisadepeachfest.com for information.