NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
TODAY – Sunny, with a high near 83º. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, with a low around 46º. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
TOMORROW – A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected across the mountains today, then an increase in precipitation chances for Friday into the weekend. Showers and storms could bring locally heavy rainfall, especially to the Continental Divide.
TODAY, AUGUST 31st
9am Board of County Commissioners in the Commissioners Board Room at 615 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe. Here’s the agenda.
All County and Town Offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 4th.
International overdose awareness day Join Custer county public health for a Q&A discussion on the opioid epidemic. Be the difference in someone’s life. At the library in the community room between 4:30 and 5:30pm
TOWN OF WESTCLIFFE
The Town of Westcliffe is seeking a full-time Deputy Town Clerk! In this role, you’ll assist with the Town Clerk in a variety of critical functions — from administrative and technical tasks to serving as Treasurer and Elections Officer. Deadline: September 5th. Email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com with the subject: Deputy Town Clerk Application. Or hand-deliver it to Town Hall at 1000 Main Street
The Silver Cliff Museum is open through September Friday thru Sunday and Labor Day Monday September 4th from 11-4pm.
10am – 5pm Annual Wet Mountain Weaver Fibre Arts Show and Sale runs for five days over Labor Day weekend starting today. Woven, knit, crocheted, felted, beaded, sewn and other handmade items are for sale. Weaving and spinning demonstrations are ongoing throughout the show. Free drawing for a beautiful handmade item just for stopping in. At Greenstone Artworks, 100 Main Street, Westcliffe.
10am Olde Schoolhouse Quilters annual quilt show and boutique. Free admission. Tickets available for the raffle quilt; drawing at 5pm on Sunday. Lange Hall, Hope Lutheran Church, 311 South Third Street, Westcliffe.
TODAY AUGUST 31st
10am – 5pm Westcliffe Art Quilters show features unique fiber art quilts created using a wide variety of mixed media techniques on fabric. Our Lady of Assumption Church, 105 S. 5th Street, Westcliffe.
11am – 4pm Blend of Art running now through October. at the 3rd Street Gallery. Weaving together a unique display of art in all mediums, Blend of Art is an open theme show. Visitors are invited to vote for People’s Choice awards. Open to all skill levels, styles and mediums. Open Thursday – Monday. The opening reception is September 2nd.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st
9am – 1pm Westcliffe Farmers Market next to 3rd Street Gallery, behind Jess Price Park.
For Labor Day Weekend… the 2nd Street Block Party takes place this Saturday from 11-1:30pm by the KLZR Studio on 2nd Street. And the High Altitude Horsepower Car Show runs from 9am – 2pm also on Saturday in Westcliffe.
10 Minute Play Performance The Westcliffe Center for Performing Arts Players will be producing and performing the 10 minute plays. Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30, and a Sunday matinée at 2pm at the Jones Theatre 119 Main Street in Westcliffe.
There’s a super secret fundraiser party for KLZR featuring Smythe and Taylor on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th. $50 bucks includes a great show, burgers, hot dogs, sides, beer and wine. Email Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the secret code
KLZR’s annual High Peaks Music Fest is fast approaching. You can grab some tickets from www.klzr.org and at the gate. If big rain is predicted, we’ll squeeze as many people as we can into our rain venue, All Aboard Westcliffe (110 Rosita Avenue). This is the final concert in our 8 concert music series. The other 7 were free, so thanks for joining us on our lone fundraiser.
.Today on Valley Views our host, Gary Taylor, interviews author Monica Young, discussing aging parents. Her books include Before the Time Comes and How to Easily Move an Aging Parent. Valley Views* airs on Tuesday and Thursday at 7am and 6pm, and Saturdays at 10am, and is always available to stream on our website.
Look no further than KLZR’s Community Resource Page for local information on various organizations within the community. You’ll see the ValleyStrong Community Calendar as well as the Visit Wet Mountain Valley Events Calendar.