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A Berry Special Weekend

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the spirit of Strawberry Days at Berry Special Weekend!  Presented By:

Strawberry Days will be back and bigger than ever: June 17-19, 2022!

 

Reverse Parade Winners!
Thank you to everyone who voted for our Reverse Parade! View the winners at www.postindependent.com/berryspecial.

Our winners are:
First Place: Zancanella's Berry Patch
Second Place: The Green Joint
Third Place: Glenwood Insurance Agency 

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is collaborating with local businesses and organizations to bring a weekend of celebration and fun through a variety of micro events and promotions throughout the community. 

Participating Businesses 

À La Carte Women's Clothing Store | 803 Grand Ave.
Window decorations.  

Art on 8th Gallery of Fine Arts and Weaving Studio | 209 8th St. 
Strawberries and Participating in the Window/Outside Decorating.

Bay Equity Home Loans | 1319 Grand Ave.
Window decorations.

Casey Brewing and Blending | 3421 Grand Ave. & 711 Grand Ave.
Both Barrel Cellar (3421 Grand Ave.) and Casey Brewing Taproom (711 Grand Ave.) will be highlighting beers blended with locally sourced blackberries and raspberries.

Cooper Corner Gallery | 315 8th St. 
Strawberry themed Items in entry.

Cooper Wine and Spirits | 732 Cooper Ave.
Window decorating and a drawing beginning at 5 p.m. on June 18th for 3, $50 Cooper Wine & Spirits gift cards. One entry per person, no purchase required. Drawing will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 20th. You do not have to be present to win. Have a BERRY SPECIAL WEEKEND!

Crystal Tuning | 816 Grand Ave. 
Painted Strawberry and crystal art display in front window. Gold panning activity out front. Will have crystals in Colorado native dirt for sale.

Garfield & Hecht, P.C | 901 Grand Ave., Suite 201
Window decorations.

Glenwood Insurance Agency | 1605-K Grand Ave. 
Strawberry decoration & strawberry treats!

Glenwood Springs Arts Council | 216 6th St. 
Art exhibit featuring The Art of Jack Roberts well known for his paintings of the area. Strawberry cookies will be served as well as window decorations.

HoMSTED | 713 Cooper Ave. 
Historical Strawberry Day's photos from local residents and the Frontier Historical Society

Juicy Lucy's Steakhouse | 308 7th St.
Featuring strawberry menu items 🍓: the delicious 7th St Salad, Strawberry Mojitos And Strawberries and Cream.

Kaliedoscoops | 1105 Grand Ave.
Window decorations.

Murphy Brown Boutique | 731 Grand Ave. 
Strawberry themed treats for customers and window decorating.

The Property Shop | 117 Grand Ave. 
Front porch decorations.

The Silver Bead and Yarn Shop | 927 Grand Ave. 
Strawberry themed window displays, hand-crafted strawberry jewelry, and in-store treats!

Toad & Co. Glenwood | 816 Grand Ave. 
Window decorating and in-store drawing for goodie bag.

TreadZ | 812 Grand Ave. 
Window decorating and in-store drawing for goodie bag.

Vicki Lee Green Realtors | 930 Grand Ave.
Window Decorations

Watkins Jewelers | 213 8th St.
Free drawing for a custom piece of jewelry and a sidewalk sale.

What's Happening! 

Friday, June 18 | 7:30 - 11 a.m.
Rotary's Famous Pie Day!
United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs Noon Rotary continues Pie Day for Strawberry Weekend for the 58th year. Pick up your choice of delicious pies for a minimum suggested donation of $30/pie and support your local youth with scholarships. Pay for your pie(s) by cash, Venmo, or credit card. For more information go to gsrotary.org

 

Friday, June 18 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
RENEW Roaring Fork Father's Day Car Show
2800 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs

There will be refreshments and food available for purchase (donation) and we are hoping to have some of our generous sponsors offering some of their items for sale during and after the event!

Friday, June 18| 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Fest 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Event will have fairly-traded artisanal crafts for garden, home, and gifts.

Friday, June 18 | 6 p.m.
Beer Pairing Dinner with Breckenridge Brewery
Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

The culinary team at the Hotel Colorado Restaurant and Bar have teamed up with Breckenridge Brewery to create a summer-fresh, four-course beer pairing dinner. 

  • Reception Beer: Summer Pilsner
  • First course: Grilled prosciutto-wrapped peaches on micro arugula with a cream vanilla bean glaze are paired with Palisade Peach Wheat.
  • Second course: Field greens, frisee, cucumber, heirloom tomatoes, pickled pineapples and orange grapefruit emulsion are paired with Juice Drop Hazy IPA.
  • Third course: Espresso-braised short ribs, Porter-infused mole, cabbage radish slaw, queso fresco and corn tortillas are paired with Vanilla Porter.
  • Fourth course: Strawberry shortcake with honey star anise whipped cream are paired with Strawberry Sky Kolsch Ale. 

The cost is $55 per person prior to tax and service charge. Reservations are required: 970-928-3771.

Saturday, June 19 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Fest
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Event will have fairly-traded artisanal crafts for garden, home, and gifts.

Saturday, June 19 | 12 - 2 p.m.
FREE Strawberries and Ice Cream
Bethel Plaza (under the Grand Ave. bridge)

Enjoy the tradition of FREE strawberries and ice cream from 12 - 2p.m. (or until supplies run out). Brought to you by the City of Glenwood Springs and Kaleidoscoops. Served by Kiwanis!

Saturday, June 19 | 12 - 2 p.m.
Live Music by Oran Mor
Bethel Plaza (under the Grand Ave. Bridge)

Brought to you by the City of Glenwood Springs, enjoy live music by Oran Mor. This local band's repertoire features Scottish, Irish Celtic, and Americana tunes with some originals tossed in the mix. oranmoremusic.com

Saturday, June 19 | 1 - 4 p.m.
Open House and Historical Strawberry Days Display
Frontier Historical Society and Museum
1001 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs
Open house at the Frontier Historical Museum with a special Strawberry Days display and front yard/gate decoration.

Saturday, June 19 | 2 - 10 p.m.
Hotel Colorado Dad's Day Courtyard Hangout
Hotel Colorado Courtyard, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

The courtyard at the Hotel Colorado is the place to be Saturday, June 19. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. with a beer tent sponsored by Breckenridge Brewery. They’ll serve canned beer and have t-shirts, hats and other swag. The bar’s happy hour continues until 10 p.m. with $2 off all beer and Breckenridge Brewery’s Strawberry Sky Ale on tap. There will be yard games and live music with the consummate strummer and crooner Rodrigo from 3 to 7 p.m. 

Dinner specials at the Hotel Colorado Restaurant and Bar are available from 5 to 10 p.m. and include:

  • Prime Rib | $26 — 12 oz. prime rib with mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus and au jus.
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich | $12 — served on a brioche bun with jalapeno slaw, baked beans and corn.

Sunday, June 20 | 4 - 7 p.m.
Live Music with Richard Granson
Hotel Colorado Courtyard, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs

Richard Granson will take the stage playing guitar and harmonica and singing a mix of favorites from blues, rock, and reggae genres. Granson has played with music legends Vince Gill, Joe Cocker, and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

For more information please visit glenwoodchamber.com/berryspecial or email Tara Harman at [email protected]

Strawberry Days will be back and bigger than ever: June 17-19, 2022!

Thank you to our Sponsors!! 

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