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Big Head Todd To Headline Whittle The Wood

The Craig Parks & Recreation Department has announced that Big Head Todd and the Monsters will be headline the 19th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous festival, which will take place June 13 through the 16th, at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. The Colorado based band has Continue reading

Subdudes To Headline 2016 Whittle The Wood

whittle-the-wood-2012The headline act for this years Annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig will be the Subdudes, an American roots rock group from New Orleans. The band’s sound is notable for the its substitution of a tambourine player for a drummer. They have released eleven albums. The last in 2009. For the first time there will be a nominal fee to attend the Saturday night concert at Whittle the Wood. $5 for adults. Kids 12 and under will still get in free. Past headliners at Whittle the Wood have included Rare Earth, Continue reading

2015 Whittle The Wood Rocks Northwest Colorado

jefferson starship 2015 2A record crowd packed Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday night for the culmination of this years Whittle The Wood Rendezvous in Craig.   Jefferson Starship was the concert headliner for the event and in addition to Continue reading

Med Students to Visit Craig

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health profession students with the University of Colorado Denver who have expressed an interest in future rural practice will be spending a week in Craig learning about and investigating all aspects of small town personal, professional and community life. Students from professional programs in medicine, physician assistant, Continue reading

Air Quality Control Commission to Hold Summer Retreat in Craig

MC Commissioners-150The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold their summer retreat in Craig this year. That announcement was made yesterday by Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, who sits on the commission. This year’s retreat will be held June 17th through the 19th, and meetings will take place at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Continue reading

Jefferson Starship to Perform at Whittle the Wood

jeffstarThe City of Craig is making preparations for this year’s Whittle the Wood. The event takes place in June and features woodcarvers from various parts of the country competing for prizes. Every year, the event is capped with a concert, and Continue reading

Whittle the Wood Weekend

robert waitThe annual Whittle the Wood and Young Life Car Show drew thousands to Craig over the weekend.  The 70’s Southern Rock band, Atlanta Rhythm Section, put on a great show and got people dancing.  The car show,although a little smaller than last year, had dozens of cars never seen at the show in the past.  The winners of the wood carving competition were Ron Eye, who took 1st place in the Judges Choice with “Refuge”; Bongo Love received 2nd place for “Pelican’s Chum” and Damon Gorecki Continue reading

Whittle The Wood Rendezvous

Whittle The Wood Rendezvous
June 11-14
At Loudy Simpson Park – South of Craig
Wood carving daily 9am-Dusk

Free Shuttle Service To Loudy Simpson Park Saturday 10am-8pm
Departing every 30 minutes from:
O.P. – JW Snacks – Mathers – K-Mart


Friday June 13:
4pm – Dixie Leadfoot Concert
6pm – Madison Rising Concert
7:30pm  – Car Show Cruise

Saturday June 14:
8am – Wake the Whittler 5K Fun Run/Walk
All day – Free Arts and Crafts Fair, Food Vendors, Beer Garden and Silent Auction
1pm-2pm – Quick Carve Competition
10am-3pm – Young Life Car Show (Downtown Craig)
3pm – Tuscan Road Concert
5:30pm – Atlanta Rhythm Section Concert

For information call: 970-826-2029 or visit this link.