Soups On September 30 at Elissa’s & Rifle Happenings

Hi Mermaids! After taking the month of August off, I am happy to announce that Elissa Nye will be hosting our September gathering on Friday the 30th! In honor of harvest season and cooler evenings, we encourage everyone to bring their favorite soup or a dish to compliment. If you are feeling in the sharing mood, also bring your recipe so we can enjoy your delicious dish again and again! Elissa’s welcomes us to her new home near Highland Elementary at 1018 County Road 294 (click to get directions from Google) at 6:00 pm. I can’t wait to see you all there!!

TONIGHT AT THE UTE THEATER! The Bird Dogs: A Tribute to the Everly Brothers – Bridging the gap between oldies rock-and-roll and country music, The Bird Dogs bring a genuine and youthful Everly Brothers experience to the stage. Tickets are $20 and available through, at City Market until 1:00 pm today or at the theater tonight. Doors open at 5:30 pm for this 7:30 show. Check out a preview of the band here:

Misty Frontella’s niece Ashley is trying to move to the Rifle area and having a hard time finding a job and a place to live. If anyone has information about potential house sitting, roommates wanted, personal assistant positions or such, please contact Misty at Ashley is a quick learner and has library experience. Let’s help bring another Mermaid swimming to Rifle!

Rifle Farmers’ Market continues through September 29th every Thursday from 4-7 pm in the 2nd Street lot. There is still a lot of fresh produce, local honey, and artisans to enjoy!

Did you know Rifle is getting a new boat ramp on the Colorado River?! 14258364_954915957971223_9101238272562658995_oCome down to the Rifle Rest Area on Saturday September 24th to help RFOV clear the area and build a new river trail system. Click the brochure on the right for more information or visit

On October 8th, Rifle will host the 3rd Annual Middle Colorado River Cleanup. This is the first year the clean up will focus on the Colorado River near Rifle as well as Rifle Creek. Registration starts at 8:30am in Centennial Park, Rifle CO. The clean-up will start at 9am followed by a BBQ lunch in the park for all participants. Come and have fun with the whole family and help your community and watershed shine! Find more information and pre-register on Facebook.

Many hands make light work so I hope to see many of you water loving ladies at one or both of these river events!

Michael Martin Murphy

Michael Martin Murphy

Also at The Ute Theater on September 22, Michael Martin Murphy will perform at 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now at City Market and With the hits “Wildfire”, “Carolina in the Pines” and “Geronimo’s Cadillac” Michael Martin Murphey is a western songwriting legend. Come enjoy a musical tour of the hits as well as the western music songbook. Michael Martin Murphey describes the time and essence of each song giving the fan a rare up close and personal concert experience. For more information, and to preview more events, please visit

If you have upcoming events or news to share with our fellow swimmers, please send those to Anna at Thanks lovely ladies!


Soups On September 30 at Elissa’s & Rifle Happenings — 1 Comment

  1. So excited! I need a Mermaids Bash! Thanks Elissa for hosting and I’ll bring my famous disappearing White Bean Sausage Spinach soup!

    P.S. Thank you Anna for all you do to keep us stealthy swimmers informed and gathering!

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