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Organizers plan kick off for Yampa River Festival

Organizers will kick off the 37th annual Yampa River Festival with an all-star lineup of slideshows, videos and talks Thursday, June 1 at the Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.

Door open at 6 p.m. with two-for-one draughts until 6:30 p.m. and free appetizers compliments of the Community Agriculture Alliance.

From 7 to 8:45 p.m., attendees will hear from state and local river luminaries, who will offer updates and information about the Yampa's place in the big picture of the Colorado River, the Antiquities Act and how it applies to public lands, the 2017 Yampa River flows and reservoir levels and leafy splurge, which threatens about 100 miles of the Yampa.

There is a $10 suggested donation to benefit Friends of the Yampa.

The Yampa River Festival is set for Friday through Sunday, June 2 through 4.