Laugh it up at comedy competition in Basalt |

Laugh it up at comedy competition in Basalt

BASALT – Basalt is hosting a new comedy competition Saturday as part of its ongoing effort to throw more events and draw people downtown.

The Laugh in Lions comedy competition will start at 4 p.m. Saturday at the stage in Lions Park in downtown Basalt. The beer garden opens at 4 p.m. Comedians will take the stage at 4:30 p.m. Awards will be given at 7 p.m. The group Poser will play music until 8:30 p.m.

The audience will help determine the winning comedians. Anyone who votes will be eligible for prizes from local businesses.

Laugh in Lions is being presented by the Basalt Chamber of Commerce.

The event is being billed as adult-oriented. Child care will be available through Growing Years Preschool for $50 per child and $10 per additional child. Professional teachers trained in CPR and first aid will care for the kids. Anyone needing child care can call 970-927-8008 with questions.

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