Events across Routt County this week
July 31, 2010
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors, crafts and live music. FREE. Call 970-846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.
❱❱ Sam Ayer — Rex's American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.
Local singer and guitarist plays a wide range of styles, from rock to hip-hop, with powerful vocals. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Decadent Desserts — Trailhead Lodge, 6 p.m.
Advocates Building Peaceful Communities hosts its 25th annual fundraiser. Local chefs create desserts for guests to sample. The event includes all desserts, a glass of wine, hors d'oeuvres and live music by Todd Musselman. Silent and live auctions also benefit Advocates. Tickets cost $40 and are available at All That Jazz and the Advocates office. Call 970-879-2034. Wildhorse Meadows.
❱❱ Jazz guitarist Bill Martin — Giovanni's Ristorante, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Solo guitarist plays the jazz genre's standards in an intimate dining setting. Call 970-879-4141. 127 11th St.
❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.
FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.
❱❱ Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory Concert — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m.
The faculty of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory will present a chamber music concert featuring compositions by Debussy, Menotti and others. Donations are accepted at the door. Call Anne Sorensen at 402-720-3441. Ninth and Oak streets.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.
Cowboys and cowgirls compete at classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and pre-rodeo entertainment runs from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children ages 6 and younger are admitted free. More information is at http://www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.
❱❱ "Pippin" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 8 p.m.
Join the Pre-professional Intensive Program theater students from Perry-Mansfield for a reflective musical by Perry-Mansfield alumnus Stephen Schwartz. Schwartz, who also wrote the Broadway hit "Wicked," tells the timeless story of the son of a king trying to find meaning in his own life. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 p.m.
The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.
❱❱ Wonderdrug — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Winter Park-based Southern jam rock band plays two nights at the Tugboat. They were formerly called One Time. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ Teen night — Shorty's, 9 to 11 p.m.
Shorty's hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 970-736-2686 for more information. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ Euforquestra — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
A afro-beat funk group recently moved from Iowa City to Fort Collins to share a multitude of Caribbean, Samba and dub with Colorado audiences. The seven-piece band have played nationally at several summer festivals. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Blue Rooster — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.
A Craig-based blues band plays their take on classic rock. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs fundraiser — The Truffle Pig, 10:30 a.m.
The inaugural brunch event will help raise funds for the club, which offers a safe, fun place for children to spend their time. The event, hosted by Verne Lundquist, will feature a champagne brunch, live music and door prizes. Tickets are $100. Call 970-871-3162. One Steamboat Place.
❱❱ Classical Meets Jazz — Strings Music Pavilion, 4:30 p.m.
Strings Musical Festival presents a FREE Sunday matinee concert featuring a blend of classical favorites and American jazz. Featuring Andrés Cárdenes, Monique Mead and Arturo Delmoni on violin, Wendy Chen and Mike Garson on piano, Catherine Lehr on cello, and Mark Nuccio on clarinet. Speakers will be set up in the Strings Park for those looking for an al fresco experience. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.
❱❱ "The Great Match" — Old Town Hot Springs, 9 p.m.
Bud Werner Memorial Library, Steamboat Springs Arts Council and Old Town Hot Springs present a foreign film Flick 'N Float in honor of the 2010 World Cup and summer in Steamboat. Soak outdoors in the springs while watching this entertaining multi-national comedy directed by Gerardo Olivares. After-hours springs entry costs $7, and the film is free. Call 879-1828. 136 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ DJ David Caddell — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
Local DJ spins house music. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Poker night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.
Steamboat Recreational Poker League hosts a weekly poker tournament. Players must be at least 18. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Open Mic Night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.
Paul Geppert hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ Powerhouse — Strings Music Pavilion, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
The Strings Youth Concert series continues with the tap and stomp dance troupe Powerhouse. The group will perform a high-energy, educational set of percussive dance. Tickets are $10 for adults and $1 for children. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.
❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Local writer and life coach Susan de Wardt leads a weekly writing workshop. Call 970-846-6562 or go to http://www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.
❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.
Locals' night includes food and drink specials and live music with Eric Delaney and friends. FREE. Call 970-870-1019. 1875 Ski Time Square Drive
❱❱ Country dancing — The Steamboat Smokehouse, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
A DJ will play country music and take requests. Call 970-291-2017. 912 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Confident Calligraphy — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 6 to 8 p.m.
Join Andy Kennedy for an adult workshop in different font forms and flow. This is the second of a three-class session for $100. Participants are welcome to attend any of the three classes at $33. Materials are $20. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.
Local artist plays a multitude of styles from hip-hop to rock. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St
❱❱ Wednesday Classical — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.
A journey through classical music with a variety of soloists. Artists will play works by Anton Arensky and Leonard Bernstein. Featuring Andrés Cárdenas on violin and David Deveau on piano. Tickets are $30 for adults and $5 for children. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.
❱❱ Gristle Gals — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The all-female three-piece folk outfit calls its blend of classical, folk, bluegrass and jazz "gypsy grass." FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Extended happy hour with Billy Franklin — Old Town Pub, 7 to 9 p.m.
Musician Billy Franklin, of New Orleans, has returned to Steamboat Springs for the summer. Rock, funk, blues and jazz influence his solo acoustic music. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Kirk Martinsen — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.
FREE Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ The Wine Festival at Steamboat — Thunderhead Lodge, 5 p.m.
The seventh annual festival kicks off with a celebration atop the gondola. A variety of wines, entertainment and delicacies will be featured. Tickets are $125. Call 877-328-2783. On top of Steamboat Ski Area.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writers Group — Depot Art Center, noon
Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.
❱❱ Music on the Green featuring Todd Musselman — Yampa River Botanic Park, 12:15 to 1 p.m.
Acoustic folk rock artist plays in a multitude of styles from the Beatles to the Eagles. FREE. Call 970-879-5056.
❱❱ Confident Calligraphy — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 6 to 8 p.m.
Join Andy Kennedy for an adult workshop in several different font forms and flow. This is the third of a three-class session for $100. Participants are welcome to attend any of the three classes at $33. Materials are $20. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ On the Fast Track: The Independent Publishing Industry — Epilogue Book Company, 7 p.m.
Sue Leonard of Cornerstone Fulfillment Service and Dallas-based author Mitzi Rudderow will give a presentation about becoming self-published. FREE. Call 970-879-2665. Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Danny Shaffer — Rex's American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.
FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Billy Franklin — Mambo Italiano, 9 p.m.
Local musician plays solo originals and covers with New Orleans flavor. FREE. Call 970-870-0500. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Wendy Colonna — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The Louisiana-born songwriter sings folk stories with a blues edge in her throaty, jazz-inspired voice. Cajun influences and organ melodies weave their way through the American roots tunes. FREE show. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Jay Roemer — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Solo acoustic rock. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.