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OktoberWest returns to Steamboat with beer, activities

Live music, family fun and brews on tap for event’s 2nd year

Brooke Jones and Tim Huff

Steamboat OktoberWest schedule

Admission is free

Friday — Downtown Steamboat Springs

■ 5 p.m. Pedaling Posse Parade: Cruiser bike parade from Howelsen Hill to Little Toots Park

■ 6 p.m. Suds & Grub: Beer tastings and food specials: $5 for six beer-tasting tokens. Commemorative beer steins on sale for $8.

Saturday — Steamboat Ski Area

■ 6 a.m. Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon race start

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Buy a gondola lift ticket to use all weekend

■ Noon to 6 p.m. Steamboat Oktober­West: Gondola Transit Center on Mount Werner Circle. No dogs allowed at the event.

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half off Coca-Cola Adventure Zone activities

■ 12:15 p.m. Keg tapping ceremony

■ 12:30 p.m. Free concert with 3Wire

■ 1 to 4 p.m. Lamb cook-off tasting featuring local chefs and Routt County lamb

■ 2 p.m. Bucking Bull Battle: mechanical bull riding competition

■ 2:30 p.m. Free concert with Devon Allman’s Honeytribe

■ 3:30 p.m. Cow PIE Challenge: pie-eating contest

■ 4 p.m. Cruiser Bike Competition

■ 4:30 p.m. Free concert with Kyle Hollingsworth Band

■ All day $10 stein includes one free beer and $3 stein refills

Sunday — Steamboat Ski Area

■ 9:30 a.m. Gondola opens

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coca-Cola Adventure Zone open

■ 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5 bloody mary bar at Oasis Sundeck, top of the gondola

■ 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. OktoberWest lunch buffet at top of the gondola. $10 adults, $5 children ages 12 and younger