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Sandhill cranes delight birdwatchers in Steamboat

Festival continues Monday with afternoon program at Steamboat Community Center

Birders scan for sandhill cranes Sunday when the sun was coming up west of Steamboat Springs. The bird watching event kicked off the inaugural Yampa Valley Crane Festival.

Yampa Valley Crane Festival schedule

Monday

12:30 p.m. Senior program and “Raising Kid Colt” screening at Steamboat Springs Community Center, FREE

2:30 p.m. Senior program and “Raising Kid Colt” screening at the Haven Community Center in Hayden, FREE

6 p.m. Young Writers Group writing activity with BookTrails at Bud Werner Memorial Library, FREE

7 p.m. Shuttle leaves at 6:15 p.m. from Stock Bridge Transit Center to Carpenter Ranch for crane viewing. $5 suggested donation for shuttle.

Tuesday

7 a.m. Shuttle leaves at 6:15 a.m. from Stock Bridge Transit Center to Carpenter Ranch for crane viewing. $5 suggested donation for shuttle.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crane film screenings, art exhibition and lectures at Bud Werner Memorial Library, FREE

Wednesday

7 a.m. Shuttle leaves at 6:15 a.m. from Stock Bridge Transit Center to Carpenter Ranch for crane viewing. $5 suggested donation for shuttle.

10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crane film screenings, art exhibition and lectures at Bud Werner Memorial Library, FREE