Top 5 arts, culture and heritage events |

Top 5 arts, culture and heritage events

— Art is an essential element to the culture of the Steamboat Springs community. We have gathered a list of the top arts, culture and heritage event to go to this weekend:

Strings Festival Orchestra: Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla

The classical season opens with familiar yet captivating works for chamber orchestra, led by the violin of Strings Music Director Andrés Cárdenes.

Saturday, June 28 | 8 p.m. | Tickets start at $55 and $5 for kids

The Chief Players present: “Sylvia”

Sylvia is a play about a dog, the couple who adopts her and the drama that ensues. It was written by A. R. Gurney and first produced in 1995.

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Friday June 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 at 7 p.m. | Chief Theater | 813 Lincoln Ave

Brown Bag Lecture Series

Author Flint Whitlock discusses his book, "Soldiers on Skis: A Pictorial Memoir of the 10th Mountain Division." Check out for upcoming speakers and topics. Bring a friend and bring a lunch.

Friday, June 27 | 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | FREE | Tread of Pioneers Museum | 800 Oak St.

Art demonstration

Join clay artisan Julie Anderson for a "Low Relief" demonstration and view the Yampa Valley Clay Artisans' exhibit titled "Yampa Valley Curse." 970-879-9008.

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Saturday, June 28 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Free | Depot Art Center | 1001 13th St.

Sensory Safari Scavenger Hunt 

Meet at the Marina Picnic Area to learn about nature by going on a scavenger hunt. Free with park pass.

Saturday, June 28 | 2 to 3 p.m. | Steamboat Lake State Park

To reach Audrey Dwyer, call 970-871-4229, email or follow her on Twitter @Audrey_Dwyer1

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