What to do in Routt County this weekend
June 19, 2010
❱❱ Fishing Derby and Pancake Breakfast — Walton Pond, 8 a.m.
The Steamboat Springs Optimist and Rotary clubs will host the 28th annual Fishing Derby and Pancake Breakfast. The free breakfast is at 8 a.m., with the fishing derby at 9 a.m. FREE. Turn off U.S. Highway 40 onto Weiss Drive, across from the Holiday Inn.
❱❱ Grilling and pie contest — Ace at the Curve, 8 a.m.
The ninth annual beef grill-off and homemade pie contest is at Ace at the Curve. Grillers can start at 8 a.m. and must finish by 11 a.m. Pies are due by 10:30 a.m., and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. Grillers must pay $10 to enter, and the pie contest costs $5 per contestant. Grillers will use a top round that can be cut into steaks or left as a roast. Prizes include a gas grill, savings bonds and rodeo tickets. 2155 Curve Plaza.
❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors, crafts and live music. FREE. Call 846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.
❱❱ Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup Show 'n' Shine — Oak Street, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volunteer judges will evaluate Mustangs in more than 40 classes, based on cleanliness, craftsmanship, quality and more. FREE. The cars will be displayed on Oak Street from Third to Ninth streets.
❱❱ Free Family Fun Fest — Gondola Square, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Adventure Zone activities are free. Children ages 12 and younger can ride the gondola free, and adults pay half-price. Steamboat Ski Area.
❱❱ New Works Festival's "The Morini Strad" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 1 p.m.
The play will be shown in the Main Studio at the school. Refreshments will be served in the Julie Harris Lobby afterward. Tickets for the play are $15; tickets for the full weekend of events are $60. Call 800-430-2787 or 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ "Fighter Pilot" book signing — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 2 to 4 p.m.
Christina Olds, the publisher of "Fighter Pilot," will sign books and give a reading and interview at 3 p.m. The book is a memoir by her father, Robin Olds. More information is at http://www.steamboatbooks.com. Tickets are $10 and include a $7.50 book credit. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.
❱❱ North Routt Music Festival — Glen Eden Resort, 4 p.m.
The North Routt Music Festival is at 4 p.m. beside the Elk River in Clark. Blissful Mayhem, Jed Clampit and Too Slim and the Taildraggers will perform. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show and are available at the Glen Eden, All That Jazz and the Clark Store. Call 879-3907. 54737 Routt County Road 129.
❱❱ New Work's Festival's "Flooded" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 4 p.m.
The play will be shown in the Julie Harris Theatre at the school. Single tickets are $15; tickets for the full weekend of events are $60. Call 800-430-2787 or 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ Yampa Valley Boys — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.
A "Cowboys and Indian" concert with the Yampa Valley Boys and guest musician Leon Littlebird is at the Depot. Tickets are $15 at the door for adults and $8 for children and Steamboat Springs Arts Council members. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.
❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.
FREE admission. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.
❱❱ 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 6 and younger are free. More information is at http://www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.
❱❱ New Works Festival's dance presentation — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 8 p.m.
The dance presentation will be at the school's main studio. Single tickets for the show are $20; tickets for the full weekend of events are $60. Call 800-430-2787 or 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 879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.
❱❱ Ghost Town Blues Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based Ghost Town Blues Band has been described as gritty, electric, blues, soul and hill-country funk. Learn more and hear the band at http://www.myspace.com/ghosttownbluesband. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ 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 736-2686 for more information. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ XIII, Subject to Black Out, Bridges Left Burning — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Local bands XIII and Subject to Black Out perform with Denver-based metal band Bridges Left Burning. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Dave Salyer and Daphne Anderson — Hayden Congregational Church, 10:30 a.m.
The church presents Dave Salyer, who has toured the world as lead guitarist for Barbara Mandrell, and Daphne Anderson, the Southern Gospel Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year, during worship services. FREE. Call 276-3510. 202 W. Jefferson Ave.
❱❱ New Works Festival's "Maple and Vine" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 2 p.m.
The final play of the weekend will be in the Julie Harris Theatre at the school. Tickets are $15. Call 800-430-2787 or 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 8 to 11 p.m.
Local musician Trevor G. Potter plays acoustic Americana rock. FREE. Call 879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
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