What to do this week in Steamboat June 18 to 24, 2010 | SteamboatToday.com

What to do this week in Steamboat June 18 to 24, 2010

Today

❱❱ Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup autocross — Meadows Parking Lot, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Drivers compete in morning and afternoon races. Timed races require drivers to navigate through a course marked by traffic cones. FREE.

❱❱ Organstein Jazz Trio — Three Peaks Grill, 6 to 9 p.m.

Local jazz musicians perform. FREE. Call 879-3399. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ Ski Town USA Golf Classic Benefit Auction and Cocktail Party — Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 6 p.m.

The annual benefit is in the hotel's Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the event starts at 6:30. Tickets are $60 and are available at Alpine Bank, the Steamboat Pilot & Today and at the door. 2200 Village Inn Court.

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❱❱ "Only When I Dance" film — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

A Third Friday Free Foreign Film, "Only When I Dance," will be shown. FREE. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ 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 free. More information is at http://www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.

❱❱ New Works Festival's "I Don't Want to Talk About it" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 8 p.m.

The first play of this year's New Works Festival will be shown in the Main Studio at the school. A reception will follow. 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.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ The Aggrolites — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Aggrolites play "dirty reggae." Learn more about the band at http://www.aggro­reggae.com. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the show. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Tasty Vittles — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Tasty Vittles features several local rock musicians playing classic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Saturday

❱❱ 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.

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. Read more about the show here. 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.

Sunday

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions, with categories including sports, history, food and music. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave. FREE.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Bingo night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 8 p.m.

Bingo with prizes. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Monday

❱❱ 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 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 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Flick 'N Float movie — Old Town Hot Springs, 8:30 p.m.

"Shrek the Third," will be shown at 8:30 p.m., with swimming beforehand from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Call 879-1828. 136 Lincoln Ave.

Tuesday

❱❱ 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 846-6562 or go to http://www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Book discussion — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Local author Eugene Buchanan will talk about his book "Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids" at 6:30 p.m. at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library. FREE. Call 879-0240. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Musician plays acoustic soul. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Wednesday

❱❱ Reception for consul general of Mexico — RED Contemporary, 5:30 p.m.

A reception for Eduardo Arnal, consul general of Mexico, starts at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation at 6 p.m. the gallery in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. A ceramics exhibit, Herencia Milenaria, will be on display. FREE but requires an invitation. Call 819-8994 or e-mail gallery owner Susan Schiesser at susanschiesser@comcast.net to attend. 2200 Village Inn Court.

❱❱ Fundraiser for Katie Brown's MS-150 ride — Old Town Pub, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Todd Musselman will play acoustic folk and rock as part of the fundraiser for Brown's bicycle ride to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis. Brown will guest bartend, and tips, money from a drink special and 20 percent of the restaurant's proceeds will go to the MS charity. A $5 donation gets a ticket to a drawing for tickets to Michael Franti at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ "A Village Called Versailles" film — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Integrated Community present "A Village Called Versailles," a PBS documentary showcasing the state of the planet in natural and urban areas. FREE. Call 879-0240. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Live trivia — The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions on a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Hello Dave — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

The Chicago-based band plays Southern rock, country and Americana. Learn more and listen to the band at http://www.myspace.com/hellodave. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Brandon Amato — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Acoustic singer-songwriter performs. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Thursday

❱❱ Teen writers workshop — Epilogue Book Co., 11 a.m.

Author Jill Murphy Long hosts a summer teen writers workshop. The workshop is $10 per writer per session. Bring paper and pen or laptop and writings. Call 846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writer's Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Music on the Green — Yampa River Botanic Park, 12:15 p.m.

The Meridian Quartet performs at Strings Music Festival's Music on the Green. Visit http://www.stringsmusicfestival.com for more information. FREE. Call 879-5060. 75 Anglers Drive.

❱❱ "Energy Crossroads" film — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 7 p.m.

Transition Steamboat, with the Colorado Environmental Coalition and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, presents a film at Library Hall. FREE. Call 819-2769. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Jus Goodie — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Justin Goodman (Jus Goodie) combines the elements of reggae, Motown soul music, and classic rhythm and blues. His material is rooted in the spiritual message of liberation. Jus Goodie grew up in a Jewish household surrounded by Hebrew music. This, along with a trip to Jamaica at age 14, helped to evolve Jus Goodie's style. Learn more and listen to the artist at http://www.myspace.com/jusgoodie. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Brian Smith Band — Old Town Pub, 8:30 p.m.

Local musicians play "party blues" music during a birthday-themed fundraiser for Lisa Powell's Relay For Life team. Door proceeds and money from a drink special and cupcakes for sale will go to Relay For Life, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Pat Waters — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 9 p.m. to midnight

Acoustic and classic rock. FREE. Call 879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thurs­day. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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