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AUTHORS FEATURED IN LITERARY SOJOURN

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSLiterary Sojourn is Sept. 8 at the Performing Arts Tent in Torian Plum Plaza featuring Chris Bohjalian, Andre Dubus III, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Sena Jeter Naslund and Gail Tsukiyama. The day begins with registration from noon to 12:30 p.m., author presentations and edible treats from 12:30 to 5 p.m. and a book signing and reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $65 before Aug. 24, $75 after. Contact Bud Werner Memorial Library at 879-0240 or Off the Beaten Path Bookstore and Coffeehouse at 879-6830 for information.

SENORS PROGRAM PICNIC WEDNESDAY

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSParks and Recreation Department present an outdoor picnic lunch as part of the 2001 Seniors Program Wednesday. Plans are to meet at the bottom of the gondola at 10:30 a.m. to take a ride up the mountain, have lunch and enjoy the sunshine, views and conversation. Lunch should end by 2 p.m. Cost is $10 a person and space is limited. Call 879-4300 for more information.

CABARET ACT TAKES STAGE FOR STRINGS

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSFor one night only, Jan Hobson and Her Bad Review performs a 1920s and 1930s cabaret act at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Strings in the Mountains Tent.

Tickets are $12 at the door. Call 870-8944 or 879-9008 for more information.

MUSIC ON GREEN SET FOR THURSDAY

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSStrings in the Mountains presents Music on the Green free concert with country folk guitarist Brent Rowan and fiddle player Jessie Burns at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the Yampa River Botanic Park. Call 879-5056 for more information.

NORTH ROUTT ARTISTS TO BE FOCUS OF TOUR

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSSteamboat Studios Art and Gallery presents a trip Aug. 18 in north Routt concentrating on artists from Steamboat to Hahn's Peak. Artists can gain exposure and network with patrons and other artists. Guests have the opportunity to gain experience through information, inspiration and entertainment to raise money for Steamboat Springs Art Council.

Cost is $75 for the day tour and three meals.

The tour is only $25 and a Sculpture Yard Stomp Dinner and silent auction is $50.

RAILROAD STATION LECTURE ON AUG. 23

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSPartners in Interpretation presents Tie Hack and Hog Park Tour from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23. Lunch is provided after an educational lecture and tour of the railroad built in the 1900s by Swedish and Norwegians in north Routt.

Cost is $25 a person, $45 a couple, reservations required.

Call 871-9151 for more information.

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