¤ Brown Bag Lunch Lecture featuring Annabeth Light Lockhart
Where: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Why you should go: You ate the yellow cake; here's your chance to learn about the store it was celebrating.
¤ "Finding Freedom," a talk by Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Mingyur Rinpoche
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Buddhist Center of Steamboat Springs, 2550 Copper Frontage Road, No. 201.
Cost: A requested donation of $15.
Why you should go: Be enlightened.
¤ The Local Benefit Mars Attack Party, with music Hard Poor Corn and 3 o'clock Road Block
When: 10 p.m.
Where: Levelz in Ski Time Square
Why you should go: Help keep the free press alive -- and celebrate the off-chance that aliens will leap from Mars to Earth when the planets pass by each other.
¤ Levi's and Lace Western Gala
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Storm Mountain Ranch
Cost: $75, tickets available at Tread of Pioneers Museum
Why you should go: If you've got the cash to support a good cause, you're guaranteed a good time.