Fourth of July weekend festivities

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Today

Steamboat Springs

The Saddleback Ranch Cattle Drive is at 10 a.m. along Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat. Ranchers will drive 100 pair of cattle through downtown and into the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena.

The fifth annual Art on the Mountain continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

The Routt County Pioneer Picnic is at noon at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. Meat and refreshments will be provided. Take a covered dish to share. Everyone is invited. Call 879-1277, 879-1103 or 879-8627.

The Working Ranch Horse Competition is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena.

A Heritage Ranch Tour is from 1 to 4 p.m. The tour will include behind-the-scenes tours of two private ranches: the Highlands Meadows Sheep Ranch and the M&M Elk Ranch. RSVP to (877) 754-2269.

The Mountain Valley Bank Ranch Rodeo is at 5 p.m. at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. The rodeo features 20 teams of four cowboys competing in cattle chores common to area ranches. A free concert by the Yampa Valley Boys precedes the rodeo at 4:30 p.m.

Strings in the Mountains presents Brent Rowan and Friends at 7 p.m. at Music Festival Park. Tickets are $35. Call 879-5056.

North Routt

The Hahn's Peak Area Historic Society will host its annual Ice Cream Social from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Hahn's Peak Village Schoolhouse. There will be a homemade ice cream contest, auction and entertainment. Admission is $5. Children shorter than 3 feet will be admitted for free. Call Margie Bachman at 871-2777 or Brian Watterson at 871-1979.

Monday

Steamboat Springs

The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series is at 7:30 p.m. at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena in downtown Steamboat.

Yampa

Historian Rita Herold will lead a walking tour from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Meet at Yackey Park behind the museum.

A "My Hometown" community dinner is from 5 to 7 p.m. Entertainment will follow. Tickets are available at the museum and Town Hall. Call 638-4511 or 638-4480 for more information.

Tuesday

Yampa

Yampa's Fourth of July Celebration begins at 7 a.m. with the traditional pancake breakfast at the Ladies Aid Hall. The breakfast ends at 10:30 a.m. The parade begins at 1 p.m. Participants are asked to line up on Moffat Avenue. A barbecue lunch and games will be held at South Routt Elementary School after the parade. Live entertainment will be provided by the Greenridge Ramblers. Polo and a horse race is at 4 p.m., and the fireworks display begins at sunset. For more information about Yampa festivities, call Tom Yackey at 734-4547 or Arlene Porteus at 638-4496.

Hayden

The Hayden Summerfest was cancelled Friday because of lack of vendor interest, said Hayden Parks and Recreation Department supervisor J.D. Paul. The town is considering hosting a special event in the fall, instead.

Steamboat Springs

The Old Town Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 10 a.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, adjacent to Bud Werner Memorial Library.

The inaugural Fourth of July Rollerskiing Sprint is at 9:15 a.m. on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat.

The 14th annual Steamboat Sprint, part of the Steamboat Springs Running Series, is at 9:30 a.m. on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat.

The Steamboat Springs Cowboys' Roundup Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Lincoln Avenue.

The fifth annual Art on the Mountain continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Gondola Square at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.

The Tread of Pioneers Museum Pioneer Day Block Party, featuring a free community concert with Alpen Brass, is at 11 a.m. at the museum at Eighth and Oak streets in downtown Steamboat.

A Strawberry Festival is on the lawn of the United Methodist Church, Eighth and Oak streets, after the downtown parade. There will be ice cream sundaes, ice cream cones and lemonade. Proceeds benefit local charities.

The inaugural Fourth of July Ski Jumping Competition begins at 5 p.m. at Howelsen Hill.

The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo is at 7 p.m. at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena.

A fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m. at Howelsen Hill.

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