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Old cars needed for SSHS homecoming parade

Older-model cars are needed for Steamboat Springs High School's homecoming parade Oct. 10 in downtown Steamboat. For more information and to lend a hand, call Lucianne Myhre at 871-3623.

Last day to purchase orchestra season tickets

Today is the last day to purchase season tickets for Steamboat Springs Orchestra's 2008-09 concert series, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. today with Beethoven's 3rd Symphony "Eroica," Schubert and Rossini at the Strings Music Pavilion.

Besides the season opener, season tickets give subscribers significant discounts on the Holiday Concert and season finale, and they include special reserved seating at all three concerts. Individual concert tickets are sold at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore or All That Jazz, and they cost $30 for adults and $15 for students. Season tickets are sold online at www.steamboatorchestra.org and at the SSO office at 1885 Elk River Plaza, No. 200. Call 870-3223.

Tickets for Oct. 24 Bust of Steamboat on sale now

The seventh annual Bust of Steamboat is from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Three Peaks Grill. Twenty bras will be submitted by local artists for a live auction to raise money for breast cancer awareness. A 2009 season ski pass to Steamboat Ski Area goes to the highest bidder.

In the past, bras have been designed with a variety of media and materials such as photography, paint, stone, metal and water.

You can preview bras and busts at local banks during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Go to the event to bid, watch the auction or vote with $1 bills for the "Bust of Show," awarded to the designer whose bra receives the most votes. Guests will enjoy live jazz music, world-class hors d' oeuvres and wine.

All proceeds stay in Routt and Moffat counties to help uninsured and underinsured women pay for mammograms, annual wellness exams and breast cancer treatment costs. Advance tickets are $25 at All That Jazz and Epilogue Book Co. Tickets will be $30 at the door. For more information, call Deb Curd at 970-846-5696.

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