Cash'd Out, a tribute to Johnny Cash, plays at 9 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon. Admission is $5 at the door. Listen to a song by the band at www.explore
steamboat.com; click on "what to do this week."

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Cash'd Out, a tribute to Johnny Cash, plays at 9 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon. Admission is $5 at the door. Listen to a song by the band at www.explore steamboat.com; click on "what to do this week."

What to do in Steamboat this week for Oct. 16 to 22

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Local classic rock cover band Worried Men will take an extended break after their show at 10 p.m. today at Mahogany Ridge. Here, Worried Men bassist Willie Samuelson practices during a fall 2008 band rehearsal.

Today

>> Sisters in Steamboat Weekend - Downtown Steamboat Springs, all day

Mainstreet Steamboat Springs invites local and visiting women to a relaxing weekend of workshops and social activities centered in downtown Steamboat. Early check-in is from noon to 4 p.m. today at the Mainstreet office at Lincoln Avenue and Seventh Street. A welcome wine reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Harwigs/L'Apogee. Registration for the weekend is $60. Call 846-1800 or go to www.mainstreetsteamboatsprings.com.

>> Jon Gibbs and Randy Kelley - Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Happy hour entertainment. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

>> Square dancing - American Legion Hall in Hayden, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

The Green Ridge Mountaineers host a weekly square dancing night. The event is free for first-timers and $5.50 for returning dancers. Call 879-3521 for more information. On Third Street south of U.S. Highway 40.

>> "Frida" - Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council continues its artist-themed fall film series with the 2002 film based on the life of painter Frida Kahlo. A cash bar, popcorn and other snacks and drinks will be available during the show. Admission is free for Arts Council members and $5 for nonmembers. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

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>> Steamboat Winter Sports Club Ski & Sport Swap - Steamboat Springs Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Get in line before 7:30 p.m. for the early bird portion of this year's ski swap, a chance to buy and sell new and used ski, snowboard and other outdoor equipment. Admission for today is $5 per family; the sale continues Saturday with free admission. Proceeds benefit the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Call 879-0695. The middle school is at 39610 Amethyst Drive.

>> Cash'd Out - Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Self-billed as "the next best thing to Johnny Cash," the San Diego-based Man in Black tribute band Cash'd Out comes through Steamboat at the start of its fall tour with a stripped-down sound filled out by leadman Douglas Benson's vocals. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/cashdout. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

>> DJ Also Starring - The Tap House, 10 p.m.

A weekly dance party features a mash-up of DJ Also Starring's varied music tastes. Drink specials at the bar all night: $2 well drinks and $2 draft beer. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

>> Mixed Breed - The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Boulder's Mixed Breed owns up to its diverse list of influences and playing styles with its name. The group does a little with funk and jazz, but mostly Mixed Breed provides familiar alt-rock songs with sweet, though occasionally bitter, vocals. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

>> Worried Men - Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 10 p.m.

Longtime local classic rock cover act Worried Men has played at Mahogany Ridge most Friday nights for more than six years. After today's show, the band will take a break from the regular gig for a few months. Come by to catch Grateful Dead and Willie Nelson tunes earlier in the night, and stay late for a heavy metal closeout. Listen to the group at www.worriedmenband.com. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

>> Matt Clark Band - The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Band leader Matt Clark describes his Denver-based reggae, rock and blues act as a "very high energy power trio," a genre-blending trait he says has recently drawn comparisons to The Police. The group plays original tunes with traces of jazz and pop, and along with Clark on lead vocals features reigning Colorado State Guitar Center drum-off champion Sherman Arnold on drums and West Africa native Berenger Ouedraogo on bass. Listen to one of the band's songs at www.exploresteamboat.com. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Saturday

>> Steamboat Winter Sports Club Ski & Sport Swap - Steamboat Springs Middle School, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sales of new and used ski, snowboard and outdoor sporting equipment at the annual Ski Swap benefit youth athletes in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Admission is FREE. Call 879-0695. The middle school is at 39610 Amethyst Drive.

>> Sisters in Steamboat Weekend - Downtown Steamboat Springs, all day

The inaugural Sisters in Steamboat Weekend continues Saturday with a yoga workshop at 8 a.m. at the Yoga Center of Steamboat and a continental breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Morning workshops at the library include sessions about journaling, self-empowerment and nutrition. Afternoon activities include a guided hike and a photography walk. See a full schedule of events at www.exploresteamboat.com or www.mainstreetsteamboatsprings.com. Registration for the weekend is $60. Call 846-1800.

>> Craft workshops - Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, throughout the day

The Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym offers a full schedule of seasonal and general how-to craft sessions, with a beaded jewelry workshop starting things off from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn how to take better pictures with your digital camera from 1 to 3 p.m., or make greeting cards in the same time slot. A cake designing workshop is from 3 to 5 p.m. Call 870-0384 for pricing information or to register. 1280 13th St.

>> Wedding Expo - Depot Art Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association offers contacts and tips for booking and planning a wedding in Steamboat Springs, with a wedding expo that includes information about locations, photography, catering and more. Admission is FREE and includes champagne for the first 50 people and food for all. Call 879-0880. 1001 13th St.

>> Author John Shors - Bud Werner Memorial Library, 4 p.m.

Reading from his third and most recent novel, "Dragon House," Boulder resident John Shors gives a presentation that includes time for book signing, a question-and-answer session, tea and scones. Shors is also the author of two more novels, "Beneath the Marble Sky" and "Beside a Burning Sea." His works are set in Asia, where he spent years as a college teacher and a traveler. Read an interview with Shors and learn about upcoming local literary events in this week's Explore Steamboat guide. The event is FREE. Call 879-0240. The library is at Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street.

>> Kip Strean - Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Happy hour entertainment. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

>> "Young Frankenstein" - Old Town Hot Springs, 6 p.m.

Old Town Hot Springs presents the classic Mel Brooks comedy "Young Frankenstein" as part of its Flick N' Float swimming and movie series. Unlimited waterslides start at 6 p.m., and the movie starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for Hot Springs members and $12 for nonmembers. Call 879-1828. 136 Lincoln Ave.

>> Cosmic Night and free karaoke - Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

FREE admission. The bowling alley also hosts "dollar bowling night," with $1 games and $1 PBR, every Tuesday. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off of U.S. 40 in west Steamboat.

>> The Informants - Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The first band to play at Ghost Ranch Saloon when the venue opened in May, rhythm and blues dance band The Informants comes back to town with a new album to tout: "Crime Scene Queen." Like its previous release, "Stiletto Angel," the record draws on party music from the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s to create original songs with a dancefloor sound. Listen to a song from the album at www.exploresteamboat.com. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

>> BEST BET: The Ragbirds - Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Pulling a lilting Celtic influence into their folk rock, world beat and genuinely difficult to pin down sound, The Ragbirds, of Ann Arbor, Mich., are making their way around the country on used food oils and constantly shifting musical directions. Listen to a song by the band at www.exploresteamboat.com. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

>> Mixed Breed - The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Boulder's Mixed Breed owns up to its diverse list of influences and playing styles with its name. The group does a little with funk and jazz, but mostly Mixed Breed provides familiar alt-rock songs with sweet, though occasionally bitter, vocals. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

>> Sam Ayer - The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local bar musician Sam Ayer plays to the crowd with this soul-propelled set of classic rock, hip-hop, honky-tonk and just about everything else he can think of. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Sunday

>> Sisters in Steamboat Weekend - Downtown Steamboat Springs, all day

For its last day, the inaugural Sisters in Steamboat Weekend offers a yoga class at the Yoga Center of Steamboat from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and a pick-your-own-ending schedule for the rest of the day. Registration for the weekend is $60. Call 846-1800.

>> Coffee tasting - Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Julie Spitzley, of Storm Mountain Coffee Roasters, offers samples of her brews paired with treats from the Off the Beaten Path Bookstore bakery. The tasting is affiliated with Sisters in Steamboat Weekend and is open to the public. Admission is $10 for one ticket or $15 for two. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

>> Poochie Paddle - Old Town Hot Springs, 2 to 5 p.m.

Old Town Hot Springs opens up its naturally heated outdoor pool to pups and their owners. Tickets for dogs are $5 in advance or $10 on the day of the swim. Call 879-1828. 136 Lincoln Ave.

>> Live trivia - Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

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

Monday

>> "The Haunted Library" reading - Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.

Local author Blythe Terrell reads a section of her Halloween-spirited, adventure-minded book, "The Haunted Library." The event is in the children's story-time room at the library, and includes cookies and cider. FREE. Call 879-0240. Corner of Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street.

Tuesday

>> Poetry slam skull session - Off the Beaten Path, 6 p.m.

Help Off the Beaten Path plan for its future poetry slam competitions. FREE. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

>> Pat Waters - Mahogany Ridge, 9 p.m.

Acoustic rock. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

>> Trevor G. Potter - The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday

Acoustic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Upcoming

>> Acting and public speaking workshops - Depot Art Center, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday

Local drama director Stuart Handloff offers tips on how to address any audience in a seven-part weekly workshop. Admission is $20 per week or $75 for the whole session, which runs through Nov. 4. Call 970-355-9403 for more information. 1001 13th St.

>> Pat Waters - The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m. Wednesday

Acoustic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

>> Book club trunk show - Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 7 p.m. Thursday

Publishers will be on hand to give fall recommendations to local book club members, and the store will hold a raffle for some of the season's popular titles. The $10 admission includes two glasses of wine, raffle tickets and a book club purchase discount. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

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