Ryan Armento takes a cold dip last year at the pond-skimming competition at Steamboat Ski Area.

Photo by Joel Reichenberger

Ryan Armento takes a cold dip last year at the pond-skimming competition at Steamboat Ski Area.

What to do this week in Steamboat for April 9 to 15

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Today

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Organstein Jazz Trio — Three Peaks Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Local jazz musicians provide a weekly set through the end of the season. FREE. Call 879-3399. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ Pirate Theatre presents “Elementary School Musical” — The Steamboat Grand, 8 p.m.

No local, national or international issue is off limits in this original comedy put on by local spoof group Pirate Theatre. The show features music, dancing, a celebrity appearance and more. Tickets are $20 and are available in advance at All That Jazz. Shows continue at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 879-4422 for ticket information. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

The Acoustic Mining Company, "Rise and Shine"


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Missed the Boat, "This Train's Rollin'"


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❱❱ The Acoustic Mining Company w/ Missed the Boat — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Denver bluegrass quartet takes steps toward a new brand of bluegrass, putting its brand on a style with traditional roots. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/acousticminingcompany. Local folk rock and bluegrass group Missed the Boat is set to play at 11 p.m. Learn more at www.myspace.com/missedtheboatband. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Let the week go at Tap House’s Friday night dance party. Listen to the DJ at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ Futaba — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

With tight harmony and orchestration, Fort Collins funk group Futaba plays music that’s made for parties. Learn more at www.myspace.com/futabamusic. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ String Board Theory — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local jam group String Board Theory plays songs with funk and reggae roots in an atmospheric rock style. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/stringboardtheory. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ One Time — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Colorado rock band One Time plays jammed-out music with an American roots background and a hefty serving of covers. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/wponetime. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Saturday

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Springalicious 2010

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation's Sara Ferris stops by the Steamboat Today morning show to talk about the Springalicious 2010 events from 30th Annual Cardboard Classic at 11 a.m. Saturday, to the free concert in Gondola Square Saturday at 3 p.m. to the season ending 3rd Annual Pond Skimming on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation's Sara Ferris stops by the Steamboat Today morning show to talk about the Springalicious 2010 events from 30th Annual Cardboard Classic at 11 a.m. Saturday, to the free concert in Gondola Square Saturday at 3 p.m. to the season ending 3rd Annual Pond Skimming on Sunday at 1 p.m.

❱❱ STARS Snowshoe Roundup and Snowshoe Stampede — Base of Steamboat Ski Area, 8:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports presents its second annual Snowshoe Stampede and inaugural Snowshoe Roundup. The Roundup starts at 8:30 a.m. and is a 2.4-mile snowshoe race on the mapped trails at the ski area. The Stampede starts at about 11:30 a.m. and is a dash up and down the hill used for Cardboard Classic. Registration is $25 per person and covers both races. Register online at www.runningseries.com or call 819-1996 for more information. Proceeds benefit STARS, an organization offering adaptive ski programming to people with disabilities. Learn more at www.steamboatstars.com.

❱❱ 30th annual Cardboard Classic — Base of the Steamboat Ski Area, 11 a.m.

Teams in children’s and adult categories showcase their creativity in this annual event featuring crafts made from cardboard, string, glue, tape and paint. Check-in for registered teams is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday; racing starts at 11 a.m. Registration closes today. Go to www.steamboat.com/spring, call 871-5472 or stop by the ski area information center for registration information. There is a $10 fee to enter; the event is FREE to watch.

❱❱ Dave Harlan — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen and friends — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

A local musician performs live. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

FREE admission. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Cornbread — The Mugshot, 7 p.m.

Local bluegrass band Cornbread plays traditional songs and original music in a roots style. Listen to the group at www.myspace.com/cornbreadbluegrass. Admission is $3. Call 736-8491. The Mugshot coffee shop is at 116 W. Main St. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ Pirate Theatre presents “Elementary School Musical” — The Steamboat Grand, 8 p.m.

No local, national or international issue is off limits in this original comedy put on by local spoof group Pirate Theatre. The show features music, dancing, a celebrity appearance and more. Tickets are $20 and are available in advance at All That Jazz. Call 879-4422 for ticket information. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ “Pimp N’ Ho Dress to Impress” party — Amante Coffee, 8 p.m.

Steamboat Springs-based Cadillac Promotions presents an end-of-season dance party. Costumes are encouraged. DJ Nakhia and DJ Tony are set to perform. FREE. Call 871-8999. 685 Marketplace Plaza.

❱❱ Ghetdown Network — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Local DJs join guest musicians for an end-of-season party. Call 879-9898 or to go www.ghetdown.net for more information. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Teen night — Shorty’s, 9 to 11:30 p.m.

Shorty’s hosts a night for local teenagers, with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 736-2686 for more information. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

The Hillbenders, "Another Day, Another Dollar"


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❱❱ The Hillbenders — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Winners of the 2009 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band contest, acoustic quintet The Hillbenders take bluegrass instrumentation and themes and add high-energy updates and occasional, diverse covers. Learn more at www.myspace.com/hillbenders. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ One Time — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Colorado rock band One Time plays jammed-out music with an American roots background and a hefty serving of covers. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/wponetime. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Sunday

❱❱ Paul Geppert — Steaming Bean Coffee, 9 to 11 a.m.

Paul Geppert is a local folk, bluegrass and acoustic musician who performs regularly with the groups Cornbread and 3Wire. FREE. Call 879-3393. 635 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Third annual Splashdown Pond Skim — Base of the Steamboat Ski Area, 1 p.m.

Competitors sport costumes and attempt to cross an icy pond on skis or a snowboard. Check-in for registered skimmers is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Registration for the event closes Saturday. Go to www.steamboat.com/spring, call 871-5472 or stop by the ski area information center for registration information. There is a $10 fee to enter; the event is FREE to watch.

Donavon Frankenreiter, "Life, Love & Laughter"


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❱❱ Donavon Frankenreiter — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

Pop-conscious singer-songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter shares his honest-minded and soul-steeped original songs, with his infectious melodies and this-will-make-you-feel-better lyrics. Learn more at www.myspace.com/donavonfrankenreiter. FREE.

❱❱ Music recital — United Methodist Church, 3:30 p.m.

Piano teacher Paul Potyen and his students welcome the public to a free music recital. United Methodist Church is at Eighth and Oak streets.

❱❱ John Sant’Ambrogio talk and performance — Shorty’s, 7:45 p.m.

Cellist and author John Sant’Ambrogio shares stories and music at this informal performance after dinner at Shorty’s. Sant’Ambrogio’s new book, “The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony and Other Stories,” is available now at local bookstores. Call 736-2686 for event information. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

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New York's U-Melt will play at 9 p.m. at the Old Town Pub on Sunday.The band embraces 1970s-era progressive rock and incorporates steady grooves into its experimental sound.

❱❱ U-Melt — Old Town Pub, 9 p.m.

Embracing 1970s-era progressive rock, New York’s U-Melt incorporates steady grooves into its experimental sound. Learn more at www.umelt.com. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

Monday

❱❱ Poet Michael Blumenthal — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Epilogue Book Co. celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and discussion with Michael Blumenthal. Learn more about the poet at www.michael-blumenthal.com. Call 879-0240 or visit www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html.

❱❱ Poker night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.

Steamboat Recreational Poker League hosts a weekly poker tournament. Players must be at least 18. Call 879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ Bill Miller — Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus, 8 p.m.

Three-time Grammy Award winner Bill Miller comes to the Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus for a day of folk music inspired by Miller’s Native American heritage. Learn more at www.billmillerarts.com. The performance is presented in Willett Hall’s Schaffrick Lounge for CMC students but is open to the public. Call 870-4479 for more information.

Tuesday

❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Local writer and life coach Susan de Wardt leads a weekly writing workshop. Call 846-6562 or visit www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

Wednesday

❱❱ Journaling workshop — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon and evening

Local resident Susan de Wardt leads this journaling workshop. Call 846-6562 or go to www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Live trivia — The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions about a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Chorus concert — Steamboat Springs High School, 7 p.m.

Members of Yampa Valley Singers, Steamboat Chamber Singers and the Steamboat Springs High School chorus perform selections in this concert. The performance features all three groups on Schubert’s Mass in G, with string accompaniment by members of the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra. Each participating chorus will perform individual pieces during the second part of the program, with the groups joining for gospel-style selections featuring guest soloist Carmen Marie Coleman to end the night. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $6 for students.

Thursday

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writer’s Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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