Cast members, from left, Michael David Bauk, Kelly Anzalone and Kris Hammond return this year for the 27th annual Cabaret comedy production at 7:30 p.m. May 6 to 8.

Photo by Matt Stensland

Cast members, from left, Michael David Bauk, Kelly Anzalone and Kris Hammond return this year for the 27th annual Cabaret comedy production at 7:30 p.m. May 6 to 8.

What to do this week in Steamboat for April 30 to May 6

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Today

❱❱ Routt County Youth Art Show — Depot Art Center, 5 to 8 p.m.

Elementary through high school students created work in pencil, watercolor, collage, oil paint and other mediums for this long-running annual display of art representing schools across Routt County. The show will be on display through May. Today’s reception will feature refreshments, music and activities and is free. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ “Dance Party on Ice” — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 p.m.

This skating event is for middle school students only. The $3 cost includes skates. Call 879-4300 for more information.

❱❱ Lunafest — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 8 p.m.

Featuring short films created by and focusing on women, Lunafest is a collection of 10 independent films covering various cultures and topics. The traveling film festival presents more than 140 screenings each year. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. The bulk of the proceeds — 85 percent — will go to local causes, the Bust of Steamboat and the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. Remaining proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Fund. Learn more about the event at www.steamboatlibrary.org. Call 879-0240. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Pat Waters — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local musician Pat Waters presents a one-man, multi-instrumental looping extravaganza. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Peace Officer — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 10 p.m.

Peace Officer is a Fort Collins-based dub and hip-hop band. Read an interview with a member of the band on page at www.exploresteamboat.com. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/peaceofficer. Cover charge to be determined. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday

❱❱ Kentucky Derby Party — The Powder Room at St. Cloud Mountain Club, 12:30 p.m.

A Kentucky Derby party to benefit the Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center begins at 12:30 p.m. in The Powder Room at St. Cloud Mountain Club on Ski Time Square Drive. The event includes mint juleps, live music and dancing. Tickets cost $20 for the plaza and $60 for the VIP area. Visit www.thepowderroomlounge.com to buy tickets online or call the club at 970-879-6839.

❱❱ Mother’s Day greeting card class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 3 p.m.

Chris Erickson leads this class. Materials are $15; call the gym at 870-0384 for more information. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Mother’s Day event — The Hayden Artisans’ Marketplace, 2 to 4 p.m.

Elkhead Beads, Valley Jewels and Hand Speak will be present to help participants make jewelry for mom. All necessary supplies are available for free. Call 276-2019 with questions. The Marketplace is at 144 Walnut St. in downtown Hayden.

❱❱ “Artist’s Night” — The Mugshot, 7 p.m.

Routt County performers including Tim and Dana Julien, John Sant’Ambrogio, Belinda Rossi, Deb Lenhardt, Jack Dysart and Paulie Anderson showcase their talents for music, poetry and more. FREE. Call 736-8491. The Mugshot coffeeshop is at 116 W. Main St. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ 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.

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.

❱❱ Piknik Theatre Festival auditions — Depot Art Center, 10 a.m. to noon

Actors and musicians ages 16 and older are invited to audition for the 2010 Piknik Theatre Festival, an outdoor drama event scheduled from July 9 to 25. Each audition will last about 15 minutes; actors and musicians are encouraged to come prepared with a short monologue or a cappella song. Everyone who auditions will be given a role. Contact festival director Stuart Handloff at 970-355-9403 or shandloff@hotmail.com for more information. FREE. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ John Sant’Ambrogio book signing — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, noon to 4 p.m.

Cellist and author John Sant’Ambrogio tells stories and plays music related to his new memoir, “The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony and Other Stories.” Performances are at 1 and 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes refreshments and book credit. Call 879-6830 for more information. Learn more about Sant’Ambrogio’s book at www.cellostories.com.

❱❱ Eighth annual Great North Routt Chili Cook-off — Glen Eden Family Restaurant & Tavern, 3 to 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $40 for families and free for children younger than 7. Registration for competitors is $10. Dishes should be at the Glen Eden by 1 p.m. Sunday. The Glen Eden is at 54737 Routt County Road 129 in Clark. For more information about the cook-off, call the Clark Store at 879-3849.

❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

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

Monday

❱❱ Piknik Theatre Festival auditions — Depot Art Center, 6 to 8 p.m.

Actors and musicians ages 16 and older are invited to audition for the 2010 Piknik Theatre Festival, an outdoor drama event scheduled from July 9 to 25. Each audition will last about 15 minutes; actors and musicians are encouraged to come prepared with a short monologue or a cappella song. Everyone who auditions will be given a role. Contact festival director Stuart Handloff at 970-355-9403 or shandloff@hotmail.com for more information. FREE. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ 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 years old. Call 879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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 go to www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Writer’s lecture series — Epilogue Book Co., noon

Author Jill Murphy Long hosts a writer’s lecture series. This week’s topic is breaking into the children’s book market. The cost is $10 per class. Call 846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Adult beginning/intermediate pottery wheel class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Learn the basics of wheel-thrown ceramics in this weekly class running through June 8. Class fee is $250; materials are $60. Call 870-0384 or go to www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com to register. 1280 13th St.

Wednesday

❱❱ Adult advanced pottery wheel class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Learn advanced techniques related to wheel-thrown ceramics in this weekly class running through June 9. Class fee is $250; materials are $60. Call 870-0384 or go to www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com to register. 1280 13th St.

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

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

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.

❱❱ “Landscapes of the American West,” with artist Joan Hoffman — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 7 p.m.

Joan Hoffman presents a slide show featuring her artistic renderings of public lands. Learn more about the event at www.steamboatlibrary.org. FREE. Call 879-0240. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Cabaret, “No Strings Attached” — Strings Music Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

Cabaret is the annual variety show fundraiser for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. This year’s show, titled “No Strings Attached,” is sure to feature the uproarious, locally focused jokes Cabaret does best. The Cabaret band starts at 7 p.m. Shows continue May 7 and 8. Tickets are $30 and are available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Depot Art Center. Call 879-9008 for more information. Strings Music Pavilion is at Mount Werner and Pine Grove roads.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Local musician DJ Also Starring dips into a diverse record collection for his turntable set. Listen at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring. Call 879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

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

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

Comments

jk 3 years, 11 months ago

Is George out of town?, or is he busy making protest signs for the event at the Powder Room tomorrow??

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