Lauren Peterson lead’s “The Bird Girls” in a song during a dress rehearsal for the musical “Seussical Jr.,” which starts at 7 p.m. today at Steamboat Springs High School.

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Lauren Peterson lead’s “The Bird Girls” in a song during a dress rehearsal for the musical “Seussical Jr.,” which starts at 7 p.m. today at Steamboat Springs High School.

Weekend events across Routt County

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TODAY

❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors and crafts. Brian Kofke plays live music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Call 970-846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.

❱❱ Mandala on the Yampa opening ceremonies — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 11 a.m.

Watch the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting, a rare and beautiful art form. The monks will work on the painting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, placing each grain of sand by hand. The library also will offer interactive community sand painting. Follow along on the event’s blog, http://mandalaontheyampa.wordpress.com. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Advanced Jewelry Making — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 1 to 4 p.m.

Take jewelry-making skills to the next level with Monique Payne. The cost is $50 for the class plus materials. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Fitness for Singers Master Class — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 2 p.m.

With Keith Miller, presented by Emerald City Opera. For more information and to confirm class times, call 970-879-1996. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Nancy Cook — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.

Acoustic folk rock. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Paul Potyen and Organstein jazz trio — Three Peaks Grill, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Jazz music in a dining setting. Call 970-879-3399. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ Jazz guitarist Bill Martin — Giovanni’s Ristorante, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Solo guitarist plays the jazz genre’s standards in an intimate dining setting. Call 970-879-4141. 127 11th St.

❱❱ Opera Artist Institute Faculty Cabaret Concert — Julie Harris Theatre, 7 p.m.

The faculty of the Opera Artist Institute faculty members, accomplished professional singers, sing their favorites in a combination of opera and Broadway. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students. Call 970-879-1996. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Saturday Classical Finale — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.

The classical finale features an all-Vivaldi program including Gloria in D Major and Four Violin Concerti. The Strings Festival Orchestra and Colorado Chamber Choir will be featured. Read more about the classical finale in Saturday’s Steamboat Today. Tickets are $55 and $60 on Saturday. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

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

FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ “Seussical Jr.” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council and the Steamboat Players present “Seussical Jr.,” a musical based on Dr. Seuss stories. Directed by Michael Brumbaugh, with musical direction by Christel Houston. The musical tells the colorful tale of “Horton Hears a Who,” narrated by Seuss favorite The Cat in the Hat. Preferred seating tickets are $20, $15 for students. General seating tickets are $15, $10 for students. Arts Council members receive $5 off each ticket. This is a family-friendly show but is not suitable for children younger than 5. Tickets are available at the Depot Art Center and Epilogue Book Co. Read a story about the play here. Call 970-879-9008. 45 Maple St.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Cowboys and cowgirls compete at classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and pre-rodeo entertainment runs from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger are free. More information is at www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Fifth Street and Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 p.m.

The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

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

Shorty’s hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 970-736-2686 for more information. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ Demon Funkies — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A rock and funk band from Denver. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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❱❱ Psydecar — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Hailing from Southern California, the reggae jam rock band brings the funk with its horn section and solid beats. Tickets are $10. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ The Rowdy Shadehouse Funk Band — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver-based funk rock. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

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

Ladies night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Mandala on the Yampa — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.

Watch the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting, a rare and beautiful art form. The monks will work on the painting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, placing each grain of sand by hand. The library also will offer interactive community sand painting. Follow along on the event’s blog, http://mandalaontheyampa.wordpress.com. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Career/auditions Master Class — Perry-Mansfield Performing Art School and Camp, 2 p.m.

With Opera Artist Institute faculty, presented by Emerald City Opera. For more information and to confirm class times, call 970-870-1996. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 4 to 6 p.m.

Solo acoustic American folk rock. Call 970-879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. FREE.

❱❱ Reception for Art of Himalaya — Depot Art Center, 6 p.m.

Celebrate Tibetan Culture Week with a unique display of art on loan from community members who have visited the beautiful region of the Himalayas. Monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will attend the reception. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ SmartWool Bike-In Movie — Howelsen Hill, 8 p.m.

People ages 17 and older are invited to watch “The 40 Year Old Virgin.” A cruiser bike contest is from 8 to 8:45 p.m. New Belgium beer will be sold, and proceeds and donations will go to Routt County Riders.

❱❱ XIII with Lower Concentration — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

XIII, or “Thirteen,” plays metal, drawing its influences from A Perfect Circle, Mudvayne and Tool. Lower Concentration, formed less than a year ago, is a local four-piece rock band that classifies itself as “brass-punk-mountain-metal.” FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

MONDAY

❱❱ Mandala on the Yampa — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.

Watch the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting, a rare and beautiful art form. The monks will work on the painting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, placing each grain of sand by hand. The library also will offer interactive community sand painting. Follow along on the event’s blog, http://mandalaontheyampa.wordpress.com. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Career/auditions Master Class — The Lowell Whiteman School gym, 1 p.m.

With Jason Baldwin, presented by Emerald City Opera. For more information and to confirm class times, call 970-970-1996. 42605 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Teen/adult drawing — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 2 to 4 p.m.

The third part of a five-part series featuring Nicki Dollard. The series is $165, and individual classes are $35. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 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. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Open Mic Night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Paul Geppert hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

TUESDAY

❱❱ Mandala on the Yampa — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.

Watch the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting, a rare and beautiful art form. The monks will work on the painting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, placing each grain of sand by hand. The library also will offer interactive community sand painting. Follow along on the event’s blog, http://mandalaontheyampa.wordpress.com. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Opera on the Green — Yampa River Botanic Park, noon

A FREE show of favorite arias Opera Artist Institute participants. Call 970-879-1996. 75 Anglers Drive.

❱❱ 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 970-846-6562 or visit www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.

Locals’ night includes food and drink specials and live music with Eric Delaney and friends. FREE. Call 970-870-1019. 1875 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Opera Artist Institute Scenes Con­cert — Julie Harris Theatre, 7 p.m.

Excerpts from various operas, including duets and scenes, by Opera Artist Institute participants. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Call 970-879-1996. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Country dancing — Steamboat Smokehouse, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

A DJ will play country music and take requests. FREE. Call 970-291-2017. 912 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Drepung Loseling monks — Strings Music Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

An ensemble of Tibetan monks will perform their ancient traditions of chanting and dance with magnificent costumes and instruments. They’ll perform a sacred music and dance for world healing in a one-hour, narrated show. Tickets are $28 for adults and $10 for children. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Rural Wreck­age — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Acoustic Americana folk rock. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Mandala on the Yampa — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.

Watch the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting, a rare and beautiful art form. The monks will work on the painting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., placing each grain of sand by hand. The library also will offer interactive community sand painting. Follow along on the event’s blog, http://mandalaontheyampa.wordpress.com. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Teen writers workshop — Epilogue Book Co., 11 a.m.

The workshop is $10 per writer per session and is hosted by author Jill Murphy Long. Bring paper and pen or laptop and writings. Call 846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ Codi Jordan Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

From the college scene in Salt Lake City to regional touring, the rock reggae dub band mixes summery, lighthearted riffs and heavy beats. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Extended happy hour with Billy Franklin — Old Town Pub, 7 to 9 p.m.

Musician Billy Franklin, of New Orleans, has returned to Steamboat Springs for the summer. Rock, funk, blues and jazz influence his solo acoustic music. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 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 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Teen/adult drawing — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 2 to 4 p.m.

The fourth part of a five-part series featuring Nicki Dollard. The series is $165, and individual classes are $35. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ “Carmen” — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.

Emerald City Opera will conduct Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.” The performance features Sandra Piques Eddy, mezzo soprano, who has performed more than 100 times on the New York Metropolitan Opera stage. The performance will be complete with a 27-piece orchestra. Tickets are $30 and are available at www.steamboatallartsfestival.com or the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association visitor center at 125 Anglers Drive. Call 970-879-0880. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

Mountain Standard Time


❱❱ Mountain Standard Time — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The nontraditional bluegrass band features a saxophone, an electric bass and a progressive, electronic jam sound. Pay $5 at the door. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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