Tiffany Williams, of Denver, studies the details of a scene she was drawing Friday during the first day of the Yampa River Art Stroll, part of the Steamboat All Arts Festival in downtown Steamboat Springs. The festival continues today and wraps up Sunday.

Photo by Joel Reichenberger

Tiffany Williams, of Denver, studies the details of a scene she was drawing Friday during the first day of the Yampa River Art Stroll, part of the Steamboat All Arts Festival in downtown Steamboat Springs. The festival continues today and wraps up Sunday.

Events across Routt County this weekend

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SATURDAY

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

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

❱❱ Yampa River Art Stroll — Yampa Street between Fifth and Seventh streets, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Local and national artists have booths set up along Yampa Street as part of the second annual Steamboat All Arts Festival. Admission is $5. Visit www.steamboatallartsfestival.com for more information.

❱❱ 4-H Presale and barbecue — Routt County Fairgrounds, 3 p.m.

A long-standing Routt County Fair tradition, the barbecue is in memory of Bobby Robinson, former Hayden contractor and chef who used to man the grills. Tickets are $6 for children and seniors and $10 for adults. Proceeds go to Routt County 4-H. Call 970-276-3068. Poplar Street in Hayden.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

❱❱ Golden Dragon Acrobats — Strings Music Pavilion, 3 p.m.

With dazzling costumes, music and acrobatics, the performers will demonstrate ancient traditions from Hebei, China. They will perform feats of balance, aerial skill, contortion and dexterity. They debuted on Broadway in 2005. Watch a video of the acrobats at www.exploresteamboat.com. Tickets are $35 for adults and $18 for children. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Junior Livestock Sale — Routt County Fairgrounds, 5 p.m.

For many Routt County 4-Hers, a year of feeding and caring for livestock has led to this. Their animals will be auctioned off to raise funds for the children’s higher education and future livestock enterprise. Categories include goats, beef, swine, fowl, lambs and sheep. FREE to watch. Call 970-276-3068. Poplar Street in Hayden.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.

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

❱❱ Vino Verde — Howelsen Place, 6 p.m.

The organic wine tasting and sustainable sculpture auction will benefit the Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp. There will be live entertainment and hors d’oeuvres provided by local sustainable farms and ranches. Tickets are $50. Call 970-871-7125. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ 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. FREE. Call 970-879-4141. 127 11th St.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ “Dirty Deeds at the Depot” — Depot Art Center, 7:30 p.m.

As a part of the Steamboat All Arts Festival, local actors will perform a Western melodrama set at a train depot. The performance tells the story of a young maiden torn between two men. Complete with villains and heroes, the interactive theater experience is a must-see for families. Tickets are $10. Call 970-879-9008 or visit www.steamboatallartsfestival.com. 1001 13th St.

Missed the Boat

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❱❱ Missed The Boat — Sweetwater Grill, 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Steamboat’s own rocking folk bluegrass band celebrates the release of its new self-titled album. A stage will be set up in the lawn next to the restaurant, and Jesse Christiansen and an African drum group will open the show. Read about the band on page 22 of today’s Explore Steamboat, and listen to it at www.exploresteamboat.com. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Golden Dragon Acrobats — Strings Music Pavilion, 8 p.m.

With dazzling costumes, music and acrobatics, the performers will demonstrate ancient traditions from Hebei, China. They will perform feats of balance, aerial skill, contortion and dexterity. They debuted on Broadway in 2005. Watch a video of the acrobats at www.exploresteamboat.com. Tickets are $35 for adults and $18 for children. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Barn Dance — Routt County Fairgrounds, 8:30 p.m.

The band DoKaJoVi’s motto is “a good song is a good song no matter when or where it was written.” They will play favorites from the 1950s through 2010 for your dancing pleasure. Call 970-276-3068. Poplar Street in Hayden.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Uncle Lucius — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Texas-based Southern rock outfit with soulful lyrics and Southern-fried guitar riffs. Its influences are as varied as the Black Crowes and the Band. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Jebus — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Local rock ’n’ roll music. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Whitewater Ramble — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The Colorado based band calls itself “high-octane Rocky Mountain dance grass,” a term that encompasses its rock roots, bluegrass influences and danceable beats. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Live acoustic music. FREE. 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

❱❱ Yampa River Art Stroll — Yampa Street between Fifth and Seventh streets, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Local and national artists will have booths set up along Yampa Street and there will be live performances as part of the Steamboat All Arts Festival. Admission is $5. Visit www.steamboatallartsfestival.com for more information.

❱❱ Depot Block Party — Depot Art Center, 3 p.m.

To close out the Steamboat All Arts Festival, the Steamboat Swings Band will play big band and swing music. Guests can enjoy food, a cash bar and the SummerArt exhibition that showcases local artists. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ “La Boheme” and “Suor Angelica” presented by the Opera Artist Institute — Julie Harris Theatre, 3 p.m.

The Emerald City Opera’s young artist program brings in people to train with opera professionals. Directed by New York Metropolitan Opera star David Malis, the Opera Artist Institute’s final performance will showcase emerging young talent performing the one-act “Suor Angelica” and selections from “La Boheme.” Tickets are $20. Call 970-879-1996. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

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

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

❱❱ Danger Muffin — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

An Americana rock jam band. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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