Santa Claus shows off his powder shredding skills Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area. For any children who have last-minute messages, the man in red is scheduled to appear from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today on the Routt County Courthouse lawn in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Santa Claus shows off his powder shredding skills Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area. For any children who have last-minute messages, the man in red is scheduled to appear from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today on the Routt County Courthouse lawn in downtown Steamboat Springs.

What to do in Steamboat for Dec. 24 to 30

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TODAY

❱❱ Visit Santa Claus — Routt County Courthouse lawn, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Children and their parents are invited to meet and take pictures with Santa Claus. Sponsored by Mainstreet Steamboat Springs. Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat.

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

Local acoustic musician Sam Ayer plays happy-hour entertainment in a variety of styles. His jazz, folk and blues influences shine through in his contemporary crowd-pleasing favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Paul Potyen plays piano in the lounge. FREE. Call 970-871-5050. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ David Booker — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The English-born blues man has been averaging about 25 shows a month since the early 1980s, entertaining at events, weddings and bar gigs with all styles of Americana music. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/davidbooker1. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Christmas Day

❱❱ Free community Christmas dinner — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 2 to 6 p.m.

The annual event sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors features a feast and live music. Call Peggy at 970-846-8804 for more information. 1605 Lincoln Ave. FREE.

Trevor G. Potter

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Local acoustic musician Trevor G. Potter plays happy-hour entertainment saturated with Americana and folk influences. His lyrical originals tell quiet, Western stories with an edge. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Paul Potyen plays piano in the lounge. FREE. Call 970-871-5050. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ 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. FREE. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ An Amputators Christmas — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with Steamboat’s own punk rock group the Amputators. Loud, humorous and occasionally offensive, the Amputators will spread their own kind of holiday spirit. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ David Booker — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The English-born blues man has been averaging about 25 shows a month since the early 1980s, entertaining at events, weddings and bar gigs with all styles of Americana music. Listen to music online at www.myspace.com/davidbooker1. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Old Town Pickers — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Local musician Jay Roemer and his band play eclectic Americana folk rock. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

SUNDAY

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

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Music — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.

Bear River Bar & Grill offers a new late-night music series. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

MONDAY

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

Local acoustic musician Sam Ayer plays happy-hour entertainment in a variety of styles. His jazz, folk and blues influences shine through in his contemporary crowd-pleasing favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-4448 for more information. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ 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. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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

Jay Roemer hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Interstate Stash Express


❱❱ Interstate Stash Express — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

From the Front Range of Colorado, the power-rock trio plays in the vein of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Uncle Tupelo, a fusion they like to call “psychedelic Americana.” Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Off The Chain — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.

The Bear River Bar & Grill offers a new late-night music series with the local band that plays everything from bluegrass to Led Zeppelin in this après ski show. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

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 970-846-6562 or visit www.mindworkscoaching.com.

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

Local musician David Harlan’s happy-hour show features original music, remakes of some great songs and a variety of instruments used to create aggressive loops. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Off The Chain — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Local musicians Randy Kelley, Ron Wheeler, Chris Koebnick and Deanna Webb Koebnick play everything from bluegrass to Led Zeppelin in this après ski show. FREE. Call 970-871-5150 for more information. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Loose Change — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A country and rock outfit with its roots in Steamboat Springs, Loose Change plays rock with a little twang and country with a little soul, fused with several-part vocal harmonies and top-notch light and sound engineering. Local country dancers will swing the night away. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

Interstate Stash Express


❱❱ Interstate Stash Express — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

From the Front Range of Colorado, the power-rock trio plays in the vein of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Uncle Tupelo, a fusion they like to call “psychedelic Americana.” Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Music — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.

The Bear River Bar & Grill offers a new late-night music series. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Local acoustic musician Trevor G. Potter plays happy-hour entertainment saturated with Americana and folk influences. His lyrical originals tell quiet, Western stories with an edge. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Off The Chain — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Local musicians Randy Kelley, Ron Wheeler, Chris Koebnick and Deanna Webb Koebnick play everything from bluegrass to Led Zeppelin in this après ski show. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ 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 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Todd Musselman — Sweetwater Grill, 7 p.m.

Local acoustic rock entertainment. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Neon Brown with DJ Leprechaun — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Neon Brown, an electronic project of Fort Collins’ Bill Smith, will feature members of Missed The Boat and E.O.E. Local DJ Leprechaun will spin between sets. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

Fox Street All Stars

❱❱ Fox Street All Stars — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Heavily influenced by the music and culture of New Orleans, Denver’s Fox Street All Stars put every side of rock they can think of into their live set, with highlights including Aretha Franklin tunes and Fats Domino selections. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Music — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.

The Bear River Bar & Grill offers a new late-night music series. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

THURSDAY

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

Local musician David Harlan’s happy-hour show features original music, remakes of some great songs and a variety of instruments used to create aggressive loops. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Ragweed — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

Rootsy bluegrass with jazzy vocals. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

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

Rock on Ice is an ice-skating event geared toward teens but open to everyone. Skate under disco lights to music from 7 to 9 p.m. $6 includes skate rentals. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

Great American Taxi


Great American Taxi videos


❱❱ Great American Taxi — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Nederland-based Americana bluegrass band Great American Taxi returns to Steamboat Springs. Featuring Vince Herman, of Leftover Salmon, playing nostalgic covers and instant classic originals. Tickets are $8 at the door. Call 970-879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

Missed the Boat

❱❱ Missed The Boat — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.

One of Steamboat’s own touring acts returns to a hometown crowd. It features foot-stomping tunes about the Colorado mountains, an electric bass and wild harmonica melodies. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Fox Street All Stars — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Heavily influenced by the music and culture of New Orleans, Denver’s Fox Street All Stars put every side of rock they can think of into their live set, with highlights including Aretha Franklin tunes and Fats Domino selections. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Billy Franklin’s NOCO All Stars — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Louisiana-based Billy Franklin brings the best of New Orleans to Colorado with local Dan Caro on drums, Skip Warnke on bass and Franklin on guitar. Appearances by special guests. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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