Updated February 16, 2010 at 12:38 a.m.
■ Cajun dinner — Hayden Valley Elementary School cafeteria, 5 to 8 p.m.
Come celebrate Fat Tuesday with a Cajun dinner. Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children 12 and younger. Dinner for families costs $30, and children 5 and younger eat for free. Proceeds go to Hayden High School athletics. Call 276-2756 for more information. 300 Breeze Basin, Hayden.
■ Mardi Gras party — Sunpie’s Bistro, 5 p.m. to close
Steamboat’s New Orleans-themed bar will throw a party with drink specials, beads and giveaways. FREE. Call 870-3360. 735 Yampa St.
■ The Infamous Stringdusters — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
A band of six bluegrass-fed pickers from New York, Colorado and points between, The Infamous Stringdusters have spent the past three years moving away from their newgrass roots to create a sound that’s as much jazz, rock, blues or any other American music as it is bluegrass. Learn more about the group at www.theinfamoustringdusters.com. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the show. Call 879-9898 or go to www.ghostranchsaloon.com for more information.
■ Jes Grew — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.
Jes Grew is a rock and funk band featuring Cameron Williams, of Southern rock outfit Tishamingo. Officially a six-piece, the band includes four vocalists, a saxophone player and a keyboardist. This is the band’s second year in a row headlining the Pub’s Mardi Gras party. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
■ Warsaw Poland Bros. — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.
Warsaw Poland Bros. plays high-energy music for drinking and dancing. The group steers well clear of funk and jam grooves, channeling West Coast punk, ska, dub and traditional Irish music for its crowd-pleasing show. Learn more at www.myspace.com/warsawpolandbros. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square.
■ Fat Tuesday dance party — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
DJs Also Starring, Pretty Ninja and Ricky Prime provide music for a Mardi Gras party. Listen to Also Starring at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring and the Pretty Ninja/Ricky Prime duo at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
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