E.O.E. includes, from left, David Hyman, Gabriel Velasco and Billy Franklin. The group plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon.

E.O.E. includes, from left, David Hyman, Gabriel Velasco and Billy Franklin. The group plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon.

What to do in Routt County this week

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TODAY

❱❱ 32nd annual Mountain Madness half-marathon and 10K — Howelsen Ice Arena park­ing lot, 7:30 a.m. half-mara­thon start; 8 a.m. 10K start

Part of the Steamboat Springs Running Series, Mountain Madness races start at the ice arena and go over a paved course of rolling hills. Registration is $25. Visit www.runningseries.com. Howelsen Ice Arena is at 285 Howelsen Parkway in downtown Steamboat. Read more about the race here.

❱❱ Nordic Ski Jumping Competition — Howelsen Hill, 9 to 11 a.m.

Watch Nordic ski jumpers take flight from the year-round ski jumping facility at Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat. Saturday’s competition will feature a trial jump and then two official jumps from competitors. FREE for spectators. Read about the event here.

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

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

❱❱ Art on the Mountain — Gondola Square, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The ninth annual Art on the Mountain features work by local and regional artisans, with vendors including jewelers, photographers and potters. FREE. Call 970-879-6111. Gondola Square is at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, off Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Ice cream social — Hahn’s Peak Schoolhouse, 2 to 4 p.m.

The Hahn’s Peak Historical Society hosts an ice cream social fundraiser, with homemade ice cream, a silent auction and door prizes. Pay $5, unless you’re less than 3 feet tall, in which case you get in free. The schoolhouse is in Hahn’s Peak Village, behind Hahn’s Peak Café near Steamboat Lake State Park in northern Routt County.

❱❱ Classic car show — Yampa, 5 to 7 p.m.

A car show is across the street from Yackey Park in Yampa. FREE.

❱❱ 3Wire — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Musicians perform on the patio. FREE. Call 870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave., attached to Holiday Inn.

❱❱ My Hometown Community Picnic — Yackey Park, 5 to 7 p.m.

Yampa hosts a barbecue picnic with music from the Greenridge Ramblers. Tickets are $10 for families, $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Yackey Park, Yampa.

❱❱ Randy Kelley and Muse Mason — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 6 to 8 p.m.

Musicians play for happy hour. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ 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.

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

The rodeo celebrates the 107th annual Cowboys’ Roundup Days with all the usual events, including tie-down roping, steer wrestling and bull riding. Live entertainment and barbecue begin at 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 7 to 15, and free for children ages 6 and younger. For more information, call 970-879-1818. The rodeo grounds are at 501 Howelsen Parkway, at the bottom of Fifth Street across the Yampa River.

❱❱ Classical music concert — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The students of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory will present a solo music concert featuring compositions by Walton, Sarasate, Mendelssohn and more. FREE, with donations accepted at the door. Ninth and Oak streets.

❱❱ Saturday Classical — Strings Music Pavilion, 8 p.m.

Musicians perform pieces by Dvorak, Brahms and Stravinsky. Tickets are $35 for adults and $5 for children. Buy them at www.stringsmusicfestival.com. Call 879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8:30 to 10:30 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 879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Pottery demonstration — Depot Art Center, 8:30 to 10 p.m.

The Steamboat Clay Artisans will put on a raku ceramics demonstration and fire spinners will perform. The event includes refreshments. FREE. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ DJ Naked — House of Hookah, 9 p.m.

DJ spins dance and techno music. Pay $5. 111 Ninth St.

❱❱ 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 736-2686. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ E.O.E. — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The New Orleans-based group fronted by Billy Franklin plays funk and reggae. The group has performed at New Orleans Jazz Fest. Dank and Pilgrim of Bill Smith will join E.O.E. Learn more at www.myspace.com/eoeuniverse. Pay $5. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Selector Calder Don — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

DJ plays a variety of reggae and dance music. Listen to the DJ at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Dan Treanor


❱❱ The Dan Treanor Blues Band — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Musician plays “Afrossippi blues,” with African string instruments, African beats, delta blues grooves, and guitar, harp and soulful vocals. Learn more about him at www.dantreanor.com and www.myspace.com/dantreanorband. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ John Lisi and the Delta Funk — Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

New Orleans-based John Lisi marries his sometimes humorous, sometimes serious lyrics with a guitar that can cry the blues one minute and break out the funk the next. Listen to the band at www.deltafunk.com or www.myspace.com/johnlisi. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Mount Werner Road.

FOURTH OF JULY

❱❱ Yampa Fourth of July festivities — Town of Yampa, starting at 7 a.m.

The South Routt town of Yampa continues its annual Fourth of July celebration with a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m.; lineup and judging for the town parade at noon, and the parade procession at 1 p.m. Head to South Routt Elementary School after the parade for barbecue, crafts and games. Horse polo starts after 4 p.m., and the town’s fireworks begin once it gets dark. Call Tom Yackey at 970-0638-0276 for more information.

❱❱ Pancake breakfast — Little Toots Park in Steamboat Springs, 7 to 10 a.m.

The Steamboat Springs Lions Club serves up an all-you-can-eat menu of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee and milk. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. Proceeds stay local and fund projects such as scholarships and optical care. Little Toots is at 12th and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Nordic combined ski jumping and roller-ski racing — Lincoln Avenue and Howelsen Hill, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

A 2-kilometer roller-ski race down Lincoln Avenue starts at 9:30 a.m. An elimination ski jumping round begins at 11 a.m., with the top 24 competing in the main event at 12:30 p.m. FREE for spectators.

❱❱ 19th annual Steamboat Sprint — Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue in downtown, 9:40 a.m.

Runners make a 400-yard dash down Lincoln Avenue. Registration for the race is at 9 a.m. in front of Lyon Drug Store at Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Entry fee is $4. More than $400 in prizes from local businesses will be awarded.

❱❱ Fourth of July parade — Lincoln Avenue, 10 a.m.

Yampa Valley Bank presents the Fourth of July Parade at 10 a.m. on Lincoln Avenue, with a theme of “Cowboys Dig Downtown.” This year’s parade will include a flyover by Air Force F-16 jets. FREE.

❱❱ Strawberry Festival — United Methodist Church lawn, after the parade

Proceeds from ice cream sundaes, cones and cups of lemonade will benefit local charities. Call 970-879-1290. Eighth and Oak streets in downtown Steamboat.

❱❱ Art on the Mountain — Gondola Square, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The ninth annual Art on the Mountain features work by local and regional artisans, with vendors including jewelers, photographers and potters. Steamboat Ski Area will host its regular summer weekend activities through the fair. FREE. Call 970-879-6111. Gondola Square is at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, off Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Pioneer Day Block Party — Tread of Pioneers Museum, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to the hot dogs, “Routt beer floats” and children’s pioneer games, Tread of Pioneers will celebrate Independence Day with a free community concert by the Steamboat Swings band. Dancers will be on hand to give demonstrations and instruction, and the museum will be open for free admission. FREE. Eighth and Oak streets.

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

Local musician Trevor G. Potter plays acoustic Americana rock. FREE. Call 879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 6:30 to 9:15 p.m.

The rodeo celebrates the 107th annual Cowboys’ Roundup Days with all the usual events, including tie-down roping, steer wrestling and bull riding. Live entertainment and barbecue begin at 6 p.m., and Steamboat’s Fourth of July fireworks start after the rodeo ends. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 7 to 15, and free for children ages 6 and younger. For more information, call 970-879-1818. The rodeo grounds are at 501 Howelsen Parkway, at the bottom of Fifth Street across the Yampa River.

Chris Watson Band


❱❱ Chris Watson Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Texas native Chris Watson plays blues with a rock feel. Learn more at www.myspace.com/chriswatsonband. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Fourth of July Fireworks display — Howelsen Hill, 9:30 p.m.

Steamboat’s Fourth of July fireworks display rivals that of many big cities, thanks to significant contributions and donations from local businesses and Tim and Scott Borden. Expect the show to begin at about 9:30 p.m. Fireworks will launch from five firing stations on Howelsen Hill, meaning just about anywhere in downtown Steamboat Springs will provide a good vantage point for the show. FREE.

❱❱ Billy Franklin Band — The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The band plays New Orleans jam music after the fireworks. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

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❱❱ String Board Theory — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Read about the band’s show here. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring and Selector Calder Don — The Tap House Sports Grill, after the fireworks

DJ spins dance music and more. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

MONDAY

❱❱ 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. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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

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

TUESDAY

❱❱ Mosaic workshop — Steamboat Art Museum annex, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mosaic artist Susan Wechsler will teach her technique in workshops Tuesday through Thursday. The $125 fee per workshop covers materials. Children ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult student. Wechsler’s website is www.mosaicsbysusan.com. Call 870-1755 to register. 803 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Peter Davison youth concert — Strings Music Pavilion, 11 a.m.

Physical theater, dance, juggling and music combine to entertain in this one-man show. Tickets are $10 for adults and $1 for children but are sold out. Buy tickets to the family concert at 5:30 p.m. or come to the pavilion at 10 a.m. to put your name on a waiting list. Call 879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.

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

❱❱ Peter Davison family concert — Strings Music Pavilion, 5:30 p.m.

Physical theater, dance, juggling, poetry and music combine to entertain in this one-man show. Tickets are $10 for adults and $1 for children. Buy tickets at www.stringsmusicfestival.com. Call 879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter w/Walt and the Ol’ 37 — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Singer-songwriter plays acoustic Americana. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Mosaic workshop — Steamboat Art Museum annex, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mosaic artist Susan Wechsler will teach her technique in workshops through Thursday. The $125 fee per workshop covers materials. Children ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult student. Wechsler’s website is www.mosaicsbysusan.com. Call 870-1755 to register. 803 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Chamber music concert — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The students of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory will present a chamber music concert featuring compositions by Beethoven, Shostakovich and more. FREE, donations accepted at the door. Ninth and Oak streets.

❱❱ Brian Kofke — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Musician plays folk/rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Mosaic workshop — Steamboat Art Museum annex, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mosaic artist Susan Wechsler will teach her technique. The $125 fee covers materials. Children ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult student. Wechsler’s website is www.mosaicsbysusan.com. Call 870-1755 to register. 803 Lincoln Ave.

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

Author Jill Murphy Long hosts a summer teen writers workshop. The workshop is $10 per writer per session. Bring paper and pen or laptop and writings. Call 846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Music on the Green — Yampa River Botanic Park, 12:15 p.m.

The Meridian Quartet performs at Strings Music Festival’s Music on the Green. Visit www.stringsmusicfestival.com for more information. FREE. Call 879-5060. 75 Anglers Drive.

❱❱ David Sanger with Seminars at Steamboat — Strings Music Pavilion, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The Seminars at Steamboat presents David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for The New York Times, talking about “The World and Challenges Obama Confronts.” Call 879-1589 or log on to www.seminarsatsteamboat.com for more information. FREE. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Legal Tender — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 6 to 8 p.m.

Musicians play for happy hour. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

Moon Taxi


❱❱ Moon Taxi — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Moon Taxi plays explosive jam rock. Learn more at www.myspace.com/moontaxi and www.ridethemoontaxi.com. FREE. Call 879-9898. 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.

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