Steamboat Springs high school students, from left, Chelsea Marie, Olivia Lange-Moore, Justin Doerr, Mary Willingham and Aaron Ginesta rehearse “Blithe Spirit” on Tuesday at the high school. Performances of the comedy are Thursday through Saturday.

Photo by Matt Stensland

Steamboat Springs high school students, from left, Chelsea Marie, Olivia Lange-Moore, Justin Doerr, Mary Willingham and Aaron Ginesta rehearse “Blithe Spirit” on Tuesday at the high school. Performances of the comedy are Thursday through Saturday.

Today's events in Routt County

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❱ Routt County CattleWomen scholarship fundraiser — Various locations, all day

Steamboat Restaurant Group supports the Routt County CattleWomen scholarship fund for local students Saturday, with participation starting when Lil’ House, Rex’s, Big House and Mazzola’s open for the day. Tickets for prizes will be on sale at each location until 8 p.m., with a prize drawing at Rex’s at 8:30 p.m. Call Susie Frasier at 870-8627.

❱❱ Downtown sidewalk sale — Down­­­­­­­­­­­­town Steamboat Springs, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Merchants in downtown Steamboat Springs will offer special prices on sidewalk merchandise. Sales will move inside if the weather is bad. Learn more at www.mainstreetsteamboatsprings.com.

❱❱ Scholarship auditions — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 9 a.m.

Students entering grades five to seven in fall 2010 are eligible for these open scholarship auditions for the Perry-Mansfield Junior Program. Registration starts at 9 a.m.; auditions start at 9:30 a.m. Call 879-7125 or go to www.perry-mansfield.org.

❱❱ “My Steamboat” book signing — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 1 to 3 p.m.

Dori DeCamillis shares stories about growing up in Routt County with her book, “My Steamboat: A Ski Town Childhood.” Meet the author and get a signed book at this event. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

❱❱ Greeting card workshop — Steam­boat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 3 p.m.

Chris Erickson leads this drop-in class for creating Easter and spring greeting cards. The cost is $15. Call 870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Me & Ed’s Music Machine — Slopeside Grill, 2 p.m.

Steamboat locals Eric Barry and Eric Delaney get a big sound out of their two-man rock band. FREE. Call 879-2916. Slopeside Grill is in Torian Plum Plaza by Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ “Blithe Spirit” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 2 and 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs High School theater department presents its spring play, Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit.” Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and high school students with paid activity passes. Call 879-1562. 45 East Maple St.

❱❱ Inferno Reunion Weekend happy hour — Ptarmigan Inn, 3 to 6 p.m.

Employees, customers and fans of the Inferno — a Gondola Square bar from 1984 to 2000 — are invited to relive the venue’s locals-oriented happy hour. Spins of the Inferno “shot wheel” offer drink specials during the celebration. Call 879-1730. 2304 Après Ski Way.

❱❱ Lyrics Born — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

Hip-hop artist Lyrics Born will take the stage with a full band, providing a seamless connection between creative rhymes and groove-oriented, funk-thick production. The concert is part of the 11th annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series. Read an interview with Lyrics Born in Friday’s Explore Steamboat entertainment guide. Listen to a song by Lyrics Born at www.exploresteamboat.com and learn more about him at www.myspace.com/lyricsborn. FREE. Call 879-6111. Gondola Square is at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

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

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

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

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen and friends — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 p.m.

Live music. 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.

❱❱ “A Night at the Movies” ice show — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents its annual spring ice show. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call Kim at 846-0052 for more information. Howelsen Ice Arena is at 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Steamboat Swings dance — Depot Art Center, 7:30 p.m.

Steamboat Swings, a jazz band made up of musicians from the Yampa Valley, plays dance songs from the big-band era with a few modern selections thrown in the mix. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. There will be a cash bar. Steamboat Swings and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council are presenting the event. Call 879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Community dance — Routt County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 8 p.m.

Local musicians Trevor Guire, Sam Barnes and Jeff Swoyer provide entertainment for this community event. Tickets are $15 for couples, $10 for adults and $5 for students. Proceeds benefit the Hayden Middle School wrestling program. The Routt County Fairgrounds are at 398 Poplar St. in Hayden.

❱❱ The Long Run — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Colorado-based tribute to the Eagles, The Long Run comes to Steamboat with a night of classic songs and stories. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/thelongruneaglestribute. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Pat Waters — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Solo artist Pat Waters plays acoustic classic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ DJs Also Starring, Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Three local DJs spin on four turntables. Listen to Also Starring at www.myspace.com/djalsostarring and Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Something Underground — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver power trio Something Under­ground doesn’t let genre titles define the music it makes. Soul, pop, rock, funk, blues and songs about zombies are all up for grabs. Listen to a song by Something Underground at www.exploresteamboat.com and learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/somethingunderground. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Blue Rooster Band — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Blue Rooster Band is a classic rock group from Craig. Listen to a song by the band at www.exploresteamboat.com and learn more at www.reverbnation.com/blueroosterband. Cover to be determined. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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