Tomorrows Bad Seeds, a reggae-rock outfit from California, plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon. It’s a free show.

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Tomorrows Bad Seeds, a reggae-rock outfit from California, plays at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon. It’s a free show.

What to do this week in Steamboat for Oct. 8 to 14

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TODAY

❱❱ Figure-drawing session — Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 9 a.m. to noon

Bring your own materials to this drop-in figure-drawing session. A model is provided. Pay $12 per session. Call Wendy at 970-819-9587. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Kids No School in Session Pottery Class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.

Children can sign up for either or both sessions (bring a lunch for all day). Cost is $30 for a half day, $60 all day. Materials and snacks included. Ages 5 and older. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Routt County Republican Central Committee pig roast — Steamboat Springs Community Center, noon

The event features a barbecued swine from the junior livestock auction at this year’s Routt County Fair. The Council on Aging will provide transportation from across the county. Sam Haslem, Chuck Vale and county fire chiefs will barbecue. Candidates will serve food. Volunteers can arrive at 10:30 a.m., help serve and then have lunch. FREE for senior citizens and their guests. Call Jeanne Whiddon at 970-734-4074. 1605 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Confident Calligraphy — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 6 to 8 p.m.

Join Andy Kennedy for an adult workshop in different font forms and flow. This is the first of a three-class session for $100. Materials are $20. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Permaculture and Local Economy, a potluck and discussion — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

As a part of a series by Transition Steamboat, a sustainability organization, permaculture expert Mary O’Brien will discuss the concept of permaculture as a sustainable land-use design. Resident Herald Stout will look at ways of creating a community alliance of business investment and of mortgage investment using the principles of permaculture. Bring a dish to share. FREE. Call 970-819-2769. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 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.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Sweetwater Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

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

Deeper

❱❱ “Deeper” — The Steamboat Grand, 8 p.m.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for the local premiere of Teton Gravity Research’s newest snowboarding film featuring big-mountain rider Jeremy Jones. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the night of the show. They’re available at Ski Haus and www.tgrtix.com/tickets/deeper. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

3 the Hardway

❱❱ 3 The Hard Way — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A three-man hip-hop group comprising Es-Nine, A.V.I.U.S. and DJ Cysko Rokwel that produces hard-hitting lyrics and powerful, DJ-driven beats. Based in Denver, the group won Westword’s 2009 award for Best Hip-Hop Album with “Set in Stone.” FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

Local artists join together in a rock project featuring Pat Waters. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Rural Wreckage — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local acoustic Americana rock. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Downtown Urban Garden Tour — Starts at Bud Werner Memorial Library Cafe, 9 a.m.

A walking/cycling tour of five sustainable downtown gardens presented by sustainability group Transition Steamboat. Learn about permaculture, the benefits of raised beds, downtown chicken farming, winterizing the garden, mulching and composting. FREE. Call 970-819-2769. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Introduction to aquaponics – Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 1 to 4 p.m.

Featuring JD Sawyer, of Colorado Aquaponics, this workshop will provide participants an opportunity to understand the basic components of building and maintaining an aquaponics system that combines a fish tank to grow a source of protein and a grow bed that allows production of vegetables, fruits and herbs. For more information, call 970-819-2769. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Paul Potyen and Organstein Jazz Trio — Mambo Italiano, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Jazz music in a dining setting. FREE. Call 970-870-0500. 521 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Becky Alter — Sweetwater Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Becky Alter is a former Steamboat resident who performs belted-out rock covers and soulful originals. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 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.

❱❱ Awkward Moment – Hahn’s Peak Cafe, 8:30 p.m.

North Routt County band Awkward Moment brings a night of rock to Hahn’s Peak. FREE. Call 970-871-1495. Routt County Road 129 about 26 miles north of Steamboat Springs.

❱❱ 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. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

Tomorrows Bad Seeds

❱❱ Tomorrows Bad Seeds — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A reggae-rock band that’s shared stages with the likes of 311 and Slightly Stoopid, the Seeds were planted in the music-fertile ground of Hermosa Beach, Calif. The group combines soul, pop, punk and hip-hop and released its sophomore album, “Sacred for Sale,” this year on its own record label. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

The Mighty High Band

❱❱ Mighty High Band — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Denver-based tribute to Jerry Garcia focusing on the jam legend’s other projects besides the Grateful Dead. They play tunes by the Jerry Garcia Band, Legion of Mary and Reconstruction. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ Ultraviolet Hippopotamus — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A six-piece jam rock band heavily influenced by funk beats. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ DJ Melirae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Ladies night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Free hula-hoop dance class — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.

In the third of six installments in the Adult Beginning Dance Series, Jen Harlan will lead a class in hoop dance, which builds core strength and body awareness and relieves stress. The series will feature a different free dance class every Sunday to help introduce the community to the art of dance. FREE, donations accepted for the Steamboat Dance Theatre’s scholarship fund. Call 970-879-9008. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions, with categories including sports, history, food and music. FREE. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

MONDAY

❱❱ Adult hand-building pottery class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Learn the basics and explore artistic progression in pottery design with instructor Lance Witner. The class is $150 and includes five day passes to the pottery studio. Materials are $50. Call 970-879-0384. 1280 13th Street.

❱❱ 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 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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

Paul Geppert hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

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 go to www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ “To Kill A Mockingbird” at 50 — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 5:30 p.m.

One Book Steamboat, the town’s first community read, continues with an inter-generational discussion of Harper Lee’s timeless novel. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Confident Calligraphy — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 6 to 8 p.m.

Join Andy Kennedy for an adult workshop in different font forms and flow. This is the second of a three-class session for $100. Participants are welcome to attend any of the three classes for $33. Materials are $20. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Adult beginning/intermediate pottery — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Learn the basics and explore artistic progression on the pottery wheel with instructor Julie Anderson. The class is $250 and includes five day passes to the pottery studio. Materials are $60. Call 970-879-0384. 1280 13th Street.

❱❱ Country Dancing — Steamboat Smokehouse, 7 p.m.

Free country triple-step lesson from 7 to 7:30 and then a DJ spins country favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-7427. Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Writers workshop — Amante Coffee, noon to 1 p.m.

The workshop is $10 per writer per session and is hosted by author Jill Murphy Long. Bring paper and pen or a laptop and writings. Call 970-846-1428. 685 Marketplace Plaza.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Extended happy hour with Eric Delaney — Old Town Pub, 7 to 9 p.m.

Live acoustic rock music. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writers Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.

Locals’ night includes food and drink specials and live music with Eric Delaney and friends. FREE. Call 970-870-1019. 1875 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Writers workshop — Epilogue Book Co., 6 to 7 p.m.

Author Jill Murphy Long hosts the weekly workshop. Bring your writings, ideas and questions. $10 per session. Call 970-846-1428. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ Curly One — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Denver dance beats. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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