Steamboat Springs ❱❱ 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 third of a three-class session for $100. Materials are $20. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ “1981” — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.
Bud Werner Memorial Library and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council present a free foreign film, the 2009 Canadian comedy and Cannes Film Festival selection directed by Ricardo Trogi. The movie is in French with English subtitles. The screening includes an award-winning short and popcorn. FREE. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 1001 13th Street.
❱❱ Square dancing — American Legion Hall in Hayden, 7 p.m.
Learn to do-si-do with the Green Ridge Mountaineers. New dancers and families are welcome. Call Elaine at 970-879-3521 or Arloa at 970-824-3396. 220 S. Third St. in Hayden.
❱❱ Pat Waters — Sweetwater Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.
Local acoustic rock entertainment. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ “Tailgate Alaska: The Movie” premiere featuring Salem — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
Enjoy the screening of the Alaska snowboard film “Tailgate Alaska” and dance to the grooves of the action sports scene band Salem, which also is featured on the soundtrack. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Eric Martinez and Eric Berry — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Eric Martinez, of the Georgia-based rock ’n’ roll band Bloodkin, and local musician Eric Berry join together for a night of live rock. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Full Belly — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Join the Boulder-based funk rock band for its first show in Steamboat Springs. The five-piece band incorporates funk, soul, rock, jam and blues elements into its catchy cover songs and originals. Read more about the Belly on page 20 of Explore Steamboat. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Creative Community Open House and Art Show — Home ReSource, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The third annual event features new sculptures and artwork made from materials someone else threw away. The event is free, and there will be hot dogs, chips and sodas. Read more about this year’s community art project on page 3 of today’s Steamboat Today. Call 970-879-6985.
❱❱ “Ghostbusters” Flick ’N Float — Old Town Hot Springs, 6 to 9 p.m.
The movie will be shown at 7 p.m. on the big screen by the hot pool. Unlimited slide rides from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Call 970-879-1828. 136 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and Ol’ 37 — Sweetwater Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.
Local Americana rock entertainment. 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.
❱❱ Magnum XL – Hahn’s Peak Cafe, 8:30 p.m.
Original rock from a North Routt County-based band. 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.
❱❱ The Avey Brothers — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The Iowa-based blues trio was named one of 11 finalists in the 2010 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. Expect energetic blues-rock with a swampy Cajun twist. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Speak of the Devil — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Rock out to a local metal band. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Full Belly — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Join the Boulder-based funk rock band for its first visit to Steamboat Springs. The five-piece band incorporates funk, soul, rock, jam and blues elements into its catchy cover songs and originals. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ DJ Melirae — Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
Ladies night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Free belly dance class — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 a.m.
In the fourth of six installments in the Adult Beginning Dance Series, Courtney Anderson will lead a class in belly dance, a fun and sensual way to build core strength and confidence. 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 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.
❱❱ Poker night — 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.
❱❱ 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 visit www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.
❱❱ Adult beginning/intermediate pottery — Steamboat Arts and 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, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
DJ spins country favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-7427. Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Songwriters in the Round — First String Music, 7:30 p.m.
Join Mark D. Sanders, Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark for an intimate evening spotlighting songwriters. All three artists have had major records with leading country artists. Tickets are $15 at the door. Call 970-871-4661. 1880 Loggers Lane.
❱❱ 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 laptop and writings. Call 970-846-1428. 685 Marketplace Plaza.
❱❱ Live trivia — 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.
❱❱ One Book Steamboat film screening and book talk with Mary Murphy — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.
In honor of One Book Steamboat, Steamboat Springs’ community read of “To Kill A Mockingbird,” Bud Werner Memorial Library presents an evening with author and filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy. The evening features an exclusive screening of Murphy’s still unreleased documentary “Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird.” More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ 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.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writer’s 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.
❱❱ “One Man, One Cow, One Planet” screening and discussion — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.
Bud Werner Memorial Library, Transition Steamboat and Deep Roots present a free screening of the documentary film “One Man, One Cow, One Planet” and a discussion with biodynamics expert Jim Barausky. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Funktion — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
A Michigan-based funky soul jam band powered by the beats of two percussionists, with the smooth harmonies of a horn section adding an extra sizzle. The eight-piece band’s influences range from hip-hop to jazz. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Karaoke — Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thursday. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.