A local musician will offer acoustic entertainment to the morning crowds. FREE. Call 970-879-3393. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue, downstairs at Old Town Square.
❱❱ North Routt Snow Carnival — Steamboat Lake State Park, 9 a.m.
The daylong event includes a poker run for skiers and snowmobilers; a variety of races and winter games; a carnival queen contest open to all comers, including male entrants who dress for the occasion; a live auction; food; and music and dancing with the bluegrass band Ragweed. A $20 entry fee covers all events. Call 970-846-8840. On Routt County Road 129 near Clark.
Local acoustic musician Trevor G. Potter plays happy-hour entertainment saturated with Americana and folk influences. His lyrical originals tell quiet, Western stories with an edge. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
❱❱ Private Gallery Tour — Various locations, 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Join the Steamboat Springs Arts Council for a night out with the arts. Arts Council Program Director Park Myers curates a private gallery tour. The all-inclusive evening will make stops, by shuttle, at the Depot Art Center, Oehme Graphics and K. Saari Gallery, ending with a five-course private dinner at Harwigs-L’Apogee. Cost for the evening is $85. Contact Myers at 970-879-9008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
❱❱ 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.
The premier tribute to The Artist, 1999 gets into the Prince groove with the soul pop musician’s greatest hits. Complete with costumes and sultry Prince-like expressions. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh 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. FREE. Call 970-736-2686. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ Brut Springsteen and the B Street Band — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, Denver musician Mark Brut pays tribute to the legend that is Bruce Springsteen. New Jersey-based musician James Dalton opens. Read more about the project on page 17. $10. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
A bluegrass band with roots in Jackson Hole, Wyo., plays traditional picking music. The band was founded 15 years ago by Tucker Smith, the Wyoming state champion of mandolin, guitar and banjo. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.
Based in Funky Town, known to most as Fort Worth, Texas, this quintet is led by singer-songwriter Josh Weathers and backed by a smooth horn section. Rhythm, blues and catchy tunes leave crowds reeling with soulful energy. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
Front Range rocker and Steamboat regular Holden Young returns to Old Town Pub with members of Jet Edison, Hot Soup and Lunar Fire for a new project: a tribute to Guns N’ Roses complete with rock kicks and searing Slash guitar parts. Read more about the band on page 17. $5. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
Local acoustic musician Sam Ayer plays happy-hour entertainment. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
❱❱ “Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.
As a part of the Wild Films at the Library film series, travel deep into the secretive world of this mysterious carnivore with the bold few who have spent years on its trail — and one man who has come to know them as family. The film won the International Wildlife Film Festival award for Best of Festival Made in Montana and a Merit Award for Scientific Content. The film is appropriate for all ages and runs 54 minutes. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
Local musician David Harlan’s happy-hour show features original music, remakes of some great songs and a variety of instruments used to create aggressive loops. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are veterans of bluegrass music and are three-time winners of International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainers of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year awards. They play banjo-intensive, gospel-influenced picking tunes. Tickets are $32 and are available at www.stringsmusicfestival.com. Call 970-879-5056. Mount Werner and Pine Grove roads.
In a benefit show for Amnesty International, electronic music producer Doug Appling, known as Emancipator, will play downtempo trip-hop along with New York City indie hip-hop DJ Tony Simon (Blockhead). Tickets are $15. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.