Four men from Colorado set out for Africa to save the world. The documentary “Mzungu,” directed by local filmographer Shane Gilbert, follows them on the journey that led to discoveries about their own lives and the world they live in. A free public screening of the film is at 6:30 p.m. today at Library Hall in Bud Werner Memorial Library.

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Four men from Colorado set out for Africa to save the world. The documentary “Mzungu,” directed by local filmographer Shane Gilbert, follows them on the journey that led to discoveries about their own lives and the world they live in. A free public screening of the film is at 6:30 p.m. today at Library Hall in Bud Werner Memorial Library.

Routt County events calendar for March 4 to 10

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Sam Bush

❱❱ Sam Bush — Gondola Square, Steamboat Ski Area, 3 p.m.

Known as the godfather of Newgrass Revival, mandolinist Sam Bush returns to Steamboat for a free outdoor show in the Bud Light Rocks the Boat concert series. FREE. Call 970-879-6111. Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Local acoustic musician Sam Ayer plays happy-hour entertainment in a variety of styles. His jazz, folk and blues influences shine through in his contemporary crowd-pleasing favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ First Friday Artwalk — Downtown Steamboat Springs, 5 to 8 p.m.

Peruse the galleries, restaurants and stores of Steamboat Springs that offer art. FREE. Various downtown locations. See complete listings here.

Tiffany Christopher Duo

❱❱ Tiffany Christopher Duo — Old Town Pub, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pop rock guitarist and singer Tiffany Christopher takes over stages with her rousing personality, catchy riffs and soulful vocals, with Utah’s Hilary Murray on string instruments and vocals. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Premium Blend — Ciao Gelato, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Acoustic guitar duo plays classic covers and folk rock originals. Call 970-870-7979. Seventh and Yampa streets.

Mzungu

❱❱ “Mzungu” — Library Hall in Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Back in Steamboat by popular demand, this award-winning documentary by local filmmaker Shane Gilbert explores the journey of four Coloradans who set out for Uganda to “save the world,” and instead, unite a community to work together for authentic, meaningful change, while also changing themselves forever. Doors open at 6 p.m., and donations will be accepted to support the work of Come, Let’s Dance in Uganda. FREE. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240 for more information. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Julia Bryan

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❱❱ Julia Bryan — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

The Front Range-based singer-songwriter plays acoustic indie rock and sings with delicate, soulful intention. FREE. Call 970-879-9500 for more information. Eighth and Yampa streets.

Peace Officer

❱❱ Peace Officer — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Fort Collins-based hip-hop reggae dub outfit features the lyrics of four emcees and electronic influences. FREE. Call 970-879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

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

Winter Park-based Southern jam rock band, formerly called One Time, is back together for a few shows this winter. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and the Ol’ 37 — The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Acoustic Americana rock from local musicians. FREE. Call 970-879-4797 for more information. 609 Yampa St.

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

Local DJ spins house favorites. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave. FREE.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Michael “Hi Hero” Lambert — Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 9 a.m.

A local musician will offer acoustic entertainment to the morning crowds. FREE. Call 970-879-3393 for more information. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue, downstairs at Old Town Square.

❱❱ Ski Mardi Gras — Gondola Square, Steamboat Ski Area, 2:30 p.m.

“Laissez les bon temps rouler” (let the good times roll) at Steamboat Ski Area with the new Ski Mardi Gras event. Celebrates the holiday with a parade at 2:30 p.m. featuring a jazz band, costumed grand marshals and beads. The public is invited to join in the parade. At 3 p.m., attend the free outdoor concert and enjoy a Cajun barbecue and beer festival in Gondola Square. Call 970-879-6111. Base of Steamboat Ski Area.

Jojo's Mardi Gras Band

❱❱ Jojo’s Mardi Gras Band — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

Right after the Mardi Gras Parade at the base of the ski area, Widespread Panic keyboardist Jojo Hermann takes the stage with his funky New Orleans side project. FREE. Base of Steamboat Ski Area.

Trevor G. Potter

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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.

❱❱ Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball fundraiser — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 6 to 11 p.m.

The Yampa Valley Autism Program presents its third annual fundraiser, which takes place during Mardi Gras season for the first time. There will be a live auction, silent auction, Cajun fare, hurricane drinks, beads and masks. Proceeds go to help sustain and expand programs for local autistic children. Tickets are $50 for individuals or $90 for a couple and are available at All That Jazz or www.yampavalleyautism.org. Call 970-870-6257. 1605 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Steamboat Swings Band — Depot Art Center, 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of high-energy swing dancing to Steamboat Swings’ big-band style. A 1930s-style Charleston Lindy Hop class will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the Steamboat Swings Band goes on at 7 p.m. Steamboat Stomp will DJ during band breaks. Tickets are $15 per person. Call 970-879-9008. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Todd Musselman and Exit 232 — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

Acoustic rock that you can dance and shake a tambourine to. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Schism: A tribute to Tool — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A New York City-based quartet that pays homage to the hard-rock band Tool by re-creating the band’s compositional masterpieces. FREE. 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.

Interstate Stash Express


❱❱ Interstate Stash Express — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

From the Front Range of Colorado, the power-rock trio plays in the vein of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Uncle Tupelo, a fusion they like to call “psychedelic Americana.” Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-2101 for more information. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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

Winter Park-based Southern jam rock band, formerly called One Time, is back together for a few shows this winter. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Tiffany Christopher Duo

❱❱ Tiffany Christopher Duo — The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Pop rock guitarist and singer Tiffany Christopher takes over stages with her rousing personality, catchy riffs and soulful vocals. With Utah’s Hilary Murray on string instruments and vocals. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

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

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

SUNDAY

❱❱ Michael “Hi Hero” Lambert — Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 9 a.m.

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.

❱❱ Art reception for Vincent Bolletta — Depot Art Center, 4 p.m.

This month at the Depot, New Zealand yoga instructor Vincent Bolletta will display introspective and visually captivating photographs of his yoga postures juxtaposed with urban architecture and striking shadow and light contrast. Photos are by New Zealand photographer Marc Mateo. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. FREE. Call 970-879-9008 for more information. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen — Saddles Bar & Grill, 4 to 7 p.m.

Kick off your ski boots and listen to acoustic après-ski entertainment from a local artist. Call 970-879-2220. Inside the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Court.

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

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave. FREE.

❱❱ DJ Zerowkel — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

DJ dance party with light show. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

MONDAY

❱❱ Story-time for Grown-ups — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, noon

Enjoy hot tea from The Deep Steep Tea Co. while listening to this week’s readers, Linda May and Judy Gunthorpe, as they share 50 minutes of contemporary and classic short stories. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Mixed Breed

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❱❱ Mixed Breed — Slopeside Grill, 3 to 5 p.m.

Spend your après ski outdoors with an original rock trio from Boulder. The band plays covers by bands ranging from Led Zeppelin to Men at Work and original melodic, American rock tunes in the vein of Tom Petty. FREE. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ 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 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Open mic night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Jay Roemer hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797 for more information. 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 visit www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Mixed Breed — Slopeside Grill, 3 to 5 p.m.

Spend your après ski outdoors with an original rock trio from Boulder. The band plays covers by bands ranging from Led Zeppelin to Men at Work and original melodic, American rock tunes in the vein of Tom Petty. FREE. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Off the Chain — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Local musicians Randy Kelley, Ron Wheeler, Chris Koebnick and Deanna Webb Koebnick play everything from bluegrass to Led Zeppelin in this après-ski show. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

The Nadas

❱❱ Jason Walsmith of the Nadas — Saddles Bar & Grill, 4 to 7 p.m.

Enjoy après-ski entertainment from Jason Walsmith, the guitarist and singer for the Iowa-based roots rockers the Nadas. Call 970-879-2220. Inside the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Court.

Sam Glaser


❱❱ Sam Glaser — Steamboat Christian Center, 6:30 p.m.

An interfaith evening of music is presented by the Steamboat Christian Center and the Jewish congregation Har Mishpacha featuring Sam Glaser, a world-renowned Jewish musician. FREE. Donations are accepted. 821 Dougherty Road.

DJ Harry

❱❱ DJ Harry — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Mardi Gras dance party with longtime electronic DJ Harry, who has played on stages such as Bonnaroo, sharing the bill with artists including Moby, Spearhead and Widespread Panic. With Denver’s Ible Kadence. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Red Beans and Rice — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with a new rock project with local favorites Eric Berry and Eric Martinez. Cover is TBA. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Billy Franklin Quintet — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Former Steamboat local Billy Franklin returns to town for Mardi Gras festivities. He and his band, which includes members of E.O.E. and saxophone player John Fairlie, will play funky New Orleans jazz. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070 for more information. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ DJ Jeraff and DjMT — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Get down and dirty Fat Tuesday style with String Board Theory guitarist Jeff Barlow as he spins dubstep and electro as DJ Jeraff, alongside Rich Allison, also known as DjMT. FREE. Call 970-879-4797 for more information. 609 Yampa St.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Mixed Breed — Slopeside Grill, 3 to 5 p.m.

Spend your après ski outdoors with an original rock trio from Boulder. The band plays covers from bands ranging from Led Zeppelin to Men at Work. FREE. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Off the Chain — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Local musicians Randy Kelley, Ron Wheeler, Chris Koebnick and Deanna Webb Koebnick play everything from bluegrass to Led Zeppelin in this après ski show. FREE. Call 970-871-5150 for more information. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Wild West Wednesdays — Various locations at Steamboat mountain village, 4 to 7 p.m.

During the weekly celebration of community on the mountain, enjoy retail discounts, wine, snacks and a book signing. Call Pat at 970-846-0791. Base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen — Saddles Bar & Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Lounge and listen to acoustic après-ski entertainment from a local artist. Call 970-879-2220. Inside the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Court.

❱❱ Worried Men — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

Local classic rock cover band Worried Men plays its first show after taking hiatus. The group of local musicians — Willie Samuelson, Randy Kelley, Jon Gibbs and Pat Waters — rocks local venues. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

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❱❱ Codi Jordan Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

From the college scene in Salt Lake City to regional touring, the rock reggae dub band mixes summery, lighthearted riffs and heavy beats. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

E.O.E.

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❱❱ Billy Franklin Quartet — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Former Steamboat local and New Orleans resident Billy Franklin plays funk rock with members of his own band, E.O.E. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Mixed Breed — Slopeside Grill, 3 to 5 p.m.

Spend your après ski outdoors with an original rock trio from Boulder. The band plays covers from bands ranging from Led Zeppelin to Men at Work and original melodic, American rock tunes. FREE. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

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

Local musician David Harlan’s happy-hour show features original music and remakes of some great songs. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

The Nadas

❱❱ Jason Walsmith of the Nadas — Saddles Bar & Grill, 4 to 7 p.m.

Enjoy après-ski entertainment from Jason Walsmith, the guitarist and singer for the Iowa-based roots rockers the Nadas. Call 970-879-2220. Inside the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Court.

Army Jazz Ambassadors

❱❱ U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors — Strings Music Pavilion, 6 p.m.

The internationally acclaimed U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue their long history of presenting free public performances with a FREE show of big band swing, Latin music, contemporary jazz, popular tunes, standards, Dixieland and patriotic selections. Members of the Steamboat Springs High School Concert Band will join the Jazz Ambassadors for a special encore. Call 970-879-5056 to reserve tickets. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Steve Boynton — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

Local musician plays jazz. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Ghetdown Network — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Local DJs Theory, Essell and Dicon spin house and electro. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Billy Franklin and Friends — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Former Steamboat local Billy Franklin plays with an all-New Orleans lineup. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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