Jonah Lipsky, right, also known as J. Wail, plays tonight at Ghost Ranch Saloon with Chuck Morris from the band Lotus. The duo fuses live electronic music with dance-friendly funk beats. The People Like Us performance troupe also will perform at the free show.

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Jonah Lipsky, right, also known as J. Wail, plays tonight at Ghost Ranch Saloon with Chuck Morris from the band Lotus. The duo fuses live electronic music with dance-friendly funk beats. The People Like Us performance troupe also will perform at the free show.

Routt County events calendar for May 13 to 19

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TODAY

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

The Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat hosts drop-in figure drawing sessions. Bring your own materials; a model is provided. The cost is $12 per session. Call Wendy at 970-819-9587. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ African Dance & Drum Ensemble with Ma­lian masters — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.

Study the dances and rhythms of Mali in West Africa with visiting master teachers Abdoul Doumbia and Djeneba Sako. There will be two mixed-level community classes: djembe drum with Abdoul from 6 to 7 p.m. and dance with Djeneba (and live drummers) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wear comfortable clothes and bare feet to dance. Drums may be available for rent. $15 per class. Presented by the Steamboat Springs African Dance & Drum Ensemble. Call Jennie at 970-846-9695. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Sk8 Night — Sk8 Church, 6 to 10:30 p.m.

Pool tables, foosball, video games, $2 pizza and more will be available. Children 14 and younger are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m., and those 15 and older are welcome from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The cost is $5 with a $25 yearly membership, or $7 for nonmembers. Participants must have signed waivers, available at the door or at www.steamboatsk8church.com. Call 970-846-6754 or 970-846-6755. 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 260.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite songs under the disco lights. FREE admission. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Cabaret presents “Short and Sweet” — Strings Music Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

This year’s annual Cabaret theater production features local actors, singers and performers poking fun at Steamboat. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at All That Jazz and from 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Depot Art Center. Call 970-879-9008. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

J. Wail


❱❱ J. Wail with Chuck Morris — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Stretching into the DJ-based dance sound with the approach of a live band, Denver’s J. Wail creates his “avant-garde club-funk-rock” through innovative techniques using live guitar, bass, vocals, synthesizers and live electronics, with the influences of Chuck Morris, of Lotus. People Like Us performance troupe will be on hand to make Friday the 13th extra freaky. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

SATURDAY

❱❱ International Migratory Bird Day — The Carpenter Ranch, 6:45 a.m.

The event begins with coffee and a bake sale; bird walks start at 7 a.m.; workshops start at 10 a.m.; bring a picnic for lunch at noon; a decorated birdhouse auction is at 12:30 p.m.; and a family bird walk with Ted Floyd is at 1:15 p.m. Children’s activities start at 10 a.m. Visit www.yampatika.org/pdf/IMBDFlyer.pdf for more information. Call 970-879-5151. U.S. Highway 40 just east of Hayden.

❱❱ Community Yard Sale — Routt County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lunch will be sold, and proceeds from a bake sale will benefit the Yampa Valley Relay For Life. Call 970-819-5918. 398 S. Poplar St. in Hayden.

❱❱ Routt County Riders seventh annual Bike Fest — Howelsen Hill, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event includes bike selling and buying, as well as a children’s safety and skills riding area featuring hands-on riding programs for children and adults (bring your own bike). Food will be available for sale. A $1 donation is requested to enter. Bike sellers will be charged $5 per bike. Those selling bikes must check them in between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. Contact Katie at 970-846-9206 or katie@kenteriksen.com. 845 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Skate-a-thon for Autism — How­elsen Ice Arena, 1 to 4 p.m.

Support the Yampa Valley Autism Program with the fourth annual, youth-oriented fundraiser. There will be refreshments and prizes for most laps and most money collected through pledges. Skates will be provided at no cost. There is also a halftime hockey shoot-out; bring your own stick if possible. Packets available by calling 970-846-3821 or at the door. All proceeds will benefit and sustain the programs of Yampa Valley Autism Program. 245 River Road.

❱❱ Piknik Theatre auditions — Depot Art Center, 2 to 5 p.m.

Join the cast of the annual summer outdoor theater production. Auditions will be no more than 15 minutes, with a first-come, first-served priority. If you can, prepare a minute of classic (Shakespeare) text. It is open to anyone 16 and older regardless of experience. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

Fly Away Home

❱❱ “Fly Away Home” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.

In honor of Migratory Bird Day, the library presents a FREE screening of the 1996 film starring Jeff Daniels and Anna Paquin. This 110-minute, PG-rated film is about a 13-year-old girl who raises abandoned goslings and then must teach the geese to migrate. Visit www.birdday.­org for more information on the international celebration. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite songs under the disco lights. FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ LGBT Steamboat gathering — 7 p.m.

Meet other LGBT members of the community at a social gathering. Contact Jacob at jgunville@mail.coloradomtn.edu or at 970-819-1316 for information and directions.

❱❱ Cabaret presents “Short and Sweet” — Strings Music Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

This year’s annual Cabaret theater production features local actors, singers and performers poking fun at Steamboat. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at All That Jazz and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Depot Art Center. Call 970-879-9008. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 p.m.

Rock on Ice is an ice-skating event geared toward teens but open to everyone. Skate under disco lights to music. The $6 cost includes skate rental. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

Funktion


❱❱ 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. Read more about the band here. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Community Yoga Practice — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

All ages and experience levels are invited to build their personal home yoga practice. The community yoga program will focus on a different instructor DVD each session. This month’s class will come from David Swenson. FREE. Bring a mat or blanket. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ “Abundant Living” workshop with Wendy Reese — Yoga Center of Steamboat, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This two-hour workshop will help you identify where you are stuck or self-sabotaging, create a foundation to build a purposeful, intentional life, let go of old wounds that hold you back and develop a plan that weaves through all areas of life to tap into abundance. Prepare to sit, write, meditate, open your heart and mind and be liberated from the energetic ties that bind you. The workshop is $40 per person. Call 602-570-8758. Visit www.peaceinthecity.com. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ North Routt Chili Cook-Off — Steamboat Lake Outfitters, 1 to 5 p.m.

The entry fee is $10 in four categories: red, green, other and dessert. Chili makers should bring at least 6 quarts; desserts should feed 40. Submissions are due by 12:30 p.m., and cooks should bring a crockpot, power cord and ladle. The cost for tasters is $40 per family, $10 for adults, $7 for those younger than 16, and children younger than 7 are free. Local acoustic band 3Wire will perform. Proceeds benefit North Routt schools. Call Chris at the Clark Store at 970-879-3849 or Erick Knaus at 970-871-1441 with questions. Routt County Road 129 north of Clark.

❱❱ Piknik Theatre auditions — Depot Art Center, 2 to 5 p.m.

Join the cast of the annual summer outdoor theater production. Auditions will be no more than 15 minutes, with a first-come, first-served priority. If you can, prepare a minute of classic (Shakespeare) text. Open to anyone age 16 and older regardless of experience. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Youth Honors Recital — United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 3 p.m.

Thirty-three student musicians, ages 6 to 17, are auditioning for a spot on the Honors Recital Program, sponsored by the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra. The student musicians will audition on violin, flute, trumpet, clarinet and voice, and judges will select performers for the recital. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youths. All proceeds will benefit Youth Scholarships for the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra education programs. Call Janice at 970-870-3069. Eighth and Oak streets.

❱❱ 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. Call 970871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Dollar bowling night — Snow Bowl, 9 p.m.

Enjoy $1 games and drink specials at Snow Bowl. Reservations are recommended. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

MONDAY

❱❱ Yampa Valley Community Band concert — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 7 p.m.

Routt County’s own community band will perform music by American composers. FREE. Call 970-291-1254. 1605 Lincoln Ave.

Carrie Rodriguez

❱❱ Carrie Rodriguez — First String Music, 7:30 p.m.

Carrie Rodriguez, a Mexican-American singer-songwriter and the daughter of Texan singer-songwriter David Rodriguez and Texas painter Katy Nail, sings and plays the fiddle, Mandobird and tenor guitar. She appears with Romantica lead singer Ben Kyle. Watch a video of Rodriguez performing “She Ain’t Me” with this calendar at ExploreSteamboat.com. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. Call 970-871-4661. 1880 Loggers Lane, Unit A.

❱❱ 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. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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.

The Economics of Happiness

❱❱ “The Economics of Happiness” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

The library and Transition Steamboat present a free screening of a documentary film by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick and John Page. Juxtaposing globalization with the grass-roots local eating movement, the film features Samdhong Rinpoche (the prime minister of Tibet’s government in exile), Vandana Shiva, Bill McKibben, David Korten and Zac Goldsmith. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Dollar bowling night — Snow Bowl, 9 p.m.

Enjoy $1 games and drink specials at Snow Bowl. Reservations are recommended. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ 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 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Gasland

❱❱ “Gasland” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

The Colorado Environmental Coalition and The Wilderness Society present a free screening of “Gasland,” a documentary about fracking and America’s gas drilling boom. Filmmaker Josh Fox is scheduled to Skype in for a community Q-and-A after the film. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Steamboat Stomp: Country swing dancing night — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Learn how to swing with local country dancers and enjoy two hours of country favorites. You don’t need to bring a partner. A free dance lesson is at 8 p.m. upstairs. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Poker Night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

Free to play for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Open mic night — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 6 p.m.

Join this live show where anyone from the audience can recite poetry, sing songs, perform feats of comedy, improvise or play an acoustic instrument. Call 970-879-6830. Ninth Street west of Lincoln Avenue.

Rebel Tongue


❱❱ Rebel Tongue — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

This eclectic outfit from Denver successfully blends jazz, hip-hop, neo-soul, funk and blues to give the listener a seasoned pot of musical gumbo. Listen with this calendar at ExploreSteamboat.com. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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