Scary creatures, including these played by, from top left, Dan Gosnell, Jimmy Westlake and Becca Pappas, will be lurking in the corridors of Bogue Hall this weekend at the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday through Monday. Tickets are $5 Friday and $10 Saturday through Monday. The event is a fundraiser for the SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus.

Photo by John F. Russell

Scary creatures, including these played by, from top left, Dan Gosnell, Jimmy Westlake and Becca Pappas, will be lurking in the corridors of Bogue Hall this weekend at the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday through Monday. Tickets are $5 Friday and $10 Saturday through Monday. The event is a fundraiser for the SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus.

Routt County events calendar for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3

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FRIDAY

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

The Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat hosts drop-in figure drawing sessions every second and fourth Friday. Bring your own materials. A model will be provided. The cost is $12 per session. Call Wendy at 970-819-9587. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Screamboat Chamber of Horror — Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

The SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus is hosting the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror at Bogue Hall. Tickets are $5 Friday and $10 Saturday through Monday. An adult should accompany children younger than 12. For more information, call Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537. 1370 Bob Adams Drive.

❱❱ Halloween Bash — Larson’s Barn, 6 to 10 p.m.

Start off the Halloween weekend with a lively costume bash and fundraiser for the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts. There is a trip to Cancun up for grabs for the best costume, live music from Worried Men and food from Steamboat Smokehouse. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and include dinner, first drink and a raffle ticket. Call 970-846-5970. Colorado Highway 131 behind Haymaker Golf Course.

Slednecks

❱❱ “Slednecks XIV” premiere — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.

Before it’s time to fire up the snowmobiles for a hopefully powder-filled season, spend an evening gasping and gawking at the antics of local and nationally renowned riders in “Slednecks XIV” and three other snowmobiling films starring local athletes and Yampa Valley scenery. After party featuring DJ Also Starring. Tickets are $5 at the door and benefit local snowmobiling nonprofit Routt Powder Riders. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Jazz Night featuring Wheeler 3 and friends — Bella’s Wine Bar, 8 to 11 p.m.

Cozy up in the cellar bar for Steamboat’s weekly live music jam. Jazz Night will feature Randy Kelley, Chris Koebnick and Ron Wheeler as the Bella’s house band with special guests. FREE. Call 970-870-9463. 737 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Deb Lenhart — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 8 p.m.

Local acoustic singer-songwriter plays alongside Daddio’s owner Dave Mansbridge on steel guitar. Lenhart wails on Melissa Etheridge and Heart covers as well her own mountain rock originals. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

Boom Chick

❱❱ Boomchick with Tombstone — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Hailing from New York City, the duo of Frank Hoier on guitar and Moselle Spiller on drums evokes memories of 1970s minimalist rock: a Delta blues backbone with a surf pop and hipster vibe. Tombstone opens at 8 p.m. and Boomchick goes on at about 10 p.m. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh Street.

❱❱ Brian Smith Band — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.

Dance the night away to a local classic rock and blues band. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets

❱❱ Better Than Bacon — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Better Than Bacon


Fort Collins’ Better than Bacon brings a throwback spirit of classic rock coupled with driving guitar riffs for this Halloween weekend show. FREE. Call 970-879-2101 for more information. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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

Kenny Perkins is a blues-influenced Americana singer-songwriter based in Broomfield. Listen to his music at www.myspace.com/kennyperkinsband. FREE. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Oak Creek cemetery tour — Tracks and Trails Museum, 1 p.m.

Join historian Mike Yurich for stories and a spooky tour of the Oak Creek Cemetery. Meet at the Tracks and Trails Museum, 129 E. Main St. in Oak Creek. FREE. Call 970-736-0452 with questions.

❱❱ Screamboat Chamber of Horror — Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

The SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus is hosting the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror at Bogue Hall. Tickets are $10. An adult should accompany children younger than 12. For more information, call Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537. 1370 Bob Adams Drive.

❱❱ Steamboat Swings Big Band — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

Enjoy a costume party swing style with music from Steamboat’s own big band playing swing and jazz favorites. A ballroom dance lesson starts at 7 p.m. with Matt and Holly Blanchard. There will be prizes for best dressed and for the winner of a dance-off. $15 per person or $25 per couple. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ 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.

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

❱❱ Afro-cuban Jazz Night — Bella’s Wine Bar, 8 to 11 p.m.

Bella’s popular jazz nights have expanded to Saturdays with a host of local Steamboat musicians and special guests playing Afro-Cuban jazz tunes. FREE. Call 970-870-9463. 737 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Deb Lenhart — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 8 p.m.

Local acoustic singer-songwriter plays alongside Daddio’s owner Dave Mansbridge on steel guitar. Lenhart wails on Melissa Etheridge and Heart covers as well her own mountain rock originals. This costume party will have prizes for the best outfits. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

James and the Devil

❱❱ Missed the Boat with James and the Devil — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Missed the Boat

Steamboat’s own mountain rockers Missed the Boat return to the Ghost Ranch for a Halloween show. Expect the band’s old foot-stomping favorites, heartfelt ballads and a few new tunes. Denver jam rockers James and the Devil open at 8 p.m. and Missed the Boat goes on at about 10 p.m. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Leprechaun — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 9 p.m.

Dance music, costume contest and plenty of giveaways. Call 970-871-6277 for more information. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Amputators — The Tap House Sports Grill, 9 p.m.

Halloween wouldn’t be as scary without Steamboat’s own punk-metal band. There will be a costume contest and prizes including Broncos tickets. $2 at the door. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Rowdy Shadehouse Funk Band

❱❱ Rowdy Shadehouse — Sweetwater Grill, 9 p.m.

It’s Halloween weekend, and that means a chance to get freaky with Denver’s rowdy funk rock band. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Costume party with the Old Town Pickers — Carl’s Tavern, 9 p.m.

Carl’s will be offering a $250 cash prize for best costume at this Halloween bash, alongside the foot-stomping back porch acoustic sound of the Old Town Pickers. FREE. Call 970-761-2060. Seventh and Yampa streets.

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

Kenny Perkins is a blues-influenced Americana singer-songwriter based in Broomfield. Listen to his music at www.myspace.com/kennyperkinsband. FREE. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Dyrty Byrds — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The Dyrty Byrds return for their annual Old Town Pub Halloween party. Costume up and dance the night away to rock ’n’ roll from Denver’s own Southern rock band. $5. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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

Two local dubstep DJs spin grimy electronica for this Halloween weekend dance party. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Screamboat Chamber of Horror — Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

The SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus is hosting the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror at Bogue Hall. Tickets are $10. An adult should accompany children younger than 12. For more information, call Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537. 1370 Bob Adams Drive.

❱❱ CMC Enchanted Castle — Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 8 p.m.

The CMC Residence Hall Association presents trick-or-treating and games for children elementary-school age and younger. Students will be collecting cans of food at the door to benefit local food banks. FREE. Call 970-871-2013, or email Shawndra Winter at srwinter@coloradomtn.edu. Hill Hall at CMC.

❱❱ 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 for more information. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Texas Hold ’em poker tournament — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 7 p.m.

Milner’s new roadhouse-style bar and grill hosts a new poker night. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

❱❱ 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.

HALLOWEEN

❱❱ Downtown Halloween Stroll — Lincoln Avenue, 5 to 7 p.m.

The annual Halloween Stroll has been taking place in Downtown Steamboat for more than 30 years. Young and old stroll up and down closed Lincoln Avenue trick-or-treating. Sponsored by the businesses on Lincoln Ave from Fifth to 11th streets, this event brings out the child in everyone. During the event, the Steamboat Springs High School Drama Troupe will hold a fundraiser at its booth in front of Johnny B. Good’s Diner. The Steamboat Springs Arts Council holds several contests (pumpkin carving, evil laugh) on the Routt County Courthouse lawn. Call 970-846-1800.

❱❱ Screamboat Chamber of Horror — Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

The SKY Club at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus is hosting the 13th annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror at Bogue Hall. Tickets are $10. An adult should accompany children younger than 12. For more information, call Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537. 1370 Bob Adams Drive.

❱❱ Poker night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Poker Tour plays Texas Hold ’em. Free to play for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. 40 in west Steamboat.

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

North Routt’s classic rock band Awkward Moment plays a special Halloween show. FREE. Call 970-871-1495. Routt County Road 129 in Clark.

❱❱ Open mic night — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Jay Roemer hosts an open mic night for the acoustically inclined. Each performer gets a free beer. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ String Board Theory — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

Get freaky with Steamboat’s own electronic jam rock band, String Board Theory. Get your costume ready for a dance party and light show deserving of this spook-tacular holiday. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh 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.

❱❱ Literature to Life community workshop with the American Place Theatre — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

As a culmination of the ONE Book Steamboat community read, a seasoned teaching artist will lead participants through interactive techniques to help gain new access to Jeannette Walls’ best selling memoir, “The Glass Castle.” Following a brief excerpt of the stage presentation, the discussion will explore characters, settings and themes surrounding particularly provocative themes from the book. Participants are asked to RSVP to jlay@steamboatlibrary.org or 970-367-4917. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/events. 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. 40 in west Steamboat.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and the Ol’ 37 — Carl’s Tavern, 6 to 8 p.m.

Carl’s newest event, Bluegrass Wednesdays, continues with Trevor G. Potter and his band, who play Americana folk rock. Call 970-761-2060. Seventh and Yampa streets.

❱❱ American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life stage presentation of “The Glass Castle” — Strings Music Pavilion, 6:30 p.m.

Teaching artists bring to life the dramatic memoirs of Jeannette Walls as a culmination of the One Book Steamboat community read. General admission tickets cost $15, or $10 for students, and are available at www.stringsmusicfestival.com, by calling 970-879-5056 or at the Bud Werner Memorial Library front desk. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads. Read more about the performance here.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ Poker night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Poker Tour plays Texas Hold ’em. FREE to play for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Steamboat Stomp — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8:30 p.m.

Learn how to swing with local country dancers and enjoy more than two hours of country favorites. You don’t need to bring a partner. Matt Jones plays an early acoustic set at 7:30 p.m. before dancing. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

THURSDAY

Powderwhore

❱❱ Powderwhore’s “Breaking Trail” premiere — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 7:30 p.m.

Utah-based Powderwhore Productions presents a backcountry ski film that doesn’t have any shots of helicopters in it. Just a few dedicated skiers, snowboarders and Telemarkers hiking their way into the unknown to capture a taste of last year’s record-breaking snow year in North America. Tickets are $10 and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Chris Freese — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

Longtime local DJ Chris Freese spins hip-hop and electronica for a late night dance party. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

Show off your talents — or lack thereof — with the new weekly karaoke party in town, hosted by Sandman, who brings his traveling show from Vail. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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