Steamboat briefs: Steamboat visitor center open for holiday weekend

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The Steamboat Springs visitor center reopened Friday after closing for an interior remodel. The visitor center, 125 Anglers Drive, offers maps, brochures, recreation permits, tickets and guidance about Steamboat activities, lodging, restaurants and more. The visitor center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Summer hours begin Monday, when the center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 970-879-0880.

Vendor applications being accepted for spring events

■ The National Cattledog Association trials are at 8 a.m. from June 12 to 16 at Flying Diamond Ranch. The booth fee is $100. Applications are due June 1.

■ The inaugural Savor Steamboat is from 3 to 6 p.m. June 15. The new event near the base of Steamboat Ski Area will feature barbecue pork and cocktail competitions. Applications are available for food and drink vendors as well as craft and agricultural vendors and are due Saturday. For more information, visit www.genuinesteamboat.com/SavorSteamboat.

For more information about the events, contact Misto Productions at 970-871-6786 or info@mistopro.com.

Picking permits available at ranger district office

The Hahn’s Peak-Bears Ears Ranger District will expand its hours to be open from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday and June 1, 8 and 15 for those who are collecting bracken ferns. Picking permits are $10 each and allow the harvest of one bushel. There is a minimum purchase of two permits per visit with a maximum of five bushels harvested per year.

For more information, Steamboat Springs visitors can call 970-870-2299 or stop by the Steamboat District Office, 925 Weiss Drive, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Tennis Association seeking event volunteers, sponsors

The Steamboat Tennis Association is in need of volunteers, auction items, sponsors and players for the Summer Championships fundraiser July 26 to 28. Those who are interested can contact event chairperson Jeannie Antonucci at antonucci10s@gmail.com or 970-870-3033.

MS Run the US founder to stop in Steamboat on Friday

MS Run the U.S. Founder Ashley Kumlien will be in Steamboat Springs on Friday as part of a cross-country relay running event. Kumlien and runners Clark Gilbert and Bill Sinak will be at Old Town Pub at 6:30 p.m. for a meet-and-greet. The runners began their journey in Los Angeles in mid-April and will run 140-mile legs until arriving in New York in September. Proceeds from the relay benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Applications available for Artist Member Exhibition

Applications are available for the Artist Member Exhibition at the Depot Art Center. The exhibition is open to current Steamboat Springs Arts Council artist members. To become a member, for an exhibit application or for more information, email info@steamboatspringsarts.com.

Totally Kids summer day camp starts next week

Totally Kids summer day camp runs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays beginning Tuesday. Registration forms are available at Hayden Valley Elementary School or at www.haydentotallykids.com.  For more information, call Carolyn at 970-846-9083.

Storm spotter and weather safety training is June 8

The National Weather Service will lead a free storm spotter and weather safety training from 1 to 3 p.m. June 8 in the Yampa Valley Electric Association Community Room, 32 10th St. For more information, visit www.weather.gov/gjt.

Boys & Girls Club reading program seeks listeners

The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs is looking for volunteers to listen to children read aloud for one or more hours per week from June 24 to Aug. 23. The reading program is offered from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays or from 10:25 to 11:25 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Those who are interested should contact Bonnie at 970-871-3160.

Registration still open for Steamboat Mad Mud Run

Registration remains open for the Steamboat Mad Mud Run at 10 a.m. June 22 at Steamboat Ski Area.

The race course begins at the base of the ski area and heads up through the Mavericks Terrain Park in Bashor Bowl before returning to the base. The 5-kilometer course will feature 16 obstacles, including a mud pits, bungee webs, wall climb, rail balance beams, mud pit, bungee jumble, crawl, log jam, keg hurdle and a fire jump. The event begins with the first heats at 10 a.m.; subsequent heats go off every 15 minutes.

The cost is $75, and registration is available at www.steamboatmudrun.com through June 20.

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