Autumn’s Picks for May 13
May 12, 2005
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Steamboat Springs Middle School, 5100 Amethyst Dr.
Why you should go: It will be way better than whatever Johnny Depp is putting out this summer.
Yampatika’s sixth annual Wild Edible Feast
When: 6 to 9 p.m. (Cocktails and silent auction at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.)
Where: Catamount Golf Clubhouse, 33400-A Catamount Drive
Cost: $75 per person or $130 per couple (paid upon registration)
Call: Seating is limited. Call 871-9151.
Why you should go: Eat yummy fiddleheads
Emerald City Opera preview party and silent auction for 2005 season signature artwork by local artist Rob Williams
When: 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: TEI Contemporary Modern Gallery in Torian Plum Plaza
Why you should go: How often do you get to wear a big hat besides the Kentucky Derby. (P.S. You are asked to wear a big hat and elbow-length gloves in the spirit of “The Merry Widow” opera.)
Intercambio, a Spanish/English conversation group
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Epilogue Book Co., 837 Lincoln Ave.
Why you should go: Celebre la diversidad formando las amistades verdaderas.
Spoken word open mic
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 56 Seventh St.
Why you should go: Poets are still running on the adrenaline of the recent poetry slam.