Exploring Steamboat: First Friday Artwalk, Yampa River Festival, Africa Yoga Project tour
June 1, 2017
Wondering what to do and where to go in Steamboat Springs? We’ve got you covered with this weekend’s top 10 events.
First Friday Artwalk
5 to 8 p.m. | Downtown Steamboat, Lincoln Avenue
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Local galleries and alternative art venues remain open for self-guided tours, and refreshments are served. Many venues offer changing exhibits, so there is something new to see each month. To see the interactive map, visit exploresteamboat.com.
Africa Yoga Project community dinner and silent auction
6 to 7:30 p.m. | Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave.
Rakta Hot Yoga hosts Africa Yoga Project on its Handstands Hugs & Happiness Tour for a community dinner, dancing and silent auction at Library Hall. Africa Yoga Project uses yoga as a tool to educate, empower and employ youth, helping people around the world realize their power to effect change. Retail will be available for sale. To donate an item for auction, email Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bob Enever – Steamboat’s Osprey Family
6 to 7 p.m. | Off the Beaten Path, 68 Ninth St.
Off The Beaten Path will be hosting a book talk and signing for local author Bob Enever, celebrating his book, “Steamboat’s Osprey Family.” The book showcases the first osprey family in Steamboat in the 21st century. The story follows the family’s journey from nest building to learning to fly.
37th Aanual Yampa River Festival
Noon to 7 p.m. |Charlie’s Hole
Hala Gear SUP Downriver Sprint begins at 12:30 p.m., meet at 11:30 a.m. at Fetcher Pond. The Paddleboard Adventure Company SUP Cross begins at 3 p.m., meet at 2 p.m. at Charlie’s Hole. “C-Hole Stomp and Surf Session” follows SUP Cross. Up to $1,000 purse. For more details, visit friendsoftheyampa.com.
Africa Yoga Project Community Yoga Class
10 to 11 a.m. | Olympian Hall, 845 Howelsen Pkwy.
Rakta Hot Yoga hosts Africa Yoga Project on its Handstands Hugs & Happiness Tour. All are invited to a one-hour, all-ages, all-levels yoga flow class followed by conversation with instructors. Africa Yoga Project uses yoga as a tool to educate, empower and employ youth, helping people across the world realize their power to effect change.
Stagecoach State Park weekend events
10 to 11 a.m., 5 to 6:30 p.m. | Stagecoach State Park, 2550 Routt County Road 14
Try Gyotaku Fish Printing, starting at 10 a.m. at the Stagecoach Marina deck. The archery station will be open from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for kids of any age to test their aim.
Piknik Theatre auditions
Saturday and Sunday | 4 to 6 p.m. | Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St.
Audition for the 2017 Piknik Theatre Festival production of Shakespeare’s "The Merchant of Venice." Piknik Theatre will share the stage with equity actors from New York. No preparation required but is appreciated. For more information, visit the Great American Laughing Stock Company Facebook page.
Rusty Z The Hypnotic Comic
7 p.m. | Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.
Comedy hypnotist Rusty Z, “The Hypnotic Comic,” is one of the few real-deal, stand-up comedians doing a hypnosis show.
BookTrails Camp Cleanup Day
12:30 to 5 p.m. | Reading Ranch, 60355 Routt County Road 62
Have fun and enjoy the beauty of North Routt wilderness while helping with projects to get camp ready for the summer season. Kids welcome who can help with projects.
Storm Peak potluck
5 to 8:30 p.m. | Storm Peak Brewing Company, 1885 Elk River Plaza
Join Storm Peak for their first potluck in the new taproom. Share your favorite dish with the community and bring enough food for six people. Plates and cutlery encouraged. Winning dish brings home a growler of their choice.