Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Nov. 29
November 29, 2013
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
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• Steamboat will begin an exclusive fine dining experience at Four Points Lodge later this winter for no more than 52 people in four seatings per night. Guests will reach Four Points from the top of the gondola via a luxury snow coach that seats 13 in plush bucket seats. Four Points Lodge elevates fine dining at Steamboat Ski Area to 9,700 feet
• The Howelsen Hill Ski Area and Nordic Center will open for the season Saturday. The Poma lift will operate with expert skiing on the Upper and Lower Face and beginner skiing on the Boardwalk lift from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Howelsen Hill Ski Area opens Saturday
• The fourth annual Turkey Bowl brought together more than 30 players to help raise money for charities. Steamboat Turkey Bowl draws crowd for a cause
• There were a multitude of reasons for Thursday morning's runners to turn out for the fifth annual Turkey Trot in Steamboat Springs. Hundreds again trot before their turkey
• The Hayden community Thanksgiving Dinner was as much about the community as it was the food. Hayden Thanksgiving dinner draws crowd
• It's just training, of course. But there is no one who wouldn't want to trade places with Switzerland's Lara Gut in the Raptor women's World Cup field going into Friday’s downhill at 10:45 a.m at Beaver Creek. Skier Lara Gut the downhill favorite as World Cup training ends
• Strings Music Directors Andrés Cárdenes and Monique Mead will say goodbye to the music festival at the end of the 2014 concert season. Steamboat Strings music directors enter last season
• The Steamboat Clay Artisans holiday sale kicks off the holiday shopping season Friday. Steamboat Clay Artisans holiday sale begins Friday
• In the world of young-adult literature, some books only get less dynamic as they go. Although some series disappoint even when expectations are at their lowest, at least there's one series that keeps "Catching Fire" after an auspicious introduction. The Bock's Office: 'Catching Fire' a sequel that satisfies your hunger