Explore’s Top 5 events for July 24 to 26 | SteamboatToday.com

Explore’s Top 5 events for July 24 to 26

— Although this weekend will be full of movement in all forms with the Steamboat Movement Fest, there is still so much going on outside the festival. Take a new dance class, go on a YVSC's 5th annual Green Garden's Tour de Coop or take a cooking class. Whatever you do, get out and explore all Steamboat has to offer.

Steamboat Dance Theatre’s National Dance Day classes

This Saturday is National Dance Day, and in celebration of the day — which will include classes, flash mobs and a national dance routine— the local dance community is offering free classes. At 8:30 a.m. Friday, "Dance to the core" will be taught by Denise at Sundance Studio (385 Anglers Drive, Suite D). Later in the afternoon, Don and Amanda will teach a swing class at 7 p.m. at Elevation Dance Studio (326 Oak St.). The big event on Saturday will involve a National Dance Day Choreography routine, taught by Rachel in Gondola Square at 10:30 a.m. Each of the classes are free for all ages.

Steamboat Dance Theatre’s National Dance Day classes | 8:30 a.m. | Friday, July 24 | Sundance Studio | 385 Anglers Drive, Suite D | Free

Steamboat Dance Theatre’s National Dance Day classes | 7 p.m. | Friday, July 24 | Elevation Dance Studio | 326 Oak St. | Free

Steamboat Dance Theatre’s National Dance Day classes | 10:30 a.m. | Saturday, July 25 | Steamboat Stage in Gondola Square | 2305 Mount Werner Circle | Free

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Tread of Pioneers Brown Bag Lecture Series

Museum of Northwest Colorado Executive Director Dan Davidson presents: "The Wallihan Collection: Photographs that tell the story of the Yampa Valley." 

Tread of Pioneers Brown Bag Lecture Series | noon to 1 p.m. | Friday, July 24 | United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, Eighth and Oak streets | Free

Lonestar

Lonestar is a multi-platinum country music group that has sold more than 10 million albums during the past two decades. Known for merging country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, the band marks its 20th anniversary this summer on a national tour featuring original lead singer Richie McDonald.

Lonestar | 8 p.m. | Friday, July 24 | Strings Music Pavilion, 911 Strings Road

"Don't Just Wing It!" seminar and cooking demonstration

Led by by Alicia McLeod, nutritional health coach. Learn tips and simple recipes to plan the perfect party.

"Don't Just Wing It!" seminar and cooking demonstration | 2:30 p.m. | Saturday, July 25 | Natural Grocers, 335 Lincoln Ave. | Free

2015 YVSC Green Gardens Tour

Tour de Coop will tour four downtown homes’ innovative chicken coops

Tour begins at Soda Creek. Bring your bikes and/or good walking shoes, and come tour four downtown homes in the Park Avenue area to see their inspiring chicken coops and gardens and learn from your neighbors. Speakers from the Routt County Extension Office and the City of Steamboat Springs will discuss local regulations, requirements, care and protection of chickens.  Register online at yvsc.org/gardentour.

2015 Yampa Vally Sustainability Council's Green Gardens Tour | 5 to 7 p.m. | Saturday, July 25 | Downtown | Free