Weekend events across Routt County
June 26, 2010
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors, crafts and live music. 3Wire plays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Call 846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.
❱❱ Quick Draw barbecue — Colorado Group Realty building, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A Quick Draw barbecue as part of the Plein Air Paintout is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fee is $10 for lunch and to observe the artists at work. A silent auction is from noon to 1 p.m. Former Colorado Group Realty building on Yampa Street next to Sunpie's Bistro.
❱❱ Taste of South Routt — Decker Park in Oak Creek, noon to 6 p.m.
Taste of South Routt includes food, prizes, a silent auction and a beer garden. The Green Ridge Ramblers play from 12:30 to 2 p.m., the Yampa Valley Boys play from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Deb Lenhart plays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Cornbread plays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Admission is $1, and children 5 and younger are free. Decker Park on Willow Bend in Oak Creek.
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❱❱ Live jazz — The Powder Room 3 to 6 p.m.
The Powder Room in Torian Plum Plaza presents an afternoon of jazz on the patio. FREE. Call 879-6839. 1865 Ski Time Square Drive, in Torian Plum Plaza.
❱❱ Big Kenny — Howelsen Hill, 5 p.m.
Big Kenny, of country duo Big & Rich, performs the first show of this year's Free Summer Concert Series. Gates open at 5 p.m., activities start at 5:30, the opening act performs at 6 and Big Kenny goes on at 7. Learn about the concert series at http://www.steamboatfreeconcerts.com. FREE. Howelsen Hill.
❱❱ Potluck supper and barn dance — Hayden grain elevator, 6 p.m.
A community potluck supper and barn dance starts at 6 p.m. at the Hayden grain elevator. The potluck is from 6 to 8 p.m. Swing dance instruction begins at 7:30 followed by a country swing barn dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Call Yampa Valley Feeds at 276-4250 or visit http://www.yampavalleyfeeds.com. FREE, donations welcome. 198 E. Lincoln Ave., Hayden.
❱❱ Artist reception — K. Saari Gallery at Vertical Arts, 6 to 8 p.m.
A closing reception for artist Will Day is from 6 to 8 p.m. at K. Saari Gallery at Vertical Arts in Wildhorse Marketplace Plaza. The event will feature new work of Boulder artist Will Day, as well as featuring paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Renee Fox. Call 870-0188. 690 Marketplace Plaza.
❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.
FREE admission. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.
❱❱ Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory Concert — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The students of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory will present a chamber music concert featuring compositions by Haydn, Menotti and Beethoven. The conservatory is a summer music camp for advanced high school and college-age string players from across the country. FREE, with donations accepted at the door. Ninth and Oak streets.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.
Cowboys and cowgirls compete at classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and pre-rodeo entertainment runs from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger are free. More information is at http://www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.
❱❱ Sarah Chang — Strings Music Pavilion, 8 p.m.
Strings Music Festival opens its season with violinist Sarah Chang and the Strings Festival Orchestra. Tickets are $55. Buy them at http://www.stringsmusicfestival.com. Call 879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.
❱❱ Andrea Marie and The Magnolia Band — The Antlers Café & Bar, 8 p.m.
The Austin, Texas-based band plays a blend of classic country with folk, jazz and nostalgic pop influences. Learn more at http://www.magnoliamusicaustin.com. FREE. Call 638-4555. 40 Moffat Ave., Yampa
❱❱ Faculty showcase — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, 8 p.m.
"One Night Only," Perry-Mansfield's annual faculty showcase, is at Julie Harris Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 10 and younger. The event starts with an Alfresco Affaire Pre-Party at 7 p.m. on the lawn outside. Hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served, and tickets are $100 each. Call 879-7125 or visit http://www.perry-mansfield.org. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ Byron Shaw Projex — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The Denver-based group plays an eclectic exploration of dub, jazz, funk, hip-hop and soul. Learn more at http://www.byronshawprojex.com. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Teen night — Shorty's, 9 to 11 p.m.
Shorty's hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 736-2686 for more information. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ BAF party — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
DJ Spencer Maple, DJ ESPU, Brown Bag Sound, the Amputators and Lower Concentration perform at the show that caps the annual BAF Rafting Regatta. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ J. Mitch and the Electric Switch — Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.
The Colorado-based band is rooted in blues, funk, rock, soul, rhythm and blues and hip-hop grooves. Learn more at http://www.myspace.com/jmitchelectricswitch. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Mount Werner Road.
❱❱ Blue Rooster Band — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.
Rock 'n' roll musicians from Craig make up Blue Rooster Band. Learn more at http://www.reverbnation.com/blueroosterband. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ Barbecue and silent auction — Glen Eden Resort, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The annual Clark barbecue and silent auction benefits the Elk River Wranglers 4-H club. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children; children 5 and younger are free. 54737 Routt County Road 129, Clark.
❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.
Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions, with categories including sports, history, food and music. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave. FREE.
❱❱ The Kingston Trio — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.
Legendary folk musicians The Kingston Trio, consisting of George Grove, Bill Zorn and Rick Dougherty, perform. Tickets are $50. Buy them at http://www.stringsmusicfestival.com. Call 879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.
❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 8 to 11 p.m.
Local musician Trevor G. Potter plays acoustic Americana rock. FREE. Call 879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Jed Clampit — Old Town Pub, 8 p.m.
Self-styled "contemporary front porch musician" is making his way around the county. FREE. All ages. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Bingo night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 8 p.m.
Bingo with prizes. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.