What to do in Routt County this weekend
June 5, 2010
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Ranch Rodeo — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 10 a.m.
The Northwest Family Ranch Rodeo hosted by the Routt County 4-H Youth Exchange starts at 10 a.m. with gymkhana events and moves to a ranch rodeo at 1 p.m. There are fees to participate, but the events are free to watch. Call Shari Yeager at 846-2460 to participate. FREE. Fifth Street and Howelsen Parkway.
❱❱ Craft fair — North Routt Community Charter School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
North Routt Community Charter School hosts a fundraiser craft fair in the school at 54200 Routt County Road 62 in Clark. FREE.
❱❱ Benefit lunch for Tasaru Girls Rescue Centre — 677 Meadowbrook Circle 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A benefit lunch for the Tasaru Girls Rescue Centre in Narok, Kenya, is from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Musicians Mary Beth Norris, Teri Rose and Teresa Steffen-Greenlee will perform, and East African food will be served. There is a $20 suggested donation. Call 846-7549. 677 Meadowbrook Circle.
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❱❱ Wire wrap jewelry class — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 4 p.m.
Laurel Bielec teaches the class through Yampa Valley Art Institute. The cost is $40 plus $20 for the jewelry kit. Call 870-0384 or visit http://www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com and click on Yampa Valley Art Institute. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ Spring Dance Program — Soroco High School, 7 p.m.
Let's Dance studio holds its 17th annual Spring Dance Program in the Soroco High School auditorium. Adult tickets are $8; tickets for children younger than 12 and seniors are $5. Tickets are available at the door, in advance at the studio or by calling Tamara at 736-2513. 305 S. Grant St., Oak Creek.
❱❱ 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.
❱❱ 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.
❱❱ Toad King — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The Wisconsin-born, now Denver-based band brings soul and emotion to live shows that offer a showcase of songwriting, composition and improvisational spontaneity. Learn more at http://www.myspace.com/toadkingmusic. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ The Broken Everlys — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.
The Broken Everlys play classic rock and Americana with a danceable edge. Listen to the band at http://www.myspace.com/thebrokeneverlys. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ 29th annual Steamboat Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K — races start at 7:30 a.m.
Steamboat Springs' most popular races hit the streets of Routt County for their 29th year. All three races start at 7:30 a.m., with the marathon kicking off from Hahn's Peak Village, the half-marathon from Moonhill, and the 10K from Fifth Street in downtown Steamboat. All races end in front of the Routt County Courthouse at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Local officials recommend folks walk, ride their bikes or use public transportation to get to and from downtown Sunday because of the lane closures and extensive crowds and traffic. Visit http://www.steamboatmarathon.com.
❱❱ 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.
❱❱ Bingo night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 8 p.m.
Bingo with prizes. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
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