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What to do in Steamboat this weekend

Ariel Marchand is one of the performers in this year's Colorado Mountain College "Screamboat Chamber of Horror!" The haunted house continues tonight and tomorrow from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Friday

— ±± Bust of Steamboat – Three Peaks Grill, 5 to 8 p.m.

Local artists and businesses contributed sculpture, paintings and other artwork featuring an image of a bra or a bust for the eighth annual Bust of Steamboat, an auction event presented by the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. Each bust will be up for auction, and event participants can cast votes for their favorite piece for $1. Proceeds go toward providing cancer support services and mammograms to women in Routt and Moffat counties. Watch an interview with event founder Debbie Curd at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. Tickets are $30 and are available at All That Jazz and Epilogue Book Co. Call Debbie at 846-4554 for more information. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

±± Jon Gibbs and Randy Kelley – Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Locals provide live music for happy hour. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

±± “Screamboat Chamber of Horror” – Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

Students and faculty from Colorado Mountain College put on their annual haunted house, with something to scare anyone who comes through. Admission is $5. The haunted house is in Monson Hall, and the campus is at 1370 Bob Adams Drive. Watch a Steamboat TV18 interview with haunted house organizer Jimmy Westlake and several student actors at http://www.steamboatpilot.com.

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±± Scary stories with Spellbinders – Bud Werner Memorial Library Hall, 6 p.m.

The library invites adults and children older than 8 to listen to bone-chilling tales in the dark Library Hall. The program features local members of Spellbinders, a volunteer storytelling organization. FREE. Call 879-0240 or go to http://www.steamboatlibrary.org.

±± Warren Miller’s “Dynasty” – Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Featuring clips from past films, narration by Jonny Moseley, segments in Colorado and shots from China, Canada, Alaska and Norway, Warren Miller Entertainment’s 60th annual winter sports film has its second night of Steamboat showings today. Watch a trailer for the movie at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. Tickets are $17 and are available at Ski Haus or at the event. Call 879-0385. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

±± Square dancing – American Legion Hall in Hayden, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

The Green Ridge Mountaineers host a weekly square dancing night. The event is free for first-timers and $5.50 for returning dancers. Call 879-3521 for more information. On Third Street south of U.S. Highway 40.

±± Lil’ Laura and the Nude Blues Band – Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The local six-piece Nude Blues Band aims to bring raw, soul-baring blues to Steamboat with its first public performance. Read more about the band in this week’s Explore Steamboat weekend guide. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

±± Kenny Perkins – The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Songwriter and blues musician Kenny Perkins brings a Texas roadhouse feel to alternative blues rock. Listen to Perkins at http://www.myspace.com/kennyperkinsband. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

±± Amputators, w/ Lords of Fuzz – The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Steamboat rock band the Amputators puts its own spin on loud and fast music by adding blues harmonica, a little vulgarity and a lot of humor. The group appears with Denver rock band Lords of Fuzz. Listen to the Amputators at http://www.myspace.com/amputators and Lords of Fuzz at http://www.myspace.com/lordsoffuzz. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

±± Hallow’s Eve Zombie Ball – Mambo Italiano, 10 p.m.

Costumes and undead makeup are encouraged for the Zombie Ball, with a costume contest for zombie king and queen and a “Thriller” dance-off. Cover to be announced. Call 870-0500. 521 Lincoln Ave.

±± DJ Also Starring – The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Let the week go at Tap House’s Friday night dance party. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

±± Throwdown – Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 10 p.m.

Members of local bands Worried Men and Missed the Boat team up for a showdown. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

Saturday

±± Denver Broncos alumni game – Steamboat Springs High School Gym, 10 a.m.

Five Denver Broncos alumni will take on the Steamboat Springs All-Stars in an exhibition basketball game. Doors open at 9 a.m., and the event features a costume contest and prizes. Tickets $10 adults and $5 for children age 2 to 18. Tickets are available at the middle and high schools, Awesome Shirtworks, Wells Fargo, All that Jazz, Geeks Garage and Debbie Aragon’s State Farm office. Watch an interview about the game at http://www.exploresteamboat.com.

±± “The Haunted Library” reading – Epilogue Book Co., 2 p.m.

Local author and Steamboat Pilot & Today city editor Blythe Terrell will read from her children’s book, “The Haunted Library,” an adventure-themed book for children fourth grade and older. Spooky treats provided. FREE. Call 879-2665. 837 Lincoln Ave.

±± Kids carving event – Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 4 p.m.

Bring your own pumpkin for this free carving party. Call 879-0384. 1280 13th St.

±± Festival O’ Pumpkins – Routt County Courthouse lawn, 3:30 to 8 p.m.

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council presents its second annual Festival O’ Pumpkins contest, with prizes in children’s and adult categories for scariest, funniest, most artistic or best in the ‘Boat. Registration is from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., judging is from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and pumpkin pickup goes until 8 p.m. Learn more about the event by watching a video detailing at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. FREE. Call 879-9008.

±± Downtown Halloween Stroll – Lincoln Avenue, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday

This free event between Fifth and 11th streets invites children of all ages to trick-or-treat at the businesses on Lincoln Avenue. Watch footage of some of the most outstanding costumes at the 2008 event at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. Call 846-1800.

±± Kip Strean – Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Live local music. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

±± Haven Halloween party – The Haven Assisted Living Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This community Halloween party includes games, costumes and treats. Call 276-4484. The Haven is at 300 S. Shelton Lane in Hayden.

±± “Screamboat Chamber of Horror” – Colorado Mountain College, 6 to 10 p.m.

Students and faculty from Colorado Mountain College pull out all the scary stops for the last night of their annual haunted house, with something to scare anyone who comes through. Admission is $5. The haunted house is in Monson Hall, and the campus is at 1370 Bob Adams Drive.

±± “Monster Mash” – Boys and Girls Club of Steamboat, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday

The Boys and Girls Club of Steamboat is sponsoring a “Monster Mash” after the Halloween Stroll. Events include a dance party, costume contest, games and complimentary popcorn and beverages. Free. The Boys and Girls Club is in the gym at Eighth and Aspen streets. Call Sahra at (303) 532-9274.

±± Sunpie’s Halloween Party & Freak Show – Sunpie’s Bistro, doors open at 7 p.m.

Costumes are required for Sunpie’s second annual Halloween party, which features two DJs. FREE. Call 870-3360. 735 Yampa St.

±± Blissful Mayhem – Hahn’s Peak Cafe, 8:30 p.m.

A local band provides rock favorites during Hahn’s Peak Cafe’s Halloween party, which includes costumes, drink specials, party favors and prizes. FREE. Call 871-1495. 61010 Routt County Road 129, past Clark.

±± Agent Orange with the Amputators – Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m. Saturday

Classic punk rock band Agent Orange returns to Steamboat with local rock band Amputators opening the show. Wear a costume for a chance at prizes. Pay $10 at the door. Listen to the Amputators at http://www.myspace.com/amputators. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

±± Jesse Christiansen and Midnight Ride – Glen Eden Family Restaurant & Tavern, 9 p.m.

Glen Eden’s Halloween party includes live music from two bands, drink specials and a costume contest with prizes for the scariest, funniest and most creative outfits. FREE. Call 879-9555. 54737 C.R. 129.

±± Cabin Fever – Hi-Way Bar, 9 p.m.

Two trips to Las Vegas will be given away in a raffle and another one will be a prize at the Hi-Way’s Halloween bash, which includes live music from Cabin Fever, costume contests and additional prizes. FREE. Call 276-4200. 136 East Jefferson St in Hayden.

±± One Headlamp – The Colorado Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.

Local singer-songwriter Todd Musselman fronts One Headlamp for The Colorado Bar’s Halloween party, which includes a costume contest. Pay $5 at the door. Call 736-0715. 100 E. Main St. in Oak Creek.

±± Missed the Boat – Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 10 p.m.

Local folk rock and bluegrass band Missed the Boat will bring a disco theme and prizes to Mahogany’s Halloween and costume party. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

±± Halloween party with DJ Also Starring – The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

DJ Also Starring provides the music for a Halloween bash that includes a costume contest for a snowboard. The $10 door fee buys a chance to win a 2009-10 season ski pass. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

±± Springdale Quartet – Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

The Boulder band plays blues, jazz and funk, and the bar hosts a costume contest. Listen to the band at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

±± Rowdy Shade House Funk Band – The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Dance to Front Range funk music while competing in a costume contest. Listen to sample songs at http://www.myspace.com/therowdyshadehousefunkband. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

±± Dollar Bowling Night – Snow Bowl, 10 p.m.

Bowl for a dollar a game from 10 p.m. on at Snow Bowl. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. 40 in west Steamboat.

±± Kenny Perkins – The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Songwriter and blues musician Kenny Perkins brings a Texas roadhouse feel to alternative blues rock. Listen to Perkins at http://www.myspace.com/kennyperkinsband. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

±± DJ Tah – Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 10 p.m.

Music starts at 10 p.m., and costumes are encouraged any time during the night at the Rio. Drink specials and a costume contest with a cash giveaway are on tap for 10 p.m. FREE admission. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

Sunday

±± 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, music and more. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

Tuesday

±± Trevor G. Potter – The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Acoustic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Wednesday

±± Acting and public speaking workshops – Depot Art Center, 6 to 9 p.m.

Local drama director Stuart Handloff offers tips about how to address any audience in a seven-part weekly workshop. Admission is $20 per week or $75 for the whole session, which runs through Nov. 4. Call 970-355-9403 for more information. 1001 13th St.

±± Live trivia – The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions on a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

±± Valient Thorr – Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

One of the finest weirdo thrash rock bands out there today, the five members of Valient Thorr claim to be from Venus. Fair enough – the band pumps out a fascinatingly absurd brand of hard rock about battling aliens, channeling Vikings, etc. Listen to Valient Thorr at http://www.myspace.com/valientthorr. Kansas City punk rock band The Architects opens the show; listen to a song by that band at http://www.exploresteamboat.com. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

±± Sam Ayer – The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Acoustic rock. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.