10 events to Go & Do Feb. 9 to 11 in Steamboat Springs
February 9, 2018
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From the zany antics of We're Not Clowns, watching the fireworks at Steamboat Ski Area, dancing the night away with the Last Revel or the "Winter Hootenany" to discovering a new hobby, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend. We’ve also included a few of the Winter Carnival events but for a complete listing detailing the festivities, visit SteamboatToday.com.
Friday, Feb. 9
Steamboat Friday Nights
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Steamboat Ski Resort, 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Steamboat Resort will offer an evening of night skiing, rides on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster and live entertainment so you can boogie down in Gondola Square with a DJ dance party. There will also be a "Minute to Win It"-style game show competition on the Steamboat stage, where members from the audience will have one minute to perform fun and exciting challenges and win prizes. Trivia Night starts at 6 p.m. at the Bear River Bar & Grill. Fireworks start at 7:30 p.m.
Family Fun Night with We’re Not Clowns
7 p.m. | Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.
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The award-winning We're Not Clowns juggling and comedy troupe has been delighting audiences across the globe for over 20 years with their family-friendly blend of comedy and zany antics.
Tito's Mountain Soiree
7 p.m. | Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Parkway
Celebrate the 105th Winter Carnival and the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Dress in your best, in themed costume, or in your best local style. Located in an outdoor heated party tent on Vanatta Field at Howelsen Hill (downtown off 5th Street.) Rock the dance floor to the 6 Million Dollar Band, enjoy our custom ice shot luge and shot skis provided by our presenting sponsor, Tito's Handmade Vodka and watch the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games on large screen television. Tickets are $90 and include appetizers, libations and all of the above.
10 p.m. | Old Town Pub, 600 Lincoln Ave.
Goose is a funk-folk band based out of Norwalk, Connecticut. Rick Mitarotonda is the guitarist-singer-songwriter whose hummable melodies are supported by Peter Anspach on guitar/keys and a deep-pocket rhythm section of Trevor Weekz on bass, Ben Atkind on drums and Aaron Hagele on percussion. The band's music is both memorable and danceable with touches of reggae, jazz, blues and rock.
Saturday, Feb. 10
Steamboat Mardi Gras Festival
11 a.m. | Steamboat Ski Resort, 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Let the good times roll when the Steamboat Mardi Gras Festival comes marching in. The festivities will kickoff at 11 a.m. with face painting in Gondola Square along with street performers, and a Mardi Gras parade starting at 2:30 p.m. The Rock the Boat Free Concert Series show will start at 3 p.m. featuring Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution, the 12-piece band known for their live performances.
Winter Carnival Night Extravaganza
7 p.m. | Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy.
Hosted by Yampa Valley Bank, this Steamboat Springs favorite offers fun for the whole family with athlete performances, a visit from the famous Lighted Man, jumpers soaring through fiery hoops and an incredible fireworks show. Entrance requires purchase of a $10 Winter Carnival button.
The Last Revel with Buffalo Commons
10 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
From the budding music scene of the Upper Midwest comes the cutting edge Americana sounds of The Last Revel, a trio of multi-instrumentalists from Minneapolis, Minnesota, blending the genres of folk, rockabilly, old time string band and rock to create a unique sound featuring the acoustic guitar, upright bass, fiddle, five-string banjo, harmonica, kick drum and three-part vocal harmonies. Sharing the bill will be Steamboat's own Buffalo Commons.
Sunday, Feb. 11
Winter Carnival Diamond Hitch Parade
11:30 a.m. | Lincoln Avenue
The parade down Steamboat’s main street is not to be missed. See the famous Steamboat Springs High School ski band, skiers being pulled down the snow-covered streets behind vehicles and much more.
Noon to 2 p.m. | Hahn’s Peak Café, 61070 Routt County Road 129.
Listen to a collaboration of Tera Johnson and Neil Marchman while enjoying a Valentine’s brunch.
Local Author Series: Amy Charity
3 to 4:30 p.m. | Catamount Ranch & Club, 33400 Catamount Drive
Professional cyclist, public speaker and author Amy Charity will host a discussion centered around her new book, "The Wrong Side of Comfortable." The discussion will highlight Charity's inspiring journey of transforming her life to pursue a dream of becoming a professional bike racer.
The Mighty Pines
10 p.m. | Old Town Pub, 600 Lincoln Ave.
The Mighty Pines are a fierce roots band making music inspired by the wide rivers and red-brick streets of St. Louis. For the last five years, the group has been fashioning their distinctive heartland sound of original songs that bridge the gap between groove and grass, between country and funk, between blues and folk. Their latest release, “Lonesome Blues,” establishes The Mighty Pines as a force in grass-roots music.