10 events to Go & Do Sept. 1 to 3 in Steamboat Springs
August 31, 2017
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Wondering what to do or where to go in Steamboat Springs this weekend? We've got you covered.
Friday, Sept. 1
Sunset Happy Hour: Jay Roemer Band
5 to 8 p.m. | Steamboat Ski Resort, 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Featuring The Jay Roemer Band, a group of friends who met through the Colorado acoustic-folk-bluegrass scene and have been performing across the state, headlining the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Cervantes in Denver and Telluride. The Steamboat-based band showcases a wide array of instruments and musical aptitude. Cost is $15 and includes a $5 credit toward food and drink. Free for passholders.
Free Super Fun Steamboat Show
8 to 10 p.m. | Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.
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This free show continues the 2017 tradition of only accepting optional donations to charities and causes. Donations from this show will support Shining Stars, a charity that helps children battling cancer. Have some laughs, enjoy amazing music and dancing and help support a great cause.
Liver Down the River
10 p.m. | Old Town Pub & Restaurant, 600 Lincoln Ave.
From the high mountain river-valley of Durango comes a six piece funk-adelic-grass band. Get ready for a whiskey-drinking and fast-picking dance party.
10 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
WheelHouse is a nationally touring Americana and bluegrass band hailing from Madison, Wisconsin. As a full-time working band, the group performs more than 220 shows per year and has garnered attention from national labels. The group features three- and four-part harmonies, fiddle and guitar leads, and driving rhythm of the upright bass.
Saturday, Sept. 2
Steamboat Springs Stage Race
8 a.m. | Eighth and Oak streets
Steamboat Stage Race is a road bike stage race on Labor Day weekend sponsored by local businesses, including Moots Cycles, and drawing racers of all abilities from across the Rocky Mountain region to compete in a Saturday time trial, Sunday road race, and Monday criterium. It's the final race of the Colorado road race season and has become one of the top road events in Colorado. A portion of proceeds from the event goes to Routt County Humane Society, Bicycle Colorado and LiftUp Food Bank. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
Mainstreet Steamboat Farmers Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Farmers’ Market, Seventh and Yampa streets
The Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market features fresh fruit and vegetables each week. The market focuses on food, offers a wide variety of local and cottage industry products and features Steamboat Springs musicians.
Pandas & People
10 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
If you love Mumford and Sons, you will love Pandas and People. The group is a folk alternative band from Northern Colorado that has been attracting diehard fans from around the world. Founding members include Joshua Scheer on vocals and bass and Johnny Day on guitar.
Sunday, Sept. 3
Historical Society Tours
10 a.m. | Tracks & Trails Museum, 129 E. Main St.
The Historical Society of Oak Creek & Phippsburg is hosting two historic tours for Labor Day weekend. The tours are free, however, donations are welcome. Tours will depart from the Tracks & Trails Museum. The first tour, approximately two hours in duration, will leave at 10 a.m. and proceed to the Foidel School and back, with area history shared by Linda Long. The second tour of Historic Roadside Mines will be offered twice, at noon and 2 p.m. The one-hour tour will depart from the museum and feature the mine areas along Colorado Highway 131. For more information, or to RSVP, call 970-736-8245.
10k at 10,000 Feet
10 a.m. to noon | Dumont Lake Campground
A challenging trail run with beautiful terrain and breathtaking scenery, this race is a Steamboat classic. The 10K race begins at 10,000 feet at the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass, first heading uphill on U.S. Forest Service dirt roads and two-track. The race then heads downhill on single-track and ends on a cross country single-track with a total elevation change of 2400 feet.
Intro to archery
4:30 to 6 p.m. | Stagecoach State Park, 25500 Routt County Road 14
Have you ever wanted to try using a bow and arrow? Join the Stagecoach ranger team, and learn the basics of archery. There will be a range of compound bows available, and the event is for both children and adults. Novice and experienced archers are welcome. Meet at Keystone Cove (Mobility Access Ramp). The program is free, but a valid park entry pass is required on all vehicles.