One Book Steamboat wraps up with visit from Alexandra Fuller
November 6, 2017
Bud Werner Memorial Library rounds out the One Book Steamboat community read of "The Legend of Colton H. Bryant" with a free community talk by the award-winning author, Alexandra Fuller, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Library Hall.
The book is a contemporary nonfiction story of the American West and its landscape, resources, social challenges and rewards. Fuller will share insights into her reporting, reveal personal perspectives on Wyoming and the oil patch she has watched evolve around her and answer questions that arise from the community conversation about "The Legend of Colton H. Bryant."
Read more about the book and the author at steamboatlibrary.org/events/one-book-steamboat.
Donated artwork needed for hurricane relief effort fundraiser
A committee of employees from Resort Group are working together to host a fundraiser to assist citizens in Mexico and Puerto Rico who are recovering from the earthquake in Mexico City and Hurricane Maria.
An Assistance Relief Together Through ART fundraiser will be held 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at the Depot Art Center in Steamboat Springs. The event will feature a silent and live auction of quality donated art pieces with all proceeds benefiting Hispanics in Philanthropy with specific funding toward the Puerto Rico and Mexico City campaigns.
The fundraiser will feature live music by Leaner & Lunker with special guest Randy Kelley. Tickets are available for $10 at the door. Admission includes music, refreshments, appetizers and two drinks.
Those who want to donate to the cause but cannot attend the event can send a check made out to Hispanics in Philanthropy to: c/o The Resort Group, 2150 Resort Drive, Suite 300, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487.
Contact Von Thaden at 970-846-4184 for more information.
Yampa Valley Fly Fishers slated to meet at Rex's American Grill
Yampa Valley Fly Fishers will host its first meeting of the season at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8th at Rex's American Grill in Steamboat Springs. This month's speaker is Michele White, certified professional fly-fishing guide and owner of Tumbling Trout Fly Shop in Lake George. She will be presenting on the lesser-known waters of South Park. She is a contributing editor for Mountain Gazette and has been published in Discover the Outdoors, EQUUS, Fly Fishing World, Native People's Magazine, New Tribal Dawn and The Aquarian.
The meeting is free and open to the public. Free pizza will be served and there will be a drawing for fly-fishing gear.
SSWSC accepting submissions for 2018 Winter Carnival button art
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is now taking submissions for the 2018 Winter Carnival button artwork from all local artists under age 18. This year's theme is "Lighting the Flame" in honor of Steamboat's Winter Olympians and the upcoming Olympics.
Any art medium is accepted, and bright colors are highly encouraged. Buttons should be designed in a circle the size of an 8.5-by-11-inch piece of paper or larger. Designs should be submitted to wintercarnivalbuttonart.com before Nov. 23.
Holy Name Catholic Church set to host holiday bazaar Nov. 18
Holy Name Catholic Church in Steamboat Springs is hosting its 20th annual Work of Human Hands Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at the church, 524 Oak St. The event includes a bake sale and soup luncheon as well as products from local artisans and other nonprofit groups.
Fair Trade handmade and unique products provided by low-income communities from several countries around the world, such as jewelry, baskets, ornaments, scarves, holiday items, coffee and chocolate will be available for purchase.
Money raised at the bazaar will benefit Thailand missions, the Rome pilgrimage and will also help local families during the holiday season.
Tickets to Strings Music Festival December shows now on sale
Tickets are now on sale for December concerts at Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs. The general public may purchase tickets to Del McCoury Band on Thursday, Dec. 7 and Neil Berg's Broadway Holiday on Thursday, Dec. 28.
McCoury's music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. Tickets start at $50.
This year's holiday show, Neil Berg's Broadway Holiday comes directly from New York. Five of Broadway's brightest stars will take audiences on a journey through Broadway history, featuring hits ranging from classic shows such as "My Fair Lady" and "South Pacific" to current blockbusters like "Jersey Boys" and "Wicked." Tickets start at $25 for juniors, $48 for adults.
Tickets can be purchased at stringsmusicfestival.com or by calling 970-879-5056, ext. 105.