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Steamboat Briefs: 51 percent occupancy forecast this weekend

Pilot & Today Staff

Lodging in Steamboat Springs is expected to be 51 percent full Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's lodging barometer forecasting tool.

That amounts to 8,850 visitors in town. On the same Saturday a year ago, Steamboat's lodging was expected to be 58 percent full but actually was 63 percent full.

Last weekend, Steamboat's lodging was 81 percent full, with 14,055 people in town.

That beat 2009 numbers for the same weekend, when lodging was 80 percent full, amounting to 13,825 people.

Proposals due today for 2010 All Arts Festival

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is seeking workshop proposals for the second annual Steamboat All Arts Festival to be held Aug. 19 to 22. For a copy of the request for proposals document, contact Courtney Allen at 875-7006 or courtney@steamboatchamber.com. Proposals are due today.For more information about the process, contact Marion Ayer at marion@steamboatchamber.com.