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Steamboat briefs: Style Strut, Fashion Show slated for 4 p.m. Thursday

Mainstreet Steamboat and downtown businesses are hosting a Style Strut and Fashion Show from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Participants are invited to buy a passport for $15 and enjoy events at local retailers. Each participating retailer will offer things such as discounts, demonstrations, makeovers and wardrobe sessions. After strutting down Lincoln Avenue, participants can enjoy an after party and fashion show at 7 p.m. at Schmiggity's. The passport is the entry into the party, and each passport holder will be entered to win more than $1,000 in prizes. The grand prize is dinner for four in the wine cellar at Harwigs/L'Apogee. Strut locations include: F.M. Light & Sons, Moose Mountain Trading Company, Chrysalis, Gigi's Closet, Straightline, Overland, Kali's Boutique, All That, Impulse, Zirkel Trading, Urbane, Chez Nous and Embellishments.

Festival of Trees to dazzle community with decorations

The Tread of Pioneers Museum's 21st annual Festival of Trees, which runs daily through Nov. 23, features beautifully decorated holiday trees created by local businesses and nonprofits that are on display throughout the museum. Special events include the Senior Tea at 2 and 3 p.m. Nov. 19 and Pioneer Christmas Storytime for kids at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The Festival of Trees event is free to all Routt County residents. Call 970-879-2214 for more information.

Teen Council hosts Turkey Blowing at Snow Bowl

The Steamboat Springs Teen Council will be hosting Turkey Bowling from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at Snow Bowl, 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza. The event is open to all high school students, and the cost to enter is $3. Participants will have the opportunity to win free event entry by bowling a strike with an actual turkey. All proceeds from Turkey Bowling benefit the United Way Holiday Gift Exchange.

The Steamboat Springs Teen Council, in its ninth consecutive year, works to increase positive leadership development, involve teens in the community at large, and provide substance free and alternative activities for youth. The program is sponsored by the city of Steamboat Springs and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and funded through a grant from Routt County United Way and the Craig-Scheckman Family Foundation.

Visit facebook.com/ssteencouncil for more information.

YVMC in need of day surgery program volunteers

Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs is in need of caring people to join the day surgery program to support staff in the day surgery and minor procedures area with general organizational and maintenance duties and providing assistance to our patients and families. Anyone interested in volunteering in this program or would like to learn more about other volunteering opportunities at YVMC can contact Volunteer Services at 970-870-1146 or deb.bastian@yvmc.org.

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Friday is third November Write-In for local novelists

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Off the Beaten Path bookstore are sponsoring Na-tional Novel Writing Month for local writers embarking on writing a 175-page, or 50,000-word, novel during November. NaNoWriMo novelists are invited to the third in a series of after-hours write-ins from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at the bookstore, 68 Ninth St. The event offers camaraderie, encouragement and quiet writing time. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events or call 970-879-6830 for more information about local NaNoWriMo events.

Booths still available for Holidays in the Rockies

Applications are still being accepted for booth space at Holidays in the Rockies, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The holiday artisan market will feature handmade items, and booth fees benefit Steamboat Arts Council. Register online at steamboatarts.org or call 970-879-9008.