Today’s top 10 weekend events in Steamboat Springs
February 23, 2017
Steamboat Springs — Wondering what to do and where to go in Steamboat Springs? We’ve got you covered with this weekend’s top 10 events.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24
Uranium Mine Snowshoe Tour — Fish Creek Canyon, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This is a moderately strenuous walk along Fish Creek Canyon, led by a Yampatika naturalist. Meet in the upper parking lot at the kiosk by the Fish Creek trailhead. Snowshoes will be available for rent. Parking fee is $5. For those age 12 and older. Registration is required. Visit yampatika.org for more information. Fish Creek Falls Road.
Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections — Tread of Pioneers Museum, 4 to 4:30 p.m.
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Go behind-the-scenes with the museum curator to see thousands of artifacts being preserved in the museum’s new collections care facility. 800 Oak St.
Stephanie Blake Trio — Aurum Food & Wine, 6 to 8 p.m.
Stephanie Blake sings with Chris Utterberg on guitar and Mike Kinnecom on percussion. This talented trio puts a unique spin on an eclectic blend of rock, blues, country, alternative and pop. 811 Yampa St.
Grass After Dark w/ Brothers Comotose & The Drunken Hearts — Schmiggity's, 10 p.m.
WinterWonderGrass keeps rocking into the night at Schmiggity's with the incredible Brothers Comotose & The Drunken Hearts. 821 Lincoln Ave.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25
Snowmobile safety course — Steamboat Lake State Park, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Training course offered to new/beginner snowmobile riders covering snowmobile history, preparing to ride, riding snowmobiles, riding safety and responsibility and preparing for the unexpected. Class also focuses on snow safety and avalanche awareness. Training class is a classroom setting with optional ride time at 2:30 p.m. Riders 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 61105 Routt County Road 129
Steamboat Mardi Gras — Steamboat Ski Resort, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The good times will roll in with an all-day Mardi Gras snow sculpture contest, face painting in Gondola Square from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a Mardi Gras Party with street performers, Cajun flavors and a Mardi Gras Parade that will start at 2:30 p.m. in Torian Plum Plaza in front of the Steamboat Base Club then will travel throughout the Mountain Village. Masks and beads provided. 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Mardi Gras Concert: MarchFourth — Steamboat Ski Resort, 3 p.m.
Featuring the internationally-acclaimed, genre-breaking force, MarchFourth will bring a concert full of funk, rock, jazz, afro-beat, gypsy brass, and big band, with a visual kaleidoscope of stilt walkers, acrobats and Vaudeville-style performers that will deliver high-energy compositions, colorful costumes, hilarious stage shenanigans and infectious jubilation. Free. 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Moonhill Schoolhouse Open Mic and Dance — Moonhill Schoolhouse Community Center, 7 to 11 p.m.
Musicians, singers, dancers are all welcome. Sing to your Valentine (belatedly), then dance with her, too. 50710 Routt County Road 129.
SUNDAY, FEB. 26
2017 Snow Drawing: Finding Peace in Nature — Carpenter Ranch, 9 a.m. to noon
The Yampa Valley community is invited to join Bud Werner Memorial Library and The Nature Conservancy in creating a large, landscape-scale work of art on the snowy haymeadow at the Carpenter Ranch. The theme of this year’s drawing is “Finding Peace in Nature.” Volunteer artists meet at the Carpenter Ranch near Hayden at 9 a.m. Participants must bring their own snowshoes, snacks and water. Contact adult programs coordinator Jennie Lay at email@example.com with name, email address and phone number. 13250 U.S. Highway 40, Hayden
Free ski day and “Hotdogger” giveaway — Howelsen Hill, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bud Werner Memorial Library is giving away a free copy of the book, “Hotdogger,” to every kid age 8 and older during a free ski day at Howelsen Hill. The author and illustrator of the Aldo Zelnick graphic novels, Kendra Spanjer and Karla Oceanak, will be on hand to autograph copies of the book. The event takes place at Howelsen Hill. To top it off, the city of Steamboat Springs is giving away free hot dogs. 845 Howelsen Pkwy.
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