Steamboat Event For Dec 2nd – 8th 2011

December 4th, 2011

FRIDAY

❱❱ First Friday Artwalk — downtown Steamboat Springs, 5 to 8 p.m.

Peruse the galleries, restaurants and shops of Steamboat Springs that offer art in a variety of mediums. Find a complete list of events here. FREE. Various downtown venues.

❱❱ National Novel Writing Month finale — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 5 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Off the Beaten Path Bookstore present a grand finale celebration for participating authors and their fans. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/events. Call 970-879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

❱❱ Organstein with Steve Boynton and Paul Potyen — Three Peaks Grill, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Local musicians play easy jazz music in the bar at Three Peaks Grill for happy hour patrons and diners. Call 970-879-3399. 2155 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite songs under the disco lights. FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Deb Lenhart — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 8 p.m.

Local acoustic singer-songwriter plays alongside Daddio’s owner Dave Mansbridge on steel guitar. Lenhart wails on Melissa Etheridge and Heart covers as well her own mountain rock originals. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

❱❱ Me Knee Pants featuring Ernie Thiel and Mike Kinnecom — Carl’s Tavern, 9 p.m.

Ernie Thiel teams up with hand drummer Mike Kinnecom for an acoustic project of 1980s and ’90s alternative covers of bands such as The Cure, Tool, Guns N’ Roses, Alice in Chains, Nirvana and Bon Jovi. FREE. Call 970-761-2060. Seventh and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Juno What?! with Interstate Stash Express — Old Town Pub, 9 p.m.

The Motet’s famed side project Juno What?! returns to Steamboat to turn the Old Town Pub into a 1980s disco funk dance party. Front Range power rockers Interstate Stash Express will open and play set break on the bar side. $5 at the door. Call 970-879-2101.

Holden Young Trio

❱❱ Holden Young Trio — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Boulder-based funk rock outfit featuring guitarist Holden Young, who has recorded two albums in Steamboat Springs. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Drink, Dance & Be Merry — Bella’s Wine Bar, 10 p.m.

The Key Events presents a classy holiday party. Wear red for specials, and dance into the morning hours with music from a DJ. FREE. Call 970-870-9463. 737 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ Chris Freese — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Longtime local DJ spins electronic, house and party rock for a late-night dance party. FREE. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Quang Ho demonstration — Steamboat Art Museum, 10 a.m.

Featured artist Quang Ho, a Vietnam-born oil painter, offers a demonstration of his work. The cost is $20 or $10 for members and students with ID. Read more about Ho’s artwork here. Call 970-870-1755. Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Night at the Museum — Steamboat Art Museum, 6 p.m.

Enjoy an intimate dinner with current featured artist Quang Ho to help raise funds for the museum. The cost is $75, and tickets are available at Wild Horse Gallery. Read more about Ho’s artwork here. Call 970-870-1755. Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Backcountry Ball — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

Do a little snow dance at this annual Friends of the Routt Backcountry fundraiser, which also will help support the recovery of local backcountry enthusiast Jim Linville. Matt and Holly Blanchard will teach a cha-cha class starting at 7 p.m., and Kip Stream will DJ from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and are available at All That Jazz. Read more about the fundraiser here. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Steamboat Symphony Orchestra holiday concert — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.

The orchestra presents its annual holiday concert under the direction of Ernest Richardson, featuring music from Bach, holiday favorites and an appearance by the Yampa Valley Singers. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $10 for youths and $1 for children younger than 12. Tickets are available at All That Jazz, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, the orchestra office at the Depot Art Center or at www.steamboatorchestra.org. Read more about the concert here. There will be a FREE meet-and-greet with Richardson at 6:15 p.m. Call 970-870-3223. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust” — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Har Mishpacha present a free book talk and slide show with author David Shneer, a history professor and director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Shneer’s book examines the lives and works of two dozen Jewish photographers who were empowered by the Soviet state to photograph World War II and the Holocaust, examining how Jews came to be the “documenters of revolution” and what they did when they were confronted with a war that targeted them as Soviets and as Jews. A photography exhibit is from 6 to 7 p.m., and a talk is at 7:15 p.m. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/events. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 p.m.

Rock on Ice is an ice-skating event geared toward teens but open to everyone. Skate under disco lights to music. The $6 cost includes skate rental. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Deb Lenhart — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 8 p.m.

Local acoustic singer-songwriter plays alongside Daddio’s owner Dave Mansbridge on steel guitar. Lenhart wails on Melissa Etheridge and Heart covers as well her own mountain rock originals. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

❱❱ Afro-Cuban Jazz Night — Bella’s Wine Bar, 8 to 11 p.m.

Bella’s popular jazz nights have expanded to Saturdays with a host of local Steamboat musicians and special guests playing Afro-Cuban jazz tunes. FREE. Call 970-870-9463. 737 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Rick St. Pierre — Carl’s Tavern, 9 p.m.

Live jazz from local pianist Rick St. Pierre. FREE. Call 970-761-2060. Seventh and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Springdale Quartet — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

The Colorado-based foursome places a heavy emphasis on its live performances, incorporating elements of funk, jazz and progressive rock. Their upbeat tunes feature a jazz organ and the unmistakable influences of the ever-growing Colorado music scene. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Holden Young Trio — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

A Boulder-based funk rock outfit featuring guitarist Holden Young, who has recorded two albums in Steamboat Springs. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ DJ Pretty Ninja — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Erika Davies is back in town for a few months and spinning dance tunes weekly at the Tap House. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Steamboat Symphony Orchestra holiday concert — Strings Music Pavilion, 5 p.m.

The orchestra presents its annual holiday concert under the direction of Ernest Richardson, featuring music from Bach, holiday favorites and an appearance by the Yampa Valley Singers. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $10 for youths and $1 for children younger than 12. Tickets are available at All That Jazz, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, the orchestra office at the Depot Art Center or at www.steamboatorchestra.org. Read more about the concert here. There will be a meet-and-greet with the conductor at 4:15 p.m. Call 970-870-3223. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions with categories including sports, history, food and music. FREE. Call 970-871-6277 for more information. 628 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Texas Hold ’em poker tournament — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 7 p.m.

Milner’s new roadhouse-style bar and grill hosts a poker night. Call 970-871-1415 for more information. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

❱❱ Dollar bowling night — Snow Bowl, 9 p.m.

Enjoy $1 games and drink specials at Snow Bowl. Reservations are recommended. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

MONDAY

❱❱ “Lessons From Mitford” book club — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, noon

Diane White-Crane’s new women’s book club based on the spiritual lessons and humor in author Jan Karon’s Mitford series begins Monday and meets every month, covering all nine books. Bring a lunch. Call 970-879-3248 with questions. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Poker night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Poker Tour plays Texas Hold ’em. FREE to play for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Open mic night — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Jay Roemer hosts an open mic night for the acoustically inclined. Each performer gets a free beer. FREE. Call 970-879-2101 for more information. 600 Lincoln Ave.

TUESDAY

❱❱ Tea for Toys — K. Saari Gallery, noon to 2 p.m.

K. Saari Gallery and Key Events host a family tea party event to benefit the Routt County Toys for Tots program. Toys for all ages, new and unwrapped, coats for all ages and blankets will be accepted. Light sandwiches and desserts as well a variety of teas will be provided. Teacups and saucers are yours to take home. The cost is $25 per person or $45 for two. RSVP by emailing kimberlysaari@gmail.com. 837 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Local writer and life coach Susan de Wardt leads a weekly writing workshop. Call 970-846-6562 or visit www.mindworkscoaching.com.

❱❱ Dollar bowling night — Snow Bowl, 9 p.m.

Enjoy $1 games and drink specials at Snow Bowl. Reservations are recommended. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Old Town Pickers — Carl’s Tavern, 6 p.m.

Carl’s weekly Bluegrass Wednesdays continues with local acoustic band Old Town Pickers, a back-porch, foot-stomping quartet. Call 970-761-2060. Seventh and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Live trivia — The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions on a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Poker night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Poker Tour plays Texas Hold ’em. FREE to play for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Pool tournament — Daddio’s Bar & Grille, 7 p.m.

Milner’s roadhouse-style bar and grill hosts a new pool tournament event. Double elimination. Call 970-871-1415. 21495 U.S. Highway 40, Milner.

THURSDAY

❱❱ “Taking Root” screening — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Yampatika present a FREE PBS Community Cinema screening of “Taking Root,” the story of Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, of Kenya, and the simple act of planting trees to address problems stemming from a degraded environment that grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, defend human rights and promote democracy. ReTree Steamboat will be on hand with holiday tree sales for its 2012 local tree-planting event. Information about our local forests and beetle kill will be on display, and Yampatika will talk about upcoming sustainable tree-cutting programs. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/events. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Jazz Night featuring Wheeler 3 and friends — Bella’s Wine Bar, 8 to 11 p.m.

Cozy up in the cellar bar for Steamboat’s weekly live music jam. Jazz Night will feature Randy Kelley, Chris Koebnick and Ron Wheeler as the Bella’s house band with special guests. FREE. Call 970-870-9463. 737 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Karaoke with Sandman — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Show off your talents, or lack thereof, with a weekly karaoke party hosted by Sandman, who brings his traveling show from Vail. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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