Routt County events calendar for June 3 to 9

Keri Rusthoi, center, played Flora in Emerald City Opera’s 2008 production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata.” The artistic director and founder of the local opera company, Rusthoi will be one of several performers and musicians at Sunday’s Opera Night dinner event at Ghost Ranch Saloon. The group will offer concert performances of arias and Broadway favorites at two dinner shows at 5 and 7 p.m. There is no cover.

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❱❱ 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. Read more about the Artwalk on page 18. Various downtown venues.

❱❱ Sk8 Night — Sk8 Church, 6 to 10:30 p.m.

Pool tables, foosball, video games, $2 pizza and more will be available. Children 14 and younger are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m., and those 15 and older are welcome from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The cost is $5 with a $25 yearly membership, or $7 for nonmembers. Participants must have signed waivers, available at the door or at www.steamboatsk8church.com. Call 970-846-6754 or 970-846-6755. 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 260.

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

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

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 9 p.m.

Voted Best of the Boat in 2011, DJ Also Starring spins party rock to keep you dancing all night long. FREE. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Loose Change — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A country and rock outfit with its roots in Steamboat Springs, Loose Change will play rock with a little twang and country with a little soul, fused with several-part vocal harmonies and top-notch light and sound engineering. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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

The Pickers return to their stomping grounds at the Pub for a Friday night show of high-energy, foot-stomping acoustic bluegrass. Help send off the local band to the Telluride Band Competition. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

SATURDAY

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ DJ MelRae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 9 p.m.

Local DJ spins house favorites for ladies night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Eric Delaney — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Local rock musician plays acoustic tunes. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

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❱❱ Nuns of Brixton — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

The Nuns of Brixton claim to be the only Clash tribute band that really matters, re-creating the best of punk rock’s legendary Brit rockers. Read more about the band here. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Rock ’n’ Roll Brunch with Legal Tender — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 11 a.m.

Share memories from the night before over a buffet and live music. Local acoustic duo Legal Tender plays. FREE. Call 970-879-9898 for more information. 56 Seventh St.

Missed the Boat

❱❱ Missed the Boat, String Board Theory and Hardscrabble — State Bridge, 3 p.m.

Steamboat local bands take over State Bridge, the rebuilt outdoor music amphitheater near Bond. Camping is available near the venue, which sits right on the Colorado River. Rafting, kayaking and paddle boarding is available, and renovated cabins, yurts and teepees are available for rent. Tickets are $10. Call 970-653-0113 for more information. 0127 Trough Road, Bond.

❱❱ A Night at the Opera — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5 and 7 p.m.

The Emerald City Opera presents two dinner showings featuring classical and Broadway favorites from professional opera singers. FREE. Call 970-879-9898 for reservations or for more information about the event. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ 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. Call 970-871-6277 for more information. 628 Lincoln Ave. FREE.

❱❱ 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

❱❱ Poker night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.

Steamboat Recreational Poker League hosts a weekly poker tournament. Players must be at least 18 years old. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Open mic night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Jay Roemer hosts an open mic night for local musicians and other acoustic acts. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

TUESDAY

❱❱ 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 for more information.

❱❱ Story-time for Grown-ups: After Dark Edition — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

Listen to locals Judy Gunthorpe and Mike Forney read contemporary and classic short stories. FREE. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. Call 970-879-0240 for more information. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ 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

❱❱ Billy Franklin — Old Town Pub, 6 to 9 p.m.

Enjoy an extended happy hour with New Orleans musician Billy Franklin playing acoustic funk rock. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ 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. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Steamboat Stomp: Country swing dancing night — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Learn how to swing with local country dancers and enjoy two hours of country favorites. You don’t need to bring a partner. A free dance lesson is at 8 p.m. upstairs. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Poker Night — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

The Steamboat Poker Tour plays no-limit Texas Hold ‘Em. Free for anyone 18 or older. Call 970-879-9840 for more information. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Steve Boynton — Sweetwater Grill, 5 to 8 p.m.

Local jazz band plays happy hour on the lawn. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

Salem

❱❱ Salem — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

Boulder-based Salem has been touring nationally for six years at festivals, club and action sports events from ski movie premieres to the X Games. The band performs Todd Anders Johnson’s socially conscious compositions, blending hip-hop, jazz and neo-soul. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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