Routt County events calendar for June 18 to 23

Michael Hood, of Denver, navigates a turn on the auto cross course at Meadows Parking Lot on Friday afternoon during the annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup in Steamboat Springs. The Roundup will continue Saturday with the Show ’n’ Shine from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m along Lincoln Avenue.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Fishing Derby and Pancake Breakfast — Walton Pond, 8 a.m.

The Steamboat Springs Optimist and Rotary clubs host their 29th annual fishing derby and pancake breakfast at Walton Pond. The free pancake breakfast is at 8 a.m., and the fishing derby begins at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for best Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher costumes, biggest fish, first fish and most fish. Bait and some poles will be provided at the event. FREE. Call 970-879-6464 or 970-846-9783 for more information. Weiss Drive.

❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors, crafts and live music from David Harlan from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Call 970-846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.

❱❱ Free Family Fun Fest — Gondola Square, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Children of all ages can participate in Adventure Zone activities for free. Children 12 and younger can ride the gondola for free, and adult gondola rides are half-price during the festival. Individual and all-day tickets are available at the Summer Ticket Office in One Steamboat Place. Base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ 23rd annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup Show ‘n’ Shine — Lincoln Avenue, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Walk the streets of Steamboat and peruse a variety of classic and contemporary Ford Mustangs that have been prepped and preened for this annual car show. Call 970-879-0882.

❱❱ New Works Festival presents "Eat Your Heart Out" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp Julie Harris Theatre, 1 p.m.

New York’s Andrew Leynse and Primary Stages bring the new play, “Eat Your Heart Out,” by Courtney Baron, directed by Primary Stages Associate Artistic Director Michelle Bossy. Alice and Gabe want a child. Nance wants Evie to be a better daughter. Everyone wants what someone else has — everyone is eating their heart out. Tickets for this staged reading are $15. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ New Works Festival presents "Cristina Marie" — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp Julie Harris Theatre, 4 p.m.

Kent Thompson and the Denver Center Theatre Company bring “Cristina Marie” by Octavio Solis, directed by Juliette Carillo. A man and a woman awake from a drugged-out night to find their baby missing. Tickets for this staged reading are $15. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Steve Boynton — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Local acoustic guitar player performs live on the patio during happy hour. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Cowboys and cowgirls compete in classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and local band Old River Road plays from about 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger are free. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 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.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ A community potluck supper and barn dance — Hayden Granary, 6 to 11 p.m.

All ages welcome; bring a dish to share. A basic dance lesson starts at 7:30 p.m. with country swing dancing at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.yampavalleyfeeds.com or call 970-276-4250. 198 E. Lincoln Ave. in Hayden.

❱❱ Legal Tender — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Catch an early show with acoustic rock music from local musicians. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ New Works Festival presents ‘Boy Wonders’ — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp Main Studio, 8 p.m.

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, artistic director), as part of the Second Stage Uptown Series (Christopher Burney, associate artistic director and curator), offers a new play titled “Boy Wonders” by Joe Tracz, directed by Perry-Mansfield’s director of theatre, Victor Maog. “Boy Wonders” turns the pages of our comic-book-obsessed culture to find the line between superheroes and soldiers, victims and villains, justice and revenge. Tickets for this staged reading are $15. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

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

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

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Tijerina — Meant to Be

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

Tijerina returns to Steamboat with its own brand of blues-rock with jazz and funk influences. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Chris Freese — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local DJ Chris Freese will spin hip-hop and dance favorites to keep you dancing into the morning hours. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

SUNDAY

❱❱ The McCoy Old-New Timers Father’s Day Community Picnic — McCoy Community Center, noon

Doors open at 10:15 a.m., a church service is at 10:30 a.m., and the picnic is at noon. Bring a dish to share. Call Rose at 970-653-4483 or Edith at 970-653-9691 for more information. 6 McCoy Rd., McCoy.

❱❱ Rock ‘n’ Roll Brunch with Todd Tijerina — Ghost Ranch Saloon,11 a.m.

Share memories from the night before over a buffet and live music from Tijerina’s blues guitarist Todd Tijerina. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ New Works Festival presents ‘Chimera’ — Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp Julie Harris Theater, 2 p.m.

The Actors Theatre of Louisville closes the festival with “Chimera,” conceived and created by Deborah Stein and Suli Holum with text by Stein. Welcome to the world of Jennifer Samuels, who has just discovered that she is her own twin. Inspired by a real-life horror story, “Chimera” takes you on a journey from the frontiers of modern science to the seeds of ancient mythology. Tickets for this staged reading are $15. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.

❱❱ Reggae on the River — Sweetwater Grill, 3 to 6 p.m.

Kick back on the Sweetwater lawn for the weekly Reggae on the River celebration. DJ Jus Groove spins fresh dub, reggae and dancehall beats. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 4 to 6 p.m.

Enjoy solo acoustic American folk rock during afternoon happy hour. FREE. Call 970-879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ 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. 628 Lincoln Ave.

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

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

MONDAY

Avey Brothers

❱❱ Avey Brothers— Sweetwater Grill, 6 p.m.

The Iowa-based blues trio was named one of 11 finalists in the 2010 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. Expect energetic blues-rock with a swampy Cajun twist. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ 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. 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.

❱❱ She Writes Steamboat — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 4 p.m.

The mission of this new meet-up group is to provide networking opportunities for independent publishers and to foster independent publishing success. Local author Mary Kurtz will present her new book, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Sue Leonard 970-870-1518. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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

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

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ A magic, juggling and comedy show with Ann Lincoln — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 3 p.m.

This is a free, all-ages event from the Youth Services Department’s Summer Reading Program, One World, Many Stories. More is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/kids/summer.html. Call 970-879-0240 for more information. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Pat Waters — Sweetwater Grill, 5 to 8 p.m.

The local “one-man band” Pat Waters plays acoustic rock. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ 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 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.

❱❱ 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 two-step and triple-step dance lesson is at 8 p.m. upstairs. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ cBlock Presents: DJs Kill Smith, Atomic Reactor and Julius Cheeser — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

Three dubstep DJs return to Steamboat for another benefit for Uganda, blasting heavy electronic beats for a good cause. $5 donation at the door. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

THURSDAY

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and the Ol’ 37 — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Live acoustic Americana music on the patio during summer happy hour. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Jon Gibbs and Randy Kelley — Sweetwater Grill, 5 to 8 p.m.

Two Steamboat music legends play country western music for the happy-hour crowds on the lawn. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

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

As part of the Community Cinema series, the library shows “Two Spirits,” a film chronicling the life of Fred Martinez, a Navajo boy who was also a girl. In traditional Navajo culture, he would have been revered. Instead, he was bullied and brutally murdered. FREE. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

❱❱ Dada Nabhaniilananda — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 8 p.m.

The New Zealand-based musician, performer and yogi returns to Steamboat for a talk about tantra and yoga in the modern world. FREE. For more information, call Jeanne or Steve at 970-871-4593. 1605 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ Ishe — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 10 p.m.

With almost two decades in the Colorado electronic music scene, DJ Ishe has evolved with the genre and created his own eclectic style combining break beats, hip-hop, electro house and a recent foray into dubstep. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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