Events in Routt County this weekend
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Beginning and intermediate painting with Nicki Dollard — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This workshop is open to all painting skill levels. No prior experience with acrylics is required. We will focus on landscape for beginners as well as advanced artists. Introduction to materials, color theory, drawing and mixing techniques will be covered in the first class. Class fee is $100 for both days or $55 per day. Materials are $30 or bring your own supplies. Bring a lunch. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ National Gaming Day — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 10:30 a.m.
Games range from board games to video games. Bring in your favorite game or come try a new one. Open Wii video gaming from 1 to 4 p.m. Bingo starting at 1 p.m. All ages welcome. Enter to win the game Wits and Wagers. FREE. Contact the library at 970-879-0240 or visit http://www.steamboatlibrary.org. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ The 2010 Viva Las Vegas Dance Party/Silent Auction — Steamboat Springs Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
Join the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club for a fundraiser that includes dinner by the Sweetwater Grill, music by Loose Change and wine. Tickets are $40, Call Kim at 970-846-0052. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ The second annual Wild Game Dinner — McCoy Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
Join the Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Department for its annual fundraiser. A three-piece band will perform for a dance from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 and older for the dinner and dance. Children younger than 5 are free. For those who want to attend only the dance, the cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children 5 and older and $10 for the whole family.
❱❱ Quartermoon — Sweetwater Grill, 7 p.m.
Americana folk rock with local musicians Gib Manzanares, John Aviza and John Huge. FREE. 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.
FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.
❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 p.m.
The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. This event is college night, and college students pay $3 (including skates) with a student ID. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.
❱❱ “Sorrow to Joy” — United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.
Come and listen to the Yampa Valley’s finest singers as they take you on a musical journey from “Sorrow to Joy.” A full ensemble performs music that engages the emotions and moves the spirit. Tickets are $10 and are available at All That Jazz, at First String Music, from chorus members or at the door. 736 Oak St.
❱❱ Roots and Rhythm Band — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
A Denver-based funk blues outfit featuring the tenor saxophone sounds of Pattie Melt and seasoned, authentic vocals and guitar work from frontman James Speiser. Pay $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ 3 Wire — Hahn’s Peak Cafe, 8:30 p.m.
Local acoustic folk rock. FREE. Call 970-871-1495. Routt County Road 129 about 26 miles north of Steamboat Springs.
❱❱ Teen night — Shorty’s, 9 to 11 p.m.
Shorty’s hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. Call 970-736-2686. FREE. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ The Nadas — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
In a fundraiser for the World Bicycle Relief Fund, the Iowa-based Nadas will bring their lyrical folk rock to Ghost Ranch Saloon, which will donate $1 from every Sunshine Wheat beer sold to the fund. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Beginning and intermediate painting with Nicki Dollard — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This workshop is open to all painting skill levels. No prior experience with acrylics is required. We will focus on landscape for beginners as well as advanced artists. Class fee is $100 for Saturday and Sunday or $55 per day. Materials are $30 or bring your own supplies. Bring a lunch. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.
❱❱ “From Sorrow to Joy” — United Methodist Church, 3 p.m.
Come and listen to the Yampa Valley’s finest singers as they take you on a musical journey from “Sorrow to Joy.” A full ensemble performs music that engages the emotions and moves the spirit. Tickets are $10 and available at All That Jazz, at First String Music, from chorus members or at the door. 736 Oak 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. FREE. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.
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Explore a mix of in-person and virtual events happening this weekend in Routt County.