“Go & Do” in Steamboat Springs this weekend June 9 to June 11
June 8, 2017
Wondering what to do and where to go in Steamboat Springs? We’ve got you covered with this weekend’s top 10 events.
Friday, June 9
Benefit for Logan Truelove
7 to 9 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
A special "double bill" with two local bands – Wish You Were Pink and Bill Smith. Wish You Were Pink will be doing a special early set from 8 to 9 p.m. as part of the Logan Truelove fundraiser and silent auction. Proceeds will help Logan’s family pay for his upcoming stay at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Donations will be accepted, and there will also be a silent auction. The fundraiser runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Bill Smith takes the stage at 10 p.m. followed by a “dance-off” inspired and judged by Bill Jones. Winner receives a full year of free admission to all shows at Schmiggity's.
Saturday, June 10
Mountain Wildflower Hike
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Yampatika, 925 Weiss Drive
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Join Naturalist Karen Vail on a hike to see a wide variety of wildflowers. Destinations vary with best viewing opportunities, and exact times are confirmed closer to dates once a destination is chosen. The free programs typically run from 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Registration is required, and can be secured by calling 970-871-9151. The hikes are sponsored by Steamboat's Over the Hill Gang.
Yoga in the Garden
9 to 10 a.m. | Yampa River Botanic Park, 1000 Pamela Lane
All levels of yoga experience are welcome to join. Bring a mat or towel and water. Donation-based class to support the park. For more information, contact Patty Zimmer at 970-846-5608.
Noon to 2 p.m. | Steamboat Mountain School, 42605 Routt County Road 36, Steamboat Springs
Join the Tread of Pioneers Musuem for this unique event. Share stories, meet with old friends and enjoy an old-fashioned pioneer picnic. Bring a covered side dish or appetizer to share. Meat, drinks, dessert and all tableware provided.
Weekend Pottery Wheel Sampler Workshop
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. | Warehome Studios/Anderson Ceramic & Design, 2520 Copper Ridge Drive
Students will learn to throw cups and bowls. Sunday’s class will cover trimming on the wheel and decorating as time allows. Invite friends and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Cost includes instructor fee and materials for up to three pieces. Advanced registration required.
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Rex's American Grill and Bar, 3190 S Lincoln St.
It's patio weather time, and if you're itching for those nachos, tasty beer and live music from Sage & Friends, head over to Rex's this weekend. Ample patio and bar seating, lawn games for the kids and adults.
Dutch Oven Cooking & Campfire Sing-along
6:30 to 8 p.m. | Stagecoach State Park, 25500 Routt County Road 14, Oak Creek
Gather at the Yampatheater for live music and tasty treats around the campfire with cooking on the Dutch oven and a sing-along.
Earth Like Twins
10 p.m. | Old Town Pub, 600 Lincoln Ave.
Euforquestra drummer Craig Babineau and guitarist Nick Ierisi create an electro-powered dance party. Ean Smith of Bill Smith will be joining on bass.
Sunday, June 11
9 to 10 a.m. | Torian Plum Plaza, 1855 Ski Time Square Drive
Practice yoga outside on the grass by Paramount Cafe in Torian Plaza. Bring a mat, a sense of fun, sunscreen and dress in layers. Limited number of mats available for use. In bad weather, class will be held at the downtown studio at 701 Yampa St. Call 970-870-1522 to confirm class location. Suggested donation is $10.
Dog Wash & Nail Trim
Noon to 3 p.m. | Peace Love Petcare, 984 Captain Jack Dr.
Join Peace Love Petcare in supporting the Routt County Humane Society to get dogs cleaned up for summer with a $15 dog wash and nail trim; any and all dogs welcome.
10 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
The Boston-born, now generally Northeast-based, but ever on-the-go Dopapod has come a long way from their college basement, DIY party roots. Over the past four years, the group has appeared at numerous festivals including Wakarusa, Summer Camp, Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, Peach Fest and Gathering Of the Vibes.