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July Fourth weekend calendar of events — July 2 to 4, 2016

Fireworks from the Fourth of July finale light up over Olympian Hall. This weekend there are a number of ways for all to enjoy the Fourth of July festivities.
Ben Ingersoll

Saturday, July 2

• Jump Training, 9 to 11 a.m., Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s Ski Jumping Extravaganza begins with training sessions in advance of weekend competitions.

• Art on the Mountain, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gondola Square. Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. hosts its 15th annual art show and sale at the base area.



• Historic Hahn’s Peak Independence Parade, 10 a.m. Hahn’s Peak Village, Routt County Road 129 and Main Street

• Ice Cream Social and Arts and Craft Show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hahn’s Peak Village, Routt County Road 129 and Main Street



• Free Summer Concert Series presents Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, 6:30 p.m., Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. The second installment of Steamboat’s free concert series with music featuring jazz, funk and soul sound.

• Charlie Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush” presented by Strings Music Festival, 7 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, 900 Strings Road. The classic silent film will be shown on the big screen, accompanied by a vaudeville orchestra that will play the film score.

• Pro Rodeo Series, 7:30 p.m., Brent Romick Arena, 401 Howelsen Pkwy.

• Fireworks Show, 9:30 p.m., Steamboat Lake State Park, 61105 Routt County Road 129, Clark. Fireworks will be launched over the lake with viewing by boat or land.

Sunday, July 3

• Art on the Mountain, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gondola Square. Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. hosts its 15th annual art show and sale at the base area.

• Jump Competition, 3 to 4 p.m., Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. Day 2 of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s Ski Jumping Extravaganza with Nordic combined and ski jumping athletes soaring off the HS45 and HS75 meter jumps.

• Flag for the Fourth program, 4 to 4:45 p.m., lawn of Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave. An outdoor storytelling event recounting Steamboat Springs’ first Fourth of July celebration with Spellbinder Marianne Capra, told at the site of Steamboat Springs’ first-ever Fourth of July celebration and designed for everyone ages 10 and older.

• “My Hometown” community picnic and Rock’in Oldies Classic Car Show, 5 to 7 p.m., Yackey Park in Yampa. Sponsored by the Yampa-Egeria Historical Society, this community picnic will feature pulled pork sandwiches or hotdogs, coleslaw, beans, chips, cake and a beverage. There will be a watermelon crawl game and music by Greenridge Ramblers. $10 for family, $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. The car show, which will be held across the street from the picnic, is free.

• Ranch Rodeo, 7:30 p.m., Brent Romick Arena, 401 Howelsen Pkwy.

• Brent Rowan & Friends, 8 p.m., Strings Music Pavilion, 900 Strings Road. Two-time Academy of Country Music Guitarist Brent Rowan will perform, along with famed songwriters Richard Leigh and Wynn Varble.

Monday, July 4

• Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Little Toots Park, 55 12th St. The Ski Town Lions Club hosts this fundraiser each year.

• Roller Ski Competition, 9:15 and 9:30 a.m., Lincoln Avenue. Before the start of the parade, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes and others from around the nation will race down Lincoln Avenue on roller skis in day 3 of the Ski Jumping Extravaganza.

• Fourth of July Parade, 10 a.m., Lincoln Avenue. The theme for the 2016 parade is “Stars, Stripes and Spurs.” Led by grand marshals Verne and Nancy Lundquist, this year’s parade features 50 entries.

• Art on the Mountain, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gondola Square. Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. hosts its 15th annual art show and sale at the base area.

• Pioneer Day Block Party, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. Enjoy Routt beer floats, hotdogs, kids games, pioneer characters and a concert by Steamboat Swings.

• Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 736 Oak St. Enjoy sundaes, cones and lemonade served by church members.

• Fourth of July BBQ, 11:30 a.m., Holy Name Catholic Church, 524 Oak St. Burgers and hot dogs after the parade.

• Jumpin’ and Jammin’ Competition and Community Party, noon to 3 p.m., Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. Gather at Howelsen Hill to enjoy local food, drink and music, as well as watch 60 of the nation’s best Nordic combined and ski jumping athletes soar off the HS75 meter jump, sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

• Yampa Fourth of July Parade, 1 p.m., downtown Yampa. The parade will begin at River Park. A barbecue beef lunch will be served after the parade at the school grounds.

• Horse Polo and Horse Race, 4 p.m., Moffat Avenue, downtown Yampa. A horse polo game on the main street in Yampa will be followed by a horse race. Spectators welcome.

• Pro Rodeo, 6:30 p.m., Brent Romick Arena, 401 Howelsen Pkwy.

• Fireworks Spectacular, 9 p.m., Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. The annual Fourth of July fireworks show will light up the night sky over Steamboat Springs.


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