Today’s top 10 weekend events in Steamboat Springs
February 9, 2017
Steamboat Springs — Wondering what to do and where to go in Steamboat Springs? We’ve got you covered with this weekend’s top 10 events.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10
Snow Sculpture Judging | 3 to 5 p.m. | Downtown Steamboat, Lincoln Ave.
Stroll down Lincoln to view hand-carved snow sculptures. Judging will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., and winners will be highlighted with ribbons and announced at Street Events and at the Night Extravaganza. Sculpture categories include student, professional and individual/group/business.
yogaGROOVE with Beth Boyd | 4 to 5 p.m. | Sundance Studio, 385 Anglers Dr.
A four-week series led by Beth Boyd. Be moved by inspiring rhythmz and beatz mixed with the playful blend of yoga and movement. Intended to shift and uplift. $44 for the series, $12 drop-in.
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Moonshoe | 7 p.m. | Stagecoach State Park, 2550 County Rd. 14
Enjoy the nighttime stars in the glow of the full moon. We will have a glowing, lighted trail, so bring the whole family. Fire pit, hot chocolate and smore’s after the walk. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. Leashed pets are welcome.
Bonfire Dub | 10 p.m. | Old Town Pub & Restaurant, 600 Lincoln Ave.
A raucous party of folk-rocking reggae infused jams. Brought to you by WinterWonderGrass and giving away a few three-day passes to the festival.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11
Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast | 8 to 11 a.m. | Holy Name Catholic Church, 524 Oak St.
Hosted annually by the Knights of Columbus, this function is the perfect way to fuel up for all of the day's activities. In addition to a Winter Carnival button, donations are graciously accepted.
Winter Carnival Street Events | 9 a.m. to noon | Downtown Steamboat, Lincoln Ave.
A wildly popular and entertaining show featuring children on skis and snowboards being pulled behind horses along snow-covered Lincoln Avenue. Races include street slalom, ski joring, ring and spear, donkey jump and the famous adult shovel race. The horse events are for children age 6 to 14. Non-horse events are for age 1 to 14. Pre-registration required at WinterCarnivalSteamboat.com.
Diamond Hitch Parade | 11:30 a.m. | Downtown Steamboat, Lincoln Ave.
The diamond hitch consists of at least four skiers who hold on to points of a rope tied in the shape of one or more diamonds. Animals, people or vehicles may pull the skiers down the snow-filled street. Anyone is welcome to enter the parade.
Night Extravaganza | 7 p.m. | Howelsen Hill, Howelsen Parkway
This community favorite event draws thousands of spectators for an exciting display of “Take Me to the Mountains." The evening starts with a winter sports exhibition highlighting athletes showing their prowess in the dark, lit by flares and LED lights. Known across the country, the Lighted Man will arc down Howelsen Hill shooting fireworks from his pyrotechnic suit, and Nordic and Alpine jumpers will soar through a fiery hoop off of the Nordic jumps. The night will end a fireworks show that will feature one of the largest fireworks in the country.
Filthy Children | 10 p.m. | Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
This funk/jazz/rock septet serves a funkinetic frenzy of fresh, original, mind-moving music, reminiscent of such groove giants as Soulive, Greyboy Allstars, John Scofield and Deep Banana Blackout.
SUNDAY, FEB. 12
Aqueous | 10 p.m. Schmiggity's, 821 Lincoln Ave.
Tearing out of Buffalo, New York, rock/groove powerhouse Aqueous has built a name for itself nationally, following years of touring and high profile sets at festivals like Summer Camp, Peach Festival, Moe.Down, Catskill Chill, The Frendly Gathering and countless others. Aqueous is known for bringing high energy and tireless effort to their craft.
To view the full schedule of Winter Carnival events visit: https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/2017/feb/06/104th-winter-carnival-events-fill-week-view-schedu/
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