Top 5 things to do in Steamboat this week
Steamboat Springs — As you start to plan out your week, here is a guide to a few events that are going on. Stayed tuned for Friday’s edition to look for the top events this upcoming weekend.
Tuesday, June 24
Grammy-winning George Winston will appear solo on Strings’ new Steinway piano. Traveling to Steamboat Springs once again, Winston will share the groove of his eclectic style and talent for a show at Strings Music Pavilion on Tuesday night. He has become famous from his best-selling, nature-evoking albums, but he still finds his greatest contentment in live performances.
What: George Winston
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Strings Music Pavilion, 900 Strings Road
Cost: Tickets start at $35
Wednesday, June 25
Young Professionals Network offers an opportunity for casual networking and socializing with members and non-members. The event is always free to attend with happy hour specials courtesy of Aurum Food & Wine.
Upcoming happy hour schedule for YPN
■ Wednesday, July 30
■ Wednesday, Aug. 27
■ Wednesday, Sept. 24
■ Wednesday, Oct. 29
■ Wednesday, Nov. 26
What: YPN Happy Hour
When: 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Aurum Food & Wine, 811 Yampa St.
Thursday, June 26
Sunset Happy Hour is back for the summer this week. Sunsets Happy Hour offers a remarkable sight, taking a ride up the gondola to take the sunset in from above 9,000 feet. The gondola will start loading at 5 p.m. Enjoy drinks, specials, appetizers and live music while the sun begins to set in the distance. $12 includes the gondola ride and $5 off food or beverage. Season pass holders can ride for free.
Schedule of musicians for the summer
■ Thursday, June 26, Acutonic
■ Thursday, July 3, Jim Salestrom
■ Sunday, July 6, Jim Salestrom
■ Thursday, July 10, Rural Wreckage
■ Sunday, July 13, Yer State Birds
■ Thursday, July 17, Caliente
■ Thursday, July 24, Acutonic
■ Thursday, July 31, Highland View
■ Sunday, Aug. 3, Worried Men
■ Thursday, Aug. 7, no event this evening
■ Sunday, Aug. 10, Caliente
■ Thursday, Aug. 14, Rural Wreckage
■ Thursday, Aug. 21, Off the Chain
■ Thursday, Aug. 28, Wise 100 Doors
■ Thursday, Sept. 4, Worried Men
What: Sunset Happy Hour
When: 5 p.m. Thursdays from June 26 through Sept. 4
Where: Top of the gondola
Start the morning right with restoring yoga class. Bring a mat or towel and water. All levels are welcome. This is event is free, but donations are suggested.
What: Meditation in the Park
When: 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 21
Where: Yampa River Botanic Park
Take a lunch break and bring a blanket to sit among the flowers of the Yampa River Botanic Park as the weekly free Strings Music Festival event livens up with folk and classical tunes wafting through the summer air. The concerts are 45 minutes long.
Schedule for the summer
■ June 26: Trevor G. Potter, Americana singer/songwriter
■ July 3: C Street Brass, Sousa marches, Bach and Mozart
■ July 10: C Street Brass, tangos, jazz and classic rock
■ July 17: Ping, Americana vocal music
■ July 24: Ping, songs from Shakespeare to modern times
■ July 31: Chamberlin Birch, pop indie duo
■ Aug. 7: Acutonic, reggae
■ Aug. 14: Leaner, Lunker & Friends, classic, folk rock
What: Music on the Green
When: 12:15 to 1 p.m. on select dates through Aug. 14
Where: Yampa River Botanic Park, 1000 Pamela Lane
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Explore a mix of in-person and virtual events happening this weekend in Routt County.