10 events to Go & Do April 13 to 15 in Steamboat Springs
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From discovering poetry and photography by Routt County artists, to hearing the infectious groove at the Gondola Base Area or downtown, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend.
Friday, April 13
Celebrate Billy Kidd’s 75th Birthday
1 to 2:30 p.m. | Steamboat Ski Area, 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
Wish Billy Kidd, Steamboat’s director of skiing, a happy 75th birthday with a run down Heavenly Daze followed by cupcakes and a Korbel champagne toast at the base area at 1:30 pm. Meet at the Billy Kidd sign at the top of the Gondola at 1 p.m. to join in the skiing fun. All are invited to participate in the birthday celebration both on the hill and at the base area.
Yampa Valley Singers ‘The Journey Home’ Concert
7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 13 | 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 | United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 736 Oak St.
“The Journey Home” concert by the Yampa Valley Singers, featuring poetry and photography by Routt County artists. $10 Tickets are available from singers and All That
10 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.
A six-piece powerhouse with a sound that is both unique and timeless, Big Something fuses elements of rock, pop, funk and improvisation to take listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles.
Saturday, April 14
11 a.m. | Steamboat Ski Area, 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
Steamboat’s annual spring event, a competition that pits amateur and professional cardboard craft engineers in a race down the mountain. The race features homemade cardboard crafts, racing down Stampede to a hysterical finish. Registration and check in for competitors is from 10 to 11 a.m. or online registration is available at steamboat.com/events. Cardboard D’Elegance and judging will be from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Race starts at 11:30 a.m. Registration is free.
Rockin the Boat Free Concert Series: The Last Bandoleros
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Steamboat Stage, 2305 Mount Werner Circle
The Last Bandoleros are a four-piece outfit blending Tex-Mex, country and rock n’ roll.
Family Fun Night with We’re Not Clowns!
3 p.m. | Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave.
The award winning We’re Not Clowns juggling and comedy troupe has traveled across the globe for over 20 years with their family friendly blend of comedy and zany antics, and they take stage this weekend at the Chief Theater. Tickets are $5.
Missed the Boat and The Sweet Lillies
9 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.
A special double bill in celebration of closing weekend with local party-grass favorites, Missed the Boat, joined by The Sweet Lillies.
Sunday, April 15
Microgreen and Mushroom Farm Tour
Noon to 1 p.m. | Innovative Ag, 2205 Curve Ct.
Innovative Ag, Steamboat’s local mushroom and microgreen farm, will be hosting farm tours starting this weekend. See how they grow local produce year round. Fresh produce will also be available for purchase at the end of the tour. RSVP with Alex at 970-846-7697. Suggested donation of $10.
Splashdown Pond Skim
1 p.m. | Steamboat Ski Area, 2705 Mount Werner Circle.
Steamboat’s Splashdown Pond Skim lures skiers and riders brave enough to skim across an icy pool at the base of the ski area. Skimmers will be judged on the following criteria: costume, distance, style, crowd response and air. Free registration is still open, and participants can sign up online at steamboat.com/events. Registration is free.
Rock the Boat Concert Series: Robert Randolph & The Family Band
3:30 p.m. | Steamboat Stage, 2305 Mount Werner Circle
Not only is Randolph stellar on the steel pedal guitar, but he also brings an infectious energy to the stage. With a mixture of rock ‘n’ roll, funk, gospel and blues, the concert is sure to get people dancing.
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