10 events to Go & Do Dec. 29 to 31 in Steamboat Springs | SteamboatToday.com

10 events to Go & Do Dec. 29 to 31 in Steamboat Springs

Aside from skiing and snowboarding this weekend, Explore has rounded up this weekend's top 10 events if you're looking to get out and away from the New Year's Eve crowds.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From taking on a new hobby like birding, snowshoeing or backcountry skiing, learning about the life of Olympic athletes or dancing to local favorites like Missed the Boat and the Jay Roemer Band, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend.


Friday, Dec. 29

New Year’s Open House

3 to 5 p.m. | Steamboat Mountain School, 42605 Routt County Road 36

Play foosball and ping-pong, drink hot chocolate and discuss the Steamboat Mountain School experience. For more information, email admissions@steamboatmountainschool.org.

Stars at Night

6:30 p.m. | Steamboat Grand Ballroom, 2300 Mt Werner Circle

Stars at Night is the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Foundation’s annual fundraising gala. It’s an elegant evening of dining, dancing and an auction benefiting the athletes of the Winter Sports Club. Community members, friends, SSWSC alumni and coaches will mingle with Olympians for an evening of fun and celebrating philanthropy.

Jay Roemer Band

10 p.m. | Old Town Pub & Restaurant, 600 Lincoln Ave.

Guitarist and picker Jay Roemer is joined by the all-star lineup of Dave Carroll of Trampled By Turtles, Dan Andree, Jarret Mason and Casey Cormier. This will be a raucous evening of enjoyable bluegrass.

Missed the Boat

10 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.

Steamboat’s own party-grass kings crank out their unique blend of rock and bluegrass.

Saturday, Dec. 30

Meet an Olympian

10 a.m. | Top of the Gondola, 2305 Mt. Werner Circle

Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Ski Resort as they present a meet and greet with Olympians Caroline Lalive and Nelson Carmichael at the Olympian display on the second floor of Thunderhead Lodge at the top of the Gondola.

Emerald Mountain Snowshoe Tour

10 a.m. to noon | Howelsen Hill Rodeo Grounds, 401 Howelsen Pkwy.

Ride the chairlift up historic Howelsen Hill to enjoy spectacular views of the Yampa Valley and learn more about winter ecology from a Yampatika naturalist. Cost is $20 and includes snowshoes and lift ticket. Registration is required; visit yampatika.org or call 970- 871-9151.


10 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.

Playing together in rock bands all the way through their senior year of high school, Trent Campbell and Kyle Ayervais decided to study together at Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 2012, the Denver-based duo formed TNERTLE out of the inspiration to create original music featuring electro, hip-hop, reggae, funk and more.

Hunker Down

10 p.m. | Old Town Pub, 600 Lincoln Ave.

From Winter Park, this group plays an eclectic mix of high-energy rock and roll with tinges of bluegrass and Americana.

Sunday, Dec. 31

Ski Free Sundays

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy.

Ski Free Every Sunday at historic Howelsen Hill. It’s as easy as simply stopping into the lodge to pick up your free ticket, which is required to access the lifts and the Nordic trails on these special Ski Free Sundays.

Sunday Latin Dance Night

7 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.

Every Sunday is Latin Dance Night with a free Salsa lesson at 7 p.m. followed by a night of dancing.

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