10 events to Go & Do Dec. 8 to 10 in Steamboat Springs
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From getting into the holiday spirit by attending Christmas plays, checking items off the holiday shopping list, strolling Hayden’s downtown and visiting Santa at his study on Lincoln to share all of your Christmas wishes, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend.
Friday, Dec. 8
Steamboat Creates – Creative District Community Dialogue
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St.
Meet the community leaders who are taking a stand for the arts community and learn how to get involved. Interactive discussion starts at 6 p.m. Free.
Bethlehem Bound “Instant” Christmas Play
6 to 8:15 p.m. | Heart of Steamboat United Methodist Church, 736 Oak St.
This Christmas hit comes together after less than one hour of rehearsal, four scenes that involve families decked out with amazing props and a captivating and original script.
Skydyed with Earth Like Twins
10 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.
Emerging from Fort Collins, Skydyed is a three-piece band that blends cutting edge electronic production with live instrumentation that bridges the gap between EDM and live music. Sharing the bill with them will be Fort Collins group Earth Like Twins led by frontman Nick Ierisi creating what he calls a “live-looping electro-funk duo.”
Saturday, Dec. 9
Holiday Pottery and Ceramic Art Sale
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Warehome Studios/Anderson Ceramic & Design, 2520 Copper Ridge Drive
The best gifts are handmade with love. This is a ceramics show and sale in the Warehome Studios Gallery featuring functional and sculptural ceramics by local artists Julie Anderson, Babs Sullivan, Susan Kelley, Roberta Hawks, Jonathan Taylor Bartlett, Megan Westercamp, Emily Ward and Bill Sanders. Artist demonstrations will occur throughout the day Saturday and Sunday. Light snacks, beverages and wine will be served in the afternoon.
Visit Santa in His study
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Bank of the West, 555 Lincoln Ave.
Santa will be receiving guests from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays at his study on the lawn in front of Bank of the West. As an added treat, Danielle Zimmerer will be taking portraits on Dec. 16 as her gift to the community.
Annual Hayden Holiday Stroll
Noon to 1 p.m., 1 to 3 p.m. | Hayden Heritage Center, 300 W. Pearl St.
Noon to 1 p.m. will be the dedication of The Hayden Museum Leslie Memorial Research Library will be dedicated from noon to 1 p.m. followed by the official Holiday Stroll from 1 to 3 p.m. The stroll begins with an open house of the Hayden Museum, which is decorated for the holidays, and a book signing with author Dagny McKinley and her new book about Perry-Mansfield. There will also be horse-drawn wagon rides between the museum and the Wild Goose at the Granary, visits with Santa, kids crafts and more.
Heart of Steamboat Event Series: Bell Choir and Creche Display
6 to 8 p.m. | United Methodist Church, 736 Oak St.
The UMC Bell Choir and special youth instrumentalist guests will musically celebrate the holiday season with traditional carols and seasonal favorites. A festive cookie reception and creche viewing will take place following the concert.
Sunday, Dec. 10
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.
Join Rex’s for some holiday fun where you’ll be able to visit with Santa, mix up your own cocoa at the hot cocoa bar, check out the gingerbread village made by Rex’s own pastry chef and get family photos taken for free by Taylor Jensen Media.
Informational Discussion on CBDs
5 to 6 p.m. | Sundance Studio, 385 Anglers Dr.
Join Jonathan Forell for an exploration of the therapeutic effects of Cannabidiol, or CBD and its influence on every aspect of the body and mind.
Sunday Latin Dance Night
7 p.m. | Schmiggity’s, 821 Lincoln Ave.
Every Sunday is Latin Dance Night at Schmiggity’s with a free salsa lesson at 7 p.m. followed by a night of dancing.
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