News in brief for Nov. 20 |

News in brief for Nov. 20

Ski art show to be held Nov. 29 through Dec. 3

Friends of the Routt Backcountry is hosting a ski art show Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, the week before the Backcountry Ball, at Centennial Hall. The art will be auctioned off during the Backcountry Ball, which will be held Dec. 4.

Restoration project

proposals due Nov. 30

The Hahn’s Peak Area Historical Society is soliciting proposals for restoration projects in historic Hahn’s Peak Village. Proposals are due Nov. 30. For details, call Brian Watterson at 871-1979 or e-mail

Snowboard Outreach Society seeks volunteers

The Snowboard Outreach Society is a nonprofit organization that is seeking volunteers for the upcoming season and current fund-raising events. Call Jodi Link at 845-7040 or e-mail for volunteering information. To learn more about the organization, visit

Volunteers, food needed for community dinner

Volunteers and prepared food donations are needed for the annual community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held Thursday, sponsored by Routt County United Way, Vectra Bank and the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. Food Service Department. Vectra Bank is looking for people to stuff and bake turkeys and make gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables and other side dishes. To donate prepared food, call 870-4212. To volunteer for the event, call 879-5605.

Christmas event to be held in downtown Hayden

The town of Hayden is presenting an evening of “Christmas Spirit and Community Harmony” at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at “The Tree” at Fourth Street and Jefferson Avenue in downtown Hayden. There will be a candlelight service, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus. The event is sponsored by the Hayden Recreation Board.

North Routt book fair will be Sunday and Monday

The North Routt Community Charter School will hold its annual book fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the Hahn’s Peak Cafe. Scholastic Books and Epilogue Book Co. are partnering to provide books. Refreshments, baked goods and crafts also will be for sale.

Bereavement support group sponsored by VNA

The holidays are quickly approaching. For those who have experienced the death of a loved one, this can be a painful time of year.

The Visiting Nurse Association is sponsoring a bereavement support/education group called “Handling the Holidays.” Anyone suffering from the death of a loved one is invited to attend.

The group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the offices of the Visiting Nurse Association. The group will meet through Dec. 20.

Call Katy Thiel at 879-1632, ext. 33 before attending.

Crafters, artisans sought for Hayden Holiday Bazaar

Crafters and artisans are sought to participate in Hayden’s Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 4, a fund-raiser for the Rocking ‘A’ Scholarship fund.

Performers are welcome for the “Art in Motion” themed event. Call Lana at 276-4866 for more information or an application. Leave a message with a phone or fax number.

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