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Steamboat briefs:

Unique workshop offered to understand crowdfunding

An “Understanding Crowdfunding: Raising Money Through a Community of Small Investors” workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs. Two concurrent sessions will be offered, with one focusing on entrepreneurs looking for equity funding and another focusing on not-for-profit and creative arts fundraising. Ray Burrasca, founder of Colorado Crowdfunding in Denver, and entrepreneur Rita Crompton will be speaking. Cost is $20 per person, and seating is limited. To register, call 970-870-4491 or email The workshop is sponsored by Alpine Bank, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, Colorado Crowdfunding and Colorado Mountain College.

Girl Scouts campfire event scheduled for today

The Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts and alumni will host a Girl Scout campfire for Girl Scout troops and alumni from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Steamboat Campground/KOA, 3603 Lincoln Ave. The event will include sing-a-longs, skits, SWAPS and s’mores. Warm clothing is encouraged, and attendees are invited to bring a camp chair, a flashlight and SWAPS to share with others. Call Nancy Mucklow, Girl Scout volunteer, at 970-846-2630, or email for more information.

CMC SKY Club presents 17th annual SCREAMBOAT

The Colorado Mountain College SKY Club presents its 17th annual “SCREAMBOAT Chamber of Horror” haunted house fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 24, Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 in the Allbright Family Auditorium on the CMC Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs.

General admission on opening weekend is $10 per person at the door. General admission on Halloween weekend is $15 per person. For children under 12 years of age and for CMC students with a current CMC ID card, tickets are $5 all nights. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and the event is not recommended for children younger than 6.

Call professor and SKY Club faculty advisor Jimmy Westlake at 970-870-4537 for more information.

Financial advisor to present saving for college seminar

Gene Bridgewater, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, will present a college saving seminar from 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at Bud Werner Memorial Library. The free event will cover strategies to help people reach their savings goals, features and benefits of 529 college savings plans and questions to consider when establishing a college savings goal. Call 970-879-2300 for more information.

Steamboat Powersports hosts 4th annual swap meet

Steamboat Powersports will be hosting its fourth annual swap meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at 2989 Riverside Plaza. People will have the opportunity to buy, sell and trade parts and gear; space is limited. There will also be a hog roast and refreshments.

Oaktoberfest returns to Oak Creek on Sunday, Oct. 25

Oak Creek’s third annual Oaktoberfest will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 on Main Street. The festival offers fun for the whole family with pumpkin decorating, cookie decorating, games, a hay maze, a hay ride, local food and music.

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