Steamboat briefs: Impact 100 to kick off 8th season of giving Thursday |

Steamboat briefs: Impact 100 to kick off 8th season of giving Thursday

The briefs have been updated to reflect the correct date for the Impact 100 event, which is Thursday.

Impact 100, a philanthropic organization that is a program of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, will kick off its eighth season of giving with a party at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Falconhead Lodge.

The group, which pools financial gifts and then doles them out to nonprofit organizations, has donated $78,000 back to the community. Last year, the group donated to Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council.

An annual membership costs $100. For more information, visit

Downtown revitalization meeting is postponed

A meeting to discuss the downtown Steamboat Springs revitalization effort has been postponed. The new date has not been announced. For more information, contact Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Manager Tracy Barnett at or 970-846-1800.

Trail workday set for Sept. 29 at Bear River Bike Park

Routt County Riders will lead a trail workday from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Bear River Bike Park. The group of volunteers will work alongside members of the International Mountain Biking Association’s trail crew to finish jumps on the new expert line. The project was made possible with funding from a Bell Helmets grant.

Volunteers are needed to assist the trail crew by screening the top coat of dirt. Those who are interested are asked to meet at the bike park at 5 p.m. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

For more information, visit

Enneagram workshop is Sunday at Yoga Center

An enneagram workshop is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Yoga Center of Steamboat, 701 Yampa St. Enneagram is the study of the nine basic types of people, according to a news release. The workshop will help participants discover their personality style and learn yoga postures that benefit it. The program is led by licensed professional counselor Sherry Benson and Chopra Center yoga instructor Patty Simmer. The cost is $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the class. To register or for more information, contact Benson at 970-846-9780 or, or visit

Steamboat Symphony fall concert is Saturday night

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Strings Music Pavilion.

The show will feature Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” with photography by Rod Hanna and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings.” Local performers include concertmaster and principal violinist Teresa Steffen Greenlee, principal second violinist Bonnie Murray and principal cellist John Sant’Ambrigio, according to a news release.

“I love this concert because it is a celebration of this community and all its seasonal beauty,” Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Music Director Ernest Richardson said in the release. “When you combine the brilliance of the music we’re playing and the virtuosity of the musicians with Rod Hanna’s recognizable images, you get a concert everyone will want to attend.”

Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased at or by calling 970-879-9008.

Yampa Valley Crane Festival art show still is on display

The Yampa Valley Crane Festival art show remains on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays through Sept. 26 at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. More than 30 pieces representing multiple mediums are featured in the show. For more information, visit or call 970-879-9008.

Registration for Sept. 30 kids’ manners class open

Registration is open for the Kool to be Kind Molly Manners class from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Igloo at Howelsen Hill. The four-week class costs $65 and is for elementary students.

Discussion topics include friendly introductions, good table manners, words to use and words to lose, restaurant dining etiquette, good sportsmanship, birthday parties, sleepovers, play date etiquette and good personal habits. There will be games, role playing, crafts and weekly reviews. 

For more information or to register, contact Molly Hayes at 970-819-8026 or

Windy Ridge Archaeological Hike is moved to Sept. 28

The Windy Ridge Archaeological Hike has been rescheduled for Sept. 28. The program features a U.S. Forest Service archaeologist who will lead participants on a walk on Rabbit Ears Pass. Registration is required by calling 970-871-9151. The cost is $36 for Yampatika members and $45 for nonmembers. Meet at the U.S. Forest Service Building, 925 Weiss Drive.

OktoberWest’s Suds & Grub event is Friday night

Suds & Grub, part of the annual OktoberWest festival, is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Steamboat Springs. The event begins with the Pedaling Posse bike parade at 5 p.m. The group will ride from Howelsen Hill to Little Toots Park, where beer tokens will be on sale ($5 gets six tokens good for 5-ounce beer samples). The group then will travel throughout downtown to visit 10 participating restaurants that each will have two beers available to sample as well as appetizer specials. Those who participate are invited to dress up in the “Duck Dynasty” costume theme. Proceeds from the event benefit YPN.

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