Steamboat briefs: More than 11,000 visitors expected in town this weekend
Approximately 11,200 visitors are expected in town Saturday, Sept. 3, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.
The figure represents 71 percent capacity at area lodging properties, with downtown occupancy at 100 percent. On the mountain, hotels are forecast at 86 percent capacity, and condos are expected to be 58 percent full.
Lodging is expected to decrease to 4,900 visitors by Wednesday.
The chamber’s lodging barometer is based on survey data from local lodging properties. Its primary function is to help businesses determine staffing levels during the winter and summer tourism seasons. Actual lodging occupancy levels tend to increase from the forecast levels as a result of last-minute bookings.
Volunteers sought for 8th annual bicycle race in area
Organizers are seeking volunteers for the eighth annual Steamboat Springs Stage Bicycle Race, presented by Moots Cycles.
Volunteers are needed for today, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3, 4 and 5.
All volunteers receive a T-shirt, lunch and volunteer party. For more information or to volunteer, email vol
Sotheby’s hosts Steamboat Labor Day tour of homes
Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty will host its 2016 Labor Day Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. today. The 11th annual tour features 28 properties in and around Steamboat. The tour is free and self-guided. For details, including a list of homes and tour map, call 970-879-8100, or visit steamboatsir.com.
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Members of the Ute tribe from the Uintah and Ouray Reservation will return to Steamboat Springs to perform a series of powwow dance performances and share the history of these dances and their culture.