Women United scheduled to hold Spring Social on May 10 | SteamboatToday.com

Women United scheduled to hold Spring Social on May 10

Women United will host a Spring Social from 5 to 7 p.m. May 10 at Bella Vista Estates. Drinks and light hors d’oeuvre will be served. There is a $10 entrance fee, which can be paid at the door. Women United members are asked to bring and invite guests. All are welcome to attend. RSVP to office@routtcountyunitedway.org by May 7 to attend.

Hayden Public Library to hold a Mother’s Day card program

Hayden Public Library will host a drop-in Make Your own Mother’s Day card program with Trish Carpenter from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The supplies will be available and all ages are welcome to stop by and make a card for the special mom in their life.

Colorado Centennial Farms & Ranches deadline extended

History Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture are extending the deadline to apply for inclusion in the 2018 class of Centennial Farms & Ranches to May 31. Join 550 other Colorado Centennial Farms & Ranches by applying at historycolorado.org/centennial-farms-ranches or calling 303-866-3392.

  • Eligible properties must meet the following criteria.
  • Have remained in the same family continuously for 100 years or more.
  • Be a working farm or ranch.
  • Have a minimum of 160 acres — however, properties with fewer than 160 acres can qualify if they gross at least $1,000 in annual sales.
  • Properties that have four or more well-maintained structures — that are at least 50 years old — are also eligible for a Historic Structures Award.

Applicants must provide information about the history of their property and its buildings and demonstrate that the farm or ranch meets the program’s requirements. If they are applying for a Historic Structures Award, applicants must submit photos of the eligible buildings or structures.

The 2018 Colorado Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. August 24 at the Weatherport Entertainment Tent at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

Steamboat’s Center for Visual Arts seeks volunteer docents

The Center for Visual Arts is looking for volunteer docents. CVA docents greet visitors and conduct art sales at the gallery and assist with special events including lectures and workshops. Typically docents spend one a day a month greeting visitors during the gallery’s hours of operation from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other part-time opportunities include helping with fundraising efforts and serving on specific committees such as art walk, exhibits and facilities

In return for their service, docents receive free admission to CVA events and discounted prices on art and have the opportunity to meet people in the art field and expand their art education. CVA hosts “Meet the Artists” evenings for docents, visits to artists’ studios and excursions to the Front Range to visit galleries and museums including the Denver
Art Museum.

The Center for Visual Arts displays the artwork of talented local and regional artists. It coordinates the popular First Friday Art Walk and presents free Guest Artist Lectures to local artists and the community at-large.

Interested persons should email betsy@steamboatartcenter.com or call 970-846-8119.

CCA expands online local food market hours for customers

The Community Agriculture Alliance has expanded hours for its online local food market. Customers can now shop online at caamarket.org for local food and products over the weekend. Expanded shopping hours now include Saturday and Sunday, allowing customers to plan their weekly meals with local food in mind. 

Orders are picked up between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Fridays at the CAA offices, 141 Ninth St. The CAA Market features over 50 local producers with a wide variety of items including grass fed beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local honey, pork, veal, buffalo, bread and homemade jams. 

The CAA Market also offers same-day pickup on limited local food items. Visit caamarket.org or call 970-879-4370 for more information.


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