Top 10 events to “Go & Do” in celebration of Mother’s Day weekend |

Top 10 events to “Go & Do” in celebration of Mother’s Day weekend

A hawk takes flight from a field northwest of Steamboat Springs. International Migratory Bird Day will be celebrated Saturday.
John F. Russell

— Not sure what to do or where to go this Mother’s Day weekend?

Here are a few ideas of events to “Go & Do.”

Friday, May 12

Concordia rummage sale

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Concordia Lutheran Church, 755 Concordia Lane

Drop off items through Thursday. Concordia Lutheran Church will host the sale, and proceeds will benefit Colorado, national and international mission groups, as well as Advocates Building Peaceful Communities, LiftUp of Routt County, SK8 Church and Selah.

Saturday, May 13

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day Carpenter Ranch

7:45 to 10 a.m. | Carpenter Ranch, 13250 U.S. Highway 40

“Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme of this year’s International Migratory Bird Day. Nancy Merrill will lead a free bird walk on the Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch, often referred to as “a birder’s paradise.” Participants will see a diversity of migrating species who use the ranch as a stopover site as they journey north from their wintering grounds in the southern U.S. and Central and South America. Coffee and scones will be served and a brief orientation will be held at 7:45 a.m. The birding adventure starts at 8 a.m. All levels from beginners to advanced are encouraged to come. Bring binoculars and dress for weather.

Down and Dirty Lot Sale

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Wells Fargo, 320 S. Lincoln Ave.

Come downtown and see what bargains local merchants have dreamed up. They have cleaned out their stock rooms and are making room for summer.

Spring Fling

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Downtown Hayden, Sixth Street

Still don’t have that Mother’s Day gift? Venture to Hayden this weekend to peruse the community craft sales, flea market, garage sales and more.

Plant a Flower for Mom

2 to 5 p.m. | Case Enterprise Inc., 812 Industrial Ave.

Venture out to Case Enterprise Inc. and plant a flower for your mom, grandma, aunts or just a loved one who is special to you. Snacks will be served

Move & Brew

4 to 5:30 p.m. | Butcherknife Brewing Company, 2875 Elk River Road

Hip hop, pop, lock and drop your way to your beer. Join dance instructor/choreographer Michelle Cole for the Steamboat Movement Fest hip-hop dance class. All experience levels welcome. $10 at the door includes one beer.

Ladies Goddess Afternoon with Daphne

4 to 6 p.m. | Rakta Hot Yoga, 1169 Hilltop Pkwy., Suite 202A.

In celebration of Mother’s Day, this event is for all women to treat themselves to yoga, fun conversation and wine. Daphne will discuss different essential oils, and you’ll make your own essential oil sugar scrub to take home and continue the pampering.

Sunday, May 13

Cyclofemme 2017

3 p.m. | Catamount Ranch, 33400 Catamount Drive

Celebrate women in cycling in Routt County this weekend for the annual Cyclofemme 2017 ride. Meet at the Catamount Ranch for a short ride to the Yampa River bridge on Routt County Road 18C. Beginning riders can return to Catamount from here, more adventurous cyclists can take C.R. 18 to the Stagecoach Dam or head over to Colorado Highway 131 for more paved miles. This is a casual road bike ride, no fee and no drop. Contact Holly Weik at for more information.

Monday, May 14

James and the Giant Peach Read Aloud

4 to 5 p.m. | Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave.

Bud Werner Memorial Library will host a “James and the Giant Peach” read aloud in the Storytime Room. Hand-picked, local talent, including teachers, drama students and actors, will read the book out loud in four parts through the course of four days. Following each reading will be a small snack or craft activity. This program is open to children and adults of all ages.

Ute Indian Pow Wow Dance Performance and Presentation

5:30 p.m. | Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave.

The Tread of Pioneers Museum presents the Nah-nah-mah Culture Club of the Uintah River High School in Fort Duchesne, Utah, will share their customs, pow wow dances, music and regalia in a special performance and historical presentation.

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