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Early March Happenings in Steamboat Springs!

March 2, 2018

-MARCH 1st through March 15th: Take a run during Yampatika Ski With a Naturalist event. This is a free program that takes place on Steamboat Ski Area, however it does not include a lift ticket.  Meet at the Why Not trail head at the top of the Gondola at Steamboat Ski Resort on Tuesday and Thursday through March 15.

-MARCH 1st:  Moonlight Snowshoe hosted by Yampatika on Emerald Mountain around 5:30 p.m.  Explore the beauty and history of Emerald Mountain under the full moon.  This tour is for ages 18 and up.  Cost is $20 and price includes snowshoes.  Space is limited and registration is required by calling 970.871.9151.  Exact starting time confirmed when registered.

-MARCH 1st:  FREE FILM "Saving Snow" from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Bud Werner Memorial Library.  The Bud Werner Memorial Library and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council present a new film by Adaptation Now, a documentary about communities dealing with the leading edge of climate change.  Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding.  Ski towns and the snow sport industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future.  This is a free film and open to all ages.

-MARCH 2nd & MARCH 9th:  FREE snowshoe tour at Fish Creek Falls from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This tour is offered weekly throughMarch 16.  Join Yampatikafor a moderately strenuous snowshoe tour along the breathtaking Fish Creek Canyon.  This tour is for ages 12 and up.  The snowshoe tour is free program, however registration is required.  Please call (970) 871-9151 to register.

-MARCH 2nd & MARCH 9th:  Fun Friday Nights from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Gondola Square.  Enjoy an evening of excitement including night skiing, rides on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster, and participate in different activities and entertainment each week with a DJ dance party and then enjoy a variety show to impress the whole family featuring a magical rabbit and dove, knife juggling, and more.  The grand finale is at 7:30 with Friday night fireworks. 

-MARCH 2nd:  First Friday Artwalk Downtown Steamboat Springs.  Self-guided tour of local art galleries, museums and alternative venues in downtown Steamboat Springs.  These businesses remain open the first Friday of every month for this favorite event of locals and visitors alike.  Free to the public, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Refreshments are served.

-March 3rd:  Steamboat Pentathlon from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The 27th Annual Steamboat Pentathlon will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  This event is hosted annually by the City of Steamboat Springs Parks and Community Services Department.  The five-stage, multi-sport race includes:  Alpine Skiing/Riding, Snowshoeing, XC Skiing, Mtn Biking and Running.  Standard and Short Courses are available. The event begins and ends at Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Parkway, and can be competed in the categories of individual, team, and duo.  All participants receive an event t-shirt, lunch and will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win great prizes from local businesses.

-MARCH 3rd through March 17th:  Yampatika Snowshoe Tour on Emerald Mountain.  Ride the chairlift up historic Howelsen Hill to enjoy spectacular views of the Yampa Valley, and to learn winter ecology provided by a Yampatika guide.  This tour is for ages 12 and up.  Cost is $20 and price includes snowshoes and lift ticket.  Registration is required. Please call (970) 871-9151 to register.

-MARCH 3rd:  FREE Concert at the base of the Steamboat Ski from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. with Donovan Frenkenreiter.  The southern California native was a protégé of fellow surf rock musician Jack Johnson prior to embarking on his solo career. Among his albums are “Move by Yourself” (2006) and “Glow” (2010).

-MARCH 3rd:  Family Fun Night from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Chief Theater.  We're Not Clowns have been delighting audiences across the globe for over 20 years with their family friendly blend of comedy and zany antics.  Tickets are $10 for kids and $15 for adults are available online here.  

-MARCH 4th:  Ski FREE Sundays at Howelsen Hill from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Ski for free every Sunday at historic Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs.  Ski the same trails as Steamboat Olympians just steps from downtown. It’s as easy as simply stopping into the lodge to pick up your free ticket, which is required to access the ski lifts and the Nordic trails on these special Ski Free Sundays. 

-MARCH 4th:  Cool Dual Bike Race.  Steamboat Ski Resort presents a one of a kind bike race down the slippery slopes of Mt. Werner. Riders will brave the cold and frozen snow in head to head battles. Registration is $20 (cash or check only, event capped to first 100 entrants), and includes your number plate, burger, beer, shirt and swag. Classes available are Junior Yet-he (17 and Under), Master Yet-he (40+), Yet-he's (Open Age Men), and Yet-She's (Open Age Women). This event is open to the public for ages 10 and up.  For race information, please contact Trevyn Newpher (970) 871-5143, and for information on race registration, please contact Hanna Albertson (970) 871-5383.

8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Registration and Racer Check-in at the Competiion Services Office
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Practice
12:00 p.m. Qualifying (Dual course, combined time)
1:00 p.m. Finals
3:30 p.m. Awards at the Bear River Pub & Grill

-MARCH 4th:  Moonshine Ski and Dine from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Howelsen Hill.  Join Rocky Mountain Youth Corps for its 12th annual Moonshine Ski and Dine fundraiser and help celebrate 25 years. This year’s event will offer a unique mix of world class cross-country skiing or snow shoeing under the full moon paired with a great social evening of food, drinks, and sensational silent auction.  The evening will deliver good times with friends and dedicates all funds raised to our local Youth Programs and Yampa Valley Science School. Event ticket includes nordic skiing and snowshoeing under the moons glow on the world famous nordic ski trails at Howelsen Hill.

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