Arts and Entertainment Calendar
January 22, 2009
Friday, Jan. 23Blackdog – Blackdog combines thick funk rhythm and soul with great songwriting and musicianship starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Dan Treanor Trio – Dan Treanor and the Afrosippi Blues Band (with harmonica virtuoso and Grand County Blues Society volunteer teacher Dan Treanor) perform for the next Java Mic Night starting at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. The event is also a fundraiser to send the group to the International Blues Challenge in February, representing the GCBS. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Queen City Jazz Band – The Middle Park High School Jazz Band with Brad Pregeant will open for the Queen City Jazz Band concert starting at 6:40 p.m. at the Church of the Eternal Hills, 100 Meadows Blvd. in Tabernash for the next Grand County Concert Series performance. $15 (adults) and $8 (student) admission goes to helping bring top artists to Grand County. (970) 726-3005.Royall – Live musicians entertain at the Crooked Creek Saloon 5-8 p.m. for happy hour in Fraser Friday nights. This weeks feature is Tom Camillo and Jake Royall as Royall. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Hazel Miller Band – The Winter Park Competition Center presents its 26th Annual Chefs Cup Dinner and Dance benefit at 7 p.m. at West Portal Station, Winter Park Resort (kicks off Mary Jane Birthday Bash 09). The event includes auction, cocktails, dinner by some of the finest chefs and restaurants in Grand County, and dancing to the Hazel Miller Band. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. (970) 726-1590, http://www.skiwinterpark.com.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting around 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.John Brown – John Brown plays acoustic guitar starting at 9 p.m. at Grumpys Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Uprights – Joan Shaw of the Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Gasthaus Eichler in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. DJ Tanro – DJ Tanro plays live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. Free shuffleboard and darts all night, featuring foosball and the only dome hockey table in town. (970) 726-4297.Karaoke – Sing to hits with your friends starting at 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Free. (970) 726-3026.Chess club – Joy’s Garden at the Stage Coach Inn in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a chess club 3 to 5 p.m. every Friday with instructor Jim Hildred. Free. (970) 724-3324.Saturday, Jan. 24Marc Ford and the Neptune Blues Club – Former Black Crowes guitarist Marc Ford brings up the Neptune Blues Club for a special blues and rock n roll show for the Grand County Blues Society starting at 9 p.m. at Smokin Moes in Cooper Creek Square. $15. (970) 531-1641.Salem – Todd Anders Johnson and band Salem play an amalgamation of funk, hip-hop, jazz, and Afro-Cuban with socially conscious themes starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Hunker Down – Local high-energy band Hunker Down plays stewed rompgrass starting around 9 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. $5 cover. (970) 726-9250.Gary Key – Acoustic guitar player Gary Key, a.k.a. The Walking Jukebox plays everything from Willie Nelson to Jimmy Buffett and originals starting around 9:30 p.m. at Buckets Saloon (next to the movie theater) in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Oly – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Oly Olson leads audiences along an acoustic road through rock, folk and Americana (mostly originals) 7 to 11 p.m. at Randis Irish Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-1172.Jack Hadley – Jack Hadley performs blues and more on guitar 5 to 8 p.m. for dinner guests at Hecks Restaurant at Devils Thumb Ranch in Tabernash. No cover. (970) 726-5632.Mary Jane bash – Help Mary Jane celebrate her 33rd Birthday Bash Jan 24-25 in downtown Winter Park, Hideaway Park and Winter Park Resort. The event includes pancake breakfast, snow sculpture contest, snowshoe trek, scavenger hunt, snow golf, live music with Hunker Down at the Club Car (2:30 to 4 p.m.) and music at Hideaway Park (5 to 7 p.m.), fireworks, Mary Jane On Parade, parties, bump clinics and free demos, Mary Jane look-alike contest and more, for all ages. (970) 726-4118, http://www.playwinterpark.com.Jed Henry – Jed Henry and various special musical guests (to include Peter Baldo) entertain at the Rise & Shine Cafe in Winter Park starting around 4 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-5530.DJ Normski – DJ Normski and Da Crew will be spinnin the hits at the Willow Creek Bar and Grill (in Granby) starting around 9 p.m. for a recession-proof, never no cover show. 21 and older crowd. (970) 887-0885.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends (to include New Orleans-style jazz pianist Brad Pregeant) play a variety of tunes starting around 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Social – DJ Social of Jamaica plays groovy tunes starting around 9 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in south Granby. No cover. (970) 887-4951.George Clay – George Clay plays a variety of country and easy listening starting at 9 p.m. at Grumpys Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Scrapbooking workshop – Join Lou Thompson and Fraser Valley Recreation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Fraser Historic Church to create a 6×6 red linen Stampin Up album to showcase your photos. Open to ages 18+. Cost is $50 which includes supplies. Register at (970) 726-8968.Movie showing – The Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church invites the public to a showing of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian at 6 p.m., off U.S. Highway 40, across from the county courthouse. Free. (970) 725-0011.Free yoga – A national celebration of yoga is scheduled 8:30 a.m. to noon with classes free and for all levels. Schedule is as follows: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m., Rise and Shine Vinyasa Yoga with Christina Minasian; 9:30 – 10:15 a.m., Yoga for Everybody with Katherine Dines; 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Slow Flow Yoga with Holly Glick and 11:30 a.m. – noon Relax and Renew Yoga with Margaret Strom. (970) 726-5786.Ski the park – Cross-country ski a snow-draped landscape and learn about the Kawuneeche Valley with a ranger and Rocky Mountain National Park at 9:30 a.m. (adults and children over the age of 8). Free. Reservations: (970) 627-3471.Snowshoeing – Snowshoe Rocky Mountain National Park starting at 9 a.m. Feb. 7 and March 21; and at 1 p.m. through March 21. Beginners (including children 8 years or older) meet at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. Free. Reservations: (970) 627-3471.Sunday, Jan. 25Jerry Joseph – Jerry Joseph plays in a three-piece rock n roll band starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. $10 cover. (970) 726-4929.Mary Jane bash – Help Mary Jane celebrate her 33rd Birthday Bash Jan. 25 in downtown Winter Park, Hideaway Park and Winter Park Resort/Mary Jane Ski Area. Sundays festivities include Mary Jane On Parade at various area businesses, free demos at Mary Jane Shop, free bump tips at Winter Park Resort Ski and Ride School, snowshoe tours from the Winter Park Visitors Center, and aprs ski at Mary Janes Club Car. (970) 726-4118, http://www.playwinterpark.com.Live DJ – Sundays are fundays at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with a live DJ starting at 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Uprights – Ella Knight of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Gasthaus Eichler in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. Highway 40 – Highway 40 plays a little bit of everything (bluegrass, R&B, jazz, and rock) at Shipwreck Landing North in Old Town Winter Park 3 to 7 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Snowshoeing – Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting free two-hour snowshoeing treks with a ranger Sundays at 1 p.m. through March 15. Intermediate athletes (including children 8 years or older) meet at the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. Altitude gains of up to 500 feet. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. Free. Reservations: (970) 627-3471.NFL Sundays – NFL Sunday Ticket through January at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Shuffleboard – The Gateway Inn in Grand Lake is hosting an open-invite shuffleboard tournament starting at 4 p.m. $1 per game, plus $1 donation toward the winning pot. (970) 627-2400.Poker tournament – Poker tournaments start at 7:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Monday, Jan. 26Open Mic and Locals Night – Variety of entertainment starting at 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with volunteer host Hippie. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Karaoke – Karaoke fun begins at 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-4951.Writers group – The Fraser Writers Group meets 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday mornings at the Fraser Library. Free. (970) 726-4626.Kill the Keg – Kill the Keg Nights with a shuffleboard and fooseball tournament at 8 and 10 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Shuffleboard, foosball – Kill the Keg Nights with game tournaments at 8 and 10 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Texas Hold Em – Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser hosts Texas Hold Em tournaments starting at 8:15 p.m. The top 40 players from each set of 10 games wins a chance for a trip to Las Vegas. Free. (970) 726-9250.Tuesday, Jan. 27Open Mic – Try out your musical talents in front of an audience starting around 9 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park with $5 martinis 4 to 8 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Guitar lessons – Dave Hemphill is offering guitar lessons with music theory 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Fraser Valley Elementary School with Fraser Valley Recreation through March 17. $135, open to ages 16+. Guitars available for rent. Earlier class available for ages 8-16. (970) 726-8968.Pool tournament – Pool tournaments start at 8 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. $5 entry. Prize for winner. (970) 726-3026.Trivia Night – Hulkstar hosts trivia games starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Each nights top three winners receive a $25 gift certificate. Free. (970) 726-9250.Texas Hold Em – Win a trip to Las Vegas through games of Texas Hold Em starting at 8 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Barking Dog Pub, next to the County Seat Grill in Hot Sulphur Springs, is hosting a 12-week series of Texas Hold Em games at 8 p.m. No entry fee. $250 grand prize. (970) 725-3309.Movie night – Kremmling Librarys next Movie Night features Mamma Mia at 6 p.m. Free and open. (970) 724-9228.Wednesday, Jan. 28Nine-Toed Bob & the Stragglers – Variety of tunes, 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Free skiing – Snow Mountain Ranch is hosting locals ski free days Wednesdays through the season. http://www.grandnordic.org. Poker tournaments – Poker tournaments start at 8 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Trivia – Test your knowledge at 6 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake Wednesdays. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Ladies Night & DJs – The first two drinks for the ladies are free starting at 9 p.m. every Wednesday during Ladies Night at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Ladies get in for free and guys pay $5. (970) 726-3026.Texas Hold Em – The Parshall Inn is hosting Texas Hold Em games (now at 7 p.m.) No entry fee. Prizes. (970) 725-3215.Martial arts – Join Mike Farmer and Fraser Valley Recreation 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 18 at the Warehouse in Tabernash to learn the fundamentals of several martial arts forms. Open to ages 18+. $10/night. (970) 726-8968.Thursday, Jan. 29Nine-Toed Bob – Variety of rock covers, 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Christyle – Hip-hop, 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Open Mic Night – Adam Lynam hosts, starting at 9:30 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Open mic – 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Winery in Fraser. No cover. (970) 726-4514.Artist coalition – ART out of Thin Air meets next 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Riverside Hotel in Hot Sulphur Springs Jan. 29. (970) 627-0517.Cooking class – Wild Horse Catering launches Dish It Up cooking classes starting with one highlighting aphrodisiacs at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 with Chef Dace Voit. $75/person includes materials, wine and take-home recipes. (970) 531-0160.Pool tournaments – Mike Baird hosts pool tournaments at Grumpys Saloon in Grand Lake. (970) 627-0123.Texas Hold Em – Friendly card game. Sign-up at 6:15 p.m. at the Gateway Inn in Grand Lake. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. House prizes. Free. (970) 627-2400.Texas Hold Em – Buckets Saloon in Winter Park is hosting free Texas Hold Em games starting at 8 p.m. Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.