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Arts and Entertainment calendar for Grand County

MUSICFriday, Dec. 26Stereomaid CD release – John Statz opens for Stereomaid (Oly with special guest musicians Mickey Sandora, Tom Camillo and Terry Tompkins) which will unveil the rock bands studio debut album The Little Things That Come Between Us starting around 8:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Holiday special – More than a handful of local and regional musicians are set to put on special holiday performances for Java Mic Night starting at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Hunker Down – Members of local stewed rompgrass band Hunker Down are set to play acoustic music 3 to 5 p.m. at the Winter Park Village at the ski area. Free. (970) 726-6563.Adam Lynam – Local musicians play 5-9 p.m. for happy hour at the Crooked Creek Saloon Fridays. This week is Adam Lynam. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.John Brown – Acoustic guitar starting at 9 p.m. Friday evenings at Grumpys 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. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. DJ Tanro – DJ Tanro kicks off the funky mix Fridays starting at 9 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Funky Mix Fridays – 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.Saturday, Dec. 27Todd Anders Johnson – Todd Anders Johnson and Prakoshis (Salems rhythm section) play the whole Salem vibe of hip-hop and jazz with socially conscious themes starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Mustang Revival – Ehren Crumpler and rock, blues and jam band The Mustang Revival will play starting at 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd at Buckets Saloon 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 starting at 7 p.m. at Randis Irish Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-1172.Hunker Down – Members of local stewed rompgrass band Hunker Down are set to play acoustic music 3 to 5 p.m. at the Winter Park Village at the ski area. Free. (970) 726-6563.Andy Irvine – Multi-talented musicians Andy Irvine (electric guitar) and Warren Ward (bass) play rhythm and blues 5 to 8 p.m. for dinner guests at Hecks Restaurant at Devils Thumb Ranch. No cover. (970) 726-7004.Fat Amber – Band Fat Amber plays hypnotic grooves for a dinner and show event 8 to 10 p.m. at Willow Creek Grill & Bar in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-0885.Jed Henry – Jed Henry and special guest Peter Baldo play folk and punk during an aprs ski show starting at 4 p.m. at the Rise & Shine Cafe. No cover. (970) 726-5530.Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Live DJ – A live DJ gets the party started at Freestyles in Winter Park starting at 9 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-4297.DJ Normski & Friends – DJ Normski and special guests perform for a dinner show 8 to 10 p.m. at the Willow Creek Grill & Bar in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-0885.DJ Social – Jamaicas DJ Social plays groovy tunes, mon, starting at 9 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in south Granby. No cover. (970) 887-4951.George Clay – Variety of country and easy listening tunes starting at 9 p.m. Saturday evenings at Grumpys in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-0123.Jed Henry – Fraser Valley guitarist and singer/songwriter Jed Henry incorporates folk and punk acoustic (polk) around shows featuring Gravity and Midnight Ultra at Quixotes in Denver starting around 9 p.m. Possible cover. (303) 832-5288.Sunday, Dec. 28Cormey & Friends – Steve Cormey and Friends play a variety of tunes starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Tim Connelly – 5 p.m. on the deck at Shipwreck Landing North at the old Adolphs in Old Town Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Live DJ – Sundays are fundays at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with a live DJ for crowds ages 21 and older. Starts at 9 p.m. (970) 726-3026.Uprights – Traci Maddox of The Uprights plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights at Gasthaus Eichler restaurant in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133. Monday, Dec. 29Sofa Kings – Robbie Gonzalez (guitar), Mark Burg (keyboards), Terry Tompkins (drums) and bassist Tom Camillo visit jazz and funk songs from bands like Soulive, Medeski Martin and Wood, Galactic, John Scofield, and even some of the Beastie Boys instrumental funk starting at 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Oly – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Oly Olson plays a variety of Americana originals and covers starting about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.Tim Connelly – Solo at Shipwreck Landing in Old Town Winter Park starting around 4 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9397.Open Mic and Locals Night – 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Happy hour all night. Volunteer host is Hippie. Free. (970) 726-3026.Tuesday, Dec. 30Matt Holliday – Matt Holliday of band One Time fame plays an acoustic good time 5 to 7 p.m. at the Back Country Grill in Winter Park and then again (about 9:30 p.m.) at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover for either. (970) 726-8081/(970) 627-9965.Chris Williamson – Chris Willy Williamson of band One Time fame plays a variety of rock originals and covers starting at 9 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-3026.Open Mic – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts open mic nights on Tuesdays starting at 9 p.m. No cover. Call (970) 726-4297.New Years Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 31Oly – Eric Oly Olson plays originals and covers on acoustic guitar 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Ranch House Restaurant at Devils Thumb Ranch and Resort in Tabernash. No cover. (970) 726-5633.Gary Key – Walking Jukebox Gary Key plays acoustic guitar featuring everything from Willie Nelson to Jimmy Buffett and originals 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. for dinner guests at Denos Mountain Bistro in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5332.Empty Suits – The Empty Suits (Tony Rosacci on guitar, Tom Camillo on bass, and John Minardi on percussion) bring their rockin blues and reggae to the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby starting around 9 p.m. No cover. (970) 887-4951.Hunker Down – Members of Hunker Down (Yaniv Salzberg, Bobbie Krech, Greg Travis and Andy Straus) play stewed rompgrass for a New Years Eve celebration for crowds 21 years and older starting around 9 p.m. at the Untamed in Winter Park. (970) 726-1111.Kort McCumber duo – Kort McCumber and a guest musician play for dinner guests at Hecks at Devils Thumb Resort in Tabernash 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The band plays Americana at its best, equal parts folk, country, blues and bluegrass, with a healthy dose of something fresh. No cover. (970) 726-7004.Nine-Toed Bob – Nine-Toed Bob & The Stragglers play a variety of tunes about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Social – Jamaican host DJ Social pulls tunes together for a New Years Eve Par-Tee starting around 9 p.m. at the Willow Creek Bar & Grill in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-0885.Live DJ – Buckets Saloon hosts live DJs for a New Years Eve party starting at 9 p.m. (970) 726-3026.New Years Day, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009Nine-Toed Bob – Nine-Toed Bob plays a variety of rock covers about 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9965.DJ Christyle – DJ Christyle plays hip-hop starting at 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Open Mic Night – Thursday night is Open Mic Night with new host Adam Lynam at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Starts about 9:30 p.m. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Open mic – Winter Park Winery (395 Zerex in Fraser) is hosting open mic nights 8 to 10:30 p.m. (except 1/1/09). No cover, wine for purchase. (970) 726-4514.VISUAL ARTSFriday, Dec. 26Knitting for kids – The Kremmling Library presents a knitting program for school-age children starting at 3 p.m. and continuing Fridays through May. Free. (970) 724-9228.Saturday, Dec. 27Sunday, Dec. 28Monday, Dec. 29Movie night – Granby Library presents a free showing of Wall-E (rated G) starting at 6 p.m. (970) 887-2149.Model railroad – Residents and guests are invited to come out to see a special model railroad display at the Granby Town Hall. Operating schedule is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30.Tuesday, Dec. 30Model railroad – Residents and guests are invited to come out to see a special model railroad display at the Granby Town Hall. Operating schedule is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 30.Wednesday, Dec. 31Diamonds in the Sky – A fireworks extravaganza begin at midnight over Grand Lake, brought to the area through the Grand Lake Fireworks Organization (a 501 (c)3). (970) 531-0099.Parade and fireworks – Bring the family to SolVista Basin in Granby for the New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks display. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with kids parade, synchronized ski down, followed by the fireworks. Limited glow sticks available for those 12 and under and others are encouraged to bring a flashlight to join the parade. (888) 850-4615.Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009PERFORMING ARTSFriday, Dec. 26Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Saturday, Dec. 27Mountain Messiah – The annual Mountain Messiah informal song session event starts at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at the YMCA chapel, followed by refreshments and socializing. Free. (970) 726-4626.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Sunday, Dec. 28Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Monday, Dec. 29Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Tuesday, Dec. 30Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents its final performance of A Charlie Brown Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. Adults: $20, students and seniors: $15, children 12 and under $12. Patrons who bring in a can of food for the Mountain Family Center receive $3 off one adult ticket. Dessert and cocktail service. (970) 726-5048, http://www.grandtheatreco.com.Wednesday, Dec. 31Christmas melodrama – The Grand Arts Councils traditional melodrama this year is Stop that Villain or Have You No Shame, Rip Roquefort at 8 p.m. Dec. 26-31 in the Historical Grand Lake Community House. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call (970) 627-3097 or visit http://www.grandlakechamber.com.Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009MISCELLANEOUS OTHER ENTERTAINMENTFriday, Dec. 26Face painting – The Winter Park Village at Winter Park ski area is offering free face painting for kids 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 26 and 27. (970) 726-6563.Guitar Hero night – Buckets is hosting a Guitar Hero Night starting at 9 p.m. (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. Call (970) 724-3324.Youth knitting – The Kremmling Library announces knitting for school-age children at 4 to 5 p.m. Free. (970) 724-9228.Karaoke – 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Free. (970) 726-3026.Funky Mix Fridays – 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.Saturday, Dec. 27Face painting – The Winter Park Village at Winter Park ski area is offering free face painting for kids 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 26 and 27. (970) 726-6563.Snowshoeing – Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting free two-hour snowshoeing treks with a ranger Saturdays 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. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. (970) 627-3471 for reservations.Sunday, Dec. 28Snowshoeing – 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. (970) 627-3471 for reservations.Fundays – Sundays are fundays at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with a live DJ starting at 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd. (970) 726-3026.NFL Sundays – NFL Sunday Ticket through January at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Broncos parties – Cheer for the Broncos at the Parshall Inn on Sundays. Prizes, contests and Happy Hour prices. (970) 725-3215.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 – Sign-up starts at 7:30 p.m., action follows suit at 7:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No fee. (970) 726-4297.Monday, Dec. 29Trips and camps – The Granby Rec. Department announces several activities for local youth: climbing wall, Mad Munchies and the YMCA Dec. 29; and bowling, pizza and sleigh ride Dec. 30. $30 per child, discount for multi-child families. (970) 887-3961.Kill the Keg – Kill the Keg Nights with a shuffleboard and foosball tournament 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, Dec. 30Trips and camps – The Granby Rec. Department announces several activities for local youth including bowling, pizza and sleigh ride Dec. 30. $30 per child, discount for multi-child families. (970) 887-3961.Pool tournament – Pool tournaments at 8 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Cost is $5 to participate. Prize for winner. (970) 726-3026.Trivia Night – Hosted by Hulkstar starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Each nights top three winners receive a $25 gift certificate. (970) 726-9250.Martini Night – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts $5 Martini Night Tuesdays with happy hour 4 to 8 p.m. Call (970) 726-4297 for more info.Texas Hold Em – Every Thursday night 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.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. Call (970) 725-3309.Wednesday, Dec. 31Free skiing – Snow Mountain Ranch is hosting locals ski free days Wednesdays through the season. Go into the Nordic center, show an ID to prove Grand County residency, and pick up a trail pass. http://www.grandnordic.org. Poker tournaments – Freestyles is starting up poker tournaments at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Pool tournaments – The County Seat Pub in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting pool tournaments starting at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 24. $5 entry. Prize for winner. (970) 725-3309.Trivia – Test your knowledge at 6 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake Wednesdays (except 12/31). 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. DJs all night. 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. Call (970) 725-3215.Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009Pool tournaments – Mike Baird hosts pool tournaments at Grumpys in Grand Lake. Call (970) 627-0123 to see if that includes 12/25 and 1/1/09.Texas Hold Em – Friendly card game (closed on Christmas). Sign-up at 6:15 p.m. at the Gateway Inn in Grand Lake. Game begins 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. (except Christmas). Win a trip to Las Vegas. (970) 726-3026.

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