5 things to do in Grand County this weekend
Get ready for the first-ever tubing world championship
1. Mike Zito presented by the Grand County Blues Society
Winter Park, Friday, March 23
2018 Blues Foundation Award Nominee Mike Zito makes his way back for what has become a favorite annual event. Join the party and enjoy rockin’ tunes in a great spot.
If you go…
Starts at 8 p.m. at Smokin’ Moe’s, located inside Cooper Creek Square in downtown Winter Park.
Event is free for members of the Grand County Blues Society, donation by non-members is suggested.
2. World Championship of Tubing
Fraser, Saturday, March 24
Get your tubes ready. The Colorado Adventure Park is hosting its first-ever World Championships of Tubing. The races will begin at noon and goes until 8 p.m. With a VIP ticket, you will have the chance to race with former NFL players. The VIP races begin at 5 p.m. There will be special prizes and giveaways.
If you go…
Colorado Adventure Park
Located at 566 County Road 72, Fraser, CO 80442
Reserve tickets by visiting http://www.coloradoadventurepark.com or call 970-726-5779 for more information.
3. Break the Ice Weekend
Granby, Saturday-Sunday, March 24-25
Moose on loose, Little Explorers Club curling and so much more. Free guided snowshoe and nordic ski tours. For many winter can be cold, dark and long and some just want to get through it, but Snow Mountain Ranch wants you to enjoy it. Snow Mountain Ranch will provide a guide, brief lesson, a warm fire, s’mores and hot chocolate. Offered every Saturday during Break the Ice Weekends. Destinations are as follows: The Rowley Homestead, The Gold Mine, The Nordic Yurt, The Waterfall.
If you go…
YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch
Located at 1101 County Road 53, Granby, CO 80446
4. Grotto Suraboza Wine Dinner at Devil’s Thumb Ranch
Tabernash, Sunday, March 25
Join Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa for Chef Josh Bettis’s four-course custom menu featuring perfectly paired wine from Hahn Family Wines. Starting at 6 p.m. $95 per person.
If you go:
Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
Located at 530 County Road 83, Tabernash, CO 80478
Call 970-726-3774 for more information or to make reservations.
5. Live music: The Dead South w/The Hooten Hallers
Winter Park, March 25
Formed in 2012, The Dead South have recorded and released three albums. Their most recent album “Illusion&Doubt” charted at No. 2 on the Bluegrass U.S. Billboards and won Best Saskatchewan Album of 2016. Their debut album, “Good Company,” first released in 2014, is still on the U.S. Alternative Albums and Canadian All Categories Top Album charts, while their official music video to “Good Company” has millions of views on YouTube.
If you go…
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Ullr’s Tavern, located at 78415 Highway 40, 80482Winter Park, CO
For tickets, visit www.universe.com/events
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