Arts and Entertainment Calendar
Friday, Jan. 30Tunnel 6 reunion – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Oly Olson reunites with other Tunnel 6 Records members Tim McCabe (bass), Beau Skogen (guitar) and Nate Nicholson (drums) for a loose, fun (rock) show – most likely a one-time-only event – starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub (after a nine-year hiatus). No cover. (970) 726-4929.Salzberg, Music & Yurich – Yaniv Salzberg, Mike Music, and Tammy Yurich perform country and bluegrass-influenced acoustic music for the next Java Mic Night starting at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Brian Jordan Trio – The Brian Jordan Trio (Brian Jordan, Andy Irvine and Dan Luehring) plays groovy funk, soul and rock starting at 9 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Eric Carroll – Live musicians entertain at the Crooked Creek Saloon 5-8 p.m. for happy hour in Fraser Friday nights. This weeks feature is Eric Carroll. No cover. (970) 726-9250.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.Brad Pregeant – Brad Pregeant plays New Orleans jazz piano and more for guests at Carolines Cuisine, 9921 U.S. Hwy. 34 south of Grand Lake starting at 6 p.m. No cover. (970) 627-9404.Uprights – Jan Sears 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 – The R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek is hosting Karaoke starting around 9 p.m. No cover. (970) 887-4951.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.Youth knitting – The Kremmling Library announces knitting for school-age children at 4 to 5 p.m. Fridays through May. (970) 724-9228.Free ski clinic – The YMCA of the Rockies, Snow Mountain Ranch is hosting a free cross-country ski clinic for kids at 1 p.m. Fridays through Feb. 20 at Nordic Center for kids ages 5 to 15. Equipment and trail pass provided. Arrive early. Parents encouraged to assist. (970) 887-2152 ext. 4173.Carnival preparation – The Winter Carnival is Feb. 7 in Grand Lake. Theme is Pirates of the Caribbean. Plan your costumes, snow sculptures, and bed sled race and tea pot curling teams. (970) 531-1914.Saturday, Jan. 31Filthy Mustache – Filthy Mustache (Greg Travis, Jesse McWilliams, Yaniv Salzberg and Andy Moore) play starting around 9 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. No cover. (970) 726-9250.Matt Holliday – Guitarist Matt Holiday of band One Time fame plays a variety of rock covers and originals starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Gary Key – Acoustic guitar player Gary Key, a.k.a. The Walking Jukebox plays everything from Willie Nelson to Jimmy Buffett and originals 7 to 11 p.m. at Randis Irish Saloon in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-1172.Willy – Chris Willy Williamson of band One Time fame plays rock 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.Holden Young Trio – The Holden Young Trio (with Holden Young and special guest Tom Camillo on bass) plays music with influences from Reggae, funk, rock and world music styles starting around 8:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297, http://www.myspace.com/holdenworld.com.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.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.Steve Cormey – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Steve Cormey plays a variety of tunes 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch, south of Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-9404.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.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, Feb. 1Society of Song and Story – The Society of Song and Story brings music, poetry and storytelling to several winter the first Sunday of the month Jan.-April (except Super Bowl Feb. 1 – the Society will meet that following Sunday, Feb. 8). Amateur to professional writers, poets and musicians are invited to participate – and those who enjoy great entertainment in a coffee shop atmosphere are invited to attend. The events are 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Grand County Fairgrounds Extension Hall in Kremmling. Stay longer for an all-musician open jam session. Admission is $2 for adults, kids free, with proceeds going to the Mountain Valley Christian Academy. (970) 531-2809, (970) 531-7099, or (970) 531-1907.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 – Traci Maddox 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. 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.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.Super Bowl party – The County Seat Pub in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a Super Bowl party starting at 3 p.m. Free appetizer buffet and house shots (for AFC touchdowns). (970) 725-3309.Super Bowl festivities – Watch the Super Bowl on a wide-screen TV at the Parshall Inn. Prizes, happy hour prices. (970) 725-3215.Super Bowl party – The R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek is hosting a Super Bowl party featuring prize giveaways, starting late afternoon. No cover. (970) 887-4951.Monday, Feb. 2Open 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, Feb. 3Open 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.Wednesday, Feb. 4Free 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.Pool tournaments – The County Seat Pub is hosting pool tournaments every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs. $5 entry, winner takes all. (970) 725-3309.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, Feb. 5Nine-Toed Bob & the Stragglers – Nine-Toed Bob and whatever friends pop in play a variety of tunes to get the crowd hopping at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake starting around 9:30 p.m. 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.Oldies nights – Relax and enjoy your favorite tunes from the past Thursdays at The County Seat Pub in Hot Sulphur Springs. (970) 725-3309.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.Wine/cheese pairing – Untamed and Wild Creek Brewery announce Ladies Wine Nights 5 to 11 p.m. Thursdays in Winter Park. The knowledgeable staff will be popping open some bottles not normally offered by the glass, pairing them with cheeses from around the world. Informative presentation. Price ranges $5 to $7 per glass. (970) 726-1111.
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Rocky Mountain National Park will bring back its reservation system for a third summer as park officials begin plans to manage growing crowds for the coming years.