Arts and Entertainment Calendar
February 13, 2009
Friday, Feb. 13Acoustic potluck – The next Java Mic Night is an Acoustic Potluck with Franklin Brown, Brian and Ali Grayson, Luke Henderson, Joe Farstad, Zack Smith, Kevin Regier, Scott Bergmann, and Joe Rooyakkers starting at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Couple of Pairs – Married musicians Kay and Andy Irvine, and Trish (Leone) and Mickey (Sandora) play for a Pucker-Up pre-Valentines Day party starting at 6 p.m. at the Willow Creek Grill on U.S. Hwy. 40 in Granby. The family-friendly event is a fundraiser for the Center 4 Excellence and includes a Puppy Love photo contest and possible kissing booth. Free, donations welcome. (970) 887-0885.Empty Suits – The Empty Suits (Tony Rosacci on guitar, Tom Camillo on bass, and John Minardi on the craziest drum set you have ever seen) bring their rockin blues and reggae from the likes of G-Love, Jack Johnson, and Sublime starting around 9 p.m. for the 21 and older crowd at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Mango Chutney – Mango Chutney (featuring Brad Pregeant on keyboard and Walter Holland on reeds) plays jazz-rock, fusion jazz and jazz starting at 9:15 p.m. at the R& R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-2131.Pregeant Brower Duo – Pianist Brad Pregeant and drummer Patrick Brower play jazz and blues at the R&R Bar in the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby starting at 8 p.m. No cover. (970) 887-2131.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 playing a variety of acoustic covers and originals. 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.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. 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.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. through March 21 in Winter Park. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. Cocktail and dessert service available. (970) 726-5048.Singing Valentines – Have a barbershop quartet from the Grand Chorale sing to your sweetheart at her/his home, work place or at a party Friday or Saturday. $35. (970) 726-0343 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 13.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.Bird count – The 12th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count is scheduled Feb. 13-16. Visit http://www.birdcount.org.Saturday, Feb. 14Hunker Down CD release – Hunker Down hosts a Fraser-style CD release party for new album Wood for the Fire starting around 8 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. $5 cover. (970) 726-9250.3rd Time Lucky – Local band 3rd Time Lucky plays Americana, country, blues, classic rock and originals starting around 9:15 p.m. at the R&R Bar in the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. No cover. (970) 887-2131.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.Oly – Guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Oly Olson leads audiences along an acoustic road through rock, folk and Americana starting around 8:30 p.m. at Freestyles in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-4297.Chris Williamson – Singer/songwriter and guitarist Chris Willy Williamson is set to play a variety of originals and covers at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park starting around 9:30 p.m. Free. (970) 726-3026.Jazz trio – Brad Pregeant, Lynnea Godfriaux and Walter Holland play jazz and more starting at 6 p.m. for guests at Carolines Cuisine south of Grand Lake at Soda Springs Ranch. No cover. (970) 627-9404.Meanbottle – Country/alternative country/garage band Meanbottle plays starting around 8:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. No cover. (970) 726-4929.Cody Crump – Alternative singer/songwriter Cody Crump plays 2 to 5 p.m. in the Seven Trails Grille at SolVista Basin Lodge. No cover.Kort McCumber – Kort McCumber plays Americana at its best, equal parts folk, country, blues and bluegrass, with a healthy dose of something fresh 5 to 8 p.m. for dinner guests at Hecks Restaurant at Devils Thumb Ranch in Tabernash. No cover. (970) 726-5632.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.Glen Tompkins – Glen Tompkins plays a variety of soft rock and love songs on piano and guitar starting at 6 p.m. for dinner guests at the Rapids restaurant in Grand Lake. No cover. (970) 627-3707.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.Uprights – Joan Shaw of the Uprights plays Valentines tunes on piano 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Gasthaus Eichler in Winter Park. No cover. (970) 726-5133.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. through March 21 in Winter Park. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. Cocktail and dessert service available. (970) 726-5048.Snowmobile poker run – The Snowmobile for Life Poker Run, to benefit Flight for Life, starts at 9 a.m. at the Grand Lake Community House. $5 per hand or five hands for $20, with food and a silent auction 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community House, followed by an evening social with dancing and door prizes starting at 8 p.m. at the Bears Den. (970) 627-1741.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. 15Live 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. Broomball tournament – The Chuck Lewis Skating Rink is hosting a two-weekend broomball tournament 4 to 5 p.m. in Kremmling. (970) 531-3993 or e-mail email@example.com.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.Monday, Feb. 16Sofa Kings – The Sofa Kings bring their funky, jazzy, jammin party to Freestyles in Winter Park for Kill the Keg Night starting around 9 p.m. (for the 21 and older crowd). Their sound incorporates a variety of instrumental funk from the likes of Galactic, Medeski Martin and Wood, The Meters, John Scofield and even some of the Beastie Boys instrumental funk. Free. (970) 726-4297.Open Mic and Locals Night – Variety of entertainment starting at 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with new host Dakota. 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.Writing club – The Rough-Writers INK Writers Group meets in Granby at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month (at Granby Library). Membership is free and open to everyone. Call (970) 531-1907.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.Dance lessons – Beginner Jazz/Hip Hop lessons for adults are available 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through March 16 at the Fraser Historic Church. (720) 837-4085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Tuesday, Feb. 17Open 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.Musical/visual art – Circle H Retreat is hosting local musical and visual artists 5 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday at 6732 U.S. Hwy. 34 on Lake Granby. $5 for adults, $2 for students. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. Visual art is on display Thursday-Sunday. (970) 887-9814 or e-mail email@example.com.Rock climbing – Grand Youth Adventures offers free after-school adventures including rock climbing classes for 6 thru 8 grade youth 4:30 to 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the YMCA of the Rockies through the end of April. (970) 887-2750.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. 18Picturing America program – Learn about Americas history through the nations art during a Picturing America Masterpieces program at 6:30 p.m. at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake. Facilitator/art teacher Jean Kafer provides insight into 40 large, high-quality reproductions of American masterpieces. Free. (970) 627-8353.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.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.Model railroad club – The Grand County Model Railroad Club announces regular meetings. (970) 887-9478, (970) 281-9094, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Book club – The Brown Bag Book Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Kremmling Library to discuss Hannahs Dream by Diane Hammond. Pick up a copy at the library and bring ideas for the next read. (970) 724-9393 or e-mail email@example.com.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. 19Tight Like That – Tight Like That, featuring Lynnea Godfriaux, Brad Pregeant and Patrick Brower, perform for Grand Arts Night starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Circle H Retreat on U.S. Hwy. 34. The event includes photography, pottery and jewelry artists and a door prize. $5 cover ($2 for students). (970) 887-9814.Nine-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.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. through March 21 in Winter Park. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. Cocktail and dessert service available. (970) 726-5048.Guitar lessons – Free guitar lessons, sponsored by the Grand County Blues Society, are held 4 to 5 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month during the school year at the Fraser Valley Library. (970) 726-5689.Book signing – Author Justin Matott is hosting a book signing 7 to 8 p.m. at the Grand Lake Elementary School. Matott wrote several books, including Go Ask Mom, illustrated by local artist Lisa Tarr. http://www.justinmatott.com.Movie night – Join the Fraser Valley Library for a free showing of Mamma Mia! The Movie at 6 p.m. See the stage-to-film adaptation of the 1999 West End musical, starring Meryl Streep. Rated PG-13. Refreshments served. (970) 726-5689.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. Knowledgeable staff will pop open 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.