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HIGHLIGHTING ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE IN THE PEAK TO PEAK REGION

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Winter Trails

Area trails provide access to winter’s backcountry wonders

COVER STORY

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Trail to Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

INSIDE MOUNTAIN MUSIC Songwriter’s new music, book project puts it ‘all on the table’

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MOUNTAIN ARTS

MOUNTAIN CULTURE

Local photographer archives moments with wildlife

YMCA of the Rockies introduces families to winter skills, fun

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EVENTS CALENDAR Extensive listings of mountain music, arts and events

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Take Note

Vol. 12, Issue 2 • February 2019 Mountain Music, Arts & Culture

Learn to prevent heart disease in February

PEAK TO PEAK Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news is heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February as the first American Heart Month to tackle heart disease in the United States. It is a chance to raise awareness about

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preventing heart disease. If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, you can take steps to lower your risk for heart disease. Your health care provider should test your blood levels of cholesterol at least once every 5 years. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, so be sure to have it checked on a regular basis. By living a healthy lifestyle, you can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower your risk for heart disease and

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heart attack. A healthy lifestyle includes eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, getting enough physical activity, not smoking or using other forms of tobacco and limiting alcohol use. Choosing healthful meal and snack options can help you avoid heart disease and its complications. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods. Eating foods low in saturated fats, trans fat, and cholesterol and high in fiber can help prevent high cholesterol. Limiting salt (sodium) in your diet also can lower your blood pressure. Limiting sugar in your diet can lower you blood sugar level to prevent or help control diabetes. Being overweight or obese increases your risk for heart disease. To determine if your weight is in a healthy range, doctors often calculate your body mass index. Doctors sometimes also use waist and hip measurements to calculate excess body fat. They may use special equipment to calculate excess body fat and hydration status. Physical activity can help you maintain a healthy weight and lower your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar levels. For adults, the Surgeon General recommends two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, like brisk walking or bicycling, every week. Children and adolescents should get one hour of physical activity every day. Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk for heart disease. If you don’t smoke, don’t start. If you do smoke, quitting will lower your risk for heart disease. Your doctor can suggest ways to help you quit. Avoid drinking too much alcohol, which can raise your blood pressure. Men should have no more than two drinks per day, and women only one. The American Heart Association in Denver hosts the Drop Red Gorgeous Fashion Show, Feb. 9, at the Wellshire Event Center, 3333 S. Colorado Blvd. in Denver. The event includes a heart-healthy brunch from 10:30-11:45 a.m. and a fashion show from noon-1 p.m. featuring models who have been personally affected by heart diseases and stroke. Attendees are encouraged to take charge of their heart health and be inspired by the stories of the models. This event is free, but RSVPs are required and attendance will be capped. Visit heart.org/en/affiliates/colorado/ denver or call 303-801-4630 to learn more.

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u Gilpin County Farmers Market

Join The Holistic Homestead for its twice monthly, year-round Farmers Market, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 2, indoors at the Gilpin Recreation Center, 250 Norton Dr. The market continues on the first and third Saturday of each month. Find food, crafts, handmade and homemade items and live music. Call 303-582-3001 or visit theholistichomestead.org to learn more.

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u Can’d Aid St. Vrain River Cleanup

Join Can’d Aid Foundation and Oskar Blues Brewery, Feb. 5, 3-5 p.m., at Black Bear Hole, across the street from 42 E. Main St. in Lyons, to help clean the St. Vrain River. Can’d Aid provides all necessary clean up equipment, just come ready to give back. Following the cleanup, volunteers are invited to Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 303 Main St., for an after party. Visit candaid.org and oskarbluesfooderies.com to learn more.

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uO  ld Man Winter Rally

Bundle up and get ready to run or ride some of Colorado’s best roads and trails during the Old Man Winter Rally, Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. With two bike courses and a one-of-a-kind running course, there is plenty of adventure for all runners and cyclists. The start/ finish line is in LaVerne Johnson Park, 600 Park Dr. in Lyons and entry fees range from $49-$109. During the “epic day of winter adventure,” riders choose 50km or 100km of dirt, snow, sweat, and beer. Runners can crush the 5.4-mile run course, a fast, flat “Best of Lyons” tour, that integrates singletrack trails, red rock canyon, and gravel paths. Everybody gets luxury aid stations with real food and hydration, a hot meal and a cold beer at the finish line, and a post-ride party with great music, fire pit, and massive raffle. Visit oldmanwinterrally.com or e-mail info@ adventurefit.com for more information.

u Estes Park Mayor’s Chat

Estes Park Mayor Todd Jirsa invites community members to join him for a Mayor’s Chat Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. at Starbucks, 537 Big Thompson Ave. Visit estes. org or call 970-586-5331 for additional information.

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Sample sweets from the region’s finest chocolatiers, taste pours from a variety of wineries at the 2nd Annual Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival, Feb. 9, noon-5 p.m., at the Estes Park Event Center, 1125 Rooftop Way. Tickets, $40 each or $70 for a couple (25% off with the code MMAC25), include 10 chocolate sampling tickets, complimentary pours, souvenir wine glass, and tote bag. Designated driver tickets, which do not include wine, glass or tote, are $10. Visit estesparkeventscomplex.com or call 970-586-6104 to learn more.

u Avalanche Awareness Presentation

Tin Shed Sports, 112 E. 2nd St. in Nederland, hosts a free Avalanche Awareness Presentation, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m. In this 90-minute clinic, expert guide and Nederland local, Jake Gaventa, will build off of two previous presentations. Topics include transitional snowpack, advanced tour planning and more. Call 303-258-3509 or visit tinshedsports.com for more information.

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u Oscar Party, Dinner & Red Carpet

Join the Historic Park Theatre, 130 Moraine Ave. in Estes Park, for Academy Awards Night, Feb. 24, at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and include buffet dinner, red carpet, Oscar show, prizes and party. Visit historicparktheatre.com or call 970-586-8904 to learn more.

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u L eathercraft Workshop Series

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Children can learn the craft, skill and patience it takes to make functional leather items from a professional, Feb. 13, 3-5 p.m. at HJB Designs in Lyons. Make a heart-shaped leather keychain for possible giftgiving. The class is $15 for ages 8 and up. Additional classes will take place on the second Wednesday of upcoming months. Register in advance at townoflyons.com/registration.

The Spice and Tea Exchange, 1634 Miner St. in Idaho Springs, hosts a Kombucha Class, Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m. Learn the basics of making Kombucha, an ancient tea-based probiotic beverage, while sampling different flavors. Kombucha Kits, which include everything needed to create it at home, will be available for purchase. Visit facebook.com/TSTEIdahoSprings or call 303-993-8018 for information and registration.

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u Valentines Day Luncheon & Dance

Estes Valley Recreation and Park District celebrates Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, noon-2 p.m., with a catered lunch from Sweet Basilico with table service and instructor-led line dancing to ’50s and ’60s music at the Estes Valley Community Center, 660 Community Drive. The event is $12. Advance registration is required by calling 970-586-8191. Visit evrpd.com to learn more.

u Chili Dinner & Silent Auction

High Country Auxiliary hosts its annual Chili Dinner and Silent Auction to support the Gilpin County Animal Response Team and Timberline F.P.D. volunteer firefighters, March 2, 5-8 p.m., at the Gilpin County Community Center, 250 Norton Dr. Adults are $9 and kids 12 and under are $4. The auction ends at 7:20 p.m. To donate, contact Susan Keim-Tamm are 303-3857919. The deadline for donations is Feb. 23. Visit facebook.com/highcountryauxiliar to learn more.

More state parks join reservation-only camping GILPIN COUNTY Golden Gate Canyon State Park began requiring reservation-only camping, Jan. 1, along with 14 other state parks. Starting on the first of the new year, those state parks converted into a reservation-only system, meaning campers will need to have a reservation ahead of time to set up at a site. They can do this anytime online. Colorado Parks & Wildlife is also getting rid of its $10 reservation-only camping fee. The change comes in the wake www.mmacmonthly.com

of a successful test of this system at five parks in 2018. Those parks were Cheyenne Mountain, Eleven Mile, Staunton, St. Vrain and Trinidad Lake. The park managers from those parks reported that the pilot program of the system was successful. CPW said allowing campers to reserve a spot eliminates the gamble in a first-come, first-served area. Campers who stay in a reservation-only location without a reservation may be cited. The new 15 state parks that will be

added to this list in the new year are Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, Boyd Lake, Cherry Creek, Golden Gate Canyon, Highline Lake, Jackson Lake, John Martin Reservoir, Lathrop, Mueller, North Sterling, Pearl Lake, Ridgeway, State Forest, Steamboat Lake and Yampa River. In addition, Lake Pueblo and Chatfield state parks will join the program in April 2019. To reserve a camping spot, visit cpwshop.com/home.page or call 800244-5613.

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Music Shafer’s latest project includes a book and new recording.

Singer-songwriter Danny Shafer performs often at the Gold Hill Inn.

Shafer has entertained audiences at numerous NedFest Music Festivals. Photo by Jeffrey V. Smith

Songwriter’s project puts it ‘all on table’

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eloved Front Range “troubadour” Danny Shafer, a fixture in the Colorado folk music scene for decades, celebrates the release of Songbook—a new 12-song recording and its companion 10-chapter book—on Feb. 15, 8:30-11:30 p.m,. at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lyons. The $5 cover includes a book and download of the recording. “This Songbook, it’s a shot straight in the arm of pure truth, both musical and personal.” Boulder musician Greg Schochet says in the book’s forward. “Forget the big-name music biographies and autobiographies us musicians love to read… here’s where you’ll find out what’s it’s like for us 99-percenters moving some tables to set up our PA in the corner, and what it means to keep music front and center when everything else around you won’t stop changing.” The Lyons resident, who performs more than 200 shows a year and regularly hosts Boulder-area open-mic nights, calls Songbook, the “most personal” project he’s ever done. “It’s all on the table,” he said. “Songbook is what I hope these songs would sound like in the middle of the night on the front porch,” Shafer explains. “It is a full circle realization that I have

a real need to be back to my folk roots. One guitar and one voice… I hope you enjoy it for what it is: a songwriter keeping it simple and wishing for you all these things that I am writing about.” One of the more developed stories in the book is about Shafer’s shortlived act Danny Shafer and the 21st Century featuring Jubal, Dechen Hawk, Chris Ramey and Todd May. Stories of band members, “workshopping” in Nederland, band life, loss of life and “the crazy odds it takes to have a band out and playing gigs,” is all included. The new full-length recording includes a solo acoustic collection of Shafer’s songs from 1990 to 2019. Included on the recording are Americans, 1943, My Grandmother Prayed to Mary, Friday Morning AM, She Wore the 50s So Well, Alone in This World, Good Days & Bad Days, Hobos Lullaby, The Sun Goes Down, Except For You & Me, 100 Watt Town and Farming. Shafer wants to “bring it home” for the release at Oskar Blues, 303 Main St., and keep it affordable. The show includes a solo set from Shafer with Chris Ramey joining in on a few songs on pedal steel. The Songbook album is available for download from CD Baby, Apple Music and more. Visit dannyshafer.com to learn more.

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MARTIN GILMORE TRIO AT ROGERS HALL

MAGIC BEANS IN NEDERLAND

OZOMATLI AT STANLEY HOTEL

GREG SCHOCHET & FRIENDS IN JAMESTOWN

High Street Concerts welcomes Martin Gilmore Trio and Wood Belly, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. at Rogers Hall, 400 High St. in Lyons. As a noted solo performer, multiinstrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Gilmore brings folk, bluegrass, country, swing and jazz to life. Tickets are $21. highstreetconcerts.com

Boulder’s Magic Beans returns to The Caribou Room in Nederland, Feb. 16, with The Iceman Special and Kalu & the Electic Joint. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. The Magic Beans is known for its unique, genre-blending sound and “dance party” shows. thecaribouroom.com

Grammy Award-winning Latin, hiphop, funk and rock act Ozomatli performs, Feb. 21 at 8:30 p.m. at the Stanley Hotel, 333 E Wonderview Ave. in Estes Park. Tickets are $30-$35. VIP tickets are available for $75 and Meetand-Greet tickets are $100. stanleylive.com

Greg Schochet & Friends play, Feb. 21, 8-10 p.m., at the Jamestown Mercantile, 108 Main St. The Boulder musician is known for his acoustic and electric guitar and mandolin work in local bands including Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams and Runaway Truck Ramp. jamestownmercantile.com

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Duo’s performances ‘joyous, soulful’ NEDERLAND Trumpeter and vocalist Jennifer Hartswick and guitarist Nicholas Cassarino have been playing, writing and storytelling for almost two decades. The bond between the Vermont natives is ever present in this intimate acoustic duo. The Jennifer Hartswick & Nick CassariACOUSTIC no Duo performs, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m., at The Caribou Room, 55 Indian Peaks Dr. in Nederland. Advance tickets are $15-$20. Hartswick and Cassarino have each made names for themselves, touring tirelessly. Their passion, dedication and sophistication are evident in their joyous, soulful performances, providing audiences with a truly special musical experience. Hartswick is considered one of the most exciting performers in music today. She exudes confidence and joy and brings her own refreshing spirit to the stage every time she performs. Her music is honest, soulful and comes with a maturity beyond her years. An original member of the Trey Anastasio Band,

Jennifer Hartswick & Nick Cassarino Duo

Annie & the Bang Bang

Photo by Michelle Stancil

Hartswick has recorded or shared the stage with Herbie Hancock, Phish, Christian McBride, Tom Petty, Aaron Neville, Carlos Santana, The Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews, Meghan Trainor and many others. Nicholas Cassarino is known for his work with Nth Power and Big Daddy Kane. He “oozes more soul in one finger than most guitarists could create in a lifetime… with a voice that immediately wraps the room in sex appeal.” Visit thecaribouroom.com and jenhartswick.com or call 303-258-3637 to learn more.

Historic hotel hosts talented funk, fusion band

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Known for “incendiary” live shows, extensive touring, die-hard fans and massive two-decade career, Lettuce have brought a new vitality to classic funk, matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency. The band plays a special all-ages two-night run, Feb. 22-23, at The Stanley Hotel, 333 Wonderview Ave. Jennifer Hartswick opens the show on Friday and Greyhounds open on Saturday. Tickets are $69 in advance and $75 at the door. Room discounts are available. Visit stanleylive. com and stanleyhotel.com or call 970-577-4000 to learn more, purchase tickets or book a room.

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Minneapolis band known to ‘rock hard’ NEDERLAND/JAMESTOWN

Fronted and founded by fight director, songwriter and guitarist Annie Enneking, Annie and the Bang Bang is a Minneapolis band known to “rock hard.” Catch the act for free at The Pioneer Inn, 15 E. First St. in Nederland, Feb. 15 from 10 p.m.ROCK 1 a.m., and Jamestown Mercantile, 108 Main St. on Feb. 16 from 8-10 p.m. The band crafts “dreamily potent grunge-meets-late-sixties-dark-rock and pop gems that value energy, animal intelligence, and beautiful mischief.” Visit annieandthebangbang.com, nederlandpioneerinn.com and jamestownmercantile.com for additional details.

NOTEWORTHY Magic Music - 40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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oulder county legends Magic Music—dubbed the state’s first “jam band”—have a storied history that truly complements its name. Hailing from various cities around the United States, the group began as a “merry troop of renegades whose brotherhood was eternally forged in the music they made.” The songs on 40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack were recorded in the 1970s and never released, until now. The album, released digitally in September 2018, features music from the film written and performed by Magic Music—featuring Chris Daniels, Will Luckey, George Cahill, Rob Galloway and Kevin Milburn—including original recordings of the band from the early 1970s. The documentary, released in 2017, is the directorial debut of TV writer Lee Aronsohn—of Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory—who tracks down the scattered members of one of Boulder’s most influential and elusive bands in the hope that, 40 years after they broke up, he can get them to play one last show. Aronsohn, who attended the University of Colorado, was one of the band’s biggest fans and the songs he heard Magic Music play on campus continued to echo in his head, but there was nothing to listen to. He would hum the songs he remembered to himself, and sing them to his children. Now Aronsohn, and fans around the world, can listen to the band—and a bit of Boulder County music history— any time they want. Learn more at magicmusicmovie.com.

ASSISTANCE SOUGHT FOR MAGIC MUSIC GUITARIST

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The members of Magic Music are asking its extended band family for help on behalf of their guitarist Will Luckey, who was recently diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. The Luckey family is now facing large medical bills and the escalating costs of future care. An account on GoFundMe.com is collecting money to assist. Search “Will Luckey – Musician & Teacher” on the site to find the page.

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TRACKS 1) Porcupine Flats Shuffle 13) Country 2) Bright Sun Bright Rain 14) Old Man Das 3) Never in my Life 15) Sad and Troubled Lady 4) Bring the Morning Down 16) Better Days 5) Hayin’ 17) Colorado Rockies 6) Eldorado Canyon 18) Cosmic Jingle 7) Down to the University 19) Eldorado Canyon/Sometimes When I’m Lonely 8) Gandy Dancer 20) The Morning Song 9) Mole’s Stumble 21) Bring the Morning 10) The Friend’s Song Down (1974) 11) Cedar’s Sigh 22) The Morning Song (1971) 12) Sundance

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CRAFTS & FIBER | DANCE | FINE ART | FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY | MUSEUMS | STAGE

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Archiving moments with wildlife Leap of Faith

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Photographer Kathy Banich

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GILPIN COUNTY he Gilpin County Public Library gallery features the photographic work of artist, Kathy Banich—a 30-year resident of the Sugarloaf area in Boulder County—through March 22. The gallery is free and open to the public during normal operating hours. The artist has been working to re-establish her wildlife archive of the local area since 2010 when she and her family lost heir home and belongings in the Fourmile Canyon Fire. The images displayed at the library were all captured in the region at Sugarloaf, Walden Ponds, Rocky Mountain National Park and Mount Evans. “From a very young age, photographs have had a profound effect on me,” Banich said. “Some of my earliest memories as a young girl are sitting in front of my mom’s enormous photo albums, gazing at each picture in wonderment; noticing every detail of each captured moment as well as characterizing the people pictured. This nostalgic element of reflection ignited an enthusiastic interest as a child that continues to fuel my passion for photography today.” Living adjacent to Roosevelt National Forest, Banich finds herself frequently sharing both time and space with her neighboring wildlife. “The respect, trust, patience and final reward of photographing, thus archiving an instant in time between self and bird or mammal is a meditative/surreal experience which I find immense comfort in,” she adds. Banich’s work can be seen at Washington Hall in Central City and the Glass Tipi Gallery in Ward. She has been featured, and won awards, at Gilpin Arts’ annual Juried Exhibitions and Art at the Center shows in Nederland. She has also had her worked displayed at several juried exhibits in Boulder and the Adventist Hospitals Healing Arts Traveling Juried Show. “I feel truly blessed to be able to pursue my passion for photography—I’m both humbled and appreciative for the opportunity to display and share my work,” she said. Visit banichphotography.com or at BanichPhotography on Facebook.com to learn more and see more of Banich’s images of wildlife. banichk@yahoo.com

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ART AT THE CENTER RECEPTION

AUTHOR-LED WRITER WORKSHOP

MOSAIC WINDOWS WORKSHOP

PEAK TO PEAK CONCERTS STUDENT RECITAL

The Art at the Center Winter Reception, Feb. 7, 5-7 p.m. at the Nederland Community Center, features refreshments, opportunities to meet artists, listen to music and view artwork. A donation of $5 is requested at door. Call 303-2589721 to learn more. nederlandcommunitycenter.org

“So You Want to Be a Writer?,” a writer’s workshop, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Estes Valley Library, features author April Moore teaching participants what it takes to be a writer, how to get books in a bookstore and find readers. Registration is required for the free class. estesvalleylibrary.org

Beat the winter doldrums and come out to learn an incredible art form when the newly-opened Mountain Heart Gallery, 115 Main St. in Central City, hosts artist Ippy Farnam for a mosaic window making class, Feb. 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Participation is $70 plus $17 for materials. 720-219-9616

The 2nd Annual Peak to Peak Concerts Student Recital, Feb. 16, 3-5 p.m., at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran in Estes Park features dedicated music students of all ages and ability. Admission is free, but donations are requested. A reception follows the concert. osep.info

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Festival highlights outdoor films, music

Historic Washington Hall in Central City

Art show seeks entries GILPIN COUNTY The Gilpin County Arts Association issued a call for entries for its 72nd Annual Juried Art Show, taking place June 1-Aug. 2. More than $3000 in cash prizes, including a $500 best of show prize, are awarded. The deadline for mailed entries is March 15 and online entries is March 16. CALL FOR The show is open to Arizona, ColoENTRIES rado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming artists. Two dimensional mediums including drawing, painting, photography, print making and textiles along with three-dimensional mediums including ceramics, sculpture and jewelry, are welcome. For complete entry information and prospectus, visit gilpinarts.com or call 303-582-5952.

Artist, band featured at First Friday event

NEDERLAND The Clock Tower Collective’s Salto Coffee Works, 112 E 2nd St., hosts local artist Michael Esparza for its free First Friday event, March 1, 5-9 p.m. Andrew Lunsford & Shawn Cunnane of The Company perform from 6-8 p.m. ART & Esparza, also known as Sparza, is a MUSIC Boulder native. His psychedelic mix of surrealism abstract art and landscapes in oil and acrylic paint highlights his love of nature and adventure. Visit saltocoffeeworks.com and facebook.com/mikeesparzaart or call 303-258-3537 to learn more.

Book club explores local title ESTES PARK The Estes Park Museum’s 1917 Book Club explores, This Week in Estes Park: The Story of Our Town by former Director of the Estes Park Area Historical Museum Mel Busch, Feb. 20, 1 - 2:30 p.m., at the Estes ValLITERARY ley Library. The book includes short EVENT stories focusing on the people and events of Estes Park. The program is free and open to all. Visit estes.org/museum, e-mail mfundaun@estes.org or call 970577-3762 for more information. Page 10

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NEDERLAND Wild Bear Nature Center and Winter Wildlands Alliance present Snowball and Backcountry Film Festival, Feb. 7, 5-10 p.m., at The Caribou Room, 55 Indian Peaks Dr., for the benefit of “getting children in the snow to learn from scientists and adventurers.” FILM, Tickets are $35. MUSIC The special event includes a & MORE cross-country ski, snowshoe or hiking tour of Wild Bear’s new site at Mud Lake at 5 p.m. followed by social time with 300 “friends of the wild” at 6 p.m. including food, drinks and silent auction. Special musical guests By The Lee, a duo of Lauren Stovall and Peter Sharpe from The Railsplitters. A high-definition showing of the 14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, with appearances by filmmakers and ski ambassadors, takes place from 7:30-10 p.m. Immerse yourself in a night of films that capture the spirit of winter. Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture are included in the award-winning lineup. Films include Ode to Muir from Teton Gravity Re-

Heart lock sales support local arts LYONS Support the Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission and the “heARTS of LYONS” project by purchasing a heart lock, adding a name or wish and attaching it to Mitch Levin’s “Unconditional” heart sculpture in front of the Gatherings of a Lifetime store. Purchase locks Feb. 1-14 at Western Stars Gallery & Studio, 160 E. Main St.; Lyons ReRuns, 437 Main St.; and Gatherings of a Lifetime, 447 Main St. ties The Lyons’ Arts and HumaniCommission’s “heARTS of LYONS” outdoor arts collection can be seen all over town. This perennial arts collection is a celebration of art and sculpture displayed throughout town. This rotating collection is designed to be a compelling “parade of art that escorts travellers through the Town of Lyons while enticing return visits.” Visit townoflyons.com or call 303-823-6622 for more information.

Searching for Christmas Tree by Lie Feng

search, Ski the Wild West by Thomas Woodson and Drew Petersen, The Abbey from DPS Cinematic, The Backcountry Snowsports Initiative: Human-Powered by Wool Hat Creative Productions, Abandoned: Berthoud Pass from The Road West Traveled, Blue by Aly Nicklas, I Am Here by David Hanson and Michael Hanson, Surfer Dan from Camp4 Collective, Searching for Christmas Tree by Lie Feng, and Westward: Brennan Lagasse from KGB Productions. Visit wildbear.org and winterwildlands.org or call 303-258-0495 to learn more.

‘Green Book’ displayed

DENVER The award-winning film The Green Book recently received five Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Screenplay. Visitors can temporarily view a 1949 edition of The Negro Motorist Green MUSEUM Book, the film’s inspiration, in the Lincoln Hills exhibit at History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway. Green Books books were published by postal employee Victor H. Green to help African Americans find welcoming hotels, restaurants, and boarding houses. The first edition was published in 1936 and continued until 1964 when the Civil Rights Act ended discrimination in public accommodations. Lincoln Hills, located 38 miles west of Denver, became a mountain resort community in Gilpin County. It was the largest resort west of the Mississippi built by and for African Americans. The entire Lincoln Hills resort was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. For general information about programs, exhibits, and services, call 303-HISTORY or visit historycolorado.org.

Free presentation includes mountain lion video

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The Town of Lyons and Western Stars Gallery & Studio, 160 E. Main St., hosts a free presentation by Wild Nature Media’s David Neils featuring video footage of local mountain lions, Feb. 9, 7-8 p.m. Neils began monitoring wildlife at age five and 14 years ago was face-bumped by a large mountain lion. Since then, he’s been devoted to capturing non-invasive footage of the mysterious predators in wild places. He will also speak about spending time weekly for more than a decade in places where mountain lions live. Visit westernstarsgallery.com and wildnaturemedia.com or call 303-747-3818 for more information.

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MOUNTAIN

FOOD & DRINK | LEARNING | RECREATION & OUTDOORS | SPECIAL EVENTS

Introducing families to winter fun

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Take a snowshoe hike during Mountaineering Weekend.

Learn winter navigation from experts.

Enjoy winter activities with the entire family.

he YMCA of the Rockies hosts its 4th annual Mountaineering Weekend, Feb. 15-18, featuring fun and engaging activities for all ages including educational sessions, guided snowshoe hikes, search-and-rescue dogs, yoga classes, a snow cave, sled-dog presentation and all regular wintertime programs. Everything is free for guests staying in lodge rooms or cabins while day passes for guests staying off-grounds are available for $25 a day. YMCA of the Rockies, 2515 Tunnel Road, is located on more than 800 acres bordering Rocky Mountain National Park, providing the perfect landscape for outdoor enthusiasts and their families, and dogs, to explore mountaineering. Whether it’s your first time out, or your family has camped in national parks many times, this special event has excursions for every level. During the weekend, check out educational sessions on winter survival tips and mountaineering skills and learn about avalanche awareness, beacon rescue searches, orienteering and the best first aid for backcountry. Experience guided snowshoe hikes into the National Park. Search-and-rescue dogs and handlers will demonstrate how they locate missing hikers while a sled-dog presentation includes a puppy meet-and-greet. This year, the weekend also includes special guest speakers Ricardo Peña, mountain guide and professional musician, and Ulyana Horodyskyj, a scientist, mountaineer, and part-time professor. They will take participants on a journey, exploring how fragile environments are being impacted by a changing climate. Peña will speak about his very special connection to one of the greatest survival stories of all time: The Andes Survivors. The event begins Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. with the Climbing Kickoff featuring an indoor climbing wall and refreshments. The Dawn Wall climbing film will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Activities continue on Feb. 16 with beginners yoga at 8 a.m. Learn about ice anchors from an Alaskan glacier guide at 9:30 a.m. and learn to build, set and maintain snow caves at 10:30 a.m. A search-and-rescue dog presentation with Jayne Zmijewski and her certified search-and-rescue dog begins at 1 p.m. and a Mountain Guardians presentation about safety in the mountains is at 2:15 p.m. Enjoy a two-mile Glacier Creek hike at 3:30 p.m. The keynote speakers start their first night talk at 7 p.m. Begin Sunday with a high-intensity workout during Boot Camp at 7:30 a.m. A dog sled demonstration by racer Meg Mizzoni and her team is at 9 a.m. Learn about winter warmth and fire making skills at 11 a.m. and winter navigation with maps and a compass at 1 p.m. A National Park bus tour begins at 3:30 p.m. The bus will stop for photo opportunities and short walk. Keynote speakers begin their second night talk at 7 p.m. Join the Hikemasters for a guided, three-mile, introductory snowshoe hike to Emerald Lake at 8 a.m. on Feb. 18. The hike also passes Nymph and Dream lakes. Booking and advanced registration is required for weekend activities through the YMCA of the Rockies website or call 970-586-3344 to make cabin or lodge room reservations. Super Value rates are valid for Rent ice skates for pond skating during lodge rooms and value rates for private cabins. Visit ymcarockies.org to Mountaineering Weekend. Photos courtesy YMCA of the Rockies learn more about all Mountaineering Weekend activities.

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ESTES PARK WINE & CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

VALENTINE’S DAY TEA FOR TWO

WILDLIFE & WINTER HIKE IN HIGH COUNTRY

ANNUAL CHILI CHALLENGE

The 2nd annual Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival, Feb. 9, noon-5 p.m., at the Estes Park Event Center, 1125 Rooftop Way, offers samples from the region’s finest chocolatiers and a variety of wineries. Tickets are $40 and $70 for a couple. Get 25% off with using the code MMAC25. estesparkeventscomplex.com

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Tea for Two, Feb. 10, 3:30-5 p.m., at the Spice & Tea Exchange, 1634 Miner St. in Idaho Springs. Finger sandwiches, freshbaked goodies, bite-size cakes, pastries and delicacies with aromatic blended teas are included in the $30 fee. spiceandtea.com/idahosprings

Join volunteer naturalists for a free hike in the high country near Nederland, Feb. 16, 1-3 p.m., to look for signs of wildlife activity, including tracks, scat, feathers, fur, and browse marks on trees. Ski or hiking poles are recommended. Space is limited. Online registration required. bouldercountyopenspace.org

The 21st Coal Creek Canyon Chili Challenge, Feb. 23, 5-8 p.m., at the CCCIA Hall, includes tasting tickets for $7-$10. Snacks and drinks provided. Contest entry is free. Drop off chili at 4:30 p.m. Call 303-466-0415 or e-mail janisalana. robinson@gmail.com to learn more. coalcreekcanyon.org

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Locals host premiere model railroading event

ESTES PARK

Clanging bells and tooting whistles fill the Estes Park Events Complex, 1125 Rooftop Way, Feb. 16-17, as trains from the steam age to the present move along tracks of model railroad layouts at the 22nd annual Rails in the Rockies exhibit featuring more than SPECIAL 26,000 sq. ft. of model railroading. EVENT Dedicated model railroaders from Colorado and Wyoming share their craftsmanship layouts and interactive children and adult activities are offered. Vendors will also be selling model railroad-related items. Tickets are $7. Children 12 and under with an adult are free. Organized by the Estes Valley Model Railroaders—which holds open meetings each month at the Estes Valley Library—the show incorporates working exhibits of all gauges from the tiny “Z” to the toy train “G” gauge along with British and German railroads. Family activities include the Estes club “Kids Layout” where children can run trains,

Duck race seeks help Enjoy a wide variety of model railroad layouts and meet the builders at Rails in the Rockies, Feb. 16-17.

Photo by Jeffrey V. Smith

push buttons and enjoy Thomas the Train; the fun Seek and Search game; the popular LEGO Layout for “kids of all ages;” and the Youth in Model Railroading layouts sharing the love of the hobby and their developing skills. The event takes place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m . on Sunday. Visit railsintherockies.org and evmrr.org or e-mail info@railsintherockies.org to learn more.

Town invites all to enjoy ‘night out’ Nature center hosts snowshoe tours

NEDERLAND Enjoy the trail, meet new friends and discover nature on snowshoes during snowshoe tours for the whole family, Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by Wild Bear Nature Center, 20 Lakeview Dr. Participation is $2 per person. Snowshoes are also available SNOWfor rental daily at the nature cenSHOEING ter from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Rentals are $15 for 24 hours and pole rentals are available for $5. Staff members can provide suggestions of spots to visit. Visit wildbear.org or call 303-258-0495 to learn more. E-mail registrar@wildbear.org to reserve a spot. Spaces and shoes are limited.

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LYONS Spend an evening shopping, dining and enjoying music during Lyons Night Out, Feb. 8, 5-8 p.m., when businesses are extending hours, offering discounts and hosting events. Treat yourself or your valentine to unique gifts, classes, and tasty treats. Participating businesses include SPECIAL Bella La Crema, Gatherings Of A EVENT Lifetime, Hempsual & HempCBD. info, HJB Designs, Live Your Light, Lyons Classic Pinball, Lyons ReRuns, Metamorphosis Tattoo & Piercing, Pilates of Lyons, Red Canyon Art, River Cliff Realty, Rosey’s Rescues, St. Vrain Market, Stillwater Healing Arts Clinic, WeeCasa Tiny House Resort, Western Stars Gallery & Studio and more to be announced. After shopping and eating, enjoy the Quemando Salsa Party at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 303 Main St., 9 p.m.-midnight. There is a $5 cover at the door. Visit lyonscolorado.com or call 303-823-6622 to learn more.

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ESTES PARK The Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival is a few months away, but the work has begun and the time to get involved is now. More than 60 Estes Valley non-profits have been selected and will soon be selling duck adoptions. Beneficiaries receive $19 from every $20 paper Duck FUNDAdoption Form sold. The event has RAISER returned more than $2.5 million to local non-profits in the past 30 years. This year’s Duck Race Festival, May 4, features major cash and travel prizes in addition to hundreds of merchant-donated certificates. Get involved by volunteering on Race Day or adopt a duck beginning March 1. To volunteer, email gene@eeojadds.com or jimdaustin@cs.com. Visit epduckrace.org to adopt and learn more.

FOOD & DRINK

Dinner focuses on wine, chocolate ESTES PARK Snowy Peaks Winery offers a sumptuous, fivecourse Valentine’s Day Wine and Chocolate dinner featuring cocoa in every dish, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. at Twin Owls Steakhouse, 800 MacGregor Ave. Each course will be carefully paired with a Snowy Peaks wine. WINE & Snowy Peaks Winemaker Erik CHOCOLATE Mohr will explain the background of each wine and Twin Owl Owner Thad Eggen will talk about the process of creating the perfect dish to pair it with. A vegetarian option is available. Tickets are $80 each and limited. Visit snowypeakswinery.com or call 970-5869344 to learn more.

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FOOD & DRINK Festival highlights local whiskeys ESTES PARK Warm up from the inside at the 6th Annual Whiskey Warm Up in Estes Park, March 2, 1-4 p.m., at George Hix Riverside Plaza, features unlimited samples of Colorado whiskeys from a more WHISKEY than 20 local distilleries, souvenir tasting glass, live seminars and live music as well as cigars, retail vendors and more. Tickets are $50 each or $90 for two. Get 25% off with the code MMAC25. Learn the styles, tastes and smells of whiskey from the knowledgeable educators at the Elkin’s Distilling booth. Catch the free Whiskey Warm-Up shuttle at The Ridgeline Hotel, Estes

Whiskey Warm Up takes place outside in George Hix Riverside Plaza, March 2.

Park Visitor Center, Murphy’s Resort, Bond Park, Fall River Village and Awesome Shirtworks. Call 970-5779900 for information about shuttles. For additional information, visit estesparkeventscomplex.com.

Valentine’s Day menu, music offered

GOLD HILL Enjoy a night of Chocolate and Roses at the Gold Hill Store & Pub, 531 Main St., on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 beginning at 4:30 p.m., with a special menu and love songs performed by Clay Rose of Gasoline Lollipops from 5-7 p.m. Anyone who makes a purchase during the event will reSPECIAL ceive a free rose, while supplies last. EVENT The regular menu will be offered along with special offerings of Grandma Mary’s lasagna, garlic bread, arugula salad and chocolate mousse Call 303-443-7724 or RSVP on Facebook to reserve a seat and guarantee items from the special menu will be available. Visit goldhillstore.com to learn more.

Treat colds, flu with herbs

NEDERLAND Join Clinical Herbalist Courtney Cosgriff at Alpine Botanicals, 92 East 1st St., for an in-depth discussion of the body’s response to colds and flu, Feb. 10, 12:30-2 p.m. The class is $18 with advance registration.

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Learn physical responses—including fever, congestions, aches and more—to help determine which “herbal allies” and nutritional remedies will help you feel better faster. Visit alpinebotanicals.com or call 720-486-8500 for more information.

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COVER STORY

Winter Trails

Area trails provide access to winter’s backcountry wonders

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olorado and the Peak to Peak region is a yearround destination offering unmatched potential for adventure, while breathtaking scenic landscapes provides opportunity for winter experiences on trails normally popular in the summer. Outdoor enthusiasts celebrate winter in the region because with the falling snow comes a new selection of activities to be enjoyed on the area’s diverse trails. Along the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway a pair of snowshoes or waterproof boots can unveil a hidden world of winter beauty and sensational settings. If well prepared, winter hiking is a wonderful way to stay active and in tune with nature. As amazing as it can be, hazards exist when in the backcountry. Anyone planning to participate in winter sports must be prepared for avalanches, quick changes in weather and exhaustion. Snow can hide dangers like cliffs, rock fall, tree wells and deadfall. Skills and gear to handle the risks are essential. Always check conditions, weather and maps before leaving and dress in layers with insulating, waterproof clothing. Protect eyes and skin from the sun with sunglasses and sunscreen and carry water. There are many popular places to enjoy trails and explore winter scenery and tranquility along the Peak to Peak Byway. Here are a few suggestions to explore further.

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Dense pine forests and 36 miles of trails make this state park in Gilpin County a prime spot for snowshoeing. The park’s Panorama Point Scenic Overlook offers views of more than 100 miles of the Continental Divide. Many of the roads and camping loops in Reverend’s Ridge Campground are closed and not plowed in winter making it an ideal play park for beginners. The terrain is mostly flat and snow generally holds all season. The Raccoon Trail Loop is a moderate 2.5 mile loop accessed from Reverend’s Ridge Campground or Panorama Point Scenic Overlook. In wet or dry years, this is one of the better choices for winter use. It generally has good snow and always good scenery. Dogs are welcome on all trails as long as they are on a six foot or shorter leash at all times. Visit cpw.state.co.us or call 303-582-3707 for more information.

James Peak Wilderness

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over 13,000 feet and more than a dozen alpine lakes. From the East Portal of the Moffat Train Tunnel, the South Boulder Creek Trail heads west. After a mile the Forest Lakes trail forks to the north. Both South Boulder Creek Trail and Forest Lakes Trail are popular ski or snowshoe treks to alpine lakes. Both trails are approximately four miles in length one way, and become increasingly difficult as they approach the lakes. Visit fs.usda.gov/detail/arp to learn more.

Hessie Trailhead

The Hessie Trailhead near Nederland is a popular winter destination with trails leading through pine forests to Lost Lake, King Lake and beyond. Winter parking is in the town of Eldroa about a mile short of the trailhead. Snowshoers of all levels will enjoy the history, scenery and tranquility of the area. For more information, visit fs.usda.gov/detail/arp.

Jenny Creek Trailhead

The Jenny Creek Trail begins at the Jenny Creek Trailhead just outside of Eldora Mountain Resort’s private parking lot. The first mile is only open during the Eldora Mountain Resort’s operating season in winter. The trail intersects Guinn Mountain Winter Trail, which splits off to the Colorado Mountain Club’s Arestua Hut and ultimately reaches Yankee Doodle Lake on the Rollins Pass Road. Be sure to stay on trail. Learn more at fs.usda.gov/detail/arp.

Mud Lake & Caribou Ranch Open Space

Good beginning snowshoe trails are found at Mud Lake Open Space park north of Nederland on C.R. 126. There are two short loop trails and an out-andback Caribou Ranch Link. Further up the road, in the shadow of the Continental Divide, the 2,151 acres of Caribou Ranch Open Space offer a variety of landscapes to explore including forests, meadows, wetlands and the historical Blue Bird mining complex. Snowshoeing is popular on its trails. For more information, visit bouldercountyopenspace.org.

Brainard Lake Recreation Area

The Brainard Lake Recreation Area is one of most popular destinations in the Boulder Ranger District. Fees are not charged during the winter op-

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erating season and parking is at the Brainard Gateway Parking Lot to access trails. Several dedicated snowshoe trails and a road closed to vehicular traffic in winter lead to peaceful Brainard Lake. Follow snowshoe signs on trees to stay on snowshoe-only trails in this crisscrossed area. Numerous other trails suitable for snowshoes and winter hiking cover the area while even more begin at Brainard Lake and head into the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area to destinations including Long, Isabelle, Mitchell and Blue lakes. Dogs are allowed only on the Brainard Lake and Lefthand Park Reservoir Roads, which are closed to motorized traffic. Visit fs.usda.gov/detail/ arp and cmcboulder.org to learn more.

Sourdough Trail

The Sourdough Trail is a long-distance trail with multiple access points that facilitate moderate outand-back trips, end-to-end shuttle trips and multiple side-loop opportunities. It intersects Little Raven, South Saint Vrain, Beaver Reservoir Cutoff and Buchanan Pass trails. The entire Sourdough Trail runs 12.5 miles, so it is popular to take on either the north or south section from the Red Rock Lake Trailhead at Brainard Lake, which is the trail’s high point. Other access points includes Beaver Reservoir Road Trailhead and at Peaceful Valley, 5.8 miles north of the Brainard Lake Road. Parking is at the intersection to Camp Dick Road, which is unplowed in winter. Learn more at fs.usda.gov/detail/arp.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park offers 355 miles of trails to suit any fitness and experience level. Winter is a spectacular time to visit the park. Most park trails can be explored with snowshoes. Just 3.5 miles round-trip, the trail to Emerald Lake is easy-tomoderate offering awesome panoramas of Nymph, Dream and Emerald lakes, along with a few frozen waterfalls. Stop at any visitor center to get the latest snow and avalanche conditions and discuss the best path for your needs with the rangers. Rangers lead free snowshoe ecology tours through March every Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required; call 970-586-1206. Visit nps.gov/romo for additional information.

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MOUNTAIN MUSIC, ARTS & EVENT LISTINGS

MOUNTAIN Music

LIVE MUSIC EVENTS Idaho Springs

BUFFALO RESTAURANT/ WESTBOUND & DOWN 1617 Miner St. • 720-502-3121 • westboundanddown.com 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27 Kind Mountain Band.

6:30 p.m. Free. 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20 Rocker Box. 6:30 p.m. Free. Central City CHARLIE’S BAR 118 Main St. • 303-552-5932

Thursdays Open Mic Night. 7 p.m. Free. JKQ BBQ @ TELLER HOUSE FACE BAR 120 Eureka St. • 303-582-0600 • facebook.com/JkqBbq

2/1 Chris Dewitt. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/8 David Scott. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/15 Zoe Berman. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/22 Cole Naylor. 6-8 p.m. Free. 3/1 Jimmy Lewis. 6-8 p.m. Free. 3/8 David Scott. 6-8 p.m. Free. 3/15 Dechen Hawk. 6-8 p.m. Free.

MILE HIGH ROOM @ GRAND Z CASINO 321 Gregory St. • 303-582-0800 • grandzcasinohotel.com

2/1 Jane’s Gang. 8 p.m. Free. 2/2 Rick Lewis Project. 8 p.m. Free. 2/8 Hot Spell. 8 p.m. Free. 2/9 Van Who-Len. 8 p.m. Free. 2/15-16 Mr. Steak. 8 p.m. Free. 2/22 Parkside. 8 p.m. Free. 2/23 Rush Archives: Rush Tribute. 8 p.m. Free. Black Hawk

BAR 8042 @ AMERISTAR CASINO 11 Richman St. • ameristar.com/black-hawk

2/1-2 DJ Johnny Gear. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. 2/8-9 DJ Baby Boy. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. 2/15-16 DJ Tanastadi. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. 2/22-23 DJ Brian Howe. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free.

STAGE BAR @ MONARCH CASINO 488 Main St. • monarchblackhawk.com

2/9-10 The Boomers. 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Free. 2/15-16 The JV3. 5-10 p.m. Free. 3/9-10 Chris Daniels & the Kings. 5-10 p.m. Free. Coal Creek Canyon CCCIA COMMUNITY CENTER 31528 Hwy. 72, Coal Creek Canyon • coalcreekcanyon.org

3/2 Foxfeather. 7-10 p.m. $. Nederland

THE BRANDING IRON 35 E. 1st St. • 303-258-0649 • thebrandingiron.space

2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19 Karaoke. 7-11 p.m. Free. 2/9 Disco Party. 9 p.m.-midnight. Free. 2/21 Open Pick Beach Party. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Thursdays Open Pick. 6:30-9 p.m. Free.

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THE CARIBOU ROOM 55 Indian Peaks Dr. • 303-258-3637 • thecaribouroom.com

2/8 Steely Dead. 9 p.m. $10-$12. 2/14 The California Honeydrops. 9 p.m. $25. 2/16 Magic Beans. 9 p.m. $12-$15. 2/23 Jennifer Hartswick & Nick Cassarino Duo. 9 p.m. $15-$20.

CLOCK TOWER COLLECTIVE/ SALTO COFFEE WORKS 112 E. 2nd St. • 303-258.3537 • saltocoffeeworks.com

2/1 First Friday w/Naomi’s Glass & Many Mountains. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/2 Après Ski w/Nicholas Alexander & Steph Jay. 3-6 p.m. Free. 2/9 Après Ski w/John Mieras. 3-6 p.m. Free. 2/16 Après Ski w/Zoe Berman. 3-6 p.m. Free. 2/23 Après Ski w/George Nelson. 3-6 p.m. Free. 2/23 Ska Brewing Tap Takeover w/Mike Heuer. 36 p.m. Free. 3/1 First Friday w/Michael Esparza w/Andrew Lundsford & Shawn Cunnane. 5-9 p.m. Free. 3/2 Après Ski w/Musk n’ Boots. 4-7 p.m. Free. NED’S 121 N. Jefferson St. • facebook.com/eatatneds

2/3, 2/17, 3/3 Karaoke w/Tyler Michi & All Service Industry Night. 7 p.m.-close. Free. 2/10, 2/24 Karaoke w/Heather Taylor-Lande & All Service Industry Night. 7 p.m.-close. Free. Wednesdays through 5/1 Hip Hop Night. 9 p.m.1 a.m. Free. PIONEER INN 15 E. 1st St. • 303-258-7733 • PioneerInnNederland.net

2/1 J.D. Cordlé & Full Circle Blues Band. 10 p.m. Free. 2/5, 2/19 Open Mic w/Jon Ridnell. 9 p.m. Free. 2/8 Suavé Agave Band. 10 p.m. Free. 2/12, 2/26 Open Mic w/Dan Perez. 9 p.m. Free. 2/15 Annie & the Bang Bang. 10 p.m. Free. 2/22 Bobby Blair Band. 10 p.m. Free. 3/1 The Symbols. 10 p.m. Free. 3/5 Open Mic w/Ben Sproul. 9 p.m. Free. Wednesdays Blues Night. 10 p.m. -1 a.m. Free. Thursdays Open Jam w/Electric Toast. 10 p.m. Free. TIMBERS TAPROOM @ ELDORA 2861 Eldora Ski Road • 303-440-8700 • eldora.com

2/2, 3/2 10 Barrel Brewing Music Series w/Famous Men. 2-5 p.m. Free. 2/9, 3/16 10 Barrel Brewing Music Series w/The Foggy Tops. 2-5 p.m. Free. 2/16 10 Barrel Brewing Music Series w/Scott Dale. 2-5 p.m. Free. 2/23, 3/30 10 Barrel Brewing Music Series w/Kort McCumber. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free. VERY NICE BREWING 20 Lakeview Dr. • 303-258-3770 • verynicebrewing.com

2/2 Miles Perry. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/8 Harmony & Brad. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/9 Snowbound Hounds. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/10 Bo DePena. 4-6 p.m. Free. 2/14 Flash Mountain Flood. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/15 Los Cheesies. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/16 Uncle Barnaby. 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/17 Mad Dog Blues Trio 4-6 p.m. Free. 2/21 Celtic Session hosted by The Gael 6-8 p.m. Free.

2/22 Eric Stone 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/23 Rick Lobato 6-8 p.m. Free. 2/24 Many Mountains 4-6 p.m. Free. Wednesdays Vinyl Night. 6 p.m. Free. Gold Hill GOLD HILL STORE & PUB 531 Main St., Gold Hill • 303-443-7724 • goldhillstore.com

2/14 Chocolate & Roses w/Clay Rose. 5-7 p.m. Free. 2/23 Colin Robison. 5-7 p.m. Free. 3/3 Foxfeather. 5-7 p.m. Free. Jamestown JAMESTOWN MERCANTILE 108 Main St. • 303-442-5847 • Jamestownmercantile.com

2/1 John Mieras. 6 p.m. Free. 2/2 Bones Jugs. 8-10 p.m. Free. 2/7 Chris Sheldon & Friends. 8-10 p.m. Free. 2/8 Kate Farmer & Andy Eppler. 6 p.m. Free. 2/9 The Cody Sisters. 8-10 p.m. Free. 2/15 Ben Brosh. 6 p.m. Free. 2/16 Annie & the Bang Bang. 8-10 p.m. Free. 2/21 Greg Schochet and Friends. 8-10 p.m. Free. 2/22 Alex Smith. 6 p.m. Free. Lyons OSKAR BLUES GRILL & BREW 303 Main St. • 303-823-6685 • oskarbluesfooderies.com

2/1 Bonnie & the Clydes. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $5 2/8 Quemando Salsa Party. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $5 2/9 300 Days. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $5 2/10 Love Hurts, KC Groves. 5-10 p.m. Free. 2/16 Avenhart. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $5 2/17 Cary Morin. 5 p.m. Free. 2/21, 3/21 Complete Unknowns. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $5 Tuesdays Bluegrass Jam. 7-10 p.m. Free. PIZZA BAR 66 430 Main St. • 303-823-6262 • pizzabar66.com

2/1, 2/22, 3/1, 3/22 Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Free. Thursdays Open Mic. 9 p.m. Free. ROGERS HALL/HIGH STREET CONCERTS 400 High St. • 303-823-6433 • highstreetconcerts.com

2/9 The Martin Gilmore Trio, Wood Belly. 8 p.m. $. THE STONE CUP 442 High St. • 303-823-2345 • thestonecup.com

2/2 Harmony & Brad. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/3 Jesse DeVelis. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/9 The Fremonts. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/10 Ally Westover. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/16 John Mieras. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/17 Dominick Antonelli. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/23 Sugar Moon. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 2/24 Enion Pelta Tiller. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. WILDFLOWER PAVILION 500 West Main St. • 303-823-0848 • bluegrass.com

3/22 John Gorka. 8 p.m. $20-$25. 3/29 Imar, Moors & McCumber. 8 p.m. $20-$25. Estes Park AMERICAN LEGION POST 119 850 N. Saint Vrain Ave. • esteslegion.org

2/23 Mountain Town Trio & Guests. 6-10 p.m. $. THE BARREL CRAFT BEER HALL 251 Moraine Ave. • TheBarrel.beer

2/1 Jonny Miller, The Cody Sisters. 6-9 p.m. Free. 2/3 Songwriter’s Showcase. 4 p.m. Free.

EARTHWOOD COLLECTIONS 141 E. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-577-8100 • earthwoodgalleries.com

2/1, 3/1 First Friday Art Celebration w/Max Wagner & Stu MacAskie. 5-7 p.m. Free. ESME PATTERSON & CLAY ROSE LISTENING ROOM SHOW

2/2 at Masonic Temple. 7 p.m. $15 w/reservations. 1820 S. Saint Vrain Ave. snowygrass.com LONIGANS PUB 110 West Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-4346 • lonigans.com

Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays Karaoke. 9 p.m. Free. THE OTHER SIDE RESTAURANT 900 Moraine Ave. • 970-586-2171 • theotherside.rest

2/22 Mountain Town Trio. 6-9 p.m. Free. Fridays, Saturdays Dempsey/Fox Duo. 5-8 p.m. Free. Sundays Joseph Lingenfelter. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. ROCK INN MOUNTAIN TAVERN 1675 Hwy. 66 • 970-586-4116 • rockinnestes.com

2/3, 2/17 Jon Pickett. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/6, 2/10, 2/27 Geoff Clark. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/8, 3/1 David Potter. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/9, 3/9 Sean Flynn. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/16 Kenneth Kelly. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/20 Neil Whitlock. 5-9 p.m. Free. 2/23 KC Groves. 5-9 p.m. Free. Thursdays Open Bluegrass Jam, 6 p.m. Free. SNOWY PEAKS WINERY LOUNGE 292 Moraine Ave. • 970-586-2099 • snowypeakswinery.com

2/1, 2/22 Great Blue. 4-6 p.m. Free. 2/8, 3/8 Dahlby & Nadine. 4-6 p.m. Free. 2/15 Neilson Project. 4-6 p.m. Free. 3/1 Dave Williams. 4-6 p.m. Free.

THE STANLEY HOTEL 333 Wonderview Ave. • 970-577-4000 • stanleylive.com

2/1 Los Lonely Boys. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $75-$90. 2/2 Los Lobos. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $75-$90. 2/6 Guster. 8-10 p.m. $32-$35. 2/9 Whitey Morgan. 8-11:30 p.m. $35-$75. 2/16 Big Something, Aqueous. 9-11:30 p.m. $22-$25. 2/21 Ozomatli. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $30-$100. 2/22-23 Lettuce. 8-11:30 p.m. $69-$75/night 3/1 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy/Seated. 9-11:30 p.m. $75-$95. 3/2 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy/Dancing. 9-11:30 p.m. $69-$85. WATERFRONT GRILL @ ESTES PARK RESORT 1700 Big Thompson Ave. • theestesparkresort.com

Thursdays Dempsey Fox Duo. 6-9 p.m. Free. Saturdays David Berg Piano & Song. 6-9 p.m. Free. Golden BARRELS & BOTTLES BREWERY 600 12th St. • 720-328-3643 • barrelsbottles.com

2/16 Folk’n Frosting: A Bluegrass, Wine & Cupcake Event w/Bandwagon. 6-9 p.m. Free. BUFFALO ROSE 1119 Washington Ave. • 303-278-6800 • buffalorose.net

2/2 4th Celebration of The Eagles and Allman Bros. w/The Long Run, My Blue Sky. 6:30 p.m. $18-$27.

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2/8 Under A Blood Red Sky, Just A Girl. 8 p.m. $16$25. 2/9 Strange Parade & Ten Years Gone. 7:30 p.m. $12. 2/10, 3/10 Sunday Swing at the Rose. 5 p.m. $15. 2/14 Valentine’s Day Extravaganza w/Sammy Mayfield, Deep Rocket Theives. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30. 2/15 Hey Lady!, Loving the Alien. 7:30 p.m. $15. 2/16 The Austin Young Band, Zakk Debono & the Broken Circle. 8 p.m. $14-$22. 2/17 Winter Wedding Show w/Live DJs. 11 a.m. Free. 2/22 Citizen Dan. 8 p.m. $15-$22. 2/23 KISSm, Rooster. 7:30 p.m. $15-$22. 2/27 Abba Mania! 8 p.m. $22-$30. 3/1 Chris Daniels & the Kings. 8 p.m. $15-$22. 3/8 Winger. 6:30 p.m. $25-$250. DIRTY DOGS ROADHOUSE 17999 W. Colfax Ave. • dirtydogsroadhouse.business.site

2/9 Mad Dog’s Birthday Bash w/Band of Brothers. 5 p.m. Free. Sundays through 3/31 Tony Rosario. Noon. Free. NEW TERRAIN BREWING COMPANY 16401 Table Mountain • newterrainbrewing.com

2/28 Bowregard. 7-10 p.m. Free.

OLD CAPITOL GRILL & SMOKEHOUSE 1122 Washington Ave. • oldcapitolgrill-smokehouse.com

Wednesdays through 3/27 Wintery Wednesday Concert Series w/Coal Creek Music. 6-9 p.m. Free. TABLE MOUNTAIN INN CANTINA 1310 Washington • 303-277-9898 • tablemountaininn.com

Saturdays Live Music Saturdays. 6-9 p.m. Free. Loveland RIALTO THEATER 228 E. 4th St. • 970-962-2120 • rialtotheatercenter.org

2/4, 3/4, 4/1 The Dev Sessions: Rialto Open Mic. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 2/15 David Wilcox. 7 p.m. $36-$51.

MOUNTAIN ARts

AUDITIONS & CALL FOR ENTRIES

72ND ANNUAL GILPIN COUNTY ARTS ASSOCIATION JURIED ART SHOW

3/16 Deadline to enter. 303-582-5952. gilpinarts.com CLASSICAL MUSIC Estes Park

Loveland RIALTO THEATER 228 E. 4th St. • 970-962-2120 • rialtotheatercenter.org

2/9 Gary Schmidt: “Claire de Lune.” 7 p.m. $20. CRAFTS & FIBER Idaho Springs ADULT CRAFT NIGHT: IRIS FOLD VALENTINE’S DAY CARDS

2/11 at Idaho Springs Library. 5 p.m. Free. 219 14th Ave. 303-567-2020. clearcreeklibrary.org Gilpin County MOJITO CREEK 365 S. Beaver Creek Road • 970-302-0606 • mojitocreek.com

2/21-24 Altered Artist Miranda Edney. 11 a.m.3 p.m. $499. GILPIN COUNTY RECREATION CENTER 250 Norton Dr. • 303-582-1453 • gilpinrecreation.com

Wednesdays through 3/13 Winter Clay Class w/ Steve Briggs. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $120-$140. Saturdays through 3/16 Winter Clay Class w/ Steve Briggs. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $120-$140. STITCHERS GET-TOGETHER

2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21 at Gilpin County Community Center. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free-$5. 250 Norton Dr., Black Hawk. 303-582-1453. gilpinrecreation.com Central City MOUNTAIN HEART GALLERY 115 Main St. • 720-612-8734

2/2 Soy Candle-Making Class w/Kathi. 11 a.m. $45. 2/9 Mosaic Window Making Class w/Ippy Farnam. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $87. 2/23 Bubble Pendant Class. 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. $50. 3/30 Crocheted Colorado Hat w/Karen. TBA. $. Coal Creek Canyon COAL CREEK CANYON NEEDLERS

2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27 at Coal Creek Coffee. 6-8 p.m. Free. 30509 Hwy. 72. coalcreekcoffeeshop.com Nederland NEDKNITS

2/1 at Nederland Community Library, 1-3 p.m. Free. 200 Hwy. 72 N. nederlandareaseniors.org QUIRKY QUILTERS

2/5 at Nederland Community Library. 10:30 a.m.noon. Free. 200 Hwy. 72 N. nederland.colibraries.org Allenspark STITCH ‘N RIPPERS QUILTERS

Mondays at New Covenant Church. 1-5 p.m. Free. 1423 C.R. 84. 303-747-2593. newcovenantchurchap.com/stitch-n-ripper WARPED WEAVERS

Tuesdays at Kelley House. 8:30 a.m. Free. 18720 Hwy. 7. hilltopguild.com Lyons ART-4-ART TRADING CARDS

Fridays, Saturdays Tim McLemore. 6-9 p.m. Free.

2/16, 3/16 at Lyons Regional Library. 12:301:30 p.m. Free. 405 Main St. 303-823-5165. lyons. colibraries.org

PEAK TO PEAK CONCERT: STUDENT RECITAL

LYONS QUILTING 42 E Main St. • 303-823-6067 • lyonsquilting.com

NICKY’S STEAKHOUSE PIANO BAR 1350 Fall River • 970-586-5376 • nickyssteakhouse.com

2/16 at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church. 3-5 p.m. Free. 2000 Ptarmigan Trail. osep.info PEAK TO PEAK CONCERT: LOCAL VOCALS

3/16 at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church. 3-5 p.m. Free. 2000 Ptarmigan Trail. osep.info

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2/2 Woven Jewelbox. 10 a.m. $50. 2/6 You Are My Sunshine .10 a.m. $100. 2/8 Animal Portraits.10 a.m. $90. 2/9 Country Revival. 10 a.m. $50. 2/14 Picky Piecing. 10 a.m. $50. 2/15, 2/23 Dinnerplate Dahlia. 10 a.m. $300.

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2/16 Mini Quick Curve Ruler. 10 a.m. $50. 2/17 Rock Candy Table Topper. 1:30 p.m. $25. 2/21 Diamond Gem Tote. 10 a.m. $50. 2/22 Ribbon Bags. 10 a.m. $25. 2/26, 3/29, 4/22 Open Sewing. 10 a.m. $10. 2/27 The Lost Art of Hand Quilting. 10 a.m. $25. 3/2 North Stars or any Liz Hartman. 10 a.m. $50. Estes Park ESTES VALLEY QUILT GUILD

2/13, 3/13, 4/10 at Good Samaritan Village. 6:30 p.m. $10-$35. Free. 1901 Ptarmigan Trail. ESTES PARK AREA WEAVERS GUILD

Wednesdays Fiber project social time at The Weavers Attic in Old Church Shops. 1 p.m. Free. Sundays, Wednesdays, Saturdays Weaving Demonstrations at The Weavers Attic in Old Church Shops. 1-3 p.m. Free. 157 W. Elkhorn Ave. 970586-2978. ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

Mondays Arts & Crafts. 9 a.m.-noon. $. 2/2 Patricia’s a la Carte: Valentine’s Day Card. 9:3011:30 a.m. $20. 2/10 Affirmation/Mala Bead Workshop. 3:305:30 p.m. $50. 2/16 Zentangle Method Intro Workshop. 9 a.m.noon. $40. Saturdays through 2/16 Zentangle Method Session 1. 9 a.m.-noon. $180/six weeks. Saturdays 2/23-3/30 Zentangle Method Session 2. 9 a.m.-noon. $180/six weeks. ESTES VALLEY LIBRARY 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-8116 • estesvalleylibrary.org

2/5, 2/14, 2/28 Makerspace Guided Hours. 10 a.m.1 p.m. Free. 2/4 Craft Jam: Laser Cut Wood Bowl. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. 2/7 Craft Jam: Laser Cut Wooden Bowl. 10:30noon. Free. 2/19 Try-It Tuesdays: DIY Magnetic Chalkboard & Toys. 4-5 p.m. Free. THE STITCHIN’ DEN 165 Virginia Dr. • 970-577-8210 • thestitchinden.com

2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21 Beginning to Knit. 1-3 p.m. $20. 2/24, 3/31, 4/28, 5/19, 6/23, 7/21 Building Blocks Classes. 10 a.m.-noon. $240. 2/9, 2/23 Fair Isle Hat & Mittens. 1-3 p.m. $80. 2/24, 3/31 Building Blocks Class. 10 a.m.-noon. $240. 2/24, 3/31, 4/28, 5/19, 6/23, 7/21 Building with Lace Class. 12:30-2:30 p.m. $20. 2/24, 3/31, 4/28, 5/19, 6/23, 7/21 Building in Color Class. 2:30-4:30 p.m. $20. TRAIL RIDGE QUILTERS

Tuesdays Estes Park Medical Center. 1 p.m. Free. 555 Prospect Ave. 970-324-7805. @TrailRidgeQuilters DANCE & FASHION Idaho Springs MIDDLE EASTERN BELLY DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY – EXPERIENCED

Wednesdays through 2/6-3/27, 4/3-5/29 at Clear Creek Recreation Center. 7:15-8:15 p.m. $80. 98 12th Ave. 303-567-4822. clearcreekrecreation.com SQUARE DANCE – BEGINNER MAINSTREAM

Mondays at Clear Creek Recreation Center. Free. 68 p.m. $6. 98 12th Ave. 303-567-4822. clearcreekrecreation.com

Gilpin County BALLROOM DANCING: FOX TROT & SALSA

Thursdays 3/14-4/18 at Gilpin County Community Center. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $50-$75. 250 Norton Dr. gilpinrecreation.com

BALLROOM DANCING: WALTZ & SWING

Thursdays 2/7-3/7, 4/25-5/23 at Gilpin County Community Center. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $50-$75. 250 Norton Dr. gilpinrecreation.com Nederland INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING

Mondays at Nederland Community Center. 7-9 p.m. $5. 750 Hwy. 72. 303-748-8405. nederlandco.org/ community-center PLANET MOTION DANCE

Wednesdays at Nederland Community Center. 6-7 p.m. $12. 750 Hwy. 72. 720-273-8399. nederlandco.org/community-center SWAY WITH ME LATIN/HIP-HOP/ MODERN FUSION DANCE CLASS

Mondays at Nederland Community Center. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $3-$4. 750 Hwy. 72. 720-438-0468. nederlandco.org/community-center Fourmile Canyon SO WE KNOW WE CAN DANCE CLASS

2/3, 3/23, 4/7 at Salina School House. 3:30-5 p.m. $12. 536 Gold Run. soweknowwecandance.com Lyons LYONS OLD-TIME SQUARE DANCE

2/2, 3/2, 4/6 at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew. 7-10 p.m. $. 303 Main St. Estes Park INTRO TO LINE DANCING CLASS

Sundays through 5/26 at Estes Valley Community Center. 1-1:50 p.m. $5-$7. 660 Community Dr. 970-586-8191. evrpd.com LINE DANCING PARTY

Sundays through 5/26 at Estes Valley Community Center. 2 p.m. $5-$7. 660 Community Dr. 970-586-8191. evrpd.com RUEDA DANCE

Saturdays 2/2-2/23 at Estes Valley Community Center. 1:15-2:15 p.m. $40. 660 Community Dr. 970-586-8191. evrpd.com SALSA/BACHATA DANCE

Saturdays at Estes Valley Community Center. 2:303:20 p.m. $5. 660 Community Dr. 970-586-8191. evrpd.com FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY Idaho Springs MOVIE NIGHT: “BEAUTY & THE BEAST”

2/8 at Idaho Springs Library. 5 p.m. Free. 219 14th Ave. 303-567-4822. clearcreeklibrary.org Gilpin KATHY BANICH PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

through 3/22 at Gilpin County Public Library. 9 a.m.-close. Free. 15131 Hwy. 119. 303-582-5777. gilpinlibrary.org Nederland BACKDOOR THEATRE 750 Hwy. 72 • 303-258-0188 • thebackdoortheatre.org

Sundays Feature Film Matinee Screening w/Open Captions. 2 p.m. $3-$6. thebackdoortheatre.org Fridays-Saturdays Feature Film Screening. 7 p.m. $3-$6. thebackdoortheatre.org

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2/7 at The Caribou Room. 5-10 p.m. $35. 55 Indian Peaks Dr. 303-258-3637. wildbear.org/snowball/ Estes Park HISTORIC PARK THEATRE 130 Moraine Ave. • 970-586-8904 • historicparktheatre.com

Mondays-Sundays Feature Films. Various Times. $. PHOTO MEMOIR WRITING

Wednesdays through 2/13 at Estes Valley Community Center. 6:30-8 p.m. $60. 660 Community Dr. evrpd.com PHOTOGRAPHING WINTER LANDSCAPES

3/8-10 at Rocky Mountain Conservancy. 6 a.m.8:30 p.m. $270-$300. 1895 Fall River Road. 970586-0108. rmconservancy.org

REEL MOUNTAIN THEATRE 543 Big Thompson Ave. • 970-586-4227 • reelmountain.com

Mondays-Sundays Feature Film Screenings. Various Times. $. FINE ART & GALLERY EVENTS Central City GILPIN COUNTY ARTS ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING

2/11, 3/11 Washington Hall Gallery. 6 p.m. Free. 117 Eureka St. 303-582-5952. gilpinarts.org Coal Creek Canyon WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASS

Saturdays 2/9-3/2 Kathy Bremers class at CCCIA Community Hall. 12:30-3 p.m. $15. 31528 Hwy. 72. 303-815-3255. cccparkandrec.org Nederland ART AT THE CENTER RECEPTION

2/7 at Nederland Community Center. 5-7 p.m. $5. 303-258-9721. nederlandco.org SALTO COFFEE WORKS/CLOCK TOWER COLLECTIVE 112 E. 2nd St. • 303-258.3537 • saltocoffeeworks.com

SIP & PAINT CLASS

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays Murphy’s Resort. 6-7 p.m. $45. 1650 Big Thompson Ave. 970-480-2955. murphysresort.com LITERARY EVENTS & BOOK CLUBS Idaho Springs IDAHO SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY 219 14th St. • 303-567-9200 • clearcreeklibrary.org

2/25, 3/18 Book Group. 6 p.m. Free. Gilpin County

GILPIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 15131 Hwy. 119 • 303-582-5777 • gilpinlibrary.org

2/6 Wednesday Lunch Book Club: “Breakfast with Buddha.” Noon. Free. 4/12-13 Friends of the Gilpin Library Book Sale. Free Coal Creek Canyon COAL CREEK BOOK CLUB: “FLIGHT BEHAVIOR”

2/7 at Coal Creek Coffee. 6:30 p.m. Free. 30509 Hwy. 72. www.coalcreekcoffeeshop.com Nederland SCIENCE CAFÉ BOOK CLUB CONSERVATION & ECOLOGY: “BEE QUEST”

2/7 at Nederland Community Library. 7-8:30 p.m. $5 w/registration. 200 Hwy. 72 N. 303-258-1101. nederland.colibraries.org Allenspark

3/13 at The Old Gallery. 4-6 p.m. Free. 14863 Hwy. 7. 303-747-2906. theoldgallery.org Lyons

ALL AGES STORY TIME & CRAFT

2/21 at Walt Self Building. 12:30-2 p.m. Free. 303823-5165. lyons.colibraries.org

Fridays-Saturdays through 2/28 at The Glass Tipi Gallery. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 55 Utica St. 303459-0376. theglasstipigallery.com Lyons

Wednesdays at Lyons Regional Library. 10:30 a.m. Free. 405 Main St. 303-823-5165. lyonsregionallibrary.org Estes Park

LYONS QUARTERLY TOWN HALL COMMUNITY ART SHOW 432 5th Ave. • 303-823-6622 • lyonscolorado.com

ESTES VALLEY LIBRARY 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-8116 • estesvalleylibrary.org

FIRST FRIDAY ART CELEBRATION

2/1, 3/1, 4/5 Artist Meet-and-Greet w/Musicians Max Wagner & Stu MacAskie at Earthwood Collections. 5-7 p.m. Free. 141 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-577-8100. earthwoodgalleries.com FIRST FRIDAY ART GROOVE ART GALLERY WALK

2/1, 3/1 at various locations. 5-7 p.m. Free. estesartsdistrict.org FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY EVENT

2/1, 3/1 at Aspen & Evergreen Gallery. 5-8 p.m. 356 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-4355. aspenandevergreen.com

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THOMAS HOUSE MUSEUM 209 Eureka St. • 303-582-5283 • www.gilpinhistory.org

Tuesdays-Sundays Museum Tours Open. 10 a.m.4 p.m. $5-$6. Estes Park ENOS MILLS CABIN MUSEUM 6760 Hwy. 7 • 970-586-4706 • enosmills.com

Daily Open by Appointment. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $10-$20. THEATER & STAGE Golden MINER’S ALLEY PLAYOUSE 1224 Washington Ave. • 303-935-3044 •minersalley.com

through 3/3 “Lost in Yonkers.” 7:30 p.m./2 p.m. $. 3/22-4/28 “Our Town” 7:30 p.m./2 p.m. $. Estes Park

“SPITFIRE GRILL”

“FOR THE LOVE OF ART” SHOW

through 4/30 Painters of Earthwood Galleries Exhibit. Free.

Tuesdays-Sundays through 5/24 at Historic Teller House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5-$6. Tuesdays-Sundays through 5/24 at Central City Opera House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5-$6. Tuesdays-Sundays through 5/24 at Thomas House Museum. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5-$6.

LADIES BOOK CLUB: “BEFORE WE WERE YOURS”

ACTIVE ADULTS 50+ BOOK CLUB

EARTHWOOD COLLECTIONS 141 E. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-577-8100 • earthwoodgalleries.com

GILPIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY TOURS 117 Eureka St. • 303-582-5283 • www.gilpinhistory.org

MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND

2/13 at The Old Gallery. 4-6 p.m. Free. 14863 Hwy. 7. 303-747-2906. theoldgallery.org

2/6 “Tackling Wicked Problems, Part Two: Deliberative Democracy.” 6-7:30 p.m. Free. 2/9 Love Your Local Authors Festival. 1-3 p.m. Free. 2/20 Estes Park Museum: 1917 Book Club. 12:30 p.m. Free. 2/23 Saturday Book Club. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. 2/26 Reading is Doctor Recommended: “Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition.” 7-8:30 p.m. Free. MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SITES Idaho Springs VISITOR CENTER HERITAGE MUSEUM 2060 Miner St. • 303-567-4382 • historicidahosprings.com

Mondays-Sundays Museum Open. Free.

ARGO GOLD MILL & TUNNEL 2350 Riverside Dr. • 303-567-2421 • historicargotours.com

Wednesdays-Mondays Museum & Tours. 10 a.m.6 p.m. $16-$23.

Food & Drink

Saturdays-Sundays Museum Open. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Central City

LADIES BOOK CLUB: “THE MISTS OF AVALON”

3/1 First Friday: Artist Michael Esparza, Andrew Lundsford & Shawn Cunnane. 6-8 p.m. Free. Ward

through 4/5 “Fresh Start” Exhibit. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Estes Park

THE UNDERHILL MUSEUM 1414 Miner St. • 303-567-4709 • historicidahosprings.com

2/1-3, 4/5-7 at Romantic RiverSong Inn. $. 1766 Lower Broadview Road. 970-586-4666. romanticriversong.com 3/8-9, 3/10, 3/15-17 at YMCA of the Rockies. 7:30 p.m. $. 2515 Tunnel Road. fineartsguild.org “SPITFIRE GRILL” MATINEE

3/10, 3/17 at YMCA of the Rockies. 2 p.m. $. 2515 Tunnel Road. fineartsguild.org WRITING Nederland NEDERLAND AREA SENIORS WRITING SKILLS GROUP

2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/18 at Nederland Community Library. 1p.m. Free. 303-258-0799. nederlandareaseniors.org NEDERLAND AREA SENIORS WRITING LIFE STORIES GROUP

2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27 at Nederland Community Library. 1 p.m. Free. 303-258-0799. nederlandareaseniors.org Lyons WORD WEDNESDAYS W/KAYANN SHORT

2/6, 3/6 at Lyons Regional Library. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 405 Main St. 303-823-5165. lyonsregionallibrary.org Estes Park LOVE YOUR LOCAL AUTHOR FESTIVAL

2/9 at Estes Valley Library. 1-3 p.m. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-8116. estesvalleylibrary.org SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER? WORKSHOP

2/9 at Estes Valley Library. 10 a.m.-noon. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-8116. estesvalleylibrary.org

BREAKFAST & BRUNCH

Idaho Springs

BRUNCH

Saturdays, Sundays at MTN Prime. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $. 1600 Miner St. 720-428-8515. mtnprime.com Black Hawk BRUNCH

Saturdays-Sundays at Season’s Buffet @ The Lodge Casino. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $18.49. 240 Main St. 303-582-1771. thelodgecasino.com CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

Saturdays-Sundays at Centennial Buffet @ Ameristar. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $19.99. 720-946-4000. blackhawk.ameristar.com CHAMPAGNE & MIMOSA BRUNCH

Saturdays-Sundays at The Buffet @ Monarch. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $19.99. 488 Main St. 303-5821000. monarchblackhawk.com Golden Gate Canyon PANCAKE BREAKFAST

2/10, 3/10, 4/14 at Golden Gate Grange. 810:30 a.m. $. 25201 Golden Gate Canyon Road. 303-273-9516. goldengategrange.com Clear Creek Canyon VALENTINE’S PANCAKE BREAKFAST

2/9 at CCCIA Community Hall. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. $. 31528 Hwy. 72. 303-642-0529. coalcreekcanyon.org Nederland FROZEN DEAD GUY DAYS PANCAKE BREAKFAST

3/9-10 at Nederland Community Center. 5-8 p.m. $4-$9. 750 Hwy. 72. 303-258-0799. nederlandareaseniors.org MOUNTAIN PEAK LIFE SOCIAL DINNER & GAMES NIGHT

2/22, 3/22 at Nederland Community Center. 5-8 p.m. $5-$10 w/registration. 750 Hwy. 72. 303-258-0799. meetup.com/Mountain-MidLife-Social-Group Lyons WEEKEND BRUNCH

Saturdays, Sundays at The Stone Cup. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. $. 442 High St. 303-823-2345. thestonecup.com Estes Park CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

Sundays Other Side Restaurant. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $. 900 Moraine Ave. 970-586-2171. theotherside.rest SUNDAY BRUNCH

Sundays at Sweet Basilico, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $. 430 Prospect Village Dr. 970-586-3899. sweetbasilico.com BEER, WINE & SPIRITS TASTINGS Gilpin County UNDERGROUND LIQUOR 15107 Hwy. 119 • 303-582-6034 • undergroundliquorstore.com

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MID COUNTY LIQUORS 17218 Hwy. 119, Black Hawk • 303-642-7686

2/2 Concha Y Toro Wines Tasting. 2-5:30 p.m. Free. 2/16 Tommyknocker Brewery. 2-5:30 p.m. Free. 3/2 Kyla Hard Kombucha Tasting. 2-5:30 p.m. Free. 3/16 White Claw Seltzer Tasting. 2-5:30 p.m. Free. BEER/WINE TASTINGS

Fridays Peak Wine & Spirits. 4 p.m. Free. 150 N. Jefferson St. 303-258-1595. peakwineandspirits.com Lyons WHISKEY WEDNESDAYS Wednesdays at Pizza Bar 66. 11 a.m.-close. $5. 430 Main St. 303-823-6262. pizzabar66.com WINTER DINNERS

Thursdays, Fridays at The Stone Cup. 5:30-9 p.m. $. 442 High St. 303-823-2345. hestonecup.com SPECIALS & SPECIAL EVENTS Idaho Springs KOMBUCHA: WHAT IS IT? HOW TO DO IT?

2/28 The Spice & Tea Exchange. 6-7:30 p.m. $5. 1634 Miner St. 303-993-8018. spiceandtea.com/ idahosprings MAD ABOUT MATCHA

2/22 The Spice & Tea Exchange. 6-7:30 p.m. $25. 1634 Miner St. 303-993-8018. spiceandtea.com/ idahosprings

ALL DATES, TIMES AND DETAILS SUBJECT TO CHANGE Golden Gate Canyon CHILI COOK-OFF

3/23 at Golden Gate Grange. 5-7 p.m. $. 25201 Golden Gate Canyon Road. 303-273-9516. goldengategrange.com Gilpin County FARMERS MARKET

2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16 at the Gilpin County Community Center. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 250 Norton Dr. 303-582-3001. theholistichomestead.org Coal Creek Canyon CHILI CHALLENGE

2/23 at CCCIA Community Hall. Noon-2 p.m. $. 31528 Hwy. 72. 303-466-0415. coalcreekcanyon.org LAST STAND TAVERN 32138 Hwy. 72 • 303-642-3180 • laststandtavern.com

2/3 Super Bowl Sunday Specials. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $. 2/14 Valentine’s Day Couples Dinner. 3-9 p.m. $30. 2/16 Anniversary Party & Fundraiser. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays Kids Under 12 Eat Free w/Adult. Free Wednesdays Wild Wing Night. 75¢/each Thursdays Thirsty Thursday. $. Fridays Spaghetti Supper. $3.99-$8.99 PASTOR’S PANTRY FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Thursdays at Whispering Pines Church. 35 p.m. Free. 73 Gross Dam Road. 303-642-3201. whispering-pines-church.org Nederland THE BRANDING IRON 35 E. First St. • 303-258-0649 • thebrandingiron.space

Fridays Fish Fry-day. $. 4-9 p.m.

TEA SCHOOL

3/3 The Spice & Tea Exchange. 3:30-5 p.m. $15$25. 1634 Miner St. 303-993-8018. spiceandtea. com/idahosprings VALENTINE’S DAY TEA

MOUNTAIN PEAK LIFE DINNER

2/22 at Nederland Community Center. 5 p.m. $5$10 w/registration. 750 Hwy. 72 N. 303-258-0799. meetup.com/Mountain-MidLife-Social-Group

2/10 The Spice & Tea Exchange. 3:30-5 p.m. $30. 1634 Miner St. 303-993-8018. spiceandtea.com/ idahosprings

NED’S 121 N. Jefferson St. • facebook.com/eatatneds

WHEAT FREE WEDNESDAYS

NEDERLAND AREA SENIORS LUNCHEON PROGRAM 750 Hwy. 72. • 303-258-0799 • NederlandAreaSeniors.org

Wednesdays at Beau Jo’s. 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $. 1517 Miner St. 303-567-4376. beaujos.com Central City MILITARY APPRECIATION MONDAY

Mondays Free Ice Cream/Half-Off Meals at Retro Deli & Mid City Grill @ Century Casino. Free. 102 Main St. 303-582-5050. cnty.com/central-city SENIOR CELEBRATION

Thursdays Half-Off Food at Century Casino. 8 a.m. $. 102 Main St. 303-582-5050. cnty.com/central-city Black Hawk GILPIN EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP DINNER

3/16 at Ameristar Resort & Casino. $75-$140. 111 Richman St. gilpineducationfoundation.org

Sundays Service Industry Night Specials. 6 p.m. $.

Mondays, Wednesdays Luncheon. Noon. $. NEDERLAND AREA SENIORS LUNCH

Mondays, Wednesdays at Nederland Community Center. Noon. $. 750 Hwy. 72. 303-258-0799. nederlandareaseniors.org NEDERLAND FOOD PANTRY 750 Hwy. 72 • 720-418-0892 • nederlandfoodpantry.org

2/7, 2/28, 3/7, 3/28 at Nederland Community Center, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Saturdays at Nederland Community Center. 10 a.m.noon. Free. PIONEER INN 15 E. First St. • 303-258-7733 • pioneerinnnederland.net

MILITARY WEDNESDAY

Mondays Po-Boy Sandwich. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $. Tuesdays Burger Delight Special. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $. Wednesdays Sloppy Joe Special. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $. Fridays-Saturdays Italian – Rocky Mountain Marinara Special. 4-9 p.m. $. Sundays Stir Fry Special. 4-9 p.m. $.

SEAFOOD SPECTACULAR

SALTO COFFEE WORKS/CLOCK TOWER COLLECTIVE 112 E. 2nd St. • 303-258.3537 • saltocoffeeworks.com

HOMETOWN HEROES BUFFET

2/6, 3/6 at Centennial Buffet @ Ameristar Black Hawk. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 720-946-4000. blackhawk.ameristar.com 2/27, 3/27 at Main Street Café @ Saratoga. 4 p.m. $. 101 Main St. 303-582-6100. saratogacasinobh.com Fridays-Sundays at The Buffet @ Monarch Casino. 3:30-10 p.m. $24.99. 488 Main St. 303-582-1000. monarchblackhawk.com

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Gold Hill ROSES & CHOCOLATE VALENTINE’S DAY MENU W/CLAY ROSE

Fridays at Gold Hill Store & Pub. 5-9 p.m. Free-$. 531 Main St. 303-443-7724. goldhillstore.com Allenspark COMMUNITY CUPBOARD FOOD BANK

2/6, 2/20, 3/6 at The Old Gallery. 2-4 p.m. Free. 14863 Hwy. 7. 303-747-2906. theoldgallery.org SOUP NIGHT

2/5, 3/5, 4/2 at The Old Gallery. 6-8 p.m. Free. 14863 Hwy. 7. 303-747-2906. theoldgallery.org Lyons BURGER MADNESS

Fridays at Lyons Dairy Bar. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $7. 138 Main St. 303-823-5800. lyonsdairybar.com LYONS COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

Wednesdays at Lyons Community Church. 3:305 p.m. Free. 350 W. Main St. 720-864-4309. www. leaflyons.org/food-pantry.html MOJO TAQUERIA

Tuesdays Family Night. 4 p.m. $. Wednesdays Margarita Wednesday. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $5-$6. Estes Park BIRD & JIM RESTAURANT 915 Moraine Ave. • 970-586-9832 • birdandjim.com

2/20 Whiskey Education: Bourbon. 6-7:30 p.m. $. 3/20 Whiskey Education: Rye. 6-7:30 p.m. $. Mondays All Day Happy Hour. 11 a.m.-close. $. Tuesdays Taco Tuesday. 11 a.m.-close. $3 Wednesdays Date Night Dinner For Two. 4 p.m.close. $30. Thursdays Meat & Potatoes Day. 11 a.m.-close. $. Fridays Fish & Chips. 11 a.m.-close. $13.

COUSIN PAT’S PUB & GRILL 451 S. St. Vrain Ave. • 970-586-7287

Mondays All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti. 11 a.m.2 a.m. $5.95 Tuesdays Burger Madness. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. $6.95 Wednesdays Wing Wednesday. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. .50¢ Thursdays Personal Pizzas. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. $6.95 Fridays Fish & Chips. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. $10.95 ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

2/14 Valentine’s Day Luncheon & Dance. Noon2 p.m. $12 w/registration. Mondays 3/4-3/25 Cooking Class for People Who Don’t Cook. 1-2:30 p.m. Free w/registration. ESTES PARK WINE & CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, 2ND ANNUAL

2/9 at Estes Park Events Complex. Noon-5 p.m. $10-$70 (25% off w/MMAC25 code). 1125 Rooftop Way. 970-586-6104. estesparkeventscomplex.com HUNTERS CHOP HOUSE 1690 Big Thompson Ave. • hunterschophouse.com

Fridays Fish Friday. 11a.m. $9.99. Saturdays BOGO Steak. 11a.m. $. Sundays BOGO Spaghetti. 11a.m. $.

LONIGANS PUB 110 West Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-4346 • lonigans.com

Thursdays Ladies Night Specials & Free Games. 5 p.m. Free-$. OSCAR PARTY, DINNER & RED CARPET

2/24 at Historic Park Theater. 4:30 p.m. $15. 130 Moraine Ave. 970-586-8904. historicparktheatre.com

SEASONED BISTRO 205 Park Lane • 970-586-9000 • seasonedbistro.com

2/14 Valentine’s Day Dinner. 5-9 p.m. $. 2/27 Babette’s Feast. 5-9 p.m. $. 3/16 Feast of St. Patrick. 5-9 p.m. $. WHISKEY WARM UP

3/2 at Estes Park Events Complex. Noon-5 p.m. $50-$90 (25% off w/MMAC25 code). 1125 Rooftop Way. 970-586-6104. estesparkeventscomplex.com OTHER SIDE RESTAURANT 900 Moraine Ave. • 970-586-2171 • theotherside.rest

Mondays Meatloaf w/Mashed Potatoes. 7:30 a.m.3 p.m. $10.99. Wednesdays Spaghetti & Meatballs. 7:30 a.m.3 p.m. $10.99. Thursdays Beef Stew 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $8.99. Fridays Fish Friday. 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $13.99. PENELOPE’S BURGERS & FRIES 229 W. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-2277 • penelopesburgers.com

Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays Buy a Beef Cheeseburger Get One Free. $. Saturdays-Sundays Buy Kids Meal, Get 1 Free. $. VEGAN POTLUCK

2/17, 3/17, 4/21 at Estes Valley Library. 23:30 p.m. Free. aveganwithaltitude@gmail.com WATERFRONT GRILL @ ESTES PARK RESORT 1700 Big Thompson Ave. • theestesparkresort.com

Sunday-Saturday Famous “Happiest Hour.” 46 p.m. & 8-9 p.m. $. WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING DINNER, 2ND ANNUAL

2/8 at Latitude 105 Ale House. 6-9 p.m. $100. 101 S. Saint Vrain Ave. 970-586-2332. ridgelinehotel.com

Mountain Events

CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS & PUBLIC MEETINGS Idaho Springs

CLEAR CREEK VETERANS COALITION

2/7, 3/7, 4/4 at Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607. 4 p.m. Free. 303-670-7543. co.clear-creek.co.us CLEAR CREEK DEMOCRATS CENTRAL COMMITTEE

1/10, 2/14, 3/14 at Beau Jos. 6:30 p.m. Free. 1517 Miner St. facebook.com/pg/ClearCreekDems IDAHO SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD MEETING

2/13, 3/13, 4/10 at The Majestic Building. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. 1636 Miner St. idahospringschamber.org IDAHO SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MONTHLY MIXER

2/20 at The Buffalo/Westbound & Down. 5:30 p.m. Free. 1617 Miner St. idahospringschamber.org IDAHO SPRINGS LIONS CLUB

2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21 at Wildfire Restaurant. Noon. Free. 2910 Colorado Blvd. islions.org

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2/7, 3/7 at Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607. 7 p.m. Free. 1600 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs. ROTARY INT’L CLEAR CREEK 2000

Fridays Marion’s Restaurant. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Free. 2805 Colorado Blvd. 303-478-4784. facebook.com/ ClearCreek2000 WEST BOUND I-70 PEAK-PERIOD SHOULDER LANE PUBLIC HEARING

2/11 at Town Hall. 7 p.m. Free. 1711 Miner St. 303567-4421. colorado.gov/idahosprings Central City FIRST MONDAY W/MAYOR FEY

2/6 at Elks Lodge. 6 p.m. Free. 113 Main St. 303582-5251. colorado.gov/centralcity Black Hawk PEAK TO PEAK ROTARY

Thursdays at Farradays Restaurant @ Isle Casino. Noon. 401 Main St. Gilpin County

ESTES PARK EQUESTRIAN CLUB

2/14, 3/14 at Estes Valley Library. 6 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-290-5690. estesvalleylibrary.org ESTES PARK GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

2/14, 3/14, 4/11 at Estes Valley Library. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-8116. estesvalleylibrary.org ESTES PARK MASONIC LODGE #183 1820 S. St. Vrain Ave. • estesparkmasoniclodge.com

RAILS IN THE ROCKIES MODEL RAILROAD SHOW

2/16-17 at Estes Park Events Center. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $7. 1125 Rooftop Way. evmrr.org WHISKEY WARM UP

3/2 at Estes Park Events Complex. Noon-5 p.m. $50-$90 (25% off w/MMAC25 code). 1125 Rooftop Way. 970-586-6104. estesparkeventscomplex.com

2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/18 Lodge Meeting. 6-7 p.m. Free. 2/23, 3/30, 4/27 Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-Noon.

GAME & TRIVIA EVENTS Central City

ESTES PARK WOMEN’S CLUB LUNCHEON & PROGRAM

BINGO GAME

2/13, 3/13, 4/10 at TBD. $20. 970-480-5093. estesparkwomansclub.org

ESTES VALLEY MODEL RAILROADERS

2/6, 3/6, 4/3 at Estes Valley Library. 6:30-8:45 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-2629. evmrr.org ESTES VALLEY SUNRISE ROTARY

GILPIN COUNTY DEMOCRATS

Tuesdays at Other Side Restaurant. 7 a.m. Free. 900 Moraine Ave. portal.clubrunner.ca/5242

Thursdays Hourly at Century Casino. 11 a.m. Free. 102 Main St. 303-582-5050. cnty.com/central-city Golden GAMES & VINYL NIGHT

Sundays through 3/3 at Cannonball Creek Brewing. 6-10 p.m. Free. 393 N Washington Ave. cannonballcreekbrewing.com Coal Creek Canyon GAME NIGHT

ROTARY CLUB OF ESTES PARK

GILPIN COUNTY REPUBLICANS

Thursdays at Ridgeline Hotel. Noon. Free. 101 S. Saint Vrain Ave. portal.clubrunner.ca/5241

2/9, 3/9 at CCCIA Community Hall. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. 31528 Hwy. 72. 303-642-1540. coalcreekcanyon.org Lyons EUCHRE TOURNAMENT

GILPIN COUNTY SENIOR LIVING BOARD

FESTIVALS, FAIRS & SPECIAL EVENTS Idaho Springs

3/28, 4/25 at Gilpin County Public Library. 7 p.m. Free. 15131 Hwy. 119. gilpincountydems.org 2/7, 3/7 at Gilpin County Public Library. 7:30 p.m. Free. 15131 Hwy. 119. gilpinrepublicans.weebly.com 2/13, 3/13 at Gilpin County School. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. 10595 Hwy. 119. gilpincountyseniorliving.org Golden Gate Canyon GOLDEN GATE GRANGE MEETING

2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 at Golden Gate Grange. 3:304:30 p.m. Free. 25201 Golden Gate Canyon Road. 303-273-9516. goldengategrange.com Coal Creek Canyon THE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP

2/7, 2/28, 3/7, 3/28 at CCCIA Community Hall. 6-8 p.m. Free. 31528 Hwy. 72. tegcolorado.org SKYWATCHERS

3/30 at CCCIA Community Hall. 7-9 p.m. $. 31528 Hwy. 72. sky-watchers.co Nederland BOARD OF TRUSTEES & BOULDER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JOINT PRESENTATION

2/12 at Nederland Community Center. 6-9 p.m. Free. 750 N. Hwy. 72. 303-258-3266. nederlandco.org Allenspark ALLENSPARK AREA CLUB DINNER

2/16, 3/16 at AFPD Community Room. 6-8:30 p.m. $16-$29 w/registration. 14861 Hwy. 7. allensparkareaclub.org Estes Park AMERICAN LEGION POST 119 850 N. St. Vrain Ave. • 970-586-6118 • estespost119.org

2/9, 3/9, 4/13 Sons of the American Legion Meeting. 6 p.m. Free. 2/13, 3/13, 4/10 Auxiliary Meeting. 6 p.m. Free. 2/19, 3/19, 4/16 Post 119 Legionnaires. 6 p.m. Free. AVIATION INTERNATIONALE ESTES PARK

2/13, 3/14, 4/10 at Estes Valley Library. 6:30 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-586-4874. aviationinternationale.org CITIZENS INFORMATION ACADEMY

2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14 at Town Hall. 1-4 p.m. Free. 170 MacGregor Ave. 970-577-3700. estes.org.

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AFTER-VALENTINE’S DAY AFFAIR FOR CHARLIE’S PLACE

2/15 at The Vintage Moose. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 123 16th Ave. 303-567-2375. friendsofcharliesplace.org Golden Gate Canyon VALENTINE’S PARTY

2/9 at Golden Gate Grange. 8-10 p.m. $. 25201 Golden Gate Canyon. 303-273-9516. goldengategrange.com Gilpin County DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE

2/8 at Gilpin County Community Center. 68 p.m. $25/couple. 250 Norton Dr. 303-582-1453. gilpinrecreation.com Nederland SNOWBALL & BACKCOUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL W/THE RAILSPLITTERS

2/7 at The Caribou Room. 5-10 p.m. $35. 55 Indian Peaks Dr. 303-258-0495. wildbear.org Lyons CAN’D AID ST. VRAIN RIVER CLEANUP

2/5 at Black Bear Hole. 3-5 p.m. Free. Main Street. candaid.org LYONS NIGHT OUT

2/8 Town of Lyons. 5-8 p.m. $. 303.823.6622. lyonscolorado.com/LyonsVIBE Estes Park ESTES PARK WINE & CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, 2ND ANNUAL

2/9 at Estes Park Events Complex. Noon-5 p.m. $10-$70 (25% off w/MMAC25 code). 1125 Rooftop Way. 970-586-6104. estesparkeventscomplex.com FAT TUESDAY MOUNTAIN MARDI GRAS PARTY & GUMBO COOK OFF

3/5 at The American Legion Post 119. 6-10 p.m. $5. 850 N. Saint Vrain Ave. esteslegion.org

OSCAR PARTY, DINNER & RED CARPET

2/24 at Historic Park Theater. 4:30 p.m. $15. 130 Moraine Ave. 970-586-8904. historicparktheatre.com

2/1 at Spirit Hound Distillers. 5:30-9 p.m. 303-8235696. 4196 Ute Hwy. spirithounds.com FUN CHESS W/AARON CAPLAN

2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18 at Lyons Regional Library. 2:45-3:30 p.m. Free. 405 Main St. 303-823-5165. lyons.colibraries.org MONTHLY PINBALL TOURNAMENT

2/21, 3/21, 4/18 Lyons Classic Pinball. 7:30 p.m. $5. 339-A Main St. 303-823-6100. lyonspinball.com Estes Park AMERICAN LEGION POST 119 850 N. St. Vrain Ave. • 970-586-6118 • esteslegion.org

2/19, 3/19, 4/16 Bingo. 6 p.m. $2-$10. Fridays Queen of Hearts Drawing. 7 p.m. $. Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays Pool. 3-9 p.m. Free. THE BARREL 251 Moraine Ave., Estes Park • TheBarrel.beer

Tuesdays through 4/30 Euchre Game Night. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Wednesdays through 5/29 Cribbage Night. 610 p.m. Free. Thursdays through 4/25 Poker & Texas Hold’em Night. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. ROCK CUT BREWERY 390 W Riverside Dr. • 970-586-7300 • rockcutbrewing.com

Sundays Bingo. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Tuesdays Trivia. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

CHIPPER’S LANES 555 S. St. Vrain Ave. • 970-586-8625 • chipperslanes.com

Mondays Monday Bowling Special. 11 a.m. $1. Tuesdays Two’fers Specials. 6 p.m. $2. Wednesdays Ladies Night. 6 p.m. $. Thursdays Thursday Night Unlimited. 6 p.m. $6. Fridays Locals Appreciation. 3-7 p.m. $. Sundays Sunday Funday. 11am, $10. ESTES PARK DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB

Mondays, Fridays at United Methodist Church, 1 p.m. Free. 1509 Fish Hatchery Road. 970-5770789. epbridge.club

ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

Mondays Rocky Rollers Wii Bowling. 10 a.m. $. Mondays, Fridays Mahjong Drop-in Games. 12:30-4 p.m. Free. Tuesdays Mahjong Lessons. 1-3 p.m. Free w/ registration. Thursdays Bridge Drop-in Lessons. 11:15 a.m. $. Thursdays Bridge Games. 12:30-4 p.m. $. GEEKS WHO DRINK TRIVIA

Thursdays at Latitude 105 Alehouse. 8-10 p.m. 101 S. Saint Vrain Ave. 970-586-2332. latitude105alehouse.com NEWCOMERS BOARD GAME NIGHT

2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22 at Estes Valley Library. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-480-5048. estesvalleylibrary.org HEALTH, YOGA & WELLNESS Idaho Springs CLEAR CREEK RECREATION CENTER 98 12th Ave. • 303-567-4822 • clearcreekrecreation.com

3/27 CPR & First Aid Class. 10 a.m.-5p.m. $65. Mondays, Wednesdays Continuing Yoga. 9-10:15 a.m. Free-$8.25. Mondays, Wednesdays Beginning Yoga. 10:3011:30 a.m. Free-$8.25. Mondays-Thursdays Yoga. 5-6 p.m. Free-$8.25. Thursdays Tai Chi. 6-7 p.m. $5. Fridays Yoga. 9-10 a.m. Free-$8.25. THE YOGA ROOM 1424 Miner St. • 303-905-2205 • theyogaroomis.com

2/7, 3/7 Yin Yoga. 5:30-7 p.m. $10. Sundays Restorative Yoga. 9-10 a.m. $9 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays Vinyasa Yoga. 5:30-6:30 p.m. $9 Wednesdays, Saturdays Vinyasa Yoga. 910:30 a.m. $10. Thursdays Gentle Yoga. 9-10 a.m. $9 Black Hawk 7 HEALING STARS ONENESS CENTER 460 Gregory St. • 720-324-6875 • 7healingstars.org

Mondays through 3/25 Mat Pilates. 5:30 p.m. $7. Wednesdays through 4/3 Adult Martial Arts. 6:15 p.m. $7. Golden Gate Canyon GOLDEN GATE GRANGE 25201 Golden Gate Canyon Road • goldengategrange.com

Mondays Yoga. 1:30-2:30 p.m. $. Thursdays Yoga. 5-6 p.m. $. Gilpin County

GILPIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER 250 Norton Dr. • 303-582-1453 • gilpinrecreation.com

Sundays Vinyasa Yoga. 4-5 p.m. $5-$9.25. Mondays Vinyasa Yoga. 6-7 p.m. $5-$9.25. Mondays, Thursdays Hatha Yoga. 9:30-10:45 a.m. $5-$9.25. Wednesdays Tai Chi. 6-7 p.m. $5-$9.25. GILPIN COUNTY COMM. CENTER (cont.)

Wednesdays Vinyasa Yoga. 7:05-7:55 p.m. $5$9.25. Thursdays Meditation. 10:50-11:20 a.m. Free. MOUNTAIN SANGHA DROP-IN MEDITATION

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Rollinsville SHOSHONI YOGA RETREAT 21614 Hwy. 119 • 303-642-0116 • shoshoni.org

2/14-17 Meditation Immersion. 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. $125. Fridays Locals Night. 4-7:30 p.m. $25. Sundays Community Yoga & Lunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $10-$25. Coal Creek Canyon CCCIA COMMUNITY HALL 31528 Hwy. 72 • 303-642-1540. coalcreekcanyon.org

Wednesdays Pranic Flow Yoga. 9-10 a.m. $. Fridays Yoga. 9-10 a.m. $. Nederland ALPINE BOTANICALS 92 E. 1st St. • 720-486-8500 • alpinebotanicals.com

2/2 Organic Soap Making Class. 3:30-5 p.m. $40. 2/3 Herbs on the Go! Class. Noon-2 p.m. $25. 2/10 Herbs for Colds & Flu. 12:30-2 p.m. $18. COMMUNITY ACCUPUNCTURE NIGHT

2/21 at Hub Ned. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations. 80 Big Springs Dr. fourpointsacu.com MOUNTAIN MIDLIFE COMMUNITY ACCUPUNCTURE

3/6 at TBA. 1-4 p.m. $25 w/registration. 303-2580799. meetup.com/Mountain-MidLife-Social-Group NEDERLAND COMMUNITY CENTER 750 Hwy. 72 • 303-258-7475 • nederlandco.org

Tuesdays, Thursdays Adult Tai Chi. Nederland Community Center. 8-9 p.m. $3-$4. TADASANA MOUNTAIN YOGA 20 Lakeview Dr. • 303-258-9642 • tadasanamountainyoga.com

Sundays Sacred Sound Vinyasa. 10:45 a.m.-noon. $15. Sundays Restorative Yoga & Reiki. 5-6:15 p.m. $15. Sundays, Mondays Restorative Flow. 910:30 a.m., $15. Mondays Zazen Meditation. 6:30-7:30 a.m. Donations. Mondays Ashtanga Yoga. 5:45-7:15 p.m. $15. Mondays-Fridays Mountain Flow. noon-1 p.m. $. Tuesdays Vinyasa Flow. 9 a.m. & 5:45 p.m. $15. Tuesdays Power/Restore Fusion. 5:45-7:15 p.m. $15. Wednesdays Slow Flow. 9-10:15 a.m. $15. Wednesdays Power Vinyasa. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $15. Wednesdays Yin Yoga. 7-8:15 p.m. $15. Thursdays Ashtanga Yoga. 9-10:15 a.m. $15. Thursdays Slow Flow. 7-8:15 p.m. $15. Thursdays Yoga/Pilates Fusion. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $15. Fridays Hatha Yoga. 9-10:15 a.m. $15. Fridays Mountain Fitness. 10:45-11:30 a.m. $15. Fridays Happy Hour Yoga. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $15. Saturdays Power Vinyasa Level 2. 9-10:15 a.m. $15. Saturdays Hatha Slow Yoga. 10:30 a.m.-noon. $15. Fourmile Canyon YOGA

Mondays at the Salina School House. 8:45-10:15 a.m. $. 604 Gold Run Road. salinaschool.blogspot.com Sunshine Canyon THE STARHOUSE 3476 Sunshine Canyon • 303-245-8452 • thestarhouse.net

2/2 StarHouse Imbolc – Guiding Light: New Moon/1st Cross Quarter Community Ceremony. 6:30-9:15 p.m. $20. 2/4 Tending Brigid’s Flame: Irish Music, Ritual & Dance. 7-9 p.m. $22. Page 22

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ALL DATES, TIMES AND DETAILS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 2/14 Sacred Sound & Cosmic Cacao Activation. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $49.37. Ward PHUNTSOK CHOLING RETREAT CENTER Ward, CO • mangalashribhuti.org/phuntsok-choling

Sundays Sunday Chants & Sitting Meditation, 8:30-10 a.m. Free. Sundays LINK Live Teaching. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Allenspark THE OLD GALLERY 14863 Hwy. 7 • 303-747-2906 • theoldgallery.org

Mondays Intermediate Yoga. 6-7:15 p.m. $10. Mondays, Wednesdays Tai Chi. Noon-1:30 p.m. $50/month. Tuesdays Beginner/Gentle Yoga. 9:30-10:45 a.m. $10. SPRING INTO HAPPY HAPPINESS RETREAT

3/7-10 at Sunshine Mountain Lodge. $599-$699. 18078 Hwy. 7. adventure-project.com Lyons MĀYAMA MOVEMENT STUDIO 625 4th Ave. • 720-245-5448 • mayamastudio.com

Sundays Nia. 10:15-11:30 a.m. $8-$15. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Nia 9-10 a.m. $8-$15. Tuesdays Flow & Strengthening Yoga. 8:309:45 a.m. $8-$15. Tuesdays Restorative Yoga. 10-11:15 a.m. $8-$15. Tuesdays Barre Body. 7:15-8:15 p.m. $8-$15. Wednesdays, Fridays Nia. 9-10 a.m. $8-$15. Thursdays Barre Body. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $8-$15. Thursdays Gentle Nia. 9:45-10:45 a.m. $8-$15. Saturdays Yoga Flow. 9-10:15 a.m. $8-$15. Estes Park

2/1, 3/1, 4/5 Cultivating Well-Being Drop-In Class. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. 2/18, 3/18, 4/15 Drop-In Blood Pressure Clinic. 9:30-10 a.m. Free. 2/23 Navigating the Diet Maze. 1-6 p.m. $75 w/ registration. 2/27, 3/27, 4/24 Medicare Counseling. 9:15 a.m.3:30 p.m. Free. Sundays Yoga Journey. 9-11 a.m. $80/six weeks w/registration. Tuesdays Gentle Yoga. 9-9:50 a.m. Free w/admission. Wednesdays Tai Chi. 9:30-10:20 a.m. Free w/ admission. Wednesdays 2/6-3/20 Eat Right For Life. 6:307:30 p.m. $48 w/registration. Wednesdays 2/13-3/20 Living Well w/Chronic Conditions. 1:30-4 p.m. Free w/registration. Thursdays Senior Yoga. 10-10:50 a.m. Free w/ admission

2/7, 3/7, 4/4 First Thursday Drop-In Meditation. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

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2/2 at Lyons Community Church. 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. Free. 350 West Main St. 303-823-5165. lyons.colibraries.org SCIENCE & SPIRITS SALON: JUPITER & GIN

2/28 at Spirit Hound Distillery. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 4196 Ute Hwy. 303-823-5696. spirithounds.com TECH THURSDAYS W/LIBRARIAN IAN

Thursdays through 2/21 at Gilpin County Fairgrounds. 6:30-8 p.m. $. gilpinrecreation.com WINTER BIRD IDENTIFICATION & FEEDING CLASS

ESTES VALLEY LIBRARY 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. • 970-586-8116 • estesvalleylibrary.org

COMPUTER BASICS

Tuesdays at Idaho Springs Library. 1-2:15 p.m. Free. 219 14th Ave. 303-567-9200. clearcreeklibrary.org K9 OBEDIENCE TRAINING COURSE

Saturdays through 2/23 at Dancing Dog Pet Supplies. 1241 Miner St. 303-519-0447. facebook. com/dancingdogcolorado Gilpin County

DOG TRAINING

ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

SAFETALK: SUICIDE AWARENESS FOR EVERYONE

2/5 Living on Earth Lecture Series 2.0: Your Survival Instinct is Killing You. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $40/six weeks. 2/19 Living on Earth Lecture Series 2.0: Making Behavior Changes. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $40/six weeks. 3/2 Intro to Essential Oils. 1-3 p.m. $30 w/registration. 3/5 Living on Earth Lecture Series 2.0: Happy. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $40/six weeks. Mondays through 3/25 The Great Courses Series: “Archaeology: An Introduction to The World’s Greatest Sites.” 10-11:15 a.m. Free. Tuesdays Supreme Court Discussion. 10:30 a.m.noon. Free. Tuesdays through 5/7 The Great Courses Series: “The Secrets of Great Mystery & Suspense Fiction.” 1:30-2:45 p.m. Free. Wednesdays 2/27-3/20 Gettysburg Controversies. 1-3 p.m. $30 w/registration.

Idaho Springs

DAO HOUSE 6120 Hwy. 72 • 970-586-4094 • daohouse.org

2/1, 3/1 Community All Levels Yoga. 6 p.m. Free. Sundays Sacred Flow. 9-10:30 a.m.-noon. $. Sundays Zen Meditation & Study. 6:30-7:15 p.m. $15. Mondays Holy Yoga. 10:15 a.m. Donations. Mondays Yoga Basics. 6-7 p.m. $15. Mondays, Thursdays Yoga for Strength. 8:309:30 a.m. $15. Tuesdays, Fridays Vinyasa Yoga. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $15. Tuesdays Yoga for Relaxation. 6-7 p.m. $15. Wednesdays Dynamic Fundamentals. 8:309:30 a.m. $15. Wednesdays Pilates. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $15. Saturdays Sacred Flow. 8-9:30 a.m. $15.

2/9 at Western Stars Gallery & Studio. 7-8 p.m. Free. 160 E Main St. www.westernstarsgallery.com

ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

3/19 at Gilpin County Fairgrounds Exhibit Barn. 6:30 p.m. $5. 230 Norton Dr. 303-582-9106. gilpin. extension.colostate.edu

ESTES PARK YOGA 145 East Elkhorn • 970-586-3254 • estesparkyoga.com

MOUNTAIN LION PRESENTATION BY DAVID NEILS

LECTURES & LEARNING

Mondays, Wednesdays Estes Valley Library. 6-7 p.m. Free. 335 E. Elkhorn Ave. 970-619-0392. estesvalleylibrary.org

2/7, 3/7 Basic Life Support/CPR Class: Healthcare Provider. Estes Park Health Center. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $50. 2/19, 3/19, 4/16 Heart Saver/CPR Class: NonHealthcare Provider. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $35.

2/6, 2/20, 3/6 at The Old Gallery. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 14863 Hwy. 7. 303-747-2133. theoldgallery.org Lyons

Mondays Yoga. 7:15-8:15 a.m. $10 Tuesdays Yoga. 75:30-6:30 p.m. $10

COMPOSTING FOR THE MOUNTAINS

ESTES PARK HEALTH 555 Prospect Ave. • 970-586-2317 • epmedcenter.com

JUGGLING CLUB

Thursdays at Lyons Regional Library. 10:30 a.m.5 p.m. Free. 405 Main St. 303-823-5165. lyonsregionallibrary.org Estes Park

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH CLUB 1230 Big Thompson Ave. • 970-577-1900 • rmhclub.com

COMMUNITY TAI CHI

Sundays Wu Dang Chen Sermon. 8:30 a.m. Free. Sundays Community Tai Chi Class. 9 a.m. Free.

Allenspark

2/5 at Gilpin County Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Free. 303-582-9106. gilpinlibrary.org Nederland ALPINE BOTANICALS 92 E. 1st St. • 720-486-8500 • alpinebotanicals.com

2/3 Herbs on the Go! Class. Noon-2 p.m. $25. 2/10 Herbs for Colds & Flu. 12:30-2 p.m. $18. AVALANCHE AWARENESS PRESENTATION W/ JAKE GAVENTA

2/21 at Tin Shed Sports. 6-8 p.m. Free. 112 E. 2nd St. 303-258-3509. tinshedsports.com THE ART OF COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR FAMILY

2/6 Tackling Wicked Problems, Part Two: Deliberative Democracy. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. 2/11 Harmonica for Beginners w/Jon Pickett. 5:306:30 p.m. Free. 2/25 College Readiness. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Tuesdays through 2/26 Classical Composers: The Music of Debussy & Ravel. 10 a.m./1 p.m. Free w/ registration. Tuesdays 2/5-4/23 Citizenship Class. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Thursdays Trail Trekkers Adventure Series. 78:30 p.m. Free. HISTORY & NATURE TALK

2/12 at Nederland Elementary School. 5:307:30 p.m. $. 720-561-4861. teensinc.org

Sundays at Rams Horn Village Resort. 5-6 p.m. 1565 Hwy. 66. 303-260-8134. tourestespark.com

WILD BEAR NATURE CENTER 20 Lakeview Dr. • 303-258-0495 • wildbear.org

JUMP START YOUR GARDEN: LEARN THE BASICS OF SEED STARTING

2/18 Winter Wolves 1-2 p.m. $5. 3/9 Open House w/Vultures, Bald Eagles & Owls. Noon-4 p.m. $5. WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS & BUSINESS OWNERS OF GREATER NEDERLAND DROP-IN MEETING

2/26, 3/26 at Hub Ned. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. 80 Big Springs Dr. #202. eileen@eileenpurdy.com

3/12 at Estes Valley Community Center. 1-2 p.m./ 7-8 p.m. 660 Community Dr. evcg.org

OBSERVATORY OPEN HOUSE, LECTURE & PUBLIC STAR NIGHT

2/23, 3/23 at Estes Park Memorial Observatory. 7 p.m. Free. 1600 Manford Ave. 970-586-5668. angelsabove.org

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2/17, 3/30 at Estes Park Mountain Shop. 9 a.m.5:30 p.m. $69. 2050 Big Thompson Ave. estesparkmountainshop.com WINTER WONDERS RANGER TALK

Saturdays-Sundays through 3/17 at Rocky Mountain National Park. 10-10:30 p.m. Free. 1000 Hwy. 36. nps.gov/romo RECREATION, FITNESS & OUTDOORS Idaho Springs CLEAR CREEK RECREATION CENTER 98 12th Ave. • 303-567-4822 • clearcreekrecreation.com

Mondays SilverSneakers Classic. 8-9 a.m. $4.50$8.25. Mondays Turbo Kick. 4-5 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Mondays 2/4-4/15 Adult Dodgeball. $200 per team Mondays, Wednesdays Aqua Zumba. 6-7 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Deep Water Aerobics. 10-11 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Mondays-Fridays Open Swim. 11 a.m-8 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Mondays-Fridays Adult Swim. 8-8:45 p.m. $4.50$8.25. Tuesdays Beginner Pilates. 3-4 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Tuesdays Open Kayaking. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $4.50$8.25. Tuesdays 2/26-4/23 Adult Volleyball League. TBD. $25 per person/$125 per team Tuesdays, Thursdays Core Conditioning. 8:309:30 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Fish Out of Water. 10-11 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Water Aerobics Mix. 11 a.m.noon. $4.50-$8.25. Wednesdays Drop-in Adult Open Pickleball. 1-3 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Wednesdays, Fridays SilverSneakers Cardio. 89 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Thursdays Turbo Kick. 5-6 p.m. Free-$8.25. Thursdays Adult Drop-In Open Volleyball. 6:308:30 p.m. Free w/admission. Fridays Boot Camp. 6-7 p.m. $4.50-$8.25. Saturdays Turbo Kick Express. 8:35-9:05 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Saturday RIP. 9:20-10:20 a.m. $4.50-$8.25.. Saturdays, Sundays Adult Swim. 8:30-11 a.m. $4.50-$8.25. Saturdays, Sundays Open Swim. 11 a.m.5:45 p.m. Free-$8.25. PROJECT SUPPORT SENIOR CENTER 1402 Miner St. • 303-567-4822 • clearcreekrecreation.com

Tuesdays Sit & Fit. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $. Black Hawk

7 HEALING STARS ONENESS CENTER 460 Gregory St. • 720-324-6875 • 7healingstars.org

Mondays Mat Pilates. 5:30 p.m. $7 Wednesdays Mat Pilates. 2 p.m. $7 Wednesdays Adult Martial Arts. 6:15 p.m. $7 Gilpin County GILPIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER 250 Norton Dr. • 303-582-1453 • gilpinrecreation.com

Sundays Pilates. 1:30-2:30 p.m. $5-$9.25. Mondays Pilates. 8:15-9:15 a.m. $5-$9.25. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Aquacize. 9:3010:30 a.m. $5-$9.25.

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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Adult Strengthen, Stretch & Balance. 11 a.m.-noon. $5-$9.25. Tuesdays Quick & Tone. 8:15-9:45 a.m. $5-$9.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Pickleball. 10 a.m.-noon. $5-$9.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Aquacize. 5-6 p.m. $5-$9.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Tae Kwon Do. 6-7:30 a.m. $5-$9.25. Tuesdays, Thursdays Aquacize. 9:30-10:30 p.m. $5-$9.25. Wednesdays Cardio Dance. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $5$9.25. Wednesdays through 3/13 Co-Ed Volleyball League. 6-7:50 p.m. $100/team. Wednesdays Guts & Glutes. 6:15-7:15 p.m. $5-$9.25. Thursdays Bootcamp. 8:15-9:15 a.m. $5-$9.25. Saturdays Mass Confusion. 9:15-10:30 a.m. $5$9.25. Golden AVALANCHE AWARENESS CLINIC

2/5 at Bent Gate Mountaineering. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free w/registration. 1313 Washington Ave. coloradomountainschool.com Coal Creek Canyon CCCIA COMMUNITY HALL 31528 Hwy. 72 • 303-642-1540. coalcreekcanyon.org

Wednesdays Elevate Conditioning Super Circuit Class. 7-8 p.m. $. Nederland ELDORA MOUNTAIN RESORT 2861 Eldora Ski Road • 303-440-8700 • eldora.com

2/1, 2/22, 3/8, 4/12 Feel Good Fridays Charity Lift Ticket Days. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $. 2/9-10 Weston Snowboards Tiny Home Demo Days. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free w/lift ticket 2/22 Freestyle Fridays: High Fives & Handplants Double Down Benefit Jam. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10-$20 w/lift ticket 3/15 Freestyle Fridays: Sweet Action Invitational. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10-$20 w/lift ticket 3/24 Subaru Winterfest. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. FAMILY SNOWSHOE TOURS

2/24 at Wild Bear Nature Center. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $2. 20 Lakeview Dr. 303-258-0495. wildbear.org TRICKSTER TALES HIKE

2/2 at near Lyons. 1-3 p.m. Free w/registration. 303-678-6214. bouldercounty.org WILDLIFE & WINTER HIKE

2/16 at near Nederland. 1-3 p.m. Free w/registration. 303-678-6214. bouldercounty.org MOUNTAIN PEAK LIFE HIKE

2/10, 3/9 at Nederland Community Center. 10:15 a.m. Free w/registration. 750 Hwy. 72. 303-2580799. meetup.com/Mountain-MidLife-Social-Group NEDERLAND COMMUNITY CENTER 750 Hwy. 72 • 303-258-7475 • nederlandco.org

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays Morning Pickleball. 10 a.m.-Noon. $. Mondays, Wednesdays Evening Pickleball. 68 p.m. $. Mondays-Thursdays Fitness Place Open. 8 a.m.8 p.m. $. Tuesdays Adult Basketball. 6-8 p.m. $3-$4. Tuesdays, Thursdays Zumba. 6-7 p.m. $3-$4. Wednesdays Cardio Sculpt. 8:20-9:30 a.m. $3-$4 Fridays Fitness Place Open. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. $. Fridays Women’s Morning Pickleball. 8:3010:30 a.m. $.

Saturdays Fitness Place Open. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $. Sundays through 5/26 Fitness Place Open. 1:304:30 p.m. $. ICE SKATING: DISCO NIGHT

Fridays at NedRINK. 6-9 p.m. $. 500 Indian Peaks Dr. 720-235-8597. nedrink.wixsite.com SENIORS EXERCISE

Mondays, Wednesdays at St. Rita’s Catholic Church. 10:30 a.m. Free. 326 Hwy. 119. 303-2580799. NederlandAreaSeniors.org Lyons ACTIVE ADULT 50+ STAY FIT CLASS

Tuesdays, Thursdays at Walt Self Building. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. 335 Railroad Ave. 303-8236622. townoflyons.com ADULT OPEN BASKETBALL

Thursdays through 5/9 at Lyons Elementary School. 8-9:30 p.m. $5. 338 High St. 303-8238250. townoflyons.com OLD MAN WINTER BIKE RALLY & RUN

2/10 at Laverne Johnson Park. 8:30 a.m-4 p.m. $49-$109. 600 Park Dr. oldmanwinterrally.com REDSTONE CYCLERY 355 Main St. • 303-823-5810 • redstonecyclery.com

Tuesdays Tuesday Group Ride. 6 p.m. Free. Estes Park 5K GROUP RUN

Tuesdays Stanley Hotel. 6 p.m. Free. 333 E Wonderview Ave. 970-214-4128. estesparkrunning.org CHIPPER’S LANES 555 S. St. Vrain Ave. • 970-586-8625 • chipperslanes.com

Sundays Sunday Funday Specials. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $ Mondays Monday Bowling Special. 11 a.m. $1 Tuesdays Two’fers Specials. 6 p.m.-midnight, $ Wednesdays Ladies Night. 6 p.m.-midnight, $ Thursdays Thursday Night Unlimited Bowling. 6 p.m.-midnight, $ Fridays Locals Appreciation w/Happy Hour & Appetizers. 3-7 p.m. $. ESTES PARK GUN & ARCHERY CLUB Community Dr. & U.S. 36 • 970-586-2426 • epgunarchery.com

2/2, 4/6, 5/4 Jim Boyd Basics of Pistol Shooting Course at Indoor Range. 8 a.m-5 p.m. $. 2/5, 5/7 Jim Boyd Advanced Pistol Skills Review at Indoor Range. 5-7 p.m. $. 3/2, 6/1 Defensive Pistol Course at Indoor Range. 5-7 p.m. $. ESTES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 660 Community Dr. • 970-586-8191 • evrpd.com

Mondays Boot Camp. 6-6:50 a.m. $. Mondays Zumba Gold. 10:15-11:05 a.m. $. Mondays Open Gym. 6-8 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. $. Mondays Open Gym Basketball. 6-9 p.m. $. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Deep Water Aerobics. 8-8:50 a.m. $.

CALENDAR

Mondays, Fridays Pickleball. 8-11:30 a.m. $. Tuesdays Open Gym. 6-8 a.m./10 a.m.-3 p.m. $. Tuesdays Shallow Water Aerobics. 8-8:50 a.m. $. Tuesdays Gentle Yoga. 9-9:50 a.m. $. Tuesdays Get Fit, Stay Fit. 10-10:50 a.m. $. Tuesdays Zumba Toning. 5:30-6:20 p.m. $. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays Pickleball. 8-10 a.m. $. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays Cycle. 66:50 a.m. $. Wednesdays Total Body Fitness. 6-6:50 a.m. $. Wednesdays Zumba Gold. 9-9:50 a.m. $. Wednesdays Tai Chi. 10-10:50 a.m. $. Wednesdays Open Gym. 6-8 a.m./11 a.m.3:30 p.m. $. Thursdays Open Gym. 6-8 a.m./10 a.m.-3 p.m. $. Thursdays Pickleball. 6-9 p.m. $. Fridays Open Gym. 6-8 a.m./11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. $. Saturdays Open Gym. 2-6 p.m. $. Sundays Open Gym. 9 -11 a.m. $. Sundays Open Gym Basketball. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $. Sundays Pickleball. 2-4 p.m. $.

LAKE ESTES 9-HOLE GOLF COURSE 690 Big Thompson Ave. • 970-586-8176 • evrpd.com

Fridays through 4/12 Five Dollar Fridays. 8 a.m.noon. $5. MOUNTAINEERING WEEKEND, 4TH ANNUAL

2/15-18 at YMCA of the Rockies. 8 a.m. $25-$159/ day. 2515 Tunnel Road. 970-586-3344. ymcarockies.org ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH CLUB 1230 Big Thompson Ave. • 970-577-1900 • rmhclub.com

Mondays Bootcamp. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $10. Tuesdays Pilates. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $10. Tuesdays, Thursdays Silver Sneakers. 10-11 a.m. $10. Wednesdays Cycling. 7:30-8:30 a.m. $10. Wednesdays Barre. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $10. Wednesdays Functional Training. 5:30-6:30 p.m. & 8:30-9:30 a.m. $10. Fridays Functional Training. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $10. Saturdays Cardio Bag. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $10. SELF-PROTECTION SERIES

Fridays through 3/22 at Estes Valley Community Center. 6:45-7:45 p.m. $. 660 Community Dr. evrpd.com WINTER ECOLOGY: A SNOWSHOEING TREK FOR KIDS & FAMILIES

2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/30 at Rocky Mountain Conservancy. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free-$10. rmconservancy.org WINTER SKATING & ICE FISHING

Daily through 4/30 at Trout Haven Fishing Pond. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $1-$5. 810 Moraine Ave. 970-5770202. trouthavenresorts.com

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MMAC Monthly - February 2019  

This is the February 2019 issue of the MMAC Monthly (Mountain Music, Arts & Culture).

MMAC Monthly - February 2019  

This is the February 2019 issue of the MMAC Monthly (Mountain Music, Arts & Culture).