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Michelle Balleck: Sunshiny, lazy Labor Day weekend

Michelle Balleck

Weekend movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way

824-2000

“Eat Pray Love” — Rated PG-13; 7 and 9 05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

“The Expendables” — Rated R; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

• Tickets: $7 for ages 10 and older, $5 for ages 9 and younger

• Sunday matinee: $5 for ages 10 and older, $4 for ages 9 and younger

With temperatures in the mid-80sWith temperatures in the mid-80s and clear skies as far as the eye can see — or so the forecasters claim — it’s a wonderful weekend to kick back, relax and enjoy an extra day off in observance of and clear skies as far as the eye can see — or so the forecasters claim — it's a wonderful weekend to kick back, relax and enjoy an extra day off in observance of Labor DayLabor Day..

With temperatures in the mid-80s and clear skies as far as the eye can see — or so the forecasters claim — it's a wonderful weekend to kick back, relax and enjoy an extra day off in observance of Labor Day.

I'll be on an airplane headed home for a family reunion, but maybe you could make that long overdue trip to the lake, head out to the wilderness for a hike and a camp trip, or just take a nap in the hammockhammock. Oh, man, a . Oh, man, a hammockhammock sure sounds nice. sure sounds nice.

hammock. Oh, man, a hammock sure sounds nice.

And don't be bothered by events happening in town this weekend, because, well, there aren't any.

I suppose now that school's back in session, life has slowed down a bit, at least for those of us non-teachers.

■ If you're willing■ If you’re willing to make a short drive during your otherwise lazy weekend, to make a short drive during your otherwise lazy weekend, Steamboat SpringsSteamboat Springs features some features some bull-riding actionbull-riding action and and "Amazing Race"“Amazing Race” star star Cord McCoyCord McCoy competing during the competing during the PBR Rocky Mountain Bull BashPBR Rocky Mountain Bull Bash on Sunday. on Sunday.

■ If you're willing to make a short drive during your otherwise lazy weekend, Steamboat Springs features some bull-riding action and "Amazing Race" star Cord McCoy competing during the PBR Rocky Mountain Bull Bash on Sunday.

The event starts at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Brent Romick Rodeo ArenaBrent Romick Rodeo Arena, 401 Howelsen Parkway, with the gates opening at 3 p.m. , 401 Howelsen Parkway, with the gates opening at 3 p.m.

Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 401 Howelsen Parkway, with the gates opening at 3 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 for arena floor seating and $30 for covered grandstand seating. Buy yours at Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply in CraigMurdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply in Craig or or F.M. Light & SonsF.M. Light & Sons and the and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort AssociationSteamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association in Steamboat. in Steamboat.

Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply in Craig or F.M. Light & Sons and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association in Steamboat.

Yee haw.

■ On the big screen ■ On the big screen this weekend, this weekend, West TheatreWest Theatre has has "Eat Pray Love"“Eat Pray Love” — I saw it and was disappointed, but it’s one I think you’ve still got to check out — and, held over from last week, — I saw it and was disappointed, but it's one I think you've still got to check out — and, held over from last week, "The Expendables."“The Expendables.”

■ On the big screen this weekend, West Theatre has "Eat Pray Love" — I saw it and was disappointed, but it's one I think you've still got to check out — and, held over from last week, "The Expendables."

Redbox has "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and and "The General's Daughter"“The General’s Daughter” new this week. new this week.

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "The General's Daughter" new this week.

Other than that, you're free to do as you wish. Enjoy.