Weekend Roundup: Hidden treasures, Hayden happenings and a few bad boys
Family fun is everywhere this weekend in Northwest Colorado if you know where to look, while more grown-up activities can also be found.
The Downtown Craig Farmers Market takes place each Friday afternoon at Alice Pleasant Park.
The gathering is full of local vendors selling homegrown produce, homemade delicacies, specialty artisan crafts and other unique goods.
Organizers are also taking applications for additional booths.
A special drum circle presentation will take place at 3 p.m. each week, as well, and all are welcome to join.
When: Noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26
Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue
Cost: Free to attend; booth space is $10 per event, $25 per month or $50 for the summer
For more information: Call 970-274-1792
More in store
“Storage Wars — Craig Style” takes place Saturday at Big Bar Storage. The contents of three storage units will be on sale, two of which have already been viewed by organizers, the third of which will remain sealed until the day of the event to retain the mystery of unclaimed treasures.
Organizers will offer both silent and live auctions at the storage location, located south of Mountain Meats, and will also feature a drawing, a car smash booth and refreshments.
The event is a fundraiser for Yampa Valley Pregnancy & Family Center.
When: Starts at 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Big Bar Storage, 594 Stock Drive
Cost: Admission is free
For more information: Call 970-824-7112 or visit yvpfcenter.org
Dazed and amused
Hayden Daze is here again as the town hosts its annual summer celebration Friday and Saturday in Dry Creek Park.
Friday will include vendors and a beer garden, as well as a free dance with music by Loose Change.
Saturday includes a free breakfast at Mountain Valley Bank, a disc golf tournament, a parade, zip lines, bounce houses, a corn hole tournament, live music and more throughout the day.
When: Starts at 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Dry Creek Park, Hayden
Cost: Event is free to attend; $20 for disc golf tournament; $40 for corn hole tournament
For more information: Visit haydencolorado.org
Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation hosts Cool Off!, a Saturday fundraiser for scholarships to benefit CNCC students across the region, including Craig, Rangely, Meeker, Hayden, Yampa and Oak Creek.
Hosted by Hayden Granary, the evening dinner, entertainment and a live art auction.
Tickets are on sale at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, CNCC bookstore, Downtown Books or at the door.
When: 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Hayden Granary, 198 E. Lincoln St., Hayden
Cost: Tickets are $20 per person or $45 for family of four
For more information: Call 970-824-1124
It’s good to be bad
With the spirit of Saturday night in the middle of the week, Cassidy’s Bar and Lounge hosts California Bad Boyz Tuesday night.
The show is an all-male revue similar to Chippendales featuring exotic dancers.
The event is adult only, and tickets are limited.
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Cassidy’s Bar and Lounge at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13
Cost: Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door, VIP $25 in advance, $30 at the door
For more information: Call 970-824-4000 or visit californiabadboyz.com
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