Weekend Roundup: Horsing around, springtime shows, fabulous fundraisers | CraigDailyPress.com

Weekend Roundup: Horsing around, springtime shows, fabulous fundraisers

Cowboys ride through the herd watching for any horses that need extra attention. as part of the Great American Horse Drive.
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Plenty of opportunities are coming up in the lead-up to Mother’s Day and summer for gifts, seasonal projects, true Western experiences and more this weekend.

Leaf it to us

First Congregational Church hosts its Salad Luncheon Friday, featuring many specialty food choices, including a locally famous chicken salad. Proceeds will benefit the church’s mission programs.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday
Where: First Congregational Church, 660 Green S.
Cost: Tickets $8
For more information: 970-824-6836

Mamma mia!

The Mother’s Day Makers Market takes place Friday and Saturday in downtown Craig and features locally made artwork, including hand-painted glassware, jewelry, metal sculptures, photography, poetry books, pottery, baskets of blooming flowers and more.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: 525 Yampa Ave.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-629-1843

Hungry as a… deer

Mule Deer Foundation hosts a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday morning at Best Western Plus Deer Park Hotel and Suites. The MULEY (Mindful, Understanding, Legal, Ethical Youth) BB gun shooting range trailer will be on site for gun safety training and target shooting.
Hotel tours, drawings for prizes and plenty food will be available.
When: 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday
Where: Best Western Plus Deer Park Hotel and Suites, 262 Commerce St.
Cost: Donations welcome
For more information: 970-824-9282

Ride it out

Craig Parks and Recreation’s 33rd annual “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle ride.

The yearly ride starts at Craig’s Northwest Storage parking lot or a second wave from Western Knolls. Cyclists will ride about 30 miles west along Highway 40 to Maybell for a pancake breakfast provided by Bear River Young Life.

When: 7 a.m. Saturday; second wave at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Along US Highway 40
Cost: Free to ride, $6 for breakfast, $5 for return shuttle
For more information: 970-826-2004

Star bazaar

The Ladies Mite Society of Craig Christian Church hosts its Spring Bazaar on Saturday. The bazaar consists of hand-made items, baked goods, candy, warm cinnamon rolls, and coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Proceeds go to fund numerous missionaries.

When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Where: Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-326-8444

Spring is in the air

Downtown Business Association hosts a Spring Expo Saturday at Alice Pleasant Park, with local businesses displaying their goods. Among the activities are wiener dog races and a variety of food vendors, including Dusty’s BBQ, Berky’s Brats, homemade tamales and baked goods.

When: Starts at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; race registration at 11 a.m.
Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-7957

Heavy duty home show

Craig Press and Rocky Mountain Kubota host the Home & Garden Expo at Moffat County Ice Arena. The show features landscapers, contractors, realtors, artisans, home appliances, flooring specialists and more. Kick off all of your summer home and garden projects with a visit to the show.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: 970-824-7031

Much ado about Maybell

Sunday features many happenings in and around Maybell, starting with Wild Horse Warriors’ hosting of the Ute tribe’s “Blessing of the Land” sunrise ceremony. Later in the day, the Sombrero Ranches Great American Horse Drive comes through town anytime along US Highway 40, during which spectators are reminded not to park along the roadway in Maybell city limits. Throughout the day will be Maybell Heritage Days with food, vendors, live music and more.
When: Sunrise ceremony at 6 a.m. Sunday; Maybell Heritage Days begins at 8 a.m. Sunday; Great American Horse Drive comes through between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Where: Sunrise ceremony on Moffat County Road 75 off Colorado Highway 318; Maybell Heritage Days at Maybell Park; horse drive along US Highway 40
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: maybellcolorado.com

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