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Weekend Roundup: Out in nature and loving it

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

This weekend in Northwest Colorado, there’s no excuse for not getting out and about and appreciating the landscape that makes the region what it is.

It’s hip to be square

Back by popular demand is another session of square dancing at the weekly Friday Fest hosted by Downtown Business AssociationDowntown Business Association in Alice Pleasant Park. Hatten Enterprises sponsors the activity, which includes professional caller Pat McBride starting at 7 p.m. in Alice Pleasant Park. Hatten Enterprises sponsors the activity, which includes professional caller Pat McBride starting at 7 p.m.

Downtown Business Association in Alice Pleasant Park. Hatten Enterprises sponsors the activity, which includes professional caller Pat McBride starting at 7 p.m.

Leading up to the do-si-dos and swinging of partners will be an open mic session and line dancing.

People of all ages and experiences levels, come on down!

When:When: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday 4 to 8 p.m. Friday

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday

Where:Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue

Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-7898 Call 970-824-7898

For more information: Call 970-824-7898

A running rainbow

Get your heart pumping and be prepared to get a little messy Saturday as part of The Color Dash 5KThe Color Dash 5K benefiting benefiting Boys & Girls Club of CraigBoys & Girls Club of Craig..

The Color Dash 5K benefiting Boys & Girls Club of Craig.

Runners will make their way around a course at Loudy-Simpson Park, getting covered in colorful powder along the way. The day includes dance and hula hoop contests as well, leading up to the Color Explosion as the local organization celebrates the community support.

Registration in advance is advised, because prices will escalate the day of the race. All ages are welcome, and kids under 5 are free but do not receive the runner’s kit.

When:When: Materials available at 7 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m. Materials available at 7 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m.

When: Materials available at 7 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m.

Where:Where: Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Where: Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Cost:Cost: Advance registration is $40 for single runner, $90 for a family of three, $100 for a family of four, $120 for a family of five, $150 for a family of six Advance registration is $40 for single runner, $90 for a family of three, $100 for a family of four, $120 for a family of five, $150 for a family of six

Cost: Advance registration is $40 for single runner, $90 for a family of three, $100 for a family of four, $120 for a family of five, $150 for a family of six

For more information:For more information: Call 970-826-0411 or visit Call 970-826-0411 or visit http://newcolordash5k.ticketmob.com/http://newcolordash5k.ticketmob.com/ and click on the Craig event in the website’s map and click on the Craig event in the website’s map

For more information: Call 970-826-0411 or visit http://newcolordash5k.ticketmob.com/ and click on the Craig event in the website’s map

Back in action

Love in the Name of Christ will host its annual Back-to-School Fair Saturday at Breeze Street Park.

A variety of free activities will be available for kids, with food, games and prizes, as well as giveaways of school supplies and clothes for the upcoming school year for preschool through high school students.

Free haircuts will also be provided from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Stylz 5th Avenue.

Parents must be present with children to receive services and materials.

Additional agencies will also be present with information and activities for kids.

When:When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

Where:Where: Breeze Street Park, 656 School St. Breeze Street Park, 656 School St.

Where: Breeze Street Park, 656 School St.

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-0234 Call 970-824-0234

For more information: Call 970-824-0234

Flock to the lake

The fifth annual Luau at the Lake hosted by Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads runs all day Saturday at Elkhead Reservoir.

Start the morning with boat rides and paddleboards on the pristine waters, play some games, enjoy tasty food like Hawaiian pork and fried catfish and learn more about the activities that the Parrotheads have to offer.

Organizers ask that people bring no animals or glass containers.

When:When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday

Where:Where: Elkhead Reservoir, Moffat County Road 29 Elkhead Reservoir, Moffat County Road 29

Where: Elkhead Reservoir, Moffat County Road 29

Cost:Cost: Admission is free, park pass is required for vehicles Admission is free, park pass is required for vehicles

Cost: Admission is free, park pass is required for vehicles

For more information:For more information: Call 970-629-1473 or visit Call 970-629-1473 or visit http://www.nwcoloradoparrotheads.comhttp://www.nwcoloradoparrotheads.com

For more information: Call 970-629-1473 or visit http://www.nwcoloradoparrotheads.com

Swing for the fences

Yampa Valley Young ProfessionalsYampa Valley Young Professionals hosts its inaugural Balls Out Co-Ed Softball Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Woodbury Sports Complex. hosts its inaugural Balls Out Co-Ed Softball Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Woodbury Sports Complex.

Yampa Valley Young Professionals hosts its inaugural Balls Out Co-Ed Softball Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Woodbury Sports Complex.

Teams are mostly in place for the event — which will feature pool play Saturday before going into a single elimination format Sunday — though players who wish to join a team individually can still do so by contacting organizers.

Just be ready to play ball!

When:When: Starts 11 a.m. Saturday Starts 11 a.m. Saturday

When: Starts 11 a.m. Saturday

Where:Where: Woodbury Sports Complex, 1383 W. Second St. Woodbury Sports Complex, 1383 W. Second St.

Where: Woodbury Sports Complex, 1383 W. Second St.

Cost:Cost: $10 individual registration $10 individual registration

Cost: $10 individual registration

For more information:For more information: Call 970-629-8578 or 970-629-2544 Call 970-629-8578 or 970-629-2544

For more information: Call 970-629-8578 or 970-629-2544

History remembered

Little Snake River Museum’s Savery, Wyoming, location will host a weekend tribute to historical figure and mountain man Jim Baker as part of the 175th anniversary of a notorious conflict remembered as one of the last major Indian battles in the area.

Presentations, demonstrations, American Mountain Men Association camp, tours, food, music by John Wayne band and dancing are all included Saturday, as well as a Sunday pancake breakfast that leads to a tour of the historic sites.

9:30 a.m. Sunday pancake breakfast 8:30-9:30 and trek to area of battle. Meet at the museum.

When:When: All day starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday; begins 8:30 a.m. Sunday All day starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday; begins 8:30 a.m. Sunday

When: All day starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday; begins 8:30 a.m. Sunday

Where:Where: Little Snake River Museum, 13 Carbon County Road 561 N, Savery, Wyoming Little Snake River Museum, 13 Carbon County Road 561 N, Savery, Wyoming

Where: Little Snake River Museum, 13 Carbon County Road 561 N, Savery, Wyoming

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 307-383-7262 or visit Call 307-383-7262 or visit littlesnakerivermuseum.comlittlesnakerivermuseum.com

For more information: Call 307-383-7262 or visit littlesnakerivermuseum.com

Riding off into the sunset

The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series ends its season this Friday and Saturday as athletes from Steamboat and Craig and other areas prepare to end in a big way, showing their prowess in riding, roping and racing.

This week includes specialty act JW Winklepleck and music from Vail’s Instant Cash and Albuquerque’s Kyle Martin.

When:When: Music from 6 to 7:15 p.m., rodeo from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Music from 6 to 7:15 p.m., rodeo from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

When: Music from 6 to 7:15 p.m., rodeo from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where:Where: Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 501 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 501 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs

Where: Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 501 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs

Cost:Cost: Admission ranges from $10 to $20, kids under 7 are free Admission ranges from $10 to $20, kids under 7 are free

Cost: Admission ranges from $10 to $20, kids under 7 are free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-879-1818 or visit Call 970-879-1818 or visit steamboatprorodeo.comsteamboatprorodeo.com

For more information: Call 970-879-1818 or visit steamboatprorodeo.com

Dino dominance

The Movie on the Mountain will be going into temporary extinction as the summer schedule concludes, going out in style Saturday with the dinosaur blockbuster “Jurassic World,” and you won’t have to pay Hollywood ticket prices for this free event.

Concessions will be available for purchase, and don’t worry — you’re not on the menu.

When:When: 8 p.m. Saturday 8 p.m. Saturday

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where:Where: Steamboat Ski and Resort, 2305 Mt. Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs Steamboat Ski and Resort, 2305 Mt. Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs

Where: Steamboat Ski and Resort, 2305 Mt. Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs

Cost:Cost: Free admission Free admission

Cost: Free admission

For more information:For more information: Call 970-879-6111 or visit Call 970-879-6111 or visit https://www.steamboat.com/things-to-do/activities/movies-on-the-mountainhttps://www.steamboat.com/things-to-do/activities/movies-on-the-mountain

For more information: Call 970-879-6111 or visit https://www.steamboat.com/things-to-do/activities/movies-on-the-mountain

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