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Weekend Roundup: The possibilities are soaring and so are the balloons

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The options are many for things to do in Northwest Colorado this weekend, and whatever your tastes, there’s sure to be something to appeal to you.

Cream of the campus

Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College invites everyone to its Craig campus Friday for an ice cream social in its student union center. If you’re considering taking a class, learn more or just get a closer look at the location if you’re unfamiliar. invites everyone to its Craig campus Friday for an ice cream social in its student union center. If you’re considering taking a class, learn more or just get a closer look at the location if you’re unfamiliar.

Colorado Northwestern Community College invites everyone to its Craig campus Friday for an ice cream social in its student union center. If you’re considering taking a class, learn more or just get a closer look at the location if you’re unfamiliar.

All are welcome to grab some ice cream and get together.

When:When: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday 1 to 3 p.m. Friday

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday

Where:Where: CNCC Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St. CNCC Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

Where: CNCC Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-1101 Call 970-824-1101

For more information: Call 970-824-1101

Past and present

As part of Downtown Business Association’sDowntown Business Association’s Friday Fest, Museum of Northwest Colorado will host a historical tour of downtown Craig. Friday Fest, Museum of Northwest Colorado will host a historical tour of downtown Craig.

Downtown Business Association’s Friday Fest, Museum of Northwest Colorado will host a historical tour of downtown Craig.

Museum Director Dan Davidson will lead people on a walking route starting from Alice Pleasant Park, discussing the town’s many years of people and events since Craig’s frontier days.

When:When: Tours begin at 4 and 5 p.m. Friday Tours begin at 4 and 5 p.m. Friday

When: Tours begin at 4 and 5 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 970-824-6360 Call 970-824-6360

For more information: Call 970-824-6360

Look, up in the sky!

The seventh annual Moffat County Balloon Festival will launch 24 hot air balloons for the public Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. The early morning event will lead into a multitude of activities in the park throughout the day ranging from a 5K to paddleboard races to Bernie Rose Story Hour to arts and crafts booths to live music by Bill Clark and headliner Steve Thomas Band. An evening balloon glow will start at dusk Saturday night, while a second launch will take place Sunday morning.

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When:When: 6:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; activities run all day Saturday 6:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; activities run all day Saturday

When: 6:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; activities run all day Saturday

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: General admission is free; cost of General admission is free; cost of Elevate Education 5KElevate Education 5K is $20 for adults, free to runners under 18 is $20 for adults, free to runners under 18

Cost: General admission is free; cost of Elevate Education 5K is $20 for adults, free to runners under 18

For more information:For more information: Visit Visit mcballoonfestival.commcballoonfestival.com

For more information: Visit mcballoonfestival.com

Teed off

Get your clubs ready for the Bear River Young Life 2016 Charity Golf Tournament Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course. .

Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The tournament benefiting the youth ministry organization includes a $1,700 payout and many unusual options including a designated driver hole with beer goggles and multiple prizes available, including $42,000 from 360 Insurance earmarked for the first person to claim a hole-in-one on YVGC’s seventh hole.

Register online at bearriver.younglife.orgbearriver.younglife.org or at the golf course. Be quick, because spots are limited! or at the golf course. Be quick, because spots are limited!

bearriver.younglife.org or at the golf course. Be quick, because spots are limited!

When:When: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Saturday 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Saturday

When: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Saturday

Where:Where: Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394 Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394

Where: Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394

Cost:Cost: $240 per foursome $240 per foursome

Cost: $240 per foursome

For more information:For more information: Call 970-629-9600 or email Call 970-629-9600 or email ylbear_river@yahoo.comylbear_river@yahoo.com

For more information: Call 970-629-9600 or email ylbear_river@yahoo.com

Fair enough

The 98th annual Moffat County Fair will be in full swing next week, but the weekend before includes several happenings, especially if you have an appreciation for horses.

Open horse shows include the English division Friday, western division Saturday and the Working Ranch Horse Jackpot Sunday.

Sunday will also include Cowboy Church and country gospel music by John Wayne Band, followed by the open dog agility trials and an ice cream social.

Be sure to drop by in the following week for even more fun put on by 4-H families.

When:When: 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

When: 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where:Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way

Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Visit Visit moffatcountyfair.commoffatcountyfair.com

For more information: Visit moffatcountyfair.com

Artfully done

Downtown Steamboat Springs’ monthly First Friday Artwalk will feature an abundance of artworks of all media, including paintings, photography and sculptures from local talents. Galleries and other businesses along Lincoln Avenue and adjoining streets will open their doors to all patrons.

When:When: 5 p.m. Friday 5 p.m. Friday

When: 5 p.m. Friday

Where:Where: Downtown Steamboat Springs Downtown Steamboat Springs

Where: Downtown Steamboat Springs

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-367-7060 or visit Call 970-367-7060 or visit mainstreetsteamboat.commainstreetsteamboat.com

For more information: Call 970-367-7060 or visit mainstreetsteamboat.com

Disney delights

The cartoon “Zootopia” is on the screening list for this week’s entry of Movies on the Mountain in Gondola Square in Steamboat. Catch the cinematic exploits of a do-gooder rabbit and a crafty fox from the comfort of your own chairs and blankets.

Concessions will be available for purchase, but sorry, no carrot cake.

When:When: 8:35 p.m. Saturday 8:35 p.m. Saturday

When: 8:35 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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