Estes Park Events Calendar | What's Up This Week

Coming to Estes?  See our calendar of Estes Park Events coming up, and what's happening in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Festivals are listed first, then other Event categories below that include:  Around Town,  Performances,  Exhibits In the Park,  Estes Park at Night, and Every WeekScroll down to see them all.

 

Festivals:

There are no events scheduled for this week.

 Around Town

Weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - Sip & Paint.  Learn to paint a masterpiece while enjoying delicious drinks.  Murphy's Resort.  Call for info, 970-480-2955.  Mondays & Wednesdays at 6 pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 7 pm

Weekly on Tuesday - Free 5K group run.  Starts at the Stanley Hotel.  Warm-up at 5:30 pm, Run begins at 6 pm

Weekly on Tuesday - Trivia Night.  Rock Cut Brewing Company.  7 pm to 8:30 pm

Weekly on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday - Weaving Demonstrations.  Upper Level of the Old Church Shops.  1 pm to 3 pm

Weekly on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Ice skating at Trout Haven Pond. 10 am to 7 pm

Weekly on Saturday - Free Fly Tying lessons at Kirk's Flyshop.  10 am

Weekly on Sunday - Taste & Create.  Snowy Peaks Winery.  3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Jan 20 & 27, Feb 3:  Lecture Series - Wonders of the National Parks.  Estes Park Senior Center.  10 am to 11:30 am

Jan 20:  Sound Healing Series.  Estes Park Yoga.  6:30 pm to 8 pm

Jan 20-21:  Table Whiskey Dinner.  The Stanley Hotel.  6:30 pm

Jan 21, Feb 4 & 11, Mar 4 & 18:  Winter Ecology - A Snowshoeing Trek for Kids & Families.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  Kids 5 and under Free!!  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  9 am to 1 pm

Jan 21:  2nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby.  Trout Haven Resorts.  10:30 am to 1 pm

Jan 27 & 28:  Table Wine Dinner. The Stanley Hotel.  6:30 pm

Jan 29:  Frost Giant 5k & 10k Road Race. Estes Park Town Hall.  11 am start for 5k, 12 pm start for 10k. 

Feb 3:  First Friday Art Groove.  Throughout the Village.  5 pm to 7 pm

Feb 3:  Spoken Word & Poetry Slam.  Macdonald's Bookshop.  7 pm to 9 pm

Feb 4:  Winter Survival Skills.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  9 am to 4:30 pm

Feb 10:  Avalanche Awareness & Outdoor Safety in Winter.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Feb 10 & Mar 12:  Full Moon Walk with a Ranger. RSVP required at (970) 586-1224 no more than 7 days in advance. Maximum six people per reservation.

Feb 18-19:  Rails in the Rockies.  Estes Park Events Complex.  Sat 9 am to 5 pm, Sun 9 am to 4 pm

Feb 24-26:  Photographing Winter Landscapes.  Field seminar given by the Rocky Mountain Conservancy.  For more information & reservations, go to www.RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.  Times vary per day.

 

Performances

Live Music around town at Rock Inn, Nicky's Restaurant, Lonigans, The Barrel, Estes Park Resort, Twin Owls Steakhouse, Marys Lake Lodge, Snowy Peaks Winery, Fajita Rita's, Hunter's Chophouse, and American Legion.

Weekly on Tuesdays & Wednesdays - James Davis.  Spanish & Classical Guitar.  Twin Owls Steakhouse.  6 pm

Weekly on Thursdays - Mountain Town Trio performing classic rock at Fajita Rita's.  6 pm to 9 pm

Weekly on Fridays - Live music - Acoustic.  Snowy Peaks Winery.  4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Jan 21:  Peak to Peak Concert.  Shepard of the Mountains Church.  2 pm to 3:15 pm

Jan 22:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with The Boulder Bassoon Quartet. The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org   2 pm

Jan 27-29 & Feb 3:  Money Matters - an original play. Masonic Lodge.  Friday & Saturday at 7 pm, Sunday at 2 pm

Jan 29:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Trio Cordilleras. The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org   2 pm

Feb 12:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Jerry Barlow playing Celtic music. The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Feb 26:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with New Wizard Oil Combination (men's chorus). The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Mar 5:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Julia Kruger, Victor Bunin, & Natalia Tchaikovsky (solo and four hands piano). The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Mar 19:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Peggy Lyon & Gregory Dufford (piano & clarinet). The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

Mar 26:  Estes Park Music Festival - Winter Series with Seicento Baroque Ensemble (choral). The Stanley Hotel Concert Hall. For further information contact 970-586-9519 or go to www.EstesParkMusicFestival.org  2 pm

 

Exhibits

Winter Art Walk. Throughout the Estes Valley.  Continues through March 10.  12 pm to 5 pm

 

 

In the Park  

 

Feb 10 & Mar 12:  Full Moon Walk with a ranger. RSVP required at (970) 586-1224 no more than 7 days in advance. Maximum six people per reservation.

Every Saturday & Sunday through Mar 19, 2017 - Wild in Winter! Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.  10 am to 11 am

Ranger Led Programs include tundra nature walks, talks about wildlife, childrens programs, elk patrol, and more!

Beaver Meadows Visitor Center - Open daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm.  Stop by to learn more about wildlife, the junior ranger program, recreational opportunities, and more!  Free 23 minute park film on the hour and half hour, bookstore, and general Park information.

Fall River Visitor Center - Closed for Season - except open for the last weekend in November and some weekends in December.  Features general Park information, life-sized wildlife displays, a bookstore, and a discovery room where kids can touch objects and try on dress up clothes.  Handicap accessible.

Alpine Visitor Center - Closed for the Season. Features exhibits on alpine tundra, gift shop & restaurant, and beautiful views!

Moraine Park Discovery Center - Closed for the Season.  See natural history exhibits or walk a half-mile nature trail.  Handicap accessible.

Sheep Lakes Information Station - Closed for the Season.  Great viewing spot for park wildlife:  bighorn sheep, coyote, elk, and badgers.

Kawuneechee Visitor Center - Open daily from 8 am - 4:30 pm.  1 mile north of Grand Lake on the Park's west side.  Features exhibits on the Colorado River, books, and the 20 minute park film.

 

Estes Park at Night 

For those night owls who don't go to bed when it gets dark, Estes Park has live entertainment galore.  Nightlife rocks at local bars, lounges, nightclubs, and pubs.

Live music from jazz, country, rock and blues to easy listening can be found at Nicky's Restaurant, Mary's Lake Lodge, Rock Inn Mountain Tavern, Estes Park Resort, and Lonigan's Saloon.  If you want to be part of the entertainment, open mics, open stage, or karaoke can be found at The Barrel and Lonigans.

Every Tuesday -  Open Bluegrass Jam.  The Rock Inn.  6 pm to 9 pm

Every Wednesday - Lonigans hosts an Open Stage.  9 pm

Every Thursday - Folk Bluegrass Pick.  The Barrel.  6 pm to 9 pm

Every Friday & Saturday - Lonigans hosts a Karaoke Night.  9 pm

Every Sunday - The Barrel hosts an Open Mic.  3 pm to 6 pm

 

Every Week - call for current shows and times

Reel Mountain Theatre  970-586-4227

Park Theater  970-586-8904