October 12-14, 2012
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Sisters in Steamboat for 2012 was terrific with lots of memories and friendships made. Below is the schedule for last year so you can see what you missed. Stay tuned for information on 2013.
The theme for this year’s Sisters in Steamboat Weekend is “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”.
The weekend is guaranteed to be a terrific girls’ weekend, with no laundry, no family commitments, memories and lots of fun!
Detailed event calendar:
Scheduled Events for “Sisters in Steamboat” Weekend 2012
Friday – Check-in and registration –
12 noon – 4 pm – Stop by the MainStreet Steamboat Springs offices at 141 9th Street to pick up your welcome bag and packet, register for sessions if you haven’t already done so, and get ready to start your fun weekend. Directions to the MainStreet office: Lincoln Avenue is the main street running through downtown Steamboat Springs. If coming from the mountain/ski area, turn right on 9th Street (at Lyon Drug). The
Friday’s Night Reception & non-Style Show!
At Library Hall 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Join us for a non-style show (you’ll see) at Friday’s night reception and receive special offers, discounts, and invites to parties from our fabulous and unique retail and boutique stores on MainStreet Steamboat (a.k.a. Lincoln Avenue) Saturday from noon to 5 pm. This is a chance to meet the other attendees, will Downtown Dollars, and learn about the Downtown Shopping Passport opportunity to win a fabulous Steamboat Gift Basket.
If you miss the Friday night non-Style Show and reception, the retail merchant offers will be available at breakfast Saturday morning. Be sure to pick up your “sisters” deals.
All activities on Saturday morning take place at the Bud Werner Memorial Library – 1289 Lincoln Ave.
Breakfast sponsored by Creekside Café 8 am to 9 am
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roseanne Iversen, family practitioner 8:30 am to 9:00 am
Dr. Iversen will present a slide show on her ascent of Mt. Shasta and share her challenges as well as the joys in summiting and beating cancer. As a medical professional, she’ll discuss the connection between prevention of cancer and your environmental health. With statistics as high as one of eight women will get breast cancer, embracing a lifestyle that minimizes this risk will be one of the best defenses a woman can deploy.
Saturday Free Enrichment Workshops
Reiki—Why it Works – 9:30 am – Conference Room – Library
Guest Speaker: Kristen Thomas, Reiki Practitioner from Rocky Mountain Wellness Spa
“Reiki”, a Japanese word meaning, “Universal Life Force Energy,” is the energy within and around all of us. The practice of Reiki accelerates the healing process by addressing the body, mind, and spirit collectively. When used, the body’s ability to heal physical ailments is greatly increased and it also opens the mind to the necessity of taking responsibility for one’s life and the joys of balance and wholeness. Reiki brings the body into balance, so that it can heal itself naturally. FREE!
Try Qigong! - 9:30 am – Library Hall
With Sarah Freese (Braat) of Sage Healing Arts, Qigong integrates breath, intention, and movement to circulate energy throughout the body. FREE!
Writing Workshop: Are We Having Fun Yet? - 10:30 am – Conference Room
Life Coach Susan de Wardt leads this delightful dialogue and reflective writing exploration to answer America’s #1 question: “How can I put more fun in my life?” No writing expertise necessary. FREE!
Twisted Sisters! A Fun Intro to Partner Yoga – 10:30 am – Library Hall
With yogis Lyn Wheaton and Michele Meyer, try this light-hearted approach to a basic yoga practice while interacting with your partner or doing postures on your own. Bring your own mat, if you have one, or FREE!
KAKEMONO—The Art of Japanese Scrolls – 11:30 am – Library Hall (A)
Learn to express yourself through your artwork or haiku that you will compose and then
put onto a decorative scroll to take home. Join Pam Peretz of Life Essentials Spa. Limit: 12 FREE!
Mindfulness for the Busy American Woman – 11:30 am – Conference Room
With Psychotherapist Marchele McCarthy. Learn how to slow-down, relax, and enjoy life by being mindful in everyday activities. We will practice simple and effective ways to relieve stress and have more fun in your life. FREE!
Ayurveda – Living in Balance – 11:30 am – Library Hall (B)
Ayurveda, a 5,000-year-old health system, means science of life and longevity, and provides us with simple, practical tools for living life in balance. Explore and learn about your unique constitution and imbalances while making use of daily and seasonal lifestyle practices with Tracy Zuschlag of Whole Healing Ayurveda. Tea will be served. FREE!
Reclaim Your Inner Power with Your Presence: A Woman’s Practical, Self-Defense Class -
12:30 – 1:00 – Library Hall
With Alicia Wright, Martial Artist, women will be empowered to be more aware and have more confidence with themselves and their environment. Survival tools will be taught to avoid unfavorable situations or as a back up when things go awry. FREE!
Downtown Historical Walking Tour – 1:00 pm – Tread of Pioneers Museum – 8th and Oak Streets
With Tread of the Pioneers Museum Guide Mary Ann. Approximately 1.5 hour tour of downtown Steamboat, it’s architecture, historic people and events. Learn what made Steamboat such a special place. Meet at the museum on the corner of 8th Street and Oak Street. (970) 879-2214. FREE!
Please call ahead and make reservations for any of these offerings.
“Breakfast in the Books” – Off the Beaten Path Book Store
Sunday – October 14 – 9:30 – 11:00 am. 68 9th Street.
A coffee, pastry and book tasting. Make your reservations now for 2 skype talks and one in person with three authors of this fall’s best new books while enjoying OTBP’s baked pastries and quiche. Featuring best selling authors Amanda Coplin (The Orchardist), Dagney McKinley (Lessons My Mother Taught Me – local author) and Eleanor Brown (The Weird Sisters). Call 970-879-6830 to make reservations. Seating limited.
Tarot Card Readings with Susan DeWardt
Saturday afternoon by appointment or Saturday evening at the gala party
On of the most popular activities of the Sisters Weekend is private tarot readings with Susan. $1 per minute (usually about 15 minutes). Call her to make reservations: 970-846-6562 Limited number of times available.
Mandala Yoga Boutique Trunk Show
Saturday, 3-6 pm at the Sheraton
Mandala will be hosting a trunk show for all Sisters on Saturday, October 13th, from 3-6 pm at Rocky Mountain Day Spa and Boutique, located in the Sheraton Hotel located at the ski area base. .Drop in and see what they have.
Mandala specializes in and offers unique, comfortable eco-friendly yoga and fitness apparel. Featuring skired yoga pants, leggings, organic cotton tees, tunics, scarves, hoodies, practice tanks and more. Clothing for your lifestyle. Rocky Mountain Day Spa: 970-871-6111
Three Quarter Circles Sporting Clays –
Saturday – anytime 12 noon to 5:00 pm –
Want to try something new? How about shooting clay pigeons at the shooting range west of Steamboat? Instruction, clays, ammunition and guns all available. Allow 1.5 -2 hours. For more information and to make reservations, call 970-846-5647.
Beaded Knitted Bracelet Workshop
Saturday 10 am – noon
If you can knit and purl, you can make this beautiful beaded bracelet. You’ll learn how to handle beads in a knitted project while making this exquisite piece. $30 includes instruction and materials. Limit: 10. Registered sisters can reserved their seats at: (970) 879-3222. Sew Steamboat, 929 Lincoln Avenue.
No Knit Fiber Art Scarf
Saturday 1 pm – 4 pm
Learn how to make your own no knit designer fiber scarf. This class is recommended for all sewers with basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine. $30 includes instruction and materials. Limit: 6.
Registered sisters, call to reserve your spot: (970) 879-3222. At Sew Steamboat, 929 Lincoln Avenue.
Make Your Own Lotion or Bath Salt
Saturday anytime between 10 am – 4 pm
Come create your own personal lotion and/or bath salts from a selection of 120 different essential oils.
Cost: $5 – $12 per creation depending on which essential oil you select.
(970) 846-9032. At Kneading Hands, 306 Oak Street, Garden Level.
“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” Spa Party!!
Saturday anytime between 3 pm – 6 pm
Enjoy a glass of champagne and a mini “NuFace” Facial with your “Sisters”! The NuFACE® Classic is the first and only hand-held device FDA cleared for facial toning and stimulation. This exclusive device is the only to offer the benefits of microcurrent technology for at-home use. Microcurrent stimulates, lifts, and tones the facial muscles; which is the foundation and underlying structure to our skin. NuFACE® is used in luxurious spas as a non-invasive facelift and a celebrity, pre-red carpet treatment for its immediate, yet cumulative results. Reservations required! Space limited for this popular event! Cost: $30 per person. (970) 871-6111. (To reserve your spot and allow us to prepare for you, a non-refundable payment is required.) Rocky Mountain Wellness Spa at our “Resort” Sheraton Spa off of Mt. Werner Circle (2200 Village Inn Court) at the base of the Steamboat Ski Resort.
“Wine, Women & Watercolor” Unleash Your Creativity!
Saturday 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
With the guidance of a local artist, participants will be treated to an afternoon of exploring the use of watercolors on paper to create a landscape, still life or abstract expression. The unpredictability of the response of watercolor paint on wet paper will enhance the experience, punctuated with a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Limit: 10. $40 includes all refreshments and materials including a commemorative painting smock. Registered sisters, call to reserve your spot: (970) 846-7062. At Center for Visual Art, 837 Lincoln Avenue.
Thai Cooking Made Easy!
Saturday noon to 2 pm
Join Chef Olivia and Chef Nicolette for this hands-on workshop that will include the creation (and eating) of one entrée, the practice of basic knife skills, examples of various culinary techniques, and revelations of kitchen secrets! A complimentary glass of wine and recipe and nutritional information will be provided plus prizes for cooking trivia. Cooking Workshop: $20. Limit: 20. Registered sisters, call to reserve your spot: (970) 871-1406. At City Café, 124 10th Street.
Back due to popular demand:
Saturday, October 13th at 1:00 pm
Saturday, October 13th at 3:30 pm
Enjoy the great outdoors while tasting fabulous wine! Meet at the Spring Creek Trailhead and hike along one of Steamboat’s most popular trails to join Stephanie Reineke for a guided tasting with wines from around the world. Limit: 20. $10 per person. Directions to Spring Creek Trailhead will be emailed. Registered sisters should reserve their spots: (970) 870-8466. Sponsored by Cellar Liquors, 730 Lincoln Avenue, downstairs.
At Saturday Night’s Party: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” – 7:30 – 10:00 pm – Library Hall
(Party includes wine and other beverages and light snacks, free of charge.)
This year’s party will be a blast! Following the surprise icebreaker, there will be all kinds of fun for the having. Dress up any way you want to express what you think constitutes FUN. After all, girls just wanna have fun! Be it a tutu and boots, glitter glasses and a pink wig, or a little black dress with a red boa (do you still have yours?), there will be a people’s choice award for the best representation of the theme. Then dance the night away with DJ Kip Strean, a disco ball, songs from all the decades. Matt and Holly will be giving lessons before the dance contests. This is a time to hang out, get to know others, and just have fun.
This year’s charity is the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project (Bust of Steamboat), appropriate for an event that happens during Breast Cancer Awareness month, October. All monies raised from the “purse” tables, the $25 secret gift boxes (filled with unknown new ‘grab bag’ contents – but worth more than $25) and the auction for the Flat Tire Cruiser bike will go to support the cause. There will also be drawings, included in your registration, for door prizes and the Chic Chance give-aways. Lots of opportunities to win great prizes.
Also, during the party:
Tarot Card Readings
With Susan de Wardt—getting in touch with your inner resources is the first step to having the life that you have only imagined possible. Find new direction with a personal reading. Reservations and payment in advance required: $1/minute (970) 846-6562. Available for private readings any time Friday and Sunday.
Feather Hair Extensions, Feather Earring, Headbands & more!
With Julia Hebard of Julia Alisa Designs: $15 for a feather hair extension with 4 feathers, $10 with 2 feathers. Jewelry priced separately.
Glittery & Temporary Tattoos
By Pam Peretz of Life Essentials Spa. Slight charge depending on selected design.
By Alicia Wright of Bella Sol Spa. Slight charge depending on selected design.
All Weekend Long!
“Sister” Deals & Discounts:
Sage Healing Arts, 57 10th Street, just behind Brooklyn Pizza
$20 off any treatment:
Therapeutic Massage—Full body or focused massage.
Raindrop Massage—Uses essential oils for pain relief and detoxification.
Qigong Healing—Shamanic energy work balances energy and life experience.
Call to book your appointment: (970) 846-0206.
Rocky Mountain Wellness Spa!
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 12th – 14th from 10 am -6 pm at our “Resort” Sheraton Spa off of Mt. Werner Circle (2200 Village Inn Court) at the base of the Steamboat Ski Resort.
We will offer local “Sister” discounts for all services!
Massages start at $76.50
Facials start at $85.00
Call to book your appointment: (970) 871-6111
Treat yourself to a specially priced mani/pedi for Sisters Weekend. $40.00. Appointments recommended.
Walk-ins welcome. 11th Street in the Old West Building. Call 970-871-0606 to make reservations.
Life Essentials Day Spa
345 Lincoln Ave – Friday and Saturday – all day each day, by reservation
Need some time to relax and unwind? Check the flyer in your welcome packet for a list of services available to
make that happen. Reservations: 970-871-9543
Sisters in Steamboat Weekend Special
$69 – Fifty Minute Massage
$20 off any one hour service of $99 or more
10% off any Zenyama (yoga-wear) retail item