This Week In Vail Event Calendar

This Week In Vail
A look at what's going on the next 7 days in Vail, CO.


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Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Certified Interpretive Guides on treks to some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area! Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16 +, $80/person or $75 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Actual Time: 9:15am-10:30am

Connect with nature through Vinyasa yoga in Vail's most beautiful location.

Cost: $12/person

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

VRD staff will provide materials and teach some simple techniques that are too messy or too tough to try to do on your own at home. Plan to have a great time while you make a mess. Attend for 10 to 30 minutes during the times scheduled above. Drop-In: $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

You choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas. Paint simple designs or a masterpiece then we glaze and fire. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. Cost: $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Children's Learn & Grow


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Children’s activities are offered Monday -Thursday, 10-12 pm from mid-June through mid-August. Programs are intended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Hands on crafts and guided activities teach children about various aspects of the natural world. Classes are drop in (no reservation necessary) and are located in the Children’s Garden amphitheater. A $5 donation is suggested.

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org


Recurring Event  Story time - Toddlers


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Toddler story hours contain songs, finger plays, art activities with sensory experiences and, of course, books. Active participation is encouraged from everybody as children enjoy these pre-reading activities designed to be the building blocks for strong readers and students. This free event is interactive and educational.

Recurring Event  Art Walk


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:00 AM

Meet at Vail Village Welcome Center

The free hour long walking tour of Vail Village and the public art collection with the town’s Art in Public Places Coordinator starts with an introduction to the Colorado Ski& Snowboard Museum. The tour then winds its way through the Village with discussions of the history of the Vail Valley, the founding of Vail Mountain, the master planning of the Village, and the importance of site-specific art. The Town’s public art collection includes 40 works ranging from painting, sculptures, murals, playground components, to site-integrated art

For additional information: www.artinvail.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Story time - Preschool


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:00 AM

Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, children and caregivers join Cricket as she leads listeners in rhymes, songs, stories and more. Each story time also features an age appropriate art activity. Active participation is encouraged from everybody as children enjoy these pre-reading activities designed to be the building blocks for strong readers and students. This free event is interactive and educational.

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga @ your library


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:30 AM

This Gentle Yoga class at Vail Public Library is designed to provide participants with a relaxing, meditative and healing experience. Anne Anderson is a Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance and a Certified Professional Ski Instructor of America. She is President & Founder of SNOWGA, LLC and in 2009, created SNOWGA – Blending Yoga & Snowsports, a revolutionary method to improve skills on the slopes through the wisdom of yoga. We have a limited supply of mats.

For more information visit www.vaillibrary.com, call 970-479-2187 or email libinfo@vailgov.com.

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Vail Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the flowers that carpet the mountains, the conditions they need to thrive, and how they change throughout the season. All ages, $5 or $3 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/wildflower-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Tech Studio @ Vail Public Library


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:00 PM

Tech Studio is a Makerspace program offered at Vail Public Library. What is Makerspace? Makerspace is a place for creation, collaboration and innovation; it is a place for you to get hands-on experience in a variety of projects. It is a place where people with shared interests can come together.

Tech Studio offers access to:

  • Littlebits
  • MakeyMakey
  • Sphero
  • 3D Printing
  • Photoshop
  • Video editing

For more information visit http://vaillibrary.com/tech/

Recurring Event  Aikido


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

Improve balance, increase flexibility and develop power through training in this Japanese martial art. Redirect an attacker’s energy and use that energy to neutralize the attack.

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

  "Fashion Through the Ages," Vintage Fashion Show


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:30 PM

Vintage clothing collector, Carol Smead, presents an entertaining walk down memory lane by coordinating vintage clothing, accessories and music. This fashion show will take us from the 1880's up to the 1960's.

For more information visit www.vaillibrary, call 970-479-2190 or email libinfo@vailgov.com.

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: New York Philharmonic


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:00 PM

Hailed as one of the Top 10 "Can't Miss" Classical Musical Festivals in the US by NPR, Bravo! Vail is the only Festival in North America to host four world-renowned orchestras in a single season. In 2016, internationally acclaimed soloists join the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields featured in programs of the great classics, plus jazz and pops. Stellar chamber music artists, including members of resident orchestras, come together with musicians from our Young Professionals-in-Residence and Piano Fellows programs in an eclectic chamber music series.

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  S'Mores & More: Family Campfire Program


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

A warm campfire, exciting stories of woodland adventures and the sweet smell of roasting marshmallows fill this family program at the Vail Nature Center. All ages, $10 per person. Please bring clothes appropriate for mountain evening weather.

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/smores-and-more/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz Club Series


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:00 PM

Location: Express Lift Coffeehouse (near Gondola One)

Take your favorite NYC jazz club, add the rustic Rocky Mountain charm of Vail Village, and you’ve got the Wednesday Vail Jazz Club Series. This popular late night series combines unmatched intimacy, spectacular dining and stunning entertainment. Doors will open at 8pm, so come early to pick your seats and make a selection from the small plates menu. What a great way to jazz-up your midweek evening with a selection of tempting cuisine, libations and of course some toe-tappin’ jazz!

Doors open 8pm, music starts 9:00pm

Tickets: $40; All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show)

For additional information: www.vailjazz.org

  Live Music: Dave Tucker


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  TRX Suspension Training


Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Actual Time: 8:15am-9:15am

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

TRX® Suspension Training is the strength training system that is changing the way professional athletes and fitness experts train. Participants use their own body as the resistance load to strengthen and tone with the core active at all times. Every exercise can be instantly modified for increased or decreased difficulty. A type of "functional fitness," the TRX program gives participants the opportunity to exercise the way they move in life and is often considered safer and more beneficial than traditional weight training. Classes are taught by Chad Young, who is certified as a TRX® Suspension trainer. Space available on a first-come, first-served basis and reservations are required

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Family Hike


Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center - 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Certified Interpretive Guides on treks to some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area! Family hikes are at a more casual pace and are fun for the whole family. Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 8+ $30/person or $25 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  Morning Bird Walk


Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center -  601 Vail Valley Drive

Discover and learn about a breathtaking variety of local birds on a morning walk through the meadows and woods along Gore Creek. All ages, $5/person or $3 for VRD taxpayers

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga


Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:30 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

A class for beginning to advanced yoga students who would like to experience a gentle and welcoming class. Sessions will focus on breathing, asana (poses) and meditation practice. Examine the benefits of yoga and how to make regular yoga practice part of your life. Find challenge within your own practice and enjoy being a part of the yoga community. Enjoy yoga in a safe, informative, fun and welcoming environment.

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Children's Learn & Grow


Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Children’s activities are offered Monday -Thursday, 10-12 pm from mid-June through mid-August. Programs are intended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Hands on crafts and guided activities teach children about various aspects of the natural world. Classes are drop in (no reservation necessary) and are located in the Children’s Garden amphitheater. A $5 donation is suggested.

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org


Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history. Allow about 45 mins to 1 hour.



Meet at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

VRD staff will provide materials and teach some simple techniques that are too messy or too tough to try to do on your own at home. Plan to have a great time while you make a mess. Attend for 10 to 30 minutes during the times scheduled above. Drop-In: $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

You choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas. Paint simple designs or a masterpiece then we glaze and fire. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. Cost: $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

  Certified Sustainable Destination Open House


Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:30 AM

Location: Grand View, Level 3 of Lionshead Welcome Center

Come enjoy a complimentary lunch and provide input on Vail’s SustainableDestination Project. The Town of Vail is partnering with Walking Mountains

Science Center and others to discuss making Vail a certified sustainable destination. Come learn about the sustainability criteria Vail must meet and provide your feedback. For more information, contact Kristen Bertuglia at KBertuglia@vailgov.com or 970.477.3455. 

Recurring Event  Chefs in the Garden


Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 PM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Top local chefs provide the perfect ingredients and share their culinary secrets.

Cost: $5/person

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org

Recurring Event  Chefs in the Garden


Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 PM

Top, local chefs provide the perfect ingredients for an afternoon event and share their culinary secrets.

For more information call 970-476-0103 or email info@bettyfordalpinegardens.org.

bettyfordalpinegardens.org

Recurring Event  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Free Concert Series


Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Vail Interfaith Chapel

Free music sounds extraordinary all summer long, all throughout the Vail Valley.  The  Bravo! Vail Season offers free, hour-long chamber music concerts at the Vail Interfaith Chapel, The Chapel at Beaver Creek, Edwards Interfaith Chapel, and locations in Gypsum and elsewhere throughout the Valley.

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Ladies, Lessons & Libations


Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Vail Golf Club

We reserve this one for you ladies. Come out and enjoy a drink with friends, with quality golf instruction catered specifically to you.

Each class is limited to 16 women and offers a variety of instruction about all aspects of the game, equipment needs and course management, all the while creating an enjoyable atmosphere for women to meet others who share their interest in golf. 

$25 per clinic

Call 970-479-2260 to sign up

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: New York Philharmonic


Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:00 PM

Hailed as one of the Top 10 "Can't Miss" Classical Musical Festivals in the US by NPR, Bravo! Vail is the only Festival in North America to host four world-renowned orchestras in a single season. In 2016, internationally acclaimed soloists join the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields featured in programs of the great classics, plus jazz and pops. Stellar chamber music artists, including members of resident orchestras, come together with musicians from our Young Professionals-in-Residence and Piano Fellows programs in an eclectic chamber music series.

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz @ Vail Square


Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:00 PM

Location: Vail Square - 675 Lionshead Place

The Jazz Tent at Vail Square in the heart of Lionshead bursts at the seams during our high-energy Thursday night performances. This summer evening series in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at The Arrabelle literally overflows with enthusiasm for the remarkable roster of international performers who will play in the now iconic venue. Seating under the open-air tent provides the finest acoustics for the performances, while still allowing you to enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer evenings.

The whole family will be captivated by the stunning musicianship of the high-energy, thrilling performers from all parts of the diverse jazz spectrum. Vail Jazz @ Vail Square is THE place to be on Thursday evenings… a great place to meet up with friends, old and new.

Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 VIP Ticket (All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show); 4-Pack Premium Subscription available for $135

For additional information: www.vailjazz.org

Recurring Event  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Beavers are one of nature's most industrious creatures. Join us for educational activities followed by a drive to a beaver pond to observe an active lodge. All ages, $10/person. Please bring warm clothes and a flashlight.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/evening-beaver-pond-tours/

Recurring Event  Evening Hike


Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Enjoy an evening hike on Vail Mountain as the sun starts to set and wildlife become more active. Learn about the habits of the crepuscular and nocturnal animals who make the mountains their home. Take in beautiful mountain views of the Gore and Sawatch Ranges at dusk. Most ages and abilities, FREE.

For additional information:  http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-mountain-evening-hikes/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Scott Rednor


Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Kick It 3v3 National Soccer Championship


Friday, July 29, 2016 12:00 AM

The 3v3 World Championships in Vail, Colorado features more then 250 teams from 15 different states and 2 countries. More information on 2016 KI World Championship coming soon!

www.3v3soccer.com

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Friday, July 29, 2016 7:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Certified Interpretive Guides on treks to some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area! Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16 +, $80/person or $75 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Friday, July 29, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Actual Time: 9:15am-10:30am

Connect with nature through Vinyasa yoga in Vail's most beautiful location.

Cost: $12/person

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org

Recurring Event  Art in Nature


Friday, July 29, 2016 9:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Art is all around us! These classes will engage young artists of all skill levels with the natural world while helping them appreciate art and nature in a whole new way. Art in Nature takes place outside at the Vail Nature Center. Materials included. Ages 6-13. $45/child

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/art-in-nature/

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Friday, July 29, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

VRD staff will provide materials and teach some simple techniques that are too messy or too tough to try to do on your own at home. Plan to have a great time while you make a mess. Attend for 10 to 30 minutes during the times scheduled above. Drop-In: $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Friday, July 29, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

You choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas. Paint simple designs or a masterpiece then we glaze and fire. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. Cost: $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Friday, July 29, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Friday, July 29, 2016 11:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Vail Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the flowers that carpet the mountains, the conditions they need to thrive, and how they change throughout the season. All ages, $5 or $3 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/wildflower-walks/

Recurring Event  Colorado Ski Museum Guided Tour


Friday, July 29, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum - Level 3 Vail Village Parking Structure

Take a guided tour of the museum's 6 galleries presenting history and heritage of skiing in Colorado

$5 per adult for tour or $7 per adult for both the Museum & Historic Vail Village Tour

For additional information: 970-476-1876 or www.skimuseum.net

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Friday, July 29, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Historic Vail Village Walking Tour


Friday, July 29, 2016 2:00 PM

Meet at Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum - Level 3 Vail Village Parking Structure

 Learn the history of Vail Village's past and present landmarks and stories about its first generation of residents.  

$5 per adult for tour or $7 per adult for both the Museum & Historic Vail Village Tour

For additional information: 970-476-1876 or www.skimuseum.net

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Friday, July 29, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Sandy Treat 10th Mountain Division Chat


Friday, July 29, 2016 3:00 PM

Location: Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum - Level 3 Vail Village Parking Structure

Join Sandy Treat, a local 10th Mountain Division veteran, to hear about his personal experiences in Camp Hale and training for WWII with the 10th Mountain Division. Every Friday afternoon from 3:00-4:00  p.m.

Call ahead to confirm Sandy's appearance

For additional information: 970-476-1876 or www.skimuseum.net

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Friday, July 29, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Friday, July 29, 2016 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555

Recurring Event  Friday Afternoon Club


Friday, July 29, 2016 5:00 PM

Location: Eagle's Nest

Enjoy family friendly live music at Vail's party at the top of the mountain. Ride the Eagle Bahn Gondola from Lionshead to food, beverages, and live music starting at 4pm. Every Friday July 1- September 2. Weather permitting.

LIFT TICKET REQUIRED

For further information: 970-754-8245 or www.vail.com

Recurring Event  Aikido


Friday, July 29, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

Improve balance, increase flexibility and develop power through training in this Japanese martial art. Redirect an attacker’s energy and use that energy to neutralize the attack.

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Friday, July 29, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: New York Philharmonic


Friday, July 29, 2016 6:00 PM

Hailed as one of the Top 10 "Can't Miss" Classical Musical Festivals in the US by NPR, Bravo! Vail is the only Festival in North America to host four world-renowned orchestras in a single season. In 2016, internationally acclaimed soloists join the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields featured in programs of the great classics, plus jazz and pops. Stellar chamber music artists, including members of resident orchestras, come together with musicians from our Young Professionals-in-Residence and Piano Fellows programs in an eclectic chamber music series.

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  S'Mores & More: Family Campfire Program


Friday, July 29, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

A warm campfire, exciting stories of woodland adventures and the sweet smell of roasting marshmallows fill this family program at the Vail Nature Center. All ages, $10 per person. Please bring clothes appropriate for mountain evening weather.

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/smores-and-more/

Recurring Event  Evening Hike


Friday, July 29, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Enjoy an evening hike on Vail Mountain as the sun starts to set and wildlife become more active. Learn about the habits of the crepuscular and nocturnal animals who make the mountains their home. Take in beautiful mountain views of the Gore and Sawatch Ranges at dusk. Most ages and abilities, FREE.

For additional information:  http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-mountain-evening-hikes/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Friday, July 29, 2016 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Scott Rednor Solo Acoustic


Friday, July 29, 2016 8:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

  Live Music: Analog Uncle


Friday, July 29, 2016 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Kick It 3v3 National Soccer Championship


Saturday, July 30, 2016 12:00 AM

The 3v3 World Championships in Vail, Colorado features more then 250 teams from 15 different states and 2 countries. More information on 2016 KI World Championship coming soon!

www.3v3soccer.com

Recurring Event  Outdoor Community Yoga


Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:00 AM

JOIN US!

What? Community Yoga!

When? Saturdays, 9am

Where? Solaris Lawn, Vail

How much? FREE!

Who? YOU!

Awaken your energy and breathe in the fresh mountain air with this lighthearted, fun and free yoga class taught by Vail’s top yoga teachers from The Vitality Center. Bring your own yoga mat or towel, sunscreen, water, your friends, and big smile! Event is rain or shine.

www.vailvitalitycenter.com

Recurring Event  Scenic Storytime


Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Bring your little one to the Vail Nature Center to listen to stories and learn about the real plant and animal characters from the books. Storytime takes place outdoors, weather permitting. Children 3-5 years with an adult; $5/family

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/scenic-storytime/

Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history. Allow about 45 mins to 1 hour.



Meet at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am

Recurring Event  Vail Family Fun Fest


Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Lionshead Plaza

The Vail Family Fun Fest is a few hours of simple fun in the beautiful Colorado Rockies presented in a festival setting. Families can come and visit various stations including our Creation Station - a tent filled with creative arts & crafts projects, The Science Tent - featuring Nature's Educator's, an educational group fostering respect and awareness of Birds of Prey and other animals found in Colroado, Play Town - featuring hula hoops, giant jenga and Connect Four and our Bounce House of Fun. In addition to these stations, we will be conducting several contests and group games throughout the day which may include the "Water Balloon Toss of Death", The Blue Moose "Pizza Toss of Champions", Hula Hoop Extravaganza and Simon Says. 

www.vailfamilyfunfest.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Live Music: Texas Brandon


Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:00 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Saturday, July 30, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Saturday, July 30, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Saturday Sundown Series


Saturday, July 30, 2016 4:00 PM

Location: Eagle's Nest

Enjoy family friendly live music at Vail's party at the top of the mountain. Ride the Eagle Bahn Gondola from Lionshead to food, beverages, and live music starting at 4pm. Every Saturday July 2- September 3. Weather permitting.

LIFT TICKET REQUIRED

For additional information: 970-754-8245 or www.vail.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Saturday, July 30, 2016 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Saturday, July 30, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Evening Hike


Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Enjoy an evening hike on Vail Mountain as the sun starts to set and wildlife become more active. Learn about the habits of the crepuscular and nocturnal animals who make the mountains their home. Take in beautiful mountain views of the Gore and Sawatch Ranges at dusk. Most ages and abilities, FREE.

For additional information:  http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-mountain-evening-hikes/

  Vail International Dance Festival: Opening Night


Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:30 PM

Featuring an extraordinary range of artists from the Memphis Jookin virtuoso Lil Buck to American Ballet Theatre's exquisite ballerina Isabella Boylston, our 2016 Artist-In-Residence. This performance launches the 10th anniversary season of Artistic Director Damian Woetzel.

For additional information: www.vaildance.org or 888-920-2787

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Scott Rednor Solo Acoustic


Saturday, July 30, 2016 8:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Stories in the Sky: Stargazing


Saturday, July 30, 2016 8:30 PM

Actual Start Time: 8:45pm

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

From endless constellations, cascading shooting stars and full moons almost as bright as the sun, these are the realities in the mountains of Vail that should be experienced by all. Learn the constellation myths from different cultures and how to locate them in the sky. $10 per person.

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/stories-in-the-sky/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brothers Keeper


Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:30 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-479-0556 or shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Kick It 3v3 National Soccer Championship


Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:00 AM

The 3v3 World Championships in Vail, Colorado features more then 250 teams from 15 different states and 2 countries. More information on 2016 KI World Championship coming soon!

www.3v3soccer.com

  VVF 5th Annual Trek to Table


Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:00 AM

Please join us Sunday, July 31st for the Vail Valley Foundation’s 5th Annual Trek to Table, a fundraising event featuring a beautiful 4 mile trek starting at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village, and finishing at the 10th.  Enjoy gourmet food, live music and libations while taking in one of the most picturesque views of the Vail Valley.  Funds raised from this event will support the Vail Valley Foundation's mission of enhancing Arts, Athletics, and Education in the Vail Valley. 

Event Details:

Registration and Refreshments / Base of Gondola One: 9:00am – 10:00am

Lunch at the The 10th: 11:00am-2:00pm

Tickets: $150 per person

For additional information: 970-777-2015

Recurring Event  Free Outdoor Yoga - Arrabelle Square


Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:00 AM

The LOLE clothing store and The Arrabelle are partnering to sponsor free outdoor yoga every Sunday in July and August in the shaded Arrabelle Square in Lionshead Village from 9:00am to 10:00am, rain or shine. The instructors who are LOLE ambassadors have many years of experience and are trained to work with all levels. Mats will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Please bring your own water. No sunscreen needed! After each event participants are invited to visit the LOLE store for free gifts and raffle drawings by the Arrabelle and LOLE.

For more information visit the LOLE Vail facebook event page or call LOLE at 970-476-3888. 

 

Recurring Event  Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show


Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:00 AM

The Vail Farmers Market is entering its 15th year in Vail on Meadow Drive. The event started with a few tents and now has grown to over 135 tents for 16 Sundays of the summer. We have entertainment for everyone and bring people from all over to enjoy the Rocky Mountains on a Sunday. Enjoy strolling down East Meadow Drive in Vail while tasting treats from Colorado. Parking for the Market is at the Vail Village Parking or Lionshead Parking. The Market begins June 19th and goes through October 2th, 2016

For additional information: www.vailfarmersmarket.com

Recurring Event  Senior Golf Clinic


Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Golf Club

Still haven't perfected your game? Join us for some quality instruction that will get you closer.

The Vail Golf Club will once again offer Senior Clinics for those ages 50 and older. These clinics will be offered weekly and often fill up. Instruction will include tips on balance and motion, maintaining or adding distance, using the latest technology in clubs and balls, learning scoring shots around the green and more.

$25 per clinic

Call 970-479-2260 to sign up

Recurring Event  Creekside Nature Tour


Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for a casual stroll along Vail’s streamside paths to the Vail Nature Center. Tours depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center booth at the Vail Farmers’ Market Sundays throughout the summer. All ages, donations accepted. This program is free and reservations are not required

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-creekside-nature-tours/

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Jammin' Jazz Kids Sundays


Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Jazz Tent at Vail Farmers' Market

Through interactive, hands-on activities that teach the fundamentals of Jazz to the next generation of Jazz musicians and enthusiasts, Jammin' Jazz Kids offers an engaging and fun learning experience for youngsters ages 4 to 12,

For additional information: 970-479-6146 or www.vailjazz.org

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz @ The Market


Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:00 PM

Care for a little cool jazz with that hot tamale? Or how about a little hot jazz with that shaved ice? Maybe you’d prefer some spicy percussion to go with that succulent Palisade peach? Whatever catches your fancy at Vail’s famous Sunday Farmers’ Market, you’ll find the perfect complement at Vail Jazz @ The Market. A long-standing summer tradition, Vail Jazz @ The Market brings sounds from all over the world to the heart of Vail Village in the Jazz Tent on the Solaris Terrace — Brazilian, swing, blues, Latin, the American Songbook, and straight-ahead jazz. Whether you’re a serious listener… or a casual stroller seeking some shade in our open-air tent… you’ll love the musical treats. Dessert? Just stay for the second and third set! Free and luscious.

For additional information: www.vailjazz.org

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Live Music: Texas Brandon


Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:00 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

For additional information: 970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Creekside Nature Tour


Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:30 PM

Join us for a casual stroll along Vail’s streamside paths to the Vail Nature Center. Tours depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center booth at the Vail Farmers’ Market Sundays throughout the summer. All ages, donations accepted. This program is free and reservations are not required

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-creekside-nature-tours/

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

  Vail International Dance Festival: BalletX


Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:30 PM

2016 Company-In-Residence, BalletX is Philadelphia's acclaimed contemporary ballet company.  A favorite of Vail audiences, whose past programs include 2015's sold-out Sunset, o639 Hours, BalletX presents an evening showcasing their extraordinary range, from the hilarious Slump, to last year's Vail world premier Show Me, praised by The New York Times for "suspense, vitality, comedy [and] freedom"

For additional information: www.vaildance.org or 888-920-2787

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz @ The Remedy


Sunday, July 31, 2016 8:00 PM

Location: The Remedy located in Four Seasons Resort, 1 Vail Road

Vail Jazz @ The Remedy is all about the passion of combining exceptional cocktails, artisinal eats, and great jazz. Each Sunday night throughout the summer, The Remedy hosts a stellar roster of top jazzers–led by Vail’s ubiquitous keyboard/vocal gem, Tony Gulizia–seasoned with visiting jazz luminaries.

With a backdrop of uninterrupted mountain views and an expansive patio illuminated by firepits year round, The Remedy is the ideal destination in Vail to unwind, socialize and imbibe. The bar serves up playful concoctions, inventive elixirs and a twist on classic cocktails reflective of the bar’s namesake.

Together, The Remedy and Vail Jazz are a feast for the senses! Come enjoy the cool summer sounds and sumptuous food in the heart of Vail Village.

For additional information: www.vailjazz.org

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Monday, August 1, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Actual Time: 9:15am-10:30am

Connect with nature through Vinyasa yoga in Vail's most beautiful location.

Cost: $12/person

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org

Recurring Event  Learn to Think Like a Trout: Fly Fishing for Kids


Monday, August 1, 2016 9:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

This unique fly fishing program provides information on stream ecology and entomology (study of insects), along with the basic skills of fly fishing. Most importantly it is about having fun near the water! Ages 8-13, $45/child.

 For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/learn-to-think-like-a-trout/

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Monday, August 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

VRD staff will provide materials and teach some simple techniques that are too messy or too tough to try to do on your own at home. Plan to have a great time while you make a mess. Attend for 10 to 30 minutes during the times scheduled above. Drop-In: $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Monday, August 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

You choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas. Paint simple designs or a masterpiece then we glaze and fire. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. Cost: $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5.

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Children's Learn & Grow


Monday, August 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Children’s activities are offered Monday -Thursday, 10-12 pm from mid-June through mid-August. Programs are intended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Hands on crafts and guided activities teach children about various aspects of the natural world. Classes are drop in (no reservation necessary) and are located in the Children’s Garden amphitheater. A $5 donation is suggested.

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org


Recurring Event  Science Camp


Monday, August 1, 2016 10:00 AM

This three day, hands-on science program is titled: Model My Watershed 

Everyone lives in a watershed! Come and learn about your watershed. We will be exploring our local stream (Gore Creek) and using scientifically valid and easy-to-use watershed tools to accurately examine our neighborhood, to define local environmental challenges, and to develop solutions.


Summer Science Camp is for students aged 9-12 .


Space is limited, so please register early for this camp. To register please call Cricket Pylman: 970-479-2179.

Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Monday, August 1, 2016 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history. Allow about 45 mins to 1 hour.



Meet at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Monday, August 1, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Monday, August 1, 2016 11:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Vail Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the flowers that carpet the mountains, the conditions they need to thrive, and how they change throughout the season. All ages, $5 or $3 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/wildflower-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Monday, August 1, 2016 1:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/




Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Monday, August 1, 2016 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Interpretive Nature Talk


Monday, August 1, 2016 3:30 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE

Additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/interpretive-nature-talks/

Recurring Event  Aikido


Monday, August 1, 2016 5:30 PM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

Improve balance, increase flexibility and develop power through training in this Japanese martial art. Redirect an attacker’s energy and use that energy to neutralize the attack.

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

  Teen Summer Reading Finale


Monday, August 1, 2016 5:30 PM

Harry Potter launch party

Recurring Event  Basketball Open Gym


Monday, August 1, 2016 6:00 PM

Location: Red Sandstone Elementary School - 551 North Frontage Road

$3/person. Those 18 and younger must have a responsible guardian sign a release waiver prior to play

For additional information: 970-479-2280 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Monday, August 1, 2016 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Beavers are one of nature's most industrious creatures. Join us for educational activities followed by a drive to a beaver pond to observe an active lodge. All ages, $10/person. Please bring warm clothes and a flashlight.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/evening-beaver-pond-tours/

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join Certified Interpretive Guides on treks to some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area! Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16 +, $80/person or $75 for VRD taxpayers.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  TRX Suspension Training


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 8:00 AM

Actual Time: 8:15am-9:15am

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

TRX® Suspension Training is the strength training system that is changing the way professional athletes and fitness experts train. Participants use their own body as the resistance load to strengthen and tone with the core active at all times. Every exercise can be instantly modified for increased or decreased difficulty. A type of "functional fitness," the TRX program gives participants the opportunity to exercise the way they move in life and is often considered safer and more beneficial than traditional weight training. Classes are taught by Chad Young, who is certified as a TRX® Suspension trainer. Space available on a first-come, first-served basis and reservations are required

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Morning Bird Walk


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center -  601 Vail Valley Drive

Discover and learn about a breathtaking variety of local birds on a morning walk through the meadows and woods along Gore Creek. All ages, $5/person or $3 for VRD taxpayers

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:30 AM

Location: Vail Recreation Community Programming Room/Imagination Station: Level 2, Lionshead  Parking Structure

A class for beginning to advanced yoga students who would like to experience a gentle and welcoming class. Sessions will focus on breathing, asana (poses) and meditation practice. Examine the benefits of yoga and how to make regular yoga practice part of your life. Find challenge within your own practice and enjoy being a part of the yoga community. Enjoy yoga in a safe, informative, fun and welcoming environment.

Locals try first class for FREE

$12 Drop-in (if space available)

$100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes

**Special: $50/month unlimited fitness; $30/week unlimited fitness **

For Additional Information: 970-479-2292 or www.vailrec.com

Recurring Event  Skateboard Clinic


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Skatepark, located at the bottom level of the Lionshead parking

TUESDAYS: June 14 to Aug. 9

10 a.m. to Noon

Ages 7 to 11

Learn to skateboard at the Vail Skatepark with instructors who will teach everything from basic skills and etiquette to perfecting a boardslide or kickflip. Skateboards and helmets are required, and wrist guards and knee pads are recommended. Private instruction is also available for $50 per hour and $10 each additional skater.

 

Non-Resident

VRD/Eagle County Student

1-Day

$25

$20

5-Day+

$20

$15

For additional information/registration:  http://vailrec.com/sports-activities/youth-sports/youth-activities-skateboarding

Recurring Event  Children's Learn & Grow


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Children’s activities are offered Monday -Thursday, 10-12 pm from mid-June through mid-August. Programs are intended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Hands on crafts and guided activities teach children about various aspects of the natural world. Classes are drop in (no reservation necessary) and are located in the Children’s Garden amphitheater. A $5 donation is suggested.

For additional information: 970-476-0103 or www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org


Recurring Event  Story time - Babies


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Babies from 0 - 18 months are invited to this interactive weekly program with songs,stories and movement. It's a great opportunity for babies and moms/dads to play together in a literary environment.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:00 AM