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  Morning Bird Walk


Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:30 AM

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 10 - August 14, 2014

8.30 - 9.30 a.m.

Ages: All Ages

$5 per person or $3 VRD Res

Join Nature Center staff for a morning walk through the meadows and woods along the Gore Creek to learn about a great variety of birds, what they need and how you can attract birds to your own backyard. 

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Children's Learn and Grow


Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:00 AM

Drop-in garden and nature activities recommended for children 4-10.

Recurring Event  BFAG Guided Tour


Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:30 AM

Learn about alpine plants and the environment during a guided garden tour.  Meet at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop.   Allow about one hour for the tour.  $5.00 per person.

Recurring Event  Volunteer Day


Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 PM

Help maintain the Gardens - tools, gloves and instruction provided.

Recurring Event  Chefs in the Gardens


Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 PM

Top. local chefs share culinary tips and recipes.  $5.00 per person.

  Bravo! Vail (Free Concert Series): Calder Quartet


Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:00 PM

Location: Vail Interfaith Chapel

Overview:

SCHUBERT: Quartet in D minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden"

The Calder Quartet performs a broad range of repertoire at an exceptional level, always striving to channel the true intention of the work’s creator. The group’s desire to bring immediacy and context to the works they perform creates an artfully crafted musical experience.





www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  Hot Pieces of Meat Summer BBQ Series


Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:00 PM

Location: Four Seasons Resort

Poolside for $25

 The Chefs can't stand the heat, so they got out of the kitchen!!

   Live Action Stations

   $2.50 Cold Beer

   Grilled "Smokin" Hot" Meats

   Specialty Desserts

 

Complimentary Parking

www.fourseasons.com/vail

970-477-8600

  Ladies, Lessons & Libations


Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:30 PM

Location: Vail Golf Club

5:30 to 6:30 p.m., every other Thursday

Beginning June 5, 2014

$25 per clinic

Call 970-479-2260 to sign up

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. Happy Valley Grill will offer participants $3 glasses of wine following the clinic.

www.vailrec.com


Recurring Event  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:00 PM

Mondays & Thursdays, June 16 - September 1, 2014

7 - 8.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$6 child/$12 adult/$35 family of 5

Reservations required.

Beavers are one of the animals that define the Rocky Mountains and Vail is lucky to have a healthy beaver population right in town. The evening begins at the Nature Center with a brief presentation about beavers, followed by a drive to a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

  Bravo! Vail (Silver Oak & Twomey Series): Schubert Songs and Adagios


Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:30 PM

Location: Donovan Pavilion

Overview:
Le Train Bleu
Ransom Wilson, conductor
Mary Mackenzie, soprano
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Members of the Calder Quartet

SCHUBERT / SCHUMANN: Selected Songs
SCHUBERT: Adagio and Rondo Concertante
DE LEEUW: Im Wunderschoenen Monat Mai

German romanticism is lovingly on display through the songs of Schubert and Schumann. Part musical, part theatrical, Dutch composer-conductor Reinbert de Leeuw’s lieder become cabaret songs in his riveting and hauntingly beautiful work, given a rare American performance

www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676

www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long & Scott Rednor


Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Yoga


Friday, August 01, 2014 9:00 AM

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

Mats provided. $12.00 per person. 

Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Friday, August 01, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  Friday Afternoon Club


Friday, August 01, 2014 5:00 PM

Friday Afternoon Club - the Vail tradition of celebrating Friday continues with a 11,000 ft family friendly party. Ride the Eagle Bahn Gondola from Lionshead to food, beverages, free lawn games and live music from 5pm - 8pm. Every Friday during the summer June 27 – Aug. 29. Weather permitting.

Concert lineup for Summer 2014:

6/27- Town Calvary (Johnny Schleper, Rob Eaton etc)
7/4- Hardscrabble
7/11- The Alitones- (Tommy Anderson etc)
7/18- Bluegrass & Bloodies
7/25- The Upside (Kevin Heinz)
8/1- Town Calvary
8/8- Alitones
8/15- Robby Peoples and the Bank Walkers
8/22- Drunken Hearts (Andrew Mcconethey)
8/29- Bluegrass and Bloodies

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

Recurring Event  S'mores and More: Family Campfire Program


Friday, August 01, 2014 7:00 PM

Wednesdays & Fridays, June 25 - August 29, 2014

7 - 8.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$6 child/$12 adult/$35 family of 5

Reservations Required

A warm campfire, exciting stories of woodland adventures and the sweet smell of burning marshmallows fill this family program at the Vail Nature Center. A variety of themes are covered.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

  Vail International Dance Festival: International Evenings of Dance I


Friday, August 01, 2014 7:30 PM

International Evenings of Dance I

A magnificent cast of stellar artists from ballet, modern and contemporary dance share the stage in this signature Festival performance. Two unique International Evenings bring “…new partnerships and debuts that would please the hearts of fans thousands of miles away.” –The New York Times

www.vvf.org

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Friday, August 01, 2014 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676

www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long & Scott Rednor


Friday, August 01, 2014 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

  Live Music: Shook Twins


Friday, August 01, 2014 11:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Adult Full-Day Nature Hikes


Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:00 AM

Tuesdays & Saturdays, June 7 - September 27, 2014

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ages: 18 and older, ability to hike in strenuous conditions required.

$50 per person or $45 VRD Res

Two days a week throughout the summer naturalist guides from the Nature Center lead participants on all-day hikes throughout the Holy Cross and Eagles Nest Wilderness areas. Hikes are at a pace that allows participants to enjoy the flora and fauna along the trail. Participants should be in healthy condition and accustomed to the altitude. Hike participants should bring extra clothing, rain gear, lunch, trail snacks, water and a camera. Transportation is provided from the Nature Center. Dogs are not allowed. Please call for hiking schedule and information about meeting locations.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Saturday, August 02, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  BFAG Guided Tour


Saturday, August 02, 2014 10:30 AM

Learn about alpine plants and the environment during a guided garden tour.  Meet at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop.   Allow about one hour for the tour.  $5.00 per person.

Recurring Event  Vail Kids Adventure Club in Lionshead


Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:00 AM

Fun games, activities and presentations under the beautiful Vail, Colorado sky...
You are invited each Saturday to be a part of one of the best parties in the Colorado mountains. The Lionshead Family Fun Club is filled with activities, games and educational presentations to keep the entire family happy. It’s a great way to wrap up your day of adventure in the Vail Valley. And it’s all free! Come on by and say hello.

www.vailkidsadventureclub.com

  Live Music: Texas Brandon


Saturday, August 02, 2014 1:00 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

  Vail International Dance Festival: International Evenings of Dance II


Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:30 PM

International Evenings of Dance II

The Festival’s International Evenings have become known for creating new and exciting partnerships not seen anywhere else. The gala evenings welcome brilliant artists from the Far East, South America, Europe, Asia and the United States. “Simply the best gala I have attended in decades.” –The New York Times

www.vvf.org

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676

www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long & Scott Rednor


Saturday, August 02, 2014 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

  Live Music: Brothers Keeper w/ Rob Eaton Jr.


Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

  La Sportiva Berry Picker Trail Running Race


Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 AM

Berry Picker Trailhead, Vail Mountain – Lionshead Village
Distance: 5k
Contact Info: Steve Croucher, Trail Running Race Director, 970.479.2280 x8 or scroucher@vailrec.com

http://www.vailrec.com/sports/trail-running-racing

Race Information
Bib pick up available Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. at Christy Sports in Vail or on-site at the race start on the day of the race from 6:45-7:45 a.m.

The race begins at 8 a.m. at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead. The race will end at Eagle's Nest at the top of Vail Mountain. The Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead will operate from 8 to 9 a.m. for race-day spectators. The gondola will close at 9 a.m. Any spectators who arrive after 9 a.m. will not be able to load the gondola to reach the race finish.

Parking
Racers should park in the LionsHead parking structure where parking is free for the summer.

  La Sportiva Berry Picker Trail Running Race


Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 AM

Berry Picker Trailhead, Vail Mountain – Lionshead Village
Distance: 5k
Contact Info: Steve Croucher, Trail Running Race Director, 970.479.2280 x8 or scroucher@vailrec.com

http://www.vailrec.com/sports/trail-running-racing

Race Information
Bib pick up available Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. at Christy Sports in Vail or on-site at the race start on the day of the race from 6:45-7:45 a.m.

The race begins at 8 a.m. at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead. The race will end at Eagle's Nest at the top of Vail Mountain. The Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead will operate from 8 to 9 a.m. for race-day spectators. The gondola will close at 9 a.m. Any spectators who arrive after 9 a.m. will not be able to load the gondola to reach the race finish.

Parking
Racers should park in the LionsHead parking structure where parking is free for the summer.

  La Sportiva Berry Picker 5k Trail Running Race


Sunday, August 03, 2014 8:00 AM

The race begins at 8 a.m. at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead, testing runners of all abilities on both single-track and double-track terrain with an average grade of 14 percent. The race ends at Eagle's Nest at the top of Vail Mountain. The Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead operate from 8 to 9 a.m. for race-day spectator and volunteer uploading.

Visit http://www.vailrec.com/sports/trail-running-racing

Recurring Event  Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show


Sunday, August 03, 2014 10:00 AM

Farmers' MarketThe Vail Farmers Market is entering its 11th year in Vail on Meadow Drive.

We have entertainment for everyone and bring people from all over to enjoy the Rocky Mountains on a Sunday. Enjoy strolling down Meadow Drive in Vail while tasting treats from Colorado.

Vail Farmers' Market

Recurring Event  Senior Golf Clinic


Sunday, August 03, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: Vail Golf Club

10 to 11 a.m., Sundays

Beginning June 15, 2014

$25 per clinic

Call 970-479-2260 to sign up

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. Happy Valley Grill will offer lunch entrees at 30% off to participants following the clinic and the Vail Golf Club pro shop offers 20% off of all merchandise to participants the day of the clinic.

www.vailrec.com



Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Sunday, August 03, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  Creekside Nature Tours from the Vail Farmer's Market


Sunday, August 03, 2014 11:00 AM

Sundays, June 15 through August 31, 2014

Depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center booth at the Vail Farmers' Market at 11 a.m. and 1.30 p.m.

No cost, no reservations required

Ages: All Ages

Join the Nature Center for a casual stroll along Vail's streamside paths. Tours depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center Booth at the Vail Farmers' Market and end at the Vail Nature Center.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional informaton: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Jazz @ The Market


Sunday, August 03, 2014 12:00 PM

Location: Jazz Tent at Solaris

www.vailjazz.org

Recurring Event  Live Music: Johnny Schleper


Sunday, August 03, 2014 1:00 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676 or www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  Creekside Nature Tours from the Vail Farmer's Market


Sunday, August 03, 2014 1:30 PM

Sundays, June 15 through August 31, 2014

Depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center booth at the Vail Farmers' Market at 11 a.m. and 1.30 p.m.

No cost, no reservations required

Ages: All Ages

Join the Nature Center for a casual stroll along Vail's streamside paths. Tours depart from the Walking Mountains Science Center Booth at the Vail Farmers' Market and end at the Vail Nature Center.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional informaton: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Photo Safari


Monday, August 04, 2014 8:30 AM

Mondays, June 30 - August 18, 2014

8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Ages: 18 and older

$45 per person

Spend the morning exploring the beauty of the Rockies with your camera. An expert photographer will teach you easy techniques and tricks that will immediately improve your photography. You will learn the foundation to better pictures through composition and using your camera and eye to their fullest potential. You will learn how a scene translates into an image as well as what to look for from the grandest panorama to the tiniest detail.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Yoga


Monday, August 04, 2014 9:00 AM

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

Mats provided. $12.00 per person. 

Recurring Event  Children's Learn and Grow


Monday, August 04, 2014 10:00 AM

Drop-in garden and nature activities recommended for children 4-10.

Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Monday, August 04, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  BFAG Guided Tour


Monday, August 04, 2014 10:30 AM

Learn about alpine plants and the environment during a guided garden tour.  Meet at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop.   Allow about one hour for the tour.  $5.00 per person.

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Monday, August 04, 2014 11:30 AM

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 9 - August 13, 2014

11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$5 per person or $3 VRD Res

Join Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the unique flowers that carpet the mountains and the conditions they need to thrive.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Volunteer Day


Monday, August 04, 2014 12:00 PM

Help maintain the Gardens - tools, gloves and instruction provided.

Recurring Event  Aikido


Monday, August 04, 2014 5:30 PM

Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday at the Imagination Station in Lionshead. For more information contact Todd Fessenden at (970) 401-2145 or vailaikikai@gmail.com.

www.vailaikikai.com

Recurring Event  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Monday, August 04, 2014 7:00 PM

Mondays & Thursdays, June 16 - September 1, 2014

7 - 8.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$6 child/$12 adult/$35 family of 5

Reservations required.

Beavers are one of the animals that define the Rocky Mountains and Vail is lucky to have a healthy beaver population right in town. The evening begins at the Nature Center with a brief presentation about beavers, followed by a drive to a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

  Vail International Dance Festival: NOW: Premieres


Monday, August 04, 2014 7:30 PM

NOW: Premieres

A magnificent cast of artists from ballet, modern and contemporary dance share the stage in this signature Festival performance. World premieres commissioned by the Festival include new works by acclaimed choreographers Brian Brooks, Lil’ Buck, Fang-Yi Sheu, Shantala Shivalingappa and Matthew Neenan.

www.vvf.org

Recurring Event  Adult Full-Day Nature Hikes


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:00 AM

Tuesdays & Saturdays, June 7 - September 27, 2014

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ages: 18 and older, ability to hike in strenuous conditions required.

$50 per person or $45 VRD Res

Two days a week throughout the summer naturalist guides from the Nature Center lead participants on all-day hikes throughout the Holy Cross and Eagles Nest Wilderness areas. Hikes are at a pace that allows participants to enjoy the flora and fauna along the trail. Participants should be in healthy condition and accustomed to the altitude. Hike participants should bring extra clothing, rain gear, lunch, trail snacks, water and a camera. Transportation is provided from the Nature Center. Dogs are not allowed. Please call for hiking schedule and information about meeting locations.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Morning Bird Walk


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:30 AM

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 10 - August 14, 2014

8.30 - 9.30 a.m.

Ages: All Ages

$5 per person or $3 VRD Res

Join Nature Center staff for a morning walk through the meadows and woods along the Gore Creek to learn about a great variety of birds, what they need and how you can attract birds to your own backyard. 

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Children's Learn and Grow


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:00 AM

Drop-in garden and nature activities recommended for children 4-10.

Recurring Event  Baby Story time


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 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. Vail Public Library 970-479-2197, www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  Preschool Storytime


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 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. At the Vail Public Library. 970-479-2184 www.vaillibrary.com

  Summer Reading Program


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:00 PM

FIZZ BOOM READ IS THE 2014 FREE SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE TOWN OF VAIL PUBLIC LIBRARY

This week's special presenter is the Bubbles and Pizza Party Finale.

Summer Reading meets weekly from: June 10th - August 5th from 1 - 3 pm.

This summer we have three separate programs built into our annual Summer Reading Program. There is something for readers of all ages. We will explore all things scientific and technology based as Vail Public Library presents €œFizz Boom Read€ during their summer library program. Activities may include programs on simple machines, animal science, river entomology and physics. Kids read independently and keep a log to be eligible for prizes.

Each Tuesday, the two-hour summer reading program is from 1 - €“ 3 p.m. The first hour of fun encompasses log recording, crafts and games. The second hour features a special guest. Students entering 1st - 5 th grades will enjoy this weekly program.

Explore options for older kids and register at the library or www.vaillibrary.com. 970-479-2187.

Recurring Event  Coors Light Coaching Hour


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 5:00 PM

Location: Vail Golf Club

5 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays

Beginning June 3, 2014

$25 per clinic

Call 970-479-2260 to sign up

This weekly program is limited to 16 people and includes unlimited range balls, two Coors and instruction from the Vail Golf Club professional staff. A perfect opportunity to practice golf prior to the Tuesday night free concerts at the Ford Amphitheater. 

www.vailrec.com


  Vail International Dance Festival: Dance for $20.14


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:30 PM

Dance for $20.14

This popular sampler performance showcases a variety of Festival artists in a mixed-bill evening. With specially-priced tickets for every seat in the house, Dance for $20.14 features ballet and Memphis jookin’ artists, along with the powerhouse contemporary dance company BalletX. Tickets on sale June 2014.

www.vvf.org


Recurring Event  Stories in the Sky: Stargazing


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:00 PM

Tuesdays, June 17 - August 26, 2014

8.45 - 10 p.m. June & July

8.15 - 9.30 p.m. August

Ages: All Ages

$6 child/$12 adult/$35 family of 5

Reservations Required

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 of different cultures and how to locate them in the sky.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Hot Summer Nights Afterparty: Town Cavalry


Tuesday, August 05, 2014 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com

Recurring Event  Adult Half-Day Hikes


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 8:30 AM

Wednesdays, June 11 - September 24, 2014

8.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Ages: 18 and older

$35 per person or $30 VRD Res

In the Rockies, we are fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of beauty and biodiversity. Learn the basic skills you need to identifying local plants and wildlife, as well as fascinating information about their historic and modern uses. What berries are edible, what plants might save your life if you were stranded in the backcountry? Our expert naturalists will teach you on a leisurely hike on various trails in the Vail area. While easier and slower-paced than full-day hikes, participants must be able to hike 3-6 miles at high altitude. Hike participants should bring rain gear, trail snacks, water and a camera. Participants should wear sturdy footwear that is comfortable. Transportation is provided from the Nature Center. Dogs are not allowed. Please call for hiking schedule and information about meeting locations.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Yoga


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:00 AM

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

Mats provided. $12.00 per person. 

Recurring Event  Toddler Storytime


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 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. At the Vail Public Library. 479-2184 www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Children's Learn and Grow


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 10:00 AM

Drop-in garden and nature activities recommended for children 4-10.

Recurring Event  Rembrandt Art for Hearts


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 10:00 AM

Location: The Grand View, Lionshead

$10 donation for admittance

Rembrandt Art for Hearts features works from the largest private collection of Rembrandt etchings from Drs. Toby & Morton Mower. For a week, guests will have the opportunity to view this rare collection in an intimate setting.  A complete range of Rembrandt's creativity from approximately 1626 to 1661 will be represented in this unique exhibition that will benefit Starting Hearts, a not-for-profit organization that aims to help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims in Eagle County.

Recurring Event  Preschool Storytime


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 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. At the Vail Public Library. 970-479-2184 www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Art Walk


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 11:00 AM

Meet at the Vail Village Welcome Center

Meet each Wednesday morning at the Vail Village Welcome Center on the top level of the parking structure for a free guided tour of Vail Village and the public art collection. After an introduction to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, the hour long tour 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.


Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 11:30 AM

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 9 - August 13, 2014

11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$5 per person or $3 VRD Res

Join Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the unique flowers that carpet the mountains and the conditions they need to thrive.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Aikido


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 5:30 PM

Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday at the Imagination Station in Lionshead. For more information contact Todd Fessenden at (970) 401-2145 or vailaikikai@gmail.com.

www.vailaikikai.com

Recurring Event  S'mores and More: Family Campfire Program


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 7:00 PM

Wednesdays & Fridays, June 25 - August 29, 2014

7 - 8.30 p.m.

Ages: All Ages

$6 child/$12 adult/$35 family of 5

Reservations Required

A warm campfire, exciting stories of woodland adventures and the sweet smell of burning marshmallows fill this family program at the Vail Nature Center. A variety of themes are covered.

Vail Nature Center: 601 Vail Valley Drive

For additional information: 970-479-2291

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

970-476-7676

www.theredlion.com

  Live Music: Scott Rednor


Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

970-479-0556 or www.shakedownbarvail.com
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