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  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join a trained Certified Interpretive Guide and Wilderness First Responder to discover some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area that are only accessible via your two feet! Transportation is provided from various locations from Vail to Edwards. Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16+. $80 or $75 for VRD taxpayers

For specific details and registration: www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  TRX Suspension Training


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 8:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure). Class is from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. 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. Price: $12 drop-in (if space available), $100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Morning Bird Walk


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 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: 970-479-2291 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 9:30 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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. Price: $12 Drop-in (if space available), $100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Imagination Station


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room, located above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure. The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving, and a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion. Open to children two to 12 and their families. Costs: $5 per day, $10 per week, $20 per month or $40 a year. Adults and children under two are free. Family memberships are available. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Story time - Babies


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 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  Paint Your Own Pottery


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure).

Choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas! Paint simple designs or a masterpiece, then VRD staff will glaze and fire it for you. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug.

Open to all ages. $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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! Drop-in cost: $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Story time - Preschool


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 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  Nature Hike


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

  Summer Reading Program for Kids


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 3:00 PM

Vail Public Library’s Summer Reading Program offers kids the opportunity to join in these fun Tuesday afternoon programs.  They are free to kids entering 1st – 5th grades. Students may be dropped off for the program, a parent does not have to stay.  An independent reading log may be kept to record your summer reading and win prizes. Even if you can’t come – you can do the log!


Recurring Event  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Chamber Music Series


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:00 PM

Location: Donovan Pavilion, 1600 South Frontage Road

Experience chamber artistry like never before.

Join us for chamber music, both well-loved and brand new, with acclaimed artists in delightfully intimate settings

 

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

Recurring Event  Hot Summer Nights Concert Series


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:30 PM

With shows ranging from rock to country to bluegrass to funk and beyond, the Hot Summer Nights has become synonymous with summer for locals and visitors alike. Throngs of music lovers gather at the Amphitheater each week to enjoy sunshine, picnics, friends and incredible free music. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and all shows start at 6:30 p.m. Come to the amphitheater early and enjoy Hot Summer Happy Hour with food and drink specials from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Tonight's Lineup: The Samples

www.vvf.org/content/events/free-concerts/hot-summer-nights.aspx

Recurring Event  Live Music: Andy Cyphert Night Show


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

  Live Music: Brothers Keeper


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 8:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Trivia Night


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 8:30 PM

Location: Vail Ale House - 2161 North Frontage Road

Trivia Night hosted by Geeks Who Drink.  Fun starts at 8:30pm.  Get your team together for a night of big fun, prizes and giveaways.  Social hour all night.

For additional information: 970-476-4314 or www.vailalehouse.com

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join a trained Certified Interpretive Guide and Wilderness First Responder to discover some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area that are only accessible via your two feet! Transportation is provided from various locations from Vail to Edwards. Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16+. $80 or $75 for VRD taxpayers

For specific details and registration: www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location. Local expert staff of rotating teachers with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the gardens “alpine plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary.

The cost is $15 (cash ONLY)

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

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure).



Choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas! Paint simple designs or a masterpiece, then VRD staff will glaze and fire it for you. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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! Drop-in cost: $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Imagination Station


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room, located above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure. The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving, and a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion. Open to children two to 12 and their families. Costs: $5 per day, $10 per week, $20 per month or $40 a year. Adults and children under two are free. Family memberships are available. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Story time - Toddlers


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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  Next Generation Yoga: 4-8 Year Olds


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM

Yoga comes to life in these fun and creative classes designed to stimulate a young child's growing curiosity. Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and imaginative relaxation techniques teach children about their budding bodies. Sprinkled with music, crafts, picture books and age-appropriate props, we'll spark the child's inner yogini while enhancing language development, motor coordination and play skills. This is an 8-week series starting June 28. Cost is $15 per class or $90 for the whole series. Next Generation Yoga takes place at the Imagination Station, conveniently located about the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead Parking Structure. For more information, call 970-479-2292 or email community@vailrec.com. 

Recurring Event  Art Walk


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00 AM

Meet at Vail Village Welcome Center for a free hour long tour to discover Vail’s public art.

The Town’s public art collection includes over 45 works ranging from paintings, sculptures, murals, playground components, and site-integrated art. The 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 the town’s art collection.

Tours are subject to cancellation

For additional information: www.artinvail.com or 970-479-2344

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Story time - Preschool


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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, June 28, 2017 11:30 AM

This may be the yoga class you’re looking for. Here we cultivatecompassion for ourselves and others. Though it’s a gentle workout, the emphasisis on working in. This inward focus unites the mind, body & Spirit in anatmosphere of community and collaboration, not competition. Balance, strengthand flexibility improve while experiencing deep relaxation. You’ll feel alightness of being from this powerful and healing practice. Taught by AnneAnderson, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance,Professional Ski Instructor of America at Vail; Lionshead Adults, Reiki IIPractitioner and Founder of Snowga, a yoga practice on the slopes created tocalm the mind and transform the ski experience; less fear, more fun.

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

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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. No pre-registration required, just show up!

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

Recurring Event  Bluegrass in the Gardens


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 PM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

The Vail Summer Bluegrass Series returns to the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens to present Bluegrass in the Gardens. Bluegrass in the Gardens will feature the Vail Bluegrass artists in an extremely intimate setting for an acoustic set and Q&A. Free to the public, limited seating available.

 For more information on the Vail Summer bluegrass Series visit: http://www.vailbluegrass.com/

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Tech Studio @ Vail Public Library


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 3:00 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
  • Virtual Reality - Oculus Rift

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

  Rocky's West Side Stories


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 PM

Come and hear Dave Lively, a historian, present “Rocky’s West Side Stories” Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30pm. “Rocky’s West Side Stories” will take you on a speedy tour connecting the common threads of survival and success the past 11,000 years in a highly isolated mountain valley. Always transient, the ebb and flow of passing cultures has influenced life today in this unique alpine corner of our nation. Come and enjoy stories of human nature encountering Mother Nature in what is now the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park. Dave Lively is a dynamic speaker who specializes in shining light on absent narratives. He creates programs about local history for groups large and small. His stories of remarkable characters from the past engage audiences and bring deeper understanding and appreciation for where we are today.




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


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

Recurring Event  Vail Summer Bluegrass Concert Series


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6:00 PM

The Vail Summer Bluegrass Series consists of four free live bluegrass concerts Wednesdays, June 28-July 19. Each individual concert boasts national-level, award-winning, high-energy talent and have proven to draw crowds from the Vail region, as well as visiting guests from around the world. Performances located at the Arrabelle at Vail Square in Lionshead.

www.vailbluegrass.com

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival :Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

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 Vail Nature Center with educational activities, followed by a drive to a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight. All ages, $10 per person. Pre-registration is required

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 9:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  TRX Suspension Training


Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure). Class is from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. 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. Price: $12 drop-in (if space available), $100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Morning Bird Walk


Thursday, June 29, 2017 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: 970-479-2291 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/

Recurring Event  Family Half-Day Backcountry Hike


Thursday, June 29, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join a trained Certified Interpretive Guide and Wilderness First Responder to discover some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area that are only accessible via your two feet! Transportation is provided from various locations from Vail to Edwards. Family Hikes (ages 8+) are a more leisurely pace and fun for the whole family!

$30 or $25 for VRD taxpayers

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

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga


Thursday, June 29, 2017 9:30 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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. Price: $12 Drop-in (if space available), $100 for 10-punch card; transferable to all fitness classes. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Imagination Station


Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room, located above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure. The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving, and a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion. Open to children two to 12 and their families. Costs: $5 per day, $10 per week, $20 per month or $40 a year. Adults and children under two are free. Family memberships are available. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history.



Cost: $5 Donation


Meet at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center



Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure).

Choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas! Paint simple designs or a masterpiece, then VRD staff will glaze and fire it for you. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug.

Open to all ages. $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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! Drop-in cost: $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Free Concert Series


Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:00 PM

 Location: Vail Interfaith Chapel, 19 Vail Road

These free, hourlong chamber music concerts are performed by Festival artists in beautiful community venues throughout the Vail Valley.

For additional information: www.bravovail.org

 

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Tech Studio @ Vail Public Library


Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:00 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
Virtual Reality - Oculus Rift

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

  Common Cents for Colorado Seminar #3 - Retirement Savngs Vehicles


Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:30 PM

Retirement Savings Vehicles.  This seminar is designed to explore some tax-advantage methods to save for a comfortable retirement in the distant or the not too distant future. It’s never too late! Participants will be introduced to  the specialized retirement savings plans that have been introduced by Congress, all designed to help individuals save for retirement. More importantly, participants will explore how to set realistic retirement savings goals, estimate the annual dollars needed to reach the goal, and consider the possible investment strategies that might be used. The seminar would is designed for those who want to begin or reevaluate their retirement planning strategy. The goals are to be proactive, establish the “best-for-you” retirement savings plan, know how to implement and monitor the plan, and take charge of creating your comfortable and secure retirement.

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

 

Recurring Event  Discovery at Dusk


Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Wind down next to a warm campfire as you and your family learn about the Rocky Mountains from a local Naturalist. Specific topics change weekly. All ages, $10 per person.

 Pre-registration is required.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/discovery-at-dusk/

Recurring Event  Evening Hike - Vail Mountain


Thursday, June 29, 2017 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 (Lift ticket required). No reservation required, just show up!

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

  Live Music: TBA


Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

  Live Music: TBA


Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Friday, June 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Friday, June 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Join a trained Certified Interpretive Guide and Wilderness First Responder to discover some of the most beautiful destinations in the Vail area that are only accessible via your two feet! Transportation is provided from various locations from Vail to Edwards. Hikers should come prepared to spend the day on the trail, including bringing lunch, rain gear, and plenty of water. Ages 16+. $80 or $75 for VRD taxpayers

For specific details and registration: www.walkingmountains.org/project/vail-valley-backcountry-hikes/

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Friday, June 30, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location. Local expert staff of rotating teachers with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the gardens “alpine plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary.

The cost is $15 (cash ONLY)

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

Recurring Event  Art in Nature


Friday, June 30, 2017 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 (click here for directions). Please pack a water bottle and a snack or lunch for each child.  Participants must be dressed to be outside, with rain and sun gear. Materials included. Ages 6-13. $45.

Pre-registration is required.

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

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Friday, June 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure).



Choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas! Paint simple designs or a masterpiece, then VRD staff will glaze and fire it for you. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Friday, June 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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! Drop-in cost: $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Imagination Station


Friday, June 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room, located above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure. The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving, and a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion. Open to children two to 12 and their families. Costs: $5 per day, $10 per week, $20 per month or $40 a year. Adults and children under two are free. Family memberships are available. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Friday, June 30, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Friday, June 30, 2017 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. No pre-registration required, just show up!

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

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Friday, June 30, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Friday, June 30, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

Recurring Event  Friday Afternoon Club


Friday, June 30, 2017 4:00 PM

Location: Eagle's Nest

What’s better than live music? Live music on top of the mountain, that’s what. The Friday Afternoon Club at Eagle’s Nest and the Saturday Sundown Series are both free – all you’ll need is a pass to ride the Eagle Bahn Gondola and you’re set! Enjoy the live music and food and drink specials while enjoying amazing sunsets and views of the Valley.

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

  Farm To Table Dinner


Friday, June 30, 2017 6:00 PM

Join Vail Farmers’ Market and local Chefs for a family style farm-to-table dinner series in beautiful Vail, Colorado.

Specific info TBA

www.vailfarmersmarket.com/farm-to-table

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Friday, June 30, 2017 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  Evening Hike - Vail Mountain


Friday, June 30, 2017 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 (Lift ticket required). No reservation required, just show up!

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

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Friday, June 30, 2017 7:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Friday, June 30, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Stories in the Sky: Stargazing


Friday, June 30, 2017 8:30 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Actual Time: 8:45-10:00pm

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. All ages, $10 per person. Bring attire appropriate for mountain evening weather. Pre-registration is required

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

  Live Music: John Ginty & Aster Phoenyx


Friday, June 30, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Saturday, July 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Outdoor Community Yoga


Saturday, July 1, 2017 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  Pulling Together: Volunteer Days


Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Get your hands dirty and volunteer! Each week we will introduce an outdoor volunteer project and why it is important to our ecological community. Then we will pull together as a group to remove invasive plant species, plant native vegetation, clean up litter, and build or improve local hiking trails.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Bring clothes to get dirty in, water, sunscreen, sturdy closed-toed shoes, and gloves.

Ages 12+, FREE.

For further information: www.walkingmountains.org/project/pulling-together-volunteer-days

Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history.



Cost: $5 Donation


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 1, 2017 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 Colorado, 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 1, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Bilingual Story time


Saturday, July 1, 2017 11:00 AM

Bilingual Story time for all ages. 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.

  Live Music: Afternoons with Andy Cyphert


Saturday, July 1, 2017 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 1, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

Recurring Event  Saturday Sundown Series


Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:00 PM

Location: Eagle's Nest

What’s better than live music? Live music on top of the mountain, that’s what. The Friday Afternoon Club at Eagle’s Nest and the Saturday Sundown Series are both free – all you’ll need is a pass to ride the Eagle Bahn Gondola and you’re set! Enjoy the live music and food and drink specials while enjoying amazing sunsets and views of the Valley.

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

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Saturday, July 1, 2017 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  Discovery at Dusk


Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

Wind down next to a warm campfire as you and your family learn about the Rocky Mountains from a local Naturalist. Specific topics change weekly. All ages, $10 per person.

 Pre-registration is required.

For additional information: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/discovery-at-dusk/

Recurring Event  Evening Hike - Vail Mountain


Saturday, July 1, 2017 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 (Lift ticket required). No reservation required, just show up!

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

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

  Live Music: Brothers Keeper w/ John Ginty


Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Sunday, July 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Vail Farmers' Market


Sunday, July 2, 2017 10:00 AM

The Vail Farmers Market is entering its 16th 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.

www.vailfarmersmarket.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Sunday, July 2, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Creekside Nature Tour


Sunday, July 2, 2017 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. Just swing by our booth and join in!

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

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz @ The Market


Sunday, July 2, 2017 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  Live Music: Afternoons with Johnny Schleper


Sunday, July 2, 2017 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 2, 2017 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. Just swing by our booth and join in!

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

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Sunday, July 2, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

  Jazz Night @ Sonnenalp


Sunday, July 2, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Sonnenalp Hotel - 20 Vail Road

Live Jazz Music with some of our all-time favorite classic dishes.

Peter Krainz 2-4pm, Vail Jazz Los Chicos Malos 4:30-6:30pm

No cost for admission.  Open to the public.

For additional information: 970-476-5656 or www.sonnenalp.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Sunday, July 2, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

  Bravo! Vail Music Festival: Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Sunday, July 2, 2017 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

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Sunday, July 2, 2017 7:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Jazz @ The Remedy


Sunday, July 2, 2017 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  Industry Night @ Vail Alehouse


Sunday, July 2, 2017 10:00 PM

Location: Vail Ale House - 2161 North Frontage Road

Sunday night is Industry Night at the Alehouse, 1/2 OFF your entire bill after 9pm. Free pool and the valley's best DJ's playing whatever you want to hear.

For additional information: 970-476-4314 or www.vailalehouse.com

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Sunday, July 2, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Vail Lacrosse Shootout


Monday, July 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Sunday, June 25th to Tuesday, July 4th 2017

High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th

Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st

Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st

Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th

Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd

For additional information: www.vaillacrosse.com

Recurring Event  Yoga in the Gardens


Monday, July 3, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

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

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location. Local expert staff of rotating teachers with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the gardens “alpine plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary.

The cost is $15 (cash ONLY)

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

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


Monday, July 3, 2017 9:30 AM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

This unique fly fishing program is comprised of education about stream ecology and entomology (study of insects), as well as the basic skills of fly fishing. Most importantly, it’s about having fun on the water! No previous experience is required. Fishing equipment is provided. Ages 8-13, $45/person. Please pack appropriate outdoor clothing, a water bottle, and lunch or snack for each child. This program runs rain or shine with the exception of lightning. Pre-registration is required

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

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure).



Choose and buy unpainted pottery that becomes your canvas! Paint simple designs or a masterpiece, then VRD staff will glaze and fire it for you. Make a gift, design a keepsake or personalize your morning coffee mug. Open to all ages. $5 studio fee and pottery starting at $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Children's Art


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room (above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the 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! Drop-in cost: $5. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Imagination Station


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Located in the Community Programming room, located above the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead parking structure. The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem-solving, and a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion. Open to children two to 12 and their families. Costs: $5 per day, $10 per week, $20 per month or $40 a year. Adults and children under two are free. Family memberships are available. Call 970-479-2292 for more information.

Recurring Event  Next Generation Yoga: Family Yoga


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Yoga comes to life in these fun and creative classes designed to stimulate a young child's growing curiosity. Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and imaginative relaxation techniques teach children about their budding bodies. Sprinkled with music, crafts, picture books and age-appropriate props, we'll spark the child's inner yogini while enhancing language development, motor coordination and play skills. Family classes provide a great opportunity for bonding while sharing the health and well-being of practicing yoga. This is an 8-week series starting June 26. Cost is $15 per class or $90 for the whole series. Next Generation Yoga takes place at the Imagination Station, conveniently located about the Vail Welcome Center at the southwest end of the Lionshead Parking Structure. For more information, call 970-479-2292 or email community@vailrec.com. 

Recurring Event  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Guided Tour


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:30 AM

Take a tour with a knowledgeable docent and learn more about the gardens, the plants within it and the history.



Cost: $5 Donation


Meet at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center



Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Monday, July 3, 2017 11:00 AM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga @ your library


Monday, July 3, 2017 11:30 AM

This may be the yoga class you’re looking for. Here we cultivatecompassion for ourselves and others. Though it’s a gentle workout, the emphasisis on working in. This inward focus unites the mind, body & Spirit in anatmosphere of community and collaboration, not competition. Balance, strengthand flexibility improve while experiencing deep relaxation. You’ll feel alightness of being from this powerful and healing practice. Taught by AnneAnderson, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance,Professional Ski Instructor of America at Vail; Lionshead Adults, Reiki IIPractitioner and Founder of Snowga, a yoga practice on the slopes created tocalm the mind and transform the ski experience; less fear, more fun.

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

Recurring Event  Wildflower Walk


Monday, July 3, 2017 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. No pre-registration required, just show up!

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

  Oktoberfest @ Sonnenalp


Monday, July 3, 2017 12:00 PM

Location: Sonnenalp Hotel - 20 Vail Road

Classic Oktoberfest atmosphere with brats, pretzels and other German specialties.

Live music with Peter Krainz

No cost for admission. Open to the public

For additional information: 970-476-5656 or www.sonnenalp.com

Recurring Event  Nature Hike


Monday, July 3, 2017 2:00 PM

Location: Nature Discovery Center at top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Join a Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or 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 (Lift ticket required)

 No reservation required, just show up!

For additional information: 970-754-4675 or http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-walks/

Recurring Event  Live Music: Phil Long


Monday, July 3, 2017 4:00 PM

Vail Chophouse - 675 Lionshead Place

For additional information: 970-477-0555 or www.vailchophouse.com

Recurring Event  Open Gym Basketball


Monday, July 3, 2017 6:00 PM

Located in the Red Sandstone Elementary School gymnasium, 551 N. Frontage Road, Vail. Year-round open gym basketball for all abilities. $4 per person; a 10-day pass is available for $30. For more information, call 970-479-2280.

Recurring Event  Adult/Teen Open Gymnastics


Monday, July 3, 2017 6:30 PM

Located at the Vail Gymnastics Center, 545 North Frontage Road, Vail. Open gym offers athletes of all levels, ages 13 years and older, an opportunity to utilize the Gymnastics Center equipment including trampoline, tumbling mat, foam pit and more. Open to ages 13 and older. Cost: $10 Per Session. For more information, call 970-479-2287.

Recurring Event  Evening Beaver Pond Tour


Monday, July 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Location: Vail Nature Center – 601 Vail Valley Drive

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 Vail Nature Center with educational activities, followed by a drive to a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight. All ages, $10 per person. Pre-registration is required

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

  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Monday, July 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Open Mic Night Hosted by Steve Corr


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 PM

Location: Vail Ale House - 2161 North Frontage Road

For additional information: 970-476-4314 or www.vailalehouse.com

  Live Music: Brothers Keeper


Monday, July 3, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

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