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  Paint Your Own Pottery


Wednesday, October 18, 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, October 18, 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, October 18, 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, October 18, 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.

Vail Public Library www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Story time - Preschool


Wednesday, October 18, 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.

Vail Public Library www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Gentle Yoga @ your library


Wednesday, October 18, 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.

  Lunch with the Locals


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:00 PM

Location: Lionshead Welcome Center

Free Lunch from Yellowbelly

Today's Topic: Protecting Our Land to Protect Rivers and Streams

Speaker: Jessica Foulis, Stewardship & Outreach Manager, Eagle Valley Land Trust

Recurring Event  Tech Studio @ Vail Public Library


Wednesday, October 18, 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:

Little Bits

MakeyMakey

Sphero

3D Printing

Photoshop

Video Editing

Virtual Reality - Occulus Rift (ages 13 and up)

Recurring Event  BINGO


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:00 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street - 970-476-7676

Vail's favorite Spring and Fall Game!! Come visit and hang out with our filled to the gills bar area for "Not your Grandmother's" BINGO!!!!

www.theredlion.com

Recurring Event  TRX Suspension Training


Thursday, October 19, 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  Gentle Yoga


Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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  Paint Your Own Pottery


Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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  Tech Studio @ Vail Public Library


Thursday, October 19, 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  Writer's Group


Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:30 PM

Join us for the next meeting of the Community Writing Group.  We encourage non-published authors who are looking for a weekly writing group to attend.  We provide a safe and welcoming space for writers.  We will write, read, and inspire each other!



For more information, please contact the library at 970-479-2187

  Vail Town Council Candidate Forum


Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:00 PM

Location: Donovan Pavilion

Be an informed voter and join us at this year's Candidate Forum. The forum will be held at Donovan Pavilion from 5-7pm. Candidates will answer pertinent questions concerning our town and will also field questions from the audience. The Town Council affects your life and your business, BE INFORMED!

  Cita a Ciegas con un Libro


Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:00 PM

Club de lectura en Espanol!



Acompananos el Jueves 19 de Octubre a las 5pm, para la primera reunion de club!

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Friday, October 20, 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  Paint Your Own Pottery


Friday, October 20, 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, October 20, 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, October 20, 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  SSCV Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap


Friday, October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Location: Dobson Ice Arena

The Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is back for its 48th year! Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is the best place to find all you need for the upcoming winter. Products include everything from alpine, snowboard, telemark and nordic equipment. All ranges of winter clothing and accessories such as helmets, gloves and goggles will also be available for purchase. Vendors will have their best selection of new and used products at this years swap. Used gear from the general public will be available at great prices.

A percentage of the sales from the SWAP benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail which allows SSCV to continue its mission to inspire character growth and excellence and its vision to stand as both a leading youth development organization and the premier ski and snowboard competition program in the world

Admission:

5:00-7:00PM - $15

7:00-10:00PM - $5

FREE FOR 12 AND UNDER

$5 OFF WITH STUDENT ID

www.vailskiswap.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Friday, October 20, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Friday, October 20, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  SSCV Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap


Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Dobson Ice Arena

The Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is back for its 48th year! Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is the best place to find all you need for the upcoming winter. Products include everything from alpine, snowboard, telemark and nordic equipment. All ranges of winter clothing and accessories such as helmets, gloves and goggles will also be available for purchase. Vendors will have their best selection of new and used products at this years swap. Used gear from the general public will be available at great prices.

A percentage of the sales from the SWAP benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail which allows SSCV to continue its mission to inspire character growth and excellence and its vision to stand as both a leading youth development organization and the premier ski and snowboard competition program in the world

Admission: Free

www.vailskiswap.com

Recurring Event  Bilingual Story time


Saturday, October 21, 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.

Vail Public Library www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Live Music: Brendan McKinney


Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:30 PM

The Red Lion - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  Live Music: Scott Rednor & Rob Eaton Jr.


Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 PM

Shakedown Bar - 304 Bridge Street

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

Recurring Event  SSCV Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap


Sunday, October 22, 2017 9:00 AM

Location: Dobson Ice Arena

The Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is back for its 48th year! Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s Annual Ski & Snowboard SWAP is the best place to find all you need for the upcoming winter. Products include everything from alpine, snowboard, telemark and nordic equipment. All ranges of winter clothing and accessories such as helmets, gloves and goggles will also be available for purchase. Vendors will have their best selection of new and used products at this years swap. Used gear from the general public will be available at great prices.

A percentage of the sales from the SWAP benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail which allows SSCV to continue its mission to inspire character growth and excellence and its vision to stand as both a leading youth development organization and the premier ski and snowboard competition program in the world

Admission: Free

www.vailskiswap.com

Recurring Event  Industry Night @ Vail Alehouse


Sunday, October 22, 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

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Monday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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, October 23, 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  Gentle Yoga @ your library


Monday, October 23, 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  Open Gym Basketball


Monday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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  Open Mic Night Hosted by Steve Corr


Monday, October 23, 2017 10:00 PM

Location: Vail Ale House - 2161 North Frontage Road

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

Recurring Event  Full-Day Backcountry Hike


Tuesday, October 24, 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  Gentle Yoga


Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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, October 24, 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.

Vail Public Library www.vaillibrary.com

Recurring Event  Paint Your Own Pottery


Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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  Story time - Preschool


Tuesday, October 24, 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.

Vail Public Library www.vaillibrary.com

  Community Meditation


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Join our free Community Meditation group and experience the benefits of meditation for yourself.

Recurring Event  Trivia Night


Tuesday, October 24, 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

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