03/2013

NASTAR National Championships

Submitted by Michael Krumholtz on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 9:53am

The NASTAR National Championship is coming back to the slopes where it began. For the first time since 1998, Snowmass will play host to the professional and recreational skiers who will battle for national titles in races that vary in divisions and styles. Between races make sure to check out a wide-offering of clinics, concerts, a Warren Miller movie showing, and autograph sessions with the pros. Wed 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Thu-Fri 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Korbel American Ski Classic

Submitted by Michael Krumholtz on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 9:29am

Witness the grandfather of Pro/Am celebrity ski events at Vail's Golden Peak. The annual event founded by former President Gerald Ford is the longest running of its kind. Four days of races, concerts, and prizes kick off with the Conway Cup, an amateur team race, and ends with the Battle of Legends Relay, which pits former U.S. professionals against their international counterparts. Don't miss a free performance by southern rockers North Mississippi All-Stars. Wed 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Fri 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sat 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Denver Auto Show

Submitted by Morgan Tilton on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 2:50pm

Peruse rows of the freshest four-wheel releases—green-energy machines, sleek-and-exotic roadsters, and specialty rides. With a showcase that displays more than 35 car lines—from the Ferrari 458 Italia and Lotus Exige S to the Toyota DUB Avalon and Kia’s Green Lantern Soul—delight in all of the new features of these vehicles. Questions? The factory reps are on hand to help out. Plus, don’t miss sneak peeks of upcoming cruisers such as the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Wed 5– 10 p.m.; Thu-Fri noon- 10 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-  10 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-  6 p.m.

 

 

Sliced!

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 1:10pm

Learn to make sushi from Denver's local master. Sushi Den's Yasu Kizaki instructs this intimate, hands-on class (part of an on-going series) about the particulars of making more than 18 different pieces of sushi, including nigiri (raw fish on top of rice), California rolls, poki hand rolls and more. The class concludes with a sit down dinner, where participants get to enjoy the evening's creations. Wed 6:30 p.m.

Honig Wine Dinner

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 10:25am

Winemaker, member of the board of directors for the Napa Valley Vinters Association, and known as the "James Brown of the wine industry" for his boundless energy, Michael Honig hosts this indulgent wine-paired dinner. All five courses—including pan seared squab with a smoked maple bacon and onion tart—are paired with Napa Valley wines, such as a 2011 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc and a 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon. Wed 6:30 p.m.

Dishcrawl

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 12:29pm

Join fellow food lovers for a culinary tour of tour downtown Boulder. The Pearl Street walking excursion keeps participants guessing, as the four tasting stops remain secret until arrival. The meeting spot will be revealed, via email, two days prior to the tour. Wed 7 p.m.