Saturday, March 25, 2017

Dim Sum & Oolong Afternoon Tea

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 1:59pm

At this sedate afternoon, traditional tea and crumpets will take on an Asian twist. Between sips of oolong (which tastes like a combination of black and green tea and offers numerous health benefits), guests will enjoy an assortment of tea-infused dim sum delicacies. Sat-Sun, times vary. 

Pink Vail

Submitted by AbbieMitchell on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:07am

Take your skis, snowboards, and pink attire to Vail for an all-day event featuring one superhero-themed, one disco-themed, and one Hollywood-themed deck party, live music from three local Vail Valley bands, and an extravagant costume contest—all in the name of fighting cancer. Proceeds benefit Shaw Regional Cancer Center and its Spirit of Survival program, which provides services such as exercise training, nutrition coaching, emotional support, massages, and acupuncture for cancer survivors. Sat 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kids Day

Submitted by EmilyWilliams on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 2:35pm

Imaginations will take flight at this annual family-friendly aviation day. Fun-filled and educational activities include air-and-space-themed stations and pedal planes. Sat noon-4 p.m.

Mountain Fest

Submitted by NatalieLampert on Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:32am

If you're feeling a little out of shape for the upcoming hiking and climbing seasons, brush up on your outdoor knowledge and abilities at this dynamic expo. Learn about wilderness trekking, fly fishing, backpacking, and hiking safety at clinics taught by experts from the Colorado Mountaineering Club, then listen to these adventurers tell first-hand accounts of their wilderness experiences.

Picture Book Reading & Signing: A Symphony of Cow Bells

Submitted by AbbieMitchell on Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:21am

Bring your little bibliophiles to hear Boulder author Heather Preusser weave her tale of Elfi the Swiss cow and her missing brass bell. Young readers will listen intently as the protagonist, Petra, attempts to locate her pal’s lost item and restore harmony to Gimmelwald. Don’t forget to grab a signed copy of this delightful book, which includes illustrations by Eileen Ryan Ewen, before heading home. Sat 2 p.m.

Collaboration Beer Fest

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:23pm

Brewers from across the Centennial State and beyond will divide into teams with the mission of bringing you brews that are truly unique. With more than 100 participating breweries, this festival will boast more than 75 different beers that you can spend your day sampling. Prepare for unlimited samples, food vendors, and live music. Sat 4-7 p.m.

Community Contra Dance

Submitted by EmmaMurray on Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:18am

Whether you're experienced or not, you can hop right into the contra line on this dance floor. After learning steps during a half-hour introductory workshop, show off your knowledge to the tune of Celtic and swing music. Making new friends is encouraged at this lively event because contra dance—like square- and line-dancing—requires switching partners. Sat 7-10:30 p.m.