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MTN Town Festival & Event Calendar

MTN Town Concert, Arts, Theatre, & Dance Venues 

Aspen   Benedict Music Tent   www.aspenmusicfestival.com/
Aspen
   Wheeler Opera House   www.wheeleroperahouse.com/events
Beaver Creek   Vilar Performing Arts Center   http://www.vvf.org/arts/vilar-performing-arts-center.aspx
Breckenridge   Backstage Theatre   http://www.backstagetheatre.org/pages/index.htm
Crested Butte   Mountain Theatre   http://www.cbmountaintheatre.org/
Dillon   Lake DillonTheate Co   http://www.lakedillontheatre.org/
Durango   Henry Strater Theatre   www.henrystratertheatre.com/
Bond   State Bridge   http://www.statebridge.com/
Durango
   Durango Arts Center   http://durangoarts.org/
Estes Park   Fine Arts Guild of the Rockies   http://www.fineartsguild.org/
Glenwood Springs   Center for the Arts   http://www.glenwoodarts.org/
Glenwood Springs   Caverns Adventure Park   http://glenwoodcaverns.com/music-on-the-mountain.html
Grand Junction   Avalon Theatre   www.avalontheatrefoundation.org
Lake Dillon   Dillon Amphitheatre  http://lakedillontheatre.org/
Ouray   Wright Opera House   www.thewrightoperahouse.org/
Ridgeway   Sherbino Theater   www.sherbinotheater.com
Steamboat Springs   Chief Theater   www.chieftheater.org/
Telluride   Michael D. Palm Theatre   http://telluridepalm.com/
Telluride   Sheridan Opera House   http://www.sheridanoperahouse.com/
Vail   Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater   http://www.vvf.org/arts/

FEBRUARY EVENTS

February 2, 2016
USASA Rocky Mountain Series, Copper Mountain
Halfpipe event that serves as a qualifier Rocky Mountain Snowboard & Freeski Series members for USASA Nationals in April 2016. www.rockymountainseries.com

February 3 – 7, 2016
101st Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, Steamboat Springs
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, one of the largest and oldest winter sports clubs in the U.S., hosts the 101st Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, the oldest continuing Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi. For several days, the entire town is given over to racing, ski jumping, a parade featuring Steamboat’s skiing high school band (the only one in the United States), the famous ski jöring events down Lincoln Avenue, and the spectacular night show featuring the legendary Lighted Man & fireworks display. Visit http://www.steamboat.com/winter/winter-events.aspx  to view the complete schedule.

February 4 – 7, 2016
50th Anniversary Reunion Weekend, Purgatory
This is it, the biggest weekend of the year! Come join us for four days of amazing celebrations! If you’ve ever been to Purgatory Resort in the past 50 years, this is the weekend to come back! We’ll have concerts that will take you back to 1965, reunion cocktail parties, and fun on-snow activities throughout the weekend! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 4 – 9, 2016
2016 FIS Masters Cup, Snowmass
Aspen Snowmass is proud to host the 2016 FIS Masters Cup at Buttermilk and Aspen Highlands. Come join in the excitement as racers take to the slopes of Thunderbowl (Aspen Highlands) and Racer’s Edge (Buttermilk) for a series of races including Super G, Giant Slalom, Downhill and Slalom. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/fis-masters-cup

February 4, 2016
Outdoor Divas Demo Day, Loveland
Ski like a girl . . . and find your true love!  The Outdoor Divas visits Loveland for a women’s specific demo day. This is your chance to come and try all the latest women’s ski equipment before you buy it.  RSVP here, or stop by one of the Outdoor Divas locations   There is no cost to participate, although a driver’s license and credit card are required for deposit as is a valid lift ticket.

February 4 – 7, 2016
50th Anniversary Reunion Weekend, Purgatory
This is it, the biggest weekend of the year! Come join us for four days of amazing celebrations! If you’ve ever been to Purgatory Resort in the past 50 years, this is the weekend to come back! We’ll have concerts that will take you back to 1965, reunion cocktail parties, and fun on-snow activities throughout the weekend! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 4, 2016
First Thursdays Art Walk, Telluride
First Thursday Art Walk is a festive celebration of the arts in the Telluride Arts District for art lovers, the community, and friends!

February 5, 2016
First Friday Art Walk – Mardi Gras Parade, Carbondale
Carbondale’s monthly celebration of the arts, shopping, dining and music. http://www.carbondale.com/events

February 4 – 9, 2016
Mardi Gras Celebration, Steamboat Springs
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler-The good times are definitely ready to roll in Ski Town, U.S.A.® with free concerts, parades, a Cajun BBQ and Mardi Gras party and more. Throughout the celebration, food enthusiasts can enjoy Mardi Gras themed lunch creations across the mountain. The festival culminates on Fat Tuesday with an all-day celebration featuring a snow sculpture contest at the chairlifts, restaurant specials, and plenty of beads to go around. http://www.steamboat.com/winter/winter-events.aspx

February 5, 2016
First Fridays Art Walk & Music, Gunnison
Stroll down Main Street of beautiful, historic, Gunnison from 5-8 pm on the first Friday of the month to visit unique galleries featuring a wide variety of art, artists and live music. From professional galleries to co-ops and our non-profit community Arts center, Gunnison’s First Friday ArtWalk and Music has it all!

February 5, 2016
Ski Patrol Attitude Adjustment Party, Crested Butte
This year’s fundraiser will be held at the Butte 66, in Mt. Crested Butte, on Friday February 5, 2016. The doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with smaller donations handed out as door prizes for those first in line. Music will start at approximately 8:00 pm. Raffle tickets will be available prior to the event at Ski Patrol Headquarters, in the Axtel Building, and throughout the evening of the fundraiser. Tickets cost $10 which includes your first beer!
The party was started during the winter of 1978-’79 to raise money for a ski patroller who sustained life altering injuries in an auto accident. Since its inception the Attitude Adjustment Party has developed into a fundraiser for community charities, non-profit organizations, and a small assortment of community members in need. Past recipients have included the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, the Adaptive Sports Center, CB Search and Rescue, the Gunnison Health Center, and Six Points, to name a few. All proceeds go directly to those in need. http://www.skicb.com/event/ski-patrol-attitude-adjustment-party

February 5, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

February 5, 2016
Ski for Deso Day, Steamboat Springs
A remembrance and celebration of Justin DeSorrento’s birthday Feb. 5th. Ski for Deso day is in memory of Justin’s life. A charitable foundation was developed after Justin’s death (The DeSo Foundation) in his memory. Come out and take a run, and have some cookies in Justin’s memory.

February 06, 2016
14th Annual Beacon Bowl and Après Party, Arapahoe Basin
To benefit the CAIC. The Beacon Bowl is an all-day event developed by the A-Basin Ski Patrol that includes a beacon search competition, avalanche dog and beacon demonstrations, and a FREE après party – all to benefit the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC).
The registration fee for the Beacon Bowl competition will be donated to the CAIC and will include a raffle ticket, a beverage and a slice of pizza at the après ski party. Beacon Bowl participants must have a lift ticket or pass. Participants can purchase a discounted lift ticket ($50) when they register. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each division. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

February 6, 2016
31st Annual Chocolate Lover´s Fantasy, Buena Vista
Come enjoy unlimited chocolate, appetizers, beer, wine and spirit tasting and a silent auction. Tickets are $20 and available at Salida and Buena Vista Chambers and High Country Bank in Buena Vista. All proceeds benefit victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Chaffee County. http://www.colorfulcolorado.com/events

February 6, 2016
Crested Butte Nordic: Alley Loop, Crested Butte
An American Birkebeiner qualifier, with a twist…, the Alley Loop is also Crested Butte’s largest costume party and one of the biggest nordic ski races in the state of Colorado. The Alley Loop’s unique course starts and finishes in the heart of downtown Crested Butte. In between, it meanders through snow-lined alleys, behind false-fronted stores and restaurants, over footbridges and alongside residences. The course then heads out to the immaculately groomed nordic trails around the Town of Crested Butte. Learn more information at http://cbnordic.org/alley-loop-nordic-marathon/

February 6 – 7  2016
IFSA Junior Regional Freeskiing Competition, Crested Butte
The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host a two-day Regional competition February 6th and 7th , where Junior competitors ages 10-18 will compete in the famed Crested Butte Extremes terrain. http://www.skicb.com/content/ifsa-junior-nationals-freeskiing-competitions-qualifying

February 6, 2016
Mardi Gras Celebration, Dumont
Please join us @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM for the 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Celebration in Dumont, Colorado benefiting the Mill Creek Valley Historical Society. Adults are $16 and Children 12 and under are $8. Costumes are welcome and there will be drawings throughout the evening! There will also be Authentic Cajun Food, Drinks, Music and more…

February 6, 2016
Mardi Gras for Paws, Frisco
Mardi Gras is for pets too! Inspired by the Mystic Krewe of Barkus Parade which is part of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the Mardi Paws Barkus Parade returns to Frisco on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.  Participants are invited to dress up their dogs and family in costume for this lighthearted annual parade. All prizes awarded will be for doggy costumes, but the humans are encouraged to dress up too, so they don’t embarrass their furry companions. All proceeds benefit the League for Animals and People of the Summit (L.A.P.S.). http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/mardi-gras-for-paws/

February 6, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Studs & Cheaters. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 6 – 7, 2016
Colorado Mountain Mushers Dogsled Race, Leadville
Join us for the Leadville Mine Mush! The Colorado Mountain Mushers was established in 1989. The Goals of the club are to foster novice and family racing along with other working dog associated winter sports by organizing a fun racing circuit of professional quality, encouragement of new mushers and to promote and foster the well-being of sled dogs. The relationship between sled dogs and humans is one of the oldest bonds of its kind. Modern sled dog owners are proud of their dogs as canine athletes that are bred and trained to do what they love: run as part of a team. http://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/page.asp?id=11&name=Events%20Calendar&link_id=9

February 6, 2016
LuvByrd Chairlift Speed Dating, Loveland
Looking for love in all the wrong places?  Maybe the love of your life is sitting next to you on the chairlift.  Join us on Saturday, February 6, as LuvByrd, the online dating site for outdoor enthusiasts, hosts a chairlift speed dating event.  Signup, put on your best ski outfit, and grab a name tag as you take chairlift rides with other singles.  This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded skiers and snowboards and hopefully make a lasting connection.  Discount tickets are available for those who preregister and an after party with a huge raffle and beer rounds out a great day on the slopes. For more information and to preregister, visit: https://luvbyrd.com/loveland-luvbyrd-chairlift-speed-dating

February 6 – 8 2016
Winterfest Weekend, Pagosa Springs
The annual WinterFest Celebration is our way of showcasing how much fun we have in the snow in Pagosa!. Activities include the WinterFest Chilly Bowl , Mass Hot Air Balloon Ascension, Nordic Club Races, Snowpainting, and the 7th Annual Penguin Plunge. http://www.visitpagosasprings.com/node/98/Festivals?page=2

February 6-7, 2016
Ski Spree, Sunlight Mountain
Fireworks, Chili Cook Off, Need-4-Speed Competition, Rail Jams, Live music and fun for the entire family. http://sunlightmtn.com/upcoming-events

February 6, 2016
21st Annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling, Telluride
The Chocolate Lovers’ Flings is our biggest event of the year! Not to mention the best party in town! At the Chocolate Lovers’ Fling you can eat delectable chocolate from amateur and professional chefs, dance, bid at the silent auction,  participate in our cash raffle and support a great cause all at the same time. There are cash prizes for the best dressed and good karma for all. http://smrcco.org/chocolate-lovers-fling/

February 6 – 9, 2016
Carnivail, Vail

Vail gets hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun when CarniVail returns to Vail this February. Guests will enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary crawfish boil to the Fat Tuesday Parade and Street Festival. CarniVail is certain to be the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration at 8,150’. With a full lineup of activities including on-mountain crawfish boils, non-stop Cajun Après and After-Dark parties, Fat Tuesday Parade and street festival, fun contests, prizes and giveaways, and much more, CarniVail is one celebration not to be missed. http://www.vail.com/events/event-calendar.aspx

February 6, 2016
The Village Mardi Gras Celebration, Winter Park
Beat the heat and celebrate this New Orleans tradition in the snow. Enjoy live music, free beads, and food and drink specials in The Village at Winter Park. 12:00-4:00pm. http://www.winterparkresort.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar

February 7, 2016
Skijoring Clinic, Devils Thumb
Learn to ski with your dog! Head out on the Ranch’s cross-country ski trails and learn to work as a team with your dog. Easy to learn and fun, skijoring is great way for you and your dog to get exercise in the winter. Check out the High Country Dogs website for more details and skijoring FAQs. Skijoring harness and ski rentals available. Time:  10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Cost:  $40/person for clinic; $75 package that includes clinic, harness, trail pass and ski rental http://skijornmore.com/skijoring/

February 7, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Bare Rubber. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 7, 2016
Super Bowl Party, Purgatory
What better way to watch the big game than after a great day of skiing? We’ll have multiple viewing venues with big screens and food and drink specials. 2pm: Pre-game party 4pm: Kick-off! Each venue will have a slightly different vibe for the game, so pick the one that suits you best! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 9, 2016
Aspen Snowmass Skimo Series, Aspen Highlands
The three-race Aspen Snowmass SkiMo Race Series — featuring short courses that include uphill and downhill skiing as well as some bootpacking — wraps up with a final race at Aspen Highlands. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/aspen-snowmass-skimo-series/aspen-snowmass-skimo-series-february-9

February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras, Breckenridge
Each year, New Orleans visitors and Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge with masks, boas, beads, music and revelry to commemorate the carnival season.

February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras Party and Gumbo Competition, Keystone
Keystone is throwing another Mardi Gras Party and you’re invited! Taste some of the best Gumbo in the County while listening to live music. Get your event bracelet for $12, which will get you unlimited tastes and once you have given them all a try be sure to cast your vote for People’s Choice! http://www.keystonefestivals.com/events/list/

February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras, Purgatory
Beads and drink specials all day long, and costumes are highly encouraged for this fun day on the mountain! At 2pm, we’ll lead a Mardi Gras parade down the mountain, followed by a traditional Fat Tuesday party when we get to the base area. http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras Celebration, Snowmass
Snowmass celebrates 34 years of Fat Tuesday revelry with the biggest Mardi Gras bash in the mountains. From mask-making for kids to a midafternoon madcap parade to crawdad boils, king cake and parties at local bars, this authentic fete offers Cajun fun for every age. Featuring live music in Base Village starting at 5:15pm and fireworks on Snowmass Mountain at 7:30pm with musical accompaniment in the Snowmass Mall and Base Village. www.gosnowmass.com

February 11 – 14, 2016
Sheridan Arts Festival 17th Annual Comedy Festival, Telluride
Since 1999 the Sheridan Opera House has been the home of the Telluride Comedy Festival. Each year over Presidents’ Day Weekend the Sheridan Arts Foundation and festival director Jeb Berrier bring in some of the countries best and funniest comedians for four nights of amazing comedy in a historic and intimate venue. Every night the show revolves around one comedic form; either stand-up, improv or sketch comedy, with an occasional world premiere such as the Human Giant Roadshow or Ed Helms ‘Whisky Sour Radio Hour’. http://www.visittelluride.com/event/2016/sheridan-arts-festival-17th-annual-comedy-festival

February 12, 2016
US Nationals Ski Mountaineering, Crested Butte
The GORE-TEX Ski Mountaineering National Championship race brings athletes from across North America to compete in a USSMA sacntioned uphill vertical race on Friday evening, and individual and pairs races on Saturday and Sunday where competitors climb through extreme terrain and the guide ridge of Mount Crested Butte. For more information and registration instructions or visit http://www.ussma.org/events

February 12, 2016
Cupcakes & Canvases, Keystone
We’re really putting the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 1 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance. Time: 5:00pm-6 :00pm

February 12, 2016
Wine, Women & Mining, Leadville
Enjoy an evening of wine tasting at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum! In addition to wine from Vino Salida Wine Cellars and others, enjoy a silent auction, entertainment, hors d’ouevres, and local taste treats. Buy your ticket in advance—last year’s event sold out! http://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/page.asp?id=11&name=Events%20Calendar&link_id=9

February 12, 2016
Father Daughter Date Night, Silverthorne
A special night just for dads and daughters. Get dressed up for this special date at the Silverthorne Pavilion! Join the fun that includes a DJ for an evening of dancing, a dessert bar, photo booth, goody bags, and door prizes. $25/couple and $5 each for additional dates. For more information call 970-262-7377. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Cost:$25/Couple $5 additional dates

February 12, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

February 13, 2016
Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert, Aspen Snowmass
The always anticipated FREE Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series returns this year, beginning Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through the end of March https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/bud-light-hifi-concert-series

February 13 – 15, 2016
Breck Open Mogul Competition, Breckenridge
Come watch the freestylers bash bumps and get air on Peak 9’s Peerless Trail. Once again we will host this fun mogul competition with the Team Summit Freestyle Program and competitors from the rocky mountain region. This year we will feature a dual mogul event on Monday which promises some great head to head action. For additional event information and registration go to Rockymountainfreestyle.com.

February 13 – 14, 2016
Subaru WinterFest, Copper Mountain
Celebrate the love of adventure at Subaru’s WinterFest – a lifestyle tour with equipment demos, terrain park tips, giveaways and more. A commitment to winter enthusiasts is a top priority for Copper and our valued partner, Subaru so all experience seekers should expect a perfect day at the mountain. CopperColorado.com

February 13, 2016
ArtWalk, Crested Butte
The Art Studio of the Center for the Arts is a proud member of Artists of the West Elks (AWE) and joins ArtWalk, Crested Butte’s evening gallery stroll organized by AWE.
The ASCA Gallery is filled with the work of our instructors who are Crested Butte local artists, each showing work in the mediums in which they teach. Be sure to stop by The ASCA Gallery located at 111 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte on your next ArtWalk!

February 13 – 14, 2016
Rails in the Rockies, Estes Park
Clanging bells, tooting whistles, and blaring horns will fill the Estes Park Conference Center on Feb. 13 and 14, 2016 as trains from the steam age to the present time roar along tracks of model railroad layouts at the 16th annual “Rails in the Rockies” exhibit.
Organized by the Estes Valley Model Railroaders, these working exhibits include models of trains from many regions of the United States as well as selected models of British railroads, all of which have been crafted in detail by dedicated model railroaders from all over Colorado. Children will enjoy the “Kids Layout” where they can actually operate model trains themselves. http://www.visitestespark.com/events-calendar/special-events/

February 13, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Studs & Cheaters. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 13, 2016
Winter Wine Day, Keystone
If you thought that wine doesn’t complement snow, think again! Warren Station is proud to announce another Keystone’s Winter Wine Day! Guests will be able to choose from a vast array of wines in this walk-around event showcasing bold fireplace reds with cozy and sparkling whites.  Delicious hors d’oeuvres, cheeses and breads will be available to sample with each sip, while top wine specialists help you to develop your palate. http://www.keystonefestivals.com/event/winter-wine-day/

February 13, 2016
3rd Annual High Altitude Snowmobile Drag Race, Leadville
Mt. Massive Golf Course. There will be a limit of 64 contestants, double elimination divided into three classes: under 800cc, 800’s, and pro/modified classes. For more details and to register please visit http://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/page.asp?id=11&name=Events%20Calendar&cal_list_id=15389&cal_cat_id=3

February 13 – 14, 2016
Nordic Fest Weekend Challenges, Pagosa Springs

Two days of classic and skate skiing race events including a BB Gun Biathlon, along with a challenging long distance course. Citizens, competitors, families and kids welcome! http://www.visitpagosasprings.com/node/98/Festivals/

February 13 – 15, 2016
I Heart Purg Weekend, Purgatory
Love is in the air this weekend!  And we are showing our love for you by putting on some great events and activities! There will be a Kids Night Out on Saturday, Feb 13, 5:30 – 9pm. http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 13, 2016
Second Saturday Gallery Tours and Art Reception, Salida
Enjoy all day Art Gallery Tours in Salida’s historic downtown followed by an informal Art Reception at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center.

February 13 – 14, 2016
7th Annual Skijoring Race.
Silverton
Silverton’s 7th Annual Skijoring Race  will be held on  February 13th and 14th, 2016  at high noon on Notorious Blair Street. Skijoring, or ski driving, is a little bit like water skiing but with the skier pulled behind a single horse. The sport originated in Norway and Sweden and was included in several years of the Nordic Games. Come join us for this spectacular and entertaining Silverton Skijoring event! http://www.silvertonskijoring.com/

February 13 – 14, 2016
USASA Slopestyle – Rocky Mountain Series, Winter Park
The best skiers and riders of the USASA Rocky Mountain Division throwing-down HUGE in Dark Territory. http://www.winterparkresort.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar

February 14, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Bare Rubber & Kid’s Race. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 14, 2016
Valentine’s Day Mountaintop Matrimony 25th Anniversary, Loveland
The 25th Annual Valentine’s Day Mountaintop Matrimony ceremony and reception is one of our most unique events and a Loveland tradition where new couples are joined in matrimony and married couples renew their vows in a mass wedding ceremony high atop the Continental Divide.  Harry Heilman, Registered Minister with the Universal Life Church conducts the ceremony at the beautifully renovated Ptarmigan Roost Cabin, elevation 12,050 feet, located at the top of Lift #2. After the ceremony concludes, couples take their first runs as newlyweds before the Honeymooner’s Après Party at the base of Loveland Basin. Participants and their guests enjoy music, wedding cake, spirits and even a best dressed contest and raffle.  Goodie bags for all couples and tons of prizes round out this classic event.  Participating couples must pre-register online in order to receive the 2 for 1 lift ticket special.

February 14, 2016
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, Steamboat Springs
The Steamboat Snowsports School treats folks to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches. The parades are in celebration of a holiday or local event throughout the season. In conjunction with the torchlight parades, a fireworks display will illuminate the sky providing a perfect ending to the evening.

February 15, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series, Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

February 15, 2016|
Teacher Appreciation Day, Purgatory
Teachers — today is your day! Join us on the mountain so we can honor you for your commitment to our children. Each year we say thanks to all the teachers in our community for everything they do. We’ll have reduced price lift tickets for all La Plata County teachers, school administrators, and staff, plus up to six discounted tickets for your family and friends.
You will also enjoy a welcome breakfast, lunch on the mountain, and an après-ski party. And if skiing isn’t your thing, we’ll have the tubing hill open all day just for you. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from all lift tickets sold today will go towards a Teacher Appreciation Fund, in partnership with Office Depot. Funds will be distributed in the form of gift cards so teachers can stock up on the school supplies you need. So whether you are a teacher or just someone who wants to support teachers, today is a great day to come up to Purgatory Resort! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 18, 2016
2016 Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open, Aspen
The Aspen Snowmass Open is one of the last and longest running independent open competitions in the nation. It opens up the X Games Aspen Slopestyle and Superpipe courses to amateur and professional level athletes. Last year, the open drew around 200 competitors from six nations to test their skills. A rail jam and big air competition are also offered. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/aspen-snowmass-freeskiing-open

February 18, 2016
USSA Dan Prater Memorial Cup, Crested Butte
Crested Butte’s marquee annual race will bring 250 of Colorado’s top 12 and 13 year old alpine ski racers to Crested Butte. Prater Cup is not only a U14 Qualifying event for Junior Olympics, but also a chance for young racers to meet new friends from other teams in the Rocky Mountain Division.  The racers are divided up into 18 different Nations when they arrive at Prater Cup and vie for a chance at the Nations Cup title with great prizes! The Prater Cup is always a blast for competitors and fans alike. Look for some high speed skiing and tons of fun. http://www.skicb.com/event/ussa-dan-prater-memorial-cup

February 18, 2016
Aston Martin On Ice 2016, Crested Butte
This Ultimate Drivers Day will take place on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 with local chauffeur service provided to and from the track, a sumptuous mountain lunch in a track side yurt, and of course the opportunity for guests to hone their skills on a custom-built ice track under the professional instruction of the Aston Martin Driving Team. http://www.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/event/aston-martin-ice-2016

February 19, 2016
WinterWonderGrass, Avon
WinterWonderGrass is a boutique winter music and craft beer festival rooted in the heart of the beautiful Vail Valley, February 19th -21st, 2016 in Nottingham Park Avon, CO. Featuring world-class bluegrass and acoustic root music, Colorado craft brews, wine, spirits and warm local foods.
WinterWonderGrass is an all ages event and focuses heavily on sustainability and zero waste efforts, local non-profits, and supporting the arts and building community. WinterWonderGrass is giving $1/ticket to EFEC when you purchase a ticket and select EFEC as your nonprofit of choice. To learn more and purchase your ticket go to WinterWonderGrass.com. https://www.vailvalleypartnership.com/event/winterwondergrass-festival/

February 19 – 20, 2016
Colorado Music Convergence 2016, Breckenridge
Join us for a weekend gathering and showcase for independent artists, bands and industry professionals from the Colorado music scene. Featuring career development workshops, mentoring sessions, networking events and live music performances. Produced in partnership with Colorado Creative Industries. http://spokesbuzz.org/fans/colorado-music-convergence/

February 19, 2016
Country Western Dance, Silverthorne
At the Silverthorne Pavilion, 7:00-8:00pm lessons with Mike “Tex” DeGarie; 8:00-11:00pm open dance. Cash bar, bring your own food.

February 19, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

February 19, 2016
Chris Bove Memorial Uphill Race, Snowmass
Challenge Aspen presents the Chris Bove Memorial Uphill race returning to Snowmass Mountain for the 3rd year in a row. This uphill event honors the memory of Chris Bove, a former ski instructor and supporter of Challenge Aspen, who passed away on the eve of the event in 2007. The uphill raises money for a scholarship in Chris’ name so that local participants have the opportunity to ski for a season.
Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and ability levels are encouraged to tackle the 1,368-vertical-gain up Snowmass Mountain. Anything goes for the race: snowshoes, stabilizers or telemark skis. All participants are invited to the post-race celebration at Elk Camp for a pancake breakfast & prize giveaways. http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/challenge-aspen-chris-bove-memorial-uphill/

February 19, 2016
WinterWonderGrass, Avon
WinterWonderGrass is a boutique winter music and craft beer festival rooted in the heart of the beautiful Vail Valley, February 19th -21st, 2016 in Nottingham Park Avon, CO. Featuring world-class bluegrass and acoustic root music, Colorado craft brews, wine, spirits and warm local foods.
WinterWonderGrass is an all ages event and focuses heavily on sustainability and zero waste efforts, local non-profits, and supporting the arts and building community. WinterWonderGrass is giving $1/ticket to EFEC when you purchase a ticket and select EFEC as your nonprofit of choice. To learn more and purchase your ticket go to WinterWonderGrass.com. https://www.vailvalleypartnership.com/event/winterwondergrass-festival/

February 20, 2016
Moonlight Dinner Series- Foods Of The Pacific Rim, Arapahoe Basin
Join us for this special night inspired by regional dishes of Asia! Chef Rybak will take classic flavors from the diverse regions of Japan to Thailand and countries in between. This is a lift served event. Guests are also welcomed to hike or snowshoe to and from mid-mountain. Live music provided. Cost: $88 plus tax. Adult (ages 13+), price includes gratuity. Cash bar. This dinner is SOLD OUT. Please call 888-272-7246 to be added to the waiting list, or to modify your reservation. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

February 20, 2016
Talons Challenge, Beaver Creek
For the 13th year, Talons Challenge will be showcasing the best steeps Beaver Creek has to offer. Over 26,000 vertical feet of Black Diamond and Double Black Diamond runs await on Beaver Creek’s legendary World Cup Birds of Prey downhill course, Grouse Mountain, and in Larkspur Bowl. Conquer all 14 runs and earn your spot on the Talons Wall-of-Fame! http://www.beavercreek.com/events-and-activities/talons-challenge.aspx#/TalonsOverview

February 20, 2016
Hope on the Slopes, Breckenridge
Benefiting the American Cancer Society – “Hope on the Slopes Ski & Ride for a Cure” is a fun, competitive, family-friendly event.  Individuals of all ages and skills are welcome to participate. Individuals and teams of up to 15 participants compete for top fundraising, most vertical feet or continued participation on the hour awards.
Hope on the Slopes provides avid skiers and snowboarders an opportunity to make their day of skiing or riding more meaningful by raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society, the nation’s #1 nonprofit contributor of funds for cancer research. For registration and fundraising information please visit http://www.hopeontheslopes.org/

February 20, 2016
Copper Uncorked, Copper Mountain
Wings, wine and snow – the perfect après combo! Copper Uncorked is a unique spin on the traditional wing challenge as chefs compete for the best wing recipe and wine pairing, proving that wings are more than beer and football! Enjoy live music while you pick the most savory and ingenious combo for the win. CopperColorado.com

February 20, 2016
Gothic Mountain Tour, Crested Butte
A thigh-buster, the Gothic Mountain Tour is a true backcountry challenge of a race. The course is 22 miles and 4,300 vertical feet.  The race starts at the Community School, goes out the Town Ranch trails to the Upper Loop, to the CBMR base area, to the top of Painter Boy, down to the Indian Trail, up the East River Valley to the Gothic Townsite, up Gothic Road to 403, up 403 to the Top of the World, down 2,400 vertical feet to Pittsburgh, out Slate River Road to the Gunsight Bridge, over the Gunsight Bridge to Mike’s Mile and Magic Meadows where the finish is at The Yurt. Often used as a training race for the famed Elk Mountain Grand Traverse, this is a great way to test your mettle against some of the finest mountaineers in the western US. http://www.gunnisoncrestedbutte.com/event/gothic-mountain-tour

February 20, 2016
Ski, Spa & Sip Women’s Clinic, Devil’s Thumb
This is women’s day to take advantage of professional ski instruction from Devil’s Thumb Ranch ski instructors with skate and classic ski equipment available.  Also includes lunch at Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Yoga for Athletes class, ski waxing clinic with wine & cheese, and day use of the sauna, steam room and hot tub. Small class sized individual instruction.  Ski gear plus other items will also be raffled off during the day.   Space is limited and event typically sells out so register early! Cost: $110. Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm Register at www.active.com

February 20, 2016
Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series Night Jam
, Leadville
Don’t miss the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and Nordic Center “Night Jam”, a part of the 2016 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series. http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/events-rides/

February 22 – 23, 2016
Summit County 50+ Winter Games, Frisco
So in the mountains most folks are hitting their athletic prime after their “crazy 20’s”, beyond their “lost 30’s” and at the tail end of their “confused 40’s”. Most everyone in the mountains has stories about being completely smoked by a 70-year-old on a pair of Nordic skis. Enter the 50+ Winter Games which serves up a dose of fun and competition with a welcoming and laid back vibe for folks 50 and over.
Featured events include alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing (even a biathlon), snowshoeing, a snowball toss (hey- we have to keep it fun) and ice skating. Check it out and sign up at SummitWinterGames.com!

February 20, 2016
Blue Mesa Ice Fishing Tournament, Gunnison
Tightline Outdoors presents the Ice Addiction ice fishing tournament. Visit Colorado’s largest body of water, Blue Mesa Reservoir, and participate in Southwest Colorado’s largest ice fishing event of 2016. For more information, please check the events calendar in the next few months. http://tightlineoutdoors.com/

February 20, 2016
Canvas Uncorked with Ready, Paint, Fire, Keystone
Ready, Paint, Fire hosts “Canvas Uncorked” in Warren Station at Keystone! Come and learn the basics of acrylic painting and enjoy a glass of wine in this upbeat and casual painting party. Not artistic? No worries. You don’t have to be a “Van Gogh” to make a fabulous masterpiece for your wall. The instructors are an inspirational blast and will lead you step by step as you make a creation that is uniquely yours. And, there are plenty of cocktails to stir up your imagination. With a few guided strokes and some liquid encouragement, you will be amazed at the artwork that YOU made. One, complimentary house wine or beer, canvas, paint and supplies included in the entry. No experience necessary. Bottled wine and $5 cocktail specials are also in the mix. Doors open at 6:30pm.  Painting begins at 7:00pm. $40 per person in advance. $45 per person at the door. http://www.warrenstation.com/event/canvas-uncorked-with-ready-paint-fire/

February 20, 2016
Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series Night Jam, Leadville
Don’t miss the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and Nordic Center “Night Jam”, a part of the 2016 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series. http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/events-rides/

February 20, 2016
Free Family Race Day, Loveland
Join us as the Loveland Race Club hosts a free Family Race Day.  The race will take place off Chair 2 from 10am – 2pm and will be open to skiers and snowboards of all ages and abilities.  Come out and race for fun and bragging rights.  The race is free and open to everyone.  Just sign up the morning of on the Basin Patio or at the top of the course.

February 20, 2016
Monarch Ski Area Telemark Event, Monarch Mountain
Monarch Mountain is hosting a series of telemark workshops, tours, and other activities to show some tele love. http://www.skimonarch.com/calendar/

February 20 – 21, 2016
Ski Bike Festival, Purgatory
Got your own ski bike, or want to try one out?  This is the weekend to do it! Check out this fun, new way to experience the mountain! There’s a growing community of ski bikers out there who will be making Purgatory Resort their home base this weekend. We will have free demos and lessons available all weekend, plus races on Sunday! On Saturday evening, we’ll host a get-together for all you ski bike enthusiasts. http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 20, 2016
Red Ball Express, Purgatory
Watch 100 gigantic red exercise balls come tumbling down the mountain. There’s big money on the line if your ball crosses the finish line first! Now in its 14th year, this fundraiser for Rotary Club is an event you will not want to miss!
Hundreds of big red exercise balls will come rolling down the mountain at top speed. Which ball will win the race? Come find out, and support this great fundraiser for Rotary Club. Last year’s grand prize was $5000 cash! At 4pm, you’ll want to be at the Columbine area to catch all the excitement! Visit www.durangoredball.com for more details about the event and how to purchase your tickets.

February 20 – 27, 2016
Gay Ski Week, Telluride
Telluride Gay Ski Week is a community event where the LGBT community, Town of Telluride and Mountain Village can come together for fun in the mountains. http://telluridegayski.com/

February 21 – 23, 2016
Summit County 50+ Winter Games, Frisco
An event for those 50 years and older featuring ice skating, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, a snowball toss and a biathlon. http://summitwintergames.com/

February 26, 2016
2 Star Freeride World Qualifier, Crested Butte
Crested Butte Mountain Resort and the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association will host a 2 Star Qualifying event in conjunction with the Freeride World Tour on February 26th.  The top athlete in each category will be awarded a “wildcard” spot in the 4 Star Qualifier at Crested Butte on Feb. 27 and 28. Click here for more information http://www.skicb.com/event/2-star-freeride-world-qualifier

February 26 – 28, 2016
Arizona Weekend, Purgatory
A celebration for our friends from Arizona! This weekend is all about you, our Arizona friends! For starters, we’ll have a special reception just for you, featuring local Colorado wines and cheeses. We’ve also got a guided tour of the mountain just for you. Let a friendly local point out all the best powder stashes, share some fun history, and answer all your questions about the mountain and the town of Durango. Next, take a few runs on the NASTAR course — at the end of the weekend, we’ll declare an “Arizona Champion”! It’s a whole weekend of fun, just for you! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

February 26, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

February 26 – 28, 2016
41st Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup, Winter Park
This annual event brings together world-class disabled ski racers, Denver celebrities, Broncos alumni along with amateur skiers and snowboarders of all abilities for a weekend of activities to benefit the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD). http://www.winterparkresort.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar

February 27, 2016
The New Belgium Mountain Adventure, Arapahoe Basin
Come One, Come All! Get your HUNT on! For the 3rd annual infamous on-mountain New Belgium Colorado Scavenger Hunt at Arapahoe Basin! This is a day to don your best costume, chase chickens, search for bigfoot and answer some ridiculous riddles all while skiing, and bonding with your friends – or the person you meet in the check-in line and decided to sign up as a team. So! Get a buddy or 3, bring $10 per person and your ski pass, or purchase a lift ticket, and join the fleet of New Belgium and Arapahoe Basin characters on the slopes and Elevate your Mountain Adventure at Arapahoe Basin!
9:00am- Registration begins in the Base Area
10:00am-3:00pm- Get your hunt on!
3:00pm-4:30pm- Post-hunt celebration in the Base Area Plaza
http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

February 27, 2016
Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering, Aspen Snowmass
The Audi Power of Four Race Series is a premier endurance race series utilizing the unique and amazing terrain of each of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains. Each race is designed to test the limits and skills of both elite and recreational athletes. The Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race is the winter edition of the series. The event tests athlete’s endurance as they race in teams of two across all four area mountains. The grueling course covers 24 miles and more than 10,000 vertical feet of climbs. Teams start in Snowmass Village, traverse to West Buttermilk, then on to Aspen Highlands where they ski over to Aspen Mountain and end in gondola plaza. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/audi-power-of-four-ski-mountaineering

February 27 – 28, 2016
4 Star Freeride World Qualifier, Crested Butte
Crested Butte Mountain Resort and the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association will host a 4 Star Qualifying event in conjunction with the Freeride World Tour in the famed Extreme Limits Terrain. The US Freesking Extreme Championships are the longest standing freeski competition in the United States. Click here for more information: http://www.skicb.com/content/4-star-freeride-world-qualifier

February 27, 2016
CB Unplugged, Crested Butte
CB Unplugged presented by Volvo is a free après concert at Butte 66 with a national touring act in an intimate, acoustic setting. http://www.skicb.com/content/aprespalooza-0

February 27, 2016
Georgetown Lake Ice Fishing Tournament, Georgetown
Georgetown Lake will host it’s first ever ice fishing tournament this year!! Sponsored by the Town of Georgetown and Ice Fishing Colorado llc and LIP’EM & RIP’EM8 am -12 pm ( Sign in starts at 6 am ) We all know Georgetown Lake will kill a blade, so augers will be used for this… Holes and extras will be drilled and it will be a first come, first serve. http://clearcreekcounty.org/event-calendar-clear-creek-county/

February 27, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Studs & Cheaters. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 27, 2016
Hope on the Slopes, Purgatory
Help us support the American Cancer Society on this special day. Lots of skiers will be collecting donations to support this important cause. Purgatory Resort is proud to support the American Cancer Society with this great event. Come on up and ski for a great cause! The more you ski, the more money you raise. Visit hopeontheslopes.net for more details.

February 28, 2016
Colorado Special Olympics, Copper Mountain
Copper is proud to be the official winter training site for all Colorado-based winter Special Olympic athletes, as well as the official host resort for the Winter Games. Come out and support these amazing athletes as they compete for at Copper for the 28th year in events including Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Snowboarding. CopperColorado.com

February 28 – March 5, 2016
USSA U-19 National Championships, Copper Mountain
Copper is home to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association’s under-19 Alpine Championship 2016. The best of the best in Alpine ski racing ages 16 to 19 will be competing for a National title in slalom, giant slalom, downhill and Super G races. CopperColorado.com

February 28, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Bare Rubber. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

February 29, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series, Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

February 29 – March 5, 2016
Burton US Open, Vail
The 34th Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships are returning to Vail Mountain, Feb. 29 – March 5, 2016. The world’s best will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle.
The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world and draws the best riders to compete for a coveted US Open title. Catch Olympic-level slopestyle and halfpipe snowboarding competitions in Golden Peak by day, and enjoy free live concerts from headliner acts and more by night. http://www.vail.com/events/event-calendar.aspx

 

MARCH EVENTS

 

 

March 1, 2016
Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition , Beaver Creek
Take your snowshoeing to new heights as a beginner or a world class level snowshoer for the Snowshoe Adventure Series which features competitive 5K and 10K events as well as the Kids’ 1K. In addition to renowned alpine skiing, Beaver Creek is home to 20K of designated Nordic and snowshoe trails in McCoy Park, located at 10,000 feet and surrounded by stunning mountain ranges. The series includes a cash purse and participants may enter one or all of the events. In addition to snowshoe demos and sponsor booths, competitors enjoy a post-race party in the village. http://www.beavercreek.com/events-and-activities/snowshoe-series.aspx#/RaceInfo

March 1 – 3, 2016
Women’s Ski Clinic, Steamboat Springs
This specialty ski camp is for women only, with an emphasis on camaraderie and skill improvement in a positive atmosphere that maximizes learning. Camp include breakfast on the first day, lunch daily, technical gear discussion, après ski events, and First Tracks on days 2 & 3, and other special gifts from Steamboat Ski Resort. http://www.steamboat.com/things-to-do/events/2016/03/women-ski-clinic.aspx

March 2 – 6, 2016
Durango Independent Film Festival
Durango Independent Film Festival held at various venues in Downtown Durango. http://durango.com/event/durango-independent-film-festival-2/

March 3, 2016
First Thursdays Art Walk, Telluride
First Thursday Art Walk is a festive celebration of the arts in the Telluride Arts District for art lovers, the community, and friends!

March 4, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Aspen/Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

March 4, 2016
First Friday Art Walk, Carbondale
Carbondale’s monthly celebration of the arts, shopping, dining and music. http://www.carbondale.com/events

March 4, 2016
USASA Boardercross & Skiercross, Crested Butte
USA Snowboard and Freeskiing Association will make another stop in Crested Butte this season to cater to the ski and snowboard racers, as they charge their way through the cross course located below the Paradise Lift. For more information visit http://www.swcoloradoseries.com/

March 4, 2016
Pink Party for Snowshoe for the Cure (formerly Tubb’s Romp to Stomp), Frisco
Pink Party will feature registration and packet pickup, as well as free appetizers and drinks and a pink dappled merchant trunk show. The Party will be from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the lovely Summit County Community Center (0083 Nancy’s Pl., CR 1014, Frisco, CO 80443)- best views ever with soaring cathedral ceilings. The Community Center is right across Highway 9 from the Frisco Adventure Park and Frisco Nordic Center– location of the Snowshoe for the Cure. See you there- we’ll be the ones in pink tutus. http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/pink-party-tubbs-romp-stomp/

March 4, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Fun Day for Practice. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

March 4, 2016
First Fridays Art Walk & Music, Gunnison
Stroll down Main Street of beautiful, historic, Gunnison from 5-8 pm on the first Friday of the month to visit unique galleries featuring a wide variety of art, artists and live music. From professional galleries to co-ops and our non-profit community Arts center, Gunnison’s First Friday ArtWalk and Music has it all!

March 4 – 6, 2016
Ski Joring, Leadville
Ski joring, which entails a horse and rider pulling a skier down a snow-packed road over jumps while spearing rings in a timed competition, has been an annual event in Leadvillesince 1949. This captivating winter sport is as much fun to watch as it is to participate in! Join us for this annual fun and funky festival. http://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/page.asp?id=62

March 4, 2016
Defiance Challenge, Sunlight Mountain
How many laps can you ski in 10 hours? Lifts begin running at 8:00am and stop at 5:00pm. This is a true test of your skiing legs and how many laps you can do in 10 hours. http://sunlightmtn.com/upcoming-eventsMarch 5 – March 6, 2016
USASA Rocky Mountain Series, Copper Mountain
Slopestyle event that serves as a qualifier Rocky Mountain Snowboard & Freeski Series members for USASA Nationals in April 2016. www.rockymountainseries.com

March 5, 2016
Crafted Tasting Event, Crested Butte
March 5 1:00 pm Are you a foodie? Visit Mt. Crested Butte in early March and enjoy spring skiing and CRAFTED, a tasting featuring Colorado’s best craft brews, spirits and local fare. The event will be held in the Event Tent at the base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort on Saturday, March 5th from 2-6pm. You will enjoy delicious libations and tasty treats with live music and views of the West Elk Mountains. http://www.skicb.com/event/crafted-tasting-event

March 5, 2016
Snowshoe for the Cure (formerly Tubb’s Romp to Stomp), Frisco
The name may have changed, but Snowshoe for the Cure will be the funky intersection of pink, happy and hope you have become used to over the years. Susan G. Komen Colorado has partnered with the Town of Frisco and Frisco Nordic Center to continue the tradition of snowshoe fun and community spirit which has raised over 1 million dollars since its inception to fight breast cancer. Susan G. Komen Colorado has always been a partner of this event, but this year they are bringing their own passion and considerable love of events to Frisco as a full-fledged event organizer. This year will feature a 3k, 5k and a little something for our smallest snowshoers. http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/stomp-for-the-cure/

March 5, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Bare Rubber, Studs & Cheaters. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

March 5, 2016
Melanoma Awareness Day, Sunlight Mountain
Skin Cancer isn’t anything to mess around with. We honor Brad Lanpher, a long time Sunlight skier who lost his life to Melanoma Skin Cancer. You can get your skin checked for free on this day. Come donate and win cool prizes. Proceeds go to the Melanoma Research Foundation. http://sunlightmtn.com/upcoming-events

March 6, 2016
Skijoring Clinic, Devil’s Thumb
Learn to ski with your dog! Head out on the Ranch’s  cross-counrry ski trails and learn to work as a team with your dog. Easy to learn and fun, skijoring is great way for you and your dog to get exercise in the winter. Check out the High Country Dogs website for more details and skijoring FAQs. Skijoring harness and ski rentals available. Time:  10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Cost:  $40/person for clinic; $75 package that includes clinic, harness, trail pass and ski rental. http://skijornmore.com/skijoring/

March 6, 2016
Our Gang 4 Wheelers, Georgetown
Championship Ice Races. Our Gang 4 Wheelers is an ice racing club whose volunteers have been holding ice races in Colorado for 40 years! You’ll find us out on Georgetown Lake in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Our season spans 6 weekends through January and February. http://ourgangiceracing.com/

March 6, 2016
Kids’ Fest, Monarch Mountain
Bring the kids up for games & crafts, avalanche dog meet and greet and to check out our kids snow equipment. Times to be determined. http://www.skimonarch.com/event/kids-fest/

March 6 – 11, 2016
Vail Veterans Programs, Vail
Wounded warriors and their families are offered four days of winter outdoor adaptive ski/snowboard instruction along with family meals, group social opportunities and beneficial family bonding time. Wounded warriors receive private, all-day certified adaptive ski/snowboard instruction. Family members of all ages receive group ski/snowboard lessons, childcare (if needed) as well as organized evening family activities that provide time to share their experiences. www.vailveteransprogram.org

March 7, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series, Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

March 10 – 13, 2016
Durango Celtic Festival
Four days of concerts, workshops & festivities for the entire family. The festival features two venues of continuous entertainment & workshops.  We will be continually updating the website as the dates draw closer with even more information on venues, maps, lineup, hours, etc.  Concerts, workshops, Irish Ceilidhs, sessions and more! http://www.durangocelticfestival.com/

March 11, 2016
6th Alley Supper Club- Prime Rib Night, Arapahoe Basin
This is a special one. Enjoy live music, discounts on bottles of wine and draft beers, as well as a 10oz slice of prime rib. Your entree is served with a wedge salad, baked potato and Brussels sprouts (note: this entree is not all-you-can-eat). Seatings start at 6:30 p.m. Reservations recommended; book online or call 888.272.7246. Cost: $20 for adults (ages 12+), $10 for kids (ages 7-12; 6 and under are free!). Price does not include tax or gratuity. Reservations will be charged the full amount at dinner. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 11, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Aspen/Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

March 11 – 12, 2016
8th Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Show, Carbondale
Local and national designers and artists come together to create a dynamic, alluring, and thought-provoking event featuring fashion that sparks the imagination and is created from recycled and/or sustainable materials. http://www.carbondale.com/events

March 11 – 13, 2016
IFSA Junior Nationals Freeskiing Competition, Crested Butte
The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host Nationals on March 11-13, where junior competitors ages 12-18 will compete in the famed Crested Butte Extreme Limits terrain. Click here for more information: http://www.freeskiers.org/events/event-categories/event/492-crested-butte-junior-national-competition.html

March 11 – 12, 2016
Mesas to Mounuments Quilt Show. Grand Junction
There will be much to draw your attention… around 200 quilts of every size and description, antique bed turnings at 11:00 & 2:00 daily, door prizes, demonstrations, opportunities to “meet the artist,” drawings to win a quilt each day, viewer’s choice voting, vendors and our SSQ consignment booth. Admission is $3.00 and the doors will be open from 9:00 – 5:00. Plan to come and enjoy the talent these quilters have to exhibit in their color and design choices!http://sunsetslopequilters.com/ 

March 11, 2016
Cupcakes & Canvases, Keystone
We’re really putting the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 1 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance. Time: 5:00pm-6 :00pm

March 11 – 12, 2016
3rd Annual Telluride Tribute Fest, Telluride
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents a week of tributes to some of the greatest bands in rock and roll history with the second annual Telluride Tribute Fest. http://www.visittelluride.com/event/2016/telluride-tribute-fest

March 11 – 17, 2016
U16 Rock/Central Junior Championships, Vail
Ski & Snowboard Club Vail will be hosting the U16 Rocky/Central Junior Championships. The club has hosted this event 6 times in the past 10 years. The event will be hosted on Golden Peak in Vail. www.skiclubvail.org

March 12, 2016
Alpenglow Ascents Rando Challenge, Arapahoe Basin
Join us Saturday afternoons for a course of up-hill and down-hill challenges. Come to Arapahoe Basin for a beautiful afternoon of spring-time skinning. This 3rd annual spring-time event will start and finish in the Base Area while summiting near 12,472′! This event is much like our Rise n Shine series, except it’s in the afternoon. Perfect for the serious rando racers that are training for The Traverse or the Power of Four, or people who just want to get a solid skin in at the end of the day. It’s a great time to hang out with your friends who participate in uphill travel, whether they be skiers or splitboarders, recreational athletes or elites. Everyone’s welcome at Alpenglow Ascents! http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 12 – April 2, 2016
SpringFest, Beaver Creek
Amazing weather and amazing activities are the cornerstones of Beaver Creek Loves Kids – SpringFest! Performers of all types will light up the spring-themed stage throughout these four fun filled weeks. Kids can enter contests, take photos with our spring characters, join in parades and so much more! Be on the lookout for more information on the 24th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Creekside Park! All SpringFest activities are free and fun for “kids” of all ages! Please visit www.beavercreek.com/springfest for more details and schedule updates!

March 12, 2016
Five Peaks Mountaineering Race, Breckenridge
5 Peaks is North America’s longest ski mountaineering race, with 10,000 feet of vertical and five separate ascents in the Ten Mile Range behind (and in) Breckenridge Ski Resort. Eighty teams of two will skin, climb, ski, and traverse Peaks 10, 9, 8 (from two sides) and 7. It’s the must-do race of the year! http://thefivepeaks.com/

March 12, 2016
Contest Bowl Big Mountain Comp, Breckenridge
The Breck Ski & Snowboard School will host the annual BAM (Breck All Mountain) Big Mountain Competition on Peak 8.  This event has been a perennial favorite for our Breck All Mountain students and regional clubs, where they get the chance to showcase their skills in an intro level competition atmosphere with the perfect setting of Contest Bowl.
This is a big mountain style event in Contest Bowl where competitors are judged on style, fluidity and line choice – designed for competitors 13 and under from our local ski school and visiting ski clubs from around the region. For additional information, contact Breck Competition Services at (970)-453-3236

March 12, 2016
Whiskey Warm Up, Estes Park
Join Estes Park for Whiskey Warm Up, a whiskey tasting event and celebration with special whiskey-themed events, packages and specials will be happening throughout the weekend. The Whiskey Warm Up celebrates the winter tradition of warming up from the inside out. Layer up to sip on selections of Colorado whiskeys from a variety of distilleries while cozying up near of one of the fire pits outside in the beautiful Riverside Plaza. Browse local cigar vendors selling special handmade stogies, watch expert demonstrations of the fine art of hand-rolling cigars, and sway to the toe-tapping sounds of live music. http://www.visitestespark.com/events-calendar/special-events/

March 12, 2016
Western Slope on Tap, Grand Junction
The Western Slope On Tap Craft Beer Festival Saturday, March 12th at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. This three-hour premium event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. What better way to spend a Saturday than with great friends, amazing beer, delicious food and live music! Designated driver tickets available at the door. http://americaontap.com/western-slope-on-tap/

March 12, 2016
Second Saturday Gallery Tours and Art Reception, Salida
Enjoy all day Art Gallery Tours in Salida’s historic downtown followed by an informal Art Reception at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center.

March 12, 2016
Western Slope on Tap, Grand Junction
The Western Slope On Tap Craft Beer Festival Saturday, March 12th at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. This three-hour premium event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. What better way to spend a Saturday than with great friends, amazing beer, delicious food and live music! Designated driver tickets available at the door. http://americaontap.com/western-slope-on-tap/

March 13, 2016
Summit Foundation Cup, , Breckenridge
The Summit Foundation – Summit Cup Series is open to all boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 14 years of age. This is an entry level race designed to introduce kids Alpine Ski Racing. Thanks to the Summit Foundation, Breckenridge Resort and Team Summit, entry is free to all participants.
Lifts: Beaver Run SuperChair
Registration: Beaver Run
Tickets: Beaver Run Ticket Windows on Peak 9

March 13, 2016
Free One Run Lessons, Arapahoe Basin
Get quick tips and tricks with our FREE One Run Lessons this season. Our One Run Lessons pair you with an instructor for one run from the Black Mountain Express lift. Good for all ages and abilities, the One Run Lesson provides quick tips for refining your ski, snowboard or telemark technique, and introduces you to our Snowsports School. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 13 – 29, 2016
16th Annual
Bud Light Spring Jam, Aspen/Snowmass
The premier spring festival in the Rocky Mountains, will bring three weekends of competitions, downtown concerts and parties to Aspen Snowmass. The festival kicks off with a concert and includes the return of a new and improved Red Bull Double Pipe at Buttermilk as well as the Helly Hansen Battle in the Bowls at Aspen Highlands. http://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

March 13, 2016
Summit Foundation Cup, , Breckenridge
The Summit Foundation – Summit Cup Series is open to all boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 14 years of age. This is an entry level race designed to introduce kids Alpine Ski Racing. Thanks to the Summit Foundation, Breckenridge Resort and Team Summit, entry is free to all participants.
Lifts: Beaver Run SuperChair
Registration: Beaver Run
Tickets: Beaver Run Ticket Windows on Peak 9

March 13, 2016
Cardboard Derby, Purgatory
Build your vessel out of cardboard and duct tape, and watch it slide down the slopes! It’s a classic winter competition that you won’t want to miss. This promises to be one of the most fun days on the mountain! Come watch as teams compete in vessels made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape. Or better yet — sign yourself up to be part of the competition! All it takes is some creativity, engineering skills, and courage! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

March 13-15, 2015
Telemark Festival, Sunlight Mountain
http://sunlightmtn.com/upcoming-events

March 14, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series , Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

March 14 – 18, 2016
Springtacular, Purgatory
Spring Break at Purgatory Resort is a non-stop party for the whole family! We’ll have special activities every day for kids and adults, and live music all over the resort. Come join us for two non-stop weeks of Spring Break family fun! Here’s just a taste of what we’ll have going on — in addition to great skiing, of course! http://www.purgatoryresort.com

March 18, 2016
Kick Aspen Big Air, Aspen/Snowmass
Kick Aspen Big Air is a one-night competition full of action as 20 invited skiers and 20 invited snowboarders battle it out under the lights. Athletes compete to take home a portion of the $7,000 prize purse, with $2,000 going to 1st place, $1,000 going to 2nd place and $500 going to 3rd in both skiing and snowboarding. Dress warm and join us for the action with live music and a Bud Light beer garden. Connect with the event online by using the hashtag #KickAspen. http://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

March 18, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Aspen/Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

March 18 – 20, 2016
GoPro IFSA Big Mountain Challenge, Breckenridge
This IFSA sanctioned event features Peak 6 – Breck’s newest terrain. The Sixth Senses area of Peak 6 features steep lines, tight chutes, and big cliff drops.
This event will test some of the best big mountain Freeskiers in the country as they compete for points in the IFSA series. This is a spectator friendly event – so come to Peak 6 to watch athletes rip lines some only dream about. To register and for additional information visit http://www.freeskiers.org/events/ifsa-events/event/517-breckenridge-gopro-challenge.html

March 18 – 20, 2016
4th Annual Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival, Durango
World-renowned performers will be playing at the historic Strater Hotel for three days filled with live music, silent film comedies, dance lessons, after hours parties, and more! http://www.durangoragtimefestival.com/

March 18, 2016
Cupcakes & Canvases, Keystone
We’re really putting the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 1 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance. Time: 5:00pm-6 :00pm

March 18, 2016
Country Western Dance, Silverthorne
At the Silverthorne Pavilion, 7:00-8:00pm lessons with Mike “Tex” DeGarie; 8:00-11:00pm open dance. Cash bar, bring your own food.

March 19 – 20, 2016
Colorado Collegiate Freeride Championships, Aspen/Snowmass
In its inaugural year, The Colorado Collegiate Freeride Championships comes to Aspen Snowmass as an IFSA-Sanctioned Freeride World Qualifier. Skiers and Snowboarders 18 and over will take on a technically challenging course on Snowmass. Skiers and riders will be judged on line choice, fluidity, control, technique, style and energy. Come see the next generation of big mountain athletes. Registration will open to the public on January 31st, 12:00 PM MST. http://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

March 19, 2016
Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert , Aspen Snowmass
The always anticipated FREE Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series returns this year, beginning Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through the end of March. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/bud-light-hifi-concert-series

March 19, 2016
Moonlight Dinner Series- A Night In Spain, Arapahoe Basin
Travel along the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees for unique, bold flavors of Spain. Live music will be provided by our friends Amanda and Harold from Seattle with Spanish guitar themed influences. This is a lift-served event. Guests are also welcomed to hike or snowshoe to and from mid-mountain. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 19 – March 20, 2016
Subaru Winterfest, Copper Mountain
Celebrate the love of adventure at Subaru’s WinterFest – a lifestyle tour with equipment demos, ski and ride clinics, giveaways and more. CopperColorado.com

March 19, 2016
Copper’s Moonlight Dinner – Spring On! Copper Mountain
Join us for Copper Mountain Resort’s Moonlight Dinner’s! This is the last dinner of the season! Copper’s Executive Banquet Chef Dave Taladay is excited to create these wonderful meals for you!  Dine on a delicious meal and enjoy an incredible setting at Copper’s Solitude Station for the last evening of the 2015/16 winter season. CopperColorado.com

March 19, 2015
Skitown Breakdown, Crested Butte
Now in its sixth year, Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host their annual spring concert on March 19, Skitown Breakdown. Formerly known as Festevol, this event brings in national talent at an affordable rate; engaging both locals and visiting guests to celebrate spring with live music. General Admission: FREE. http://www.skicb.com/content/skitown-breakdown

March 19, 2016
Stargazing Snowshoe at Angler Mountain, Silverthorne
Get bundled up and come out for an evening snowshoe under the stars on Silverthorne’s Angler Mountain Trail. After the snowshoe we will gather around the fire pit at North Pond Park’s Warming Hut to enjoy warm beverages and s’mores. Headlamps or flashlights recommended. To get to the trailhead turn east at the intersection of Highway 9 and Bald Eagle Road, and travel ½ mile on Bald Eagle Road, the trailhead is on the right. Call 970-262-7377 for more information.

March 19, 2016
New Belgium Brewing’s Mountain Adventure
, Winter Park
New Belgium Brewing’s infamous Mountain Adventure series, is back. It’s a downhill scavenger hunt like no other and in 2016 it will be better than ever. New Belgium’s Mountain Adventure series raises money for some great causes, while providing the most fun you can possibly have on the slopes. This is a day where you get to don your best costume, chase chickens, search for Bigfoot, solve ridiculous riddles and bond with old and new friends. It’s winter shenanigans at its finest. http://www.winterparkresort.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar

March 20, 2016
Locals Benefit Day, Purgatory
Reduced price lift tickets for locals! Bring your coupon from our website or the local paper. Today is also a chance to support four great local charities. A portion of every lift ticket sold will go to our four great local charities. A portion of every lift ticket sold will go to our four beneficiaries. http://www.purgatoryresort.com

March 21, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series, Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

March 23, 2015
Al Johnson Telemark Race, Crested Butte
This Colorado costume event is as much fun to watch as it is to participate. In tribute a rugged 19th century mailman, competitors in wacky costumes climb 660 vertical feet, then descend 1200 feet down double-black diamond steeps some having never telemarked at all! Prizes for best times, best costumes, and best fall. The race can be tag-team or individual, or enjoyed as a spectator with access to the venue by an intermediate run. http://www.skicb.com/event/al-johnson-telemark-race

March 25, 2016
Bud Light Street Rail Fridays, Aspen Snowmass
Every Friday athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Athlete cash prizes, spectator giveaways, and the Little Rail competition make this an event not to be missed. Fridays, February 5-March 25, 2016. Interested in competing? Visit http://www.gosnowmass.com/event/bud-light-street-rail-fridays/all/ for more info.

March 25, 2016
24th Annual East Egg Hunt , Beaver Creek
The Easter Bunny will be hosting Beaver Creek’s 24th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The festivities start at 10:30 a.m. in Creekside Park. The Egg Hunt includes 4,000 eggs followed by a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. There will be another opportunity for photos with the Easter Bunny from 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday in Beaver Creek Village. Parents should bring a camera and an Easter basket, or use one of the bags provided. Kids 12 and under can take part in the Easter Egg Hunt in waves according to age group.

March 25, 2015
Gore-Tex Grand Traverse, Crested Butte
This extraordinary 40-mile backcountry ski race between the towns of Crested butte and Aspen, CO is a fundraiser for the CB Nordic Council. Coinciding with the Grand Traverse, KBUT community radio hosts a fundraising part called “Soul Train” at Butte 66. The party starts at 9 p.m. and runs until 2 a.m. So bring your dancing shoes and costume and watch the Grand Traverse athletes take off from the Butte 66 deck around midnight. – See more at: http://www.skicb.com/content/gore-tex-grand-traverse

March 25, 2016
Cupcakes & Canvases, Keystone
We’re really putting the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 1 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance. Time: 5:00pm-6 :00pm

March 26, 2016
8th Annual Save our Snow Celebration, Arapahoe Basin
All proceeds from this event will benefit the High Country Conservation Center, Summit County’s local resource center that provides awareness, education, appreciation, and preservation of our environment. Come on out and meet our Green Team and representatives from the HC3 and learn about A-Basin’s sustainability initiatives, while Elevating Your Green Experience at Arapahoe Basin.
To celebrate the day and the “Power To Save The Powder” we will have a tent village in the Base Area with some Colorado friends that practice sustainability in their businesses and products. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 26, 2016
Easter Egg Hunt, Carbondale
Held at Sopris Park. http://www.carbondale.com/events

March 26, 2016
Banked Slalom Race, Snowmass
Join us for the second annual Banked Slalom event to be held on Snowmass Mountain. Competition is open to snowboarders only. Entry fee will be charged to participate. Age divisions will be 10 and under, 11 to 15, and 16 and older for both men and women. Discounted lift tickets will be available to competitors. www.gosnowmass.com

March 26, 2016
Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert , Aspen Snowmass
The always anticipated FREE Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series returns this year, beginning Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through the end of March. https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/events/bud-light-hifi-concert-series

March 27, 2016
Beach’N Egg Hunt, Arapahoe Basin
The Easter Bunny visits A-Basin for an egg hunt that both skiing and non-skiing kids can enjoy! Search for 5,000 eggs on the mountain. Kids on skis will head to Wrangler, one of our green (beginner) trails to search for eggs, and those who wish to hunt on foot will search in our learning spaces near the base area. Cost: FREE
10:30am bottom of Molly Hogan
11:30am Wrangler near the North Fork entrance
http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

March 27, 2016
World’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt, Copper Mountain
Copper’s Easter Egg Hunt has increased from 50,000 to 65,000 eggs! New this year, 15,000 eggs are plant-based biodegradable. As part of the reduce, reuse, recycle movement, Copper encourages participants to turn empty eggs back in to be re-loaded for reuse in future years. Hallmark will provide a small prize to the first 400 kids who recycle their eggs. There are different hunts for kids of all ages from 3 and under in Copper’s Center Village to adults in an on-mountain hunt to include the resort’s Sherpa app. CopperColorado.com

March 27, 2015
Easter Sunday Egg Hunt and Golden Easter Egg Hunt, Crested Butte
Happy Easter! Kids 10 and under search the grand ballroom in the Lodge at Mountaineer Square for all the Easter Eggs they can find. The Great Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11 a.m. sharp!
New this year, a Golden Egg Treasure Hunt will feature awesome prizes including a season pass for the 2016-2017 winter season and will be hidden all around the mountain. Entry is $10 and a portion of the proceeds will go to a local non-profit partner.  Participants must pre-register at Butte 66 at 9:00 AM.

March 27, 2016
East Egg Hunt, Frisco
Search for 5,000 Easter eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum! http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/easter-egg-hunt-2/

March 27, 2016
Easter Eggstravaganza, Purgatory
We put on the best Easter Egg Hunt in town! Come join us for some holiday fun! We turn the base area into the area’s best Easter Egg hunt. Bring the kids and celebrate the holiday with a great day of skiing. http://www.purgatoryresort.com

March 27, 2016
Golden Bunny Classic Candy Hunt and Fun Race
, Winter Park
Winter Park Willie and the Easter Bunny deliver holiday fun with an on-mountain candy hunt in Discovery Park as well as a base area egg hunt for children under 5. The ‘Bunny Race’ has been an Easter tradition for more than 38 years for children ages 10 and under. http://www.winterparkresort.com/events-and-activities/events-calendar

March 29, 2016
Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition , Beaver Creek
Take your snowshoeing to new heights as a beginner or a world class level snowshoer for the Snowshoe Adventure Series which features competitive 5K and 10K events as well as the Kids’ 1K. In addition to renowned alpine skiing, Beaver Creek is home to 20K of designated Nordic and snowshoe trails in McCoy Park, located at 10,000 feet and surrounded by stunning mountain ranges. The series includes a cash purse and participants may enter one or all of the events. In addition to snowshoe demos and sponsor booths, competitors enjoy a post-race party in the village. http://www.beavercreek.com/events-and-activities/snowshoe-series.aspx#/RaceInfo

March 28, 2016
Bubble Gum Ski Race Series, Frisco
A non-competitive community race series geared towards kids between the ages of 5 and 12. Races are not timed. Instead children collect bubblegum at the end of each race and the one with the most gum at the end of the races wins. All ages and skiing abilities are welcome. Free. Frisco Adventure Park. 4pm-6pm.  www.TownofFrisco.com

March 30 – April 2, 2016
Taste of Vail, Vail
Taste of Vail is an idea, a platform for promoting the Vail lifestyle via the community’s ever-evolving food and beverage assets. This is done through the organization’s iconic food and wine event in the spring, along with additional activities throughout the year designed to support and elevate the community. https://www.tasteofvail.com/

 

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