MTN Town Magazine Colorado Weekend Event Calendar: January 25-30th

Heros on the slopes, big air on all of our mountains, snow sculpting at it’s finest. There are toms of things to do, eat and experience here in Colorado’s mountain towns and resorts. We have a great calendar of events. Be sure to subscribe if you would like this to come to you in-box: SUBSCRIBE!

January 1 – 30, 2013
Wheeler Opera House, Aspen
For more information please visit http://www.wheeleroperahouse.com/

January 1 – 30, 2013

Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge

For more information please visit http://www.backstagetheatre.org/pages/index.htm

January 1 – 30, 2013
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride
For more information please visit http://www.sheridanoperahouse.com/

January 22 – 26, 2013

National Firefighters Hose Race, Steamboat

Professional firefighters from across the United States respond to a four-alarm ski race in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, as the Annual National Firefighters Ski Race rushes into town January 22-26, 2013. The highlight of the week is the fast-paced and often chaotic hose race, where firefighters, each wearing full turnout protective gear, ski down a slalom course linked together carrying a 50-foot length of 2-½ inch hose through the racecourse. Other obstacles along the way challenge the firefighter teams before they cross the finish line. For more information, visit http://my.steamboat.com/events/national-firefighters-hose-race-1

International Snow

January 22 – February 3, 2013

Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships, Breckenridge

This will be the 23nd year of the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. We hope you can join us as we welcome teams from around the country and world. We welcome visitors from beginning to the end of this free event (January 22 – February 3, 2013). Artists sculpt from Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. until Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., judging is at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013, the awards ceremony is at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013 and sculptures will remain standing weather permitting until the night of Sunday, February 3, 2013. Please be aware that this is a snowy, high alpine environment. Dress warmly and appropriately with high traction shoes. For more information please visit http://www.townofbreckenridge.com/index.aspx?page=1196

January 24 -27, 2013

ESPN WINTER X GAMES 17, Aspen

Winter X Games returns to Aspen January 24-27, 2013. Be there as more than 200 of the world’s best athletes in Skiing, Snowboarding and Snowmobile throw down in four action-packed days of competition for the most coveted medals in action sports. Winter X Games is completely FREE to the public so don’t miss your chance to witness legends and Olympians including Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, Lindsey Jacobellis and others live at Buttermilk Mountain. Winter X Games 2013 – Things Are About to Get Real! For more information, visit www.xgames.com

January 25, 2013

KOTO Lipsync, Telluride

The 23rd Annual, ever popular, world famous KOTO Lip Sync!Come see locals, friends & upstanding members of the Telluride community strut their stuff with other people’s songs coming out of their mouths at the Palm Theater. https://app.ticketturtle.com/index.php?ticketing=palm

January 25, 2013

IFSA Junior Freeskiing Regional Competition, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

The International Free Skiers Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. This year, IFSA has created the 2013 Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system. The two tier system comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship relies on the IFSA for sanctioning, insurance, protocol, and direction. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host a Regional Event January 25 – 27 and the National Championships March 7 – 10, where 75-100 junior competitors from predominantly Colorado will compete in the famed Extreme Limits terrain. For more information visit http://www.freeskiers.org/

January 25 – 28, 2013

Stars & Stripes Heroes Week, Steamboat

The STARS & Stripes Heroes week bring to Ski Town, U.S.A.® veterans with disabilities to participate in a weeklong adaptive camp. With the philosophy that no one is ever left behind, Steamboat STARS provides on-snow instruction, equipment and support that ensure every participant in this camp is lifted up, challenged and no one is left behind because of their adaptive ability. For more information, visit http://my.steamboat.com/events/stars-stripes-heroes-week

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January 25, 2013

Museum Movie Matinee: “The Gold Rush”, Frisco

Join us for a free entertaining viewing of the original 1925 classic Charlie Chaplin movie The Gold Rush. Seating is first come first serve in the Frisco Historic park Log Chapel. Hot Cider and popcorn will be served. Frisco Historic Park and Museum. http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/museum-movie-matinee-the-gold-rush/

January 26, 2013

Spontaneous Combustion, Frisco

At 6:00 p.m. the bonfire will be lite on the corner of Marina Road and Highway 9. Food and beverage sales will be available and proceeds will benefit the Summit Nordic Ski Club. A fireworks display will start at 7:00 p.m. http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/frisco-gold-rush/

January 26, 2013

Ski With a Ranger Day, Loveland

The US Forest Service and Loveland Ski Area team up to host Loveland’s first ever Ski with a Ranger Day! Join a Forest Service Snow Ranger for a fun, free, and easy run centered around the relationships between Loveland and the land we all enjoy so much. Topics include glacial geology, winter ecology, local history, and partnerships and are suited for all ages (recommended for ages 8+). Simply meet at Ptarmigan Roost Cabin at the top of Chair 2 at either 10:30am or 1:30pm for a run with the Snow Ranger (plan to get there 15 minutes early. For more information please visit http://www.skiloveland.com/events/

January 26, 2013

SnowDash, Winter Park

This year Winter Park has partnered with Fit5280 to bring the extreme SnowDash race to Colorado’s favorite playground on Jan. 26. At over 9,000 feet, this adventure race is an obstacle course complete with snow, music, beer and plenty of cheer. Warriors welcome! For more information please visit http://www.snowdashcolorado.com/

January 26, 2013

USSMA Ski Mountaineering Race, Crested Butte

The 2013 Crested Butte Ski Mountaineering Race sanctioned by the United States Ski Mountaineering Association. This ski mountaineering competition will require competitors to ski their way up, down, and across Crested Butte’s legendary Extreme Limits terrain. Rally begins promptly at 8 am as the competitors run to clip into their gear and begin skinning up the mountain. For more information please visit http://www.ussma.org/

January 26, 2013

Mountain Billy Snowboards Demo Day, Loveland

Mountain Billy Snowboards, a new snowboard manufacturer, makes all their boards right in Colorado Springs. Now is your chance to try these locally made boards at no cost. Simply visit the Mountain Billy tent for a chance to try one for yourself! There is no cost to participate, although a valid lift ticket along with a credit card and driver’s license for deposit are required. For more information please visit http://www.mountainbillysnow.com/

January 26, 2013

Apex Ski Boots Demo Day, Loveland

Apex ski boots offer a completely redesigned ski boot that offers more comfort, warmth, walkability, and most importantly performance. Now is your chance to check out these unique boots first hand at no cost! Keep an eye out for the Apex tent at the base of the basin (or in the Rathskeller in case of inclement weather) for your chance to try them for yourself. There is no cost to participate, but a drivers license and credit card are required for deposit as is a valid lift ticket. For more information please visit http://apexskiboots.com/

January 26 – 27, 2013

USASA Giant Slalom and Slalom Competition, Durango

Come bear witness to some of the region’s most talented young rippers as they compete to earn their spot at the 2013 USASA National Championships. Competitor and parent lift tickets available at registration. For more information please visit http://www.usasa.org/regions/rockies-region/swcolorado.html

January 26 – 27, 2013

Winter Park Winter Carnival, Winter Park

Honoring the birthday of local legend Mary Jane, this winter festival is not just for historians. The two-day celebration, Jan. 26-27, invites one and all to take part in live music, a snow-sculpture contest, sledding races, SnowDash, fireworks, a parade and much more. For more information please visit http://www.playwinterpark.com/wpwintercarnival.html

January 26, 2013

Vail Symposium’s SPiN Vail Ping Pong Tournament, Vail

SPiN Vail returns this winter for its second year with a ping-pong tournament of epic proportions. Get in on the game, or just come to hang out and check out the action. The one-day tournament will be comprised of four-tiers and all ages and abilities are invited to enter. The tournament is a fundraiser benefitting the Vail Symposium. Where: Holiday Inn Vail. Time: 10 am – 10 pm. Tickets: $50 individual tournament entry, $75 doubles tournament entry, $15 spectator http://www.vailsymposium.org/

January 26, 2013

Live Music In Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs

Check out live music in Pagosa Springs on Saturday, January 26th:

Live Music @ On The Rocks (Pagosa Pubworks) Soul River, 8pm. Great music and great food go hand in hand. Live Music @ Nello’s Bistro Daniel Lindsey, 6-9pm. Dine and dance the night away. Live Music @ DSP Pizzeria Nolan Redmond, 6-9pm. Acoustic guitar and vocals. http://www.visitpagosasprings.com/node/544?es=Saturday,%20January%2026,%202013

January 26, 2013

Moonlight Dinner Series – Spain

During this full moon, we will be enjoying another night of Spanish-themed cuisine. Heavily influenced by the cooking styles and foods of the Mediterranean, this dinner is not to be missed! A fusion of flavors and textures from tapas, entrees, soups, salads and desserts will be on the menu. Cost is $82 per person, gratuity included. This is a lift-serviced event, but feel free to bring your snowshoes and end the night with a moonlight snowshoe down the mountain. For more information please call 888-ARAPAHOE. http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx?id=ce749d36-43b7-4aaf-bbfa-5e8fda701940

January 27, 2013

Breckenridge Music Festival’s Encore Winter Concert Series (Jointly produced with Summit Music & Arts)

Piano Masterworks

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church, 56 Highway 6, Dillon, 4:00 PM

Lei Weng, hailed in the press as “the exceptionally brilliant Chinese pianist,” will present a concert of music for solo piano. A virtuosic program of Chopin’s virtuosic Second Sonata, Claire de lune and the Bergamasque Suite by Debussy and Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata will be leavened with some of Mr. Weng’s favorite compositions for piano by Chinese composers. In addition to his international performance career, Mr. Weng is Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 970-453-9142 or at www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

January 27, 2013

Frisco’s 43rd Annual Gold Rush Weekend Nordic and Snowshoe Race, Frisco

Frisco Gold Rush Nordic and Snowshoe Races begin! Connecting the mining history of the past with the Nordic traditions of the present this race is classic and skate too. Click here for times and registration: http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/frisco-gold-rush/

January 28-30, 2013

Highlands Bowl Slopestyle, Aspen

The Colorado Freeride Championships are taking a sabbatical in 2013. In it’s place we’re excited to host an invite-only, big mountain slopestyle competition on Highland Bowl! . For more information please visit www.aspensnowmass.com

January 30 – February 3, 2013

Snowdown 2013 Get Your Geek On! Durango

Snowdown is Durango’s annual Winter Celebration. A costume party, parade, follies, and annually changing theme make this 4-day winter party the most wonderful time of the year. The 2013 theme is entitled “Get Your Geek On!” Mark your calendar, and start getting ready for Snowdown, which takes place throughout Durango, Colorado January 30 – February 3, 2013! For more information, visit http://www.snowdown.org/Home.html

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This Event Calendar is Sponsored by: Fattys Pizzeria,
106 South Ridge Street, Breckenridge, CO 970-453-9802
 

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