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Fulford Night at Museum relives mining camp days of Eagle County (1)

September 3, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Fulford, the mining camp at the foot of New York Mountain that boomed in the 1880s through the early 1900s, has long been a topic of fascination …

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to Avon, bringing environmental shorts (2)

September 3, 2015 — 

What does a snail’s world look like? Why are fireflies disappearing? In the midst of drought and blazes, how will California farmers and ranchers survive? What will our forests look …

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The Bookworm hosts Coloring and Cocktails, featuring coloring books for adults (3)

September 3, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — Adult coloring books have been a welcomed trend recently. People around the world have been unleashing their inner child, breaking out their colored pencils and letting stress fade …

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Grant Hacking paints live at Paderewski Fine Art in Beaver Creek (4)

September 3, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Paderewski Fine Art in Beaver Creek will welcome Grant Hacking as the gallery’s artist in residence this weekend. Hacking’s exceptional knowledge of animal anatomy and ability to …

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Photo: Final Maya FAC with Coles Whalen Trio (5)

September 3, 2015 — 

The Coles Whalen Trio will play the last Friday Afternoon Club of the summer season at Maya in the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa on Friday, Sept. 4. This Denver …

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Vail’s Gourmet on Gore culinary festival is all about planning, logistics (6)

September 2, 2015 — 

What does 30 pounds of butter look like? Roughly the weight of the average beagle, it’s 120 sticks, which if carefully stacked end on end would be taller than most …

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Walking Mountains: The Science Behind Canning, proper methods for food safety (7)

September 2, 2015 — 

AVON — As the days grow shorter and the evening chill sets in, harvesting season reaches its peak. Whether from our gardens or from the wild, finding delicious uses for …

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Italian wine importer part in vin48 restaurant’s Summer Tasting Series (8)

September 2, 2015 — 

AVON — Importer Rich Southwick, of Enotec Imports, will visit vin48 today as part of the restaurant’s Summer Tasting Series. Southwick will pour select Italian wines from his portfolio. “Enotec …

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Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Fest tickets on sale Wednesday, Sept. 2 (9)

September 2, 2015 — 

Tickets for the iconic Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival go on sale today at 10 a.m. The festival weekend is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 7, through Saturday, Jan. 9, …

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Eagle-Vail Community Garden announces 2015 Harvest Dinner (10)

September 2, 2015 — 

EAGLE-VAIL — The annual four-course Harvest Dinner, hosted by Grouse Mountain Grill and served family-style in the Eagle-Vail Community Garden, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9. The dinner begins with …

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Biff America: In the natural world, it is survival of the fittest (11)

September 1, 2015 — 

The little guy was probably having a pretty good day; right up to the point where he was nearly decapitated.Like my mate and me, he was up early on a …

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Sonnenalp hosts authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest on Saturday, Aug. 29 (12)

September 1, 2015 — 

VAIL — Raise your stein and say “Prost!” at the Sonnenalp Oktoberfest, an authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration happening at the Sonnenalp Hotel today from 3 to 9 p.m. The Sonnenalp …

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Oktoberfest returns to Vail Village Sept. 11-13, Lionshead Sept. 18-20 (13)

September 1, 2015 — 

VAIL — Munich comes to Vail for two weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun emulating the grand tradition of Oktoberfest, the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn.Vail Oktoberfest starts …

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‘Unrehearsed brilliance’ at the annual Vail Jazz Party on Labor Day weekend (14)

September 1, 2015 — 

In the early 20th century, musicians began combining Caribbean and African drumming, creating a new sound ingrained in American history: jazz.“Jazz is America’s unique musical art form,” said Owen Hutchinson, …

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Photo: Final Vail Jazz @ Sweet Basil soiree of season (15)

September 1, 2015 — 

The Vail Jazz Festival brings local icon Tony Gulizia, with Brian Loftus on drums, and a guest artist to Sweet Basil in Vail Village on Sunday, Aug. 30, for the …

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Photo: Mop-top music at Vilar Center with Beatles tribute band ‘1964’ (16)

September 1, 2015 — 

Beatlemania comes to the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek on Saturday, Aug. 29, when “1964”… The Tribute hits the stage. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, “1964” …

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Local congregation participating in ‘The Story’ Bible education program (17)

September 1, 2015 — 

AVON — The Bible is the best-selling book in human history, but how many people in the Vail Valley are actually reading it? A Gallup survey reports the average American …

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Photo: Trifecta of shows for Renegade Sons (18)

September 1, 2015 — 

Renegade Sons will play three gigs in the Eagle County area coming up, starting with a show at Main Street Grill in Edwards at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. On …

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Dan Deuter paints live at Cogswell Gallery in Vail Village on Friday, Aug. 28 (19)

September 1, 2015 — 

Cogswell Gallery will welcome Colorado oil painter Dan Deuter for a special showcase and a live painting demonstration on Friday, Aug. 28. Deuter is nationally recognized for combining his personal …

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Tony Furtado plays final show of Minturn Concert Series at Little Beach Park (20)

September 1, 2015 — 

MINTURN — Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Furtado is an evocative and soulful singer, a …

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