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For a bountiful harvest, choose seeds for your garden carefully (1)

March 1, 2015 — 

Spring planting is just around the corner, so now is the time to sort your old seeds and order new ones to be planted this spring. Popular varieties can sell …

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‘The power of a pencil’ (2)

March 1, 2015 — 

Hearing the furious scratch of pencil lead dancing across notebook paper is one of writer Lindsay Eland’s favorite parts of leading children’s writing workshops. Seeing their hands shoot into the …

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Why conserving sand matters (3)

March 1, 2015 — 

AVON — Imagine yourself sitting on the beach for your relaxing spring getaway. Have you ever thought to wonder where the sand between your toes came from or what else …

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Ailey II’s young dance talent comes to the Beav’ Tuesday (4)

March 1, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center welcomes Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The company features 12 of the country’s most talented …

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Boarding for Breast cancer (5)

March 1, 2015 — 

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‘Peter Pan’ prequel comes to Vilar (6)

February 27, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center invites theater lovers to enjoy Broadway’s hit show “Peter and the Starcatcher” on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. “Peter and the Starcatcher” is …

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Wounded Warrior Dan Nevins to visit Edwards school Sunday (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — During the first week of March, the Vail Valley will meet Dan Nevins. Nevins, a world-renowned speaker, Wounded Warrior and yoga teacher, is coming to the valley to …

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Thrillers, comedy and more coming to Vail Film Festival (8)

February 27, 2015 — 

VAIL — The 12th annual Vail Film Festival takes place March 26-29 in Vail, and organizers have announced the complete lineup for the festival. The festival will showcase 74 films …

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Eagle County’s best ‘tween’ activities (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

It’s not always easy being a “tween,” that period between being a kid and a teenager. In addition to zits, things one liked at age 5 now seem dull and …

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Amsterdam native Alverado performs at Samana Lounge in Vail Friday (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

VAIL — Samana Lounge in Vail hosts two electronic music acts tonight: Amsterdam native Alverado and Ramona, who will open the show.“The music will be great European-infused house music,” said …

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Slifer Designs showroom hosts Nina McLemore trunk show (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — The Slifer Designs Edwards showroom is hosting “Three Days for Bright Futures,” a Nina McLemore trunk show benefiting the Bright Future Foundation. The event kicks off today and …

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Boulder-based Beatles tribute band plays Main St. Grill in Edwards Friday (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — “The best band to ever be.” Can you guess who Andrew Fox, a member of Boulder quintet Private Gripweed, is describing? The Beatles, of course. Private Gripweed is …

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Alt-country band performing at the Vail Ale House tonight (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

VAIL — Singer/songwriter Ned Warner is more than miles away from his native New York City.Warner landed in the Vail Valley, started the band Ned Warner and Lake County Rain, …

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Estonian choir brings heavenly sounds to Beaver Creek (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir is one of the best-known Estonian music groups in the world. Their repertoire extends from Gregorian chant and baroque to the music …

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High Country Speaker Series continues in Avon Friday (15)

February 25, 2015 — 

AVON — We love where we live. Snowcapped peaks, unlimited recreational opportunities and seemingly unadulterated environments all influence individual decisions to build lives in the mountains. Creative writing professor and …

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Disc golf fundraiser set for Saturday (16)

February 25, 2015 — 

EAGLE — The Eagle County Disc Golf Ice Bowl fundraiser will be held Saturday at the Eagle County Fairgrounds Disc Golf Course in Eagle. One hundred percent of the proceeds …

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Revolution Power Yoga in Eagle-Vail hosts yoga teacher training (17)

February 25, 2015 — 

EAGLE-VAIL — Do you have a passion for yoga that you want to share with others? Revolution Power Yoga is offering a 200-hour teacher training starting March 20. Spend one …

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Asian Village in Edwards hosts local jewelry designer (18)

February 24, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — This week, Tess Backhus, Vail’s own one-of-a-kind jewelry designer, will show her new collection of necklaces, bracelets and earrings at Asian Village in The Riverwalk at Edwards.Backhus recently …

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Eagle County’s best bloody marys (19)

February 24, 2015 — 

There’s something about marys — bloody marys. Maybe it’s that jolt of Vitamin C or the kick of spice, but a bloody mary makes an excellent brunch accompaniment, apres ski …

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High Altitude Baking: Lemon madeleines aren’t cookies (20)

February 24, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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