VAIL - Vail Family Holidaze continues Wednesday with a free holiday concert in Solaris Plaza in Vail Village from Aaron Nigel Smith Trio. Parents' Choice Award winner Smith brings a fun, inspired and lively show to Vail this evening. The up-tempo, hook-filled music that he creates is sure to be enjoyed by parents and kids alike. The venue at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village will open at 3:30 p.m., and the music will begin at 4 p.m. This concert is complimentary and open to the public.Today also marks the Vail Family Holidaze Kids Zone, taking place throughout Vail Village and Lionshead. Consisting of a number of free, holiday-themed activities, the Kids Zone turns Vail Village and Lionshead into a winter wonderland. Children can pick up a Kids Zone map at any of the event stations, marked with candy cane-striped poles, which will guide them through the entire Kids Zone. Children who visit all Kids Zone stations between today and Monday will receive a free Vail Family Holidaze prize. The Kids Zone will take place today through Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. each day. Kids Zone activities include the Vail Arctic Express train rides presented by Alpine Bank, Santa's Workshop presented by the Vail Recreation District, the S'More Spot presented by Nature Valley, ornament making and more.Vail Family Holidaze is the annual event for families and children surrounding the holiday season that includes holiday concerts, ice skating performances, the Vail Family Holidaze Kids Zone, carolers, the Candy Cane Patrol at mountain base areas, New Year's Eve activities and more. For more information on Vail Holidaze, including the full schedule of events, visit www.vail.com/holidaze. For information on all activities in the town of Vail throughout the holiday season, visit www.vailgov.com.
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