VAIL — Kick off the weekend and celebrate happy hour high atop Vail Mountain for Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club at Eagle’s Nest Friday beginning at 4 p.m. Eat, drink and be merry with live music from Wolf & Friends along with special guests Rob Eaton Jr., from My Brother’s Keeper, and Alex Scott, from Frogs Gone Fishin’.
Festivities begin at 4 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Guests and locals alike can kick off the weekend with free live music and activities, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley. Guests can also enter for a chance to win Shock Top’s free giveaway, a Yeti mountain bike. Register each week at FAC for the drawing on Aug. 23.
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2013-14 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured a season pass for next winter can purchase one at epicpass.com.
Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 4 p.m. and include a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food and beverage at Talon’s Deck Grill and Bistro Fourteen, or Adventure Ridge activities. Or, grab a complimentary shuttle to Game Creek and use the voucher toward sunset appetizers and drinks on Game Creek Restaurant’s deck overlooking the Vail Valley. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
The remaining 2013 summer FAC band lineup includes Boneless on Aug. 16, Bluzilla on Aug. 23 and Bob Masters Trio on Aug. 30.
For more information about Vail Mountain, visit www.vail.com, stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead, open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or call 970-754-8245.