What to do in Glenwood
Ryan Summerlin March 6, 2014
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Sunlight Ski Resort is hosting the Defiance Challenge on Friday, March 7 beginning at 8 a.m. The lifts stop at 5 p.m. This is a true test of skiing legs and a fish fry follows the event.
On Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, Sunlight is hosting the Buddy Werner Western Slope Council Cup which is a SkillsQuest on Saturday and an Open GS on Sunday.
The curtain rises for the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8.
The Revue is a two-hour family fun show with professional talent performing a variety of skits, jokes, high energy dance numbers, unique novelty songs and original ideas that are guaranteed to draw laughs. Admission ranges from $16 to $24.
Monday Night Jazz Jam Session is planned at the Hotel Colorado on March 10 starting at 7 p.m.
This open jam session is free and for musicians of all levels looking to improvise over jazz standards in public. Spectators are welcome and encouraged.
Ski for the Cure
Ski for the Cure at Snowmass, benefiting Susan G Komen Colorado, will take place on Saturday, March 8 beginning at 7 a.m.
Enjoy a day on the slopes decked out in pink to honor, remember and celebrate those who are fighting or have fought breast cancer. Participants will be identified with pink arm bands, and receive discounts at participating Aspen Ski Company mountain restaurants and tickets for giveaways. If they would like to join a fun racing competition at the NASTAR course, discounted runs will be offered.
After a day on the mountain, participants will attend an Après-Ski party where locals, survivors, skiers and friends will celebrate through the afternoon. Awards will be presented to top fundraising teams and individuals as well as the fastest NASTAR skiers and best pink ensembles.
Registration is open until Friday, March 7. Tickets start at $45 for adults and $25 for youth (17 and under) and include a voucher for discounted lift ticket, admission to the Apres- Party, one ticket for giveaways, and a free Ski-Z from SkiJunk.
Registering online is the fastest and easiest way to sign up, organize a team and raise money. Participants can register online at: www.komencolorado.org. Ski Day Schedule 9:00 a.m. Event day registration and check in is at the base of Snowmass Mountain from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ski for the Cure at Snowmass runs from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. The general public can join the Apres-Ski Party for $20