Valentine’s Day Dinner Theater

What: The Porchlight Players will present “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.”

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7-9 and 14-16

Time: Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Dinner service begins at 6 p.m.

Where: Brush Creek Pavilion

Details: Tickets are now on sale now. The $50 per person ticket includes dinner catered by HP Provisions and Catering of Eagle Ranch, dessert tray served at your table, three drinks (beer, wine or soft drinks), complimentary coffee and tea service and the show. Tickets must be purchased by visiting at least 24 hours in advance.

Free Family Fun FAir

What: Free indoor activities for the whole family

When: Saturday, Feb. 8

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds

Details: Climbing wall, bouncy castles, face painting, mechanical bull, obstacle course, booths and more.

Snowshoe for Peru

What: 5K race for all abilities to benefit Corazon de Esparanza, an orphanage in Peru

When: Saturday, Feb. 8.

Time: 10 a.m.

Where: Sylvan Lake State Park

Details: Cost is $25 pre-registration, $30 on race day. For more information visit or call 303-801-8959.

Eagle Town Board Candidate Information Night

What: There will be three seats up for election on the Eagle Town Board this April and this session will provide information for prospective candidates.

When: Monday, Feb. 10

Time: 6 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: For additional information, a candidate information packet or a candidate nomination petition form, contact Eagle Town Clerk Sara Braucht at 970-328-9623 or

Eagle County Characters

What: Join local author and historian Kathy Heicher for a presentation about some of the Eagle County families portrayed in her new book.

When: Monday, Feb. 10

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Eagle County Characters: Historic Tales of a Colorado Mountain Valley features the stories of the courageous and sometimes outrageous pioneers who settled the Eagle Valley. Kathy’s talk will focus on the pioneers of Eagle and Gypsum. The event will include Q&A, refreshments and an opportunity to purchase the book and have it autographed.

TIPS Training

What: Colorado Mountain College has scheduled the TIPS training course, a renowned program for people employed in the alcohol service trade.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 11

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Colorado Mountain College in Edwards

Details: The course covers strategies for responsible alcohol service, including prevention of intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving. A TIPS certification is valid for four years. For more information, call 970-569-2933 or visit

Art in the Afternoon

What: Arts and crafts for elementary age kids

When: Wednesday, Feb. 12

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Note that the regular time for this event has been moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays.

Book Bunch

What: Interactive book club for 4th though 6th grades

When: Wednesday, Feb. 12

Time: 4 p.m.

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: This month’s book is “Dealing with Dragons”

Eagle Vision 20/20

What: Hosted by the Eagle Chamber and Eagle Mayor Yuri Kostick, program features an update about activities in town.

When: Thursday, Feb. 13

Time: 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Where: Eagle Town Hall

Details: Guest speaker will be Eagle County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Glass. The 2013 Business of the Year and Member of the Year awards will be presented. A social gathering at Grand Ave. Grill will follow the session.

Up with People

What: Performance by international traveling troupe

When: Friday, Feb. 14, Saturday, Feb. 15

Time: 7 p.m. nightly

Where: Eagle Valley High School

Details: Local families are being sought to host the cast members between Feb. 10-17. Those interested in hosting are encouraged to contact Isaiah McGregory on the Vail Valley Advance Team at or by calling 719-424-6289.

Journal to the Self

When: Therapeutic journal writing workshop

When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: The workshop will be presented by local Licensed Professional Counselor Mary Merkling. Merkling is a certified instructor who studied Kathleen Adams, writer of Journal to the Self and founder of The Center for Journal Therapy. Participants are asked to bring a notebook and pen. Call 970-328-8800 to register.

Explorers Club

What: Hands on science club for kids in third through fifth grades

When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Public Library

Details: Note that the regular club time has been moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays.

Art Display

What: Soliciting local artists interested in displaying their work

Where: Gypsum Public Library

Details: Call 524-5080 for more information.

Stories you may be interested in

The VailDaily Updated Feb 5, 2014 11:42AM Published Feb 5, 2014 11:42AM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.