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Eagle County Independence Day schedule

Don’t have your holiday plans mapped out quite yet? Not to worry. Here is a look at what’s going on today around Eagle County, as well as a look at the events taking place in Vail Friday through Sunday.

Happy Independence Day!

THURSday

MINTURN

• Fourth of July festivities at Little Beach Park from 3 to 6 p.m. Minturn celebrates with a ceremonial singing of the National Anthem, kids activities, performances by Schwing Daddy and Kamikaze Clones, and food by Kirby Cosmo’s. Call 970-827-5645.

BEAVER CREEK

• Beano’s Cabin Clambake from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. $55 for adults, $25 for children ages 7-12 and free for children ages 6 and younger. For reservations, call 970-754-3463.

• Stars, Stripes and Slides at noon. Free event with water slides and bounce houses behind the Park Hyatt.

• The Williams Brothers perform at 6 p.m. behind the Chophouse on the west side of Chair 6.

• Country music award winner Jack Ingram performs at 8 p.m. behind the Chophouse.

• Fireworks show starts at 9:30 p.m.

• Call 970-754-4636 for information on all Beaver Creek events.

EAGLE

• Bike Parade from 8:15 to 10 a.m. Cyclists can decorate their set of wheels and participate in a ride from Brush Creek Park to Eagle Town Park, with games and prizes along the way.

• Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. at the Eagle County Fairgrounds.

VAIL

• Lacrosse Shootout Tournament at Ford Park, Vail Mountain High School and Battle Mountain High School from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The men’s and women’s elite divisions show off their skills each day for spectators.

• Vail Public Library bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Sale of muffins, cookies and breads will benefit the library children’s programs.

• Vail Interfaith Chapel Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Free.Guests are invited to stay for a short service after the breakfast.

• Vail Public Library book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Books, DVDs and CDs will be sold in the Community Room.

• Vail America Days Parade from 10 a.m. to noon. A tribute to Vail’s 50th, the parade goes from Golden Peak to Lionshead.

• Festival activities from noon to 10 p.m. Food and beverages available for purchase in Vail Village.

• Stars and Stripes Zones from noon to 4 p.m. An array of games and activities for the family at Vail Square and the Gore Creek Promenade.

• Lacrosse Shootout at 1 p.m. A 3x3 demonstration at the Mountain Plaza.

• Patriotic Concert at 2 p.m. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Lawn seats are free.

• Solaris Plaza performances: Oolora Phamily Band from 2 to 3:30 p.m., 101st Army Band from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Schwing Daddy from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Hardscrabble from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

• Vail Jazz Tribute to the “The Red, White and the Blues” with Curtis Stingers and SaRon Crenshaw from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vail Square in Lionshead.

• Fireworks show in Vail Village at dusk.

Friday

VAIL

• Lacrosse Shootout continues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Ford Park, Vail Mountain High School and Battle Mountain High School.

• Stars and Stripes Zones from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vail Square and the Gore Creek Promenade.

• Vail Public Library book sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books, DVDs, and CDs will be sold in the library’s Community Room.

• Festival activities from noon to 10 p.m. food and beverages will start up in the heart of Vail Village.

• Bravo! Vail Latin Jazz Night at 6 p.m. with Paquito D’Rivera at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Visit www.bravovail.org for more information.

• Solaris Plaza performances, main stage: 101st Army Band from noon to 1:30 p.m., Boneless from 2 to 3:30 p.m., The Sessh from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Johnny Schlepher Rock Trio from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

VAIL

• Lacrosse Shootout continues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Ford Park, Vail Mountain High School and Battle Mountain High School.

• La Sportiva Hill Climb Trail Running Race at 8 a.m. starting at the Vail Mountain Haus and ending at Eagle’s Nest.

• Stars and Stripes Zones from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vail Square and the Gore Creek Promenade.

• Vail Lacrosse Shootout Youth Clinic from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Ford Field.

• Vail Public Library book sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books, DVDs, and CDs will be sold in the library’s Community Room.

• Festival activities from noon to 10 p.m. food and beverages will start up in the heart of Vail Village.

• Bravo! Vail Cirque de la Symphonie at 6 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Visit www.bravovail.org for more information.

• Solaris Plaza Performances. Main stage: Bob Mastersand Friends Bluegrass Ensemble from noon to 1:30 p.m., Dixie Leadfoot from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Turntable Review from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Jonny Mogambo Band from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Schwing Daddy from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Sunday

VAIL

• Lacrosse Shootout continues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Ford Park, Vail Mountain High School and Battle Mountain High School.

• Vail Farmer’s Market from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Meadow Drive and the International Bridge in Vail Village.

• Vail Public Library book sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books, DVDs, and CDs will be sold in the library’s Community Room.

• Jammin’ Jazz Kids at the Market starting at 11 a.m. at Meadow Drive and the International Bridge in Vail Village.

• Bravo! Vail presents Nadja and Appalachian Spring at 6 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.

• Jazz at Kelly Liken from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail Village.

For more information about Vail America Days events, visit www.vail americadays.com.


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