Recent Stories | VailDaily.com

Recent Stories in Activities & Events

Colorado High School Cycling Championships return to Eagle this weekend

October 17, 2017 — for high school cyclists from all across Colorado, this weekend marks the culmination of their competition season. For residents of Eagle, the weekend of Oct. 21-22 represents arguably the community's biggest marketing success story. "We definitely fill the hotels and people also camp and are

Learn more »

Looking for a shoulder-season escape? Here are 5 small-town getaways in northern Colorado

October 14, 2017 — Things tend to quiet down a bit during the shoulder season. Is it too quiet for your liking? If you're feeling adventurous, here are a few places just north of Eagle County to get out and go explore.

Learn more »

Eagle and Gypsum plan ‘Spooktacular,’ family-friendly fun Saturday, Oct. 14

October 12, 2017 — Halloween is still a couple of weeks away, but the downvalley communities of Eagle and Gypsum are getting into the spirit of the holiday a bit early with a pair of kid-friendly celebrations on Saturday.

Learn more »

Gypsum goes German for Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 7

October 6, 2017 — The guys at Bonfire Brewing in Eagle have fashioned a special beer to help the fine folks in their neighboring community celebrate this weekend. With a name like Gyptoberfest, it has to be memorable.

Learn more »

Eagle Yogafest: Relax, revive, restore Sept. 29-Oct. 1

September 20, 2017 — EAGLE — For anyone who has ever been intrigued by the idea of attending a yoga festival but was intimidated by the schedule or dissuaded by the price tag, the Eagle Yogafest is your answer. "It is our desire to create a yoga experience for

Learn more »

Iron Fly fly-tying competition set for Sept. 21 at Minturn Saloon

September 20, 2017 — It's called the Iron Fly competition in homage to the "Iron Chef" television show, but actual pieces of iron might indeed be among the ingredients competitors find themselves asked to use. The competition kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and there may still

Learn more »

Forget about October, Eagle celebrates Septemberfest this weekend

September 19, 2017 — EAGLE — Forget about celebrating October a month before it hits. This weekend, Eagle will celebrate its first ever Septemberfest. Septemberfest is a two-day music and street party planned for the heart of Eagle Ranch Village on Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. For

Learn more »

Vail Daily Review: Zoppe Family Circus was an example of the new ‘big top’ model in America

September 10, 2017 — Every discussion about the circus these days seems to go back to one theme — they don't use elephants anymore. Indeed, the big top currently set up in Nottingham Park has been quite the conversation piece. The Zoppe family circus is in town, bringing their

Learn more »

Go back in time at the annual Vail Automotive Classic

September 9, 2017 — At the Vail Automotive Classic this weekend, you will have a chance to sit inside of a DeLorean and pretend you're Marty McFly. And when you exit the vehicle, and you're greeted by a bunch of cars from the '30s, '40s and '50s, you may

Learn more »

Valley Tastings in Gypsum pairs culinary delights with youth-centered philanthropy

September 6, 2017 — On Saturday evening, at Gypsum’s Lundgren Theater Park, the Eagle River Youth Coalition’s 11th annual Valley Tastings event will serve up stew, barbecue, rabbit chops, fresh, locally farmed produce and more in a benefit to enrich the lives of local youth.

Learn more »

Gypsum is home to a hotbed of horseshoe pitching talent

August 28, 2017 — There's a group of world champion competitors in Eagle County that nobody really knows much about. But they have the trophies to prove their prowess because Gypsum is a horseshoe hotbed. Nine locals recently competed in the World Horseshoe Tournament in Saint George, Utah. Of

Learn more »

Vail poet’s first full-length collection gets major U.S. publication

August 17, 2017 — “On the powder days, when everyone is out skiing, I like to take my dog and wander through the forest, and have the entire place to myself,” Jodie Hollander said. “Those are the nicest days for me here in Vail, when everyone’s skiing and it’s really quiet.”

Learn more »

Wednesday’s free Mipso concert in Avon to benefit suicide prevention

August 15, 2017 — AVON — Wednesday's Mipso concert at Nottingham Park will double as a benefit for Speak Up, Reach Out, a local organization dedicated to suicide prevention. The show is free and will also feature a performance from opener Ages & Ages. The event will be Avon's

Learn more »

Vail to Vegas in one hot car

August 6, 2017 — As a longtime subscriber, Edwards resident Don Welch was thumbing through his latest edition of Sports Car Market magazine earlier this year when he saw an advertisement for an adventure of a lifetime. An admitted car buff and one of the organizers of the Vail

Learn more »

Roaring its support: Eagle welcomes 2017 Veterans Charity Ride on Wednesday

July 31, 2017 — Eagle will offer up support for a group of wounded combat veterans when they roar into town Wednesday on board some roaring Indian motorcycles as part of the 2017 Veteran's Charity Ride. The charity ride goes from Los Angeles to Sturgis, South Dakota, and is

Learn more »

Avon risking $225,000 on Ben Harper concert

July 29, 2017 — Ben Harper is bringing the Innocent Criminals to town, and the gamblers are awaiting his arrival. Tickets are now on sale for Harper's show, which is scheduled for Sept. 15 on the Nottingham Park stage in Avon. A variety of seating areas are being offered,

Learn more »

Bravo! Vail welcomes New York Philharmonic

July 20, 2017 — VAIL — Bravo! Vail knows how to finish with a bang, as the New York Philharmonic comes to the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater for a week's worth of concerts. The six concerts, which start tonight, mark the debut of some artists to the local festival

Learn more »

Learn about mental health at Vail Symposium event

July 15, 2017 — Living in Colorado, people seem to have their physical health fairly well in hand. But when it comes to mental health — it's a different story. Mental illness affects more than 1 million people in Colorado and one in five people in the United States

Learn more »

Vail Symposium expert panel will discuss how to battle depression Wednesday

July 15, 2017 — Living in Colorado, people seem to have their physical health fairly well in hand. But when it comes to mental health — it's a different story. Mental illness affects more than 1 million people in Colorado and one in five people in the United States

Learn more »

Settle into summer with Eagle’s ShowDown Town: Popular free Thursday night series continues

July 5, 2017 — There's nothing like a summertime Thursday night at Eagle Town Park when everyone gets together to celebrate the ShowDown Town free concert series. Simply ask Candice and Dan Delp. They moved to town more than three years ago and the free Thursday night gatherings have

Learn more »