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Beaver Creek events this February

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Following an extraordinary start to the ski and snowboard season, Beaver Creek Resort welcomes families during the month of February to new and returning events, including a boundary-pushing ballet performance and complimentary activities.

◗ Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Spangled

Families will enjoy a festive and light-hearted celebration of America during Presidents Day weekend, with events inspired by American heritage, classic American music and the American Ski Culture exhibit.

Event Schedule:

National Statesmen | Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.

Enjoy sculptures of American presidents and heritage and make a snow angel at the official snow angel park.

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Ceremony of Lights | Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m.

Celebrate the patriotic pride of Presidents Day weekend with red, white and blue sparklers alongside an illuminated village and presidential surprises.

Monumental Music | Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m.

Classic American music takes center stage with performances in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village. Swing by and learn new dance moves with professional dancers.

American Ski Culture | Feb. 18, 4 to 7 p.m.

Take a trip through time as American skiing throughout the years comes to life with vintage Warren Miller films and vintage posters.

◗ Shows at the Vilar Performing Arts Center

With several incredible acts coming up, there's no shortage of entertainment in Beaver Creek.

Catch dance company BODYTRAFFIC and Jim Belushi and his comedy troup. Beyond February, you can see ABBA Mania, Ruben Studdard and more.

Additionally, the Underground Sound concert series is in full swing, and still has three shows left for the year. DSQ — Electric (Friday, Feb. 22), The Christie Lenee Project (Tuesday, Feb. 26) and Nikki Lane (Thursday, March 7) can all be found making their way through the Vilar Performing Arts Center.

Tickets to all of the Vilar's shows can be purchased online at http://www.vilarpac.org or by calling 970-845-8497.

◗ Talons Challenge

On Feb. 23, Beaver Creek invites competitors of all ages to conquer 14 black and double black diamond trails and 26,226 vertical feet during the 16th annual Talons Challenge, presented by Helly Hansen.

Participants will attempt 14 runs in one day off of terrain on Grouse Mountain, Larkspur Bowl and Birds of Prey. At the end of the day, participants are invited to the Talons Challenge Apres Party at Talons Restaurant from noon to 4 p.m. and the celebration continues in Beaver Creek Village from 4 to 6 p.m.

◗ Women's Social Tour

Complimentary two-hour ski tours led by female ambassadors offered Tuesday through Friday until March 29. Meet at the base off the Centennial Express lift at 10 a.m.

◗ Skate and Social

Each Monday night, pop some skates on and glide across the ice in the heart of Beaver Creek Village. Free skate rentals are available, while quantities last. Mondays through April 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.

◗ Thursday Night Lights

Join the glowstick ski-down and fireworks finale. For more information and registration, call or visit Children's Ski School, 970-754-5464. Thursdays, Feb. 14, 21 and 28, at 6 p.m. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.

◗ Beaver Creek Funfest

A village-style carnival complete with games of skill and prizes will take place on Saturdays through April 13, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.