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Happening this week: Outdoor movie, history walks and more

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Editor’s note: For a list of more events and activities happening around the valley, visit http://www.vaildaily.com/calendar. Events are subject to change.

Tuesday, Aug. 4

Learn about the prehistoric world with Fossil Posse Dinosaur Adventures at Beaver Creek: Every Tuesday at Beaver Creek, Fossil Posse Dinosaur Adventures provides fun, interactive and education-based adventure for children and families. This free experience takes place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and explores paleontology and the prehistoric world. Visit https://www.fossilposse.com/ for more information.

Take a Vail History Walking Tour with the Colorado Snowsports Museum: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Colorado Snowsports Museum offers 60-minute history tours of Vail for $5 per person. The walks are limited to eight people to keep social distancing. Call 970-476-1876 to reserve a space or for more information. Tours meet just before 11 a.m. at the museum in Vail. The museum also has a new display, detailing the activities of Platoon Leader and 2nd Lieutenant Eugene S. Hames and Army Medic Daniel Fantoni as the 10th Mountain Division captured Riva Ridge, Mt. Belevedere and Benito Mussolini’s villa.

Thursday, Aug. 6

Free Outdoor Movie Series in Edwards’ Freedom Park starts with showing of “Selena”: With social distancing protocols in place, the Outdoor Movie Series at Freedom Park in Edwards kicks off with a showing of “Selena,” the 1997 film featuring Jennifer Lopez. The three-film series will show movies Aug. 6 (“Selena” (PG), 8:30 p.m.); Aug. 20 (“The Conjuring” (R), 8 p.m.); and Sept. 3 (“The Goonies (PG), 7:45 p.m.). Films start at sunset with gates opening 30 minutes prior. This event is free but attendees must RSVP beforehand. To RSVP for “Selena” or the other films, visit https://mountainrec.org/outdoor-movie-series/. This is event is possible due to a collaboration between Mountain Rec, Vail Valley Partnership, Riverwalk Theater, Mountain Youth and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health.

Take a Vail History Walking Tour with the Colorado Snowsports Museum: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Colorado Snowsports Museum offers 60-minute history tours of Vail for $5 per person. The walks are limited to eight people to keep social distancing. Call 970-476-1876 to reserve a space or for more information. Tours meet just before 11 a.m. at the museum in Vail. The museum also has a new display, detailing the activities of Platoon Leader and 2nd Lieutenant Eugene S. Hames and Army Medic Daniel Fantoni as the 10th Mountain Division captured Riva Ridge, Mt. Belevedere and Benito Mussolini’s villa.

Friday, Aug. 7

Friday Afternoon Club at Beaver Creek: Every Friday in Beaver Creek Village from 3-5 p.m., enjoy live music and activities for the whole family. Visit https://www.beavercreek.com/.

Vail Dance Festival Closing Night: Digital Edition: Tune in online for the free Vail Dance Festival Closing Night show at 6 p.m. Follow Vail Dance on Facebook and YouTube. The event brings to the screen the extraordinary 2017 world premiere of  “We seem to be more than one,” choreographed by Michelle Dorrance in collaboration with Dario  Natarelli  and her extraordinary cast. Closing Night also features performances with Lil Buck and jazz pianist Jason Moran.

First Fridays in Eagle Ranch: The first Friday of each month, Eagle Ranch hosts live music, special activities, food and drink specials and more from 5 to 9 p.m. To promote social distancing, merchants are working together to provide an open-air environment in the Eagle Ranch Village, located at 1160 Capitol St. in Eagle.

Saturday, Aug. 8

Take a Vail History Walking Tour with the Colorado Snowsports Museum: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Colorado Snowsports Museum offers 60-minute history tours of Vail for $5 per person. The walks are limited to eight people to keep social distancing. Call 970-476-1876 to reserve a space or for more information. Tours meet just before 11 a.m. at the museum in Vail. The museum also has a new display, detailing the activities of Platoon Leader and 2nd Lieutenant Eugene S. Hames and Army Medic Daniel Fantoni as the 10th Mountain Division captured Riva Ridge, Mt. Belevedere and Benito Mussolini’s villa.

Minturn Market: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Minturn Market takes place outdoors and features a variety of booths and is within walking distance of other Minturn establishments. Free parking is available.

Sunday, Aug. 9

Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show: Happening outdoors in the streets of Vail on Sundays, the farmers market has a variety of vendors. For the most updated information about the Vail Farmers Market, visit http://www.vailfarmersmarket.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 11

Learn about the prehistoric world with Fossil Posse Dinosaur Adventures at Beaver Creek: Every Tuesday at Beaver Creek, Fossil Posse Dinosaur Adventures provides fun, interactive and education-based adventure for children and families. This free experience takes place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and explores paleontology and the prehistoric world. Visit https://www.fossilposse.com/ for more information.

Friday, Aug. 14

Vail Craft Beer Classic: Promoters of the Vail Craft Beer Classic say they’ve found a silver lining of social distancing — a crowdless beer tasting in Vail. The Vail Craft Beer Classic will take place Aug. 14-15 with less than 200 tickets available to allow for social distancing. Attendees can expect no lines for beer, a host of Colorado and national breweries, unlimited craft beer samples, single-use cups to avoid contaminations, mask usage in designated areas and limited attendance of 175 people per 90-minute session. Tickets cost $49. Visit http://www.vailcraftbeerclassic.com for more information.

Friday Afternoon Club at Beaver Creek: Every Friday in Beaver Creek Village from 3 to 5 p.m., enjoy live music and activities for the whole family. Visit https://www.beavercreek.com/.

Saturday, Aug. 15

Vail Craft Beer Classic: Promoters of the Vail Craft Beer Classic say they’ve found a silver lining of social distancing — a crowdless beer tasting in Vail. The Vail Craft Beer Classic will take place Aug. 14-15 with less than 200 tickets available to allow for social distancing. Attendees can expect no lines for beer, a host of Colorado and national breweries, unlimited craft beer samples, single-use cups to avoid contaminations, mask usage in designated areas and limited attendance of 175 people per 90-minute session. Tickets cost $49. Visit http://www.vailcraftbeerclassic.com for more information.

Minturn Market: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Minturn Market takes place outdoors and features a variety of booths and is within walking distance of other Minturn establishments. Free parking is available.

Sunday, Aug. 16

Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show: Happening outdoors in the streets of Vail on Sundays, the farmers market has a variety of vendors. For the most updated information about the Vail Farmers Market, visit http://www.vailfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday, Aug. 20

Evening webinar on human impacts on alpine environments with Lloyd Athearn of Colorado Fourteeners Initiative: The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens present Lloyd Athearn for an evening webinar discussion of the severe impacts of human recreation in alpine environments and the work done by Colorado Fourteeners Initiative to preserve the delicate ecosystems. Athearn is the executive director of the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, a nonprofit that began in 1993. The webinar is from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost is free with a $10 suggested donation to the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Visit https://bettyfordalpinegardens.org or call 970-476-0103.


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