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Adventure films come to Vail Valley

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado – The expeditionary learning schools in Colorado’s Vail Valley will host a Mountain FilmFest on Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the new Battle Mountain High School in Edwards. The slate of adventure documentaries was previously shown in Telluride. Local celebrities Eric Alexander, Gretchen Reeves and others will be there to talk about how adventure has affected their lives. The FilmFest will also feature a Food Fare with local restaurants and an adventure-oriented vendor expo. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth 18 and under, or $45 for a family of four. To purchase tickets, drop into any of the expeditionary learning schools, which include Red Canyon High School, Minturn Middle School and Meadow Mountain Elementary School. You can also get tickets by calling Holly Woods at 970-328-2755 or going to Red Canyon High School is located at 1125 Miller Ranch Road in Edwards, Minturn Middle School is located at 1951 S. Highway 24 in Minturn, and Meadow Mountain Elementary School is located at 700 Eagle Road in Eagle-Vail. The expeditionary learning schools use outdoor adventures to augment traditional courses like reading, writing, math and science.

What: Mountain FilmFestWhere: Battle Mountain High School, EdwardsWhen: Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m.Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for youth 18 and under, or $45 for a family of fourMore information: 970-328-2755,

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