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Beaver Creek hosts ‘sea-side’ feast Tuesday

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BEAVER CREEK – Executive Chef Steven Topple transforms Beano’s Cabin into a sea-side picnic Tuesday for the restaurant’s annual Fourth of July Clam Bake. Festivities start at 11 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.In New England beach-side tradition, Chef Topple will steam clams and mussels with white wine, garlic and parsley. He will also serve grilled and marinated New York strip, fried chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs, iced seafood, salads, corn on the cob and a selection of desserts.”The clam bake is going to be so much fun,” Topple said. Topple said the event is very family oriented with lawn games lining the historic cabin. Reservations are required, and tickets cost $50 for adults and $25 for children.Afterward, the party moves down the mountain to Beaver Creek’s backlawn for two concerts featuring San Francisco-based swing band Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers at 5 p.m. and Tommy Dorsey Band at 7 p.m. Lavay Smith, the queen of authentic 1940s and ’50s jazz and blues, is backed by her eight-piece band consisting of trumpet, trombone, alto sax, tenor sax, piano, bass and drums. Tommy Dorsey Band plays big band style, as well. Fireworks immediately follow the two free concerts.Vail, Colorado


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