Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to the Beav Saturday, Sunday | VailDaily.com

Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to the Beav Saturday, Sunday

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CVR Blues, BBQs DT 5-29-10

BEAVER CREEK – The seventh-annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival returns Saturday and Sunday in Beaver Creek. This signature summer event serves up barbecue fare cooked by visiting chefs from across the country, as well as Vail Valley favorites, complemented by microbrews from a variety of national breweries. Bring the whole family out to celebrate the start of summer with complimentary kids’ activities offered throughout the weekend.The sounds of free, live blues music will fill the air as guests sample and sip their way around the village plaza from noon to 6 p.m., with performances each day by Tommy Thomas & the Working Man’s Band, Seth Walker and Eric Lindell. Anheuser Busch, along with several other breweries, will be providing refreshments for the event, and more mouthwatering microbrews will be available for sampling at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, as it hosts the largest exclusively Colorado microbrew tasting in the state on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance/$40 at the door. For ticket information, call the Park Hyatt at 970-949-1234.Continue to indulge Memorial Day weekend with the first culinary demonstration series of the summer season. Chefs from visiting and local restaurants will provide complimentary demonstrations at the Bon Appetit tent in Beaver Creek Plaza on Saturday and Sunday afternoon as part of the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival. Demos will take place at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. each day.The Blues, Brews & BBQ festival offers free admission to the festivities on the plaza, and food and beverages are available for purchase at the event. For complete details on the festival and lodging packages, visit http://www.BeaverCreek.com or call 970-845-5293.