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Keystone to host New Year’s programs

Daily Staff ReportVail CO, Colorado

KEYSTONE, Colorado Keystone Resort welcomes the New Year with a torchlight parade, fireworks and a comedy show promising belly aching laughs. The 13th Annual Chocolate Village will also continue to be on display in the lobby of the Keystone Lodge. On Dec. 31, the evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with the Lake Dillon Theatre Company and Las Vegas comedy-magician Mac King at the Keystone Conference Center. At 9 p.m. be sure to watch the torchlight parade, presented by Keystones Ski and Ride School. Watch as Keystones instructors stream down the River Run trail into the village, creating a wave of light. The parade culminates with a spectacular fireworks display in River Run Village. Details below, please call 970-496-4253 or 970-496-4386 for more information.New Years Eve: A Magical Double Header Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: Keystone Conference Center Cost: General Seating: $30 Children under 5: $10Laugh your way into the New Year with an evening of magic and comedy with Mac King. Mac King is renowned in the world of comedy and magic. King currently performs a hilarious show at Harrahs Casino in Las Vegas playing for rave reviews since 2000. Penn & Teller call their fellow magician a God. The Mac King comedy show has earned a number of impressive accolades including the famed Hollywood Magic Castles prestigious Magician of the Year award in 2007.Dont miss The Lake Dillon Theatre Companys live Childrens Theatre Season with puppets and actors of Rudyard Kiplings RIKKI TIKKI TAVI at 5:30 p.m.Torchlight Parade in River Run Time: 9 p.m. Cost: FreeA mass of neon colors takes the limelight. Watch Keystone’s Ski and Ride Instructors zigzag in flowing fashion, creating a wave of light flowing down to River Run Village. Fireworks in River Run Village Time: 9 p.m. Cost: FreeKeystones annual fireworks display welcomes the New Year in River Run Village.Chocolate Village at the Keystone Lodge Time: All DayCost: FreeThe 13th Annual Chocolate Village is on display in the lobby of the Keystone Lodge. Made entirely of 2,500 pounds of chocolate and featuring a cascading chocolate waterfall, working chocolate gondola, and chocolate train, Chef Ned Archibalds fanciful Chocolate Village continues to delight chocolate lovers of all ages.

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