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New family festival comes to Beaver Creek

Daily Staff ReportVail CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily

BEAVER CREEK Beaver Creek Resort and Cookie Magazine present the new family event, the Cookie Kids Fest, today through Saturday. Families can enjoy a headliner concert by Grammy Award-winning performer Dan Zanes, a movie screening of Mr. Magoriums Wonder Emporium, a performance by the Chicago Childrens Choir, an ice cream social, slope-side fun and more. Cookie Corner will entertain kids of all ages with snow globe making, ski helmet decorating, mad hat making and more from 1 to 5 p.m. each day by the ice rink. Indulge with Smoregasbord treats from 3 to 5 p.m. each day during this smores happy hour at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spas outdoor fire pit. Additional programming is as follows:

3 p.m. Mr. Magoriums Wonder Emporium Movie, Vilar Performing Arts CenterAdmission is free. Space is limited and tickets should be picked-up at the Vilar beginning Thursday at 11 a.m. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. 4 to 5 p.m. Rail Jam Series, base of mountainPractice your terrain park skiing and snowboarding skills in this fun and supervised forum. Open to skiers and riders level 5 and up. 7 p.m. registration, Thursday Night Lights, 7:30 p.m. upload on Buckaroo Gondola Express A glow stick ski-down set to music with a fireworks finale. Register at the Childrens Ski and Snowboard School. Participants must be at least a level 5 skier/snowboarder.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Family Scavenger Hunt, check in at the Cookie Corner 3 to 4:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Gerald R. Ford HallBuild your own sundaes! For kids ages 15 and under with a coupon from the Cookie Corner 4:30 p.m. Kids Tubing, base of the mountain for kids ages 12 and under 6:30 p.m. Dane Zanes & Friends Concert, Vilar Performing Arts CenterBeloved by children all around the nation, Grammy Award-winning performer Dan Zanes can be seen regularly on Dan Zanes & Friends House Party on Playhouse Disney. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for kids. Call 845-TIXS to purchase tickets.

3 to 5 p.m. Mad Hatter Skating Party, ice rink Wear a fun, crazy hat and receive free ice skating. Bring your own hat or make one at the Cookie Corner. 6:30 p.m. Chicago Childrens Choir, Vilar Performing Arts CenterA special live performance. Tickets are $48 for adults and $36 for kids. Call 845-TIXS to purchase tickets.For more information on Cookie Kids Fest or to book lodging, call 845-9090 or visit

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