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New family festival comes to Beaver Creek

Daily Staff ReportVail CO, Colorado
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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 http://www.beavercreek.com.


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