Plan your month with these Vail Valley activities
Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week
Through Oct. 8, participating restaurants for the fifth annual event will be serving up menu specials set at $20.17. For more information, visit http://www.DiningAtAltitude.com.
Man of the Cliff
On Oct. 14-15, the annual lumberjack — and Jill — event returns to Avon for wood chopping, ax throwing, keg tossing and more activities that scream Colorado. Sign up (no experience necessary) or stroll through Nottingham Park in Avon to see the action. Visit http://www.ManOfTheCliff.com.
Underground Sound Series
Known as the Love for the Locals series, Underground Sound features seven up-and-coming acts at the Vilar Performing Arts Center at Beaver Creek. Get the Underground Pass for $100 and get all seven shows plus seven drinks (and the tickets are transferrable). Shows are throughout October and begin Oct. 3 with Birdtalker. Visit http://www.VVF.org.
Keep an eye on Arapahoe Basin
As it gets cold and snow starts to fly at higher elevations, Arapahoe Basin is usually one of the first ski resorts to open in Colorado.
Get ready for Halloween
Establishments across the valley know how to celebrate Halloween at the end of the month with costume contests, pumpkin picking, haunted houses and more. Don’t wait until the last minute this year for your costume!
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