Plan your week with these Vail Valley activities |

Plan your week with these Vail Valley activities

Vail Mountain opens for the season on Friday, Nov. 17. Beaver Creek's Opening Day is Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Townsend Bessent | Daily file photo |

Tuesday, Nov. 14


Get a jump on the holidays — Local paper artist Helen Hiebert will lead a workshop at Alpine Arts Center creating several projects from her 2018 how-to book/calendar for your home or to give as gifts. The calendar is filled with 12 fun paper projects for the whole family to create. Cost is $30, plus $65 for the materials. Visit

Wednesday, Nov. 15


Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Movie night at the brewery

Bonfire Brewing presents the Eagle premier of “This is Home,” the first full length feature film from The Faction Collective following skiers as they return to their respective bases around the world, revisiting old playgrounds, favorite lines and new challenges. There will be giveaways, from custom ski poles to Faction swag. Check out Bonfire Brewing on Facebook.

Thursday, Nov. 16


Combining Vail, Edwards and Avon into ‘Edvonavail’ — The Vail Symposium presents a free community conversation about regional cooperation and consolidation in the Antlers at Vail at 5:30 p.m. Rob Levine and other longtime locals and community leaders will lead the conversation. Visit


Learn the Science Behind A Living Earth — Walking Mountains Science Center and special guest Martin Ogle will explore the interconnectedness of our living and nonliving systems during a two-hour presentation Cost is free with a $5 suggested donation. Other upcoming events in the Science Behind series: Coffee (Dec. 7); Mountain Meteorology (Jan. 18). Visit

Friday, Nov. 17


Opening Day at Vail — Where will you be when the lifts start turning at Vail on Friday? Look for breakfast burritos, music and swag giveaways — all typical happenings on Vail’s Opening Day.

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