Sloppy Mountain String Band at Vail’s FAC |

Sloppy Mountain String Band at Vail’s FAC

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club welcomes the folk/bluegrass-inspired Sloppy Mountain String Band from 4-9 p.m. today at Eagle’s Nest.

Sloppy Mountain String Band is composed of bluegrass musicians from Colorado-based bands Laughing Bones and All Strung Out.

FAC begins every Friday at 4 p.m. on Talon’s Deck and features live music from blues and bluegrass to rock and reggae, food and drink specials and free activities for all ages including bocce ball, horseshoes, bean bag toss and the new slackline park. All 18 holes of Vail Mountain’s disc golf course are now open.

All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free to 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 pass holders and children ages 4 and under. Children ages 5-12 years old ride free with a paid adult (limit three children per paid adult). After 4 p.m., lift tickets can be purchased for $15, which includes a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food, beverage or Adventure Ridge activities. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 8:30 p.m. to allow time for guests to use their voucher.

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