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SpringFest kicks off today

Daily staff report

BEAVER CREEK – SpringFest at Beaver Creek kicks off today offering families with kids of all ages a variety of fun entertainment in the afternoons through April 6.

After soaking up the spring ski days at Beaver Creek, SpringFest swings into action providing scheduled activities for kids and teens. With St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a country fair-themed weekend, an Easter Egg Hunt and more, there is something for everyone in the family.

Today and tomorrow the McTeggart Irish Dance Academy will perform its Irish jigs in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t miss these champion dancers as they perform their high-energy dances to traditional Irish music in the Beaver Creek Plaza beginning at 3:30 p.m. both days.

There are activities in the village each day during SpringFest including Disco Skate Night on Mondays where you can skate the night away to classic 70s tunes. There’s also a free preview of Master Illusionist Jason Bishop on the Plaza Stage at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Also on Monday, teens can partake in a twilight snowshoe and pizza party. For a full list of events, visit http://www.beavercreek.com/teens.

Week two of spring festivities starts off with a weekend of country fair-themed events. Next Saturday features contests, the Family FunFest Carnival and a baton twirling performance from Colorado Twirls. On Sunday, the amazing “Top Hogs” show, followed by a Lawn Chair Drill Team performance. The “Top Hogs” are trained hogs who have been featured on television shows from David Letterman to the Animal Planet – their performance in the Beaver Creek Plaza is scheduled for March 24.

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.

For more information about springtime events, family activities, spring packages and Epic Pass sales, go to http://www.beavercreek.com. For SpringFest schedule information call the Beaver Creek Information Center at 970-754-4636.

For the latest schedule of SpringFest activities visit http://www.beavercreek.com.-

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