Town Talk for September 7 | VailDaily.com

Town Talk for September 7

Vail, CO Colorado

Happy birthday, Malia! Wishing you the greatest day! Love, Mom, Dad, Taylor and Meka!

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In addition to the second annual Cyclocross Clinics hosted by champion cyclocross racerJake Wells this weekend, the Vail Recreation District is excited to announce the first-ever Cyclocross Race at Maloit Park in Minturn! The race will be held Wednesday, and registration and race details are available online at http://www.vailrec.com. Clinics will be held Saturday and Sunday and will cater to both adults and children. According to Wells, cyclocross races consist of many laps, approximately 1.5 to 2 miles each, on a course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, hills and obstacles requiring the rider to dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstructions and remount. This is the last chance to race in a VRD cycling event for 2012, so bring your cross or mountain bike and join in the fun!

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Join the CMA Foundation on Friday and Saturday for the 9th annual Rider Cup for Charity golf tournament and auction dinner, and help them support the kids of the Vail Valley! Tickets are still available for both the two-day golf tournament ($450/person – includes the dinner) and dinner ($200/person) featuring the magic of the Davis Circus of Illusion at the Park Hyatt. For tickets or information, contact Laura Foster at 970-471-2953 or laura@cma-club.com. In addition to supplying area elementary school students with a year’s worth of classroom supplies and breakfasts, CMA also provides textbooks to qualifying CMC HERO Scholarship students.

Vail Oktoberfest starts today in Lionshead! Get out your lederhosen and dust off your dirndls‚ it’s time for the world’s biggest party. Enjoy the keg-tapping ceremony at 5:30 p.m. and live music from Helmut Fricker and the Rhinelander Band. Get full event details online at http://www.vail-oktoberfest.com.

Come cheer on your Vail Christian Saints football team as they play Rocky Mountain Lutheran today at 7 p.m. at Hot Stuff Stadium. Go Saints!