Town Talk: Tidbits: Cool stuff, sweet deals |

Town Talk: Tidbits: Cool stuff, sweet deals

There's tons of baby items on sale at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens shop in Vail Village, says store clerk Linna Kvaldykova. Items are around 30 percent off and are located on tables just outside the store.

Start your salute to the United States of America with the Eagle-Vail Golf Club’s Firecracker Golf Tournament. Starting today at 2 p.m. with a shotgun start, the tournament will feature a two-person scramble and also a long drive contest and outdoor barbecue. Call 970- 949-5267 or visit for more information.

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.

Meditate on the American spirit of freedom by drinking beer and watching fireworks explode in the night sky today at Avon’s Nottingham Park. Food and drink vendors will start selling at 5 p.m. The Free Family Zone will feature carnival games, inflatables, balloon sculptors, face painting and treats. The band Derringer takes the stage at 6 p.m., followed by Blackhawk at 8 p.m. Then, once the sun sets, the night sky will explode in choreographed color.

Get Fido and head over to The Gashouse in Edwards for Doggy Happy Hour. You and your pooch can hang out on the patio and have a chance at winning doggy treats and prizes. Drink and food specials, like half-price apps, will be available for the bipeds. Call 970-926-3613 for more information.

Join the One Nation Fest, a free concert, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Lundgren Theater in Gypsum, next to the rec center. Performers include favorites like Jeff Rohlwing, The Sonflowerz, theRide and Billy Sprague. Jumping castles will entertain the kids during the event for the whole family. Visit for more information.

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