Vail Mountain School home tour slated for Sept. 17 |

Vail Mountain School home tour slated for Sept. 17

Daily Staff Report

VAIL – Vail homes will be open to the public on Sunday, Sept. 17, during the 35th annual Vail Mountain School Home Tour chaired by parents Tracy Bossow and Lise Carnes.The tour coincides with Vail’s Oktoberfest weekend. Tickets include tours of the homes and a luncheon catered by Larkspur Restaurant, and will be served in the new school dining room. The traditional bake sale will be held in the school’s common. Vans will transport guests from the free parking at the Vail Transportation Center. For parking from I-70, use Exit 176 and follow posted signs.Proceeds from the tour help to fund need-based scholarships for the school, which offers a college preparatory education for grades K-12. Approximately 30 percent of students benefit from this annual event through need-based financial aid. Since the home tour was established in 1972, all proceeds have been allocated to scholarships in order for any student, regardless of financial circumstances, to attend the school. A strong financial aid budget is critical to continuing this tradition.Advance tickets are available by calling the school at 476-3850 or by emailing or downloading from Prices are $40 per person in advance; $45 on event day; $30 for seniors (62 and older) and students (with student ID cards). For seniors in groups of 20 or more, the cost is $25 per person.Beginning Sept. 1, tickets may be purchased at the American Ski Exchange in Vail Village and Gorsuch’s in Vail and Beaver Creek, also the Bag and Pack Shop in Vail and Avon; the Silver Buckle in Edwards and Prudential Real Estate in Beaver Creek.Vail, Colorado

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