Vail Valley: Eagle County fair kicks off with three events this weekend
The Eagle County Fair & Rodeo will host its first “Moos & Brews” barbecue and beer festival July 24 and 25 at the Eagle County Fairgrounds in the western Vail Valley.The barbecue competition has more than $10,000 in prize money up for grabs. There will able be beer available from Colorado craft breweries, and live music.The Williams Brothers and TNT, an AC/DC cover band, will play from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. Saturday’s entertainment, which runs from noon to 6 p.m., including the Digger Trends, the Hillbilly Hellcats and another performance by TNTBesides the beers and bones, the annual Rocky Mountain Horse Expo is will be held at the fairgrounds this weekend. There will be clinics, speakers, and other horse-oriented events and activities. Saturday also brings the Championship Ranch Rodeo in which cowboy teams from some of America’s legendary ranches compete in bronc riding, ranch gathering, wild cow milking and more.