Extraordinary Events Welcome Families to Beaver Creek this February

06 February 2019
Beaver Creek Celebrates the Best of America during Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Spangled
BalletX World Premiere slated for Feb. 9 at Vilar Performing Arts Center
Talons Challenge returns on Feb. 23
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. – Feb. 6, 2019 – Following an extraordinary start to the ski and snowboard season, Beaver Creek Resort welcomes families during the month of February to new and returning events, including a boundary-pushing ballet performance and complimentary activities.
 
Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Spangled
Families will enjoy a festive and light-hearted celebration of America during Presidents Weekend, with events inspired by American heritage, classic American music, and the American Ski Culture.
 
Event Schedule:
National Statesmen | Feb. 15, 3-6 p.m.
Enjoy sculptures of American presidents and heritage and make a snow angel at the official snow angel park.
 
Ceremony of Lights | Feb. 16, 3-6 p.m.
Celebrate the patriotic pride of Presidents Day Weekend with red, white and blue sparklers alongside an illuminated village and presidential surprises.
 
Monumental Music | Feb. 17, 3-6 p.m.
Classic American music takes center stage with performances in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village. Swing by and learn new dance moves with professional dancers.
 
American Ski Culture | Feb. 18, 4-7 p.m.
Take a trip through time as American skiing throughout the years comes to life with vintage Warren Miller films and vintage posters.
 
BalletX: Nicolo Fonte World Premiere
BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company, returns to the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 9, with a world premiere by renowned choreographer Nicolo Fonte - facilitated through Damian Woetzel and in collaboration with the Vail Dance Festival. The New York Times recently named BalletX’s dancers “among America’s best,” and The Boston Globe has included the company in the “top 10 of the year in dance.”
 
BalletX will perform at the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $69 for adults and $25 for students and are available now at the VPAC box office. Additional upcoming events at the VPAC include Leftover Salmon “Stories from the Living Room,” Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy, and a variety of family options.  For more information on the full lineup or to purchase tickets visit www.vilarpac.org.
 
Talons Challenge
On Feb. 23, Beaver Creek invites competitors of all ages to conquer 14 black and double black diamond trails and 26,226 vertical feet during the 16th Annual Talons Challenge, presented by Helly Hansen.
 
Participants will attempt 14 runs in one day off of terrain on Grouse Mountain, Larkspur Bowl and Birds of Prey. At the end of the day, participants are invited to the Talons Challenge Après Party at Talons Restaurant from 12–4 p.m. and the celebration continues in Beaver Creek Village from 4–6 p.m. 
 
Complimentary Events and Activities 
Women’s Social Tour
Complimentary two-hour ski tours led by female ambassadors offered Tuesday through Friday until March 29. Meet at the base off the Centennial Express Lift at 10 a.m.
 
Skate and Social
Each Monday night, pop some skates on and glide across the ice in the heart of Beaver Creek Village. Free skate rentals are available, while quantities last. Mondays through April 8 from 6-9 p.m.
 
Thursday Night Lights
Join the glow-stick ski-down and fireworks finale. For more information and registration, call or visit Children's Ski School, (970) 754-5464. Thursdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28. 6 p.m. Registration, 6:30 p.m. upload.
 
Beaver Creek Funfest
A village-style carnival complete with games of skill and prizes. Saturdays through April 13, 4–5:30 p.m.
 
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About Beaver Creek Resort: Renowned for legendary attention to detail, World-Cup mountain pedigree, intimate alpine village, and reputation as one the world’s best luxury family resorts, Beaver Creek Resort represents incomparable elegance and Rocky Mountain leisure which spoils guests for anywhere else with an unparalleled level of world-class service. Just 30 minutes east of Eagle Airport (EGE) and 2.5 hours west of Denver International Airport (DIA), Beaver Creek offers luxury accommodations throughout three villages and ski-in, ski-out luxury lodges and hotels. More than 40 in-resort and slope-side restaurants, elegant village boutiques, cherished daily traditions and activities such as world-class downhill skiing and snowboarding spanning 1832 acres with 3340 vertical feet of descent, snow shoeing, Nordic skiing, and ice skating in the Beaver Creek village. Visit BeaverCreek.com for additional information and vacation planning. 
 
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Contact(s)

Jessie Vandenhouten

Communications Manager
Email: Jvandenhouten@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970-754-5169

Hannah Dixon

Senior Communications Specialist
Email: HLDixon@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970-754-4528
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