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Lindsey Vonn racing in Soelden, Austria in October, 2017.

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Artists' Holiday Market

Friday, December 1, 12 to 6 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Alpine Arts Center, The Riverwalk, Edwards

With the holiday season officially upon us, local artisans will converge on the valley's go-to art space with everything from hand-knit goods to custom photography, and an assortment of one-of-a-kind, hand-made gifts. Refreshments and arts and crafts for the kids will also be part of the three-day event. alpineartscenter.org

Warren Miller's "Line of Descent"

Friday, December 1, 5 & 8 p.m.; Saturday, December 2, 8 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

It's not ski season until Warren Miller's latest ski film makes its Vail Valley debut. Two screenings on Friday and one Saturday evening, showcasing some of the world's most enviable destinations for snow sliding, hopefully will coax Mother Nature and Old Man Winter to return to our corner of high country, and make an extended stay. vvf.org

Birds of Prey

Friday & Saturday, December 1 & 2, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Beaver Creek

The Winter Olympics may be in PyeongChang, but this weekend, Olympians who will medal there converge on Beaver Creek for a weekend of FIS racing. Super G kicks off the event on Friday, followed by Downhill (Saturday) and Giant Slalom (Sunday). Stick around for the afterparty, where a special Friday Afternoon Club with live music will conclude Friday's races, and a "Beers of Prey" après ski event will close out Saturday's competition. vvf.org

Minturn Winter Market

Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Minturn

Downtown Minturn morphs into Bedford Falls for a day, with s'more roasting, holiday carolers, and a visit from Santa. If you miss the festivities, the event reprises next Saturday. gominturn.com

Christmas on Broadway 2017

Saturday, December 2, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Eagle

Eagle's annual ode to Christmas parades down Broadway Saturday evening, with a full lineup of kids' games, Bonfire beers for adults (and the grand marshal: Santa). eaglechamber.co

 

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