Friday

 
 
The Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge

June 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nottingham Park, Avon

Head to Nottingham Park to catch furry, four-legged athletes competing in events like he Incredible Mountain Dog Competition, agility, diving dog, flying disc, fetch it, and Jack Russell Hurdle Racing at Purina Pro Plan's nationally televised event. Bleacher seating is free to all in attendance. proplan.com

Summer Solstice Patio Bar Party

June 21, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., Blue Plate Restaurant, Avon

The Blue Plate in Avon is celebrating the longest day of the year with happy hour specials and a patio party all night long. Partygoers can indulge in half price tapas, $3 draft beers, $5 glasses of wine & $7 cocktails in either the inside our outside bar areas throughout the event. blueplateavon.com

Summer FAC at Maya

June 21, 5 to 9 p.m., Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon

The Westin's onsite restaurant Maya is kicking off its summer-long Friday Afternoon Club this weekend, with specials on beer, margaritas, and tacos, and live music from country jam band the Laughing Bones all night long. westinriverfront.com

Vail Craft Beer Classic

June 21, 6 to 9 p.m., Mid-Vail, Vail Mountain

Want to sip a pint at the world's highest altitude beer tasting? Don't miss the Vail Craft Beer Classic's Sip at the Summit evening event, where a variety of Colorado beers will be on tap (along with heaping plates of BBQ) for you to sip as you savor the view of the Gore Range ($75 per person). vailcraftbeerclassic.com

Saturday

 
 
Vail Craft Beer Classic

June 22, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Vail

If you love beer, you're in luck; the Vail Craft Beer Classic has an action-packed lineup for Saturday. For the early riser: sign up for the event's "Ales & Anglers" adventure, which pairs a fly fishing excursion led by local guides Minturn Anglers with a beer tasting courtesy of Colorado's own Crooked Stave Brewing and a picnic lunch ($195 per person). Or your can get your pre-suds sweat on with a Vail Pass bike cruiser with New Belgium Brewing (Gears & Beers Lunch, $110 per person), or a Vail Mountain hike and lunch expertly prepared and paired by the Vail Chophouse and Mockery Brewing ($60). The seminars and adventures run all day long, but the day's must-do is the Toast of Vail tasting, which features 50 brewers from around the country on the green at Solaris ($59 per person). vailcraftbeerclassic.com

Dynafit Summer Solstice 10k, 5k, and Kids' Fun Run

June 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Beaver Creek Mountain

Start your Saturday on singletrack, as the Vail Recreation District's season-long running series continues—this time on the slopes of Beaver Creek—with 10k, 5k, or a (free!) kids' fun run planned for the morning event ($38 for week-of registration, $45 for race-day registration). vailrec.com

Space Themed Story Time with Carmela Coyle

June 22, 10 a.m., The Bookworm of Edwards, Edwards

Carmela Coyle (author of "Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?") joins the Bookworm for a special storytime celebrating her newest children's book: "Can Princesses Become Astronauts?" bookwormofedwards.com

Duchess Ride All Girls Skateboard Day

June 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Edwards Skatepark, Edwards

Head over the the Edwards Skatepark for a free into to skateboarding lesson (11 a.m.) and a BBQ party in honor of the event. The event is female-focused, but boys are welcome too. duchessride.org

Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin

June 22, 6 p.m., Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

Bravo! Vail debuts its summer long concert season with the Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter playing Mozart for the sea of blankets on the green at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater (lawn seats starting at $39). bravovail.org

Sunday

 
 
Vail Craft Beer Classic
 

June 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vail Village 

If the rest of the weekend's left you feeling a little rough around the edges, consider heading to the Vail Craft Beer Classic's Hair of the Dog Hike. Brewers from the event will join participants for a guided hike on Vail Mountain before heading to an awaiting lunch spread prepared by Vail Chophouse, and plenty of beer pairings to go with it ($60 per person). vailcraftbeerclassic.com

Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin

June 23, 6 p.m., Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter make their final appearance for this season's Bravo! Vail concert lineup, playing Mozart for all in attendance at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater (lawn seats starting at $39). bravovail.org

 
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