Friday

Masters of Illusion

Dec. 27, 7 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Now you see it … some of the greatest illusionists of our time take to the stage to perform sleight-of-hand, interactive mind magic, hilarious comedy, dangerous escapes and large-scale illusions. With skills honed over a lifetime, you’re guaranteed to be asking yourself, “how did they do that?” From $88 (adults), $68 (children 12 and under). vilarpac.org

 

Tales of the 10th in Honor of Sandy Treat

Dec. 27, 4 p.m., Colorado Snowsports Museum Hall of Fame, Vail

Sit back and hear tales of daring and adventure of the famed 10th Mountain Division in an evening dedicated to the memory of the late Sandy Treat, a 10th veteran who famously regaled museum visitors with firsthand recollections of his service as ski trooper. Unreserved seats will be released five minutes prior to the start of the program (museum members can reserve seats by calling 970-476-1876. $5-$10 (suggested donation). snowsportsmuseum.org

 

10th Mountain Legacy Parade

Dec. 27, 6 p.m., Mountain Plaza/Gondola One, Vail Village

Don't miss a special celebration honoring the legacy of 10th Mountain Division, as skiers dressed in period uniforms and bearing torches process down the frontside of Vail Mountain (which will be illuminated with the 10th Mountain Division logo) to the Gondola One base area (where a film about the 10th Mountain Division's ties to vail will be screened in Mountain Plaza), followed by a parade of uniformed military veterans from Mountain Plaza down Bridge Street to the 10th Mountain statue near the entrance to the Covered Bridge. vailholidays.com

 

Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

Dec. 27, 6 p.m., Vail Chabad Jewish Center (450 E Lionshead Circle), Lionshead

Celebrate the last Shabbat of the year and the sixth night of Chanukah with the traditional dinner. All are welcome. $36 (suggested donation). jewishvail.com

 

Saturday

Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Cheer

Dec. 21 – Jan. 4, Beaver Creek Village

Add some sparkle to your holiday season with the extensive line-up of entertainment as part of Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Cheer. Free public concerts and carolers will provide the sound of the season; snow and ice creations decorate the village and “ski in” movies create fun for the whole family. beavercreek.com

 

Cordova Trunk Show

Dec. 28, 3-6 p.m., Miller Sports Vail (141 E Meadow Dr Suite 106), Vail Village

Learn about one of the hottest and fastest growing brands in the skiwear industry at the Cordova Trunk Show at Miller Sports Vail. Owner/designer Jane Seim will be in attendance to showcase the iconic Cordova ski suit at Miller Sports, the exclusive dealer of Cordova in Vail and Aspen. millersportsvail.com

 

Center Stage with the Skating Club of Vail

Dec. 28, 6:30 p.m., Dobson Ice Arena, Lionshead

What’s better than seeing the songs and spectacle of Broadway and the West End on stage? Seeing the Skating Club of Vail do it all on ice. $20 (adults), $15 (children). skateclubvail.com

 

Masters of Illusion

Dec. 28, 7 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

If you missed the show on Friday, here’s another chance to watch some of the greatest illusionists of our time take to the stage perform sleight-of-hand, interactive mind magic, hilarious comedy, dangerous escapes and large-scale illusions. From $88 (adults), $68 (children 12 and under). vilarpac.org

 

Zach Deputy

Dec. 28, Doors open at 9:30 p.m., Agave (1060 W Beaver Creek Blvd), Avon

Escape from the cold to soak up the sunny and soulful sound of Zach Deputy at a special performance at Agave. The Georgia-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist mined his Puerto Rican heritage for inspiration, creating a sound that fuses hip-hop, funk and pop with soca and calypso. $15. agaveavon.com

 

Sunday

 

Return to the Reich: A Hero’s Journey of Vengeance and Triumph

Dec. 29, 6 p.m., The Sebastian-Vail (16 Vail Rd), Vail Village

Freddy Mayer and his family escaped from Germany to the United States in 1938. After Pearl Harbor, Mayer was eager to join the fight to defend his adopted country. He got his chance, but it meant returning to the land he fled. Join the Vail Symposium for a discussion with journalist Eric Lichtblau, author of “Return to the Reich,” the incredible story of Freddy Mayer. vailsymposium.org

 

Center Stage with the Skating Club of Vail

Dec. 29, 6:30 p.m., Dobson Ice Arena, Lionshead

Cap off the weekend with the songs and spectacle of Broadway and the West End on the ice. $20 (adults), $15 (children). skateclubvail.com

 

Clay Walker

Dec. 29, 7 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Clay Walker first topped the Billboard country singles chart in 1993. Since then, he's had 31 titles on Billboard's singles chart and has scored four platinum selling albums and two gold albums—all while living with multiple sclerosis. With an innate ability to enthrall a crowd, Walker is a consummate performer and one of the most successful country acts of the last decade. From $75. vilarpac.org

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