Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: New Year's Weekend Edition

It’s a brand-new year! Stretch for a cause, cheer on the valley's hometown hockey team, go for a run in snowshoes, figure out the key to happiness and more this weekend on

By Katie Coakley December 31, 2019

Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll at the Vilar, Jan. 3



Community Yoga

Jan. 3, 8 a.m., Lolë (at Solaris), Vail Village

Get your “om” on with this free community stretch-and-relax session at Vail Village's boutique for all things yoga. Participants are encouraged to bring items such as eye drops, face wash/wipes, decks of cards, beef jerky and sunscreen for Ladies of Liberty and Soldiers' Angels, nonprofits that send care packages to female troops deployed overseas. Monetary donations are also welcome.


10th Mountain Legacy Parade

Jan. 3, 6 p.m., Base of Gondola One, Vail Village

The past is illuminated during the 10th Mountain Legacy Parade. Skiers dressed in traditional uniforms perform a torchlight ski-down to the base of Gondola One, followed by a parade of military veterans, also in uniform, from Gondola One down Bridge Street, across the Covered Bridge, finishing at the 10th Mountain statue. The side of Vail Mountain will be illuminated with the 10th Mountain Division logo and a film on the history and legacy of Vail projected at the base of Gondola One. Participants can enjoy hot chocolate and receive a commemorative Legacy of Vail pin.


Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock and Roll

Jan. 3, 7 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Rock and roll has grown in leaps and bounds since its inception, but not like in the 50 years between the 40s and 90s. With a star-studded cast of performers from Broadway and stadium stages, Neil Berg shares the unknown stories of the music that changed the world including tributes to iconic rock stars/groups/genres like Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Journey and more. From $68.


Vail Yeti Hockey

Jan. 3 and 4, 7:45 p.m., Dobson Arena, Vail

If you’re looking for fierce competition on the ice, don’t miss the first games of 2020 for the Vial Yeti. Cheer on Vail’s hometown hockey team as they take on the Sun Valley Sun for a two game series at home. (Tickets start at $5)




Eli and Mort Storytime with Mort the Moose

Jan. 4, 10 a.m., Bookworm of Edwards (at the Riverwalk), Edwards

Join Mort the Moose and his friend Elyssa for a free, fun story time full of skiing, snowboarding and snow-themed fun. Elyssa Nager will read from her Eli and Mort series while Mort hangs out with kids of all ages.


Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Cheer

Jan. 4, Beaver Creek Village, Beaver Creek

Enjoy the last weekend of Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents Cheer. Free and open to all comers, 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, to name just a few of the events.


Brian Grace Band

Jan. 4, 7-10 p.m., Ein Prosit, Avon

Settle in with a pint and a blend of Americana, country, dance and rockabilly from Colorado’s own Brian Grace Band at Avon’s favorite beer garden.




Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series

Jan. 5, 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start, Creekside Park, Beaver Creek

It’s just like a regular running race…but on snowshoes. The Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition draws first-time snow shoers, world class snowshoe athletes and everyone in between with a (literally) breath-taking 5K or 10K course that showcases the beauty of Beaver Creek in winter. $40 (adults) $30 (ages 5-17).


Five Habits for Happiness

Jan. 5, 5 p.m., Colorado Workspace (1099 Capitol St), Eagle

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to be happier? Join Chris Lindley at this free seminar as he discusses how daily habits impact overall well-being and reviews simple strategies to improve mental and physical health. If you can’t attend this session, a repeat will take place Wednesday, Jan. 8.

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