Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series: Feb 2

Image: Tom Cohen

 

Friday

 

Winter FAC

Jan. 31, 6-9 p.m, Maya at Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon

Maya’s popular Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) returns on the last Friday of the month through March. Enjoy Live music from The Platonics and specials on tacos, beer and margaritas. richardsandoval.com/maya

 

Sunsquabi with special guests Recess

Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 9:30 p.m., Agave, Avon

Catch the first of two shows by Colorado-based Sunsquabi at Agave. Prepare to groove to this futuristic sound that combines jam band and electronic dance music with rhythm-driven funk. From $26. agaveavon.com

 

Saturday

 

Snowshoe for Peru 5K

Feb. 1, 9 a.m., Sylvan Lake State Park, Eagle

What’s better than a brisk snowshoe excursion in the morning? Enjoying a snowshoe that helps provide safety, education and hope to the youth of Peru. The 7th Annual Snowshoe for Peru 5k sends participants on a fun, family-friendly 5K snowshoe course for a cause. Snacks, water and hot chocolate are provided before and/or after the race; no dogs are allowed on the course and no skis or sleds are permitted- snowshoes only for this event. $35. corazondeesperanza.org/snowshoe5K

 

LED Bulb Swap

Feb. 1 – 29, Vail Public Library, Vail Village

Let a little light into your life. The Town of Vail and the Climate Action Collaborative are hosting an LED bulb swap for the entire month of February. Participants are encouraged to bring in two incandescent or compact-florescent bulbs and exchange them for two free LED at the Vail Public Library during regular hours of operation. Talk about a bright idea: Replacing two LED bulbs saves $16 per year on electric bills and cuts 230 pounds of air pollution. vailgov.com

 

Project Funway

Feb. 1, 7:15 p.m., Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Village

Fashion made from newspapers, magazines, pop tops and more graces the runway during one of the most year’s unique fundraisers. Project Funway raises awareness and funding for education in Eagle County as creators compete for the title of top designer with creations made from anything but fabric. From $35. efec.org/project-funway

 

Sunday

 

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series

Feb. 2, 10 a.m., Beaver Creek

Strap on those snowshoes for a scenic stomp in the snow. The Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition draws first-time snowshoers, world-class snowshoe athletes and everyone in between. The second race of the series takes place on the Beaver Creek Golf Course and includes a free post-race meal. Prizes are awarded for the top three male and female finishers. From $30 ages 5-17, $40 adults. beavercreek.com

 

Superbowl Watch Party

Feb. 2, 4:30 p.m., The Lookout at Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday: Watch the 49ers take on the Chiefs during Superbowl LIV at The Lookout with food and drink specials including $5 select drafts, team-specific cocktails, $10 wing deal, $15 burger and a beer and half off flatbreads. Watching at home? Pick up a take-out Taco Bar that’ll feed up to six people for $50. marriott.com/westin/avon

 

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