Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: February 23-25

A winter triathlon, a fundraiser for MS, and the Talons Challenge get us through this final weekend of February.

By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff February 22, 2018

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Between a winter triathlon and a Freezer 5k, this weekend's agenda has plenty of ways to get your cardio fix.

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The Alternate Routes at the Vilar

February 23, 7:30 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

The Alternate Routes bring their brand of rock'n'roll from the East Coast to the Beav's main stage.

3 Amigos Featuring Roger Clyne, Johnny Hickman, & Jim Dalton

February 23, 9:30 p.m., Agave Nightclub, Avon

The valley's spot for late night tunes hosts revelers til the wee hours of the morning.


Ski for MS

February 24, 8 a.m., Vail Mountain

Vail's annual ski fundraiser benefits Can Do MS, a local nonprofit that transforms lives by delivering health and wellness education programs on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and motivation to help those with MS and their families ($25).

Talons Challenge

February 24, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Beaver Creek Mountain

Beaver Creek’s legendary ski challenge conquers an Everest-sized amount of terrain, with bragging rights going to all those who finish. Over 26,000 vertical feet of black diamond and double black diamond runs awaits Talons Challenge-takers ($35 to $160).  

Vail Nordic Center Winter Triathlon

February 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vail Nordic Center, Vail

Vail reprises its winter triathlon, with competitors battling it out on a course consisting of a 5k snowshoe, 10k snowbike, and 8k skate ski for his or her winter crown ($30 for individual racers, or $45 per team).

February Freezer 5k and Polar Plunge

February 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nottingham Park, Avon

Welcoming all families, this year's 5k dash and drip in Nottingham Lake benefits the Special Olympics Colorado. Wear your best costume for the Freezer 5k Race and you could have the chance to win up to $100! All participants will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt (you might need it after the plunge portion of the event) and a one-day pass to the Avon Recreation Center (From $35). 

TJ Miller at the Vilar

February 24, 7:30 to 9:30p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

TJ Miller, named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” and EW’s “Next Big Things in Comedy” brings his laugh-out-loud (and award-winning) routine to the Beav's main stage for one night and one night only ($58).

Vail Yeti Hockey

February 24, 7:45 p.m., Dobson Ice Arena, Vail

Vail's semiprofessional hockey team battles it out with arch-rival Breckenridge on home ice.


Oscar Mania at Blue Starlite 

February 25, 7 to 10 p.m., Blue Starlite Theater, Hotel Talisa

Looking for your red carpet fix? The newly opened Blue Starlite Cinema at Hotel Talisa's theater will be streaming some of this year's Oscar contenders, with "The Florida Project" set to screen Sunday night.

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