Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: March 9-11

The Burton US Open, a fashion fundraiser, tequila tastings, and more! We've packed this weekend's agenda with plenty to keep you moving and grooving through the month of March.

By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff March 6, 2018

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Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim makes a stop in Vail for this year's Burton US Open.


Slopestyle Finals at Golden Peak

March 9, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., Golden Peak, Vail Mountain

The 36th annual Burton US Open picks up speed heading into the weekend, with the competition's slopestyle finals going down at 11 a.m. (for women) and 2 p.m. (men's competition) at Golden Peak, with notable athletes like Olympic gold-medalists Jamie Anderson and Red Gerard dropping in for the competition.

Girl PowHER Fashion Show

March 9, 3 to 6 p.m., Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail Village

Local nonprofit YouthPower 365's annual fashion fundraiser features this season's hottest men's and women's styles from local retailers, plus and après-ski theme complete with appetizers and cocktails (tickets from $100).

Bo Bridges at the Westin

March 9, 5 to 7 p.m., Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon

Action sports photographer Bo Bridges (the namesake of Bo Bridges Gallery in Vail Village) is heading to the Westin in Avon for an artist reception featuring his signature large-format photography.

Børns and Madaila

March 9, 6 p.m., Solaris, Vail Village

The Burton US Open concert series cruises into the weekend, with psychedelic pop performers Børns and Madaila set to wow the crowd after the day's snowboarding competitions.

Greg Holden at the Vilar

March 9, 7:30 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Singer-songwriter Greg Holden (who's worked with the likes of Phillip Phillips) brings his brand of indie-folk-pop from his new debut album to the mainstage at Beaver Creek ($35).

Tierro with Bridget Law

March 9, 10 p.m., Vail Ale House, West Vail

Elephant Revival frontwoman Bridget Law joins forces with Tierro Lee for a night of blues and folk rock in West Vail.

The Medallions at Shakedown Bar

March 9, 10 p.m., Shakedown Bar, Vail Village

Trying to go from après to late-night without missing a beat? Head over to Shakedown for the Burton US Open's after-hours concert series, with 70s-era doowop and soul stars The Medallions keeping the party going into the earliest hours of Saturday.


Nordic Town Series

March 10, 10 a.m., Vail Nordic Center, Vail 

Looking for an aerobic buzz to start your day? Check out the final installment of the Vail Town Series Nordic races, with kids and adults welcome at the starting line.

Halfpipe Finals at Golden Peak

March 10, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., Golden Peak, Vail Mountain

Halfpipe finals for the Burton US Open kick off at 11 a.m. for the ladies' competition, and 2 p.m. for men, with gold medal winners from PyeongChang Chloe Kim and Shaun White hoping to dominate the podium (again).

A Dinner of Chocolate and Romance

March 10, 6 p.m., The Left Bank, Vail Village

Missed Valentine's Day? Make it up to your other half with a chocolate-themed, multi-course dinner complete with wine pairings ($185).

19th Annual Carpenters' Ball

March 10, 6 p.m., Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek

Habitat for Humanity's annual fundraising ball comes to Beaver Creek, with money raised from the evening of dinner, dancing, live music, and a silent auction going towards new homes being built for some of the neediest families in Eagle County this spring.

Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and Itation Sound DJ Nickel B + Tosheba

March 10, 6 p.m., Solaris, Vail Village

The Burton US Open closes out its free, week-long concert series with a thrumming finale by the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley.

Burton US Open Closing Party

March 10, 9:30 p.m., Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Village

A trifecta of DJs spins the beats late into the night at the US Open's official farewell bash.

Brother's Keeper with Guest Dean Ween

March 10, 10 p.m., Shakedown Bar, Vail Village

One last chance to get into the groove with the Burton US Open, as Brother's Keeper and guest Deen Wean closeout the event's Shakedown music series.


Brunch & Bowl

March 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bol, Vail Village

Vail Village's upscale bowling alley/restaurant hosts a fun fundraiser for the Children's Global Alliance ($100 for bowlers, $20 for spectators).

Tequila Tasting Dinner at Maya

March 11, 6 p.m., Maya, Westin Riverfront & Spa, Avon

Calling all tequila lovers! Chef Richard Sandoval's dining room at the Westin opens for a special five-course meal with tequila pairings to go along with each dish, courtesy of Maestro Dobel Tequila. Attendees leave with fully bellies, and a signed copy of the chef's cookbook "New Latin Flavors" ($85 per person).

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