Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: September 21-23
Mount Powell 150th Anniversary Celebration
September 21, 2 to 6 p.m., Piney River Ranch, Piney Road, Vail
Piney River Ranch is throwing a Friday afternoon bash in honor of 150 years since John Wesley Powell first climbed his namesake peak with a barbecue, live music, and a guided hike to the mountain base, which is visible on the other side of Piney Lake from the ranch (pineyriverranch.com).
Global Mala Celebration
September 22, 9 to 11 a.m., Solaris, Vail Village
Get into the weekend flow with a free, yoga practice led by Janet Casson, that will take attendees on a journey that includes 108 sun salutations (vailathleticclub.com).
Fall Food & Wine Classic Bike and Brunch
September 22, 9 to 11 a.m., Vail Village
The valley's last food and wine festival before the snow starts to fall kicks off with a 12-mile bike tour that ends at the Four Seasons, where a mid-day feast awaits ($70 per person, tasteofvail.com).
Berry Picker Hike & Brunch on Vail Mountain
September 22, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Vail Mountain
If you'd rather start your day on two feet as opposed to two wheels, opt for the Fall Food & Wine Classic's foliage-filled hike on Vail Mountain's Berry Pick Trail, followed by an awaiting lunch spread at Mid Vail lodge ($55 per person, tasteofvail.com).
Yoga in the Garden
September 22, 10 to 11:15 a.m., Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail
The Fall Food & Wine Classic's Saturday morning flow takes place in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, before heading to The Remedy at the Four Seasons for brunch ($20 per person, tasteofvail.com).
The Fall Food & Wine Classic Grand Tasting
September 22, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail
The Fall Food & Wine Classic culminates in an open-air tasting featuring small plates prepared by 13 of the valley's eateries, and over 50 wines from the Southern Hemisphere ($85 per person, tasteofvail.com).
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at the Vilar
September 22, 7:30 p.m., Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek
The VPAC's autumn-spanning Underground Sound Series kicks off with Brooklyn-based indie rockers Clap Your Hands Say Yeah ($30 per person, $125 for a concert series pass, vilarpac.org).
Hardscrabble Humper Mixed Terrain
September 23, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eagle
Test your grit on 69-miles (and 8,300 feet of climbing) of mountain biking mayhem, starting and ending at the Yeti's Grind in downtown Eagle (eventbrite.com).