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Learn about Vail's history through art in free art walk tours of the village

Posted by Polina LaConte on Dec 30, 2016 12:01:14 AM

Enjoy a free one hour public art tour of Vail on the first and third Wednesdays of the month starting January 4th and running through April 5, 2017. Meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Vail Village Information Center on the top level of the Vail Village parking structure. The tour winds its way through the Village with discussions of the history of the Vail Valley, the founding of Vail mountain, the master planning of the Village, and the importance of site-specific art. The town of Vail’s public art collection includes over 47 works of art.

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Topics: Vail, art

World Fly Fishing Championships in Vail packed with side events for the whole family

Posted by Polina LaConte on Sep 7, 2016 8:41:00 AM

The Fly Fishing World Championships will involve much more than anglers catching and releasing fish all day, and the first spectator side event to witness will be on Sunday, Sept. 11, with the flag parade.

While Gore Creek won't be a competition venue in the event, it will be honored by each of the 30 nations competing during the flag parade on Gore Creek during the opening ceremony. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Gore Creek in the Lionshead area of Vail.

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Topics: Vail, Family, art, fishing

Free weekly tours of Vail visit Winterfest Ice Theater

Posted by Polina LaConte on Jan 7, 2016 2:37:00 PM

The coolest outdoor ice theater has returned to Vail this winter with The Ninth Annual Vail Winterfest Ice Theater, featuring film projection on ice on the Gore Creek Promenade in Vail Village. Inspired by summertime outdoor cinemas, Vail's Art in Public Places program, along with ice sculptor Paul Wertin, have transformed the creek-side park with seating and a theater screen to create this free and family friendly cinematic experience in ice.

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Topics: Vail, art

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