Outdoor, live music acts and a variety of events and activities, including the Copper Country Arts Festival and the Copper Kids’ Corral, animate Copper Mountain Resort during the annual end-of-summer bash, Copper Country. This free Labor Day tradition welcomes big-name performers Keb’ Mo’, Rosanne Cash and The Mavericks, plus many more talented musicians during three full days of festivities, August 31 – September 2, 2012.
The fun-filled weekend begins with the Fridays at Copper series, offering an evening concert by Katey Laurel, the 2011 winner of the Colorado Texaco Country Showdown, followed by Disney’s feature film, The Muppets (PG), playing at the Burning Stones Outdoor Theater. All day Friday, guests are privileged to free Village activities with every $30 spent at Copper’s dining and retail establishments. (continue reading…)
Aspen/Snowmass recently announced an enhanced format for the eighth year of The Meeting in Aspen, Colo., September 27-29, 2012. In addition to the screening of the top new ski and snowboard movies, the event includes live music and parties and the chance to connect with industry influencers and friends to kick off the season. The Meeting also features a list of noteworthy presenters and seminars on broad topics within the industry from branding to content distribution. The registration fee for The Meeting is $250 per person, which includes all of the panels, movies, activities, music and parties.
“This year marks a serious evolution in The Meeting,” says Deric Gunshor, Senior Event Marketing Manager, Aspen Skiing Company. “In 2012, The Meeting sessions will expand beyond action sports and feature a powerful lineup of presenters with knowledge and experience in snowsports and beyond. The Meeting has grown immensely over its eight year history and we are excited to take this revered influencer event to the next level.” (continue reading…)
For the first time ever, Winter Park Resort will pair the flavors of well-known whiskeys with some of the tastiest buffalo wing recipes around, all in the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. This festival is the perfect opportunity to sample some of the best whiskey and wings in Colorado. With a variety of styles and flavors guests will be sure to find their favorite combination. A free concert will also feature the Jami Lunde Band throughout the festival.
Guests are invited to vote for their favorite wing recipe to determine the People’s Choice Award for the Best Wings. First prize is $500 and two VIP tickets to tour the Stranahan’s Distillery in Denver. Cash prizes will also be available for second and third place winners. (continue reading…)
Registration is still open for the Power of Four Mountain Bike Race this Saturday, August 25. This race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – into one challenging course. The diversity of terrain and a requirement to ride four distinct mountains makes this event the only one of its kind. New this year, the race concludes with a thrilling single track decent of Aspen Mountain. (continue reading…)
Copper Mountain Ski Resort welcomes Mountain Pose Medicine and Yoga Symposium and Genuine Jazz and Wine, Aug. 22 – 26. The weekend is truly full of something for everyone from wine enthusiasts, jazz connoisseurs, yoga beginners to the yogi extraordinaire. (continue reading…)
Woodward at Copper has piloted a Public Park Session, opening up the opportunity for summertime shredding in Summit County, CO. For just $10, Copper invites snowboarders and skiers to hone their tricks using various boxes and rails at the Playground Terrain Park. Sessions take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm and will continue through the remainder of July, as conditions permit. (continue reading…)
It’s dark, cold, and the chairlifts aren’t running. Let’s go skiing.
I’m at Arapahoe Basin on a chilly December evening, putting on my boots in the parking lot by headlamp. Somewhere up on the dark monolith before me lies the Black Mountain Lodge, and in it, a decadent feast. So while I wonder what’s wrong with this group of people gathering around me, I’m motivated to beat them to the grub.
We’re here at the Moonlight Dinner Series’ Swiss Night, a creation of renowned Chef Rybak. The full moon we’ve been promised has not shown its face yet, but if it’s anything like me it’ll come running once it hears the dinner bell. Sufficiently layered and lit with headlamps, we begin our trek.