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Walker Hayes

American country pop singer and songwriter Walker Hayes is bringing his Same Drunk Tour to The Amp on Friday, August 16th at 7:00pm. With smash hits including Getting Fancy and You Broke Up With Me, this is sure to be a night to remember.Gates open at 6:00pm, Show starts at 7:00pm.

Leave No Trace | Volunteer Stewardship Project

Join Leave No Trace, Town of Vail, and USFS staff and partners in the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District for a fun volunteer day and stewardship project. Volunteers will work on a variety of projects such as trail maintenance and other needed restoration work. Advance sign up is encouraged. We encourage volunteers to take free shuttle … Continued

Leave No Trace | Pop-up Education & Outreach

Join Leave No Trace, Town of Vail, and USFS staff and partners for engaging outreach and education, meet the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team, and learn more about Leave No Trace and how to protect the incredible natural areas in the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District and all your favorite outdoor spaces. Local organizations will have … Continued

Handmade in Colorado Expo

A juried showcase of high quality handcrafted products curated from only Colorado artisans. The Handmade in Colorado Expo is proud to support the creative economy of our state. All merchandise displayed at this show is handmade in Colorado and sold direct by the artisan representing a wide range of media. Don’t miss this family friendly, … Continued

Vail Mountain Top Yoga

Mountain Top Yoga returns for the Summer at Mid-Vail!  Grab your friends and start your day off taking in mountain top views with a zen mindset. Classes take place every Saturday at Mid-Vail from 6/17 – 8/26. Classes run from 10:30 am – 11:30 am, located on the lower level of the Mid-Vail Deck, accessed … Continued

History and Botanical Knowledge of the Native Utes

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Lynn Albers, Paleobotanist – History and Botanical Knowledge of the Native Utes Join local ethnobotanist, Lynn Albers, as she discusses the Ute peoples and their use of Colorado flora.  The Utes, or Nuche as they call themselves, were the historic indigenous peoples who lived in the Colorado High Country.  Lynn’s discussion … Continued

What Did the Dinosaurs Eat?

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Dr. Gussie Maccracken, Denver Museum of Nature and Science – What Did the Dinosaurs Eat? Dr. Maccracken studies fossil plants and their ecological interactions in deep time. She focuses on reconstructing ancient landscapes during the Late Cretaceous (Age of the Dinosaurs), across the Cretaceous–Paleogene mass extinction, and into the first million … Continued

Exploring the South Island of New Zealand

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Rowan Nygaard, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Longwood Gardens Exploring the South Island of New Zealand: Botany in Te Waka a Maui  This lecture will highlight the journey of an amateur botanist throughout much of the South Island of New Zealand. From subalpine scree to temperate rainforest, explore the fascinating plant … Continued

Dinosaurs of Eagle County

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Billy Doran, Executive Director, Museum at Dinosaur Junction – Dinosaurs of Eagle County Executive Director of The Museum at Dinosaur Junction, Billy Doran, will introduce participants to the world of dinosaurs, focusing on those that inhabited Eagle County in the Mesozoic  

Finding Your Inner Botanical Artist

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Dorothy DePaulo and Sharon Garett, Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists, Finding Your Inner Botanical Artist: An Introduction to Botanical Art In this one-day workshop we will discuss the definition of botanical art and how it differs from other plant art. We will study plant structures, basic leaf shape, venation, and … Continued