Kick Off the Weekend at Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club with the Laughing Bones July 13

11 July 2012
  • Food and drink specials at Eagle’s Nest from 5 – 9 p.m.
  • Free activities including horseshoes, bean bag toss and the slackline park
VAIL, Colo. – July 11, 2012 – Who doesn’t love free live music and activities, and food and drink specials all set amongst magnificent mountain scenery? This Friday, July 13 kick off the weekend and enjoy all of that from 5-9 p.m. at Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) when the Vail Valley based band, Laughing Bones, brings their musical styling’s to the top of Eagle’s Nest.
 
Festivities begin at 5 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer on Talon’s Deck Grill. Guests and locals alike can kick off the weekend with free live music and activities, food and drink specials, and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley.
 
All performances are free and the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) is free to 2012-2013 pass holders. Guests who have not yet secured the best season pass deal in the ski industry for next winter can purchase one at www.epicpass.com. Twilight gondola tickets can be purchased after 4 p.m. and include a $10 credit voucher valid for the purchase of on-mountain food and beverage at Talon’s Deck Grill and Bistro Fourteen, or Adventure Ridge activities. Or, grab a complimentary shuttle to Game Creek and use the voucher towards sunset appetizers and drinks on Game Creek Restaurant’s deck overlooking the Vail Valley. The last ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola during evening operations is at 9 p.m.
 
The 2012 summer FAC band lineup includes:
  • July 20             Hardscrabble
  • July 27             Mad Dog
  • Aug. 3              KHZ & Friends
  • Aug. 10            FC Funk Band
  • Aug. 17            Hardscrabble
  • Aug. 24            The Last Riot
  • Aug. 31            Mad Dog
For more information about Vail Mountain and FAC, visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
 

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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com

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