After a long day on the mountain, nothing warms the body and soul better than a performance at Beaver Creek’s Vilar Performing Arts Center, the valley’s premiere venue for music, Broadway, comedy, family entertainment and dance. Located underneath the ice skating rink, the Vilar Performing Arts Center stands at the heart of Beaver Creek, offering its collection of unique and prestigious shows to community members and guests alike. VPAC shines all year-round, but it’s during the holidays that it really sparkles, with both the elegant and festive decor and of course the fun, diverse lineup.
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Continuing with their timeless tradition of presenting the holiday classic, VPAC kicks things off in the spirit of the season with Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on December 23 at 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Filled with haunting special effects, heartfelt sentiment, and beloved music of the season, A Christmas Carol is the perfect family holiday event with a timeless message. After the Christmas holiday VPAC is rocking and rolling with the 80’s hit machine Starship featuring Mickey Thomas on December 26 at 7:30 PM. Mickey Thomas’s soaring, soulful vocals propelled Starship through the ‘80s and ‘90s, and he remains one of rock’s most recognizable stars with classic hits “We Built This City,” “Sara” and “Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now.” Following Starship, on December 27 at 3:00 PM, is a VPAC favorite, Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway, which features a cast of Broadway veterans singing favorites from a variety of hit shows including Les Mis, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, CATS and many more. Finally, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen & Friends will play a special show on December 28 at 7:30 PM.
Before cozying up in your seats, be sure to stop and admire the Vilar Performing Art Center’s excellent holiday decorations, including a stunning tree adorned with glittering lights that stands waiting to welcome you to the venue. Celebrate the season with highly acclaimed shows for the whole family, and experience the gift of the performing arts. For more events and information, visit www.vilarpac.org. For tickets, click here.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. – DEC. 18, 2017 – Beaver Creek Resort, renowned for world-class on- and off-mountain offerings with a strong focus on families, announced that it is pursuing a dedicated family-friendly zone on the mountain at McCoy Park. Initial discussions have begun with the U.S. Forest Service as the plans are subject to their approval. The resort is proposing lift-served ski terrain at McCoy Park, located at the top of the Strawberry Park Lift and currently offering Nordic and snowshoe trails. The improvements are within the resort’s permit area and were accepted as part of the approved 2010 master
The Vilar Performing Arts Center’s 20th season is its biggest, brightest, and boldest yet as it brings in not one, but two of Broadway’s best contemporary shows. The national tours of Kinky Boots and RENT will take the stage in Beaver Creek this winter. First up on January 16th and 17th at 7:30pm is Kinky Boots — the spunky, fun, feel-good show about discovering the friendships that make us and celebrating who we truly are. Based on true events, this show tells the story of Charlie Prince, a man struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and take over