With 20" in the past week... Telluride's winter ski season is officially ON. Much more terrain will be opening up in the coming days... providing some of the best turns Colorado has to offer. Looking for a last minute vacation or gift? We're offering incredible lodging deals that can be packaged with lift tickets, ski rentals and more. Here's a list of some of our favorite events coming up here in Telluride, CO during the holidays. Hope to see you on the slopes!!
Thursday, December 20th – Saturday, December 22nd
– Every Christmas Story Ever Told – Went to this last night... sooo funny! The Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Second Stage returns to the historic Opera House
this week with “Every Christmas Story Ever Told” by local funny man, Jeb
Berrier. Three actors will perform every Christmas story ever told – plus
worldwide Christmas traditions, seasonal & pop-culture icons. Everything
Jeb touches is hilarious… come check it out. Tickets are $16 and shows start at
8pm. For more info, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Friday, December 21st – Dave Bruzza from Greensky Bluegrass – Come party down at The Steaming Bean to some guitar pickin' with Dave from one of Telluride's favorite bands, Greensky Bluegrass. $5 per person and it goes down at 9pm.
Saturday, December 22nd – Telluride Brewing Company After Party – Come celebrate Telluride Brewing Company's 1 year anniversary this Saturday from 6-9pm with Dave Bruzza of Greensky Bluegrass. Good beers. Good music. Good times. A free shuttle service from the Courthouse to the Brewery will run courtesy of Paragon/Bootdocters. Bring it!
Saturday, December 22nd – Watch Telluride World Cup on NBC – It's the next best thing to being here... coverage of the Fourth Telluride World Cup on NBC at 1pm MST/3pm EST. Watch these world athletes battle through the tight turns and big jumps in both Skicross and Snowboardcross action. Make sure you DVR it so you can show your family over the holidays where you want to ski next!
Sunday, December 23rd – Golden Dragon Acrobats – The Palm Theatre will host this premiere
Chinese acrobatic touring company who are famous for their breathtaking
acrobatics and stunning aerial feats. This is thrilling and spellbindingly
beautiful show that is fun for all ages. This is going to be some serious awesomeness! Shows at 7pm. Advance ticket prices:
$36/adult and $28/student or child. For more information, visit: http://www.telluridepalm.com/theGoldenDragonAcrobats.html
Sunday, December 23rd – “Flow State” Ski Film – Warren Miller’s new ski film “Flow State”
will grace its presence at the Opera House on Sunday the 23rd
featuring Telluride Helitrax and ski swag from Bootdoctors. This is the perfect date night... grab some dinner at the Chop House and then see a badass movie. Three showings:
4pm, 6pm, and 8:30pm. These will sell-out fast! Tickets are $15. For more info,
Monday, December 24th – Torchlight Parade – Watch skiers descend into Mountain Village
under Lift 4 while carrying torches… a beautiful array of colors and lights to
ring in a very Merry Christmas! Parade will start around sundown… 5:30-6pm.
Don’t forget your camera!
Tuesday, December 25th – Merry Christmas! – Christmas is for family, friends and skiing - Hope to see you on the slopes!
Wednesday, December 26th – Mountainfilm Fundraiser – Mountain Film festival will host its
annual fundraiser at the Opera House over the holidays to celebrate and raise
money for its 35 year. They’ll be bringing back some of the all-time favorite
flicks and guests from past Mountainfilm festivals... including our favorite, Felt Soul Media. Doors open at 5:30pm, films
& speakers start at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20, $10 for children… and go to a
great cause! For more info, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Thursday, December 27th – Peter Yarrow and Friends – The Sheridan Arts Foundation kicks off
its 2012 Holiday Concert Series with folk legend, Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul
and Mary. Yarrow’s musical career has spanned over 4 decades beginning in the
1960s in Greenwich Village. Peter rocks. This concert will be one to remember. For more info & tickets, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Friday, December 28th – Murder Mystery at the Palm – Join us for a unique night of interactive mystery, theatrics and fun. A fundraiser for the Palm Theatre & Telluride Theatre, players have to find who the culprit is... even though all of them are suspects. The audience is witness and has to help solve the mystery during this wild ride of a show. $50 per person and dress to impress. Cocktails, appetizers and entertainment are on the menu. For more info, visit: http://www.telluridepalm.com/
Friday, December 28th – Shawn Colvin in concert – The Sheridan’s Holiday Concert Series
continues with two acoustic performances from Grammy-award winning singer &
songwriter, Shawn Colvin. Two performances, one night, one amazing venue. Be
there! For more info & tickets, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Saturday, December 29th – Sunday, December 30th
– Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre – The
Palm Theatre will host this wonderful family-oriented comedy show hosted by the
world famous Popovich and his performing pets. Each of the show’s 16 cats and
10 dogs were once strays, rescued from animal shelters… and now help put on a
variety of stunts, skits and laughs. Shows are at 7pm. For more info, visit: http://www.telluridepalm.com/popovich.html
Saturday, December 29th – Marc Broussard in concert – Get a little taste of New Orleans
with a live performance by Marc Broussard at the historic Sheridan Opera House.
Broussard is an artist with a unique gift of channeling the spirits of classic
R&B, rock and soul into contemporary terms. For more info & tickets,
Sunday, December 30th – Vaudeville Variety Night – This upcoming year, the Sheridan Opera
House will celebrate its 100th anniversary… and to celebrate in
style, the Vaudeville Variety Night will feature can-can dancers, standup
comedy, a magician, a melodrama and more. Happy Anniversary kickoff to our
favorite venue in the country! For more info & tickets, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Monday, December 31st – NYE Gala at Ah Haa School for the Arts – Champagne reception, hors
d’ouevres, live jazz music, four-course plated sit down dinner, silent wine
auction and more! Tickets are $250 per person. For more info, visit: http://www.ahhaa.org/ahhaa-school/events/category/new-years-eve-gala/
Monday, December 31st – NYE Gala with The Wailers – Ring in the New Year at the historic
Sheridan Opera House with the sweet Jamaican sounds by reggae legends, The
Wailers. Doors open at 9pm and The Wailers will come on at 10:30pm. Hooray,
2013! Tickets are $100 per person. For more info & tickets, visit: www.sheridanoperahouse.com
Stay tuned for more events being added all week!