Fall in Love with Frisco at Fall Fest
Frisco hosts Autumn event with the Lumber jills, woodcarvers and a Colorado Proud Farmers’ Market
Frisco is offering plenty of ways to Fall in Love with Fall this year. On September 7, 2013 Frisco will host Fall Fest, a day-long celebration of everything Fall. The event will include the Lumbe rjills, an art show, Mt Royal Hill Climb and a Colorado Proud Farmers’ Market. This event will be the perfect mountain getaway to enjoy cool mountain temperatures and view the colors of Fall.
Fall Fest will feature Timber Tina’s World Champion Lumber jills, featuring logrolling, power sawing, speed carving and more. Kids will have a great souvenir to take home after the show. In addition to lumberjacks, woodcarvers along Main Street, a cake walk (musical chair games), bounce houses and free face painting for the kids. Fall Fest will raise much-needed money to help support the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District.
Art enthusiast revel at the two day Colorado Meet the Artist show and silent auction, produced by Summit County Arts Council. This two day event will showcase fine art, sculptures, photography and more by Colorado artisans. Find the piece that speaks to you or bid on one of the silent auction items to raise money for the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District.
The street comes alive with a Colorado Proud Farmers Market sure to tantalize your senses. The market will feature products grown, raised or processed locally in Colorado.
For the active outdoor lovers, there will be a Mt Royal Hill Climb taking place at 8:30 am to get the best views of the Autumn season. After your climb, enjoy the food and festivities along Main Street and hear live music from the Grant Farm Band at 2:30 pm
Attendees looking for a colorful adventure can use Frisco as their home base as they set out on one of dozens of scenic roadways and trails in Summit County. Check in the Visitors Center to find the best hikes and drives in the area.
Travel to Frisco to enjoy everything Colorado’s quintessential mountain town has to offer. For more information about Autumn Spectacular or the Town of Frisco, please visit www.townoffrisco.com.
3rd Annual Frisco Bay Marina Sandcastle Competition
Grab your sandcastle building tools and head to the Third Annual Frisco Bay Marina Sandcastle Competition on Saturday, August 10, 2013. Kids can claim their spot on the sandy beach at 10 a.m. and will have until 11:30 a.m. to build their masterpiece. The judging will begin at 11:30 a.m. and awards will be given at noon. There will be three age divisions for judging: Ages 2-5, ages 6-8 and ages 9-12. So unleash your creative juices and come see what beaching in the mountains is all about.
Pre-register online at www.friscobaymarina.com or in person at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the competition.
For more information, please contact the Frisco Bay Marina at (970) 668-4334 or online at www.friscobaymarina.com .
COPPER MOUNTAIN SKI AND RIDE SCHOOL OFFERS 1ST TIME BEGINNER LESSONS IN FRISCO.
The Town of Frisco has partnered with Copper Mountain to offer “Peak One Relaxed Start” ski and ride lessons, at the Frisco Adventure Park. The Relaxed Start sessions offer a simple convenient way to try skiing and riding. The two hour sessions allow you to learn basic skills on the gentle slope of the Frisco Adventure Park with the expertise of the Copper Mountain professional ski and ride instructors.
The Peak One Relaxed Start lessons will be available starting Monday, February 6th and will continue through March 2012. Ski and ride lessons are only $79 and include an all-day lift pass. Advance reservations are required and available, by calling the Frisco Adventure Park at 970-668-2558. Skiers & riders will be responsible for providing their own equipment, as rentals are not currently available at the Adventure Park.
The Peak One Relaxed Start lessons will initially be offered on Mondays and Fridays and will expand throughout February and March. The lessons provide visitors to the area close-in parking, an affordable trial alternative, in an intimate class setting. The Relaxed Start session will be available from 11:00 – 1:00 pm, 1:00 – 3:00pm and 4:00 – 6:00 pm, subject to weather and instructor availability. Check with the Frisco Adventure Park for more details.
The Frisco Adventure Park offers a different way to experience the mountains and is excited to present another family- friendly and convenient way to play. JP Chevalier, Director of Skier & Golf Services at Copper, says “Copper has always been Frisco’s mountain and Frisco continues to be our town. This relationship naturally led us to forming a service partnership, at the Frisco Adventure Park. The Copper Ski & Ride School is thrilled to be launching a first time family and friend introduction to Snowsports, in the heart of Summit County. Families will now be able to enjoy Colorado tubing, nordic skiing, horse drawn sleigh rides and a learn to ski or ride program in one place, on the same day. Our aim will be to provide exceptional entertainment value and ultimately develop a passion for Snowsports that will last a life time.”
For more information on available lessons please visit www.friscoadventurepark.com or stop by in person.