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Keeping you "In the Know"

June 26, 2024
Classic Rock

 In the Know.

Gypsum Daze 2024 is being held on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 this year. Friday's lineup will be newcomer Dakota Hale followed by the highly decorated Brian Kelley. On Saturday night, enjoy the opening act Travis Denning followed by the incomparable Lauren Alainan to roud out Gypsum Daze 2024. Gypsum Daze concert tickets go on sale May 15, but will be available throughout the summer until they are sold out.
The Vail Recreation District's Dynafit Vail Hill Climb trail running race will be held in Vail on Saturday, July 6. The race begins at the Covered Bridge and ends at Mid-Vail. Check for registration information and details at vailrec.com/races.

The Town of Gypsum is doing multiple road and infrastucture projects this summer. The I-70 roundabout is uder construction and is scheduled to be finished by the end of the summer.

The Town of Eagle is starting work on repaving the roadway from Eby Creek Roundabout to 1050 Chambers Avenue, make plans accordingly with travel delays included. The project is scheduled to be completed in late June.

Howard Street and Fourth Street:  Utility replacement and street repaving projects will begin with equipment and material deliveries the week of June 10. This project will have a longer duration and extend into the fall.

Avon's Lakeside Cinema begins on Friday, July 5th with a showing of The Goonies. The movie starts at 8:15, with free popcorn for the first 50 guests.

SunsetLIVE! continues this Sunday at Nottingham Lake in Avon. Hobo Village will take the stage at 6 in the evening.

AvonLIVE! continues on Wednesday, July 10, at Nottingham Park in Avon. Musical guest Joe Samba with opener the Kat Hall Band will take the stage at 6 o'clock, gates open at 5:30.

The Vail Police Department will be implementing a Fourth of July Celebration Safety Measures to curb the increase in unaccompanied minors and younger adults attending the event who are causing trouble. There has been an increase in underage drinking, underage consumption of marijuana, disorderly conduct, property damage and other offenses, perpetrated by minors and young adults. The Vail Police Department is adopting a zero-tolerance policy as it relates to these offenses. No warnings will be issued and offenders under the age of 18 will only be released to a parent of guardian. If the parent or legal guardian is not in Vail, offenders will be held until the parent can respond. Offenders over the age of 18 will be placed under arrest and taken to the Eagle County Detention Facility and released after sobering up and issued a summons.

The Booth Lake trailhead in East Vail is closed to parking. Hikers may get on the free East Vail bus or the Hiker Express from 7:45 am to 4:45 pm at the Vail Transportation Center.

The Town of Avon is asking the public to dismount and walk their conveyance when they approach the playground and sand volleyball courts on the north side of Nottingham Lake. This is to help protect the patrons of the park.

The Town of Gypsum is seeking participants for their Gypsum Daze celebration parade. This year's theme is "Say 'Howdy' to your neighbors." Cash prizes will be awarded to floats and entrants that exhibit the most creativity, enthusiasm and adherence to theme.

There are still openings for the Vail Recreation District's Summer Skateboard Camps. Open sessions run between July 22nd and July 25th.

The Golden Peak Pickleball Center in Vail is open and ready for players this summer. These courts have the special polyurethane suface that is easier on the body than conventional outdoor court surfaces. Go to vailrec.com for details on reservations and open play times. 

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