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Vail Oktoberfest Returns For Two Full Weekends of Bavarian Fun Sept. 5-7 and Sept. 12-14, 2014

Oktoberfest kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 in Lionshead and will be closely followed by the Ceremonial Hacker-Pschorr Keg Tapping, officially marking the start of Oktoberfest in Vail. Munich comes to the Vail for two full weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun emulating the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn: Oktoberfest. Vail Oktoberfest is a family affair, with events and activities for both adults and kids alike. The event is free and open to the public. This year, guests will see the return of many crowd favorites like Klement’s Bratwurst Eating Contests, Stein Lifting and Keg Bowling. Guests will also be delighted with Bavarian music and dancing, yodeling, alpenhorn blowing, authentic Bavarian food and beverages including delicious bratwursts and pretzels, beverages from Hacker-Pschorr and Jägermeister and much more. (more)

Roberta Gambarini and quartet land at Jazz @ Vail Square Thursday

Roberta Gambarini makes her Vail debut Thursday, Aug. 21 in Lionshead from 6 to 8 p.m. for Jazz @ Vail Square. She’ll be accompanied by Eric Gunnison on piano, Mark Simon on bass and Paul Romaine on drums. Jazz Tent tickets are $15 or $30 for VIP seats (including front of the tent seating, access to 1st Bank VIP Lounge and a drink ticket). For more information, visit vailjazz.org. (more)

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