Copper Lifts Off for Summer on June 19

June 18, 2009

Copper Lifts Off for Summer on June 19

Fridays at Copper Free Music and Movies start July 3


Copper Mountain, CO…June 18, 2008…Copper Mountain opens Friday, June 19 for summer activities and events. Celebrate opening weekend with free live music by MooseKnuckle and Mystery Achievement, activities, specials and promotions. Copper offers summer guests an array of special events, live music, golf, cycling, activities, Woodward at Copper and many more adventures in an intimate resort setting.  Fridays at Copper start July 3 with free live music and movies under the stars, in addition to free activities all day. 


The Summer Lift Off weekend will feature live music by MooseKnuckle and Mystery Achievement on Saturday, June 20 from 4 - 6 p.m. at Alpinista Mountain Bistro. Coming together in the fall of 2006, MooseKnuckle carries on the tradition of improvised eclectic rock. Mystery Achievement is British Columbia’s newest Pretenders tribute band. 


Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations begin July 3, including free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts and mini-golf.  It is easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. After activities in the Village, the evening begins with free live music from 6-8 p.m. during the Friday Night Street Party in the Village at Copper.  The concerts will feature local and regional music acts throughout the summer, including Rojos Calientes, Lipbone Redding and the Lipbone Orchestra, and Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck.  When the music stops, the stars come out and families and friends enjoy a free movie under the stars in the Burning Stones Outdoor Theater – it can get chilly, so bring a cozy blanket.  The summer lineup includes screenings of: The Golden Compass (PG-13), Evan Almighty (PG) and Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End (PG-13). 


Music and Movie Schedule, Fridays, starting July 3 at 6 p.m., Village at Copper:

7/3                    DJs Markonius and Scotty Soltronic

                        The Golden Compass (PG-13)


7/10                  Rojos Calientes

                        Hairspray (PG)


7/17                  Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck

                        No Reservations (PG)


7/24                  Clarence Bucaro

                        American Flyers (PG-13)


7/31                  Bob Malone

                        Breaking Away (PG)


8/7                    Guitar Town Showcase

                        Music and Lyrics (PG-13)


8/14                  Zonky Tonk Zydeco

                        Evan Almighty (PG)


8/21                  Lipbone Redding and the Lipbone Orchestra

                        Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End (PG-13)


8/28                  Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck

                        Martian Child (PG)


9/3                    Copper Country Songwriters’ Showcase

                        Amazing Grace (PG)


This summer, the Staycation just got personal - customize your summer stay and get what you want at Copper with your pick of activity and lodging package deals. Copper makes it easy to get out and have fun whether you’re swinging to sink that hole-in-one, riding through mountain bike trails, catching air at Woodward at Copper, touring through Copper’s high energy base activities, or just enjoying lunch at 11,375 feet. It’s easy to wake up and immediately start having fun since these package deals include a summer activity and lodging, starting at $69 per person, per night. Call your Copper Vacation Specialist at 866-534-7444 to plan your escape. Restrictions apply, please call for more details.


Copper offers guests the freedom to define their own vacation experience with ongoing activities during the summer, including scenic chairlift rides, mini-golf, geocaching, bocce, championship golf, croquet, horseshoes, mountain biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, horseback rides and cattle drives, Dillon Reservoir tours, ATV tours and a multitude of West Lake activities.  All on-mountain activities are dependent on snow melt and plan to open July 1. 


*All events are subject to change and weather dependent.





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