Copper Lifts Off with 5th Annual Opening Weekend Festival, Nov. 6-8

November 4, 2009


Copper Lifts Off with 5th Annual Opening Weekend Festival, Nov. 6-8

 

Copper Mountain, CO…November 4, 2009…Copper is scheduled to open for the winter season on Friday, Nov. 6, with top to bottom skiing and riding. Come join us for Lift Off, presented by Sprint, Copper’s 5th annual opening weekend festival, Nov. 6 - 8. Make sure to check out the Lift Off concert on Saturday night with The Heyday, DJ Mike Relm and headliner The Rapture.  Enjoy the latest 2010 ski & snowboard movies, including the Copper premier of TGR’s new film: Re:Session, with proceeds benefiting Team Summit. The weekend will also include equipment demos, après specials, giveaways, a showing of the new Matchstick Productions’ movie, In Deep, at The Woodward at Copper Barn and new this year, Lift Off Late Night.

 

Friday, Nov. 6*

9 a.m.                           Copper opens for the winter - get ready for a season of Snow Days!

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.              Equipment Demos in Burning Stones Plaza

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.            Lift Off chair prizes

2 – 6 p.m.                     Tap the Rockies 1st après party of the season at Endo’s

6:30 p.m.                       Lift Off movie - Copper premiere of TGR’s RE:Session in Jack’s Bar

9:30 p.m.                       Lift Off Late Night with DJ Landry at Incline Bar & Grill

 

Saturday, Nov. 7*

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.              Equipment Demos in Burning Stones Plaza

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.            Lift Off chair prizes

1:30 p.m.                       Free Athlete/Coach demo in the Woodward at Copper Barn

6:30 p.m.                       In Deep by Matchstick Productions at the Woodward at Copper Barn

11:30 p.m.                     Lift Off Late Night with DJ Landry at Mulligan’s Irish Pub

 

Lift Off Concert in the Copper Conference Center - $12 tickets*

7:30 p.m.                       Doors open

8:30 p.m.                       The Heyday

9:45 p.m.                       DJ Relm

11 p.m.                         The Rapture

 

Sunday, Nov. 8*

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.              Equipment Demos in Burning Stones Plaza

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.            Lift Off chair prizes

 

*Schedule subject to change

 

Guests will enjoy an athlete/coach demo at the Woodward at Copper Barn on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., don’t miss Matchstick Productions’ new film, In Deep, projected on the side of the Barn. Woodward at Copper is the first indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet with a focus on terrain park and pipe progression. The 20,000 sq ft Woodward at Copper Barn gives campers access to Snowflex® jumps, foam pits, a spring floor, fly-bed trampolines and indoor skateboard features. www.WoodwardatCopper.com.

 

Copper is hooking you up with a dynamite deal if you ride the slopes and slumber in the lodge this winter. Stay for at least 3 nights and your last night is free. This deal includes the pretty-much-VIP Beeline Advantage Lift Ticket, in addition to youngsters under 12 skiing/riding FREE with the purchase of every adult ticket. Please call your Copper Vacation Specialist at 866-534-7443 to book the 3rd Night Free lodging and lift package. Restrictions apply.

 

With Copper opening on Friday November, 6 now is the time to think about getting yourself a season full of snow days. Season Passes are on sale now; visit www.skicolorado.com for your Rocky Mountain Super Pass, Copper Season Pass and Copper 4Pass.

 

Make sure to check out the Lift Off concert in the Copper Conference Center on Saturday, Nov. 7, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Concert tickets are only $12 and are on sale now at Guest Services in the Mountain Adventure Center or can be purchased at the door the night of the show from 6 - 9:30 p.m. Starting off the Lift Off Saturday night concert at 8:30 p.m. is The Heyday, a Denver based band, whose music has been described as a soulful sound mixed with an honest but radio-friendly new take on rock and roll. Next on the line-up at 9:45 p.m. is DJ Mike Relm, based out of San Francisco, who is known for live performances which feature a series of audio mash-ups with video images, manipulated in real-time. The headlining band, The Rapture, starting at 11 p.m., is an American rock band based in New York City, with influences from many genres including post-punk, new rave, dance-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock.  

 

Guests won’t want to miss the Copper premiere of TGR’s RE:Session – doors open at 6:30 p.m. in Jack’s Bar on Friday, Nov. 6 - with proceeds benefiting Team Summit. The evening will kick off with live music by Bryon Friedman. Tickets are $5 at the door, and include an entry for the prizes, $2.50 Coors Banquet and Light beers, as well as Killian’s draft specials. In addition, buy a pint glass from Team Summit and receive the first beer free with $2.50 refills.

 

During Lift Off, presented by Sprint, guests will have the chance to demo the newest ski and snowboard gear for the 09-10 season, Nov. 6-8.  Just bring your ID to Burning Stones Plaza and then ‘get to know’ some of the most up-to-date equipment in the industry, including: Smith, Union Snowboards, and Capita plus demo the latest equipment from Copper’s Left Lane Rentals.

 

Join KSMT at Endo’s Adrenaline Café on Friday, Nov. 6 from 2-6 p.m. for the first après party of the season. KSMT will be broadcasting live from the base of the mountain and the party will include great specials from Coors, giveaways, and a chance to win a Never Summer snowboard.

 

Lift Off, presented by Sprint, is sponsored by: Sprint, KSMT The Mountain, Coors Light, Nature Valley and Team Summit.

 

www.coppercolorado.com

 

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