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Posted on: July 10, 2017

TOWN OF AVON SPECIAL EVENTS ADVISORY: Week of July 10

POP UP STRINGS CONCERT

Possibility Plaza on the Main Street Mall

July 14, 2017  

5:15 – 6:45 p.m.

 

Enjoy this free concert with the Touch of Class String Quartet.  Musicians from the Arapahoe Philharmonic, Colorado Chamber Orchestra and Denver Chamber Orchestra will perform selections from the great classical composers and more contemporary creators.  Food by Marc will be featuring wine and cheese pairing and other beverage and food offerings.

Date: July 14, 2017

Hours of Event: 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. 

Location: Possibility Plaza on the Main Street Mall

Parking:  Free parking is available on-street and at the Mikaela Way and Recreation Center parking lots

Traffic:  There are no changes to traffic

Transportation: Avon and Eco Transit will operate on schedule

 

XTERRA MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Harry A. Nottingham Park & Lake

July 15, 2017

 

The XTERRA Mountain Championships is part of XTERRA's Regional Point Series Schedule. The race will begin in Nottingham Lake with a .5 and 1 mile swim, before transitioning in the park for a bike ride up to Beaver Creek Resort.  Nottingham Park staging will begin at 6:30 a.m.  Swim competition starts at 8:15 a.m. and will completed not later than 10:30 a.m.  

 

Date(s): July 15, 2017

Hours of Event: 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Harry A. Nottingham Park Soccer Field & Lake

Parking:  

  • Free parking is available on Town streets and at the Elk Lot
  • Parking Lot Closure:  The Town Hall west lot will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until noon.

Traffic:

  • There will be no traffic diversions or road closures during the race.  Police officers will be directing traffic to ensure the safety of the triathletes when traveling on bicycles to Beaver Creek Resort
  • Triathletes will be traveling with traffic from Nottingham Park to Beaver Creek Resort
  • Please adhere to posted speed limits and any police directions

Transportation: Avon and Eco Transit will operate on schedule



SLINGSHOT ROADSTERS TIME TRIAL

Buck Creek Road

July 15, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Slingshot Roadsters will be hosting a Hill Climb Time Trial on Buck Creek Road from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on July 15, 2017.    The Slingshots Roadsters have come to Avon the past two years hosting between 50-65 participants.  Each day the group participates in different activities, planned rides and explores a small industry expo.  This year the group will be in Avon from July 12 – July 16.  The Hill Climb Time Trial will be staged out of the Comfort Inn parking lot, with interval starts for each racer traveling through Town under rules of the road, to the start line just north of the Walking Mountains Lane on Buck Creek Road.  The finish is at the intersection of Buck Creek and Wildwood Roads.  Racers will return down Buck Creek Road, under rules of the road.  A total of 70 racers will be participating.

Date(s): July 15, 2017

Hours of Event: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  

Location: Buck Creek Road

Parking:  

  • Parking is not allowed on Buck Creek Road at any time
  • TEMPORARY TRAILHEAD CLOSURE:  The Buck Creek Trailhead will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
  • Free parking is available on Town streets and in Town parking lots

Traffic:

  • TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE:  Buck Creek Road, from just north of Walking Mountains Lane to Wildwood Road, will be closed on Saturday, July 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Roadster vehicles will be traveling with traffic, under rules of the road, from the Comfort Inn to Buck Creek Road start line
  • Please adhere to posted speed limits and any police directions

Transportation: Avon and Eco Transit will operate on schedule


Additional Information 

For more information, please contact Casey Willis, Special Events Manager, at 970-748-4032 or visit www.avon.org/events. We look forward to working with the residential and business community to ensure all Avon events are safe.

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