A week of Thanksgiving events kicks off at Copper today | SummitDaily.com

A week of Thanksgiving events kicks off at Copper today

Join Copper in celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving by supporting Advocates for Victims of Assault through participation in Turkey Bowling today and Nov. 25 and The Gobbler Chase on Nov. 27. The participation fee for both activities will be donated to the charity. For only $2 per try, participants can bowl frozen turkeys across the snow in Burning Stones Plaza. Or, race around Copper on snowshoes in the 1st Annual Gobbler Chase Snowshoe Fun Run/Walk. The Chase is a two-mile fun run/walk that starts and finishes in Burning Stones Plaza and has leftover Thanksgiving treats along the course. Registration is between 10 a.m. and noon in Burning Stones Plaza. Cost to participate is $10 and includes a goody bag and a chance to win raffle prizes. Snowshoe rentals are available for $6 from The Fall Line in The Village at Copper.Professional and amateur skiers and riders are invited to compete in the Left Over Yam and Jive Turkey Rail Jam in the American Eagle Jib Park on Nov. 26. The rail jam is free and will offer cash purse awards for the top three competitors in the men’s and women’s categories including a $250 prize for first place, $150 for second place and $50 for third. Additionally, Copper heats up on Nov. 27 when En Fuego returns and brings with it a sizzling celebration filled with a stomp and rhythm group, torchlight parade, and an awe-inspiring fireworks show over Copper Mountain.For more information on all Thanksgiving events visit http://www.coppercolorado.com or dial (800) 458-8386 ext. 4INFO.

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