Welcome!

News Feed Item

Frisco Kicks Off Wassail Days with A Shorter Dash for More Cash

Town of Frisco's annual holiday celebration, Wassail Days runs Dec. 8-16

FRISCO, Colo., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Town of Frisco is hosting its annual Wassail Days, Dec. 8 – 16, 2012, a week packed with events to celebrate the holiday season. This year Frisco will host the 2nd annual Santa Dash, but it will be a Shorter Dash for MORE Cash! It will be a 6 block fun run for the whole family with one caveat: runners must dress in their best Santa gear to grab stockings full of cash at the end of the race.

Shorter Dash for More Cash will kick off Wassail Days on Dec. 8th at 3 pm. In addition to the Santa Dash, there will also be a FREE day in Frisco to experience the Frisco Adventure Park Tubing Hill, Frisco Nordic Ski Center and Frisco Sleigh Rides all on Dec. 13. Other events during the holiday celebration include Santa's Calling, Victorian Wassail Night at the Museum, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Best in the West Chili Cook-off, Breakfast with Santa and the Lil' Rascals Rail Jam and Fireworks. This year's Wassail Days are sure to bring out the holiday spirit in anyone. Here's the schedule:

  • 12/8:
    3 pm - Shorter Dash for MORE Cash (Main Street)
    4 pm - Tree Lighting Ceremony (Frisco Gazebo)
    5-7 pm - Best in the West Chili Contest (Frisco Adventure Park Lodge)
  • 12/11:
    6 pm - Santa's Calling - Santa makes his special calls to good boys and girls.
  • 12/12:
    4-7 pm - Victorian Wassail Night (Frisco Historic Museum)
  • 12/13:
    10 am -1:30 pm - FREE Tubing (Frisco Adventure Park) Call for Reservations: 970-668-2558
    10 am-4 pm - FREE Nordic Ski Day ( Frisco Nordic Center) Rental equipment and lessons are available, call: 970-668-0866
    10 am-3 pm - FREE Sleigh Rides Two Below Zero (Frisco Adventure Park) Call for reservations: 970-453-1520.
  • 12/15:
    9 am - Breakfast with Santa sponsored by Copper Mountain hosted by Backcountry Brewery Reservations required – call Summit County Preschool at 970-668-5508, ext 1).
    12-2 pmSanta Visit (Frisco Historic Park & Museum)
    2 pm -Christmas Carolers (Main Street)
    3:30 pmLil' Rascals Rail Jam (Frisco Adventure Park) Fireworks will follow the event.
  • 12/16:
    Final voting for your favorite wassail recipe in Frisco at the Frisco-Copper Visitor Information Center.

To register for Santa Dash – Shorter Dash for More Cash, runners should visit www.wassaildays.com. Once registered, participants will receive a Frisco Santa shirt, Santa hat, and a 50% of Tubing voucher good at  the Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill through Dec 16, 2012. Naughty or nice, every paid participant receives cash. No matter how fast you are, you could walk away with the Benjamins. 

Whether you're interested in tubing or just want to warm up with some delicious chili, the Frisco Adventure Park lodge will host the Best in the West Chili Contest from 5-7 pm after the Santa Dash. Amateur and professional chili chefs will serve their best chili recipes to win prizes and bragging rights. To enter the contest, visit www.wassaildays.com.  Celebrate tubing with half off from 4-6 pm on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.

Wassail Days wouldn't be complete without the Wassail competition. Participating retailers along Main Street will offer homemade Wassail, a delicious mixture of cider and spices. Shoppers can vote for their favorite Wassail recipe. Voting closes Dec. 16.

Visit www.wassaildays.com for more information on Wassail Days and to register for the Santa Dash for Cash and chili cook-off. For more information about the Town of Frisco, visit www.townoffrisco.com or contact the Frisco Information Center at 800-424-1554. For press inquiries, contact Korisa Geiger at (970) 215-5544 or [email protected].

Media contact:
Korisa Geiger
970.215.5544
[email protected]

SOURCE The Town of Frisco

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We are an IT services solution provider and we sell software to support those solutions. Our focus and key areas are around security, enterprise monitoring, and continuous delivery optimization," noted John Balsavage, President of A&I Solutions, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
What sort of WebRTC based applications can we expect to see over the next year and beyond? One way to predict development trends is to see what sorts of applications startups are building. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arin Sime, founder of WebRTC.ventures, discussed the current and likely future trends in WebRTC application development based on real requests for custom applications from real customers, as well as other public sources of information.
Your homes and cars can be automated and self-serviced. Why can't your storage? From simply asking questions to analyze and troubleshoot your infrastructure, to provisioning storage with snapshots, recovery and replication, your wildest sci-fi dream has come true. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, provided a ChatOps demo where you can talk to your storage and manage it from anywhere, through Slack and similar services with...
The financial services market is one of the most data-driven industries in the world, yet it’s bogged down by legacy CPU technologies that simply can’t keep up with the task of querying and visualizing billions of records. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Karthik Lalithraj, a Principal Solutions Architect at Kinetica, discussed how the advent of advanced in-database analytics on the GPU makes it possible to run sophisticated data science workloads on the same database that is housing the rich...
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to w...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Massive Networks mission is simple. To help your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions. Improve your customer's experience with outstanding connections to your cloud.
In the enterprise today, connected IoT devices are everywhere – both inside and outside corporate environments. The need to identify, manage, control and secure a quickly growing web of connections and outside devices is making the already challenging task of security even more important, and onerous. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Rich Boyer, CISO and Chief Architect for Security at NTT i3, discussed new ways of thinking and the approaches needed to address the emerging challenges of security i...
"We want to show that our solution is far less expensive with a much better total cost of ownership so we announced several key features. One is called geo-distributed erasure coding, another is support for KVM and we introduced a new capability called Multi-Part," explained Tim Desai, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Hitachi Data Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
FinTechs use the cloud to operate at the speed and scale of digital financial activity, but are often hindered by the complexity of managing security and compliance in the cloud. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sesh Murthy, co-founder and CTO of Cloud Raxak, showed how proactive and automated cloud security enables FinTechs to leverage the cloud to achieve their business goals. Through business-driven cloud security, FinTechs can speed time-to-market, diminish risk and costs, maintain continu...
There is a huge demand for responsive, real-time mobile and web experiences, but current architectural patterns do not easily accommodate applications that respond to events in real time. Common solutions using message queues or HTTP long-polling quickly lead to resiliency, scalability and development velocity challenges. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ryland Degnan, a Senior Software Engineer on the Netflix Edge Platform team, will discuss how by leveraging a reactive stream-based protocol,...
DX World EXPO, LLC., a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Mike Johnston, an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io, discussed how to use Kubernetes to set up a SaaS infrastructure for your business. Mike Johnston is an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io with over 12 years of experience designing, deploying, and maintaining server and workstation infrastructure at all scales. He has experience with brick and mortar data centers as well as cloud providers like Digital Ocean, Amazon Web Services, and Rackspace. H...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devic...
"The Striim platform is a full end-to-end streaming integration and analytics platform that is middleware that covers a lot of different use cases," explained Steve Wilkes, Founder and CTO at Striim, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Everything run by electricity will eventually be connected to the Internet. Get ahead of the Internet of Things revolution and join Akvelon expert and IoT industry leader, Sergey Grebnov, in his session at @ThingsExpo, for an educational dive into the world of managing your home, workplace and all the devices they contain with the power of machine-based AI and intelligent Bot services for a completely streamlined experience.