Here you will find all the information you need about the social events for the 2017 summer season.

Summer Social Events Coordinators
Jocelyn Dienst   303-990-4116

Barb Nordin  206-953-­1725

Signup and payment process

Signup for all events is done online, by clicking the blue button below.  You can signup 1 or 2 people, for multiple events, all in one step.  You can also pay by credit card or PayPal at the same time.

Or, if you want to pay by check, you must still click the blue button below to signup. Then mail one check covering the total cost of your choices. Make your check out to Vail Club 50 and mail to Vail Club 50, PO Box 2789, Avon CO 81620.


An event may fill up before its payment deadline; please pay online or mail your check early to ensure your reservation.  The date of your online payment, or your check postmark date, determines your priority for an event that sells out.

Payment for an event must be received by its published deadline. Last minute registrations will only be allowed if space and food are available.  You will not be able to sign up online for an event after its published deadline; contact the event organizer to find out if it is possible to secure a last minute registration and pay via check.

Click here for the Vail Club 50 policy on event payments, cancellations and refunds.

Having trouble signing up for an event?

Click here to see a video of how to sign up for an event.

Event Attendees reports

Click here to see who has signed up for upcoming events.

Guys and Dolls

Vail Club 50 offers special events organized for single members who are looking for a comfortable environment to meet and enjoy activities with other single members. This group, Guys and Dolls, is composed of individuals who are not in a committed relationship.  Click here for more information.

If you click on an event name in the table below, it will jump you right to the full event description.  Then if you click the Back button on your browser, you’ll return to the table.

Thursday, June 29Summer Kick-off Social
Friday, July 7Hike and Sunset Dinner
Thursday, July 13 - Sunday, July 16Buena Vista Trip
Monday, July 24Line Dancing Extravaganza & Instruction (and Buffet Supper)
Saturday, July 29Lake Dillon Theatre – Ghost
Tuesday August 8Bikes, Brats and Beer
Tuesday August 15Wine Tasting and Hors D’oeuvres
Tuesday, August 22President’s Dance
Tuesday, September 5thGolf/Pickleball Tournament & Awards Banquet
Tuesday September 19Summers End Cocktail Party

Event Descriptions

President’s Dance

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Cocktails & Apps 6-7pm; Plated Dinner 7 – 8pm, Dancing 7 – 10pm

Location/Address: Donovan Pavilion
1600 S. Frontage Rd., Vail CO 81657

Price: $100 Members; $100 Guests

Cash Bar: Red and White Wine as well as Beer will be available for $5.00 per drink and tickets for all drinks will be secured at the door. Please bring cash as there will not be any charge card capability. Soft drinks, Pelligrino, etc. available for $3.00/drink.

Deadline for Payment/Signup: Monday, August 14, 2017.  Click here to sign up.

Jocelyn Dienst  303-990-4116
Pam Crine  970-328-0809
Bobbie Ruh  970-479-7333
Leslie Davies  832-236-7490
Eileen Thurnauer  630-623-3381

Join your friends for a beautiful, casual, summer evening of fine dining and entertainment at Donovan Pavilion. Enjoy cocktails on the outdoor terrace followed by a catered dinner provided by Vail Catering Concepts, and Vail Valley Band featuring Don Watson and Beth Swearingen will entertain us with fun, lively music for dancing!

The menu includes:

Appetizers: Lamb and feta flatbread with chermoula sauce, turkey meatballs with orange teriyaki glaze and fresh basil, Chipotle crab and avocado tostada with roasted cherry tomato
and queso, Fried zucchini cakes with red pepper romesco;
Dinner: Organic mixed greens with fresh vegetables, julienne carrots, cucumber sticks, vine ripened tomato, manchego cheese, lime basil vinaigrette salad, Sliced tenderloin and Seared
salmon served with ginger coconut sweet potato mash, saute green beans, mushrooms and peppers with green coconut curry sauce;
Dessert: Chocolate mousse, gluten free sugar cookie and berries;

This is a summer CASUAL evening so plan on joining your friends for a delightful evening as well as welcoming the 2017-2018 Vail Club 50 Board of Directors.

Golf/Pickleball Tournament & Awards Banquet

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
Golf: 2:30 – 4:30pm. Shotgun start. Arrive at 1:30 to
2:15pm to get your cart and warm up at the driving range.
Meet at the practice putting green by the clubhouse office
at 2:15pm to meet the pro and get your starting hole assignment.

Pickleball: 2:30 – 4:30pm. Round Robin level-based format. Meet at the courts at 2:15pm.
Awards Banquet: Cocktails & Snacks 5 – 6pm, Buffet Dinner 6 – 8pm

Location: Gypsum Creek Golf Club & Creekside Grill
530 Cotton Ranch Drive, Gypsum, CO

Note: The pickleball courts are located across the street from the main club parking lot. Park in this lot. Please do not park on the street by the courts.

Golf: $40 per person. Includes green fees, cart, and prizes.

Pickleball: $5 per person. Includes prizes.
Dinner: $30 Members; $40 Guests

Cash Bar Available – Event includes one drink ticket

Deadline for Payment/signup: Friday, August 25, 2017. Click here to sign up.

Special Instructions at signup:
Golf: Please provide your golf handicap (or an estimate).
Pickleball: Please indicate your pickleball level: 2.5, 3.0, 3.5

Contact :
Golf: Barbara Wahle  410-271- 9861

Pickleball: Jocelyn Dienst  303-990-4116
Banquet: Barb Nordin  206-953- 1725

Choose your event and get your clubs and paddles ready for a fun afternoon of 9-hole golf at Gypsum Creek Golf Club or a round-robin level-based pickleball tournament at Gypsum’s eight, brand new outdoor pickleball courts. These fun activities will be followed by a cocktail hour with
snacks and a buffet dinner and awards ceremony at the Gypsum Creekside Grill. All events are at a single location! The buffet banquet will feature House Salad, Sautéed Vegetables, Scalloped Potatoes, Beef Carving Station, Chicken in White Wine Sauce and bite-size desserts. Dinner includes 1 drink ticket. A cash bar is also available. Members may attend dinner regardless of whether they participated in golf or pickleball.

Note: Pickleball players: Bring a pickleball paddle and a lawn chair to watch (or rest!) during the tournament.


Summers End Cocktail Party

Tuesday September 19, 2017, 5 – 7pm

Location: The Charter at Beaver Creek
Parking at the Charter

Price: $30 Members; $46 Guests

Cash bar: Yes

Deadline for Payment/signup: Monday, September 11, 2017. Click here to sign up.

Contact: Jim Yager

Enjoy lovely views from the inside and outside decks of this iconic Beaver Creek Venue as you join friends to close out an eventful summer season. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. This favored event is the perfect time to enjoy the fall colors and bid farewell to our summer and look forward to the winter season ahead. Bring a jacket or wrap as the September evenings are cool here in the mountains. Parking is available on site.