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Big Ol' Texas Weekend Returns to Angel Fire, NM Jan 28-30

Angel Fire Resort to Host Three Days of Texas Fun and Discounts

ANGEL FIRE, New Mexico (January 24, 2011) Angel Fire Resort is bringing back Big Ol' Texas Weekend for the seventh consecutive year. This year's weekend celebration highlights the Charlie Lucas Band, Lonestar themed events such as the Big Texan Steak Eating Challenge, Texas Hold 'Em Tournament and reduced priced lift tickets for Texas residents.

"Texans make up half of all our visitors," says Dave Dekema, director of marketing for Angel Fire Resort. "They drive all night to get here, ski all day, they're fun and they come back often. They refer to us as the ski slopes in their back yard. This is one small way of saying thanks to them for making us their mountain."

The following is the complete schedule of events:
10am-3pm Face Painter on the Base Area Deck
4pm-9pm Coca Cola Base Camp - For kids & teens featuring arcade games, pool, ping pong, air
hockey, foosball as well as couches & bean bags, big screen TV & dance floor.
Located on second floor of the Lodge.
5pm-9pm Live Music - John Haydon Todd in Legends Grill
6pm Friday Knight Lights Rail Jam Practice and warm-up
6pm-7pm Registration for Texas Hold 'Em - Free to play. Located on the 2nd floor of The Lodge
7pm Texas Hold 'Em Tournament presented by The Big Texan. Win great prizes from The
Big Texan & Angel Fire Resort.
7pm Friday Knight Lights Rail Jam - Presented by Experience Snowboards. Base of Exhibition.
7pm-10pm Live Music - The Charlie Lucas Band in the Village Haus

10am-3pm Face Painter on the Base Area Deck
1pm The Big Texan Steak Challenge - Located on the mid-level deck of the base area. To
be a contestant, enter online at for your chance to compete.
7pm-10pm Live Music - The Charlie Lucas Band in the Village Haus
7:30pm Boot Scootin' Barn Dance & BBQ Angel Fire Community Center

Texas residents with a valid Texas ID, will receive $12 off an Adult lift ticket, $6 off Teen or $3 off Junior lift tickets. Y'all come back now!

Discounted lodging packages include a room at the slopeside Lodge and lift tickets. Get details by calling 800-633-7463.

For more information on this and other events, please visit


About Angel Fire Resort
Angel Fire Resort is a top year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Situated at over 8,600' elevation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to offer the best value and choice for family outdoor recreation activities to its members, guests and visitors--including skiing, snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, tennis, fishing, hiking and more. For additional information on Angel Fire Resort, resort membership, or opportunities for real estate investment in Angel Fire, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the resort's website at

To line up an interview with an Angel Fire executive or for more information contact:

Krysty Ronchetti
Public Relations Rep
Angel Fire Resort