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Jul
24
Thu
JAS Cafe Summer Series @ Little Nell Hotel
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 9:15 pm
JAS Cafe Summer Series @ Little Nell Hotel | Aspen | Colorado | United States

Django Reinhardt performs live @ The Little Nell Hotel!

Intimate performances featuring world-class jazz artists from around the globe in the downstairs room at the Little Nell Hotel.

Django Reinhardt NY Festival – A celebration of the music of legendary gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt

Jul
26
Sat
Aspen/Snowmass Ride for the Cure @ Rio Grande Park in Aspen, CO
Jul 26 all-day
Aspen/Snowmass Ride for the Cure @ Rio Grande Park in Aspen, CO

Ride the Rockies in support of Susan G. Komen breast cancer awareness and research in western Colorado.

Choose your challenge: century, metric century and 30-mile routes available. Fundraising is required. Team Komen provides all of the coaching, training, travel opportunities and fundraising support necessary for a life-changing experience. Rio Grande Park.

Susan G. Komen Aspen Race for the Cure
Jul 26 all-day
Susan G. Komen Aspen Race for the Cure

Let’s fight against breast cancer together…come join us on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at Rio Grande Park!

  • Adults 5K Run/Walk $35
  • Timed 5K (all ages) $45
  • Youth (4-18) 5K Run/Walk $25
  • Seniors (65 and older) 5K Run/Walk $25
  • Timed 10K Run/Walk (all ages) $45
  • Paws for the Cure /Family Fun 1-mile Walk (all ages) $35
  • Sleep in for the Cure (all ages) $25
  • Children 3 and under are FREE! (require registration though)

Our goal is to have more than 1,000 participants at the 2014 Race. Help us meet our goal and if each participant raised $100 each, we could raise $100,000 for breast cancer research and programs! Learn more about fundraising programs.

Get a Team together and enter for these prize categories: Biggest Fundraising Team, Pinkest Team, Biggest Survivor Team, Biggest Sleep- In Team & Farthest Traveled Team! Learn more about teams.

Walk-In Registration Information

Friday, July 18, 2014
Noon pm – 5 pm: Walk-in Registration at Taylor Creek Fly Shops in Basalt
10:30 am – 5:30 pm: Walk-in Registration at Glenwood Sports in Glenwood Springs

Saturday, July 19, 2014
10 am – 4 pm: Walk-in Registration at Basalt Bike & Ski in Willits

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
11 am – 6 pm: Walk-in Registration at Aspen Sports in Aspen
11 am – 6 pm: Walk-in Registration at City Market in El Jebel

Thursday, July 24, 2014
11 am – 6 pm: Walk-in Registration at Aspen Sports in Aspen
11 am – 6 pm: Walk-in Registration at City Market in El Jebel

Friday, July 25, 2014
11 am – 5 pm: Walk-in Registration at Aspen Sports in Aspen

Aspen Arts Festival @ Monarch Street & Durant Avenue in Aspen, CO
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Aspen Arts Festival @ Monarch Street & Durant Avenue in Aspen, CO

Aspen is one of Colorado’s favorite year-round resort areas. It offers a profound history an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, an array of cultural activities, pleasant climate and gorgeous natural scenery. Aspen is a magnificent stimulant for fun and adventure, providing a grand assortment of events- in any season.

Previously held in Wagner Park, the festival has moved to Monarch Street in between Durant Ave and Main St. Showcasing an all-star line-up of the nation’s finest artists, the Downtown Aspen Art Festival will provide you an exclusive opportunity to experience a broad range of phenomenal creations ranging from life-size sculptures, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and mixed media. Take in fabulous views of Downtown Aspen, grab a delicious bite at a local eatery, and purchase original artwork from the artists themselves, as you enjoy this weekend of visual inspiration.

The featured giveaway for this show is a Cattail Reed piece by Cheryl Ward, valued at $400.00, measured at 18″x18″, named “Green Mottled Prairie Grass.” To register to win, stop by Cheryl’s booth at the show. Learn more about all of Cheryl’s work by visiting www.wardartstudio.com

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Batoto Yetu, Dance for Kids @ Aspen District Theatre
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Batoto Yetu, Dance for Kids @ Aspen District Theatre | Aspen | Colorado | United States

Generously underwritten by The Lewis Family / Morgridge Family Foundation / Embrey Family Foundation.

For the second year, this acclaimed cultural exchange program brings together children from the renowned Harlem-based Batoto Yetu, and the award-winning Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklórico to celebrate the rich traditional dances of Africa and Mexico. This performance is emblematic of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s continuing commitment to preserving and providing access to dance heritage. Come and be inspired by the commitment, talent, and unforgettable energy of these young performers.

“[Batoto Yetu] is full of professional discipline and zest!” 
– The New York Times

Jul
27
Sun
Aspen Arts Festival @ Monarch Street & Durant Avenue in Aspen, CO
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Aspen Arts Festival @ Monarch Street & Durant Avenue in Aspen, CO

Aspen is one of Colorado’s favorite year-round resort areas. It offers a profound history an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, an array of cultural activities, pleasant climate and gorgeous natural scenery. Aspen is a magnificent stimulant for fun and adventure, providing a grand assortment of events- in any season.

Previously held in Wagner Park, the festival has moved to Monarch Street in between Durant Ave and Main St. Showcasing an all-star line-up of the nation’s finest artists, the Downtown Aspen Art Festival will provide you an exclusive opportunity to experience a broad range of phenomenal creations ranging from life-size sculptures, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and mixed media. Take in fabulous views of Downtown Aspen, grab a delicious bite at a local eatery, and purchase original artwork from the artists themselves, as you enjoy this weekend of visual inspiration.

The featured giveaway for this show is a Cattail Reed piece by Cheryl Ward, valued at $400.00, measured at 18″x18″, named “Green Mottled Prairie Grass.” To register to win, stop by Cheryl’s booth at the show. Learn more about all of Cheryl’s work by visiting www.wardartstudio.com

Jul
28
Mon
11th Annual Vince Gill & Amy Grant Gala & Golf Classic @ St. Regis Aspen Resort
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day
11th Annual Vince Gill & Amy Grant Gala & Golf Classic @ St. Regis Aspen Resort | Aspen | Colorado | United States

For the past ten years, the Vince Gill & Amy Grant Gala and Golf Classic has been an overwhelming success for Challenge Aspen as the cornerstone of our annual fundraising efforts. The event is hosted by Grammy Award winners Vince Gill and Amy Grant, friends of Vince and Amy, disabled athletes and wounded veterans. Featuring two days of musical and golf excellence, the Classic provides an unforgettable experience. Proceeds benefit Challenge Aspen, providing year-round recreational, educational and cultural experiences for anyone with a cognitive or physical disability.

Monday, July 28th, 2014
Enjoy a cocktail reception followed by dinner and an evening filled with exceptional, one of a kind live auction items and experiences. The highlight of the event will be a musical performance by Vince Gill, Amy Grant and friends. The gala will be held at the beautiful St. Regis Aspen Resort. Guests will include Challenge Aspen supporters, Aspen philanthropists and special VIP’s. The event will honor injured service members as well as participants of Challenge Autism and Challenge  Aspen REC programs (recreational, educational and cultural programs).

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Tee off with Vince, Amy, and special friends for a day of amazing golf at the private Snowmass Club Golf Course. Foursomes will be paired up in a scramble format for this James Engh designed course. Experience the challenges of the course and the surprises that await as local Aspen restaurants provide sumptuous treats and beverages on course all day long. The all-inclusive event offers complimentary treats, player gifts, pro clinics and exhibitions, and a post event awards party.

Theatre Aspen’s Summer Splash @ Hurst Theatre
Jul 28 all-day
Theatre Aspen's Summer Splash @ Hurst Theatre | Aspen | Colorado | United States

Theatre Aspen’s first-ever Summer Splash is an exclusive party benefitting Theatre Aspen School!

Jul
31
Thu
Win a KSPN VIP Pass to ArtAspen! @ Aspen Ice Garden
Jul 31 – Aug 3 all-day
Win a KSPN VIP Pass to ArtAspen! @ Aspen Ice Garden

Register to win a FREE VIP PASS to ArtAspen from July 31st until August 3rd!

All you have to do is go to http://kspnaa14.eventbrite.com/ and click “register” to enter to win.

VIP PASS Gives You and a Guest Access To:

Unlimited entrance to the fair July 31-Aug 3
Opening Night Preview Thu July 31, 5-9pm


Fair Hours:

Thursday July 31, 5-9pm
Friday Aug 1, 11am-8pm
Saturday Aug 2, 11am-8pm
Sunday Aug 3, 11am-6pm

Your complimentary VIP PASS admits you and one guest to Opening Night Preview on Thursday Aug 31, 5-9pm. Aspen Peak’s Sneak Peak +10th Anniversary Bash. Benefits Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club. Enjoy complimentary wine. Unlimited entry to the fair throughout the weekend.

ArtAspen @ Aspen Ice Garden
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm

Join us as ArtAspen returns for its eagerly awaited fifth edition. The Fair offers the gallery art world exclusive entry into the semi-private and affluent playground of the rich and famous.

Aspen’s First and Only Fine Art Fair for Important Contemporary Art

Limited in size to just 30 dealers, this intimate and impeccably designed setting provides fairgoers an elegant and manageable viewing and buying experience. It is the ideal setting for both art dealers and art collectors to meet and mingle while experiencing the most dynamic marketplace for important art, ranging from 1950-present.Aspen Art