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Each fall, the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Business Conference & Expo to provide education and networking opportunities to the Carbondale Business Community. The Business Conference and Expo will be held on Friday, September 18 from 1pm to 8pm at The Gathering Center at The Orchard.Bookmark/Search this post [...]
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Join the IMBA Colorado and Wyoming Region for our mountain bike summit at Glenwood Springs, CO, on August 28th-30th. Let's unpave the way forward and plan for the next decade of trails. The summit will be a great opportunity to network with volunteer advocates, land stewards, federal and state land managers, industry representatives and other IMBA partners from around Colorado and Wyoming.
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Audi Power of Four Mountain Bike Race: The mountain bike race will start at the base of Snowmass and end at the bottom of Aspen Mountain. The race covers an estimated 9,000 feet of vertical gain and 9,000 feet of vertical drop over 36 miles on top rated single track and demanding double track ascents over four mountains. New for 2015, participants will have the option of racing a shorter course that covers two mountains of the route, Snowmass and Buttermilk. The shorter course will cover 17.5 miles with an estimated 3’800 feet vertical gain and 4,200 feet vertical drop.
Snowmss Scottish Festival and Highland Games:
Experience the earth-shaking sound of the massed bagpipes and drums, the grace of the Highland and Irish dancers, and the power of the great Scottish athletes as they throw the caber (telephone pole).
Pet the friendly Dogs of the British Isles. Bring your favorite four-legged friend — the Festival is dog-friendly!
Trace your family history and meet members of your clan.
Laugh aloud as the Ladies of the Festival judge kilted men in the Bonny (Pretty) Knees Contest.
Enjoy Scottish-Irish music, dance, food and vendors all day, both days.
Saturday evening, enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring the popular Celtic rock group, Swagger. Sunday morning, attend the Kirkin’ of the Tartans on the field, then ooh and aah as beautiful British cars enter the field.
Festival hours are 9:00am to 4:30pm on Saturday, followed by a Celtic rock concert with Swagger at 6 p.m. on Fanny Hill, and from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the website, or at the door. Special rate for seniors and active duty military personnel; children 6 and under are free.
Free parking and shuttle service.
For the very best lodging rates, book your lodging through the Festival site. For tickets and additional information, visit www.scottishgames.org.
The Colorado Scottish Festival is sponsored by the nonprofit St. Andrew Society of Colorado, which was established to promote the music, history and dance of Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and others of the seven Celtic nations. The Society is open to all who are interested in Celtic arts and culture.
Expand Event Info: If you are a young writer or visual artist, don’t miss this unique workshop, taught by Brooklyn-based artist Tim Fielder. Ages 14 – 18, all levels welcome. Colorado Mountain College (Aspen Campus),
Fee: $450. Financial assistance available for Roaring Fork Valley residents. Register here: https://aspeninstitute.wufoo.com/forms/2015-aspen-words-summer-graphic-novel-workshop/
Expand Event Info: A guided tour of historic downtown Aspen in our unique electric vehicle – complete with a visit to both the Wheeler/Stallard Museum and the Holden/Marolt Mining and Ranching Museum. Guests gain a totally new understanding of Aspen’s transformations from a mining town to ski town to year-round, world class resort! Starts at Wheeler Opera House (320 E. Hyman Ave.). Presented by Aspen Historical Society. Reservations required. (970)925-3721 $25/adult, $20/senior, children 12 and under free
Expand Event Info: A beautiful stroll through Aspen’s Victorian West End with a focus on history and architecture; learn little-known facts about the homes themselves and the people who lived in them. Starts at Wheeler/Stallard Museum (620 W. Bleeker St.), Presented by Aspen Historical Society. $15/adult, $12/senior, children 12 and under free. aspenhistory.org (970)925-372
Anderson Ranch Arts Center 35th Annual Art Auction & Picnic: The Ranch’s largest community event and fundraiser is a summer highlight! Join art lovers for a picnic lunch, live music and fun, with over 200 works of art offered in live and silent auctions.
Expand Event Info: Each weekend this summer we’re serving up live jazz with one of the best brunches in town. Enjoy brunch in the garden while talent from the Belly-Up Aspen sets the tone. Exclusively for element 47 guests.
June 27 – Flip and Fly
June 28 – Elements Duo
July 4 – Elements Duo
July 5 – Elements Duo
July 11 – Elements Trio
July 12 – Elements Trio
July 18 – Elements Trio
July 19 – Elements Trio
July 25 – Elements Trio
July 26 – Mike Facey
675 E. DURANT AVE
ASPEN, CO 81611
BREAKFAST 7 AM TO 10:30 AM
LUNCH 11:30 AM TO 2:30 PM
DINNER 6 PM TO 10 PM
BAR 2:30 PM TO 11 PM
Expand Event Info: Join visiting fungi expert, Vera Evenson, Curator at the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi, Denver Botanic Gardens, for an ACES Annual Mushroom Fair! Learn all you ever wanted to know about mushrooms – a wide variety of specimens will be exhibited, identified and examined up close. Come prepared to look at various mushrooms under a microscope, make spore prints, learn about their intricate ways and how important they are to the whole ecosystem – you’re welcome to bring your own mushrooms to share and learn about. Come to ACES for a fun filled afternoon learning about mushrooms – not to mention you’ll get to discuss which ones are the choice edible varieties.
Free and open to the public.Join us for an in-depth 2-day field course with Vera on Thursday and Friday preceding the fair.
Expand Event Info: Sat., Aug. 1st, 2015
The Otherside Ranch, Old Snowmass, CO
The Wilderness Workshop will hold its second annual WILDFEST!
The family-friendly, community hoedown will run from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., featuring lively music and entertainment, workshops, kids activities, and delicious locally-harvested food.
Tickets – and information out about volunteering, – are available at www.wildernessworkshop.org/events/wildfest
Expand Event Info: An entertaining romp through local lore with a presentation of “A Briefly Complete History of Aspen,” ice cream and spiked milkshakes for adults. Presented by the Aspen Historical Society. 620 W. Bleeker St. Free to attend, $3-5 for ice cream.