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Bobby Mason Makes it "Family"

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Beloved local singer/songwriter Bobby Mason presents the Aspen Family Reunion tomorrow night, October 18, at 8pm at the Wheeler Opera House. Mason has made his home in Aspen since 1969 and is still rocking at 70. He plans to perform songs in his catalog from as far back as 1964 and will be backed by a seven-man band plus backup singers. The Aspen Times dubbed Mason "the de facto musical mayor of Aspen," so you can expect this will be a great show! Tickets and additional information at

60th Annual Ski Swap


The annual Aspen Ski Swap is one of the most anticipated events of the fall off season. The community gathers to look for deals on ski and snowboard equipment, winter clothing and gear and generally catch up with friends and neighbors. The Swap is back for its 60th anniversary next Saturday, October 18, at the Aspen Middle School. Proceeds will again benefit the Aspen School District Outdoor Education Program. If you want to try to sell equipment, drop it off on Friday from 4-6pm. The Swap will take place from 9:30am to 1:3pm on Saturday - don't miss it! Details at

Aspen High School Homecoming


It's October, so that means homecoming! Aspen High School is celebrating its homecoming this weekend. A lively pep rally was held in town a few nights ago, and tonight, the Skiers football team takes the field against traditional rival Battle Mountain in the big game.The kickoff is at 7pm at the lighted field on Maroon Creek Rd. and a big, excited crowd is expected. Come cheer on the hometown team!

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