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A Packed Calendar This Weekend!

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Never let it be said there isn't a lot to do around here! In the just the next three days we have an abundance of events from which to choose. The 12 Days of Aspen continue, JAS Cafe Downstairs presents Stacey Kent, Burt Bachrach will rock the Wheeler tonight, the Crystal Palace Revue lights up the Wheeler stage on Christmas night, and the Academy Screenings begins Monday, December 23. Hopefully you can find some time to ski, too!

Holiday Science Festival

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Lovers of scientific inquiry will enjoy today's Aspen Science Center Holiday Science Festival at the Aspen Middle School. The event, which runs from 4:30 - 7pm, includes ice cream, crafts to take home, interactive exhibits, experiments and games that are designed to entertain, instruct and inspire. For details, contact the Aspen Science Center at

The Nutcracker Leaps Into Aspen


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet begins a four-performance run of Tchaikovsky's beloved holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, today at 2 and 7:30pm today. Tomorrow's performances will be at 1pm and 5pm. All shows will take place at the Aspen District Theatre, located in the Aspen Elementary School on Maroon Creek Road. Purchase tickets online at or call (970) 920-5770.

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