Join Komen Aspen for Ski for the Cure this Saturday, March 12, raising money for breast cancer research while taking some turns for a tremendous cause. Featuring big prizes for the most vertical feet skied per team, and per individual – and for the team or individual deemed the most pink, another prize package awaits! Discounted lift tickets available and pre-registration required.
$40 per adult participant includes entry fee, goody bag, BBQ lunch and Apres and Awards Party, all at Aspen Mountain. For more details and to register, www.komenaspen.org.
You're invited to the 29th Annual Mardi Gras celebration in Snowmass, featuring the Mother of All Ascensions Race, kid's carnival, bead-throwing extravaganza and the most festive parade in the mountains. Then, into the afternoon and evening, enjoy the nightlife up and down the slopes: live DJ at Venga Venga, live music at Base Camp Bar, with Hurricane drink specials and a Cajun Buffet to tide you over.
Spring has sprung...at least for the next few days. Celebrate the change of season and sunshine with another colorful art opening at Red Brick Center for the Arts. Presenting Czech artist Dasa Bausova and her latest thought-provoking Folk Art installations. Opening reception is this Thursday, March 3, from 5-7 p.m., at 110 East Hallam in Downtown Aspen. For more info, dasabausova.com or aspenart.org.