The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) continues it's fascinating Potbelly Perspective lecture series on Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30pm. "Why We Ski: An Andean Adventure of Women, Skiing, and a Golden Condor" will present a film and lecture by Annelise Loevlie, leader of Team Icelantic about their adventure trip to La Parva Resort in Chile. The group of women met, bonded and worked together in the unique competition called The Eye of the Condor. The series takes place at the ACES center at Hallam Lake. For details visit www.aspennature.org.
5 Point Film hosts 5 Point Film Aspen at the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, January 19. The event, which begins at 6pm, will include a meet and greet with athletes, filmmakers, friends and family followed by a screening of "Honnold 3.0." Alex Honnold and the father-son climbing duo of Michael and Hayden Kennedy will appear as special guests. Tickets are $20. For details, visit www.5pointfilm.org
Winterskol continues here in Aspen for one more day, and tonight one of the most cherished events takes place directly across the street from Aspen Square - the torchlight descent down the face of Aspen Mountain and the Winterskol Fireworks Extravaganza right afterwards. It's a beautiful sight to see the lights dancing down the slopes, so if you're in town and you haven't seen it before, please join us. The torchlight descent begins at 8:15pm and the fireworks follow at 8:30pm.