It's an annual tradition, the best of the beach in the heart of the mountains. The Motherlode Volleyball Classic, North America's biggest beach doubles volleyball tournament, comes to Koch Park in Aspen this Labor Day Weekend. This year, for the first time ever, beach volleyball's latest stars on the rise will compete, as well, showcasing the next wave of talent in the sport. Watch the action and be a part of the excitement;pull up a camp chair, bring a picnic and enjoy some high sports action. For more info, www.motherlodevolleyball.com.
The Aspen Chamber Resort Association and the Aspen Skiing Company present the 2010 Community Luncheon, September 2 at noon. Speakers from both ACRA and Ski Co will get you hyped up for the winter season, followed by local photographer and outdoorsman Tyler Stableford's new film, "The Fall Line - A Warrior's Return". It's a great way to top off the summer and powow with business owners and local residents, before the powder! For registation and details, www.aspenchamber.org.
The 7th Annual Aspen/Snowmass Ride for the Cure comes to town, or country, this Saturday, August 21. Registration involves a commitment to fundraising, as the Aspen Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure pledges dollars and energy to save lives and end breast cancer forever. The actual ride is a commitment, as well - 10, 30, 50 and 100 mile rides through the ever-so-scenic backcountry in and around Aspen and Snowmass.