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Big Night on the Hill


A summer music extravaganza starts tonight on Fanny Hill, and continues down the mountain to Base Camp Grill. The free tunes start around 6, with Papa Grows Funk. They're a staple on the New Orleans club scene and a surefire way to get the crowd moving on a hot Snowmass summer afternoon. Then, local rock and groovers Jes Grew will carry the torch down to Base Village, for music into the night. Join your fellow frolickers tonight on Fanny Hill, in Snowmass. More info,

8th Annual Aspen Art Festival, July 17-18


The weather keeps getting better and this weekend is a splendid time to leisurely enjoy downtown Aspen. The Aspen Chamber Resort Association presents the 8th Annual Aspen Art Festival at Wagner Park. Free admission, and featuring regional, national and international art, all original and all hand-made in the U.S. For more details,

Musical Highlights for the Week


With the summer season in full swing and perfect temperatures to match, Aspen Music Festival and School brings us music to match the mood. Local's favorite, Sunday on the Lawn: bring a picnic, some wine or a stolen afternoon and enjoy world-class classical music outside the Benedict Music Tent. For an acoustic treat, tickets are available for a special listening experience, inside the tent. for details.

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