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Pow Wow!


A major snowstorm is moving through the Elk Mountains today and we've got snow! A least 10" of powder has blanketed Aspen Mountain and the snow is still coming. Stay tuned for an update later in the day.

36th Annual Messiah is Next Week

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The Aspen Choral Society, with its new music director Paul Dankers, will present the 36th annual performances of Handel's beloved "Messiah" beginning Tuesday,December 3. Performances will take place in Aspen on December 6 and 7 at St. Mary's Catholic Church and at the Snowmass Chapel on December 8. All performances begin at 7:30 and are free to the public, however donations are gratefully accepted. For details, visit

Sardy House Tree Lighting

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One of Aspen's longstanding holiday traditions, the lighting of the 90-foot spruce tree in front of the historic Sardy House, will take place Sunday, December 1 from 6 to 7 pm. Holiday cheer will abound with live music, hot chocolate and cookies and a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Don't miss this annual holiday kickoff event!

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