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14th Annual Stirling Cup Weekend

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The 14th Annual Stirling Cup All Star Weekend takes place from September 26-28. Weekend events include a rousing hockey game between the Avalanche and Red Wings alumni on September 27 and the Stirling Cup Golf Classic at the Aspen Golf Course on September 28. The Stirling Cup is held in memory of Aspen resident Stirling Cooper, and is a fundraiser for Aspen Junior Hockey. For details, visit or call 970-920-7081.

Aspen Festival Piano Sale


If you've been considering the purchase of a piano, this weekend you can browse the ongoing Aspen Festival Piano Sale at the Benedict Music Tent. Sponsored by Schmitt Music, the sale includes more than 150 Steinway & Sons and Boston pianos that were used during the recently completed season of the Aspen Music Festival and School. A portion of the proceeds of the sale, which runs through tomorrow, August 24, will benefit the Music Festival. For details, email or call (303) 947-1543.

Snowmass Rodeo

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Even though some of our annual events have ended for the summer, there's still one more chance to see the Snowmass Rodeo tonight. Rain or shine, the rodeo takes place at the rodeo grounds beginning with a BBQ at 5pm. The rodeo begins at 7pm. It's a taste of the old west, Snowmass-style. For details visit

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