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Winter Farmer's Market

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If you miss the Aspen Saturday Market, tomorrow you can fulfill your need for great fresh produce and baked goods by visiting the Winter Farmer's Market in Basalt. Besides veggies and baked goods, you can shop for meat, fish, eggs, cheese, pasta, soup, coffee, jewelry and leather products while listening to live music by Jimmy Dykann. Located indoors at the Eagle Crest Nursery, just off Highway 82, the market takes places from 10am to 4pm every Saturday until March 15. For details, call (970) 963-1173.


Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open

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Buttermilk plays host starting tomorrow, February 20, for the Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open, a competition for athletes in slopestyle, superpipe and rail jams. This gold-level event is one of the finest open competitions in the country and many of today's hottest freeskiers have taken part, including current Olympian Torin Yater-Wallace. The Open runs through February 23 on the slopestyle and superpipe courses used during the Winter X Games. Details at www.aspensnowmass.com.


Saturday Night Variety

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Aspen is famous for being a great apres ski town, and tonight is no exception. After a quick bite, you can take in a performance by our renowned dance company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, at 7:30pm at the Aspen District Theater. Or, you can rock the night away with Texas icon Jerry Jeff Walker at the Wheeler Opera House at 8pm. Either way, you can't lose. For ballet information, visit www.aspensantafeballet.com; www.aspenshowtix.com will provide details on Jerry Jeff Walker.


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