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Don Giovanni in HD


Romance is in the card this week; good news, there's more to love than Valentine's Day.

This Thursday, the Wheeler Opera House and Aspen Music Festival and School presents Mozart's Don Giovanni, Live from The Met in HD. Showing at 5:30 p.m., it's a civilized way to spend a cozy afternoon. A special screening of Don Giovanni on the big stage at our own opera house - what a treat.

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Owl Creek Chase is Back!


This weekend, Feb. 11 and 12, the Owl Creek Chase returns to the cross-country trails between Snowmass Village and Aspen. It's one of the state's most challenging, well-known and anticipated courses, with panoramic winter beauty all along the way.

It's an off-piste adventure across an unparalleled backyard!

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Nordic Bonfire Dinner Fundraiser, Feb. 18 -Save the Date!


The Aspen Cross-Country Center and the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club present a local twilight favorite, with the AVSC Nordic Bonfire Dinner. This year's theme, Night of the Norsemen, features a dance party following the evening, from 8-11 p.m. Apres-ski, Nordic style, with music and dancing on-site at the Red Mountain Grill!

Proceeds benefit the valley's local youth ski and snowboard programs, while the exercise, fresh night air and hearty culinary offerings benefit YOU!

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