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Aspen Saturday Market, going - and growing - through October 15

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It's a cornucopia of sights, a plethora of smells, a smorgasbord of tastes...that's what happens at the Aspen Saturday Market, words wax poetic from all the inspiration.

Fresh organic produce from Paonia, Hotchkiss and our surrounding local fields, wildflowers galore, goat cheese and samples (our favorite), music, home-made Kettle Corn, gourmet beef jerky; the list goes on, as do the booths of goodness around town.

This year's Aspen Saturday Market will continue through October 15. See you at the Market!


Time for The Meeting, of Snowfilled Minds

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September 29-October 1, the Wheeler Opera House and Aspen/Snowmass present The Meeting, a premier gathering of snowsport filmmakers, athletes, sponsors, media and the fans of winter, one and all.

This seventh installation of The Meeting features the NEPSA Video Awards, as well, where athletes and filmmakers strut their talent and compete for cash prizes for their work.

For more info on participating and sponsorships, contact: zcrittenden@aspensnowmass.com. For ticket info, visit: www.wheeleroperahouse.com.


2nd Annual Wapiyapi Classic, featuring Lance Armstrong

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The 2nd Annual Roche Constructors Wapiyapi Classic is up next, coming to Aspen September 25. The course includes scenic 25 and 50-mile routes, heading out and back to Paepcke Park, throughout the splendor of the changing colors of the season.

Wapiyapi is a non-profit organization which provides hope and support to families affected by childhood cancer, and 100% of the proceeds from the event will benefit Wapiyapi. The race's top fundraisers will collect huge prizes and hoopla, to be sure.


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