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Roaring Fork Open and Local Artists


Aspen Art Museum provides a place for artists from all walks of life to convene, exchange ideas; and, exhibit! Since 1980, the Roaring Fork Open has featured artwork by more than 100 local artists, part of AAM's mission to create a vibrant, live and local arts community.

Take in local talent at the 2011 Roaring Fork Open, on display starting October 20. For complete info:

Ski Swap, Mark your To-Do Deal List

One of the valley's most anticipated events, the AVSC Ski Swap, takes place this Sunday, October 16 from 10a-2p, in the Bank of Colorado Parking Lot in El Jebel.

Aspen Valley Ski (and Snowboard) Club grooms our valley's youth for a lifetime love of the slopes, and the Ski Swap offers deals, finds and a tremendous selection for the whole family. Free admission, too!

For details and to register your own wares: 970-205-5102.

BASH Harvest Fest in Downtown Basalt


While you stay with us at Aspen Square Hotel this crisp fall season, venture to neighboring towns to celebrate the colors and sounds of October. Basalt presents Basalt Arts and Social Happenings' Harvest Fest this Saturday, October 8 in downtown Basalt.

BASH features a huge sidewalk sale, tasty specials from some of the area's finest eateries and live music with local favorites Bobby Mason from 2-4 p.m. and Dan Ford, from 4-6 p.m.

Bring the whole family, of course! There'll be a scarecrow contest, a pumpkin patch and trick or treating festivities.

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