Aspen Square Daily News
While this weekend Food & Wine will keep us busy, don't forget that on Sunday, one of Aspen's most unique cultural events will begin. The 37th annual Aspen Writers' Foundation Summer Words Literary Festival runs from June 16-21. This year's theme is the literature of China, and will include stories of ancestry, emigration, censorship and culture. For details visit www.aspenwriters.org/summerwords/2013/festival/home.
Summer begins in earnest on Thursday, June 13, when the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen begins. This is the 31st annual event in Wagner Park and the the tents are up, and satellite venues are prepared for another weekend of fabulous food, wine and cooking classes. Aspen Square will be in the thick of it and we look forward to welcoming back many friends who stay with us for the event every year. Let the summer begin!
As of today, options for flying into Aspen have increased significantly. United Airlines has resumed their full summer flight schedule, including the return of daily non-stop flights from Los Angeles, Houston and Chicago/O'Hare. American will begin their daily non-stop flights from Los Angeles and Dallas/Ft. Worth on Wednesday, June 12. All told, the Aspen Pitkin County Airport will average 15 flights daily, with slightly higher totals on Sundays. For detailed timetables, visit http://timetables,oag.com/ase2/.