Aspen Square Daily News
Halloween, Aspen's favorite local holiday, gets off to a great start on Friday, October 31 at the Aspen Fire Station. The Boo! Bash!, a Halloween Carnival, takes place from 3:30-5:30 pm and will be highlighted by lots of activities, including face painting, balloon animals, art, games, clowns, food and of course, costumes. It's THE place to be to kick off the night. Details at www.aspenrecreation.com.
If your idea of a fun weekend is to watch kids play hockey, you're in luck! The second weekend of Aspen Junior Hockey's annual Fall Face Off tournament returns to Lewis Ice Arena Friday, October 24. This weekend's age range is from Squirt to Bantam (elementary to middle school), so there'll be plenty of checking in store for the older kids, who'll be coming from as far as Cheyenne, Wyoming. The full schedule can be found at www.aspenjuniorhockey.com.
With Halloween just two weeks away, the ghosts and ghouls are gathering for their annual frolics. What better way to get in the mood than to participate in the 15th annual Historic Ghost Walk in Glenwood Springs. Linwood Cemetery and the Frontier Historical Society host nightly walking tours lit by lamplight, with costumed actors portraying famous Glenwood Springs figures, including Doc Holiday. There are four tours per night, beginning at 7pm. For details, call (970) 945-4448.