Aspen Square Daily News
Today at the Wheeler Opera House, the sounds of John Denver's many hit songs are wafting through the opera house all day. The inaugural John Denver Music Festival celebrates the beloved Aspen icon and singer/songwriter. More than 15 tribute artists from all over the world will take the stage from 12-3pm and 4-7pm. The music festival is a new addition to the annual John Denver Tribute Week, a longtime October tradition. Admission is free for all attendees of the tribute week.
If you love hockey and would like to get involved with the local women's hockey team, the Aspen Mother Puckers, you can try out for the team this Thursday, October 9 and the following Thursday, October 16 at the Aspen Ice Garden. The Mother Puckers have been playing since 1974 and have included many fine athletes over the years. Tryouts begin at 7:15pm and will include refreshments after the skate. For details, visit www.aspenmotherpuckers.com.
The snow sports movie festival, part of The Meeting, the Aspen Skiing Company's annual salute to the winter season, kicks off tonight at the Wheeler Opera House. This evening three films will be screened at 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Four films will be shown on Saturday night beginning at 6pm, followed by an 11pm live musical performance by Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation. We guarantee you'll be jazzed for winter after seeing all of the films!