Aspen Square Daily News
One of our favorite mid-winter events, the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club (AVSC) Nordic Bonfire Dinner, is tomorrow night, February 15 from 6-8pm. Cross-country ski or snowshoe on 1.5 miles of candlelit trails on the Aspen Golf Course, while enjoying food stops with hors d'oeuvres, soups and desserts from some of Aspen's best restaurants. This fun event benefits the AVSC's nordic programs. For details, visit www.teamavsc.org.
We are in the middle of a week of events designed to bring increased awareness of Autism to the public. Light It Up Blue Aspen is a collaboration with Nina McLemore (a women's boutique in the Aspen Square building), Kathryn Rabinow of the Ann Korolgos Gallery and Sentient Jet. Included in the festivities are a Prosecco & Bellini Bar, a photography exhibit and the Light It Up Blue Gala at the Hotel Jerome on Sunday, February 16. 15% of sales of Nina McLemore, Palaso Accessories and Kathryn Rabinow Photography will be donated to Light It Up Blue Aspen during the dates of February 10-17.
We've already got the romance of snow all set for your visit next week. Now Aspen's arts community has prepared a banquet of cultural events for you and your special someone. Thursday, February 13, the Aspen Music Festival presents the superb young pianist Joyce Yang, at 6:30pm in Harris Concert Hall. On Valentine's Day, February 14, you can choose between a performance by the singer-songwriting legend Judy Collins at 8pm at the Wheeler Opera House or the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's Valentine's concert at 7:30pm at the Aspen District Theater.