Aspen Square Daily News
The Labor Day Weekend is always a busy time here in Aspen, and 2014's version looks to continue the tradition. The annual MotherLode Volleyball Tournament begins today and runs through September 1. Games will be played all over town, including Wagner Park, just a few blocks from Aspen Square. August 29, Jazz Aspen Snowmass's Labor Day Experience begins its performances in Snowmass which will run through August 31. Acts include Ziggy Marley, Earth, Wind & Fire and Carrie Underwood. For tickets to JAS, visit www.jazzaspensnowmass.org.
The 6th anniversary MountainSummit: Mountainfilm in Aspen begins tonight, August 21. A collaboration between Mountainfilm in Telluride, this is one of the leading film festivals for outdoor adventure and wilderness advocacy. The festival comprises films, artists, speakers, activists and lovers of adventure together at the Wheeler Opera House. For details and the complete schedule, visit www.wheeleroperahouse.com.
Now that the USA Pro Challenge has rolled on towards Crested Butte, bike enthusiasts can drown their sorrows on a unique pub crawl tonight. The Aspen Historical Society is hosting the pub crawl beginning at 5:30pm at the J-Bar in the historic Hotel Jerome. From there, participants will visit Justice Snows, in the lower level of the Wheeler Opera House, Little Annie's and finish off the evening at the Red Onion. It's a fun way the learn about Aspen's iconic Victorian buildings and enjoy a little food and libation along the way. For details, visit www.aspenhistory.org.