November 28, 2016
November 30, 2016
Don't miss Theatre Aspen School’s Teen Conservatory production of the musical Big Fish. Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! December 15-17, 7 p.m.; December 17, 2 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 970-920-5770; aspenshowtix.com
The Aspen Valley Polo Club hosts the highly anticipated Piaget World Snow Polo Championship Held at Rio Grande Park in the heart of downtown Aspen, the event draws the world’s top polo players, including Nacho Figueras, Nic Roldan, and brothers Gonzalito and Facundo Pieres. Spectators watch from both a festive VIP tent and from free seating along the park. VIP events also take place at the St. Regis. Aspen is the only American city to host a snow polo tournament, and the weekend benefits Sopris Therapy Services. Rio Grande Park and events at the St. Regis Aspen. aspenvalleypoloclub.com
Aspen Peak magazine and Aspen Valley Ski Club present the Ajax Cup Ski party, located in the heart of downtown Aspen at the ultra glamorous Nello’s restaurant at the base of Aspen Mountain. This event will draw influential and affluent philanthropists, VIPs, socialites, and movers and shakers together to see former Olympians and locals go head-to-head on a downhill ski course. Occurring during Aspen’s most famous and busiest week—in between Christmas and New Years Eve—the Ajax Cup will be the most coveted ticket of the season. Guests will sip signature cocktails while savoring gourmet bites and dance to live music all day. Shlomo's at the base of the Gondola. aspensnowmass.com
Aspen Film and Aspen Peak magazine are bringing back an elegant New Years Eve celebration at the St. Regis. The nonprofit will host a James Bond-theme Casino Royale fete, featuring a red carpet welcome, cocktails hors d’oeuvres, gambling, and more. 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. St. Regis Hotel. aspenfilm.org
The latest Warren Miller movie ‘Here, There & Everywhere’ will be premiering in Aspen at the Wheeler Opera House. Crested Butte Mountain Resort as well as Steamboat Resort are featured in the movie. In the Crested Butte segment, Aaron Blunck and Wendy Fisher showcase the importance of family and passing down skiing through generations. 7: 30 p.m.
Hit the slopes during the 40th Annual Gay Ski Week hosted by Logo. Enjoy apres ski cocktail receptions, friendship dinners, drag queen bingo, and more. January 15-22. 970-564-8398; gayskiweek.com
Join us for an evening of live music, food, beverage, and Aspen’s largest art silent auction! This fun and totally free community event helps raise funds for The Red Bricks arts education and outreach programs. With work from over 50 local artists, this is a great way to take home a unique piece of Aspen. 4-7 p.m. Red Brick Center for the Arts, 110 E. Hallam St.
You Can’t Stop the Beat at Theatre Aspen’s Tony Awards Winners Ball! The annual costume gala features an evening of celebration, dining, and dancing to benefit Theatre Aspen. 6:30 p.m. For tables, tickets, or more information, call 970-925-9313 or email Peggy@theatreaspen.org. Hotel Jerome