Monday – July 17th
Monday Morning Meditation
At The Aspen Chapel, Begins At 8:15am
Every Monday morning enjoy a guided meditation with Nicholas Vesey, the Minister at the Aspen Chapel. This event is free and open to everyone.
Green World Day Hike with Apen Center for Environmental Studies
At Ashcroft Ghost Town, begins at 10:30am
A great hike! Join all of us for a naturalist guide. Explore the historic silver mining ghost town of Ashcroft, hike up Castle Creek and maybe even view the wildflower meadows and wonderful mountain vistas on the 3.5 mile round-trip hike. This facinating Aspen activity includes a gourmet lunch at the The Pine Creek Cookhouse. Fee is $90 which includes the tour, lunch, tax and tip (unless one is ordering a la carte then the tour is $50). Two-person minimum. Contact Emily Chase at 925-5756 for more information and to reserve your guide or visit aspennature.org. The tours is led by a certified interpretive Naturalist and they take place on gentle terrain at a leisurely pace. Cost is $90.
Enjoy Guided Backstage Tour of Benedict Music Tent and Harris Hall
Benedict Music Tent. starts at 12pm
Take a private tour and an inside look at two of the world’s finest concert facilities. As a guide walks you through the performance, audience, and backstage areas, you will be stopping to share anecdotes and learn about the history as well as the architectural and acoustic details of these venues. Be sure to see the underground tunnel between the two buildings!
Hurst Theatre, starts at 7:30pm
Join Theatre Aspen Company for a showing of Hairspray—the tony award-winning musical. Take a ride back to the sixties with this bold show that follows one girl’s dream to dance on television. Shows are in Hurst Theatre, which is located at The Rio Grande Park.
Wheeler Opera House, starts at 8pm
This show is overflowing with amazing music and tragic passion. A Verdi masterpiece that also features one of opera’s greatest heroines, a doomed courtesan who sacrifices all for the sake of true love.ACES Astronomy Night – Life Beyond?
Hallam Lake, starts at 8:30pm
Aspen Center For Environmental Studies invites you to Hallam Lake to learn about the night sky! Every evening starts with a 15-minute teaching covering basic astronomy concepts such as life-cycle of a star and reasons for meteor showers, Zodiac constellations, and phases of the moon. After the introduction lecture, we will gather outside for the stargazing. Aspen High School Astronomy Club member, Ricky Wojcik and/or other local astronomy enthusiasts will be on-hand to guide us through the phenomena of the Aspen mountain night sky. ACES Astronomy Nights are held on a bi-weekly basis throughout the summer. *RSVP required. www.aspennature.org