Around Aspen: Anderson Ranch
Aspen Times Weekly
One of the highlights of late summer is the Art Auction at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village. The Frying Pan Bluegrass Band played all afternoon while people attending the auction enjoyed a picnic lunch and tour of the artwork showing in the galleries and studios. This year the auction brought in just more than $500,000. An exhibit of work by ranch artists is now on display at the Aspen Art Museum in downtown Aspen, showcasing contemporary and cutting-edge art, rather than the ceramics and wood furniture that the ranch previously has been known for.
Kelly Christine Bogaert, a Dartmouth College student in the class of 2010, studied Environmental Studies in Pretoria, South Africa, during the fall term as part of the college’s Foreign Study Program. Kelly is the daughter of Shelley and John Bogaert of Aspen.
Paul Hayes, son of Donna and Clayton Hayes of Honolulu and grandson of Mary Eshbaugh Hayes and Jim Hayes of Aspen, is spending his junior year in Rome, Italy, with the architectural school of Notre Dame University. The whole junior class participates in studying the architectural wonders of Europe.
Another Hayes grandson, Tamas Bates, is a senior at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash., majoring in computer science. He is the son of Jess Bates of Aspen and Maui, Hawaii, and Steven Bates of Seattle.
The Buddy Program will hold its annual Celebration Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6-9 p.m. at the St. Regis Aspen. Big Buddies, Little Buddies and their families will participate in games, dinner and dancing.
Undercurrent … The weather has been so glorious … I took a long walk Sunday through the West End, which was quiet and empty. It reminded me of when I was growing up on Conesus Lake (one of the Finger Lakes of western New York). After Labor Day, all of the summer people took in their boats and their docks, closed up their cottages and went back to the city … we had the lake to ourselves after that.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
The future of the Aspen-Pitkin County airport took a significant step forward Thursday. Pitkin County commissioners decided 4-1 to accept the recommendation of a community-based committee and leave the runway where it is, a bedrock decision in the long process toward a new terminal and airfield.