Aspen Ritz-Carlton hosts Shining Stars fundraiser
August 13, 2009
ASPEN – The Ritz-Carlton Club is hosting several special events from Aug. 15-18, one in downtown Aspen and two others at Aspen Highlands.
At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, a fundraiser for the Shining Stars Foundation will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Membership Gallery at 419 E. Hyman Ave. on the mall. There will be complimentary tastings of Macallan whisky and a silent auction of art and jewelry items. Artists Ron Apgar, Lisa Shackelford and Olivia Daane will be on hand, and Jami Flatt, executive chef at Willow Creek Bistro, will prepare complimentary appetizers. All proceeds of the event will go to the Shining Stars, which helps children with cancer.
On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18, the Ritz will host Jazz Under the Stars on the plaza at Aspen Highlands. These free concerts will feature musicians Nick Colionne and Will Donato. On Monday there will be complimentary Macallan tastings, and Tuesday there will be complimentary tastings of Maestro Dobel Tequila. Food will be available both nights at Willow Creek Bistro. Parking is free at Highlands, but attendees are encouraged to catch a bus from Rubey Park in Aspen.
Monday’s concert runs from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Tuesday’s concert runs from 6-7:45 p.m.
For more information call 429-2300.