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Free in Aspen this week

Editor’s note: The Aspen Times compiles this list of free activities and events in and around town each week. If you want your event listed, email erobbie@aspentimes.com.

SATURDAY

Aspen Saturday Market: The 18-year-old market features nearly 100 local vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday through early October. Hours will shift from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. after Labor Day.

The market makes a U-shape from the corner of Galena Street and Hopkins Avenue to Hunter Street and back to the intersection of Hyman Avenue and Galena Street. All products sold at the Aspen Saturday Market are made, grown or produced in Colorado.

Aspen Music Festival and School: Performance at the top of Aspen Mountain every Saturday this summer beginning at 1 p.m. Event is free but gondola pass must still be purchased.

Aspen Art Museum: Drop-in spotlight tours led by museum staff every Saturday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. Admission to the Aspen Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is closed Mondays.

For more information, visit: http://www.aspenartmuseum.org.

Jes Grew: The eclectic Aspen-born rock group will play a free show at Belly Up Aspen tonight. Doors open at 9:30 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m. The concert is open to anyone 21 and older with a valid photo ID. For more information, visit http://belly upaspen.com/jes-grew-no-cover.

Deaf Camp Benefit: As part of the Snowmass Summer of Free Music Series, the Deaf Camp Benefit presents a full day of free concerts. Gates open at noon at Base Village.

1 p.m.: Mack Bailey, Bobby Mason and Rich Ganson

4 p.m.: Jes Grew

6 p.m.: Special performance by members of the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

7 p.m.: Pimps of Joytime

The event is free though donations to the Deaf Camp are encouraged.

For more information or to view the Snowmass Summer of Free Music Series concert line up, visit http://www.go snowmass.com/activity/free-concerts.

SUNDAY

Bluegrass Sundays: Bluegrass performances outside the Sundeck at the top of Aspen Mountain from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday through September. Event is free but a gondola pass must still be purchased.

To view a line up of bluegrass artists scheduled for this summer, visit http://www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/outdoor-music/bluegrass-sundays.

Aspen Music Festival and School: Concert at Benedict Music Tent and Harris Concert Hall begins at 4 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 21. Lawn seating is free but admission to the music tent requires the purchase of a ticket.

MONDAY

Movie Night: Watch the hit comedy “Get Him to the Greek” at Belly Up Aspen at no cost Monday night. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; movie starts at 9. The film is open to anyone 18 and older with a valid photo ID. Those younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, visit http://belly upaspen.com/movie-night-get-him-to-the-greek-no-cover.

Open Studio with Tom Sachs: As Anderson Ranch celebrates its 50th anniversary Monday through Friday, the arts center will host a slew of free activities that are open to the public. Artist Tom Sachs will visit the ranch in an open studio session from 3 to 5 p.m.

For more information or to view a full list of Anderson Ranch’s anniversary week events, visit http://www.anderson ranch.org/event/50th-anniversary- celebration-week.

Ryno’s Pub & Pizzeria: Late-night karaoke until 2 a.m.

TUESDAY

Tuesday Cruiseday: Informal community event whereby a group of 100-plus bikers cruise through town Tuesday evenings. The ride begins at Aspen Brewing Co. on Hopkins Avenue starting at 6:30 p.m. and ends at the brewery. Event is free but a bike is mandatory.

WEDNESDAY

Featured Artists and Conversations: As Anderson Ranch celebrates its 50th anniversary Monday to Friday, the arts center will host a slew of free activities that are open to the public. On Wednesday, Anderson Ranch welcomes art honorees Eleanore and Domenico De Sole in this edition of its summer conversation series. The talk will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Schermer Meeting Hall on the arts center campus. The event is free and no RSVP is required.

For more information or to view a full list of Anderson Ranch’s anniversary week events visit http://www.anderson ranch.org/event/50th-anniversary- celebration-week.

Aspen Art Museum: Drop-in spotlight tours led by museum staff every Wednesday and Saturday at 1 p.m. Admission to the Aspen Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is closed Mondays.

For more information, visit http://www.aspenartmuseum.org.

THURSDAY

Featured Artists and Conversations: As Anderson Ranch celebrates its 50th anniversary Monday to Friday, the arts center will host a slew of free activities that are open to the public. On Thursday, Anderson Ranch welcomes artist Carrie Mae Weems in this edition of its summer conversation series. The talk will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Schermer Meeting Hall on the arts center campus. The event is free but an RSVP is required.

For more information or to view a full list of Anderson Ranch’s anniversary week events, visit http://www.anderson ranch.org/event/50th-anniversary -celebration-week.

FRIDAY

Exhibition Opening: As Anderson Ranch celebrates its 50th anniversary Monday through Friday, the arts center will host a slew of free activities that are open to the public. On Friday, Anderson Ranch will debut its exhibit, “Artistic Excellence in Snowmass Village: 50 Years of Art Making” from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Snowmass mall.

For more information or to view a full list of Anderson Ranch’s anniversary week events, visit http://www.anderson ranch.org/event/50th-anniversary- celebration-week.

Jamestown Revival: As part of the Snowmass Summer of Free Music Series, the American rock duo Jamestown Revival will play a free concert on Fanny Hill from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday. The show is presented by Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

For more information or to view the Snowmass Summer of Free Music Series concert line up visit http://www.go snowmass.com/activity/free-concerts.


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