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Snowmass briefs: Music and markets in the village

Two Fanny Hill concerts, artisan market kick off July

Friends cheer to a fun night at the first free Fanny Hill Concert of the summer at Snowmass Village on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times)

Fourth of July bonus concert comes to Fanny Hill

This year’s Fourth of July community celebration takes place on Fanny Hill with a bonus free concert by New Orleans band Miss Mojo. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Patriotic attire is encouraged.

Sweet treats and glow-in-the-dark goodies will be available during the concert.

The usual Thursday night free concerts also continue this week with the rock, blues and Americana group Musketeer Gripweed on Thursday.

Snowmass Artisan Market launches for the season

The Snowmass Artisan Market returns to Base Village from 4-7 p.m. Fridays in July and August beginning this week.

Vendors will sell specialty food items, beverages, clothing and handcrafted goods. Additional vendors and entertainers post up on the Snowmass Mall from 5-8 p.m. Fridays on the Mall.

Limelight to host summer specialty dinners

The Limelight Snowmass will host a series of specialty dinners Wednesday nights throughout the summer beginning Wednesday; the meals will be paired with a selection of beer, wine or craft spirits in a collaboration between Limelight Snowmass chef Nate Kargman and representatives from breweries, distilleries and vineyards.

Wednesday night’s kickoff features a “Southern Style” meal paired with drinks from Telluride Brewery. There will be seven specialty dinners throughout the summer, including “Beers and Brats” with Upslope Brewing Co. (July 14) and “Tequila and Tacos” with Volcan Tequila (Aug. 11).

A full schedule and pairing menus are available online at All dinners start at 7 p.m. and cost $56, tax and tip included. To make a reservation, call 970-924-5100.

All trails officially open in Snowmass

June 28 marked the end of seasonal wildlife closures on Snowmass trails; the Government Trail No. 1980 as well as the Anaerobic Nightmare and Sugarbowl trails are now open for the season.

The Tom Blake and Sequel trails (along with others in the Two Creeks vicinity) reopened June 21.

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