Snowmass briefs: Sounds of music
Fanny Hill concerts, Fridays on the Mall kick off this week
Fanny Hill concert schedule released
Snowmass Tourism has announced the schedule for this summer’s free Thursday night concert series on Fanny Hill. The three-month-long series kicks off this Thursday with alternative pop group Pandas & People; the gates open at 5:30 p.m. and music starts at 6:30 p.m.
Masks are not required at the venue but are still required on Snowmass Village Shuttle and RFTA buses; officials ask that attendees respect any mask requirements at local businesses.
Sealed non-alcoholic beverages are allowed but open containers and personal alcohol are not. (Personal alcohol includes to-go drinks purchased from restaurants in town.) There will be multiple cash bars at the venue for guests who are 21 or older; proceeds support the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
There will not be a Kid’s Zone and no dogs allowed in the concert area.
June 10: Pandas & People
June 17: Jyemo Club
June 24: Hazel Miller
July 1: Musketeer Gripweed
July 4 (Bonus): Miss Mojo
July 8: Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands
July 15: (To be announced)
July 22: Trae Pierce & the T-Stones
July 29: Bono Brothers Band
Aug. 5: Erica Falls
Aug. 12: (To be announced)
Aug. 19: Nick Sterling & the Nomads
Aug. 26: Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Fridays on the Mall kick off
The first Fridays on the Mall event of the season takes place Friday afternoon from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Snowmass Mall.
There will be live music, extended hours and specials at shops and happy hour food and drink specials at restaurants. Artisans will be stationed throughout the mall and kids’ entertainment will be available. Snowmass Tourism will serve up s’mores from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Village Shuttle, RFTA now operating on summer schedules
Summer schedules for Snowmass Village Shuttle and Roaring Fork Transportation Authority buses are now in effect for the season.
On the Snowmass Village Shuttle, routes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 remain on-demand only with service from 7 a.m to 12 a.m.
Route 3 (Snowmass Club) departs from the Snowmass Mall every 30 minutes from 6:50 a.m. to 9:50 p.m. with on-demand service from 10:20 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Route 8 (Town Park and Horse Ranch) departs from the Snowmass Mall every 30 minutes from 7:05 a.m. to 9:05 p.m. with on-demand service from 9:35 p.m. to 12 a.m.
To request a ride on the Snowmass Village Shuttle, call 970-923-3500 or look for bus #22.
On RFTA busses, riders can take any downvalley-, Snowmass-, or Woody Creek-bound bus from Aspen to the Brush Creek Park and Ride and then transfer to access the village.
Service from the park and ride to Snowmass Village runs every 15 minutes from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., then every 30 minutes until 2:30 a.m. Service from the Snowmass Mall to the park and ride runs every 15 minutes from 6:15 a.m. to 8:45 p.m., then every 30 minutes until 2:15 a.m.
RAGNAR hits the trails
Keep an eye out for runners on the trails and roads of Snowmass Village during this weekend’s RAGNAR Trail relay Friday and Saturday.
Teams of eight runners will each rotate through three loops of varying difficulty over the course of 24 hours. All routes begin and end in Town Park. Runners will be on the Highline and Lowline trails in Sky Mountain Park, Rim Trail North, Upper North Mesa Equestrian Trail and Brush Creek path as well as portions of Highline Road and Sinclair Road.
The courses involve several street crossings; drivers and cyclists should exercise extra caution near Town Park, along Highline Road, and at the intersection of Brush Creek Road and Sinclair Road.
Heritage Fire is a go in Snowmass
Heritage Fire will officially return to Snowmass this summer, event organizer Cochon 555 announced this week.
The annual outdoor farm-to-table feast takes place July 31 in Base Village, with a VIP event from 4-4:45 p.m. and general admission from 4:45-7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now. VIP passes are $150 and general admission tickets are $99; prices increase June 20. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit cochon555.com/heritage-fire/aspen-snowmass.
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