Snowmass events: Artisan market; Social Saturdays; Movies Under the Stars; Bonus Bike Park nights
The Snowmass Sun will run a list of village events taking place 10 days out from our Wednesday print days through the rest of the summer season. The most up-to-date event listings can be found at gosnowmass.com and thecollectivesnowmass.com.
Brews, Bands and Bingo!
From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday this summer, village restaurants will feature food and drink specials during extended business hours for “Brews, Bands and Bingo!”
The weekly event also will feature live music on both the Snowmass Mall and Snowmass Base Village, and $10 bingo at The Collective from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
“Create & Cultivate” kids’ art workshop
Straight Line Studio in Snowmass Base Village is hosting weekly art workshops for children ages 8 to 12 this summer.
The workshop will feature painting, drawing and collage work and will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Each class also will include exclusive access to the game lounge in The Collective.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. For questions and more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit straightlinestudiollc.com.
Artisan market in Base Village
From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., local business owners will bring their specialty food items, clothing and handcrafted goods to Snowmass Base Village for the summer Artisan Market.
The event will take place every Friday and will feature a live DJ. Traffic through the market will be restricted to ensure proper social distancing and capacity requirements are met.
King Yoga flow
Each Saturday and Sunday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., join Snowmass yogi Aaron King of King Yoga for a flow class on the Snowmass Base Village rink.
Classes are open to all levels and participants must bring their own mats, props and water. Social distancing will be in place and classes will be weather dependent.
Reservations are required by calling or texting 602-300-0839. Walk-ins are accepted if space allows. Classes cost $20 each.
Each Saturday through September, the Snowmass Mall will feature a host of socially distanced activities for the new Social Saturdays series.
From stilt walkers, acrobats and magic shows, to chalk art competitions and a strider bike race series, each Saturday will offer something new to locals and visitors. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and mall businesses and restaurants also will be open for extended hours and will feature various food and drink specials. For more information, visit gosnowmass.com.
Movies Under the Stars
Aspen Film is bringing “Movies Under the Stars” back to Base Village on Saturdays this summer. Locals and guests are encouraged to bring blankets, low-profile chairs and a picnic for the dusk movie tradition, which will kick off around 8:15 this Saturday with “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
Reservations are required and will be on a “first come, first served” basis beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursdays prior to each movie. The weekly events have a 50-person capacity limit and RSVPs for the free movie night can be sent to rsvp@thecollective snowmass.com.
Marked squares on the rink will be placed 6 feet a part and can fit as many as six viewers, who must be of the same household or the same family. Takeout dinners will be available for purchase. For more information, visit thecollectivesnowmass.com.
Chess Club at The Collective
Locals and visitors 10 years and older are invited to join The Collective Chess Club, which will meet each Monday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Chessboards, notebooks and pencils will be provided and the weekly club meetings are limited to 20 people. RSVP’s to email@example.com are encouraged to secure your space, but walk-ins are allowed if space permits.
Each club meeting will include a lesson on basic chess concepts and paired matches based on skill-level. For more information, visit thecollectivesnowmass.com.
Bonus Bike Night
Every Tuesday through Aug. 11, locals and guests will get evening access to the Snowmass Bike Park, Lost Forest and Elk Camp area for “Bonus Bike Night.”
After 5 p.m. each Tuesday, there will be free foot passenger access on the Elk Camp Gondola. The Breathtaker alpine coaster and the climbing wall will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a combined access ticket price of $47. All Snowmass Bike Park trails are open until dusk, and bike park tickets will be available for $37 after 3:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available at the Elk Camp restaurant until 7:30 p.m.
The Snowmass Bike Park race series also will take place Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Each week will feature a different course, which will be announced the morning of race day via the Aspen Skiing Co. social media platforms and website. Registration for each race is between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the events tent at the bottom of the Elk Camp Gondola each Tuesday.
The last gondola ride up the mountain will be at 7:30 p.m. and the last ride down will be at 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit aspensnowmass.com.
Base Village summer dinner series
Base Village is kicking off its first community dinner of a summer series July 15.
From 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., enjoy a four-course meal prepared by Mawa McQueen, owner of The Crepe Shack in Snowmass and Mawa’s Kitchen in Aspen, and Martin Oswald, owner of mix6 in Snowmass and Pyramid Bistro in Aspen. The dinner will be hosted in the space outside of The Collective and in the rink area. Social distancing will be in place.
The dinner is $65 per person and an optional wine pairing add-on is available. Seating is limited and an RSVP is required by Monday to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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