Aspen’s Wintersköl: January 12-15, 2017
January 12 is officially the first day of Aspen’s Wintersköl which dates back to 1951 when local Aspenites decided to celebrate Aspen’s unique Nordic lifestyle with an eclectic weekend of festivities. Translated to “A Toast To Winter, ” Wintersköl has been a staple of fun events celebrated by all. Daily details are in the link, but I highlighted some fun ones to attend.
Friday, January 13:
Anderson Ranch Arts Center Wintersculpt @ Aspen Mill St. Mall
4 pm - all weekend
This is 48-hour snow sculpture competition is sure to entertain! It is a flagship feature of Aspen’s Wintersköl festivities. The sculptures are incredible so go check them out.
Saturday, January 14:
Canine Fashion Show @ Winterfest Wagner Park Clock Tower & Pedestrian Mall.
1 pm - 2 pm
Who doesn’t love a dog fashion show! Dogs will be called on stage by their registered category and show off their canine couture for the judges. Judges will choose the dog that best represents each category.
Categories Include: Most Adorable, Best Dog Owner Look-Alike, Most Local. Winners announced at 2:00 pm.
If you want to register your dog to be IN the fashion show, registration is from Noon - 1 pm @ Wagner Park Clock Tower.
Torchlight Saturday 8:00 pm @ Aspen Mountain followed by fireworks at 8:15 pm.
Physically & Financially Fit - Strengthen Your Finances, Strengthen Your Body!
Monday, January 16 At The Aspen Clinic, Basalt
6:30 pm - 8 pm
If you want to stay away from Winterskol, and celebrate YOU, The Aspen Clinic is offering a fantastic workshop: Physically & Financially Fit - Strengthen Your Finances, Strengthen Your Body! This six week program focuses on being financially fit, mentally fit, and physically fit! We all know how important it is for us to be ‘healthy.’ But what does healthy really mean for you? Register to find the answer.
Carbondale: Yappy Hour & Open Mic NightMarble Distilling Company 5:30 pm - 9 pm
MDC’s Monthly Yappy Hour with Colorado Animal Rescue! Bring your own four-legged furry friend to join you for a signature cocktail or meet CARE’s featured adorable adoptable of the month! $1 from EVERY COCKTAIL (ALL DAY) will go directly to CARE.
After Yappy Hour, Open Mic starts up! Calling all styles, abilities, and fans of LIVE music and performance. If you sing, play guitar, any musical instrument, tell jokes (funny ones), or read poetry, stop on in and show off your talent! Sign up at The Marble Bar beginning at 6 PM. The mic goes live at 7 PM. Don’t forget to bring your own instruments. Mic and PA equipment is provided.
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