Local Events

Mark your calendars for these local Roaring Fork Valley events this month.

Moonlight Cross-Country at Ironbridge
January 30, 4:30 – 8 p.m.
Family fun and cross-country skiing under the moonlight at Ironbridge! Free admission, community raffle, FREE chili and hot chocolate for all club members participating. Rentals will be available at the Pro Shop. Members of the public are welcome!

More info available here.

Grow with Google: Improve Your Resume with Practical Strategies
February 3, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Read a resume like a hiring manager. In this virtual workshop, you’ll get four strategies to improve your resume and a checklist of tips to help you communicate your strengths. This is a live session from Grow with Google. Registration is required. For more info, visit basaltlibrary.org.

Cooking to Combat Covid
February 7, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Interested in eating more plant-based? In this virtual class series, you will learn about the positive effect a whole food, plant-based diet can have on your health and leave with some easy and delicious recipes. Perfect for all levels of comfort in the kitchen.

More info available here

Ice Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
February 8, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Stop by the Basalt Library lobby desk this week for a fun scavenger hunt to find and interact with the professional ice sculptures at Basalt Regional Library and other locations! Ice sculptures provided by the Basalt Public Arts Commission. Scavenger hunt available while sculptures last.

Hugh Phillips Live
February 11, 6 – 9 p.m.
Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas in Basalt is hosting a free live performances by Hugh Phillips. Phillips is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Nashville recording artist, and executive producer local to Carbondale, and he recently released his first full-length album.     

More info available here.

Sharing Shakespeare Series: Timeless Themes from Shakespeare: King Lear moderated by Donna and Bernie Grauer
February 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, the Aspen Institute presents the Sharing Shakespeare Series, led and curated by Tom Buesch, PhD. Exploring another round of William Shakespeare’s plays, volunteer moderators will lead participants through lively discussions dissecting the intriguing themes and characters in Shakespeare that still resonate today. Participants will read one play per month and share their insights and questions to reach a fuller understanding of the Bard’s works.

Fee: $135, includes all sessions and reading materials. Scholarships are available. 

Register here: https://aspeninstitute.wufoo.com/forms/ziuwmy7115awlc/

Snowmass Luminescence
Through February 28, Sunset – 9 p.m.
When the lifts close at Snowmass, things really brighten up. Snowmass Luminescence, an interactive art and light display brought to you by Snowmass Tourism and Aspen Snowmass, will immerse you and your family in a dazzling world of light and art. Skip the Skittles Gondola ride between the Snowmass Mall and Base Village and, instead, stroll through The Tunnel, an interactive series of LED illuminated walkways and arches that will ignite your senses. In addition, you can experience two large-scale interactive LED installations by acclaimed artists, Submergence by Squidsoup (Dec. 18 – Feb. 28) and Prismatica by RAW Design in collaboration with ATOMIC3 (Feb. 1 – Feb. 28). 

Installations include sequences of flashing lights that may affect people who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or other photosensitivity. Please use caution.

More information available here

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