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Get your om on at Aspen City of Well Being's 2nd annual Lead With Love retreat. 

Image: Seth Beckton

Friday, October 27

 
 
Lead with Love
Times vary through Sunday, Aspen Meadows Resort

Join more than 20 influential leaders in the global wellness community—Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jean Paul DeJoria, Rod Stryker, and Seane Corn included—at Aspen City of Wellbeing’s signature and second annual festival. The four-day celebration of wellness features a full schedule of yoga, meditation, nature outings, curated conversation, and smart seminars. Tickets from $99, leadwithloveaspen.org  

Halloween Book Club & Aspen’s Dark Side Ghost Tour
6 p.m., Pitkin County Library

This special edition of Aspen's Dark Side Ghost Tour through downtown meets at the Pitkin County Library this week and is followed by a discussion of the chilling book The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris. Enjoy a Halloween-themed pot luck dinner during the discussion. Costumes are also encouraged$25, pitcolib.org

Halloween Film: Edward Scissorhands
6 p.m., Wheeler Opera House

Aspen Film and the Wheeler Opera House co-present a special screening of Tim Burton’s 1990 dark romantic fantasy cult classic starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder. Free, wheeleroperahouse.com

SIMO
8:30 p.m., The Temporary, Basalt

Hailing from Nashville, this psychedelic soul band is notable for having virtuoso guitarist JD Simo as its centerpiece and namesake. $9 (advance), $14 (day of), tacaw.org 

Sol Patrol
9:30 p.m., The Black Nugget, Carbondale 

Presented by R2 Productions, the Roaring Fork Valley's favorite rock and rock band kicks off Halloween weekend at Bonedale's favorite watering hole. No cover, facebook.com/TheBlackNugget

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The new Taylor Daine Goulet Gallery welcomes eco-abstract artist Janet Roberts for an opening reception and celebration on Saturday. 

Saturday, October 28


Lead with Love
Times vary through Sunday, Aspen Meadows Resort

Join more than 20 influential leaders in the global wellness community—Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jean Paul DeJoria, Rod Stryker, and Seane Corn included—at Aspen City of Wellbeing’s signature and second annual festival. The four-day celebration of wellness features a full schedule of yoga, meditation, nature outings, curated conversation, and smart seminars. Tickets from $99, leadwithloveaspen.org  

Guided Tour 
1 p.m., Aspen Art Museum

Drop-in for a spotlight tour of the latest exhibitions led by museum staff. Free, aspenartmuseum 

Thrill the World Zombie Dance Event
4 p.m., Carbondale Branch Library

Spectators and zombies alike are invited to be part of the international, worldwide synchronized dance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller." Locally, community members have been participating in rehearsals to learn the dance at Coredination & Bonedale Ballet. Dancers of any age and skill are welcome to participate (arrive at 3:15 p.m.) and full makeup and zombie costumes are encouraged. Free, gcpld.org

Cemetery Tour
5 p.m., Ute Cemetery

Uncover tales from the grave on this 60-minute guided walk through Aspen’s first burial ground, the Ute Cemetery, which tells the story of the pioneers of “Ute City.” Hear about the lonely buffalo soldier and toast to the Scotsman. $25 (reservation required in advance), aspenwalkingtours.com

Halloween Dance Party with The Davenports
6 p.m., Third Street Center, Carbondale

A benefit for Community Access Radio - KDNK
Costume Contest 9pm - 21+ only
Drink Specials from marble Distilling, Aspen Brewing, Roaring Fork Beer Co and Jack Rabbit Hill Winery. Slow Groovin BBQ truck and bake sale. Free photo booth. $12 (advance), $20 (day of), kdnk.org  

Grand Opening Reception: Janet Roberts
7–9 p.m., Taylor Daine Goulet Gallery

Join the California-based eco-abstract painter for the opening of her "Body, Mind, Spirit" exhibition, a special show in celebration of the new downtown gallery. Free, 402. S. Hunter St., janetrobertsfineart.com

1st Annual Dance Your A** Off Halloween Bash
7:30 p.m., The Temporary, Basalt

Come in costume for this annual celebration of all things Halloween. A DJ will spin dance tunes, the bar will offer drink specials, and there will be a costume contest with great prizes. $10 (advance), $12 (day of), tacaw.org

Consensual Improv
8 p.m., Thunder River Theatre Company, Carbondal

Catch TRTC’s hilarious new improvisational comedy posse as members take the stage for the first time with an edgy, high-energy, Second City–esque show. $12, thunderrivertheatre.com

Shakedown Street
9:30 p.m., Belly Up Aspen

Aspen heads alert: One of the longest-running Grateful Dead tribute bands is back in town for a jam sesh of greatest hits. No cover until 10 p.m., $10 after, bellyupaspen.com 

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Lead With Love special guest Marianne Williamson presents "The Power of Love" followed by a book signing on Sunday. 

Sunday, October 29

 
 
Lead with Love
Times vary, Aspen Meadows Resort

Join more than 20 influential leaders in the global wellness community—Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jean Paul DeJoria, Rod Stryker, and Seane Corn included—at Aspen City of Wellbeing’s signature and second annual festival. The four-day celebration of wellness features a full schedule of yoga, meditation, nature outings, curated conversation, and smart seminars. Tickets from $99, leadwithloveaspen.org  

Halloween Skating Party
5 p.m., Aspen Ice Garden

Join the Aspen Skating Club for its annual festive free skate for all ages and abilities. Costumes are encouraged and complimentary rental skates will be available. Free, aspenrecreation.com

Aspen Poets' Society 11th Anniversary Celebration
6:30 p.m., Mountain Chalet

A special celebration of its monthly series will feature live music with singer/songwriter Dan Sheridan, an open mic for local poets, and performance by the five-member poetry troupe, The River City Nomads. Costumes are encouraged and refreshments will be provided. Free, aspenpoetsociety.com

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