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The 5th annual Après Cocktail Classic takes over town through Sunday. 

Friday, March 10

Après Ski Cocktail Classic
Times vary through Sunday, The Little Nell
This annual slopeside celebration takes your average bar crawl up a notch or two, with an entire weekend dedicated to all things après and craft spirits. Based at The Little Nell, the event features grand tastings, private reserve tastings, and mixologist-led seminars as well as pairing dinners, pop-up bars around town, and on-mountain events. From $25, apresskicocktailclassic.com

Ullr Nights
5 p.m., Snowmass Mountain
Bundle up and ride the Snowmass gondola to some family-friendly snow play, including lift-served tubing ($34 per hour; reserve in advance), free ice skating, free snowshoe tours, snowbiking ($69 guided rides for ages 12 and up, free minibikes for younger kids), and climbing on a massive snow sculpture. Elk Camp restaurant serves dinner with live music, followed by s’mores and hot cocoa by the bonfire. $10 (gondola ride), gosnowmass.com

Brazilian Jazz Sessions
7:30–10 p.m., The Little Nell
Duck into the Living Room for bites from the Element 47 bar menu and Brazilian tunes from the Josefina Mendez Jazz Trio. Free, thelittlenell.com 

Noam Pikelny
7:30 p.m., Wheeler Opera House
Get ready for some prime picking as three-time Grammy nominee and Punch Brothers founding member Pikelny, considered the preeminent banjoist of his generation, takes the Wheeler stage. His show coincides with the release of his next album, Universal Favorite. $25, aspenshowtix.com

The Tempest
7:30 p.m., Lon Winston Theatre
Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) brings William Shakespeare’s final play to the Carbondale stage with a talented cast of local actors on weekends through March 11. $15-$30,  thunderrivertheatre.com

The 9th Annual Green Is The New Black Fashion Extravaganza: SHE
8 p.m., Carbondale Recreation Center
Presented by Carbondale Arts and full of locals, performance art, multimedia, inspiring sustainable fashion and a storyline to boot, this show isn’t just entertaining– it is about raising money to provide arts education to our youth in the Roaring Fork Valley. $35 (CA Members), $40 (non-members), carbondalearts.com

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On Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11, Carbondale Arts presents the 9th Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza: SHE.

Saturday, March 11

Après Ski Cocktail Classic
Times vary through Sunday, The Little Nell
This annual slopeside celebration takes your average bar crawl up a notch or two, with an entire weekend dedicated to all things après and craft spirits. Based at The Little Nell, the event features grand tastings, private reserve tastings, and mixologist-led seminars as well as pairing dinners, pop-up bars around town, and on-mountain events. From $25, apresskicocktailclassic.com

Snowmass Moonlit Trek
6–9:30 p.m., Snowmass Cross Country Center, Black Saddle Bar & Grille
Celebrate the far side of the full moon with a 1.2-mile snowshoe or cross country ski tour under the stars at Snowmass Cross Country Center with a post-trek pasta feast complete with live music and s’mores by a roaring fire. Ski and snowshoe touring equipment rentals are available for $10 per person.
$15 (dinner), gosnowmass.com

Winter Music: Robert McDuffie
6:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall
Aspen favorite McDuffie, who appeared here last with childhood friend and former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, returns, along with his renowned 1735 violin, for a concert with pianist Elizabeth Pridgen. The program will feature Ravel, Stravinsky, a composition by Aspen Music Festival and School head Alan Fletcher, and more. $55, aspenmusicfestival.com

Theatre Aspen Tony Awards Winners Ball
6:30 p.m., Hotel Jerome
An annual fundraising gala and costume celebration with dinner and dancing in support of Theatre Aspen’s year-round stage productions. $500, theatreaspen.org 

The Tempest
7:30 p.m., Lon Winston Theatre
Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) brings William Shakespeare’s final play to the Carbondale stage with a talented cast of local actors on weekends through March 11. $15-$30,  thunderrivertheatre.com

Brazilian Jazz Sessions
7:30–10 p.m., The Little Nell
Duck into the Living Room for bites from the Element 47 bar menu and Brazilian tunes from the Josefina Mendez Jazz Trio. Free, thelittlenell.com 

The 9th Annual Green Is The New Black Fashion Extravaganza: SHE
8 p.m., Carbondale Recreation Center
Presented by Carbondale Arts and full of locals, performance art, multimedia, inspiring sustainable fashion and a storyline to boot, this show isn’t just entertaining– it is about raising money to provide arts education to our youth in the Roaring Fork Valley. $35 (CA Members), $40 (non-members), carbondalearts.com

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Nate Hancock and the Declaration play the Justice Snow's Parlour on Sunday night. 

Sunday, March 12

Après Ski Cocktail Classic
Times vary through Sunday, The Little Nell
This annual slopeside celebration takes your average bar crawl up a notch or two, with an entire weekend dedicated to all things après and craft spirits. Based at The Little Nell, the event features grand tastings, private reserve tastings, and mixologist-led seminars as well as pairing dinners, pop-up bars around town, and on-mountain events. From $25, apresskicocktailclassic.com

Americana Music Series presented by KDNK: Nate Hancock and the Declaration
9 p.m., Justice Snow’s 
The beloved Americana Music Series is back for another full month run in March (Wednesday and Sunday nights with select Sunday brunch performances) programmed by Justice Snow’s Music Curator Brad Manosevitz. Free, justicesnows.com

Shakti House Opening Ceremony
5-6:30 p.m., Boogie's 
Kick-off Shakti Shala's special World Cup Week pop-up studio with an evening of full moon blessings and community ritual. Free, aspenshakti.com

Full Moon Dinner at the Cliffhouse
5-8 p.m., Buttermilk Mountain
Skin or hike up Tiehack on Buttermilk to dinner at Cliffhouse under the full moon with free hot chocolate from 5-6 pm around the Cowboy Cauldron over a roaring fire. À la carte dinner options, snacks and a cash bar will be offered inside. Free to participate, buy your own dinner and drinks, aspensnowmass.com

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