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CORE and the City of Aspen present an interactive “snow drawing” installation project in Ashcroft on March 18, 19, 25, and 26.  

Friday, March 17

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Aspen Brewing Company Birthday Bash
12-3 p.m., Bonnie's, Aspen Mountain
Cheers to nine years of Aspen's only local craft brewery with kegs, live music, and plenty of sunshine. Free, aspenbrewingcompany.com

Tim Ryan
5:30 p.m., Explore Booksellers

Join the veteran sportscaster for a discussion and book signing for his new memoir, On Someone Else's Nickel: A Life in Television, Sports, and Travel. Free, explorebooksellers.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

JAS Café
10 p.m., Cooking School of Aspen
Jazz Aspen Snowmass presents this winter-long series of intimate shows by leading musicians and vocalists; this weekend features acclaimed Calypso soul trumpeter Etienne Charles. 
From $35, jazzaspensnowmass.org 

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The Trinidad-born trumpeter takes the Cooking School of Aspen stage for JAS Café over World Cup Weekend.

Saturday, March 18

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Community Environmental Art Project
10 a.m., King Cabin, Ashcroft
Be part of a unique opportunity to create a landscape-scale work of art in the snow, led by environmental artist Sonja Hinrichsen. The “snow drawing” installation is presented by CORE and the City of Aspen as part of a new climate change engagement project that will demonstrate the beauty of collective action. Free, aspencore.org

Ranch-to-Table Dinner
5:45 p.m., Lynn Britt Cabin, Snowmass Mountain
Celebrate the bounty of our local ranches and farms with a five-course dinner including meats from nearby Crystal River Meats and prepared by chef Brett Thompson, with wine pairings from Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher. Plus, dinner is always more fun when you have to take a snowcat to get there. Reservation required, aspensnowmass.com 

JAS Café
9:15 p.m., Cooking School of Aspen
Jazz Aspen Snowmass presents this winter-long series of intimate shows by leading musicians and vocalists; this weekend features acclaimed Calypso soul trumpeter Etienne Charles. 
From $35, jazzaspensnowmass.org 

Sunday, March 19

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Community Environmental Art Project
10 a.m., King Cabin, Ashcroft
Be part of a unique opportunity to create a landscape-scale work of art in the snow, led by environmental artist Sonja Hinrichsen. The “snow drawing” installation is presented by CORE and the City of Aspen as part of a new climate change engagement project that will demonstrate the beauty of collective action. Free, aspencore.org

A World Cup of Thanks Volunteer Party & Community Celebration
4–8 p.m., Wagner Park
Wind down the 2017 FIS World Cup Finals run with an all-out bash toasting the countless, tireless volunteers. 
Free, aspensnowmass.com/worldcupfinals

Americana Music Series presented by KDNK: Pearl and Wood
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

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Bundle up and ride the Snowmass gondola ($10) to some family-friendly snow play, including lift-served tubing ($34 per hour; reserve in advance), free ice sk...