Whitewater Ramble plays at Belly Up Aspen on Saturday night. 

Finally, a quiet weekend! But that doesn’t mean it’s boring—spend your days playing in the sun, then get your dance on when the night comes. Remember, it’s Memorial Day Weekend, so you have an extra day to kick back and relax!

Friday, May 25

Freedom to Connect
5 p.m., The Launch Pad at CCAH
Enjoy an evening of live music and live art performances, an open wine bar, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction to raise money for the nonprofit Healing Out Loud and its new Connect course. Created by Lauryn Maloney-Gephert, the specialized course trains providers in neuroplastic functional training, as a way to treat long-term orthopedic issues. Suggested $75 donation

Vaudeville Dinner Theater
6 p.m., Glenwood Vaudeville Revue
Bring the whole family for two hours of comedy skits, songs, dance, and entertainment. This is the last weekend for the spring show. $16–$24, food and drinks à la carte, gvrshow.com

Bass Physics
10 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
This Denver-based duo mixes electronic beats with live guitar and keys to spread positive vibes through music and get people on the dance floor. No cover until 10 p.m./$5 GA after 10 p.m., bellyupaspen.com 

Saturday, May 26

Aspen Parkrun
8 a.m., Aspen Recreation Center
Every Saturday, the Aspen Recreation department hosts weekly 5K timed runs. The course will follow the High School Trail through the school district to the Marolt Open Space, continue over the Castle Creek foot bridge, and then return. Parkrun is an international movement that encourages communities to sponsor free runs open to all. Free, parkrun.us/aspen

Drop In DIY Crafts
10:30 a.m., Basalt Regional Library
Kick off the day with a creative crafting boost. Crafts are appropriate for all ages. Free, basaltlibrary.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.org

Vaudeville Dinner Theater
6 p.m., Glenwood Vaudeville Revue
Bring the whole family for two hours of comedy skits, songs, dance, and entertainment. This is the last weekend for the spring show. $16–$24, food and drinks a la carte, gvrshow.com

Cocktail Bingo
7 p.m., Marble Bar Aspen
Grab a group of friends for an evening and see how fast you can spell B-I-N-G-O, Marble Bar–style. Free, marbledistilling.com

Whitewater Ramble
10 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
Get on your dancing shoes for a night of wide-open Rocky Mountain dance grass music from this Fort Collins band, including the fresh sounds of Roots & Groove, its second studio release. $5 GA, bellyupaspen.com 

Sunday, May 27

Vaudeville Dinner Theater
5 p.m., Glenwood Vaudeville Revue
Bring the whole family for two hours of comedy skits, songs, dance, and entertainment. This is the last weekend for the spring show. $16–$24, food and drinks a la carte, gvrshow.com

Movie Night: Game Night
7:30, Belly Up Aspen
Movie night at the Belly Up watching this action comedy may be even better than movie night at home because you can order off the menu. No cover, bellyupaspen.com 

Monday, May 28

Nicki Bluhm
8 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
This alt country artist is back with a five-piece band and music off the new solo album she recorded in Memphis, To Rise You Gotta Fall due out June 1. $15 GA, bellyupaspen.com

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