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Peter Fischli and David Weiss, The Least Resistance, 1981.

Friday, June 16

Aspen Youth Center Shopping Soirée
2
–5 p.m., Intermix

Find a last-minute new Food & Wine Classic ensemble for a great cause at this afternoon shopping event benefiting Aspen Youth Center. Proceeds from sales (10 percent) will go to AYC's year-round, free after-school programs. With purchase, all shoppers will be entered in a drawing to win a $500 Intermix gift card. Free, aspenyouthcenter.org

Explore Booksellers Presents Robert Castellino
6 p.m., Pitkin County Library

The author and photographer hosts a talk and book signing for his newest book, Colorado: Life and Light on the LandBooks will be available for purchase at the event. Free, pitcolib.org

The Memory of Water
7:30 p.m., Thunder River Theatre Company, Carbondale

Shelagh Stephenson's award-winning dark comedy examines the nature of memories and the bonds between the women in a family as three sisters make arrangements for the funeral of their mother. The cast of six actors includes Meredith Nelson-Daniel, Gerald DeLisser, Jennifer Johnson, Gabrielle Bailes, Laura Crow, and veteran TV and film actor William Bledsoe. From $12, thunderrivertheatre.com 

The Steve Skinner Band
8 p.m., Marble Distilling Co., Carbondale

Belly up to the Marble Bar for craft cocktails and live music from a local favorite who puts a funky twist on resort rock. Free, marbledistillingco.com 

Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss Artist Films
8 p.m., Aspen Art Museum

As an introduction to the work of American artist Wade Guyton and Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss (1946–2012), and the forthcoming exhibition Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss (opening June 22), the Aspen Art Museum and Aspen Film copresent an evening of the artists’ films. The program will feature two Fischli and Weiss films, The Least Resistance (1981) and The Way Things Go (1987), and two new films created by Wade Guyton. Guyton and Fischli will be here in person. Free, aspenartmuseum.org 

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The Aspen Saturday Market runs from June 17 through October 7 (8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.) every Saturday. 

Saturday, June 17

Wilderness Workshop Summer Hike Series
7:30 a.m., Third Street Center, Carbondale

Wilderness Workshop’s free, guided hike series kicks off the season with a 6-mile hike along the Placita Trail near Redstone. All summer hikes will be led again by Wilderness Workshop’s hike leader, Brandon Jones, and will return no later than 3:30 p.m. Free, registration required, wildernessworkshop.org

Aspen Saturday Market
8 a.m.–3 p.m.

The best way to spend a summer Saturday morning in Aspen? At the U-shaped farmer’s market in the heart of town, perusing plenty of locally grown produce, handmade crafts, jewelry, and souvenirs. Free, aspenchamber.org

The 1st Carbondale Salon
6–8 p.m., The Launchpad, Carbondale

After a five-year run in Aspen, curator Alya Howe is bringing her popular salon series downvalley. Five artists will present performances in drums, dance, cello, film, and comedy. $23, eventbrite.com

The Memory of Water
7:30 p.m., Thunder River Theatre Company, Carbondale

Shelagh Stephenson's award-winning dark comedy examines the nature of memories and the bonds between the women in a family as three sisters make arrangements for the funeral of their mother. The cast of six actors includes Meredith Nelson-Daniel, Gerald DeLisser, Jennifer Johnson, Gabrielle Bailes, Laura Crow, and veteran TV and film actor William Bledsoe. From $12, thunderrivertheatre.com 

Sunday, June 18

Aspen Valley Hospital Health Fair
8:30–11:30 a.m., AVH

The award-winning critical access hospital serving the Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley communities hosts its annual health fair, featuring blood
draws and additional free screenings and information stations. Registration for the blood draws is highly encouraged, though walk-ins will also be accommodated. Payment will be taken at the event; cash or check only. Price varies upon test, aspenvalleyhospital.org

Lit Out Loud
3 p.m., Pitkin County Library

"Let's Eat," a special Lit Out Loud in honor of the Food & Wine Classic, welcomes couple Trary and Mo LaMee, who will read from Serial Monogamy: A Memoir by Nora Ephron and Look Back in Hunger, by Anthony Lane. Hear the charming, irreverent words about recipes and life. Free, pitcolib.org

Jill Cohn
9 p.m., Justice Snow's

Live music in the salon is back for the season with the soul-stirring voice of Jill Cohn. Brunch (11:30 a.m.) will also feature a solo acoustic live performance from Nebraska-based singer/songwriter Rachel Price. Free, justicesnows.com

For the full Food & Wine Classic schedule, click here
For our picks of the 10 best open-to-the-public events, click here

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