Aspen Weekend Agenda: June 1–June 3, 2018

Hold on for a wild weekend of getting dirty at volunteer projects, raucous live music, rafting, running, and more!

By Aspen Sojourner Staff May 30, 2018

The Roaring Fork Conservancy's River Float this Saturday is a great way to cool off while learning more about this waterway. 

Friday, June 1

Third Annual Trash Crush Community Clean-up
10 a.m., Northstar Nature Preserve (south gate)
Bring work gloves, water, and enthusiasm to clean up trash in this much-loved area, followed by a thank you party and "Trashy Awards" at Aspen Tap. CDOT safety vests and bags will be provided. Free, contact Erik Skarvan at [email protected] for more information

Active Art
1:30 p.m., Aspen Art Museum
Area seniors are invited to the roof deck for an art-based social with complimentary refreshments and memory-enhancing activities. Free,

Basalt Peace Garden Ribbon Cutting
4 p.m., Basalt High School
Created by Basalt High School senior Mauricio Sosa as a quiet place for students to relax, the Peace Garden is ready for its ribbon cutting. Celebrate Sosa's vision come to life and honor all who helped to make the project happen. Free, Basalt High School

First Friday Carbondale
5 p.m., Downtown Carbondale
First Friday is when Carbondale rolls out its tie-dyed carpet for the community to come together and enjoy the arts. Enjoy live music, an art walk through local galleries, and more, including "Tiny Art Show," a juried group exhibit at the R2 Gallery located in the Launchpad. Free,

Summer Library Cinema: The General
7:30 p.m., Dunaway Room at the Pitkin County Library

Summer Library Cinema kicks off with a Buster Keaton classic. $10 for admission/free popcorn, Pitkin County Library

Hollis Brown
8:30 p.m., The Temporary, Basalt

Get ready to get down for an evening of rock & roll with this NYC–based band that's opened for, among others, Citizen Cope, the Counting Crows, and the Zombies. $15 in advance/$20 day of,

BoomBox with Ramona
9 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
With a fifth album out this year, this psychedelic rock duo is ready to bring its move-inspiring, heavy groove to the local stage. $35,

Saturday, June 2

Roaring Fork Conservancy River Float
8 a.m., Coryell Ranch
Enjoy peak flow and learn about your local waterway by floating the lower Roaring Fork River (appropriate for ages 12 and up) with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors, followed by a cookout, live music, and SUP and kayak demos at Carbondale's Coryell Ranch. Rafts and guides are provided by Aspen Whitewater Rafting, Blazing Adventures, Blue Sky Adventures, and Elk Mountain Expeditions. $50 non-members/$40 RFC members for float and BBQ lunch; $30/$25 for lunch only (free lunch for 12 and under),

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,

Mascotte Trail Project
8:30 a.m., Mascotte Trail
Celebrate National Trails Day by helping to make improvements to the neighborhood trail that connects Aspen to Smuggler Road. Sign up in advance; then info on where to meet and what to bring will be emailed to you. Dinner is also provided. Free, Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

Workshop: The Devil Is in the Details
10 a.m., Project Shop, located inside SAW studio, Carbondale
Learn how to carve and print your very own tiny works of art at this workshop in Carbondale's Studio for Arts and Works. Pre-registration is required. $120 for Carbondale Arts members/$130 for non-members, 

In Service: Art & Healing 
10:30 a.m., Aspen Art Museum 
Presented in collaboration with Challenge America, this biannual program for military veterans, first responders, and their families includes gallery tours, mindfulness meditation, a complimentary lunch, and live music. Free,
Music on the Mountain: Whiskey Stomp
6 p.m., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Experience gorgeous views while listening to this good-times party band's variety of classic, new, and original music. Bring one canned good (or more) to donate to Lift Up for a free tram ride after 4 p.m. (otherwise, tram rides are $16 adults/$11 kids),
Summer Library Cinema: Modern Times
7:30 p.m., Dunaway Room at the Pitkin County Library

The first weekend of Summer Library Cinema continues with a Charlie Chaplin classic. $10 for admission/free popcorn, Pitkin County Library
Berkel Beats + Golden
9 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
Come to the Belly Up for a night of dance party beats and spinning by two local DJs. $5 GA,

Sunday, June 3

Summer Library Cinema: Modern Times
7:30 p.m., Dunaway Room at the Pitkin County Library

Summer Library Cinema continues with a Charlie Chaplin classic. $10 for admission/free popcorn, Pitkin County Library  

Xavier Rudd with Beth Preston
8:30 p.m., Belly Up Aspen
An Australian singer and songwriter, Rudd's songs incorporate socially conscious themes of spirituality, humanity, and environmentalism. $40 GA,

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