Aspen Weekend Agenda: March 22–24, 2019

Ocean films at the Wheeler, Marc Maron's stand-up, and stargazing with ACES are just some of the happenings this weekend.

By Aspen Sojourner Staff March 20, 2019

Julie Gautier, who fuses free diving and dance, is featured in the International Ocean Film Tour at the Wheeler on Friday.

Friday, March 22

International Ocean Film Tour
6:30 p.m., Wheeler Opera House

Aspen hosts the North American premiere of this compilation of environmentally minded and adventure-focused short films, including a profile of a woman who mixes free diving and dance, a look at great reef sharks in the South Pacific, and a journey around the world with two music fans who become known as the “Sailing Conductors.” Tickets $15,

Saturday, March 23

Marc Maron
6:30 p.m., Wheeler Opera House

Though he may be best known for his podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, the dark-edged comedian has performed for more than 20 years, including stand-up, frequent appearances on Letterman and Conan, on his eponymous scripted TV show, and, currently, as the star of the Netflix series Glow. Tickets $78,

Comedian Marc Maron appears at the Wheeler on Saturday

Budlight Hi-Fi Concert Series: Snakehips
6:30 p.m., Aspen Gondola Plaza

Vets of festivals like Glastonbury and Coachella, the British EDM duo first made sonic waves a few years ago with the single “All My Friends.” If you skew young in age or spirit, you’ll be all over this show. Free,

Toubab Krewe
8 p.m., The Temporary, Basalt

With a blend of rock, African influences, jam-band style, international folk, and more, this quintet out of Asheville, North Carolina, promises an evening of toe-tapping tunes. Tickets $17 (advance), $22 (day of),

Sunday, March 24

Winter Stargazing
6:30–9 p.m., Catto Center at Toklat

The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies hosts this evening of high-elevation celestial discovery at its facility in the Castle Creek valley. A local astronomer will give a talk on the constellations you may spot, followed by a naturalist-led snowshoe walk through the nearby aspens. Warm up afterward with chili and cornbread, plus hot chocolate and tea, then end the evening around the snowy campfire.


Stargaze with ACES at Toklat on Sunday evening.




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