5 Things to Do This Weekend: April 26–28, 2019

5Point film fest, the final weekend at Highlands, and several family shows are on our agenda.

By Aspen Sojourner Staff April 24, 2019

Highland Bowl—you have one more weekend to get up here.

Friday through Sunday, April 26–28

Final weekend of ski season
9 a.m.–4 p.m. daily, Aspen Highlands

It’s really, really over, as Highlands closes out this incredible winter with the last days of lift-served skiing. Get in one more Bowl lap and ply the slush bumps on Scarlett’s to your heart’s content. Then start hoping that Aspen Mountain will announce a reopening for Memorial Day (it’s happened before). Discounted day tickets $79; $49 with a pass from another resort; $39 with double-flex, Classic, Ikon, or Mountain Collective passes,

Through Sunday, April 28

5Point Adventure Film Festival
various times, Carbondale Recreation Center

This uber-popular celebration of short films (and, this year, two feature-length showings) with an adventure and/or environmental focus includes filmmaker and athlete appearances, live performances, and a lively social scene for like-minded outdoors enthusiasts. Tickets from $25 (Saturday’s Youth Adventure Film Program $15, free for under 12),

See The Weight of Water and other movies this weekend at the 5Point film fest.

Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27

Aspen Country Day School: Framed
6 p.m., Wheeler Opera House

Art takes center stage in this original musical written by the eighth-grade students at the private Aspen Country Day. When a piece of artwork goes missing, students who are suspected of taking it try to clear their name. The whole school performs, with live musical accompaniment. Saturday night’s performance is sold out. Tickets $25,

You never know what you'll find during the annual Fryingpan River Cleanup, which takes place this Saturday.

Saturday, April 27

Fryingpan River Cleanup
8:30 a.m., Lions Park, Basalt

Lend a hand to clean up a 1-mile stretch of one of the country’s most beautiful rivers. Hosted by the Roaring Fork Conservancy, this community event includes a free breakfast and prizes for unusual finds.

Xperiment! A Science Show for Kids
3 p.m., The Temporary, Basalt

More proof that science can be fun comes through this entertaining and educational show that blends magic, comedy, and the process of discovery. Before the performance, the Aspen Science Center will showcase hands-on demos. Tickets $7 (advance), $9 (day of),

Experiment! A Science Show for Kids plays at the Temporary on Saturday.




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