5 Things to Do This Weekend: June 14–June 16, 2019

Food & Wine takes over town this weekend, the Saturday Market starts up, and there's theater, music ... and more skiing.

By Aspen Sojourner Staff June 12, 2019

The Grand Tasting tent at Food & Wine always provides a mix of sampling and socializing.

Friday–Sunday, June 14–16

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
Various venues around town

Passes are still available! Read the write-up in our current issue’s festivals feature for more details. Or find out which events you can attend without a pass, including Saturday’s Heritage Fire feast at Snowmass Base Village, with 50 chefs roasting, smoking, and grilling sustainably sourced meats and seafood over open fires.

Friday–Saturday, June 14–15

7:30 p.m., Thunder River Theatre Company, Carbondale

In British playwright Nina Raine’s smart drama, a young man experiences a reawakening when he learns the language that will help him communicate with the rest of the world. Don’t miss TRTC’s production directed by Corey Simpson, which was months in the planning and features the company’s first deaf guest actor. Friday’s opening night is sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday’s show. The play also runs June 21–23 and June 27–29. Tickets $15–$30,

A rehearsal from Tribes

Saturday, June 15

Aspen Saturday Market
8:30 a.m.–3 p.m., corner of Galena & Hopkins Ave to Hunter St and back to the intersection of Hyman & Galena

Town’s favorite venue for fresh produce and Colorado-made items starts its 21st season this weekend. Grab your sunhat, shades, and cash, and get ready to browse. The market will run through October 5.

Sunday, June 16

Skiing and Bluegrass Sunday
Aspen Mountain

Ski in the late morning, as the Ajax Express lift runs from 9 a.m.–1 p.m., then settle in at the patio outside the Sundeck for the first weekly bluegrass concert of the summer (noon–3 p.m.) with Bozeman, Montana band Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs.

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs play at the top of Aspen Mountain Sunday.

Mykal Rose with Sly & Robbie
8:30 p.m., Belly Up Aspen

Bob Marley fans will enjoy this performance by former singer and front man of Black Uhuru, Mykal Rose, along with Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaica’s top drum and bass rhythm section. Keeping with the night’s reggae theme, 21 Dread and Reggae Angels will open, Tickets $25 (reserved), $15 (GA), $18 (day of show GA), all-ages show (under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian),






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