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"Climb to Glory" Returns to the Wheeler

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The 10th Mountain Division's exploits during WWII are well known, with a particularly strong connection to the Aspen area, where they trained. This Saturday night, October 25, at 6:30pm, the Wheeler Opera House will host a return engagement of "Climb to Glory," a film by Warren Miller, that celebrates the creation and legacy of this renowned division. The first presentation was sold out, so if you missed it last time, don't miss it this time around! Tickets at www.aspenshowtix.com.


Bobby Mason Makes it "Family"

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Beloved local singer/songwriter Bobby Mason presents the Aspen Family Reunion tomorrow night, October 18, at 8pm at the Wheeler Opera House. Mason has made his home in Aspen since 1969 and is still rocking at 70. He plans to perform songs in his catalog from as far back as 1964 and will be backed by a seven-man band plus backup singers. The Aspen Times dubbed Mason "the de facto musical mayor of Aspen," so you can expect this will be a great show! Tickets and additional information at www.aspenshowtix.com.


60th Annual Ski Swap

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The annual Aspen Ski Swap is one of the most anticipated events of the fall off season. The community gathers to look for deals on ski and snowboard equipment, winter clothing and gear and generally catch up with friends and neighbors. The Swap is back for its 60th anniversary next Saturday, October 18, at the Aspen Middle School. Proceeds will again benefit the Aspen School District Outdoor Education Program. If you want to try to sell equipment, drop it off on Friday from 4-6pm. The Swap will take place from 9:30am to 1:3pm on Saturday - don't miss it! Details at www.aspenskiswap.com.


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