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Foothills Art Center is going to Aspen! Join us as we explore the historic town of Aspen.  We have scheduled tours of Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Aspen Art Museum, Woody Creek Distillery in Basalt, and the Wheeler/Stallard Museum. The trip dates are Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th. The trip includes a two-night hotel stay and breakfast buffet at the Element by Westin in Basalt, transportation via charter bus, two lunches, and all museum/tour fees.

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Price includes:

  • The trip includes a two-night hotel stay and breakfast buffet at the Element by Westin  
  • Transportation via charter bus
  • Two lunches
  • All museum/tour fees  

 

 

Itinerary

Friday, September 28, 2018

9:00 AM Arrive Foothills Art Center.

9:30 AM Depart Foothills Art Center via Charter Bus. Boxed lunches will be served on the bus and we will stop along the way for a stretch and bathroom break (included in trip cost).

2:00 PM Group Tour of Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village.

4:00 PM Woody Creek Distillers tour of distillery and visit to the tasting room.

4:00 PM  Check-in at hotel, Element Basalt – Aspen located in the Willits Town Center, Basalt, CO. Dinner on your own.  There are several restaurants to choose from within walking distance of the hotel in Willits Town Center.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

6:30 AM to 9:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel (included in trip cost).

9:00 AM Meet in hotel lobby.

9:15 AM Depart for Aspen.

10:00 AM Docent tour of Aspen Art Museum.

11:00 AM Lunch and shopping in downtown Aspen on your own.

2:00 PM Meet at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum for a tour, including “Freak Power: Hunter S. Thompson’s Campaign for Sheriff.”

3:00 PM Walk to Holden/Marlot Mining and Ranching Museum or return to downtown for more shopping.

5:30 PM Bus departs Aspen for Basalt.

6:00 PM Arrive Elements Hotel in Basalt. Dinner is on your own. If you care to stay in Aspen there are shuttle buses and Lyft and Uber options for return to the hotel. Cheryl and Tommy Tittsworth are planning on going by Uber from Aspen to the Woody Creek Tavern (Hunter Thompson’s hangout) for dinner if anyone is interested in joining them. No credit or debit cards are accepted so bring cash for dinner and drinks. 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

6:30 AM to 9:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel (included in trip cost).

10:30 AM Depart hotel.

12:00 PM Lunch in Vail at Up the Creek (included in trip cost).

2:00 PM Depart Vail.

5:00 PM Return to Foothills Art Center.