LES DAMES D’ASPEN
2020
SUMMER / FALL SOCIAL CALENDAR

 

JULY
MONDAY, JULY 6TH

A TOUR OF RED BUTE CEMETERY AT 5PM

Meet at Cemetery a little before 5 PM. A guided tour of one of Aspen's oldest cemeteries, including insight into the lives of the locals who are buried there, guided by famous Nina Gabianelli.

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

SATURDAY, JULY 11TH

JAZ CAFE AT THE ASPEN ART MUSEUM AT 6PM
The JAS Odyssey feat. James Horowitz Trio with Niki Haris & Jimmer Bolden. From inspiration in Marciac, France in 1989, to its launch in Aspen in 1991, the story of JAS is told through words & music featuring two world-class vocalists, each steeped in JAS history, swinging jazz, soul & blues. Join us for 30 years of JAS stories that will amaze & uplift, and to celebrate JAS’ quest for a permanent home: The JAS Center at the Red Onion!

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

THURSDAY, JULY 23RD
CELEBRATE A LATE "PRISE DE LA BASTILLE" AT VILLA "AU CLAIR DE LUNE" AT 6PM
Christine will be serving baguette sandwiches, wines and cookies
There will be UNE PETITE SURPRISE DE FRANCE at
0278 Larkspur Lane, Aspen

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL 

AUGUST

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14TH

JAZ CAFE AT THE ASPEN ART MUSEUM AT 6PM
Ranky Tanky- Band of native South Carolinians who mix the low country traditions with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk, and R&B. The band celebrates the bone-deep mix of spirituals and gutbucket blues that mark the low country mainland and sea Islands.
HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD

AN ASPEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY DELIGHT AT 5PM

Join Aspen Historical Society Vice President Nina Gabianelli on a guided tour of the Ghost Town of Ashcroft. Hear about the unique history of this once-thriving mining camp, 10th Mountain Division training ground, TV set, dog-sledding operation, and more……………on a stroll through the town’s many conserved buildings, situated among spectacular high alpine meadows.

Followed by Picnic on the Historical Society Grounds or maybe by ASHCROFT IN THE MEADOW. Bring your own folding table, chair, food and wine or beverage - Due to Covid-19, we cannot provide any of the above. 

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH

ITALIAN COLD BUFFET AT VILLA "AU CLAIR DE LUNE" AT 6PM

EVENT LIMITED TO 10 GUESTS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

Tables and tents will be setup outside. Wine included.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

0278 Larkspur Lane, Aspen

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

SEPTEMBER

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH

ASPEN’S CHARACTERS: STORIES FROM STRONG AND “SCANDALOUS” WOMEN AT 6PM

Kimberly Rehfuss will perform Molly Ross, one of the area’s finest mining-era Madames in a Chautauqua-style character presentation. After her first person narrative, you will be able to ask questions about the oldest profession and it’s part in Aspen’s history. Followed by (optional) A tour of the WHEELER/STALLARD MUSEUM with Nina Gabianelli and a picnic on the Historical Society Grounds. Bring your own folding table, chair, food and wine or beverage - Due to Covid-19, we cannot provide any of the above.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

OCTOBER

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15TH

A GUIDED TOUR FROM GONDOLA PLAZA TO THE HOLDEN/MAROLT MINING & RANCHING MUSEUM AT 5PM SHARP

Alongside Aspen’s lesser-known railroad corridor at the base of Aspen Mountain. The easy walk follows the Colorado Midland Railroad path and explores the area’s mining and transportation history, including a visit to the Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum.  

WE ARE SO LUCKY TO BE ABLE TO ATTEND THIS EVENT: IT IS FAMOUS 

MICHAEL MONRONEY'S  LAST TOUR BEFORE HE RETIRES

And a picnic outside the Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum or on 

Christine and Peter's deck - weather permitting with outside heaters.

Bring your own food and wine or beverage - Due to Covid-19, we cannot provide any of the above.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST
DINNER AT JING AT 6:30PM

One-time guests may attend for a donation of $50.00 plus the price of the event. Husbands/significant others/houseguests and prospective Trustees are welcome as Trustees. JING IS NOT ACCEPTING SET MENUS ANYMORE. EVERYONE WILL GET  SEPARATE CHECKS. Checks or reservations are not refundable.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST

A HALLOWEEN MASK & RACLETTE PARTY

AT VILLA “AU CLAIR DE LUNE” AT 5:30PM

*BEST MASK WILL GET A SMALL PRIZE*

EVENT LIMITED TO 10 GUESTS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.

Aperitifs, wine and hors d’oeuvres included. Please bring a bottle of wine. 

0278 Larkspur Lane, Aspen - on the deck (weather permitting). Raclette in dining room.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

NOVEMBER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH

ENJOY THE FALL: LUNCH AND OVERNIGHT COCKTAIL/DINNER

AT THE DIAMOND J. GUEST RANCH STARTING AT 1PM

  • Saturday lunch will be served at 1pm. Then drive for a walk to Chapman Reservoir and drive for a drink to Kiki's Kolonie's. 

  • Potluck cocktails at the Diamond J. Guest Ranch at 5:30pm. Bring hors d’oeuvres, wines, liquor and soft drinks on the outside patio (weather permitting) or in The Lodge Bar or by fireplace.

  • Dinner at The Lodge around 7:15pm. Bring your own wine.

  • Sunday breakfast at The Lodge.

Space for overnight is limited. Make lodging reservations and payment for lunch and dinner ASAP by calling Margaret Rowe at (970) 927-4188. Margaret is hard to reach, but if you leave your call back number, she will return the call. Please mention in the message that you are with Les Dames group.

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

DECEMBER

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND

GREAT HOTEL JEROME TOUR AT 5PM SHARP

FOLLOWED BY A POTLUCK AT VILLA "AU CLAIR DE LUNE"

LIMITED TO 5 PEOPLE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS.

Aspen’s iconic Hotel Jerome has been at the center of Aspen life since the doors opened in 1889. Join Nina Gabianelli in the lobby of the Hotel Jerome to find out how and why. Explore the historic features of one of Aspen crowned gems. Followed by A Potluck (Please bring your own wine) at

0278 Larkspur Lane, Aspen

A mask is mandatory as well as social distancing.

SPONSORED BY LES DAMES D'ASPEN

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

Join Les Dames D'ASPEN
$1,500 YEARLY
100% Tax Deductible
Mail check to: Les Dames d'Aspen, Ltd.  
             0278 Larkspur Lane
          Aspen, CO  81611
 
Or to pay by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) call:
Christine Aubale Gerschel at (970) 948-1799
Payments made by credit card will have an additional 3% added
 
We also accept PayPal, Venmo and Zelle

Les Dames d'Aspen, Ltd. is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization

Please join us at our
Zoom meetings
(Contact Christine Aubale Gerschel for more information)
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

BUYOUT SALE WAS

FINALIZED AT 5PM

SPONSORED BY

Christine Aubale Gerschel and Peter Lloyd Dahl

Helene Duldner Foundation - In Honor of

 Anne Foster-Duldner and In Memory of Kurt Duldner

 Patsy Malone and William Darby Glen, III

Shirley Millard, Sara Woodward and Henry Fella

Joann and David Grimes, Photographer / Nancy Mayer

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2020

FEBRUARY WINTER AUCTION WAS FINALIZED AT 5PM

SPONSORED BY

Aspen Sojouner / Nancy M. Mayer

Christine Aubale Gerschel and Peter Lloyd Dahl

Allison and David Ratajczak

Anne Foster Duldner, Billie and Greg Erwin

Barbara and Gerald Hines, Sara Woodard and Henry Fella

Pat Cooper, Shirley Millard, Blair Palmer, Ruth Owens 

Les Dames d'Aspen, Ltd. is a 501(c)3 organization that supports the arts in Aspen and Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley.

LES DAMES D’ASPEN
2019-2020
WINTER SOCIAL CALENDAR

 

DECEMBER

SATURDAY DECEMBER 28TH

CARIBOU CLUB DINNER AT 7:30 PM SHARP

DINNER AND DANCING.

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

JANUARY
FRIDAY JANUARY 1OTH

JAS CAFÉ - ALPHONSO HORNE AND THE GOTHAM CITY KINGS

At the Little Nell -6.15 Listen up

Bar Menu and drinks available individually

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

THURSDAY JANUARY 16TH

MOVIE NIGHT AND BANGKOK HAPPY BOWL/THAI RESTAURANT

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

THURSDAY JANUARY 23RD
BOWLING AND DINNER
IN SNOWMASS

TUESDAY JANUARY 28TH

ASPEN WORDS AND DINNER AT VILLA AU CLAIR DE LUNE

SURPRISE  DINNER THEME AND MENU

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

FEBRUARY
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6TH

SKI DAY ON AJAX AND LUNCH AT MOUNTAIN CLUB

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL   

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14TH

VALENTINES AT MAROON CREEK CLUB

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20TH

JAS CAFÉ-DUCHESS AT THE LITTLE NELL - 6:15 PM

Listen up... Bar Menu and drinks available individually 

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 25TH

FINALIZING WINTER AUCTION AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY 4 TO 8 PM

CELEBRATING WITH WINE AND CHEESE

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF LES DAMES D'ASPEN

  

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28TH

LES DAMES ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET-BEAUTIFUL DECAY AND DINNER AT BANGKOK HAPPY BOWL

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

MARCH

SATURDAY MARCH 7TH

JAS CAFÉ-PONCHO SANCHEZ AT THE ST. REGIS - 6:15 PM

Listen up... Bar Menu and drinks available individually 

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL  

FRIDAY MARCH 13TH

TENTATIVE DOCUMENTARY  “QUALIFIED” WITH JANET GUTHRIE AND DINNER AT BILLIE ERWIN'S 

JANET WILL BE PRESENT TO COMMENT

HOSTED BY JANET GUTHRIE, BILLIE AND GREG ERWIN AND CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL 

FRIDAY MARCH 20TH

LES DAMES ANNUAL MEETING WITH OUR BENEFICIARIES AT 4PM AT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT BOSQ

SATURDAY MARCH 28TH

JAS CAFÉ-JAMISON ROSS B-3 TRIO AT THE COLLECTIVE IN SNOWMASS 6PM - MIX

6 DINNER AND SHOW

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

APRIL

SATURDAY APRIL 2ND

SHORTFEST WITH ASPEN FILM AND DINNER AT LA CRÊPERIE DU VILLAGE

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

FRIDAY APRIL 10TH

DINNER AT KENICHI

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND PETER LLOYD DAHL

SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

HICKORY HOUSE AND CELEBRATION BIRTHDAY PARTY TO HONOR PETER LOYD DAHL ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY

HOSTED BY CHRISTINE AUBALE GERSCHEL AND LES DAMES D'ASPEN

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