Make a toast to winter at the Wintersköl Celebration, Thursday-Sunday in Aspen. Enjoy apple strudel with whipped cream at the finish life of the Apple Strudel Downhill, stroll through snow sculpture at the Wintersculpt 2018 and more. For a complete list of events, go to tinyurl.com/zhb5k3h
Cozy up to a night of hot blues and hot drinks, with Grammy nominee and 2017 Hollywood Music in Media Award winner, Bobby Messano, who has played with Gloria Gaynor, Steve Winwood, The Allman Brothers. The evening includes castle tours, appetizers and a cash bar featuring scotch, whiskey and hot drink specials, 7 p.m. Saturday, Cherokee Ranch & Castle, 6113 N. Daniels Park Road, Sedalia, $50; cherokeeranch.org, 1-303-688-5555.