Did you know there are many events in Crested Butte and Gunnison? See live music, take an art class, volunteer, play trivia, watch (or participate in) a ski or bike race, and more! Check this calendar to see what’s going on.
Adult Hand Building: One Night Session 1: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00pm. May 22 Session 2: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00pm. June 19 Session 3: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00pm. July 24 Session 4: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00pm. August 21 If you don’t want to commit to a multi-week class, this is the hand building class for you! In this class students will get introduced to hand building to shape their own masterpiece. All ability ranges welcome! Instructor: Rachel Cottingham. $75/person, $64/member.
Gunnison Valley is also host to several beloved annual events. A classic winter event is The Alley Loop, a Nordic ski race that doubles as a costume contest. In fall, Mt. Crested Butte hosts the famous Chili and Beer Festival. Every summer in Gunnison, a crowd gathers to watch America’s fourth-oldest rodeo, Cattlemen’s Days. There are also festivals in Crested Butte that celebrate local art, music, wildflowers, and more. Attending an annual event is a good way to connect with the culture of the Gunnison Valley. You might even create a new tradition for you and your family and friends!