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 African drum class-all abilities welcome! Fun and dynamic West African artists will teach an all level class in traditional African drum class sharing rhythms and techniques on the djembe hand drum. A limited number of drums will be available for any student to borrow. If you own a hand drum please bring! Class content focused for ages 15 and up but younger children welcome if accompanied by an adult. Class is $20/person paid in cash, check, Venmo or PayPal at the door.
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!