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.
Thursday, 6:00 ~ 9:00 pm. May 30 Treat yourself to a night out and come paint along to an episode of a soft-spoken artist with a nurturing disposition, who believed art was about more than skill but a means to finding mindfulness and a respect for nature. In these Sarah will walk us through the basics of acrylic painting. All levels welcome. Instructor: Sarah Sharsmith. $45/person, $140/group of 4
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!