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.
Charcuterie & Clay Saturday, 12:00pm-3:00pm. May 20. Enjoy charcuterie while making your very own charcuterie set up! This class will focus on slab rolling, hand building, and coil building techniques to create a multi-piece charcuterie board. Registration fee includes clay, tools, slip, glaze, kiln firing, instruction, and charcuterie. BYOW! All ability ranges welcome. Instructor: Abra Karbin. $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!