Gunnison Valley Events Calendar
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.
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August 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am$42.50 – $50
First Strokes: Brush Lettering Saturday, 10:00 – 2:00 pm. August 27. Surprise yourself with your latent talent. Introduce yourself to the art of brush lettering using a long-bristled sign painter’s calligrapher’s quill. We will cover the whole process of executing long clean strokes, from mixing paint to the proper consistency, loading the brush, and executing the strokes by rotating the brush with your fingers. We will practice straight curved and circular lines using a mahl stick to steady your hand as you go. No experience necessary. Instructor: William Tintera. $50/student, $42.50/members.
Annual events in Crested Butte and Gunnison
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!