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.
Firebird presents Humbug! An improvised Christmas Carol for some family-friendly fun this holiday season! A fast-paced, comical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, with suggestions added by the audience, Humbug! will take you on a journey of greed, generosity, and forgiveness, with who-knows-what accents, impressions, and situations along the way. It’s a wonderful treat for all ages, sure to be a tradition for years to come! Humbug! will be performed at two locations, The performance will be at the Almont Resort on Friday, Dec. 15th at 8:00pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids.
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!