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.
“Kids Creating in Clay” Series (Ages 7+) June 15, 22 | Thursdays | 1:00-3:30 | $45 Thursday, June 15: Monsters! 1:00 – 3:30 pm | $45 Students will explore fun hand building and texture techniques to create a wonderfully whimsical clay monster. Upcoming: Thursday, June 22: Animal Chimes! 1:00 – 3:30 pm | $45 Students will explore sound, texture, hand building and glazing techniques to create a playful piece of musical art.
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!