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.
live theatre: the cake jan 6 + 7 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm In this emotional and deliciously funny play written by Bekah Brunstetter (ÒThis is UsÓ), all is going well for Della (Emma Messenger). Her North Carolina bakery is legendary and sheÕs just been cast on her favorite television baking competition. But then, her late-best-friendÕs daughter comes home from New York City to ask her to make a cake for her upcoming wedding. When Della learns that JenÕs about to marry a woman, she is forced to re-examine her deeply held beliefs, as questions of morals, judgment and family swirl. Starring a cast of nationally recognized actors and directed by Heather Hughes.
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!