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.
Mixed Media Garden Chimes & Charms 3-Week Hand Building Class June 8, 15, 22 | Thursdays | 5:00-7:30 | $165 In this 3-week course, students will learn various hand building, texturing, glazing and assembling techniques to create a one of a kind garden chime and decorative garden stake. Visit www.wonderlandclayworks.com/atthestudio to keep up-to-date on workshops for adults and kids (7+), new ceramics, and where to find Kristin on her summer art tour!
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!