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.
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. when Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. The New York Times describes it as “kind of dopey and kind of invigorating and kind of remarkable.” She Kills Monsters was first presented by the Crested Butte Mountain Theatre in 2019.
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!