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.
Dive into the world of functional art with our Spoon Rest Making Ceramic Class! Join me for a hands-on workshop where you’ll craft your own stylish and practical spoon rests from clay. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced ceramic enthusiast, Abra will guide you through the process of hand-building or wheel throwing to create a personalized resting place for your kitchen utensils. Explore various shapes, sizes, and textures as you design spoon rests that complement your kitchen decor. From sleek and modern to whimsically shaped rests, this class is an opportunity to marry functionality with artistic expression. Experiment with glazes that add the perfect finishing touch to your unique creations. Join me for a class that transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. Elevate your kitchen experience by crafting custom spoon rests that not only keep your countertops clean but also add a touch of handmade charm to your culinary space. Unleash your creativity and let your kitchen utensils rest in style!
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!