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.
May the 4th be with you! Come celebrate in a galaxy not too too far away, your library, for some Star Wars fun. Movies, baking, trivia In the Gunnison Library community rooms, we are offering an all-day movie marathon of the original trilogy: 10 am-12 pm: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope 12:30 pm-2:30 pm: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 3 pm-5:15 pm: Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi — After the films, join us for a Star Wars themed baking party starting at 5:30 pm. Craft galactic treats featuring Yoda soda, pretzel lightsabers, character cookies, and more! There will be opportunities to exercise your trivia skills and share your favorite Star Wars moments. Space related apparel encouraged but not required. Free and open to all.
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!