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.
Saturday, 12:00-2:00pm. January 28 In this class you will learn pickling science from the very basics. The class will begin with a half hour presentation followed by a demonstration and finally everyone making their very own sauerkraut.You will go home with knowledge that can be applied to a variety of foods along with a 2L fido jar filled with 4lb of product. Sauerkraut samples will also be provided. Instructor: Jeff Deutrich. $80/person, $68/member
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!