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.
trivia thursdays 6:30 pm doors, 7 pm start! Join us the first Thursday of each month for a lively evening of trivia, prizes and lots of laughs! From the dynamic duo behind the hugely popular Quiz Quiz Bang Bang podcast, get ready to test your smarts from everything from geography to art to television to history. $20 team entry, $5 individual entry. Dates: Thursdays | September 1, November 3, January 5, February 2, March 2. Tables limited to teams of 6 per table per team. Your team must have a reserved table to participate as a team. Quiz Quiz Bang Bang is the pub quiz practice show that hits you POW right in the quizzer! QQBB is a weekly trivia podcast show that has been rated one of the top trivia podcasts. Annie and David host games along with group episodes and expert episodes. Guests that have been on the show include Frank Villalla (Archivist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Tim Faith (Technical Brewing Manager of Goose Island) and Colt Cabana (Professional Wrestler) along with many professional improvisers, actors, and writers. Quiz Quiz Bang Bang can be found on all major podcasting platforms.
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!