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 shipwreck, love, and comical confusion take center stage in “Twelfth Night”, one of William Shakespeare’s most beloved plays! “Twelfth Night” comes to vivid life at the Crested Butte Depot, on Saturday and Sunday, September 2, 3, 9, and 10. The shows are free and open to the public! Show time is 5:30 p.m. and will run rain or shine. Director David Flora leads a cast of Gunnison Valley actors including Annie Flora, Genevieve Bachman, Tricia Seeberg, David Flora, Jimmy Utley, William Spicer, Patrick Force, Tristan Buss, Bruce Eckel, Graeme Duke, Addie Pond, Jack Gibbons, and Julia Wilson. Please visit Firebird Theatre Co’s website for more info, including etiquette for The Depot.
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!