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.
Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm. January 23 & March 6 Already play the ukulele or looking to learn a new instrument? Always wanted to jam with others? Well, you’ve come to the right place! This class will provide all skill levels the opportunity to create and collaborate as a group, learn favorite songs, write original music, and improve overall musicianship. If you’re a beginner, perfect! This class will introduce you to the ukulele in a group environment! If you’re already playing the ukulele, perfect! This class will further your artistry and give you the special opportunity to make and share music with others! Students must bring their own ukulele. Instructor: Jenny Hill. $114/person, $97/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!