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.
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Watercolor with Confidence en Plein Air
August 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$275
Friday & Saturday August 12 & 13 9 am – 4 pm $275 Find greater inspiration and success with outdoor watercolor! In this 2-day course, we’ll discuss how to isolate your subject and simplify the complicated. Learn how to choose what to include and what to leave out while emphasizing composition, mood, edges, value, and color.
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!