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Gunnison Valley Events Calendar

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.

Kabaka Pyramid Live! at the Public House

Public House Crested Butte 202 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO

Grammy Award Winning Kabaka Pyramid is live with an unprecedented blend of Reggae and Hip Hop! Kabaka Pyramid is a Grammy Award Winning conscious revolutionary lyricist with a signature musical style; blending the power, energy and melody of Reggae with the lyricism of Hip hop. A key pillar of the Reggae Revival movement, Kabaka Pyramid […]

$25

Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery

Abra Karbin Ceramics 723 S 9th Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery Abra Karbin Ceramics | Gunnison, CO Saturdays, May 18, June 8, and July 13. 10:00am to 1:00pm Join me for a delightful Parent/Tot Paint Your Own Pottery class at Abra Karbin Ceramics in Gunnison, CO! Unleash your creativity alongside your little one as you embark on a colorful journey of […]

pay per piece

Left on Red

Talk of the Town 230 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Free live music at Talk of the Town

Free

Mountain Words Festival

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

The Mountain Words Festival is a multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring readings, workshops, kids' events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more.

Natura de Libris Reception

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

Join us for the reception of Natura de Libris to celebrate the artist, Alvaro Alejandro. Featuring a robust bar menu as well as complimentary house wine or beer.

Free

Wild Feminine: Unbind + Clay Shrines

Sanctuary Somatics 513 S Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

EMBARK ON A TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY THROUGH CLAY IN THIS WILD FEMININE WORKSHOP SERIES Rooted in a fusion of artistry and somatics, these workshops offer a sacred space to explore, express, and empower your wild woman nature. Each workshop is crafted around the journey of embodying feminine power - from freeing and nourishing, to healing and […]

$65 – $100

Date Night

Abra Karbin Ceramics 723 S 9th Street, Gunnison, CO, United States

Date Night Abra Karbin Studios | Gunnison, CO Fridays, May 24, June 28, July 26, and August 23. 6:00pm to 9:00pm This course is designed for couples who are looking to spend quality time together while exploring the wonderful world of ceramics. In this relaxed and casual atmosphere, you and your partner will embark on […]

$60

Mountain Words Festival

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

The Mountain Words Festival is a multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring readings, workshops, kids' events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more.

Mountain Words Festival

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

The Mountain Words Festival is a multi-day literary celebration at nine-thousand feet, featuring readings, workshops, kids' events, parties, panel discussions, live theater, and more.

Author presentation on community read

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO

The Gunnison Library's common read has been Playing with Wildfire by Laura Pritchett (free copies available at all libraries). She directs the MFA in Nature Writing at the university. On May 26, she'll be giving a presentation on the book from 2-3 pm as part of the Crested Butte Mountain Words Festival. From their brochure: […]

Easy Jim, Live at the I Bar Ranch

I Bar Ranch 850 Co Rd 49, Gunnison, CO, United States

Celebrate the live Grateful Dead experience with Easy Jim at the I Bar Ranch on Sunday, May 26th at 7:30pm! Gates open at 5:30pm, Beer Hunter begins at 6:00pm, and tickets are available at www.ibarranch.com. Thank you for supporting live music!

$25

Annual Memorial Day Events

Queen of All Saints Parish Hall 401 Sopris Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Please join us for the Beloved, Annual Memorial Day Activities on Monday, May 27th! 9:15am Military March from 2nd Street, down Elk Avenue to the Crested Butte Cemetery 10am Mass for the fallen will be held at the Crested Butte Cemetery Chapel 11am Military Gun Salute then a march back to town. 11:45am Lunch will […]

Free

Annual events in Crested Butte and Gunnison

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!

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Nordic skiers race in two lines dressed in costumes on a snowy downtown street

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