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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.

Mushroom Mug Workshop

Wonderland Clayworks 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

Mushroom Mugs Saturday | February 17 | 5:00-8:00 | $65 Join us for an evening of fun as we create whimsical mushroom mugs. Students will be provided all the supplies they need to create your own, one-of-a-kind mug that you can cherish for years to come!

$65

Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Live Action)

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Academy Awards are upon us! To celebrate, Crested Butte Film Festival brings two nights of Oscar-Nominated Short Films to the Majestic Theatre, February 17 & 18. Please join us for these two incredible programs of films, starting with Saturday the February 17th Live Action! And we couldn't bring them to you without the generous […]

$17

Small Mouth Sounds

Crested Butte Mountain Theatre 403 2nd Street, Crested Butte, CO, United States

In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward and insightful humor, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS is the unique and compassionate new play […]

$15 – $25

2024 Documentary Oscar Shorts

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Presenting the 2024 Oscar-nominated Documentary short films. Nominations will be announced January 23, 2024.

$17

Ceramic Planters

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

Dive into the world of greenery and creativity with our Planter Making Ceramic Class! Join us for an immersive workshop where you'll learn the art of crafting your own unique planters from clay. Whether you're a novice or an experienced ceramic enthusiast, our skilled instructors will guide you through the process of hand-building or wheel […]

$60

Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Documentaries)

Majestic Theatre 507 Red Lady Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

The Academy Awards are upon us! To celebrate, Crested Butte Film Festival brings two nights of Oscar-Nominated Short Films to the Majestic Theatre, February 17 & 18. Please join us for these two incredible programs of films, ending Sunday the February 18th Documentary! And we couldn't bring them to you without the generous sponsorships from […]

$17

Dirtwire: The Four Directions Tour

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

Dirtwire returns to the Public House with the Four Directions Tour on February 18, 2024!

$55

African Drum Class

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

All level drum class with amazing master drummers from Guinea, West Africa. Drums provided for student use and all are welcome!

$20

Bookworms

Wonderland Clayworks 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, United States

Kids Creating in Clay Series- Ages 7+ Students learn fun hand building, texture, and glazing techniques as we explore new projects each week. Explore imagination by creating in clay! Tuesday, Feb 20- Bookworms | 12:00-2:00 | $45

$45

Adult Afro-fusion Dance

Gunnison Arts Center 102 South Main St, Gunnison, CO, United States

World renown artist Fara Tolno will teach an exciting and energetic all level class combining traditional African, Afro-fusion, and African diaspora movements to incredible Afropop beats and music. Come feel free and have fun! Everyone welcome. Wear comfortable clothes that allow for full range of movement.

Sonofagunn 2024

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Sonofagunn 2024 presents Clueless, a murder mystery. Thursday-Saturday Feb 22, 23, 24, 30th March 1 & 2nd. Thursday night show is $25 and Friday and Saturday shows are $30. Doors open at 7.

$25 – $30

Public House Presents: The Lil Smokies

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

Blending virtuosic instrumental acrobatics with riveting lyrical craftsmanship, The Lil Smokies have earned a reputation as one of the most electrifying acts in modern American roots music thanks to their exhilarating live show and critically acclaimed studio output. Since forming on the streets of Missoula, Montana, where the group got its start busking back in […]

$40

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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