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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.

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

History Pub Crawl

Crested Butte Museum 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Our historic pub crawls are among some of our patrons favorite events. Each pub crawl usually features 2-3 different drinking establishments or historic buildings in The Gunnison Valley. The tour lasts about 2 hours and includes a drink at each location, and stories and history from local historians at each location. Commemorative pub mugs are […]

$40

Kids Breakdance Class

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

Come out for a really fun friendly class for all the b-girls and b-boys! Mikey is a fantastic youth break dance teacher- wear clean sneakers and comfortable clothes

Adult African Dance

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

Incredible guest artists from Guinea, West Africa! All level dance class accompanied by amazing live musicians. Wear comfortable clothes that allow for a full range of movement

This is Telemark

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

We're bringing Tele Colo's first full length telemark movie to CB! Since the first recorded recreational telemark turns in the mid-1800's, the technology-and the riders-have seen incredible advancements. Despite these advancements, the perception of telemark remains aged-floppy bindings, granola diets, unkept beards, smells of patchouli. Now, the new generation of telemark skiers are here to […]

$5 – $10

(hi)stories Open Mic Night

The Eldo 215 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join us for an evening of Crested Butte Storytelling at the (hi)Stories of CB Open Mic Night. Presented by the Town of Crested Butte and hosted by Ben Eaton. 2 hours of CB-themed stories and performances. Come learn more about the Town's Historic Preservation Plan and share your thoughts on preservation. Thursday February 29th, from […]

Free

Spafford:Spaffski 2024

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

Join us for a special 4 Night run with Spafford at the Public House in Crested Butte, CO February 29th-March 3rd 2024. Spafford is known for their astonishing improvisational ability and off-the-cuff extended jams, Spafford paints a picture in real-time each night with a musical palette known only to each other. It's a private language […]

$64

Easy Jim, Live at the Almont Resort

Almont Resort 10209 CO-135, Almont, CO

Celebrate the live Grateful Dead experience with Easy Jim at the Almont Resort on Friday, March 1st at 7:30pm. There will be special guest appearances by Owen Leslie on banjo and Matt Shugert on saxophone. Tickets and information can be found at www.thealmontresort.com.

$20 – $25

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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