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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.

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

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 […]

$65

Bunny Planters

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

Hop into creativity with our Bunny Planter Making Ceramic Class! This delightful workshop invites you to sculpt and design your very own charming bunny-shaped 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 throwing to create adorable and functional […]

$40 – $60

Liberte

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

Come be transported and amazed at this original African Arts Theater show, LibertŽ, choreographed by world renown West African artist, Fara Tolno. LibertŽ is French for Freedom, and this dynamic show will tell a story of humanity through music, movement, multimedia and more. A full live orchestra of Western and traditional African instruments will accompany […]

Kissidugu Liberté Performance

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

Come be transported and amazed at this original African Arts Theater show, LibertŽ, choreographed by world renown West African artist, Fara Tolno. LibertŽ is French for Freedom, and this dynamic show will tell a story of humanity through music, movement, multimedia and more.

$35

Liberte

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

Come be transported and amazed at this original African Arts Theater show, LibertŽ, choreographed by world renown West African artist, Fara Tolno. LibertŽ is French for Freedom, and this dynamic show will tell a story of humanity through music, movement, multimedia and more. A full live orchestra of Western and traditional African instruments will accompany […]

Kids Break Dance Class

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

Mikey Mestas will bring fun for all the b-boys and b-girls! Wear clean sneakers and come ready to break dance! All ages welcome- children under 6 need to be accompanied by an adult. Have some fun!

$20

African Dance Class

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

All level dance class with amazing guest West African artists accompanied by live music of master musicians. Everyone welcome! Wear comfortable clothes that allow for a full range of motion.

$20

Family African Arts Night

Gunnison Library 1 Quartz St, Gunnison, CO, United States

Family friendly night of fun! Join visiting West African artists for an interactive drum class (drums provided), performance and cultural dialogue exchange. All are welcome. Free event to families, residents, and visitors of the Gunnison Valley.

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 […]

$65

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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