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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.

Student Film Night

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Join the CALL Department and Mountaineer Media for a night of student films! On Wednesday, January 24th at 6 PM at the University Center Theater there will be a screening of student work from fall 2023 production courses taught by film faculty, Morgan Raspanti and Julian Rubinstein. Admission is free. The screening will be approximately […]

FREE

The Big Lebowski

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

Don your robes and get down to the Majestic for the 1998 cult classic Coen Brothers film - The Big LebowskiI! There will be White Russians a-plenty and a costume contest for anyone who owns a bowling shirt!

$5

History & Dinner at the Magic Meadows Yurt

Magic Meadows Yurt 1599-501 Peanut Lake Rd, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Join us for an evening at the Magic Meadows Yurt for dinner and a history presentation by our curator. Cross country ski or snowshoe to the yurt under the stars, where youÕll be treated on arrival to a beverage and appetizers. Get settled in and enjoy a 3-course dinner with the option to add a […]

$125 – $150

Public House Presents: Midnight Riders

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

Public House Presents a night With Midnight Riderz - A Tribute to the Allman Brothers!! Midnight Riderz is a newly formed super group paying tribute to the great Allman Brothers Band!! The group is made up of some of Denver's top players including Taylor Scott (Taylor Scott Band), Caton Sollenberger (The Jauntee), Jon Wirtz (Taylor […]

$25

Ice Fishing Weekend Getaway

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Have you ever wanted to ice fish Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest body of water? Here's your chance! Join Gunnison guides Gabby, Ema, and Erin for a weekend-long ice fishing extravaganza on iconic Blue Mesa. It's a beautiful place to ice fish which features views of high-elevation mesas and mountains. Deer and elk are regularly […]

$425

Jewelry Dishes

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

Discover the artistry of crafting personalized jewelry dishes in my upcoming ceramic class! Unleash your creativity as you mold, shape, and glaze your own unique ceramic dishes designed to cradle and showcase your favorite jewelry pieces. Learn fundamental ceramic techniques, explore various textures, and experiment with vibrant glazes to bring your vision to life. Whether […]

$40 – $60

Ice Fishing Weekend Getaway – Day 2

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, CO, United States

Have you ever wanted to ice fish Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado;s largest body of water? Here's your chance! Join Gunnison guides Gabby, Ema, and Erin for a weekend-long ice fishing extravaganza on iconic Blue Mesa. It's a beautiful place to ice fish which features views of high-elevation mesas and mountains. Deer and elk are regularly […]

$425

Travel Mugs

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

Embark on a journey of creativity in my Travel Mug Making Ceramic Class! This hands-on workshop invites you to design and craft your very own personalized travel mug from clay. Learn essential ceramic techniques, including hand-building and wheel throwing, as you shape a stylish and functional travel companion. Explore various surface treatments, glazing options, and […]

$60

Heart Rattles

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! Saturday, Feb 10-Heart Rattles| 12:00-2:00 | $45 Saturday, Feb 17-Mushroom Mugs| 12:00-2:00 | $45 Tuesday, Feb 20- Bookworms | 12:00-2:00 | $45

$45

Mixd Media Heart Mobiles

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! Saturday, Feb 10-Heart Rattles| 12:00-2:00 | $45 Saturday, Feb 17-Mushroom Mugs| 12:00-2:00 | $45 Tuesday, Feb 20- Bookworms | 12:00-2:00 | $45

$65

Galentine’s Day Wine Cups

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

Embark on a journey of creativity in my Travel Mug Making Ceramic Class! This hands-on workshop invites you to design and craft your very own personalized travel mug from clay. Learn essential ceramic techniques, including hand-building and wheel throwing, as you shape a stylish and functional travel companion. Explore various surface treatments, glazing options, and […]

$60

Kids Clay for Homeschoolers

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

Hand-building, sculpture and glazing, OH MY! Get your kiddos hands in clay and their creativity flowing in this four part class. Ages 7 - 13. Class Dates: Day 1: Wednesday, February 14th | 11 - 12:30 PM Day 2: Wednesday, February 21th | 11 - 12:30 PM Day 3: Wednesday, February 28th | 11 - […]

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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