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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.

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 - […]

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 17-Mushroom Mugs| 12:00-2:00 | $45 Up Next: Tuesday, Feb 20- Bookworms | 12:00-2:00 | $45

$45

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

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

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.

Cooking Matters Class

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

FREE Cooking Matters Course hosted by Mountain Roots Food Project! Wednesdays, Feb 21-March 27 11 am-1pm at the Gunnison Public Library. Develop skills to shop for and cook healthy foods on a budget. This six-week course is for low-income adults seeking to gain confidence in the kitchen and improve their overall health. Spanish translation and […]

Free

Clay Studio: Handbuilding + Wheel Throwing

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

Lets make some pots! Beginners and Advanced students welcome! Choose handbuilding projects, wheel throwing or a combination of both. Learn techniques for throwing on the wheel, handbuilding, combining the two, surface design and glazing on your 3D creations from our masterful instructors. Session Dates: Day 1: Thursday, February 22nd | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM […]

Clay Studio: Wheel Throwing Nights

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

Lets make some pots! Beginners and Advanced students welcome! Learn techniques for throwing on the wheel, surface design and glazing on your 3D functional creations from our masterful instructors. Session Dates: Day 1: Thursday, February 22nd | 5:30 - 8:30 PM Day 2: Thursday, February 29th | 5:30 - 8:30 PM Day 3: Thursday, March […]

Moss Mugs & Mudslides

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

Dabble in some clay creativity and hand-build yourself a cute nature inspired mug paired with a sweet Mudslide cocktail. Add some fungi and insect friends then glaze on your desired colors while enjoying an evening with friends. *One free alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink is included with each registration Location: GAC Clay Studio. Please enter through […]

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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