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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

$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, […]

Bunny Planters with Abra

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

Egg Trays Tuesday, March 5th, 5:30 to 8:30pm $60/Adult includes supplies, instructions, glazing, firing, snacks and laughs. Indulge your creative spirit and discover the joy of crafting with clay in […]

$40 – $60

Poet aaron a. abeyta

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

Please join at the Gunnison Library us on Thursday, February 7 for a poetry reading and community potluck with special guest: poet aaron a. abeyta. Each poem, those personal gestures […]

free

Historic Walking Tour

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

Crested Butte became a registered National Historic District in 1974 to preserve our distinctive buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Join us on an Elk Avenue Walking […]

$25

Ceramic Seder Plates

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

Celebrate the season of renewal and creativity with our Easter-themed Egg Tray Making Ceramic Class! Join us for a festive workshop where you can craft your very own ceramic egg […]

$60

Historic Walking Tour

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

Crested Butte became a registered National Historic District in 1974 to preserve our distinctive buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Join us on an Elk Avenue Walking […]

$25

Ceramic Seder Plates

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

Celebrate the season of renewal and creativity with our Easter-themed Egg Tray Making Ceramic Class! Join us for a festive workshop where you can craft your very own ceramic egg […]

$60

Wildlife Connections

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

Join the Gunnison Wildlife Association and guest speaker Dan Gates to discuss the overwhelming success of the North American Model of wildlife conservation and efforts to dismantle it, including a […]

FREE

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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