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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.

Backcountry Waste Management presentation

Crested Butte Library 507 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Please join us at the Gunnison Library on Tuesday, August 1 at 6 pm for a presentation and discussion about backcountry waste management with local company PACT Outdoors. About PACT: […]

free

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Bringing speakers to the valley promoting civic dialogue, debate and community engagement with distinguished speakers on issues of international, national and local significance.

Free

West African Dance Class

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Join Mami Sayon Camara for an all ages and abilities dance class on the festival grounds athletic field. Mami loves sharing movement and dance and provides classes that will are […]

West African Drum Class

Crested Butte Community School 818 Red Lady Ave., Crested Butte, CO

Join Etienne Tolno from Guinea, West Africa for an all age and ability drum class. Etienne is a joyful and kind teacher who is passionate about sharing the art of […]

Community Rock & Fossil Day

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

Please join us on Saturday, August 5 at the Gunnison Library for a Community Rock & Fossil Day! The day includes: Presentation 10 AM Geology of Gunnison County - Dr. […]

free

HCCA’s Annual Potluck

The Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO, United States

High Country Country Advocates presents guest speaker Ben Goldfarb - author of "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter" at the HCCA Potluck, held on Sunday, […]

Free

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Bringing speakers to the valley promoting civic dialogue, debate and community engagement with distinguished speakers on issues of international, national and local significance.

Free

History Tour with Duane Vandenbusche: CB Skiing

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

This tour will be centered around the history of skiing in Crested Butte and The Gunnison Valley. Topics will include Rozman Hill, Pioneer Hill at mouth of Cement Creek, Quicks […]

$70 – $80

Crested Butte Public Policy Forum

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

Bringing speakers to the valley promoting civic dialogue, debate and community engagement with distinguished speakers on issues of international, national and local significance.

Free

Wander with History Walking Tour:Historic District

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

Explore the historic district of Crested Butte on this focused walking tour with Glo Cunningham. Learn all about what makes Crested Butte a National Registered Historic District, and adventure back […]

$30 – $35

Life Rebalanced Workshop

ICELab @ Western 540 Escalante Dr, Gunnison, CO, United States

Come to this free workshop to be inspired, learn, and help your mind and body get after your goals! Free food, great prizes, and definitely tons of fun!

Free

Life Rebalanced Workshop – Crested Butte

Sopris Health Clinic 419 6th St #202, Crested Butte, CO, United States

Come to this free workshop to be inspired, learn, and help your mind and body get after your goals! Free food, great prizes, and definitely tons of fun!

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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