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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.

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

Kids Clay: Wacky Wednesday

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

Join us for 4 fun filled days of hand-building, sculpture making 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 […]

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 […]

Sonofagunn 2024

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Sonofagunn 2024 presents Clueless, a murder mystery. Thursday-Saturday Feb 22, 23, 24, 30th March 1 & 2nd. Thursday night show is $25 and Friday and Saturday shows are $30. Doors open at 7.

$25 – $30

Move The Butte

Center for the Arts Crested Butte 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO
$15 – $45

Gunnison Trails 9th Annual Winter Blast!

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

The temps are cold, the days are short, but we've got singletrack on the mind! Come celebrate the release of winter alongside our incredible trail community at Gunnison Trails' 9th Annual Winter Blast presented by Bluebird Real Estate! We'll be celebrating another winter season of grooming trails at Hartman Rocks and sharing our plans for […]

$35,

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 […]

SonofaGunn 2024

Western Colorado University 600 N. Adams St., Gunnison

Everyone's favorite SonofaGunn is back this year with a mash-up of the famous board game Clue and the fan favorite 90's movie Clueless! Join us for a night of entertainment and non-stop laughter! This year's 34th annual performance will be at Taylor Auditorium at Western Colorado University and will return to the freshly remodeled GAC […]

Public House Presents: The Lil Smokies

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

Blending virtuosic instrumental acrobatics with riveting lyrical craftsmanship, The Lil Smokies have earned a reputation as one of the most electrifying acts in modern American roots music thanks to their exhilarating live show and critically acclaimed studio output. Since forming on the streets of Missoula, Montana, where the group got its start busking back in […]

$40

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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