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.

Star Wars Day Celebration!

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

May the 4th be with you! Come celebrate in a galaxy not too too far away, your library, for some Star Wars fun. Movies, baking, trivia In the Gunnison Library community rooms, we are offering an all-day movie marathon of the original trilogy: 10 am-12 pm: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope 12:30 pm-2:30 […]

free

History of Local Railroading

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library at 6 pm on Thursday, April 27 for a presentation on the history of local railroading and the famous Baldwin Engine 268 that served the Denver & Rio Grand Railroad beginning in 1882. Gunnison Pioneer Museum's Larry McDonald will present a pictorial history that will provide attendees with a […]

free

Puzzle Party!

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

Join us for a Puzzle Party at the Gunnison Library on April 23 from 2-5 pm. Come exercise your brain with a puzzle! Play, collaborate and even swap a puzzle with another attendee! Snacks provided. This event is free and open to the public.

free

Crafternoon at the Library

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 pm for this month's library crafting session in Gunnison. For March's craft we'll be making vintage-style felt pennant flags. All materials are provided and this session is free and open to all. Projects are intended for teens and adults but those who are […]

free

Intercambio

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

Join us on Wednesday, March 22 at the Gunnison Library for Intercambio! Come practice your English or Spanish with members of your community. All are welcome, childcare provided. Feel free to contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

free

Climate Change Discussion

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

Join us for an 8-week foreign policy discussion series. The topic for March 15 is climate change. With climate change accelerating droughts and rising sea levels, how can the United States aid those affected?

free

Six Points Book Club Party

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library on Saturday, March 11 from 3-5 p.m. to celebrate a wonderful first year of the Six Points Book Club! This book club collaboration has been meeting every other Friday for an entire year and it has been a great success. Come celebrate reading and community with cake, refreshments and […]

free

Adventure Goal Setting

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

It's time to start thinking about and planning for summer adventures! Join us at the Gunnison Library on Thursday, March 9th at 6pm for a workshop with Intentional Adventures founder Katy Smith. Intentional Adventures offers wellness-focused, retreat-like wilderness backpacking trips. In this workshop, we'll work through setting an Adventure Goal to get out of your […]

free

Iranian Politics Discussion

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

Join us for an 8-week foreign policy discussion series. The topic for March 8 is Iranian politics. Many Iranians have lost hope of a better future, and the country seems at a crossroads. How should the United States deal with it?

free

Local Author: Marv Weidner

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

Join us on Wednesday, March 8 at 6 pm at the Gunnison Library for a conversation about grief with local author, Marv Weidner, who recently released "When the Rocks Sing: A Story of Love, Loss, & Learning to Love Again."

free

The Green Minerals Boom

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

Join us at the Gunnison Library for a presentation by Luke Danielson, President and Co-Founder of Sustainable Development Strategies Group, a nonprofit research institute focused on mineral resources and their role in society. About the presentation: Luke will discuss how the ÒGreen Minerals BoomÓ will impact our communities and indigenous rights. The transition to renewable […]

free

Global Famine Discussion

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

Join us for an 8-week foreign policy discussion series at Gunnison Library and on zoom. The topic for March 1 is global famine. How is famine defined? What countries are currently experiencing this, and what, if any, remedies are there?

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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