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Crested Butte Summer Events

There is a lot going on in the Gunnison Valley during the summer.  Here is the schedule of events through September.  There might even be some events that didn’t make the list.

 

There is no way to do it all, but it sure is fun to try!

 

July 2013

June 2 – July 27                    Stupendous & Small Gallery Show, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts

June 26 – Sept. 8                  Tour de Forks benefitting Crested Butte Center for the Arts

June 30–Aug. 11                  Crested Butte Music Festival, Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley

1,8,15,22,29                          Alpenglow (free outdoor concert series), Crested Butte Center for the Arts

2,9,16,23,30                          Burgers & Bluegrass Concert Series, I-Bar Ranch, Gunnison

3,10,17,24,31                        Wednesdays at Western State Colorado University, Various Topics &

Locations Each Week

5,12,19,26                              Fridays @ 5 at the Gunnison Art Center, Live Music on the Courtyard

5,12,19,26                              Pedal n’ Groove Friday Evenings (free chairlift tickets & music), CBMR

5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27      Gunnison Valley Observatory Open for Public Viewing, Gunnison

6,13,20,27                              Gunnison Farmers’ Market, Virginia Avenue & Main Street

7,14,21,28                              AWEfest Presented by Artists of the West Elks, Elk Avenue, Crested

Butte

7,14,21,28                              Crested Butte Farmers’ Market, Elk Avenue & Second Street

7,14,21,28                              Sundays @ 6 (Free Concerts), Legion Park, Gunnison

10,17,24,31                            Live! From Mt. Crested Butte (free outdoor concert series), Crested Butte

Mountain Resort

10,17,24,31                            Pinnacle Race Series (free gravity & endurance mountain bike races),

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

10,17,24,31                            Public Policy Forum of Crested Butte (free talks on global topics), CB

Center for the Arts (except. July 24 at CB Community School)

15 – 22                                      Ruth Esserman Exhibition (ink drawings, mixed media, prints), Crested Butte Center for the Arts

16, 23, 30                                Live Painting Series at the Lobar, presented by Art Studio of the Center

for the Arts

16 – 29                                     Opera In Paradise, presented by Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested

Butte & Mt. CB

19 – 20                                      Epic Rocky Mountain Relay, Run from Canon City to Crested Butte

19 – 21                                      National Cutting Horse Association Competition Lacy Ranch Cutting (free

to watch), Lacy Ranch

20                                                Bridge to Bridge Fly Fishing Tournament, Gunnison River

22 – 29                                      Becky Chappell Exhibition (paintings), Crested Butte Center for the Arts

25                                                Michael Hearne & South by Southwest Concert, I Bar Ranch Thursday

Night Series, Gunnison

25                                                ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte

24 – 25, 27 – 28                    “The Barber of Seville” presented by Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested

Butte Center for the Arts

24 – 28, 30 – 31                    “Cabaret” presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Mallardi Cabaret

Theatre

25 – 28                                     Writing the Rockies: Gunnison Creative Writers Workshop, Western State

Colorado Univ.

26                                                Keller Williams Concert, Crested Butte Center for the Arts

27                                                14th Annual Living Journeys Summit Hike & Mountain Half-Marathon, CB

Mtn. Resort

28                                                39th Annual Gunnison Art in the Park, Legion Park, Gunnison

July 29 – Oct. 5                    Stupendous & Small Gallery Show, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts

Aug-13

June 26 – Sept. 8                  Tour de Forks a Gourmet Dining Series benefitting Crested Butte Center

for the Arts

June 30–Aug. 11                  Crested Butte Music Festival, Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley

July 29 – Oct. 5                    Stupendous & Small Gallery Show, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts

1                                                  ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte

1                                                  Mike Blakely Concert, I Bar Ranch Thursday Night Series, Gunnison

1                                                  Summer Speaker Series, Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

1 – 4                                          “Cabaret” presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Mallardi Cabaret

Theatre

2                                                  First Fridays Art Walk & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison

2 – 4                                          Crested Butte Arts Festival, Elk Avenue

2,9,16,23,30                          Fridays @ 5 at the Gunnison Art Center, Live Music on the Courtyard

2,9,16,23,30                          Pedal n’ Groove Friday Evenings (free chairlift tickets & music), Crested

Butte Mountain Resort

3                                                  Aspens & Wildflowers Photo Walk, presented by Art Studio of the Center

for the Arts & CB Arts Festival

3                                                  Cocktails & Clay, presented by Art Studio of the Center for the Arts & CB

Arts Festival

3,10,17,24,31                        Gunnison Farmers’ Market, Virginia Avenue & Main Street

4                                                  Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers Concert, Crested Butte Center for

the Arts

4 – 5                                          Crested Butte Open Golf Tournament & Gala benefiting the Adaptive

Sports Center

4,11,18, 25                             Sundays @ 6 (Free Concerts) Presented by Gunnison Arts Center, Legion

Park

4,11,18,25                              Crested Butte Farmers’ Market, Elk Avenue & Second Street

5, 12                                          Alpenglow (free outdoor concert series), Crested Butte Center for the Arts

6, 13, 20                                  Live Painting Series at the Lobar, presented by Art Studio of the Center

for the Arts

7                                                  Pinnacle Race Series (free gravity & endurance mountain bike races),

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

7, 14, 21                                  Wednesdays at Western State Colorado University, Various Topics &

Locations Each Week

7,14,21,28                              Live! From Mt. Crested Butte (free outdoor concert series), Crested Butte

Mountain Resort

7,14,21,28                              Public Policy Forum of Crested Butte (free to talks on global topics),

Crested Butte Center for the Arts

8                                                  The Bellamy Brothers Concert, I Bar Ranch Thursday Night Series,

Gunnison

8                                                  Funkytown: THE Party at the End of the Road, fundraiser for Crested

Butte Center for the Arts, Outdoor Stage

9                                                  Sustainaball Murder Mystery Dinner &  Auction benefitting Office of

Resource Efficiency, Mountaineer Square Ballroom, Mt. Crested Butte

9 – 11                                        Gypsy Jazz In Paradise, presented by Crested Butte Music Festival,

Crested Butte & Mt. CB

11                                                Paula Poundstone comedy performance, Crested Butte Center for the Arts

11, 18, 25                                AWEfest Presented by Artists of the West Elks, Elk Avenue, Crested

Butte

15                                                Dean Dillon Concert, I Bar Ranch Thursday Night Series, Gunnison

15                                                “Moonrise Kingdom” – Crested Butte Film Series, Crested Butte Center

for the Arts

15                                                Summer Speaker Series, Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

15 – 18                                     Gunnison Car Show Weekend (Car Show, Carvin’ Up Colorado & High

Octane Arts & Crafts Festval), Gunnison

17                                                Missoula Children’s Theatre Presents “Snow White & the Seven Dwarves,”

Gunnison Arts Center

18                                                Cocktails & Clay Workshop, Gunnison Arts Center

20                                                Free Art Talk by Plein Air Painter Shaun Horne, Art Studio for the Center

for the Arts

23 – 24                                      Reader’s Theatre presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Mallardi

Cabaret Theatre

24                                                Grand Traverse Summer Run, Crested Butte to Aspen

24 – 25                                      24 Hours in the Sage (Bike Race), Hartman Rocks Multi-Use Recreation

Area, Gunnison

29                                                ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte

31 – Sept. 1                            The People’s Fair (Arts, Crafts & More), Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Sep-13

June 26 – Sept. 8                  Tour de Forks a Gourmet Dining Series benefitting Crested Butte Center

for the Arts

July 29 – Oct. 5                    Stupendous & Small Gallery Show, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts

Aug 30-Sept 1                       The People’s Fair (Arts, Crafts & More), Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

1 – 30                                        September Splendor in the Rockies, Valleywide

1                                                  West Elk Bicycle Classic, Gunnison to Crested Butte (Black Canyon,

Crawford and Paonia route)

1,8,15,22,29                          Crested Butte Farmers’ Market, Elk Avenue & Second Street

5                                                  Summer Speaker Series, Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

6,7,13,14                                 Gunnison Valley Observatory Open for Public Viewing, Gunnison

6                                                  First Fridays Art Walk & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison

6                                                  Fridays @ 5 at the Gunnison Art Center, Live Music on the Courtyard

6 – 8                                          Astrophotography Workshop, Gunnison Valley Observatory, Gunnison

6 – 7                                          23rd Annual Super Fly Fishing Tournament hosted by Gunnison Angling

Society, Almont

7,14,21,28                              Gunnison Farmers’ Market, Virginia Avenue & Main Street

7                                                  Gunni High Tri (sprint triathlon for kids and adults), Gunnison

7                                                  Fall Festival of Beers & Chili Cook-Off, Mt. Crested Butte

7 – 8                                          37th Annual Pearl Pass Mountain Bike Tour, Crested Butte

8                                                  Gravity Slave (mountain bike race), Crested Butte Mountain Resort

10                                                Energy Smart Environmental Film Series Presented by Office of Resource

Efficiency, CB Center for the Arts

13                                                Shaun Mullins Concert, Crested Butte Center for the Arts

13 – 15                                      Ripple: A Watercolor Art Retreat for Women, Art Studio of the Center for

the Arts, Crested Butte

14 – 15                                      Rocky Mountain Collegiate Conference Mountain Bike Races, Crested

Butte Mountain Resort

15 – 21                                     Vinotok fall harvest festival, Crested Butte

16 – 30                                      Jesse Blumenthal “New Works” Multi-Media Exhibition, Crested Butte

Center for the Arts

19                                                Sneak Peek at the Crested Butte Film Festival, Crested Butte Center for

the Arts

19                                                Summer Speaker Series, Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

20 – 21                                      Waunita Living History Days, Waunita Hot Springs Ranch, Gunnison area

26                                                ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte

26 – 29                                     Crested Butte Film Festival, Crested Butte

29                                                Closing Day for Adventure Park, Bike Park, Zip Lines & Chairlifts, CB

Mountain Resort

 

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