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Monday, April 30, 2012

May/ June Events

fishing tournament blue mesa May 19-20- "Weekend Warrior Fishing Tournament", Blue Mesa Lake, Gunnison

June 8-15 -- Crested Butte Restaurant Week (Special Dining Deals)

June 9 - Taylor Park Marina Fishing Derby, Taylor Park Reservoir

June 21-24, 28-July 1-- "Urinetown" (Yoor 'n Town), a Musical Presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Crested Butte Center for the Arts-

June 25 - Alpenglow (Free Outdoor Concert), Crested Butte Center for the

July Events

July 4 - Independence Day Celebrations, Crested Butte, Gunnison and Mt. CB

July 18- Live! From Mt. Crested Butte(Free Outdoor Concerts), Crested Butte Mtn

Adult Science Tours - interactive science programs & lunch, Gothic

July 30=Aug. 3. -- Ciizen Scientist Symposium "The Biology of a Changing World," Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Gothic

Availability for July 4

July 4 - Looking for a place?

jeff's condo

--Jeff's 2 story view Condo - Sleeps 8-10

--Mindy's Cabin in the middle of the Gunnison River - Sleeps 4-5

August Availability

August 4-5 - Looking for a place for the art fair?

garth house
Garth house

--Jim's 3 br/3 ba Black Bear condo - Sleeps 8

--Bill's Condo - Sleeps 8

--Garth House - (walk to base!) Sleeps 11

Please contact us for summer!

Boats Burgers and Beverages- May 2nd, 7:30 pm

Come to the Gunnison Brewery on Wednesday, May 2nd starting at 7:30 pm for the next installment of Burgers and Beverages! The Brewery will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the night’s sales to support river themed recreation in the Gunnison Valley.
This month’s theme: Beneath Blue Mesa: The Gunnison River Valley Before Blue Mesa Reservoir, a presentation by Dave Primus
Door prizes, delish dishes and local beer.

Brought to you by the Gunnison River Festival!

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Restorative Yoga- April 30

Restorative Yoga with Kellyn at the Sanctuary Yoga Studio. Ease into your week with this calming, restorative class. Great for beginners, those with injuries, seniors or athletes looking for a day off. Punchcards available or drop in for $12. See website for complete listing of classes offered at the Sanctuary.
Located behind House of China Restaurant
at 405 West Tomichi (Hwy 50) in Gunnison

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Recycled Fashion Exhibition- April 28th

May Madness – Recycled Fashion Exhibition

April 28th – Submission Day – 12-5pm – $5 per submission
May4th – Exhibition Opening and Artist Reception – 5-7pm
May 11th – Fashion Night

Here are some ideas to use for inspiration. Some of the photos link to websites with even more ideas and instructions.
Remember all submissions must be original designs!

Gunnison Arts Center

102 South Main Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230

(970) 641-4029


Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Growler Series Trail Run, April 26

As part of the new Growler Series of trail runs, get out and enjoy the trails at Hartman Rocks for the first run on April 26, followed by additional races on May 10 and Sept. 6 and a finale on Sept. 29. The series benefits Gunnison Trails,

Monday, April 23, 2012

Wednesdays at Western - Spring Detox Yoga Flow, April 25

This final installment of Western State College's Wednesdays at Western winter series on April 25, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., demonstrates why yoga is an excellent way to shape up for warmer weather, detoxify internal organs and boost metabolism after the long winter months. Participants should have some prior yoga experience before attending. The cost is $15, and the workshop will take place with instructor Susan Searle at Taylor Hall on the WSC campus. To register, call the Office of Extended Studies at (800) 876-5309, ext. 7. Also, visit

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Redneck Wine Glasses- April 24

ASCA, 111 Elk Avenue
Cost: $10
What can you do with a mason jar and a candlestick (besides light your moonshine on fire?!)? Make yourself a pair of Redneck wine glasses, of course! Using simple tools and recycled materials, make a pair of deliciously hilarious, but highly functional, wine glasses to accompany you to all of Crested Butte's most festive events. Or give your creations as a gift to that special down home someone in your life.

April 24, 5:15 pm

Friday, April 20, 2012

CBMT’s YouTheatre Presents “Happily Ever After, Cinderella in Middle School, Ten Little Pigs,” Mallardi Cabaret Theatre- April 26-29

Crested Butte Mountain Theatre is proud to announce the YouTheatre performance of Happily Ever After, Cinderella in Middle School, and Ten Little Pigs by George Halitzka, directed by Deborah and Danielle Gillman. This production features young people, ages 8-14, in this fun and educational theatrical experience. These youth performances are scheduled for April 26-29, 2012 at the Mallardi Cabaret Theatre, @7:00 pm with a Sunday matinee scheduled on the 29th @ 3:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for CBMT members, $10 for students, and children under 10 pay their age.

Click here to purchase tickets.
Click here to join CBMT or renew your CBMT membership.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Flavors of Gunnison- April 20-29, 2012

This Gunnison, a college town and county seat and plays off the town's incorporation date of 1880. Look for $18.80 dining specials from April 20 - 28 at Mario's Pizza & Pasta, 5 Bs BBQ, House of China, Twisted Fork, Gunnisack Cowboy Bistro, Palisades, El Pueblo Bonito, Blue Iguana, The Trough, Taco Bell, Almont Resort, El Paraiso, Garlic Mike's, Pie-Zans Pizzeria, Pizza Hut, Ol' Miner Steakhouse, The Power Stop, Almont Resort, Dos Rios Golf Club, and Brick Cellar Bar & Bistro. Flavors of Gunnison is sponsored by the Gunnison Country Chamber of Commerce and Gunnison Country Shopper. For information, call (970) 641-1501 or visit

The BOB Show- April 20

THE BOB SHOW is a FUNKY music event! A super hi-fi all-encompassing one-man band experience. Everything you hear is played by BOB including Drums, Bass, Guitar, horns, percussion and Rainbow Flavor Crystals! How is this guy making all these sounds and doing it so tightly? Short answer? A lot of time spent putting it all together. If you’re looking for some FUNKY music to shake your booty to, THE BOB SHOW just might be the ticket to make your booty groove!

9 pm FREE

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

2012 Growler Series- April 19, 26


April 19 – Growler Series Mountain Bike #2 – Hartman Rocks Base Area

April 26 – Growler Series Trail Run#1 – Hartman Rocks Base Area

May 3 – Growler Series Mountain Bike #3 – Hartman Rocks Base Area
May 10 – Growler Series Trail Run #2 – McCabes Lane for the Gateway/Josies 5k
May 17 – Growler Series Mountain Bike #4 – Hartman Rocks Base Area
August 30 – Growler Series Mountain Bike #5 – Hartman Rocks Base Area
September 6 – Growler Series Trail Run #3 – Signal Peak Trail Run
September 13 – Growler Series Mountain Bike #6 – Hartman Rocks Base Area
September 29 – BIG SATURDAY! Pummeler’s Butt Trail Runs and Growler Series Mountain Bike Finals


The 2012 Growler Series Mountain Bike Races offer the following categories:
  • Short Course
  • Long Course – Sport
  • Long Course – Expert
  • Little Kids Race – ages ? and up (kids race free)
There is not a beginner category because we cannot put together a true beginner’s course. Check out upper Jack’s Trail as it is fairly representative of most of the riding in the Growler Series courses. An important asset for less experienced riders is simply knowing when to get off of your bike and walk a difficult section. Walk today, Ride tomorrow! Typical trails in the Growler Series include Jack’s, Top ‘O the World, Gateway, Josies, Rocky Ridge, Skyline and Josho’s.

The 2012 Growler Series Trail Running Races will be about 5k (except the Signal Peak Race on Sept. 6th.)

April Madness- April 19th

Join us at this month’s lead up event to the UPC Queen Stage start. The Downtown Woodshop hosts a happy hour event, including appetizers and a putting green!

The Downtown Woodshop
222 North Main Street

Monday, April 16, 2012

Gunnison Valley Gardening Festival on April 21

Gunnison Valley Gardening Festival on April 21 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Fred R. Field Western Heritage Center. There will be produce and craft vendors, live music, food, gardening presentations, and a backyard garden tour from 1 - 4 p.m. Also look for cooking demonstrations, a gardening equipment sale/exchange, plant sale/exchange, seeds, starter plants, indoor plants and kids' activities. Visit for the details.