This Week in the Butte March 20 2019
The start of spirng is kicking off in style with the amazing Al Johnson race, history tours and more!
Elan Women’s Weekend I March 22-24
This special weekend ski experience for women with intermediate to advanced level skiing includes demos of the award-winning Elan women’s Ripstick Freeride skis, designed to explore big mountain terrain such as Crested Butte’s famed Extreme Limits.
Historic Walking District I March 25
Want to learn more about the history of our wonderful Town and Valley? Take a historic walking tour! Tours meet at 2pm in front of the Museum at 4th and Elk Avenue, are only $10 a person and support the Museum's general operating fund.
Al Johnson TeleMark Race I March 24
The 45th Annual Al Johnson Uphill/ Downhill Telemark Race honors the roots of skiing in Crested Butte, and benefits the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.
This Colorado costume event is as much fun to watch as it is to participate in! In tribute to a rugged 19th century mailman, competitors in wacky costumes climb 660 vertical feet, then descend 1200 feet down double-black diamond steeps, some having never telemarked at all! There will be prizes for best times, best costumes and best fall. The race can be tag-team or individual, or enjoyed as a spectator with access to the venue by an intermediate run.
Wood Panels and Whiskey I March 26
Join Mary Tuck to paint A Winter Welcome in acrylics on a pre-made rustic wood panel. Hang your piece in your home as a greeting or give as a gift. In the Center for the Arts Lobby.