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  • Crested Butte Music Festival
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    Crested Butte Music Festival

    June 28 – August 09
    All Day

    The 2015 festival will showcase outstanding performers from all over the world and internationally acclaimed. Celebrating its 17th year, CBMF also has a bluegrass festival, the opera, DjangoFest (gypsy jazz), a free family concert series on Saturdays and more on its schedule.  For more information and tickets, call 970-349-0619 or visit www.crestedbuttemusicfestival.com. 
  • Crested Butte Farmers Market
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    Crested Butte Farmers Market

    June 28 – October 04
    10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Farmers Market (CBFM) was created to support regional farmers and artisanal food producers by providing an avenue that allows them to sell their products directly to the public. The Farmers Market is every Sunday Starting June 7 - October 4th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM located on 2nd and Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
  • Center for the Arts presents Hot Buttered Rum
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    Center for the Arts presents Hot Buttered Rum

    June 30
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Hot Buttered Rum Hot Buttered Rum lives for songs...to sing in the shower...to crank through your earbuds at the DMV...to name your babies after, and then make more babies to. The band’s three songwriters — Nat Keefe, Erik Yates, and Aaron Redner — spin tales about the good times, the bad times, and the roads in between, and belt them from the heart in three-part harmony. Bryan Horne’s athletic standup bass and Lucas Carlton’s tast...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series presents Todo Mundo
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series presents Todo Mundo

    July 01
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2015 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  We kick off the season on July 1 with Todo Mundo (World)  Todo Mundo (“All the World”), who’s Organic ...
  • PINNACLE MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE SERIES
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    PINNACLE MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE SERIES

    July 01 – 29
    5:45 pm

    Presented by Griggs Orthopedics, this FREE recreational racing series is geared for both fun and competition.  Races take place on Wednesday evenings in July (1, 8, 15, 22, and 29) at 5:45 PM with a wide variety of competition categories from beginner to expert.  Riders can participate in either cross country or downhill disciplines on Evolution Bike Park’s network of trails and quality single-track.  Registration is from 4:30-5:15 PM at Butte 66. FREE food, beer a...
  • Black and White Ball
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    Black and White Ball

    July 02
    06:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Museum’s largest fundraiser, The Black and White Ball outdoor street dance takes place every year. This is a Funky Crested Butte Formal, which means anything goes...tuxedos to costumes, but the theme is black and white. The Black and White Ball always has a fabulous band, cash bar with cocktails, beer and wine, and free appetizers. The event runs from 6-10PM and takes place rain or shine. So join us to celebrate the Museum with some dancing in the street.
  • Cattlemen's Days
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    Cattlemen's Days

    July 03 – 12
    All Day

    For 115 years, the Gunnison Valley has celebrated its western way of life with annual demonstrations of roping, racing and riding skills. This “Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos” has grown from an annual get-together by local cowboys and cowgirls to a staged PRCA event that now attracts competitors from around the country. Born from the tradition of area ranching, the early rodeo took place between spring calving and summer haying. It made its debut on a makeshift Main Street arena and ...
  • The Center for the Arts presents Pat Green
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    The Center for the Arts presents Pat Green

    July 03
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Pat GreenFor a man whose new album begins with a powerful song called "Footsteps of Our Fathers," Pat Green has blazed his own trail in a way that few artists today can claim. Even with all the artistic and popular success he has experienced along the way, Pat Green has arrived as a major American singer-songwriter who has managed to make his own way in country music and beyond. To borrow a memorable phrase from the man’s biggest hit to date, "Wave on Wave...
  • Crested Butte Music Festival presents One World in Paradise
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    Crested Butte Music Festival presents One World in Paradise

    July 03 – 04
    All Day

    One World…4 Bands…2 Days of Music…All Free! This new mini-festival celebrates the independent spirit of emerging artists and the mountain towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado.
  • Annual Gothic to Crested Butte 1/3 Marathon
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    Annual Gothic to Crested Butte 1/3 Marathon

    July 04
    08:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    A great way to start your Independence Day is with this event, which benefits the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL).  The 8.56 mile course starts at 8 am in the mining town of Gothic and winds through the aspen trees and meadows to Mt. Crested Butte before ending in downtown Crested Butte. Runners will follow the Gothic Road, running on the east side of the road through Mt. CB to the Rec Path, following the Rec Path down the mountain to CB, picking up Gothic Avenue in t...
  • July 4 Celebrations
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    July 4 Celebrations

    July 04
    All Day

    Parade in town and festivities during the day in town. Fireworks and music in the base area with a concert from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at the Red Lady Stage. Fireworks (sponsored by the Town of Mt. Crested Butte) go off from 9:30pm - 9:45pm with choreographed music by Joe Fitzpatrick. The band plays a last short set from 9:45pm to 10:15pm.  
  • The Center for the Arts presents Richie Furay
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    The Center for the Arts presents Richie Furay

    July 05
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Richie Furay. Back by popular demand is rock/folk legend Richie Furay. Furay served as the formidable writer, guitarist, and vocalist of the pivotal rock group Buffalo Springfield whose organic, home-grown musical approach reverberated beyond the 60s. The group, with famous members such as Stephen Stills and Neil Young, laid the groundwork for the folk-rock and county-rock genres that took root in the 70s, serving as the foundational precursor to artists such ...
  • Alpenglow - Free Downtown Concert Series featuring The Delta Saints
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    Alpenglow - Free Downtown Concert Series featuring The Delta Saints

    July 06
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. This week the Center for the Arts presents The Delta Saints. Voodoo is rising from the New Music City. Not the Nashville of its country past, but a city awash in fresh talent fed by decades of tradition; dry hearts fue...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Jason Eady
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Jason Eady

    July 08
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 8: Jason Eady (Country)
  • Caddis Cup
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    Caddis Cup

    July 10 – 11
    05:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    Fish the famous Gunnison County waters for the largest brown trout, largest rainbow trout, and most aggregate inches at the Land Trust’s 14th Annual Caddis Cup Fly Fishing Tournament. Improve your cast, meet new folks, and soak in the scenery—all while helping to preserve our incredible lands and waters. If you don’t feel like fishing, join us for a fantastic evening at the Kick-Off Dinner! Catch up with old friends, meet new faces, bid on great auction items, and l...
  • Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Seryn
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    Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Seryn

    July 13
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. This week the Center for the Arts presents Seryn Seryn is a 6-piece band based in Nashvile, TN. Incorporating layered textures of guitars, ukulele, accordion, bass, violin, banjo, and various percussion, the band's strengt...
  • Wildflower Festival
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    Wildflower Festival

    July 13 – 19
    All Day

    This festival began in 1986 through the efforts of a few insightful Crested Butte locals who envisioned a wildflower celebration in one of the most picturesque valleys in Colorado. The Festival has grown into a summer-long season of events with over 200 classes offered by over 80 instructors, tour guides and volunteers. Come to Crested Butte to enjoy the beautiful scenery and don’t forget to bring your camera!! Throughout the week, there will be an array of activities to please everyone. ...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Humming House
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Humming House

    July 15
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   July 15 – Humming House (Americana)
  • Crested Butte Music Festival presents Opera in Paradise
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    Crested Butte Music Festival presents Opera in Paradise

    July 15 – 26
    All Day

    Now in its fourth year, Opera In Paradise continues to gain momentum.  This summer, a superb lineup of performances and world-class artists will perform. Opera aficionados and first-timers will experience the power and passion of opera in intimate settings: from Home Soirées in beautiful mountain residences to a fully staged production of Donizetti’s comic opera, Don Pasquale. Acclaimed Maestro David Stern, world-renowned tenor and artist-in-residence Barry Banks, and up-and-co...
  • Epic Relay
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    Epic Relay

    July 17 – 18
    09:00 AM – 09:00 PM

    It's hard to imagine a more beautiful course than the 191 mile one that brings you from Canon City to Crested Butte, CO on the third weekend in July. Teams of 12 runners will journey through four national forests, climb three alpine passes- including Cottonwood which tops off at 12,126 ft above sea level- and see Taylor Reservoir at sunrise, just as the first rays begin to glimmer on the water. The EPIC journey comes to a close in Colorado's Wildflower Capital and Last Great Ski Town- go...
  • KBUT 2015 Friday Night Fish Fry
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    KBUT 2015 Friday Night Fish Fry

    July 17
    04:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    Every summer, KBUT is proud to host the Friday Night Fish Fry, a fun-filled community party held in Crank's Plaza right outside the KBUT studios. Catfish, crawfish beignets, coleslaw, cornbread, red beans & rice with Andouille sausage, homemade desserts, and Colorado microbrews are all on tap for this annual celebration of the KBUT radio program ”The Friday Night Fish Fry” which has been airing for 19 years. KBUT DJ’s spin New Orleans themed music throughout the evening. C...
  • 32nd Annual Grin and Bear It Trail Run
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    32nd Annual Grin and Bear It Trail Run

    July 18
    09:00 AM

    9.3 grueling miles from the Town of Crested Butte to Green Lake and back with 1,700 vertical feet of elevation gain and loss. Participants will start at the Crested Butte Nordic Center and climb up to Journey’s End Road on the Bench where they will then turn onto the Green Lake Trail. The 4.5 mile trail winds its way up and over Gibson’s Ridge, across Trapper’s Road, ending at Green Lake. Runners then return on the same route, finishing at the Nordic Center.
  • Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Roxy Roca
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    Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Roxy Roca

    July 20
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The Center for the Arts presents Roxy Roca Self subscribed Dynamic Texas Soul. Based in Austin, a music mecca and hotbed for creativity and big sound. Vocalist and ring leader Taye Cannon: "I grew up in the Deep South imme...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Samantha Fish
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Samantha Fish

    July 22
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   July 22 – Samantha Fish (Blues)
  • Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival
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    Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival

    July 23 – 26
    All Day

    The Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival takes place July 23-26, 2015, bringing a fine wine experience to our charming mountain town. Striving to create a wine and culinary festival that complements the array of amazing offerings in Towns of Crested Butte and Mt Crested Butte, this festival is the perfect excuse to visit this scenic and captivating area. The Center for the Arts is pleased to partner with Larimer Associates to bring this exceptional event to the Upper East River Valley.
  • Living Journeys Summit Hike and Half Marathon
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    Living Journeys Summit Hike and Half Marathon

    July 25
    08:00 AM – All Day

    Join Living Journeys on a hike to the top of Mt. Crested Butte (12,162 feet), and raise money to provide support, education and awareness to those living with cancer. The Crested Butte Summit Hike is a fund raising event to benefit people living with cancer and their loved ones. Money raised from the hike helps recipients pay medical bills and alleviate the stress of daily living expenses during their cancer treatments. The Summit Hike is hosted by Living Journeys, a non-profit organization. T...
  • Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring The Railsplitters
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    Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring The Railsplitters

    July 27
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The Center for the Arts presents The RailsplittersThe Railsplitters bring energetic bluegrass from Boulder. Winners of Telluride Bluegrass 2014 band competition, The Railsplitters have been scaling new heights with a refres...
  • The Center for the Arts presents Nahko and Medicine for the People
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    The Center for the Arts presents Nahko and Medicine for the People

    July 28
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    Oregon-born Nahko has endured where others might have crumbled. He was born from strife and intermingling identities (a mix of Apache, Puerto Rican and Filipino cultures) and a 'product' of prostitution. In the song on the new album, Dark As Night, he sings, "So thankful, I never thought I’d give thanks for rape/but that’s how I got here today." That line, filled with a poignant sense of acceptance and forgiveness, equally exemplifies this musician’s power and grace. At nine ...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Pokey La Farge
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Pokey La Farge

    July 29
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   July 29 – Pokey La Farge (Early Jazz/Ragtime)
  • Crested Butte Arts Festival
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    Crested Butte Arts Festival

    July 31 – August 02
    All Day

    The Crested Butte Arts Festival, Crested Butte’s signature cultural event and one of Colorado’s Top 5 fine art and fine craft shows, will take place July 31- August 2, 2015. The Festival features 175 well-known, established artists from around the world and is recognized as a top-quality, juried show. DATES: Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2HOURS: Friday 5 pm – dark:Saturday/Sunday 10 am – 5 pm LOCATION: Elk Avenue in Downtown Crested Butte, a National Historic District...
  • The Center for the Arts presents The Soul Rebels
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    The Center for the Arts presents The Soul Rebels

    July 31
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents The Soul RebelsThe Soul Rebels started with an idea -- to expand upon the pop music they loved on the radio and the New Orleans brass band tradition they grew up on. They took that tradition and blended funk and soul with elements of hip hop, jazz and rock. The band has settled on an eight-piece lineup that can be heard on their international debut release Unlock Your Mind. The Soul Rebels built a career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of h...
  • ENDURO WORLD SERIES by BIG MOUNTAIN ENDURO
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    ENDURO WORLD SERIES by BIG MOUNTAIN ENDURO

    July 31 – August 02
    All Day

    The Big Mountain Enduro Series Presented by Yeti Cycles is an authentic multi-stage, multi-day Enduro series throughout the most picturesque vacation destinations in Colorado and Utah. This mountain biking competition offers some of the biggest and most challenging terrain in and around these mountainous landscapes and the popular international format of racing encourages spectators to catch the high-speed, adrenaline-fueled action of cross country and downhill mountain biking combined. It's no...
  • Crested Butte Open
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    Crested Butte Open

    August 02 – 03
    All Day

    At the Adaptive Sports Center, they believe that every participant is extraordinary in mind, body and spirit. Each person who travels to their center — whether it is from just down the road or from thousands of miles away — deserves to attend the best outdoor recreation program possible. Their programs are customized for each individual. They use state-of-the-art adaptive equipment and professional instructors to create a high-quality, therapeutic experience. Every summer they com...
  • Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Colin Lake
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    Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Colin Lake

    August 03
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The Center for the Arts presents Colin Lake Seven years ago while visiting New Orleans in the springtime, Seattle native Colin Lake met his future wife in the airport. The meeting sparked a cosmic chain reaction that would...
  • The Center for the Arts presents Rising Appalachia
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    The Center for the Arts presents Rising Appalachia

    August 04
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Rising Appalachia. Rising Appalachia brings to the world new sounds, stories, and songs collected across oceans and originally sculpted to embody our human journey, our global community, and the treasures and troves of soul harmony. Led by sisters Leah and Chloe, the band tears into sound with sensual prowess as stages ignite revolutions and words light up soul fires. Listen to their beautiful sound for poetic harmonies, soul singing, spoken word rallies, banjo...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

    August 05
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   August 5 – Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (Rock)
  • Crested Butte Music Festival presents Gypsy Jazz in Paradise
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    Crested Butte Music Festival presents Gypsy Jazz in Paradise

    August 06 – 09
    All Day

    Gypsy Jazz In Paradise celebrates one of the most passionate, exhilarating up-tempo styles of jazz today. Steeped in outsider tradition, Gypsy Jazz has a history as engaging as the music. Virtuoso violinist, Ben Powell will return to host this year’s Festival and will be joined by some of today’s leading gypsy jazz musicians. This year’s Festival is guaranteed to put a tap in your foot and smile on your lips! Gypsy Jazz In Paradise celebrates the music of Django Reinhardt,one...
  • Crested Butte Triple Crown
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    Crested Butte Triple Crown

    August 08 – 09
    All Day

    Prepare for an exciting weekend as junior and collegiate riders compete on Sunday August 9th for their title in Cross Country, Downhill and a Combined Omnium category where the fastest combined time wins. Podium winners will be announced for all three categories of the Triple Crown in a range of ability categories listed below. Registration is $25.00 online and $30 the day of the event. A competitor race day lift ticket is included in the price. Pre-register online at www.athletepat...
  • Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds
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    Alpenglow Free Downtown Concert Series featuring Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds

    August 10
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The Center for the Arts presents Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds Brooklyn-based rocker Arleigh Kinchelow presides over Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds with intensity and a smoldering bluesy voice. The "hard soul coll...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Zongo Junction
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series featuring Zongo Junction

    August 12
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.    August 12 – Zongo Junction ( Brooklyn Afrobeat)
  • SITKA Gear High Mountain 3D Archery Shoot
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    SITKA Gear High Mountain 3D Archery Shoot

    August 15 – 16
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    Put the final touches on your preparation for archery season at the Sitka High Mountain 3D shoot. Crested Butte Mountain Resort and West Elk Archers will host this event giving archers the chance to access the beautiful Gunnison National Forest via the Red Lady Express Chairlift. The lift will deliver participants to the start of the course at 10,300’ with amazing views of the Elk Mountain Range to the North. A Sight-in Range will be set near the top of the lift for archers to ...
  • VIDA MTB Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic
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    VIDA MTB Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic

    August 15 – 16
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    The VIDA MTB women's mountain bike skills clinic is coming to Crested Butte Mountain Resort and Evolution Bike Park on August 15-16. This clinic focuses on making women better riders through improved confidence and a better understanding of the relationship between you and your bike. If you’ve been wanting to descend the steeps, tackle tight switchbacks with ease, learn how to catch some air, or become confident on wooden bridges and stunts, join us and discover the rider that exists with...
  • The Center for the Arts presents Black Sheep
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    The Center for the Arts presents Black Sheep

    August 15
    09:00 PM – 11:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents Black Sheep. Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean. After experiencing success in the growing hip-hop world of the 90s, the duo split up but reunited around 2000 to reignite the fire. After getting together in 1989, Black Sheep debuted in 1991 with the hit song "Flavor of the Month" and later released its first album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, which gained them praise and recogni...
  • Alpenglow Freen Downtown Concert Series featuring Sundy Best on Elk Avenue
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    Alpenglow Freen Downtown Concert Series featuring Sundy Best on Elk Avenue

    August 17
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. This is a special Alpenglow and takes place on Elk Avenue.The Center for the Arts presents Sundy Best It's a special Alpenglow on Elk featuring Sundy Best, a dynamic duo of Lexington, KY-bred Kris Bentley on cajón drum...
  • Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series features Trout Steak Revival
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    Live! From Mt. Crested Butte Free Concert Series features Trout Steak Revival

    August 19
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Presented by the Mt. Crested Butte Town Center Community Association The Live from Mt. CB music series will return for the summer of 2014 with an exciting lineup of amazing musicians. Join us Wednesday evenings for free music at the base of Mt. Crested Butte. All shows will take place at the Red Lady Stage in Mt. Crested Butte from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.     August 19 – Trout Steak Revival (Bluegrass) Trout Steak Revival has earned a place in the mountain states blu...
  • The Center for the Arts presents The Dustbowl Revival
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    The Center for the Arts presents The Dustbowl Revival

    August 21
    08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    The Center for the Arts presents The Dustbowl Revival. The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, pre-war blues and the hot swing of New Orleans to form a spicy roots cocktail. Known for their roaring live sets, Dustbowl bravely brings together many styles of traditional American music. Some call it string band-brass band mash up. Imagine Old Crow Medicine Show teaming up with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives and Sevens, or Bob Dyla...
  • KBUT Kampout
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    KBUT Kampout

    September 04 – 05
    All Day

    Join KBUT at the I Bar Ranch for this unique coming together of two great Gunnison Vally entities. Featuring bands, hayrides, food vendors, river access for rafting and fishing, late-night deejay sets and more. The event is hosted by KBUT, the valley’s public radio station, with an admission price of $15 including all music, activities and camping. 
  • GORE-TEX Grand Traverse Mountain Run and Bike
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    GORE-TEX Grand Traverse Mountain Run and Bike

    September 05 – 06
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    The second annual Grand Traverse Mountain Run and Bike will take place the first weekend in September.  This supported route is close to the 40 miles  and is similar to the route that skiers have done since 1998. The Trail Running race will start at 6:00 am on Saturday, from Crested Butte, while the mountain bike race will start a 8:00 am on Sunday, from Aspen.The route will follow the Upper Upper Loop trail via Tony’s, over to Brush Creek Road, and out to Canal Trail. They will...
  • Pearl Pass Bike Tour
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    Pearl Pass Bike Tour

    September 12 – 13
    08:30 AM

    The 39th Annual Pearl Pass Tour to Aspen will be on the weekend of September 12th and 13th, 2015. If you would like to join the 39th Annual Tour please plan to be in Crested Butte on the morning of the 12th. We meet at the CB Mountain Heritage Museum at 8:30 am and the Tour leaves at 9:00 am sharp. The tour is free of charge. We do provide a gear shuttle to Aspen and back to Crested Butte for $10.00. You are on your own for lodging in Aspen. Check out www.hotels.com . We ride to Aspen in one da...
  • Chili & Beer Festival
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    Chili & Beer Festival

    September 12
    12:00 PM – 05:00 PM

    Kick off your fall season the right way at the 16th consecutive Mt. Crested Butte Chili and Beer Festival held at the base of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Sample locally made chilis, sip some of Colorado’s finest craft beer, and enjoy some great tunes from great bands.Learn more at http://www.cbbeerfest.com/.
  • Vinotok
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    Vinotok

    September 13 – 19
    05:30 PM

    Vinotok '15 will begin Sunday, September 13 with the Farmer's Market and Celebration of the Harvest Mother and culminate with the bonfire on September 19.
  • Crested Butte Film Festival
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    Crested Butte Film Festival

    September 24 – 27
    All Day

    Venture to the mountains to see the best in international cinema (adventure, foreign language, narrative and documentaries) in a place that will leave you in AWE. The Crested Butte Film Festival is a weekend getaway of powerful films, discussions, filmmaker events, parties, and your own outdoor adventures that will leave you INSPIRED. September 24 - 27, 2015. Learn more at www.cbfilmfest.org The Crested Butte Film Festival is dedicated to providing an annual forum that celebrates the art of fil...
  • Closing Day for Adventure Park, Bike Park, Zip Lines
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    Closing Day for Adventure Park, Bike Park, Zip Lines

    September 27
    10:00 AM – 05:00 PM

    Thanks for another great summer season! We'll see you this winter.  Lifts begin spinning for the winter season on Wednesday, November 25.
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