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  • Sunday Crested Butte Farmer's Market
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    Sunday Crested Butte Farmer's Market

    September 28 – October 12
    10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

    Locals and visitors can find artisan cheese and baked goods, sustainably produced heirloom vegetables, grass-finished and pastured meats and hand-crafted art and jewelry.
  • Monday Night Football at Majestic Theater
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    Monday Night Football at Majestic Theater

    September 29 – December 22
    05:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    Have you ever watched football on a movie theater size screen? Watch Monday Night Football at the Majestic Theater on the largest screen in town, in sparkling, digital HD! Admission is FREE and they’ve got specials on PBR, brats, hot dogs and hot pretzels
  • Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series: Stoker
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    Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series: Stoker

    October 16
    06:30 PM – 09:30 PM

    As a chilling, spine-tingling prelude to the Halloween season, Crested Butte Film Series presents this thrilling, mysterious, homage-to-Hitchcock drama starring Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska. Stoker tells the story of a mother and daughter coping with the accidental death of their husband/father, and the mysterious uncle who arrives at their home with his sights set on each. Stoker thrills, scares, excites and charms. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $10
  • Zombie Prom hosted by KBUT
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    Zombie Prom hosted by KBUT

    October 24 – 25
    09:00 PM – 02:00 AM

    The faint of heart may want to steer clear of The Talk of The Town in Crested Butte on Friday, October 25th!  For the third year in a row, a frightening mass of ravenous, blood-thirsty ghouls will flock to the KBUT Zombie Promwith an evil desire to dance, party, and support Community Radio in the Gunnison Valley. Save the date & start making your emergency preparations today!  Learn More
  • Snow Sports Ski Swap
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    Snow Sports Ski Swap

    October 25
    09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

    The 2014 Crested Butte Nordic Ski swap will be held in conjunction with the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square on Saturday October 25th, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year admission to the swap is FREE!  That’s right, you can come to one place and get all of your nordic, backcountry, telemark, alpine, and snowboard gear with no admission cost.  See below for drop-off/ pick-up locations and times and details on early bird shopping. ...
  • KBUT Bingo at the Eldo
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    KBUT Bingo at the Eldo

    November 14
    08:00 PM – 11:30 PM

    KBUT's infamous, "this-ain't-your- grandmother's" Bingo night is along- running local's favorite tradition. Hosted at a rotating cast of businesses around the Gunnison Valley, their version is a energetic event where players compete for cash, gift certificates, KBUT gear and more. Games start at 8 pm at the Eldo; come early to get a good seat!
  • Opening Day Nordic Center
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    Opening Day Nordic Center

    November 15
    08:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    Opening Day of the Nordic Center
  • Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series: The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir
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    Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series: The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir

    November 20
    06:30 PM – 09:00 PM

    The Crested Butte Film Festival Monthly Series continues with the showing of The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir. This music filled documentary follows Bob Weir as he steps into the spotlight and out of Grateful Dead band mate Jerry Garcia's shadow.  Show starts at 7 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $10.
  • Opening Day
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    Opening Day

    November 26
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    The resort is offering SKI FREE on Opening Day again this year. Just stop by the Main Ticket office at the Adventure Center to receive your free ticket and enjoy the early season slopes at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The resort will host live music and a fun celebration to kick off the new ski season with a carnival theme
  • Woodstone Grille Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Feast
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    Woodstone Grille Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Feast

    November 27
    04:00 PM – 08:30 PM

    4:00 pm to 8:30 pm Thursday, November 27, 2014 Located in the Grand Lodge, Mt. Crested Butte Reservations recommended (970) 349-8030. Full bar and wine list available.
  • Santa's Ski Crawl
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    Santa's Ski Crawl

    December 13
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    Crested Butte Mountain Resort is sponsoring a Santa Ski Crawl in hopes of setting the World Records for the most number of skiers in full Santa costumes. Participants  need to be decked out in a full Santa suit in order to participate and CBMR will be offering discounted lift tickets in the Transit Center. Event Pub Crawl tickets include a Santa suit. More information go to  
  • Rock on Ice Returns
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    Rock on Ice Returns

    December 14 – 20
    All Day

     The Rock on Ice team returns to Mt. Crested Butte for an ice carving festival in celebration of the holiday season. Be amazed as two of the world’s most renowned carvers create larger than life sized sculptures of animals, holiday characters and other iconic figures out of blocks of ice. The event will feature daily ice carving demonstrations, including interactive sculptures perfect for family photos, and a dazzling ice sculpture garden in the Courtyard at Mountaineer Square.
  • Torchlight and Santa's Sleighride
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    Torchlight and Santa's Sleighride

    December 24
    05:00 PM – 08:30 PM

    Watch Santa come down the mountain on a sleigh pulled by a snowcat. Ho Ho Ho! Get in the holiday spirit as he hands out candy canes to all the good little girls and boys. Then stay to watch the Crested Butte Ski and Ride School perform their famous torchlight parade down the front side of the mountain.
  • New Year's Fireworks, Torchlight Parade and Party
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    New Year's Fireworks, Torchlight Parade and Party

    December 31
    05:30 PM – 07:00 PM

    Join us at Butte 66 for live music, drink specials and a torchlight parade put on by Crested Butte's finest ski and snowboard instructors. Watch as they wind their way down the mountain carrying orange flames to lift up their path. Following the torchlight parade, there will be a fireworks show, best seen from the base area of the mountain on the Butte 66 deck.
  • Full Moon Party
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    Full Moon Party

    January 05
    05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

    Start the Full Moon Winter Season off right and join us on Monday, January 5th, 2015 for a Full Moon Party at the Ice Bar at Uley’s Cabin from 5 pm- 8pm! Don’t have an uphill set up? No problem! Just stop by the Rental and Demo Center in the Treasury building beforehand to rent a pair of snowshoes or a full Scarpa ski and skin set up. Meet at the Guest Services Hut at 5 pm for a group skin/snowshoe tour and then make your way to a cozy bonfire at the Ice Bar!
  • Roost the Butte
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    Roost the Butte

    January 16 – 18
    All Day

    Roost the Butte, a 4-event snowmobile competition, is scheduled for the weekend of January 17-19, 2015. On-site check-in/registration will be held on Friday, January 16th from 6-9pm in the WoodStone Grill, located inside the Grand Lodge Hotel and Suites. Please pre-register online at Plus, there is a $5,000 pro prize purse for the winner! Discounted lodging rates are available by calling Crested Butte Vacations at 888-879-7317 and mentioning “Roost the Butte”...
  • Songwriter's Festival
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    Songwriter's Festival

    January 16 – 18
    All Day

     The Crested Butte Songwriters Festival raises money for cancer research and enchants country music fans, by revealing the faces and stories behind today's country hits. Teaming up with BMI Productions out of Nashville, Tennessee, the Crested Butte Songwriter's Festival brings in some of country music's top songwriters, such as Dean Dillion who has written over 60 songs from George Strait, Robert Earl Keen, Rodney Clawson, Wendell Mobley, and Colin Lake to name a few. Three days of intim...
  • IFSA Regionals Junior/College Freeskiing Competitions
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    IFSA Regionals Junior/College Freeskiing Competitions

    February 14 – 16
    All Day

    The International Free Skiers Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship. The IFSA is responsible for sanctioning, insurance, protocol, and direction. Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host Regionals  February 14-16, where 75-100 junior and college competitors will compete in the famed Extrem...
  • Prater Cup
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    Prater Cup

    February 19 – 22
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    Crested Butte’s marquee annual race will bring 250 of Colorado’s top 12 and 13 year racers to Crested Butte. The Dan Prater Memorial Cup is in its 35th year and is sure to be blast for competitors and fans alike. Look for some high speed skiing and tons of fun as these athlete’s look to qualify for the U14 Junior Championships as well as beating out their competitors in the annual Nations Cup team event. Racers from different teams are placed together to form new “nation...
  • 7 Hours of the Banana
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    7 Hours of the Banana

    March 01
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    7 Hours of the Banana is a ski race where competitors will ski or ride nonstop laps down Banana to raise money for the Adaptive Sports Center and the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation. 
  • USSMA Nationals
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    USSMA Nationals

    March 13 – 15
    All Day

    The Ski Mountaineering National Championship race brings athletes from across North America to compete in an uphill, guide ridge climb and downhill ski race. This race offers quite the spectacle with the mountaineers climbing the guide ridge up Mt. Crested Butte
  • Backcountry Basecamp
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    Backcountry Basecamp

    March 14 – 15
    08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

    Backcountry Magazine brings their Basecamp tour to Crested Butte Mountain Resort March 14-15, 2015. $20,000 worth of gear will be available throughout the weekend for demos. Be sure to check out the Basecamp demo tents in the base area of the resort on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Al Johnson Telemark Race
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    The Al Johnson Telemark Race

    March 22
    09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

    This Colorado costume even is as much fun to watch as it is to participate. In tribute 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! 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.
  • The Grand Traverse
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    The Grand Traverse

    March 27 – 28
    11:00 PM – 12:00 AM

    This extraordinary 40-mile backcountry ski race between the towns of Crested butte and Aspen, CO is a fundraiser for the CB Nordic Council. Coinciding with the Grand Traverse, KBUT community radio hosts a fundraising part called "Soul Train" at Butte 66. Watch the Grand Traverse athletes take off from the Butte 66 deck around 11 pm.
  • Taste of Crested Butte Presents: Crafted
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    Taste of Crested Butte Presents: Crafted

    March 28
    12:00 PM – 02:30 PM

    Are you a foodie? Get a some spring sunshine, snow and a taste of beers, spirits, and food from around Colorado at Crafted on March 28, 2015 Ski some spring time slush then head over to the top of Painter Boy at Crested Butte Mountain Resort to join in on the tasting fun. Taste of Crested Butte is an event and promotion hosted by the Crested Butte /Mt Crested Butte Chamber.
  • Slush Huck/Pond Skim
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    Slush Huck/Pond Skim

    April 04
    All Day

    The end of ski season is another excuse to celebrate, dress up in silly costumes and have wacky events, like the Slush Huck where contestants skim across water on their skis and snowboards. Get in your last turns of the season and go out with a bang!
  • The Ultimate Snowmobile Event
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    The Ultimate Snowmobile Event

    April 10 – 12
    All Day

    There's still fun to be had after the lifts stop spinning with the Ultimate Snowmobile event April 10-12! The annual 6-event snowmobile contest will crown the Ultimate Snowmobiler. Produced by 357 Productions, the Ultimate Snowmobile Event is sure to be exciting! Snowmobiling is a highly entertaining spectator sport. We definitely recommend coming up to the mountain to watch! There will be a Jumbotron in the base area that will be airing the various events LIVE throughout the weekend. &nbs...

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