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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 
  • 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
  • Alpenglow - Free Downtown Concert Series-Quemando
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    Alpenglow - Free Downtown Concert Series-Quemando

    June 29
    05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

    Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer, rain or shine. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Start off the summer with Quemando.The Quemando Salsa band is a homegrown Latin/Salsa powerhouse born right in Boulder, Colorado in 2005. Since its inception, Quemando has headlined the Denver Jazz Festival and played shows with the legendary Oscar de Leon. This energetic salsa band performs repertoire from the ...
  • 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 sing in the crank through your earbuds at the 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 ...
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.  
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Carvin' Up Colorado
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    Carvin' Up Colorado

    August 22 – June 23
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    Witness some of the best chainsaw carvers in the world create beautiful pieces of art, right in front of your eyes. Their raw materials are tree stumps that have been cut down in the city of Gunnison for safety or health reasons. These artists give the stumps new life as works of art that will decorate the city year round. Witness the creation of the art in the park.

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