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This Week In the Butte - January 1 2018

Wildflowers in Crested Butte

This Week In the Butte - January 1 2018

This week in the Butte

Start the new year right by checking out these awesome events! From live music to a community donation day, there are plenty of activities to kick off the new year. 

Stocks & Soups I January 4
Perfect for the cold winter months, get hands on experience using leftover cuts of meat and vegetables to make stocks ready to implement in a variety of recipes. Reduce kitchen waste by using throwaways, avoid MSG and other additives found in processed foods, and get rid of eating out of a box and can!. Meet at Tracker’s Lounge in the Lodge at Mountaineer Square. 

Live Music at Butte 66 I January 5 & 6
Join us for après from 4 - 6 pm at Butte 66, located at the base of the Red Lady Express for live music, drinks and food!  Live music in an intimate setting featuring local talent - this is where you'll want to be on Friday and Saturday afternoons this winter!

Center for the Arts presents An Evening with Jackson Melnick & His Band I January 4
Crested Butte Center for the Arts welcomes Jackson Melnick & His Band on January 5, 2018. Doors at 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now and are $20. Singer-songwriter Jackson Melnick was raised in Crested Butte. Now performing as Jack Gwydion, the last name coming to him in a dream meaning “of the trees,” Jack lives to sense the beating heart of poetry and has long admired musicians with small-town sincerity and big-world humanity.

Food Pantry Donation Day I January 7
In an effort to help the local community, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is hosting a food drive to support both the Crested Butte and Gunnison Country food banks. Guests who donate three non-perishable, non-expired food items or one pack of diapers will receive a discounted full day lift ticket for $45, valid Sunday, January 7, 2018 only. Please bring your donations to the Adventure Center no later than 12 PM in order to receive the discount.