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August 2019 Calendar of Events

August in Crested Butte

It’s hard to believe it’s already August! Summers always go too fast in Crested Butte. The wildflowers are amazing – quite possibly one of the best summers for wildflowers.  The photo below from Dave Kozlowski Photography.

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August Events;
August 2nd – 4th-  Crested Butte Arts Festival
Colorado’s premier art event.  Food, music, and art – a fun weekend for all!
August 2nd and 3rd – Annie the Musical
Crested Butte Mountain Theater presents Annie the Musical – the classical rags to riches musical.
August 4th – Crested Butte Rotary Rubber Duckie Race
Don’t miss the fun as thousands of duckies race in Coal Creek.  To buy tickets, please visit the Crested Butte Rotary Tent at the Arts Fair, located at 2nd and Elk.
Every Monday night, grab a blanket, food, and friends and enjoy fabulous music at the Center for the Arts outdoor stage.
August 6th – Historic Walking Tour
A fun and informative walking tour of Crested Butte.  Every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 am.
August 6th – Public Policy Forum
Patty Limerick – What Colorado History Teaches Us About the Future.
Gunnison Valley Health is hosting a free event featuring Ben Nemtin star of MTV’s The Buried Life.  This event is not to be missed and is “Truly Inspiring” says Oprah.
A journey inside the world and mind of Vincent van Gogh’s life.
Every Wednesday enjoy live music at the base of the ski area.
Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8:00.
Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8:00.
August 17th – Historic Bike Tour
Participants will ride roads and trails to visit nearby historic sites and learn the unique history of the area.
August 22nd – Historic Pub Crawl
Start at the museum at 4:30 for your souvenir pint glass and snacks, then on to three historic locations…The Slogar, The Public House and The Old Rock Jail.
Join Sommelier, Aaron Tomcak for a fun and educational night of wine tasting.

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The trails are amazing!  TravelCrestedButte has a great hiking guide for those wanting to try a new trail or get some ideas on where to go.

I hope to see you on the trails!

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