Crested Butte Community Calendar of Events for the 2012 Ski Season


Crested Butte Colorado Community Calendar of Events for 2012 Ski Season

DECEMBER 2011  
1 Backcountry Film Festival, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
1 Western State College Flute Choir Concert, Quigley Recital Hall, Gunnison
1-9 Bob Maurer Watercolor Exhibition, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
2 Night of Lights, Downtown Gunnison
2 First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison
3 Holiday Bazaar, Crested Butte Community School
3 Western State College & Adaptive Sports Center Jib Jam, CB Mountain Resort
3 Gunnison Arts Center Gala (Arts in Action/Food/Auction/Music), Gunnison
3,4 Paint Your Own Pottery Holiday Event for Kids & Families, Trailhead Children’s
Museum, Mt. Crested Butte
3,4 Holiday Downtown Open Houses, Gunnison
6 Holiday Gala Concert Presented by Western State College’s Music Department
Taylor Auditorium, Gunnison
8

Western State College String Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Saxophone Quartet &
Percussion Ensemble Concert, Quigley Recital Hall, Gunnison 

8-24 Holiday Art Market (creations by local artists), Gunnison Arts Center
10 Citizens’ Race – 10 K Classic, Crested Butte Nordic Center
10 CS Irwin Randonee Race, Irwin
10 Light Up Night & Holiday Parade, Downtown Crested Butte 
10 Moonlight Snowshoe Tour, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
11,14 “On the Trail of Genghis Khan” (documentary film), CB Center for the Arts
12,19 Skate Ski Lunchtime Clinics w/ Ingrid Butts, Western State Practice Fields, Gunnison
14-21 Rock on Ice (outdoor ice sculpting demonstrations), Crested Butte Mountain Resort
16,17 Old Time Radio Theater, Gunnison Arts Center

16,17,22,23,26,30,31

“Santaland Diaries” presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Mallardi Cabaret
17 Citizens’ Race – 10K Skate, Crested Butte Nordic Center
17, 31, Jan. 7

Learn to Classic Nordic Ski Series wit Gregg Morin, Jorgensen Park & beyond, Gunnison

18 World Snowboard Day (demos, music, on-mountain event, etc.), CB Mtn. Resort
18 – 30  Gingerbread Competition Display, Elevation Hotel & Spa, Mt. Crested Butte
22 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte
23

Santa’s Workshop Celebration for Kids and Families, Trailhead Children’s Museum
Mt. Crested Butte

23 Pre-Christmas Dinner at the Yurt – CB Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
24 Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
28-29

“A Holiday Cabaret with Joan Hovarth” presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre

31

Glide into 2012 Freestyle Nordic Race & Relative Relay
benefiting Gunnison Junior Nordic Team, Crested Butte South

31

Kids Rock Concert with Eddie Coker & Themed Activities, Presented by Trailhead
Children’s Museum & CB Music Festival, Lodge at Mountaineer Square Ballroom

31 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte
31 New Year’s Eve Yurt Dinner Party, Crested Butte Nordic Center
31 New Year’s Eve Celebration, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
JANUARY 2012  
1  New Year’s Brunch at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
2-9 College Week, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
2-31

“Apartheid’s Ghosts: The Faces” Black & White Photography by Enid Holden, Gunnison Arts Center

4,11,18,25 Wednesdays at Western State College, Different Activities/Topics Weekly, Gunnison Valley
4-7

High Adventure Camp – Teens with Amputations & Limb Differences, Adaptive Sports Center & Crested Butte Mountain Resort & Ouray

4, 11, 18, 25 

Acli-Mate Wednesday FUN Races  Jorgensen Park, Gunnison

5 Learn to Skate Ski for Free!, Crested Butte Nordic Center
6 First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison
6 “Hood to Coast” (documentary film), Crested Butte Center for the Arts
7 Stage 1 of Stage 3 Ice Fishing Contest, Elk Creek Marina at Blue Mesa Reservoir, Gunnison
7 Citizens’ Race: 15K Skiathalon, Crested Butte Nordic Center
7-8

Subaru Master the Mountain (mini-lessons, beacon and avalanche dog demos, etc.)
Crested Butte Mountain Resort

9 Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
11-18 Military Appreciation Week, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
13-14 Crested Butte Songwriters Festival, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte
14 Citizens’ Race: 20K Classic Ski, Crested Butte Nordic Center
14 Dinner at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
15

10th Annual Wedding Show presented by Gunnison-Crested Butte Wedding Council
Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Mt. Crested Butte

15 The Infamous Stringdusters with Elephant Revival Concert, CB Center for the Arts
21 Citizen’s Race: 20K Skate Ski, Crested Butte Nordic Center
21 Dinner at the Yurt (Team Fund-Raiser) – Crested Butte Nordic Center’s
22

Winter Photo Workshops by Xavi Fane & Raynor Czerwinski (on snowshoes or skis!)
Crested Butte area

26 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte
26 Emmitt-Nershi Band, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
28-29 Int’l Ski Mountaineering Federations’ North American Championships
CB Mountain Resort
FEBRUARY 2012  
1 Nicholas Andre Dance performance, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
2 Learn to Skate Ski for Free!, Crested Butte Nordic Center
3-5 Junior Extreme Freeskiing Championships, Mt. Crested Butte
4 26th Annual Alley Loop Nordic Marathon (various race lengths), Crested Butte
4

Paint Your Own Pottery Valentine’s Event for Kids & Families, Trailhead Children’s Museum, Mt. Crested Butte

4-6 Big Mountain Monoski Camp, Adaptive Sports Center & CB Mtn. Resort, Mt. Crested Butte
5 Brunch at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
7 Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
7 Full Moon Dinner at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
7 “Journey of a Red Fridge” (film), Crested Butte Center for the Arts
8-12 21st Annual Extreme Freeskiing Championships, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
9 Tom Rush Concert, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
14 Valentine’s Dinner at the Yurt , Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
16 Dick Elfin, founder of CB Mountain Resort, speaks at CB Mountain Heritage Museum
18 Adaptive Sports Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, Mt. Crested Butte
18-20

Subaru Master the Mountain (mini-lessons, beacon and avalanche dog demos, etc.)
Crested Butte Mountain Resort

19

Winter Photo Workshops by Xavi Fane & Raynor Czerwinski (on snowshoes or skis!)
Crested Butte area

19 President’s Weekend Dinner at the Yurt, CB Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
23 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte
23-26 USSA Race – Dan Prater Memorial Cup, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
24 Aspen Laff Festival performance, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
MARCH 2012  
1 Learn to Skate Ski for Free!, Crested Butte Nordic Center
2-3 Crested Butte Dance Collective’s Move the Butte, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
3 Super Tour (Race & Rec Nordic Skiing Divisions), Crested Butte
4 7 Hours of the Banana benefit for Adaptive Sports Center, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
6 John Oates Concert, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
8 Full Moon Dinner at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
9-10 Banff Mountain Film Festival, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
10

Kids Rock Concert “Aloha in the Butte,” Presented by Trailhead Children’s Museum & Crested Butte Arts Festival, Elevation Hotel Ballroom

10 Ski For Hope Nordic Challenge, East Side Nordic Trails, and Ski-a-thon, Town Ranch, CB
10 Big Air on Elk Presented by Colorado FreeSkier Presents, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte 
11 Beach Ball Express Scavenger Hunt Benefiting Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
12-16 Spring Break Siblings Camp, Adaptive Sports Center, Mt. Crested Butte
15-17 16th Annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships, CB Mountain Resort
17 Dinner at the Yurt, Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Magic Meadows Yurt
17-18 FestEVOL, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
17-19

High Adventure Weekend: Ladies Getaway, Adaptive Sports Center & Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Mt. Crested Butte

18

Winter Photo Workshops by Xavi Fane & Raynor Czerwinski (on snowshoes or skis!), Crested Butte area

18 Al Johnson Memorial Uphill/Downhill Telemark Ski Race, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
20 “Doubletime” (documentary film), Crested Butte Center for the Arts
21-24 16th Annual Extreme Telemark Freeskiing Championships, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
25 38th Annual Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Telemark Race, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
25

PHAMALy (Physically Handicapped Actors & Musical Artists League) performance, Crested Butte Center for the Arts

29 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte
30-31 15th Annual Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, Crested Butte to Aspen
APRIL 2012  
4-8 Flauschink, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte
6 Moonlight Snowshoe Tours, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
7 Bump & Jump and Pond Skim Competitions, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
8 Closing Day for Crested Butte Mountain Resort & Crested Butte Nordic Center

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