Month : August 2017

CHAFFEE ARTS EXHIBIT

| August 31, 2017

BV event features 28 local artists For 32 years the Chaffee Council on the Arts has sponsored an open awards show. This year is no …

ARTIST PROFILE: SHELBY COX

| August 31, 2017

Shelby ‘Robotman’ Cox Dog walker, construction worker, cook and farmer are just a few of the jobs that Shelby Cox has had in his lifetime. …

NEW FAMILY DOG

| August 31, 2017

Band slated to perform in Salida, Leadville this weekend Jon “Black Dog” Ridnell plays a guitar that bears scratches made by Chuck Berry – a …

FREE WEEKEND SHUTTLE

| August 30, 2017

Service eases construction woes The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work on the intersection of First and F streets Wednesday, Sept. 6, resulting in …

SALIDA WINEFEST

| August 29, 2017

18 Colorado wineries will participate The sixth annual Salida WineFest gets underway in Riverside Park this weekend with 18 Colorado wineries – more than ever …

TSOKNYI RINPOCHE

| August 26, 2017

‘Precious One’ from Nepal shares message of inner peace “How to Be Happy and Free When the World is on Fire” is the topic of …

SMOKESTACK CENTENNIAL

| August 24, 2017

Salida Museum celebrates landmark’s birthday The smokestack jutting out of the valley floor near Salida was once the tallest west of the Mississippi River and …

KING BOLETUS FESTIVAL

| August 24, 2017

Buena Vista mushroom festival celebrates local delicacies Mushroom season is in full bloom, bringing with it Buena Vista Heritage Museum’s 21st annual King Boletus Mushroom …

SALIDA WATER FESTIVAL

| August 24, 2017

Annual event includes games, exhibits, education Understanding the importance of water in the Upper Arkansas River Valley and beyond is the focus of the Second …

MOVIES IN THE PARK

| August 23, 2017

Leadville hosts Community Movie Night The chance to see a movie on a big screen in Leadville is a rare one. The closest movie theater …