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GARNA

Apr 18, 2017

Salida Historical Town Tour with Absolute Bikes Adventures Sunday, April 23 Salida burned down three times in the late 1800s so town officials declared that all new buildings had to be built from brick. Thanks to that decision, Salida now has one of the biggest and best-preserved downtown historic districts...

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GARNA: Bloomin’ Fundraiser now through May 9

Apr 11, 2017

GARNA Bloomin’ Fundraiser now through May 9 GARNA is partnering with Salida Greenhouse to sell annual flower bowls, hanging tomato plants and vegetable and herb starters to help welcome spring and celebrate Mother’s Day. With every purchase of these colorful arrangements, Salida Greenhouse is graciously donating a generous portion of...

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GARNA – April

Apr 04, 2017

Behind the Scenes at Brady’s West Wednesday, April 19 Have you ever wondered how large, year-round garden centers grow their colorful annuals, vegetables, and herbs? Join GARNA for an “insider’s” tour of Brady’s West Garden Center in Salida. Brady’s carries a huge variety of items: grass, vegetable, and flower seed,...

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Monarch for Meals – April 3

Monarch for Meals – April 3

Mar 31, 2017

Come to Monarch and ski for a cause on Monday, April 3! In exchange for a cash donation to nonprofit partner Big City Mountaineers (BCM) or canned goods, to be donated throughout the Arkansas Valley through The Grainery Ministry, skiers and riders will receive a FREE lift ticket for the day. BCM will be on-site to answer questions about the organization for anyone interested in learning more about their programs, which transform the lives of under-served youth through wilderness mentoring expeditions that instill critical life skills. The more skiers who join us, the larger the impact we can make, so bring your friends and see you on April 3!


RMOC – Families on the River – April 2 & 9

RMOC – Families on the River – April 2 & 9

Mar 31, 2017

A Collaboration of Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center and FIBArk, Families on the River is a program to connect families in the community and teach them how to kayak. This fun filled program will teach you the basics of kayaking in the hopes that you will continue to paddle in the future with the new friends you make during this program.


Colorado Mountain College Accuplacer Test Prep Workshops – April 4, 5, 6

Colorado Mountain College Accuplacer Test Prep Workshops – April 4, 5, 6

Mar 31, 2017

Topics will include: Who needs to take Accuplacer, How Accuplacer works, How to register for Accuplacer, How to prepare for the test, What to expect the day of testing, Additional resources for test success. Students will also have the opportunity to take a practice test. Call 719-395-8419 to register for a workshop or to get information on upcoming dates.


Valley Visions Show – April 7

Valley Visions Show – April 7

Mar 31, 2017

  All Salida-area artists are invited to submit their work for exhibition in the popular annual “Valley Visions” show, sponsored by the Salida Council for the Arts. Deadline for entries in this 6th Annual Show is Friday April 7, 2017. Designed as a showcase for the area’s top creative talent,...

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The Alpine Orchestra – April 7,8,9

The Alpine Orchestra – April 7,8,9

Mar 31, 2017

The theme is SUITES & TREATS. Selections of popular classical favorites are from The Barber of Seville, by Rossini, Peer Gynt Suite, by Grieg, Grand March from Wagner’s Tannhauser, the Shepherd’s Hymn from Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, Mendelssohn’s Nocturne from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, and more. Orchestra conductor is Beth Steele. Visit our website at alpineorchestra.org or Alpine Orchestra Facebook page.


Free Business Workshop Series – Generosity Marketing – April 11

Free Business Workshop Series – Generosity Marketing – April 11

Mar 31, 2017

The days of pushy marketing are over. Enter “Generosity Markeing,” the paradigm of giving, teaching, and helping your customers to gain trust, loyalty, and of course, more sales! Join marketing consultant Leann Pressley of Stitchcraft Marketing for this FREE seminar to learn better marketing practices for your business! This free workshop is sponsored by the Salida Creative District and the Salida Chamber of Commerce.



Laura’s Dog Training – Basic Obedience Class – April 11

Mar 31, 2017

Basic Obedience Class The next Basic Obedience five week dog training classes will be on Tuesdays (5:30-7pm) , starting April 11.  These classes are great for teaching basic obedience commands, problem solving and creating an awesome relationship with your dog. Positive reinforcement is emphasized. Dogs should be up-to-date on vaccinations....

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Boys & Girls Club of Chaffee County – Casino Night – April 22

Boys & Girls Club of Chaffee County – Casino Night – April 22

Mar 31, 2017

This year's event will again feature Casino Games, catering by Little Cambodia, a program, live auction and a chance to help kids through Fund-A-Need. The 80's rule this year, fer sure!! Live music from Hairitage! Get your big hair and 80's clothes ready! Tickets available March 27th at the Boys and Girls Club and online at bgcchaffee.org. Call 719-539-9500 for more information. Sponsorship opportunities available as well.


AgriSummit 2017 – April 21

AgriSummit 2017 – April 21

Mar 30, 2017

  AgriSummit is a day-long event highlighting opportunities for learning, discussion and networking focused on local agriculture and agritourism in the Heart of the Rockies region. Topics will include ranching for profit, market channel assessment, the ecology of backyard gardening and much more! Held at Salida’s SteamPlant Event Center, AgriSummit...

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HRRMC – Health Fair – April 22

Mar 30, 2017

HRRMC Health Fair   The HRRMC Health Fair is getting bigger and better. Join us at the Salida hospital’s main campus Saturday, April 22, for a talk on “Reversing Heart Disease” at 9 a.m. and a cooking demonstration of healthy smoothies and dips at 10 a.m. Six low-cost blood screenings...

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Upper Arkansas Region Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs – April 21, 22

Upper Arkansas Region Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs – April 21, 22

Mar 30, 2017

Background-The Upper Arkansas Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Sector Partnership received funding from the State to promote tourism and outdoor recreation. One of the strategies was to explore the “Ogden” model based on the success of the Ogden, Utah region to become among the most successful areas in the Country for...

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Sunrise Rotary – Home & Garden Show – April 29 & 30

Sunrise Rotary – Home & Garden Show – April 29 & 30

Mar 30, 2017

Save the date: April 29 & 30 2017 at Chaffee Fairgrounds! Thousands of attendees come to the show seeking help, ideas and tips for their home and garden projects. Become a sponsor and have your business featured in print advertising including the show program, interviews on the radio and choice locations in the exhibit hall. Purchase an exhibit booth for $300! Join us early and get the best choices of booth locations. Click here to contact our sales team today! A project of the Salida Sunrise Rotary Charitable Fund, Inc. Proceeds fund college scholarships and community grants to non-profit organizations.


Ark Anglers – April

Ark Anglers – April

Mar 29, 2017

As April quickly approaches, I feel remiss in not notifying you sooner that the Arkansas River has been fishing very well for the last six weeks or so. An unusually mild winter has kept the water temperatures up and this has driven strong feeding behavior, especially in the Salida area...

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Mountain Spirit Events Center – Now in Operation

Mountain Spirit Events Center – Now in Operation

Mar 29, 2017

The new Riverside Mountain Spirit Events Center is now in operation and will be sharing space with the Mountain Spirit Wine Shop and the Twisted Cork Grill  as both are reorganized to make room for hosting events, including weddings, graduation, celebrations, parties of all types (Christmas, New Years, other holidays,...

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Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

Mar 29, 2017

Hubbub Brewing, only four months old, is on the receiving end of a trademark dispute and will need to change their name. In the coming weeks, Hubbub Brewing will transition over to Soulcraft Brewing. The trademark has been applied for and rebranding is moving forward. Business owner Mike LaCroix states, “The name is something I’ve been thinking about for a while now, years in fact. The name initially came from a Bad Brains song, Soul Craft. To me the song and lyrics represents a way of life, being grateful, and striving to be your best.” Indeed, the crew at Soulcraft has a lot of passion and works tirelessly to provide the best product possible. It was a group decision and the name fits the goals and desires of the company. Hubbub may be getting a new name and look, but one thing that won’t change is the quality of the beer.


High Country Bank – April

High Country Bank – April

Mar 29, 2017

April is National Financial Literacy Month _____________________________________________________________ Dear Friends,   In honor of National Financial Literacy Month, High Country Bank would like to provide you with “Seven Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances.”  The season for spring cleaning has arrived.  While many may be focused on organizing closets or scrubbing...

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Ark-Valley Humane Society Presents D.O.G. Campaign

Ark-Valley Humane Society Presents D.O.G. Campaign

Mar 29, 2017

Ark-Valley Humane Society has a new and exciting opportunity to join forces with our local restaurants in town. D.O.G. stands for Dining Out for Good. Our goal is to have one restaurant each month host D.O.G. for homeless pets at Ark-Valley Humane Society. We promote them, they give back to us-it's a win-win!


Accent USA – April

Accent USA – April

Mar 29, 2017

START DATE: 4/3/2017 END DATE: 5/5/2017 OR WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Dear friends, Here is your Kaeser Special of the Week. Also, please check out other great offers by going to the links at BestBuys . Please call or e-mail us if you have any questions. Have a great week! Mike &...

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Settings Event Rental – April

Settings Event Rental – April

Mar 29, 2017

It's Party Time! Make your reservations today for weddings, festivals, reunions or backyard events in Central Colorado. Settings Event Rental is growing with fresh and expanded inventory. New inventory includes an outdoor/waterproof dance floor, more heating options and more glassware! Book now before we fill up for the 2017 season! Already booked and see something new and fun? Give us a call, we'll be glad to update your order.


Natures Medicine – April

Natures Medicine – April

Mar 29, 2017

Nature's Medicine, Salida's only locally grown, one stop cannabis shop! (719) 539-3207/ @ 230 West 16th Street


Salida Rec – April

Salida Rec – April

Mar 28, 2017

APRIL IS SALIDA SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF APPRECIATION MONTH!  Please bring in a school badge or other proof of employment and swim for FREE in the public pools all month long.  We appreciate you providing a safe, nurturing environment and for teaching and caring for our children day in and day...

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9th Annual Riverside Fine Arts & Music Festival – Special Announcement

9th Annual Riverside Fine Arts & Music Festival – Special Announcement

Mar 20, 2017

A Premier Festival in Riverside Park! National & Local Juried Fine Artists Live Music Stage . Creation Station For All Ages Phat Fahitas . Big Daddy Dogs Community Biz Booths Free Admission Family Friendly ~ Community Oriented Inspired Events Since 2009 Colorado Event Design is proud to announce our partnership with the Non Profit Organization Colorado School of rock and Wounded Warrior music Program. A music curriculum program for military men and women to reconnect with their families, through a hands on music program that restores relationships and facilitates the return to domestic life. A portion of Sponsorship funds from our 7 Colorado festivals and events is donated to CSR. Call us for info about how your organization can sponsor CSR’s Wounded Warrior Music Program in your community. 303.916.5711


ReCreate Kids Showcase

ReCreate Kids Showcase

Jan 21, 2017

Fri., June 23rd & Sat., June 24th (start creating now) ReCreate is a kids art contest showcasing the amazing artistic talents of the youth in our community utilizing material provided from Serving Slabs. Serving Slabs works with the remnants from countertop installations. We encourage the children of the community to express themselves with all the cool materials that we have. Start Creating Now! Stop by Mountain Made (9996 W Hwy 50) and pick up FREE material and an entry form.



Kent Haruf Literary Celebration 2017

Sep 20, 2016

Kent Haruf Literary Celebration September 22 – 24, 2017 Salida SteamPlant Event Center Salida, CO  81201 *** !!! SAVE THE DATE !!! *** Formal Registration will begin in January, 2017. Cost of Celebration is $100 per person. Space is limited to 200 attendees. Preliminary Schedule: Friday, September 22   3:00 –...

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