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Salida Aspen Concerts

Salida Aspen Concerts

Jun 13, 2017

Salida Aspen Concerts will present an array of international classical music stars in the 2017 season, including bassist/composer Edgar Meyer, pianist Joyce Yang, violinist William Hagen with pianist Orion Weiss, guitarist Colin Davin, and the Pacifica Quartet.   This will be the 41st year of concerts featuring mainly faculty and...

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Ark Valley Pride Celebration – June 3

Ark Valley Pride Celebration – June 3

May 29, 2017

Join the celebration! The Ark Valley Pride Celebration supports and celebrates the diversity of the Upper Arkansas River Valley. Sellars Project Space’s PfCA Program is actively involved in addressing the needs of many under-served sectors in our growing community, by providing an environment where diverse perspectives, cultures and values are...

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CU Boulder Chancellor Lunch – SteamPlant – June 6

CU Boulder Chancellor Lunch – SteamPlant – June 6

May 29, 2017

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano and Athletic Director Rick George invite you to join them June 5-8 to hear the latest university and athletics news. We will be making stops in: ◾Greeley ◾Pueblo ◾Salida ◾Gunnison ◾Grand Junction ◾and the Roaring Fork Valley These complimentary events will feature CU basketball...

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Cottonwood Hot Springs – Pamela Hughes – June 9

Cottonwood Hot Springs – Pamela Hughes – June 9

May 29, 2017

  Cottonwood Hot Springs Pamela Hughes: Sound Healer and Singing Harpist Fri., June 9th from 7-8:30pm at Cottonwood Hot Springs Sound Bath and World Peace Meditation. “Soak” in the Luxurious Vibrations of Harp, Voice, Tibetan bowls & Solfeggio Tuning Forks. Please bring a mat, pillow or blanket to lay on!...

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Happy Camper F.Y.I. Fundraiser – June 10

Happy Camper F.Y.I. Fundraiser – June 10

May 23, 2017

Get ready for one of the most impressive fundraising events in the Central Rockies, FYI For Kids Sake HAPPY CAMPER Beer Sampling and Silent Auction. The 14th annual fundraiser will take place the second weekend in June at Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Whether a seasoned craft beer aficionado or a curious novice, craft beer lovers will not want to miss the chance to taste local award winning beer from Salida’s very own local brewery Soulcraft on Saturday, June 10, 2017. We also have a 2005 Rockwood Rhino pop up camper for auction donated by Holiday RV!


ReCreate Kids Showcase – June 23 & 24

ReCreate Kids Showcase – June 23 & 24

May 22, 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.



Collegiate Peaks Anglers – June Meeting – June 14

May 22, 2017

COLLEGIATE PEAKS ANGLERS – JUNE MEETING       The upcoming membership meeting of the Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be held in the front dining room at the Boathouse Cantina, located at 228 North F Street, Salida on Wednesday, June 14th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The meeting...

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Mount Princeton Hot Springs – June

Mount Princeton Hot Springs – June

May 21, 2017

After a full day of outdoor adventures re-energize in our 100% natural and odorless hot springs at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort. Spend the day with the kids taking in the views at the hot springs surrounding the 400' water slide. Relax at the adults only Spa & Club. Enjoy all the hot springs and water fitness classes with the purchase of a spa treatment or day spa pass.


Guidestone Colorado – Summer Opportunities

Guidestone Colorado – Summer Opportunities

May 21, 2017

Summer Opportunities with Guidestone Colorado Start this Week for the Whole Family! Guided Tours Fridays, 12pm-4pm Each week June 16-July 28 The Hutchinson Homestead is open for guided tours of the historic site.  8913 W. Hwy 50, between Salida & Poncha Springs. $5/ person. Saturday Afternoon Gatherings Saturdays 2-4pm Each...

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Ark-Valley Humane Society Humane Education Program

Ark-Valley Humane Society Humane Education Program

May 21, 2017

  Ark-Valley Humane Society Humane Education Program Ark-Valley Humane Society is excited to launch a humane education program geared towards kids in a classroom-like setting. The AVHS Humane Education Program’s purpose is to educate the younger generations on multiple types of animal-related subjects. Click here for details!!   Through this...

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High Country Bank – June

High Country Bank – June

May 21, 2017

High Country Bank Team Recognition  Dear Friends, Please allow us to start the summer off by recognizing a few vital members of our wonderful team. CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD for first quarter goes to Nick Tessitore, Customer Service Representative Salida Highway Branch The key to good customer service is building good relationships with...

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fringe – June

fringe – June

May 21, 2017

IT’S SEW ABOUT TO BE SUMMER Fun things to share….I’m so proud of my 10 year old daughter in winning the art contest for Colorado State Parks. She took Grand Prize for her drawing below of a majestic camping scene with a kitten on a swing and just in time...

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Captain Zipline – June

Captain Zipline – June

May 21, 2017

Captain Zipline topped 2 different online lists this week! 7 Most Extreme Ziplines in Colorado, according to OutThere Colorado & 5 Most Death-Defying Zip Lines in Colorado by 303 Magazine!


Salida Rec – June

Salida Rec – June

May 21, 2017

THURSDAYS@6 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES KICK OFF!! The much anticipated summer concert series presented by the Go-To-Guide, High Country Bank and Salida Recreation will kick off Thursday, June 1 with Red Sage. Red Sage is a reggae/rock band hailing from the front range. This series of 10 concerts will happen every...

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Laura’s Dog Training – June

Laura’s Dog Training – June

May 21, 2017

LAURA’S  DOG  TRAINING (Snake Avoidance Workshop) Laura Pintane will be hosting another Snake Avoidance training on Saturday June 3rd (and also on Sunday June 4th, if needed).  Each year that Laura has hosted this workshop she gets testimonials of how the workshop has saved a dog’s life. It’s been reported...

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Creekside Chalets – June

Creekside Chalets – June

May 21, 2017

Great Things are Happening at Creekside Chalets & Cabins! The trees are leafing out, the grass is getting greener, and the temperatures are getting warmer! In addition, we've been hard at work on upgrades that make Creekside even better than before! We're very happy that we were able to complete them before summer arrived. First off, we're excited to let you know that the WiFi system on the property is now up and running. So, you'll be able to take advantage of free high speed WiFi when you stay with us. We've also been improving our landscaping across the property. Our goal is to ensure that you enjoy a picture-perfect vacation while at Creekside Chalets and Cabins. And last but not least, we've overhauled the kitchens in our cabins. Whether you're making a snack or a feast, you'll love the new touches we've added.


21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous – July 8, 2017

21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous – July 8, 2017

May 20, 2017

The 21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous takes place on Saturday, July 8th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Riverside Park in historic downtown Salida, Colorado, surrounded by soaring mountains and hugged by the Arkansas River. You will enjoy live music throughout the event with great food vendors offering up tasty concoctions to pair with your favorite beers! The event features over 80 Colorado Breweries with over 300 samplings of beer offered. The 20th anniversary of this fabulous mountain beer festival promises to be outstanding! All Online Ticket Holders: Dedicated entrance is located at Sackett and E Street. Sorry, no dogs allowed in park. For additional information call 719-539-2068 or email info@salidachamber.org.


19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank – September 17

19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank – September 17

May 20, 2017

Join us for the 19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank on Sunday, September 17, 2017. This historic fundraiser benefits the Alliance Against Domestic Abuse (AADA). Here are the top 10 reasons you should ride this year: #10: Ride one of the best mountain bike trails http://monarchcrestcrank.com/monarch-crest-trail/ in the country – with...

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Conservancy protects 86 acres on the South Arkansas River

Conservancy protects 86 acres on the South Arkansas River

May 09, 2017

  Conservancy protects 86 acres on the South Arkansas River   Central Colorado Conservancy furthered its 10-year plan to protect an additional 20,000 acres in the region by working with Poncha Springs landowner Lillian Bender to place 86 acres under conservation easement this spring.   Conservation easements limit future development...

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Mountain Spirit Events Center – Now in Operation

Mountain Spirit Events Center – Now in Operation

Apr 24, 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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Ark-Valley Humane Society Presents D.O.G. Campaign

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

Apr 24, 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!


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



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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