Featured Events



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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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!


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.


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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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.


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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