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Salida Chamber Calendar


Calendar subject to cancellations or postponements due to COVID-19.

New Years Day 5K!

January 1st, 2024 at Riverside Park from 10 AM - 12 PM The New Year's Day 5k registration is open! Come join Salida Parks and Recreation on Monday, January 1st, 2024 at Riverside Park from 10 AM - 12PM. This event is a fun way to kick off the new year on the right foot! Wear your best costume and walk or run this beautiful 5k course from downtown Salida leading out the Monarch Spur Trail and back into town. Click HERE to register now! Registering online before the event will be $10. Day-of registration will be available but the price will increase to $25, so make sure to register as soon as possible. Volunteers Needed! We are looking for volunteers! Know somebody who wants to help out on the course? Well, we have a spot for them! Email Tina.Scardina@cityofsalida.com to sign up to volunteer. Questions? Feel free to reach out to Ryan Wiegman, the Recreation Supervisor, with any questions or concerns. Phone/Text - 719.221.2363 Email - Ryan.Wiegman@cityofsalida.com

Salida Bridge Club

Hampton Inn & Suites 787 US 50, Salida, CO, United States

Want to learn how to play Bridge? Love Bridge, but haven’t played in a while? Or maybe you’re an avid player… Everyone is welcome to join in to this fun afternoon of Bridge!

Interview Preparation: The Power of Differentiation

Join TAHR Services on January 5th, 2024, at 9am for a webinar on Interview Preparation: The Power of Differentiation. During the workshop Warren will engage the audience, guiding them along the path of gaining insight into the strategic approach to targeting the right role and right company, thus enabling individuals to reshape their current perspective and force self-reflection. He will then explore with the audience practical techniques to articulate their value to rise above the competition thus narrowing their interview presentation into what is really important. The focus will be to help the attendees master differentiation during the interview process. Participants will leave this workshop with practical strategies which will vastly improve their interview performance going forward.

Kim’s Gym- Inspirational, Motivational, and Empowering Workout for Women and Young Girls of All Ages!

Kim's Gym 144 Old Stage Rd., Salida, CO, United States

Inspirational, motivational, and empowering workout for women and young girls of all ages. This calisthenics based workout will build self-esteem, self-worth and self-love through mindful exercise and motivational speech. It is a workout that encourages personal growth, bravery and confidence. Light weights and body weight are used for resistance. Classes may be held at a gym or open facility or in groups of 12 at Kim’s Gym, 144 Old Stage Road, Unit C, Salida. Friday, January 5th, 2024 - 4:30pm

Poncha Springs Town Hall to Feature County Commission

Poncha Springs Town Hall

The first meeting in 2024 of The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County will be a town hall session with the Chaffee County Commissioners. On Monday, January 8th,  Commission Chair Keith Baker will give a brief overview and update followed by descriptions from commissioners Greg Felt and P.T. Wood of their specific areas of responsibility. Questions and answers will follow. Those who cannot attend and have a question, may email their questions to info@lwvchaffeecounty.org before January 3. The program will be held at the Poncha Springs Town Hall (330 Burnett Ave, Poncha Springs) from noon to 1 p.m. and will be preceded by a League business meeting and social beginning at 11:15 a.m.  A recording of the program will be available on the League website at lwvchaffeecounty.org a day or two after the meeting. “This is an annual event we try to bring to our communities,” said Karen Dills, LWVCC program leader.  “It’s always informative and a very helpful session.”  

Kim’s Gym- Inspirational, Motivational, and Empowering Workout for Women and Young Girls of All Ages!

Kim's Gym 144 Old Stage Rd., Salida, CO, United States

Inspirational, motivational, and empowering workout for women and young girls of all ages. This calisthenics based workout will build self-esteem, self-worth and self-love through mindful exercise and motivational speech. It is a workout that encourages personal growth, bravery and confidence. Light weights and body weight are used for resistance. Classes may be held at a gym or open facility or in groups of 12 at Kim’s Gym, 144 Old Stage Road, Unit C, Salida. Monday, January 8th, 2024 - 5:30pm

Biz Plan 101 – Mastering the Art of Lean Business Plans

Colorado Mountain College ~ Leadville 901 S. Hwy 24, Leadville, CO, United States

Discover the power of a lean, one-page business plan. Ideal for those starting a business, or business owners looking to refresh their strategy. Join us and learn from the Central Mountains SBDC's expert speaker, Kayla Doan. Date: January 9, 2024,10am-3pm Location: CMC Leadville, New Discovery Room 201 (In-Person Only) Duration: 6 hours $50.00 Register here: https://clients.coloradosbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=400440008

$50

Embracing Aging Chaffee: Yoga for Grown Ups!

Salida Community Center

Come out for Yoga for Grown Ups at the Salida Community Center! What: Yoga for Grown ups! If you can breathe you can practice yoga. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat if you have one, and an open mind. When: Tuesday’s 10:30am-11:30am Where: Salida Community Center, 305 F Street

Trailhead Tuesday (BV): Backcountry Gear Repair

The Trailhead 402 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO, United States

Join The Trailhead gear store on January 9th, 2024, from 6:00-7:30pm for an introduction to gear repair for backcountry skiers, splitboarders, cross-country skiers, and snowshoers. The guides at Buena Vista Mountain Adventures (BVMA) will present essential information to help ensure your gear stays in good working condition year-after-year and that you are prepared to get home safely if you break down during your backcountry tour. BVMA will guide you through equipment inspection, maintenance, and simple repair techniques. You'll leave with the confidence to make a plan to keep your equipment performing in the rugged backcountry. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to enhance your outdoor experience and make your gear last longer.

Absolute Bikes- Learn Basic Bike Maintenance with our MTB 101 Course!

Absolute Bikes 330 W. Sackett, Salida, CO, United States

Ever wanted a Master class for bike maintenance?Join the Absolute Bikes service team Wednesday, January 10th from  6:30pm-8:00pm for a basic mountain bike maintenance clinic! Have you always wondered how to refresh your sealant? Plug a tire? We'll be discussing and demonstrating these skills along with many other pre-ride checks!Bring your questions, bring a friend! Best part....it's 100% free! 

Best Practices in Employment Law

CMC Salida Campus Room 202 349 E 9th St, Salida, CO

Join us for an eye-opening workshop hosted by Nathan Lawrence, founder of Principle Law. Discover essential insights for small business owners on hiring, firing, anti-discrimination, and legal workplace best practices. Empower yourself to navigate HR's legal complexities confidently. Date: January 11, 2024 9:00am Virtual No cost Register here!

Salida Bridge Club

Hampton Inn & Suites 787 US 50, Salida, CO, United States

Want to learn how to play Bridge? Love Bridge, but haven’t played in a while? Or maybe you’re an avid player… Everyone is welcome to join in to this fun afternoon of Bridge!

Creative Mixer: Ben Strawn and Music by Andrea Coen and Bruce Warren

Salida SteamPlant

Join us Thursday for the Creative Mixer! This month's featured artist is Ben Strawn, with a collection of paintings. Music will be provided by Andrea Coen and Bruce Warren. The mixer will be held at The Paquette Gallery at The SteamPlant on Thursday, January 11th, from 5-6:30. Cash bar will be available.

Wine and WOO: A Night of Spirited Psychic Medium Reading & Comedy Fundraising for Salida Montessori Charter School’s Sunshine Organization

A Church

The Salida Montessori Charter School’s Sunshine Committee is excited to invite you to a ‘Girls Night Out- Let’s Wine and Woo’ with Salida’s own Accidental Psychic, the incredible Willow Bradner. We will wine and dine on libations and small bites so please bring your cash! Food and beverage can be purchased by donations only. All proceeds will go to the SMCS Sunshine Committee to use for teacher appreciation funds throughout the year. If you haven’t been a part of these special evenings, you are in for a night you won’t forget. We will gather in community and kindness, no cell phones in hand, and be present for each other. Here is some insight about the event: Are you in search of Clarity, Spiritual Guidance, or Psychic Insights?** Look no further—Willow Bradner, the Accidental Psychic, delivers transformative experiences that offer not only clarity and comfort but also a splash of humor and genuine inspiration from the beyond. Connect with departed loved ones or engage with your spiritual guides and angels in an uplifting environment! 🌟 **What to Expect at Our Wine and Woo Psychic Event:** "Willow is a Psychic Medium with a comedic twist. She addresses all life aspects—love, career, family, and even taboo subjects. Known for her 'Puppies and Rainbows' approach, Willow infuses her psychic readings with humor, love, and an inspirational spin that will leave you feeling empowered and joyous." - Jennifer Smith 🌟 **Who is This For?** - Those interested in Psychic Readings - Spiritual Seekers and Energy Enthusiasts - Anyone seeking clarity and comfort in various aspects of life 🌟 **Event Highlights:** - Psychic Medium Readings - Spiritual Guidance and Comedy - Connection with loved ones who have passed - Optional participation in group readings **Interactive Psychic Lottery:** Everyone who buys a ticket can opt to put their name in for a psychic reading on the night of the event. Participation is voluntary; you're welcome to simply observe if you prefer.WOO HOO, look who is back for a night of Psychic Readings and Laughter it is, Willow Bradner, Accidental Psychic! CLICK HERE to BUY TICKETS

Green Drinks Event

High Side! Bar & Grill 300 W. Sackett Ave., Salida, CO

Come out for a Green Drinks Event at High Side! Bar & Grill on January 11 at 6pm.  The topic is Energy Code Updates.  Hear from local builders about County Energy Code updates for homes and commercial buildings.

LECTURE: GARNA’s Bob Hickey

Salida SteamPlant

GARNA's favorite volunteer geologist, Bob Hickey, went on an amazing trip to Bryce Canyon and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon this fall! Come join us to relive his adventures through a photo presentation and lecture about the discoveries he made about the Colorado Plateau and the Grand Staircase. Tickets are $10. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

Kim’s Gym- Inspirational, Motivational, and Empowering Workout for Women and Young Girls of All Ages!

Kim's Gym 144 Old Stage Rd., Salida, CO, United States

Inspirational, motivational, and empowering workout for women and young girls of all ages. This calisthenics based workout will build self-esteem, self-worth and self-love through mindful exercise and motivational speech. It is a workout that encourages personal growth, bravery and confidence. Light weights and body weight are used for resistance. Classes may be held at a gym or open facility or in groups of 12 at Kim’s Gym, 144 Old Stage Road, Unit C, Salida. Monday, January 8th, 2024 - 5:30pm

Embracing Aging Chaffee: Yoga for Grown Ups!

Salida Community Center

Come out for Yoga for Grown Ups at the Salida Community Center! What: Yoga for Grown ups! If you can breathe you can practice yoga. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat if you have one, and an open mind. When: Tuesday’s 10:30am-11:30am Where: Salida Community Center, 305 F Street

The Work Smart Way! How to Thrive With Less Energy, Time + Effort

CMC Salida Campus Room 202 349 E 9th St, Salida, CO

Join us for an energizing workshop with Jess Bonasso, The Self-Rescue Goddess. Learn to reclaim your time, boost your energy, and supercharge your motivation. Work smarter, not harder in the new year. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your full potential! Date: January 16, 2024 12:00pm Virtual Session No cost Register here!  

Strategic Surge – Mastering Your Biz SWOT Analysis

CMC Salida Campus Room 202 349 E 9th St, Salida, CO

Join us for a dynamic workshop with Kristine Carey, a branding expert. Learn the art of SWOT Analysis – a powerful tool for strategic planning. Gain insights into your business's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Discover why this technique is essential and how to apply it effectively to your business. Workbook is included! Date: January 17, 2024 12:00pm Virtual No Cost Register here!

Film Club: Silver Lining’s Playbook

The Stardust Event Center 16450 CR 306, Buena Vista, Colorado

Free for older adults in the community looking to socialize! Location: Stardust Event Center 16450 CR 306, Buena Vista

BV HOPE Monthly Meeting

BV HOPE 112 Linderman Ave, Buena Vista, CO

BV HOPE/ Haven for Hope meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3:00pm in person at 112 Linderman Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211 at the public health building conference room. We also offer zoom for the meeting. Participants can email buenavistahope@gmail.com to get the link.

Free Community Meeting: What’s Up Salida?!

Salida Community Center

Join us for What’s Up Salida?!, a free networking event, which is open to the public! This event will take place Thursday, January 18th, from 8:30-9:30am, at the Community Center. Hear what is happening from: Downtown & Uptown businesses Elected Officials Chaffee County and the City of Salida The Heart of the Rockies Chamber, Salida – Chaffee County Q & A time and discussion opportunities. Coffee will be provided. Please bring your reusable mug!

Salida Bridge Club

Hampton Inn & Suites 787 US 50, Salida, CO, United States

Want to learn how to play Bridge? Love Bridge, but haven’t played in a while? Or maybe you’re an avid player… Everyone is welcome to join in to this fun afternoon of Bridge!

We Are Chaffee Dinner & Movie

Salida SteamPlant

Join We Are Chaffee for a series of video shorts created in the Colorado Mountain College Storytelling Workshop, participate in the Q&A with the storytellers, and enjoy a complimentary dinner! The first (100) registrants will receive dinner served in the SteamPlant Ballroom from 6-6:30 pm. ​Open to the public but registration is required by visiting We Are Chaffee website.    

Rok Skool Snowfest

Salida SteamPlant

Rok Skool’s 12th Annual Winter Showkase will take place at the Salida SteamPlant Theater, featuring five awesome, youth rock bands. This show has always sold out so get your tickets soon! Tickets: $20.00 (Adults); $7.00 (Students). Click HERE to purchase tickets.

Colorado Symphony

Salida SteamPlant

The Colorado Symphony hits the road for a chamber music performance showcasing the exceptional talents of a Colorado Symphony Octet. This promises to be an unforgettable evening of classical music featuring Mendelssohn’s Octet, Dvořák’s 12th String Quartet, nicknamed American, and Jessie Montgomery’s Strum. Tickets are $30. Click HERE to purchase tickets.