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Salida Chamber Calendar


Queertopia Wrapup Party at Tres Litros

Tres Litros Beer Company

June 2nd, Queertopia Wrapup Party at Tres Litros, 4 - 6 p.m. Let’s have a ki-ki! Hosted by Margot Anthony and Tanya, this year’s wrapup party will include surprises and gratitude and a little bit of attitude! Wind down with fun and friends!

“A Home in Paradise” Second Showing

Salida SteamPlant

The Chaffee County “We Are Chaffee” storytelling initiative has been developing a community-focused documentary for the past year and is hosting two film premieres and several free showings throughout the county this summer and fall. Watch the trailer here. The second premiere date is Wednesday, June 5th at the Salida SteamPlant and will be a free community event with only registration required. After the movie showing, We Are Chaffee will host a complimentary dinner and facilitated community discussion. “The film itself is a powerful tool to stimulate discussion within our community and We Are Chaffee intends to deepen these discussions by providing a platform for “keeping the conversation going” with post film guided questions as we continue to share this film throughout the community this summer and fall.” We Are Chaffee will use information gathered from these community conversations to help determine future direction of the We Are Chaffee initiative and to report outcomes to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and local governments and nonprofits. The event is free with registration required through www.wearechaffee.org/documentary. “A Home in Paradise” is based on the stories of four local people who share their challenges to create a healthy and secure home in Chaffee County while highlighting their efforts to access and bridge the housing, behavioral health, and socioeconomic divide. These stories are interwoven with input from area experts who explain the complexities of local housing and health challenges, and provide hope for the future. The film is directed by Julie Speer Jackson, an Emmy Award winning filmmaker/producer who also serves as the Chaffee County Film Commissioner, and videographer and editor Sarah Hamilton who taught the We Are Chaffee Video Storytelling Workshops at Colorado Mountain College. The documentary was developed with the guidance of a “Creative Committee” consisting of 25 local representatives from diverse parts of Chaffee County. The committee provided guidance throughout the filmmaking process and ensured the film stayed honest and true to Chaffee County. The committee drew on information from Chaffee County’s Public Health and Housing Reports and their real-life experiences with housing insecurity, behavioral health challenges, and the general growing socio-economic divide within Chaffee County. We Are Chaffee is funded through a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Office of Health Equity, and is managed by Chaffee County Public Health and the Chaffee Housing Authority.  For more information about the We are Chaffee programs, including the documentary, written stories, short video stories, and the popular “We are Chaffee: Looking Upstream” podcast, visit www.wearechaffee.org

Nurturing Fathers Class by Family & Youth Initiatives – FREE!

Join Family & Youth Initiatives for a FREE Nurturing Fathers Course designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to men. The class will be on Wednesday's, June 5th-September 4th, from 5:30-8pm, at 1201 E Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO, 81201. Each 2.5 hour class provides proven, effective skills for healthy family relationships and child development. Childcare and dinner will be provided! For more information, reach out to Marjorie Jennings at (719) 398-3869, or mjennings@chaffeecounty.org .

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!

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Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market in Salida

Considered one of Colorado’s most breathtaking regions, the Arkansas River Valley is home to expansive ranches and farmland. With its abundant resources, fresh water and mild climate, Foodshed Alliance’s earliest founders recognized the valley’s potential for supporting a local food economy. Experience the Arkansas River Valley and its local food systems at a Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market. With two locations - Buena Vista and Salida - Foodshed Alliance Farmers Markets showcase and complement some of Chaffee County’s most vibrant communities. Both farmers markets begin on Saturday June 1st 2024. The Buena Vista farmers market is held at Columbine Park (51 Linderman Avenue) from 9 am - 1 pm on Saturdays June 1st thru October 5th. The Salida farmers market is held at Alpine Park (404 E Street) from 8 am - 12 pm on Saturdays June 1st thru October 26th. Apply to be a vendor online or call us at 913-904-8207.