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July 2016
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Five Fabulous Days in Salida (June 30 – July 4)

Salida, Colorado
1)    June 30, 2016 Free Concert in Riverside ParkLocal duet Pint and a Half will play at the Rotary Amphitheatre in Riverside Park beginning at 6:00 p.m.2)    July 1, 2016 Free Concert in Riverside ParkPlanet O will play at the Rotary Amphitheatre in Riverside Park beginning at 7:00 p.m.Beer Garden available from Friends of the SteamPlant.3)    July...

Thu, Jun 30, 2016    9am - Mon, Jul 04, 2016    12pm

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Mountain Mania Car Show, 33rd Annual

100 Plus cars of all makes, models, and years displayed on East Main Street from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. To register a car call 719-660-1652 or visit: www.arkansasvalleycarclub.com

Sat, Jul 02, 2016    8am - 3pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Whiskey Tango

Since their inception in 2009 Whiskey Tango has been compelling audiences to move with their high-energy brand of Jamgrass. But Jamgrass only breaks the surface when it comes to describing the original music that Whiskey Tango creates and the eclectic mix of artists they pay tribute to. This diversity stems from the fact that each member has a different musical background; evident in their debut album Groggy Mountain Mornings, which cycles through a multitude of genres from Jamgrass and Count...

Sat, Jul 02, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Whiskey Tango

Since their inception in 2009 Whiskey Tango has been compelling audiences to move with their high-energy brand of Jamgrass. But Jamgrass only breaks the surface when it comes to describing the original music that Whiskey Tango creates and the eclectic mix of artists they pay tribute to. This diversity stems from the fact that each member has a different musical background; evident in their debut album Groggy Mountain Mornings, which cycles through a multitude of genres from Jamgrass and Count...

Sat, Jul 02, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with You Knew Me When

Outfitted with an array of instruments, You Knew Me When is a husband and wife indie folk-rock pairing with a full band sound. After uprooting from their Nashville home and full-time jobs in June of 2012, Cie and Karisa Hoover set plans to tour the nation for a full year…however, they never stopped. Since that time they have continued to tour full time, creating and serving up an array of craft brewed compositions coast to coast, as well as releasing their first studio album “You...

Sun, Jul 03, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with You Knew Me When

Outfitted with an array of instruments, You Knew Me When is a husband and wife indie folk-rock pairing with a full band sound. After uprooting from their Nashville home and full-time jobs in June of 2012, Cie and Karisa Hoover set plans to tour the nation for a full year…however, they never stopped. Since that time they have continued to tour full time, creating and serving up an array of craft brewed compositions coast to coast, as well as releasing their first studio album “You...

Sun, Jul 03, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Fourth of July Celebrations - Salida

See local Salida Chamber for list of events

Mon, Jul 04, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Fourth of July Celebrations - Buena Vista

7:00 – 9:30 am Start your day with an “all you can eat” Optimist pancake breakfast in Columbine Park. Fee is $7.00 and proceeds benefit Buena VIsta Youth projects
 
8:30 am 5k run… Register at the Community Center or here online before the race.
 
9:00am – 10:00am Patriotic Concert at Grace Church
 
9:00am – 3:00pm Quilts of Valor on display at Grace Church on West Main 
 
9:00am-4:00pm Art in the Park in McPhelemy Park
 
9:00 am – 9:30 am...

Mon, Jul 04, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Optimist Pancake Breakfast

Support the Buena Vista Optimist Club during their Pancake Breakfast

Mon, Jul 04, 2016    6:30am - 8:30am

Buena Vista Events
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Independence 5K Race

This 5k race will start and finish on Main Street in front of BV Roastery. The course will head north of town on Colorado Avenue and then turn east and meet up with the river trail system. It is a flat course with very little elevation gain/loss and is family friendly.

Mon, Jul 04, 2016    8:30am - 10:30am

Buena Vista Events
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Kids Fishing Derby - Salida

Fishing Derby event for kids at Franz Lake near downtown Salida. Luncheon to follow.

Mon, Jul 04, 2016    9am - 12pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Salida

Free concert series in Riverside Park, Salida

Thu, Jul 07, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Jul 07, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
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Salida Arts Festival

The Arts Fair is run by and for artists.The show will be limited to 100 juried artists. There will be no amplified music or liquor. Based on suggestions by artist from last year, we are working on having a couple of upscale food trucks, and maybe some unamplified tunes (jug band) and/or wandering local musicians.

Fri, Jul 08, 2016    - Sun, Jul 10, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Colorado Brewers’ Rendezvous

20th Annual Colorado Brewers’ Rendezvous

Sat, Jul 09, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Second Saturday Gallery Tours and Art Reception

Enjoy all day Art Gallery Tours in Salida's historic downtown followed by an informal Art Reception at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center.

Sat, Jul 09, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Second Saturday BV

Second Saturday is a town-wide event that happens once a month—on Second Saturday. An event that is kid friendly, pet-friendly and an all around great way to enjoy the town of Buena Vista. Special events, live music, culinary tastings, artist receptions, and other various town promotions. #2SatBVParticipating business offer a "Second Saturday Special" that ONLY happens on Second Saturday. Each month will be different. Any business can participate.Want to be a part of the next ...

Sat, Jul 09, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Bonfire Dub

Bonfire Dub plays a deep and powerful blend of roots music — original songs with rich melodies, featuring down tempo, acoustic laced and electric steel driven reggae, folk and dub. Bonfire’s lyrical repertoire is inspired from eastern philosophy, indigenous struggles, political injustice, international relief efforts and a deep respect for the soul of love and the balance of nature. Bonfire’s founder, Scotty Stoughton, interweaves stories of hope and struggle, derived from h...

Sat, Jul 09, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Bonfire Dub

Bonfire Dub plays a deep and powerful blend of roots music — original songs with rich melodies, featuring down tempo, acoustic laced and electric steel driven reggae, folk and dub. Bonfire’s lyrical repertoire is inspired from eastern philosophy, indigenous struggles, political injustice, international relief efforts and a deep respect for the soul of love and the balance of nature. Bonfire’s founder, Scotty Stoughton, interweaves stories of hope and struggle, derived from h...

Sat, Jul 09, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Free Concert - Salida

Free concert series in Riverside Park, Salida

Thu, Jul 14, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Jul 14, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
Buena Vista Events
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Salida Classic bicycle races

The 10th anniversary of the Salida Classic features 3 days of road racing in beautiful Salida, Colorado.
Salida Classic hosts time trials and a tough road race in the magestic hills outside of town.

Fri, Jul 15, 2016    - Sun, Jul 17, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival

Artists featuring sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, wood, photography, wearable art, mixed media, and more. Popular local and invited musicians perform both days from the amphitheatre stage.

Sat, Jul 16, 2016    - Sun, Jul 17, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Jay Roemer Band

Jay Roemer is the face of original, acoustic Americana and Bluegrass in the Colorado mountain town of Steamboat Springs. Jay first started turning heads in the state he calls home as the front man/songwriter for the band, Old Town Pickers. Deeply focused on intriguing lyrics, along with some fancy guitar work, his songs continue to connect with all types of audiences.

Sat, Jul 16, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Jay Roemer Band

Jay Roemer is the face of original, acoustic Americana and Bluegrass in the Colorado mountain town of Steamboat Springs. Jay first started turning heads in the state he calls home as the front man/songwriter for the band, Old Town Pickers. Deeply focused on intriguing lyrics, along with some fancy guitar work, his songs continue to connect with all types of audiences.

Sat, Jul 16, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Colorado Metalsmithing Association Workshop

“Meeting of the Metalheads”

Colorado Metalsmithing Association 19th Annual Salida Conference

Sun, Jul 17, 2016    - Tue, Jul 19, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Allen Smith

Allen Smith and Zack Wolfe come from southeast where their music is heavily influenced by their southern roots. Having traveled to more than 25 countries by the time he was twenty five, singer/songwriter Allen Smith draws his inspiration from experiences and people he has met throughout his travels. Music is Allen’s way of connecting with God as we sail down life’s adventure.
 
Zachary Wolfe, born to play drums in Jackson, Mississippi grew up in a family of very talented mu...

Sun, Jul 17, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Allen Smith

Allen Smith and Zack Wolfe come from southeast where their music is heavily influenced by their southern roots. Having traveled to more than 25 countries by the time he was twenty five, singer/songwriter Allen Smith draws his inspiration from experiences and people he has met throughout his travels. Music is Allen’s way of connecting with God as we sail down life’s adventure.
 
Zachary Wolfe, born to play drums in Jackson, Mississippi grew up in a family of very talented mu...

Sun, Jul 17, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival

8th annual premier art event of juried fine national artists featuring sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, wood, photography, wearable art, mixed media, and more. Popular local and invited musicians perform both days from the amphitheatre stage. Make your own special art at Creation Station for All Ages. Bring the family to enjoy the playground, volleyball, fishing and sandy beaches – on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Historic Salida at Riverside Park (F Street & Sackett), easy w...

Mon, Jul 18, 2016    - Tue, Jul 19, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Salida Community Track Meet #3

Join Salida Rec for an evening of physical activity, competition, and fun! Events will vary at each meet but will include field events, shorter distances appropriate for small children, longer distance events and relay races. These meets are suitable for kids (and adults!) of all ages.When: Mondays, May 23, June 27, July 18Registration begins at 5:30; Meets will run from 5:45 – 7:00 pmWhere: Salida High School Track (9th and D Streets)Cost: $2 for kids/students and $4 for adults (entire...

Mon, Jul 18, 2016    5:30pm - 7pm

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Free Concert - Salida

Free concert series in Riverside Park, Salida

Thu, Jul 21, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Jul 21, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
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Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo

showcasing the biggest pumpkins, the newest gizmos and the toughest rodeo cowgirls and cowboys in the county.

Fri, Jul 22, 2016    - Sun, Jul 31, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Paa Kow

Paa Kow is an internationally renowned drum set player and composer from Ghana, West Africa.
 
Growing up in the small village of Enyan Denkyira near Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa, Paa Kow began to play music and tour with his family’s concert band at a very early age. He has since grown to be widely recognized as one of the most remarkable drum set players to tour in Africa, Europe, and America. Paa Kow’s deep groove and prodigious talent reveal a unique ability to spea...

Sat, Jul 23, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Paa Kow

Paa Kow is an internationally renowned drum set player and composer from Ghana, West Africa.
 
Growing up in the small village of Enyan Denkyira near Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa, Paa Kow began to play music and tour with his family’s concert band at a very early age. He has since grown to be widely recognized as one of the most remarkable drum set players to tour in Africa, Europe, and America. Paa Kow’s deep groove and prodigious talent reveal a unique ability to spea...

Sat, Jul 23, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Free Concert - Salida

Free concert series Riverside Park, Salida

Thu, Jul 28, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Jul 28, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with The Applebutter Express

Some people may discover The Applebutter Express through their new song “Hey My Brotha,” a single from their sophomore project One For The Home Team, which is featured in the Ron Howard film “The Good Lie” starring Reese Witherspoon released in October of 2015.
 
However, the band’s story begins in 2004, when Kyle Biss met his future wife Shannon while working at a record store in Bradenton, Florida. Still a focused bass player, Kyle picked up a ukulele in...

Sat, Jul 30, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with The Applebutter Express

Some people may discover The Applebutter Express through their new song “Hey My Brotha,” a single from their sophomore project One For The Home Team, which is featured in the Ron Howard film “The Good Lie” starring Reese Witherspoon released in October of 2015.
 
However, the band’s story begins in 2004, when Kyle Biss met his future wife Shannon while working at a record store in Bradenton, Florida. Still a focused bass player, Kyle picked up a ukulele in...

Sat, Jul 30, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Wylie "Crazy Horse" Jones

Even as a child, Wylie Jones has always shown an affinity towards creating and performing music, singing his first words. He began playing the piano at age 7 and picked up the guitar at age 13. As a young man he was inspired heavily by Kirk Hammett of Mettalica and Jimmy Page/Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. He remembers jamming out with his brother in their grandparents attic after discovering some Led Zeppelin albums up there. The two most life changing and pivotal musical moments in Jones lif...

Sun, Jul 31, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Wylie "Crazy Horse" Jones

Even as a child, Wylie Jones has always shown an affinity towards creating and performing music, singing his first words. He began playing the piano at age 7 and picked up the guitar at age 13. As a young man he was inspired heavily by Kirk Hammett of Mettalica and Jimmy Page/Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. He remembers jamming out with his brother in their grandparents attic after discovering some Led Zeppelin albums up there. The two most life changing and pivotal musical moments in Jones lif...

Sun, Jul 31, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Aug 04, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
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Angel of Shavano Car Show

Fri, Aug 05, 2016    - Sat, Aug 06, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events

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