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August 2016
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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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Melody Pond

Melody Pond is live at Deerhammer Distillery in Buena Vista, CO!  Show begins at 7pm.  

Mon, Aug 08, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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TransRockies Run

On August 9-14, 2016 will mark the 10th year of TransRockies Run. Experience a 6-day team run from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek, Colorado or 3-day solo run. See website for complete details.

Tue, Aug 09, 2016    - Sun, Aug 14, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Buena Vista Contin-Tail Rock Show

Buena Vista Contin-Tail Rock Show, Aug. 11-14, 2016.  Colorado's largest outdoor show.  Free Admission, Free Parking at Bueana Vista Rodeo Grounds, Rodeo Dr. and Gregg Drive.  Over 100 dealers with gems, minerals, jewelry, cabochons, tools, equipment, fossils, beads, petrified wood, slabs, rough.  9am - 5pm.  Contract: Greg Tunnicliff, 720-291-0689.  Gregtunnicliff@yahoo.com.  http://abqfallshow.wix.ocm/contin-tail.  

Thu, Aug 11, 2016    - Sun, Aug 14, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Buena Vista Contin-Tail Gem & Mineral Show

Aug. 11-14, 2016, Thursday thru Friday, 9am - 5 pm daily.  FREE Admission, FREE Parking.  Over 100 dealers with gems, minerals jewelry, cabochons, tools, equipment, fossils, beads, petrified wood, slabs, rough.   Colorado's largest outdoor gem show.  Contact:  Greg Tunnicliff, 720-291-0689, gregtunnicliff@yahoo.com,  At the Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, off Gregg Dr. and East of Rodeo Dr. 
 

Thu, Aug 11, 2016    - Sun, Aug 14, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Creative Mixer

This monthly happy hour is a great chance to socialize with fellow Salida artists in a relaxed atmosphere, hosted by the Salida Council for the Arts. Free and open to the public. Appetizers and beverages available.

Thu, Aug 11, 2016    5:30pm - 7pm

Salida Visitor Events
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Free Concert - Buena Vista

Free concert series in McPhelmy Park, Buena Vista

Thu, Aug 11, 2016    6pm - 9pm

Buena Vista Events
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Gold Rush Days

Gold Rush Days summer festival includes a variety a Musical Entertainment, over 100 Arts and Crafts Booths, historic re-inactments, great food booths, beer garden, kid's games, duck race, kayak demonstrations, and the infamous toilet seat races!

Sat, Aug 13, 2016    - Sun, Aug 14, 2016   

Buena Vista Events
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Optimist Pancake Breakfast

Support the local Optimist Club during a pancake breakfast

Sat, Aug 13, 2016    6:30am - 8:30am

Buena Vista Events
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Madams Of Central Colorado

Historical production portraying Elizabeth "Cockeyed Liz" Spurgeon, Laura Evens and other "ladies of the evening." Tastefully presented, but not recommended for children under 13.

Sat, Aug 13, 2016    1pm - 1pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with The Groove Farmers

The Groove Farmers are a 4-piece rock/funk/reggae band, members from BV and Salida, with many shows under our belt, mainly at the Victoria Tavern but also at the Riverside Park, Benson’s, and other private events.

Sat, Aug 13, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with The Groove Farmers

Groove Farmers are a 4-piece rock/funk/reggae band, members from BV and Salida, with many shows under our belt, mainly at the Victoria Tavern but also at the Riverside Park, Benson’s, and other private events.

Sat, Aug 13, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Gold Rush 5k Race

A scenic loop relatively flat course through the historic Town of Buena Vista and along the Arkansas River

Sun, Aug 14, 2016    8am - 10am

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Roma Ransom

Roma Ransom began as a musical group after Grace and Gordon began busking on the streets of Springfield, Missouri and shortly after we began dating. Our first gig was at Gem of India where we defined our sound. After a brief stint of gigs we took our act on the road. We relocated to Colorado Springs in 2011 for more musical opportunities and have traveled throughout the US on tour in the past few years. We love music from every culture and we attempt to emulate the sounds of different genres....

Sun, Aug 14, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Roma Ransom

Roma Ransom began as a musical group after Grace and Gordon began busking on the streets of Springfield, Missouri and shortly after we began dating. Our first gig was at Gem of India where we defined our sound. After a brief stint of gigs we took our act on the road. We relocated to Colorado Springs in 2011 for more musical opportunities and have traveled throughout the US on tour in the past few years. We love music from every culture and we attempt to emulate the sounds of different genres....

Sun, Aug 14, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Cluster Pluck

ClusterPluck is a blend of potent homegrown harmonies and morning melodies. Utilizing a few traditional bluegrass instruments and 4 part vocal attack, The Pluck is anything but traditional. Banjo driven, Bass anchored, Violin cutting and Mandolin searing, ClusterPluck’s original songs would fall somewhere in the Newgrass genre. With great Pop sensibility, a little Rock N’ Roll swagger, and roots deep in all things Country, this music will both excite and delight listeners from all...

Sat, Aug 20, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Cluster Pluck

ClusterPluck is a blend of potent homegrown harmonies and morning melodies. Utilizing a few traditional bluegrass instruments and 4 part vocal attack, The Pluck is anything but traditional. Banjo driven, Bass anchored, Violin cutting and Mandolin searing, ClusterPluck’s original songs would fall somewhere in the Newgrass genre. With great Pop sensibility, a little Rock N’ Roll swagger, and roots deep in all things Country, this music will both excite and delight listeners from all...

Sat, Aug 20, 2016    7pm - 10pm

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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Joe Teichman

Relatively unheard singer-songwriter that is changing that description fast. Playing all over Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and parts of Colorado in many great venues, Joe has been opening for many great artists all over, such as Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider, Max Stalling, Thieving Birds, Roger Creager and others, while making a name for his own music. He became a staple in the Bryan/College Station music scene while attending Texas A&M but has now just began his journey as an Austin resident...

Sun, Aug 21, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Joe Teichman

Relatively unheard singer-songwriter that is changing that description fast. Playing all over Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and parts of Colorado in many great venues, Joe has been opening for many great artists all over, such as Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider, Max Stalling, Thieving Birds, Roger Creager and others, while making a name for his own music. He became a staple in the Bryan/College Station music scene while attending Texas A&M but has now just began his journey as an Austin resident...

Sun, Aug 21, 2016    1pm - 4pm

Buena Vista Events
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King Boletus Mushroom Festival

Hosted by Buena Vista Heritage. Learn how to identify and cook wild mushrooms. Call 719-395-8458 for more information or visit www.buenavistaheritage.org

Sat, Aug 27, 2016    4pm - Sun, Aug 28, 2016    5pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Grant Farm

Boulder, Colorado-based Americana band Grant Farm has entertained a growing fan base on the nation’s club and festival scene since its founding in 2009 by vocalist and National Flatpicking Guitar Champion Tyler Grant.
 
Built on the fundamentals of love, family, and music, the band is a sure bet for fans of high-energy, authentic artists as diverse as Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, and Phish. Comprised of zany, creative and highly musical comrades, Grant Farm members include Gra...

Sat, Aug 27, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Basecamp Jam Sessions with Grant Farm

Boulder, Colorado-based Americana band Grant Farm has entertained a growing fan base on the nation’s club and festival scene since its founding in 2009 by vocalist and National Flatpicking Guitar Champion Tyler Grant.
 
Built on the fundamentals of love, family, and music, the band is a sure bet for fans of high-energy, authentic artists as diverse as Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, and Phish. Comprised of zany, creative and highly musical comrades, Grant Farm members include Gra...

Sat, Aug 27, 2016    7pm - 10pm

Buena Vista Events
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Salida Wine Fest

Enjoy wine samples from Colorado winemakers along the Arkansas River, with tasty treats from local food vendors, live music performances, and tantalizing creations from local artists.

Sat, Sep 03, 2016   

Salida Visitor Events
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Optimist Pancake Breakfast

Support the local Optimist Club during a pancake breakfast

Sat, Sep 03, 2016    6:30am - 8:30am

Buena Vista Events

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