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Colorado Events Calendar for our Mountain Town communities is filled with Festivals, Concerts, Music, and things to do in our Colorado mountain towns and ski resorts.

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JULY EVENTS

Our Colorado Events Calendar is usually filled with Festivals, Concerts, Music, and things to do in our Colorado mountain towns and ski resorts. With the arrival of COVID-19 we are sharing this link to help Flatten the Curve with Social Distancing:

https://covid19.colorado.gov/


Please Note that All listed Events are subject to change. We suggest following the link to their information to confirm.

July 1 – 4, 2020
2020 Independence Day (Virtual) Freedom 5k,
Buena Vista
The Buena Vista HS Cross Country teams are hosting their annual Freedom 5k and encourage you to not let Corona hold you back from taking part. It’s time to get outside, move our bodies, and celebrate Independence Day together!
Registration:
$25 Local T-shirt Pick-up
$30 T-shirt Delivery (Shipping Included)
Not interested in the 5k Run/Walk this year? You can still donate any amount to the cause.
Race times can be submitted online anytime between July 1st and July 4th. Final results and winners will be announced July 5th.
New This Year:
Youth t-shirts available, and a youth scavenger hunt to get everyone in the family outside. 
https://www.buenavistacolorado.org/events/2020-independence-day-virtual-freedom-5k/

July 1 – July 12, 2020
Frisco Pedestrian Promenade, Frisco
Join us for this historic moment as Frisco transforms three blocks of Main Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue into a pedestrian and bike only zone with open air dining and shopping. There will be more twinkling lights overhead and more chances to shop and dine with a great view!
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/frisco-pedestrian-promenade/

July 1, 2020
Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Tales from the Ute People, Frisco
Watch Aspen Historical Society’s Vice President and premiere storyteller, Nina Gabianelli, recount the Ute Creation story.
With special guest, Skylar Lomahaftewah from the Northern Ute Tribe, sharing his personal story and the modern-day Ute experience.
Join our virtual Lunchtime Lecture July 1 at 12pm to learn more about the role of storytelling in education and cultural preservation of native peoples in Colorado.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/virtual-lunchtime-lecture-stories-of-the-nuche-tales-from-the-ute-people/

July 2, 2020
Snowmass Free Concert Series, Aspen/Snowmass
A Snowmass summer tradition 29 years in the making, Snowmass Free Concert Series the Snowmass Free Concert Series is a must-do summer music event. Every Thursday evening (and two bonus Saturdays), locals and visitors alike gather on Fanny Hill to enjoy some of the country’s best live bands in a relaxed atmosphere with a spectacular mountain backdrop.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

July 2, 2020
Concert Not in the Park, Frisco
The Town of Frisco is proud to continue the tradition of Concerts in the Park during our “new normal” by bringing together great music for a great cause during our free concert series, which will largely be live broadcast from Ten Mile Music Hall in 2020 (more details to come). These concerts usually feature great up-and-coming musical talent, as well as well-loved favorites. You’ll hear everything from country to jazz to Americana/bluegrass to good ole’ rock-n-roll.
All concerts will be on Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from June 25through August 20.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/free-concert-in-the-park-4/

July 2 – 5, 2020
Fourth of July Celebration, Steamboat Springs
117th Annual Cowboys’ Roundup Days
For more than 100 years Steamboat Springs, Colorado has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion. Though many of our traditional events can’t take place this year, we want to pause, reflect, and celebrate the many reasons we love our country and mountain town by bringing together residents and visitors while protecting the health and safety of our community.
Red White and Blue Drive-Through
A new take on our classic parade, this event brings all the essential elements of a patriotic procession to the neighborhoods of Steamboat Springs. The Drive-Through will eliminate groups congregating on Lincoln Ave and allow people to adhere to public health orders and physical distancing requirements. Police cars and fire trucks will lead the procession in a rolling closure through town and streets will remain open. A live broadcast from Steamboat Radio will track the location of the procession.
https://www.steamboatchamber.com/events/annual-events/fourth-of-july/

July 3 – 5. 2020
Firecracker Business Walk,
Buena Vista
Please join us this 4th of July as we celebrate a little differently. In lieu of our other events being postponed, we will be hosting a 4th of July Firecracker Business Walk (similar to the Christmas Opening Chocolate Walk – a Town favorite).
We have a wonderful prize package for our grand prize drawing – huge thanks to our sponsors The Adventure Company, Eddyline Brewery, Vista Court Cabins & Lodge, and MARY KALE, Broker Associate at Re/max MVP.
Businesses, if you want to participate, please call us at 719.395.6612 or email events@buenavistacolorado.org
Participants, you can pick up your playing cards starting on June 29th at Sorelle Delicatessen. ($1 per card. 1 card per participant)
We look forward to seeing everyone out and about (while respecting business social distancing guidelines and policies) during our Independence Day Weekend!
https://www.buenavistacolorado.org/events/firecracker-walk/

July 3, 2020
First Friday Community Celebration & 20th Annual Mt. Sopris Music Fest,
Carbondale
The 20th Annual Mt. Sopris Music Fest is on July 3rd, starting at 5pm in the 4th Street Plaza  Every year, the music fest celebrates our vibrant, local, live music scene by featuring talented musicians who are your friends, family and neighbors.
https://www.carbondale.com/event/first-friday-community-celebration/

July 3, 2020
First Friday! Art Groove, Estes Park
Enjoy some pre-holiday shopping! Come out and do the Free tour from 5 – 8pm – see what’s happening in the Fine Art world here in Estes Park. Different locations will be serving food and refreshments, hosting artist meet & greets, demonstrations, show openings or hosting live music. Ride the FREE Estes Park Trolley to keep you warm between galleries. It promises to be a fun evening!!
For a little added hospitality there are ‘Drop Stops’ along the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove route. Stop in for a drop or a flight tasting from our local craft beverage establishments.
https://www.estesartsdistrict.org/first-friday-art-groove.html

July 3, 2020
First Friday Art Walk, Steamboat Springs
Thank you for joining us for Virtual First Friday Artwalk. We hope you will pour yourself a glass of wine or make a cup of tea or hot chocolate, snuggle up with a warm blanket, pet or loved one and help support local artists by purchasing some of the incredible art available.
https://www.steamboatcreates.org/first-friday-artwalk/

July 4, 2020
July 4th Ice Cream Anti-Social, Aspen, Snowmass
To celebrate the 4th of July this summer, Snowmass Tourism is planning a twist on the ice cream social – the Ice Cream Anti-Social. Instead of meeting up for the traditional community celebration and concert, ice cream delivery will occur on the streets and neighborhoods throughout Snowmass Village. Keep an eye out and an ear open for the ice cream truck.
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 4, 2020
Independence Day Celebration, Breckenridge
In support of physical distancing protocol currently recommended by State of Colorado and Summit County, Breckenridge officials have made the prudent decision to postpone the Independence Day parade, including the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race to July 2021. With our residents and guests safety being paramount, planning is underway on how the greater Breckenridge community will responsibly commemorate this special holiday.
https://gobreck.com/experience-breckenridge/festivals-and-events/summer/

July 4, 2020
4th of July Parade & Pool Party,
Carbondale
Have a great time on July 4th with a real old fashioned family celebration. 
10-11AM – Lap Swim (6 Lanes)
11AM-12PM – Open Swim
12-12:20PM – Watermelon Relay race
1-1:15PM – Kids Coin Dive
2-2:30PM – Cardboard Canoe Race
3-3:30 – Water Balloon Toss Competition *New*
https://www.carbondale.com/event/4th-july-parade-pool-party/

July 4 – 8, 2020
4th of July Festivities, Crested Butte
Independence Day is rapidly approaching and we are excited to celebrate with you and our visitors. While we won’t be hosting our traditional parade, we still intend to provide a great experience to our guests through our 4th of July Passport Program. The program will entail a self-guided walking parade where visitors can enjoy holiday specials along the way. We are asking for businesses to participate by decorating their storefront as an alternative to parade floats and/or by offering holiday specials. Our goal is to continue to make Crested Butte a desirable location to spend the 4th! Pick up your passport at the Visitor’s Center July 1-July 8 or contact events@cbchamber.com to receive a digital version by email.
The 4th of July Passport Program
*Offered from July 1- July 8
Participants will receive stamps in their passport for the following:
Locating highlighted destinations throughout the walking parade
Partaking in Holiday specials
Passports returned to the Visitor Center with 3 or more stamps will receive a prize.
The Walking Parade
A self-guided trip down Elk Avenue to view decorated storefronts. Similar to a scavenger hunt, passport participants will be asked to find locations/items at our Elk Avenue businesses as part of their walking parade and stamps will be awarded by the businesses. Everyone will be invited to vote on the following categories:
1. Best 4th of July Decor
2. Most Creative
3. Best Representation of a Traditional CB 4th of July Float
Interested in Participating? Contact Brittany at events@cbchamber.com
https://travelcrestedbutte.com/events-calendar/4th-of-july-festivities/

July 4, 2020
4th of July River Parade, Durango
On July 4th, 2020, be part of Mild to Wild’s 4th of July Rafting Parade that flows through the heart of Durango on the Lower Animas River. There are 5 meet times to choose from: 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am & 1:30pm & 3:30pm! Seats are limited. Kids get a 4th of July souvenir. Join us in dressing up in 4th of July attire! Best costume wins a prize.
https://www.durango.com/event/4th-july-river-parade%e2%80%8b/

July 4, 2020
4th of July, Frisco
If you are looking for an Independence Day in a quintessential and mellow small mountain town, then Frisco will fit the bill. With big town amenities and amazing outdoor opportunities, yet a friendly, small-town feel, Frisco is the ideal place to make memories during this “new normal”.
An Old Fashioned Day With Friends and Family
The focus for Frisco’s 2020 Fabulous 4th of July will be on spending the day celebrating in a simpler, small-town way with friends and family. This means backyard BBQs, hikes with family, fishing, getting on the Dillon Reservoir, toasting our independence at local restaurants, strolling Main Street, trying your hand at disc golf on our free course, going on a chuck wagon dinner ride, taking a bike ride on over 55 miles of recreation path or on miles of singletrack dirt trails, challenging yourself at our free bike park, and creating unique 4th of July memories by focusing on what you have and can experience…
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/friscos-fabulous-4th-of-july-7-4-20/

July 4, 2020
4th of July Celebration, Glenwood Springs
Two Rivers Park
http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/calendar.aspx?EID=1177

July 4, 2020
4th of July Celebration, Lake City
10:00 AM Airforce Flyover
3:00 PM & 5:00 PM BINGO in the Lake City Town Park (limited number of spots)
6:00 PM Stand Up Paddle Board Package Raffle – $5 each or 5 for $20
9:30 PM Firework Show (in Memorial Park)
https://www.lakecity.com/calendar-of-events/fourth-of-july

July 4, 2020
10th Annual Rundola, Telluride
The Rundola is an uphill footrace for pre-registered participants who want to celebrate the holiday with a physical challenge. Starting from the base of the gondola in Telluride and finishing at the top of the ridge that parallels the gondola, runners gain 1,810 feet of elevation any way they can — run, hike or crawl.  This year, as part of new safety requirements, start times for participants will be pre-assigned and staggered to ensure that only ten participants will start at once. Pre-determined start times will be emailed to participants the night before and will run from 8am and running through 11am. Fencing, signage, and staff will be in place at the start and finish areas to maximize physical distancing.
https://www.visittelluride.com/play/festivals-events/10th-annual-rundola-2020/

July 4, 2020
Vail America Days, Vail
This year’s Vail America Days™ will look different without the iconic parade however Vail is open and the patriotic spirit is stronger than ever!
A traditional parade is not possible for 2020, but the Town of Vail will feature some incredible exhibits and surprises from Vail Village to Lionshead. While visiting Vail’s shops and restaurants, take time to stroll through town and enjoy the curated displays embracing this year’s theme: Stronger Together. Enjoy a short fireworks performance in the evenin
https://www.vail.com/explore-the-resort/activities-and-events/signature-events.aspx

July 5 – 11,  2020
Frisco Founders Celebration, Frisco
The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is proud to announce a fully revamped Founder’s Celebration, running Sunday, July 5, 2020 through Saturday, July 11, 2020.
The new physically distant format will have a variety of virtual and outdoor activities based around this year’s themes: art, history, and nature. The activities will include educational historic stories, fun take-home crafts, a kid’s clean-up day and a Frisco-based scavenger hunt for the whole family to enjoy. There will also be opportunities to support Smart Bellies, a local non-profit focused on providing food for school aged children. As families complete the activities, they can submit their entry for a drawing to be held the following week
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/frisco-founders-celebration/

July 6, 2020
Summer Concert Series, Beaver Creek
Featuring Keb’ Mo. Five-time Grammy Award Winning Blues musician.
[This event was previously scheduled for July 7th, 2020
https://www.beavercreek.com/explore-the-resort/activities/beaver-creek-events.aspx

July 6, 2020
Monday Artisans Market, Estes Park
BUY LOCAL. BUY ART, bringing local, original art to Estes Park.
Enjoy local art & meet local artisans at the Monday Artisans Market at the Riverside Plaza in Estes Park.
market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy and support local artisans. It encompasses a carefully curated, handmade-only market. Meet the artist in person, hear their stories and the inspiration behind their work.
The Monday Artisans Market represents a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople. The Market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art at Riverside Plaza in downtown Estes Park. It is a weekly series of handmade artisan markets offering a high quality and diverse mix of art.
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/monday-artisans-market/8815/

July 6, 2020
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert, Palisade
Join us at Grande River Vineyards on our lawn for live music, great wine and delicious food throughout our summer concert series. From jazz to Latin, bluegrass to classical, there’s something for everyone. All concert proceeds benefit local charities.
Dinner is offered along with wine, soda and water. You may bring a picnic and a lawn chair too, but no outside beverages are permitted.
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert Series Tickets are available online at https://www.granderivervineyards.com/shop/
You may also purchase them by calling us at 970.464.5867 to order tickets that we can hold in will-call for you.
For all concerts’ gate opens at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm, rain or shine!
https://visitpalisade.com/portfolio-item/hear-it-through-the-grapevine-concert-series/

July 7, 2020
Snowmass Bike Night, Aspen/Snowmass
Take advantage of the valley’s beautiful summer weather, and make sure you visit Snowmass on Tuesday nights beginning July 2 through August 13! Lift-served biking (Elk Camp Gondola) continues into the evening until dusk. Purchase your Late Arrival ticket for just $37 and begin riding from 3pm until dusk. Then at the end of your ride, after you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy Farm to Table Tuesdays at Elk Camp beginning at 5 pm.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

July 7 – July 8, 2020
EastWest Hopitality Mountain Bike Race Series, Edwards
The 2020 VRD EastWest Hopitality Mountain Bike Race Series returns for its 37th year to offer fun and exciting racing to mountain bikers of all ages and experience levels. Whether competing in an individual race or signing up for the entire series, racers have the chance to win prizes and personal glory! 202 races will take place over two days in order to adhere to gathering size and social distancing protocols.
Berry Creek Bash: July 7-8 in Edwards
Lost Lake (Adults Only): July 22 in Vail
Camp Hale Hup: Aug. 11-12 in Camp Hale
Beaver Creek Blast: Aug. 18-19 at Beaver Creek Resort
Davos Dash: Sept. 1-2 in Vail
Ticket purchase & pre-registration required
Price:  Prices vary; visit vailrec.com
Age limit:  Eight and up
https://www.vailrec.com/sports-activities/vail-race/mountain-bike-racing/mtb-race-series

July 8, 2020
AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park, Avon
The free AvonLive! Concerts in the Park series returns this summer, offering nine exceptional evenings of live music…rain or shine! AvonLive! is a relaxing community tradition with award winning national and regional talent.  Grab your friends, pack a picnic, and enjoy an opportunity to meet you neighbors, experience great live music, fresh and local foods, ice cold craft beer and a gorgeous summer evening outside. Harry A. Nottingham Park & Pavilion. 5:30 to 8:45 p.m.
https://www.avon.org/993/AvonLIVE-Concerts-in-the-Park

July 8 – August 26, 2020
True West Rodeo, Durango
True West Rodeo is brought to you by First National Bank of Durango and Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The weekly event brings together the western heritage of Durango. The 2020 season will involve rodeos with over 4,000 spectators, honoring Durango’s western roots with broncs, bulls and wild west entertainment. The rodeos will be held every Wednesday from July 8 – August 26th, 2020 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, at 6:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. Season passes are available.
https://www.durango.com/event/true-west-rodeo/

July 9, 2020
Brews, Bands, & Bingo, Aspen, Snowmass
Spend Thursday evenings in Snowmass with Brews, Bands, & Bingo. From 5:00pm-7:00pm every Thursday, businesses around Snowmass feature food & drink specials and extended business hours. Enjoy bites, libations, and at least two live bands on stages throughout Snowmass Village. From 6:00pm-7:00pm guests can take part in a weekly bingo series at The Collective Snowmass. 
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 9, 2020
Concert Not in the Park, Frisco
The Town of Frisco is proud to continue the tradition of Concerts in the Park during our “new normal” by bringing together great music for a great cause during our free concert series, which will largely be live broadcast from Ten Mile Music Hall in 2020 (more details to come). These concerts usually feature great up-and-coming musical talent, as well as well-loved favorites. You’ll hear everything from country to jazz to Americana/bluegrass to good ole’ rock-n-roll.
All concerts will be on Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from June 25through August 20.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/free-concert-in-the-park-5/

July 9, 2020
Downtown Rhythm + Brews, Grand Junction
Come to Downtown GJ for the late-night event – the Rhythm + Brews Concert Series, presented by Rockslide Brew Pub and Restaurant, and support from ANB Bank. Rhythm + Brews will take place on 4th and Main during four select dates – July 9, August 6, September 3, and September 24. During the nights of Rhythm & Brews, the Market will be an open beer garden from 3rd-7th Street on Main, giving you the ability to wander around the market with a cold Rockslide brew in your hand.
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/downtown-rhythm-brews

July 10, 2020
Snowmass Artisan Market, Aspen/Snowmass
Snowmass Base Village hosts its Artisan and Farmers’ Market on Fridays throughout July and August from 4pm-8pm. The market showcases a variety of locally owned businesses selling specialty food items, beverages, clothing, handcrafted goods including art, jewelry and accessories and Colorado-sourced vegetables.
www.TheCollectiveSnowmass.com  

July 10 – 19. 2020
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival. Crested Butte
Crested Butte is known as the wildflower capital of Colorado for good reason. The high alpine valleys surrounding the town are perfectly suited for a wondrous variety of native species, which explode in brilliant color every summer.
The wildflower festival began in 1986 through the efforts of a few insightful Crested Butte locals.
Come to Crested Butte to enjoy the beautiful scenery and don’t forget to bring your camera or paint brush! Throughout the week, there will be an array of activities to please everyone. You can choose from 4×4 & van tours, hikes, art classes, birding & butterflies, botany & medicinal lectures, edibles, garden tours, walks, photography classes, and much more!  
https://travelcrestedbutte.com/events-calendar/crested-butte-wildflower-festival-2/

July 10, 2020
National Repertory Orchestra Concert, Silverthorne
Save the date for this fun, outdoor evening with the National Repertory Orchestra’s string quartet for a concert on the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center outdoor stage! Check back for more information free ticket reservations. 
https://www.silverthorne.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/3445/18

July 11, 2020
Social Saturdays, Aspen/Snowmass

Spend Saturday afternoon from 5:00pm-8:00pm on the Snowmass Mall with local music, extended business hours, food & drink specials, and unique cultural activities. Enjoy family fun including chalk art competitions, a strider bike race series, an aerialist, the Rosybelle Mobile Art Bus, etc.
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 11, 2020
Summer Concert Series, Beaver Creek
Featuring Kenny G. A phenomenally successful instrumentalist whose recordings routinely made the pop, R&B, and jazz charts during the 1980s and ’90s.
https://www.beavercreek.com/explore-the-resort/activities/beaver-creek-events.aspx

July 11, 2020
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival., Breckenridge

The Annual Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival is one of the premiere summer events in Breckenridge each year bringing over 40 breweries for tastings, live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors.  All taking place outside at Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center in Breckenridge with amazing views of the mountains!  Enjoy a weekend of playing outdoors and a Saturday afternoon of beer tastings from some of Colorado’s finest breweries & other breweries from around the world!  The Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival draws a wide range of people from beer aficionados to families.
https://gobreck.com/experience-breckenridge/festivals-and-events/summer/

July 11, 2020
Ska/Zia Town Series Bike Race, Purgatory Resort
The Ska/Zia Town Series comes to Purgatory Resort for a fun day of racing!
9 – 10:30: Rider check-in, in front of the Ticket Office
10 – 11:30: Practice
Noon: Race!
And, there’s a beer festival all afternoon! This race will use Pirate and Divinity trails.
https://www.durango.com/event/ska-zia-town-series-bike-race/

July11, 2020
Summer Brew, Purgatory Resort
Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers! This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer day on the mountain sipping away the afternoon! Tickets On Sale May 1st!
Tickets: This event will sell out! Just 300 tickets available. $18 in advance/$25 at the gate Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass and Unlimited samples of all the beers.
Enjoy live music on the lawn from State 38, along with samples of 25 great beers.
https://www.durango.com/event/summer-brew/

July 11 – 12, 2020
Jaripeo y Baile Mexican Rodeo,
Carbondale
https://www.carbondale.com/event/jaripeo-y-baile-mexican-rodeo-3/

July 11, 2020
LG TRI: Splash, Grind, Sprint, Eagle
A Sprint Triathlon honoring Laura Genelin, benefiting the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.
The LG Sprint TRI is a 500-yard swim (10 laps) in the outdoor Eagle Pool followed by a 12-mile bike loop from the pool, up scenic Brush Creek Road, to Adams Rib. The third leg features a run from the pool down the bike path to Eagle Ranch Road, connecting to the Eagle Ranch bike path, and back to the Eagle pool for the finish. This is a great course for first-timers and seasoned pros alike.
This event is held in memory of our friend, Laura Genelin, who passed away in July of 2008 from colon cancer. Laura loved participating in triathlons. To keep her passion alive, we chose to hold one annually in her hometown of Eagle, Colorado.
https://www.vailvalleypartnership.com/event/lg-tri-splash-grind-sprint/

July 11 – 12, 2020
1st annual LG Tour de Eagle Mountain Bike Ride, Eagle
The Vail Valley Charitable Fund is pleased to announce the 1st annual LG Tour de Eagle Mountain Bike Ride on Friday, July 10th at 5:30pm at the Mountain Recreation Eagle Pool & Ice Rink located in beautiful Eagle, CO!
As part of the 12th annual LG Tri & 8th annual Kids LG Tri on July 11th, the celebration kicks off on Friday, July 10th with registration, music, food, beverages and a silent auction preview – and this year, a mountain bike ride.
NEW this year is the ‘Tour de Eagle Mountain Bike Ride,’ which will begin at the Eagle Pool & Ice Rink at 5:30pm and include 2 different ride options – Boneyard or Haymaker. This is not a competition – just a fun ride for a great cause, and caters to all levels and abilities. A huge thanks to Hardscrabble Trails Coalition for their support with this event.
There is a suggested donation of $15, which includes the mountain bike ride, music, food and Bonfire beer! Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided as well. All proceeds go to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund, a local organization created in 1996 to assist individuals who live and work in the Vail Valley who are experiencing financial hardship due to a medical crisis or long-term illness.
https://www.vailvalleypartnership.com/2020/06/12th-annual-lg-tri-introduces-tour-de-eagle-mountain-bike-ride-on-july-10th/

July 11, 2020
LG TRI: Splash, Grind, Sprint, Eagle
A Sprint Triathlon honoring Laura Genelin, benefiting the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.
The LG Sprint TRI is a 500-yard swim (10 laps) in the outdoor Eagle Pool followed by a 12-mile bike loop from the pool, up scenic Brush Creek Road, to Adams Rib. The third leg features a run from the pool down the bike path to Eagle Ranch Road, connecting to the Eagle Ranch bike path, and back to the Eagle pool for the finish. This is a great course for first-timers and seasoned pros alike.
This event is held in memory of our friend, Laura Genelin, who passed away in July of 2008 from colon cancer. Laura loved participating in triathlons. To keep her passion alive, we chose to hold one annually in her hometown of Eagle, Colorado.
https://www.vailvalleypartnership.com/event/lg-tri-splash-grind-sprint/

July 12, 2020
Summer Park Concert Series,
Carbondale
Sopris Park Gazebo 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
https://www.carbondale.com/event/summer-park-concert-series-5/

July 13, 2020
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert, Palisade
Join us at Grande River Vineyards on our lawn for live music, great wine and delicious food throughout our summer concert series. From jazz to Latin, bluegrass to classical, there’s something for everyone. All concert proceeds benefit local charities.
Dinner is offered along with wine, soda and water. You may bring a picnic and a lawn chair too, but no outside beverages are permitted.
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert Series Tickets are available online at https://www.granderivervineyards.com/shop/
You may also purchase them by calling us at 970.464.5867 to order tickets that we can hold in will-call for you.
For all concerts’ gate opens at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm, rain or shine!
https://visitpalisade.com/portfolio-item/hear-it-through-the-grapevine-concert-series/

July 13, 2020
Monday Artisans Market, Estes Park
BUY LOCAL. BUY ART, bringing local, original art to Estes Park.
Enjoy local art & meet local artisans at the Monday Artisans Market at the Riverside Plaza in Estes Park.
market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy and support local artisans. It encompasses a carefully curated, handmade-only market. Meet the artist in person, hear their stories and the inspiration behind their work.
The Monday Artisans Market represents a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople. The Market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art at Riverside Plaza in downtown Estes Park. It is a weekly series of handmade artisan markets offering a high quality and diverse mix of art.
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/monday-artisans-market/8815/

July 14, 2020
Snowmass Bike Night, Aspen/Snowmass
Take advantage of the valley’s beautiful summer weather, and make sure you visit Snowmass on Tuesday nights beginning July 2 through August 13! Lift-served biking (Elk Camp Gondola) continues into the evening until dusk. Purchase your Late Arrival ticket for just $37 and begin riding from 3pm until dusk. Then at the end of your ride, after you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy Farm to Table Tuesdays at Elk Camp beginning at 5 pm.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

July 14, 2020
Mountain Goat Kids Trail Running Series, Frisco
For the sixth year, the Town of Frisco is hosting a series of four, kids trail running races over the summer. The entire family is welcome to come out for a night of family fun at the Frisco Adventure Park. Once the kids cross the finish line, they can grab a slice of pizza at the Frisco Day Lodge to celebrate their accomplishment.
Race Dates
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
All races will start at 5:45pm at the Frisco Day Lodge at 616 Recreation Way, Frisco.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/mountain-goat-kids-trail-running-series-7-14-20/

July 15, 2020
AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park, Avon
The free AvonLive! Concerts in the Park series returns this summer, offering nine exceptional evenings of live music…rain or shine! AvonLive! is a relaxing community tradition with award winning national and regional talent.  Grab your friends, pack a picnic, and enjoy an opportunity to meet you neighbors, experience great live music, fresh and local foods, ice cold craft beer and a gorgeous summer evening outside. Harry A. Nottingham Park & Pavilion. 5:30 to 8:45 p.m.
https://www.avon.org/993/AvonLIVE-Concerts-in-the-Park

July 15, 2020
Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Rocky’s West Side Story, Frisco
Join us for another virtual Lunchtime Lecture on July 15 at 12pm with well-known storyteller Dave Lively, of Lively Tours & Talks, as he discusses the pioneer history of western Rocky Mountain National Park.
Learn how people lived amongst the Utes and Arapahoe tribes, how they survived the harsh conditions and preserved the natural beauty for generations to come. 
Lively has been a certified tour guide with Rocky Mountain National Park for over twelve years and a frequent guest at our lecture series.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/virtual-lunchtime-lecture-rockys-west-side-story/

July 16, 2020
Brews, Bands, & Bingo , Aspen/Snowmass
Spend Thursday evenings in Snowmass with Brews, Bands, & Bingo. From 5:00pm-7:00pm every Thursday, businesses around Snowmass feature food & drink specials and extended business hours. Enjoy bites, libations, and at least two live bands on stages throughout Snowmass Village. From 6:00pm-7:00pm guests can take part in a weekly bingo series at The Collective Snowmass. 
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 16, 2020
Concert Not in the Park, Frisco
The Town of Frisco is proud to continue the tradition of Concerts in the Park during our “new normal” by bringing together great music for a great cause during our free concert series, which will largely be live broadcast from Ten Mile Music Hall in 2020 (more details to come). These concerts usually feature great up-and-coming musical talent, as well as well-loved favorites. You’ll hear everything from country to jazz to Americana/bluegrass to good ole’ rock-n-roll.
All concerts will be on Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from June 25through August 20.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/free-concert-in-the-park-5/

July 17, 2020
Snowmass Artisan Market, Aspen/Snowmass
Snowmass Base Village hosts its Artisan and Farmers’ Market on Fridays throughout July and August from 4pm-8pm. The market showcases a variety of locally owned businesses selling specialty food items, beverages, clothing, handcrafted goods including art, jewelry and accessories and Colorado-sourced vegetables.
www.TheCollectiveSnowmass.com  

July 17 – 19, 2020
Drishti Beats Yoga and Music Festival, Aspen/Snowmass
Formerly known as Yoga on the Mountain, the Drishti Beats Yoga and Music Festival is a 3 day celebration of movement, music and nature. Immerse yourself in the distinct live music yoga classes led by Drishti Beats and inspiring teachers from near and far. Daily outdoor adventures and nightly live
music gatherings round out the experience and leave you in a blissful and inspired state.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/event/drishti-beats-fest/

July 17 – 19, 2020
Mountain Archery Festival, Purgatory Resort
All are welcome at the Mountain Archery Festival held at Purgatory Ski Resort. Enjoy three days of fun, including competitions featuring 150+ Kirsch 3-D archery targets. Registration includes chair lift access and competition access across various courses. There will also be outdoor films, vendors, music and prizes.
https://www.purgatoryresort.com/events/

July 17 – 19, 2020
Art + Architecture Weekend, Telluride
Art + Architecture Weekend is an event like no other. An intimate experience of inspired art and design, paired with delectable bites, craft cocktails, fine wine, set in the backdrop of Telluride’s majestic mountains. Art + Architecture Weekend is the ultimate home tour. Local architects, designers, artists and chefs exhibit their best works, performances and food to win participants’ votes for best experience. Each stop on the tour is paired with wine and cocktail tastings.
https://www.visittelluride.com/play/festivals-events/art-architecture-weekend-2020/

July 18, 2020
Snowmass Artisan Market, Aspen/Snowmass
Snowmass Base Village hosts its Artisan and Farmers’ Market on Fridays throughout July and August from 4pm-8pm. The market showcases a variety of locally owned businesses selling specialty food items, beverages, clothing, handcrafted goods including art, jewelry and accessories and Colorado-sourced vegetables.
www.TheCollectiveSnowmass.com  

July 18, 2020
Wildflower Special Train Ride, Leadville
Don’t miss the Wildflower Special train rides with the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad!
See the alpine flowers at their peak, splashing the mountain world with vibrant color. Join our experienced tour guides for a 20-minute hike through pine forests, aspen groves, and open meadows. View a multitude of varieties of wildflowers at the water tower. You might see Indian Paintbrush, lupine, and wild strawberries. You may find anything from our “local” deer to a mushroom in a wet marsh.
Tour The Healy House
After the railroad wildflower tour, enjoy a catered box lunch on the lawn at the Healy House Museum. Then stroll through our heritage gardens. The gazebo frames the view of Colorado’s highest mountains, Mount Elbert and Mount Massive. The lawn is a good place to view Harrison Avenue. You can see why August Meyer chose the “capital hill” area for his home!
After lunch, you can take a private guided tour of the Healy House Museum and James Dexter’s cabin.
https://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/event/wildflower-special-train-ride/all/

July 18 – 19, 2020
Life at Chimney Rock,
Pagosa Springs
This Free Family-Oriented Festival is held at Chimney Rock’s Visitor Center area. Step back in time as volunteers and artisans demonstrate ancient tools and crafts. Visitors may make a pot, throw an atlatl (a type of throwing spear), pound yucca leaves to release their fibers, carve their own petroglyph, grind corn with a mano and metate, watch a volunteer spin dog hair using a drop spindle, see an expert flint knapper create hand tools, and learn how Native Americans make flutes.
https://visitpagosasprings.com/index.php?section=events&evtid=1620

July 20 2020
Monday Artisans Market, Estes Park
BUY LOCAL. BUY ART, bringing local, original art to Estes Park.
Enjoy local art & meet local artisans at the Monday Artisans Market at the Riverside Plaza in Estes Park.
market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy and support local artisans. It encompasses a carefully curated, handmade-only market. Meet the artist in person, hear their stories and the inspiration behind their work.
The Monday Artisans Market represents a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople. The Market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art at Riverside Plaza in downtown Estes Park. It is a weekly series of handmade artisan markets offering a high quality and diverse mix of art.
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/monday-artisans-market/8815/

July 20 – 28, 2020
Shakespeare In The Park, Telluride
Shakespeare In The Park “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” A play about magic, the elements and time. July 20 – 28 8pm nightly, Sunday July 21st matinee at 2pm (no performance Weds July 24)
https://www.visittelluride.com/play/festivals-events/shakespeare-in-the-park-2020/

July 20 – 26, 2020
Telluride Baseball Festival, Telluride
In Telluride, you’ll find breath taking scenery and cool mountain breezes. This picturesque town is a baseball player’s dream. The Telluride Baseball Festival offers the combination of an instructional girls softball camp, boys baseball camp, followed by a competitive wood bat baseball tournament. The Telluride Baseball Camp is dedicated to advancing each player’s skill and confidence level. With accomplished coaches from the collegiate and professional ranks and competition at both national and international levels, The Telluride Baseball Camp creates a uniquely diverse and life-changing baseball experience.
The Telluride Baseball Festival is truly an old fashioned, small town America celebration of baseball. From the early morning hours to long past sunset, the festivities provide endless fun and entertainment for the young and young at heart. Ideally timed around the the best days of summer, the Telluride Baseball Festival offers players and families access to the countless activities the town of Telluride has to offer, and a vacation in Telluride is not one that will be forgotten. This scenic town offers something for everyone.
https://www.visittelluride.com/play/festivals-events/telluride-baseball-festival-2020/

July 21, 2020
Snowmass Bike Night, Aspen/Snowmass
Take advantage of the valley’s beautiful summer weather, and make sure you visit Snowmass on Tuesday nights beginning July 2 through August 13! Lift-served biking (Elk Camp Gondola) continues into the evening until dusk. Purchase your Late Arrival ticket for just $37 and begin riding from 3pm until dusk. Then at the end of your ride, after you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy Farm to Table Tuesdays at Elk Camp beginning at 5 pm.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

July 21, 2020
Summer Concert Series, Beaver Creek
Featuring an evening With Robert Earl Keen
Robert Earl Keen is a Texas native who has nineteen records to his name, thousands of shows under his belt, and has even been inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame.
https://www.beavercreek.com/explore-the-resort/activities/beaver-creek-events.aspx

July 22, 2020
AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park, Avon
The free AvonLive! Concerts in the Park series returns this summer, offering nine exceptional evenings of live music…rain or shine! AvonLive! is a relaxing community tradition with award winning national and regional talent.  Grab your friends, pack a picnic, and enjoy an opportunity to meet you neighbors, experience great live music, fresh and local foods, ice cold craft beer and a gorgeous summer evening outside. Harry A. Nottingham Park & Pavilion. 5:30 to 8:45 p.m.
https://www.avon.org/993/AvonLIVE-Concerts-in-the-Park

July 22, 2020
EastWest Hopitality Mountain Bike Race Series, Vail
The 2020 VRD EastWest Hopitality Mountain Bike Race Series returns for its 37th year to offer fun and exciting racing to mountain bikers of all ages and experience levels. Whether competing in an individual race or signing up for the entire series, racers have the chance to win prizes and personal glory! 202 races will take place over two days in order to adhere to gathering size and social distancing protocols.
Lost Lake (Adults Only): July 22 in Vail
Camp Hale Hup: Aug. 11-12 in Camp Hale
Beaver Creek Blast: Aug. 18-19 at Beaver Creek Resort
Davos Dash: Sept. 1-2 in Vail
Ticket purchase & pre-registration required
Price:  Prices vary; visit vailrec.com
Age limit:  Eight and up
https://www.vailrec.com/sports-activities/vail-race/mountain-bike-racing/mtb-race-series

July 23, 2020
Brews, Bands, & Bingo, Aspen/Snowmass
Spend Thursday evenings in Snowmass with Brews, Bands, & Bingo. From 5:00pm-7:00pm every Thursday, businesses around Snowmass feature food & drink specials and extended business hours. Enjoy bites, libations, and at least two live bands on stages throughout Snowmass Village. From 6:00pm-7:00pm guests can take part in a weekly bingo series at The Collective Snowmass. 
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 23 – 26, 2020
Snowmass Doubles Volleyball, Aspen/Snowmass
Volleyball of the Rockies brings boutique mountain tournament to Snowmass again for summer 2020. Sand and grass courts are located throughout Snowmass Town Park with plenty of socially distanced spectating opportunities.
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 23, 2020
Concert Not in the Park, Frisco
The Town of Frisco is proud to continue the tradition of Concerts in the Park during our “new normal” by bringing together great music for a great cause during our free concert series, which will largely be live broadcast from Ten Mile Music Hall in 2020 (more details to come). These concerts usually feature great up-and-coming musical talent, as well as well-loved favorites. You’ll hear everything from country to jazz to Americana/bluegrass to good ole’ rock-n-roll.
All concerts will be on Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from June 25through August 20.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/free-concert-in-the-park-7/

July 23, 2020
2020 Ducky Derby, Lake City
Ducks dump at 1pm (weather depending) starting at the Ice Climbing Wall (just up C.R. 20) and float down Henson Creek to Memorial Park, where they are caught before the confluence.
Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available at the Visitor Center throughout the summer, and at Chamber events, or online via Paypal (below)
Prizes are awarded for 1st caught $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $125 and $50 for the last duck caught. 
All proceeds benefit the Lake City/Hinsdale County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. 
https://www.lakecity.com/raffles/36-featured-events/102-ducky-derby

July 24 – 26, 2020
Carbondale Mountain Fair, Carbondale
The Carbondale Mountain Fair began in 1972 with 20 booths showcasing local artists and artisans. Today, the Mountain Fair draws over 145 vendors poised to bring their unique and diverse homemade wares to town each summer. In addition to vendors, Mountain Fair features non-stop entertainment–both in live music and various forms of performing arts; a family-area called The Oasis which provides interactive, creative experiences for children; great food; friendly competitions that run the gamut from pie baking to wood splitting, and an amazing spirit. That spirit is best evidenced by the over 300 volunteers who come together to run the fair. Throughout the weekend, over 20,000 people pass through from across the state and all over the country!
https://www.carbondale.com/event/carbondale-mountain-fair/

July 24, 2020
National Repertory Orchestra Concert, Silverthorne
Save the date for this fun, outdoor evening with the National Repertory Orchestra’s string quartet for a concert on the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center outdoor stage! Check back for more information free ticket reservations. 
https://www.silverthorne.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/3447/18

July 25, 2020
Audi Snowmass 50 Mountain Bike Race, Aspen/Snowmass
The Audi Snowmass 50 Mountain Bike Race, presented by Aspen Snowmass, is a premier endurance race series utilizing the unique and amazing terrain of Snowmass. The race is designed to test the limits and skills of both elite and recreational athletes. The race showcases the best singletrack in Snowmass with a 25 mile loop ascending 5000’ feet and offers participants options of one-lap, two-lap or team races. The Audi Snowmass 50 Mountain Bike Race replaces the event previously known as the Power of Four MTB. The 2020 race will include revised race operations and a restricted filed size.
www.AspenSnowmass.com  

July 25-26, 2020
Snowmass Demo Days, Aspen/Snowmass
Snowmass Demo Days returns for its 6th year to give mountain bike enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to demo this season’s hottest products over the span of a two-day bike fiesta. Guests can ride on the newest Snowmass trails on the latest equipment. Kids can enjoy a Strider Bike Race Series. Past vendors have included Cannondale, Niner, Why Cycles, Royal, Zen Bikeworks, Scott, and Cima. Advance Registration: 1 day $20, weekend $30. Day of: 1 day $30, weekend $40. A lift ticket is required for Snowmass Bike Park and gondola access.
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 25, 2020
Mt. Sopris Runoff & 4-mi Run,
Carbondale
The 42nd Annual Mount Sopris Run off & 4 Mile Fair Run is happening again in 2020! Come and join us for this funky, fun and challenging 14 mile race. We will also have a super fast downhill 4 Mile Fair Run held the same day. Both races are held in conjunction with, and finish at, the Carbondale Mountain Fair. Registration is only $45 ($40 for in store registration & 4 Mile Fair Run). The race starts in Basalt (Emma School House) climbs 1500 feet up West Sopris Creek Road, then descends 1700 feet past the 4 mile start and into Carbondale, finishing in Sopris Park where Mountain Fair activities are just beginning. Bus service is available before the 4 Mile race (from Sopris Park) to get you to the start and after the 14 mile race to get you back to your car (if needed) at the start of that race. F
https://www.carbondale.com/event/39th-annual-mt-sopris-runoff-4-mi-run/

July 25, 2020
Kennebec Mountain Run, Durango
The Kennebec Mountain Run is a tough, scenic 15-mile trail run through the La Plata Mountains, just west of Durango in southwest Colorado. KMR is a perfect tune-up for the Imogene Pass Run, and a wonderful introduction to the La Platas!
Proceeds benefit La Plata County Search & Rescue.
https://www.durango.com/event/kennebec-mountain-run-2017/

July 25, 2020
Wildflower Special Train Ride, Leadville
Don’t miss the Wildflower Special train rides with the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad!
See the alpine flowers at their peak, splashing the mountain world with vibrant color. Join our experienced tour guides for a 20-minute hike through pine forests, aspen groves, and open meadows. View a multitude of varieties of wildflowers at the water tower. You might see Indian Paintbrush, lupine, and wild strawberries. You may find anything from our “local” deer to a mushroom in a wet marsh.
Tour The Healy House
After the railroad wildflower tour, enjoy a catered box lunch on the lawn at the Healy House Museum. Then stroll through our heritage gardens. The gazebo frames the view of Colorado’s highest mountains, Mount Elbert and Mount Massive. The lawn is a good place to view Harrison Avenue. You can see why August Meyer chose the “capital hill” area for his home!
After lunch, you can take a private guided tour of the Healy House Museum and James Dexter’s cabin.
https://www.leadvilletwinlakes.com/event/wildflower-special-train-ride/all/

July 25, 2020
Winter Park Classics: Point-To-Point, Winter Park Resort
Mountain bike race from winter park resort to the St. Louis creek campground
The 2020 point-to-point has been rescheduled for July 25, pending state/county review. Race Rendezvous is tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, September 19.
This event begins at the base of Winter Park Resort, racing approximately 21 miles through the Fraser Valley Trail System and finishing at the St. Louis Creek Campground. Awards will follow the event after riders return to the base of Winter Park Resort.
https://www.winterparkresort.com/things-to-do/events/winter-park-classics-point-to-point

July 25, 2020
TheBigWonderful Beerfest 2020, Winter Park Resort
TheBigWonderful Beerfest originally scheduled for April 4, 2020 has been postponed to July 25, 2020. Tickets that have already been purchased for April 4th will be automatically be transferred to the July 25th event. You may transfer these tickets to any 2020 TheBigWonderful event. 
TheBigWonderful returns! Join us for unlimited samples of your soon-to-be favorite Colorado breweries, plus free live bluegrass concert from Old Salt Union!
Don’t miss 20+ breweries, 50+ vendors, as we celebrate underneath the summer sun. Lock in your tickets because this event will sell out!
https://www.winterparkresort.com/things-to-do/events/thebigwonderful-beerfest-2020

July 26, 2020
Porcupine Loop Bike Race,
Carbondale
Aloha Mountain Cyclery and Stomparillaz Creative Cycling Collective keep the fun factor high of this casual race by requiring costumes and creative obstacles. Race Day is on Sunday. Entry fee is $20 with all proceeds going to Carbondale Arts.
https://www.carbondale.com/event/porcupine-loop-bike-race/

July 27 2020
Monday Artisans Market, Estes Park
BUY LOCAL. BUY ART, bringing local, original art to Estes Park.
Enjoy local art & meet local artisans at the Monday Artisans Market at the Riverside Plaza in Estes Park.
market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy and support local artisans. It encompasses a carefully curated, handmade-only market. Meet the artist in person, hear their stories and the inspiration behind their work.
The Monday Artisans Market represents a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople. The Market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art at Riverside Plaza in downtown Estes Park. It is a weekly series of handmade artisan markets offering a high quality and diverse mix of art.
https://www.visitestespark.com/event/monday-artisans-market/8815/

July 27, 2020
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert, Palisade
Join us at Grande River Vineyards on our lawn for live music, great wine and delicious food throughout our summer concert series. From jazz to Latin, bluegrass to classical, there’s something for everyone. All concert proceeds benefit local charities.
Dinner is offered along with wine, soda and water. You may bring a picnic and a lawn chair too, but no outside beverages are permitted.
Hear it through the Grapevine Summer Concert Series Tickets are available online at https://www.granderivervineyards.com/shop/
You may also purchase them by calling us at 970.464.5867 to order tickets that we can hold in will-call for you.
For all concerts’ gate opens at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm, rain or shine!
https://visitpalisade.com/portfolio-item/hear-it-through-the-grapevine-concert-series/

July 28, 2020
Snowmass Bike Night, Aspen/Snowmass
Take advantage of the valley’s beautiful summer weather, and make sure you visit Snowmass on Tuesday nights beginning July 2 through August 13! Lift-served biking (Elk Camp Gondola) continues into the evening until dusk. Purchase your Late Arrival ticket for just $37 and begin riding from 3pm until dusk. Then at the end of your ride, after you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy Farm to Table Tuesdays at Elk Camp beginning at 5 pm.
https://www.gosnowmass.com/events/

July 28, 2020
Mountain Goat Kids Trail Running Series, Frisco
For the sixth year, the Town of Frisco is hosting a series of four, kids trail running races over the summer. The entire family is welcome to come out for a night of family fun at the Frisco Adventure Park. Once the kids cross the finish line, they can grab a slice of pizza at the Frisco Day Lodge to celebrate their accomplishment.
Race Dates
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
All races will start at 5:45pm at the Frisco Day Lodge at 616 Recreation Way, Frisco.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/mountain-goat-kids-trail-running-series-7-28-20/

July 29, 2020
AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park, Avon
The free AvonLive! Concerts in the Park series returns this summer, offering nine exceptional evenings of live music…rain or shine! AvonLive! is a relaxing community tradition with award winning national and regional talent.  Grab your friends, pack a picnic, and enjoy an opportunity to meet you neighbors, experience great live music, fresh and local foods, ice cold craft beer and a gorgeous summer evening outside. Harry A. Nottingham Park & Pavilion. 5:30 to 8:45 p.m.
https://www.avon.org/993/AvonLIVE-Concerts-in-the-Park

July 29, 2020
Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Historic Rehabilitation, Frisco
Join mother and daughter team, Nan Anderson and Elsa Tharp, as they walk us through their once in a lifetime rehabilitation of the 1884 train freight depot in Leadville.
Now a vibrant and lively place for parties, weddings, forums, and so much more, FREIGHT has gone beyond historical preservation to become a piece of Leadville’s living history.
Join our virtual lecture on July 29 at 12 pm to learn more about the incredible rehabilitation and restoration efforts that revived this historic railway depot and learn about the team’s newest project undertaking.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/virtual-lunchtime-lecture-historic-building-restoration/

July 30, 2020
Brews, Bands, & Bingo, Aspen/Snowmass
Spend Thursday evenings in Snowmass with Brews, Bands, & Bingo. From 5:00pm-7:00pm every Thursday, businesses around Snowmass feature food & drink specials and extended business hours. Enjoy bites, libations, and at least two live bands on stages throughout Snowmass Village. From 6:00pm-7:00pm guests can take part in a weekly bingo series at The Collective Snowmass. 
www.gosnowmass.com/events

July 30, 2020
Concert Not in the Park, Frisco
The Town of Frisco is proud to continue the tradition of Concerts in the Park during our “new normal” by bringing together great music for a great cause during our free concert series, which will largely be live broadcast from Ten Mile Music Hall in 2020 (more details to come). These concerts usually feature great up-and-coming musical talent, as well as well-loved favorites. You’ll hear everything from country to jazz to Americana/bluegrass to good ole’ rock-n-roll.
All concerts will be on Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from June 25through August 20.
https://www.townoffrisco.com/events/free-concert-in-the-park-8/

July 30, 2020
Marshall Tucker Band, Grand Junction
Still led today by founding member and lead singer Doug Gray, they represent a time and place in music that will never be duplicated. Gray is quick to credit the band’s current dynamic members with carrying on the timeless essence of The Marshall Tucker Band sound. Current members include the highly respected drummer B.B. Borden, a former member of both Mother’s Finest and The Outlaws, multi instrumentalist Marcus Henderson of Macon, Georgia, plays flute, saxophone and keyboards in addition to lead and background vocals, Tony Black on bass, and Rick Willis on lead guitar and vocals, both of Spartanburg SC, are disciples of the Caldwell Brothers. Acclaimed lead guitarist and vocalist Chris Hicks recently rejoined the band after a two-year absence. Together they present a powerful stage presence as they continue to tour the country and continue to be powerful force in the world of music.
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/marshall-tucker-band

July 31, 2020
Snowmass Artisan Market, Aspen/Snowmass
Snowmass Base Village hosts its Artisan and Farmers’ Market on Fridays throughout July and August from 4pm-8pm. The market showcases a variety of locally owned businesses selling specialty food items, beverages, clothing, handcrafted goods including art, jewelry and accessories and Colorado-sourced vegetables.
www.TheCollectiveSnowmass.com  

July 31 – August 9, 2020
Crested Butte Arts Festival, Crested Butte
Now is the perfect time to Connect, Empower, and Re-imagine the Crested Butte Arts Festival and how we as a national community support the arts!  All in for the Arts silent art auction is a venue where patrons, artisans, and those who simply love the arts can place a bid on a piece, or multiple pieces out of this amazing collection. The best part? 80% of proceeds go directly back to artists!
As arts festivals across the nation have closed operations for the season, many artists have lost their main income source. CBAF is committed to giving 80% of the purchase price of each art auction piece sold back to the artist. This is to ensure that the arts stay flourishing and positively influencing our lives during these challenging times! Further proceeds will go to CBAF’s non-profit mission for engaging our community in arts outreach programs.
How It Works:
*Art Auction opens on July 31, 2020
*Bidders MUST register an account before they are able to start bidding (stay tuned for early registration details)
*Each bidder will automatically be entered into the “ALL in for Art” experience drawing ( more to come!)
*The starting price of each piece will start at 50% of the typical sale price
Example: a piece that typically sells for $2,000 will have a starting bid of $1,000
*Bidders will have the option to “Buy NOW”at the typical sale price of the item
*Bidding will close at midnight on August 9, 2020
*80% of the sale price directly supports CBAF artists!
https://travelcrestedbutte.com/crested-butte-arts-festival/

July 31, 2020
Boys of Summer, Grand Junction
The “Boys of Summer” are back for another great night listening to the music of the EAGLES!! Bring a chair or blanket to sit and your feet for dancing.
https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/events/boys-summer

July 31 – August 2, 2020
6th Annual Gunnison Gun Show 2020, Gunnison
ADMISSION:
$5/Day
$10/for three a day Pass
Free for kids 12 and under accompanied by an adult
https://www.gunnisonco.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation/gunshow.php

July 31 – August 3, 2020
West Elks Wine Trail, Paonia/Hotchkiss
Pairing the Best of Colorado Wine with the Best of Colorado Cuisine
Friday, July 31
Leroux Creek Vineyards: Food, Wine & Music in a French Soiree, 6:30 pm. $125. pp/all inclusive, RSVP. Reservations – 970.872.4746. 12388 3100 Rd, Hotchkiss
Azura Cellars: Dinner on the Terrace. 7pm. $95, RSVP. Reservations – 970.390.4251. 16764 Farmers Mine Rd, Paonia
The Storm Cellar: An Evening Happy Hour, featuring paired, small plates and Big Zen spinning old-school hiphop. 14139 Runzel Gulch, Hotchkiss
Saturday, August 1
Black Bridge Winery: Taste of the vineyard wagon tour, barrel tasting, complimentary samples of wood-fired pizza. 11am-6pm. 15836 Black Bridge Rd, Paonia
Stone Cottage Cellars: Gourmet Barrel Tasting and Food & Wine Pairing. 4pm and 6:30pm seatings. Reservations required, limited to 20 guests per seating. 41716 Reds Rd, Paonia
Alfred Eames Cellars:  Anthony Reichenbach Dinner and live music. 6pm. $85. Reservations required – email alfredeamescellars@gmail.com or call Alfred Eames (970)361-5630, Devin Eames Petersen (970)778-8678 or Amy Petersen (970)361-7063. 11931 4050 Rd, Paonia
Sunday, August 2
The Storm Cellar: A Rosé Brunch at Wisehart Springs Inn with Chef Brandt Bishop. Limited seating. 39508 Pitkin Rd, Paonia
Black Bridge Winery: Taste of the vineyard wagon tour, barrel tasting, complimentary samples of wood-fired pizza. 11am-6pm.
https://westelksava.com/west-elks-wine-trail/

July 31, 2020
National Repertory Orchestra Concert, Silverthorne
Save the date for this fun, outdoor evening with the National Repertory Orchestra’s string quartet for a concert on the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center outdoor stage! Check back for more information free ticket reservations. 
https://www.silverthorne.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/3449/18

 

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