Crested Butte Film Fest starts next week
More than 100 films will be screened during the 10th annual Crested Butte Film Festival, taking place virtually September 25 to October 4. CBFF’s line-up includes a diverse array of narrative, documentary, outdoor adventure, children’s and short films. This year’s festival also includes a number of films and live panel discussions on important topics such as suicide and racism, with a focus on how people can come together to solve these issues. For more information, go to Crested Butte Film Festival http://cbfilmfest.org/.
CBMBA Group Ride and Party
Help CBMBA celebrate another awesome season of riding and trail work by joining us on a group ride! We will meet at the 4-way/Chamber at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 20 and pedal to Pt. Lookout and back, and you have the option to join for the full ride, jump in along the way, or branch off any time you’d like. After the ride, this year’s volunteers are invited to gather at Bonez from 4-6 p.m. to celebrate this year’s accomplishments with delicious snacks and notoriously strong margaritas and a raffle. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for the Volunteer Celebration at Bonez to help us prepare. No RSVP required for the ride.
Cart to Cart race this Saturday
The Camp 4 Coffee Cart to Cart trail races hosted by the Crested Butte Mountain Runners will take place on Saturday, September 19. Runners will have a choice of a long half-marathon (13+ miles) or a 19-mile course over dirt roads and single track trails on the route from Crested Butte to Crested Butte South. Each race will have an open start with runners leaving over a 30-minute period. The 19-mile race start will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m. at Rainbow Park in CB with the half marathon start following at about 8:20 a.m. from Brush Creek Road. Runners should read the full details on the runs at www.cbmountainrunners.org. For more information, please call Martin Catmur at (970) 275-7763.
Free entry to Mountain Heritage Museum exhibits all September
Thanks to a generous donation, you, your family and friends can visit the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum exhibits for free for this month. The Mountain Heritage Museum is located at Fourth and Elk Avenue and is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call them at (970) 349-1880 or visit their website at crestedbuttemuseum.com.
In the Galleries of the Gunnison Arts Center through October 16
Featured in the Gunnison Arts Center’s Main Gallery through October 16 is “Down the Rabbit Hole: A Collection of Whimsy and Wonder” by Kristin Gruenberger. This exhibit includes a collection of ceramic tableware and sculpture that will take the viewer down the rabbit hole and into a storybook. This collection will feature a variety of whimsical tea sets, drinking vessels, centerpieces, totem sculptures and ceramic toys. In the Upper Gallery, see the Six Points Art Show and Silent Auction “Rainbows in the Sky.” The artists of Six Points, men and women with disabilities, have created masterpieces of art expressing their own individuality and style using a variety of art mediums.
September 17- John Featherman, Aidan Poswalk, Todd Barnes
September 18- Colleen Hannon, Tim Clark, Chris Gelroth, Phyllis Cowell, Greg Hunt, Gary Garland, Kaleb Schultz, Steve Belz
September 19- Gilly Cozadd, Monica Mesa Dasi
September 20- Walter Green, Kyrie Sharpe, Judd Parr, Holly Reycraft
September 21- Gary Huresky, Kathy Amen, Jerry Chiles, Lyn Ewert, Susie Sparks, Kerry Folger, Clara Schulte, Jack Hughes, Mickey Cook, Jill Cooper
September 22- Robin Brazell, Denis Hall, Emma White and Jessie White, Ryan Loflin
September 23- Max Cozadd, Chris Pogoloff, Dr. Dan, James Beltz, Taylor Tyzzer, Dave Clayton