WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT: Peter Horgan and Stephanie Maltarich celebrated their marriage with a small group of family and friends on August 8 in Marble, Colorado.

Benchtalk: September 18, 2020

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

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 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 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

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


WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT: Peter Horgan and Stephanie Maltarich celebrated their marriage with a small group of family and friends on August 8 in Marble, Colorado.


CBMBA POKER RIDE: Participants of the CBMBA Poker Ride met for a beer and a slice at the Brick Oven Pizzeria to find out if they were dealt the best poker hand to win the $150 top prize, on Sunday, September 13.


NIGHTTIME JAMS: Christina Carlson played her electric guitar in front of Mabuhay on the evening of Sunday, September 6.


Cameos: What will you miss the most without a traditional Vinotok?

Getting together to sing and dance all night long
Jahms Davidson
The crazies
Ruby Laemmel
The massive fire
My harvest baby daughter
Sue Tyzzer
Smelling body odor from
six feet away
Laci Wright

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