Community calendar of events Thursday, August 31 through Wednesday, August 6

• Adaptive Sports Center hosts its Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour. August 27-Sept 10. All proceeds go to adaptive recreation for people with disabilities. 

• The exhibits of Inherent by Emily Palmquist + Unnatural Selection by Robert Wilhelm run from September 1-30. At the Center for the Arts.

 

THURSDAY 31

• 7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Crack of Dawn Group topic discussion at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

noon-1 p.m. Cultivating Hope Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 1st Thursday)

• 4-5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

• 5-6 p.m. Oh Be Joyful/Gunnison Food Pantry Food Bank at 625 Maroon Avenue,
970-349-6237. (1st and 3rd Thursdays)

6 p.m. The Crested Butte Library hosts a fundraiser “Wines of the Southern Hemisphere,” South Africa at the Queen of All Saints in Crested Butte.

• 6:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: 11 Step Meditation at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

6:30-8:30 p.m. An Evening with the Beatniks. Join the Majestic Theatre for a live spoken-word presentation by artist, Sean Guerrero, followed by the showing of Big Sur, hosted by the film’s producer, Orian Williams.

 

FRIDAY 1

• 10 a.m. Storytime at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535.

• noon Open AA meeting: Readings from Living Sober at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• noon-2 p.m. Oh Be Joyful hosts a Mountain Mamas meeting at 625 Maroon Avenue. For more information contact Kelsey Weaver at kweaver@gvh-colorado.org or 970-648-7071. (every Friday)

• 5-7 p.m. Crested Butte Film Festival Announcement Celebration hosted by LIV Sotheby’s at 401 Elk Ave. Be the first to learn the full film festival lineup, buy tickets and passes, meet Matthew Modine and enter to win new CBFF Yeti drink-ware! Free event.

• 6:30-11:30 p.m. The Tincup Whiskey Series presents two nights of Yonder Mountain String Band at the I Bar Ranch, with opener Buffalo Commons.

• 7 p.m. Rachel Vanslyke plays at A Bar Above.

• 7-8:15 p.m. Open AA Speaker Meeting in the rectory at Queen of all Saints, 970-349-5711.

 

SATURDAY 2

• 7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Big Book Study at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 37th Annual People’s Fair with live music by Lizzy Plotkin and Ragged Mountain Duo. Arts and Crafts show located between 2nd & 4th Street on Elk Avenue in Downtown Crested Butte. Visit the paragonartgallery.com for more information.

• 10:30 a.m.-noon St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

• 12:30 p.m. Rachel Vanslyke plays at the Peoples Fair.

• 6:30-11:30 p.m. The Tincup Whiskey Series presents two nights of Yonder Mountain String Band at the I Bar Ranch, with opener Floodgate Operators.

• 6:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: Literature at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 7-9 p.m. Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation hosts a Membership Kickoff Drive at the Mt. CB Wedding Garden, 911 Gothic Road. Enjoy the short films by Matchstick Productions, pizza, and beverages. 

• 7:30 p.m. Crested Butte Film Festival screens Hard Miles at the Majestic Theatre followed by a Q&A with Matthew Modine.

 

SUNDAY 3

• 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Crested Butte Farmers Market at the top of Elk Avenue. (Sundays thru October 8)

• 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Crested Butte Art Market at the top of Elk Avenue. (Sundays thru October 8)

• 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 37th Annual People’s Fair with live music by Bruce Hayes as well as Jenny Hill and Sam Pankratz. Followed by an Oh Be Dogful Dog Show. Visit the paragonartgallery.com for more information.

• 11 a.m. Partnership of the Episcopal Church in Gunnison Valley Service on the lawn Good Samaritan, Gunnison.

• 5:30 p.m. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Depot (ages 12+). Free! firebirdcb.com.

• 6 p.m. Open AA meeting: Topic Discussion at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

 

MONDAY 4

• 10:30 a.m. Rachel Vanslyke plays at the Almont Resort.

• 11 a.m. Partnership of the Episcopal Church in Gunnison Valley Service on the lawn Good Samaritan, Gunnison.

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Crested Butte Film Festival hosts a Filmaker Brunch on the Patio at José’s. Join filmmakers, including Matthew Modine, producer Orian Williams, actor Sam Robards, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gregg Helvey and others for brunch and conversation.

• 1:30-3:30 p.m. Gunnison Valley Hospital hosts a Mountain Mamas meeting at 513 Main Street. For more information contact Kelsey Weaver at kweaver@gvh-colorado.org or 970-648-7071. (every Monday)

• 5:30 p.m. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Depot (ages 12+). Free! firebirdcb.com.

• 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open table tennis at Jerry’s Gym, Crested Butte Town Hall.

• 7-8 p.m. Cultivating Hope Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 3rd Monday)

• 7:30 p.m. The Crested Butte Film Festival will be showing Shadow of the Vampire at the Majestic. Followed by a Q&A with Producer Orian Williams. Free, donation encouraged.

• 7-8 p.m. Conscious Caregivers Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 1st Monday)

• 7-8 p.m. Navigating Grief & Loss Bereavement Support Group, www.livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 2nd Monday)

• 7:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: Favorite Big Book Reading at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 8-11 p.m. Watchhouse plays at the Center for the Arts. 

 

TUESDAY 5

• 7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Mediation AA & Al-Anon at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 9 a.m. Socrates Café, a philosophical discussion group, at the Crested Butte Library, gunnisoncountylibraries.org. (1st and 3rd Tuesdays)

• 10 a.m. Storytime at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535.

• noon Closed AA meeting: Readings from Came to Believe at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 4 p.m. Live music by Rachel Vanslyke at Izakaya.

• 4-5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

• 6 p.m. Free yoga at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535. (every 3rd Tuesday)

• 6-7 p.m. The Crested Butte Library hosts a Sleep Better Workshop with board certified health and wellness coach Jalene Szuba. Free event.

• 7 p.m. Sacred Feminine Circle in the back room of UCC, 403 Maroon Ave. All women welcome!

 

WEDNESDAY 6

• 7:30 a.m. Crested Butte Rotary’s weekly speaker series in the Matchstick Lounge at the Elevation Hotel, Mt. Crested Butte. (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)

• 8:30 a.m. Free T’ai Chi sessions at Three Ladies Park. 

• 11-11:30 a.m. Storytime at Red Mountain Park in CB South.

• noon Closed AA meeting: 12 Step & 12 Tradition Study at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

• 4 p.m. Parkinson’s Association of the Rockies, a support group, meets at the Adaptive Sports Center in the Mt. Crested Butte base area. (every 3rd Wednesday)

• 5-6:30 p.m. The Crested Butte Community School and the CBCS PTA invite the community to join the Back to School Bash. Games, hot dogs and dessert are provided for free. Learn about the GWSD Bond Initiative and the Community Youth Program.

• 5:30 p.m. Vinotok Community Volunteer Meeting at Rainbow Park.

• 6:30-7:30 p.m. Al-Anon Meeting for families and friends of Alcoholics in the back room at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-6482.

• 8 p.m. Adult pickup basketball in the CBCS high school gym, enter through the doors by Tommy Field.

• 9 p.m. Public House Presents Nick Shoulders and the Okay Crawdad.

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