This Week in the Butte
We can’t believe it’s already August! This summer has been jam packed with tons of events, sunshine and big smiles! There’s still plenty of time to join the fun this summer! Be sure to check out these great events happening this week!
Mountain Manners was created as a response from locals about "loving our public lands to death.” Collaboratively conceived and sponsored by the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival, Mountain Manners serve as a relatable, easy to remember, fun and eye-catching educational campaign to teach recreators about outdoor etiquette.
Twilight Lift Hours | August 2 & 4
Twilight Hours are a great time to be exploring the resort. With unlimited chairlift rides on the Red Lady for just $8 from 4:30 - 7 pm every Wednesday and Friday!
Live! From Mt. CB is Crested Butte Mountain Resort's FREE Wednesday night summer concert series, in the base area. Join us for great tunes, a laid back atmosphere and the beautiful backdrop of Mt. Crested Butte in all its summer glory. 21+ guests can purchase alcoholic beverages, and there's plenty of room for kiddos to play, so bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets gather around for mid-week music!
Tonight's concert feature Ghost of Paul Revere. Born on the banks of the Saco River, brothers in all but name, the Ghost of Paul Revere is Maine's holler-folk band. A powerful, energetic, non-traditional American folk band that’s renowned for harmony fueled, heart-pounding performances full of songs with unique identities that remain undeniably the Ghost of Paul Revere.
New for Summer 2017, we are proud to host a weekly farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to indulge in local mountain produce and charm! Crested Butte Mountain Resort is committed to supporting the local community including neighborhood farms and small businesses. Vendors from across the region will offer a variety of artisan items, produce and specialty products. Afterwards, head to one of the mountain restaurants for market inspired food and drink specials.
The Crested Butte Arts Festival produces an annual, nationally recognized Festival presenting a broad spectrum of the arts, whose proceeds perpetuate the Festival and also provide for year-round, sustainable arts outreach programs for the community of the Gunnison Valley.
Now in its 45th year, the Crested Butte Arts Festival features incredible art, fantastic cuisine, exhilarating entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities and an art auction.