Current Weekly Announcements 

Ute Country News’ February issue

February brings us Valentine’s Day, Lincoln and Washington’s birthdays and President’s Day. What have you got going on in February? Let the Ute Country News help get your word out.  It’s easy, just send us your information by next Monday, January 21 for our February...

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Five Keys to Fearless Fundraising

Best Practices Workshop January 22, 2019 for nonprofit board members, staff members, key volunteers, and anyone interested in the nonprofit sector. “Five Keys to Fearless Fundraising” One of our favorite quotes is: “Vision without funding is just a hallucination.” If...

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Columbine Manor

Offering Respite Care. Let us take care of your loved one while you take a break. 24/7 comprehensive care, in house physician, medication management, transportation to medical appointments available.   Having Surgery? Needing to Recover? Columbine Manor provides short...

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Monarch Mountain VETERANS` Appreciation day

Veteran’s Appreciation Day at Monarch Mountain! Come on up and enjoy discounted lift tickets and a free introduction to skiing and snowboard clinic. We’ll welcome you with complimentary coffee and pastries. Rental gear is available at local ski shops as well as on the...

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Snowcat Skiing at Ski Cooper / Chicago Ridge!

Explore 2,600 Acres of Powder!   Chicago Ridge Snowcat Tours is operated by Ski Cooper on 2600 acres of open powder bowls, glades and timber in the San Isabel and White River National Forests. This is an area roughly the size of Vail’s Back Bowls, with similar length,...

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Snow Removal

As this winter progresses it is looking as though we are going to be getting more and more snow. It is important that we keep the side walks open to pedestrians. When property owners fail to do this, customers, school children and other pedestrians are forced to walk...

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Youth Cross Country Ski League

BV Parks and Recreation presents Youth Cross Country Ski League Grades: K-12 $70/participant Join experienced instructors from Buena Vista Mountain Adventures for the Youth Ski League! Whether you’re new to the idea, or an experienced skier, come and join the fun of...

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Youth Open Gym Indoor Soccer

Ages: 7-12   $2/visit Starts: January 21 Ends: March 18 Mondays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm Bring your friends and practice your soccer skills while there is still snow on the ground! A supervisor will be present to collect payment and organize games. Parents will need to sign a...

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Nuggets Skills Challenge

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Ages: 6-13 (as of 4/30/19)   FREE! Nuggets Skills Challenge provides the youth of Colorado with a statewide basketball competition testing their skills in dribbling, passing and shooting. There are four age divisions:  6/7, 8/9, 10/11...

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Climb on Early Release Days

Come climb with BV Rec and Peak Fitness on early release days! Students grade 6-12 will be taught safety and climbing techniques by a certified instructor. The program will start at 2:00pm and end at 3:30pm. Gear provided. Please note: transportation will NOT be...

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CDOC Is Hiring – Buena Vista Correctional Complex

Serve - Protect - Succeed Hiring: Mental Health Professionals Parole Officers Teachers Correctional Officers Doctors Electricians Nurses Boiler Operators & MORE! Facility Location: 15125 Highway 24 & 285 Buena Vista, CO 81211 Phone: (719) 395-2404 EMPLOYMENT...

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The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

 The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater be in town to perform alongside with his talented performers that America has come to love at Loft Orpheum Theater. Ticket sales and info in the link below. Theater: Loft Orpheum Theater Date: Monday 01.14.19 Time:7:00 PM...

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Brand New Home in Buena Vista!

Enjoy this brand new home with unique floor plan with the master suite tucked away off the central living area.  Located in Buena Vista with great mountain views! 108 Raven Way has 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, with 9 foot high ceilings, recessed lighting, mud room,...

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Hike N’ Hot Chocolate (Girl Get Outside + Adventure Rig)

Calling all outdoor women! You are invited to Girl Get Outside's first hike in Colorado! Join Cally of Adventure Rig, GGO Ambassador for a morning outside. The morning will start with a meet and greet, then a fun hike on Midland Hill overlooking Buena Vista and the...

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GARNA Presentation: “The Amazing Life of Pronghorns”

GARNA’s first presentation of the new year will explore the amazing life of pronghorns on Friday, January 11.  Matthew Coen, local naturalist and self-proclaimed pronghorn enthusiast, will delve into the fascinating natural history of these Rocky Mountain “speed...

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Cubelets Workshop Buena Vista Public Library

Free 1 day workshop.  Wednesday, January 16th. 2-4pm Early Release Day! Cubelets robot blocks are invading the Buena Vista Public Library! Come see firsthand how much fun building little robots can be!  Cubelets robot blocks are fun and engaging for kids and adults...

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Custom Mountain Home – $495,000

Beautiful custom home with lots of character and amazing kitchen for entertaining. This home has had very minimal use. Stunning views out your great room & kitchen nook of Mt. Princeton, all the Collegiate Peaks & valley below. Lg. open kitchen/great room with...

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4 City Lots on Main Street – $625,000

4 Commercial Lots on East Main Street, hard to find. Many different possibilities. A lot of activity for commercial at this location and a lot of foot traffic. Close to South Main, Shops, and River. This could be used as 1 parcel with a large commercial building and...

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January Business After Hours

Join the Premier Home Health as they host the January Business After Hours. Enjoy a lovely evening of food, spirits and great conversations with colleagues and friends. $7.00 for Chamber members and invited guests. Ask to be invited 719.395.6612. *Now accepting credit...

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Arkansas Valley Music and Dance Events for January 2019

We promote & organize educational events for the joy of community dancing and live music for dance in the upper Arkansas Valley. We envision our community as even healthier, happier, & brighter as each person participates daily in music and dance. We started...

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Chaffee Arts Kick Off Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon

Chaffee Arts Kick Off Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon   Saturday, January 12th 11:00am - 1:00pm   Sangre De Cristo Electric Association 29780 Highway 24 Buena Vista   Please join us for a pot luck lunch and kick off meeting for Chaffee Arts! We will discuss plans for...

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KetoEATS-Festive Eating on a Ketogenic Diet

Hosted by Watershed BV 410 E Main Street, Buena Vista Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2 PM – 5 PM Join Jan Marie for a 3-hour Workshop concentrating on recipes with 5 ingredients or less! Jan Marie Smith is a personal chef and past restaurateur. She has a B.A. in...

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Chaffee Green for Craft for a Cause

SoulCraft Brewery is featuring "Chaffee Green for Craft for a Cause," donating 20% of proceeds to Chaffee Green. 5pm to Close Wednesday, January 16th Click here to learn more about Chaffee Green

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ARE YOU READY TO RIDE INTO 2019?

The Denver Post Community Foundation Bike Tours are very excited about the upcoming season and we wanted to share some of the news with you! Please grab your calendar so you can save the dates and start your training! RIDE THE ROCKIES PEDAL THE PLAINS Tour Dates for...

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Stage and Rail Trail – Did You Know?

Stage and Rail Trail Step back in time with a trip along the historic Stage and Rail trail!  This route travels from Salida, through Buena Vista to Leadville following the transportation corridor through the upper Arkansas river valley.  Remnants of the original...

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Monarch Backcountry Day

Saturday January 12th Learn about the back country. Snow safety educational events will be offered throughout the day. Demo the newest in back country equipment and learn about avalanche awareness.

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FREE Kid Art Lessons

Chaffee Arts is seeking students from 6th - 8th grade for FREE ART SESSIONS with experienced local artists! All students art will be featured in our May Open Awards Show with a reception and featured on our website. Our artists are so excited to share their media with...

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Tuneful Tots – Toddler Music Class

February 2, 9, & 16th 10:45am - 11:15am Watershed BV 410 E. Main St. Ages 9 months to 2 years with caregiver age 16+ Participants and their "tall friend" will be involved in musical, rhythmic and rhyming activities to promote the love of togetherness and music...

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Bouncing Babies: Infant Music Class

February 2, 9, & 16th 10am - 10:30am Watershed BV 410 E. Main St. Ages 0 to pre-walking with caregiver age 16+ Participants and their "tall friend" will be involved in musical, rhythmic and rhyming activities to promote the love of togetherness and music...

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Childcare Extraordinaire Training

Teens and Tweens can participate in this training class for young sitters and mother's helpers. No experience necessary. Course includes: - Basic First-Aid - Etiquette - Safety - Activities - Much more! Each sitter will leave with a "Bag of Fun" to take to jobs. This...

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AIARE 1 Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain Course

Designed specifically for anyone, who wants to recreate in or near avalanche terrain, regardless of method of travel February 1st-3rd, 2019   February 16th-18th, 2019 Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a backcountry...

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Events this Week 

January 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/09/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
01/09/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Trap Shoot

Buena Vista Sportman’s Clubhouse, Buena Vista CO
01/09/2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Young at Heart Monthly Luncheon

Buena Vista Community Center Aspen Room, Buena Vista CO
01/09/2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Reading to Rover

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO

January 10, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/10/2019
All Day
Ski Cooper Discount Lift Ticket Day

Ski Cooper, Leadville CO
01/10/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beginner’s Bridge Lessons

Community Center, Buena Vista CO
01/10/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridge Club

Community Center, Buena Vista CO
01/10/2019
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Taming Tech Trouble

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
01/10/2019
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Full Circle Restorative Justice Informational Event

First Presbyterian Church, Salida CO

January 11, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/11/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Story Time

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monarch Mountain - Ski with a Naturalist

Monarch Mountain, Monarch CO
01/11/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Gym Pickleball - All Levels

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tai Chi Class

Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BV Contra Dance

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Movie Night - FREE

Creekside Gathering Place, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO
01/11/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GARNA Presentation: “The Amazing Life of Pronghorns”

Discovery Room of the First Presbyterian Church, Salida CO

January 12, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/12/2019
All Day
Monarch Mountain Backcountry Day

Monarch Mountain, Monarch CO
01/12/2019
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Hike N' Hot Chocolate (Girl Get Outside + Adventure Rig)

Barbara Whipple Trailhead, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meditation

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Knotty Knitters

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Trap Shoot

Buena Vista Sportman’s Clubhouse, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chaffee Arts Kick Off Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon

Sangre de Cristo Electric Meeting Room, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VFW Meeting

VFW, Buena Vista CO
01/12/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Spinning Group

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO

January 13, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/13/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CUCC Worship & Children's Church

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
01/13/2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Open Gym Pickleball - Intermediate/Advanced/Competitive

Avery Parson’s Elementary, Buena Vista CO
01/13/2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KetoEATS-Festive Eating on a Ketogenic Diet

Watershed, Buena Vista CO
01/13/2019
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Gym Pickleball - Beginner/Novice/Recreational

Avery Parson’s Elementary, Buena Vista CO

January 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/14/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
01/14/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday Morning Art

Community Center, Buena Vista CO
01/14/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Open Gym Pickleball - All Levels

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, Buena Vista CO
01/14/2019
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Game On

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
01/14/2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Monday Movement - Qigong

Buena Vista Library, Buena Vista Colorado
01/14/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Loft Orpheum Theater, Buena Vista Colorado

January 15, 2019

Date/Time Event
01/15/2019
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Economic Development and Community Foundation Meeting

Sangre de Cristo Electric Meeting Room, Buena Vista CO
01/15/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mini Monets

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
01/15/2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tai Chi Class

Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, Buena Vista CO
01/15/2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Swing Dancing @ The Loft Theater

The Loft Theater, Buena Vista CO
01/15/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webelos Pack 72 Meeting

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
01/15/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boy Scouts Troop 67 Meeting

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO

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