Current Weekly Announcements 

Join us this Week for Business After Hours

Join the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours!  Held at Legacy Bank on 413 E. Main Street.  Welcome one of our newest businesses on East Main Street.  Meet local business owners, get to know your Chamber members, network, and enjoy! Tickets are $7...

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Chaffee Arts Mini Art Walk Schedule July 20

Enjoy Chaffee Arts Mini Art Walk this Saturday, July 20th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.  In addition to the Art Walk there will be a variety of performances and demonstrations.  Held at the Watershed and Jailhouse both on East Main Street in Buena Vista.   Schedule of Events...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Theatre  3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista, CO***719-395-2766 Showing   Friday, July 19th through Tuesday, July 23rd TOY STORY 4 2019 Disney Adventure Comedy*****Rated G With the Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, & Annie Potts “Forky” joins...

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AGAVE at River Runners July 21!

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM Agave plays at River Runners!  Agave plays groove-based, feel-good Americana (folk-rock) originals and a variety of covers, featuring vocal harmonies, hand percussion, guitars, bass and banjo. WHERE:  River Runners Browns Canyon...

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Ghost of Paul Revere and Ezra Bell at the Ivy Ballroom

Don't miss Ghost of Paul Revere and Ezra Bell, Thursday, July 25th! You'll love their soulful sounds and mixture of Americana folk, rock, and bluegrass! Get ready to stomp and twirl! Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 day of show.  Doors open at 7pm and the show...

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Railfest Weekend

A weekend of rail history of the Colorado Midland, Denver South Park & Pacific, and Denver Rio Grande Railroads. These three railroads built our valley and have become iconic in the history of the west. Will be held at the Courthouse Museum at 506 E Main st....

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Gemclay. New products

Come to Mount Antero Treasures/ Gemclay Boutique and Day Spa and come see all of our Beautiful jewelry from Mt. Antero and come by and check out my Full Gemclay Skincare line that is now available .     Call us at: 719-626-1921     We are so excited to reveal our new...

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Friday Fun Rides with BV eBike Rentals

You asked and we listened. Many we meet are curious to try our Electric Bikes, however our Wheelin Wednesday tour doesn't work for them due to work and other obligations. BV eBike Rentals is happy to announce our Friday Fun Ride which starts after work at 5:30PM on...

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BVHC Expansion Presentation

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center invites you to a presentation on the future expansion plans of the Buena Vista Health Center. HRRMC CEO Bob Morasko will present plans and be available for questions. The presentation will be held at Mountain Heights...

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ReStore Weekly Sale

This week at Chaffee County Habitat & ReStore Dishes and Glassware are 50% off as marked. Sale Dates: 7-17 to 7-20

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Expansive Unique Home – Minutes to Downtown!

A uniquely built large structure with lovely views to the mountains and on acreage of 1.18 acres, big enough to afford to expand, perhaps with additional landscape and a garden.  The two level house has character and interest aside from the traditional home.  There is...

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Great Cabin by Creeks and Waterfalls! – in Nathrop

3 Bed / 1 Bath Historical Cabin with a fully functional kitchen that has a fridge, range &  even a microwave. This cabin has Chalk Creek Frontage along with additional other creeks on the property.  The cabin itself has 2 wood stoves, hardwood floors, a stone...

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In-Town Property For Sale with Deeded Water Rights

• Over 1 acre located on West Main Street • Lovely outdoor space with expansive front and back patios • Open floor plan • Bar seating in kitchen, storage and corner pantry • Master suite • 2-car garage plus workshop and historic shed Take a tour of the Property and...

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Charming In Town Home Zoned Mix Use

New Reduced Price!  Charming In Town Home on gorgeous corner lot. Property includes 4 city lots, zoned Mixed Use. Beautiful yard with grass, mature trees & garden area. Ranch style home w/brick and wood siding exterior, covered front patio and detached garage....

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Lakeside Boutique Motel

Lakeside Boutique Motel. This incredible business opportunity provides a profitable business with Location, Reputation & Established Clientele. Lakeside has been family owned & operated since 1986. Families truly enjoy the convenience of this location. A...

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Custom Built Elegance on Nearly 20 Acres

Spectacular log home on 19.89 acres bordering National Forest on two sides. There is easy access to the Midland bike/hiking trail, which is practically out your back door.  The property is only 11 minutes to the heart of Buena Vista, yet provides a private setting...

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Spacious Custom Built Home on 2.37 Acres

This beautiful 3 bed/ 2.5 bath home is set among Ponderosa Pines & located in the Game Trail Subdivision, with spectacular mountain & valley views. Locally & custom built in 2017 with many extra touches.  The kitchen has beautiful granite countertops,...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista, CO***719-395-2766 Showing for 2 Weeks Friday, July 12th through Tuesday, July 16th   &   Friday, July 19th through Tuesday, July 23rd TOY STORY 4 2019 Disney Adventure Comedy*****Rated G With the...

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Paul Kethley Artist Presentation and Reception

Local artist, Paul Kethley invites you to a special presentation at the Buena Vista Public Library, Friday July 12th from 4:30-6:30.  Paul will speak on "The Creative Process...from inspiration to the finished canvas.  A show of Paul's work is on display for the month...

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LOS COLOGNES at The Lariat July 12 at 10:00pm

July 12 @ 10:00 pm $10.00 at the door Los Colognes ~ The Wave “Only the living feel the flow/only the loving let it go”- Unspoken One of the highest and rarest aspirations in popular music is to reach for the transcendental, to access the spirit. On the third album...

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A complete guide to financing your business

Finding the money to build (or buy) a business can seem tough. But there are masses of lenders and investors out there who want to pump cash into small business. The trick is in approaching the right people with the right pitch. This in-depth guide can help get you on...

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Ride the Rockies Economic Impact Survey

Ride The Rockies' goal is to have a positive economic impact on its host communities and their businesses. We’d like your help to ensure this is happening by participating in an economic impact study. Our main objective is simple: to find out how much money was spent...

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Health Savings Accounts

Part of planning for your financial future is making sure your medical expenses can be taken care of.  There are so many advantages to a Health Savings Account (HSA). Let us know if we can help with your medical financial future. Community Banks of Colorado 520  Hwy...

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Wheelin Wednesdays by BV eBike Rentals!

Every Wednesday this summer, BV eBikes hosts a Wheelin Wednesday eBike ride. For those of you who are curious about Electric Bicycles, this is a great opportunity to try them out for a few hours with a guide who will teach you the ins and outs of E-Bikes. A different...

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Custom Home on Chalk Creek – $786,000

Relax and listen to the sounds of Chalk Creek.   This 3625 sq ft home is located within walking distance of the Mt Princeton Hot Springs.   Enjoy your own private dock of the creek where you can sit, relax and fish.   This brick home has 2 large upper and lower decks...

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Environmentally Mindful Custom Built Home

Enjoy the privacy as you walk to the BLM Land & Arkansas River!  This circular 2 story strawbale home features colored finished concrete floors, granite & concrete counters, arched entrance doorway & very separate bedroom suites.  There is a unique log...

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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT DELAY – TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

Due to technical difficulties beyond our control, we were unable to get the weekly announcement out at the regular time this week. We offer our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused and will do our best to make sure this does not...

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Dragondeer plays at River Runners this Sunday

Dragondeer plays at River Runners this Sunday from 5-9 followed by a Silent Disco. Tent camping $5. RV camping $15. Free shuttle to Wilderness Aware at 2:30 and 3:30. It's going to be a good time!   WHEN: July 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE:  River Runners Browns...

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Friday Fun Ride with BV eBike Rentals

We heard at Business After Hours that several of you would like to go on one of our group rides but can't do it during the week. Last week we started a Friday Fun Ride at 5:30 which lasted for a couple of hours and ended with happy hour at the Lariat. We had so much...

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Chaffee County Land Use Survey for Housing & More

The Chaffee County Offices of Public Health and Housing have been awarded a grant through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wherein we will work to move the County closer to realizing the following Envision Chaffee County goals:   - "Our...

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Custom Mountain Home – $779,000

Stunning warm & cozy mountain home with 360 degree views of the Collegiate Peaks & valley. Built Energy Efficient Full ICF Construction being very energy efficient and also has solar panels. Great room has large rock wood burning fireplace, hickory hardwood...

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July 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,We would like to thank you for your support for our closing June 2018/2019 fiscal year. Without you the Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce would not exist. Whew what a month it has been preparing...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Showing at The Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista, CO***719-395-2766  Friday, July 5 through Tuesday, July  9th MEN IN BLACK: International 2019 Action Adventure Comedy Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani The Men in...

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Madams of Central Colorado July 6th show

The Madams of Central Colorado return for their 12th season with two new girls. If you’ve always wondered what life was like for women 150 years ago this show is for you. Learn why ladies of the evening got into the business, and how they prevented pregnancy and...

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June 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,We would like to thank you for your support for our closing June 2018/2019 fiscal year.  Without you, the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Welcome Center would not exist. Noted below are the projects...

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May 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members,April at the Welcome Center & Chamber has been vigorous preparing for our summer season! Please help us highlight your business by reading the information below:Welcome Center: We are preparing our Welcome Center...

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April 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members,Spring is in the air and it is sure to be an amazing summer on the Arkansas River with so much snow on our peaks!  We have been working on many projects.  Our website has a new interactive recreation map for all...

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March 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members, February has brought lots of new programs, events and projects to fruition.  Outlined below are this month's highlights.     2019 Visitor & Relocation Guide -  The new Guide is available on our website...

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February 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAM Hello Chamber Members, Your new Chamber team and Board of Directors have been hard at work coordinating our first Town/Chamber joint venture event - with Buena Vista as the Host Town for Ride the Rockies on June 10th and 11th. On Feb. 4th...

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January 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMHello Chamber Members, Happy New Year! Best wishes for you and your family. We are excited with the start of a New Year to continue our Restructuring. We thank those that came and participated during our Round Table Meetings and are taking...

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December Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAM Hello Chamber Members, It is officially the Holiday season! We wish all of our Chamber Members a wonderful Holiday. To kick off this season, the Christmas Opening Event on Saturday, December 1st was widely successful. The goal of this...

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Custom Mountain Home – $525,000

Beautiful minimaly used custom home with lots of character and amazing kitchen for entertaining. Stunning views out your great room & kitchen nook of Mt. Princeton, all the Collegiate Peaks & valley below. Lg. open kitchen/great room with tile surround...

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Building YOUR Brand. “What’s love got to do with it?”

Building YOUR Brand. What’s love got to do with it? Love is Everything! First and foremost, if you love and have a true passion for your product or service most likely it will be well received and thriving.  A successful brand is about heart and sharing the love of one’s creation with others.  Share the principle, your fundamental truth(s), which served as the foundation of creating your brand. Share your truth on why your product(s) or services are worth your own personal self-sacrifice and why they impassioned you to bring your concepts to fruition. 

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February 2018 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Hello Chamber Members, As the mild winter teases us we hope this newsletter finds you happy and healthy. Here at the BV Chamber & Visitor Center we've started 2018 with a bang!  We have been diligently working on improving the 2018...

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A New Colorado Love Affair!

Over the last decade a new outdoor recreational activity has evolved. It combines one’s love for technology and our smart phones with our love of nature. It is known as Geocaching and is embraced by one and all that have discovered it. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

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ATVing Around Buena Vista, Colorado

by Carl Bauer The Buena Vista area is chock full of ATV opportunities. There's the 4 Mile Area on the east side of the valley that is mostly high clearance 2WD roads, along with ATV trails and single track. This area is open nine to eleven months out of the year....

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Events this Week 

April 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
04/02/2019 - 08/31/2019
All Day
First Aid, CPR, AED Certification

Buena Vista Mountain Adventures, Buena Vista CO

April 18, 2019

Date/Time Event
04/18/2019 - 08/31/2019
12:00 am
Buena Vista Recreation Program Schedule- Summer 2019

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista CO

June 1, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/01/2019 - 10/19/2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market Salida

Alpine Park, Salida CO

June 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/02/2019 - 10/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market - Buena Vista

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO

June 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/04/2019 - 07/09/2019
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Buena Vista Circus Class Schedule - Summer Session #1

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista CO

June 6, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/06/2019 - 09/01/2019
10:00 am - 11:45 am
Historical Walking Tour

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO

June 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/08/2019 - 08/03/2019
All Day
4 Bar S Gymkhana Series

McEnulty Arena, Howard CO

June 12, 2019

Date/Time Event
06/12/2019 - 09/30/2019
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Buena Vista Riverside Lodge- open availability

Buena Vista Riverside Lodge, Buena Vista CO

July 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/02/2019 - 07/03/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Paddle On The Pond

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO

July 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/03/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Trap Shoot

Buena Vista Sportman’s Clubhouse, Buena Vista CO
07/03/2019
7:00 pm
Open Mic at The Lariat

The Lariat, Buena Vista CO

July 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/04/2019
All Day
$1 Day at Buena Vista Heritage Museum

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
All Day
FIREWORKS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The American Legion, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
7:00 am - 9:30 am
BV Optimist Pancake Breakfast

Columbine Park, Buena Vista Colorado
07/04/2019
7:00 am
Fourth of July Town Wide Celebration

Buena Vista, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019 - 07/05/2019
7:30 am - 9:45 am
Independence Day Freedom 5k

Splash Pad, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
07/04/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art in the Park

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Patriotic Concert & Sewing Craft Fair

Grace Church, Buena Vista Colorado
07/04/2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Spinning Group

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridge Club

Community Center, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019 - 07/05/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concerts In The Park

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Concert at McPhelemy Park.

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/04/2019
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
American Legion Fireworks

Rodeo Grounds, Buena Vista CO

July 5, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/05/2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Classic Car Meet

North Railroad Parking Lot/Town Hall, Buena Vista CO
07/05/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE Community Concert at The Beach

The Beach, Buena Vista CO
07/05/2019 - 08/23/2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
the BEACH :: Free Music Fridays

the BEACH, Buena Vista CO
07/05/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO

July 6, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/06/2019
9:00 am
ART FAIR AT TRACTOR SUPPLY!!

Tractor Supply Company, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Buena Vista Airport – Conference Room, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Knotty Knitters

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Trap Shoot

Buena Vista Sportman’s Clubhouse, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Art & Music / Tenderfoot Duo at The Watershed

Watershed, Buena Vista CO
07/06/2019
7:00 pm
Madams of Central Colorado

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO

July 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/07/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buena Vista Farmer's Market

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO
07/07/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CUCC Worship & Children's Church

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
07/07/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market - Buena Vista

Farmer’s Market, Buena Vista CO
07/07/2019
5:00 pm
NURTURING NATURE - GARNA GALA & FUNDRAISER

The Barn at Sunset Ranch, BUENA VISTA CO
07/07/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nurturing Nature Gala presented by the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA)

The Barn at Sunset Ranch, BUENA VISTA CO
07/07/2019
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dragondeer plays at River Runners & silent disco!

River Runners, Buena Vista Colorado

July 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/08/2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Chaffee County Quilts of Valor

Bev’s Stitchery, Buena Vista CO
07/08/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate Recovery

Cornerstone Church, Buena Vista CO
07/08/2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Zach Nugent's Disco Dead

Ivy Ballroom at the Surf Hotel, Buena Vista CO

July 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
07/09/2019
12:00 am
Fire Spinning Workshops

Buena Vista Community Center Pinon Room, Buena Vista Colorado
07/09/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
07/09/2019 - 07/10/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Paddle On The Pond

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO
07/09/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
BV Celtic & Old-time Music Jam

Creekside Gathering Place, Buena Vista CO

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