Current Weekly Announcements 

Business After Hours Held at the Buena Vista Airport

Business After Hours Held at the Buena Vista Airport

Business After Hours Featuring Home-Based Businesses! October 24, 2019  5:00pm-8:00pm Sponsored & Held by the Buena Vista Airport (27960 CR 319). Join us for Business After Hours and meet with friends, colleagues and home-based businesses.  Everyone is welcome to...

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Buena Vista Optimist Club Funding Requests

Buena Vista Optimist Club Funding Requests

The Buena Vista Optimist Club is a sponsor of many community related programs and events during the year, with a focus on helping area youth.  To this end, we fund local kids' organizations and activities.  The deadline for completing a funding request for the...

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Welcome Empower Yoga to the Chamber!

Welcome Empower Yoga to the Chamber!

Congratulations to our newest member, Empower Yoga.  They celebrated their Chamber Ribbon Cutting on October 12th.  Welcome to the Buena Vista Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce!

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New Halloween Reads for Little Spooks at the Book Nook

New Halloween Reads for Little Spooks at the Book Nook

Halloween's a-comin'! Here are two of the Book Nook's featured books for kids:   Hank the Cowdog and the Case of the Halloween Ghost -- Beloved Hank the Cowdog has a ghostly mystery to solve at the ranch. For youngsters.    The Halloween Tree, by Ray...

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Gingerbread House Bazaar

Gingerbread House Bazaar

Gingerbread House Bazaar Saturday, November 9, 2019 Faith Lutheran Church 15440 W. Main (CR 306) 8:00am-2:00pm Boxed homemade candy & cookies by the pound! Seasonal & Craft Items, Stocking Stuffers, Quilt Items, Preserves & More! Coffee & Homemade...

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Make your business a Monarch Season Pass Perk Provider

Make your business a Monarch Season Pass Perk Provider

Would you like your business to get more traffic from Monarch season passholders? If so, become a Perk Provider and Monarch will provide you with a Perk Provider sticker to place in your business window. They will then promote all participating businesses to their...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista,CO***719-395-2766 Showing for 2 Weekends Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 18th, 19th & 20th Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 25th, 26th & 27th The Addams Family New 2019 Animated...

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5th annual Walk for Freedom

5th annual Walk for Freedom

Free event to raise awareness of human trafficking in our world, our country, our state and our county. for more information contact buenavistahope@gmail.com  or 719-395-6938

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Waffle Wednesdays for The Cure

Waffle Wednesdays for The Cure

Community Banks of Colorado- Buena Vista: Whether you bank with us or not, everyone has contact with someone who has had or does have breast cancer.  Come in for our Waffle Wednesdays for the Cure, make a donation and enjoy a waffle.  All proceeds will go to the...

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Empower Yoga’s Grand Opening!

Empower Yoga’s Grand Opening!

IT'S HERE! Empower Yoga's Grand Opening  We are excited to open our doors to everyone in the banana belt and offer the uniqueness of power yoga. Expect to be amazed by your own physical capabilities, while pushing through your comfort zone, healing your body, and...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Information

Showing at The Comanche Drive In Theatre  3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista,CO***719-395-2766 Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 11th, 12th & 13th ABOMINABLE 2019 Computer Animated Adventure Comedy A magical Yeti must return to his family. Stars: Chloe...

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Chamber members receive an Air Ambulance membership discount

Chamber members receive an Air Ambulance membership discount

Buena Vista Chamber members can sign up for a discounted Air Ambulance Membership @ www.AMCNRep.com/Cara-Reano and enter AMCN Coupon Code 10636-CO-BUS. In a medical emergency, every second counts, especially when transporting patients who are far from adequate medical...

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Town Mountain at the Lariat

Town Mountain at the Lariat

Town Mountain @ The Lariat  October 4   9:00pm   $10.00           Hard Drivin' Carolina String Band Click here for Artist's Site Click here for EPK       "Check Out Rolling Stone's "Town Mountain Aren't Worried About Appeasing Traditional Bluegrass Fans"   "I'm on...

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Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

UAS Club's Second Anniversary Meeting!  October 5, 2019, 9:00am at the BV Airport Special guest-  Vic Moss has been using drone technology in his photography business for many years.  He is involved in education as a principal with The Drone U and is active with the...

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This Week’s Author Feature

This Week’s Author Feature

This week The Book Nook features children's author Gail Carson Levine, who won a Newberry Award for Ella Enchanted. Gail Carson Levine's set of Princess Tales offer a fresh and fun take on classic fairy tales. In Cinderellis and the Glass Hill, “Cinderella” is...

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Rising Appalachia w/ Raye Zaragoza

Rising Appalachia w/ Raye Zaragoza

Join us on Friday, October 18th at the Surf Hotel's Ivy Ballroom for a one-of-a-kind musical event. Special guests Rising Appalachia and Raye Zaragoza will certainly start your weekend on a high note!  When: Friday, October 18th Where: The Surf Hotel's Ivy Ballroom...

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CHAFFEE COUNTY WASTE IS CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF SERVICE

CHAFFEE COUNTY WASTE IS CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF SERVICE

Chaffee County Waste is celebrating 10 years of service in Chaffee, Lake and Park Counties, WE ARE EXCITED TO EXPAND MR. POTS FROM TELLER COUNTY: now serving CHAFFEE, LAKE and PARK Counties, NEW SERVICES: Commercial Business Single Stream Recycle Dumpsters (Buena...

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Walden Chamber Music Society Presents Curtis to Colorado

Walden Chamber Music Society Presents Curtis to Colorado

Curtis to Colorado Featuring Pianist Janice Carissa October 4, 2019 7:00pm Walden will present its 2nd "Curtis to Colorado" concert on Friday, October 4th at 7:00pm at the SteamPlant in Salida.  The concert features Curtis Institute of Music pianist Janice Carrisa. ...

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ReStore Weekly Sale

ReStore Weekly Sale

The sale this week at Habitat/ReStore is 30% off couches, loveseats, upholstered chairs and recliners! Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity & ReStore 27951 CR 319, Buena Vista, CO 81211

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October 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members and Chamber Fans,October is here!  It’s the start of a new season and change is in the air.  Just as the weather is changing, we are changing how we present the monthly newsletter.  October’s Monthly Newsletter is...

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Online Fundraising Strategy Workshop

Online Fundraising Strategy Workshop

Online Fundraising Strategy workshop - Thursday, 10/3 from 9:30 - 11:30am at the Sangre de Cristo Community Room. Tickets: https://cccf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/event?event_date_id=1000 Description: Come learn from our very own Jordan Brown - online giving expert -...

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Leather Handicrafts Now at the Book Nook

Leather Handicrafts Now at the Book Nook

Introducing the leather works of a local artist. One-of-a-kind leather-handled walking sticks, over-the-shoulder leather water bottle holders, leather scraps. Autumn hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-5. On Facebook at thebooknookbv. 

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BV EBike Rentals will be closed September 29 – Oct 23

BV EBike Rentals will be closed September 29 – Oct 23

We would like to thank the members of the BV Chamber of Commerce for the help and support we received our first summer of business. We have had a lot of fun helping people experience the joy of biking again! We will be taking a break from September 29 through October...

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BV eBike Rentals Wheelin Wednesday

BV eBike Rentals Wheelin Wednesday

BV eBike Rentals will be jumping into fall with our Wheelin Wednesday Ride this week at the Mineral Belt Trail. Rent one of our eBikes or bring your own and we will trailer it for you. We will all meet at our office at 507 HWY 24 N (In the BV Overland Building) at...

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Comanche Drive In Information

Comanche Drive In Information

          Showing at The Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306***Buena Vista,CO***719-395-2766 Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 4th, 5th & 6th IT Chapter Two 2019 Action Thriller Stars:Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy,...

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Spacious Home Right Next to Wilderness Green Belt!

Spacious Home Right Next to Wilderness Green Belt!

MOVE IN READY! Mountain traditional, 3 bedroom 2 full bath awaits you in a tranquil mountain setting on a half-acre.  Property is surrounded by green belt on three sides. Enjoy private views of the forest out the south facing sunroom to enjoy the forest and all its...

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Keepsake Snowflake Ornaments

Keepsake Snowflake Ornaments

The Buena Vista Beautification Advisory Board invites you to help GROW our Town Holiday Tree. The 14' tree erected in Optimist Park will rise to a majestic 17' tall this year with the addition of a three foot section purchased with funds raised. We are selling...

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Mountain Navigation 101

Mountain Navigation 101

FUNDAMENTALS OF LAND NAVIGATION Learn Map & Compass Skills A solid foundation in land navigation is essential for hikers, peak baggers, mountaineers, skiers, and anyone who enjoys traveling in the backcountry. Become proficient at using your map and compass. Plan...

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Wilderness First Aid & Remote Care

Wilderness First Aid & Remote Care

A FOUNDATION OF FIRST AID PRINCIPLES AND SKILLS Learn how to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. Topics covered will range from dealing with trauma, medical and environmental emergencies...

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Google Analytics for Main Street Business

Google Analytics for Main Street Business

Successful Business Tools: Google Analytics for Main Street Business - Bring Your Laptop!  Join us Wednesday, October 16 8:30 - 10:30am Buena Vista Community Center 715 E Main Street Buena Vista, CO 81211. Training Details: Google Analytics may seem complicated at...

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Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Nov. 20th

Critical Business Survival Tools for Retailers- Nov. 20th

Social Media Wednesday, November 20th 8:30-11:00am   FREE to business members!  Continental Breakfast provided. Buena Vista Community Center  715 E. Main Street  Buena Vista, CO 81211 Hosted by: Buena Vista Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Small...

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Digital Security Conference

Digital Security Conference

ARK VALLEY VOICE DIGITAL SECURITY CONFERENCE TO EXAMINE THE CONJUNCTION OF SECURITY AND TRUTH The role of a free press in our democratic society is under attack. That reality, coupled with the threats of cyber-security attacks, social media and the rise of “fake...

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September 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER TEAMGreetings Chamber Members,Can you believe it is the first week of September?  Leaves are starting change and soon it will be our annual Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Color Tour!  Side by sides and all types of Off Highway Vehicles are invited...

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Peaceful, Quiet, Secluded – $425,000

Peaceful, Quiet, Secluded – $425,000

257 ANTELOPE TRAIL, COTOPAXI Peaceful, Quiet, Secluded Cabin in the woods w/ magnificent views of the rolling hills covered in grassy meadows, ponderosa pine & aspen. The three quarter wrap around deck is a good place to relax & watch for the wildlife that...

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Highway Frontage – Commercial Property on 1.29 Acres

Highway Frontage – Commercial Property on 1.29 Acres

Incredible location on this 1.29 acres of highway commercial property.  Endless possibilities! The current building was last used as a gas station/liquor store yet it is a blank slate for your own dream business! Located just blocks away from the thriving Main Street...

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Mary Kale- RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties

Mary Kale- RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties

Luxury Mountain HomeNew Price - $450,000 in Town HomeMary Kale Broker Associate,Re/max MVP 719.221.2879 cell  719-395-9063 office Amber Gaston, Licensed Assistant Cell #904-302-3065 WEBSITE  www.MaryKaleRealtor.com mmkkale64@gmail.com                                  ...

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RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties Listings

RE/MAX Mountain Vista Properties Listings

Great In Town Home - Walking Distance to Downtown Amazing 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home sitting on ¾ acre lot surrounded by beautiful mature trees.  Wonderful wood floors throughout, open light and bright and spacious upstairs master suite and bath.  The kitchen with...

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Collegiate Peaks Realty Real Estate Section

Collegiate Peaks Realty Real Estate Section

Hidden Valley Cabin - $469,000 274 COTTONWOOD CREEK ROAD, COALDALE Hidden Valley Cabin is surrounded by tall grass, huge up-close views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, year round Big Cottonwood Creek running across the back yard, minutes from the Arkansas River, 30...

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On Brown’s Creek – $695,000

On Brown’s Creek – $695,000

14199 COUNTY ROAD 261C, NATHROP SERENITY & PRIVACY! This wonderful creekside retreat has it all! Whether outside or inside the home with the windows open, enjoy the sound of Brown's Creek rushing by and the aspen leaves quaking. It is truly a magical, one of a...

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Serene, private 39 acres – $964,900

Serene, private 39 acres – $964,900

11444 ANTELOPE ROAD, SALIDA Serene, private 39 acre property, only a four miles from the historic town of Salida. Spanish style home bordering BLM to the North and a 160 acre conservation easement to the South. Covered porches back and front, with a fire pit in back,...

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One-of-a-kind – $110,000

One-of-a-kind – $110,000

58417 RUNDLE AVENUE, MOFFAT One of a kind! Charming! Unique! Rustic! All describe this adorable home! The main level is open with lots of natural light. The bedroom is the loft with a pyramid skylight. Enjoy your coffee or wine while cooking out on the fire pit in the...

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New Custom Home on Nearly 3 Acres

New Custom Home on Nearly 3 Acres

Great attention to all the details in this DeFurio built custom 3 bed/2 bath home!   Coordination to colors & texture with the highly upgraded features & eye to details - stucco & stone exterior with architectural shingles, all the Anderson 400 windows....

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Come and Eat at the Little Engine Eatery

Come and Eat at the Little Engine Eatery

Come down and see us and get a yummy Chicago Dog!    Little Engine Eatery is a nonprofit eatery providing work experience and life skills to teens and adults with learning disabilities. We feature all-natural, humanely-raised food in a family-friendly environment....

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Gemclay.  New products

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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A complete guide to financing your business

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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Health Savings Accounts

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!

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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Chaffee County Land Use Survey for Housing & More

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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July 2019 Newsletter

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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June 2019 Newsletter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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A New Colorado Love Affair!

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

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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August 31, 2019

Date/Time Event
08/31/2019 - 10/19/2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market Salida

Alpine Park, Salida CO

September 1, 2019

Date/Time Event
09/01/2019 - 10/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market - Buena Vista

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO

October 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/03/2019 - 12/31/2019
12:00 am
1,2,3 bedroom new apartments available: Collegiate Commons

Collegiate Commons Apartments, Buena Vista CO
10/03/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
10/03/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
WIGGLES & GIGGLES @ BV Library

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
10/03/2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts: Spinning Group

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts, Buena Vista CO
10/03/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridge Club

Community Center, Buena Vista CO

October 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/04/2019
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Story Time @ BV Library

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
10/04/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Legion Bingo

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO

October 5, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/05/2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Central Colorado UAS Club Meeting

Buena Vista Airport – Conference Room, Buena Vista CO
10/05/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
At Arkansas Valley Digital Imaging we are thrilled to welcome David A Billesbach into our gallery!

Arkansas Valley Digital Imaging, Buena Vista CO

October 6, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Buena Vista Farmer's Market

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO
10/06/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CUCC Worship & Children's Church

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
10/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market - Buena Vista

Farmer’s Market, Buena Vista CO
10/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Magpie Burrito and Catering at Foodshed Alliance Farmers Market

South Main Town Square, Buena Vista CO

October 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/08/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
PiYo with Debbie Gaulter

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista
10/08/2019
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Mini Monets @ BV Library

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
10/08/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webelos Pack 72 Meeting

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
10/08/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
BV Celtic & Old-time Music Jam

Creekside Gathering Place, Buena Vista CO

October 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
10/09/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tunes & Tots @ BV Library

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
10/09/2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Reading to Rover @ BV Library

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
10/09/2019
7:00 pm
Open Mic at The Lariat

The Lariat, Buena Vista CO

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