Community calendar from Thursday August 18 to Wednesday August 24 – The Crested Butte News

Gunnison Center for the Arts:
• Main gallery: “Life in the West” by Cheri Isgreen.
• Café Galerie: “Balance” Tiny Treasures Gunnison Arts Center Fundraiser.
CB Center for the Arts:
• Kinder Padon Gallery: “Forces of Nature” by Lynn Rushton Leed (until 2 September).

THURSDAY 18
• 7:30 am Open AA meeting: Crack of Dawn panel discussion, Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• 7:30 am to 8:30 am Weekly presentation of the Rotary Club of Crested Butte featuring Paul Edwards from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport at the CB Center for the Arts.
• 11:00 am Piano in the Garden: Brian Hsu with the CB Music Festival at Mt. CB Wedding Garden.
• 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm St. Mary’s Garage is open for purchasers and donations.
• 4:00-6:00 PM CB South Farmer’s Market at Red Mountain Park (until 9/29).
• 5-6 p.m. Oh Be Joyful/Gunnison Food Pantry Food Bank at 625 Maroon Ave. 970-349-6237. (1st and 3rd Thursday)
• 6:30 p.m. Open AA Meeting: 11-Step Meditation at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• 4-6 pm Grits, Guts & Gals: The Goonies at I Bar Ranch in Gunnison to benefit the go Initiative and TETWP, ibarranch.com.

FRIDAY 19
• 10:00-11:30 am Walking tours of historic Elk Avenue with the Crested Butte Museum, meet in front of the museum at 4th and Elk, 970-349-1880.
• noon Closed AA Meeting: Readings from Living Sober at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• 4-7 pm Winter Outdoor Gear event with raffle and snacks at Chopwood Mercantile, 120 Elk Avenue.
• 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free belly dancing workshop with the Crested Butte School of Dance at the SOD Pump Room, 306 Maroon. Donations are encouraged, all proceeds go to Crested Butte State of Mind.
• 6 pm Live music with Rachel Van Slyke at Garlic Mikes in Gunnison.
• 6 pm Music and a film with Brian Hsu and Emily Ondracek-Peterson with the Crested Butte Music Festival at WCU in Gunnison.

SATURDAY 20
• 7:30 am Open AA Meeting: Big Book Study at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• 1:00 pm Jungle Book: Missoula Theater Performance at the Gunnison Arts Center.
• 3 pm Live music with Rachel Van Slyke at the Eldo.
• 5-8 p.m. Crested Butte Farmer’s Market Farm-to-Table Dinner featuring Chef Kate Loudoulis and live music by Rachel VanSlyke at the Historic Train Depot, 716 Elk Ave.
• 5-8 pm Crested Butte ArtWalk at participating locations in downtown Crested Butte.
• 6:30 p.m. Open AA Meeting: Literature at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.

SUNDAY 21
• 9 am to 2 pm Crested Butte Farmers Market on Elk Avenue.
• 9:30am-2pm Artists from CB Art Market in the parking lot at the top of Elk Avenue.
• 10am Live music with Rachel Van Slyke at CB Farmer’s Market.
• 4-7 p.m. Gunnison County Democratic Party Annual Unity Dinner at I Bar Ranch in Gunnison, gunnisondemocrats.org/events.
• 5:00 p.m. All Saints in the Mountains Episcopal Church service at UCC, 403 Maroon Ave.
• 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free belly dancing workshop with the Crested Butte School of Dance at the SOD Pump Room, 306 Maroon. Donations are encouraged, all proceeds go to Crested Butte State of Mind.
• 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Annual Silent Tracks meeting and potluck at Depot in BC.
• 6 p.m. Sundays at 6 p.m. at Legion Park in Gunnison with Farmer in the Sky.
• 6:00 pm Open AA meeting: Discussion on the subject at the Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.

MONDAY 22
Beginning of the fall semester for GWSD and WCU students
• 1:00 pm Sally Miner Lecture Series: The Only 3 Russian Composers You Need to Know with the Crested Butte Music Festival at the CB Library.
• 7:30 p.m. Open AA Meeting: Reading favorite great books at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.

TUESDAY 23
• 7:30 am Open AA Meeting: AA Mediation and Al-Anon at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• noon Closed AA Meeting: Came to Believe Readings at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• 1 pm “SEQUESTERED: An Artistic Testimony” presented by Nicholas Rayder at Townie Books.
• 2:00 pm Sally Miner Lecture Series: A Brief History of Jazz with the Crested Butte Music Festival at Buckel Family Wine in Gunnison.
• 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm St. Mary’s Garage is open for purchasers and donations.
• 4 to 7 p.m. Live music with Rachel Van Slyke at Izakaya Cabin.
• 5:00-6:00 pm Meet the finalists for the interview with the Executive Director of the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authorities at the Gunnison County Courthouse.
• 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. BC/Mt. CB Chamber Business After Hours at GVH Mountain Clinic, 12 Snowmass Road, Axtel 100, Mt. Crested Butte.
• 7:00 pm Great Wildlife Movements of the Gunnison Country with Kevin Blecha, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Biologist at the WCU University Center Theater.
• 8 pm Subject to change Evening of comedy improvisation with the Crested Butte Mountain Theater at the Mallardi Cabaret Theater (show 18+), cbmountaintheatre.org.

WEDNESDAY 24
• 8:30 Hike with HCCA. Register at hccacb.org.
• 8:30 am Free T’ai Chi sessions at Three Ladies Park, all levels are welcome.
• 10am-11:30am Elk Avenue Walking Tours with Crested Butte Museum, meet in front of the museum at Fourth and Elk, 970-349-1880.
• noon Closed AA meeting: 12 Step & 12 Tradition Study at Union Congregational Church, 349-5711.
• Noon Yoga in the garden of the Mt. Crested Butte Wedding Garden Pavilion (Wednesday through 9/28).
• 4-6 pm Mt. Emmons Land Exchange Community Open House at the CB Center for the Arts.
• 5:30 p.m. Community Meeting on Vacation Rental Regulations Update at Crested Butte Town Hall or on ZOOM, www.crestedbutte-co.gov > News and Announcements page.
• 5:30-7:00 p.m. Midweek on Main Street live music at IOOF Park in Gunnison.
• 8:00 pm Basketball for adults at CBCS High School gymnasium. Enter through the gates of Tommy V Field.

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