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Christmas Opening – This Saturday

Events & Activities  The Chocolate Walk – All Day December 4th & 5th Pick up your playing cards 11/29 to 12/3 at the BV Chamber Also available at The Heritage Museum on 12/4 Cards are $1 each with chances to win up to $200 in prizes Photos with Santa –...

Buena Vista’s Parade of Lights

Join us along South Main and East Main Streets for the Annual Parade of Lights. The Parade will start on South Main Street and end on East Main and Railroad where Santa will recite 'twas the Night Before Christmas before the lighting of the Community Tree.   We hope...

Holiday Craft Fair at Christmas Opening

Come out to Christmas Opening and join us for the Holiday Craft Fair at The Heritage Museum during Christmas Opening from 10a - 4p. Check off some holiday shopping with some unique goods from these local artisan's.   Some types of items you will find include hand knit...

Arkansas River Polar Plunge during Christmas Opening

The fourth annual Buena Vista Polar Plunge for charity at the South Main River Park - Saturday, December 4th at 11:30 am. Come join your friends and jump into the icy water of the Arkansas River to help raise funds for the local Toys for Tikes programs. This event...

Free Movie, The Star, During Christmas Opening

First Colorado Land is sponsoring the free showing of The Star at the Community Center. This family friendly movie will have two showings during the day. 10a and 12:30p. Reservations Required.

Pick up your Chocolate Walk Cards now!

The Chocolate Walk is back again and will take place the weekend of Christmas Opening, December 4th & 5th. This is your chance to visit our local businesses, get some yummy chocolates, shop holidays specials, and up to $200 in prizes!   Pick up your playing cards...

Christmas Opening This Weekend – Play to Win $200

Participate in the Chocolate Walk this weekend during the Christmas Opening for a chance to win the $200 Grand Prize!  Mary Kale, Broker Associate, Full Circle Real Estate Group MaryKaleRealtor.com (719)-221-2879 cell (719)-395-0101 office mmkkale64@gmail.com...

Photos with Santa!

Santa is coming to the Buena Vista Heritage Museum for Christmas Opening on December 4th. Start your holiday season off by getting your FREE photo with Santa. Reserve your spot here! 

Chili Cookoff at Buena Vista Heritage

Do you think you make the best chili in town?  Well, here is your chance to prove it! Join us during Christmas Opening to test your skills!  Or, just stop by to vote for the best chili. December 4th at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum Submissions 9:00am - 10:00Am     ...

Join the BV Library during Christmas Opening for the Local Author Fair

Date: Saturday, December 4, 12:00—3:00 p.m. Location: Buena Vista Public Library Meet local authors, purchase signed copies, and enter a raffle to win free books! Stop by the Buena Vista Public Library to meet local authors writing in all genres, from fiction, short...

Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2021 Comes to the Upper Arkansas Valley – Virtually

The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) and Antero Outdoors are partnering for the 7th annual VIRTUAL Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, December 2 at 7 p.m. The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is an internationally renowned tour of the latest,...

Spectacular Light Displays

 Mini-Blessings is pleased to announce the return of our SPECTACULAR LIGHT DISPLAYS  Friday, December 10 & Saturday, December 11 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. We are raising money to support our programs and wonderful mini horses for the coming year $3/person or $10/car...

FCLO BV-Deck The Door Contest

Start submitting your decorated doors TODAY! We have a NEW business category this year! We will donate $250 to the charity of the winning business' door! Submit photos of decorated doors to Natalie@FirstColorado.com BEFORE Monday, December 13th!

Family Bites brought to you by Justin at Mountain Homes Lending

Besides helping people achieve financial security through homeownership, I'd like to share another one of my passions with you - Cooking! Justin’s Chicken Cacciatore This is one of my favorites!  Easy to make, and the anchovies really add a deep umami flavor that puts...

Warm winter special at Accelerate Motorworks

It's time to welcome winter, warm as it is and Accelerate Motorworks would like to welcome winter time customers with a service special. We are offering 15% off parts and labor for all standard servicing for the month of December. We service all brands of...

Remote Worker Meetups, New Open Remote Work Opportunities

It’s not an overstatement to say the growing trend toward remote work is reshaping rural towns across the country. That’s certainly true here in Chaffee County and its creating new opportunities for many of us who live here.    For young people graduating from local...

Support the work of GARNA on Colorado Gives Day

The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association invites Coloradans to support efforts to deliver place-based environmental education, on the ground volunteer stewardship, sustainability, and heritage preservation in the Upper Arkansas Valley by donating to GARNA between...

Secure Career Opportunities Available at the CDOC Buena Vista Correctional Complex!

Are you looking for your Forever Career? The Colorado Department of Corrections is hiring! We are seeking dynamic, honest, and security-minded individuals to join our team of 400+ professionals at the Buena Vista Correctional Complex (or at any of our other 18...

Incredible Views and Natural Sunlight from this One of a Kind Trail West Home!

The view alone from this cozy mountain home is well worth the price! The basic structure of a cabin has been remodeled and added onto since it was built in 1970. Now with a primary bedroom on the main level and additional living space in the basement. Plenty of...

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Upcoming Community Events

Date/Time Event
12/02/2021
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2021 Comes to the Upper Arkansas Valley - Virtually
Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2021 Comes to the Upper Arkansas Valley - Virtually

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12/03/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alphabet Story Time
Alphabet Story Time

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista CO
12/04/2021
All Day
Christmas Opening
Christmas Opening

Buena Vista Heritage Museum, Buena Vista CO
12/04/2021
All Day
The Star-Christmas Opening Movie
The Star-Christmas Opening Movie

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista CO

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