COVID-19 Updates & Announcements

Chaffee’s Got Heart Community Spotlights

The Chaffee’s Got Heart Committee is extremely proud of local businesses and individuals that have gone above and beyond by doing extraordinary things during these uncertain times. From innovating ways to thrive despite trying circumstances to showering struggling...

Chaffee Local Public Health Order Amendment #19 Updates Face Covering Requirements for Vaccinated Individuals

May 18, 2021 For immediate release: For more information, please contact: Emily Anderson, Deputy Director Chaffee County Public Health 719-539-4510 Chaffee County, CO - Chaffee County Public Health adopted an updated local Public Health...

FDA Emergency Use Authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children ages 12+

Chaffee County, CO: On May 10, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in children ages 12-15, and the CDC has recommended the vaccine be used to protect this age group from COVID-19. In order to...

Moderna COVID Vaccine Available at BV Drug & Salida Pharmacy & Fountain

Buena Vista Drug and Salida Pharmacy & Fountain will have Moderna COVID vaccine available from 4/28-4/30 for first doses. Just like public health there will never be any charge directly to the patient for the vaccine no matter what their insurance situation is.  ...

SBA launches Restaurant Revitalization Fund webpage with important program details

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (Fondo de revitalización de restaurantes), part of the American Rescue Plan Act, will provide $28.6 billion in grants to restaurants and bars in need. This fund will offer grants to hard-hit restaurants and bars, with restaurants...

Indoor Air Quality- Keep Your Customers, Employees & Students As Safe As Possible and Business or School Open!

The Chaffee County Board of Commissioners have released $150,000 in Coronavirus Relief Fund Dollars to the Chaffee County Community Foundation to provide COVID Relief to local small businesses. The new Chaffee County GRANT and No-Cost Solutions will assist our local...

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Current Weekly Announcements

Member Spotlight of the Week: NAMI Chaffee County

Member Spotlight of the Week: NAMI Chaffee County NAMI Chaffee County is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, they advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness....

Attention BV Businesses: Firecracker Business Walk is Back for its 2nd Year!

Are you a business in BV with a storefront? Join us for the 2nd Annual Firecracker Business Walk from Saturday, July 3rd through Friday, July 9th. Here are some of the details: The event will begin on Saturday, July 3rd and participants will have until Friday, July...

Calling All Volunteers – Help Needed for Summer Events!

We are currently looking for volunteers to help out during the events and we would love it if you could join us.  Here is some information on timing and areas that we will need some help:   Art in the Park Set Up: Saturday, July 3  9a - 5p (exact times TBD) Event Day:...

Art in the Park and Gold Rush Days Vendor Registration is OPEN

ART IN THE PARK Sunday, July 4th from 9a - 4p $125 per booth $75 for Chaffee Arts Members $105 for booth and Chaffee Arts Membership Register for your spot today!  GOLD RUSH DAYS Saturday, July 31st and Sunday, August 1st from 9a - 4p $195 per booth $145 for Chaffee...

June Business After Hours: June 17th (Hours are earlier this month)

Thursday, June 17th, 2021 from 4p - 6p Please note the time change in order to accommodate anyone interested in attending the FIBARK opening night! Brown's Canyon Brewing 23850 US Hwy 285 S. Buena Vista, CO 81211 Admission is $10 per person. Cash and exact change is...

Friday Concerts at Turner Farm

Buena Vista Heritage Presents Friday Concerts at Turner Farm 6:00pm - 8:00PM | 6829 West Main Street Admission by donation | Bring your own chair & picnic ____________________________________________________________________________________ June 11 5:00-8:00pm -...

Comanche Drive In Movie – CRUELLA

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 Showing Sunday May 30th through June 11th & June 13 CRUELLA 2021 Comedy Drama Rated PG-13 Set in 1970s in London during the punk rock movement, the film follows Estella de...

Riverside Bar and Grill Weekly Specials

If you enjoy delicious food, good drinks and being outdoors join us at the Riverside Bar and Grill located at River Runners.   This weeks specials include Coconut Shrimp for the seafood lovers, BLT's for meat eaters and Chicken Lime Gyros for poultry fans!  Try one of...

Call For Artists- Enter Your Artwork Today!

Enter your artwork in the 2021 Chaffee Arts Open Awards Show Today! Online Entry Starts TODAY! Visit for more information or to enter your artwork.  Entry is open June 1st-June 30, online only. Show Dates: August 21-29 at the Buena Vista Heritage...

Buena Vista Roastery’s Coffee for a Cause

Presents: Coffees for a Cause This month's Coffees for a Cause Partner, NAMI Chaffee County. Purchase Buena Vista Roastery's Organic Honduras Coffee and Support this important work! 10% of the sales go to NAMI Chaffee County and their incredible work advocating for...

Shop Local!

Great Fathers Day gifts at Swift River Ice Cream, T-Shirts & CO Gifts. Now open from 11-8pm closed on Wednesdays. Shop Local!

Good Vibes Coming Your Way 🤟

Smiling faces are back and we couldn’t be more excited! 🙂 We have been up to so much this past year and want to share it with you so you can be a part of it. Check out our community announcements below:   We now have a bigger studio space to accommodate for more...

LIVE MUSIC: Roastery Stage – Summer 2021 Schedule

All shows begin at 1 p.m. Sat. June 5 DOG SHOW Sat. June 26 MOUNTAIN MANTRA Sat. July 3 SALIDA CIRCUS Sat. July 10 SILVERCLIFF LIGHTS Sat. July 17 BLUE ROOSTER Sun, July 18 THAWIND MILLS Sat. July 24 NASCA LINES Sun. July 25 MARK’S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL Sat. Aug. 7...

2021 Season Kickoff Off BV Heritage

Let's Celebrate! It's the 2021 season kickoff of Buena Vista Heritage. Join us first for the annual meeting and then let's enjoy some live music and great entertainment with our local community at the Friday at the Farm Concert. Friday, June 11 from 5pm to 8 pm at the...

Collegiate Peaks Bank Donates to NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chaffee County would like to thank Collegiate Peaks Bank for their generous donation to help support our cause.  With their generous support, NAMI Chaffee County can raise awareness about mental health and help fund...

Historic Courthouse Opens June 12th

Stop by and check out the newly remodeled Courthouse Museum.  Our staff has been hard at work replacing windows and changing out displays. The Museum is a must see in Buena Vista. Hours starting June 12th: Thursday thru Mondays 11:00am-4:00pm. Visit...

Dvorak Expeditions Invites You To the Arkansas River Bluegrass Roustabout – Browns Canyon National Monument

Two Day Overnight Campout Rafting – Bluegrass Roustabout  July 9-10, 2021 Yep, that’s Banjo Music…… And yes, we are on the Arkansas River in the Browns Canyon National Monument in the heart of Colorado’s 14,000 Peaks. *Locals receive 20% off THE BAND: Come on out to...

2021 Chaffee Arts Open Awards Show Call for Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 2021 Chaffee Arts Open Awards Show Online Entry Only June 1- June 30 Show Dates: August 21-29 at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum Over $3,000 in Awards!   Categories:  Oils Water Media – Acrylics Water Media – Water Color Photography Mixed Media 2D...

National Alliance on Mental Illness Chaffee County: Raising Awareness About Mental Health

Members and friends of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chaffee County, participated in NAMI Colorado's NAMIWalks Your Way fundraising event on May 22nd. They walked from Alpine to Riverside Park to raise awareness about mental health and to help fund...

Turner Farms and The Buena Vista Depot & Transportation Museum Are OPEN!

Buena Vista Heritage is excited to announce that both Turner Farms and The Buena Vista Depot & Transportation Museum are now OPEN!  If you have never toured these museums, you are missing out!  Stop by and learn the history of the town we call home TODAY!  We...

Walden Chamber Music Society’s June Concert

Walden Chamber Music Society's June concert is just around the corner - mark your calendars now! We will be presenting this event virtually starting at noon on June 17 until midnight June 20. Enjoy this concert in the comfort of your own home at a time that is...

Fill Up On Us!!

Get Your Next Fill-Up On Us!!  When you get a loan to purchase or refinance your new or used car we will pay up to $50.00 for your next tank of gas!  Please call or come into one of our branches for details.

Free Summer Concerts in the Park start Thursday, June 10th with a Country Western show to celebrate the kickoff to the 100th Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo

FREE Thursday Concerts in the Park showcase local and regional performers at the beautiful McPhelemy Park right on the Buena Vista Town Pond. Gather your family, pack a picnic, grab your beach chair, and come enjoy the atmosphere of our free Concerts in the Park!  A...

Come Work for 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...

BV Jeeps & Atvs 2021 Season is now open!

BV Jeeps & Atvs is now open for the 2021 season. We are YOUR mountain adventure headquarters providing rentals for Jeeps, atvs, and side by sides. We offer 1/2 day, full day, and mulit day rentals. Stop by our shop location at 222 Hwy 24 S here in beautiful Buena...

Sabrina Carter is Featured on the Chaffee Arts Wall at AVDI in June

Sabrina Carter will be exhibiting her art for sale on the Chaffee Arts Wall for the month of June at AVDI.  There will also be an artist reception on Friday, June 4 from 4-6 pm.  Come by to talk with Sabrina and enjoy her oils, acrylics, and glass art.  Arkansas...

Property with Adjacent Seasonal Stream and Bordering National Forest!

NEWLY LISTED: Two Lots for the Price of One! Dream Mountain Property! Just minutes from Ski Cooper and Tennessee Pass Nordic Center. This is the perfect opportunity to build your perfect mountain ski and recreation home. This property is walking distance to the San...

Spacious 2,292 sqft Home Bordering National Forest!

NEWLY LISTED: Spacious 3 Bedroom Home Bordering National Forest! Take a deep breath- you are IN THE MOUNTAINS! Surrounded by tall whispering pines in the charming and historic community of Alpine, this two story, 3 bedroom / 3 bath home is a desirable mountain...

Mountain Home in Twin Lakes On 2.62 Acres

630 Reva Ridge Road Twin Lakes, CO 2,990 Square Feet ~ 2.62 Acres ~ MLS# 8389425 $875,000 Tranquility is found here! Beautiful location with stunning views of Twin Lakes, Twin Peaks, Mt. Elbert and the surrounding valley. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Quaint Mountain Cottage Bordering Public Land

43275 County Road 397 Granite, CO 1,064 Square Feet ~ 0.47 Acres ~ MLS# 1513029 $399,516 Searching for the ideal mountain get-a-way to enjoy the mountains, simple life, birds singing and the sound of the river, LOOK NO FURTHER. This delightful mountain treasure has...

New Listing – Game Trail

Great getaway home or starter home completed in 2019 with amazing 360 degree views and back deck on the east side. Sit out and enjoy your morning coffee in privacy and take in those awesome views of the Collegiate Peaks, Buffalo Peaks and the Sangre De Cristo's....

Upcoming events in BV

During the COVID-19 outbreak, all events are subject to cancellation or rescheduling. Please contact the event organizer for more information. 

Date/Time Event
06/11/2021 - 06/12/2021
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
June Business After Hours: Hours are earlier this month
June Business After Hours: Hours are earlier this month

Brown’s Canyon Brewing Company, Buena Vista CO
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday Concerts at Turner Farm
Friday Concerts at Turner Farm

Turner Farm, Buena Vista CO
06/18/2021 - 06/19/2021
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

American Legion Post 55, Buena Vista CO

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