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Weekly Announcements

Business After Hours – September 16th

Join us for Business After Hours on Thursday, September 16th from 5p - 7p at Sangre de Cristo Electric Association (29780 US Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista). $10 at the door! Everyone is welcome!  Come by and enjoy food, drinks, and networking!

The BV Chamber is Currently Seeking Board Member Nominees

BOARD MEMBER JOB DESCRIPTION Start Date: October 2021 The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce is seeking committed board members to serve on our organization's governing body. The board member's responsibilities include advising on strategic plans, participating in...

The Great State Tomato War – Registration Deadline September 1st

Attention Procrastinating Tomato Tossers: The deadline for participation in The Great Colorado vs Texas Tomato War is September 1st. To join the fun, go and click on the link. If you aren't going to toss, then plan to watch The Great Colorado vs...

Great Futures Gala

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County are hosting a new countywide event on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort: the Great Futures Gala. This event replaces the Salida Club’s Casino Night and Buena Vista Club’s Boots and Bolos...

Apple Picking at Turner Farm

Apple picking from September 12th until apples are gone at Turner Farm. 829 West Main Street $5.00 per bag, $15 per half bushel, $25 per bushel. Call Judy Hassell at 719-207-1175 for an appointment.

BV Strong Community Dinner is 9/20/21!

Stronger than ever! BV Strong is back! Thanks to your efforts to keep our community safe, we are stronger than ever. The 8th Annual BV Strong Community Dinner will be Monday, September 20, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Visit to learn more and sign up for...

Ice Cream Party at Station 24 Cafe in Johnson Village!

Want free premium ice cream?! Now's your chance! To introduce another amazing product, we invite you to join us on September 24th, 25th, and 26th for our Ice Cream Party. When you buy 3 scoops you get your 4th free!!! Follow us on Facebook for your chance to win an...

UAS Fall Roundup Conference

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BE OUR GUEST Thursday, September 16 at the Comanche Drive-in in Buena Vista for a showing of   SHREK Gates open at 7:00 p.m. Movie begins at 8:00 p.m. Join Buena Vista Drug and Salida Pharmacy and Fountain staff for a fun evening at the Comanche drive-in as we...

Embracing Aging Event – Several Dates and Locations Available

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Our Sluban building blocks wall has grown!

HEY BV! Cloud City Toystore has expanded the "Sluban" Wall.  Our building brick kits have just doubled in assortment and size.  Be sure to come see Chris and Kris at 108 Linderman Ave - behind the Library

BV Public Library Survey – Help Shape the Plan for the Future!

The Buena Vista Public Library seeks feedback from its greater community in order to plan for its future.  Please complete and submit a survey by October 15, 2021. Each member of a household is invited to complete the survey. The estimated time for completing the...

The Colorado Fossil Discovery that Rocked the World

Collegiate Peaks Forum Series Resumes Lectures with Reception and Lecture by Paleontologists Dr. Tyler Lyson of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Dr. Ian Miller of the National Geographic Society Presenting “The Colorado Fossil Discovery that Rocked the...

Update: BV HOPE has a matching grant for Haven for Hope!

BV HOPE has a matching grant for Haven for Hope. Give now and have your gift doubled by this generous anonymous grant! All gifts are tax-deductible and will go toward the goal of having a sanctuary here in Chaffee County for adult women human trafficking survivors....

Friday Concerts at Turner Farm: Barb Maxey

Friday Concerts At The Farm -September 17, 2021 Featuring BARB MAXEY at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. Barb is a guitarist and vocalist doing a mix of 60s-70s, blues/jazz, country, gospel and originals, using looping technology to create several layers of guitar parts. She...

Comanche Drive In Theatre – Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 The Comanche will remain open, showing on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays as weather permits. Showing Friday, Saturday, & Sunday September 17th, 18th & 19th WILLY WONKA...

Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

 READ:  Uplifting stories, Good news about mountain living, Informative and helpful articles in these challenging times  ADVERTISE: In the Paper That Actually Gets Read!  • Averages 95% pick-up rate  • Readers will see your business in a positive light  • Reach our...

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...

Fall 2021 Employer Poll: COVID Response

However unfortunate and frustrating, the Covid-19 health emergency and it's related challenges remain with us as we head into fall and winter. With this realization,  Chaffee County employers are taking bold and decisive new actions to address the long-running...

Friday Concerts At The Farm: Brian Bishop

Friday Concerts At The Farm -September 24, 2021 Featuring BRIAN BISHOP at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. Singer-Songwriter Brian Bishop on Guitar, Violist Lindsay Davis, and Anna Bishop on Percussion, bring poetic songs into a harmony of beauty with a warm, acoustic sound.  ...

Adults Aged 18-20: Get Paid $22/Hour to Train as a CDOC Correctional Officer Apprentice in Buena Vista!

Click to Apply for Colorado Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Apprentice Here: BVCC Correctional Officer APPRENTICE--FOR AGES 18-20--Apply ASAP

Shavano Pharmacy has Seasonal Flu and Covid vaccinations available!

Keep your Employees and Families Safe We can come to your business/church/other organization to do clinics for flu and Covid immunizations.  Available immunizations for clinics include seasonal flu (both standard and high dose for those over 65 yo) and covid (Janssen...

2.24 Acres with Amazing Views!

This is it, the perfect lot to build your dream home on. This lot has stunning panoramic views of the valley, city, ice lake and the full range of the Collegiate Peaks! Easy to build on and nicely sloped if you chose a walk-out style home. The pinon trees give you...

3,232 sqft 3 Bedroom Home!

    The view alone, from the 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...

Upcoming Community Events

Date/Time Event
07/07/2021 - 11/02/2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Leading Edge a Online Business/Strategic Planning Series
Leading Edge a Online Business/Strategic Planning Series

09/21/2021 - 09/25/2021
All Day
2021 OHV Fall Color Tour
2021 OHV Fall Color Tour

All Day
Embracing Aging Event

Sunrise Manor Buena Vista, Buena Vista CO
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers

Buena Vista Public Library, Buena Vista Colorado

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