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Current Weekly Announcements

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...

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...

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!

The Book Nook Celebrates Its 11th Year

The Book Nook celebrates 11 years as your mountain town book store! Drop by for a piece of Book Nook Birthday pie, made in Kathy & Owen's kitchen from our neighborhood apples.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Empower Kids Yoga

Mondays 1:00pm at Empower Yoga  301 E. Main Street, BV  

DPCA Fall Festival

Saturday, October 19th 2PM-5PM  518 S. San Juan Ave

Ark-Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week

Jigme, 3 year old male Domestic Shorthair Mix

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  or 719-395-6938

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...


The Ark Valley VoiceSM is hosting an Inaugural One-Day Conference for digital news media journalists, elected and government officials, businesses with digital security goals and journalism and mass media students. Location: Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort...

New Year & New Employment Laws: The Changing Landscape and Tools to Help You Manage It

A must attend for all small businesses and non-profits! October 30th from 8:30am to 12:30 pm.  Held at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort Pavillion.  Please register for this free event at  Training...

Chamber members receive an Air Ambulance membership discount

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

Spiritual Wellness – Eight Dimensions of Wellness Series @ BV Library

It has been said that we are not physical beings having a spiritual experience, but rather spiritual beings having a physical experience. Understanding who we are as human beings in relation to others and the world around us is key. What does it mean to lead a...

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...


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...

New Year & New Employment Laws: The Changing Landscape and Tools to Help Manage It

Please join us October 28 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM for this FREE and important topic for your small business or non-profit entity.  Click here to register for this free business training.    Training Topics for Session: Hiring Top Talent Keeping your Top...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2 for 1 Drinks, Free Coffee, Free Beer, Free Wine, 2 for 1 E-bike Rentals and MORE!

Your Discovery Pass is packed with over $600 in savings & freebies on eats, drinks, shops, experiences and more in Salida & Buena Vista! Get 2 for 1 drinks, free coffee, free beer, free wine, 2 for 1 e-bike rentals, plus 47 other offers at local businesses...

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                                ...

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...

Upcoming events in BV

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
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CUCC Worship & Children's Church

Congregational United Church of Christ, Buena Vista CO
10/21/2019 - 10/23/2019
12:00 am
November's deadline

Ute Country News, Divide CO
10/21/2019 - 11/18/2019
3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Buena Vista Circus presents Circus School Classes

Buena Vista Community Center, Buena Vista CO

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