COVID-19 Updates & Announcements

July 30 – FIRE RESTRICTIONS CHANGE FOR ALL LANDS ON THE PIKE & SAN ISABEL NATIONAL FORESTS, CIMARRON & COMANCHE NATIONAL GRASSLANDS

Pike & San Isabel National Forests Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands 2840 Kachina Dr. Pueblo, CO 81008 (719) 553-1400 www.fs.usda.gov/psicc News Release Media Contact: PSICC Fire Information (719) 229-1567 psicc.pio@gmail.com FIRE RESTRICTIONS CHANGE FOR...

Chip in for Your Chamber, Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank

CHIP IN FOR YOUR CHAMBER A Matching Gift Fundraiser to support the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank Every dollar raised up to $10,000 will be generously matched by Collegiate Peaks Bank As many of us suffer the...

Colorado Statewide Mask Order

Governor Jared Polis announced the Statewide Mask Order directing the public to wear a face covering while inside public, indoor spaces.  A public indoor space is defined as any enclosed indoor area that is publicly or privately owned, managed or operated to which...

Chaffee County Visitors Bureau Offers 10k Mask Up Grant Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2020         Contact: Scott Peterson    Marketing Director                                                                                                       scott@colorfulcolorado.com Chaffee County Visitors Bureau Offers 10k Mask Up...

Small Business Training Needs Assessment Survey

Help us with this Small Business Training Needs Assessment Survey Please take two minutes to complete our seven-question survey. Your responses will allow the Central Mountain SBDC Center to develop training, and education services and programs that address your needs...

EDUCATION AMID ADVERSITY; A message from Greg Felt

Chaffee County, Colorado. June 17, 2020   Our community has suffered a massive disruption from the pandemic and the economic turmoil of the last three months. Throughout that time, community leaders have worked in concert to adapt to changing regulations and to work...

Gold Rush Days in Buena Vista to be postponed to Summer of 2021

Gold Rush Days in Buena Vista will be postponed to Summer of 2021 After weeks of deliberation the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Town of Buena Vista and Public Health officials, has decided to postpone one of our signature summer events,...

Chaffee County Fairgrounds Announces Gradual ReOpening

CHAFFEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS ANNOUNCES GRADUAL REOPENING MAY 29, 2020 Salida, CO. Chaffee County Fairgrounds will be re-opening their riding arenas to the public beginning June 1st  2020,  Monday- Friday’s during the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.   In keeping with Governor...

Save the Date: Reenvisioning Retail 2020

SAVE THE DATE WHY ATTEND REENVISIONING RETAIL? Retail, food service and accommodations, and hospitality were industries most heavily impacted by COVID-19. Attend this convening to discuss shared solutions for recovery for businesses and the frontline workers who keep...

Public Health Order: Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has adopted the Fifth Amended Public Health Order Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors, which lasts through June 30, 2020.  Below are some frequently asked questions and answers. Should older adults and...

Chaffee County Safe Business Checklist and Opening Timeline

The County Commissioners are actively working on a three phased reopening of Chaffee County during the month of May and beginning of June. All businesses looking to re-open during this phased approach will be required to fill out a Safe Business Checklist.    The...

Local Pivot Panels – See how they thrive to survive

Every Tuesday & Thursday catch our filmed video interviews with local business owners from Chaffee, Lake and Park County.    Learn how our local business owners have pivoted their businesses to continue to successfully operate during the pandemic. In future...

Adventure Ideas during COVID-19, presented by GARNA

Looking for ways to stay engaged and to get outside during the pandemic? Check out GARNA's COVID-19 Adventure Page for ideas, activities, and information on how to enjoy the outdoors while social distancing. GARNA has put together a list of things you could try! Check...

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Current Weekly Announcements

Business After Hours is Back! Thursday, August 20th

Business After Hours is BACK! We have all missed each other and hope you can join us for a Business After Hours sponsored by The Chamber of Commerce & Sorelle Delicatessen, with beer provided by Eddyline Brewery.   Join us for food, music by Enchanted Strings,...

2020 OHV Fall Color Tour: Registration is open and space is limited!

OHV Fall Color Tour in Buena Vista September 22 - 26th, 2020   The OHV Color Tour enters its 19th year.  This tour is for side by sides and all types of Off Highway Vehicles. Experience the rugged terrain, Fall colors and historical sites in the heart of fourteener...

Chip in for Your Chamber, Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank

CHIP IN FOR YOUR CHAMBER A Matching Gift Fundraiser to support the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center Sponsored by Collegiate Peaks Bank Every dollar raised up to $10,000 will be generously matched by Collegiate Peaks Bank As many of us suffer the...

Stop by the Welcome Center to get your Buena Vista Bandana!

We have Buena Vista Bandana's for you and your business! Just stop by the Welcome Center to get yours today.  You may also call to schedule and appointment as Welcome Center hours may vary! 

Free Concert in McPhelemy Park – Last Show this week!

This Thursday will be the last of the FREE Thursday Concerts in the Park 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 Concert in the Park! Last...

Friday’s at the Farm

Barb Maxey will perform Friday, August 7th at 6 PM at the Turner Farm (829 West Main). Donations to BV Heritage 501c3 are appreciated. Bring a picnic dinner and your chair and enjoy her music. Barb is a guitarist & vocalist doing a mix of 60-70’s, blues/jazz,...

Comanche Drive In Movie Info – Jaws & Up In Smoke

Change-up schedule at the Drive In There will be a variety of activities happening at the Drive In this Summer. Please watch for info on Facebook and www.comanchedrivein.com Dates & Schedules will vary! JAWS Stephen Spielberg's 1975 Action Thriller PG **Showing...

Comanche Drive In – Free Concert by ‘For King & Country’

INVITATION TO FREE ‘FOR KING AND COUNTRY’ LIVE CONCERT At the Comanche Drive In July 30th You’re invited to join the fun in a “studio” audience for an exciting – and FREE – for King & Country LIVE performance.  This will be up to a 2 hour filming of 3-5 songs. ...

BV Library Imagination Parade – Today at 10a

Wednesday, July 29th at 10:00am The Imagination Parade is a fun opportunity for kids, parents and volunteers to dress-up using their imagination.  We will be making a loop around our block with many exciting stops along the way.  Here is a peek at a few stops; Fire...

Free Live Music Every Saturday at the BVEC Stage at the Roastery!

FREE LIVE MUSIC! EVERYONE WELCOME! BVEC STAGE AT THE ROASTERY  IN DOWNTOWN BV. Friday, July 31 at 2p is Mark's Midnight Carnival Show SATURDAYS AT 1:30p. The full line up includes... August 1 is River Tango... August 8 is Blue Rooster... August 15 is Chris Nasca......

Join us as we celebrate Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity’s 20th Anniversary!

Check out all of the exciting events planned for 7/27-8/1/2020! July 27th - August 1st Join us as we celebrate Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity's 20th Anniversary! Our affiliate is celebrating twenty-years of building homes, communities and hope. We are excited to...

Turner Farm New Hours

For the first time Buena Vista Heritage has decided to open Historic Turner Farm on a regular basis. Every Friday and Saturday between 11 and 4 visitors may take a tour of the buildings for a step back in time. The main farm house was built in 1910 and is furnished...

Walden Virtual Concert – FROM MY LIFE: Musical Mementos

Walden Virtual Concert - FROM MY LIFE: Musical Mementos. Available 8/2/20 through 8-9-20 Walden Chamber Music Society presents an encore performance of the Virtual Concert of solo piano works "From My Life: Musical Mementos" performed by Jo Boatright. Included will be...

Collegiate Peaks Forum Series: Craig Childs on “The Animals Around Us”

Craig Childs, Natural Sciences, Archaeology, and Wilderness Writer, Presents The Animals Around Us: A Spoken Word Evening with Craig Childs, Thursday, 30 July 2020, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom video conferencing....

Together Chaffee has released a new comprehensive plan draft and we want to hear from you. Did we get it right?

Together Chaffee has released a new comprehensive plan draft and we want to hear from you. Did we get it right? Here is a link to the draft: https://together.chaffeecounty.org/draft-comprehensive-plan We want to know, are the values, vision, and goals reflected in...

Meticulously Maintained Home in Game Trail

Bright, Open and very nicely built mountain home. This home has been lightly used and in very nice condition. It has a wonderful bright open feeling with beautiful views. The Living room has large vaulted t&g ceiling, warm cozy wood burning fireplace with blower....

Custom Log Home – $1,600,000

STUNNING Mountain Views surrounding this Custom Log Home! Situated conveniently between Buena Vista and Salida on 40 rolling acres with Gas Creek winding through, this is great for horses, or just for enjoying. Built with gorgeous Swedish logs, this stunning home...

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
08/04/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Guided Meditation
08/07/2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free Yoga in the Courtyard

Buena Vista Square, Buena Vista CO
08/07/2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday's at The Farm
08/08/2020
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free Live Music Every Saturday on the BVEC Stage at The BV Roastery

The BV Roastery, Buena Vista CO

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