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Weekly Announcements

Patio Sale at The View

Who else is ready for our patio to reopen? We are getting closer and we are celebrating the reopening with a Patio Sale! Come and see how great the patio turned out and do a little, or a lot, of shopping! So many great items will be on sale, but it's only for 1 day....

Join Us for Gold Rush Days 2021

Free Live Music, Art & Craft Fair, Free Kids Art Classes,  Beer Garden & Food, Historical Reenactments at both the River Park and at the Buena Vista Depot, and the Burro Race Triple Crown.  Plus, many local businesses in Buena Vista offer great shopping,...

Local Businesses: Rent Old Fashion Costumes and Step Back in Time for Gold Rush Days

Celebrate our rich heritage and Gold Rush Days by renting your very own Gold Rush Period Costume from Saunders costumes and Aces and Ladies. They will be in town all week and costumes are tailored to YOU! Whether you own a business in town or will just be joining us...

Gold Rush Days Free Concert – Blue Recluse Saturday Night

Come join us for our Gold Rush Days headliners on Saturday night! River Park at The Soccer Fields 6p - 8p Free for Everyone! Blue Recluse is a five piece power blues band. They play a wide range of blues, rhythm and blues, and country blues from the ‘40s to the...

Kickoff Gold Rush Days with Lloyd & Joyce Woods at Fridays at the Farm Concerts

Fridays at the Farm Concerts Featuring Lloyd & Joyce Woods Kicking off Gold Rush Days July 30th  6:00-8:00pm Turner Farm 829 West Main Admission by Donation Bring you own chair and picnic For more information, visit: www.buenavistaheritage.org/Upcoming-Events

FREE Kids Art Classes at Gold Rush Days, sponsored by Chaffee Arts

Free Kids Art Classes presented by Chaffee Arts Chaffee Arts Artist Sabrina Carter will guide kids through the art of making Gold Slime.  Each child will receive instruction and supplies to make Gold Slime to take home.  Reservations are required.    Click here to...

Comanche Drive In Movie – Black Widow

Comanche Drive In Theatre 3 Miles West on Highway 306 ***Buena Vista, CO*** 719-395-2766 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...

Buena Vista Historic Survey Presentation

The Historic Preservation Commission will present a Historic Survey on 30 Buena Vista residential properties on Thursday, July 29th at 5:30 in the Pinon Room of the Community Center. This report was made possible by a $24,000 grant from History Colorado presented to...

“Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” Book Signings and Presentations

For a limited time only!! The Buena Vista Heritage Museum is proud to present the exhibit “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” comprised of unpublished Edward Curtis photographs taken in Alaska, on loan from the Curtis Legacy Foundation. This show opens August 1st...

Beer to Go!

You can now take our Shred Session IPA on your next adventure.  Re-sealable cans are perfect for boating!  Stop into the pub anytime to grab beer to go.  Taps are open 3-6pm weekdays and Noon-6pm on weekends.  Cheers

Chaffee Arts Open Awards Show

The Chaffee Arts Open Awards Show is August 21 – 29 at the Heritage Museum Courthouse Gallery at 506 E. Main, in Buena Vista. The show will be open daily from 11 am – 5 pm. Entrance to the museum will be free to the public for the duration of the Open Awards Show....

The Power of WE (Women Entrepreneurs) Conference Register Today

The Power of WE (Women Entrepreneurs) conference held at the awe-inspiring Salida SteamPlant Event Center in Salida, Colorado. September 27th from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Space is limited register today! https://centralsbdc.org/home/events-the-power-of-we/. The Power of WE...

Buena Vista Heritage Raffle Fundraiser

Raffle Fundraiser for: Buena Vista Heritage Winner will be drawn: August 20, 2021 at 7:00pm Turner Farm (829 W. Main Street) Need not be present to win. Visit BuenaVistaHeritage.org for tickets!

Live Music at The Roastery Stage

All shows begin at 1 p.m. Sat. July 24 NASCA LINES Sun. July 25 MARK’S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL Sat. Aug. 7 MOUNTAIN MANTRA Sat. Aug. 14 BLUE RECLUSE Sat. Aug. 21 BLUE ROOSTER Sat. Aug. 28 MIDIGHT CARNIVAL Sat. Sept. 4 GROOVESPEAK

Chaffee Arts Raffle Fundraiser- Win Evelyn Gottschall Baker’s “Study for Shed” Glass Artwork

Chaffee Arts is proud to announce that Evelyn Gottschall Baker has donated her “Study for Shed” for a raffle to raise funds for Chaffee Arts.  Evelyn’s art sculpture is valued at $2500. and raffle tickets are available online at www.chaffeearts.com for $5.00 each...

Friday Concerts at Turner Farm: Gene Farrar

Buena Vista Heritage Presents: Friday Concerts at Turner Farm Featuring Gene Farrar July 30th and August 6th 829 West Main Street in Buena Vista and everyone is invited! Admission for this fundraiser is BY DONATION at the entrance.  Bring your own picnic/snack, lawn...

Free Thursday Summer Concerts in the Park

FREE Thursday Concerts in the Park showcase local and regional performers at the beautiful McPhelemy Park (US Hwy 24 and Main Street) right on the Buena Vista Town Pond. Gather your family, pack a picnic, grab your beach chair, and come enjoy the atmosphere of our...

“Christmas in July” Gives Campaign Wrap Up Party

Join The Ark Valley Voice staff and readers for the "Christmas in July” Gives Campaign Wrap Up Party, from 5-7pm on August 6, on the corner of First and F Street in Salida.  Make a donation and get a free beer.    Can’t make the party, please consider donating as we...

Friday Concerts at Turner Farms: Kevin Cardinal

Buena Vista Heritage Presents: Friday Concerts at the Farm Featuring Kevin Cardinal August 13th at 6:00 pm 829 West Main Street Admission for this fundraiser is BY DONATION at the entrance. Bring your own picnic/snack, lawn chair, and/or blanket and ENJOY! He is...

“Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” Exhibit at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum

The Buena Vista Heritage Museum is proud to present the exhibit “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” comprised of unpublished Edward Curtis photographs taken in Alaska, on loan from the Curtis Legacy Foundation. This show opens August 1st and runs through August...

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

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...

NEWLY LISTED: Beautiful Mountain Home with ADU on Corner Lot In Town with Amazing Views!

    Mountain living at its finest! Newly constructed in 2019, this immaculate home includes many upgrades & custom features, including a premium oversized corner lot with unobstructed views of the entire Collegiate Peaks mountain range. The main home boasts of a...

NEWLY LISTED: Over 6 Acres with No HOA’s or Covenants!

  This is a beautiful property in a private location. Lots of trees on rolling south facing hills. Excellent views looking to the south toward the Arkansas River Valley.  Private access on historic mining roads. This would make a wonderful location for an off-the-grid...

New Listing- .53 Acres in Trail West Association

Stunning lot with Aspen Grove, Views of the Valley and Buffalo Peaks. Property backs up to open space. Great lot to build your dream home on. Trail West is very well established and a friendly community to live in. It has central water, natural gas and it will be...

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

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08/01/2021 - 08/15/2021
12:00 am
“Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” comprised of unpublished Edward Curtis photographs taken in Alaska Exhibit
“Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska” comprised of unpublished Edward Curtis photographs taken in Alaska Exhibit
08/04/2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SmartStart: How to Start a Business (online)
SmartStart: How to Start a Business (online)

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08/05/2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Thursday Summer Concerts in the Park
Free Thursday Summer Concerts in the Park

McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista CO

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