COVID-19 Updates & Announcements

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...

Energize Colorado Gap Fund is Launched Monday, August 31st

Energize Colorado Gap Fund The Application Launches Monday, August 31, 2020 Here’s What You Need to Know: The Energize Colorado Gap Fund will provide more than $25M in small business loans and grants to boost small business enterprises that are the economic engines...

August 21 – Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

PUEBLO, Colo., August 21, 2020 – Today, four districts on the Pike and San Isabel National Forests Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands entered Stage 1 fire restrictions which apply to all public lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service in the Leadville and...

Last Call for Alcohol On-Premise Consumption

Effective 10:00 PM Saturday, August 22, 2020, pursuant to Executive Order D 2020 170 , all on-premises licensees licensed under Articles 3, 4, and 5 of Title 44 of the Colorado Revised Statutes must cease alcohol beverage sales to end consumers for on-premises...

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...

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...

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

Join the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors!

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce will have 3 open board seats to fill this October! If you want to be a part of the growth of Buena Vista's Chamber of Commerce, then now is the time to make an impact! Beginning on October 21st we will have 3 open seats available on...

BV Public Library Take & Make Kit

Pick up kits. Make cool stuff. Show it off. For more information or to sign up call 719-395-8700 or email September 2020 Pre- K: Bugs & Insects 9/8: Caterpillar Project 9/14: Coffee Filter Butterflies 9/21: Clothespin Bugs 9/28:...

Turner Farm Apples: Pick your own apples through September 20

Pick your own apples though Sept 20th  Suggested Donation $5 per bag $15 half bushel $25 bushel  There are currently bushels of picked apples for sale as well Call Judy Hassell at 719.207.1175 or Buena Vista Heritage at 395-8458 to set up an appointment.  Brought to...

Innovate the Future with Tech Business Opportunities LEARN HOW

Technology innovation—it's how we tip disruption in your favor and energize our rural community.  The Central Mountain SBDC is hosting a regional webinar focusing on the Colorado SBDC TechSource: Commercialization program offering many small business support...

Music & Memories at Turner Farm – September 18th

”Friday at the Farm Concerts” will feature Kevin Cardinal  Friday , September 18.  Music starts at 5:30 at Turner Farm, 829 West Main, BV.  Admission by donation to Buena Vista Heritage.  Bring your chair,  picnic dinner and wear your mask and practice social...

Comanche Drive In Movie Info -Minions

MINIONS 2015 Animated Comedy Rated PG With the voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, & Michael Keaton “Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.”...

Free Concerts in the Park – McPhelemy Park every Thursday

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...

The Book Nook is still open Wednesday through Saturday

Yep, THE BOOK NOOK is still open Wed-Sat from 10-3. NED'S NOOK is featuring Hunting & Fishing, DIY projects, Railroads, Cooking, Airplanes, Other neat Stuff. Comments can be directed to Ned Hobbit when he bothers to show up for work at THE BOOK NOOK!!!

Don’t Miss Sorelle Delicatessen’s Weekly Specials

Stop by Sorelle's any day of the week and try out their special of the day!  Meatball Monday: $1 off a meatball sandwich Turkey Tuesday: $4.99 half & $9.99 full turkey & cheese sandwich* Hump (Wednesday) Day Ham: $4.99 half & $9.99 full ham & cheese...

Chaffee County Community Foundation is Seeking Talented, Community-Minded Individuals

CHAFFEE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IS GROWING! ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR The Chaffee County Community Foundation (CCCF) is looking for self-motivated and community-minded individual to join its team as an Administrative Coordinator. This remote position will...

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Present…Boots & Bolos

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Present... The 7th Annual Boots & Bolos  at the Comanche Drive-In Theater Boots & Bolos Online Auction and Movie Event at the Comanche Drive-in Online Auction: September 13-23 True Grit at the Comanche: September 20...

Sandy Horrocks at AVDI in September

Sandy Horrocks at AVDI in September Photography by Sandy Horrocks will be on display on the Chaffee Arts Wall at Arkansas Valley Digital Imaging (AVDI) Gallery for the month of September.   Sandy's works feature images of the Arkansas Valley in magnificent detail. ...

Pick Up Your Copy of the Ute Country News

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...

11th ANNUAL EVENT Conservation From Your Car: A Night At The Drive-In With The Conservancy

Join us at the drive-in for an exciting night of good fun, delicious local food, and an inspiring documentary film about the Conservancy! September 30th, 2020 at 6:30pm • Comanche Drive-In • Buena Vista, CO BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE This year, the Conservancy’s Annual...

Sept Online Tools – Starting Today – To Help You Innovate for Success

Sept Online Tools to Help You Innovate for Success - Click Here  For small business help or if have questions call 719.221.0374 or email us at Sept 16 - Your Critical Rural Entrepreneurial Business Update Calls - Western Slope 1:00pm and East...

Collegiate Peaks Forum Series: Ben Ehrenreich on “The End of Time?”

The Collegiate Peaks Forum Series will present The End of Time?, a lecture with Ben Ehrenreich, journalist, novelist, and columnist for The Nation, via Zoom video conferencing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, 17 September 2020. For information on participating in the lecture...

Stunning Lot in Game Trail

Stunning lot in Game Trail.  This is one of the Best building lots in Game Trail. Very nicely treed 1.87 acres with really nice views of the Collegiate Peaks. It is on a nice road that does not have as much traffic as other roads. It offers nice privacy. Property is...

Two Residences in One! Riverfront Property on 44 Acres.

View, view, views!  Nearly 1,000 feet of Arkansas River frontage for your Rocky Mountain lifestyle! This mountain chalet on 44 acres with river frontage ownership, to deepest channel of river, fenced, treed area, horses or other livestock facilities.   Two full 3/2...

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
09/01/2020 - 10/31/2020
12:00 am
Cash Flow Essentials: 8-session, self-paced, webinar series

09/14/2020 - 09/20/2020
All Day
Turner Farm Apple Picking

Turner Farm, Buena Vista CO
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County Present...The 7th Annual Boots & Bolos 

Comanche Drive In Theatre, Buena Vista CO
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Power of Your Voice - WE


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