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Pint & a Half

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

Rooted in Salida, CO and Truth or Consequences, NM, and led by songwriter Duke Sheppard (guitar, vocals, harmonica) and Tami Sheppard (vocals, percussion), Pint & a Half’s music rings out with memorable melodies, expansive vocal harmonies and lingering rhythms that celebrate the colorful tradition of folk, blues and country music and expand the group’s larger-than-life […]

$15 – $18

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

John Till Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

“John Till cultivates folk, blues & country from the farthest reaches of the Great Plains to the Appalachian foothills, down to the delta & back up to Chicago for a sound that’s equal parts pastoral & main street charm.” M.S. ▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎ Check him out here: https://youtu.be/MH-Cdid5K8M

Free

Fox Theatre Walsenburg: Top Gun: Maverick (PG-13)

Fox Theatre Walsenburg 715 Main St,, Walsenburg, Colorado

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

Lucky Overton Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

“Lucky Overton performs a soulful blend of Americana, folk and American roots music that is mostly influenced by 60's and 70's country, rock and R&B. Lucky Overton’s music has been compared to acts such as John Prine and The Rolling Stones to Ray Charles and Otis Redding. The result is a sound can only be […]

Free

Fox Theatre Walsenburg: Top Gun: Maverick (PG-13)

Fox Theatre Walsenburg 715 Main St,, Walsenburg, Colorado

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

Fox Theatre Walsenburg Outdoor Movie: A League of Their Own (PG)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

The Fox Theatre Walsenburg hosts OUTDOOR MOVIES at the Walsenburg Golf Course (no Lathrop State Park pass is required). Enter through Lathrop State Park, stay to the right, and follow the golf course signs. Admission is FREE, but donations are welcome! Concessions (candy, popcorn) are available from the Fox Theatre Walsenburg. Food and alcohol are […]

Free

Susan Gibson

Susan Gibson was born in Fridley, Minnesota, and is a Wimberley, Texas-based singer and songwriter who has released six solo albums and tours the nation. Gibson was the lead singer for the alternative country band, The Groobees, and is the writer of the Dixie Chicks hit "Wide Open Spaces". Gibson continues to affirm her place […]

Fox Theatre Walsenburg: Top Gun: Maverick (PG-13)

Fox Theatre Walsenburg 715 Main St,, Walsenburg, Colorado

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

Grifters and Shills + Brightwire Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

This show is going to rock. so. hard. Be sure you make it out for some killer Texas-Americana tunes, show starts at 6:30PM. Check them out here: BRIGHTWIRE: "Brightwire stands before us, Cracked, Flawed and Frayed, hoping their art is something we might take. It is the humble opinion of this particular music fan you […]

Free

Grifters and Shills + Brightwire Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

This show is going to rock. so. hard. Be sure you make it out for some killer Texas-Americana tunes, show starts at 6:30PM. Check them out here: BRIGHTWIRE: "Brightwire stands before us, Cracked, Flawed and Frayed, hoping their art is something we might take. It is the humble opinion of this particular music fan you […]

Free

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

Little Shop of Horrors

Francisco Theater for the Perfotming Arts 127 West Francisco Street, La Veta, CO

Meek flower shop assistant Seymour pines for co-worker Audrey. During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood. The growing plant attracts a great deal of business for the previously struggling store. After Seymour feeds Audrey's boyfriend, Orin (Steve Martin), to the plant […]

$21

Spanish Peaks Country Fest

Spanish Peaks Country Fest is the premier country music festival in southern Colorado. With easy access off Interstate 25, we welcome guests to experience the biggest artists playing at the foot of the beautiful Spanish Peaks. Lineup: Koe Wetzel Tracy Byrd Jon Wolfe Josh ward Charlie Jenkins Cappton Reid Cody Cozz 90's Country Party w/ […]

$125 – $500

John Poland Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

John Poland will be gracing us with his dark, Americana-blues style songs and beautiful acoustic guitar playing! You're not going to want to miss this show. Check him out here if you don't believe us: https://m.youtube.com/watch

Spanish Peaks Ride & Tie “Equation”

SoCo Endurance Spanish Peaks Ride Camp

The SP Ride & Tie + Equathon will be held June 18-19, 2022.  Check back soon for more information on our new Ride & Tie events that will be held during the Spanish Peaks Pioneer and on the same trails.  There will be distances from 10, up to 50 miles.  Click here to find out […]

Butchery & Charcuterie Workshop

XIT Ranch 9939 State Highway 12, La Veta, CO

Learn whole animal butchery and how to make artisan cured meats in this 2-day hands-on workshop with award-winning author, butcher, and farmer Meredith Leigh. We will start with a half hog and spend two days cooking together and transforming the meat into beautiful charcuterie. The event takes place at historic XIT Ranch, and you can […]

$775

The Spanish Peaks Pioneer

SoCo Endurance Spanish Peaks Ride Camp

Ride camp opens Tuesday.  Location: SoCo Endurance Spanish Peaks Ride Camp.  Five days of riding, (Saturday – Wednesday) with fun/intro rides, LDs & 50s all days.  The middle day also offers a 55-mile option for any horse-rider teams going for a “pioneer,”. AERC will only allow 1 Pioneer ride per event from now on, therefor […]

SoCo Limited Distance Champion Ship

SoCo Endurance Spanish Peaks Ride Camp

The SoCo Limited Distance Championship is June 18-22, 2022.  It’s about dang time, right?!  This 5-day LD challenge will be held just like any other pioneer endurance ride except that you ride the LD each day.  The horse and rider team, (1 horse, 1 rider,) must complete all 5 days of LDs.  Click here to […]

Chris Koza at Deerprint Wine Bar

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

Chris Koza is a composer and performer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Both solo and with his band Rogue Valley, he has supported and shared the state with artists such as Brandi Carlile, Ingrid Michaelson, The Jayhawks, Neko Case, Kathleen Edwards, Dan Wilson, and Stephen Kellogg, This is the Kit, and Tift Merrit, among others. His […]

Bruce Hays at Deerprint Wine Bar

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

Bruce Hayes is a Colorado original. Singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer/engineer, and instrument collector/historian…His music combines Bluegrass, Celtic, Blues, Rock, and R&B into a unique potpourri of original and interpretive songs. “The Jimi Hendrix of the Mandolin” also features Guitar, Dobro, and his own creation, the Strato Bassto accompanied by his signature mutant clogging. An instigator of […]

$18

Trivia Night at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, bring a team of 6ppl or less (or build a team with folks at the bar) and grab a table before Trivia starts at 6:30pm. We'll go through 7 rounds of trivia fun with questions ranging from music, sports, pop culture, geography, history and more! Winners will receive a gift […]

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

Sean Harrison at Deerprint Wine

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

The Fayetteville, Ark.-based Americana/Country troubadour in a solo/acoustic concert, playing his radio singles "Go To Girl," and "Halfway From Nashville," and many more.

Cuchara Valley Archery 3D Shoots

Cuchara Mountain Park 946 Panadero Ave., Cuchara, CO

We have a mission to grow, develop and perpetuate interest in the sport of archery and to provide outdoor recreation opportunities to our surrounding communities. Join us at one of our events where we will be shooting over 20 3D targets. For more information check out our website.

Human Potential Running Series: Race at Cuchara Mountain Park

Cuchara Mountain Park 946 Panadero Ave., Cuchara, CO

The Human Potential Running Series (HPRS) is Colorado’s largest series of trail and ultramarathon running events. Learn more on their website. Join us during summer solstice weekend, in gorgeous Spanish Peaks Country of Huerfano County Colorado, for the toughest 50-Mile and 60k on the HPRS calendar -or- race to the top of Trinchera Peak (13,500′) […]

$50 – $180

2022 Western Rendezvous Art Show

Spanish Peaks Arts Council Gallery 132 W. Ryus Ave., PO Box 803, La Veta

Come see beautiful artwork on display reflecting Native American culture, Ranching Culture, Wildlife, Pioneers, and Western Scenery representing past and present characteristics of the Rocky Mountain West. Opening Reception will be on Saturday, June 25th, 5 PM- 7 PM. This is a judged & juried show with cash awards!! June 16, 17, 18 — Bring […]

Geology Hike at lathrop State Park

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Geology Hike at Lathrop State Park's Amphitheater Come experience the rocks of Lathrop State Park on a geology Hike Saturday, June 25th at 9 am starting at the amphitheater. We will hike along the Hogback Trail with delightful Geologist & Geophysicist Heloise Lynn. Walk through 60 million-plus years of geologic history. It is suggested to […]

Fiberfest & Market

Francisco Fort Museum 306 S Main St, La Veta, CO

Join the Huajatolla Heritage Foundation and Francisco Fort Museum for the inaugural Fiberfest & Market on June 25, 2022, from 10 am to 5 pm. Located onsite at historic Francisco Fort, there will be over 40 fiber and textile artists and vendors who showcase the creative spirit of the Spanish Peaks Region. Lots of activities […]

Junior Rangers Fishing Program

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Junior Rangers Fishing Program at West Beach at Lathrop State Park Youth are invited into a Junior Rangers fishing program with Ranger Sean at 1pm at Lathrop State Park's Martin Lake West Beach Picnic Area. If you have a fishing pole, bring it along. We will have fishing poles foer those who do not have […]

Moors and McCumber at La Veta Mercantile

La Veta Mercantile

A vocal harmony duo fifteen years in the making, Moors & McCumber have done more than just endear themselves to fans - they’ve built a genuine community. Bridging the gap between classic folk rock and present day Americana, they write heartfelt songs directly inspired by life’s experiences. With their latest record, 2021’s ‘Survival,’ they have […]

$20 – $25

Bear Talk with Bob Holder

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Bear Talk with Bob Holder at Lathrop State Park Join Colorado Parks & Wildlife's longest-serving Game Warden Bob Holder at 7PM in the amphitheater. Always a favorite presenter, Bob will share his experiences as a Game Warden working with bears in Southern Colorado. He has super fun ways of educating us about the value of […]

Fox Theatre Walsenburg Outdoor Movie: Psycho (R)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Free

Free Movie on the Green | Psycho (R)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

  Description:(719) 738-2730 for questions. The movie is hosted by our historic Fox Theatre Walsenburg at the Walsenburg Golf Course. You access the golf course via Lathrop State Park entrance but no park pass is required. Stay to the right and follow the signs to the golf course. Or take Second Street out from Walsenburg […]

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

La Veta’s First Friday Art Walk!

La Veta Creative District Main Street, La Veta, La Veta

Meet us at Main Street and Ryus Avenue in the La Veta Creative District on Friday, July 1, from 5 - 7 pm for the First Friday Art Walk! Explore shops and galleries; meet local, national, and international artists; and dine at breweries and restaurants! All activities associated with the First Friday Art Walk are […]

First Friday Art Walk

225 S Main La Veta 225 S Main St., La Veta, CO

The La Verta Creative District's First Friday Art Walk festivities begin at 5 p.m. on the first Friday of every month from June through September! Explore shops and galleries Meet local, national, and international artists Dine at breweries and restaurants All activities associated with the First Friday Art Walk are free! This event is sponsored […]

Jackson Emmer at La Veta Mercantile

La Veta Mercantile

Emmer was so incredible at his July 19th show with us that we just had to have him back! If you missed that show, or want to see him again, get your tickets soon as this will likely be an indoor show and seats will fill up quickly. Based in the small town of Carbondale, […]

$18 – $20

Lucas Wolf at Second Street Bar & Grill

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

Lucas Wolf is a South Dakota-born, Arizona-raised singer-songwriter currently touring the western region of the United States. He has supported bands such as Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Leftover Salmon, Lion Vibes, Gipsy Moon, Mountain Standard Time, and more. He writes heartfelt, thoughtful lyrics, and his songs are delivered with passion and sincerity each […]

Free

Shelvis and the Roustabouts at The Miners Plaza

Miners Plaza 101 W 6th St, Walsenburg

Voted Denver's Best Band (2019) by the readers of 5280 Magazine, Shelvis and the Roustabouts are an energetic Rockabilly/Americana band that consistently sells out to delighted fans. Lori "Shelvis" Muha is an entertainment powerhouse. She captures the audience with her amazing vocals and high-energy performances. Focusing on the music of Elvis, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash […]

Geology of the Spanish Peaks at Lathrop State Park

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us for geologist Dr. Brian Penn's program about the origin of the Spanish Peaks and their associated geologic features. Brian's talk is Friday evening, July 1st at 8:15pm in the Lathrop State Park amphitheater. This program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park. For questions or more information, please […]

2022 Art in the Park

La Veta Town Park 132 W. Ryus St., La Veta, CO

July 2 & 3, 2022 | 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, 10 – 4 Sunday | no admission fees The Spanish Peaks Art Council (SPACe) hosts Art in the Park in La Veta every year on the weekend closest to Independence Day. During this art festival, all kinds of handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, apparel, […]

First Chair Festival and Fundraiser

Cuchara Mountain Park 946 Panadero Ave., Cuchara, CO

Come join the Panadero Ski Corporation and Cuchara Mountain Mercantile for our First Chair Festival and Fundraiser on July 2nd. We will have music by Ponder the Albatross, food, and drink, a disc golf tournament, a silent auction, hiking around the park, and more! All to help raise the final funds Panadero Ski Corporation needs […]

Carousels of Colorado at Lathrop State Park

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Come learn about Colorado's historic and modern carousels and where you can go to ride a piece of history! Christa Penn will be sharing on the carousels of Colorado Saturday, July 2nd at 8:15 PM in the Lathrop State Park amphitheater. This program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park. […]

Bo Jingles at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Come and enjoy live music with your dinner or drinks at the Cuchara Yacht Club. Times TBD.....

2022 Art in the Park

La Veta Town Park 132 W. Ryus St., La Veta, CO

July 2 & 3, 2022 | 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, 10 – 4 Sunday | no admission fees The Spanish Peaks Art Council (SPACe) hosts Art in the Park in La Veta every year on the weekend closest to Independence Day. During this art festival, all kinds of handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, apparel, […]

Annual JW Ranch Burger Cook Off

Annual JW Ranch Burger Cook-Off- located just south of La Veta on highway 12. Enjoy live music by Cappton Reid! BYOB

Cuchara Hermosa Orphan Art Show

Join us for a resale art show stocked with previous artwork that owners in Cuchara no longer need.

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

Bear Ryan Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

"With a sound heavily influenced by country, bluegrass, rock n roll, and blues - Bear started to make the music that she liked to hear. The music she longed for. The stuff that was rarely written from the female perspective. Ask her what she plays, and she’ll tell you it’s Git-Down music: “It’ll either make […]

Bear Ryan Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

"With a sound heavily influenced by country, bluegrass, rock n roll, and blues - Bear started to make the music that she liked to hear. The music she longed for. The stuff that was rarely written from the female perspective. Ask her what she plays, and she’ll tell you it’s Git-Down music: “It’ll either make […]

Free

Lucas Wolf at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Lucas Wolf's sound is genre-bending folk-rock with a front porch feel that handles stages of all sizes. Come and enjoy live music with your dinner or drinks at Cuchara Yacht Club. Time TBD....

Fisheries at Lathrop State Park Amphitheater

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

If you are interested in what swims with fins, join Aquatic Biologist Carrie Tucker to learn about the fisheries at Lathrop State Park. Carrie will share information on species compositions in Martin and Horseshoe Lakes, as well as water level fluctuations and temperatures. Carrie will share the success of walleye spawn at Pueblo Reservoir which […]

Forest Bathing at Ease Into Peace

Come and spend your morning fully embraced in nature. Allow yourself to be nourished, supported, and restored. Learn to notice all that is going on around you, as we wander and sit observing ourselves in nature. $30 to reserve your spot! Please note that we will be walking 1-2 miles over moderate terrain.

Junior Rangers: Grow at Caterpillar at Martin Lake Swim Beach

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Youth, come Grow a Caterpillar at Lathrop State Park this Sunday, July 9th at 10:00 a.m at Martin Lake Swim Beach. This Junior Rangers program will be led by La Veta Children's Librarian Stephanie Masinton. A butterfly activity and learning about insects and their habitats and what we can do to provide space for them […]

Biking, Vehicle & Pedestrian Safety at Martin Lake

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us at noon at the Martin Lake Swim Beach Parking Lot to adventure with State Trooper Martin Valdez. Trooper Valdez will be sharing about pedestrian and bicycle safety, as well as offering rides on the seat belt convincer, an experience that helps us naturally integrate why it is important to wear safety belts in […]

hONEvhoUSe

La Veta Mercantile

hONEyhoUSe” is a unique acoustic trio combining the talents of three very diverse and seasoned artists into one unexpected powerhouse force. Consisting of award-winning R&B/Gospel soulstress Hillary Smith, earthy Blues/Folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea, and sweet-voiced Mandy Buchanan, “hONEyhoUSe” seamlessly melds the lines of musical genres with their original creations embracing blues, soul, folk and Americana […]

Second Saturday Poetry Open Mic with PW Covington

A. R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art 150 E. Main, Trinidad

The Corazón de Trinidad Creative District is pleased to announce another amazing Second Saturday Open Mic for poets and all literary souls. The evening begins at 7 pm with featured writer PW Covington; the microphone then opens to all who would like to share their creative literary efforts. PW Covington writes in the Beat tradition […]

Fox Theatre Walsenburg Outdoor Movie: Selena (PG)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

The true story of Selena, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart-topping albums on the Latin music charts.

Free

Free Movie on the Green | Selena (PG)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

  Description:(719) 738-2730 for questions. The movie is hosted by our historic Fox Theatre Walsenburg at the Walsenburg Golf Course. You access the golf course via Lathrop State Park entrance but no park pass is required. Stay to the right and follow the signs to the golf course. Or take Second Street out from Walsenburg […]

Star Gazing & Astronomy

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Star Gazing & Astronomy SlideShow at Lathrop State Park Star gazing in Huerfano County is glorious. If you love what lies above, join Walter Russell of the Southern Colorado Astronomical Society for an hour-long slideshow with telescope viewing to follow. If the sky is cloudy, come out for a slideshow and Q&A. This program is […]

Mike Blakely at Deerprint Wine

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

As a singer/songwriter, Mike Blakely has released 13 albums, performed all over the U.S. and has made 16 tours to Europe. His songs have been recorded by Alan Jackson, Gary P. Nunn, Red Steagall, Flaco Jimenez and Raul Malo, Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros, John Arthur Martinez, Randy Brown, Geronimo Trevino III and Johnny Rodriguez, […]

Trivia Night at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, bring a team of 6ppl or less (or build a team with folks at the bar) and grab a table before Trivia starts at 6:30pm. We'll go through 7 rounds of trivia fun with questions ranging from music, sports, pop culture, geography, history and more! Winners will receive a gift […]

Trivia Night at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, bring a team of 6ppl or less (or build a team with folks at the bar) and grab a table before Trivia starts at 6:30pm. We'll go through 7 rounds of trivia fun with questions ranging from music, sports, pop culture, geography, history and more! Winners will receive a gift […]

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

3rd Annual Cuchara Art Show

Cuchara Community Center

Come see our talented local artists as they put their beautiful pieces on display at the Cuchara Community Center. August 5th 7-9 pm, August 6th 10 am-4 pm, and August 7th, 11 am-4 pm

Coral Miners Mining in the Region & Ludlow Massacre at Lathrop State Park

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Walsenburg - Called the "City Built on Coal" during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Walsenburg had at one time over 40 active coal mines. Bob Butero, Regional Director of the United Mine Workers of America, will be sharing about coal mining and those who mined it as well as the Ludlow Massacre of […]

Writing Your life

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

An exciting event will be on July 16th at the beautiful Lathrop State Park Conference room in Walsenburg from 10 am-4 pm. You have an opportunity to be guided by the expertise of two History Colorado staff, Mike Erickson and Cat Jensen, and their skill in guiding writing workshops. They will offer tools to assist […]

Guided Walk on Edible, Medicinal, Dangerous and Useful Wild Plants

Martin Lake

Join local naturalist and environmental interpreter, Bob Kennember, this Saturday, July 16th at 9a for a two-hour guided walk along Martin Lake to learn all about edible, medicinal, dangerous, and useful wild plants found in Lathrop State Park and the Southern Rockies. Park passes are required on all vehicles entering the park. For more information […]

Open Mic Night at Crafty Canary Brewery

Crafty Canary Brewery 107 E 5th St., Walsenburg, CO

Whether it's music, poetry, comedy, ventriloquism, or dance, we want to give you a stage to share your art with us! Sign up for six minute performance slots begins at 5pm, Open Mic starts at 6:30pm (you must stop by the Canary to sign up)

Free

Talk on Edible Medicinal, Dangerous, and Useful Wild Plants

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join local naturalist and environmental interpreter, Bob Kennemer, Saturday July 16th at 7:00PM in the Amphitheater to learn about edible, medicinal, dangerous, and useful wild plants found in Lathrop State Park and the Southern Rockies. Native people, the early Spanish and European settlers all relied on wild plants as part of their day-to-day survival. For […]

Jon Chandler Singer/Songwriter/Author

La Veta Mercantile

Jon Chandler is a three-time winner of the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. Linwood, his moody examination of Doc Holliday’s life won the Spur for Best Song in 2009, while his tribute to Wyoming’s Hole in the Wall country, Morning Star Moon, received the award in 2012. His novel The Spanish […]

Summer Garden Party

La Veta Library 310 S Main St., La Veta, CO

Summer Garden Party at Aly's Restaurant Join us for a fundraiser Summer Garden Party with the Friends of the La Veta Library! Tickets are $25 each, please purchase in advance at the Book Nook. Wear your favorite hat! If you have any questions please contact Kelly at (719) 964-1828.

David Starr at Deerprint Wine

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

David Starr possesses “a compelling voice, something truly special, both accessible and passionate” (Elmore), that has been honed releasing nine albums, touring internationally, and opening shows for esteemed artists such as John Oates (Hall & Oates), Karla Bonoff, The Steel Wheels, Survivor, and more. Starr’s prestige extends beyond the stage as well, having launched Starr’s […]

Southern Colorado Construction Forum

Pueblo Community College 900 W. Orman Ave., Pueblo

Join CDOT Southern CO SBDC and Colorado PTAC for a FREE in-person event at Pueblo Community College about upcoming engineering and construction opportunities with local government agencies and general contractors in the Pikes Peak/Pueblo/Alamosa regions (CDOT Region 2). You'll get an inside look at projects happening this summer and next year and the types of […]

Free

Oldies But Goodies

La Veta Library 310 S Main St., La Veta, CO

Come join us upstairs at La Veta library! What a great way to enjoy a cool afternoon with hot popcorn! As part of our Art Humanities Programs, we are offering some favorite movies of community members. This month's movie is Cat Balou, a woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but […]

La Veta Farmers Market

Join us in the grassy area next to the library on the main street, and check the market Facebook page for more information and updates. If you'd like to be a vendor please call (719) 281-0100. As always, here are some helpful tips for making your shopping experience easier for everyone: Many vendors do not […]

Lucas Wolf at Second Street Bar & Grill

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

Lucas Wolf is a South Dakota-born, Arizona-raised singer-songwriter currently touring the western region of the United States. He has supported bands such as Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Leftover Salmon, Lion Vibes, Gipsy Moon, Mountain Standard Time, and more. He writes heartfelt, thoughtful lyrics, and his songs are delivered with passion and sincerity each […]

Free

The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron

Francisco Theater for the Perfotming Arts 127 West Francisco Street, La Veta, CO

Robert Dubac’s THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?is an international comedic phenomenon. Described by The New York Times as “Hilarious... a one-man tour de force!” it is hands down one of the funniest solo shows you will ever see. Men and women from eighteen to eighty laugh non-stop as Robert Dubac embarks on a quest to […]

$21

Life of a Mine: From Exploration and Active Mining to Reclamation

Lathrop State Park Amphitheater 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us to explore the Life of a Mine: From Exploration and Active Mining to Reclamation with Jim Stark of the DNR's Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety. A mine site typically has these three major phases in its life cycle. This virtual adventure happens Friday at 8:30PM at the Lathrop State Park Amphitheater. For […]

Apache Fiddlers at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Come and enjoy live music with your dinner or drinks at the Cuchara Yacht Club. Times TBD.....

Recurring Event Gardner Farmers Market

Gardner Farmers Market

Gardner Methodist Church 25356 CO-69, Gardner, CO

Join us in Gardner at the Pavilion, next to the Methodist Church for local crafts and fresh produce. Come and support our local Famers and Venders every Saturday from 10 am-12 PM.

Free

The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron

Francisco Theater for the Perfotming Arts 127 West Francisco Street, La Veta, CO

Robert Dubac’s THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?is an international comedic phenomenon. Described by The New York Times as “Hilarious... a one-man tour de force!” it is hands down one of the funniest solo shows you will ever see. Men and women from eighteen to eighty laugh non-stop as Robert Dubac embarks on a quest to […]

$21

Free Movie on the Green | Strange Wilderness (R)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

  Description:(719) 738-2730 for questions. The movie is hosted by our historic Fox Theatre Walsenburg at the Walsenburg Golf Course. You access the golf course via Lathrop State Park entrance but no park pass is required. Stay to the right and follow the signs to the golf course. Or take Second Street out from Walsenburg […]

The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron

Francisco Theater for the Perfotming Arts 127 West Francisco Street, La Veta, CO

Robert Dubac’s THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?is an international comedic phenomenon. Described by The New York Times as “Hilarious... a one-man tour de force!” it is hands down one of the funniest solo shows you will ever see. Men and women from eighteen to eighty laugh non-stop as Robert Dubac embarks on a quest to […]

$21

Rebecca Folsom at Deerprint Wine

Deerprint Wine Bar 106 E Francisco St, La Veta, CO

Rebecca Folsom’s music is all about love and the connection to our shared humanity. Her four-octave range dances from raw and powerful to sweetly tender, creating a deeply moving, edgy and elevated style. Her voice aims to the heart like a gentle bull’s eye, and cracks you open while filling you with hope. In short, […]

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