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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 […]

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 […]

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.....

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, […]

2022 Photography Show

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

The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe), a non-profit organization located in La Veta, Colorado invites photographers working in all forms of photography to enter the 2022 Photography Show. Awards will be given in each of two categories: Color and Monochromatic/Black & White. All subjects are eligible. First prize: $400 Second prize: $250 Third prize: $100 […]

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 […]

Recycled Art with Gary Weston

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Come learn about fun, quirky Recycled Art with Gary Weston. Gary is known for his science fiction, steampunk, and pop culture art. He will show us pieces from his collection and share his appreciation and approach to creating with recycled materials. This free program happens Friday, July 29th at 7 pm in the Visitor Center […]

Francisco Fort Day

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

Visit the Fort to celebrate La Veta’s origins during Francisco Fort Days on July 3oth Saturday traditionally begins with a pancake breakfast fundraiser followed by a full day of music, performances, presentations, and family fun. There will also be food vendors and arts and crafts

La Veta United Methodist Church Pancake Breakfast

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

Join us at the La Veta Library for pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee on Saturday July 30th. Adults are $8, Children under 10 are $5, all proceeds go to the museum.

$5 – $8

Women’s Hiking Safety with State Trooper Amber Garcia

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

Do you love hiking or know of women who would like to hike more but want to prepare for safety? Come hike the Hogback trail with State Trooper Amber Garcia as she shares helpful tips. The hike is free and happens this Saturday, July 30th at 9 am starting from the Lathrop State Park amphitheater. […]

Junior Ranger: Learn about Rocks and Decorate your Own “Pet Rocks”

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us near the Playground at the Swim Beach at Lathrop State Park to learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks with geologist/geophysicist Dr. Heloise Lynn. Then, decorate your own pet rocks. This program is free! Meet at 1 pm near the swim beach playground at Lathrop State Park. Be sure to bring a parent […]

Sasquatch Investigations of Rockies

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Does the legend of Sasquatch intrigue you? Join Sasquatch Investigations of the Rockies founder Michael Johnson to learn more about these elusive creatures. This program is free and happens Saturday, July 30th at 7pm in the Lathrop State Park Visitor Center Multipurpose Room. Because this program takes place in the visitor center, park passes are […]

Mother Jones at the Francisco Fort Theater

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

The show starts at 7 pm and Tickets will be available at the La Veta Mercantile and online at the theater website: lavetatheaterweb.org The 'most dangerous woman in America' is coming to LaVeta! Union organizer, rabble-rouser & child rights advocate, Mary Harris Mother Jones was only 10 years old when she left famine-stricken Ireland. Overcoming […]

Mother! (Canceled!)

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

This event has been Canceled! The 'most dangerous woman in America' is coming to LaVeta! Union organizer, rabble-rouser & child rights advocate, Mary Harris Mother Jones was only 10 years old when she left famine-stricken Ireland.  Overcoming inconceivable personal tragedy, Mary Jones dedicated her life to serving the sick and fighting for fair labor laws […]

$21

Wild Berry & Foraging, Wild Flowers, Herbs, and Useful Plants Near La Veta With Bob Kenner

La Veta 200 S Main, La Veta, CO

Local naturalist and environmental interpreter, Bob Kennemer, will focus on berries along with edible, medicinal, dangerous, and useful wild plants found in the Spanish Peaks region. Native people, the early Spanish and European settlers all relied on wild plants as part of their day-to-day survival. This area is home to some of the most widely […]

$20

Mark Oblinger at Deerprint Wine

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

https://www.simpletix.com/e/mark-olinger-tickets-102323 A veteran of Colorado stages, Mark’s national performing roots include stints with chart topping country rock stalwarts Pure Prairie League (“Amie”) and Firefall (“Cinderella,” “You Are the Woman”). From there, Mark’s had the good fortune to work with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco) Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, John […]

Pop Up Museum

Cuchara Mountain Mercantile 946 Panadero Ave, La Veta, CO

You are invited to the Cuchara Mercantile Pop-Up Museum! What is a Pop Up Museum? It is a temporary event created by the people who show up to participate. It works by choosing a theme and venue and inviting people to bring an object on-topic to share, like a community show and tell. Join us […]

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 […]

Sneak Peak & Tours – The Commons at Space to Create Trinidad

The Commons at Space to Create Trinidad 218 W. Main Street, Trinidad

Join us for a sneak peek of The Commons at Space to Create Trinidad on Thursday, August 4 between 5 pm - 8 pm for music by the Sugar Sounds, light refreshments, and tours of The Commons!

Free

Izcalli at Miners Plaza in Walsenburg

Miners Plaza 101 W 6th St, Walsenburg

Come hear this unique mix band at the Miners Plaza in Walsenburg, at a FREE LIVE Music event. iZCALLi has become one of the most recognized and beloved bands in Denver. The success they have garnered through 12 years of existence, 3 LP’s, and hundreds of shows have not come easy. iZCALLi’s unique blend of […]

Cuchara Art Show

Cuchara Community Center

You are invited to the Cuchara Art Show, an event you don't want to miss. Come join us for our summer art show, which is a great opportunity to purchase a hand-crafted piece of art from one of our local artists.

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 […]

S’mores Social at Lathrop State Park Amphitheater

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

Join us for a S'mores Social! Bring a ghost story and enjoy a delicious classic outdoor treat while socializing and sharing ghost stories. This event is free and located at the amphitheater at Lathrop State Park!

Dog Days of Cuchara

Bring your dog! Dress up like a dog! Wear a crazy hat! Anything goes! This street party and parade offer live music, a family parade, kids games, big dog and little dog races, face painting, a photo booth, a dog jog, a corn hole tournament, a hat party, and fundraisers for the firefighters, and more! […]

Hike with Beginners’s Mind

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Naturalists and scientist often begin their explorations with widely open minds and hearts. Join us for an observational and contemplative hike on the Hogback Trail to see what nature and a calm mind have to share with you. Park passes are required for all vehicles entering the park.

Fox Theatre Walsenburg Outdoor Movie: Gattaca (PG-13)

Walsenburg Golf Course 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO

A less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars in the not-too-distant future. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable, given his genetic makeup. He has become one of the underclasses of humans that are only useful for menial jobs.

Free

Free Movie on the Green | Gattaca (PG-13)

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 […]

Huerfano County Fair

It's that time of the year when we get together eat watermelon, share our prized animals, and just have a good time. Mark your calendars and come join us at the Huerfano County Fair. More information to come.

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 […]

Ranger Rick at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Looking for a spot to have great food, live music, and drinks? You found it. Come hear Ranger Rick from 5:30-7:30 PM.

Jenny Bird

La Veta Mercantile

Jenny Bird has been called “the most passionate performer in the new folk genre.” The stage is her second home, where she’s been presenting her original songs since she was ten. Professionally managed as a teenager, Jenny lived and recorded in Germany and Belgium. For the last 20 years, she’s toured widely and consistently, playing […]

Cuchara Valley Archery 3D Shoot

Cuchara Mountain Park 946 Panadero Ave., Cuchara, CO

This is the last of CVA's three 3D archery shoots at the Cuchara Mountain Park this summer. We have added 5 more targets to the lineup for this shoot! Just by coming and shooting, you will be entered to win door prizes from companies like Black Rifle Coffee, Vapor Trail, MTN Ops, Peak Refuel, Badlands, […]

19th Annual Stonewall Century Ride

La Veta 200 S Main, La Veta, CO

The Stonewall Century is a challenging road bike ride along one of Colorado’s most beautiful scenic highways. We welcome you to come and enjoy some of the best road riding in Southern Colorado. Can you make the grade? 102 miles +7500 ft elevation gain This is an out-and-back ride. Turn around wherever you like and […]

Tips for Happier Hikes

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Taking care of ourselves & others on hikes & in life can make all the difference AND be lots of fun. Come explore tips for staying hydrated; taking care of our feet (vital for happier hikes!); being cool enough on warm days & warm days & warm enough on cool days & more. We will […]

Raptors with Diana Miller

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

Vultures are incredibly important as part of nature's clean-up crew. They are wondrously & uniquely designed for this job, ridding the landscape of deteriorating carcasses & helping curb the spread of dangerous diseases & bacteria. Hear Dianna Miller of the Raptor Center at the Nature & Wildlife Discovery Center & meet their delightful vulture Lurch. […]

Stand Still and Look Stupid: Hedy Lamar Story

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

The Francisco Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Stand Still and Look Stupid: Hedy Lamarr Story, performed by Emily Ebertz as Hedy Lamarr and written by Mike Broemmel. This show is one night only, sharing the story of Hedy Lamarr, a "leading lady" during the Golden Age of Hollywood as well as […]

$21

Eric Ramsey at Deerprint Wine

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

Eric is a perennial favorite on the Folk and Blues Festival circuits, not only for his dynamic, engaging performances but for his open tuning and slide guitar workshops as well. With soaring vocals and organic arrangements, Eric's original compositions reflect his musical influences but come from a place all their own. He writes from experience […]

$15 – $18

Antiques at the Spanish Peaks Vintage Trailer Rally

La Veta Pines RV Park 226 W Grand Ave, La Veta

Antiques at the Spanish Peaks Vintage Trailer Rally will celebrate our second year in 2022 at La Veta Pines RV Park in La Veta, Colorado. La Veta is nestled between the Spanish Peaks and the Sangre de Christo Mountains in the Cuchara Valley, with plenty of fishing, Hiking, and sightseeing nearby. The Park is within […]

$105.00

Ancient Celtic Music & Its History in the Visitor Center Multipurpose Room at Lathrop State Park

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us to hear favorite local musicians Carol Queener and Larry Berg playing ancient Celtic music and sharing its stories and history. This program is free and happens Friday, August 19th at 6:30pm in the Visitor Center Multipurpose Room at Lathrop State Park. Because this program takes place at the Visitor Center, park passes are […]

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

Michael Steward at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Are you ready for Great Food, Tasty Drinks, and Live Music? Join us as we enjoy all that the Cuchara Yacht Club has to offer and music by Michael Steward.

Hiking Cuerno Verde Trail

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join us for a hike on the paved, highly accessible Cuerno Verde Trail around Martin Lake. Trisha Lootens will lead us on this leisurely 3-mile loop trail with flat terrain, making it an exceptional place to hike with strollers and wheelchairs. Experience excellent views of the Spanish Peaks and the water. The hike is free […]

Junior Rangers: Rocks, Water, Air, & Life Swim Beach

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Junior Rangers: Rocks, Water, Air, & Life Swim Beach Playground at Lathrop State ParkFor Junior Rangers (usually ages 4-16 but all ages welcome!), join us to explore how water and in-air life are present. Rocks are more like sand and dirt, and they count too! Geologist/geophysicist Dr. Heloise Lynn will take us on a hiking […]

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

Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Queen with a Bone to Prick

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

Queen Eleanor feels she deserves a better reckoning with history. And she wants our help in setting it aright. Come hear what this feisty woman has to say for herself about her fabulously colorful life and be the judge of her due acclaim. To her we owe much.

$16

Acoustic Eidolon at La Veta Mercantile

La Veta Mercantile

Acoustic Eidolon, featuring Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello are from Colorado and have graced stages throughout the US, Europe, Australia and Canada. With eleven CDs and a DVD to their credit, these masterful artists continue to captivate audiences throughout the world with their signature “new acoustic” sound and boundless […]

Acoustic Guitar with Jaquie Gipson

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

Join us for an evening of acoustic guitar with Jaquie Gipson. Jaquie plays six and twelve-string acoustic guitar. Her music incorporates melodic two-hand tapping and percussion techniques into more or less traditional finger style playing. This program is free at the Amphitheater at Lathrop State Park. Park passes are required on all vehicles that enter […]

Free Movie on the Green | Hell or High Water (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 […]

Bo Jingles at Cuchara Yacht Club

Cuchara Yacht Club 30 Cuchara Ave, La Veta, CO

Are you ready for Great Food, Tasty Drinks, and Live Music? Join us as we enjoy all that the Cuchara Yacht Club has to offer and music by Bo Jingles.

Rupert Wates at Deerprint Wine

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

Rupert Wates' music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville, and cabaret. Despite Wates' British background, and underpinning the universality of his music's appeal, Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange has called him "a prime figure in American music." He was voted an Artist Of The Year in both 2013 […]

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 […]

Jitensha Live at Crafty Canary Brewery

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

A lively evening of music with the Jitensha duo, featuring rock and pop hits 90s to today and original indie rock. Jitensha is a husband and wife indie rock duo from Montréal. Their sound, is a silvery union of honey sweet proto-punkiness and modern indie that is harmonically reminiscent of 1950s rock & roll. Jitensha […]

Free

Teada at La Veta Mercantile

La Veta Mercantile

A traditional band with a truly worldwide reach since 2001, Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East, and Australia. 2022 sees Téada back to the US for tours in March & August, as well as launching the band's sixth album […]

$20

Last Call Romance at Heritage Park in Walsenburg

Heritage Park 400 Main St., Walsenburg, CO, CO

Are you ready to get your dancing on! Come to the FREE Live Music at the Heritage Park in Walsenburg. Last Call Romance delivers an original blend of Rockabilly-Swing from Northern Colorado. Jocelyn Rockhold of Ultra5280 described them as "the swingiest, most energetic group of the night. While our stay was brief, the impression left […]

Shawn Brown at Deerprint Wine Bar

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

Shawn Brown, master of the Hammond B3 and Most Soulful Vocalist this side of the Mississippi, learned music while playing Gospel with his family. His musical journey began at the age of 3 when he began playing the piano and then became the organist, accompanying his mother to their church at eight years old. Shawn's […]

Exquisitely Polished Metal Fish Sculpture

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Artists Roger and Catherine Fowler know that there is something magical about the appearance of a fish, the fascinating combination of complex colors appearing as if they are illuminated from within when seen in direct sunlight. They had a goal to create metal fish sculptures that looked as if they were alive, and they succeeded. […]

Hike the Hogback Trail

Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, CO

Join Trish Lootens to hike the Hogback Trail at Lathrop State Park. Experience gorgeous views of the Spanish Peaks, the San Juan Mountains, and Martin and Horseshoe Lakes. This 3.5-mile hike includes a combination of flats and a moderate climb to the crest of the Hogback, one of many basaltic dikes formed around the same […]

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

Junior Rangers: Paint your own nature art

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

Junior Rangers aged 2-9 years old. Come learn why leaves have veins, just as humans and animals do. Then, paint your nature art with leaves, sticks, pebbles, feathers, and evergreen brushes. This program is free and happens Saturday, August 27th at noon. Meet near the Swim Beach Playground at Lathrop State Park. Be sure to […]

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