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January 2020

Family Game Night at the La Veta Mercantile

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Come join your friends and neighbors for Family Board Games with our fearless leader, John Costea. Beer, wine, soda, coffee, snacks, music, and GAMES!

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Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker at Fox Theatre Walsenburg

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our weekend movie is "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker", rated PG-13, with a run time of 2 hours 22 minutes. After Palpatine mysteriously returns, the Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. MOVIE SHOWTIMES Friday, 7:30 PM Saturday, 7:30 PM Sunday, 3:00 PM MOVIE TICKET PRICES Adult $7.00 Student $6.00 Child $5.00 Trailers & More Info available at foxwalsenburg.com!

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Susan Gibson with Don Richmond & TC Smythe

January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

One of the reasons Susan Gibson always keeps a banjo close at hand, be it in the studio or at every show she plays, is because she likes the "lift" it brings to counterbalance a particularly heavy lyric: "Almost like it's got a smile attached to it," she says. But as much as she loves the instrument, the fact is, she really doesn't have to reach for it that often. For proof, just listen to The Hard Stuff — the…

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February 2020

Little Women at Fox Theatre Walsenburg

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our weekend movie is "Little Women", rated PG, with a run time of 2 hours 15 minutes.  There will be NO showing on Sunday, Feb. 2. In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a…

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Fox Walsenburg Chili Competition & Big Game Watch Party

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Our chili competition is a fundraiser for Fox Theatre Walsenburg, a 501(c)(3) organization. Setup @ 2:00 PM Judging Begins @ 3:00 PM Big Game @ 4:30 PM Awards Ceremony @ 6:00 PM Patrons & Judges – The chili fans! The People’s Choice! $10 donation to sample and judge the competition chili for best red, green, and dip/side dish. You receive THREE votes with your $10 donation. Extra votes can be purchased at the box office ($10 for FIVE votes). From…

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Patsy O’Brien at the La Veta Mercantile

February 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Hailing from Cork in the south of Ireland, award-winning songwriter and much sought-after guitarist Patsy O’Brien is renowned for his ability to meld songwriting and guitar styles seamlessly. Patsy has traversed the globe, guitar in hand, accompanying, creating and recording with some of the giants of Irish music. With critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt along with numerous live and studio collaborations, it's no surprise that Patsy's songwriting ability and guitar prowess are in demand (he hosts guitar workshops all…

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FREE Fox Film Screening: The Notebook

February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Fox with a FREE showing of Nicholas' Sparks' The Notebook! Film sponsored courtesy of Salapich Agency Llc, Farm Bureau Insurance! In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don't approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James…

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2020 SPACe Members Show Opening Reception

February 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SPACe, 132 W Ryus Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The SPACe Members Show runs February 11th through March 7th. Come and see the artwork on display at the opening reception, February 15th, from 5 pm to 7 pm. Come see the incredible works created by artists living in Spanish Peaks Country! This event is free and open to the public.

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Pop-up Sale by Free the Monkey Consignment

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 22, 2020

La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

La Veta Mercantile welcomes Free the Monkey Consignment for another spectacular Pop-Up Sale featuring men's and women's clothing, housewares, home decor, and more! PRE-SALE: Tuesday, February 18, at 4 pm. Pay a $5 entrance fee and get first pick of the fabulous sale items! POP-UP SALE: Wednesday 2/19 - Sat 2/22, 10 am-6 pm. No entrance fee. A portion of the sale proceeds will benefit the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival. CASH or CHECK ONLY, please.

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Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Feast & Music at the La Veta Mercantile

February 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$25

As the guests dined, the music played...Come join the celebration at our Mardi Gras Masquerade! Fat Tuesday Dinner catered by Annalisa, with gumbo, red beans and rice, king cake, and other traditional fare. Music with Ken Saydak, Bo and Danielle Sewell and Babs Sewell. Event price $25. Limited seating - Get your tickets today! (Please get tickets in advance)

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Open Mic Nite at the La Veta Mercantile

February 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LaVeta Mercantile, 300 S. Main Street
La Veta, 81055
Free

Comedy, poetry, singing, acting, or your chance at getting on your soapbox for a few minutes.... Performers, reserve your time by calling (719-742-3387) or sending us a message via Facebook. Hosted by Ken Saydak. FREE!

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Eric Elison/Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Band at the La Veta Mercantile

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

Eric Elison’s music reflects a growing sense of spirituality, and mysticism. Beginning with songs he recorded for his first album Westside Cafe, Sand Creek, and Gallatin Morning, Eric has written other songs that add to what some listeners describe as Mystic Folk. Songs including River of Time, Buffalo Are Coming, Starlit Sky, Came Upon a Clearing, and most recently Coyote Waits, are firmly establishing his reputation for offering something different, that is reflective of the inner-mountain west. Eric has recorded…

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March 2020

HighTime at the La Veta Mercantile

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

HighTime is an accomplished trio from the heart of Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. Combining Irish music with an intriguing blend of modern folk influences, they produce a rich and unique sound and an electric energy on stage. This coupled with intricate three-part vocal harmonies and displays of exceptional, rhythmic step dance, have left audiences worldwide awestruck by their performances. Featuring a distinctive line up of Celtic Harp, Flute, Guitar, Bodhrán, Whistles, and Vocals, HighTime makes a youthful…

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Spring Break-Art Gone Wild Reception

March 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SPACe, 132 W Ryus Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Spring Break – Art Gone Wild March 10 – April 4, 2020 Reception March 14, 5 – 7 pm Break out of the box and have more fun. The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe) promotes and encourages educational events in the arts in the Spanish Peaks region of southern Colorado.

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May 2020

Chris Arellano at the La Veta Mercantile

May 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences-for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Chris' ability to play multiple stringed instruments has kept him busy as a Nashville session musician and Producer. https://www.chrisjarellano.com/

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The Cody Sisters Band at the La Veta Mercantile

May 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

The Cody Sisters Band is coming live to the La Veta Mercantile! The Cody Sisters Band has established itself as a force in the United States for fans of acoustic, folk, and bluegrass music. Their passion is in creating new music with their award-winning instrumentation, their stunningly emotional original lyrics, and their beautiful sister harmonies. Seeing them is quite an experience as they blend Americana, Gypsy Jazz, Folk, and Modern Bluegrass together in a completely unique way creating a Modern…

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June 2020

Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

June 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Kurt Corsair is a career cowboy/rancher.  He is also a singer / songwriter and writes of his experiences on large ranches all over the western U.S.  He writes with a classic country and Americana folk sound.   Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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July 2020

Amy Coffman at La Plaza Inn

July 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on July 3, 2020 at 6:00 pm

La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Amy Coffman

Longtime bassist for one of the very first Americana bands in Dallas, Amy Coffman followed her dreams further west and now calls Amarillo, Texas home. A fan of stringed things, she alternates on bass & guitar in the notable Amarillo songwriting combo, The Dust Jackets. As a solo artist, her instruments of choice are guitar or banjo. She annually learns the same five chords on mandolin... before hanging it back up each year. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table…

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The Ordinary Two at La Plaza Inn

July 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us for a night of jazzy guitar and sweet vocal harmonies! Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Kurt Corsair & Apache Creek Fiddlers at La Plaza Inn

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Old-fashioned Texas-style fiddling for Southern Colorado, northern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Meadow Makers & The Creek Rocks

July 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15

Making moves and clearing paths for the future; pushing against borders and birthing space. Meadow Makers is a melodic and vocal driven folk duo from Northwest Arkansas. Comprised of Dana Louise and Noah Richmond, this dynamic duo has been holed up in their backwoods cabin for the last year, writing songs and arranging old favorites. The two have been playing regionally under their given names, and are excited to take Meadow Makers on the road this spring. Their diverse musical…

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Stand-up Comedy: Allan Goodwin at La Plaza Inn

July 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Saturday, July 18th from 7-830 PM ~ Clean Comedy ~ Seats are limited due to COVID safety measures. All of our tables are 8ft apart. Pre-sale tickets are $5.00. Tickets at the door are $10.00. Food service is also required with your ticket purchase. One of the funniest and respected comics on the circuit today, Allan Goodwin is well received in any venue, anywhere, anytime. Allan Goodwin (aka “Badgerine”) connects with his audiences–getting them to appreciate the lighter side of…

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Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Kurt Corsair is a career cowboy/rancher.  He is also a singer / songwriter and writes of his experiences on large ranches all over the western U.S.  He writes with a classic country and Americana folk sound. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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KneeOn Sisters at La Plaza Inn

July 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Aerial and Skyler Smith are the KneeOn Sisters. Born in Tupelo, MS, the two moved to Westcliffe, Colorado, in late childhood. As early teens, they began creating their own style of music, not typical for young ladies of their age. Blending southern flavors of Classic Rock, Country, and Blues with the eclectic and modern vibe of the mountain west, these young ladies’ music appeals to a broad range of listeners’ tastes. From playful to edgy to soulful, their original songs…

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August 2020

Dog Days of Cuchara

August 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come join for Music, Family Parade, Kids Games, Big Dog and Little Dog Races, Face Painting, Photo Booth, Dog Jog, Corn Hole Tournament, Hat Party, Fundraisers for the Firefighters and more! For information look for The Dog Days of Cuchara on Facebook or call LaRissa 808-936-0663 or Louise 719-742-3960.

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Hiroya Tsukamoto at the La Veta Mercantile

August 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after. In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston “INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic)” which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (“The Other Side of the…

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The Ordinary Two at La Plaza Inn

August 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us for a night of jazzy guitar and sweet vocal harmonies! Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Stonewall Century Ride

August 8, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Stonewall Century is a challenging road bike ride along one of Colorado’s most beautiful scenic highways. Join the race each August and enjoy some of the best road riding in Southern Colorado. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: 102 miles of gorgeous road riding +7500 ft elevation gain This is an out-and-back ride. Turn around wherever you like and head back to the party in the La Veta Town Park Start/end in La Veta Town Park Start time: 6:30 am – 8:30 am…

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Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore in Concert at the La Veta Mercantile

August 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Mollie O'Brien and her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, have for nearly 30 years quietly made it their mission to find, mine and reinvent other artists' songs. They are geniuses at the craft of interpretation in the way that great singers, since the beginning of popular American music, have made the songs of their era their own. As songwriters, they add their own tunes to the canon of American roots music they inhabit and show us they’re completely at home with…

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Kurt Corsair and Apache Creek Fiddlers at La Plaza Inn

August 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Old-fashioned Texas-style fiddling for Southern Colorado, northern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle. Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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HONEyhoUSe at the La Veta Mercantile

August 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

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 into one sweet Honeyhouse of music. Three very different voices with one path…hONEyhoUSe. “These women will blow you away.” — Don Richmond

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Kurt Corsair at La Plaza Inn

August 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Kurt Corsair

Call (719) 738-5700 and request your table on the patio. Music starts at 6 and ends at 9.

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Darrin Kobetich

August 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Fort Worth, Texas-based solo acoustic guitar master Darrin Kobetich classifies his sound as “ambient delta raga thrash grass,” but that’s just scratching the surface. Kobetich has performed for us the past three summers with the amazing "Skunk Grass" band, Boxcar Bandits. This year he brings us a solo performance with unique styles ranging from Eastern to Blue Grass and Rock to Metal. Join us for an evening of a wide range of talent! To listen and learn more about Darrin…

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KneeOn Sisters at La Plaza Inn

August 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Aerial and Skyler Smith are the KneeOn Sisters. Born in Tupelo, MS, the two moved to Westcliffe, Colorado, in late childhood. As early teens, they began creating their own style of music, not typical for young ladies of their age. Blending southern flavors of Classic Rock, Country, and Blues with the eclectic and modern vibe of the mountain west, these young ladies’ music appeals to a broad range of listeners’ tastes. From playful to edgy to soulful, their original songs…

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Jon Chandler at the La Veta Mercantile

August 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Join us for an evening of meaningful songwriting and smooth delivery… A seventh-generation Coloradan and an award-winning singer, songwriter, novelist and poet, Jon writes of the historic and contemporary West. Jon’s novels, songs, and poems serve to keep alive the West’s frontier ethic. 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…

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Rupert Wates at the La Veta Mercantile

August 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

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 and 2016 by the international house concert network ConcertsInYourHome.com, and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of…

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September 2020

COVID-19 Crisis or Opportunity: Artists’ Response Group Exhibition

September 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Friends, 109 East 6th Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Museum of Friends is hosting a new exhibit, “COVID-19 Crisis or Opportunity,” with a theme centered around creativity in the time of COVID-19. The exhibit is scheduled to run from September 11th through November 30th, 2020.  Visit the Museum of Friends website to book an appointment to see the exhibit. This is to ensure no more than 10 visitors are in the building at one time.  The museum is practicing social distancing and can not admit anyone who does…

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Virtual Celtic Music Festival

September 17, 2020 - September 20, 2020

One of the nation's most beloved Celtic music festival has gone virtual this year. Like so many others, the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival was forced to cancel its live festival this year, for the first time in the past sixteen years. In turn, the festival invited many of its favorite artists to put together some virtual performances.  There is no charge for any event, including the workshops, but in a year that has been especially tough for artists…

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Cuchara Mountain Park Fall Colors Disc Golf Tournament

September 26, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuchara Mountain Park, 946 Panadero Ave.
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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Welcome to The 2020 Inaugural Cuchara Mountain Park Fall Colors Disc Golf Tournament! This absolutely gorgeous, diversified, and well thought out course is located within the mountainside of an amazing Re-birthed Ski resort. This is one course where you won't be disappointed no matter what your score!. We have combined both Competitive and Fundraising divisions to include all. The Competitive division(General division on the registration form) will have a $30 entry fee with 100% of the entry fees dispersed in…

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October 2020

Spanish Peaks Half Marathon and Fun Run

October 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Grandote Peaks Golf Course, 5540 State Hwy 12
La Veta, 81055
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$20

Physical Distancing is the new normal in our time of COVID-19 and the 2020 Spanish Peaks Half Marathon has been redesigned to minimize the risk of everyone involved. Here are just some of the arrangements we've made to enhance your safety: ✓ Out and back course to avoid shuttling and carpooling to the start ✓ Individualized (one minute apart) start times with adjusted electronic chip finish time - creating a physically distanced rather than a group start. You will be…

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Stand-up Comedy Returns: Derrick Stroup, Kallan Reese, John Brown

October 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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Derrick is an Alabama native and is not your average slow-talking Southerner. With the cadence of a pissed-off auctioneer, he locks people in with his detailed stories and over the top energy. Derrick tours the South regularly and loves a Waffle House that's clean and cares about its customers.

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Free COVID-19 Testing

October 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Las Animas-Huerfano County Health Department is now offering free COVID-19 testing in Huerfano County Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Contact to schedule an appointment. .

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Two Peaks Fitness Fall Scavenger Hunt

October 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Two Peaks Fitness, 216 S. Main St
La Veta, CO 81089 United States
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$1

Two Peaks Fitness in La Veta is hosting a Fall scavenger hunt around Main Street on Friday, Oct.23 at 10:00 AM. Entry fees are $1 per person, and prizes are awarded for first, second, and third places. Registration starts at 9:30 AM the same day at 216 S. Main St with perimeter maps and checklists provided after doing so. ,

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La Veta Library 12th Annual Scary Story Contest

October 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta Library, 310 S Main St.
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Students grades 6-12 and adults can submit a scary piece in three categories-story/poem, art, music/film to the Library by Monday, Oct.26th for the chance to win a $50 first prize for each category. For more information, contact the Library at 719-742-3472 or email Stephanie@lvpl.org.

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November 2020

SBDC Webinar Series: Pivot Towards Change and Profit

November 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

This series of classes will help local small businesses to understand the need to "Pivot" and change the way they do business with today's changing market. Learn different categories to consumers and create marketing ideas for each type to ensure a successful and profitable holiday season and beyond.   Find and Register for Webinars in the Series: https://clients.coloradosbdc.org/Events.aspx?mode=4&area=Aurora&miles=25&zip=00000&center=2020&topicnum=0&days=360&sort=L&layout=0    

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January 2021

Gift of Art Show at SPACe

January 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2021

SPACe, 132 W Ryus Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Annual Gift of Art Show with the Art Council of Trinidad Nov. 10 – Jan. 2, 2021 Reception Nov. 14, 5 – 7 pm The Spanish Peaks Arts Council in La Veta invites everyone to the opening reception for the Gift of Art Show Saturday, Nov. 14, 5 – 7 pm. Located at 132 W. Ryus, in the La Veta Town Park, the SPACe Gallery is exhibiting works by area artists with a special collection of original art by the…

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April 2021

Corazón de Trinidad Poetry Festival

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - April 17 @ 9:00 pm
Corazón de Trinidad Creative District, 210 W. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082 United States
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Join us for the third annual Corazón de Trinidad Poetry Festival, April 15-17, 2021! Corazón de Trinidad Creative District presents “From the Corazón,” with ten virtual venues and one live open mic! Featuring a diversity of poets and writers, poet laureates, readings, writing workshops, editor’s interviews, K-12 readings, and poets in the classroom. This event is free and open to all.

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May 2021

Family Dance Party at Casa de Pajaros Patio

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Bring the family and come dance the night away to your favorite family party dance!

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Rick Vaught at Miner’s Plaza

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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June 2021

80s Night Dancing through the Decade- Casa de Pajaros

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite 80s dance hits!

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Rocky Mountain HornDogs at Miner’s Plaza

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Come enjoy the Rocky Mountain Horndogs with us at Miner's Plaza June 4th starting at 6pm! The HornDogs are an eight-piece band playing your favorite funk hits! (Think like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, etc.)

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Stonwall Fire Department’s Fishing Tournament & Music

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monument Lake Resort, 4789 CO-12
Weston, CO 81091
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The Stonewall Fire Auxiliary is hosting the 22nd annual Fishing Tournament at Monument Lake Resort on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  Registration starts at 7am, fishing starts at 9am.  The cost is $20 for adults and youth (under 16) is $15. No license is required as that is Colorado’s free fishing day. Early registration has begun at www.stonewallfireauxiliary.com; with adults @ $15 and youth (under 16) at $12.   There is a park entrance fee collected at the gate or office.…

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Amy Coffman’s Live Music at the La Plaza

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until June 5, 2021

La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday June 4th and Saturday June 5th 6:00-8:00PM: Live Music by Amy Coffman Come out to 118 W 6th Street in Walsenburg for live music by Amy Coffman!

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Sonic Bloom The Unified Field Festival – CANCELLED 2021

June 17 - June 20
Hummingbird Ranch, 732 Co Rd 653, Rye, CO 81069
Rye, CO United States
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CANCELLED 2021: Gardner’s Hummingbird Ranch is home to the Sonic Bloom Festival, one of the longest-running music festivals in Colorado and a mecca for electronic and jam band fans alike. Each June, Spanish Peaks Country lights up with high-profile musical acts and a long list of activities, including yoga classes, workshops, and live painting performances. Unique and interactive art installations are also common throughout the festival grounds as are fire spinners, dancers, and flow artists accompanying most performances. Food and…

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Visit the Moving Vietnam Memorial Wall

June 18 - June 20

Since 1984 this half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has travelled the nation. This is the first time it's been in Walsenburg and the only time it will be in Colorado this year.

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Lightning Hall- Casa de Pajaros

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Lightning Hall is an artist who blends the soulful sound of early acoustic and electric blues with folk, roots rock and other styles. Like revered jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, he plays, and plays well, in spite of serious burn injuries to his hands. A regular performer in the Albuquerque, NM area for several years. He grew up in the Gulf Coast city of Galveston, TX. where he acquired a taste for blues, southern rock, country, R&B... Southern music in general.…

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90s Dancing through the Decades at Miner’s Plaza

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Come dance the night away to your favorite 90s dance hits!

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Steve Manshel Performance at the La Veta Mercantile

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Steve Manshel is a part of Colorado's music landscape. A veteran of the legendary group Firefall, Steve has gone on to have a successful solo career. Steve combines his unique voice, guitar skills and energetic style of entertaining for an always-memorable show. Steve performs heart-felt and catchy originals from his albums, some hits from his years with Firefall as well as his version of some instantly recognizable 'Classics'. $15 advance. $18 Day of Show. Limited Seating. www.simpletix.com/e/steve-manshall-tickets-71285.  

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Country Night & Line Dancing- Casa de Pajaros

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Thomas Hinds at Miner’s Plaza

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us at Miner's Plaza to hear Thomas Hinds from 6pm- 8pm June 25th! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies. The covers he chooses fit…

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July 2021

Mike Blakely at La Veta Mercantile

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Mike Blakely's latest musical album, The Outside Circle was nominated for album of the year through the Academy of Western Arts. The title cut, "The Outside Circle" won a Spur Award for "Song of the Year" from Western Writes of America and was named "Pure Cowboy Song of the Year" by the International Western Music Association in 2020. $18 Advance $20 Day of Show www.simpletix.com/e/mike-blakely-singer-songwriter-and-novelis-tickets-71291.

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Thomas Hinds at Casa de Pajaros

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Join us in La Veta at the Casa de Pajaros patio to hear Thomas Hinds from 6-8pm July 2nd! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies.…

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Line Dancing at Miner’s Plaza

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Art in the Park 2021

July 3 - July 4
Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe) Gallery in the Park, 132 W. Ryus Ave., PO Box 803
La Veta, 81055
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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, paintings, ceramics, wood, and more are available for purchase. There are no factory-made items at this event nor are there admission fees. There is, however, live music and great food, so it’s easy to make this a day-long event.

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Rick Vaught at Casa de Pajaros

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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New Moon Drum Circle at Miner’s Plaza

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday's in Huerfano presents NEW MOON FEST! Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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2000s Dancing through the Decade- Miner’s Plaza

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Practice your Single Ladies dance routine and join us for a 2000s themed dance party at Miner's Plaza July 16th starting at 6pm.

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Chris Arellano Nuevo Americana at the La Veta Mercantile

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 day of show. www.simpletix.com/e/chris-arellano-tickets-71293.  

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Full Moon Drum Circle- Casa de Pajaros Patio

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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Dark Waters Project at Miner’s Plaza

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Dark Waters Project is a Nashville based band that plays what they like to call, Darkgrass. Their music is a blend of multiple genre’s but is greatly influenced by Bluegrass and Alternative Rock. http://www.darkwatersmusic.com/

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Jon Chandler at the La Veta Mercantile

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$17

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 Peaks received the WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award (Spur Award) for Best First Novel, and he was named True West Magazine’s Best Western Musician.…

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Jay Patterson at the La Veta Mercantile

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come out for a free open mic hosted by former local Jay Paterson. Please call 719-742-3387 or stop by the La Veta Mercantile to sign up!

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Fridays in Huerfano

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Free

Starting May14th and running through July 30th Huerfano county will be having “Fridays in Huerfano”. Retail businesses in La Veta and Walsenburg will remain open until 7pm during this campaign. There will be live music at outdoor venues in both communities and well as special attractions for the whole family. Local businesses will have special sales during the event along with treats throughout both communities.

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Apache Creek Fiddlers at the Walsenburg Golf Course

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is an acoustic family band from Rye who perform throughout Southern Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. The award winning teen fiddlers play old-fashioned Americana, influenced by Texas-style fiddling, the western swing of Bob wills, and old classic country. The fiddlers are accompanied by their singer-guitarist father and their brother on stand-up bass.

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August 2021

Rupert Wates at the La Veta Mercantile

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

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 and 2016 by the international house concert network ConcertsInYourHome.com, and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of…

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Dog Days of Cuchara

August 7
The Dog Bar & Grill, 34 Cuchara Ave. E
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $30

The annual Dog Days of Cuchara is going to be held Saturday, August 7th! The street party will be from 11:00am - 3:00pm followed by a Corn Hole Tournament at the Dog Bar & Grill. Enjoy big dog and little dog races, ninja obstacle course, scavenger hunt, kids games and more. This year be sure to stop by the Dunk Tank for a La Veta Fire Auxiliary fund raiser, all proceeds go to the fire auxiliary and the people who…

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18th Annual Stonewall Century Ride

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta, 200 S Main
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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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 head back to the party in La Veta Start/end in La Veta Start time: 6:30 am – 8:30 am Ride along beautiful Colorado State Highway…

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Collaborations and Tangents at the Museum or Friends

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opening Aug 13-14, open through the end of November
Museum of Friends, 109 East 6th Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Museum of Friends is pleased to announce the opening of Joseph Slusky and Katie  Hawkinson exhibition Collaborations & Tangents 30 Years of Making and Exhibiting Art Together on August 13th from 5 to 7 pm. The artists will be in attendance and refreshments will be served. If you are not fully vaccinated, we require you to wear a mask. The following day on August 14th at 2 pm Slusky and Hawkinson will present an artists’ talk on art public…

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The Martin Gilmore Trio at the La Veta Mercantile

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

The Martin Gilmore Trio (MG3) is a bluegrass and folk music group from Denver, Colorado. Comprised of Martin Gilmore, Nick Amodeo, and Ian Haegele, their sound centers around acoustic bluegrass and folk music, but they stray into jazz, swing, country and blues. They have toured all over the United States and Ireland. Their new record will be released in 2020. More information about the release can be found at www.martingilmore.com Martin Gilmore is and instructor of folk and bluegrass music…

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Moors & McCumber at the La Veta Mercantile

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

A vocal harmony duo fifteen years in the making,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 created some of their most compelling work to date. The sound of Moors & McCumber is adventurous, eclectic, and endlessly creative. Borrowing from rock, pop, blues, folk, and world…

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Vintage Trailer Rally

August 20 - August 22
La Veta Pines RV Park, 226 W Grand Ave
La Veta, 81055
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La Veta Pines RV Park is hosting the first annual Antiques at the Spanish Peaks, Vintage Trailer Rally! Vintage trailers and RVs will converge on La Veta the weekend of August 20-22. “We always welcome vintage campers at our Park but for the rally, we’ll have over a dozen vintage RVs, along with their proud owners,” said Greg Garrett, owner of the RV Park. The highlight of the weekend is the open house, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

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Chris Voth at the La Veta Mercantile

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$22

Chris Voth is an accomplished comedian, a licensed teacher, and a published author. He has made several national television appearances, including the Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing, and Comics Unleashed. He also appeared in his own half-hour special on Altitude Sports Cable and was chosen for the prestigious Great American Comedy Festival. A 20-year comedy veteran, Chris is a past winner of the Denver Comedy Works Competition and has worked with everyone from Dave Chappelle to Larry the Cable Guy to Linda Ronstadt.…

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The Claudettes at the La Veta Mercantile

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultrinessof '60s soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music. Johnny Iguana pounds the piano alongsideseductive singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/guitarist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey. Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is also in the Grammy-nominated groupsChicago Blues: A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. He has toured/recorded with Junior Wells,…

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Tour of the Taos Trail

August 28
Free – $15

The 2021 summer's rain has created some inaccessible conditions on the country back roads - and so the planned Taos Trail Tour has been replaced with a guided walking tour of the south area of Walsenburg's Main Street and its historical buildings, myths and legends is planned for Saturday, August 28th. Some six blocks will be covered with re-enactors at each site to give a short talk. Cost will be $15 dollars for adults, children under 12 will be free.…

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3D Archery Shoot at Cuchara Mountain Park

August 28 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 am

Cuchara Mountain Park, 946 Panadero Ave.
Cuchara, CO 81055 United States
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Free – $30

Come out to the first Cuchara Valley Archery 3D shoot at the Cuchara Mountain Park June 12th! All ages and experience levels welcome. Registration will be from 7:00am - 10:00am. Shooters will start upon registration. $30 - Adults, $20 - 18 and Under, FREE 10 and Under. Visit www.cucharavalleyarchery.com to learn more!

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Walsenburg Guided Walking Tour

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$15

On Saturday, August 28th, there will be a walking tour of Walsenburg that will highlight several of the important historical sites. It will take a bit of imagination, but with the help of knowledgeable tour guides, walkers will visit the sites of Walsenburg's fort and its well-known adobe hotel and learn about the buildings now gone and the history which once took place there. The tour will also visit a few buildings that are still standing. Speakers at each site…

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September 2021

Rocky Mountain Star Stare

September 2 @ 9:00 pm - September 6 @ 11:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Star Stare, 37° 50' 40.17" N 105° 11' 27.52" W
Gardner, CO
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This annual star party is located on 35 acres of land conveniently located between the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountain ranges, at an elevation of 7,612 feet. Each year 350+ amateur and professional astronomers, family, and friends come to this great event.

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Pint & A Half at Deerprint Wine

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Rooted in Salida, CO and Truth or Consequences, NM, and led by songwriter Duke Sheppard (guitar, vocals, and 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 sound. Pint & a Half's sizzling chemistry and talent for personal storytelling simmers during their energetic performances. $15 Advance $18 At The Door.

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Drew Gunning at La Veta Pines RV Park

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Veta Pines RV Park, 226 W Grand Ave
La Veta, 81055
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Free

An exciting "one-man-band" looping performer with a wide range of musical genres. Drew Plays popular 70s, 80s and 90s hits as well as modern rock, folk, reggae, and country. It’s sure to be a fun night of music by the campfire. Free to the public. BYOC (bring your own chair). Anyone who is not a registered guest should park on the street and walk into the event as parking is not available on site.

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Cuchara Farmers Market

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Friday Afternoons
Cuchara Mountain Mercantile, 946 Panadero Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Fridays from 4-6pm at the Cuchara Mountain Mercantile.

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Dr. David Westmoreland at Cuchara Mountain Mercantile

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuchara Mountain Mercantile, 946 Panadero Ave
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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An amazing opportunity is coming to our area. Dr. David Westmoreland and Dr. Arri Eisen have been involved for over 15 years in an unprecedented intellectual endeavor. They were both teaching at Emory University when the Dalai Lama invited the University to integrate modern science into the education of the thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns in exile in India. This project, the Emory Tibet Science Initiative, became the first major change in the monastic curriculum in six centuries.…

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Dana Cooper at Deerprint Wine

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Dana Cooper is an American Singer-Songwriter from Missouri. His awards include the 2014 Heritage Musician award from the Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, MO and Folk Alliance International's 2015 Spirit of Folk Award. Fellow singer-songwriter Buzz Holland has said, "Cooper is a person who can sing like an angel and play like the devil". $15 Advance $18 at the door.

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Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival – CANCELLED 2021

September 16 - September 19

Over the last several months, the Board of  Directors of the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, with growing hope and building anticipation, have been putting the final touches on what promised to be a fantastic event for 2021.  During the last few weeks, however, it has become apparent that we cannot reconcile the desire to offer a positive, quality festival experience with the realities of managing the health and safety of all of our participants, volunteers, and artists. It…

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3rd Annual Spanish Peaks Half Marathon, Relay, and Fun Run

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta Town Park, 132 W. Ryus St.
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $70

Now in its 3rd year, the Spanish Peaks Half Marathon is an out and back run on Highway 12, the Scenic Highway of Legends. The course includes a gradual outbound ascent totaling 756 feet of elevation gain and a smooth, even downhill cruise when the first half's work is done. The turning point is arguably at one of the most scenic areas of the Highway of Legends with the stone dike formations looming to the east. This is a Raba…

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Walsenburg Farmers Market

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sunday Afternoons
Heritage Park, 400 Main St.
Walsenburg, CO, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Sundays 12:00-3:00pm at Heritage Park, through mid September.

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at the La Veta Mercantile

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Singer Mollie O'Brien and guitarist Rich Moore have steadfastly made it their mission to unlock the secrets of the diverse array of styles that comprise the canon of American Roots Music. Geniuses at interpretation and never sacrificing the essence of the songs they tackle, they are at home with their musical selves. They are unafraid of risk taking, authoritative in their performance and at the very top of their game. And to top it all off, they're fun! Tickets $18…

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River Arkansas at Deerprint Wine & Bistro

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

In the winter of 2014, Mike Clark penned a collection of songs about the heartbreak, love, and escaping the clutches of day-to-day society. The following spring, Clark decided to make that collection into a record. By good fortune Macon Terry, a bass player and former member of the band Paper Bird, happened to be in the neighborhood the day the studio was booked for recording. Later, with the release of their third studio album "Any Kind of Weather" the band…

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October 2021

La Veta Oktoberfest

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
La Veta, 200 S Main
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Founded in 1986, Oktoberfest in La Veta is held annually on the first Saturday of every October. We offer several awards including Candy Coco Memorial Scholarship, Twin Peaks Car Rodders Winner Trophies, Veterans Tribute, & an annual King and Queen.

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Gardner Farmers Market

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Saturday Mornings
Gardner Methodist Church, 25356 CO-69
Gardner, CO 81040 United States
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Free

Saturday Mornings from 10 am - 12 noon.

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La Veta Farmers Market

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thursday Afternoons
Francisco Fort Museum, 306 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Thursday Afternoons from 3-5 pm in front of the Francisco Fort Museum.

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.