Around Town



Noon – Gardening Tips at High Altitude, presented by Cloud City Conservation at the Lake County Senior Center, 421 W. Sixth St. RSVP: 719-486-1774.

7 p.m. – Community Nature Connection: Join local artist Katie Anderson to create clay pendants using themes from the outdoors in this free two-part event at Room 317 in the Pinnacle Resource Center at Colorado Mountain College. or 719-293-5533.

7-9 p.m. – Periodic Brewing Trivia Night vs. Pb Northglenn at 115 E. Seventh St. 720-316-8144.


5:30-7 p.m. – Creative Mixer, a social event for musicians, dancers, writers, artists, art lovers and community members, features artist Joe Beakey and musician John Drew Peterson at Salida SteamPlant Paquette Gallery, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Free admission and munchies. Everyone welcome.

6-7 p.m. – Free “No-Drop” Indoor Group Ride at Absolute Bikes, 330 W. Sackett Ave. Take your bike and trainer.

6-8 p.m. – Bluegrass Jam Session at Rocky Mountain Guitars, 133 E. First St. Take an instrument(s) and a tune to share. For more information contact Tom Plant at or Dale Anderson at

6-9 p.m. – Teen Night at Fun Street Family Arcade, 243 F St. offers arcade and video games for high school ages or older.

6:30-8:30 p.m. – Central Colorado Conservancy presents “Beavers: Their Landscape and Our Future” with environmental writer Ben Goldfarb at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Admission is $5 for conservancy members, $10 general admission, free for students.

9 p.m. – Karaoke at Boathouse Cantina, 228 N. F St.

9 p.m. – DJDJ and Ladies’ Night at Victoria Tavern, 143 N. F St. DJDJ spins all genres.


Buena Vista

6:30 p.m. – Movie night at Creekside Gathering Place, 203 Cedar St.

8:30 p.m. – Halden Wofford and the Hi Beams play rocked-up country at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St. $5.

Poncha Springs

5-7 p.m. – John Drew Peterson sings and plays guitar at Vino Salida, 10495 CR 120.


Noon-2 p.m. – Howard E. Grant Chess Club at First Christian Church, 302 E. Fourth St. 719-221-4017.

7-9 p.m. – Jive and Dive Pool Party for middle schoolers only at Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W. U.S. 50. Admission is $5.

7-9 p.m. – Film: “On the Basis of Sex,” inspired by the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Tickets are $9.


Buena Vista

9-10 a.m. – Community dog walk, an hour-long walk for dogs and their owners, starts at northeast corner of East Main and Railroad streets.

10 a.m.-noon – Meet the Artist and Studio Tour with David Bailey of Wildstone Ceramics, 151 S. Railroad Ave. Refreshments served.

10 a.m.-noon – Learn to Play Pickleball Clinic at Darren Patterson Christian Academy. Register at

1-3 p.m. – Banana Belt Stamp Club Monthly Meeting at Buena Vista Library. All levels welcome. 303-915-9572,

8:30 p.m. – Singer-songwriter Jeff Crosby and the Refugees perform at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St. $5 cover.


7-11:30 a.m. – St. Vincent Hospital/Lake County 9Health Fair at Lake County Intermediate School, 1000 W. Sixth St. 800-332-3078 or

Poncha Springs

11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Free Mountain Family Festival at Chaffee County Fairgrounds features kids’ activities including arts and crafts, Pokemon trading, music and gymnastics. Adult activities include workshops on screen time, parenting styles, outdoors and more. Free lunch and prizes for kids and adults. Register at

5-7 p.m. – Bob Campbell performs at Vino Salida, 10495 CR 120.


9 a.m. – Community dog walk, an hour-long walk for dogs and their owners around Salida, starts at the F Street bridge.

1:30-4 p.m. – Monarch Mavericks square dancing at Salida Community Center, 305 F St. 719-539-7877, Monarch Mavericks Facebook page or

5-8 p.m. – Sue Ann Hum’s Art Opening Reception at Coldwell Banker Collegiate Parks Realty, 139 W. First St., features music, networking and live music from Casey Houlihan.

7-9 p.m. – Comedian Josh Blue, winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” performs at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

7 p.m. – Goinomadic plays at Soulcraft Brewery, 248 W. U.S. 50.



10 a.m. – Salida Pole Pedal Paddle race with legs for backcountry skiing, mountain biking and kayaking, followed by after-party at Boathouse Cantina. Registration is $75 for individuals, $160 for teams.

1-3 p.m. – “Annabel’s Tea” features a tour of the Hutchinson homestead and information about its matriarch, Annabel McPherson Hutchinson. Cost is $15. Register at or call 719-239-0955 for info.

2 p.m. – Film: “Rembrandt” at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave., documents a landmark exhibition of Rembrandt, while interweaving his life story with behind-the-scenes preparations for the exhibition. Admission is $8.

6-8 p.m. – “Letters to Doris,” a free philanthropic presentation and workshop at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave., focuses on Doris Buffett (sister to Warren Buffett) and her philanthropic work as told by individuals who have received a grant from the Letters Foundation.


Buena Vista

5:30-6:30 p.m. – Qigong at Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave. 719-395-8700.

6-9 p.m. – Free weekly music series Mondays with Smith and Friends at the Surf Hotel, 1012 Front Loop.


All day – Moonlight Monday at Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub, 242 F St. Every Monday, Moonlight Pizza gives 10 percent of its proceeds to a different Salida-area charity.

9 a.m.-noon – “Learning to Give” Community Brunch, a free follow-up workshop to Sunday’s “Letters to Doris” about applying direct philanthropy in our home community, at Salida Rotary Scout Hut, 210 E. Sackett Ave.


Buena Vista

7:15-8:30 p.m. – Adult Hip-Hop dance at Buena Vista Community Center, 715 E. Main St. 719-395-1939.

11:30 a.m. – BV Women’s Connection at Casa del Rio Clubhouse, 27665 CR 313, features the program “Out of a Dark Aristocratic Past into the Light” and music by Peggy Johnson and Johnetta Proctor. Admission is $10 or $5 for ages 30 and younger. RSVP to Vicki, 719-385-8638 or


4-4:30 p.m. – Free Tai Chi with Elaine Waters at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-486-4731.

6:30-7:30 p.m. – Zumba at FREIGHT, 320 E. Ninth St. $5 per class, first class is free.

6:30-9 p.m. – Free Fly Tying at FREIGHT, 320 E. Ninth St.

7 p.m. – Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St. Public welcome. 486-0236.

7-8 p.m. – Karaoke Night at Lake County Public Library, Amax Room. 719-486-0569.


5:30-7 p.m. – Salida ukulele strum-along at Rocky Mountain Guitar Co., 133 E. First St. Participants are asked to take a music stand and folding chair if they have one. For more information, contact Molly Frauenhoff at mfrauenhoff24@

6-7 p.m. – Free “No-Drop” Indoor Group Ride at Absolute Bikes, 330 W. Sackett Ave. Take your bike and trainer.

7 p.m. – Film: “Mary, Queen of Scots” at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. The film stars Saoirse Ronan and is based on the book “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.” Admission is $9.


Buena Vista

2-4 p.m. – Cubelets Workshop at BV Library offers an opportunity to build robots that drive, spin, light up and make noises. 719-395-8700.

7 p.m. – Open Mike Night at The Lariat, 206 E. Main St.


9 a.m. – TQL (Talk, Quilt and Laugh), a quilting guild, meets in the Amax Room at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Open to public; learn to quilt.


9 a.m. – La Groupe Francais Debutantes, a free French conversational group, meets at The Book Haven, 109 N. F St. 221-0157.

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Alpha Omicron Chapter No. 770 of Epsilon Sigma Alpha hosts its 38th annual salad luncheon fundraiser at Salida Community Center, 305 F St., featuring a variety of homemade salads and finger desserts. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased from ESA members or at the door.

5:30-7 p.m. – Ron Pevny, founder of the Center for Conscious Eldering, leads Aiming High in Life’s Later Chapters, an effort to see elderhood as a time for expansion, at Salida Rotary Scout Hut, 210 E. Sackett Ave. $5 suggested donation. Sponsored by Ark Valley Helping Hands. 719-530-1198.

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