Stories, Travel Ideas and Visitor Information for Your Next Trip to Buena Vista, Colorado

This Week in Buena Vista, Colorado – August 13 – 19, 2012

Buena Vista hosts the GORE-TEX Transrockies Trail Run, Classical Music with the Alpine Orchestra and the 16th Annual King Boletus Mushroom festival all this week as summer continues in the Rocky Mountains!
8/14 – 19/2012
Transrockies Race - Multi-Day Team Trail Running Race begins in Buena Vista on Tuesday the 14th and continues back and forth across the continental divide to finish in Beaver Creek, Sponsored by Gore-TEX.  Click the link for more information.  Race starts at 9:00 am at the Buena Vista History Muesum.

8/17/2012
Alpine Orchestra Summer Concert Series - Salida Steam Plant – Salida, CO

8/18/2012
Alpine Orchestra Summer Concert Series - Anunciation Church – Leadville, CO
Incidentally!  By Glibert Gregg – All the Dirt on Buena Vista - History enthusiast, Tom Tomson, will tell stories about Buena Vista’s past, as revealed by long-time newspaper editor, Gib Gregg.  7:00 PM at the Heritage Museum
The Beach at South Main Presents ‘Impromptu‘ - How about an evening of Jazz and Bluegrass in the sand with Crepes, Burgers and Local Brews, riverside on Front Loop in Buena Vista.
16th Annual King Boletus Mushroom Festival - Wander in the hills around BV with Mycologist Ellen Jacobson on a hunt for the tastiest mushrooms in Chaffee County.  Pre-registration is required.  Proceeds benefit the Buena Vista Historical Society.

8/19/2012
Alpine Orchestra Summer Concert Series - Mountain Heights Baptist Church – Buena Vista
Farmers Market - CCFA hosts the Buena Vista Farmers market – Fresh local veggies, meat, and crafts.  On East Main st. Behind the Buena Vista Roastery from 9 am – 1 pm.
Registered Trap Shoot
 - Come join other members of the Colorado State Trap association for a day of Shooting.  $25 registration fee includes lunch.  Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds
16th Annual King Boletus Mushroom Festival - Wander in the hills around BV with Mycologist Ellen Jacobson on a hunt for the tastiest mushrooms in Chaffee County.  Pre-registration is required.  Proceeds benefit the Buena Vista Historical Society.

This post comes to you courtesy of the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce. For details on Local Businesses, Moving to Buena Vista and Local Events, go to BuenaVistaColorado.org