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

This Week in Buena Vista, Colorado – Sept. 3 – 10, 2012

It’s a great time to enjoy the hot days and cool nights with a taste of history:  From the family favorite apple festival to more history than you can shake a stick at, Buena Vista has a perfect fall weekend on tap for you!

Buena Vista Heritage Presents – Applefest - The leaves are changing so it must be time to pick and press some apples, tour the farm and maybe take a tractor ride from 10am – 3pm at the Historic Turner Farm, West Main, Buena Vista
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
Cemetery Tour - Come and Hear about Buena Vista’s rich history from the colorful characters who lived it – Mt Olivet Cemetery, Buena Vista

11th Annual Run/Bike/Walk to Celebrate Life - Support the BV Pregnancy Center with your team this weekend at McPhelemy Park-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.


And mark your calendars, Chaffee County’s week-long celebration of painters and art – the 5th Annual Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival starts next week, September the 15th.

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