WEEK AT A GLANCE
Salida Chamber of Commerce
877.772.5432 • 719.539.2068 // salidachamber.org
Wed., Feb 27 – Free Paws For Exercise & Therapy Hikes with Laura’s Dog Training
Wed., Feb 27 – Business Plan in a Month Workshop at the Scout Hut
Wed., Feb 27 – Safe Zone Training at the Touber Building
Wed., Feb 27 – Community Acupuncture at Anupa Wellness
Wed., Feb 27 – Men’s Health Class at HRRMC
Wed., Feb 27 – Old Timey Jam Session at Soulcraft
Wed., Feb 27 – Diabetes Prevention Program at Chaffee County Office BV
Wed., Feb 27 – Fly-Tying w/ The Next Eddy at Soulcraft
Thurs., Feb 28 – Community Acupuncture w/ guest acupuncturist at Anupa Wellness
Thurs., Feb 28 – Community Awareness on Opioid Crisis at BV Congregational Church
Thurs., Feb 28 – A Star is Born at the SteamPlant
Thurs., Feb 28 – Customer appreciation days at Sears Hometown
Thurs., Feb 28 – Salida Recreation Fit Challenge at Soulcraft
Fri., Mar 1 – Ski with a Naturalist at Monarch Mountain
Fri., Mar 1 – Live music w/ Big Horn at Soulcraft
Fri., Mar 1 – Rock Crawler at Peak Fitness in Buena Vista
Fri., Mar 1 – Harper Powell Concert at the SteamPlant
Fri., Mar 1 – Diabetes Prevention Program at Wellness U Gym
Fri., Mar 1 – Customer appreciation days at Sears Hometown
Fri., Mar 1 – John Drew Peterson at Vino Salida
Fri., Mar 1 – Town Challenge Race Series at Monarch Mountain
Sat., Mar 2 – Free Puppy Class with Gone to the Dogs
Sat., Mar 2 – The Jungle Book at A Church
Sat., Mar 2 – Volunteer Coffee for Salida Aspen Concerts Inc.
Sat., Mar 2 – Ghost hunting spectacular at Salida Walking Tours
Sat., Mar 2 – Prepare to be dazzled at the Ivy Ballroom
Sat., Mar 2 – Customer appreciation days at Sears Hometown
Sat., Mar 2 – Smyth & Taylor at Vino Salida
Sat., Mar 2 – Community Acupuncture at Anupa Wellness
Sun., Mar 3 – Fundraiser Tour with KHEN and Salida Walking Tours
Sun., Mar 3 – Sunday Science at the SteamPlant
Sun., Mar 3 – The Jungle Book at A Church
Tues., Mar 5 – Diabetes Prevention Program at First Presbyterian Church
Tues., Mar 5 – Trivia Night at Soulcraft
1. Salida Chamber of Commerce
Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation, Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Small Business Development Center, Start Up Colorado, TBK Ban, Watershed, & Salida Chamber of Commerce ** Save the Date **
Business Plan in a Month Workshop
Wednesday, February 27th at the Scout Hut
Wednesday, March 6th at the Watershed
Wednesday, March 13th at the Scout Hut
Are you launching a new business or have a start-up in Chaffee County? Join us for a 4-course workshop to complete a basic business plan focusing on company overview, operations plan, financial plan and marketing. Our local SBDC counselors will be leading the course and available for one-on-one counseling. Workshop will rotate between Buena Vista and Salida. Details coming soon. Click here to see more up-coming events.
Medallion Sponsorship for 2019
Did you know that our Medallion Sponsorship program has enhanced visibility for your member business? We have digital and online benefits, including being prominently listed on our homepage. Depending on the sponsorship level, you receive traditional benefits, which include passes to Mount Princeton, Monarch Mountain day lift tickets and/or season passes.
Already acquired your season pass? No worries, we can accommodate you with a refund by getting your pass set up via the Medallion Sponsor Program and affording you enhanced marketing exposure. Click here to learn more. Please feel free to reach out with any questions!
2. SteamPlant Event Center
Grant Writing Essentials
Tuesday, March 12th from 9am-1pm at the Scout Hut ***SAVE THE DATE***
Grant writing is hard work and involves much more than just words on a page. Are you ready to write grants? Does your organization have a great plan, along with the capacity to carry out your proposal? Can you clearly explain your desired outcomes? This workshop is for you. To learn more click here.
Oscar-nominated A STAR IS BORN Screening
Thursday, February 28th at the SteamPlant Theater at 7pm
We are thrilled to bring you this month’s Songs OnScreen showing of A STAR IS BORN. This multiple Oscar-nominated film stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture. This film is Rated R. Courtesy of Swank Motion Pictures. Tickets are $9.00, cash bar and concessions available. To learn more click here.
Harper Powell Concert
Friday, March 1st from 7-10pm at the SteamPlant
Harper is a native of the Salida, Colorado area. At age 9, Harper began performing at open mic nights at the Salida Café and has gone on to perform at a number of venues, including High Mountain Hay Fever, Bluegrass on the Arkansas, the Salida SteamPlant, and Swallow Hill Music. Tickets are $10 in advance $12 at the door. To learn more click here.
Central Colorado Humanists’ Sunday Science
Sunday, March 3rd from 10am-12pm at the SteamPlant
Come join the Central Colorado Humanists as they feature their own CCH members and friends in a variety of science-oriented talks and discussions. Sunday Science covers topics in all areas of science, hard and soft, from psychology to climate change, plant ecology to NASA space missions. It is also a great opportunity to meet fellow Humanists, make new friends, and learn about new ideas. All are welcome! To learn more click here.
3. Laura’s Dog Training
Free Paws For Exercise & Therapy Hikes
Every Wednesday at 9am
FREE but RSVP mandatory. This is a weekly invitation to letting your dog help you get and stay healthy, both physically and psychologically. These weekly (Wednesdays at 9am) hikes will be on beautiful trails with gorgeous views. All participants will receive a raffle ticket for the SalidaFit challenge (see the SalidaRec.com website for details). Hikes start at 9am and usually last about an hour. Participation requires R.S.V.P.ing (letting Laura know ahead of time at 719-539-2503 or LaurasDogTraining@msn.com)
4. Chaffee County Public Health
Safe Zone Training
Wednesday, February 27th from 9am-12pm at the Touber Building, Shavano Rm
Many LGBTQ people do not feel safe in their workplaces, families and communities. Safe Zones wants to change this. SZ is an interactive, non-judgmental conversation on sexuality and gender and offers an opportunity to learn about the different life experiences of the LGBTQ community. SZ covers such topics as vocabulary, differences between gender identity and sexuality, science of sexuality, scenarios, ways to create a safe working environment, and more. E-mail email@example.com or call Mike Orrill at 719-221-5418 to register or ask questions. Minimum class size 5, maximum 15.
5. Soulcraft Brewing
Fly-Tying w/ The Next Eddy
Wednesday, February 27th from 6-8pm
Join us from 6-8pm at Soulcraft Beer to tie flies and drink some awesome beers! Happy hour pricing for all participants. Bring your vice and material for a few select patterns. If you don’t have equipment or experience, just stop by and say hi and we’ll let you try it out on ours. We all know these winter nights get dark and cold early, here’s to a good reason to get out and experience some community!
Men’s Health Class
Wednesdays beginning February 13 from 11am-12pm at Wellness U Gym
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Men’s Health Class, a five-week exercise and educational series, will be held on Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 13, from 11 a.m.-noon at the HRRMC Wellness U Gym, 1548 G St., Salida. The series is designed for men as they age or are recovering from medical conditions such as prostate cancer. The classes are free and focus on men’s pelvic issues including mobility and stability, bladder and bowel function and sexual health. Class topics include breathing techniques, sexual health, cardio, nutrition and tai chi. The instructors are Lydia Segal, M.D., M.P.H., and HRRMC’s pelvic health physical therapists. For more information or to register, visit hrrmc.com/events or call 719-530-2040.
7. Soulcraft Brewing
Old Timey Jam Session
Wednesday, February 27th at 6pm
Come jam with crew playing traditional Appalachian Folk music. Don’t play you say? No worries, just sit back and enjoy the tunes!
Diabetes Prevention Program
Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd., Salida
Wednesdays,1-2 p.m. at Chaffee County Offices, 114 Linderman Ave., Buena Vista
Fridays, 8:45-9:45 a.m. at Wellness U Gym, 1548 G St., Salida
Classes will begin Jan. 25th. HRRMC’s Wellness U and Chaffee County Public Health are offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Salida and Buena Vista. This program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifestyle- change program designed to prevent Type 2 diabetes. It introduces those who are prediabetic or at risk of developing diabetes to healthy habits needed for preventing or delaying the onset of Type 2 diabetes. To register, call 539-4510.
9. Soulcraft Brewing
Salida Recreation Fit Challenge
Thursday, February 28th from 5-10pm
We encourage our patrons to ride their bike to Soulcraft. Now you can earn raffle tickets for a chance to win awesome prizes for doing it! Ride your bike to Soulcraft, take a picture with you next to it, then show one of our staff members to earn your raffle ticket. Make sure to tag @soulcraftbeer and @salidarec and hashtag #SalidaFit19. Raffle tickets will be drawn weekly for prizes as well as being eligible for Grand Prizes at the End-of-Challenge Party February 28th at Soulcraft featuring live music w/ Dragondeer!
10. Chaffee County Public Health
Community Awareness Event on the Opioid Crisis
Thursday, February 28th from 7-9pm at the Buena Vista Congregational United Church of Christ
Free community awareness event on addiction and the national opioid crisis. Click here to learn more.
11. Sears Hometown
Customer Appreciation Days
Thursday, February 28th through Saturday, March 2nd
An extrq 10 % off almost everything at Sears!
12. Monarch Mountain
Ski with a Naturalist
Friday, March 1st
A free skiing tour on beginner runs with a Naturalist highlighting Monarch’s forest ecology, wildlife, the recreational history of Monarch Pass, and the Monarch USFS Partnership.
13. Vino Salida
Free Concert Series
Friday, March 1st – John Drew Peterson from 5-7pm in the Salida Wine Bar
Saturday, March 2nd – Smyth & Taylor from 5-7pm in the Salida Wine Bar
Free Concert Series. Come and see your friends at the most beautiful tasting room in Chaffee County! Come see the music and try our new wine cocktails! For more info, call 719-539-6299. Thanks for being part of our community of wine!
14. Monarch Mountain
Town Challenge Race Series
Friday, March 1st
A fair and friendly competition for amateur recreational skiers and boarder. Businesses sponsor teams of six to battle it out during eight weeks of fun racing on Freeway.
15. Soulcraft Brewing
Live Music w/ Big Horn
Friday, March 1st from 7-9pm
“Big Horn performs a variety of punk, ska-core, outlaw country and gypsy jazz. Rip-roaring and rollicking, this Salida based four piece group is sure to be hard-hitting and entertaining. The ensemble consists of Nicholas Peloquin on lead vocals/guitar. Sean Slivka on guitar/bass, Chris Stanich on Drums and Jahil Bragassa on bass/guitar. Original tunes (with a handful of covers) for you and your ears. Your welcome.”
16. Peak Fitness
March Rock Crawlers
Friday, March 1st from 10:30am – noon
Friday, March 8th from 10:30am-noon
Friday March 15th from 10:30am-noon
Peak Fitness in Buena Vista is hosting a 3-week climbing class in March for children age 3-5 and their parents. No experience necessary and Peak Fitness can provide all the climbing gear. To sign up contact Peak Fitness at (719) 395-3951 or stop by 620 Antero Circle in Buena Vista to register, space is limited! Classes are from 10:30am till noon March 1st, 8th, and 15th. To learn more click here.
The Jungle Book
Saturday, March 2nd at 7pm at A Church
Sunday, March 3rd at 2pm at A Church
Come join us for The Jungle Book presented by Calliope! $15 for adults and $3 for kids. To learn more click here.
18. Salida Walking Tours
Ghost Hunting Spectacular!
Saturday, March 2nd at 3:30pm and 7pm
Salida Walking Tours teams up with nationally-known Hotchiss Paranormal Investigators. This 6-member team of ghost hunters will conduct their 100th paranormal investigation right here in Salida. And you can join! We’ve combined the Darkside of Salida & Ghost Tour with dinner, a one-hour ghost hunting presentation by Hotchiss, and a 60-90 minute LIVE ghost hunt. All for one low price. 2 different times. 2 different investigations. Each lasts around 3.5 hours start to finish. Space is strictly limited, and we expect a fast sellout. The early special concludes at Mama D’s and the late special concludes at Taco del Gnar. Schedule now!
19. Salida Aspen Concerts
Saturday, March 2nd at 9am
Salida Aspen Concerts, entering its 43rd season, is holding a volunteer coffee at the home of Auralea Carroll, 112 Park Place, Salida. The gathering will feature coffee, tea and pastries for those interested in being a volunteer for the upcoming season. Salida Aspen Concerts brings to Chaffee County top international classical music stars from the prestigious Aspen Music Festival and School. The concerts are held at the Salida High School, 26 Jones Avenue. The new season will begin Saturday, July 6 and run each Saturday thereafter through August 10. For more information, contact Board Chair Ernest Marquez at 719-539-8543.
20. Salida Circus
Prepare to be dazzled!
Saturday, March 2nd at 7pm at the Ivy Ballroom
Join us for an evening with the Salida Circus in the acclaimed Ivy Ballroom at the Surf Hotel. Enjoy a magical evening. Be entertained by Stilt walkers, jugglers, unicyclists, aerialists, balloon twisters, magicians and more! Make plans with your friends and family to grab dinner at Wesley & Rose before the show. Present your circus ticket to receive 10% off your entire bill! Since Feb 2007, the Salida Circus has kept busy performing at events throughout Colorado, New Mexico, California, and even Central America! The Salida Circus offers professional, high-quality circus entertainment for festivals, fairs, corporate events and more. Tickets can be purchased at ivyballroom.com.
21. Gone to the Dogs
Free Puppy Class
Every Saturday at 12:30pm at Gone to the Dogs
For puppies 8-16 weeks, 1st shots required. Click here for details!
22. KHEN 106.9 FM LP and Salida Walking Tours
Sunday, March 3rd Starting at 10am
KHEN 106.9 FM and Salida Walking Tours are joining forces for a special fundraiser. Salida Walking Tours will donate 100% of proceeds from their March 3rd tours to KHEN 106.9 FM LP Salida, CO. The 75-minute fundraising tour explores downtown – Colorado’s largest National Historic District. Attendees will see hidden details in our architecture and hear incredible stories of Salida’s colorful history – ghosts, gunfights, lynching’s, and two devastating fires. Space is limited and reservations are required. To register, visit http://www.SalidaWalkingTour.com/book-online and schedule the Fundraising Tour for Sunday, March 3rd, or call 719-497-9444.
23. Soulcraft Brewing
Tuesday, March 5st from 6-8pm
37 questions to test your brain power!
24. The Lost Cajun
Come join us for our MARDI GRAS SPECIAL, Pasta Lafitte with Shrimp. It is a combination of fire roasted tomatoes in a creamy Cajun sauce and tossed in Angel Hair pasta, served with hot garlic French bread for only $16! Or come to enjoy all our other delicious Cajun dishes, click here to see our menu.
25. Monarch Mountain
2 Seasons 1 Pass: This pass will allow you to ski the rest of this season and ALL of next season for one amazingly low price. For the 18-19 season, pass holders will benefit from all the on mountain discounts that Monarch has to offer. For the 19-20 season you will also get the additional benefit of being able to ski at all of our partner resorts. For a full list of benefits click here.
26. Loyal Duke Lodge
IMPRINT Hospitality announces the completion of the repositioning project of Loyal Duke Lodge in Salida Colorado. Celebrating the Salida landscape and community culture, Loyal Duke Lodge blends the rustic and historic of the surrounding mountains and river valley with a refined artistic flair that is Salida. To learn more click here.
27. Central Colorado Conservancy
The Envision Fire & Healthy Landscapes Partnership needs your help! Please take the Chaffee Wildfire Survey and share the weblink with your friends, family members, neighbors and colleagues to help us get as many responses as possible from Chaffee County residents on this important topic. Take the survey now: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChaffeeWildfire2019
28. Absolute Bikes
Absolute Youth Cycling Spring Program
Registration opens February 20 at Noon. It’s time again for our 2-Wheel Friday Program! Registration starts on Wednesday February 20 at noon for everyone (no pre-registration this season). – 1st Session starts March 8th for 3rd & 4th and Middle School – 2nd Session starts April 26 for 1st & 2nd, 3rd & 4th, Middle School, plus Advanced Middle School afternoon sessions. Check here for full details and registration (on the 20th).
29. YOLO TX Takes on Colorful Colorado
Check out these two cool videos that YOLO TX has created about Monarch Mountain, Mount Princeton, and the Salida area. Our own Steve Chapman from Salida Walking Tours is in the first link about 3 minutes in! Very cool!
30. Soulcraft and Cosmos
Flights and Bites
Join Soulcraft and Cosmos every Wednesday and Thursday for Flights and Bites. 3 – 5oz pours and 3 Mediterranean Tapa Bites for just $10! Click here to see more.
31. Collegiate Peaks Forum Series
The Forum is excited to announce our line-up for the 2019 lecture season. Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss any of these programs. All lectures are on a Thursday, except for our 2nd showing of the Traces of the Trade movie on Monday, April 29th in Salida. Click here to get additional details about these programs.
32. Chaffee County Community Foundation
Click here to see the top 7 ways to understand the Chaffee County Community Foundation!
33. Ark Valley Helping Hands
Ark Valley Helping Hands is pleased to announce that we are now operational. Our mission is help local seniors stay and thrive in their own homes with the help of volunteers. We are still looking for more volunteers to join the group. Please reach out to local coordinator, Sara Ward at info.avhh@gmail to become a volunteer. We are also starting to plan for our Embracing Aging Fair on Saturday May 18th. Please mark your calendars for this wonderful event. More details to follow.
34. Census Jobs!
Great Supplemental Income. Earn some extra money with our temporary jobs. If you have a job now you can still work for us. $14hr + $.58 mile. No experience, paid training, paid mileage, paid weekly, flexible hours (20-40/wk). Click here for more info.
35. Ark-Valley Humane Society
Partnering with Finding Rover using revolutionary technology to identify lost pets in Chaffee County, Ark-Valley Humane Society joins the ranks of shelters in using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats. This shelter now offers their community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their forever home. To learn more click here.
36. Salida Council For The Arts
Call For Entries
All Salida-area artists are invited to submit their work for exhibition in the popular annual “Valley Visions Art Exhibition”, sponsored by the Salida Council for the Arts. Entries are being accepted NOW. Deadline for entries in this 8th Annual Show is Friday, April 5, 2019. An important correction has been made on the SCFTA Website regarding the 2019 valley visions artist info tab. Please revisit the valley visions page by clicking here.
37. Ark Valley Baby Equipment Rentals, LLC
We are a rental baby/toddler gear company located in Salida, Colorado. We offer delivery within Chaffee County (30 miles) to Buena Vista, Nathrop, Maysville and more. How does it work? Complete the contact form on our website, reserve your rental, and we deliver and pickup.We carry quality products for rent from highly respected manufacturers, including Fischer Price, Kelty, Graco, Deuter and more. Rental periods are calculated on a daily rate. Being that we do not have a storefront, we will deliver what you need directly to your vacation rental, private residence or hotel so that you can enjoy your time while traveling away.
38. Anupa Wellness
Acupuncture and Healing Treatments
Click here to see all the Acupuncture and Healing Treatments for the month.
39. Salida Walking Tours
2019 is going to be a lot of fun! We’ve created a bunch of special tours, only to be run once this year. Past guests will receive first notice, as these one-time events will have limited tickets and should sell out quickly. Connect on Facebook for the latest offers. As always, we’ll still be running our weekly historical and dark side tours.
40.Circle R Motel
The Circle R Motel is pleased to announce the addition of two new electric car chargers that are in the style of 1950’s gas pumps. One charger is a 4-hour charger, and the other is an 8-hour charger. Our guests may charge their electric cars during their stay free of charge. These 2 chargers are located next to our stunning 1955 Studebaker President classic car, click to see photo1 and photo2. Click here for more information.
41. Serving Slabs
We can accept pre-paid Fed Ex drop-offs
42. Tax assistance in Salida
It’s that time of year for all of us to get ready for the tax year 2018. We’re happy to announce that the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will again be offered in Salida. We will be setting up VITA in the basement of the Methodist Church at 4th and D street (228 E. 4th Street) just as we did last year, to provide free income-tax return preparation. We will have offices in both Salida and Buena Vista. Salida will have hours by appointment only on Saturdays from 8-2 starting Feb. 2 (# 719-221-5471). We estimate an hour per tax return. BV typically has hours in the afternoons on Tues and Thurs. and is starting this coming week. BV’s # 719-293-1857. To learn more click here.
43. Ark-Valley Humane Society Fundraiser
Buena Vista, Colorado- Don and Pam Dubin are challenging the community to help raise crucial funds for Ark-Valley Humane Society. For every contribution that is donated in the month of February, the Dubins will graciously add 50% more to a maximum contribution of $5,000 from them. All donations can be sent to PO Box 1335, Buena Vista, CO 81211 or donate online at http://www.ark-valley.org/donate. Please put “Valentine’s Matching Campaign” on the memo line of your check or if you donate online, click “Valentine’s Matching Campaign” under Reason for Gift. To learn more click here.
44. Sellar’s Project Spaces
Click here to see all the events and programs going on with Sellar’s Project Spaces.
2019 is going to be a GREAT YEAR here at your community radio station. We will continue our commitment to build and support the community in everything we do! We have many exciting opportunities for you to join us in bringing all the fun shows and events that we will be producing for our community this year. We need volunteers for each event and special show to make them AMAZING! To learn more about volunteering for up-coming events at KHEN, click here.
46. Buena Vista is a Host Town of Ride the Rockies
The Town of Buena Vista announces that Buena Vista will be a host community for the Denver Post Ride the Rockies Colorado Bicycle Tour on Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th 2019. The tour expects approximately 2,500 cyclists with a rider demographic that is older and affluent. To learn more click here.
47. Creative Ind. Summit 2019: Table Centerpieces
The City of Salida Creative District has been selected again to host the 2019 Colorado Creative Industries Summit on May 16 & 17. The Summit will be bringing together more than 300 attendees from all parts of the state and various creative entities. The host committee for the Summit is looking for artists and creatives to design and produce centerpieces that will be on display on the 30-35 tables during the three meals provided to the attendees. The budget for each centerpiece is $15.00. Submit your Proposal with Subject Line “CCI Centerpieces” to: firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more click here.
48. Columbine Manor
Having Surgery? Needing to Recover? Columbine Manor provides short term recovery stays between the hospital and home. Licensed Therapist provide physical, OT, and Speech Therapy in our on site rehab facility. Accepting Medicare A. Call our Admissions Director today! 719-539-6112
49. Ute Country News
St. Patrick’s Day, Daylight Savings Time and March Madness all happen in the month of March. What do you have going on that the readers of Ute Country News would want to know about? Let the Ute Country News help get your word out. It’s easy, just send us your information by next Monday, February 18 for our March 2019 issue (all ads must be finalized by Wednesday, February 20). Feel free to give us a call to see if your piece of interest fits 719-686-7393 or just go ahead and send it to email@example.com.
50. Salida Circus
Click here to see the weekly workshop schedule.
51. Absolute Bikes
Fix a Flat Classes
Want to master the art of flat fixes? Join Matt the first Friday of each month this winter – Class is Friday, March 1st! The class is free, but limited to 10 people, so call the shop sign up! To learn more click here.
52. High Country Bank
High Country Bank is proud to announce its March Charities of the Month; Neighbor to Neighbor in Salida and Buena Vista, and the Bridge in Cañon City. High Country Bank has been choosing a Charity of the Month for over 20 years. All notary fees for the given month are donated to this charity, along with a $100.00 donation to that organization. There are also donation jars next to each teller window which allow the public to make a donation to the organization as well. We are grateful to have the opportunity to engage our neighbors and work with them in “Building Futures Together.”
Visit us at http://www.highcountrybank.net. Member FDIC.
53. Palace Hotel
Spring is one of our favorite times of year: The days are getting longer, allowing for more sunlit adventures in Salida and on Monarch Mountain. And though there’s so much to experience, the ability to relax and recharge is incredibly important, too. INTEGRATE Spa is Colorado’s premier spa, wellness center and gym, located just a few blocks from Palace Hotel in downtown Salida. With our partnership, we’re pleased to offer a Signature Honey Facial or a 60-minute Swedish Massage at a special price for Palace guests. All services include the complimentary use of the eucalyptus steam room, locker and shower amenities. To see all the Palace’s specials, click here.
54. Monarch Mountain
The bluecard Direct-To-Lift is a reloadable lift ticket card that will allow you to go straight to the lift! Upon initial purchase, the card will have 5 lift tickets on it. It is transferable, one ticket use per day. Available online only; your card can be picked up at the season pass desk. 5 Lift Tickets for $320. To buy now, click here.
55. CRAFT Workshops
CRAFT Workshops provide intensive training and work for communities or regions wishing to advance a tourism-related strategy for a specific industry segment. Workshops are offered for Culinary and Agritourism, Cycling Tourism, Heritage and Cultural Tourism, Outdoor Adventure Tourism and Sustainable Tourism. To be eligible, applicants should represent a local government or tourism industry organization. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2019. Learn more.
56. Absolute Bikes
Our winter service is in full swing. Save 30% on Labor and 15% on Parts for Select Service Packages. Check the website for full service details. Special runs until March 10. And join us for No-Drop Spin Class (Tuesdays & Thursdays) through March 7th from 6-7pm.Bring your bike and your trainer and join us for a video “no-drop” class. Show up a few early to get set up. If you need a loaner trainer, give us a call.
57. Taco Del Gnar
Join us for happy hour from 3-6pm! $2 Domestic beers, $4 Craft Beers & $5 House Margaritas!! Check out our menu at http://www.gnarlytacos.com! 136 E. 2nd Street • 719.539.8696.
58. Salida Mountain Trails
Click here to see everthing going on with Salida Mountain Trails!
59. Lush Salon
Lush Salon offers men’s & women’s haircuts and color. Every time you sit in Lillie’s chair you receive a start to finish experience. She starts with a consultation, a shampoo/scalp massage, does your cut/color, and finishes the look with a blowout. By appointment only, with the ability to do same day appointments. Give her a call today! 858.349.8113.
60. Fiesta Mexicana
Wednesday’s at Fiesta Mexicana means, 2 for 1 House Margarita specials all day! Refreshing, affordable and delicious! In the mood for some appetizers? We have something for everyone… Deluxe Nachos, Chili con Queso, Chicken Taquitos, Hongos Al Ajo (mushrooms sautéed in a garlic sauce, mild spices, tomato and avocado slices), Buffalo Wings and much more! Fiesta Mexicana, conveniently located at 1220 E. Highway 50.
61. Julie Maas Fine Art
Julie Maas Paints Pets! Pet portraits, that is! Contact Julie to book your project for any occasion by calling 719-530-7447 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Her pet portraits and other landscape, still life, and floral paintings in pastel and oil can be viewed at http://www.julie-maas.fineartamerica.com and @JulieMaasFineArt.
62. Heart of the Rockies Radio Group
Click here to see what’s scheduled for our Sports Broadcasting.
63. Traditional Hardwood Flooring
Remodeling your home? Call Traditional Hardwood Flooring to update, install, or refinish your hardwood floors. James Specializes in Hardwood flooring but he can also help with vinyl and laminate floors. James guarantees his work and references available upon request. To learn more call 719-207-5051 or visit him on Facebook.
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Oncology Clinic facilitates a free, monthly support group for anyone affected by cancer the first Wednesday of every month, except holidays, from noon-1 p.m. in the hospital’s second-floor conference rooms, 1000 Rush Dr., Salida. There is no fee to attend and the setting is informal. If you have questions or would like more information, call 719-530-2302.
65. Surf Hotel and Chateau
Vacations are nice but, Staycations are even better! Inspired by the understated elegance of European hospitality and the spectacular natural beauty of our home in the Rocky Mountains, our unique perspective and location offer guests a sense of luxury without pretension. At the Surf Hotel, we love our locals and want to invite all Chaffee and Lake County Residents to come and stay with us! Receive 50% off for up to two nights when booked in person over the phone. Explore our rooms and give us a call to BOOK YOUR STAYCATION today 719.966.7048. The promotion has limited availability and will be honored on a first come first serve basis.
66. Yoga Olas
New Student Special – 2 weeks unlimited yoga for $25. Sign up online at http://www.yogaolas.com/buyapass or at the studio.
Sayulita Mexico Yoga & Surfing Retreat March 7-12, 2019 w/ Megan Rae Kahn and Tessie Jo Ortega. Visit http://www.yogaolas.com/sayulita-mexico-yoga-retreats/
67. Chaffee Resources Health and Wellness
Check out the new Chaffee Resources Health and Wellness Website here! It’s “Your one-stop hub for Chaffee County’s Health and Wellness Services.” This searchable database is sponsored/financed by: Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, Chaffee County Human Services, Chaffee County Public Health, Solvista Health, Chaffee County Health Coalition and the Colorado Network of Health Alliances. Providers of health and wellness services can easily and quickly enter their info. Be sure to check out the Event Calendar page, where local groups can advertise their events (any kind), and an “Educational Link” page where people can access health and wellness educational videos, essays, articles, etc.
68. Chaffee County Economic Development Center
Greater Colorado Venture Fund is up and Running! Venture capital fund investing in early stage startups headquartered across the state of Colorado, outside of the Front Range. To learn about this opportunity, click here.
69. Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Click here to see everything happening at Mount Princeton this month!
70. Envision, Chaffee Commissioners, USFS, CSFS & Fire Chiefs
Hello Chaffee County residents and homeowners, there are only a few days left to complete the 10-minute Chaffee Wildfire Survey! If you have not done it yet, please click the link today. Your answers help inform community wildfire planning that helps protect life, property, economy and critical infrastructure. Thanks! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChaffeeWildfire2019
*Save the Date*
Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2019
Friday, March 8th at the BV Community Center
Saturday, March 9th at the SteamPlant
GARNA and the Central Colorado Conservancy are hosting their 5th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Buena Vista and Salida featuring captivating films from around the world with great environmental messages sure to motivate and inspire the outdoor enthusiasts of our region. To learn more click here.
72. Arkansas Hills Trail System
Run Through Time Marathon and Half Marathon
Saturday, March 9th
The 14th Annual Run Through Time Trail Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on the Arkansas Hills Trail System in Salida. Currently the half marathon field is around 70% full, and the marathon field is around 65% full, so if you’re interested in racing, plan on registering sometime soon. There will also be a 2 mile fun run and a free kids fun run on race day. $6,000 from last year’s race was donated to Salida Mountain Trails, and the plan is to donate an equal amount from the 2019 event. To learn more click here. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please email Kristy Falcon at email@example.com.
73. Salida Council for the Arts
Thursday, March 14th from 5:30-7pm at the SteamPlant
The Salida Council for the Arts (SCFTA) invites the public to attend the monthly Creative Mixer in the Paquette Gallery featuring artist Cody Oldham and musician Andrea Cohen. The Creative Mixer is a free monthly public gathering of those interested in knowing more about the local arts scene in a casual social setting. To learn more click here.
74. Ark-Valley Humane Society
Bow Wow Film Festival
Saturday, March 16th at 7pm at the SteamPlant
Short films for the Love of Dog! Benefit for the Ark-Valley Humane Society. To learn more click here.
75. Peak Fitness
Pre-Season Golf Conditioning
Monday, March 18th – Wednesday, April 24th (Classes are Monday and Wednesdays 6-7pm)
Calling all golfers! It may still be winter, but it’s time to get ready for spring/summer activities. Peak Fitness in Buena Vista is hosting a 6-week pre-season golf conditioning class. This class will focus on mobility, strength, power and the unique physical demands of golf. Sign up by visiting Peak Fitness at 620 Antero Circle in Buena Vista or by calling (719) 395-3951. To learn more click here.
Relax. Restore. Rejuvenate.
Sunday, March 31st thru Thursday, April 4th at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
HRRMC’s Wellness U is hosting its spring Total Wellness Retreat. This all-inclusive program is led by HRRMC medical providers and staff and is designed to spur a lifestyle change for better health. Outside Magazine recently singled it out as one of “9 Adventurous Wellness Retreats” to try in 2019. The retreat offers educational sessions on topics such as stress management and includes daily meditation, group counseling, tai chi, hiking and a healthy cooking class. Participants have access to the pools, spa services, mountain bike rentals and fitness classes. Blood work is taken at the beginning of the session and participants can opt for a full cardiovascular screening on the final day. All-inclusive and single-day options for locals are available. For more info call (719) 530-2057 or click here.