Summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, but with warm weather, ample sunshine and longer days it feels like summer is already here. Visit Crestone for music and dancing, art, flower arranging, celebration and the grand opening of our new brewery!
May 28 – Crestone Artisan Gallery 12th Anniversary
Celebrate 12 years of art with music by CB Jazz, dancing with Crestone Tribal, food and drinks and a special presentation celebrating founders Kim and Nancy Malville. Crestone is home to many artists working in a variety of mediums. The Crestone Artisan Gallery showcases 25 local artist and provides a popular spot for art and gifts. Choose from painting, sculpture, cermaic, photography and jewelry.
This event is from 3-5pm at Crestone Artisans Gallery. For more information call 719-256-5280.
May 29 – Happy Dance Memorial Celebration
Kick up your heels with a happy dance! Listen to music by the Alcapones. This six-piece band includes drums, bass, guitar, and three talented horn players performing a mix of raw originals and ska/reggae fusion. Wine, beer, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks will be available.
This event is for ages 21+ so have your I.D.’s ready for dancing from 7-11:30pm at the Cloud Station. For more information please call 719-256-4533 or visit Crestfest.org
June 5 – Flower Gathering with Jane Imai
The art of flower arranging is more than just design, it involves patience, discipline, creativity and imagination. Now you can learn how to create stunning arrangements with master flower arranger Jane Imai at the Shumei Center. She will use her 40 years of experience to teach you how to turn natures beauty into an art form.
Participants are welcome to bring their favorite vase or pot, and scissors as well as branches, flowers, and leaves for their arrangement. The class fee is only $5 per person. For reservations, call 719-256-5284 or send an email to Amulya@Shumei.us
June 25 – Crestone Brewery Grand Opening
Celebrate the official grand opening for Crestone Brewing Co. with beer, food and live music. Rock out to headliner Gipsy Moon and enjoy local bands as well. The event organizers promise that “you will leave with your belly full, your heart warmed and your soul refreshed.” The fun starts at 12 pm on Saturday!
For information, call Crestone Brewing Company at 719-256-6400 or visit their Facebook page.
May 21 – Celebrate the Full Moon
This Saturday the 21st celebrate the full moon from 10am-12pm. This celebration will be followed by a communal meal. Moon celebrations at Haidakhandi Ashram are always open to the public. For more information call 719-256-4108 or visit Babjiashram.org