Telluride Plein Air Festival
Telluride, CO | June 29 - July 5

The Telluride Plein Air Festival draws 20-25 nationally renowned artists from around the country to paint "en plein air" (in the outdoors) for a weekend of outdoor art. The festival wraps up with a 3-day sale where the artists display and sell their work. Their scenes of Telluride and the surrounding areas simultaneously capture the mountain spirit of this special place and celebrate the art of painting in the outdoors.

July 4th Celebration
Steamboat, CO | June 30 - July 4

For more than 100 years Steamboat Springs, Colorado has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion. This is a special holiday and Steamboat does it right with a hometown parade followed by an old-fashioned community block party.

Alpenglow Free Concert Series featuring Leftover Salmon
Crested Butte, CO | July 2

Alpenglow is the Center for the Art's free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

4th of July in Breckenridge
Breckenridge, CO | July 4

Each Independence Day, we kick off the Breckenridge 4th of July party with a 10K trail run, followed by the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race and the Main Street parade.

Gothic to Crested Butte 1/3rd Marathon
Gothic, CO | July 4

Join us for the 50th Annual Gothic to Crested Butte 1/3rd Marathon, an event benefiting The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory.

4th of July in Salida
Salida, CO | July 4

On July Fourth our small town celebrates in a big way with a kids fishing derby, hometown parade, pancake breakfast, free live music and activities for kids of all ages at Riverside Park, with fireworks (weather permitting) at dusk from the “S” Mountain. Make sure you have a great view!

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Aspen, CO | July 4

Aspen celebrates Independence Day with small-town appeal. Approximately 20,000 local residents and visitors come together to honor the nation's birthday in true American style. Festivities include a parade, live music, picnics, a kids carnival, and spectacular fireworks over Aspen Mountain.

Mountains Weekly Book Club

Scott Jurek

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail.

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Pastry Chef
Grouse Mountain Grill - Vail Valley

Grouse Mountain Grill is looking for a full time pastry professional with experience in the production of: Bread, Plated Dinner Desserts, Banquet Desserts, Cakes, Ice Cream & Breakfast Pastry. A flexible schedule is available- work days only or mid-day into the evening or a combination.