June 8, 2012
Gunnison is the starting point for the 27th annual Ride the Rockies, a bicycle tour organized by The Denver Post that will take 2,000 cyclists on a 422-mile trek through Colorado from June 10 – 15. On June 9, cyclists will gather in Gunnison and launch on June 10 to begin tackling 24,937 feet of vertical gain and five mountain passes while pedaling to the other host towns of Hotchkiss, Carbondale, Leadville, Granby and Estes Park before finishing in Fort Collins. Everyone is invited to the Ride the Rockies Celebration at IOOF Park in downtown Gunnison on June 9. There will be food, music, a beer garden and a block full of booths for everyone to explore from 2 – 8 p.m. Visit www.ridetherockies.com.
Come enjoy happy hour at Trillium restaurant’s Cloud Bar for indulgent cocktails and delectable appetizers six days a week all summer long. Trillium is a perfect spot to start a great evening out.
Happy Hour is every week at the Bar, Lounge, or Patio from 5-7 PM Tuesday–Saturday, and 5-9 PM Sunday. Trillium is closed on Mondays.
Full Happy Hour menu can be found at the following link: http://www.trilliumdenver.com/happy-hour/
Enjoy a cross-cultural experience at the Cortez Center, 25 N. Market Street in Cortez. With our Native American dances Monday through Saturday 7 p.m. starting May 25,2012 through Labor Day Weekend. Admission is Free. The dances are supported by a grant from Mesa Verde Country. Also visit the centers gift shop, featuring Native American and Southwestern merchandise. Call 970-565-1151. Learn about a variety of dance styles, traditions, and regalia, from cultures including the Ute, Navajo, Lakota, and Pueblo.