Upcoming Events

2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

May 28—Opening Day at Museum

June
June 1-13 - Chaffee Arts Home Awards Show

June 10 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Shane Bumgarner and the Buena Vagrants at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00.

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!



June 17 - Friday at the FarmLive music by Gene Farrar at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00.

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!






June 24 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by This Side of the River at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!




July

July 1 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Carin Mari Lechner at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket, and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





July 2 - Madams of Central Colorado returns to the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 7:00.

Featuring Cockeyed Liz, her archrival, Belle Brown, as well as Salida’s Laura Evans, and Lillian Powers of Florence, these madams and some of their girls discuss how they got into “the business” and other aspects of life as a fallen woman at the turn of the last century. Although the subject matter is touchy, the performers keep the discussion as tasteful as possible, focusing on educational and historical aspects. No children under 13 will be allowed.

Advanced reservations are recommended.  Tickets are $20 
At the Old Courthouse, 506 East Main Street.


July 4 - Festivities at the Depot: free entry


July 8 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Barb Maxey at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





July 15 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Tracey Egolf at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00.


Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!






July 22 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Gene Farrar at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 


Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





July 29 - Friday at the Farm:  Live music by Michael and Tami at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





July - Victorian Tea TBA

August

August 5 - Friday at the Farm:  Featuring Nobody Gets Hurt at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!



August 12 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Bob Weir at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





August 13 - Madams of Central Colorado returns to the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 7:00.

Featuring Cockeyed Liz, her archrival, Belle Brown, as well as Salida’s Laura Evans, and Lillian Powers of Florence, these madams and some of their girls discuss how they got into “the business” and other aspects of life as a fallen woman at the turn of the last century. Although the subject matter is touchy, the performers keep the discussion as tasteful as possible, focusing on educational and historical aspects. No children under 13 will be allowed.

Advanced reservations are recommended.  Tickets are $20.




August 13-14- Gold Rush Days


August 19 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Joyce and Lloyd Woods at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!








August 26 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Gene Farrar at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!






September

September 2 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Redbird at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00. 
 

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!





September 9 - Friday at the Farm: Live music by Tim Burt at Turner Farm, 6:00-8:00.

Join us for live music at Turner Farm, 829 W. Main Street! Admission is by donation, and everyone is invited. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and pack a snack or picnic. Come and relax on a Friday evening with friends and family!



September 10 - AppleFest: 10:00-3:00 at Turner Farm 829 W. Main, Buena Vista Co.
AppleFest is a festival celebrating the historic Turner Farm and its turn of the century apple orchard. The event offers a taste of an old-fashioned fair with activities designed for all ages. Music on the porch starts at 10:00 and goes all day. 

The apple pie contest judging takes place early at 10:30 so the pies can be sliced and sold. Bring your favorite apple pie by 10:15 with your name on the bottom.

Costumed volunteers share the history of the farm and the homesteaders who built it. Try your hand at activities from churning butter to sawing wood. Children can choose to make a craft and play old-fashioned games, plus pony rides add to the excitement.  Lunch is also available. 

The address is 829 West Main Street in Buena Vista, and everyone is invited! Admission for this fundraiser will be BY DONATION at the entrance. CHILDREN UNDER 12 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.


September 10 - Madams of Central Colorado returns to the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 7:00.

Featuring Cockeyed Liz, her archrival, Belle Brown, as well as Salida’s Laura Evans, and Lillian Powers of Florence, these madams and some of their girls discuss how they got into “the business” and other aspects of life as a fallen woman at the turn of the last century. Although the subject matter is touchy, the performers keep the discussion as tasteful as possible, focusing on educational and historical aspects. No children under 13 will be allowed.

Performances this year will be July 2nd, August 13th, and September 10th, 506 E. Main, Buena Vista, Co.

Advanced reservations are recommended.  Tickets are $20.




September 11- September 30 - Apple picking: Sign up to pick your own apples.

   
   
                                       










September 15- October 30 - Art Show with Chaffee County Arts

OCTOBER TBA Annual Meeting and Entertainment

November 20 - Volunteer Appreciation

December 3 - Christmas Opening
       
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Buena Vista Heritage
P.O. Box 1414
Buena Vista, CO 81211
buenavistaheritage@msn.com