The San Luis Valley Brewing Company invites all to partake in their "Bittersweet New Year's Celebration." They will have dinner and cocktail specials, as well as live entertainment from the band Bittersweet, who plays an assortment of rock and country. They will also be debuting a new seasonal winter brew, and handing out free champagne at midnight. The celebration will be from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM with no cover charge, and seating and dinner will be on a first come first serve basis.
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts