Skiers of all abilities are invited to participate in a Moonlight Ski as part of the Alamosa Ice Fest celebration on Saturday, January 31 at 7 p.m. Meet at the Adams State University’s Observatory located at the north end of campus, behind the baseball and softball fields, right next to the river. Parking is available in the lot on Stadium Street south of the turf soccer fields. Skiers can howl at the moon on groomed trails on the Rio Grande! Bring skis, poles, boots, and layers of warm clothing. Hot beverages and cookies will be available. For more information, call 336.607.4465. Brought to you by the San Juan Nordic Club, Alamosa Ice Fest, and the Adams State Adventure Program (ASAP).
We are looking for fun-loving downtown Alamosa Restaurants that want to get in on the Ice Fest Excitement! Would you like to be a part of the Grub 'n Pub? Give us a call at 589-9385. Tickets will go on sale soon, so don't miss out!
Looking for something enlightening to do on Saturday? Join Crestone fine artist's Matthew P. Crowley and Marika Popovits for an evening of poetry reading from Matthews recently released book "Limitlessness" followed by a fine arts auction featuring Markia's most recent series, Golden Overmind. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Library. http://www.crestoneeagle.com/events/book-launch-party-poetryart-salon/
Want to learn more about the San Luis Valley? Come to a book signing this Saturday, January 24 at 1 p.m. at Centennial High School in San Luis. Samuel Medina Jr. has written a novel about his family’s life more than a century ago. “Sangre” follows a group of settlers who leave the relative comfort of Arroyo Seco and Taos, N.M., in 1850 and travel north to build homes and farms in the community of La Culebra in the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant.
The "Frozen" themed Alamosa Ice Fest is going to be really fun this year! Meet Elsa and Anna during the festivities on Saturday, January 31 between 2:30 and 4 p.m. at the Nestle Toll House Cafe. Kids can also enter the Fairytale Costume Contest at 2 p.m. at San Juan & Main.
The rest of the North East may be experiencing bitter cold temperatures, but not Alamosa!!! For the next week we're looking at beautiful winter days with highs in the mid-thirties and lots of sunshine!!! Just one of the perks of living in the San Luis Valley!! So get outside and enjoy this awesome weather!!! Visit Alamosa Colorado January 15, 2015, 10:27 am
You know what winter activity is a great way to get in touch with nature not to mention a killer workout? Cross country skiing!!! Now that we got some fresh powder, our mountain landscape will be especially breathtaking! Visit the San Luis Valley Go website where you can find recreation maps of outdoor trails, and plan your trip today! www.slvgo.com
SLV GO - San Luis Valley Recreation slvgo.com Here are some of our favorite spots in the SLV. Select places from the list on the left, or find them on the map. Navigate the region by using the zoom controls and dragging around. Use the full-screen mode in the top right corner to dive in! Visit Alamosa Colorado January 14, 2015, 10:18 am
Have you signed up for the Rio on the Frio 5K Run/Walk yet?? It's part of Alamosa's Frozen Ice Fest, and it's one of the most unique 5K's in the valley! Why? Because it's ran on the frozen Rio Grande River! The run will start at 9AM on Saturday January 31, to sign up and see the course map visit their website at http://www.runningguru.com/EventInformation.asp?eid=12498
It's January, which means there's snow on the mountains!! SO what are you waiting for? Get outside and get your winter recreation on! Head to Wolf Creek Ski Area or Monarch Mountain to get some skiing or snowboarding in this weekend! Like to snowshoe? Stop by Kristi Mountain Sports and rent a pair of snowshoes for a day! Don't let this winter season pass you by! Visit Alamosa Colorado January 9, 2015, 10:47 am
Friday January 9 is another Free Movie Night at the Alamosa Public Library!! They'll be showing the movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" at 7PM, and they'll be providing free popcorn, just bring your favorite drink! For questions call the Alamosa Public Library at 589-6592. Visit Alamosa Colorado January 8, 2015, 10:18 am
Are you an outdoor sports enthusiast? Well then you should head over to Kristi Mountain Sports, LLC tonight at 6:30PM for their Avalanche Awareness Clinic with Sandy Kobrock! Her presentation will be focused on safety while traveling & recreating in the winter back country. This is a great opportunity for skiers, split-boarders, and snowmobilers to learn the basics about snow safety!! For questions call 719-589-9759. Visit Alamosa Colorado January 7, 2015, 10:33 am
Tonight is Family Swim Night at the Sand Dunes Swimming Pool in Hooper! From 6PM till close admission will be $6 per person, plus they'll have free pool noodles all night long, and the Grille will stay open till 9:45PM! For questions call 719-378-2807. Visit Alamosa Colorado January 6, 2015, 10:11 am
Thursday January 8 head over to ASU's Leon Memorial Hall for the Alamosa Rotary Club's "A Fun Family Concert with Chris Collins; A Tribute to John Denver." This benefit concert will be to support Alamosa Rotary Scholarships for Adams State University & Trinidad State Junior College. Tickets are $15 and the concert will start at 6:30PM. Call Suzanne at 719-587-1022. Visit Alamosa Colorado January 5, 2015, 10:44 am
Happy 2015 everyone!! This Saturday January 3 stop by Milagros Coffee House and share your special talent at their Open Mic Night! Starting at 6PM local performers are welcome to take the stage and share their hidden talents! Do you write songs or poetry? What about jokes? Test your new material at Milagros this Saturday night! Visit Alamosa Colorado January 2, 2015, 10:20 am
Happy New Year's Eve!!! Just a reminder to all you folks looking for something local to do this evening, the Grille at Cattails Golf Course is doing a Casino Night tonight! Starting at 7PM they're doing appetizers, dinner and dessert for $75/person plus games, and at the end of the night you can trade in your winnings for a shot at prizes!! You could win a rolling golf bag or a weekend stay at a casino! All the fun will be starting at 7PM, so call the Grille at Cattails at 589-6154. Visit Alamosa Colorado December 31, 2014, 10:15 am
Do you have plans for New Year's Eve? Well if you want to do something local, check out the San Luis Valley Brewery's New Year's Eve Party! They'll have the band Bitter Sweet performing live, along with drink & food specials and a champagne toast at midnight! For questions call the SLV Brewery at 587-2337. Visit Alamosa Colorado December 30, 2014, 10:12 am
The Annual Christmas Bird Count out at the Great Sand Dunes will be taking placed on January 3 at 9AM! Birders & nature enthusiasts alike are invited to meet at the Great Sand Dunes Visitor's Center Conference Room to participate in this free event! Bring binoculars, warm clothing, water, and bird books if possible. Hot drinks & snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Dunes beginning at 8AM before the count begins. Birders of all skill levels are welcome!! Call Phyllis at 719-378-6363 for questions! Visit Alamosa Colorado December 29, 2014, 10:33 am