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Memorial Day Weekend Brings Business Grand Openings

Ridgway is coming alive for the summer. Several businesses will celebrate grand openings (and re-openings) during the Memorial Day holiday week. Check out these events and plan to visit each location, meet the business owners and managers, and check out their products and services!
NEW BUSINESSES
Ridgway Adventure Sports Opening Party
Thursday, May 24, 4-8 p.m.
Come have a beer, meet the staff and see the new space. RAS is excited to open its doors to the community and meeting all of you.
Ridgway Adventure Sports, 109 N. Lena Street, Ridgway
Business hours: (starting May 25) Open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed Tuesdays)
Crumb Bakery & Cafe Grand Opening Party

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Weehawken Offers Summer Full Of Fun & Learning

Check Out All the GREAT Upcoming Classes and Events from Weehawken in Ridgway and Montrose! 

For More Info, go to weehawkenarts.org or call (970) 318-0150. Many classes offer multiple child/multi session discounts, and many have scholarships available!

May 27: Master Guitar Class for All Levels with New West Guitar Group at Wright Opera House

June 2: Michael McCullough's 6th Annual Amatuer Sculpting Contest in Ridgway- ages 7 and up

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Spring 2018 Youth Volunteer Fair at Ridgway Secondary School

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Ridgway Secondary School is hosting its second Youth Volunteer Fair to connect middle and high school students to nonprofits from around the community. This one-hour event from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. is a great opportunity for nonprofits to share information about your nonprofit and volunteer needs.

Not only do students make enthusiastic volunteers, engaging them in your nonprofit activities can spread your message further through their families and friends. As this article, 5 Tips for Recruiting Young Volunteers, points out: "No matter what your volunteering program does, there are ways to incorporate young people into it and benefit from their energy, ideas and skills." (Click on the article title to read more.)

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Rainbow over Ridgway's Hartwell Park during Summer Concert
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11th Annual Free Summer Concert Series Band Line-Up

The 2018 Ridgway Concert Series begins this year on July 5th and continues each Thursday through July 26thThe series is free to the public and features a wonderfully curated mix of eight bands over four nights. The events are family friendly and include a children’s activities area to keep the kids entertained, while the parents dance and mingle with new and old friends.

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Welcome to Ridgway – Think Outside" Photo Contest 2018

What’s better than getting your photo seen and business credited, by thousands of Facebook and Instagram followers? How about getting to say a big hello to 6,000 travel professionals from more than 70 countries? And top that off with a $200 cash prize!

You're invited to enter photos into the 2018 “Welcome to Ridgway – Think Outside” Photo Contest to help promote Ridgway as a destination during National Travel and Tourism Week. The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce will select one photo to send to the Colorado Tourism Office to display on several online channels leading up to the U.S. Travel Association's annual show, in Denver on May 19-23, 2018. The chamber will award the winner with $200 and send the photo to our media contacts in a news release about the winning photographer and business. Plus, selected non-winning entries will get posted on the chamber’s Facebook page and new Instagram and Twitter feeds. 

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More Events

May 7 Career Experience Fair For Ridgway Businesses And Students

May 7 Career Experience Fair For Ridgway Businesses And Students

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Ridgway Secondary School is hosting a Career Experience Fair to connect middle and high school students to nonprofit volunteer opportunities and to introduce high school students to part-time work opportunities in our community.

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Ridgway Old West Fest Plans Take Shape

Ridgway Old West Fest Plans Take Shape

Plans are well underway for the first Ridgway Old West Fest to be held October 11-13, 2019 in Ridgway, Colorado.  The festival, which will become an annual event, is intended to highlight the town's film, ranching and railroad heritage and to celebrate all things Western.

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Spring 2019 Youth Volunteer Fair

Spring 2019 Youth Volunteer Fair

Volunteer and community service are often requirements for scholarships, college entrance and other goals of students. In fact, National Honor Society members are required to volunteer 10 hours per semester. However, it can be difficult or confusing for youth to know which nonprofits need volunteers and how and when to volunteer.

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Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Come Out & See What's Happening on Ridgway First Fridays

Deals, Demos, Art, Treats, Fun & Frolic!
Fridays: July 6, August 3, September 7
5 – 9 p.m.

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).

P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
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Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.

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