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Event Sponsors


Loyal Duke Memorial Dog Walk

Sunday Concert


The Great Salida Pie Bake-Off

Mining Camp Reenactors at Alpine Park

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Quick Draw Invitational Art Show & Benefit Sale


Hutchinson Homestead Tours


Madams of Salida Memorial Bed Race

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Street Musicians and Performers

Friday Concert

Wild West Medicine Show


Sunday Free Day at the Museum

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Celebrating 140 Years

Thursday, October 1

Longfellow Elementary Second-graders celebrate Salida's 140th birthday

*not open to the public

Friday, October 2

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Wild West History Tour with Salida Walking Tours (reservations & fee required)

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Quick Draw Invitational Art Show at The 146 Taphouse--presented by Eye Candy Art and Treasure

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Kickoff Concert with Bonnie Culpepper at  The146 Taphouse 

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Silent Art Auction at The 146 Taphouse--presented by Eye Candy Art and Treasure

*30% of sales benefit Salida Heritage Days

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.  Friday Concert at The 146 Taphouse, with Bonnie & The Riff-Raff, presented by Carl Bork and Karen Watkins Studio Gallery, and TBD

Saturday, October 3 

9:30 a.m. Showcase Parade of Events & Contestants--presented by TBD

10:00 a.m. Madams of Salida Memorial Bed Race--presented by Fantasy Games & Comics and The Michael Clark Gallery and Studio

11:00 a.m, 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Wild West Snake Oil Medicine Show presented by Fat Tee's and 

1:00 p.m.  Tug-of-War Contest at Alpine Park (sponsored by TBD)

1:00 p.m. Wild West History Tour with Salida Walking Tours (reservations & fee required)

2:00 p.m. Presentation TBD (sponsored by TBD)

3:00 p.m. Presentation TBD (sponsored by TBD)

4:00 p.m. Presentation TBD (sponsored by TBD)

5:00 p.m. Presentation TBD (sponsored by TBD)

7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Saturday Concert at SteamPlant Event Center featuring Special Guests (sponsored by TBD)

All Day Mining camp reenactors at Alpine Park presented by Chaffee County Printing

All Day Salida Museum Display of Knights of Pythias Memorabilia

All Day Films of Salida at TBD

All Day Street Performers & Musicians Downtown--presented by The Book Haven, Ruby Blues, and TBD

All Day Salida Regional Library Presents Downtown Scavenger Hunt (sponsored by TBD)

All Day Historic Characters Visit Downtown (sponsored by TBD)

Sunday, October 4

9:00 a.m. Salida Generations Group Photograph (sponsored by TBD)

10:00 a.m. Loyal Duke Memorial Dog Walk presented by 7000 Feet Running Company

11:00 a.m. The Great Salida Pie Bake-Off at The Biker and The Baker

1:00 p.m. Wild West History Tour with Salida Walking Tours (reservations & fee required)

12:00-4:00 p.m. Free Day at Salida Museum

12:00-4:00 p.m. Hutchinson Homestead Tours (fee required)

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. History On Tap Round-tables at The 146 Taphouse 

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday Concert: Salida Opry at The146 Taphouse presented by bigMuZiKbuzz.com