Events Starting on September 11th, 2014 at The Ute Theater

3 Day Event-   9/11  9/12  9/13

Stay for ALL 3 Days in Beautiful Saguache County!  Great Places to stay, eat, and shop!

9/11 Thursday  -  September 11  Memoriam for the victims of the 9/11/2001 tragedy in New York -  Day of CNN video, Remembrance Table, Prayer Service with Emergency Services Personnel, FREE movie for all Emergency Personnel and their families- Donation by others to support Saguache County Fire Department. Doors open 11:00am Service at 6:00pm. All members of all departments welcome. All members of the public welcome. NEVER FORGET….

9/12 Friday -  Independent Film by Local Filmmaker Sarah Sellman & Greg Grano- Travel Across America-after 9/11 Tragedy visiting towns with the name Bear - American Bear: An Adventure in the Kindness of Strangers PG 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm -  Fear, Trust and Hospitality in a post 9/11 America -- $15 VIP $10 GA under 10 Free

9/13 Saturday  Motorcycle Rally / Toy Drive  *  $10 1st rider  $5 second rider – Ride your Motorcycle or Bicycle, Run, Drive, or crawl!  Join us for our Toy Drive.  Last year our toy drive provided toys for over 600 children and over 200 adult shut-ins.  Poker run for bicycles, and motorcycles.  Live Music, Movie, Vendors & more!  (vendor space still available-contact Christine)

9/19    Friday –  2:00 pm   Live Theatre:  Annual Melodrama:   The Treasure of Shiver River!

9/20    Saturday – 5:00 pm   Live Theatre:  Annual Melodrama:   The Treasure of Shiver River!
           presented by The Saguache Community Theatre Co.  $10 Adults  under 10 FREE- please help support your local community theatre company….donations keep the company alive! 

10/4     Saturday-  4:00 pm  &  7:00 pm Film Festival:  Wildlife.  A fundraiser presented by ScSeed.

10/18    Saturday- 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm Live Theatre: The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid presented by The Old Spanish Trail Theatre Company. A historic documentary drama.

10/31    Friday   8:00 pm HALLOWEEN! Movie:  Little Shop of Horrors & Rocky Horror Picture Show Rated R--- Dress the part and get FREE popcorn! $10 to benefit Saguache Community Theatre and The Historic Ute Theatre.

Please check the website for continued additions to the schedule and more information including updates and changes. All times are subject to change. Contact Christine for more info 970 596 4521. And……we’ll see ya…….at The Ute.


The Historic Ute Theater to Re-open September 5, 2014

The Historic Ute Theatre at 410 4th Street in downtown Saguache will reopen on Friday September 5, for their 6th year. Look for Live Theatre, Live Music, Independent Films and more! There is a fun filled schedule for the fall.  The theatre now features hand tossed artisan pizza, along with bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, all beef hot dogs and more.  The espresso & wine bar features beer from the SLV Brewery and Wine from Vino Salida.  Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 8:00 p.m. and later if an event is held.  The Ute Theater is available for lease as well!  Host your birthday party and watch your movie on an  11 x 20 foot BIG SCREEN, or you can play video games like an X-Box or Wii.  You can host a graduation or anniversary party with a DVD of your life!  The Ute Theater has also hosted school rewards programs, and will be hosting theatre classes next summer.

9/6  Saturday 6:30 pm  9/7 Sunday 2:00 pm  Movie:  God is NOT Dead rated PG -1 hr 53 min Comedy/Family presented by Abiding In Him Fellowship FREE

Summary: Present-day college freshman Josh Wheaton, finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson.

You Gotta Have Art

artist1It's hard to live in the midst of such beauty and not be creative. Our peaceful place draws painters, potters, weavers, jewelers as well as other artists and performers. Painting classes for all styles are available. A potter’s and a weaver’s guild, both hold workshops and exhibit their wares at festivals and craft sales. Many local fiber artists raise their own sheep, goats or llamas, like Escuela in Villa Grove, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). There are traditional cultural crafts produced by the Spanish inhabitants of the area. artist2Saguache County once boasted a turquoise mine in the northern hills, specimens sill adorn local jewelry. Area galleries such as the Mirage Trading Co., Villa Grove Trade, Always Azul Pottery, and Bear Medicine to name a few which feature local artists. The Crestone Artisans Gallery brings together various talented fine artists and puts on many shows as well as co-sponsors of the Winterfest Holiday Bazaar in downtown Crestone. Visit and

artist3Many musicians make their home here and record at the local Alamosa Howlin’ Dog Studio at Richmond Music. There is always some local festival, dance or open mike night around somewhere. Moffatstock in July, Summer Saturdays in Saguache, and the Labor Day Energy Fair are venues where you can hear our native talent. Of course the annual Crestone Music Festival features many local and regional acts. Taking place the first weekend in August, it is three days of eclectic multi-genre and multi-cultural entertainment. Two stages offer non-stop music and there are vendors, games and children’s activities. Great music in a laid back scenic outdoor venue – what more can you ask? Go to or 1-866-891-8382.

Saguache County boasts dance studios, community choirs and a theater group. Got a special talent or interest – come to a place where you can start your own style of expression. Find others of like mind or just enjoy creating in quiet beauty.

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