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February Events for Ouray and Ridgway Colorado

  
  
  

February is a great time to visit Ouray County.

ouray sleddingThe snow is soft and perfect for sledding, the ice is excellent for climbing, and the evenings are such a peaceful time for soaking in the mineral hot springs and enjoying a quiet relaxing getaway. The Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs continually strives to be not only your favorite choice for lodging in Ouray, but also your most cherished home away from home.  

Bring your true love to see us this month for a wonderful Romantic night away, or bring the kids for a weekend of ice climbing, sledding and ice skating, followed by a soothing soak in our mineral hot springs tubs.  Winter activities abound!

tony rosarioSaturday, February 4, 2012 – 10:00 pm to 1:00 am - Live Music at O’Brien’s Pub & Grill

After a fantastic meal of Fried Pickles and Shepherd’s Pie, dance the night away to the soulful sounds of Tony Rosario and the Blue Heelers!

Friday, February 10, 2012 – 1 pm to 7 pm – Winter Arts & Crafts Festival at the Ouray Community Center

Spend an afternoon or an entire weekend enjoying this three day event featuring the talents of local artists. Admission is free, with a Silent Auction at which to bid on your favorite pieces!

Saturday, February 11, 2012 – 10:00 am to 7:00 pm - Winter Arts & Crafts Festival at the Ouray Community Center

Spend an afternoon or an entire weekend enjoying this three day event featuring the talents of local artists. Admission is free, with a Silent Auction at which to bid on your favorite pieces!

obriens pub ouraySaturday, February 11, 2012 – 10:00pm to 1:00 am – Live Music at O’Brien’s Pub & Grill

Saturday nights are definitely a great time at O’Brien’s! After dinner, get ready to dance away those calories to the musical mixes of DJ Sunday Smith!

Sunday, February 12, 2012 10:00 am to 3:00 pm - Winter Arts & Crafts Festival at the Ouray Community Center

Spend an afternoon or an entire weekend enjoying this three day event featuring the talents of local artists. Admission is free, with a Silent Auction at which to bid on your favorite pieces!

rodeo and julietTuesday, February 14, 2012 – 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm – Valentine’s Day Rodeo & Juliet at the Wright Opera House

Take your sweetie out for an evening of music and fun at the Wright Opera House! Enjoy the sweet soul harmonies of Rodeo and Juliet at this Valentine’s Day concert sure to be a night to remember.

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 10:00pm to 1:00 am – Live Music at O’Brien’s Pub & Grill

Join the O’Brien’s crew for another awesome Saturday night of frivolity, dancing away to the musical styling of local favorite Funkdafari!

Don’t forget! Valentine’s Day can be every day in Ouray! Celebrate the month of romance in one of the most picturesque places on earth! Let us help you create an adventure to last a lifetime!valentine=candy

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Weehawken Creative Arts Centers of Ouray County: More than painting!

  
  
  

Weehawken Creative Arts Centers offers a plethora of learning and fun to Ouray County!

weehawken logoFilling a void in Ouray County for years now, Weehawken Creative Arts centers is a non-profit organization that seems to have encompassed all that defines this small County in Southwest Colorado. From visual arts to horticulture, this organization defines the arts based on the needs and interests of its community. Ballet, Poetry and culinary classes abound, as well as photography and woodworking. Zumba Dance classes are held daily, and Karate for adults and children offer opportunities for the community to express themselves while getting a great workout!


iceclimber3Of course, in addition to traditional dance and acting classes, one cannot forget the beauty of the area all around. Recognizing this, in conjunction with San Juan Mountain Guides, Weehawken is offering several Outdoor Winter Workshops. Beginning this weekend and operating through March, celebrate the beauty of the San Juans while participating in one of these four hour courses designed to open your eyes to the fantastic world of Ouray Sports.


Intro to Ice Climbing for Adults:

iceclimber5 (1)January 22, 2012, February 26, 2012, and March 16, 2012 9am to 1pm for Adults ages 16 and up
Have you often wanted to try this sport, but felt intimidated by the ice? This is a four hour course designed to teach the basics of ice climbing. The course will include instruction on crampon and ice tools use, introductory movement skills for ice, and basic top-rope belay skills. This is an excellent way for individuals to get a taste of ice climbing, learn some fundamental techniques, and experience the Ouray Ice Park. All equipment and boots are included in the course tuition. Students need their own appropriate winter clothing.
Price Member: $60.00
Non-member: $66.00


Introduction to Ice Climbing for Youth:

Kids Wall Ouray ColoradoJanuary 23, 2012, February 5, 2012 and March 9, 2012 9am to 1pm for ages 11-17
A great way for the young ones to learn the basics of Ice Climbing in a safe environment. This is a four hour course designed to teach the basics of ice climbing. The course will include instruction on crampon and ice tools use, introductory movement skills for ice, and basic top-rope belay skills. This is an excellent way for individuals to get a taste of ice climbing, learn some fundamental techniques, and experience the Ouray Ice Park. All equipment and boots are included in the course tuition. Students need their own appropriate winter clothing.
Price Member: $60.00
Non-member: $66.00


Introduction to Backcountry Ski Touring:

cross country irontonJanuary 21, 2012, February 25, 2012 and March 17, 2012 9am to 3pm for ages 16 and up
Backcountry Skiing is one of the most exhilarating ways to experience the Uncompahgres in the winter, however, as with all outdoor activities, it is a good idea to know the fundamentals of safety and equipment. This will be a one day introduction to the fundamentals of backcountry skiing in the San Juans. It will include instruction in ski equipment selection and usage, basic snow and avalanche recognition skills, avalanche transceiver use, ski technique for uphill and downhill travel, and tour selection and planning. This is an intensive intro session. Field session will occur on Red Mountain Pass. All ski and avalanche equipment is included. Students need their own appropriate winter clothing.
Price Member: $60.00
Non-member: $66.00

weehawkencreativeartslogoSo come on up to Ouray for the weekend, and experience the great outdoors while learning a new awesome sport, then come home to the soothing mineral hot springs tubs at the Box Canyon!

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Ouray Colorado: Basecamp for Scenic Driving Tours

  
  
  

Ouray Colorado: A Place for Scenic Drives and Tours

sunrise crystal lake(3)Ouray's spectacular location in Southwest Colorado is at the core of numerous celebrated tour routes.  A fantastic way to see and experience the natural beauty and cultural history of Colorado is through scenic drives.  Plan your tour to start, end, or stop over in Ouray and take advantage of our numerous amenities.

Everyday is Valentines Day in Ouray, Colorado!

  
  
  

Ouray Hotel offers great Romance Package this February.


box canyon sign winterFebruary has been lauded as the month of romance for ages.
At the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs in Ouray Colorado, everyday can be Valentines Day! It is difficult to find a more romantic setting than soaking in our barrel tubs on the hillside. Winter brings an additional air of romance; the sureal beauty of a snowy night soaking in 108 degree waters is an experience every lover should share, as if they are the only people on earth, surrounded by a world of steam and stars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hot tub in winter 2Join us this month and enjoy a truly romantic escape for just $199.00. The package includes one night lodging in one of our lovely guest rooms, a personal Romance basket full of naughty and nice goodies, and dinner for two at the Bon Ton Restaurant, including two cocktails.
Begin your secluded getaway with an early check in. Delight in the surprises hidden in the personal gift basket waiting for you and your special someone to explore in your beautiful guest room.
Visit our movie library for the perfect romantic comedy or drama and enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, or revel in the many winter activities right outside your door!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

wineAs the evening progresses, share a delectable dinner for two at the Bon Ton restaurant and celebrate your perfect romantic evening any day of the week! Come home to the Box Canyon for one last soak, and a restful night with your love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call now and arrange for the romantic evening you and your loved one deserve!

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