Events at the Ranch and in the Area / 2015 Season

Circle K Ranch is in a very diverse area with wonderful opportunities in nearby towns and here at Circle K itself. See below for a wide range of festivals, shows and activities in our area.

Have an open schedule and not sure when to visit the ranch? Check out the dates below and plan a visit around a special festival, rodeo or other event.

2015 Events 

May 2-31, 2015 Bird Art Show

Cortez Cultural Center Artist Gallery: 25 N. Market Street

May 15, 2015 Artist Reception for Bird Art Show- 5:30-6:30 pm Cortez Cultural Center

May 23-24 15th Annual Indian Arts and Culture Festival Montezuma Park and Cortez Cultural Center Plaza

May 23 - Indian Art Market – 9:00 AM- 6PM – Montezuma Park

May 23- Rug Auction in Cortez Cultural Center Gallery- Preview 10-11am. Auction at 11:00am

May 23 - Native American Dances held on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 11am, 1pm and 3pm

May 24 - Indian Art Market – 10 AM – 4PM – Montezuma Park

May 24 - Native American Dances held on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 11am, 1pm and 3pm

May 25 - Native American Dances held on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7PM

May 26 - Old West Heritage Performances held on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7PM

May 27 - Native American Dances held the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7PM

May 28 - Old West Heritage Performances on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7PM

May 29 - Native American Dances held on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7PM

 DATE: 22nd May 2015 – 25th May 2015

LOCATION: Telluride 

Started in 1979, Mountainfilm in Telluride is one of America’s longest-running film festivals.

 

DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 30th

LOCATION: CIRCLE K RANCH

RANDY BIRD & RJ VANDYGRIFF COWBOY SHOW/DINNER (FUND RAISER FOR ADAPTIVE SADDLE). 

Join us for a very special event. Saddle maker, Randy Bird, will be here to present and give a demonstration in a new adaptive saddle for wounded warriors and other disabled riders who come to Circle K Ranch. Followed by cowboy dinner, and show +  silent auction. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELP PURCHASE ADAPTIVE SADDLES FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS AND OTHER DISABLED RIDERS WHO COME TO CIRCLE K RANCH. 

” Two of my best horseback memories were AFTER my truck wreck that left me paralyzed from the chest down. My therapy saddle has enabled me to be the only paralyzed contestant in the PRCA and win Reserve World Champion at the APHA World Show!”
Randy Bird – Therapy Saddle Inventor

Randy Bird

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 : Meet Randy and see saddle demonstration. 

4:00 : Trail Ride with Randy Bird

5:30 : Western style BBQ Dinner   

6:00: RJ Vandygriff Show!!! 

RJ Vandygriff

RJ VANDYGRIFF
Award-winning singer, songwriter, poet, playwright, actor, and cowboy
R.J. appeared on stage with George Strait, Garth Brooks, Alabama, The Judds, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Moe Bandy. Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Andy Williams, The Sons of the Pioneers, Red Steagall, Michael Martin Murphy, Baxter Black and many others.
2004 Will Rogers Award for Excellence-
2011 Male Vocalist of Year Nominee-Western Music Association 2011 Best Western Album of the Year-Western
Music Association
2012 Wrangler Award-National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
2013 Cowboy Keeper Award-National Day of the Cowboy
2013 Western Male Vocalist of the Year-Academy of Western Artists
2014 CMA Texas Hall of Fame Inductee

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DINNER AND SHOW TICKETS: CALL CIRCLE K RANCH, 970-562-3826

AGES 12+: $25

AGES 5-11: $12

AGES 4 AND UNDER: FREE

 

DATE: SUNDAY, MAY 31  9:45 AM

LOCATION: CIRCLE K RANCH

WORSHIP SERVICE WITH RANDY BIRD, PASTOR OF HIGHER TRAILS COWBOY CHURCH IN MERIT, TX.: Randy will be ministering in our Sunday morning worship service. Come and be encouraged and inspired.  

 

DATE: 01st Jun 2015 – 06th Jun 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The Sheridan Arts Foundation invites you to be a part of one of the most meaningful and exciting festivals of the Telluride community, the annual Wild West Fest.

 

 

 Date: 06th June 2015
Dolores River Festival 
www.doloresriverfestival.com
Great music, river events, booths.
Community Wide Yard Sale. 
Call 882-4018 for more information

Date: 06th June 11-13
85th Annual Ute Mountain Round-Up PRCA Rodeo, 
www.utemountainroundup.org

DATE: 05th Jun 2015 – 07th Jun 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

On Saturday and Sunday, watch balloons lift off from Telluride Town Park and float effortlessly over the Telluride Valley.

 

DATE: 18th Jun 2015 – 21st Jun 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The festival is built around the many artists that have defined the Telluride Bluegrass sound, as the weekend is sprinkled with inspired sets from Peter Rowan, Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edg

 

DATE: 25th Jun 2015 – 28th Jun 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

Enjoy engaging wine seminars- like “Why You Like the Wines You Like” and what that says about your sex life!  Learn to mix a delicious cocktail from vodka and tea and what does Moo

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DATE: 29th Jun 2015 – 05th Jul 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The Sheridan Arts Foundation (SAF) hosts 26 nationally recognized plein air artists in Telluride, Colo. for the 12th annual Telluride Plein Air.

 

DATE: 04th Jul 2015

Fourth of July Celebrations: 

Fireworks display and a full day of family fun activities in Rico
Fireworks display at Parque de Vida in Cortez, 970-566-4048 
Boyle Park in Mancos, 970-533-7434. 
Fireman’s 4th of July Celebration in Telluride

 

July 

Mancos Days: 
Family fun for all. parades, softball tournaments, music, food. Celebrate Mancos. 970-533-7725

 

 

DATE: 09th Jul 2015 – 12th Jul 2015

LOCATION: Telluride 

The 8th Annual Telluride Yoga Festival is a 4-day event featuring over 100 offerings.

 

DATE: 11th Jul 2015 – 12th Jul 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

Come join us for the 4th Annual Ride Festival for a weekend of quality music in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado.

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DATE: 18th Jul 2015 – 25th Jul 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

Shakespeare in the Park is a 24 year Telluride tradition of the bard in the beautiful outdoors.  There is nothing like the spectacular setting of Telluride’s Town Park, and seeing

 

DATE: 21st Jul 2015 – 25th Jul 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

A laboratory for playwrights, actors, and directors where, for one week, dynamic, meaningful work is nurtured and refined.

 

DATE: 21st Jul 2015 – 25th Jul 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

A laboratory for playwrights, actors, and directors where, for one week, dynamic, meaningful work is nurtured and refined.

 

DATE: 31st Jul 2015 – 02nd Aug 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

Telluride Jazz Celebration ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals.

 

July -August 
Montezuma County Fair:
Exhibits, animals, judging, food. Fun for the entire family. Montezuma County Fairgrounds. 970-565-3123
 
 

August 7-8
Escalante Days – Dolores
Parades, Booths, Kiwanis club Duck Race, Rotary club Mountain Bike Race, Chain Saw and Arm Wrestling Competitions, live music, Food, arts and crafts, family and Galloping Goose Days Activities and more. Contact the Dolores Chamber 970-882-4018

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DATE: 13th Aug 2015 – 16th Aug 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The 34th Telluride Mushroom Festival celebrates the many uses of fungi (all things mycology).

 

DATE: 04th Sep 2015 – 07th Sep 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

Each Labor Day weekend, the tiny mountain village of Telluride, Colorado triples in size.

 

DATE: 12th Sep 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The Imogene Pass Run (IPR) is a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray (7810 ft.) and Tellurid

 

DATE: 18th Sep 2015 – 20th Sep 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival takes place in Telluride Town Park, a renowned outdoor music venue with breath-taking mountain peaks for a backdrop.

DATE: 26th Sep 2015
LOCATION: Telluride 

The Mountains to the Desert Ride is a grueling and rewarding, one day, bicycle ride from Telluride, Colorado 

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