July 29 – 31, 2011 – The Salida Classic bike races. Formerly known as the Salida Omnium, the three day bike race extravaganza shows off a wide range of bike racing types.
Salida has lots of places to go for internet access. Some are convenient and free, others not so much. Here are a few nice spots to get online in Salida.
June 16 – 19, 2011 , Salida Colorado hosts The 63rd Annual New Belgium FIBArk Whitewater Festival.
One of the biggest events in Salida, this whitewater festival takes place during high water on the Arkansas River. Some of the best Kayaing, Rafting and Conoeing comepeitors in the nation. Four days of everything river.
Great conditions in the high country, even in June! While Salida has great rafting, hiking and mountain biking in town, the snow is still great up high.
The Salida Steamplant is presenting “Alleys of Salida” an interactive watercolor exhibit on display at the Paquette Gallery until April 12.
The Salida Citizen has a detailed and entertaining article about trains and railroading in Salida and the Arkansas River Valley.
Everyone participates in clubs, groups and volunteer activities. Here is a list with contact info and meeting details. If you are part of any of these clubs, and note any errors, please email us and we will make updates.
The Quiznos Pro Challenge™ officially announced the stages, host cities and race format for the inaugural 2011 international pro cycling competition. Scheduled Aug. 22-28, the event will be made up of seven stages, traveling through Colorado’s most picturesque landscapes and visiting 11 host cities.