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Chipeta Mountain Renaming Celebration
October 8 @ 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
On May 10, the U.S. Board on Geographic Names approved Salida resident Wayne Iverson’s application to rename Chipeta Mountain from a barely discernible subpeak at 12,850 feet to the unnamed 13,472-foot massif next to it in the Sawatch Range in central Colorado.
Unity Walk 1:30 PM
Alpine Park to SteamPlant Event Center
Join a variety of local organizations, members of the Ute Nation, State and County Officials, on this walk led by Chipeta’s family.
Speeches & Cultural Ceremonies 2:00pm – 5:00pm
SteamPlant Event Center Plaza & Ballroom
Program is rich in history and education, includes drum and dance performances, and a variety of presentations by Tribal, County, State Officials, and event organizers.
Multitudes 7 – 8:30 PM
Play by Kim Nuzzo at the SteamPlant Event Center Theater
An original play written by Valerie and Kim Nuzzo. “Multitudes” is a one-man show about our great gay father of American poetry Walt Whitman! The play addresses death, sexuality, slavery, the Civil War and Whitman’s poetic vision of democratic ideals.