Thursday, September 24, 2009

[OCRA Members] Chamber Chat 9 23 2009


OCRA Chamber Chat:

Sept 23, 2009



Runners will be coming into town for the 2nd Annual Ouray Mountain Trail Run. If you would like to put any information about your business of coupons in our race bag please give to Jennifer by the 26th.

            Farmers Market on Thursday! 2-6!

            Papillon on Main will be opening at 6:00 AM this weekend only.

            List of restaurant and deli hours for the winter

            Fall Landscape Photography Workshop with Kathleen Norris Cook

            Second Chance Humane Society celebrating 15 years

            Fall Landscape Photography Workshop

            2nd Annual La Sportiva Ouray Mountain Trail Run

           Oktoberfest Oct 3 at the Ouray Community Center! Jeep Tickets will be picked                         up from vendors on Fri. Oct 2. 

            Locals day on the train -- Sunday, November 1st. 

Winter  Days of Play…
For a complete list visit

            Get ready for winter activities with a little crossfit with Allen, yoga at Inner      Mountain and dance with Weehawken! Ouray, Colorado, we have it all!

Links to members



Feature and other notices:  How is the chamber working for you? This week we arranged for Ouray Colorado- to have High Definition Footage shot (this week) because we KNOW we are the BEST Destination for Recreation! The footage will  be aired on KCNC Channel 4 Denver in October and the footage will be available for mutli-media purposes.

Do you have a feature to share? Please send it in! :-)

 Change of Hours? See below for updates!

**Bachler' Mine will run tours until October 1!

* Ouray Hot Springs Pool Hours: Winter hours begin on Tuesday Sept 8:  Mon-Fri. 12-8:45, Sat. Sun 11-9.  Pool will be closed for cleaning October 19 through October 25, 2009.                                                                                                                         

 *Ouray Mule and Carriage will run tours ALL winter! We are now giving tours by reservation and no longer doing the hourly runs. We've had good success in the last couple weeks operating this way so unless the roads are not passable don't hesitate to direct people to call us at: 970-708-4946 to set up a tour.        

*San Juan Scenic Jeep Tours will run until Nov. 1.                                       

 *V&S: Open 9-9 7days a week thru out Sept

*Spa Vivante has moved from the Beaumont Hotel and

is now called Vivante Spa Therapy.The new office is on 2nd Street. All

Riverstone, Massage, and Spa Body Treatments are still available by

Sherrah Taylor. In October, Sherrah will also be working at Ouray

Medical Center at 824 Main Street. All organic Starflower Facial and

Body Products and Shining Mountain Herbs will be sold there. To make

an appointment please call 970-209-8387.


Winter Hours

P.O. Box/

Artisan Bakery



Backstreet Bagel & Deli

Open Year Round b-fast and lunch



Bon Ton  325-4951

Closed Tues and Wed starting late Oct. Specials: Thursday -Pasta Night


Buen Tiempo Mexican Restaurant 325-4544

Closed for lunch



Bulow's Bistro Restaurant




Coachlight Restaurant & Tavern

Open 7 days a week at 5:00p.m. thru September and then starting in October we will go to our winter schedule of Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. Coachlight Restaurant is now open Tuesday thru Saturday and closed on Sundays and Mondays.  Our last day for the summer season will be Saturday Sept 26, 2009


Gold Belt

Closing for the winter


Historic Saloon Restaurant

Closed for the winter, open for catering and special events.





O'Brien's Pub


Closed on TUESDAY



Ouray Café'



Ouray Swim & Snack House





Outlaw Restaurant

4:30 until 9:00 7 days a week until the middle of October and then it will be 5:00-9:00 6 days a week (Closed Mondays). Also we are going to be closed Nov. 8-19.  We will be open Saturday the 7th and then reopen on Friday the 20th.



Papillion Main

Closed on Wed

Specials: Monday Night Football Buffet, Music on the weekends


The Bistro at Billy Goats Gruff

CLOSED for the winter


Timberline Deli and Catering


Open 7 days a week.

Specials: Thai Dinner on Sat and Sun

Fried Chicken 7days a week



SEPT. 25, 26, 27 2009: Fall Landscape Photography Workshop with Kathleen Norris Cook


September 27: Second Chance Humane Society is celebrating 15 years of success and invites the entire community to join with us!  There will be two celebrations in two areas of our large service region.  On Saturday September 26 we will be celebrating in Telluride at Elks Park and on Sunday September 27 we will be in Ridgway's Town Park. 

Both events take place from 3-5 PM and involve "Chip Parties" offering ½ priced micro-chipping for all pets (only $25!) as well as an array of "chip" treats such as chocolate chip cookies and ice cream, chocolate chip cake, chips and dip, etc.  Doggie DNA Test Kits will also be available along with live music and giveaways.  Contact Kelly @ 626.2273 for more information or log onto:

October 3, 2009, 2nd Annual La Sportiva Ouray Mountain Trail Run

10am – 2pm, Hot Springs Park, Ouray. 2 nd Annual La Sportiva Ouray Mountain Trail Run -
This run circumnavigates a 13.9 mile loop around the City of Ouray on USFS trails. The run
is scheduled to coincide with the Ouray Oktoberfest for even more enjoyment! Pre-registration
required. For information, visit

 October 3, 2009: 45th Annual Jeep Raffle Drawing and Oktoberfest celebration! Beer, Brats and Bavarian Music: Return of the popular Bavarian band, The Austrian Connection!!!!!!!! 
Ouray Community Center 5-10 pm! Join us for spectacular San Juan Mnt Color then stop in for an evening celebration with live music, local brews and more! Sponsored by the Ouray Chamber Resort Association. (Gypsie costumes are ok ONLY if you got the Bulgarian e-mail last week, you may not win a prize thought.....!)


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