Headwaters Alliance Events 2020


Covid-19  has brought so many challenges to so many. While we were (and remain) excited to share a rich series of programming with you in 2020, we are committed to remaining responsive in making the best decisions possible to keep the most people safe.  We will be adhering to guidance from the Mineral County Public Health Department in determining if, when and how we might continue with Summer 2020 programming.  Please check back frequently regarding cancellations and alternative programming.

Dog Days of Summer, August 18-21, 8:00-10:30am, Connecting with you on the Lower Willow Creek Floodplain with free "pigs-in-a-blanket"

Social distancing has caused social distance and we miss connecting with YOU! Come on down to the south end of the lower Willow Creek floodplain right near Airport Corner on the multi-use trailand join us for breakfast treats (Pigs-in-a-blanket anyone?).  We’re aiming to safely visit in the great outdoors, get to know you and share news about all things Willow Creek.

HWA Annual Community Meeting, September 17, 5:30-7:30pm at Ed Hargraves Park

Join us for our annual public meeting at the Ed Hargraves Park. We are planning for a social distancing friendly event, including the big tent, brats & dogs with fixins’ and good conversation. There will be presentation at 6:00pm followed by community discussion and activities that lead to outcomes. More details coming soon!

Creede Spring Cleaning!  
Seperate-But-Together Highway Clean-Up

Let's get out there and clean up the roads in Creede!  Sign your personal crew up for a stretch of road on Facebook, pick up a orange safety vest and orange garbage bag at the post office, don your gloves and go pick up roadside garbage!  

Date TBD

RunOff RunOff Marathon, Half-Marathon and 6K

Cancelled for 2020.  But plan on the best RunOff RunOff ever on June 5, 2021!

The RunOff RunOff Marathon, Half-Marathon and 6K follow the scenic headwaters of the Rio Grande, ending in the historic mountain town of Creede, Colorado.  This event raises funds to support river restoration projects that improve water quality, wildlife habitat, recreation, and the overall condition of Willow Creek, a key tributary of the Rio Grande.  www.runoffrunoff.com

Willow Creek After Hours, Tuesdays in July, 5:30pm
Speakers series at Antlers Rio Grande Lodge Riverside Bar 

Check back in June on the status of this favorite wine and learn event!

8th Annual Willow Creek Science Camp for youth 7 -11 years old

Scheduled for July 13th – 17th, 2020.  We will be working closely with Mineral County Public Health Department and the City of Creede Recreation Center in determining if we can continue with this programming.

Dark Sky Presentation & Star Party with award-winning photographer          Christine Kenyon     

July 17th, 2020

Christine is an award winning astro-photographer, artist and Dark Sky activist.  She will speak about her passion for the night, followed by the opportunity to go outside and look up or look through a telescope with the guidance of skilled star navigators.

Astrophotography Workshop with Christine Kenyon  

July18th, 2020, 8:30pm - midnight, $175     Limited space, reserve early. Email us for more details.

Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party

August 12, 2020

Dark Sky Viewing Party.  Details coming.