Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23, 2020

Bringing murder and mayhem — the fictional kind — to Crested Butte
A thrilling weekend celebrating all things murder and mystery, including author conversations, a live panel exchange with Scottish crime writers, mystery writing workshops, true crime podcast discussion, youth forensics workshop, “Noir in the Bar” event, murder mystery dinner, and more! Visiting authors include: New York Times bestselling author of fourteen full-length novels in the Walt Longmire mystery series, Craig Johnson; award winning mystery & suspense writer Christine Carbo; and Jakob Rodgers and Lance Benzel of the true crime podcast, Colorado Cold Case. Location: Various throughout Crested Butte and Gunnison.

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Maverick Patron Pass: Includes space-limited, private Tour de Daggers dinner with Craig Johnson and visiting authors; entry to all events, workshops and screenings; books signed by visiting authors, and discounts at select local businesses. $350


Desperado All-Access Pass: Includes access to every event, including Saturday’s Old West Murder Mystery dinner, workshops, screenings and panel discussions; and discounts at select local businesses (Friday’s Tour de Daggers dinner not included). $250


The Regulator Pass: Includes entry to all workshops, panel discussions, and events (excluding exclusive dinners); and discounts at select local businesses. $125



Tickets to individual events also available on an a la carte basis. Check the event schedule for event descriptions and prices.
In partnership with Western Colorado University's Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Gunnison Arts Center, Crested Butte Marshal’s Office, Gunnison County Coroner’s Office, and the Old Rock Community Library.