FESTIVAL OF TREES COMMUNITY CELEBRATION DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4
Nov30

FESTIVAL OF TREES COMMUNITY CELEBRATION DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4

Welcome to Festival of Trees & Wreaths! Durango & Online: December 2 – 4 , 2022 ​Montezuma County: November 21 – December 4, 2022 LOCATION Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad 479 Main Ave Durango, CO 81301 Get into the spirit of the season with the Festival of Trees & Wreaths, a free and family friendly holiday tradition! Event-goers will tour an enchanted forest of Christmas trees and wreaths...

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HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4
Nov30

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4

EVENT DESCRIPTION There will be fine art and amazing crafts at this 3 day event! Come meet the creative people from the Four Corners. Over 80 local vendors will be offering paintings, jams and jellies, handcrafted jewelry, sewn goods, holiday sweets and treats, Christmas, alpaca and Navajo decor, candles, pottery, beauty products and many other one-off items! A festive opportunity to find the perfect gift for friends, family and...

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Noel Night – Durango | December
Nov30

Noel Night – Durango | December

Durango at night. Photo: Steven Smith Durango’s Noel Night had a tragic beginning in 2002 as a response to a wildfire that had burned in and around town, impacting local and independent businesses. Its purpose was to raise up and support community businesses during the holiday season who were devastated by the fires and lack of patronage for much of the year’s fire season. Now, 20 years later, the Durango community still comes...

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The Wells Group October 2022 Statistics
Nov28

The Wells Group October 2022 Statistics

Monthly, The Wells Group compiles statistics in order to gain further understanding on the current market in relation to years past. After another busy summer, our local La Plata County real estate market is following a past trend of a slower winter season. October 2022 had 85 sales bringing this year to a total of 971. The preceding three months have all seen over 100 sales; however, it is not uncommon for less activity going into...

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December 2022 Events
Nov28

December 2022 Events

December has so many holiday themed events including many art classes for ornaments, wreaths, jewelry, cards, and more. While you can’t go wrong with any of Durango’s events, here are a few of our favorites! December 9, 10, and 11 the State Street Ballet from Santa Barbara shares the magical story of the Nutcracker live at the Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall. Suitable for, and a favorite of, all ages, this is a must see during the...

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Durango Holiday Markets 2022
Nov28

Durango Holiday Markets 2022

Every year, various Durango venues host holiday markets featuring home baked goods, handcrafted gifts, and showcase local artists. These not only provide an excellent source for gift buyers, but also support local organizations and artists! Starting this weekend, three markets will be held Saturday, November 19th. The Methodist Women United in Faith will hold their annual bazaar from 8-3 with proceeds going towards local, national,...

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Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update
Nov28

Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update

Durango Weather Guy Where the locals go, because the locals know! I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving and holiday weekend. We had a great day on Thursday and have had a relaxing weekend. I have gone into full Christmas mode a little early this year. Those who have followed me for a while know that I tend to get a bit superstitious when it comes to winter holidays, my birthday, and snow. I even refer to my outdoor lighting as...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Nov28

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Event Dates: November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Tickets are Now Available for the 2022 Season! Experience the magic this holiday season! Join us for a truly magical recreation of the classic holiday story, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Climb aboard a vintage steam train as it departs our Durango Depot for the North Pole to pick up Santa Claus himself. Upon arriving at our depot, you’ll be immersed in the story as our chefs serve you...

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Thanksgiving 2022 A Little History
Nov22

Thanksgiving 2022 A Little History

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2022 occurs on Thursday, November 24. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil...

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TURKEY TROT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022
Nov22

TURKEY TROT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION One of Durango’s most popular running races for close to 30 years, the Turkey Trot presented by Animas Surgical Hospital is a holiday tradition for the whole family. Come burn off some calories and work up an appetite before your big meal! The Turkey Trot features a 5 mile race and a 1 mile fun run. All of the proceeds go to great local charities. LOCATION Smith Sports Complex 1480 E 8th Ave Durango, 81301...

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