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SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Feb01

SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY EARLY SHOW SOLD OUT Ages 21 and up FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 03 Door: 6:30pm  Animas City Theatre SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEOCAST FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3RD EARLY SHOW 21+ If you missed the ticket sales for the Snowdown Follies live event, watch the show on the big screen at the Animas City Theatre! It’s almost as good as the real thing – at half the price! Tickets are $12.50 / $15 Cash only at the door PLEASE MAKE SURE...

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8 PM Thursday KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT
Feb01

8 PM Thursday KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT

NEW EVENT! 8 PM KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT Animas City Theatre – 128 E College Dr “off with his head” Animas Armored Combat Knight Fight. Live and in person! Representatives from some of your favorite local bars and breweries compete in armor for their first time against each other with a big prize for the winners. Professional fighters will also be doing MMA style fights in medieval armor. Hard hitting and adrenaline pumping. Must be...

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Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3
Feb01

Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3

FREE special shuttle offered for Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3 from Fairgrounds to Transit Center every 20 minutes. Starts at 3 pm, last shuttle leaves Downtown at 8 pm. Brought to you by Snowdown, City of Durango, and the Durango Business Improvement District. 6 PM ANNUAL SNOWDOWN LIGHT PARADE Main from College Dr to 12th St Hosted by Purgatory Resort. Let there be light Durango! It’s Durango’s only nighttime light parade...

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2023 Snowdown Fact Sheet
Feb01

2023 Snowdown Fact Sheet

Theme A Shakesperean Snowdown. 2023 artwork by Shan Wells. 2023 is the 44th Snowdown!!! Dates Friday January 27 to Sunday February 5 Events 162 events this year, 39 are new, 30 are family friendly Schedules • Printed brochure available at Magpies Newsstand and Café, 707 Main Ave. in Downtown, and other local businesses • Online at Snowdown.org – click on EVENTS to download the full schedule and to see a list of events by day. Also...

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December 2022 DAAR Numbers
Jan30

December 2022 DAAR Numbers

With the entirety of 2022 real estate market statistics to review, there is much to discuss! Similar to 2021 & 2020 we saw prices continue to increase in nearly all areas of residential real estate. 2022 was a tale of two stories; the first part of the year and the second are much different. During the first part of the year we continued to see bidding wars, multiple offers, and homes selling in just days. As the year progressed,...

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SnowDown Events 2023
Jan26

SnowDown Events 2023

Here is the List of all the Snowdown events https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0577/3371/0010/files/2023_schedule_1_16_23.pdf?v=1673911116 Post courtesy of SnowDown.org  

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Quick Winter Trips from Durango
Jan26

Quick Winter Trips from Durango

While Durango offers so many enjoyable winter activities in our backyard, our nearby towns and cities offer great weekend getaway destinations. Durango, a connecting point of Highway 160 running East and West and Highway 550 going North and South, means that we’re a hub to many Southwest Colorado (and beyond!) adventures. To the North: The San Juan Scenic Skyway takes you on a mountain journey over many beautiful passes and into...

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Fri Jan 27, 2023
Jan22

One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Fri Jan 27, 2023

One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. About this Event Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next...

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Durango receives two feet of snow in three days
Jan17

Durango receives two feet of snow in three days

  Storms close schools, boost snowpack across Southwest Colorado; more expected next week Durango was pounded with snow Sunday through Tuesday, accumulating 24.1 inches since Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The heavy snow led to the closure of Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio schools, iced over area roads and sent hundreds of residents to Purgatory Resort in search of fresh tracks. Pagosa Springs received...

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Durango Snow and Ski Reports
Jan17

Durango Snow and Ski Reports

Feature image courtesy of Gretchen Miller Image Courtesy of Gretchen Miller Durango and Southwest Colorado have AMAZING snow for skiing, snowboarding, sledding and every other kind of winter fun! We’ve compiled a list of Southwest Colorado and Durango snow reports. In addition, we’ve added snow reports for 2 non-local resorts (Snowbowl and Kirkwood) because these resorts are excellent indicators of snow storm tracks. Arizona Snow Bowl...

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Events This Week
Jan09

Events This Week

  The iNDIGO Room is a small intimate venue located inside of the iAM MUSIC Institute in the heart of Downtown Durango across Main Street from Buckley Park. These small house concert-style shows provide a concert experience that allows the crowd and artist to interact in a way that feels like they are performing in your own living room.   The Bands:  Night One:  Dandu with The Quarks   Night Two:  Dandu with the Funk Express...

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Oak Tree youth group expands outreach in Southwest Colorado
Jan09

Oak Tree youth group expands outreach in Southwest Colorado

Mathew Petry shovels snow at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Petry is an example of the success one young man has found with the help of Oak Tree Youth Services of Durango. (Garret Jaros/Durango Herald) Nonprofit has helped 58 youths get off the streets and meet their basic needs. A helping hand never hurts, and sometimes it is all someone needs to flourish. Since its inception in March 2020, Oak Tree Youth Services based in...

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The mystery of County Road 206
Jan09

The mystery of County Road 206

“Unauthorized” visitors are warned not to go beyond this point on County Road 206. (Action Line) Dear Action Line: Just past the Durango Tech Center a road goes north off U.S. Highway 160 up a canyon to a dead end. The lower part of the road is called Perins Canyon Drive and the upper part is called County Road 206. The other day I was riding my bike on what I thought was County Road 206 and I caught some major shade from one of the...

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Colorado’s egg shortage drives up prices — but relief could be coming
Jan09

Colorado’s egg shortage drives up prices — but relief could be coming

Colorado shoppers who’ve shelled out more money on eggs in recent months may have something to get egg-cited about. What’s happening: Pricey eggs are starting to retreat from December’s record highs, albeit slowly, Axios’ Kelly Tyko writes. The nationwide cooldown comes after the price of a carton soared 49% in November, hitting an average of $3.59 a dozen, compared to a year earlier, according to the Consumer...

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19 New Year’s Traditions From Around the World
Dec31

19 New Year’s Traditions From Around the World

Here’s how different countries are ringing in 2023. As you make your plans to ring in 2023, consider partaking in one of the New Year’s traditions from around the world. The past few years have truly been unlike any other, but one thing has been clear: Certain practices are now more important than ever, as they keep us grounded and remind us of the future ahead (and what to look out for, if you’re following any New Year’s...

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NEW YEARS IN DURANGO, CO
Dec31

NEW YEARS IN DURANGO, CO

Ring In The New Year In Southwestern Colorado The year is coming to a close and it’s time to celebrate ringing in a brand new 365 days with the best New Year’s Eve celebrations in Durango! Plan your New Years in Durango, CO around these great events. Purgatory Resort Purgatory Resort is the place to be on New Year’s Eve. They are hosting a special NYE party at Purgy’s to ring in the new year. Their bar and cafeteria...

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Durango Bakeries
Dec31

Durango Bakeries

Here’s nothing like the smell of fresh bread! Durango has a plethora of bakeries producing a wide variety of homemade fresh baked goods. While there are too many to mention them all, here are a few of our top picks. Bread, aptly named for the simple yet delicious loaves of bread they make in their two locations, is a Durango staple. Serving Durango for over 20 years, they have created a diverse menu of breads, sandwiches, pastries,...

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Birds of prey and hoofed animals among most impacted by human activity in western Colorado
Dec31

Birds of prey and hoofed animals among most impacted by human activity in western Colorado

Mule deer search for food near 32nd Street and E. Fourth Avenue in August. During the 1960s and 1970s, western Colorado’s mule deer population was strong, but it has since declined significantly. The Uncompahgre deer population near Montrose dropped from 60,000 in the 80s to about 10,000 today. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) Don’t be fooled by Durango fauna: Most deer aren’t fond of people Living among wildlife and witnessing animals...

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History of Christmas
Dec22

History of Christmas

Christmas is celebrated on December 25 and is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature. Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of their religion. Popular...

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PET PAWS AND SANTA CLAUSE SAT., DEC. 17, 2022
Dec15

PET PAWS AND SANTA CLAUSE SAT., DEC. 17, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION Bring your pet to The Durango Arts Center on December 17th for some holiday clay creations. Together you and your furry friend will create clay pet paw ornament or medallion. When you are finished, your pet can have their photo taken with the art center’s very own St. Nick! LOCATION Durango Arts Center 802 E 2nd Ave Durango, 81301 ORGANIZER Durango Arts Center Post courtesy of...

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