Durango Events

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Durango Rafting & Adventures
Jul28

Durango Rafting & Adventures

  Mountain Waters Rafting: Durango’s Rafting & Adventure Center We believe that white water rafting is the funnest thing you can do while visiting the Durango, Colorado area. The joy of floating down a stretch of family friendly river or being challenged by Class 4 & 5 whitewater has created an insatiable passion in us that we want to share with you. Visitors to Durango come to tour Mesa Verde National Park or ride the...

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CARVE WARS FESTIVAL
Jul28

CARVE WARS FESTIVAL

Date: July 30, 2021 to August 1, 2021 Location: Base area #1 Skier Place Durango CO 81301 United States Get ready for the HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that is entertaining crowds across the country! Carve Wars showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry. This family-friendly FREE event will take place right in the base area at Purgatory Resort.  Big thanks to Kroegers Ace Hardware, our presenting sponsor...

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NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Emergency Use Authorization Of ZYESAMI In Nation Of Georgia
Jul28

NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Emergency Use Authorization Of ZYESAMI In Nation Of Georgia

NRx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NRXP) (NRx), a clinical stage, global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Nation of Georgia’s Prime Minister and Minister of Health have issued an Emergency Use Authorization for intravenous ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) for the treatment of Critical COVID-19.   NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Emergency Use Authorization of ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) in Nation of Georgia “Lead investigators...

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LPEA July 2021 Newsletter
Jul28

LPEA July 2021 Newsletter

Dear valued member, Greetings from your team at LPEA! A big thank you to the participants and donors at this year’s LPEA and IBEW Local 111 Annual Golf Benefit Tournament. We hosted 28 teams and raised a record $20,000 for Rise Against Violence! Thank you again and we hope to see you next year for more fun. In other news, this month’s edition offers tips for reducing your LPEA bill and preparing your home for vacation. It...

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New York Times Link for U.S Western Fires
Jul22

New York Times Link for U.S Western Fires

Check out the site from The New York Times

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Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene
Jul22

Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene

A neighborhood nano-brewery has become Durango’s fifth local brewery, providing our taste buds with small batch beers. Matt “Sully” Sullivan previously served as a firefighter/paramedic and now serves up beers in his tap room. He set out to open Anarchy Brewing as a small community space for live music, fundraising events, and everything in between. Located by the Horse Gulch trail head, Sully combined his punk rock and outdoor...

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Slice of the Pie
Jul22

Slice of the Pie

Pizza party or a night out, pizza is always a great go-to option! There are so many possible combinations, it is a win for everyone! In our laid-back mountain town, Durango has many local pizzerias to enjoy a slice and a brew after a long day in the mountains. Here are a few top picks. Perhaps the biggest pizza presence in town, Homeslice has three locations serving up fresh-out-of-the-oven pizzas satisfying both New York and Chicago...

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‘A legend in the making’: Durango’s Sepp Kuss wins stage of Tour de France
Jul19

‘A legend in the making’: Durango’s Sepp Kuss wins stage of Tour de France

  Hailed as “The Durango Kid,” Sepp Kuss accomplished the greatest feat by an athlete in the storied history of the Colorado mountain town Sunday. Kuss, 26, can now call himself a stage winner of the Tour de France. He is only the 11th rider from the United States to win a stage of the event in its 108-year history, and he is the first American since Tyler Farrar in 2011 to celebrate victory at the world’s most famous race. “I am...

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$1.5 million in Capital Credits heading to LPEA members in July and August
Jul09

$1.5 million in Capital Credits heading to LPEA members in July and August

  DURANGO, Colo. – Over the coming weeks, La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) will disburse $1.5 million in Capital Credits to its members. This special retirement passes the benefit of Tri-State’s proposed 2% rate reduction directly to members as quickly as possible. LPEA’s power costs are budgeted at roughly $70 million annually, so $1.5 million represents more than 2% of that total. The amount members receive is relative to...

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MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Jul09

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

  MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS JULY 11 – AUGUST 1 EVENT DESCRIPTION For over 30 years, Music in the Mountains has produced an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber. We have entertained, educated and delighted audiences with the richness of classical music, and complemented concerts with year-round educational programs for youth. Join us in 2021 for Music in the Mountains from July 11- August 1....

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SUMMER BREW
Jul09

SUMMER BREW

SUMMER BREW SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers! This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer day on the mountain sipping away the afternoon! Tickets: This event will sell out! Just 300 tickets available. $25 in advance. Admission...

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The Toughest 100 mile race in the U.S. – The Hardrock 100
Jul09

The Toughest 100 mile race in the U.S. – The Hardrock 100

The Hardrock 100 is back! After cancellations in 2019 due snow and avalanche risk and in 2020 due to Covid, this legendary mountain ultra is ready to test any athlete who dares toe the start line.     For those that don’t know of the race: The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles in length, plus 33,050 feet of climb and 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100...

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Movies In The Park
Jul06

Movies In The Park

The Movies in the Park Series is FREEto the community thanks to our local sponsors. Join us to watch family friendly movies and classics on a 20’ movie screen! Bring your blankets, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a night at the movies together under the stars. Popcorn and beverages will be available for purchase at each event. Movies will begin 15 minutes after Sunset. The location switches between Buckley Park and on the lawn...

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Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
Jul06

Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show

The Gem Show is ON! Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 9, 10 and 11 La Plata County Fairgrounds 2500 Main Ave., Durango Colorado ​Covid safety precautions may be in place at ​Show time, per health orders. ​Main Attractions Include: Mini Workshops in Lapidary, Metalsmith, Wire Wrap, and Other Techniques, Kids Activities All Weekend, Gold Panning, Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Geodes, Crystals, Meteorites, Shells, Beads, Jewelry,...

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Rocky Mountain UkeFest
Jul06

Rocky Mountain UkeFest

July 8 – July 11 Schedule The 2021 annual Rocky Mountain Ukefest is back! Hosted in Durango, Colorado from July 8-11, 2021. Registration begins May 5th with presenters Victoria Vox & Jack Maher (Jack & the Vox), Daniel Ward, Marnie Ward and Devin Scott. Rocky Mountain UkeFest is an annual event in Durango, Colorado. Workshops and concerts for all ukulele enthusiasts! Bring your ukuleles and enjoy the beautiful San Juan...

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La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $31,269 in grants to local non-profits in Q2 2021
Jul02

La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $31,269 in grants to local non-profits in Q2 2021

DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approved a total of $31,269 in grant funding to local non-profit organizations at its meetings in April, May, and June of 2021. Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Durango Botanical Gardens, Durango PlayFest, Wildfire Adaptive Partnership, Seed Studio, Community Treehouse, Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration, and the Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County...

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JULY 4TH IN DURANGO
Jul02

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO

  JULY 4TH IN DURANGO SUNDAY, JULY 4, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION There are many events taking place around the city of Durango this 4th of July. There will be plenty of entertainment and fun for the whole family to enjoy. See below for details about specific events. Events In Buckley Park Independence Day Party presented by Builiding Homes for Heroes & Building Homes for Heroes: 12 – 4:30 pm (featuring BBQ, beer, kids...

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DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES
Jun30

DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES

DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES JULY 2 – OCTOBER 1 EVENT DESCRIPTION Introducing the Durango BMX Mountain Bike Open Series! The first Friday of every month June until October we will be holding mountain bike open races! Riders will be separated based on age. Entry per race: $10 All riders will need a USABMX membership to enter. A one day pass will be available for the first event. LOCATION Durango Durango,CO UPCOMING DATES...

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ANIMAS CITY NIGHT BAZAAR
Jun30

ANIMAS CITY NIGHT BAZAAR

ANIMAS CITY NIGHT BAZAAR JUNE 30 – OCTOBER 30 EVENT DESCRIPTION The great Animas City passeggiata returns! We’ll see you back on the streets each last Wednesday of the month from 5-8 pm June till October! Check out our mobile-enabled map for a next-level experience of our twist on this Italian tradition that is the perfect solution to physically distanced fun. 2021 Themes: June 30 “Homegrown Hootenanny” (sponsored by The...

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Top Rainy Day Activities In Durango
Jun30

Top Rainy Day Activities In Durango

  With all the rain we’ve had lately, you made need a fresh list of activities in and around town. We’ve compiled a list of ways to enjoy town, even on wet and rainy days. 1) The Durango Community Recreation Center is full of fun activities! Along with exercise equipment, there’s an indoor gym, a pool, waterslide and activity area, and even a climbing wall! This is a place you could spend hours playing and relaxing, and perfect...

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