Durango Events

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New Carrier and New Routes for DRO. Welcome back Frontier!
Apr13

New Carrier and New Routes for DRO. Welcome back Frontier!

Tony Vicari, Aviation Director for the  Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) just announced today that Frontier Airlines will be establishing year-round nonstop service between Durango and Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS), and seasonal nonstop service to Denver International Airport (DEN). Service to Denver will start June 4, 2021, and service to Las Vegas will start June 11, 2021. Flights to Las Vegas will be operated...

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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic 2021
Apr13

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic 2021

The 49th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will be returning this year and although this event will look different than in years past, it is a great event that generates excitement throughout our community and helps boost the local economy. The history of this fun event started years ago with a fun brotherly bet. Brothers Tom and Jim Mayer concocted the idea behind the first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Jim worked as a brakeman on the...

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Lake Nighthorse opens on Friday, April 2 for non-motorized recreation
Mar30

Lake Nighthorse opens on Friday, April 2 for non-motorized recreation

Lake Nighthorse Recreation Area will open for the 2021 season on Friday, April 2. The lake will be open for non-motorized recreation 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, April 2 through May 9. Daily operations will begin May 14, and motorized recreation begins May 15. Find the full schedule, including wakeless & quiet hours, below. New amenities to the swim beach include an inflatable play structure (May through...

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WHAT’S NEW IN DURANGO FOR 2021
Mar30

WHAT’S NEW IN DURANGO FOR 2021

What’s new in Durango, Colorado: hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, new things to do in Durango and what’s coming in 2021! Blues, Mtn & Soul Blues Mtn & Soul is a brand new art studio & shop on Main Avenue. Graphic illustration artist Brian Banash has filled the building with wall-sized recreations of his work. He plans to operate his own art business, Banash Illustrations, out of downtown Durango. His pieces...

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February 2021 Numbers
Mar22

February 2021 Numbers

Two full months into the New Year and real estate transactions in La Plata County are staying steady and showing great promise for a very busy spring ahead in the real estate world. The February numbers did not jump notably from the January numbers, however for this time of year these numbers are significantly higher than what we are used to during the late winter months. February gave us one more sold listing than the 76 that were...

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Eat Meat BBQ at Harley Davidson
Mar16

Eat Meat BBQ at Harley Davidson

Donations accepted for a meat serving with a side and a drink! DATE & TIME Sat, March 20, 2021 11:00am – 2:00pm LOCATION Durango Harley-Davidson Parking Lot 750 S Camino Del Rio Durango, CO  81301

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The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow
Mar13

The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow

The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow Posted on March 4, 2021 by sorrelskygallery             Durango — shot at the Diamond Belle Saloon, Durango, Colorado, USA                                              We’re pleased to announce the representation of David Yarrow. Known for his oversized, monochromatic images, David’s approach is as immersive as it can be. Both his Wild West and Wildlife series are now available in person at...

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Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station
Mar13

Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station

Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station DURANGO, Colo. – In its latest move to promote the local use of electric vehicles, Durango City Council yesterday approved $10,997 in funds for Durango’s first-ever electric vehicle DC fast-charging station. With a total cost of $306,578, this project will leverage funding from the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), La Plata Electric...

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Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia?
Mar10

Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia?

By David Leonhardt Good morning. Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia? ‘An epidemiological whodunit’ It’s one of the biggest mysteries about Covid-19: Why has the death toll been relatively low across much of Africa and Asia? The virus has killed a fraction of as many people on those continents — despite their relative lack of resources — as it has in Europe or the U.S.: This isn’t how public...

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International Woman’s Month Treasure Hunt
Mar10

International Woman’s Month Treasure Hunt

International woman’s day was Monday, March 8th and here in Durango Co you can celebrate this by participating in the 2021 Treasure Hunt from March 1st through the 25th. Women’s History Month 2021 Please see “Steps to start your Treasure Hunt” below! The 2021 National Women’s History month theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote:  Refusing to be Silenced.” Tired of being at home?  Join us for our 1st ever Treasure Hunt! The Women’s...

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NEW UNISEX BARBERSHOP IN DURANGO
Mar10

NEW UNISEX BARBERSHOP IN DURANGO

NOW OPEN, Your neighborhood unisex barbershop. A one stop shop for the entire family. Walk in anytime or call ahead. Our number is 970-422-8070| Address: 644 East College Drive, Durango CO Our menu. Short Cut $30 Long Cut $35 Buckaroo $25 Buzz Cut $15 For more info please visit Buck’s  

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16th Annual DURANGO FILM FESTIVAL!
Mar05

16th Annual DURANGO FILM FESTIVAL!

DURANGO FILM FESTIVAL NOW THROUGH MARCH 12 EVENT DESCRIPTION The upcoming Durango Independent Film Festival marks the 16th year of the annual event. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating The Sweetness Of Film.” The event will be virtual for 2021. About Durango Film: Durango Film brings a community together with independent filmmakers for the unique opportunity to experience and discuss global, innovative and diverse...

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INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27
Mar05

INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27

INDOOR WINTER FARMER AND ARTISAN MARKET NOW THROUGH APRIL 27 EVENT DESCRIPTION Join 7 Rivers Farmers Market for the 2nd annual Indoor Winter Farmer and Artisan Market every Tuesday from 12-3 pm at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The winter market will run from November 3, 2020- April 27, 2021. Local farmers, bakers, cheese, artisan and craft vendors will be on site. To ensure vendors and customers are safe, all vendors will be...

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Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe Reopen!!
Mar05

Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe Reopen!!

Two Durango restaurants prepare to reopen Carver Brewing Co. and College Drive Cafe closed during COVID-19 spikes By Patrick Armijo Education, business & real estate reporter Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:03 AM Updated 2 days 13 hours ago  Follow @Patrick_Armijo Carver Brewing Co. plans to reopen Wednesday after it closed for a second time during the COVID-19 pandemic on Nov. 20. Initially, the popular brewpub plans to open only for...

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Latest round of PPP loans will help the smallest of businesses
Feb23

Latest round of PPP loans will help the smallest of businesses

Latest round of PPP loans will help the smallest of businesses By Lora Lavigne, WRAL Durham reporter DURHAM, N.C. — President Joe Biden unveiled new changes to the PayCheck Protection Program on Monday. Starting Wednesday, a two-week application period begins for businesses with fewer than 20 employees. Self-employed and independent contractors can now qualify for more money. And business owners with student loan defaults or...

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Winter Maintenance Tips
Feb23

Winter Maintenance Tips

Winter Maintenance Tips A cold front has hit the country and the winter storm is bringing some serious cold weather, unexpected ice and snow fall in places that hardly ever see weather like this. Residences in many areas of Texas woke up to a winter wonderland this week without power and many without heat. Not being prepared for winter weather can put you in a difficult situation. Below is a list of winter home maintenance tips that...

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An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher
Feb23

An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher

An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher Event date: 2/27/2021 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Export event The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College is continuing the Artists You Should Know Concert Series on Saturday, February 27, 7 pm with Victoria Vox (ukulele, voice & mouth trumpet) and Jack Maher (bass ukulele, voice & guitar) broadcast from their home in Los Angeles, California. Purchase Tickets Victoria...

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Cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high
Feb23

Cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high

Cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high, lifted by bitcoin, institutional demand By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization and volume, hit a record high on Thursday, lifted by growing institutional interest in the space, and more than a week after its futures were launched on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The virtual currency reached an...

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Bitcoin ETF Roars in Debut With $165 Million of Trading Volume
Feb23

Bitcoin ETF Roars in Debut With $165 Million of Trading Volume

Bitcoin ETF Roars in Debut With $165 Million of Trading Volume (Bloomberg) — North America’s first Bitcoin ETF got off to a stellar start in its debut, with investors exchanging $165 million worth of shares. After a relentless surge in the world’s largest digital currency, the first Bitcoin product that’s officially labeled an exchange-traded fund debuted Thursday in Toronto. It’s worth noting, though, that Europe has several...

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Bitcoin ETF Roars in Debut With $165 Million of Trading Volume

Bitcoin ETF Roars in Debut With $165 Million of Trading Volume   (Bloomberg) — North America’s first Bitcoin ETF got off to a stellar start in its debut, with investors exchanging $165 million worth of shares. After a relentless surge in the world’s largest digital currency, the first Bitcoin product that’s officially labeled an exchange-traded fund debuted Thursday in Toronto. It’s worth noting, though, that Europe has...

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