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Durango Derby
Sep21

Durango Derby

Durango Derby is the next evolution of MTB racing. Showcasing 36 miles of Durango’s premium in-town single track with 12 miles of untimed transfers, racers will compete in four unique stages, in one day, on Saturday, September 23rd. Hardened and professional riders will take on all four stages alone, battling over 50miles to stake their claim in Durango MTB history. For riders looking for some friendly (or serious) competition amongst...

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Purgatory Resort MOUNTAIN MARMOT TRAIL RUN
Sep21

Purgatory Resort MOUNTAIN MARMOT TRAIL RUN

Mountain Marmot Trail Run September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to yourself:  “I wonder if I could run all the way up there?”  This race is for you! The Race Course Mountain Marmot is an epic trail race. The course is simple—start at the bottom of the mountain…run to the top and back. Sounds hard? It’s definitely a challenge. But think how great you will feel...

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Completion of Phase One Development for SOIL Outdoor Learning
Sep20

Completion of Phase One Development for SOIL Outdoor Learning

The City of Durango voted unanimously to annex nearly 2,000 acres of land from the Durango Mesa Park Foundation. If you’re a poet, and you know it, applications are open for the first-ever Durango Poet Laureate position, there is an adult and youth position available, both are three-year terms And come celebrate with SOIL Outdoor Learning Lab with the completion of Phase One development. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Sky Ute Casino

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5th Annual Pop-up Fashion Show Fundraiser
Sep18

5th Annual Pop-up Fashion Show Fundraiser

5th Annual Pop-up Fashion Show Fundraiser Our annual Pop-up Fashion Show fundraiser for iAM MUSIC, hosted at lively (a boutique), is back this Friday September 22nd! There are two show times both with very limited 40 person capacity available so make sure to get your tickets before they sell out! Once again this is a fundraiser for iAM MUSIC with all proceeds going back to our 501c3 non-profit! Come have fun and know its all going to...

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EZRA BELL WITH PEOPLE WE KNOW
Sep18

EZRA BELL WITH PEOPLE WE KNOW

Animas City Theatre EZRA BELL WITH PEOPLE WE KNOW Ages 21 and up WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Door: 7pm $18 Animas City Theatre Animas City Theatre Presents Ezra Bell with special guest People We Know Wednesday September 20th Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm 21+ / $18 / $20   Ezra Bell was founded by Benjamin Wuamett and friends late in the summer of 2013.  It was warm enough to sit on the porch into the evening and learn a couple of...

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Inaugural Bike Race to Take Off
Sep14

Inaugural Bike Race to Take Off

The Durango Derby hosts its inaugural event Saturday, September 23rd, looking to add another option for amature and pro mountain bikers in Colorado. Traffic has switched once again on the US Highway 550 project as construction to connect the highway with the existing US Highway 160 interchange. Durango Kennel Club invites you to sign up for its Rattlesnake Avoidance training this Saturday to keep your furry furiends safe, and don’t forget to enjoy the Kiwanis Club of Durango’s pancake breakfast all day Saturday! By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings and Kroeger’s Ace Hardware

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Dive into the World of Water at ICL
Sep14

Dive into the World of Water at ICL

We Are Water hopes to inspire conversations about what water means to communities within the Four Corners region. The exhibit has partnered with Ignacio Community Library, which is serving as the place to meet and share, explore and learn about water in our community. The exhibit runs through October 29th. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings

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Durango High School Football Enters New Era
Sep14

Durango High School Football Enters New Era

The Durango Demons High School football team fell just one win shy of the 3A Colorado State Championship game in 2022. Following the season, Head Coach Todd Casebier retired from coaching, ushering in a change for D.H.S. Football. Head Coach Matt Burton has taken over, bringing with him a more modern spread offense. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings and Tafoya Barrett and Associates

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PURGATORY OKTOBERFEST
Sep14

PURGATORY OKTOBERFEST

  September 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Come on up and try out the flavors of the season at our Purgatory Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, September 16th from noon to 4:30 pm. With great brews, beautiful views, live music and a festive atmosphere it should be a blast! When you arrive, check-in at the ticket tent and receive your 19.5 oz custom beer mug and a ticket for your first beer. Tickets for additional beers will be...

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VALKYRIE MULTISPORT RELAY
Sep14

VALKYRIE MULTISPORT RELAY

Sep 16 2023 Packet Pickup Below are the scheduled hours and location for packet pickup. For those arriving after 6 PM on Friday please coordinate with a teammate to pick up your packet. If you are not able to work something out email us at [email protected] to coordinate a later pickup Packet Pickup: Friday, September 15th Location: 2nd Ave Sports Address: 640 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301 Time: Noon – 6 PM Rival Discount Do...

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SERENITY FESTIVAL
Sep12

SERENITY FESTIVAL

SERENITY FESTIVAL  SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2023  Tico Time River Resort RV Park • Aztec, NM MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION Serenity Festival is a family friendly, high-vibe 3-day event, celebrating wellness of body, mind and spirit. Enjoy a variety of live music, inspiring workshops, yoga, conscious community connection, art, and plenty of outdoor recreation along the Animas River! The intention is for all natural weekend experience...

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PUMPKIN FESTIVAL STARTS
Sep12

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL STARTS

 SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 29, 2023  Jack-A-Lope Acres • 7195 CR 318, Ignacio, CO 81137 MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us this fall at Jack-A-Lope Acres for our favorite season of all, Pumpkin season! The Pumpkin Festival celebrations kick off on September 15th with the opening of the family run farm to the community. Jack-A-Lope Acres serves as the Durango and Farmington area’s go to pumpkin patch for all things...

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Snow it begins: First snow falls in Colorado
Sep12

Snow it begins: First snow falls in Colorado

Credit: National Park Service The first snow of the season arrived at several areas of Colorado including Rocky Mountain National Park where Trail Ridge Road was closed for several hours. GRAND LAKE, Colo. — Colorado has received its first snow of the season. Reports of the first snow for the season made their way to the Front Range on Monday morning. Pikes Peak, Longs Peak, Loveland Pass, and Rocky Mountain National Park all reported...

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Local Colleges Largely Unaffected by Supreme Court Ruling
Sep12

Local Colleges Largely Unaffected by Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court’s June 29th ruling that race-based affirmative action in admissions is unconstitutional was disappointing for many educators, but not necessarily a surprise. But the rulings don’t impact how local institutions such as Fort Lewis College operate. Additionally, the rulings don’t impact how schools conduct outreach or recruit. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Serious Texas BBQ and Sky Ute Casino

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WHOLE EXPO
Sep07

WHOLE EXPO

 SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2023  La Plata County Fairgrounds • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION WholeExpo is the Four Corners annual showcase of holistic and ecological products, services and seminars that support health, harmony and spiritual awareness. WholeExpo provides 90 exhibitors, 15 educational seminars/workshops and patio events to enhance and improve your physical, mental and spiritual health....

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It’s Time for Back to School!
Sep06

It’s Time for Back to School!

The City of Durango has launched a new campaign to encourage pet owners to clean up after their pets. Two new housing developments are recipients of the La Plata Economic Development Alliance’s Housing Catalyst Fund. The Good Food Collective wants to help reduce food waste through its gleaning program, and if you own an electric vehicle, the City of Durango wants to hear from you what it’s like driving in Durango. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Serious Texas BBQ and Sky Ute Casino

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“X” Marks the Spot for Mental Health
Sep05

“X” Marks the Spot for Mental Health

Brandarius Johnson knows the importance of mental health, especially among students. The Fort Lewis College alum visited Durango School District 9-R before the start of the school year to discuss how to talk to students – especially pre-teens and teens – about mental health. Johnson, a published author, runs several programs through his organization Day 1 Ambition. By Hannah Robertson and Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Tafoya Barrett and Associates and Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings

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UNISON FESTIVAL SEP. 7th-10th
Sep05

UNISON FESTIVAL SEP. 7th-10th

SEPTEMBER 7 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2023 EVENT DESCRIPTION As musicians play in unison and DJs mix in unison the dancers move in unison and our collective energy aligns in unison at Unison Festival. We gather to co-create a safe, fun and loving container for all to enjoy energetic Unison within their greatest selves and with the collective, resulting in the activation of our innate creativity, receptivity and connectivity! We do this by...

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Serenity Festival NEXT WEEK!
Sep05

Serenity Festival NEXT WEEK!

  Serenity Festival is NEXT WEEK, Sept 14-17 at Tico Time River Resort – 20 minutes south of Durango, Colorado! Enjoy 4 days of Live Music, Workshops, SomaSound Temple, Recovery Resources, and SO much more! Serenity Festival is a reflective, healing, and integrative experience, promoting positive mental health and wellbriety. This special event will nourish your body, mind and soul with a variety of live music, performance...

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This Week’s Events @ The iNDIGO ROOM
Sep05

This Week’s Events @ The iNDIGO ROOM

  Whats happening this week in… The iNDIGO ROOM Our two monthly events are back this week! Do you have your tickets yet? First Thursday’s Songwriter Night When: Thursday, Sept. 7th Time: 8pm-10pm Price: Free! RSVP HERE!   Second Weekend Series w/ Carute Roma & Devin Wills When: Saturday, Sept. 9th $15 Pre-Sale $17 Day Of Show One Show Time- Standing Room: 8pm-10pm   TICKETS   Other iAM MUSIC...

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