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Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge
Aug16

Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge

“Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge” will be the topic of the third annual John W. Sanders Lecture, by Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton, PhD, RPA, Independent Scholar. Co-Author, “Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize.” (UNC Press 2018) Co-sponsored by the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society (SJBAS), and the Fort Lewis College (FLC) Anthropology Department, the lecture will be held...

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Wine & Rails
Aug16

Wine & Rails

VISIT OUR WINE TASTING ROOM- ONBOARD A HISTORIC TRAIN! Dates:  September 1 & September 29 Overview:  All aboard the Wine Train!  You will depart at 10:00am from the Durango Depot.  While on the train, the wineries will introduce themselves, offer you wine samplings from their respective winery and provide interesting wine facts as well as letting you know what to expect at Cascade Canyon. The train will arrive at Cascade around...

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Grammy-Nominated Artists: Chris and Aaron Poland Return!
Aug09

Grammy-Nominated Artists: Chris and Aaron Poland Return!

Grammy-nominated artists Chris and Aaron Poland return leading the Warsaw Poland Brothers Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Animus City Theatre, from 10 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Catch Double AA on the Conch and Crix on the sax! Band: Warsaw Poland Brothers Genre: Ska, Reggae, large energetic rockin’ rollers with original licks and a few spicy covers just for kicks Location/Time/Date: Animus City Theatre, from 10 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Thursday,...

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An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait
Aug04

An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait

The legendary comic makes his Durango debut as the Four Corners Comedy Festival Headliner. Over the years, Goldthwait has amassed legions of fans with his brutally honest, outrageous and off-beat comedy that has made him one of the most recognizable comedians in show business today. Goldthwait is as edgy as ever as he shares his personal life, politics and humorous stories about this more than 30 years in show business. The show is...

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4 Corners Comedy Festival – August 22nd
Jul26

4 Corners Comedy Festival – August 22nd

Join over 60 stand-up comedians from all over the country, as they arrive to Durango with one mission: to make you laugh. This exclusive meet-and-greet offers the chance to get to know the comics over world-class hors d’oeuvres. Pick up wristbands. Free SWAG. Cash bar. Where: Henry Strater Theatre When: August 22nd, 2019 Cost: $10.00

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Pine River Festival – August 3rd
Jul26

Pine River Festival – August 3rd

Playing it forward! The Steel Wheels Pine River Festival Beneficiary: The Be Frank Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to the engagement of youth to develop life-long skills of Creativity, accountability, practice and ensemble through the power of music.   LINEUP The Steel Wheels The Accidentals Stillhouse Junkies High Country Hustle Midnight Backhand  & Students from the Creative Music Conservatory ​ Pine River...

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Trace Bundy: The Acoustic Ninja
Jul19

Trace Bundy: The Acoustic Ninja

Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing the fan-dubbed “Acoustic Ninja” play live confounds even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do...

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The Brenn & Andy Show: Cowboys in Concert
Jul19

The Brenn & Andy Show: Cowboys in Concert

Singer and songwriter Brenn Hill and cowboy poet and humorist Andy Nelson present a synergistic performance of music and poetry which keeps the audience totally engaged. The combination of deep emotional and moving lyrics, along with the humorous and light hearted side of life experiences, coupled with a breathtaking photographic display, makes this is a show that will always be remembered. When: August 2nd, 2019 Where: Henry Strater...

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Amy Helm
Jul06

Amy Helm

Amy Helm is rock & roll royalty. The daughter of The Band’s legendary drummer and singer Levon Helm and singer/songwriter Libby Titus, she’s the epitome of Americana. Her two solo albums, including 2018’s “This Too Shall Light,” call on folk, country, blues, R&B and gospel influences. A lifelong musician and music lover, she was a founding member of the alt-country collective Ollabelle and served as a backing musician in her...

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Mountain Archery Festival
Jul06

Mountain Archery Festival

Join us for the inaugural Mountain Archery Festival at Purgatory Resort! Date: July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019 Where: Purgatory Resort We have been wanting to bring an archery festival to Durango for a long time and it is finally happening. Details & Registration! The festival will include various courses and competition formats over three days, including: Pope & Young course Train To Hunt course Kirsch course Kryptek course...

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Chevel Shepherd Band
Jun28

Chevel Shepherd Band

Chevel Shepherd Presented by A&L Coors and TBK Bank A Farmington native, Shepherd has amassed an impressive career during her 16 years, and is among the youngest to have taken top honors on the popular mentorship television show. Shepherd’s Voice Coach was “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson and she has gone on to perform and attend events with Clarkson since her win.  She currently is opening for some of Country’s top names...

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Purgatory Summer Fun
Jun28

Purgatory Summer Fun

Purgatory Resort is well known in Durango for its plethora of winter activities, but did you know there’s a full set of activities for summer fun, as well? It’s a place you can stop for a little while, the full day, or longer! The Alpine Slide is a longtime favorite—visitors can ride the chairlift to the top and take in the beautiful Colorado views, then slide down the track at your preferred speed.  If the slide doesn’t appeal, the...

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Summer Brew presented by Liquor World
Jun21

Summer Brew presented by Liquor World

Date: July 6, 2019 Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Purgatory Resort “beach” area 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! Buy Tickets! Tickets This event will sell...

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2019 Music In The Mountains – Classical Music Festival
Jun21

2019 Music In The Mountains – Classical Music Festival

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. Concert dates from July 6th to July 28th Visit MusicInTheMountains.com for more information and to purchase tickets!

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Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering 5th Annual “Barn Dance” and Picnic Fundraiser
Jun14

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering 5th Annual “Barn Dance” and Picnic Fundraiser

Rotary Park 1565 E.2nd Ave. | Sunday June 23rd 5:00pm – 8:00pm

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Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Jun07

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers

It’s summer, and Durango is in full swing with summer activities. One of the favorites is the Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, an evening full of entertainment in a beautiful setting. It’s an Old West cowboy music show along with a chuckwagon supper. The evening includes an authentic dinner on a tin plate, and a full meal of meat, sides, and dessert. The old west music and comedy entertainment from the Bar D Wranglers includes guitar,...

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Chatham County Line
May31

Chatham County Line

Chatham County Line has never been shy about crossing borders. Birthed from country rockers Stillhouse in 1999, the Raleigh, NC-based quartet initially referred to its sound as new traditional, “We were in love with bluegrass, so we wanted to play bluegrass without really being trained in it,” Chatham County Line’s vocalist/guitarist Dave Wilson says. The group used the term “guerrilla bluegrass” to describe themselves in those early...

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Durango Motor Expo
May31

Durango Motor Expo

Bring the whole family and enjoy the cars on display Father’s Day Weekend Car Show Saturday June 15, 2019 at the beautiful Sky Ute Casino Resort presented by the Durango Old Car Club & Schedule | Registration | Accomodations Concert | Indian Durango Rendezvious The Durango Motor Expo is back in 2019 with a new Super Venue and a new Super Sponsor! Expect the same Fun and Goodies as in the past with the Durango Motor Expo,...

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A Unique Guide to Durango, Co
May29

A Unique Guide to Durango, Co

Float at Salt 360   I visited Salt 360 for the first time this week. As my first introduction to sensory deprivation tanks, I can say I am highly intrigued and satisfied. At the North end of Durango Salt 360 provides an escape from everyday reality. An entirely relaxing environment awaits you here. The attentive staff accompanies you through the process, which consists of showering, removing contacts and clothes (no bathing suit...

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Grand Funk Railroad
May24

Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad • Saturday, June 15 Sky Ute Casino Resort Doors open at 7PM • Show starts at 8PM VIP $49 • Reserved $39 • GA $29

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