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First Annual Canine Carnival
Oct22

First Annual Canine Carnival

The biggest and best party for dogs! Prizes! Games! K9 Costume Contest! Meet the Breeds! Police K9 Meet and Greet! Dog Training Demonstrations and Consultations! Low Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic! And Much More! Sponsored by Creature Comforts, Durango Kennel Club, and La Plata County Humane Society. Date and Time:  Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 am –  2:00 pm ​ ​Location:  Creature Comforts, Centennial Center, 305 S....

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Haunted Houses in Durango
Oct17

Haunted Houses in Durango

Elks Lodge Haunted House The 5th annual Nightmare on Elk Street Haunted House is on! This event supports the local Elks Lodge. This event is $7 and runs from 6-10PM on October 25th, 26th, 30th & 31st! Durango Colorado Elks Lodge 901 E 2nd Ave, Durango, Colorado 81301 Haunted Circus at Fort Lewis College Fort Lewis College’s Annual Haunted House! Free for FLC students and $5 for community members. All proceeds to...

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Stephanie and Paolo
Oct12

Stephanie and Paolo

Pioneers in the use of four-hands piano in jazz, Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi have earned widespread success with their arrangements of classics from the stride piano, ragtime and boogie-woogie repertoires, as well as from the swing era and the Great American Songbook. Blending impeccable technique and mature musicality with humor and showmanship, they are considered the most engaging piano duo dedicated to the repertoire of...

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13th Annual Three Springs Fall Festival / October 26th
Oct04

13th Annual Three Springs Fall Festival / October 26th

Join us at Three Springs for the 13th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 for all your favorite Fall Fest activities: Trick or Treating Live Music from Dave Mensch Pumpkin Patch DOWNLOAD THE COLORING FORM FOR THE CONTEST Traffic/Parking: Due to street closures around the Plaza, please follow traffic and parking signage on the the day of the event. There will be free event parking available! Download the flyer you see...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Sep29

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Excursions to the North Pole begin November 15th!   About THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg and adapted to the big screen in 2003, the story of a child’s Christmas Eve journey comes alive onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride! All ages can enjoy the experience, warmth and fun of the Christmas season on a special trip to the North Pole!Be sure to choose your date...

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Skerryvore
Sep29

Skerryvore

Twice winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music “Live Act of the Year” award, Skerryvore creates a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and Americana that is representative of the different personalities and upbringing  of the eight band members, all hailing from different regions of Scotland. The band’s success led to the creation of Skerryvore’s own annual festival, Oban Live, that has grown to attract more than 10,000 attendees. Date:...

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45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival
Sep20

45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

There will be Fine Art and Amazing Crafts at this 3 day event! Come Meet the Creative People from the 4-Corners Christmas decor, food, salsa mixes, dips, spices, wine barrel art, ornaments, goat milk soaps and lotions, blankets, hand blown glass, baby and childrens items, LuLaRoe clothing, jewelry, Native American art, quilts, rustic wood furniture, Scentsy, crosses, jams & jellies, gemstones, bird baths, and items for cats &...

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October 23rd – 13th Annual Economic Summit!
Sep20

October 23rd – 13th Annual Economic Summit!

The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance is a diverse group of private businesses and public agencies working together towards a common goal: to foster the economic success of our community. Our mission is to serve as the gateway for individuals looking to start, own, grow, or relocate their business to La Plata County, by providing advocacy, relevant information,  and resources at the local, state and national level. The...

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PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express
Sep12

PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express – Durango Train OCTOBER 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 Join us for the PEANUTS™  The Great Pumpkin Patch Express!!  It’s not just for the little ones! See all the activities we have for kids of all ages. “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is a 1966 American prime time animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts™ by Charles M. Schulz. Celebrate 50 years...

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Journey of Hope 5K Run/Walk – Three Springs – October 5th
Sep12

Journey of Hope 5K Run/Walk – Three Springs – October 5th

Journey of Hope is an annual 5K run/walk fundraiser event that raises funds for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Mercy Health Foundation hosts this event in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to register for the event! When: Saturday, October 05, 2019 Where: Mercy Regional Breast Care Center, 1010 Three Springs Blvd. Durango, CO 81301 Time: 8AM Registration; 5K Runners start at 9AM, 5K Walkers...

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How Much do you Know About the Durango Train?
Sep06

How Much do you Know About the Durango Train?

Founded in 1881, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the must see attractions in Durango, CO.  The rail station is in the heart of downtown and Durangoans are familiar with the sight of the iron engine chugging out of the station near Main Street, steam billowing from it’s stack into the cool morning sky. The Iron Horse of Durango has been carrying passengers since 1882 and beginning in 1951 was promoted...

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Jazz on the Hill presents Joyce Lyons with the Phil Aaron Trio
Sep06

Jazz on the Hill presents Joyce Lyons with the Phil Aaron Trio

Serzen Endowment Fundraiser Dinner and Concert – $125 – Includes: 5:30 p.m. Hors de’ouvres and Libations and an elegant dinner on the Concert Hall Stage 7:00 p.m. Jazz by Joyce Lyons and the Phil Aaron Trio Seating is limited. Jazz on the Hill features an evening of fine food and music in support of the Community Concert Hall. Guests dine on the Concert Hall stage, and are treated to a performance from Joyce Lyons. Lyons’...

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WholeExpo 2019
Sep06

WholeExpo 2019

This weekend the WholeExpo comes to the La Plata County Fairgrounds. “WholeExpo brings together like-minded individuals and businesses and services that promote healthy, holistic, living and ecological awareness.” The event will be held Saturday and Sunday (September 7 and 8) at the Main Exhibit Hall. One of the key facets to the expo is focusing on our consumption and how we treat the world around us. Exhibitors include: essential...

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As K-9 Jimmy retires, Durango Kennel Club gives back!!
Sep01

As K-9 Jimmy retires, Durango Kennel Club gives back!!

  K9 Jimmy was honored by citizens of La Plata County at the Fairgrounds August 29th night upon his retirement from service as a K9 Cop.  Along with his handler, Matt Webb, Jimmy received commemorative plaques from the department as well as from the members of the Durango Kennel Club. The ceremony included a review of Jimmy’s contributions to the community which notably included playing a crucial role in saving the lives of...

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An Evening with Karla Bonoff
Aug29

An Evening with Karla Bonoff

Karla Bonoff has been described as one of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation. That description is not hyperbole. With a career spanning four decades, Bonoff has enjoyed critical acclaim, commercial success, enduring popularity and the unwavering respect of her peers. In addition toncharting with her own recordings, Karla has seen her songs become hits for Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Judd and Linda Ronstadt. Many of Bonoff’s...

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Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Aug29

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and in Durango that means one thing: it’s time for the annual Four Corners Motorcycle Rally! It’s a full weekend of bike rides, music, giveaways, and food. Durango Harley Davidson is one of the hubs of activity throughout the weekend. They’ll have vendors, food, and a bar during the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There will also be special events such as live music, an arm wrestling contest, and...

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Get the LED Out
Aug23

Get the LED Out

Back by popular demand. From the bombastic and epic, to the folksy and mystical, Get the Led Out (GTLO) has captured the essence of the recorded music of the renowned Led Zeppelin, bringing it to the concert stage. The band’s accomplished musicians recreate Zeppelin’s songs in all their depth, including the studio overdubs that Zeppelin never performed live. Whether it’s the passion and fury with which GTLO delivers the blues-soaked,...

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Mountain Marmot Trail Run
Aug23

Mountain Marmot Trail Run

Date: September 21, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm Purgatory Resort – #1 Skier Place For all you trail runners out there, the Mercy Foot & Ankle Center Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you. 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?”  Well, now you’re going to find out! Register...

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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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