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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Problems
Nov18

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Problems

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at HomesInDurango.com

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‘Twas the Week After Christmas
Nov16

‘Twas the Week After Christmas

A hilarious and heartwarming story about what happens when the North Pole loses the Christmas Spirit. It’s been years since the Elves and Reindeer have gotten along. The Reindeer egos are high and Elves’ productivity is low. Will a week of vacation help remind the Elves and Reindeer what Christmas is all about? Lionel Bart’s Oliver! In this adaptation of the Broadway musical based on the Charles Dickens novel, orphan Oliver Twist...

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“Top of Purgatory” Nordic Race
Nov16

“Top of Purgatory” Nordic Race

Date: December 14, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Purgatory Resort We are bringing Nordic and Snowshoe racing to the top of Purgatory Resort!  This race course will begin just above the top of Lift 1 and follow the power line trail out towards the back side of the mountain.  You will experience gorgeous terrain that is hardly ever touched by skiers. Your entry fee to the race will include a single uplift to get you on the lift. ...

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Singing With Santa
Nov16

Singing With Santa

Mark your calendar for Singing with Santa: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29, 5:45 to 7:30 pm, proudly sponsored by TBK Bank SINGING WITH SANTA is the official start to the holiday season in Downtown Durango! Meet Santa and march on Main Avenue singing Christmas Carols, help us light the Community Christmas Tree at Buckley Park, and enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies while they last. You can also get your photo taken with Santa, but bring your own...

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La Plata County Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers for October
Nov16

La Plata County Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers for October

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of October. The attached charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural, and Durango Mountain Area. These charts indicate the statistics and key metrics for single family homes and...

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La Plata County Real Estate Transactions for October
Nov16

La Plata County Real Estate Transactions for October

This week we have the latest La Plata County real estate transactions for the month of October. We had 97 total sales, a lower number than last October, which had a total of 106 sales. Year to date, we are at 968 total sales, whereas last year at this time we had a total of 978 total sales. So, while we had a drop in the total number of transactions for the month of October compared to last year, we only see a gap of ten sales year to...

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Snowdown 2020 Theme
Nov14

Snowdown 2020 Theme

You’re already getting ready for Snowdown 2020?  Us too! Dress up as your favorite Rock N’ Roll musician this year for the many exciting events and activities taking place around town.  This is the 42nd annual Snowdown and Durangotangs are going to rock it! In preparation, you may want to sign up to host an event or register your rockin’ parade float for the 2020 Snowdown parade!

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Pine River Shares Annual Turkey Dinner
Nov14
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Mercury Transit: Mercury will pass between the Earth and Sun this Monday
Nov11

Mercury Transit: Mercury will pass between the Earth and Sun this Monday

This won’t happen again until 2032 On Monday Nov. 11, 2019, a rare event called Mercury transits- is going to happen that won’t be seen again until 2032. The Mercury transits are rare events because it only happens about 13 times a century. The event occurs when the nearest planet to the sun comes in between Earth and the Sun. During a transit, Mercury appears as a tiny black dot moving across the disk of the sun. Mitzi Adams, a...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Advice
Nov11

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Advice

“A word to the wise isn’t necessary. It’s the stupid ones who need all the advice.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at HomesInDurango.com

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THE GROUCH MURS DJ ABILITIES
Nov10

THE GROUCH MURS DJ ABILITIES

Fri · November 22, 2019Doors: 8 PM/Show: 9 PMTHE ANIMAS CITY THEATRE – MUSICTickets $33.50 – $35.00The Grouch The Grouch is one of the founding members of the internationally infamous crew, The Living Legends. Humbly beginning on a 4-track recorder nearly 15 years ago, The Grouch has steadily grown into one of the prominent figures within the independent hip hop scene. Known for captivating his listeners with his down to...

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Christmas Tree Train
Nov10

Christmas Tree Train

Create a new family memory! Ride the Cascade Canyon Train and cut your own Christmas Tree to be hauled back to Durango on the steam train! Ride the regular Cascade Canyon Train but come prepared to cut your own Christmas Tree to be hauled back to Durango on the steam train! Maybe this will be a romantic couples day to choose your first Christmas tree together. Maybe a Family Day with mittens and hot chocolate for everyone! “The...

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Durango Man Creates Healthy Seed Spread
Nov10

Durango Man Creates Healthy Seed Spread

A Durango man who was looking for a healthy alternative to dairy products for his daily calcium intake couldn’t find what he wanted, so he created his own concoction out of four simple ingredients.

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Alliance Forms to Lower Health Care Costs
Nov10

Alliance Forms to Lower Health Care Costs

Local-First in Durango is spearheading an effort to form a local health-care alliance to negotiate lower medical fees and lower health-insurance premiums for its members. Learn how the alliance is drawing upon the lessons from agricultural cooperatives.

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Durango Choral Society – Viva Snow! A Traditional Family Christmas
Nov10

Durango Choral Society – Viva Snow! A Traditional Family Christmas

The Durango Choral Society again presents our annual gift to the community. Your family, friends, and neighbors from all four DCS ensembles will celebrate the season with a focus on fun and family. Join us for jazzy, classy, and cool music that will put you in the mood for a holiday party. This year we will celebrate our 50th season with the world premiere of a commission by Santa Fe composer Linda Rice Beck that will feature all of...

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What A Girl Wants
Nov10

What A Girl Wants

We oftentimes say Durango has a little bit of everything, but this weekend’s expo at the Fairgrounds proves that fact! The What A Girl Wants Expo this Saturday, November 9, from 10am-4pm will feature a full day of women-centered events, information, gift ideas, and more. This is a fantastic set of resources for women of all ages. There will be workshops that cover body image, motherhood, mindfulness, women in business, sports, and...

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Is the Durango Train Worth the Environmental Impact in 2020?
Nov05

Is the Durango Train Worth the Environmental Impact in 2020?

Coming in to 2020, 140 years after its construction, we must ask: how long should this once useful piece of technology continue to run on an outdated fuel source – coal? It has its fans for sure, and its importance to Durango’s origin is undeniable. But as its utility has waned and environmental cost remains, when does the cost outweigh the nostalgic benefit? Many Durangoans live in the plume of the train’s nightly...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Work
Nov04

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Work

“Some people love work. It fascinates them. They can sit a look at it for hours.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at HomesInDurango.com

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Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg- Artists You Should Know Series
Nov01

Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg- Artists You Should Know Series

Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg will further the “Artists You Should Know Series,” bringing an acoustic ukulele show to the stage – again, with the audience seated on the stage (limited seating). Both artists of the world, they have embraced the ukulele as “the people’s instrument,” and perform a variety of genres – all through their ukuleles. Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 Time: 7:30 PM Community Concert Hall STAGE Seating 1000 Rim...

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Maintenance Tips to Winterize Your Home
Nov01

Maintenance Tips to Winterize Your Home

Temperatures are dropping and many years we’ve even had snow in Durango by late October, which means it’s incredibly important to ensure your home is ready for winter. Every late fall we like to send a reminder to our clients with some tips for winter home preparation. Remove hose from spigot. We remind our clients of this every year, but the importance cannot be overstated. When hoses are attached and freezing temperatures occur,...

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