Arts and Entertainment

The death of pet can hurt as much as the loss of a relative
Jun05

The death of pet can hurt as much as the loss of a relative

By Joe Yonan March 26, 2012 It’s been four months, and yet if somebody asks me about that day, my voice will crack. By “that day,” I mean the day I came home from work to find my Doberman, Red, splayed out on my bedroom floor, his head to one side, his body lifeless but still warm. It’s an image I can’t seem to shake, as much as I try. ¶ I’m no stranger to death. I was a mess of anger and confusion when my father, suffering the...

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Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021
Jun05

Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021

Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local’s favorite costumed river parade. The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! That’s we have dedicated this year’s event to bringing our community back together.  We are buying items from local businesses for our silent auction and...

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Introducing Piinu Nuuchi community skatepark!
Jun05

Introducing Piinu Nuuchi community skatepark!

Southern Ute tribal member, Cyrus Naranjo was among the first to get some action on the recently unveiled Piinu Nucchi skate park located within SunUte Park in Ignacio, Colo. Fences came down in April, and since that time the park has been open to the public.   When the SunUte Skatepark opened to the community in April of 2021, the park did not have an official name. The naming of the park was left to the Sunshine Cloud Smith...

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San Juan String Band to play at campgrounds
Jun05

San Juan String Band to play at campgrounds

  The San Juan String band will perform free concerts at the Junction Creek Campground June 10 and at the House Creek Campground June 12. Shows start at 7 p.m. The group is made up of San Juan National Forest personnel who have combined their passion for the environment with their love of music. Members include hydrologist Joni Vanderbilt (mandolin/vocals), forest volunteer Carol Calkin (fiddle/vocals), forester Laurie Swisher...

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LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK
Jun05

LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK

For 71 years, generations of families, friends and neighbors have come together to showcase their animals, garden products and other creations, and compete with others for ribbons and awards. It is a time for family groups and friends to enjoy the great talent, great music, good eats and exciting entertainment the Fair offers each year. The La Plata County Fair has always been a showcase of our Country’s best, from scrumptious...

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Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run
May27

Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run

Since 1978 the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run has been one of Durango’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The 10-mile course showcases the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and great views of Durango!

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Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!
May27

Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!

2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) ! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) The Durango Farmers Market is proud to make daily contributions to the well being of our customers, vendors and community.  We believe that by featuring locally produced foods and goods, we provide a healthier, more enjoyable quality of life in the Durango region. We are proud to...

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Four Corners Quarantine Car Show
May21

Four Corners Quarantine Car Show

Grab a drink at the Million Dollar Highway Saloon and walk around and see up to 100 of the coolest cars around the four corners! Want to enter the car show? Registration begins at 8:00am. Sponsored by Durango Harley Davidson, the Million Dollar Highway Saloon, and the Northern New Mexico Street Rodders

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Arts Center Rises from Pandemic Ashes – Literally
May20

Arts Center Rises from Pandemic Ashes – Literally

Like most nonprofits across the nation, the Durango Arts Center struggled to keep programs alive during the pandemic. But as the community begins to reopen and recover, the arts center will rise out of the ashes with plans to become bigger, stronger and more vibrant than ever. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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UNBELIEVABLE MOUNTAIN VIEWS IN PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO
May18

UNBELIEVABLE MOUNTAIN VIEWS IN PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO

DurangoColoradoRealEstate.com has amazing listings from all over SW Colorado. Check out this land in Pagosa Springs ❮ ❯     featured land Listed by Pagosa Springs Realty 750 Invitation Circle Pagosa Springs CO   $500,000.00 Description UNBELIEVABLE COLORADO MOUNTAIN VIEWS!!! Stunning 35 acres tucked away with SPECTACULAR end-of-the-road seclusion and privacy. In-your-face views of Navajo Peak and Banded Peaks. Gated,...

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Welcome to Durango Land and Homes
May10

Welcome to Durango Land and Homes

Durango Land and Homes is a customer service organization which happens to sell Durango real estate. We pride ourselves on making the transition into, out of, and around our community as seamless and enjoyable as possible. We are known for our commitment to customers and clients and to this community.   Durango Land and Homes has a fantastic collection of real estate listings all over La Plata and North County. Christina and...

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AMAZING Bayfield, Colorado property
May10

AMAZING Bayfield, Colorado property

DurangoColoradoRealEstate.com has amazing listings from all over SW Colorado. Check out this AMAZING Bayfield, CO home for sale ❮ ❯   featured listing Listed by Homes In Durango 11623 CR 502, Bayfield CO $750,000.00 Description This property is truly amazing and is perfect for a family compound or live in one home and have income coming in on the other 2 homes. There is a spectacular 2 bedroom 2 bath log home with a garage and carport...

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APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH NEW IRIEleases
May09

APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH NEW IRIEleases

New show by RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH N… By RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION Reggae, Roots Reggae, Reggae Dancehall …, Dub Roots Reggae, Reggae Music Rasta Stevie steps up[ to the throne on the HEART BEAT OF ZION on KDUR FM with this strong’s INstallment of fresh NEW IRIEleases plus a tribute to the TICO TIME REGGAE FEST. The latest and greatest reggae...

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6 Gaslighting Phrases People Say To Manipulate You
May01

6 Gaslighting Phrases People Say To Manipulate You

Toxic relationships are rife with this kind of language. By  Kelsey Borresen 04/27/2021 07:11pm EDT Gaslighting, a manipulation tactic often wielded by emotional abusers, gradually makes you question your own judgment, feelings, memories and reality. Because of its insidious nature, it can be hard for victims to recognize it as it’s happening. Abusers use gaslighting as a way to gain and maintain power and control in the relationship....

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Dog Training With Or: How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog?
May01

Dog Training With Or: How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog?

We are always on the lookout for the most successful and innovative trainers, and one of our favorites is Or Nessim of K9 Pack Training in SoCal. A former dog handler in the Israeli Army, Or is highly personal and focused on positive reinforcement. He trains for everything from pet obedience and behavioral modification, to dog sport activities and service dog training. How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog? When trying to...

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Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower
Apr29

Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower

Hundreds of baby animals will soon be raining on the La Plata County Humane Society with the annual springtime deluge of just-born puppies and kittens. They’ll need food, health care, toys, and warm blankets, so the humane society is throwing a baby shower May 1-8. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Carver Brewing Company.

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Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive
Apr28

Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive

Derailed Pour House owner Lisa Gibson says the ability to add seats outdoors in city-approved bump-outs has allowed her restaurant to survive the pandemic, and she hopes they’re here to stay. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Whole Health Family Medicine.

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Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery
Apr27

Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery

Stillhouse Junkies returns to the very distillery where it all began for this band. Guitarist and Mandolinist Fred Kosak, Fiddler Alissa Wolf, and Bassist Cody Tinnin, perform original songs rich with the sounds of blues, roots, bluegrass and a vibe distinctive of Southwest Colorado. Featured Songs: “Johnny Mac” “Burn It Down” Special thank you to Durango Craft Spirits Audio Engineer: Jeff Jones Videography: Zachary Marqua, Cooper Stowers, Gabe Powel

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Dandelion Festival 2021
Apr23

Dandelion Festival 2021

Sat May 01 2021 at 01:00 pm to 09:00 pm UTC-06:00 Rotary Park | Durango Let’s christen the Spring and celebrate the oh so welcome warm season! Together!! After a long and trying year, we are excited to gather (safely) for the 12th annual DandeLion Festival! This is a free, all-ages concert and celebration of nature’s wisdom, of plant medicine, and the ongoing movement for Organic Parks in Durango which seeks to protect the health of...

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The Majik Cirkus
Apr23

The Majik Cirkus

The Majik Cirkus is a wonderful musical story for all ages! Printable coloring pages for kids. Print, listen and read along at majikcirkus.com!

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