Arts and Entertainment

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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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 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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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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Veteran Gets Forever Home in Bayfield
Nov01

Veteran Gets Forever Home in Bayfield

Retired U.S.A.F. TSgt. Matthew Slaydon lost his sight and his right arm while on a mission in Baghdad. He and his wife have received a mortgage- free home in Bayfield from the Sinise Foundation.

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Business Matters: ‘My Dog Made Me Do It’
Nov01

Business Matters: ‘My Dog Made Me Do It’

No, Durango resident Lou Galinson’s dogs did NOT make him put the cute kitties in a cage. But his dogs did inspire him to open the Pet Haus 10 years ago. Since then, he’s adopted out more than 750 Humane Society kittens from his store.

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Thanksgiving Dinner – Purgatory Resort
Nov01

Thanksgiving Dinner – Purgatory Resort

Enjoy a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner at Purgy’s with options for the whole family.  We have a great menu planned for this buffet-style Thanksgiving feast. Reservations required.   Thanksgiving Dinner Purgy’s serves Thanksgiving dinner with seatings at 12 noon, 2:30pm, and 5pm. Buffet Prices: Adults $65 (plus tax)  |  Children (ages 4-12) $22  | Children Under 3 FREE Reserve Now This traditional dinner includes two types of...

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56th Annual Ski Swap / Saturday November 2nd
Oct28

56th Annual Ski Swap / Saturday November 2nd

Saturday, November 2nd 8am to 4pm La Plata County Fairgrounds More Than 10,000 Items to Choose From Almost 20 vendors from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah will have new and used Ski/ Snowboard equipment for sale at prices that cannot be beat.  In addition to the vendors, public individuals will have their equipment for sale as well.  Buyers will experience further bonus as they discover hiking gear, packs, car racks, and many other...

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Top Dining Trends to Try Out in Durango
Oct28

Top Dining Trends to Try Out in Durango

As 2019 comes to a close, those in the culinary industry are already excited to share the news of trends to watch out for in 2020. Whole Foods, for instance, published its list of top upcoming food trends just this week, announcing the prominence of trends like West African cuisine and regenerative agriculture. Durango itself has a thriving culinary industry, with various restaurants and bars that are definitely on the ball when it...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Problems
Oct28

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Problems

“An intellectual solves a problem.  A genius avoids it.” – 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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