Arts and Entertainment

Iron Horse – 2019
May21

Iron Horse – 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us! It’s the unofficial kickoff to Durango’s summer season, and also the weekend locals welcome the 47th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. It’s a weekend filled with tradition, challenges, and lots of events for all ages.

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Self-Knowledge
May20

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Self-Knowledge

“Self-Knowledge Is Worth More Than Personal Achievement.” – 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 Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’
May19

The Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’

Usually, a Blue Moon marks the second time a full moon rises within the same month. But the full moon arriving on Saturday (May 18) is May’s first full moon, so why are people calling it a Blue Moon? The answer has to do with an obscure rule, according to Space.com, a sister site of Live Science. In this case, the May 18 moon — also known as the Full Flower Moon — is called a Blue Moon because it’s No. 3 of four full moons...

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Putting Safety First in River Rafting
May17

Putting Safety First in River Rafting

We talk to a local rafting company about its safety training to prepare for this summer’s rafting season. Most important message: wear your personal flotation device!!!

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Work Begins on North ART Extension
May17

Work Begins on North ART Extension

The long-awaited north extension of the Animas River Trail from Animas City Park to the Oxbow Preserve is expected to cost more than $6 million. Find out when it’s expected to be finished.

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Durango Barbershoppers – Harmony Explosion
May17

Durango Barbershoppers – Harmony Explosion

The Durango Barbershoppers presents our Annual Concert – Harmony Explosion! featuring Ante Up. Come join us for a rousing night of a cappella singing, with some of your favorite recent music sung in that classic harmony style. Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM Community Concert Hall at FLC 1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 Phone: (970) 247-7657 Email: concerthall@fortlewis.edu Website:...

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Outdoor Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 3 – Three Springs – June 7th
May17

Outdoor Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 3 – Three Springs – June 7th

Outdoor Movie Night – HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 Rated PG Join us for a free movie under the stars at Three Springs! Movie starts at dusk which is between 8:30-9:00pm. Seating is first come, first serve basis. Blanket section and chair section available, please bring your own chair and/or blanket. A small concession stand will be serving popcorn, candy, soda, etc. *Bad weather may cause Three Springs to cancel this event. Please check our...

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Special Events Saturday May 18th – Pagosa Springs
May17

Special Events Saturday May 18th – Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Paddle and Race at San Juan River-Downtown  First Whitewater Race Through Downtown. Free Fun Runs Start From City Park: 11am-1pm. Downriver Mass Start Race from Riff Raff on the Rio to Yamaguchi Park. Registration at 2:30pm at Riff Raff on the Rio. Race Starts at 4:00pm sharp. Awards 6:30pm $10/person Pagosa Pickleball Club Tournament at Pagosa Springs Middle School  Men’s, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles 8:00am...

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D&SNG Railroad is rolling from Durango to Silverton!
May17

D&SNG Railroad is rolling from Durango to Silverton!

The first Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train engine of 2019 rolled into a snowy Silverton last weekend.   https://www.durangotrain.com/ Post courtesy of Jim Wotkyns Blog. Read more here or search Durango real estate.

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Taste of Durango This Weekend
May17

Taste of Durango This Weekend

This Sunday is a favorite event among locals—the 2019 Taste of Durango! On May 19 from 11-4 Downtown Durango will feature a full festival with food, craft beer, artisan cocktails, and samples from our phenomenal local restaurants. The event even has music and dancing, and is the perfect way to enjoy an early summer afternoon in Durango. It’s free to attend the Taste of Durango, and food costs a variety of tickets per item. Desserts...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Habits
May13

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Habits

“Small, daily habits are more important then big, infrequent home runs” – 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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Getting Ready for Summer Train
May10

Getting Ready for Summer Train

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train resumed round-trip service to Silverton on Saturday. Find out what it took to get operations ready for the summer season.

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Eilen Jewell
May10

Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell has become a KSUT core artist due to the energy of her live shows and the stunning series of albums she’s released ever since her debut back in 2005. She’s a unique singer, capable of belting out a blues classic, rockabilly rave-up, country weeper, or sultry jazz standard. A versatile songwriter in her own right, most of her records are chock full of Jewell’s introspective takes on Western life. Her touring band is a...

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Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver starring Jim Curry
May10

Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver starring Jim Curry

Tribute artist Jim Curry, whose voice was heard in the CBS-TV movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, has performed John Denver’s music in sold out shows throughout the country and emerged as today’s top performer of Denver’s vast legacy of multi-platinum hits. Curry’s uncanny ability to mirror Denver’s voice and clean-cut look takes audiences back to the time when “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine,” “Calypso” and “Annie’s Song”...

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Durango area GOLF COURSES tee up for the summer
May10

Durango area GOLF COURSES tee up for the summer

Rocky Mountain golfing in the high country around Durango, Colorado: Hillcrest Golf Club(public course) – right in Durango adjacent to Fort Lewis College campus – open for 2019 season  http://www.golfhillcrest.com/ Dalton Ranch Golf Club(semi-private open to public) – open for 2019 season  https://www.daltonranch.com/golfclub Glacier Club’s Valley Course(members only) opens May 10th (weather...

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Mother’s Day Weekend Suggestions in Durango
May10

Mother’s Day Weekend Suggestions in Durango

As we approach Mother’s Day this weekend, we have some fun suggestions for the moms in your life (or just some great ideas to take advantage of time in Durango this weekend)! Gallery Walk: This weekend is the annual Spring Gallery Walk, on Friday from 5-9. Durango features many art galleries, and there is such a variety—much of it is created here, as well. Stroll downtown and enjoy our many art galleries. It’s a peaceful and beautiful...

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Homemade Hummingbird Food: 3 Ways to Save Time & Money
May06

Homemade Hummingbird Food: 3 Ways to Save Time & Money

I was at the local hardware store recently to buy a new hummingbird feeder when I noticed the price on a 32 ounce bottle of hummingbird nectar: $11.99. Admittedly, this store isn’t the cheapest in town, but it still surprised me to see a bottle of sugar water selling for that much. My husband and I have been making our own hummingbird food for the past couple of years, and we’ve learned a few shortcuts along the way—on both the...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on The Easy Road
May06

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on The Easy Road

“The ‘Easy’ road ends up being more difficult” – 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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BlackHawk
May03

BlackHawk

BlackHawk • Saturday, May 11 HCCA’S 2nd Annual Benefit Dinner & Concert Sky Ute Casino Resort Events Center Doors open at 8:30PM • Show starts at 9:15PM GA $45

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PJ Moon & the Swappers with J-Calvin
May03

PJ Moon & the Swappers with J-Calvin

THE ANIMAS CITY THEATRE – MUSIC Fri · May 10, 2019 Doors: 8:30 pm/ Show: 9:30 pm(event ends at 1:00 am) TICKETS: $10.00 – $12.00 PJ Moon and the Swappers is a band formed in Durango, CO in 2017. The Group was formed by bandleader PJ Moon, searching for a troupe of musicians who could help him realize his dream of making new modern rock and soul music with relevant lyrics on top of innovative rhythm and melodies. With a...

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