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Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour
Jan23

Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour

Original host and the creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix comedy series “Mystery Science Theater 3000” (MST3K) Joel Hodgson headlines a tour for an all new LIVE production: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour. Hodgson will don the red jumpsuit one final time as the character Joel Robinson for the show along with the world’s only movie riffing robots – Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy. Together...

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Rock N’ Roll Snowdown
Jan19

Rock N’ Roll Snowdown

The 42nd annual Snowdown will bring Rock N’ Roll lovers from all over the world to Durango to jam. Dress up as your favorite Rock N’ Roll musician this year for the many exciting events and activities taking place around town. “Snowdown is a non-profit created to promote Fun, Commerce & Tourism in Durango. It is the original “Cabin Fever Reliever”. Outside Magazine rated Snowdown as one of the top 5...

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Golden Dragon Acrobats
Jan19

Golden Dragon Acrobats

Returning once again to Durango, the widely popular Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats will astound and amaze as the troupe delivers, as the New York Post reported, “… beautifully choreographed routines showcasing their amazing skills and physicality, accompanied by a musical score of traditional Chinese music filtered through a New Age sensibility… Juggling everything from umbrellas to soccer balls – and with props as varied as ladders...

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Backcountry Film Festival – Friday Night
Jan15

Backcountry Film Festival – Friday Night

If you’re stuck in the throes of cold and needing some inspiration, Durango has the perfect opportunity this weekend. The Backcountry Film Festival will once again be held Friday evening January 17. It’s hosted by Durango Nature Studies and focuses on the enjoyment of being outside year round. We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world, and we have access to untouched wilderness in our backyard. This is an excellent way...

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Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour 2020
Jan15

Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour 2020

In its 35th year, The Denver Post Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour will start June 14 in Durango. After a 418-mile clockwise loop that will feature 28,484 feet of climbing, the non-competitive ride that features 2,500 participants will finish in Durango on June 19.     On June 14th, riders on a 73-mile loop starting and ending in Durango with a pass through Ignacio, Bayfield and Vallecito.  The second day will travel from...

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The Choir of Man
Jan15

The Choir of Man

Returning to Durango by popular demand, Choir of Man features a high-paced show of entertainment that combines live music and foot stomping choreography from nine “ordinary guys” who perform everything from sing-along classics to classic rock. Envision the greatest pub gig ever seen and multiply it by 10. There’s something for everyone in what is revered as a joyous and uplifting show for all ages. Noted Broadway Baby, “A feast for...

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Durango – “Hallmark” winter wonderland
Jan03

Durango – “Hallmark” winter wonderland

Durango is making national news because of our “Hallmark” winter wonderland.  Take a look at The Washington Post’s excerpt,   “Welcome to Durango, a town so lovely in the wintertime that its website says it could be the best time of year to visit. You see this from the moment you arrive. In the background: the San Juan Mountains under a blanket of snow. In the foreground: cozy locals bundled up in lounge chairs around fire pits...

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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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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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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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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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Boy Turns School Project into Board Game
Aug16

Boy Turns School Project into Board Game

Eric Shadt has turned a fourth-grade science project into a board game that will help save the endangered Philippine Eagle. And after he’s finished with that one, he hopes to create more.

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For Love of Dogs and Humane Society
Jul26

For Love of Dogs and Humane Society

The La Plata County Humane Society will host the fifth-annual Bow-Wow Film Festival Aug. 2-3. Learn about the festival and the animals who will benefit from the fund-raiser.

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Learn More about Raptors at Show
Jun28

Learn More about Raptors at Show

Two long-time falconers want to share their love of birds of prey while educating the public about disappearing habitat for raptors during a demonstration and show at the Fairgrounds.

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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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Durango Kennel Club – AKC Dog Show
Apr22

Durango Kennel Club – AKC Dog Show

McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds ​ Farmington NM The McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds is located in the heart of the Four Corners just minutes away from Farmington, Bloomfield and Aztec. the 186-acre fairgrounds is positioned three hours north of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and 40 minutes south of Durango, Colorado. Join us at this great site!   Visit Durangokennelclub.com for more...

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Bird Enthusiasts Head to Cortez for Avian Festival
Apr19

Bird Enthusiasts Head to Cortez for Avian Festival

Hundreds of birding fans are expected in Montezuma County to explore the region’s diverse bird populationsas part of the 15th annual Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival.

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Ospreys return to Lake Capote
Apr08

Ospreys return to Lake Capote

“Suuwhsiagyetu (Strong Wings, male) and Suupu’ighyetu (Powerful Eyes, female) are back! The Southern Ute Wildlife Division is pleased to announce the return of a pair of ospreys to our nest at Lake Capote. The birds have been busy rebuilding the nest, and we had the first egg laid on Monday April 8th. Check out lakecapote.com/osprey-cam/to follow this year’s breeding cycle and compare it with observations from the last two...

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Ignacio Youth Bowling Team Heads to State Tourney
Mar22

Ignacio Youth Bowling Team Heads to State Tourney

A youth bowling team from Ignacio wants to compete in the state bowling tournament in Greeley, but they need your help to get there. Find out about their fund-raising event!

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