Arts and Entertainment

Bruce Cockburn
Oct24

Bruce Cockburn

One of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity. His remarkable journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock, and worldbeat styles while travelling to such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, and Nepal, and writing memorable songs about his ever-expanding world of wonders. “My job,” he explains, “is to try and trap the spirit of...

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Purgatory – Opening Day November 23rd
Oct24

Purgatory – Opening Day November 23rd

Come celebrate the first day of Purgatory Resort’s 54th season!  Join us for the traditional celebration at 9am as the first chair of the season starts spinning!  We will have other festivities as well throughout the day.

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Jay & Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow
Oct24

Jay & Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow

Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith come to YOUR town to show their latest and greatest motion picture, the star studded Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The New Jersey stoner icons who first hit the screen 25 years ago in CLERKS are back! When Jay and Silent Bob discover that Hollywood is rebooting an old movie based on them, the clueless duo embark on another cross-country mission to stop it all over again! Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Time:...

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Durango Weekend Harvest Activities
Oct24

Durango Weekend Harvest Activities

Halloween is almost here, and it’s the prime time to enjoy some of Durango’s favorite harvest celebrations. On Saturday October 26, Three Springs hosts its 13th Annual Harvest Festival. It will be held in the Three Springs Plaza from 11-2. They have live music, trick or treating, a pumpkin patch, festival games, and more. This annual tradition is perfect for the whole family, and you’ll see why Three Springs is such a great place to...

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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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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Leaving Early
Oct21

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Leaving Early

“No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.” – 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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Business Matters: Quest for the Perfect Beer
Oct18

Business Matters: Quest for the Perfect Beer

Two friends in pursuit of the perfect beer decided to start the Telluride Brewing Company, and they’ve won seven national awards in eight years. Learn more about the men behind the suds.

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FLC Theatre Department – Gypsy
Oct18

FLC Theatre Department – Gypsy

Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents Considered one of the greatest American musicals, GYPSY, based on the memoirs of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, tells the story of a power- hungry stage-mom as she pushes her children into the show business world of vaudeville. This production is presented at the FLC MainStage Theatre on November 8, 9, 13-16 at 7:30 PM November 10 at 2:00 PM Tickets are being...

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Girls on the Run Durango 5K – Three Springs – November 9th
Oct18

Girls on the Run Durango 5K – Three Springs – November 9th

Girls on the Run of Western Colorado hosts a 5K on Saturday, November 9th at Three Springs! Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. The Girls on the Run 5K series is one of the largest running events in the U.S. It is the culminating event for the Girls on the Run program, and the very first 5K for...

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Animas Valley Balloon Rally
Oct18

Animas Valley Balloon Rally

Durango offers a lifestyle unlike most places in the world—events and festivals, food and outdoor activities. This week, we celebrate the third annual Animas Valley Balloon Rally, October 18-20, 2019. It’s a special weekend to color the sky and watch these fascinating balloons. There are several opportunities to watch the balloons in the sky. On Friday morning, there will be a Media Flight from Hermosa Meadows Road to kick off the...

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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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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Loafing
Oct14

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Loafing

“It is better to have loafed and lost than to never have loafed at all.” – 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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Bringing Durango’s ‘Humor’ to the World
Oct12

Bringing Durango’s ‘Humor’ to the World

A group of volunteers have organized an independent Tedx Talk featuring Durango speakers who have ‘Ideas Worth Spreading.’ Although the inaugural event is sold out, it will be broadcast on YouTube worldwide.

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Pueblo I Site Excavated to Preserve Record
Oct12

Pueblo I Site Excavated to Preserve Record

Archaeologists with the Colorado Department of Transportation have wrapped up excavation of a small Pueblo I village that is in the path of the Farmington Hill realignment project. Local Indian tribal experts assisted on the research project.

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David Sedaris
Oct12

David Sedaris

NPR humorist and bestselling author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Theft by Finding and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. For Sedaris, laughter...

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Stephanie and Paolo
Oct12

Stephanie and Paolo

Pioneers in the use of four-hands piano in jazz, Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi have earned widespread success with their arrangements of classics from the stride piano, ragtime and boogie-woogie repertoires, as well as from the swing era and the Great American Songbook. Blending impeccable technique and mature musicality with humor and showmanship, they are considered the most engaging piano duo dedicated to the repertoire of...

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It’s Not Too Late—See the Fall Colors!
Oct12

It’s Not Too Late—See the Fall Colors!

For many, fall is the best season in Durango. The weather turns slightly cooler, but it’s still possible to get outside and enjoy outdoor activities before snow covers the ground. This is also the time of year the leaves turn a gorgeous array of colors, and the mountains are picturesque. There is still time to see the colors, even if some of the high elevations have already peaked. There are several ways to enjoy the sights—a hike, a...

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Here’s How Long It Takes to Feel the Effects of CBD
Oct12

Here’s How Long It Takes to Feel the Effects of CBD

CBD oil is the top trendy ingredient on the market right now. It’s so popular, in fact, that revenue from products made with CBD are projected to grow to $20 billion by 2024. In case you’re wondering what is CBD, exactly?, here’s a quick refresher: CBD is a naturally occurring compound present in the flowers and leaves of cannabis plants. There’s no THC in it, which means it can’t get you high, no matter how much you take....

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Annoying Enemies
Oct07

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Annoying Enemies

“Always forgive your enemies.  It annoys them so much.” – 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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Children’s Halloween in Downtown Durango
Oct04

Children’s Halloween in Downtown Durango

Trick or Treat in Downtown Durango at 100 stores and shops! Children’s Halloween is for kids 10 and under, in costume, accompanied by an adult. Where: Downtown Durango When: Thursday October 31st Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Event information courtesy of Durango.org

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