Arts and Entertainment

Haviland Lake to Be Drained This Fall
Aug29

Haviland Lake to Be Drained This Fall

The Haviland Lake dam and outlet are in need of repair, so Colorado Parks & Wildlife plans to drain the lake following Labor Day. Get out your pole (and fishing license) no bag limit for now! _

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Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Aug29

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and in Durango that means one thing: it’s time for the annual Four Corners Motorcycle Rally! It’s a full weekend of bike rides, music, giveaways, and food. Durango Harley Davidson is one of the hubs of activity throughout the weekend. They’ll have vendors, food, and a bar during the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There will also be special events such as live music, an arm wrestling contest, and...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Temptation
Aug26

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Temptation

“I can resist everything except temptation.” – 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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Real Men Run a Mile in Women’s Shoes
Aug23

Real Men Run a Mile in Women’s Shoes

The Women’s Resource Center seeks a few good men (well, quite a few, actually) who are willing to run a race in high heels. Find out more about this hilarious fund-raiser!

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Jarabe Mexicano featuring Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles – “Cruzando Fronteras”
Aug23

Jarabe Mexicano featuring Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles – “Cruzando Fronteras”

San Diego’s breakout Latin band, Jarabe Mexicano honors the past while embracing the future, incorporating the members’ unique mixture (jarabe) of traditional as well as popular genres. A six-member group, most Jarabe Mexicano members have grown up living, studying and working on both sides of the border – which has provided them an intimate understanding of the trans-border demands and the challenges facing millions who live...

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Get the LED Out
Aug23

Get the LED Out

Back by popular demand. From the bombastic and epic, to the folksy and mystical, Get the Led Out (GTLO) has captured the essence of the recorded music of the renowned Led Zeppelin, bringing it to the concert stage. The band’s accomplished musicians recreate Zeppelin’s songs in all their depth, including the studio overdubs that Zeppelin never performed live. Whether it’s the passion and fury with which GTLO delivers the blues-soaked,...

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San Juan Brewfest – Saturday 8/24
Aug23

San Juan Brewfest – Saturday 8/24

This Saturday, August 24, is the quintessential event for beer lovers—The San Juan Brewfest. There will be over 50 breweries, more than 100 beers, and live music. The event benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado. The fun takes place at Buckley Park, in the heart of downtown Durango, and will go from 1-5 (unless you have VIP tickets). There will be food available for purchase, with some great options: Mariana’s Authentic Cuisine,...

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‘We Should Be Retreating Already From the Coastline,’ Scientist Suggests After Finding Warm Waters Below Greenland
Aug23

‘We Should Be Retreating Already From the Coastline,’ Scientist Suggests After Finding Warm Waters Below Greenland

Andrew Yang’s assertion that people move away from the coast at the last Democratic debate is the completely rational and correct choice for NASA scientists in Greenland. “There is enough ice in Greenland to raise the sea levels by 7.5 meters, that’s about 25 feet, an enormous volume of ice, and that would be devastating to coastlines all around the planet,” said Josh Willis, a NASA oceanographer, to CNN....

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Mountain Marmot Trail Run
Aug23

Mountain Marmot Trail Run

Date: September 21, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm Purgatory Resort – #1 Skier Place For all you trail runners out there, the Mercy Foot & Ankle Center Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you. Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to yourself:  “I wonder if I could run all the way up there?”  Well, now you’re going to find out! Register...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Distorting Facts
Aug19

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Distorting Facts

“Get the facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” – 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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Motorcycle Hill Climb
Aug16

Motorcycle Hill Climb

Date: September 1, 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm Purgatory Resort – #1 Skier Place This is sure to be one of the most exciting events of the season!  Come watch as competitors attempt to race their motorcycles straight up the hill from the base area.  All the action takes place right on Pandemonium ski run, so the view from the ski beach will be epic. It all goes down from 12 – 3pm. This family-friendly event is part of the...

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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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Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge
Aug16

Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge

“Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize: Excavation and Analysis of the Pirate’s Flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge” will be the topic of the third annual John W. Sanders Lecture, by Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton, PhD, RPA, Independent Scholar. Co-Author, “Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize.” (UNC Press 2018) Co-sponsored by the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society (SJBAS), and the Fort Lewis College (FLC) Anthropology Department, the lecture will be held...

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Wine & Rails
Aug16

Wine & Rails

VISIT OUR WINE TASTING ROOM- ONBOARD A HISTORIC TRAIN! Dates:  September 1 & September 29 Overview:  All aboard the Wine Train!  You will depart at 10:00am from the Durango Depot.  While on the train, the wineries will introduce themselves, offer you wine samplings from their respective winery and provide interesting wine facts as well as letting you know what to expect at Cascade Canyon. The train will arrive at Cascade around...

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The Wells Group Client Appreciation Event—Saturday!
Aug16

The Wells Group Client Appreciation Event—Saturday!

This Saturday, August 17, is our Wells Group Client Appreciation event, and it’s one you won’t want to miss. We will be showing Angry Birds 2 and The Art of Racing in the Rain. Shows start at 8:30am, and doors open at 8am. Each person who brings school supplies for Durango School District 9R will even receive a $5 voucher for concessions! We are thankful for all of our clients who make our business possible. We hope you have a chance...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Lying
Aug12

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Lying

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” – 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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Grammy-Nominated Artists: Chris and Aaron Poland Return!
Aug09

Grammy-Nominated Artists: Chris and Aaron Poland Return!

Grammy-nominated artists Chris and Aaron Poland return leading the Warsaw Poland Brothers Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Animus City Theatre, from 10 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Catch Double AA on the Conch and Crix on the sax! Band: Warsaw Poland Brothers Genre: Ska, Reggae, large energetic rockin’ rollers with original licks and a few spicy covers just for kicks Location/Time/Date: Animus City Theatre, from 10 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Thursday,...

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Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank
Aug09

Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank

Date: August 16, 2019 to August 17, 2019 Purgatory Resort – #1 Skier Place The Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.  Our Mushroom & Wine Festival celebrates this abundance with guided mushroom hunts and a culinary showcase of Durango’s finest...

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Chef Applies Culinary Skills at Manna
Aug09

Chef Applies Culinary Skills at Manna

Chef Sheanan Culloty is a professionally trained chef who grew tired of the restaurant business and decided to bring his talents to the Manna Soup Kitchen. Find out why he made the change.

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Business Matters: A True Pizzaioli at Work
Aug09

Business Matters: A True Pizzaioli at Work

When the going got tough, Tad Brown made pizza. The owner of Fired-Up Pizza tells his about his journey from selling pizza out of a portable oven to his current location on Main Avenue. _

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