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LA PLATA COUNTY FRIDAY AT THE FAIR
Aug10

LA PLATA COUNTY FRIDAY AT THE FAIR

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022 EVENT DESCRIPTION The La Plata County Fair is pleased to announce this year’s “Friday at the Fair” Concert will feature the incomparable Asleep at the Wheel. The 10 time Grammy winning western swing band will perform on August 12th in the rodeo arena at the fairgrounds. Bayfield’s local country rock band Midnight Backhand will be the opening act starting at 7:15. Asleep at the Wheel takes the...

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La Plata County Fair
Aug03

La Plata County Fair

2022 La Plata County Fair August 10-14 La Plata County Fairgrounds Red White and Moo! For 74 years, the La Plata County Fair has brought generations of families, friends and neighbors together to showcase the county’s best animals, garden products and the many fabulous foods and crafts of our outstanding community. This year’s theme, “Red, White and Moo,” is a fun way to celebrate our patriotism while reflecting a rich tradition of...

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FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST
Aug03

FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST

AUG 4TH – 6TH | 2022 MUSIC – LATE NIGHT JAMS – YOGA – VW BUS VILLAGE – ART FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST MISSION STATEMENT Welcome to the Four Corners Jam Festival! We are honored and excited to bring 3 days of world class live music, performance art, yoga, outdoor recreation, and so much more to the Tico Time River Resort in Aztec, NM. Bringing multiple genres of music together including Funk, Reggae, Bluegrass, Psychedelic Rock and Afrobeat...

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SUMMER BREW AT PURGATORY
Jul08

SUMMER BREW AT PURGATORY

Date: July 9, 2022 Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm #1 Skier Place Durango CO 81301 United States Enjoy unlimited samples of all your favorite summertime beers from the best breweries in Durango and Colorado! Tickets are just $25! With tons of space to spread out you can throw down a blanket or a lawn chair, relax, and enjoy the beers. Buy Tickets! Confirmed Breweries             Live Music Enjoy live music from Colorado’s favorite...

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Drone Show
Jul08

Drone Show

This is the third year in a row that Durango has cancelled its annual fireworks show, however this year they have instead put on a drone show. If you missed the drone show for this year’s fourth of July here is a video of the event. Drone show – YouTube One hundred forty drones took to the skies above Greenmount Cemetery at 10 p.m. sharp Saturday in a glowing and patriotic spectacle featuring vibrant images colored red,...

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Drone show scheduled for Fourth of July weekend in Durango
Jul01

Drone show scheduled for Fourth of July weekend in Durango

Fireworks display canceled for third year in a row because of drought conditions By Christian Burney Herald Staff Writer Durango is too dry for fireworks this Fourth of July, but technology is sweeping in to save the day with a drone show scheduled for Independence Day weekend. Durango Parks and Recreation made the call to hold off on fireworks again this year after discussions with Durango Fire Protection District, said Ellen Babers,...

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JULY 4TH IN DURANGO
Jul01

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO

  NOW THROUGH JULY 4 EVENT DESCRIPTION July 4th celebration in Historic Downtown Durango will feature a whole weekend of fastivities and events! Things will kick off on Friday in Buckley Park with Outdoor Movie Night featuring Sandlot. The night will include music by Stillwater Youth Bands and Bike Decorating for the 4th of July Parade. On Saturday evening at the transit center, kick up your heels for a Street Dance and watch the...

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True Western Rodeo
Jun14

True Western Rodeo

Durango has a rich western history and cowboy culture is still a big part of our community today. The True Western Roundup provides weekly entertainment throughout the summer at the La Plata County Fairgrounds starting June 8th. The stands fill up as classic events are showcased such as Saddle Bronc Riding, Breakaway Roping, Mutton Bustin’, Steer Riding, Barrel Racing, Team Roping, and Bull Riding. On August 3rd, a freestyle bull...

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ANIMAS RIVER DAYS
Jun04

ANIMAS RIVER DAYS

JUNE 2-5, 2022 ​SANTA RITA PARK, DURANGO, CO   Thursday, June 2nd 1:00 – 2:00 PM Rock Out with Team JK Kids Clinic with Jackson Kayak 3:00 – 5:00 PM Freestyle with Team Jackson Kayak Come play with JK at the Whitewater Park 3:30 – 5:00 PM Rock Out with Team JK Women’s rolling clinic with Jackson Kayak 5:00 – 8:00 PM Kick-Off Party & Silent Auction Live music and annual silent auction at Ska...

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June 2022 Events
Jun04

June 2022 Events

The summer months are in full swing with long, sunny, and warm days! Everyday is a lake or river day. But, if you want something else to do, check out these fun events. On June 11th, run in the Steamworks Half Marathon along the Animas River down County Road 250. The 13.1 mile stretch is rewarded with a pool party at the Durango Sports Club. Food and drinks from Steamworks Brewing and Homeslice are provided for the celebratory...

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Wild Rivers report… river flows, Southwest Colorado!
Jun03

Wild Rivers report… river flows, Southwest Colorado!

Durango River Report The Southwestern United States harbors some of wildest rivers in the world. Below are displayed the real time discharge of prominent rivers in the Durango and Four Corners area including the Animas, San Juan, Chama, Dolores, Green, Piedra, Little Colorado, Salt and Colorado Rivers. This information is provided by the USGS and republished here for your convenience . Animas River Flows near Durango, CO   Animas...

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Durango Kennel Club presents annual dog show this week at McGee Park
May31

Durango Kennel Club presents annual dog show this week at McGee Park

FARMINGTON — Approximately 600 dogs from across the country are expected to look and behave their best this week when the Durango Kennel Club presents its annual American Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show at McGee Park. The annual four-day event features hundreds of breeds, and handlers, owners and judges from all over the United States, as well as Mexico, according to Mary Maras, the Durango Kennel Club’s membership chair. Maras...

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THE NARROW GAUGE 10 MILE RUN
May26

THE NARROW GAUGE 10 MILE RUN

SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022 EVENT DESCRIPTION Since 1978 the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run has been one of Durango’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The 10-mile course showcases the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and great views of Durango! Bring the family and enjoy the 10 mile or 5k run, FREE Kids Run, food, drink, awards and more on the campus of Fort Lewis College (Smith Fields). Proceeds benefit the Fort Lewis...

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IRON HORSE BICYCLE CLASSIC
May26

IRON HORSE BICYCLE CLASSIC

MAY 28 – MAY 30 This is the big race! The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2022! Gear up or just watch as bikers race the train from Durango to Silverton all day. Since 1972, this iconic event has tested man vs. machine, as bicyclists race the train from Durango to Silverton on the beautiful Million Dollar Highway. Can you make it in time to enjoy the beautiful ride back downhill? Stay tuned...

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Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20
May18

Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20

  The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College presents ‘The Small Glories’ – Cara Luft & JD Edwards – a roots powerhouse duo from the Canadian Prairies performing this Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The ‘Artists You Should Know’ Music Series seats audience members directly on the stage with performers for a unique, intimate musical experience. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these...

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Tico Time Resort
May11

Tico Time Resort

  Plan your summer get-away at Tico Time Resort! Located between Durango, CO & Aztec, NM Tucked along the Animas River Valley, Tico Time offers Live music, RV sites, car camping, primitive wooded camping, multiple ponds, beaches, water slides, paddle boards, disc golf, biking, hiking trails, river tubing, and zip line adventure tours for the whole family! Special Weekend Pricing for RV sites & camping available when you...

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Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022
May11

Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022

May 19-20-21-22, 2022 ​​4 All-Breed Conformation Shows         ​4 Obedience Trials     4 Rally Trials  ​     2 Beginner Puppy ​Pee Wee         4 Obedience Matches           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...

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May Events 2022
May04

May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is free, there will be a bar open for drink purchases. This lively event right next to the Animas River will surely...

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La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022
Apr28

La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022

  DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approved 13 grants totaling $45,500 to local non-profit organizations at its meetings in January, February, and March of 2022. The Animas Alano Club, Durango Education Foundation, Durango Nordic Ski Club, Housing Solutions of the Southwest, In the Weeds, Pine River Shares, Southwest Organization for Sustainability, and Upper San Juan Search and Rescue were awarded...

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Jack Onofrio Dog Shows
Apr18

Jack Onofrio Dog Shows

  Durango Kennel Club Click to access xdng1pl.pdf Rio Grande Kennel Club Click to access xgrn1pl.pdf

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