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A’round in Durango: Carver’s & the Garden Project Part 2
Feb16

A’round in Durango: Carver’s & the Garden Project Part 2

Check out this episode of ‘A’round in Durango’ by Durango Land and Homes!  See more episodes or search Durango real estate at Durango Land and Homes.

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Select the Art for Hwy 550/160 Intersection
Feb16

Select the Art for Hwy 550/160 Intersection

Take an online survey to select which of three artists’ proposals should be installed at the U.S. Highways 550/160 intersection.

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A’round in Durango – Carver’s & the Garden Project Part 1
Feb09

A’round in Durango – Carver’s & the Garden Project Part 1

Check out this episode of ‘A’round in Durango’ by Durango Land and Homes!  See more episodes or search Durango real estate at Durango Land and Homes.

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Durango brewpub returns to its baking roots after hiatus
Feb09

Durango brewpub returns to its baking roots after hiatus

  DURANGO — Jim Carver, one of the co-founding brothers of Carver Brewing Co., is back kneading dough after taking a break in 2008, when the brewpub expanded its brewing capacity and shrank its bakery. Article by Patrick Armijo, The Durango Herald “It’s fun to watch the dough rise,” he said during a recent tour of the kitchen and backhouse of the brewpub, which opened in 1988, Durango’s first brewpub since prohibition, and the...

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A’round in Durango – Boys and Girls Club
Feb06

A’round in Durango – Boys and Girls Club

Check out the television series ‘A’round in Durango’ by Durango Land and Homes!  See more episodes or search Durango real estate at Durango Land and Homes.

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Durango Events Calendar – Live Music, Shows, Art, Entertainment, and More!
Dec26

Durango Events Calendar – Live Music, Shows, Art, Entertainment, and More!

The Durango Events calendar is on our events page, along with the awesome upcoming events that we post here at Durango Downtown. If you know something wee don’t you can add your own events to the calendar.  This is great for businesses, local venues, and community organizations to get the word out! Here is just a sample of things coming up in January: January 12th: The Motet with special guesy DJ Naysayers January 13th: Durango...

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Durango Be Local Coupon Book in Stores + Launch Party
Nov23

Durango Be Local Coupon Book in Stores + Launch Party

The Be Local Coupon Book is available  in stores starting Black Friday – November 24th!  Do Black Friday the Local Way  About the Be Local Coupon Book Coming out each November and good all year long, this book serves as an introduction to La Plata County’s incredible locally owned and independent businesses that make this community’s vibrancy, culture and attraction what it is. With unique coupon offers new and long time locals can’t...

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Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov17

Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner

The tradition continues for 2017! All are welcome at the Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner 11/23 11:30-1:30 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Please call 970-259-4061 if you’d like to volunteer Also, we need pie! We need pies to serve at the dinner. Please deliver pies to the Fairgrounds Thanksgiving morning. You can also drop off between 2:00 and 5:00 on Wednesday 11/22. For more info or to contact the organizers, visit...

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Explore the Cultural Landscape of Canyons of the Ancients
Nov10

Explore the Cultural Landscape of Canyons of the Ancients

Why did the Ancestral Puebloans build what is now called Lowry Pueblo where it stands? Just take a 360-degree look at the scenery.

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City to Annex Lake Nighthorse
Oct20

City to Annex Lake Nighthorse

The City of Durango has started annexation proceedings for Lake Nighthorse, the last legal step required to open the lake for recreation.

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Whatever Are You Going to Wear for Snowdown?
Sep29

Whatever Are You Going to Wear for Snowdown?

See our Snowdown page for the latest events and schedule. Snowdown officially launched the countdown to Snowdown this month. Find out what the 40th anniversary theme will be and pick up some costume ideas.

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July La Plata County Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. The attached charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In-Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In-Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In-Town, Ignacio Rural, and Durango Mountain Area. These charts indicate the statistics and key metrics for single family homes and...

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Beat the Heat at Vallecito Lake This Summer
Aug03

Beat the Heat at Vallecito Lake This Summer

It’s still hot enough to head to Vallecito for a cool adventure in the pines.

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Durango Fiesta Days
Jul18

Durango Fiesta Days

This week and next we celebrate Durango Fiesta Days, an annual celebration of our local heritage. Since 1935, this celebration has been a way to recognize Durango’s culture. It used to be called the Spanish Trails Fiesta, then changed to Navajo Trail Fiesta, and is now called Durango Fiesta Days. The next week and a half there will be a variety of events, starting with the Queen Contest on Saturday, July 22. Next Tuesday, July 25, the...

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E-Bikes to Get a Trial Run on Animas River Trail
Jul14

E-Bikes to Get a Trial Run on Animas River Trail

After electric bicycles were banned from the Animas River Trail last year, Durango city staff were inundated with complaints by e-bike riders. After nearly a year of study and public meetings, the city has decided to allow e-bikes on the ART for a one-year trial.

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Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays 8-12
Jul11

Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays 8-12

Don’t forget to check out the Durango Farmers market, all summer long! The Durango Farmers Market is a venue for local agriculturalists, artisans, ready-to-eat, value-added, and service vendors to meet and share the fruits of their labor with the Durango community. THE DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS HELD IN THE PARKING LOT OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF DURANGO, AT 259 WEST 9TH STREET. THE PARKING LOT IS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE BANK,...

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Project Sky Steps Opens
Jul07

Project Sky Steps Opens

Three months, 500 steps, 250 feet in elevation. That’s what it took to build a stairway from downtown Durango to the Fort Lewis College campus, thanks to Trails 2000 volunteers.

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Hermosa Plan Allows E-Bikes on Trails
Jun30

Hermosa Plan Allows E-Bikes on Trails

Hold on to your handlebars! San Juan National Forest Service officials say they will “test the waters” with new regulations that will allow e-bikes on select trails in the Hermosa Watershed Special Management Area. You can still comment on the plan through July 10.

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4th of July, 5k, Parade, Fireworks
Jun27

4th of July, 5k, Parade, Fireworks

Happy Independence Day from Durango Downtown! Check out what’s going on in and around Durango on the 4th of July!  Buckley Park Events   Rotary Park Events   Downtown Events American Voices: What it Means to be an American By Fort Lewis College 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Buckley Park Readings and music by Fort Lewis College and Southwest Civic Winds All-American Gourmet Breakfast By Rotary Club of Durango 7:30 – 11 a.m....

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A Taste of Chiapas in Durango
Jun15

A Taste of Chiapas in Durango

The new Los Amigos Del Sur Restaurant in the Main Mall brings Durango a fresh taste of Southern Mexico with an unusual cuisine that includes fresh oysters and octopus. Co-owner Tonny Gomez, who left Chiapas at the age of 13, says the restaurant is the epitome of the American Dream come true.

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