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Cloud cover calms fire!  Happy Fourth of July!!
Jul04

Cloud cover calms fire! Happy Fourth of July!!

Clouds roll in at Animas Mountain… calming the fire!  This is the beginning of Monsoon season!  More clouds bringing more moisture are excpected!  Welcome Monsoon Season– bring the rain that washes away our pain!

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Harley-Davidson Owner Revives Rally
May25

Harley-Davidson Owner Revives Rally

After a year’s hiatus, the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally will return with Durango as headquarters and several new events.

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Bar D Chuckwagon – Opens for the Season Memorial Weekend
May18

Bar D Chuckwagon – Opens for the Season Memorial Weekend

Since 1969, the Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers has been open nightly in the summer, in Durango, Colorado offering family entertainment with a stage show and a delicious chuckwagon supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. Located under the red cliffs north of Durango, Colorado, we accommodate groups of all sizes. See Bar D Chuckwagon for a list...

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Durango Farmers Market Opens May 12
May04

Durango Farmers Market Opens May 12

Expect more vendors and a greater variety of goods at this year’s Farmers Market.

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Mesa Verde Tour Tickets Now Available in Durango
Apr27

Mesa Verde Tour Tickets Now Available in Durango

No more long, frustrating waits for ranger-led tour tickets at Mesa Verde National Park. The museum association has opened a kiosk

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2018 Durango Home & Ranch Show
Apr20

2018 Durango Home & Ranch Show

The Durango Home & Ranch Show is your one stop marketplace to find the experts to remodel, refresh and renew your home. Here you’ll find more than 120 exhibitors well versed in home renovation, remodeling, landscaping, and sustainable living. Many of our exhibitors will be standing by with tips, tools and ideas on how to best complete home projects. The Durango Home & Ranch Show has solutions and the experts to turn your house...

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Durango Bluegrass Meltdown
Apr13

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

Three days of bluegrass performed by 29 National, Regional and local bands performing in intimate indoor venues within walking distance of the Henry Strater Theatre featuring nationally and internationally touring artists include the Becky Buller Band, the Molly Tuttle Band, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and Mile High. There will also be workshops, jamming and an Old Time Barn Dance Friday, April 20 thru April 22 For performance...

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Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2018–offered by The Wells Group
Mar14

Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2018–offered by The Wells Group

  Get the inside scoop on the Real Estate market trends here in SW Colorado with the 2018 Real Estate Forecast featuring Wells Group brokers John Wells, Jim Wotkyns and real estate appraiser & statistician,  Bob Allen. Through an in-depth yet easily understood presentation, this team of dedicated specialists will lead you through the data and real estate trends observable in Southwestern Colorado for years prior, and also...

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Goodwill Opens in Durango
Mar09

Goodwill Opens in Durango

Looking for a good deal? A new thrift store opened in Durango late last month.

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A’round in Durango – Ska Brewing and the Makerlab at the Powerhouse Science Center
Mar08

A’round in Durango – Ska Brewing and the Makerlab at the Powerhouse Science Center

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. Check out our most recent edition of ‘A’round in Durango’! For this episode, we talk with Dave Thibodeau, Co-Owner of Ska Brewing, and Ryan Finnigan of the MakerLab from the Powerhouse Science Center over a round of locally brewed beers. Learn...

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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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