Food & Drink

Durango Holiday Markets 2022
Nov28

Durango Holiday Markets 2022

Every year, various Durango venues host holiday markets featuring home baked goods, handcrafted gifts, and showcase local artists. These not only provide an excellent source for gift buyers, but also support local organizations and artists! Starting this weekend, three markets will be held Saturday, November 19th. The Methodist Women United in Faith will hold their annual bazaar from 8-3 with proceeds going towards local, national,...

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Thanksgiving 2022 A Little History
Nov22

Thanksgiving 2022 A Little History

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2022 occurs on Thursday, November 24. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil...

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Ska/Venture Season Kickoff Party!
Nov08

Ska/Venture Season Kickoff Party!

225 Girard St, Durango, CO 81303 Tel: (970) 247-5792 Dates: November 11, 2022 Location: Ska Brewing Address: 225 Girard St, Durango, CO 81303 Phone: (970) 247-5792 Time: 6:00 PM Price: Free Visit Website OVERVIEW Join Venture Snowboards and Ska Brewing for our 18th Annual Season Kickoff Party to welcome winter in style! Live music by Little Wilderness and an array of raffle prizes including a custom Ska/Venture snowboard! No cover!...

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Fruits are booming this harvest season around Durango
Oct05

Fruits are booming this harvest season around Durango

The Good Food Collective’s gleaning coordinators gathered about 630 pounds of apples from just two trees on Friday. Rachel Landis said apples are biennial crops, meaning they produce fruit in “massive quantities” – an estimated 2.3 million pounds during an average season in the Animas Valley watershed – every other year. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) 14th annual Apple Days Festival at farmers market scheduled for Oct. 8 Apple, peach,...

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JAZZ JAM by iAM MUSIC (every other Sunday)
Aug24

JAZZ JAM by iAM MUSIC (every other Sunday)

Sunday, August 28, 2022 6:00 PM  9:00 PM 11th st station1101 Main AvenueDurango, CO, 81301United States (map) JAZZ JAM happening 6-9pm (most every other Sunday) 11th st station bring a chart and let’s get down tickets Tagged Jazz Jam, Funk Jam, Open to the Public, Music, Event Post courtesy of IAmMusic

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TBK BankThirsty 13 Half Marathon
Aug24

TBK BankThirsty 13 Half Marathon

Race Information     THE BASICS   Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022 Start time: 8am   PARKING   We will have a parking coordinator stationed at the entrance to Ska Brewing who will direct you to the nearest lot with available space.   Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Turner Drive) Closets Plus (Turner Drive) La Plata Electric Association (Frontage Road/Stewart Street) Century Link (Sawyer Drive) San Juan...

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SAN JUAN BREWFEST
Aug24

SAN JUAN BREWFEST

SAN JUAN BREWFEST AUGUST 26 – AUGUST 27 EVENT DESCRIPTION The 2022 San Juan Brewfest will be held on Friday, August 26 & Saturday, August 27 at Buckley Park in Historic Downtown Durango. The Brewfest features a VIP only day and a general admission day this year. Both days have unlimited tastings from up to 40 breweries, live music, and it all benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado. Friday August 26 from 5 to 8 pm is VIP...

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DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK
Jun04

DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK

NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 30 EVENT DESCRIPTION The Durango Farmers Market offers fresh produce, protein, high-quality artisan crafts and ready to eat food and beverage – all from our local region! Every Saturday from May through October, you can find us in the parking lot of the TBK Bank on 8th Street in between Main Avenue and Camino del Rio. Free Parking is available at the City Transit Center lot. The market opens at 8 am from May...

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7 amazing foods that cleanse your liver naturally
Jan05

7 amazing foods that cleanse your liver naturally

  Most of us have an overworked liver that needs a little detox love here and there…  Here are some of the best natural foods that will cleanse your liver naturally… 7 powerful foods that cleanse your liver naturally (new article from our friends at PaleoHacks)   The Death of Black Coffee: Latest studies have found that 1 tiny tweak to your morning coffee puts your body into fat-burning mode for the rest of the...

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7 Superfoods to Eat to Live Longer
Dec18

7 Superfoods to Eat to Live Longer

  These superfoods can help you stave off disease and remain healthier as you age by Kimberly Goad, AARP, December 9, 2021 There’s a reason the Mediterranean diet has been dubbed the longevity diet. Research shows that people who follow the eating plan — which favors fresh foods over processed — tend to live not just long lives, but long, healthy lives. Not coincidentally, it’s also the one most followed by people who live in the...

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7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock
Oct17

7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock

    Millions of people around the world don’t consider their day to be started before their morning cup of joe. Great news for coffee lovers, this energizing and delicious drink is super healthy and can deliver a major helping of antioxidants. One caution, however, taking a daily trip to Starbucks for your extra caramel frappuccino doesn’t count and is incredibly detrimental to your health due to the high sugar content and...

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The Original Famburger
Sep12

The Original Famburger

Bringing Detroit’s white-porcelain metal hamburger joints to Durango is what Dan and Lindsay Gearig had in mind while opening The Original Famburger. The goal is to serve fast and affordable smashburgers, coney dogs, onion rings, shakes, floats, fries and ice cream as well as cater to gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and dairy free patrons. They start by sourcing non-frozen meat and other ingredients to create an actual “happy meal”....

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San Juan Brewfest 2021
Aug18

San Juan Brewfest 2021

The Brewfest is on for 2021! The San Juan Brewfest will be two days of beer, food and great live music. With the purchase of a ticket, you receive a souvenir 5oz glass and the ability to sample as many beers are you would like from 24 breweries!

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Top 10 CBD-Dominant Weed Strains
Aug06

Top 10 CBD-Dominant Weed Strains

When we think of weed, we typically think of THC. THC is psychoactive where CBD is a non-psychoactive compound. Even though CBD doesn’t get you “high” like THC does, it does have it’s own benefits. It can help with problems like: Pain relief Inflammation Seizures Anxiety Finding CBD-dominant strains are great for patients needing to keep a clear head while treating their symptoms. Here are 10 CBD-Dominant...

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Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene
Jul22

Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene

A neighborhood nano-brewery has become Durango’s fifth local brewery, providing our taste buds with small batch beers. Matt “Sully” Sullivan previously served as a firefighter/paramedic and now serves up beers in his tap room. He set out to open Anarchy Brewing as a small community space for live music, fundraising events, and everything in between. Located by the Horse Gulch trail head, Sully combined his punk rock and outdoor...

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Slice of the Pie
Jul22

Slice of the Pie

Pizza party or a night out, pizza is always a great go-to option! There are so many possible combinations, it is a win for everyone! In our laid-back mountain town, Durango has many local pizzerias to enjoy a slice and a brew after a long day in the mountains. Here are a few top picks. Perhaps the biggest pizza presence in town, Homeslice has three locations serving up fresh-out-of-the-oven pizzas satisfying both New York and Chicago...

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SUMMER BREW
Jul09

SUMMER BREW

SUMMER BREW SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021 EVENT DESCRIPTION Come join us for a fun day sampling great summer beers! This is Purgatory Resort’s summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! Bring your friends and a blanket or a lawn chair, and enjoy a great summer day on the mountain sipping away the afternoon! Tickets: This event will sell out! Just 300 tickets available. $25 in advance. Admission...

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Food Truck Rendezvous
Jun21

Food Truck Rendezvous

Aptly named for it’s location on the corner of 11th Street and Main Avenue in downtown Durango, 11th Street Station is the retro “truck stop” meet-up place featuring drinks from Ernie’s Bar and food from a variety of food trucks. Seating, primarily outside, makes for a great community space to enjoy the Colorado summer weather and a delicious bite! About eight different cuisines are created by the food trucks including The Box’s...

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MUSIC AT THE NUGGET
Jun18

MUSIC AT THE NUGGET

iAM Music Fest Presents: MILLER & THE OTHER SINNERS BE IT A MARTYR – SEAN FARLEY – ROBERT KENT VOSS June 18, 2021 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Nugget Mountain Bar – Durango, CO   Cost: $10 – General Admission Schedule: 4:30 PM – Doors Open 5:00 PM – Robert Kent Voss 6:00 PM – Sean Farley 7:00 PM – Be It a Martyr 8:00 PM – Miller and the Other Sinners 9:00 PM – End of...

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Bar D Ranch and Chuckwagon
Jun13

Bar D Ranch and Chuckwagon

Cowboy Music and Comedy Stage Show with songs of the Old West, comedy and lively instrumentals to please the whole family. The Show ticket includes a chuckwagon supper and an evening’s entertainment. The Chuckwagon Fare is sliced roast beef or chicken breast simmered in our famous barbecue sauce, a combo that includes both beef and chicken, or an optional flame grilled ribeye steak all served with a Potato, Oven Baked Beans,...

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