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Events This Week
Jan09

Events This Week

  The iNDIGO Room is a small intimate venue located inside of the iAM MUSIC Institute in the heart of Downtown Durango across Main Street from Buckley Park. These small house concert-style shows provide a concert experience that allows the crowd and artist to interact in a way that feels like they are performing in your own living room.   The Bands:  Night One:  Dandu with The Quarks   Night Two:  Dandu with the Funk Express...

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Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update
Nov28

Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update

Durango Weather Guy Where the locals go, because the locals know! I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving and holiday weekend. We had a great day on Thursday and have had a relaxing weekend. I have gone into full Christmas mode a little early this year. Those who have followed me for a while know that I tend to get a bit superstitious when it comes to winter holidays, my birthday, and snow. I even refer to my outdoor lighting as...

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Nov28

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Event Dates: November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Tickets are Now Available for the 2022 Season! Experience the magic this holiday season! Join us for a truly magical recreation of the classic holiday story, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Climb aboard a vintage steam train as it departs our Durango Depot for the North Pole to pick up Santa Claus himself. Upon arriving at our depot, you’ll be immersed in the story as our chefs serve you...

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Purgatory Resort Announces Winter 2022/23 Opening Day
Nov22

Purgatory Resort Announces Winter 2022/23 Opening Day

Purgatory is pleased to announce that the 2022/23 ski season is scheduled to begin on November 19th, with snowmaking upgrades and other infrastructure and operations improvements. Purgatory will expand snowmaking coverage for the 2022/23 ski season to include lower Paradise to the midway loading of Needles Triple (Lift 6), allowing the resort to open more high-elevation early season terrain if temperatures do not allow for...

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Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Oct29

Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Mountain Living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado Pagosa Springs is located in Southwest Colorado, nestled between the San Juan Mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness.  Pagosa enjoys more than 300 days blue skies and sunshine per year! We have four distinct seasons.  Our warmest month is July, with an average daytime high temperature at 83.1 F degrees and average low at 45.2 degrees.  Our coldest month is January, with a high of 37.9...

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Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
Oct27

Hauntings & History Ghost Tour

Join Horsefly History Tours on a special haunted underground tour this Halloween. You’ll hear true ghost stories from the buildings and businesses on Main Avenue as you explore. Highlights of the tour include the saloon block, where the ghost of a murdered sheriff still lingeres, a sporting girl still wanders a building where her throat was slashed, and a little boy still plays and runs around the halls of an old hotel where...

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The Lizard Head Quartet Gets Down With Funk and Jazz-Fusion at Durango Hot Springs
Oct20

The Lizard Head Quartet Gets Down With Funk and Jazz-Fusion at Durango Hot Springs

The Lizard Head Quartet, a fusion band based here in Durango, Colorado, played a marvelous performance at a spectacular venue of  Durango Hot Springs on Thursday, October 13th, 2022.  Getting together amidst a worldwide pandemic in 2020, the now-called Lizard Head Quartet started as the McCurry Organ trio. Which was named after one of the past band members, Ryan McCurry, who was also a music teacher at Stillwater Music here in...

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Christmas in Durango, Colorado
Oct20

Christmas in Durango, Colorado

Christmas in Durango, Colorado Christmas in Durango extends the entire month of December. Our little mountain town comes alive with activities all month long for everyone from the adventure seeker to the holiday traditionalist. Durango, Colorado has so much to offer during the Christmas season. Take A Ski Trip Around Christmas, it is common for Durango to turn into a snowy winter wonderland. Enjoy skiing at one of the great ski spots...

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A Spooky Night at the Pumpkin Patch
Oct12

A Spooky Night at the Pumpkin Patch

  Friday October 14, 6-8:30 PM Friday October 21, 6-8:30 PM LOCATION Falfa Pumpkin Patch 54 County Road 221 Durango, CO 81303 Come see our spooky animated monsters come to life!  Hot chocolate, treats, and a Halloween movie are included with the price of admission.  Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes and wear headlamps or bring a flashlight. ​ $5 admission per person. Train rides are an additional $3 per child. Pumpkins...

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7 Ways to Start Celebrating Fall in Durango
Oct05

7 Ways to Start Celebrating Fall in Durango

Just like that– summer is gone and fall has crept up on us in our lovely little mountain town that is Durango, Colorado. You may be thinking that the jam-packed summer events are long gone, but fear not! There are still many events and celebrations for you to participate in as well as exploring everything Durango has to offer. After all, we don’t call our town an ‘adult playground’ for no reason. Kick back, relax...

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Durango’s Open Spaces
Sep06

Durango’s Open Spaces

  As a relatively small mountain town, Durango doesn’t skimp on parks, playgrounds, and open spaces! Either to play frisbee, set the kids loose on a playground, or just relax in a park, here are some great choices to visit! Buckley Park is located in the heart of downtown right on Main Avenue in between 12th and 13th Street. A large flat area and a hill make it a great spot to set up a picnic or go sledding in the winter. Because...

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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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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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Next Few Weeks in Southwest Colorado Packed with Events
Jun15

Next Few Weeks in Southwest Colorado Packed with Events

Get your calendars ready! This week’s Local News Roundup offers a slew of special events to keep you entertained while you support good causes. This story is sponsored by Serious Texas Barbecue and The Cave Man Barber

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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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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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Durango Theatreworks Brings Musical Theatre to Community Concert Hall
May24

Durango Theatreworks Brings Musical Theatre to Community Concert Hall

Community Concert Hall Durango, CO Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat | June 4 & 5 -semi-staged and choreographed in concert- Durango Theatreworks at The Fort will present its inaugural season with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Saturday, June 4, 7:30 pm and Sunday, June 5, 2 pm on stage at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. Dr. Michael McKelvey directs this semi-staged and choreographed...

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