Events This Week

 Monday, July 4th
All-American Gourmet Breakfast
7:30am / Rotary Park
Brought to you by Rotary Clubs of Durango and Durango: Daybreak. Come enjoy breakfast; sausage, eggs, pancakes, biscuits, gravy.    Tickets:  Advance Adult $12, at event $15  Kids (5-12) $6, at event $7 
Register! Aerial & Theater Camp
8:30am / Alpine Aerial Acrobatics
Learn to fly with Alpine Aerial Acrobatics aerial & circus arts summer camps! All levels and all ages welcome in this aerial & theater camp. The focus of this week of camp will be learning aerial acrobatic skills on aerial silks, lyra and trapeze as well as theater improv skills to choreograph engaging aerial routines that tell a story. AAA day camps run Monday - Thursday from 8:30am - 12:30pm at the Durango Sports Club. Please send campers with snack, lunch and a water bottle daily.
Freedom 5K
9:00am / Rotary Park
Run, walk or stroll on the Animas River Trail, beginning and ending at Rotary Park. This 5K race is free, and registration is day-of, from 8:15 am to 8:45 am. This is a timed race, thanks to the Durango Running Club. Bonus points for the best costumes!
SW Civic Winds & Durango Choral Society Concert
9:00am / Rotary Park
Music, sunshine and celebration! Music starts at 9:15.
Southwest Civic Winds Fourth of July Concert
9:00am / Rotary Park
You won't want to miss this fun and exciting program of American-themed favorites including "Cowboys Overture" by John Williams, along with other patriotic songs and marches, with a special appearance by the Durango Choral Society!
Cascade Canyon Express excursions everyday!
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's iconic canyon views along the highline in just over 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
Cascade Canyon Express excursions
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's iconic canyon views along the highline in just over 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
BBQ & Bands Picnic
12:00pm / Buckley Park
Benefitting Building Homes for Heroes. Food and beer by Ska Brewing & Steamworks. Live entertainment and children’s activities.
Film Class for Teens all week
3:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Learn the basics of creating your very own movie!   Taught by film and documentary maker, John Sheedy, kids from 6th grade and up can learn from a master of filmmaking about scripting, filmography, and editing. All they need is a smartphone with a camera and a simple app!   Class runs June 20th through July 21st.  Monday - Thursday  3-5pm ONE WEEK BREAK THE WEEK OF JULY 4TH $300 for entire class Scholarships Available!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
4:30pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper. Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969. Bar D Wranglers perform in concert after supper with music and songs of old west cowboys, comedy, and lively instrumentals. The show is fun for the whole family.    Activities, shops, and ticketing open at 4:30. Supper is at 6:30. Open Memorial Day Weekend through September - Rain or Shine ! Reservations are required.
Stars & Stripes Parade
5:00pm / Downtown
Horses, bikes, floats, bands, Shriner cars, firetrucks and more! Durango and La Plata County will celebrate the 4th in style. Come check out the festive floats and dance to the Samba Band and the Westwind Pipe Band as they march by!
St. Mark's Ice Cream Social
6:00pm / St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Join us after the parade for an Ice Cream Social (by donation) on the lawn of the church to help raise money for our Outreach Program! Sponsored by Cream Bean Berry Ice Cream
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band
7:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds - ballfields
Presented by the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College and in partnership with KSUT.   An Evening with Lyle Lovett will feature fan favorites and selections from his new album scheduled for release in May.    Tickets are on sale now with limited VIP options! at DurangoConcerts.com or by calling (970) 247-7657.
 Tuesday, July 5th
Matt Rupnow
6:00pm / James Ranch Grill
Matt Rupnow is a Singer/Songwriter who lives in Southwest Colorado. He is writing, recording and performing his unique blend of music he likes to call "Rocky Mountain Soul Music".Matt performs his own music as well as an eclectic mix of favorites. His solo act features a variety of styles ranging from Country to Reggae, from Rock to Blues, to Motown, Soul and Funk.
Jack Ellis Band
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having some amazing Food and Drink specials along with deals on signature dishes prepared by the finest chefs in Colorado. But that's not all we have to offer tonight we also have live music on our stage all night long. so if your looking to listen to some good music and experience the best food and staff Durango has to offer, come on down to Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar.
Concerts in the Plaza - You Knew Me When
6:00pm / Three Springs Plaza
Join us for FREE Concerts in the Three Springs Plaza this summer!  Featuring: You Knew Me When  Husband-and-wife duo Cie and Karisa Hoover pursue an indie-rock sound marked by compelling lead and harmony vocals, driving rhythms and colorful flourishes. At times, the Nashville, Tennessee pair sounds like a darker, more electrified version of Over the Rhine. All Concerts are FREE! Invite your friends and family, bring your lawn chair or blanket.
Much Ado About Nothing
7:30pm / Busby Amphitheatre
Outdoor Shakespeare is back! Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College presents Shakespeare Under the Stars with the endearing Much Ado About Nothing. The production is directed by award-winning director Robert Faires of Austin, TX, and features a talented cast of seven actors who will play all of the central characters. Much Ado will play outside in FLC's beautiful Busby Amphitheatre. Come join us as we continue the tradition.
 Wednesday, July 6th
True Western Roundup
5:00pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
A variety of delicious food and drink will be available at each of the events.  Gates open at 5:00, Event begins at 6:30   Avoid long lines and buy your ticket online!
Chocolate Tasting
5:00pm / Animas Chocolate & Coffee Co.
Learn more about what we're crafting at Animas Chocolate & Coffee Co., AND sample our incredible chocolate at our in-cafe chocolate tastings!    Join us every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm for a free, educational chocolate tasting. These tastings are designed to educate our staff or highlight in-house products we're currently developing, and we love to have the public join us!   No ticket or RSVP is necessary, simply join us in the cafe to sit in, enjoy some chocolate, and learn something new!
Live Music with Ben Gibson
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having amazing dinner and drink specials all night long as well as some live entertainment out on our beautiful spacious patio. so come on down to the best steakhouse in the 4 corners.  RSVP 970-259-0940
Heathers The Musical
7:30pm / Fort Lewis College, MainStage Theatre
Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College closes its inaugural season with the Off-Broadway and West End hit, Heathers The Musical. Based on the 1989 cult classic film by the same title, Heathers The Musical has taken the world by storm with its ferocious rock score and witty book by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde) and Kevin Murphy (tv's Desperate Housewives). Featuring Durango favorites Siena Widen, Conor Sheehan, Rebecca Thurston, and special guest Madison Britton, Heathers is a theatrical event not to be missed!   Note: Heathers contains adult subject matter, situations, and language.
 Thursday, July 7th
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
11:00am / Boyle Park
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check back here for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show run approximately 45 minutes
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
2:00pm / Durango Public / Botanic Gardens
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 7th at 2:00 PM at the Botanic Gardens at the Durango Public Library in Durango to hear a performance by our Brass Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check back here for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show run approximately 45 minutes 
Ska-BQ: Leadville Cherokee
5:00pm / Ska Brewing
Join us for live music each Thursday this summer in our beer garden. Food and beer specials!
Concerts in the Park with Jack & the Vox
5:30pm / Buckley Park
Once again, our amazing partner Alpine Bank and the Concert Hall have put together a line-up sure to set your feet a dancing and your soul afire with musicians from all around the country. This year we welcome KDUR Fort Lewis College Community Radio as a new sponsor and Fired Up Pizzeria is back to offer up some tasty offerings.   Get your blankets and lawn chairs ready, invite your neighbors, pack up a picnic and join us for 7 amazing summer evenings of great tunes!   Jack & the Vox - This duo includes ukulele-toting-mouth-trumpeting-songster, Victoria Vox and guitar-slinging-singing-jokester, Jack Maher. They will be joined by ukulele pal from Austin, Texas Kevin Carroll. They are in town to teach and perform with the Durango-born, Rocky Mountain UkeFest for the weekend. Local musicians Jim Belcher and David Sachs join the band on stage for the Thursday night park concert to perform a bit Americana, jazz, folk, and pop tunes...and yes, get those dancing shoes on!
Live Music with Rob Webster
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having amazing dinner and drink specials all night long as well as some live entertainment out on our beautiful spacious patio. so come on down to the best steakhouse in the 4 corners.  RSVP 970-259-0940
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us in the Carver Family Plaza for Trivia night every Thursday. Our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round and a music round. $5 suggested team donations. Cash bar available.
Pete Guiliani
6:30pm / James Ranch Grill
As a solo performer Pete's guitar and voice bring his original songs to life, while his eclecticism leads listeners down many musical paths. During a typical performance, he's likely to perform an original song along with a tune by Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Led Zeppelin, The Jackson 5, Green Day or Prince. Whether he's playing an original instrumental or a unique interpretation of a cover tune, the connection to his audience is always there.
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
6:30pm / Stephenson Park off Mill Street
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.    Join us on July 7th at 6:30 PM in Stephenson Park off Mill Street in Bayfield to hear a performance by our Brass Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Much Ado About Nothing
7:30pm / Busby Amphitheatre
Outdoor Shakespeare is back! Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College presents Shakespeare Under the Stars with the endearing Much Ado About Nothing. The production is directed by award-winning director Robert Faires of Austin, TX, and features a talented cast of seven actors who will play all of the central characters. Much Ado will play outside in FLC's beautiful Busby Amphitheatre. Come join us as we continue the tradition.
 Friday, July 8th
Ammonite Pendant
9:30am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
In this 3-hour beginner's class, you will learn to use a jeweler's saw, metal stamps, rivet hammer, and other tools to produce a handsome prong-set pendant featuring a natural ammonite fossil.
Spinner and Layered Rings
9:30am / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
Two classes being offered! 9:30am - 12:30pm AND 1:30pm - 4:30pm.   In this 3-hour class, you will learn to accurately measure and solder a ring. Then add a second layer that either spins or is soldered in place. This is a great introduction to ring measurement, design and soldering.
Cascade Canyon Express excursions
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's iconic canyon views along the highline in just over 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
68th Annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show
10:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
The Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will host our 68th Annual Gem and Mineral Show! Over 60 vendors will offer gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils and more! Kids activities, classes and field trips available.    Food trucks on site. $3 daily admission at the door, children under 12 admitted free with adult.   Visit durangorocks.org for more details. Be there or be a tetrahedrite!
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
11:00am / Cottonwood Park - Next to Animas Valley Elementary
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 8th at 11:00 AM at Cottonwood Park in Durango to hear a performance by our Woodwinds Ensemble.   Cottonwood Park is located next to Animas Valley Elementary (373 Hermosa Meadows Rd in Durango). Please plan on parking at the school and volunteers will direct you from there!   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Pierced Metal Riveted Pendant
1:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
In this 3-hour class you will learn to use the jeweler's saw to pierce out an interesting design. Then you will hammer rivets to attach the design to a background plate, and finish with a high contrast patina.
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
2:00pm / Durango Senior Center
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 8th at 2:00 PM at the Durango Senior Center in Durango to hear a performance by our Woodwinds Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Scaling Your Startup with Hubspot
4:00pm / Union Social House
Join the Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE) as they connect with Hubspot for Startups to discuss how companies can scale using their software. Hubspot for Startups Senior Business Development Manager, Walter Mannino, and SCAPE Program and Community Manager, Brittany Cupp will discuss ways to use Hubspot to grow with your company and the free resources available to rural startups.   This is an in-person event in Durango at Union Social House. Walter and Brittany will host a talk for the first hour followed by a happy hour and mingling.   https://www.goscape.org/events/scaling-your-startup-with-hubspot-dgo
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
4:30pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper. Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969. Bar D Wranglers perform in concert after supper with music and songs of old west cowboys, comedy, and lively instrumentals. The show is fun for the whole family.    Activities, shops, and ticketing open at 4:30. Supper is at 6:30. Open Memorial Day Weekend through September - Rain or Shine ! Reservations are required.
Friday Nights with Jack Ellis Duo
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Music, food and wine. Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms. Seating on spacious lawns. Bring rain gear if there is a chance of rain.  FREE ADMISSION  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.
Live Music with Donny Johnson
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having amazing dinner and drink specials all night long as well as some live entertainment out on our beautiful spacious patio. so come on down to the best steakhouse in the 4 corners.  RSVP 970-259-0940
Make a Cabochon
6:30pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 2.5-hour class you will slab, trim and polish rough stone into cabochons ready to set into jewelry and learn the safe operation of lapidary equipment. Slabs are provided but feel free to bring a slab of your own. Sign up for a Friday, Saturday or Sunday session.
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
6:30pm / Buckley Park
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 8th at 6:30 PM in Buckley Park in Durango to hear a performance by our Woodwinds Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Merely Players present DAMSELS
7:00pm / Merely Underground
Merely Players present DAMSELS  by Anya Klumpenhower   This new, original musical with music, lyrics, story and direction by Anya Klumpenhower will feature 6 youth actors protraying famous women throughout historical lore.   DAMSELS is presented as a part of Merely Players Studio Series, which is designed to inspire artists who are a part of our artistic community to envision and develop their own theatrical projects.   NO tickets or reservations required.  PAY WHAT YOU WISH  Show up 15 - 30 minutes before curtain.
Heathers The Musical
7:30pm / Fort Lewis College, MainStage Theatre
Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College closes its inaugural season with the Off-Broadway and West End hit, Heathers The Musical. Based on the 1989 cult classic film by the same title, Heathers The Musical has taken the world by storm with its ferocious rock score and witty book by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde) and Kevin Murphy (tv's Desperate Housewives). Featuring Durango favorites Siena Widen, Conor Sheehan, Rebecca Thurston, and special guest Madison Britton, Heathers is a theatrical event not to be missed!   Note: Heathers contains adult subject matter, situations, and language.
 Saturday, July 9th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
The Durango Farmers Market is a venue for local agriculturalists, ranchers and artisans to meet and share their harvest and talents with the Durango community. At our market you have the opportunity to meet face to face with the producers and learn more about their growing methods. Vendors post their farming practices at their booth and most follow organic growing methods.   Our market also offers hot ready to eat food from local vendors, value added foods such as jams, jellies and sauces and local artisans who make high-quality handcrafted items. All vendors must produce their goods within our five-county radius ensuring fresh produce and locally made goods. We also have live music performances each weekend as well as community information booths for non-profits and groups that promote our market values of local, sustainable and healthy living.
Sword, Staff, Aikido
8:00am / DSBK Dojo
Train like a samurai every Saturday from 8 - 9am!! Experience flowing Aikido with Sensei Steve Self.    9-10am master the sword (bokken) and wooden staff (jo).    10-11am hone advanced Aikido concepts with Sensei Mark Winkworth. Come for one class, or attend all three. Full schedule and details at durangoaikido.com.    Training with weapons bolsters confidence and poise. Aikido boosts your body awareness, balance, and the ability to engage with conflict in a calm and peaceful manner.
Homebuyer Education Class in Bayfield
8:30am / Pine River Library
Tired of renting? Join our Homebuyer Education Class. Learn what it takes to become a homeowner and gain access to local down payment assistance funds. Topics covered include: Budget, Credit, Insurance, Lending, Down payment Assistance Programs, Real Estate, Inspection, and Home Maintenance. Space is limited. To register please visit: www.homesfund.org.
Wire Wrap Pendant
9:30am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
Two classes being offered! 9:30am - 12:30pm AND 1:30pm - 4:30pm.   In this 3-hour class you will learn to twist, curl and weave copper wire to elegantly wrap and secure a beautiful, polished stone and complete a pendant. Enroll in either the morning or afternoon session. Stones are provided, but you can bring a favorite cabochon, if you prefer. A good beginner stone will have a teardrop shape.
Silver Pendant with Stone
9:30am / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 3-hour class you will construct a silver pendant with a stone, including designing, sawing, measuring, soldering, bail making and stone setting techniques. A stone is provided but you can bring a favorite small cabochon, if you prefer.
Keum boo Earrings
9:30am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
In this 3 hour class you will work with two precious metals to practice an ancient metalsmith technique that fuses pure gold to fine silver through the application of heat and pressure. We will have a practice run with copper and silver to get the hang of it before you dive into the pricey metals! You will make two pairs of earrings with ear wires.
Cascade Canyon Express excursions
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's iconic canyon views along the highline in just over 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
68th Annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show
10:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
The Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will host our 68th Annual Gem and Mineral Show! Over 60 vendors will offer gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils and more! Kids activities, classes and field trips available.    Food trucks on site. $3 daily admission at the door, children under 12 admitted free with adult.   Visit durangorocks.org for more details. Be there or be a tetrahedrite!
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
11:00am / Shoshone Park
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 9th at 11:00 AM in Shoshone Park in Ignacio to hear a performance by our Strings Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Silver Bracelet with Stone
1:30pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
This 3-hour class you will complete a beautiful silver bracelet with a stone. Skills include sawing, measuring, soldering, mandrel forming, and stone setting techniques. A stone is provided but you can bring a small cabochon, if you prefer.
Painted Agate Slabs
1:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
In this 3-hour class you will learn figure or landscape painting using a slab of natural agate or other interesting stone as your canvas. Slabs are provided but you can bring a favorite slab, if you prefer.
Heathers The Musical
2:00pm / Fort Lewis College, MainStage Theatre
Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College closes its inaugural season with the Off-Broadway and West End hit, Heathers The Musical. Based on the 1989 cult classic film by the same title, Heathers The Musical has taken the world by storm with its ferocious rock score and witty book by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde) and Kevin Murphy (tv's Desperate Housewives). Featuring Durango favorites Siena Widen, Conor Sheehan, Rebecca Thurston, and special guest Madison Britton, Heathers is a theatrical event not to be missed!   Note: Heathers contains adult subject matter, situations, and language.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
4:30pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper. Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969. Bar D Wranglers perform in concert after supper with music and songs of old west cowboys, comedy, and lively instrumentals. The show is fun for the whole family.    Activities, shops, and ticketing open at 4:30. Supper is at 6:30. Open Memorial Day Weekend through September - Rain or Shine ! Reservations are required.
Live Music with Jack Ellis Band
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having amazing dinner and drink specials all night long as well as some live entertainment out on our beautiful spacious patio. so come on down to the best steakhouse in the 4 corners.  RSVP 970-259-0940
Make a Cabochon
6:30pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 2.5-hour class you will slab, trim and polish rough stone into cabochons ready to set into jewelry and learn the safe operation of lapidary equipment. Slabs are provided but feel free to bring a slab of your own. Sign up for a Friday, Saturday or Sunday session.
Music in the Mountains FREE Mobile Stage Community Concert
6:30pm / Buckley Park
Join us for a FREE community concert on our custom-built mobile stage! We've built a mobile stage designed to deliver free world-class classical music concerts throughout the region.   Join us on July 9th at 6:30 PM in Buckley Park in Durango to hear a performance by our Strings Ensemble.   What You Should Know:  -Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website and social media for any last minute updates.  -In case of bad weather, individual events will be canceled and not rescheduled.  -No reservations are necessary. Just show up!  -Bring your own chairs or blankets. A limited number of chairs will be available to rent.  -We love dogs, but (sorry!) they are not invited.  -There are no restrooms or concessions. You may bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Please clean up after yourselves for everyone's safety and happiness.  -Show runs approximately 45 minutes
Merely Players present DAMSELS
7:00pm / Merely Underground
Merely Players present DAMSELS  by Anya Klumpenhower   This new, original musical with music, lyrics, story and direction by Anya Klumpenhower will feature 6 youth actors protraying famous women throughout historical lore.   DAMSELS is presented as a part of Merely Players Studio Series, which is designed to inspire artists who are a part of our artistic community to envision and develop their own theatrical projects.   NO tickets or reservations required.  PAY WHAT YOU WISH  Show up 15 - 30 minutes before curtain.
Much Ado About Nothing
7:30pm / Busby Amphitheatre
Outdoor Shakespeare is back! Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College presents Shakespeare Under the Stars with the endearing Much Ado About Nothing. The production is directed by award-winning director Robert Faires of Austin, TX, and features a talented cast of seven actors who will play all of the central characters. Much Ado will play outside in FLC's beautiful Busby Amphitheatre. Come join us as we continue the tradition.
 Sunday, July 10th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds Parking Lot
Dunn Deal Resale Store is bringing Back the Durango Flea Market here at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.    If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact John Dunn of Dunn Deal Resale Store at (970) 385-0385 or email @ makeitadunndeal@gmail.com. Vendor spaces are only $20!
Mala Bead Necklace
9:30am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
In this 3-hour class you will make a 108 bead Mala necklace using an assortment of natural polished stone and wood beads. You will learn an essential tying technique that protects the strand from breakage (the same technique is used with pearls). You will also learn about the spiritual practice of this necklace. Beads are provided, but you may bring a strand you buy at the Gem Show if you prefer.
Cascade Canyon Express excursions
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's iconic canyon views along the highline in just over 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
68th Annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show
10:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
The Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will host our 68th Annual Gem and Mineral Show! Over 60 vendors will offer gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils and more! Kids activities, classes and field trips available.    Food trucks on site. $3 daily admission at the door, children under 12 admitted free with adult.   Visit durangorocks.org for more details. Be there or be a tetrahedrite!
Make a Cabochon
1:30pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 2.5-hour class you will slab, trim and polish rough stone into cabochons ready to set into jewelry and learn the safe operation of lapidary equipment. Slabs are provided but feel free to bring a slab of your own. Sign up for a Friday, Saturday or Sunday session.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
4:30pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper. Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969. Bar D Wranglers perform in concert after supper with music and songs of old west cowboys, comedy, and lively instrumentals. The show is fun for the whole family.    Activities, shops, and ticketing open at 4:30. Supper is at 6:30. Open Memorial Day Weekend through September - Rain or Shine ! Reservations are required.
Much Ado About Nothing
7:30pm / Busby Amphitheatre
Outdoor Shakespeare is back! Durango Theatreworks at Fort Lewis College presents Shakespeare Under the Stars with the endearing Much Ado About Nothing. The production is directed by award-winning director Robert Faires of Austin, TX, and features a talented cast of seven actors who will play all of the central characters. Much Ado will play outside in FLC's beautiful Busby Amphitheatre. Come join us as we continue the tradition.
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