Events on this Day

 Wednesday, December 4th
Open Shop Day
10:00am / Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club
The shop is a creative environment where other lapidary and jewelry artists generously share their knowledge, experience, techniques, and ideas. It is advisable to bring your own materials and hand tools if you have them. The Club offers an excellent variety of motorized tools, hand tools, and even some rough stone you may use to hone new skills.    Drop-ins and new members welcome. Experience is not necessary, however it is strongly recommended that new members attend a Shop Orientation that is held at 9:00 on the first Saturday of every month.    Anyone is welcome to join the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club! Annual Membership fees are $30 per year for individuals and $45 per year for families (covers one or two adults and any children under 18 living in the same household)
Winter Solstice Invitational Artisans’ Market
10:00am / Durango Arts Center
A signature community event, Durango Arts Center’s Winter Solstice Invitational Artisans’ Market is the perfect destination for holiday shopping. Experience Barbara Conrad Gallery transformed into a dynamic outlet featuring over 25 invited regional artists selected for their high-quality offerings of original and unique fine arts and crafts. Find the perfect one-of-a-kind holiday gift in this year’s market filled with local ceramics, jewelry, metal, textiles, glass, wood, note cards, ornaments, calendars, photography, painting, and drawing.
Coffee Tastings
1:00pm / Animas Chocolate Company
Come experience the world of coffee. The public is invited to join ACC staff and the staff of Desert Sun Coffee Roasters for regular cuppings of DSCR coffees. Each cupping will focus on different profiles and roasts served at ACC.
Zumba Gold®
3:15pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
Zumba Gold® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Class is open to all-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Live music with Donny Johnson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come belly up to the bar with a cocktail or ice cold beer and order one of our hunger quenching appetizers. The Belle offers nightly dinner specials, so grab a table and treat your sweetheart to some Wild West grub. Relax with our acoustic music and enjoy the laid back atmosphere in our historic saloon. Get a more in depth history lesson of our sweet, little saloon here. Want to get the blood flowing after dessert? Grab your cocktail and venture through the Historic Strater Hotel for a living museum experience.
Electoral College or the National Popular Vote Compact
5:30pm / Fort Lewis College, Center for SW STudies - Lyceum Rm 120
The Electoral College or the National Popular Vote Compact: What is right for our community? Sponsored by FLC Dept of Political Science and Sociology.   Panelists: Colorado State Senator Mike Foote – Boulder County, La Plata County Clerk Tiffany Parker, Dr. Benjamin Waddell (Fort Lewis Sociology). Senator Foote - legislative sponsor, National Popular Vote bill, SB 42, passed House and Senate, signed by Governor Polis. Opponents have sufficient signatures for ballot issue in November 2020 asking voters for repeal.
Live Acoustic Music
6:00pm / Eno Cocktail Lounge & Wine Bar
First Wednesday of every month!   Sip 2 for 1 bubbles, enjoy small plates, and listen to live, acoustic music from local artists.
Pub Quiz
6:30pm / The Irish Embassy Pub
Come join us! Weekly prizes!
Colorado Poet Laureate Bobby LeFebre presenting at Creative Connection Hour!
6:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Join the Durango Creative District for a fun, FREE and inspirational evening getting to know other local creatives and a special presentation from Bobby LeFebre (the amazingly talented new Colorado Poet Laureate)!   6:30pm-7:30pm: Happy Hour and option to peruse the Durango Arts Center's "Winter Solstice Market" -- BRING YOUR CASH FOR THE CASH BAR!   7:30pm-8:30pm: Special presentation by Bobby LeFebre   This event is sponsored by First Southwest Bank.   Beer sponsored by Ska Brewing Company.   Beer proceeds go to benefit the Durango Creative District!
Live Music with Terry Rickard
7:00pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come grab a seat at the window just on Main, relax on the couch by the fireplace, or perch up on the balcony with your favorite hand-crafted cocktail. We have the most talented bartenders who are sure to give you a great mixed drink experience. The Office offers small plates and appetizers for your afternoon hunger pains.    Want to take a lap around the place? Go ahead, take your cocktail mobile and check out the Historic Strater Hotel. See if you can find all the hidden compartments in this live antique museum.
Group Meditation Meetup
7:00pm / Smiley Building; Room B3
Join us each Wednesday from 7:15-8:15 PM for this group meditation meetup. All levels and practices welcomed. This is simply a place for us all to practice together. We typically sit for 40 minutes with the potential of discussion at the end of each session.
A Night at the Opera
7:00pm / Roshong Recital Hall (FLC Jones Hall Room 205)
FLC students perform scenes from various operas!
Open Mic Night
7:30pm / The Roost
Seeking local musicians, comedians and poets to join us for Open Mic Night at The Roost every Wednesday. Sign up is at 7:30pm and performances begin at 8:00. All performers will receive a free drink. We have limited space for full bands, so please limit music to acoustic or please contact us to arrange anything else
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