Events on this Day

 Friday, August 7th
Free Electronic Waste Recycling for Businesses
8:00am / Pick Up
Got a laptop, phone, desktop computer (and other equipment) that’s been sitting around? PCs for Kids is accepting your equipment free of charge.   Businesses can arrange for pickup at your locations by appointment (15 computer minimum required). Information/appointments (for businesses).   720.452.1548
Durango Botanic Gardens Bulb Sale
8:00am / Durango Botanic Gardens
The annual bulb sale is underway, a fundraiser that supports the botanic gardens surrounding the Durango Public Library. It’s always been an in-person event, but, yes, it’s virtual this year. Check out the variety of bulbs available (and read Mike Smedley’s advice, as he’s a bulb master), and order your bulbs for fall planting at    Look forward to a little spring color in your yard in 2021.    The online store closes Aug. 8.
5-Day Artist Workshop with Tony Stromberg
9:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
"Equine Photography" with Tony Stromberg - Join internationally recognized equine photographer Tony Stromberg for this fun, informative workshop. Spend 5 solid days at a local ranch photographing a favorite archetypal subject, the horse. For intermediate to advanced.
Carve Wars
9:00am / Purgatory
Get ready for the HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that is entertaining crowds across the country! Carve Wars showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry. This family-friendly FREE event will take place right in the base area at Purgatory Resort. Big thanks to Kroegers Ace Hardware, our presenting sponsor for this event!
Opening Reception - "Unbridled" featuring Tony Stromberg
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
The fine art equine photography of Tony Stromberg is often referred to as “visual poetry.” His images truly embrace and reveal the incredible beauty and grace of the horse. Show continues through August 31.
Bow Wow Film Festival Online!
6:00pm / Your Home
We are proud to present the Bow Wow Film Festival Online! Enjoy the festival in the comfort of your home while still supporting La Plata County Humane Society. Laugh, cheer and maybe even tear up a bit as we marvel in all the ways these beloved furry creatures touch our lives! This year, we will take you to South Padre Island where trained dogs are helping the National Park service and its dedicated volunteers find and protect endangered Ridley Turtle nests. We will head to India where a woman who in was once in an elite military squad now puts her talents to work rescuing dogs. We will spend time in Colorado with some fantastic kiddos and we will run and pedal trails around the world with people and their pups! So pop some corn, snuggle up with the pups and enjoy the show! Tickets are $10/per person. After purchasing your ticket you will receive a URL in your email, please check your spam folder. You can view the short films on your computer, iPad or smartphone. Watch the film festival any time between August 7th beginning at 6:00 p.m. to midnight on August 21st! 100% of the proceeds benefit the homeless animals in our care!
Friday Nights at Fox Fire
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
This week is featuring Black Velvet - A wide range of rock, blues, jazz and country  Catering by Back Porch B.B.Q.   COVID-19 Restrictions  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.  Bring sun and rain protection.
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