Events on this Day

 Wednesday, October 28th
Mountain Middle School Fundraiser - 'TRUST ME', a documentary
8:00am / Virtual
Mountain middle school is featured in an unreleased 90 minute documentary, "TRUST ME.” "TRUST ME" is a 90 minute documentary that explores how a lack of media literacy is causing physical, emotional and political problems.   Join us for a virtual screening of the film between October 16-31 before the global release. Fifty percent of the proceeds will be given to the school for an upcoming building expansion! The rest will be shared with the Getting Better Foundation to raise awareness of and support legislation regarding media literacy.    Tickets are $20
18th Annual Pint for a Pint Blood Drive
8:00am / Donate Blood
The Durango Bootlegger’s Society will hold its 18th Annual “Pint for Pint” Blood Drive for Vitalant of Durango Blood Services, Monday, Oct. 26 to Friday, Oct 30.    Donate blood and receive a free t-shirt AND a voucher for a free pint at any Bootlegger’s Society brewery… Steamworks, Carver’s, Ska, and Animas Brewing Co.   To sign up, text or call Kristan at 505.686.9777
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.    Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
The West Goes Pop Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Meet artist Chuck Middlekauff. Chuck's work focuses on what cowboys do when they’re not chasing cows. Perched on fences, playing with a yo-yo or eating M&Ms, wearing dust-covered jeans and boots, their hats at an angle. Show runs through October 31.
Wednesday Art For Homeschoolers- Middle / High School
12:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Art at the Durango Arts Center for at-home-learners, learning pods, and home-school groups offer Middle & High School students an opportunity to expand their art-making experience by working with our teaching artist, and Education Director Deena Carney.    Every month, classes explore a new medium, artist, culture, or concept. The classes offer fun, non-competitive opportunities to explore new skills and individual expression.    Classes are held in the Durango Arts Center Gallery once a week with distanced groups of 10 students max.    Email Deena Carney, with any questions: deena@durangoarts.org
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music.
Live Music with Donny Johnson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Donny is a self-proclaimed “Troubador!” He plays the guitar and sings – mostly cover tunes of everyone from working musician Willie Nelson to Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, John Prine, Guy Clark, and the list goes on. He loves gigging and we certainly love that he enjoys The Strater Hotel’s venues.
Ghost Walk Tours
7:00pm / Old Durango High School
Take a walk through 140 years of haunted history in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. GHOST WALK DURANGO is a guided walking tour starting at the Old Durango High School (201 East 12th Street) through the historic district of Durango, Colorado. Durango was founded officially in 1880 to serve the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad following an unsuccessful negotiation with the existing settlement of Animas City 2 miles North. Gun battles, including the Stockton Gang and the Simmons Gang feud, lynchings, a fire in 1889 that consumed most of the wooden buildings and sidewalks in town, the Spanish Flu epidemic, and a general reckless 'Devil May Care' element that was omnipresent in the early days have all contributed to countless ghost and haunting stories. For the first 40 years of Durango's existence, no sane person left their home without a pistol. For farmers, ranchers and business people alike a lever-action rifle or double-barrel shotguns were strapped to a plow, in a saddle scabbard, or propped against a desk more often than not. All stories you will hear have been researched and well documented, and may have been experienced by your guide personally. Folklore and legends have been carefully preserved from generations of local storytellers. As educational as it is fun, GHOST WALK DURANGO is one of Durango's most popular attractions and a sure bet for fun and thrills. Tours are offered nightly at 7:00 pm.   If a time or date isn't listed on our booking site please contact us, we may be able to accommodate your request. Perfect for couples and kids from 1-101.   Tickets $20  Kids 10 and under are FREE!!!
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