Events on this Day

 Saturday, July 17th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
Celebrating 25 years!   Buy Your Produce in our Open Air Market from the Farmer that Grew it.  Connecting Local Agriculture with the Community.  Vegetables, Meat, Honey, Jewelry, Fruit, Eggs, Cheese, Ceramics, Mushrooms  Fresh Made Ready to Eat Meals
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
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 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.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Ceramic Saturdays
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Ceramic Saturdays
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Ceramic Saturdays
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Terry Hartzel
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Chocolate Indulgence: Music in the Mountains Benefit Event
7:00pm / Reising Stage Event Center
7:00pm - Wine and Dessert   8:00pm – Concert   Enjoy the crisp mountain air and gorgeous views while indulging in a variety of artisan desserts.    Animas Chocolate Company will create numerous "duets" that pair handcrafted chocolate delicacies with a specialty cocktail, beer, or wine as a prelude to a magical evening with Music in the Mountains principal musicians.   Please note: There will be no tickets available for purchase at the events this year; all tickets must be purchased in advance.   For Special Needs seating please call the festival office to assist you with your tickets 970-385-6820
Escape The Badlands Live
7:30pm / Tico Time River Resort
Escape the Badlands returns to Tico Time! Four Corners hard rock cover band performing a variety of well known songs from the '70's all the way up to current hard rock.   Full day admission $25  Half day admission after 1pm $20
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