Events on this Day

 Tuesday, August 16th
DBG Annual Bulb Sale Online Store Open
8:00am / Durango Botanic Gardens
Imagine for a moment that next early spring you look out your window after a long, cold winter and your yard is alight with color, color from the bulbs you planted last fall. Bulbs are perhaps the most underutilized plant in all of our gardens… but they don't have to be. The Durango Botanic Garden's annual bulb sale is coming soon. Buy bulbs in the summer? Yes, it's the perfect time to order your bulbs and pick them up in the fall. October is the ideal time to plant bulbs in SW Colorado. Bulbs are easy to grow and return year after year.   The Durango Botanic Gardens Annual Bulb Sale will once again be conducted online. Almost 50 types of bulbs will be available to order. The Bulb Sale preview opens on July 22 on the Botanic Gardens' website: You will find pictures and descriptions of all the available bulbs to help you plan your garden. The online store will be open August 5 - 16.    Paid orders will be available for pickup mid-October at a variety of locations and times that will be posted on the website.    If you have questions, do not hesitate to call the DBG office at 970-880-4841. Thank you for your support and see you in the Gardens!
Ceramic Painting Open Studio Tuesday
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Would you like to learn something new? Or maybe you're busy on Friday nights, but really want to learn ceramics. If either of these are the cases, check out the Durango Arts Center Tuesday Ceramic Painting Open Studios! Learn how to customize a bowl, cup, or plate! You could make someone a personalized gift, enjoy an evening with your family, or give yourself some you time!
Twin Buttes Farm Stand
3:00pm / Twin Buttes of Durango
Just above the main entrance to Twin Buttes is our Farm Stand, a mid-June to early October market offering fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, eggs, and sometimes honey, grown or produced by Twin Buttes farmers you'll come to know. We also offer numerous frozen cuts of locally-raised, grass-fed beef.
Tim Sullivan
6:00pm / James Ranch Grill
Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell. He has entertained at venues across the country from "The Crazy Horse" in Los Angeles to "Town Hall" on Broadway in New York City.
Salsa Dance Lessons
6:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
DRUM ROLL....REGISTRATION FOR AUGUST SALSA CLASSES IS NOW OPEN!!! A NEW 4 WEEK SESSION BEGINS TUESDAY, AUGUST 2ND, UNTIL AUGUST 30TH. DROP INS WELCOME!!  LEVEL 3: 6-7pm  LEVEL 1&2 CLASSES FROM 7-8pm  PRACTICE TIME AFTER CLASSES!  CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED, SO SECURE YOUR SPOT ASAP ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE AT WWW.LATINDANCEDURANGO.COM SEE YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR!!!   What: Four-week sessions starting on the first Tuesday of each month. We offer Level 1 Brand New, Level 2 Beginner, and Level 3 Intermediate Salsa sessions. Taking all four classes in any given session is the best way to learn, but we do accept single-class drop-ins. Public social dance hour after class!   Where: Salsa classes are held at the Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E 2nd Ave (corner of 2nd Ave and College Drive), Durango, Colorado, 81301. When: Tuesday nights. Level 1 - 7:00pm. Level 2 - 7:00pm. Level 3 - 6:00pm. Classes last approximately one hour. From ~8pm-9pm we have a public social dance!   Pricing: Entire four-week session - $50/individual - $40/each for couples. Single class drop-in - $15. Payment taken at the door.   Level Descriptions:   Level 1 is for brand-new Salsa dancers. You will learn fundamentals - Salsa musicality, proper frame and connection, the basic step, open and closed partner dance positions, basic left turns, and more. We teach Salsa on 2 (NYC style).   Level 2 is for beginner Salsa dancers with a bit of experience or ones moving up from L1. You will learn more fundamentals plus a little extra! We will continue with musicality exercises, timing, smoothing out the basic step and moves, and will move into cross-body leads, progressive left turns, basic right turns, and simple combos. We teach Salsa on 2 (NYC style).   Level 3 is for intermediate Salsa dancers with a solid grasp of musicality, footwork, cross-body leads, and combination moves. We will work on more complex combos, progressive right turns, slants, stops, copas, and more. We teach Salsa on 2 (NYC style) - but may occasionally throw in some Salsa on 1 (LA style).
Ink Drawing - The Botanicals of Colorado
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Join the Durango Arts Center for a relaxing evening of ink drawing with an experienced teacher to give you guidance along the way. Ink Drawing- The Botanicals of Colorado!    Beginners are welcome!    This class is also perfect for adults with previous drawing experience!
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