Events on this Day

 Wednesday, August 17th
Chocolate Tasting
5:00pm / Animas Chocolate & Coffee Co.
Learn more about what we're crafting at Animas Chocolate & Coffee Co., AND sample our incredible chocolate at our in-cafe chocolate tastings!    Join us every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm for a free, educational chocolate tasting. These tastings are designed to educate our staff or highlight in-house products we're currently developing, and we love to have the public join us!   No ticket or RSVP is necessary, simply join us in the cafe to sit in, enjoy some chocolate, and learn something new!
Community Concerts Series - The Badly Bent
5:00pm / Rochester Hotel
The Community Foundation Supporting Southwest Colorado is proud to present the 2022 Community Concerts! Come on out this summer to Durango's Rochester Hotel for some fantastic music and fun times, and support local non-profit environmental organizations! On August 17, The Badly Bent bluegrass band will play to benefit the Mountain Studies Institute, a Silverton-based independent not-for-profit mountain research and education center working to develop science that people can use to address environmental issues facing the San Juan Mountains. Tickets for each event are $10 at the door on the day of the event, or you can purchase a discounted online punch pass for $50. The punch pass is valid for six punches—you may use one punch each week, or all six punches in one week—or any combination in between!
Engineer Peak Landscapes in Acrylic
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Join the Durango center of the Arts for a relaxing evening of acrylic art with an experienced teacher to guide your brush. Paint Engineer Peak with soft pastels! Get more comfortable with acrylic painting techniques and enjoy the process of completing a small painting showing a beautiful landscape of the Durango Area! Techniques, color, and value will be explored! Beginners and those with experience are all welcome!
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