Events on this Day

 Sunday, August 7th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds Parking Lot
Dunn Deal Resale Store is bringing Back the Durango Flea Market here at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.    If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact John Dunn of Dunn Deal Resale Store at (970) 385-0385 or email @ Vendor spaces are only $20!
Veterans Benefit Breakfast - Open to Public
9:00am / VFW Post 4031
Great opportunity to support your local veterans while enjoying a delicious breakfast! Open to the public, this event is held every 1st & 3rd Sunday.    Donations of only $8 for adults, $7 for veterans, and $5 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans!
Cascade Canyon Express excursions
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 over 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. These excursions are perfect for families with children or those on a tight schedule.
Silver Wire Wrapping with Cut Gemstones
10:00am / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this one-day workshop learn this fun and intricate way of using wire wrapping with cut precious and semi-precious stones. In this class you will learn a variety of wrapping techniques to make a pendant.  All materials are included. Class fee is $160  Call Lucas to register for the class 239-825-5116
Just Another Day (Play Reading at Durango PlayFest)
11:00am / Festival Tent at Fort Lewis College (practice field H near the Stadium)
SYNOPSIS: A comedy writer and a sophisticated poet in their seventies meet daily on a park bench to exchange wits and barbs, and wax nostalgic about old movies, all the while trying to figure out how they know - and love - each other. At least for that day. Starring Dan Lauria (Wonder Years, Lombardi) and Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me, Young Sheldon)   Playwright: Dan Lauria
The Agency (Play Reading at Durango PlayFest)
2:00pm / Festival Tent at Fort Lewis College (practice field H near the Stadium)
SYNOPSIS: An aspiring actress in New York City who can't get any work takes a job at a "rental agency" where lonely clients can hire actors to serve as surrogate friends or loved ones. It seems like the perfect gig - it pays well and she's good at it. But what will it mean for her real-life relationships?    Playwright: Lia Romeo
Durango Youth Theatre: Could You Hug A Cactus? And Honk Jr.
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
A Musical Theatre Double Feature Could You Hug a Cactus?  Book by Jessica Penzias  Music and Lyrics by Denver Casado   Based on a collection of whimsical poems by Phillip Van Wagoner One by one, a group of kids share their imaginative creations, until a nervous performer panics and refuses to contribute a poem. Can the cast help him shed the self-doubt and ignite a creative spark? Could You Hug a Cactus? Is presented through special arrangements with Beat by Beat Press.   Honk! Jr.   Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe  Music by George Stiles   Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.   HONK! JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
Rockin' On The River with Noodle
4:00pm / Powerhouse Science Center Plaza
Amplify your summer with Rockin on the River! This monthly free music series will be held outside on the Carver Family Plaza from 4pm-7pm, featuring awesome local and regional bands. Family friendly event with food trucks, vendors, and a bar for drink purchases. Rain or Shine event!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
4:30pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper. Durango's favorite family entertainment since 1969. Bar D Wranglers perform in concert after supper with music and songs of old west cowboys, comedy, and lively instrumentals. The show is fun for the whole family.    Activities, shops, and ticketing open at 4:30. Supper is at 6:30. Open Memorial Day Weekend through September - Rain or Shine ! Reservations are required.
Open Mic
5:30pm / Mountain Monk Coffee
Spoken word, comedy, music, and creative experiences in this classic coffee house setting. 5:30 sign-up, 6/8pm, every other Sunday
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