Events on this Day

 Monday, September 12th
Cascade Canyon Express excursions all week
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.
Register for Yoga & Intro to the 7 Chakras!
9:30am / Basecamp Plant Based Kitchen and Market
Mashi Solomon of Light and Lavender and Coach Marie Soleil of Mind Body SOLEiL invite you to a one of a kind yoga and chakra workshop/get together at Basecamp Plant Based Kitchen Bar & Market located a short but insanely gorgeous drive just north of Durango city limits!   The 7 Chakras (energy centers) of the body are our very own energetic limbs. These centers are constantly giving and receiving information to and from our physical environment. When not in balance these disharmonies can manifest as mental, physical and emotional dis-ease. When in harmony, we feel clear, rooted, assured and at our best.   9:45-10:20am Slow Yoga Energy Flow on the outside patio deck (mats provided)   10:30-11:30 Chakra Workshop Cost is $45 (for both yoga and workshop)   To register please email or call Mashi at : 646.346.0042/ *Please note that due to the outside decks capacity for the yoga portion; this event is capped at 15 people. Purchase required to hold your reservation**
National Park Paintings Art Show All Week
11:00am / Animas Chocolate & Coffee Company
New paintings by Cindy Coleman from her recent artist residency at Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve & Education Center. National Park series including Acadia, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef & Zion
Monday Middle/High School After School Art
4:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Each session students will discover fun and different mediums and concepts while creating extremely unique art projects!   September - Three Dimensional Art, October - Extreme Halloween  November/December - Ceramics!   The classes offer fun, non competitive opportunities to explore new skills and individual expression.   Scholarships are available. 13 Classes.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers Nightly
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.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
Mud-Day Madness
6:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Mondays will become your favorite day of the week (Yes, you did read that right)!   Learn about the historical evolution of pottery and understand the various methods to create shapes and forms. Walk with your pieces through every step of creation. Together, we will focus on two modes of creating functional ware through hand-building and an introduction to wheel throwing, to create functional art for everyday use. We will spend time exploring textures, shapes, and colors.
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