Events on this Day

 Friday, September 16th
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.
Serenity Festival
12:00pm / Tico Time Activities
Join us at Serenity Festival, for a family friendly high-vibe event with live music, inspiring workshops, yoga, ecstatic dance, cacao ceremony, live painting, performance art, late night DJ sets, and community connection. Enjoy all the amazing outdoor recreation this Costa Rican themed venue has to offer; beach volleyball, water slides, paddle boards, disc golf, river tubing, zip lines, sky swing, and much more! 4-day festival passes are only $150 and includes camping! Discounted RV spots & car camping also available. Event details at:
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.
Fall Gallery Walk featuring Doyle Hostetler - Opening Reception & Exhibition
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
A realistic subject placed on a muted, abstract background. This clearly identifiable style of Doyle Hostetler invites the viewer to create their own narrative.
The Art Galleries of Durango Autumn Gallery Walk
5:00pm / Downtown Durango
Eleven galleries in Downtown Durango will host their Annual Autumn Gallery Walk, featuring a variety of art and crafts from hundreds of talented artists. This kicks off a week-end of great art, including the Durango Art Center's Autumn Arts Festival on 2nd Ave, Saturday and Sunday.
Toh-Atin Gallery, Autumn Gallery Walk
5:00pm / Toh-Atin Gallery
As part of Durango's Annual Autumn Gallery Walk,Toh-Atin Gallery will feature a vintage jewelry collection featuring over 150 new items from a very special collection. The Gallery walk kicks off a week-end of great art, including the Durango Art Center's Autumn Arts Festival on 2nd Ave, Saturday and Sunday.
Fall Gallery Walk
5:00pm / Karyn Gabaldon Arts
Featuring new work by Karyn Gabaldon "Autumn at Oxbow"   Jazz by Jeff Solon
Fall Art Walk at The ArtRoom Collective
5:00pm / The ArtRoom at the Smiley
Fall Art Walk at The ArtRoom Collective    Demonstrations:  5pm - Diane Thornton, DKTDesigns Fine Beaded Jewelry   Please join us for more demos on Saturday!   The ArtRoom Collective at The Smiley is a diverse, working studio gallery where artists create, collaborate and share their passion with the community.
Friday Nights with Brezzin
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Music, food and wine. Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms. Seating on spacious lawns. Bring rain gear if there is a chance of rain.  FREE ADMISSION  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
7:00pm / Durango Arts Center
All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap men in tights weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.
BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2022
7:00pm / Community Concert Hall at FLC
Rocky Mountain Wild will once again team up with San Juan Citizens Alliance to bring you the Durango stop of the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a program of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Two nights of award-winning adventure, environmental, exploration, and mountain culture films from around the world. Each night will feature different films, so you’ll want to attend both nights! In addition to great films, there are opportunities to win gear, gift cards, classes, and epic adventures in the raffle and silent auction.   Proceeds from this event benefit Rocky Mountain Wild and San Juan Citizens Alliance, and are used to help keep Wolf Creek pass wild!   Tickets: $18 for one night / $31 for both nights ($5 discount automatically applied at checkout)   Reception and doors open at 6:00 pm. Films start at 7:00 PM
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