Events on this Day

 Sunday, September 25th
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!
Lost Wax Casting
8:30am / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
Curious about the lost wax process of casting… Here is your chance to explore & practice this creative art. A group of six individuals in a one on one personal instruction for 2 whole days. You will create your own design, carve that design into purple wax, then we encase it into a special type of casting investment. I personally bake it overnight within a kiln. Afterwards, you will melt your provided sterling silver & feel the floor Rumble…. Clean your artwork & Voilà your piece is ready to wear!   All materials provided.   COST: $225.00, with $100.00 down to reserve a seat.   Class handout will be sent via email once payment is received
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.
Digital Photographers' Adobe Lightroom Workshop
10:00am / Future Light Digital
Adobe Lightroom Classic CC Intensive: Two Day Class offered by Future Light Digital in Durango, CO.>br>  Part 1: The first day covers the Library, Slideshow and Web modules. You will learn how to design a logical file structure, build an efficient backup system, create an easy-to-use naming structure, and use metadata to simplify tracking images from program to program. Integrate image management into your workflow using Adobe Lightroom Classic software and learn how to implement an advanced keyword system for tracking the content of your images.   Leverage the power of virtual Collections to organize your images. We will also cover the Slideshow and Web modules in greater detail, including the use of custom templates for unique and powerful automatic web design. Learn how to set up a web server to post your images online for personal or client review.   Part 2 : The second day covers the Raw conversion and editing tools and Print module. We focus on maximizing the quality of your images in the Develop module, with a detailed explanation of each tool set, including the new selective control with the Adjustment brush. Learn how to set-up batch processing, round-trip editing of images from Lightroom into Adobe Photoshop CC, and working with virtual copies of your original files.   Class meets from 10:00 - 4:00 pm., Fee $245  August 20 & 21, 2022 - Two full days!   Class meets either at the Future Light Digital studio at Elk Park, Durango, or the Durango Community Recreation Center depending on class size.   Bring your own laptop.
Merely Players presents AS YOU LIKE IT
2:00pm / Merely Underground
All the world’s a stage in one of Shakespeare’s most enchanting comedies. Music and poetry escort romance into the Forest of Arden where best friends stick together and love notes grow on trees. Our playful production is filled with flirtatious disguise, witty encounters, inventive puppetry, original music, and some of Shakespeare’s most famous phrases. Professional out-of-town actors Erika Vetter, Adam Fontana, and Zachary Chiero appear as Rosalind, Orlando, and Touchstone, joining a company of experienced and talented locals in the show that gave Merely Players our name.   Preshow Plot chats are offered 45 minutes before each show begins and are included in the ticket price. The show is appropriate for the entire family.   Tickets: $30
Community Language Celebration
2:00pm / Rotary Park
Did you know that there are over 27 different languages spoken in La Plata County? We're coming together in celebration of these languages in our community with food from Nayarit, family activities, local speakers, and lots of music!   Hosted by the Community Language Resource Group and United Today, Stronger Tomorrow   Click here for more details:
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.
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