Events on this Day

 Thursday, September 29th
Share Your Garden Thursdays!
8:30am / Animas Valley Grange (just north of the hot springs)
Gathers produce to distribute to those in need in our community. Bring your extra veggies and fruit to help out.
Start-up Stretch and Flex
12:00pm / Center for Innovation
Learn how to create graphics for your digital campaigns.
Sustainable Back to School Social
3:00pm / Durango Sustainable Goods
The new Durango Sustainable Goods store in the Smiley Building (studio 12) is celebrating back to school with a weekly sustainable social event every Thursday in August and September. Bring the whole family and enjoy local tea, cookie, and ice-cream tastings, plus sustainable school product prizes and giveaways!
Volunteer Advocate Hotline Training
4:00pm / Alternative Horizons
AH supports and empowers survivors of domestic violence. Alternative Horizons is currently looking for volunteer advocates, to staff our 24-Hour hotline, including those who are bi-lingual. This is a mobile opportunity. All you need is a phone and a private confidential space to take a call. Make a difference in the lives of others, join us for a free, comprehensive training.    Next Volunteer Training, September 20th through Oct 4th. Training will be held on Fort Lewis campus. For more information call the office at 970-247-4374 or email volunteer coordinator at advocacy-services@alternativehorizons.org. Go to our website https://alternativehorizons.org/get-involved/#volunteer
Durango Film presents the 2022 Manhattan Short Film Festival
4:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Durango Film is proud to present the 25th Annual Manhattan Film Festival. This global Oscar® qualifying film festival is a cinematic treat. If you like international films, this festival is for you! Durango and Cortez are two of over 500 cities spanning six continents who get to share in this experience. Global audiences will vote for best picture and best actor.    Sept 29 | 4pm & 7pm | Durango Arts Center | 802 E 2nd Av Sept 30 | 7pm | Sunflower Theatre - Cortez | 8 E Main
Thursday Extreme Art With An Emphasis on DAC Theater Productions - Middle/High School
4:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Each session students will discover fun and different mediums and concepts while creating extremely unique art projects! This class will focus on designing, painting, sculpture and prop techniques with an emphasis on correct shading, values, textures, and color.   September- Odd and Unusual Theater Posters and props, October - Halloween Extreme, November and December - We will celebrate DAC's Theater Production by creating posters, paintings and theater sets!   Create and become involved with DAC Theater Production of "We Will Rock You!" Theater Tickets are included with the class price. The classes offer fun, non competitive opportunities to explore new skills and individual expression.
Ska-BQ: The Jelly Bellys
5:00pm / Ska Brewing
Join us for live music each Thursday this summer in our beer garden. Food and beer specials!
Thrasher Thursdays
5:00pm / Durango Skate Park
All ages and experience welcome!
Live music with Rob Webster
6:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Tonight we will be having amazing dinner and drink specials all night long as well as some live entertainment out on our beautiful spacious patio. so come on down to the best steakhouse in the 4 corners.   RSVP 970-259-0940
Magical Art and Happiness
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Build your skill during a 10-week art introduction workshop for anyone who needs to leave their mental stress and anxiety behind. Progressive genre introductions of drawing in pencil and charcoal, ceramic clay, soft pastels, and acrylic paints.   Leave your mental stress and anxiety behind and get lost in various arts!
Durango Cowboy Gathering Premiere Performer Dave Stamey
6:00pm / Durango VFW Hall
Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer and a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He has been voted seven times Entertainer of the Year, seven times Male Performer of the Year and five times Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association, and received the Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists. Cowboys and Indians magazine has called him "the Charlie Russell of Western Music." Western Horseman declared his "Vaquero Song" to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time. In November of 2016 Dave was inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame. He's delighted audiences in 23 states and finds that he prefers this to being stomped by angry horses. Do not miss out on the opportunity to see the performer who True West magazine named the Best Living Solo Musician 4 years in a row! Two shows: 6:00 and 8:30 p.m. Get your tickets now! https:/www.tix.com/ticket-sales/DurangoCowboyGathering/4678/event/1280871
'The Apricot Dumpling Gang' - Western Variety Show with a Twist
6:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
It's a play! It's a variety show! A youthful gang tries to foil a bank robbery. The Featured Performers from the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be on hand to give you an evening filled with music and laughter. Entrance next to the Ore House Restaurant on College Drive. Cash bar. Children 12 and under are Free with an adult. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.    Doors open at 5:00 pm - Show starts at 6:00 pm.
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us in the Carver Family Plaza for Trivia night every Thursday. Our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round and a music round. $5 suggested team donations. Cash bar available.
Durango Film presents the 2022 Manhattan Short Film Festival
7:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Durango Film is proud to present the 25th Annual Manhattan Film Festival. This global Oscar® qualifying film festival is a cinematic treat. If you like international films, this festival is for you! Durango and Cortez are two of over 500 cities spanning six continents who get to share in this experience. Global audiences will vote for best picture and best actor.    Sept 29 | 4pm & 7pm | Durango Arts Center | 802 E 2nd Av Sept 30 | 7pm | Sunflower Theatre - Cortez | 8 E Main
Merely Players presents AS YOU LIKE IT
7:00pm / 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
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