Events on this Day

 Saturday, November 12th
Pastiche Art Exhibit
7:00am / The Smiley Building
pas.tiche  /pa'steSH, pä'steSH/  -an artistic work in a style that imitates that of another work, artist, or period.   7 artists interpreted 8 works of art ranging from Matisse and Van Gogh to more contemporary artists in a variety of media.   Bethany Bachmann  Cindy Coleman  Linda Geer  Janet Kenna   Amanda Preston Araujo  Jenny Treanor  Amy Vaclav  Upstairs gallery at the Smiley Building. Drinks and snacks provided.
Silver Bracelet with Stone
10:00am / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 6 hour class, hosted by the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club, students will learn beginning jewelry making techniques to make a beautiful sterling silver bracelet with a showy stone. Lessons include bracelet measurement, sawing, forming, soldering, bezel making, stone setting and metal stamping.   This is a one day class. Choose either Saturday November 12 or Sunday November 13.    All materials are provided and the class fee is $150. This class is team taught by Jama Crawford and Nancy Holman. To register, please email Walk ins are not allowed due to limited space.
What a Girl Wants Expo
10:00am / Fort Lewis College Student Union Ballroom
What A Girl Wants Expo is an event featuring all things of interest to women - jewelry, hair and nails, cosmetics, clothing and accessories, sports & outdoor, health and fitness, food, home decor, self-improvement, home, business leadership, and so much more!    This event is welcoming to trans, nonbinary, and everyone who identifies as a women in any way that is significant to them.   Tickets are $8 and can be purchased online or at the door. A portion of ticket sales will be going to Durango SASO.    Are you interested in becoming a vendor, sponsor, or have additional advertising in the event guide? Reach out to Georgiana Hallock at
BBQ and Cornhole Tournament
11:00am / Durango Harley-Davidson
Make your plans and come out and support Blue Star Moms of Durango at Durango Harley-Davidson and have some BBQ brisket from Bootleg BBQ and Mac-n-Cheese from Laura's Artisan along with a yummy roll and drink.   Love to play cornhole? Well, you can join the cornhole tournament sponsored by Southern Rockies Cornhole for some fun prizes.
Build a Bong with Mr. B
1:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Three classes! 1 - 3pm, 4 - 6pm and 7 - 9pm!    It's happening again! Mr. B is back to help you get ready for those long holidays with relatives or those cold winter nights without much to do by helping you make your very own custom smoking apparatus.   Come get your hands dirty as you create unique and functional pipes, bubblers, bongs or any other smoking related pottery your heart desires using slab-building techniques!    Enjoy happy hour drinks, spend time with community artists, and most importantly hand-build a clay smoking device to use for years to come. You will then glaze your piece using a variety of colors. Look for an email telling you when your piece is ready for pick-up and use. Perfect for a stoner couple date idea, a great way to hang out or simply make new friends while you build the piece of your dreams. With two days of classes you'll have plenty of chances to join the fun!   No Experience Necessary! Beginners Welcome!
The Rio Grande Southern
1:00pm / Zoom
Join us for the Animas Museum's Second Saturday Series Seminar. Local historians Charles DiFerdinando and Susan Jones will provide a short history of Durango's other narrow-gauge railroad, the Rio Grande Southern. (Catalog number 00.48.21, photo of an RGS train over the Lightner Creek Trestle taken by Robert Heinich) There is no charge for the webinar which will be recorded, but registration is required at
Troupe 1096 Presents "Anastasia"
2:00pm / Durango High School Auditorium
Inspired by the beloved films, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.   With its opulent settings, dazzling costumes, and a soaring score including the song favorites from the hit animated film, "Journey to the Past" and "Once Upon a December," ANASTASIA is the spectacular new musical about discovering who you are and defining who you're meant to be.
Live Music
5:00pm / Diamond Belle
Grab a drink, enjoy some food while listening to live music!
Live Music
5:00pm / The Office Spiritorium
At the historic Strater hotel!
Merely Players presents The Half-Life of Marie Curie
7:00pm / Merely Underground
The true story of two extraordinary women by Lauren Gunderson   Tickets $30
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea
7:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Two wounded souls meet in a bar somewhere in the Bronx. Roberta is a divorced, single mother who carries an enormous burden. Danny is a working-class bruiser who constantly gets into fights. Initially seated at two different tables in the bar, these characters begin a conversation that leads to an unlikely connection.   THIS PRODUCTION INCLUDES MATURE CONTENT INCLUDING ADULT LANGUAGE, VIOLENCE, AND CONVERSATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE   House opens 30 minutes before listed show time.
Capitol Comedy
7:30pm / Community Concert Hall at FLC
With the retirement of The Capitol Steps another party must take its place. The latest hit in political satire that is hilarious, insightful and hits the left, right, and everything in-between.
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