Events on this Day

 Wednesday, November 16th
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.
Board of County Commissioners - Board Discussion Time
8:00am / La Plata County
Virtually and over the phone by Zoom Listen to the meeting, view agenda packet. Participate on Zoom as follows: Online (computer or smartphone): https://zoom.us/j/819094582 Or by telephone: Dial (if the first number is busy, try another number): US: +1 346 248 7799 +1 669 900 9128 +1 312 626 6799 +1 646 558 8656 +1 253 215 8782 +1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 819 094 582
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the partnership between New Mexico State University and Fort Lewis College
3:30pm / Center for Innovation ( 2nd floor Main Mall)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the partnership between New Mexico State University and Fort Lewis College. The FLC School of Business Administration and the Center for Innovation will be the new site host for the Arrowhead Center Studio G. What is Studio G? Studio G's mission is to help students start and grow businesses. Studio G builds a community of support for student entrepreneurs and assists to make entrepreneurship a viable and sustainable career path. Founded in 2011, Arrowhead Center's Studio G has worked with more than 3,300 student entrepreneurs. Studio G ventures have raised more than $9.8 million in investments and grants, and in the last year, those entrepreneurs hired more than 300 people. Studio G is available to students and recent alumni at 18 colleges and universities in New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado and one national laboratory.
Beverage Tastings
5:00pm / Animas Chocolate & Coffee Co.
Learn more about what we're crafting AND sample our incredible chocolate or beverages at our in-cafe tastings!    Join us every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm for a free, educational beverage tasting. These tastings are in-house trainings to educate our staff about our offerings and we love to have the public join us!   Beverage tastings may be coffee or espresso based, or might include alcohol such as spirits or wine; it all depends on what our staff is learning about that week!   Each week will be something different, whether we're tasting the difference between a cappuccino (or as we call it, The Claim Jumper) and a Harlot (otherwise known as a latte), or sampling a new cocktail we're considering for our cocktail & chocolate pairing menu.   No ticket or RSVP is necessary, simply join us in the cafe to sit in, enjoy some chocolate, and learn something new! Plus, don't forget: on the Wednesdays we aren't doing beverage tastings, we'll be doing chocolate tastings! Join us each Wednesday at 5:00 for an in-cafe tasting!
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!
Paint and Sip
5:30pm / Starlight Lounge
Painting with an instructor, all supplies are included.
S&M Trivia Night
6:00pm / Zia Cantina
November trivia night! The theme is "Friendsgiving", come in your best cocktail attire.
Author Talk & Book Signing: Craig Childs "Stone Desert"
6:00pm / Marias Bookshop
This new edition of a Craig Childs classic includes his original journal entries and pen-and-ink drawings inspired by the redrock desert of Canyonlands National Park.   Originally published over twenty-five years ago, Stone Desert brings the wonder and wildness of one of our nation's most geologically and culturally unique national parks to readers everywhere. With a new introduction by the author, this edition includes Craig Childs's original journal--written over a winter in Canyonlands National Park and complete with pen-and-ink sketches--from which Stone Desert originated. Join Childs as he hikes the high mesas, navigates the winding canyons, and witnesses the ancient rock art of Utah's most inscrutable and remote slickrock desert.
Holiday Craft Classes for Adults/Evenings
6:30pm / Artsy Crafty Studio
Join me in making festive and beautiful holiday decorations! All supplies included in price!
Geeks Who Drink
8:00pm / The Roost
Think its just trivia? Think again!
Karaoke Roulette
8:00pm / Starlight Lounge
Sing a song get a free shot!
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