Events on this Day

 Saturday, November 5th
59th Annual Ski Swap
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
More Than 10,000 Items to Choose From!   ? New and used Ski/ Snowboard equipment for sale at prices that cannot be beat. In addition to the vendors, local individuals will have their equipment for sale as well. Buyers will experience further bonus as they discover hiking gear, packs, car racks, and many other items.   ? SWAP PROCEEDS are used for community group donations, patrol medical supplies, patrol equipment, patroller training, facility maintenance and upgrades, and patrol uniforms.
Homebuyer Education Class in Durango
8:30am / Fort Lewis Campus Sitter Family Hall Room 710
Tired of renting? Join our Homebuyer Education Class. Learn what it takes to become a homeowner and gain access to local down payment assistance funds. Topics covered include: Budget, Credit, Insurance, Lending, Down payment Assistance Programs, Real Estate, Inspection, and Home Maintenance. Space is limited. To register please visit: www.homesfund.org.
Pumpkin and Leaf Drop-Off
9:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Event Center
Recycle your pumpkins and all those leaves!
Friends of the Library Book Sale
9:30am / Durango Public Library
Friends of the Durango Library book sale  $10 a bag, all proceeds benefit the
Will Work for Soup & Pasta Herding Trial
9:30am / SummerNy Ranch
Come watch amazing dogs and handlers run sheep through a course in this two round plus final herding competition to support the Pine River Shares Backpack program.   Guest Judge: Gail Gardener   Admission: 5 cans of chunky soup or 10 packets Knorrs (or equivalent) ready pasta or rice meals.   Unless competing, please leave your own dogs at home. They get way too excited when watching the dogs work. Thank you!
Thanksgiving Food Drive
10:00am / Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango
Benefiting The Durango Food Bank. Needed items: Pumpkin Pie Filling, Canned Cranberries, Instant Potatoes, Gift cards for families to buy a Turkey or ham, Gravy, Broth, Green Beans, Pie Crust Mix Drop off Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango
Fall Season Celebratory 5K
10:00am / Three Springs
10-10:45 a.m. - Girls on the Run Celebration Village  11 a.m. - Girls on the Run 5K   5K Celebration  Confidence through Accomplishment  Each season comes to an end with a celebratory 5K. This closing event gives program participants of all abilities a tangible sense of accomplishment. Crossing the finish line instills confidence through completion and is a joyful moment program participants always remember! Every child in our program receives a commemorative medal to celebrate this incredible achievement.
Anniversary Party
12:00pm / 11th Street Station
Food, Drinks and Live Music!
"I Lived in the Rico Depot"
1:00pm / Animas Museum
Please come join us for a live talk with Joanne Smith, author of "I Lived in the Rico Depot". Due to the sensitive copyrights of some of her photos, this talk will not be recorded, and no photos or videos will be allowed.    There is no charge, but donations are always welcome.
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.
Troupe 1096 Presents "Anastasia" - Understudy
7:00pm / 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.
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