Events on this Day

 Saturday, January 21st
Homebuyer Education Class in Durango
8:30am / Fort Lewis Campus
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:
Japanse Bokkendo & Jodo
9:00am / DSBK Dojo
Bokkendo (wooden sword) and jodo (short staff) date back to medieval Japan's samurai society. Training in these ancient arts offers people in the modern world a taste of bushido, or the warrior's path to a robust spirit and unbeatable mindset. Develop greater strength, balance, coordination, and poise. Beginners are as welcome as experienced practitioners. For 20 years, DSBK has provided fun-filled training experiences open to everyone.
Purgatory Classic Ski Team Race
9:00am / Purgatory Resort
Come watch some impressive skiing during this 5-day USSA Super G and Giant Slalom race event.   Wednesday is a training day and "Flight School" with Super G training runs on Upper Hades and "flight training" on Pandemonium.   Thursday is the official sanctioned Super G training day.   Saturday and Sunday are the Giant Slalom race days. This event is open to registered USSA competitors of all ages.   These races are great for spectating and allow ample opportunity to watch the competition unfold.
Argentine Tango Workshops
10:00am / Groove U DStudio
Join us as an individual or with a partner. Durango is having a resurgence of it's vibrant Tango community. Come and learn this sensuous dance with foundations in hugging and walking.   Absolute Beginner Intensive Saturday 10:00am- 12:30 pm  Continuing Beginner IntensivesSaturday 2:00pm-4:30 pm (and/or) Sunday 11:00am-1:30pm
Intro to Tie-Dye Workshop
12:30pm / 11th Street Station
Join us for our upcoming "Intro to Tie-Dye" Workshop on January 21st, from 12:30-1:30pm at 11th Street Station. We'll be covering all the basics, as well as sharing our tips and tricks for making awesome one-of-a-kind wearable art!    "Give it a Try!" Tie-Dye Company believes that art is essential to our wellbeing, and that, by creating art together, we can grow together. Plus, you get a one-of-a-kind tie-dyed item that YOU MADE, you really can't beat that!   This workshop is great for persons aged 8 and up, but please note that participants under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian present for the duration of the event. More information about this event can be found in the listing. Feel free to send us any questions at!
Snow Science and Social
1:00pm / Andrews Lake Winter Parking Lot
Love to play in the snow? Want to learn more about winter in the San Juans? Join SJMA and Mountain Studies Institute for our special winter hike series, Snow Science & Social! Back by popular demand, these snowshoe hikes are a great opportunity to explore the snowy landscape and learn more about winter in the San Juans.   On select weekends this winter, our education team will host snowshoe interpretive hikes from 1-3 pm, then welcome you back to our new mobile basecamp in the Andrews Lake Winter Parking Lot for a bonfire, hot drinks, and good conversation. Topics will include forest ecology, watersheds, climate change, and the future of snowpack in the San Juans.    These popular events are FREE to the public, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Snowdown Kids Follies
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Durango's youth are jumping on the DAC stage to show off their incredible talent! Join us to see singing, dancing, and even more fun acts!
Art and Craft Classes for Adults and Teens
2:30pm / Artsy Crafty Studio - Smiley Building Art Room
No time to take a series of classes? No problem! Now you can take a fun, single class and knock out a beautiful project on a Saturday afternoon! We will hand paint a large Market Tote and do our bit for the climate now that paper plastic bags will be discouraged in Colorado. I will show you how to free hand a pretty abstract design, or create your own original design. You can also use my stencils if you like!
Modelo Party and Giveaway
3:00pm / Purgys Patio
Join us for a party at Purgy's with Cerveza Modelo and some more great giveaways!   Anyone who shows up can get a raffle ticket. Drawing will occur toward the end of the event. Cheers!
Live Music
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
At the historic Strater hotel!
Live Music
5:30pm / Diamond Belle
Grab a drink, enjoy some food while listening to live music!
Salsa Dance night
6:30pm / Starlight Lounge
Salsa dancing and instruction
Snowdown Kids Follies
7:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Durango's youth are jumping on the DAC stage to show off their incredible talent! Join us to see singing, dancing, and even more fun acts!
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