Events on this Day

 Tuesday, March 28th
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Departing from the Durango Depot, this excursion takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with incredible views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River while relaxing in heated coaches. Cascade Canyon is a destination like no other and is the perfect setting for a fire-side lunch, photo opportunities or a walk along the Animas River during your 60-minute layover. Spanning 26 miles each way, this 5.25 hour round trip experience is offered on select dates from November 19 through May 5. We recommend reserving your trip in advance online so that you have the best chance of securing your preferred seating.
Cowboy Tuesdays
12:00pm / Strater Hotel/Diamond Belle Saloon
Ready to Cowboy/Cowgirl up? Along with our friends from Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, True Western Roundup, and Durango Wild West Talent, The Belle and the Strater Hotel have brought back Cowboy Tuesdays!   Join us on Tuesdays from Noon - 3pm for drink and food specials and some fantastic entertainment - old west style! Yes that is Mike Leonard in the he and Bobbie Leonard and Scott Perez will be on The Belle stage for this first event. Fun fact - Mike Leonard started this fun tradition years ago and he was recently honored with a Strater Room Dedication! If you have a song, cowboy poem, or story you'd like to share, just let us know and we will put you up there to perform.
Gather Dinner Event
5:30pm / James Ranch Grill
The Gather Dinner event takes place every Tuesday evening 5:30pm-7:30pm Mid-October to the end of March. You are wowed with a four course, prefixed meal using as many local/regional ingredients as possible. During this culinary experience, you will be joined by two invited guests that have produced one or more of the ingredients on your plate that are going to share their journey in producing the ingredients we are privileged to serve that evening. This is a time to connect and honor our farmers, ranchers, producers, bakers and purveyors that go beyond what most of us can conceive in order to accomplish what they do. This memorable evening has limited seating. Prepaid Reservations only. Reservations are closed two days prior to event date for preparation time.
Slow Bluegrass Jam
5:30pm / Union Social House
Are you a beginner/intermediate acoustic music player looking to play more? This weekly jam is welcoming to all players, with a focus on slower tempo improvisation solos and chord changes. If you can play the I, IV and V chords in G, D and A then you know enough to play at this jam! A food truck and bar is onsite for dinner and drinks.
Partnering for Stewardship: Opportunities for Landowners
5:30pm / Durango Public Library
Learn about funding and partnership opportunities for private land stewardship projects from our agency partners:  Colorado Parks and Wildlife  Natural Resources Conservation Service  Colorado State Forest Service   Free, but please register!
Open Mic Night
7:00pm / Starlight Lounge
Open mic every tuesday, open to performers of all kinds and levels from beginners to experts. Support local live music!
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