Events on this Day

 Wednesday, March 29th
Board of County Commissioners - Board Discussion Time
8:30am / Virtually and over the phone by Zoom
Participate on Zoom as follows:   Online (computer or smartphone):    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
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.
Gentle Hatha Yoga with modifications
9:00am / Florida Grange
Come join us for 50+ Yoga with Chair Assist at our neighborhood Florida Mesa Grange! Participants develop a sense of community by practicing together!   The class will be every Wednesday at 9 a.m. The class will be for men and women in mid-life who are active and in reasonable good health. Beginners are welcome. We will focus on stretching, strengthening and balance along with warm-ups, sun salutations and yoga poses.   Cost: $65.00 for 10 punch pass; $9.00 drop-in  Bring your yoga mat, if available two blocks and two blankets.
Yang Style Tai Chi
9:30am / Durango Senior Center
Originating in ancient China, tai chi is an effective exercise for health of the mind and body. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and its health benefits can soon be realized. For many, it continues as a life long journey.   Yang Style is one of the five main styles of Tai Chi and the most well known in the U.S.. In this class we will introduce and practice the basic principles that make Tai Chi so unique and beneficial. We will learn the movements of the 24 short form. This practice has been known to help improve balance, strength, coordination and flexibility.    Denise Lane is a certified Tai Chi instructor. She has been practicing Tai Chi for many years and teaching it since the late 1990's.
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Marketing Your Events with Confidence
12:00pm / TBK Bank
Marketing Your Events with Confidence with Psyche Digital Marketing. This "Lunch and Learn" will be packed with tactics you can launch right in the workshop.   Join Psyche Digital for a lunch hour packed with actionable tips and tricks for event marketing! You'll learn how to drive attendance, engage your audience, and measure your event's success in helping you achieve your goals.   We'll cover the essential strategies for event promotion, including social media, email marketing, website or other event information hub must-haves, and more. You'll discover how to leverage your existing network to boost attendance and maximize your return on investment.   And of course, we'll talk about how to measure the success of your events and use that data to improve your marketing strategy. You'll learn how to track attendance, engagement, and lead generation, and how to use those metrics to make data-driven decisions.   Don't miss this opportunity to supercharge your event marketing skills.
Mexican Logger Release Party
5:00pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Join us for the unofficial start to patio season with the Mexican Logger release. Live music by Baracutanga. Enjoy beer and food specials!
VFW Post 4031 Vietnam Veterans 50th Commemoration Dinner
5:00pm / VFW Post 4031
March 29th is National Vietnam Veterans Day. VFW Point 4031 will hold a Dinner to Commemorate 50 years since the Vietnam War. In particular this year's Dinner Commemorates 50 years since 1973 when the Vietnam War ended and our POWs were returned. The Dinner is being catered by Serious Texas BBQ and A & L Coors.    The Dinner will begin at 5:00 PM and will end at 9:00PM. The Dinner is open to all Veterans regardless of where and when they served. The public is most welcome to the Dinner to help WELCOME HOME our Vietnam Veterans. The Dinner is free however donations would be much appreciated.
Extraordinary Woman Award Dinner
5:30pm / DoubleTree Hotel
The Women's Resource Center has made a tradition of recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of La Plata County women during Women's History Month. The national 2023 theme is, "Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories," so we will be honoring a local storyteller this year. Join us for a lovely dining experience!
Develop Your Psychic and Intuitive Abilities
5:30pm / Body and Soul Healing
This fun 5 week class (a psychic skills celebration!) includes techniques and practice with Remote Viewing (recieving impressions about a distant or unseen location), Psychometry (reading the energy of sentimental objects), Telepathy (sending and receiving throughts), Aura Reading (you'll read each other's aura), Mediumship (talking to loved ones and Spiritual Guides on the other side) and a Group Past Life Regression where you'll experience a previous lifetime and gain valuable insight to help you in your life now.    We'll use "intuitive play" exercises to access and explore all these areas. This is a great sampler where you will develop a variety of intutive and psychic skills in a fun and natural way.    Class is held locally in Durango and for those in other places through zoom. If you're interested in doing this class long distance, you'll need 2 people at your location to participate. Let me know if you're interested in this option and we'll talk in advance about how it will work.    Class cost is $150 for the 5-week class.
Let's Talk Little…Olga Little with Gay Kiene
5:30pm / Durango Public Library
In honor of Women's History Month, Let's Talk Little. Olga Little that is. Olga Schaaf Little was a renowned jack packer. She saved animals, mines and men. For thirty years she led her burro team with much needed supplies into the La Plata Mountain mines and brought out silver and gold ore, often where men dared not go. Gay Kiene from the Animas Museum will share Olga's adventurous story.
Balancing the Life: 6 Week of Mindful Living
5:30pm / Myah Mindfulness
Do you wish to explore your typical and habitual responses to the difficulties of life and to cultivate resources in order to become a warm and supportive friend to yourself? Join us to learn how to reduce stress and anxiety and feel emotionally centered, and to become more resilient to life challenges.    Cost: Sliding Scale - $150 - $250
Animas Museums Lets Talk Little…Olga Little
5:30pm / Durango Public Library
In honor of Women's History Month, Let's Talk Little. Olga Little that is. Gay Kiene from the Animas Museum will share Olga's adventurous story. No reservations are needed and there is no charge. For more information:
Henhouse Prowlers with Allie Kral
8:00pm / Animas City Theatre
THE HENHOUSE PROWLERS ARE BLUEGRASS AMBASSADORS  Founded 18 years ago with the simple desire to play original and powerful bluegrass, this quartet now finds themselves at the intersection of performance, diplomacy and education. On Stage, the group's enthralling performances give audiences a sense of how much they love what they do. On Record including their 2021 release and ninth full length album, The Departure - the band explores their collective life experiences through songwriting and intricate instrumentation. While bluegrass is the undeniable foundation of the Prowlers music, the band bends and squeezes the traditional form into a sound all their own.   Working with the U.S. State Department and under their own nonprofit, BLUEGRASS AMBASSADORS the Prowlers have toured over 25 countries across the globe. The group's experiences with people and musicians across Africa, Asia, Europe, and The Middle East have shaped the band's world view and broadened the group's direction towards bridging cultural gaps with music, educational programs and workshops. Using traditional American music as a foundation, connecting folk music and cultures the world over, the Prowlers incorporate international elements into their already robust repertoire of unique traditional American music.   Whether performing live or presenting workshops, and wherever they are, the Henhouse Prowlers find and spread the commonality we share as human beings through the universal language of music.   You can feel it at every show.
Karaoke Roulette
8:00pm / Starlight Lounge
Sing a song get a free shot!
Geeks Who Drink
8:00pm / The Roost
Think its just trivia? Think again!
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