Events on this Day

 Wednesday, September 27th
Daybreak Rotary Club of Durango
7:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds Pine Room
Curious about how the world's largest civic organization makes a difference in our world? Come join us and find out how together Rotarians around the world seek to eradicate polio, provide education, supply clean water and assist in disaster relief in a non-religious, non-political way. The Daybreak Club is know as the "hands on" club, making a difference together in Durango and beyond. Coffee provided!
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
Silverton Summer Train - Steam Locomotive
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this train while spending a nearly 2-hour layover in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. Departing from the Durango Depot, this trip takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River on your way to the historic mining town of Silverton. There will be up to three steam departures depending on the date. The Silverton Steam Train departs daily at 9:00AM 5/6/23-10/28/23, 8:15AM 8/14/23-10/14/23, and 9:45AM 9/1/23-10/14/23
Cats Meow Immersive Durango Scavenger Hunt
11:30am / Train Depot
Step into Durango, where something exciting awaits. Tara, your scavenger hunt game show host, will curate a unique adventure. Embark on an extraordinary journey with a twist! This is not your typical scavenger hunt; it's a creative and immersive departure from the ordinary. Come with an open mind, a big smile, and leave all expectations behind. Unleash your inner detective as you delve into the heart of Durango. Engage with friendly locals, discover intriguing tales of history and culture & capture the essence of the city in photos, videos & audio files. Whether you're a couple or part of a large group, this game is for everyone. Young or old, explorer or artist, it's designed to inspire & entertain all who love to discover and create. This is a perfect chance to connect with your teammates in a fun and light-hearted way. Let your imagination run wild, as you team up to unravel the missions. It's a co-creation between you and your interactive host,Durango itself & you, the hunters, making the experience truly unique. Experience this captivating way to explore a new place. The hunt is on, and adventure awaits you!   Team leader need Whats App on their phone for our game design. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased on the linked website.
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Video Marketing in the Modern World
12:00pm / TBK Bank
The Durango Chamber of Commerce presents Video Marketing in the Modern World with Ben Sorensen, of Ascent Digital.    Ben has always had a passion for marketing. In high school, Ben was DECA state champion in "Business Services Marketing" and a two-time national qualifier. After high school Ben attended Fort Lewis College, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a Minor in Economics. After graduating, he worked for a marketing agency for almost 9 years, before finally founding Ascent Digital in 2021. When he isn't helping businesses with their marketing, he is enjoying raising a family in Durango and enjoying all the area has to offer!    Ben also was recognized as the 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Durango Rocks Annual Awards event.    This "Lunch and Learn" will be packed with tactics you can launch at your office. See event website for full pricing and lunch options.
Great Garden Series: Tour of the Utilities Demo Garden
4:30pm / Durango Public Library
Join us at the Durango Public Library for some excellent garden-inspired programming! All programs are a partnership between the CSU Extension Office, Durango Botanic Gardens, and the library.
DPL Book Clubs
5:00pm / Durango Public Library
Explore a slice of local history through literature. Salone Italiano: The True Story of an Italian Immigrant Family's Struggles in Southwestern Colorado by Kay Niemann is the story of an immigrant family living in Silverton during its mining heyday at the beginning of the 20th century. Based almost entirely on letters written by the Sartore family to relatives back in Italy and illustrated with the family's historic photographs.    This event is part of the History Live program. Registration required.
Animas City Night Bazaar Oktoberfest
5:00pm / Union Social House
Animas City Night Bazaar presents Oktoberfest! Join the fun with costumes, beer, food and games!   Brat eating contest 5:30  Stein Holding 6:00  Costume Contest 6:30  Arm Wresting 7:00
Musically Speaking with the San Juan Symphony
6:00pm / Powerhouse Science Center
Free Event! Maestro Heuser will present an hour-long presentation and deep dive into our weekend concert EXUBERANCE. Learn the stories behind the music and ignite your concert experience. Wednesday's talk will focus on American composer Amy Beach and Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. A cash bar and complimentary appetizers will be available for your enjoyment.
Open Mic Night
7:00pm / EsoTerra Ciderworks
Hosted by Leigh and Ryan, providing a professional Bose sound system, mics and all cords. Just bring your instrument and desire to perform! Sign up begins at 6pm. See you there!
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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