Events on this Day

 Tuesday, February 13th
Economic Development Alliance Meeting
8:00am / Center for Innovation (Main Mall)
Be Part of the Conversation! At the heart of La Plata County's economic pulse, these gatherings are the most significant meetings in the county, fostering a dynamic space where business leaders, government officials, and visionaries unite to shape the future of our thriving community. This Month's updates will include: • Keren Chesser, Superintendent, Durango 9R School District • Dr. Nate Peach, Prof. of Economics, FLC • Chris Pearson, CEO, Agile Space Industries, Inc. • La Plata, Durango, Bayfield, and Ignacio governments This month's sponsor: Animas Surgical Hospital Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month for our Membership Meetings, where innovation meets collaboration. Doors open at 7:30 for food, coffee, and networking. Guests and visitors are welcome! The La Plata Economic Development Alliance is a non-profit dedicated to enabling La Plata County to be one of the most vital, vibrant communities in the country to live, work, learn, and play.
Mardi Gras
8:00am / Purgys
Party at Purg! New Orleans most iconic Carnival is hitting the slopes. Come see all the fun treats we've prepared for our guests.
Mardi Gras at Ts
11:00am / Ts Smokehouse & Grill
Come celebrate Mardi Gras with us!    We will have $8 Hurricanes all day and we will be serving Jambalaya, Etouffee, Cajun bbq Shrimp, Boudin Balls, Crawfishm and tasso hand pies, cajun meat pies smokes chicken and andouille sausage, shrimp bisque, poboys, bread pudding and king cake!!   Get here early to not miss out on your favorites. We will be close Ash Wednesday/Valentines Day so bring your sweetheart out on FAT TUESDAY!
Great Decisions discussion group
11:30am / Durango Public Library
From 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., the Great Decisions Durango will meet to discuss "Pandemic Preparedness." Moderator Mike Todt will present background materials and a film by the Foreign Policy Association, and lead participants in a discussion of the issues. The public is invited to attend this free discussion and participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch.
Cowboy Tuesdays
12:00pm / Strater Hotel/Diamond Belle Saloon
Join us for some good Western entertainment. Music, stories, cowboy poetry, and who knows what else. From noon to three at the Diamond Belle Saloon.    We also invite anyone with a Western poem, story, or song to join us on stage. Just check in with us when you arrive and we will put you up there. It is a good event to practice and have fun whether you are a professional, a novice, or anywhere in between.
Galentines Day Mini Sessions!
12:00pm / Sutcliffe Vineyards Tasting Room
Celebrate the love!   Please join us for a fun portrait session celebrating your relationship(s).   Despite its name, anyone and everyone can celebrate Galentine's Day. At its gooey heart, Galentine's Day is a celebration of friendship. Like the holiday it precedes, it's a day dedicated to showing the most important people in your life how much you care about them. It's corny. It's cheesy. And that's what makes it great.   So, get dolled up, grab a glass of bubbles, and shower your best friend(s), partner, coworkers, etc with love.
Build an On-Brand Square Website Workshop with Claire Attkisson
12:30pm / Durango Sustainable Goods
This is a hands-on workshop and requires that you bring your lap top and be ready to make every aspect of eCommerce easier for you and your customers. This workshop is perfect for entrepreneurs, small business owners, artists, and square point of sale (POS) users ready to create an on-brand website that connects to your Square POS.   The workshop will cover:  Square themes: New website themes give your on-brand design a head start. Whatever your brand, whatever your business, there's a theme waiting for you.   Considerations for setting up an on-brand website —from fonts, pictures, tone, content, and navigation   Sync all sides of your business: Seamless integration between Square Online and Square POS (point of sale) means you can efficiently manage online and in-store sales from a single unified system.   Create product categories on your website.   How to add new products (with pics and descriptions) to your POS so that they automatically populate on your website in the right category. Create product links for your social media posts.
How to Stay out of a Nursing Home
1:00pm / Durango Senior Center - Window Room
Next in the continuing free series at Durango Senior Center, we will talk about ways to avoid someone taking your decision-making abilities away through guardianship. Please join us!
MOMOrango
4:00pm / Sherpa Momo Ghar
Dive into a world of flavors with steaming hot MOMOs (House made authentic Himalayan Dumplings).   Show us your SKI Pass, get 20% OFF on all your favorite Momos.    Happening every Tuesday at Sherpa Momo Ghar located behind Union Social House at 3062 Main Ave.
Slow Bluegrass Jam
5:30pm / General Palmer
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!
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!
Merely Players presents Small Mouth Sounds
7:00pm / Merely Underground
A Luminous play by Beth Wohl  Tickets $26-30
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