Events on this Day

 Sunday, February 4th
Snowdown La Pata County Search And Rescue Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction
7:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Eat yummy pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and juice while supporting our local heros, La Plata County Search and Rescue. Come to our breakfast and we’ll come to your rescue!  Event Cost: $10 Adults, $6 Children (7-10), Under 6 FREE
First Tracks Brunch Experience
7:30am / Dantes Backside Bistro
We’re offering the opportunity for a limited number of guests to board Lift 1 at 7:30 am and ski a few laps on Lift 3 before the mountain opens. Celebrate at the Backside Bistro afterwards with Champagne, warm pastries and a plated brunch, served up fresh.
Snowdown Balloon Rally and Mass Ascension
8:00am / Animas Valley
This spectacular event features a beautiful display of colorful hot air balloons ascending in the early morning frost. Enjoy the beauty of seeing balloons climb skyward and float down the Animas Valley. The Saturday Mass Ascension will be held adjacent to the railroad tracks on HWY 550 N. What a way to wake up! Many thanks to the Durango & Silverton RR, the General Palmer and Basin Coop. See also Sunday 8 AM.  Event Criteria: Pilots by invitation; Sponsors: first 20 applicants
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Numerous departure times! Please check the website for more details! This unforgettable roundtrip excursion departs from Durango and journeys to Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and the snowclad peaks of the Rocky Mountains of southwest Colorado.
Veteran Benefit Breakfast - Open to Public
9:00am / VFW Post 4031
Great opportunity to support your local veterans while enjoying a delicious breakfast! Open to the public, this event is held every 1st & 3rd Sunday. Donations of only $9 for adults, $8 for veterans, and $6 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans!
Demo Days
9:00am / Ski Beach at Purg
Demo the latest and greatest gear from brands like Salomon, Volkl, Blizzard, Fischer, Meier, Head, K2, Dynastar, Rossignol, Atomic, Voile, DPS, Black Crows, and more! Participating shops: Pine Needle MountaineeringBackcountry Experience2nd Ave SportsThe Boarding HausSki Barn
Snowdown Cornhole Tournament
10:00am / American Legion Post 28
The ever-popular cornhole tournament returns! May the boards be portals to good vibes, and the bags float through the air like love-infused clouds! ACA Rules will govern all scoring and outcomes. Single elimination. Bracket of 32 teams. Must be 21+. .   <strong>Event Coordinators:</strong> Gene 970-903-6577, Yolanda 970-769-9490  <strong>Entry Cost:</strong> $25  <strong>Prizes!</strong>
Snowdown Worship - The Power of Story
10:00am / First Presbyterian Church
A worship service exploring the power of peace and love. All ages welcome.  Event Cost: FREE
Valentine Card Class
10:00am / Artsy Crafty Studio (Smiley Building Art Room)
Spread the love to your special Valentine, Galentine, or anybody who could use a little hug. Come create 4 unique, customizable cards bursting with love and affection!
Board Game Sundays
2:00pm / Lola's Place
Join us every Sunday afternoon when Guild House Games brings loads of board games to Lola's Place for your pleasure! Compete in your favorite game or try a new one! Meet new friends and enjoy a taco and beverage! It's so easy...just show up and we do the rest!
Snowdown - Leap Frog Slushie Slam
2:00pm / EsoTerra Ciderworks
Groovy times are ahead, man! It's the Leap Frog Slushie Slam at EsoTerra Ciderworks, and we're calling on teams of two, from the young to the young at heart, to join us in this far-out winter escapade.   Here's the deal: you and your partner, leapfrogging, all while sipping on a frosty apple juice slushie. It's a test of unity, balance, and spreading those good vibes. We'll time your journey, and the fastest duo will be hailed as the lords of the leap.   This event is open to all ages, so bring your circle, your kids, and your inner flower child. For $6, you'll be armed with a slushie to slam!
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