June 2021 Events

 Tuesday, June 1st
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Class is open to all-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Durango Fiesta Days Summer Carnival
5:00pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
Frazier Shows Summer Carnival during Durango Fiesta Days!   Buy tickets online, save $3
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Sean O’Brien
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Wednesday, June 2nd
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Wake up with Wrinkle - Environment Nonprofit Networking
8:30am / Virtual through the Community Foundation
Gather for an hour-long connection with nonprofit leaders in the animal protection sector.   Join the Community Foundation as we convene nonprofit networking.   Ask questions and learn recovery techniques  Share advice and challenges  Connect with colleagues — we are better together  Come ready to engage and participate fully.   Who gets the conversation started?  Briggen   Who shares their experiences, challenges and successes?  You!   Who listens and participates in an open forum to learn from one another and improve your sector?  You!   Who connects with sector leaders and builds helpful networking relationships?  You!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Durango Fiesta Days Summer Carnival
5:00pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
Frazier Shows Summer Carnival during Durango Fiesta Days!   Buy tickets online, save $3
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Jeff Solon Jazz
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Live Jazz On The Patio
Dance Class
7:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
West Coast Swing, not to be confused with Western or Country Swing, is a thrilling, creative, partner dance that goes with a wide variety of music. Introduction, Basics, and Beyond Basic classes are available.   Pre-registration with a partner required. Register at westslopewesties.com
 Thursday, June 3rd
Animas River Days
8:00am / Various Events
Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local's favorite costumed river parade.   The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! We are partnering with ?San Juan Citizen's Alliance and other local conservation groups to help you learn about how you can get involved in keeping our local rivers healthy and safe.   We are committed to healthy rivers and healthy people. This is why we have made the commitment to be a Zero Waste event by 2022. Please read more about how you can help us: https://www.animasriverdays.com/zero-waste.html.  
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Rabies Vaccine Clinic
10:00am / La Plata County Humane Society
Our community Rabies Vaccine Clinic will be held on Thursday, June 3rd from 10am – 2pm at LPCHS for La Plata, Montezuma and Archuleta County residents. .  – Rabies vaccination cost $25.  – You may request other vaccinations if needed at an additional cost..  To sign up here. Submit the form and a team member will call you to schedule an appointment. You will also be provided the opportunity to license your dog(s) at time of appointment..  **Payment is due at time of scheduling.**
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Ska-BQ!
5:30pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Ska-BQ Returns with live music every Thursday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. $3 mainline pints and food specials.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Jose Villareal
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Bear Smart Speaker Series: Gillan Sanders
6:30pm / Virual
As part of their online speaker series, Bear Smart Durango presents Gillian Sanders, who will discuss how to use electric fencing to deter bears from chicken coops, beehives, fruit trees and more. Registration is required. Visit bearsmartdurango for more info and to register.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything. Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)—or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Winning teams get bar cash and other prizes. Bonus questions sprinkled throughout the quiz will net you additional goodies. But mostly it’s about establishing your dominance—or at least pleasantly surprising yourself. You’re into that, right?
 Friday, June 4th
Animas River Days
8:00am / Various Events
Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local's favorite costumed river parade.   The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! We are partnering with ?San Juan Citizen's Alliance and other local conservation groups to help you learn about how you can get involved in keeping our local rivers healthy and safe.   We are committed to healthy rivers and healthy people. This is why we have made the commitment to be a Zero Waste event by 2022. Please read more about how you can help us: https://www.animasriverdays.com/zero-waste.html.  
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Free Mulch!
9:00am / Van Dal Dump site
Free mulch! The city will give away mulch until it is gone, FRI, JUNE 4 and SAT, JUNE 5 at the Van Dal Dump Site at the top of Tech Center Drive.    There will be a loader to help load mulch into personal vehicles and trailers 9am-3pm or material may be hand loaded by residents.
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Class is open to all-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Thee Fearless Peasants at Gazpacho!
5:00pm / Gazpacho New Mexican Cooking y Catina
Witness the spectacle of TFP as they deliver their own brand of Folk, Incorrect Bluegrass and Rock & Roll!   The second set will include their ever unpredictable, "Science Fiction Review." This band is nuts!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
High Country Hustle - Early Show SOLD OUT
6:00pm / Animas City Theatre
Animas City Theatre & Prohibition Herb Present High Country Hustle   High Country Hustle is a high energy bluegrass group out of Durango, Colorado.   21+ (minors under the age of 21 will not be permitted entry) $20 + fees per ticket (due to our 50 person limited capacity, the Animas City Theatre must increase ticket prices to cover cost of artist and production, thanks for understanding and your support)   50 person capacity, social distance shows   Early Show: Doors 6:00pm / Show 6:45pm-8:00pm   Tickets will be sold as a table package, for example, a table for four will cost $80+fees ($20+fees per ticket) guest will be allowed to dance at their designated table/space, intermingling with other groups will not be permitted at this time. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis, all tables on the dance floor are standing room only, tables in the balcony will be seated. Please arrive with your complete group to be escorted to your table.   All Animas City Theatre Covid-19 protocol will be listed on the ticketing website when ticket link goes live.   PLEASE BE KIND!   The Animas City Theatre has been closed for all events for over a year, and we ask that all attendees please be kind to our staff and to each other, we look forward to the time when we can have full capacity shows with no social distancing or mask regulations, but for the time being the Animas City Theatre will be following ALL state and local Covid-19 restrictions, events that host ten or more people will have mask mandates.
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Music, food and wine. Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms.
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
6:30pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Movie in the Park - The Lion King (2019 version)
8:00pm / Buckley Park
The Movie in the Park Series is FREE to the community thanks to our local sponsors. Join us to watch family friendly movies and classics on a 20' movie screen!   Bring your blankets, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a night at the movies together under the stars.   Popcorn and beverages will be available for purchase at each event. But feel welcome to bring your own meal and snacks.   Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset with seating beginning at 7:45pm.   View movie titles, dates and locations here: https://www.durangogov.org/1091/Community-Special-Events
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
High Country Hustle - Late Show SOLD OUT
9:00pm / Animas City Theatre
Animas City Theatre & Prohibition Herb Present High Country Hustle   High Country Hustle is a high energy bluegrass group out of Durango, Colorado.   21+ (minors under the age of 21 will not be permitted entry) $20 + fees per ticket (due to our 50 person limited capacity, the Animas City Theatre must increase ticket prices to cover cost of artist and production, thanks for understanding and your support)   50 person capacity, social distance shows   Late Show: Doors 9:00pm / Show 9:45pm-11:00pm   Tickets will be sold as a table package, for example, a table for four will cost $80+fees ($20+fees per ticket) guest will be allowed to dance at their designated table/space, intermingling with other groups will not be permitted at this time. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis, all tables on the dance floor are standing room only, tables in the balcony will be seated. Please arrive with your complete group to be escorted to your table.   All Animas City Theatre Covid-19 protocol will be listed on the ticketing website when ticket link goes live.   PLEASE BE KIND!   The Animas City Theatre has been closed for all events for over a year, and we ask that all attendees please be kind to our staff and to each other, we look forward to the time when we can have full capacity shows with no social distancing or mask regulations, but for the time being the Animas City Theatre will be following ALL state and local Covid-19 restrictions, events that host ten or more people will have mask mandates.
 Saturday, June 5th
Animas River Days
8:00am / Various Events
Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local's favorite costumed river parade.   The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! We are partnering with ?San Juan Citizen's Alliance and other local conservation groups to help you learn about how you can get involved in keeping our local rivers healthy and safe.   We are committed to healthy rivers and healthy people. This is why we have made the commitment to be a Zero Waste event by 2022. Please read more about how you can help us: https://www.animasriverdays.com/zero-waste.html.  
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
Celebrating 25 years!   Buy Your Produce in our Open Air Market from the Farmer that Grew it.  Connecting Local Agriculture with the Community.  Vegetables, Meat, Honey, Jewelry, Fruit, Eggs, Cheese, Ceramics, Mushrooms  Fresh Made Ready to Eat Meals
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Free Mulch!
9:00am / Van Dal Dump site
Free mulch! The city will give away mulch until it is gone, FRI, JUNE 4 and SAT, JUNE 5 at the Van Dal Dump Site at the top of Tech Center Drive.    There will be a loader to help load mulch into personal vehicles and trailers 9am-3pm or material may be hand loaded by residents.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Ceramic Saturdays
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org
Ceramic Saturdays
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org
Ceramic Saturdays
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
6:30pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
 Sunday, June 6th
Animas River Days
8:00am / Various Events
Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local's favorite costumed river parade.   The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! We are partnering with ?San Juan Citizen's Alliance and other local conservation groups to help you learn about how you can get involved in keeping our local rivers healthy and safe.   We are committed to healthy rivers and healthy people. This is why we have made the commitment to be a Zero Waste event by 2022. Please read more about how you can help us: https://www.animasriverdays.com/zero-waste.html.  
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
The Durango Flea Market is an open-air market open to the public every Sunday from the first weekend of May through the first weekend of November.    We are only closed during Memorial Day weekend and the second Sunday in August during the La Plata County Fair.    We are conveniently located on North Main Avenue in the La Plata County Fairgrounds parking lot. Plenty of free parking for shoppers! You'll find great deals on just about everything under the sun: antiques, housewares, clothing & jewelry, toys, sporting goods, food and who knows what else!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Veterans 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 of the month from 9 AM to 11 AM at the VFW Post 4031. Donations of only $8 for adults, $7 for veterans, and $5 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
4:00pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
 Monday, June 7th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Camp Creative (Kids Summer Art Camp) Session 1
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Room 21
School is almost out for the summer and Dancing Spirit is excited to be gearing up for Camp Creative!   What: A week long, in-person Art Camp with daily games, activities, arts & crafts and of course, a lunch break to visit with friends.   Cost: $120 per session (If you sign up for all three sessions, total cost will only be $300. Payment due on/before the first class)   Other Information: Each student needs to bring a water bottle and a sack lunch each day. Please be aware that we will be spending time outside each day, so jackets are required and sunscreen is recommended. For information on COVID Safety Requirements, please visit us online.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Register for Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**
 Tuesday, June 8th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Camp Creative (Kids Summer Art Camp) Session 1
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Room 21
School is almost out for the summer and Dancing Spirit is excited to be gearing up for Camp Creative!   What: A week long, in-person Art Camp with daily games, activities, arts & crafts and of course, a lunch break to visit with friends.   Cost: $120 per session (If you sign up for all three sessions, total cost will only be $300. Payment due on/before the first class)   Other Information: Each student needs to bring a water bottle and a sack lunch each day. Please be aware that we will be spending time outside each day, so jackets are required and sunscreen is recommended. For information on COVID Safety Requirements, please visit us online.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Leah Orlikowski
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Wednesday, June 9th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Camp Creative (Kids Summer Art Camp) Session 1
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Room 21
School is almost out for the summer and Dancing Spirit is excited to be gearing up for Camp Creative!   What: A week long, in-person Art Camp with daily games, activities, arts & crafts and of course, a lunch break to visit with friends.   Cost: $120 per session (If you sign up for all three sessions, total cost will only be $300. Payment due on/before the first class)   Other Information: Each student needs to bring a water bottle and a sack lunch each day. Please be aware that we will be spending time outside each day, so jackets are required and sunscreen is recommended. For information on COVID Safety Requirements, please visit us online.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
IT Support Specialist Training - Register by June 9
5:00pm / https://usa.generation.org/durango-colorado
Now is the time to take the first step towards launching a life-changing career! GenerationUSA and CORI, with the help of our local partner, SCAPE, are offering a free, 100% online new training program for IT Support Specialist starting June 9th.   Not only will you learn the technical skills necessary for the job as a IT Support Specialist, but Generation also supports you with career coaching, life coaching, and assistance in the next step of your journey such as full-time employment, an internship, or continuing education opportunities.   At the end of the program, you'll be prepared to test for and earn the industry-recognized certifications. #GenerationWorks   Follow the link to learn more and apply! We recommend checking out one of the information sessions listed to gain a better understanding of the program and support provided >> https://usa.generation.org/durango-colorado
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Jeff Solon Jazz
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Live Jazz On The Patio
True Western Roundup Rodeo Series
6:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
We are so excited to start our 2021 True Western Roundup season and are so thrilled you have decided to join us! Every Wednesday until August!
San Juan Basin Archaeological Society zoom presentation
7:00pm / Zoom
The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society invites the public to a Zoom presentation on Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 pm. After a brief business meeting, Dr. Shelby Tisdale, Director of the Fort Lewis College (FLC) Center of Southwest Studies, will present the highlights from her recently edited book FEDERICO: ONE MAN’S REMARKABLE JOURNEY FROM TUTUTEPEC TO L.A. This talk will be recorded. For login information, go to sjbas.org and click on the Zoom meeting link.
Dance Class
7:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
West Coast Swing, not to be confused with Western or Country Swing, is a thrilling, creative, partner dance that goes with a wide variety of music. Introduction, Basics, and Beyond Basic classes are available.   Pre-registration with a partner required. Register at westslopewesties.com
 Thursday, June 10th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Camp Creative (Kids Summer Art Camp) Session 1
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Room 21
School is almost out for the summer and Dancing Spirit is excited to be gearing up for Camp Creative!   What: A week long, in-person Art Camp with daily games, activities, arts & crafts and of course, a lunch break to visit with friends.   Cost: $120 per session (If you sign up for all three sessions, total cost will only be $300. Payment due on/before the first class)   Other Information: Each student needs to bring a water bottle and a sack lunch each day. Please be aware that we will be spending time outside each day, so jackets are required and sunscreen is recommended. For information on COVID Safety Requirements, please visit us online.
Ska-BQ!
5:30pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Ska-BQ Returns with live music every Thursday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. $4 mainline pints and food specials.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Jose Villareal
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
6:30pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Bear Smart Speaker Series: Janel Scharhag
6:30pm / Virtual
As part of their online speaker series, Bear Smart Durango presents bear researcher Janel Marie Scharhag, who will discuss her analysis of non-fatal black bear attacks in the lower United States, from 2000-2017. Registration is required. Visit bearsmartdurango for more info and to register.
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Trivia night is back! Join us every Thursday from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Located outside on the Carver Family Plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round and a music round. $5 suggested team donations. Cash bar, food available from Soup Palette.
A Songwriters Circle
7:00pm / The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College
The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College reopens with a live, in-person concert on Thursday, June 10, 7:00 pm featuring three internationally renowned songwriters – Thom Chacon, Anthony D’Amato and Daniel Rodriguez swapping stories and sharing songs throughout the evening to a limited, socially distanced audience and streamed LIVE from the Concert Hall stage.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, June 11th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Camp Creative (Kids Summer Art Camp) Session 1
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center, Room 21
School is almost out for the summer and Dancing Spirit is excited to be gearing up for Camp Creative!   What: A week long, in-person Art Camp with daily games, activities, arts & crafts and of course, a lunch break to visit with friends.   Cost: $120 per session (If you sign up for all three sessions, total cost will only be $300. Payment due on/before the first class)   Other Information: Each student needs to bring a water bottle and a sack lunch each day. Please be aware that we will be spending time outside each day, so jackets are required and sunscreen is recommended. For information on COVID Safety Requirements, please visit us online.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
You Knew Me When   A fusion of folk and Indie rock rich with pulsing and stirring beats   Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms.
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
6:30pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
 Saturday, June 12th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
Celebrating 25 years!   Buy Your Produce in our Open Air Market from the Farmer that Grew it.  Connecting Local Agriculture with the Community.  Vegetables, Meat, Honey, Jewelry, Fruit, Eggs, Cheese, Ceramics, Mushrooms  Fresh Made Ready to Eat Meals
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Rocky Mountain Mushrooms - Medicine & Nutrition
10:00am / Wild Cooperative Permaculture Demonstration & Educational Site
Rocky Mountain Mushrooms - Medicine and Nutrition June 12 & 13 (or pick 1 day) at the Wild Cooperative Permaculture & Educational Site, Crawford, CO   Come join us for this outdoor mushroomy workshop...Mushroom walk, medicine making, yummy mushroom recipes, spore print making, lots of info on local edible and medicinal mushrooms.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Ceramic Saturdays
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   Maximum Participants per session are 5!  This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   Class will take place in gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!   You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email class organizer Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org
Ceramic Saturdays
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Men Who Grill
3:00pm / Various Locations
Durango’s premier summer kick-off event, Men Who Grill, is back again for the 18th year! Due to coronavirus, the event will be held in people’s backyards, neighborhoods and places of business. Men Who Grill is a fundraiser for the Women’s Resource Center in Durango which creates personal, social and professional growth opportunities for women and girls in La Plata County, serving some 1,600 individuals annually. Food will be judged by a panel of local judges.   Please follow the most current Social Distancing Rules around gathering friends and family at your home, neighborhood, or place of business. We are not encouraging parties or gatherings larger than what the CDC, Governor Polis and/or San Juan Basin Public Health is recommending at the time of the event.
Ceramic Saturdays
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
6:30pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
 Sunday, June 13th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
The Durango Flea Market is an open-air market open to the public every Sunday from the first weekend of May through the first weekend of November.    We are only closed during Memorial Day weekend and the second Sunday in August during the La Plata County Fair.    We are conveniently located on North Main Avenue in the La Plata County Fairgrounds parking lot. Plenty of free parking for shoppers! You'll find great deals on just about everything under the sun: antiques, housewares, clothing & jewelry, toys, sporting goods, food and who knows what else!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Rocky Mountain Mushrooms - Medicine & Nutrition
10:00am / Wild Cooperative Permaculture Demonstration & Educational Site
Rocky Mountain Mushrooms - Medicine and Nutrition June 12 & 13 (or pick 1 day) at the Wild Cooperative Permaculture & Educational Site, Crawford, CO   Come join us for this outdoor mushroomy workshop...Mushroom walk, medicine making, yummy mushroom recipes, spore print making, lots of info on local edible and medicinal mushrooms.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Live Music on the Range with Sunday Summer Showcase
2:00pm / Hillcrest Golf Club
Ladies & Gentlemen, I'd like to present to you The "Sunday Summer Showcase" at Hillcrest Golf Club. We will be featuring a different local musician!
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot
4:00pm / TBK Bank
Merely Players present Theatre in the PARKing Lot Yasmina Reza"s delightful comedy ART   Pay What You Wish  No Reservations Required  BYOC (Bring your own chair)   Sponsered by TBK bank   See www.merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations
7th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Outdoor Concert & Barn Dance
5:00pm / River Bend Ranch
Join us at the 7th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Outdoor Concert & Barn Dance featuring the Tim Sullivan Band!   This event is a fundraiser for the Gathering and its youth programs. Lone Spur Café will be serving a choice of their delicious pulled pork or chicken sandwiches, coleslaw or beans ,and water, iced tea and/or lemonade for only $10. Scoops of wonderful Cream Bean Berry Ice Cream will be offered for dessert!   Tickets $15 through June 6th online at durangocowboygthering.org (Preferred Method). After June 6th, tickets $20 online and at the door. Free admission for children under 12.    Tables and chairs will be located inside and out, but you might want to consider bringing your own lawn chairs/blanket if you would like to sit under the old willows by the beautiful 5 acre lake. Please, no pets.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with the Bluemoon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Monday, June 14th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Register for Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**
 Tuesday, June 15th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold®
9:30am / LaPlata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Sean O'Brien
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Wednesday, June 16th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Women in Business
5:30pm / Powerhouse Science Center
The Durango Herald welcomes you to the 2021 awards ceremony for Southwest Colorado Women in Business. This event honors 9 women who work in La Plata and Montezuma counties. Come and meet our honorees and hear from these inspirational women. Light appetizers will be served and there is a cash bar. This event is presented by Four Corners Expos.
Jeff Solon Jazz
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Live Jazz On The Patio
True Western Roundup Rodeo Series
6:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
We are so excited to start our 2021 True Western Roundup season and are so thrilled you have decided to join us! Every Wednesday until August!
Bear Smart Online Speaker Series - John Hechtel
6:30pm / Virtual
As part of their free online speaker series, Bear Smart Durango presents retired Alaska Fish and Game bear biologist John Hechtel to discuss "Staying Safe in Bear Country." Registration is required and bearsmartdurango has all the details.
Dance Class
7:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
West Coast Swing, not to be confused with Western or Country Swing, is a thrilling, creative, partner dance that goes with a wide variety of music. Introduction, Basics, and Beyond Basic classes are available.   Pre-registration with a partner required. Register at westslopewesties.com
 Thursday, June 17th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Ska-BQ!
5:30pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Ska-BQ Returns with live music every Thursday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. $4 mainline pints and food specials.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Jose Villareal
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Trivia night is back! Join us every Thursday from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Located outside on the Carver Family Plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round and a music round. $5 suggested team donations. Cash bar, food available from Soup Palette.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, June 18th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00am / Durango Public Library
June Sidewalk Sale   Genres--Biographies and Fiction A-I  $1 a pound, cash or check only  All proceeds benefit Durango Public Library
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
iAM MUSIC Fest
5:00pm / The Nugget Mountain Bar
Join us every month this summer as we put on a pop-up concert at The Nugget Mountain bar near Purgatory Resort!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Leah Orlikowski   Classic rock, folk, blues and original compositions   Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Movie in the Park- Frozen II
8:00pm / Durango Recreation Center Lawn
The Movie in the Park Series is FREE to the community thanks to our local sponsors. Join us to watch family friendly movies and classics on a 20' movie screen!   Bring your blankets, chairs, family, and friends to enjoy a night at the movies together under the stars.   Popcorn and beverages will be available for purchase at each event. But feel welcome to bring your own meal and snacks.   Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset with seating beginning at 7:45pm.   View movie titles, dates and locations here: https://www.durangogov.org/1091/Community-Special-Events
 Saturday, June 19th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
Celebrating 25 years!   Buy Your Produce in our Open Air Market from the Farmer that Grew it.  Connecting Local Agriculture with the Community.  Vegetables, Meat, Honey, Jewelry, Fruit, Eggs, Cheese, Ceramics, Mushrooms  Fresh Made Ready to Eat Meals
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Weed Mitigation Workshop
9:00am / RSVP for details
La Plata Open Space Conservancy will host a weed mitigation workshop as part of its Southwest Stewardship Series. La Plata County’s Weed Control Manager, Ben Bain, will discuss identification and management best practices for common species in our area. Chemical, mechanical, and biological control methods will all be addressed. The workshop will take place about 20 minutes south of Durango and directions will be provided to registrants. The event is free of charge and open to all landowners and interested community members, but registration is required.   For more information and to RSVP, please visit www.lposc.org.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Father's Day Bike Show
10:00am / The Powerhouse Science Center
Join us for the Fathers Day bike show Saturday June 19th! Enter your bike to win in one of our four prize categories - vintage bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes, and unique bikes.   Bring your own bike lock, bike drop off starts at 9:30am. Prizes at 3:30pm. Pre-register and receive a Zia Taqueria gift card!   Come with the whole family and enjoy activities outside on the Carver Family Plaza including a bike decoration station, Grey Matters Trailer games, and a strider bike course. Visit us inside the exhibit gallery for GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes, organized by Carnegie Science Center and presented locally by Carver Brewing Co. Fathers receive free admission to The Powerhouse all day.
Ceramic Saturdays
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Ceramic Saturdays
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
The IAM Music Fest
4:30pm / Buckley Park
Baracitanga and Hello Dollface  Ryelle Carley - Desert Child   Featuring the Secret Circus Society   Includes a FREE TICKET to the Animas City Theater After Party!
Ceramic Saturdays
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
 Sunday, June 20th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
The Durango Flea Market is an open-air market open to the public every Sunday from the first weekend of May through the first weekend of November.    We are only closed during Memorial Day weekend and the second Sunday in August during the La Plata County Fair.    We are conveniently located on North Main Avenue in the La Plata County Fairgrounds parking lot. Plenty of free parking for shoppers! You'll find great deals on just about everything under the sun: antiques, housewares, clothing & jewelry, toys, sporting goods, food and who knows what else!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Father's Day Brunch - Open to Public
9:00am / VFW Post 4031
VFW Post 4031 invites you to come enjoy some delicious food with your loved ones, local veterans, neighbors and more! Brunch will be served from 9 AM to 1 PM. Donations of only $10 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans! Brunch menu offers something for everyone with cheesy scrambled eggs, eggs to order, & omelettes, hash browns, bacon, sausage links, biscuits & gravy, top round, waffles, green beans, mac & cheese, corn on the cobb, fresh fruit and more.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with the Bluemoon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Brendan Shafer
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Monday, June 21st
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to ea
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Register for Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**
 Tuesday, June 22nd
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold®
9:30am / LaPlata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Leah Orlikowski
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Wednesday, June 23rd
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Jeff Solon Jazz
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Live Jazz On The Patio
True Western Roundup Rodeo Series
6:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
We are so excited to start our 2021 True Western Roundup season and are so thrilled you have decided to join us! Every Wednesday until August!
Bear Smart Speaker Series: Colorado Parks & Wildlife
6:30pm / Virtual
As part of their free online speaker series, Bear Smart Durango presents the talk “Being Bear Aware helps keep our communities and bears safe” by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Registration is required and bearsmartdurango has all the details.
Dance Class
7:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
West Coast Swing, not to be confused with Western or Country Swing, is a thrilling, creative, partner dance that goes with a wide variety of music. Introduction, Basics, and Beyond Basic classes are available.   Pre-registration with a partner required. Register at westslopewesties.com
 Thursday, June 24th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Ska-BQ!
5:30pm / Ska Brewing World HQ
Ska-BQ Returns with live music every Thursday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. $4 mainline pints and food specials.
Live Music with Jose Villareal
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Trivia night is back! Join us every Thursday from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Located outside on the Carver Family Plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round and a music round. $5 suggested team donations. Cash bar, food available from Soup Palette.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, June 25th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold®
9:30am / LaPlata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Music, food and wine. Come enjoy your Friday nights with Fox Fire Farms.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
Posh Josh w/s/g OMEGA Animas City Theatre
10:00pm / Animas City Theatre
Animas City Theatre Presents Posh Josh & OMEGA  Electronica / House Music  21+ / Doors 9:00pm / Show 10:00pm  Tickets available at Animas Trading Company & online at www.animascitytheatre.com   Posh Josh Bio   Originally hailing from New York City coming up out of the Disco and Funk age, with Jazz musician parents and then seeing the advent of electronic music and Hip Hop... It is no wonder why Josh gravitated towards HOUSE!    Playing shows with DJ Dan, Rob Garza, Fort Knox5, Diva Danielle to name a few. But most notable building a steady fan base though CONNECT, Posh’s regular event at the Animas City Theatre and shows at Burning Man. The doors have opened to now playing: The Light House S.F., DTLA, The Pink Bunny and Pariah Express art cars, Main Stage at Ashram Galatica, Decadent Oasis, LoveLand, ZaZen, The Pink Spot and many more.    Infusing, cooking and mixing up all of these influences laid in with a Dirty House beat...    Posh Josh will take you on a journey, diving in DEEP, allowing you to find and CONNECT with yourself and others... Be prepared to MOVE and SWEAT!!!    https://soundcloud.com/poshjoshofficial   https://facebook.com/@poshjoshofficial    OMEGA Bio:  Dj Omega an emerging Dj in Durango, CO. She is life long believer in the power of dance music as a force to connect us with our essential nature and realize the oness of all things. Unity: a way to bring people together through music, body movement and dance. Omega is most inspired and influenced by wide ranging genres of House, Tech House & Techno blended with world music to bring true commune with primal rythm to the the audience. Her intention as a DJ is tell a story with music during each set that takes the listeners on a journey that can help them reset, release, and reconnect and feel at one with themselves eachother and the universe.    https://www.facebook.com/OmegaGurl  https://soundcloud.com/omegagirl8
 Saturday, June 26th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank Parking Lot
Celebrating 25 years!   Buy Your Produce in our Open Air Market from the Farmer that Grew it.  Connecting Local Agriculture with the Community.  Vegetables, Meat, Honey, Jewelry, Fruit, Eggs, Cheese, Ceramics, Mushrooms  Fresh Made Ready to Eat Meals
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
DBG Gardens on Tour
9:00am / Durango Botanic Gardens
WE'RE BAACK!!   The Durango Botanic Gardens is open. Come join us as we vanquish COVID and enjoy the beautiful Colorado outdoors. Our Signature Event - the Gardens on Tour - WILL BE HELD this year on June 26, 2021 from 9a - 3p.    Start your day at the Gardens, located at the Durango Library, to pick up your wristband and guide book. Tour the Gardens, see the new artwork and learn about our new Literary Garden. Then visit seven private gardens located around the Durango area. Registration and ticket sales open May 1st. Don't delay as tickets may be limited.    Check out the website for more information.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Quick & Dirty Downtown Walking Tour
10:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot
For those seeking the highlight reel of Durango’s Historic Downtown history. This is a must-do for locals to learn where actual notorious Wild West events happened (as opposed to the lore) to share with your summer guests. Both tourists and locals alike will walk away with a very different view of Durango and a deeper appreciation. Were six or more outlaws hung on the hanging tree? Where was the hanging tree? Listen to true stories of outlaws, entrepreneurs, red-light districts, and extraordinary lawmen of the time.    This tour meets at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot (gather at the horse sculptures out front). Please note this is a one-way walk down Main Avenue. We will end at the Jack Dempsey Mural at El Rancho Tavern. On this 60-90 minute tour we will not enter establishments. This makes it an option for those in wheelchairs (be prepared for uneven Durango sidewalks however). After the tour you will be right on time for lunch at any of our wonderful downtown restaurants; now with a newfound appreciation of Durango.    Your fully vaccinated tour guide will not be wearing a mask while outside. We have made this decision so that guests can clearly hear the content; However, for the safety of all our guests we require that you DO wear a mask. It’s safe to assume not everyone on the tours will be vaccinated therefore we are still requiring masks.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Ceramic Saturdays
12:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Ceramic Saturdays
2:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Picnic Concert Series
4:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
"Reeder and Spencer", Mandolin & guitar duo   Pack your own picnic lunch.  Wine will be available for purchase at the winery.   Children welcome, and bring your pet on a leash too.  No cover charge!  No reservations needed! 
Ceramic Saturdays
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Jen Olguin jen@durangoarts.org Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies)?or come solo. We can always help you join a team!   Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs to create your own personalized piece! We will fire your piece once you are done and you can come pick it up a week later!   The maximum Participants per session are 5!   This is a MASK REQUIRED class!   Sessions last 2 hours, personalize your own bisqueware in this memorable class experience!   Stations will be sanitized before and after every session!   The class will take place in the Barbara Conrad gallery, or dance studio, in an intimate setting with an instructor on hand for assistance and questions!    You will receive an email from the instructor confirming your time registration.   If you have any questions please email the class organizer: Come and enjoy a unique and personalized experience! The DAC is offering a ceramic painting class, you may choose from a plate, cup, or bowl. Then you can paint your own designs
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September, The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Super PRIDE 2021
5:00pm / Buckley Park
Rainbow Youth Center presents SUPER PRIDE.    With live music by Profetic Calaveras and Denae Stucka-Benally plus a family-friendly talent show and costume contest. In addition, bid on silent auction items, take photos at the photo booth and purchase dinner from local food vendors. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the LGBTQIA+ youth of culture group.    Also, don't forget to dress up! We'll pick our favorite costume of the event and the winner will get an Osprey backpack filled with RYC goodies.   For tickets and additional information please visit the website at www.rainbowyouthcenter.org
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Disco Night at the Roller Rink!
6:00pm / Chapman Hill Roller Rink
The cost is $10 per person with or without skate rentals. Public skating will be limited to Disco Night at this time.    Reservations are not required.
Hauntings & History Ghost Tour
8:00pm / Hermosa Cafe
Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. Main Avenue was once home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late night escapades, fueled by whiskey, led to many tragic events resulting in the ghosts that wander the streets today.   Our 90-minute Hauntings & History Ghost Tour will not disappoint. We will meet outside of Hermosa Cafe (738 Main Ave) at dusk. Come early and order a drink from their bar to bring to our first stop. We will be in one of the oldest basements downtown and (spoiler alert!) it's haunted! We have conducted paranormal investigations in the location and have captured quite a bit of evidence. We only have temporary access to this location so don't miss out!!!    Wherever we tread on Main Avenue you will hear tales of apparitions who refuse to leave the places they inhabited in life. Because of the tight sidewalks downtown and Covid guidelines we cap our tours at 10 people. Your fully vaccinated guide will not be wearing a mask while outside in order for guests to better hear the information. We do require our groups to wear their masks in order to ensure safety in the case that not everyone is vaccinated.
 Sunday, June 27th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
The Durango Flea Market is an open-air market open to the public every Sunday from the first weekend of May through the first weekend of November.    We are only closed during Memorial Day weekend and the second Sunday in August during the La Plata County Fair.    We are conveniently located on North Main Avenue in the La Plata County Fairgrounds parking lot. Plenty of free parking for shoppers! You'll find great deals on just about everything under the sun: antiques, housewares, clothing & jewelry, toys, sporting goods, food and who knows what else!
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Veterans Annual River Float & Picnic
10:30am / Durango VFW
Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventures, the Durango VFW, American Legion and Elks Lodge are pleased to announce the 4th annual picnic and FREE raft trips to honor Veterans & their Families.   Sunday, June 27 between 11 AM and 3 PM at the Durango VFW.   Raft trip registration starts at 10:30. Cuevas Tacos lunch special free for Veterans and $10 for all others.    Information available at Mountain Waters Rafting Community Webpage or Info@DurangoRafting.com   Honored to serve those who have served.
Live Music on the Range with Sunday Summer Showcase
2:00pm / Hillcrest Golf Club
Ladies & Gentlemen, I'd like to present to you The "Sunday Summer Showcase" at Hillcrest Golf Club. We will be featuring a different local musician!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with the Bluemoon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Monday, June 28th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**
 Tuesday, June 29th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / LaPlata Sr Center
1st class FREE! Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Multi class discount punch cards available. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Pre-registration is required for all classes, please call Bernice at the Sr Center 970-382-6428 to register. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Sean O'Brien
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**
A Conversation with Willy Vlautin and Jonathan Evison
7:00pm / Maria's Bookshop Facebook Page
Maria's Bookshop is excited to host a conversation with authors Willy Vlautin and Jonathan Evison in celebration of their new books, out this spring!   The Night Always Comes - Willy Vlautin  Legends of the North Cascades - Jonathan Evison 
 Wednesday, June 30th
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
8:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Cascade Canyon Express
9:30am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Experience the world-famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline in just 5 hours. If you are looking for an unforgettable train adventure with incredible geological features and fantastic scenery that is downright jaw-dropping, look no further than these steam train excursions departing from the Durango Depot and traveling deep into the wilderness inaccessible by any roads.
Live Raptor Display
10:00am / Raptors Wild
Raptors Wild offers an exciting, educational, and entertaining bird display hosted by a master falconer. Several birds are displayed, giving visitors an up close look at these magnificent creatures. You've never seen anything like it!
Animas City Night Bazaar
5:00pm / HomeGrown Hootenanny
HomeGrown Hootenanny Night Bazaar!   Last year, we had a roaring success with our pivot to a "Passeggiata” neighborhood stroll model. Hundreds of community members came out of hibernation to enjoy an outdoor Animas City promenade, filled with “bizarre" phenomena such as busking musicians, wild circus performances, fire spinners, pop-up art, flash mob dances, roving goats and horses, hidden prizes from local artists and North Main District businesses, and much more.   More details to come.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru late September , The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado offers family entertainment with a stage show and barbecue or steak supper. After supper, The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous old west music stage show with cowboy songs, comedy, and lively instruments. The Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers is a major attraction in Durango, Colorado and a "must do"activity for family entertainment. The restaurant, stage show, shops, train, and activities are set in an old west cowboy village under the red cliffs North of Durango, Colorado.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music with Adam Swanson
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Jeff Solon Jazz
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Live Jazz On The Patio
Summer Acting Classes for Adults
6:00pm / Merely Underground
Adult Series  Out of Your Head and Into Your Heart: Developing a Character   Description  Have you ever caught yourself in your “Actor Brain” while performing?  “What’s my next line? My big scene is coming up! Am I loud enough?”   The chasm between the actor’s head and the character’s heart can feel overwhelming! By learning to live in the moment, this workshop will help hone your observational and textual analysis skills by developing complex characters. Actors will explore and perform a monologue from a chosen selection while gaining the finesse needed to truthfully embody a unique and juicy character. Let’s close that gap together!  *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed*  Price  $60  **Registration deadline: June 21**   ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Youth Series 1 Improvisation for Kids! Description Where can you become a rockstar jamming in a sold-out arena, an astronaut careening through space, and be belly laughing with your friends all at the same time? Improv class! This workshop will teach young performers the basics of the hilarious world of short-form improvisational acting. Actors will build confidence and creativity through imagination expansion, group-based games, and polishing their listening skills-all of which are vital for any performance-based art. The first rule of improv is to always say “yes,” so what are you waiting for?! *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed* Location Merely Underground 789 Tech Center Drive Durango, CO 81301 Ages Rising 5th-8th Grade Students Dates July 19-22, 2021 Monday-Thursday 10am-12pm Performance: TBD for safety protocol Cost $80 **Registration deadline: July 12** --------------------------------------------------------------------- Youth Series 2 Acting the Monologue Description The blinding lights flick on, you hear the soft breathing of the audience in front of you, you’re center stage about to deliver ... *gasp*... a monologue. If that sounds scary, let’s tackle that fear together! If that sounds awesome, let’s deepen your skillset! In this class, actors will learn how to break-down a monologue chosen just for them, further memorization approaches, and sharpen their vocal/physical acting techniques. Remember a play is called a “play” for a reason-so, come play! *State and CDC safety guidelines will be followed* Location Merely Underground 789 Tech Center Drive Durango, CO 81301 Ages Rising 9th-12th Grade Students Dates July 19-22 Monday-Thursday 1pm-3pm Performance: TBD for safety protocol Cost $80 **Registration deadline: July 12**
Medicinal Mushroom Foraging at the Grocery Store
6:00pm / Online/Zoom
1 hour live, interactive Zoom class. Wednesday, June 30, 6-7 PM Mountain Time. $10. Class will be recorded, so no worries if you can't make the scheduled live class time. Register here: https://www.osadha.com/medicinal-mushroom-foraging-at-the-grocery-store-2/   Not everyone is keen on bushwhacking for wild mushrooms or lives in a place where foraging's even possible. If this describes you, you can, instead, forage for medicinal mushrooms in your local grocery store's produce aisle!   An example is those ubiquitous white button mushrooms found at most grocery stores…A large population study concluded that eating just a small amount of them regularly is linked  a reduced incidence of breast cancer.    Learn the medicinal qualities of Buttons, Cremini, Portabellas, Shiitake, Maitake, and Oyster Mushrooms with some recipes for incorporating them into your life. (Note:  3 of these are actually the same species!) 
True Western Roundup Rodeo Series
6:30pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
We are so excited to start our 2021 True Western Roundup season and are so thrilled you have decided to join us! Every Wednesday until August!
Dance Class
7:00pm / Wild Horse Saloon
West Coast Swing, not to be confused with Western or Country Swing, is a thrilling, creative, partner dance that goes with a wide variety of music. Introduction, Basics, and Beyond Basic classes are available.   Pre-registration with a partner required. Register at westslopewesties.com
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