September 2020 Events

 Tuesday, September 1st
Virtual Zumba Gold®
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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.    *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration
Lunar Locals Day
11:00am / The Living Tree
Tuesday, September 1st is Lunar Locals Day! 30% off our entire menu exclusively for locals.
Virtual Zumba®
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck.    *Class runs from 1:15-2:15. Please email for class registration
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Ragtime piano with Adam Swanson!
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Tuesdays with Alison & Friends
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
What can be better than listening to the owner of Dandelion Cafe herself? Come by the patio on Tuesday evenings to be entertained Alison and her friends!
 Wednesday, September 2nd
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Ragtime piano with Adam Swanson!
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music.
Wednesdays with Jeff Solon
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Jeff Solon will be keeping all of us entertained on Wednesday evenings at Dandelion Cafe! Stop by the patio and enjoy his smooth jazz!
 Thursday, September 3rd
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for class registration
Virtual Zumba®
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! * Class runs from 1:15-2:15. Please email for class registration
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Ragtime piano with Adam Swanson!
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Powerhouse Trivia Night on the plaza
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us for trivia night every Thursday through September from 6:30-8:30pm. Located outside on The Powerhouse plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round. Socially distanced tables, masks required for entry. No groups larger than 8 people. $5 suggested team donations.
Durango Drive In Movie - Dazed and Confused
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Friday, September 4th
Kaiut Yoga Method: two class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9 and noon on Fridays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Virtual Zumba Gold®
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Ragtime piano with Adam Swanson!
Live Music with Sheryl & Beau
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Sheryl and Beau share a passion for bringing beautiful harmonies and a fun and laid-back feel to songs new and old. They’ve been playing together a little over a year now. More recently they’ve been composing and compiling some original work and look forward to sharing it (along with many classics) with you! Join Sheryl and Beau at The Office!
Friday Nights at Fox Fire
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
This week is featuring Lacey Black - Easy listening Americana on piano and guitar  Catering by Back Porch B.B.Q.   COVID-19 Restrictions  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.  Bring sun and rain protection.
Virtual Four Corners Folk Festival
6:30pm / KSUT Radio
Hosted by KSUT, Four Corners Folk Festival and Pagosa Folk 'N Bluegrass   Friday, September 4th would have marked the 25th Anniversary of the Four Corners Folk Festival on Reservoir Hill in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and thousands of fans would have been gathered to enjoy performances from a wide variety of incredible artists. Since we are unable to gather in person, we have created a truly special offering of performances to share with you virtually!   We've curated a phenomenal 2 hour radio and Facebook Live special featuring music recorded just for KSUT by Michael Franti and Spearhead, Tommy Emmanuel, Rising Appalachia Music, Stillhouse Junkies, Caitlin Cannon, and Alice Wallace We are also honoring the recent passing of Dan Appenzeller, co-founder of both the Pagosa Folk N' Bluegrass and Four Corners Folk Festivals. Dan and his wife, Crista Munro first presented the Four Corners Folk festival over Labor Day weekend in 1996. His legacy lives on in the music that will be shared with our festival community on Reservoir Hill each year.   You can make a donation to KSUT to help support our organization and future festivals by visiting our website at www.ksut.org and clicking the red "donate" button, or clicking on this PayPal link: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HW8LGTA9XNSJW&source=url
Durango Drive In Movie - Why We Ride
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Saturday, September 5th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank
Everything local by locals. Get the tastiest and freshest fruits, veggies, meats, breads, and cheeses available. Plus pick up useful and high quality handmade items from our local artisans. Grab a healthy breakfast, good coffee and more while enjoying live music and friendly folks all along the way*! It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning in Durango!
Kaiut Yoga Method
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Sidewalk Artist Demonstration
12:00pm / Create Art and Tea in the Durango Arts Center
Michael Billie will be doing a demonstration of his famous Eco-dying works on the sidewalk on September 5 from 12 to 5 and there will be an activity that people can participate !!! If anyone would like to make a silk scarf they’ll be a $10 charge to create a present for your Mom or Grandmother. Michael will also have his scarves and beautiful native American artwork displayed.
Keep Your Spirits UP presented by Bank of the San Juans
1:00pm / Star Liquors Durango
WE ARE KEEPING THE PARTY ALIVE – AT HOME for 2020…   Even though the San Juan Brewfest isn't happening this year, you can still keep the party alive - at home for 2020 and Keep Your Spirits UP presented by Bank of the San Juans - order your kits now at www.SanJuanBrewfest.com. Proceeds benefit United Way of Southwest Colorado. Purveyor: Star Liquors Durango.   Choose Your “Fun at Home” Brewfest Kit and T-Shirt size Donate $50 to United Way of Southwest Colorado and receive a 10% discount code for the 2021 San Juan Brewfest and a San Juan Brewfest cap ($20 value) (while supplies last)   Pickup Day Instructions:   Join us outside Star Liquors Durango, 1485 Florida Rd suite c-100, Durango, CO 81301 on Saturday, September 5th for Kit Pickup – you can immediately redeem your certificate inside Star Liquors Durango.   1PM – Light Beer Kit pick-up  2PM – Dark Beer Kit pick-up  3PM – Wine Kit pick-up  4PM – Cocktail Kit pick-up   If you are unable to make your pick-up time, we will have an early kit pick-up on Friday, September 4th from 5PM-7PM at United Way of Southwest Colorado, 1315 Main Ave #121, Durango, CO 81301. We are located in the Northpoint building with free parking on the railroad side. Your certificates will need to be redeemed at Star Liquors Durango.   Light Brew Kit  $45 per kit  Keep Your Spirits UP T-Shirt  2020 Tasting Glass  Pretzel Necklace  Durango Magazine  6 Brews Certificate – specially chosen by Star Liquors Durango  PICKUP ONLY   Dark Brew Kit  $45 per kit  Keep Your Spirits UP T-Shirt  2020 Tasting Glass  Pretzel Necklace  Durango Magazine  6 Brews Certificate – specially chosen by Star Liquors Durango  PICKUP ONLY   Wine Kit  $45 per kit  Keep Your Spirits UP T-Shirt  2020 Tasting Glass  Cheese Snack  Durango Magazine  2 Wines Certificate – specially chosen by Star Liquors Durango  PICKUP ONLY   Cocktail Kit  $45 per kit  Keep Your Spirits UP T-Shirt  2020 Tasting Glass  Fruit Snack & Cocktail Recipe  Durango Magazine  Cocktail Certificate – specially chosen by Star Liquors Durango PICKUP ONLY   Star Liquors Durango Disclaimer: We will make our best effort to provide the brew combinations as described, but we reserve the right to substitute as needed.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Ragtime piano with Adam Swanson!
Live Music with Devin Scott
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from R. Kelly to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners. “It’s just more fun when people are enjoying and participating, so I try to make sure that everyone has something they can sing along to.” After only a few years of performing with the ukulele at open mic nights in his hometown of Sikeston, Missouri, Devin began to realize the joy it gave to him and others and has made it his goal to play for as many people as he can. “It’s so amazing to watch an entire group of people enjoy something so much together.” Traveling around the country, teaching and leading jam sessions, singing for audiences in restaurants, bars, high in the Rocky Mountains, around campfires and even floating down the San Juan River, Devin is well on his way to accomplishing his goal of spreading the joy of the ukulele!
Live Music with Black Velvet
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Black Velvet's sound blends Nina’s velvety smooth vocals and acoustic rhythm guitar with Larry’s melodic and passionate electric lead guitar work, and covers a wide range of rock, blues and jazz.
Durango Drive In Movie - Easy Rider
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Sunday, September 6th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fair Grounds
The Durango Flea Market is the place to be and shop on Sunday for a wide range of second hand items from funky to functional. Free admission and parking.
Free Books!
11:00am / Downtown Security Storage
Durango Book Rescue is giving away thousands of FREE books! Thank you for reading!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Blue Moon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Come enjoy the Blue Moon Ramblers as we have on Sundays for over 30 years. Swing open the saloon doors and join us!
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Matt Rupnow is a Singer/Songwriter who lives in Southwest Colorado. He is writing, recording and performing his unique blend of music he likes to call “Rocky Mountain Soul Music”. Matt is also a current and founding member of the Durango, Colorado based jam band Red Eyed Djinn. Matt performs his own music as well as an eclectic mix of favorites. His solo act features a variety of styles ranging from Country to Reggae, from Rock to Blues, to Motown, Soul and Funk. Matt also utilizes a looper in his solo shows to help create rhythms, melodies, and harmonies that blanket the sonic landscape with colorful sounds and inventive improvisations. Matt has spent years honing his style and playing in bands and has toured the country and Mexico with the Americana outfit and Tempe, Arizona based D.L. Marble Band. He also had the privilege of recording two studio albums in the D.L. Marble Band with producer Eric Ambel (formerly of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts) in his NYC studio Cowboy Technical Services and working with producer Rob Hill in L.A.
Durango Drive In Movie - The Big Lebowski
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Monday, September 7th
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available.
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Mondays with Chad MacCluskey
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Chad MacCluskey will be entertaining us every Monday evening for the summer! Stop by the patio and enjoy his musical talents!
 Tuesday, September 8th
Virtual Zumba Gold®
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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.    *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration
Weekly Activity Kits
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Are you missing the youth programming at the Library? We miss you too! But we are excited to continue offering Activity Kits through the end of the year. Each week you can pick up a new activity.    Give us a call (970-375-3380) or send us an email (reference@durangogov.org) beginning Tuesday morning to request a kit
Something to Chew On: Nonprofit Professional Development
12:00pm / Community Foundation - online event
Free Zoom Webinar for Nonprofits. Grab your lunch and dive into your organization's COVID-impacted financials and explore cash flow projections. Cash is your most important response and recovery tool. Join The Community Foundation for this Nonprofit Finance Fund webinar to teach you how to forecast the timing of cash in and cash out of your organization. Walk through a demonstration of the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s cash projecting tool. Includes a Q&A session with local financial experts and Community Foundation finance committee members. DOOR PRIZE: one organization will win a free 2-hour consultation with one of our panelists.   REGISTER IN ADVANCE at swcommunityfoundation.org/chew. Free! Costs covered by the Community Emergency Relief Fund.
Virtual Zumba®
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck.    *Class runs from 1:15-2:15. Please email for class registration
PWN of Durango Virtual Speed Networking
5:30pm / Virtual
Speed Networking is back...virtually!! Join the Professional Women's Network of Durango for this fun and fast paced networking event. Registration is required and limited to 30 participants. Participants will receive a link to the Zoom event via email. Register soon, this favorite event will fill up fast!
Tuesdays with Alison & Friends
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
What can be better than listening to the owner of Dandelion Cafe herself? Come by the patio on Tuesday evenings to be entertained Alison and her friends!
Recent Developments in the Settlement of the Americas
7:00pm / Virtual event
History Live and the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society invite the public to a Zoom presentation on Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Jesse Tune will discuss “Recent Developments in the Settlement of the Americas”. For more information, and how to log in to the talk, see sjbas.org.   Dr. Tune will review controversial research published over the last 12 months, and its implications for understanding the early history of the Americas.
 Wednesday, September 9th
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Wednesdays with Jeff Solon
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Jeff Solon will be keeping all of us entertained on Wednesday evenings at Dandelion Cafe! Stop by the patio and enjoy his smooth jazz!
Durango Drive In Movie - The Goonies
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Thursday, September 10th
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for class registration
Virtual Zumba®
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! * Class runs from 1:15-2:15. Please email for class registration
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Powerhouse Trivia Night on the plaza
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us for trivia night every Thursday through September from 6:30-8:30pm. Located outside on The Powerhouse plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round. Socially distanced tables, masks required for entry. No groups larger than 8 people. $5 suggested team donations.
Pops Night Goes Virtual!
7:00pm / Music in the Mountains
Since we weren't able to celebrate our annual Pops Night event together in person this year, we're bringing a special gift direct to your home -- a free virtual event, full of beautiful music and a special online auction!   Enjoy a free virtual concert featuring our friends the TAKE3 trio on September 10th at 7:00 pm MDT! Make an evening of it by grabbing take out from your favorite local restaurant, picking up some cocktails or wine, and settling in for a concert created just for you!   After the concert, be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   We all know music soothes the soul, so let's have fun with a virtual concert in your own home! We look forward to sharing a wonderful night of music with you!
Durango Drive In Movie - Mamma Mia!
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Friday, September 11th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
BID Coffee and Conversation Meeting
8:30am / TBK Bank
The Durango Business Improvement District holds a monthly meeting for business owners in the BID, and for anyone who wants to know about Downtown and North Main District happenings. The meeting is held monthly on the 2nd Friday, from 8:30 to 9:30 am, at TBK Bank in the Community Room.
Kaiut Yoga Method: two class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9 and noon on Fridays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Virtual Zumba Gold®
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Matt Rupnow
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Matt Rupnow is a Singer/Songwriter who lives in Southwest Colorado. He is writing, recording and performing his unique blend of music he likes to call “Rocky Mountain Soul Music”. Matt is also a current and founding member of the Durango, Colorado based jam band Red Eyed Djinn. Matt performs his own music as well as an eclectic mix of favorites. His solo act features a variety of styles ranging from Country to Reggae, from Rock to Blues, to Motown, Soul and Funk. Matt also utilizes a looper in his solo shows to help create rhythms, melodies, and harmonies that blanket the sonic landscape with colorful sounds and inventive improvisations. Matt has spent years honing his style and playing in bands and has toured the country and Mexico with the Americana outfit and Tempe, Arizona based D.L. Marble Band. He also had the privilege of recording two studio albums in the D.L. Marble Band with producer Eric Ambel (formerly of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts) in his NYC studio Cowboy Technical Services and working with producer Rob Hill in L.A.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
This week is featuring You Knew Me When - A fusion of folk and Indie rock, rich with pulsing and stirring beats  Catering by Back Porch B.B.Q.   COVID-19 Restrictions  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.  Bring sun and rain protection.
Live Music with Thee Fearless Peasants
6:00pm / Outside of Gazpacho New Mexican Cooking y Catina
Incorrect Bluegrass & Science Fiction Review
Durango Drive In Movie - Tombstone
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Saturday, September 12th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank
Everything local by locals. Get the tastiest and freshest fruits, veggies, meats, breads, and cheeses available. Plus pick up useful and high quality handmade items from our local artisans. Grab a healthy breakfast, good coffee and more while enjoying live music and friendly folks all along the way*! It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning in Durango!
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
2-Day Artist Workshop with Maura Allen
9:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
"Serigraph Splendor: Explore the Wonders of Screenprinting"   “How the real and imagined collide and coincide is the center of my work.” - Maura Allen   Explore the many facets of printmaking and screen printing. See how everyday elements—both current and historic—can serve as the building blocks for a high impact visual experience. Starting with an initial concept, we’ll dive into the use of color, pattern, and images to create a unique visual narrative. This class is open to artists of all ability levels
Heart And Soul Craft Fair for Manna Soup Kitchen
9:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
Heart And Soul Craft Fairs is having a real live craft fair Sept 12th at La Plata County Fairgrounds! This is a benefit for Manna Soup Kitchen so bring your pantry goods and get ready to do some shopping! Over 30 local vendors/artists plus a brand new food truck the Crazy Coop! This is a great opportunity to show some love and support our local businesses!
Kaiut Yoga Method
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Yoga & conservation workshop: The Intersection of Internal and External Landscapes
9:00am / Lightner Creek area
Join YogaDurango and La Plata Open Space Conservancy for a special workshop to explore building healthier and more sustainable relationships with ourselves and our natural lands. Our setting is Destination Ranch, in a beautiful open barn on local conservation easement land, which is normally not accessible to the public.    Let's come together to appreciate our connection to open spaces while remembering the importance of protecting lands for the benefit of ourselves and our greater community. This two-hour special class blends education/information, conversation, and a grounding yoga practice.   Location: Lightner Creek--address will be shared with registered participants. Expect a 25-30 minute travel time from Durango.  Cost: $30  Register now! Class size limited for physical distancing.
Moon Tree Planting
11:00am / The Powerhouse
Join us outside on The Powerhouse plaza, OR virtually on our live facebook stream Saturday September 12th at 11:00am while we plant a tree that local astronaut Stuart Roosa took with him around the moon and back! Free to the public.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music
Durango Drive In Movie - Grease
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Sunday, September 13th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fair Grounds
The Durango Flea Market is the place to be and shop on Sunday for a wide range of second hand items from funky to functional. Free admission and parking.
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
2-Day Artist Workshop with Maura Allen
9:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
"Serigraph Splendor: Explore the Wonders of Screenprinting"   “How the real and imagined collide and coincide is the center of my work.” - Maura Allen   Explore the many facets of printmaking and screen printing. See how everyday elements—both current and historic—can serve as the building blocks for a high impact visual experience. Starting with an initial concept, we’ll dive into the use of color, pattern, and images to create a unique visual narrative. This class is open to artists of all ability levels
Colorado State Budget Town Hall
4:00pm / Remote
On September 13th at 4 p.m. on Facebook Live, Representatives Barbara McLachlan and Julie McCluskie will hold a joint virtual town hall to elaborate on how the Colorado state budget has been affected, the bills they have passed since COVID-19 hit Colorado, the bills they plan on passing this session, and their hopes for the future of the State's budget. These 2 make up a third of the prestigious Joint Budget Committee, you won’t want to miss the insight of these experts!    You can join in with your questions and concerns at www.Facebook.com/Barbaraforthe59th!
Apollo 14 Speaker Series: Stuart Roosa and the Moon Trees
4:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join The Powerhouse virtually for the first of a nine part space-themed lecture series on Sunday September 13th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Speaker Rosemary Roosa will be talking about her father's role in the Apollo 14 moon mission, and his contributions in the Forest Service "moon tree" research project.   Tune in to @powscicenter facebook live stream. Q & A session following the event.
Blue Moon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Come enjoy the Blue Moon Ramblers as we have on Sundays for over 30 years. Swing open the saloon doors and join us!
Durango Drive In Movie - The Karate Kid
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Monday, September 14th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for Zoom link.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Mondays with Chad MacCluskey
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Chad MacCluskey will be entertaining us every Monday evening for the summer! Stop by the patio and enjoy his musical talents!
 Tuesday, September 15th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. Please email for Zoom link. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Weekly Activity Kits
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Are you missing the youth programming at the Library? We miss you too! But we are excited to continue offering Activity Kits through the end of the year. Each week you can pick up a new activity.    Give us a call (970-375-3380) or send us an email (reference@durangogov.org) beginning Tuesday morning to request a kit
Zumba® Virtual on Zoom
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Zoom Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome!
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Sean O'Brien
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Sean grew up playing many different instruments, none of which has fascinated him as much as the guitar. He began playing guitar in 2001 in Ojai, CA, and since then it has brought him many friends and fine experiences. When he plays, he tries to provide a landscape for both himself and the audience to inhabit, so that everyone feels the same. His influences range from traditional Celtic music to blues, country western to Norah Jones, Bob Seger to English choral music. Guns N Roses to Sharon Jones. Join Sean in The Office!
Tuesdays with Alison & Friends
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
What can be better than listening to the owner of Dandelion Cafe herself? Come by the patio on Tuesday evenings to be entertained Alison and her friends!
 Wednesday, September 16th
Local First's Monthly Mixer - Free coffee
7:00am / Smiley Cafe
Support your local, independent business owners at Local First's FREE Monthly Mixer, with FREE coffee provided by Smiley Cafe!   Connect with members of Local First, hear updates on the organization and hear stories from local, independent business owners!    THIS MONTH'S SPEAKERS:  Grant Andrew from Smiley Cafe  Holly and Steve Lee from Affordable Framing Plus   Speakers will tell you about their business, their strengths and challenges, and what they can offer to other Local First members.   Interested in being a speaker at our new Monthly Mixers and promoting your business? Email kiki@local-first.org to sign up!
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music
Wednesdays with Jeff Solon
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Jeff Solon will be keeping all of us entertained on Wednesday evenings at Dandelion Cafe! Stop by the patio and enjoy his smooth jazz!
Durango Drive In Movie - Gremlins
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Thursday, September 17th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Cardio / Strength Interval Class/ Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for Zoom link.
Zumba® Virtual on Zoom
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! Class is open to all-1st class free! Please email for Zoom link. *Class runs from 1:15 PM-2:15 PM.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Dustin’s music is a blend of Outlaw Country/Blues/Classic Rock/Folk. He puts his own twist on old classics and blends his original songs through his performance. Dustin grew up in Pennsylvania and started performing in 1997 at small house parties. He since has performed all over the country and now performs all over the four corners!
Powerhouse Trivia Night on the plaza
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us for trivia night every Thursday through September from 6:30-8:30pm. Located outside on The Powerhouse plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round. Socially distanced tables, masks required for entry. No groups larger than 8 people. $5 suggested team donations.
Durango Drive In Movie - Creature From The Black Lagoon
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Friday, September 18th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Kaiut Yoga Method: two class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9 and noon on Fridays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. Please email for Zoom link. * Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Free Commercial Collection Hazardous Waste
12:00pm / La Plata County Fairgrounds
Commercial Collection by appointment only noon - 5 PM on Friday, September 18th. Visit DurangoGov.org/HHW for more information.   Safely and responsibly dispose of hazardous and hard-to-dispose of household products. La Plata County and the City of Durango will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. Included: home cleaning supplies, painting and garden supplies, automotive fluids, batteries, propane tanks and small electronics. Ammunition and other explosives, biowaste, radioactive waste and large electronic items such as televisions, CRTs, refrigerators and other items containing Freon, will not be accepted.
Colors of the West - Opening Reception
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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
5:30pm / The Nugget Mountain Bar
Ticket Price: $10   Venue surrounded by gorgeous mountains, bands playing on an amazing festival stage, all hosted in a safe and socially distanced space?! Get your tickets before they run out!   The bands:  Hello Dollface   Birds Of Play  Sean Farley  Cousin Curtiss 
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Jake Dullin
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
A traveling folk guitarist playing roots and original alternatives. Raised in a riverside neighborhood on the East Coast and now based in Jackson WY, Jake plays his songs across the country to Southern California through the southern lands of Colorado. Completing his first year on the road, he’s played clubs the likes of The Rabbit Hole in West Virginia, Luna Red in San Luis Obispo, Madonnari festival in Baltimore, and now joins us at The Office Spiritorium.
Friday Nights at Fox Fire
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
This week is featuring Jeff Solon - A Jazz Duo  Catering by Back Porch B.B.Q.   COVID-19 Restrictions  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.  Bring sun and rain protection.
Durango Drive In Movie - Groundhog Day
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Saturday, September 19th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank
Everything local by locals. Get the tastiest and freshest fruits, veggies, meats, breads, and cheeses available. Plus pick up useful and high quality handmade items from our local artisans. Grab a healthy breakfast, good coffee and more while enjoying live music and friendly folks all along the way*! It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning in Durango!
Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection
8:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds
Safely and responsibly dispose of hazardous and hard-to-dispose of household products. La Plata County and the City of Durango will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. Included: home cleaning supplies, painting and garden supplies, automotive fluids, batteries, propane tanks and small electronics. Ammunition and other explosives, biowaste, radioactive waste and large electronic items such as televisions, CRTs, refrigerators and other items containing Freon, will not be accepted.
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
Kaiut Yoga Method
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Develop Your Psychic & Intuitive Abilities
10:00am / Body and Soul Healing
This fun 6-week class (a psychic skills sampler!) includes techniques and practice with Remote Viewing (practice of seeking impressions about a distant or unseen target), Telepathy (sending and receiving mental impressions with a partner), Psychometry (reading the energy of objects), Aura Reading (you'll read each other's aura), Medium Abilities (talking to loved ones on the other side) and Connect With Your Spirit Guide(s).
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
26th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
10:00am / Durango Arts Center
The Durango Arts Center is excited to celebrate its 26th year of presenting fine art and fine craft by makers from around the country. This festival takes place amidst the fall colors on quaint Second Avenue in historic downtown Durango, Colorado. The wide avenue, lined with restaurants and a variety of shops, is one block from Main Avenue, a gathering place for shoppers and the thousands of visitors that fill the town each fall.   Organized as a benefit event by and for the Durango Arts Center, the region’s premiere non-profit arts organization serving Durango and the Four Corners, the festival is a well-loved and attended community event attracting a large audience throughout the weekend. In the last several years this festival has welcomed an average of 6,500 visitors. Artists and craftspeople report the show is well organized and offers great hospitality and friendly, steady crowds.   With concern for the safety of our Durango Autumn Arts Festival attendees, the following adjustments have been made to the event:   To avoid clustered gatherings, there will be no indoor live entertainment, food court, or artist dinner. Patrons are encouraged to enjoy food from downtown restaurants. Social distancing measures will be maintained outside, and the art booths will be set up normally for the enjoyment and safe shopping experience of our patrons.
Black Velvet
4:00pm / Fur Trapper's Steakhouse
The Black Velvet Trio plays at Fur Trapper's Steakhouse at Lake Vallecito on Saturday, September 19 from 4-8 pm.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Jack Ellis
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Jack Ellis is a singer/songwriter and plays a variety of music. He loves acoustic blues and country, finger style folk music, and songs with powerful lyrics. He grew up in New York and played in several coffee houses during his teen years. Jack has lived in the Big Bend area of Texas for a spell, holds an MA in Literature, taught both in high school and college, and has lived in Colorado since 1975. Join Jack in The Office!
Durango Drive In Movie - Steel Magnolias
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Sunday, September 20th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fair Grounds
The Durango Flea Market is the place to be and shop on Sunday for a wide range of second hand items from funky to functional. Free admission and parking.
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
26th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
10:00am / Durango Arts Center
The Durango Arts Center is excited to celebrate its 26th year of presenting fine art and fine craft by makers from around the country. This festival takes place amidst the fall colors on quaint Second Avenue in historic downtown Durango, Colorado. The wide avenue, lined with restaurants and a variety of shops, is one block from Main Avenue, a gathering place for shoppers and the thousands of visitors that fill the town each fall.   Organized as a benefit event by and for the Durango Arts Center, the region’s premiere non-profit arts organization serving Durango and the Four Corners, the festival is a well-loved and attended community event attracting a large audience throughout the weekend. In the last several years this festival has welcomed an average of 6,500 visitors. Artists and craftspeople report the show is well organized and offers great hospitality and friendly, steady crowds.   With concern for the safety of our Durango Autumn Arts Festival attendees, the following adjustments have been made to the event:   To avoid clustered gatherings, there will be no indoor live entertainment, food court, or artist dinner. Patrons are encouraged to enjoy food from downtown restaurants. Social distancing measures will be maintained outside, and the art booths will be set up normally for the enjoyment and safe shopping experience of our patrons.
Durango Drive In Movie - The Wizard of OZ
2:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
Women of the Western Slope Volunteer Happy Hour with State Representative Barbara McLachlan
4:00pm / Zoom
Join State Representative Barbara McLachlan and Congressional Candidate Diane Mitsch Bush for a volunteer happy hour! We'll be walking you through how to write letters to the editor and phone bank for these two incredible candidates. It's easy, it's fun, and there's free alcohol!    RSVP to scott.greenler@victory2020.com. You can attend either in person at the Democratic Headquarters in La Plata County, or via Zoom at the following links:  Sep 20th 4PM https://2020victory.zoom.us/j/96072749863
Blue Moon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Come enjoy the Blue Moon Ramblers as we have on Sundays for over 30 years. Swing open the saloon doors and join us!
Live Music with Joel Racheff
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Joel Racheff was born in Wyoming, raised in New Mexico, and has spent most of his adult life in good ol’ Durango. As a young man, Joel was and continues to be interested in many types of music. As an old man, Joel enjoys Jello, long naps, and babbling (not necessarily in that order). One of the many talents he brings to the Bar D Wranglers is-?. While trying to sing lead and harmony parts with the group, Joel lays down…the foundation on his upright bass. Joel’s family includes his lovely wife Patty and sons, “Thing One” & “Thing Two” (Ringo and Cody).
Durango Drive In Movie - Beetlejuice
8:00pm / D&SNGR Parking lot
Downtown Durango's newest event is the Durango Drive In! Movies will be shown over four consecutive weekends on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. When was the last time you had dinner and a movie with your family, friends or loved ones? Well now you can, and can do so safely.   What you get   Tickets are sold for a vehicle or a pair of motorcycles. 100 vehicles will be allowed at each movie. Ticket prices are on the website.   Each admission includes:  1 vehicle with up to 6 passengers or 2 motorcycles up to 4 passengers  1 Movie Snack Pack* distributed to each vehicle or pair of motorcycles upon entry  *Movie Snack Pack includes:  A bag of popcorn  a theater size of Peanut Butter M&M’s  7oz Twizzlers, and  two 20oz Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dasani).   Additional items will be available for purchase online or cashless payment on-site including candy, popcorn, snacks, drinks and more.   Please visit DurangoDriveIn.com for info about allowed vehicle types, safety and more.   See you at the movies!
 Monday, September 21st
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for class registration info.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Mondays with Chad MacCluskey
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Chad MacCluskey will be entertaining us every Monday evening for the summer! Stop by the patio and enjoy his musical talents!
 Tuesday, September 22nd
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Virtual Zumba Gold® on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration info.
Weekly Activity Kits
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Are you missing the youth programming at the Library? We miss you too! But we are excited to continue offering Activity Kits through the end of the year. Each week you can pick up a new activity.    Give us a call (970-375-3380) or send us an email (reference@durangogov.org) beginning Tuesday morning to request a kit
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Zumba® Virtual on Zoom
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Zoom Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! Please email for class registration info.
SCAPE 2020 Startup Showcase
2:00pm / SCAPE (Virtual)
The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs (SCAPE) is hosting their 2020 Startup Showcase in a new virtual format this September 22nd. Tune in as regional entrepreneurs pitch for the chance to partner with investors on their start up venture. Get inspired by these innovators and connect with your entrepreneur community by registering today!
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Leah Orlikowski
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Leah is originally from Conifer, Co and has resided in Durango for two years. She has been singing since birth and playing guitar since she was 20 years old. When she was 23, she realized how much she hated waiting tables and that’s when she really dedicated herself to her passion, music. Leah started street performing on the 16th Street mall in Denver then continued just that while traveling around the states. She ended up in Key West, FL where her first official gig was booked. Leah continued there for eight years as a full-time musician before coming to Durango.   Leah mainly plays 60’s ear fold and some old country and contemporary music. Her major influences are her dad, Ani Difranco, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, and Tori Amos.
Tuesdays with Alison & Friends
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
What can be better than listening to the owner of Dandelion Cafe herself? Come by the patio on Tuesday evenings to be entertained Alison and her friends!
 Wednesday, September 23rd
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Adult Pottery Classses
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center has limited openings for a 9 week Adult Pottery Workshop.    Classes begin on September 23rd and continuing each Wednesday morning from 10am to 12pm! Cost is $180 for 9 weeks paid at start of class, plus $35 materials fee.    Contact Margie for more info and to reserve your space. 970-903-7847
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music
Wednesdays with Jeff Solon
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Jeff Solon will be keeping all of us entertained on Wednesday evenings at Dandelion Cafe! Stop by the patio and enjoy his smooth jazz!
 Thursday, September 24th
Pops Night Online Auction
8:00am / Music in the Mountains
Be sure to bid on our online auction to support Music in the Mountains and help us continue to bring beautiful music to our region.   Auction runs until 8pm on Sept 24!   Check it out here! https://musicinthemountains.betterworld.org/auctions/music-mountains-virtual-pops-nig
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for class registration info.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Virtual Zumba®
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! * Class runs from 1:15-2:15. Please email for class registration info.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Jose Villarreal
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Join us for live music!
Merely Players presents Free Shakesphere in the Park
6:00pm / Jenkins Ranch Park in Skyridge
Merely Players Studio Series presents  FREE SHAKESPHERE IN THE PARK  A socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakesphere's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   See merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations.
Women of the Western Slope Volunteer Happy Hour with State Representative Barbara McLachlan
6:00pm / Zoom
Join State Representative Barbara McLachlan and Congressional Candidate Diane Mitsch Bush for a volunteer happy hour! We'll be walking you through how to write letters to the editor and phone bank for these two incredible candidates. It's easy, it's fun, and there's free alcohol!    RSVP to scott.greenler@victory2020.com. You can attend either in person at the Democratic Headquarters in La Plata County, or via Zoom at the following links:  Sep 24th 6PM https://2020victory.zoom.us/j/98698229310
Powerhouse Trivia Night on the plaza
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us for trivia night every Thursday through September from 6:30-8:30pm. Located outside on The Powerhouse plaza, our trivia consists of four rounds of questions and always includes one scientific round. Socially distanced tables, masks required for entry. No groups larger than 8 people. $5 suggested team donations.
 Friday, September 25th
24th Annual Radiothon
8:00am / Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
24th Annual Radiothon presented by Four Corners Broadcasting and United Way of Southwest Colorado.    Be sure to tune in to KRSJ Durango, Your Brand of Country - 100.5fm, KIQX RADIO 101 Durango - 101.3fm and KIUP-Krsj Sports ALL DAY to bid on and win FABULOUS prizes! Four Corners Broadcasting will host a live auction on air and YOU get to call in and bid on over 80 items/services!    All proceeds benefit our non-profit partners in La Plata, San Juan, Dolores, Montezuma, and Archuleta County.
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Kaiut Yoga Method: two class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9 and noon on Fridays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Virtual Zumba Gold®
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email for class registration info.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Eat Local Month Harvest Dinner Series
5:00pm / Various Restaurants Around Town
Join Local First for this year's take on the Harvest Dinner - a month long celebration of local food! Every Friday from September 25 - October 16, pick up and enjoy a gourmet "take-out" dinner from Durango's best food and beverage talent. With over two dozen restaurants, farms, and local purveyors participating, there is something for everyone during Eat Local Month!    Each $75 ticket includes three courses, an alcoholic beverage, a value-added product, and a donation to an organization working hard to support Durango during this unprecedented time. Come celebrate and support the local food businesses that make this such a delicious place to live!    Tickets on sale now at local-first.org/eatlocalmonth.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Dustin Burley
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Dustin’s music is a blend of Outlaw Country/Blues/Classic Rock/Folk. He puts his own twist on old classics and blends his original songs through his performance. Dustin grew up in Pennsylvania and started performing in 1997 at small house parties. He since has performed all over the country and now performs all over the four corners!
Friday Nights at Fox Fire
6:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
This week is featuring Robby Overfield - Blue eyed soul  Catering by Back Porch B.B.Q.   COVID-19 Restrictions  All seating is outdoors on our spacious lawns.  Bring sun and rain protection.
Merely Players presents Free Shakesphere in the Park
6:00pm / Jenkins Ranch Park in Skyridge
Merely Players Studio Series presents  FREE SHAKESPHERE IN THE PARK  A socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakesphere's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   See merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations.
 Saturday, September 26th
Durango Farmers Market
8:00am / TBK Bank
Everything local by locals. Get the tastiest and freshest fruits, veggies, meats, breads, and cheeses available. Plus pick up useful and high quality handmade items from our local artisans. Grab a healthy breakfast, good coffee and more while enjoying live music and friendly folks all along the way*! It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning in Durango!
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Colorado State BMX Championship Race: Qualifier Race
8:00am / BMX Track behind Four Corners River Sports
More than 300 riders will compete at this event and it's open to the public. The races are sure to be action-packed and fun for anyone in the community to watch. Please see the schedule for the weekend below. Races will occur back-to-back and each race is a mere minute.   Riders will race on Sunday for the State Championship, aspiring to garner Top 10 in the stae for their age group. The Top 10 riders will earn a Colorado State Plate for their bike for the following year. They will also earn an invitation to race at Grand Nationals at the Race of Champions in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which hosts the top racers from throughout the country.    Come out to the State Championship and cheer on our local riders! This is the first time this event has been held in Durango!
Kaiut Yoga Method
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Merely Players presents Free Shakesphere in the Park
2:00pm / Jenkins Ranch Park in Skyridge
Merely Players Studio Series presents  FREE SHAKESPHERE IN THE PARK  A socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakesphere's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   See merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations.
Fox Fire Farms Winery Picnic Concert
4:00pm / Fox Fire Farms
Sunny & The Whiskey Machine - Americana, soul grass and country   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!
Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
5:00pm / Bar D Chuckwagon
Open Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day, 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.
Adam G. Swanson on the piano
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Adam Swanson, our fabulous ragtime in residence, performs ragtime and other favorites.
Live Music with Devon Scott
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from R. Kelly to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners. “It’s just more fun when people are enjoying and participating, so I try to make sure that everyone has something they can sing along to.” After only a few years of performing with the ukulele at open mic nights in his hometown of Sikeston, Missouri, Devin began to realize the joy it gave to him and others and has made it his goal to play for as many people as he can. “It’s so amazing to watch an entire group of people enjoy something so much together.” Traveling around the country, teaching and leading jam sessions, singing for audiences in restaurants, bars, high in the Rocky Mountains, around campfires and even floating down the San Juan River, Devin is well on his way to accomplishing his goal of spreading the joy of the ukulele!
Merely Players presents Free Shakesphere in the Park
6:00pm / Jenkins Ranch Park in Skyridge
Merely Players Studio Series presents  FREE SHAKESPHERE IN THE PARK  A socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakesphere's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   See merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations.
 Sunday, September 27th
Durango Flea Market
8:00am / La Plata County Fair Grounds
The Durango Flea Market is the place to be and shop on Sunday for a wide range of second hand items from funky to functional. Free admission and parking.
City of Durango Clean Commute Week
8:00am / Various locations
Passport at DurangoGov.org/cleancommuteweek   - Play Bingo for prizes  - Gather family/coworkers/friends for "Bike/Bus/Walk/Roll" challenge   - Get discounted rentals from ROLL door-to-door ebike rental  - Bike/walk/carpool to pick up gourmet "take-out" dinner during Local First's Eat Local Month.  - Join Durango Trails Rx and see how many trails you can tackle!
Colorado State BMX Championship Race: Championship Race
8:00am / BMX Track behind Four Corners River Sports
More than 300 riders will compete at this event and it's open to the public. The races are sure to be action-packed and fun for anyone in the community to watch. Please see the schedule for the weekend below. Races will occur back-to-back and each race is a mere minute.   Riders will race on Sunday for the State Championship, aspiring to garner Top 10 in the stae for their age group. The Top 10 riders will earn a Colorado State Plate for their bike for the following year. They will also earn an invitation to race at Grand Nationals at the Race of Champions in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which hosts the top racers from throughout the country.    Come out to the State Championship and cheer on our local riders! This is the first time this event has been held in Durango!
Merely Players presents Free Shakesphere in the Park
2:00pm / Jenkins Ranch Park in Skyridge
Merely Players Studio Series presents  FREE SHAKESPHERE IN THE PARK  A socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakesphere's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   See merelyplayers.us for important information regarding this play and the special Covid-19 and venue considerations.
K-12 Schools and the Pandemic
4:00pm / Virtual
Education Commissioner Katy Anthes and CDE Associate Commissioner of School Quality and Support Rhonda Haniford will join State Representative Barbara McLachlan for a virtual town hall discussing how K-12 schools across the state are handling the pandemic.    Find the event live-streamed at www.facebook.com/Barbaraforthe59th   Bring all of your questions and concerns to the experts!
Blue Moon Ramblers
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Come enjoy the Blue Moon Ramblers as we have on Sundays for over 30 years. Swing open the saloon doors and join us!
Live Music with Joel Racheff
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Joel Racheff was born in Wyoming, raised in New Mexico, and has spent most of his adult life in good ol’ Durango. As a young man, Joel was and continues to be interested in many types of music. As an old man, Joel enjoys Jello, long naps, and babbling (not necessarily in that order). One of the many talents he brings to the Bar D Wranglers is-?. While trying to sing lead and harmony parts with the group, Joel lays down…the foundation on his upright bass. Joel’s family includes his lovely wife Patty and sons, “Thing One” & “Thing Two” (Ringo and Cody).
 Monday, September 28th
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Virtual Cardio/Strength Class
9:00am / Virtual Class on Zoom
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-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for more info and Zoom registration link.
Colors of the West - Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Mondays with Chad MacCluskey
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
Chad MacCluskey will be entertaining us every Monday evening for the summer! Stop by the patio and enjoy his musical talents!
 Tuesday, September 29th
Is E-Commerce Right for your Business?
8:30am / Virtual
Have you been wanting to build an E-Commerce site or have not seen the results on your online business that you were hoping for? Tune into southwest colorado sbdc E-Commerce Webinar Series for a step-by-step guide on setting up your online store and making your first sale. Register >> https://clients.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=170400200
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
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. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for more info and Zoom registration link.
Weekly Activity Kits
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Are you missing the youth programming at the Library? We miss you too! But we are excited to continue offering Activity Kits through the end of the year. Each week you can pick up a new activity.    Give us a call (970-375-3380) or send us an email (reference@durangogov.org) beginning Tuesday morning to request a kit
Food and Clothing Drive for the Navajo Nation
10:00am / Sacred Heart Catholic Church parking alot across from church
Food and Clothing drive for the Navajo Nation.   A food, water, clothing and pet food drive for the Navajo Nation, including people with disabilities, takes place at the parking lot across from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.    There will also be drop-offs on Wednesday, September 30 from 10:00 a.m. until noon at the same location. With winter coming, warm clothing, jackets and boots are needed for all ages.    All types of food plus dog and cat food will be accepted.    Arrangements for picking up a donation can be made by calling Judy at 970.749.6707.
Zumba® Virtual on Zoom
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome! Please email lynn@mothertech.net for more info and Zoom registration link. Class runs from 1:15-2:15 PM.
Colors of the West Exhibition
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Live Music with Rob Webster
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Originally from Chicago-land, Rob is one of our favorite entertainers and also thinks The Office Spiritorium is one of the “coolest rooms in Durango!” Join us for Rob’s Peace Through Music experience.
Tuesdays with Alison & Friends
6:00pm / Dandelion Cafe
What can be better than listening to the owner of Dandelion Cafe herself? Come by the patio on Tuesday evenings to be entertained Alison and her friends!
 Wednesday, September 30th
Kaiut Yoga Method: three class times
9:00am / Kaiut Yoga Durango
Classes at 9, noon and 5:30- Mondays and Wednesdays   Kaiut Yoga is a biomechanical (freedom of movement) approach that works to achieve optimal functionality and mobility that is lost from over use or underuse of our bodies. The method works from the joints rather than stretching ourselves in extraordinary ways.    Simple and accessible poses that achieve profound results.   Come join us as we have reopened and will be offering classes on Mondays, Wednesday’s, Fridays and Saturdays.   Visit Kaiutyogadurango.com for info and schedule of classes.
Adult Pottery Classses
10:00am / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center has limited openings for a 9 week Adult Pottery Workshop.    Classes begin on September 23rd and continuing each Wednesday morning from 10am to 12pm! Cost is $180 for 9 weeks paid at start of class, plus $35 materials fee.    Contact Margie for more info and to reserve your space. 970-903-7847
Food and Clothing Drive for the Navajo Nation
10:00am / Sacred Heart Catholic Church parking alot across from church
Food and Clothing drive for the Navajo Nation.   A food, water, clothing and pet food drive for the Navajo Nation, including people with disabilities, takes place at the parking lot across from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.    All types of food plus dog and cat food will be accepted.    Arrangements for picking up a donation can be made by calling Judy at 970.749.6707.
The Great Animas City Passeggiata
5:00pm / Parking lot behind a Smile By Design
Our monthly bazaars are back for the summer (last Wednesday of every month, May-September) and feature local food, beer & cocktails, artisans, music and games!
Colors of the West Exhibition
5:00pm / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Two-woman show featuring the works of sculptor Star Liana York and painter Maura Allen. While each artist celebrates historical and cultural elements using a distinctive medium, this show will focus on how color influences them personally and how it translates into their work as they portray and evoke feelings.    Show continues through September 30.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music
Virtual film screening of 'Silverton Gold'
5:30pm / Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College
The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College will host a FREE Zoom film screening.   Pre-registration is required, please visit https://cswsexhibitappointments.as.me/SilvertonGold   In describing the film, documentarian Sean Owen says “’Silverton Gold’ explores the transition from mining town to tourism/ recreation based economy and the tension between development and preservation, while telling the story of the fortitude, toughness and perseverance of the people of Silverton, Colorado.”   Owen is an independent filmmaker based in Durango, Colorado. His most recent film “Tribal Radio” won Best Native American Documentary at the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2018. More of his filmography and bio can be found at http://seanwilderowen.com.   This program is a part of History Live! Durango, a series of events in September celebrating the humanities in Southwest Colorado. Full schedule of events can be found at https://coloradohumanities.org.   The Center of Southwest Studies, now in its fifty-sixth year, provides an active program of free public lectures and events year-round at its museum, research library, and archives facility on the campus of Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. For more information, please contact the Center’s business office at 970-247-7456 or visit http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu
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