November 2021 Events

 Monday, November 1st
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Experience Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
Sign Up! Holiday Classes for Adults
7:00pm / Artsy Crafty Studio
4 weeks of fun, handmade Christmas classes for adults!
 Tuesday, November 2nd
Inventor Two-Part Bootcamp Series
9:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Inventing is an adventure. Acknowledging Intellectual Property as a personal property has been around since the early 1200's. In the USA, we have given credit to inventors since 1790. The Inventor Bootcamp is open to all inventors and product developers. In this two-part series, the inventor bootcamp will cover several critical phases in the inventing/manufacturing process. The Bootcamp could save novice and seasoned inventors tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary expenses. The Bootcamp is presented by the Southwest Colorado SBDC and The Inventors Roundtable™.   In part 1 of the Inventor Bootcamp we will cover an introduction to the inventing process. There is so much more to the process than just filing a patent or making a product. If making some money rather than just spending your dollars is the goal, then there are some important steps to take and plans to make.   In part 2 we will cover prototyping, product launch and licensing your invention. Now we are getting to the really exciting part: How do you get your product ready to sell? There is a practical way and a really expensive way. You have to decide which one works best for you.  
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Figure Drawing
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Figure drawing Is the practice of drawing from a live model in different poses. It trains your eye to see things that photographs just can't capture. This makes you more perceptive in all of your work!   Price includes 10 sessions.  Register anytime!
 Wednesday, November 3rd
Adult Pottery Classses
1:00pm / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Join potter Margie Coates for an 11 week pottery class every Wednesday from 1pm - 3pm.   Students will learn the expressive potential of hand-building with clay through pinch, coil, and slab construction and will be introduced to the potter's wheel, for beginning and intermediate students. Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms. Individual interests and skills will drive the class.    Classes begin September 8th and end November 17th and all levels are welcome! Cost is $220 per 11 week session ($20 per class) plus a $35 materials fee. Firing work created in class is included in the fee.
Harness Ki, the Universal Energy
5:00pm / DSBK Dojo
Whether it's the "chi" of tai'chi or the "ki" of aikido, ki is a universal energy accessible to anyone. For many people tapping into ki is life-altering. Discover the role strong ki can play in your daily life through low-impact exercises and breathing techniques. This practice welcomes all levels of ability and experience. And within our NEW cheerful location, these weekly classes will leave you energized and smiling!
 Thursday, November 4th
Starting Your Business Workshop
8:30am / FLC Center for Innovation
Starting a business can be challenging and uncertain. This course is designed to help you navigate through the steps you need to start a business. Join us for a 5 hour seminar on various aspect of starting a business with our variety of presenters, including a small business specialist, marketing expert, small business banker, insurance agent, attorney and an accountant. Topics to be covered include business planning, legal structure, taxes, marketing & market research, financing options and insurance.   This course is designed for business owners to learn and engage with our speakers to gain a better understanding of their specific business. Our speakers are a wealth of knowledge and have many years of experience in their industries. Their presentations are geared towards the needs of new and growing businesses.   No-cost, confidential one-on-one consulting will be available through the SBDC after the workshop. You can call Hannah at 970-247-7009 or email her at hbbirdsong@fortlewis.edu to set up your appointment.    Due to COVID, we will not be providing water and snacks. Please bring your own food, water, and masks for the safety of all workshop participants. We are limiting the class size to 15 participants so we can safely socially distance in a classroom setting. Masks and hand sanitizer are available in the Center for Innovation.   Speaker(s): Mary Shepherd, Paul Broderick, Ben Frihauf, Sherin Clarke, Kristi Barnett, Lindsey Nicholson, and Brian Rose.   Co-Sponsor(s): Southwest Colorado SBDC, Region 9 Economic Development District, Durango Chamber of Commerce, Goldman, Robbins, Nicholson, Durango Public Library, 1st Southwest Bank, Fredrick, Zink, and Associates.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Discover Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us inside The Powerhouse exhibit gallery for Trivia night every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Our trivia includes four rounds- general trivia, science, pictures, and music. Bar open for drink purchases, and food available from Juicy's Shanty.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, November 5th
Toastmasters at the Center for Innovation
7:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Are you nervous about public speaking, or just dread the experience and wish you were better at it? Join us at the Center for Innovation Friday mornings for Toastmasters!    Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.   Can't make it in person? We host the meeting virtually, so join us from home! Meetings will start at 7:15am every Friday.   
Free Yoga Fridays
8:30am / Lively (A Boutique)
Come move and breathe with us every Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 am at Lively (A Boutique)! Featuring different yoga instructors every week, we provide a calm yoga environment to start your weekend off right. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle!   There is limited space so please sign up at livelyaboutique.com to reserve your spot!”
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Annual Bag Book Sale  $10 a bag or $1 a pound  All proceeds benefit Durango Public Library  Masks recommended
Pots and Pints - Ceramic Handbuilding Happy Hour
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Get your hands dirty as you create a unique and functional clay dish of your choice. We will mix creativity with pleasure as we unwind from a busy week, enjoy happy hour treats, spend time with community artists, and, most importantly, hand-build a clay dish to use for years to come.    By the end of the evening your piece will be ready for glazing. You select a glaze which we will apply when your dish is dry. Look for an email telling you when your dish is ready for pick-up and use.    Let the fun begin    **Mask & Vaccination Required Event**   $25.00 Per Participant
 Saturday, November 6th
Friends of the Library Book Sale
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Annual Bag Book Sale  $10 a bag or $1 a pound  All proceeds benefit Durango Public Library  Masks recommended
Dancing Earth's 'Between Underground and Skyworld'
7:30pm / The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College
Dancing Earth is an array of indigenous dance artists who work as a collective under the leadership of Rulan Tangen, striving to embody a unique essence of Indigenous identity and perspective by creation and renewal of artistic and cultural movement rituals. "Between Underground and Skyworld" is being shared as a work in progress, which represents the performance experience of our multi-year, multi-dimensional, project of Indigenous-centered Futurities. Dance Magazine named Dancing Earth "One of the Top 25 To Watch." Tangen believes this form of dance continues the link of culture from ancient to futuristic.
JD Simo & GA-20 BLUES NIGHT Animas City Theatre EARLY SHOW
8:00pm / Animas City Theatre
Animas City Theatre Presents JD Simo & GA-20  Tickets onsale July 16th at 10:00am at www.animascitytheatre.com  Early Show: Doors 7:00pm show 8:00pm   JD Simo... The Chicago-born, now Nashville transplant is like a one-man crusade dedicated to keeping music real, raw, and honest. No matter the setting and no matter his role (whether it's wingman or bandleader) J.D.'s presence infuses the situation of the moment with the music that's been fueling him pretty much his whole life, spiced with influences that straddle both decades and dimensions. As a songwriter, guitarist, and producer he has worked with the likes of Jack White, Tommy Emmanuel, Luther Dickinson, Dave Cobb, Blackberry Smoke, and even been a member of Grateful Dead founder Phil Lesh' "Phil & Friends". Now he comes forth with his most unique, original and rawest effort yet… "Mind Trouble". During lockdown in '20, he started cutting tracks in his makeshift studio on a weekly basis. Joined by longtime collaborator Adam Abrashoff on drums and the addition of longtime friend, bassist-producer-engineer Adam Bednarik (Justin Townes Earle), they mused a proverbial soup of shared influences. Hill country trance blues of Junior Kimbrough, RL Burnside and Asie Payton. Hypnotic Afro Beat of Fela Kuti and Tony Allen. Psychedelic warps of Captain Beefheart, Funkadelic, and Jimi Hendrix. The old school blues of John Lee Hooker, Earl Hooker and Lightnin Hopkins. As well as the raw fuzzy rock of The Stooges and Nirvana. Mind Control is the product of 3 like minded buddies huddled in a humble setting, making music to make them feel good. The songs stark revealing nature, is the product of them using the creative process for therapy and enjoyment. Because they simply had to, for no other reason than they couldn't not! They love it too much. A positive theme of growth, self help and struggles with addiction and mental health lay along side a haunting, low down musical landscape. It's raw, funky and real. Such is life.  Website: https://simo.fm/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jdsimomusic  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jdsimomusic   GA-20: Blues music is revered for its timelessness. The best blues -no matter how old -sounds as fresh and visceral today as it did when first recorded. The high-energy electric blues trio GA-20 -guitarist Matt Stubbs, guitarist/vocalist Pat Faherty, and drummer Tim Carman -know this well. Since first forming in 2018, GA-20 has drawn inspiration for their primal, original music from late 1950s/early 1960s blues, R&B and rock 'n' roll. They use rare and vintage gear (including at times the famed Gibson GA-20 amplifier for which the band is named), creating powerfully raw, driving music that is at once traditional and refreshingly modern.
 Sunday, November 7th
Veterans Benefit Breakfast - Open to Public
9:00am / VFW Post 4031
Great opportunity to support your local veterans while enjoying a delicious breakfast! Open to the public, this event is held every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month from 9 AM to 11 AM at the VFW Post 4031. Donations of only $8 for adults, $7 for veterans, and $5 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans!
Shining Stars : A Special LIVE Durango Choral Society Recital
3:00pm / St. Marks Episcopal Church
We are proud to present our talented adult and youth singers and instrumentalists in a lovely afternoon recital followed by a dessert reception. Special guests include the Durango Women's Choir, along with your favorite soloists, including Linda Mack, Amy Barrett, Jeff Solon, and Gemma Kavanagh.
The Movement, DENM, & Vana Liya
8:00pm / Animas City Theatre
The Animas City Theatre Presents The Movement with special guest DENM & Vana Liya   Early Show: Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm  Tickets on sale online Friday July 16th at 9:00am  www.animascitytheatre.com   The Movement has been winning the hearts and minds of alternative-reggae fans since their inception in Columbia, SC in 2003. Drawing inspiration from Sublime, 311, Slightly Stoopid and John Brown's Body, they've made a name for themselves as reggae shapeshifters with a foundation of heavy drum and bass. Today the band consists of founding member, lead vocalist and guitarist Joshua Swain, bassist Jason Schmidt, drummer Gary Jackson, and keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist Matt Goodwin. Their sixth studio album, Ways Of The World, dropped on June 7, 2019, debuting at #1 in the Billboard Reggae Chart, and remained in the Billboard Reggae Top 10 for more than 40 consecutive weeks. The Movement's new single "Sounds of Summer" feat. Slightly Stoopid was released June 25, 2021 and racked up more than 100k streams in the first 24 hours. Their seventh full length album is coming Spring 2022.    Links:  Website: https://themovementvibe.com  Facebook: https://facebook.com/themovementvibe  Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMovementVibe  Instagram: https://instagram.com/TheMovementVibe  Youtube: https://youtube.com/themovementvibe  Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KV8YKr   DENM  Santa Barbara, California-based bedroom electronic artist DENM makes laid-back pop songs infused with pop, dance, and reggae influences. He first gained attention with his 2016 hit "Lit" and his Dreamhouse EP.   DENM played in various indie rock outfits before launching himself onto the world stage with the release of "Lit" in late 2016. The catchy track combined bouncy Italo house rhythms with fat EDM bass, woozy chillwave synths, and smoked-out, high-pitched vocals. With his green hair, guyliner, and grungy aesthetic, the multi-instrumentalist looked like a child of the '90s. He did not make his real name public, and little was known about him except that he had a lot of experience as a session musician, songwriter, and producer, and had worked and toured with many pop and rock artists. His first EP, Dreamhouse, followed in short order with more of the same, and he soon began to attract press attention; the track "Green" was used in an Uber commercial. A remix EP followed early in 2017, and collaborations with Gnash on "Belong" and Tommy Trash on "Dreamer" appeared before the single "Bless Your Heart" was released in September. In 2019, he joined production duo Rock Mafia for the EP Endless Summer.   https://www.facebook.com/iamDENM  Vana Liya  Nirvana Goberdhan a.k.a Vana Liya grew up outside of New York City. Being of Caribbean desce
 Monday, November 8th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Experience Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
Sign Up! Holiday Classes for Adults
7:00pm / Artsy Crafty Studio
4 weeks of fun, handmade Christmas classes for adults!
 Tuesday, November 9th
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Figure Drawing
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Figure drawing Is the practice of drawing from a live model in different poses. It trains your eye to see things that photographs just can't capture. This makes you more perceptive in all of your work!   Price includes 10 sessions.  Register anytime!
 Wednesday, November 10th
Adult Pottery Classses
1:00pm / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Join potter Margie Coates for an 11 week pottery class every Wednesday from 1pm - 3pm.   Students will learn the expressive potential of hand-building with clay through pinch, coil, and slab construction and will be introduced to the potter's wheel, for beginning and intermediate students. Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms. Individual interests and skills will drive the class.    Classes begin September 8th and end November 17th and all levels are welcome! Cost is $220 per 11 week session ($20 per class) plus a $35 materials fee. Firing work created in class is included in the fee.
Harness Ki, the Universal Energy
5:00pm / DSBK Dojo
Whether it's the "chi" of tai'chi or the "ki" of aikido, ki is a universal energy accessible to anyone. For many people tapping into ki is life-altering. Discover the role strong ki can play in your daily life through low-impact exercises and breathing techniques. This practice welcomes all levels of ability and experience. And within our NEW cheerful location, these weekly classes will leave you energized and smiling!
Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
8:00pm / Animas City Theatre
Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing. For Zoso, it's much more than just being a tribute. It's about touching a golden era in music. Zoso embodies Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in their spirit, tightly-wound talent and authenticity.   Each band member has been carefully selected to portray both the appearance and playing styles of their Led Zeppelin counterparts. In eighteen successful years of touring, they have perfected their art. As one of the longest tenured Zeppelin tributes, Zoso's 2400 live shows around the world, including slots at major festivals such as Bonnaroo and Rib America Fest, have established them as the most traveled and successful band in the market.   Zoso's live shows are not about simply playing the right notes, they are about aura and feeling, harkening back to the unique atmosphere Led Zeppelin created. It's in the way they play: Each band member's mastery of authentic vintage instruments coupled with spot-on vocals, guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards, their compelling stage persona and distinct Led Zeppelin sound, with astounding visual imagery recreates the music, magic, and mystery of a Zeppelin concert. The impact is so powerful that band members constantly hear from young rockers that they were the catalyst behind turning them into new, die-hard Zeppelin fans.   Their passion, musical ability, showmanship and precise attention to detail earned them critical acclaim, name recognition and a loyal national following. The Los Angeles Times hailed the group as being "head and shoulders above all other Zeppelin tributes," and the Chicago Sun-Times declared Zoso is "the closest to the original of any tribute."   If you missed Led Zeppelin live in the 70's or are looking to relive the "Hammer of the Gods" phenomenon, you must experience what the St. Petersburg Times calls "the most exacting of the Zeppelin tribute bands in existence."   Zoso is: Matt Jernigan-Robert Plant; John McDaniel-Jimmy Page; Adam Sandling-John Paul Jones; Bevan Davies-John Bonham
 Thursday, November 11th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Discover Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, November 12th
Toastmasters at the Center for Innovation
7:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Are you nervous about public speaking, or just dread the experience and wish you were better at it? Join us at the Center for Innovation Friday mornings for Toastmasters!    Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.   Can't make it in person? We host the meeting virtually, so join us from home! Meetings will start at 7:15am every Friday.   
Free Yoga Fridays
8:30am / Lively (A Boutique)
Come move and breathe with us every Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 am at Lively (A Boutique)! Featuring different yoga instructors every week, we provide a calm yoga environment to start your weekend off right. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle!   There is limited space so please sign up at livelyaboutique.com to reserve your spot!”
BID Monthly Coffee and Conversation Meeting
8:30am / TBK Bank
BID's monthly meeting is your opportunity to find out what is happening in Downtown Durango and in the North Main District. Join us for great networking and timely information! Held every month on the second Friday from 8:30 to 9:30 am at TBK Bank, 259 W. 9th Street, in the Community Room. The Community Room is located on the east side of the building.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Pots and Pints - Ceramic Handbuilding Happy Hour
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Get your hands dirty as you create a unique and functional clay dish of your choice. We will mix creativity with pleasure as we unwind from a busy week, enjoy happy hour treats, spend time with community artists, and, most importantly, hand-build a clay dish to use for years to come.    By the end of the evening your piece will be ready for glazing. You select a glaze which we will apply when your dish is dry. Look for an email telling you when your dish is ready for pick-up and use.    Let the fun begin    **Mask & Vaccination Required Event**   $25.00 Per Participant
Lost Wax Casting
5:00pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 2-day evening workshop you will make your own design in wax, learn how to create the mold, fire it, and then cast it using centrifugal casting. Last but not least you get to polish and complete your own design. Class provides all material including silver. You are welcome to use other metals as well.    Class fee is $175. The class meets from 2 to 5 both Friday and Saturday.    Contact class instructor, Charlotte Lenssen at (970) 799-8950 or charlotte_lenssen@yahoo.com.
 Saturday, November 13th
Lost Wax Casting
5:00pm / Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club
In this 2-day evening workshop you will make your own design in wax, learn how to create the mold, fire it, and then cast it using centrifugal casting. Last but not least you get to polish and complete your own design. Class provides all material including silver. You are welcome to use other metals as well.    Class fee is $175. The class meets from 2 to 5 both Friday and Saturday.    Contact class instructor, Charlotte Lenssen at (970) 799-8950 or charlotte_lenssen@yahoo.com.
 Monday, November 15th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Womenade of La Plata County
5:30pm / Rochester Hotel
Join us for an evening out with a purpose! Womenade is a grassroots financial assistance program offering one-time grants of up to $500 to women who are normally self-sufficient, but are experiencing unexpected hardship. Bring a friend and a minimum $35 donation to this event. Light appetizers will be available and all people who donate that evening will get to vote on who will be funded with the money raised.    Not able to attend? Write your check payable to "Womenade" and mail it to 679 E 2nd Ave, Unit 6, Durango, CO 81301.
Experience Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
Sign Up! Holiday Classes for Adults
7:00pm / Artsy Crafty Studio
4 weeks of fun, handmade Christmas classes for adults!
 Tuesday, November 16th
Inventor Two-Part Bootcamp Series
9:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Inventing is an adventure. Acknowledging Intellectual Property as a personal property has been around since the early 1200's. In the USA, we have given credit to inventors since 1790. The Inventor Bootcamp is open to all inventors and product developers. In this two-part series, the inventor bootcamp will cover several critical phases in the inventing/manufacturing process. The Bootcamp could save novice and seasoned inventors tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary expenses. The Bootcamp is presented by the Southwest Colorado SBDC and The Inventors Roundtable™.   In part 1 of the Inventor Bootcamp we will cover an introduction to the inventing process. There is so much more to the process than just filing a patent or making a product. If making some money rather than just spending your dollars is the goal, then there are some important steps to take and plans to make.   In part 2 we will cover prototyping, product launch and licensing your invention. Now we are getting to the really exciting part: How do you get your product ready to sell? There is a practical way and a really expensive way. You have to decide which one works best for you.  
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Figure Drawing
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Figure drawing Is the practice of drawing from a live model in different poses. It trains your eye to see things that photographs just can't capture. This makes you more perceptive in all of your work!   Price includes 10 sessions.  Register anytime!
 Wednesday, November 17th
DigiMarCon World 2021 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
9:30am / Online
DigiMarCon World 2021 is your chance to ...   – Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry.   – Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.   – Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your professional network.   The 6th annual DigiMarCon World, the Premier Virtual Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference will be held November 17th to 18th, 2021, available live stream and on-demand. Join your peers online for 2-days jam packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy and networking.   Immerse yourself in topics like digital strategy, programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability / design, mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition, social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing, data science & big data, web analytics & A/B testing, email marketing, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools, marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI and much, much more!   At DigiMarCon World 2021, you will receive all the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head, notebooks and professional toolkit full of action items and ideas to lead and supercharge your agency / team / account to even greater success.   Be a part of DigiMarCon World 2021 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world.    See why people keep coming back year after year to this must-attend event! Register and secure your seat today.    For more details visit https://digimarconworld.com."
Adult Pottery Classses
1:00pm / Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center
Join potter Margie Coates for an 11 week pottery class every Wednesday from 1pm - 3pm.   Students will learn the expressive potential of hand-building with clay through pinch, coil, and slab construction and will be introduced to the potter's wheel, for beginning and intermediate students. Basic throwing skills will be taught, as well as design and decorative techniques for functional pottery forms. Individual interests and skills will drive the class.    Classes begin September 8th and end November 17th and all levels are welcome! Cost is $220 per 11 week session ($20 per class) plus a $35 materials fee. Firing work created in class is included in the fee.
Harness Ki, the Universal Energy
5:00pm / DSBK Dojo
Whether it's the "chi" of tai'chi or the "ki" of aikido, ki is a universal energy accessible to anyone. For many people tapping into ki is life-altering. Discover the role strong ki can play in your daily life through low-impact exercises and breathing techniques. This practice welcomes all levels of ability and experience. And within our NEW cheerful location, these weekly classes will leave you energized and smiling!
 Thursday, November 18th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Discover Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Powerhouse Trivia Night
6:30pm / The Powerhouse
Join us inside The Powerhouse exhibit gallery for Trivia night every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Our trivia includes four rounds- general trivia, science, pictures, and music. Bar open for drink purchases, and food available from Juicy's Shanty.
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, November 19th
Toastmasters at the Center for Innovation
7:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Are you nervous about public speaking, or just dread the experience and wish you were better at it? Join us at the Center for Innovation Friday mornings for Toastmasters!    Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.   Can't make it in person? We host the meeting virtually, so join us from home! Meetings will start at 7:15am every Friday.   
Free Yoga Fridays
8:30am / Lively (A Boutique)
Come move and breathe with us every Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 am at Lively (A Boutique)! Featuring different yoga instructors every week, we provide a calm yoga environment to start your weekend off right. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle!   There is limited space so please sign up at livelyaboutique.com to reserve your spot!”
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Pots and Pints - Ceramic Handbuilding Happy Hour
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Get your hands dirty as you create a unique and functional clay dish of your choice. We will mix creativity with pleasure as we unwind from a busy week, enjoy happy hour treats, spend time with community artists, and, most importantly, hand-build a clay dish to use for years to come.    By the end of the evening your piece will be ready for glazing. You select a glaze which we will apply when your dish is dry. Look for an email telling you when your dish is ready for pick-up and use.    Let the fun begin    **Mask & Vaccination Required Event**   $25.00 Per Participant
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Saturday, November 20th
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
8:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Sunday, November 21st
Veterans Benefit Breakfast - Open to Public
9:00am / VFW Post 4031
Great opportunity to support your local veterans while enjoying a delicious breakfast! Open to the public, this event is held every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month from 9 AM to 11 AM at the VFW Post 4031. Donations of only $8 for adults, $7 for veterans, and $5 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds help support local veterans!
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Monday, November 22nd
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Experience Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
 Tuesday, November 23rd
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Figure Drawing
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Figure drawing Is the practice of drawing from a live model in different poses. It trains your eye to see things that photographs just can't capture. This makes you more perceptive in all of your work!   Price includes 10 sessions.  Register anytime!
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Wednesday, November 24th
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Harness Ki, the Universal Energy
5:00pm / DSBK Dojo
Whether it's the "chi" of tai'chi or the "ki" of aikido, ki is a universal energy accessible to anyone. For many people tapping into ki is life-altering. Discover the role strong ki can play in your daily life through low-impact exercises and breathing techniques. This practice welcomes all levels of ability and experience. And within our NEW cheerful location, these weekly classes will leave you energized and smiling!
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
8:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Thursday, November 25th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
8:00pm / The Roost
Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It’s a great way to drink with friends, without burning brain cells. And it’s where useless knowledge means everything.
 Friday, November 26th
Toastmasters at the Center for Innovation
7:00am / FLC Center for Innovation
Are you nervous about public speaking, or just dread the experience and wish you were better at it? Join us at the Center for Innovation Friday mornings for Toastmasters!    Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.   Can't make it in person? We host the meeting virtually, so join us from home! Meetings will start at 7:15am every Friday.   
Free Yoga Fridays
8:30am / Lively (A Boutique)
Come move and breathe with us every Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 am at Lively (A Boutique)! Featuring different yoga instructors every week, we provide a calm yoga environment to start your weekend off right. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle!   There is limited space so please sign up at livelyaboutique.com to reserve your spot!”
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Pots and Pints - Ceramic Handbuilding Happy Hour
4:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Get your hands dirty as you create a unique and functional clay dish of your choice. We will mix creativity with pleasure as we unwind from a busy week, enjoy happy hour treats, spend time with community artists, and, most importantly, hand-build a clay dish to use for years to come.    By the end of the evening your piece will be ready for glazing. You select a glaze which we will apply when your dish is dry. Look for an email telling you when your dish is ready for pick-up and use.    Let the fun begin    **Mask & Vaccination Required Event**   $25.00 Per Participant
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
Singing with Santa
5:30pm / TBK Bank Parking lot
Start off your holiday season with Singing with Santa. This annual family friendly event takes place the day after Thanksgiving. Mark your calendar for years event on Friday, November 26!   The event starts at TBK Bank Parking lot (259 W 9th St,). Arrive by 5:30pm to receive your glowstick. (while supplies last.) Santa will arrive in a horse drawn carriage around 6pm. Once Santa arrives, we will follow him up Main Avenue singing Christmas carols to Buckley Park.     At the park we will sing Christmas carols and then count down the lighting of the community Christmas Tree. There will be hot chocolate and cookies for everyone to enjoy while supplies last.    Santa will be available for pictures. Please bring your own camera. We will have volunteers available to help take your family photo.    This is a free event and is proudly sponsored by TBK Bank. Visit our website for full details DowntownDurango.org/singing-with-santa
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
8:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Saturday, November 27th
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
The Polar Express Train Ride
5:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
6:30pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
The Polar Express Train Ride
8:00pm / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains!   For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this steam train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. We’ve been in continuous operation running train excursions on this 45-mile spur of the Denver & Rio Grande rail line since 1882. Much of the scenery remains unchanged since then. There’s no cell service or Wi-Fi through much of the terrain so you’ll be unplugged from the modern world. Soak in the views, listen as the steam whistle echoes through the canyon, hear the vintage locomotive work to pull the train up the grades. If you long to unwind and enjoy Colorado nature at its finest, this is the trip for you.
 Sunday, November 28th
Cascade Canyon Winter Train
9:00am / Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Embark on an incredible train journey through the southwest Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's steam train excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and Canyon as it climbs through the San Juan Mountains, much of which is inaccessible by any other vehicle. It's a 52 mile roundtrip journey into a winter wonderland with a 60 minute layover at Cascade Canyon just enough time to take a winter walk along the river, take photos or have lunch by the fire in the pavilion.    Departure time is 9:15am and return time is 2:30pm. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks available for purchase.
 Monday, November 29th
Cardio / Strength Interval Class
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email lynn@mothertech.net for Zoom link.
Experience Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
There's getting in a fight and then there's going with the flow. If you prefer the second option, come experience aikido -- an unconventional martial art. Durango Shin-Budo Kai welcomes folks at all levels of experience and ability. We've got a fantastic NEW location. And our weekly classes leave you smiling and feeling energized.
Chess Club
6:30pm / Guild House Games, Main St. Mall
Come play some chess! Every Monday night 6:30-9 p.m. upstairs in the Durango mall on Main St.    Free!  Drop in! 
 Tuesday, November 30th
Zumba Gold
9:30am / La Plata Senior Center
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. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. *Class runs from 9:30 -10:15 AM
Zumba
1:00pm / Durango Community Recreation Center
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 PM
Figure Drawing
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
Figure drawing Is the practice of drawing from a live model in different poses. It trains your eye to see things that photographs just can't capture. This makes you more perceptive in all of your work!   Price includes 10 sessions.  Register anytime!
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