On the town

On the town

Thursday16

Yoga Flow, 8 a.m., Pine River Library.
 
Women’s Drop-in Tennis, 9 a.m., Durango High School courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
Here to Hear: Office Hour with City Councilor Dick White, 9-10 a.m., Steaming Bean, 900 Main Ave.
 
Beginner Tai Chi, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
?Baby Meetup Thursdays, a Durango Café au Play event, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 2307 Columbine. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Baby Meetup, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Columbine House at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 419 San Juan Dr.
 
Office Hours with La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff, 10 a.m.-noon, Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Toddler Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
“Living with Wolves Photographic Exhibit” opening reception, 1-4 p.m., exhibit runs thru Nov. 30, Southern Ute Museum in Ignacio. www.southernutemuseum.org.
 
2018 SCAPE Startup Showcase and Investor Social, 3-5:30 p.m., Student Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. www.goscape.org.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages welcome, 4 p.m., Durango High School courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
“Doc Swords,” PTSD Social Club for Veterans, 4-6 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave.
 
Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m., Three Springs Plaza.
 
The Sweetwater Station Band performs, part of Burger & a Band Series, 5-8 p.m., James Ranch Harvest Grill, 33846 HWY 550. 676-1023.
 
Ska-B-Q featuring live music from the Great Connection, 5-8 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.
 
Sitting Meditation, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Durango Dharma Center, 1800 E. 3rd Ave. durangodharmacenter.org.
 
Pete Giuliani performs, 6-8 p.m., Swing Restaurant at Dalton Ranch.
 
Elder Grown performs, part of the Concerts in the Plaza series, 6-8 p.m., Three Springs Plaza. 764-6000.
 
Powerhouse Pub Trivia, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. www.powsci.org.
 
Acoustic Music Jam, 7 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
“Sita Sings the Blues” screening, 7 p.m., Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. www.sunflowertheatre.org.
 
The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen meet, presentation and discussion on post-416 Fire recovery, 7 p.m., Florida Grange, Highway 172, half mile south of Elmore’s Corner. 442-0575 or www.4cbch.org.
 
“Get Smart” opening night, presented by Theater Ensemble Arts, 7:30 p.m., performance also runs Aug. 17-18, 23-25, Lions Wilderness Outdoor Amphitheater in Farmington. 326-2839. squareup.com/store/theater-ensemble-arts.
 
Open Mic & Stand-Up Comedy, 8 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke with Crazy Charlie, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.

Friday17

Rocky Mountain Race Series, Aug. 17-19, Purgatory Resort. purgatoryresort.com.
 
Durango Early Bird Toastmasters, 7-8:30 a.m., LPEA headquarters, 45 Stewart St. 769-7615.
 
Free yoga, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lively Boutique, 809 Main Ave.
 
Engage, Exchange, Explore: Book Walks, 9:15 a.m., meet at the Ignacio Community Library for carpool, or 9:30 a.m., meet at Little Bear Trailhead for walk back to library. 563-9287.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Open Art Studio, 10 a.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Lactation Support Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon, Prenatal Yoga, noon -1 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Preschool Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Intermediate Tai Chi, 10:30-11:30 a.m., every Friday, Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Grand Opening for Create Art and Tea, noon-8 p.m., inside Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.createartandtea.com.
 
Screen-Free Playtime, 3-5 p.m., White Rabbit Books & Curiosities, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
Spanish Speaking Parents & Littles Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Booksigning: The Sisterhood of the Mindful Goddess, 6-7:30 p.m., Pilates Durango, 801 Florida Ave., Suite 6. 749-6136.
 
Friday Night Funk Jam with Bootyconda, 6-9 p.m., Moe's Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
Teen Game Night, 7-10 p.m., Mancos Public Library. 533-7600.
 
Open Mic Night, 7-11 p.m., Steaming Bean, 900 Main Ave. 403-1200.
 
The Black Velvet Trio performs, 7-11 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.
 
La La Bones performs, 8 p.m., Balcony Backstage, 600 Main Ave.
 
DJ P.A., 8:30 p.m., Blondies in Cortez. 739-4944.

Saturday18

Durango Farmers Market, featuring live music from Tim Hillwood, 8 a.m.-noon, First National Bank parking lot, 259 W. 9th St. www.durangofarmersmarket.com.
 
Chattanooga Fen Field Trip and volunteer revegetation, sponsored by Mountain Studies Institute and Colorado Native Plant Society, 8 a.m., meet at Animas City Park, 32nd Street and E. 2nd Avenue. Register at amandakuenzi@hotmail.com.
 
Tour de Farms and Zucchini Extravaganza, hosted by the Pine River Garden Club and Pine River Library. Tour, 8 a.m.-noon; zucchini fest, noon-2 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield. 884-2222 or prlibrary.org.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages, 9 a.m., Durango High School courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
Veterans Breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Elks Club, 901 E. 2nd Ave. 946-4831.
 
Ophir & Chattanooga Fen Plant Walk & Restoration at Ophir Pass, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ophir Pass. Register at discovery@mountainstudies.org.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave. 570-650-5982.
 
VFW Indoor Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1550 Main Ave. 247-0384.
 
Meltdown on the Mesa, featuring Ginny Mules and more, gates open, noon, Durango Mesa Park. www.durangomeltdown.com.
 
Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest, featuring live music, kids’ activities and more, 1-7 p.m., Cottonwood Park in Mancos.
 
Writers’ Workshop, 2 p.m., Ignacio Community Library.
 
Picker's Circle, all levels, 3-5 p.m., White Rabbit Books & Curiosities, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
The Black Velvet Duo performs, 5-9 p.m., Animas River Beer Garden at the Doubletree, 501 Camino del Rio.
 
Andy Sickler performs, 5:30 p.m., Digs in Three Springs.
 
Kirtan, 6-8 p.m., Studio 10, Smiley Building, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
The Kirk James Blues Band performs, 7 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.
 
Comedy Cocktail open mic stand up, 8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
DJ Noonz, 8 p.m.-close, Moe’s, 937 Main Ave.

Sunday19

Ohana Kuleana Community Garden Open House and birthday celebration for master gardener Marye Jackson, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ohana Kuleana Community Garden, E. 30th Street and 6th Avenue.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave. 570-650-5982.
 
Pete Giuliani Band performs, part of the Wine and Shine Classic Car Show, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wines of the San Juan in Blanco, N.M.
 
National Theatre Live Productions presents screening of “Yerma,” 1 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Ave. www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Adult Coloring & Afternoon Tea, 3-5 p.m., White Rabbit Books & Curiosities, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
Kirk James performs, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Swing Restaurant at Dalton Ranch.
 
Blue Moon Ramblers, 7 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Monday20

Yogalates, 9 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Play days for caregivers and children, 10 a.m., also Wed., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Watch Your Step class, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Monday Music, for a half hour of instruments, rhythm and singing, 10:30 a.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Gentle Yoga, 1 p.m., Durango Senior Center.
 
Legos & Wii, 2 p.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Books & Brews, hosted by Durango Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m., Animas Brewing Co., 1560 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Learn to Square Dance, with Wild West Squares, 7-8:30 p.m., Florida Grange, 656 Hwy 172. 903-6478.

Tuesday21

Yoga for All, 9 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Beginner Tai Chi, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Toddler Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 4 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Ballroom Dance, 10-11 a.m., Tuesdays thru Aug. 28, Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mancos Public Library. 533-7600.
 
Teen Babysitter Training, 1 p.m., event also runs Aug. 22, Forest Lakes Rec Center in Bayfield. Register at 884-2222.
 
Tuesday Crafternoons, 1 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
ICL Knitters, 1-3 p.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Baby Storytime, 2-2:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Smiley Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., each Tuesday, Smiley Building, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Twin Buttes Farm Stand, 3-6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Friday, Twin Buttes Farm, Highway 160.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages welcome, 4 p.m., Durango High School courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
Rotary Club of Durango, presentation from Paula Woener of Wolfwood Refuge, 6 p.m., Strater Hotel. 385-7899.
 
Knit or Crochet with Kathy Graf, 6-7 p.m., Mancos Public Library. 533-7600.
 
Adult Board Game Night, 6-7:30 p.m., Durango Public Library. 375-3380.
 
Folk Jam, 6-8 p.m., Steaming Bean, 900 Main Ave. 403-1200.
 
DJ Crazy Charlie hosts karaoke, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon in Gem Village.
 
Open Mic Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez. 920-539-9998.
 
Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-close, Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Wednesday22

Morning Meditation, 8 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield. 884-2222.
 
StoryTime, 10-11 a.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Intermediate Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Story Hour, hear stories about farms and ranches, 10-11 a.m., Wednesdays thru Aug. 22, James Ranch. 767-1023.
 
Early Literacy Play Date, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., White Rabbit Books & Curiosities, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
Pine River Valley Centennial Rotary Club, noon, Tequila’s in Bayfield.
 
Free Trauma Conscious Yoga for Veterans and Families, noon-1 p.m., Elks Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Open Knitting Group, 1-3 p.m., Smiley Café, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
“Slim Woman: Louisa Wade Wetherill of Kayenta,” free lecture with Harvey Leake, 1:30 pm, Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, Room 120. 247-7456.
 
Floor Barre Class, 3-4 p.m., Absolute Physical Therapy, 277 E. 8th Ave. 764-4094.
 
Trailwork Party on the Hidden Valley Trail, 4-7 p.m., meet at Hidden Valley Trailhead in Overend Mountain Park. www.trails2000.org
 
Fundraising event for The Bhotia Foundation, a nonprofit helping in the Bhot-Khola region of northeastern Nepal, 5-6 p.m., social time followed by presentation and a talk about service in Nepal, 7:15-9:30 p.m., buffet dinner served, Himalayan Kitchen, 992 Main Ave. www.bhotiafoundation.org.
 
The Lawn Chair Kings perform to benefit the La Plata Youth Services, part of the Summer Concert Series, 5-7 p.m., Rochester Hotel Secret Garden, 726 E. 2nd Ave. www.rochesterhotel.com.
 
Animas City Farmer’s Market & Night Bazaar, 5-7 p.m., 2977 Main Ave.
 
Meet and Greet with Sheriff Sean Smith, 5-7 p.m., Ignacio Public Library. www.seansmithforsheriff.com.
 
Pete Giuliani performs, 5-9 p.m., Animas River Beer Garden at the Doubletree, 501 Camino del Rio.
 
Edible Plants Field Seminar with Katrina Blair, sponsored by San Juan Mountains Association, 5:30 p.m., La Plata Canyon. Register at MK@sjma.org  or 385-1269.
 
Thank the Veterans! potluck, Peter Neds and Glenn Keefe perform, 5:30-8:30 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave. 828-7777.
 
Bluegrass Jam, 6-9 p.m., Steaming Bean, 900 Main Ave. 403-1200.
 
Jeff Solon Jazz Duo performs, 6-9 p.m., Cyprus Café, 725 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Meet the Author event featuring Woody Tasch, author of Soil: Notes Toward the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital, 6:30 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave. www.mariasbookshop.com.
 
Gary Walker performs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
True West Rodeo, featuring bareback, barrel racing, bull riding and more, 6:30-9 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds. www.facebook.com/TrueWestRodeo.
 
Yoga en Español, 7:30-8:30 p.m., YogaDurango, 1140 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Karaoke with Crazy Charlie, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Geeks Who Drink Trivia, 8:30 p.m., BREW Pub & Kitchen, 117 W. College Dr. 259-5959.

Ongoing

Works by Sheila Maynard (Dan Groth’s mom), thru August, Raider Ridge Café, 509 E. 8th Ave.
 
“Collection,” works of Mary Ellen Long, thru Sept. 1, F.O.A.L Gallery, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
Plein Air Juried Exhibit, exhibit runs thru Sept. 1, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
“Living with Wolves” photographic exhibit, “Lummi Nation Bear Totem Pole” and “Riders of the West,” exhibits run thru Nov. 30, Southern Ute Museum, 503 Ouray Drive.  www.southernutemuseum.org.
 
Free one-on-one technology tutoring, Durango Public Library. Register at 375-3382 or www.durangopubliclibrary.org/screens/bookatutor.html.
 
Bar D Chuckwagon, 5:30 p.m. nightly, 8080 County Road 250.
 
Live music, 5:30 p.m., daily, Diamond Belle, 699 Main Ave.
 
Live music, 7 p.m., daily, The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Thur-Sun, 8th Ave. Tavern, 509 E 8th Ave.

Upcoming

Starting Your Own Business workshop, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 23, Durango Public Library. Register at 247-7009.
 
Movies for Grown Ups featuring “All About Eve,” 4 p.m., Aug. 23, Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Battle of the Brands, fundraiser for Trails 2000, 5 p.m., Aug. 23, El Moro Spirits, 945 Main Ave. www.trails2000.org.
 
Sitting Meditation and Dharma Talk on “The Four Faces of Compassion,” 5:30-7 p.m., Aug. 23, Durango Dharma Center, 1800 E. 3rd Ave. 764-8070 or www.durangodharmacenter.org.
 
“Next to Normal,” an American rock musical. Opening night, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Show also runs Aug. 24-25, 30-31, Sept. 6-8, and 2 p.m., Sept. 9, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
Float to Work Day, Aug. 24, Durango duranoggov.org/multimodal.
 
The Black Velvet Duo performs, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 24, Foxfire Farms Winery in Ignacio.
 
The Pete Giuliani Trio performs with Richard Leavitt and Ross Douglas, 7-10 p.m., Aug. 24, Ernie’s/11th Street Station.
 
20th annual San Juan Brewfest, 1-5 p.m., Aug. 25, Buckley Park. www.sanjuanbrewfest.com.
 
VIDA Beginning Womens Mountain Bike Clinic, Aug. 25-26, Purgatory Resort. purgatoryresort.com.
 
Full Moon Ghost Crawl and Haunted Durango Train Museum Experience, 9-10 p.m., Aug. 25, event also runs Sept. 22 and Oct. 26, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. www.durangotrain.com.
 
National Theatre Live Productions presents screening of “MacBeth,” 1 p.m., Aug. 26, also shows 11 a.m., Dec. 8, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Ave. www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Dale X Allen and Erik Nordstrom perform, part of the Erik & Friends series, 5-7 p.m., Aug. 26, Fenceline Cidery in Mancos.