On the town

On the town

Thursday15

Baby Meetup with Durango Café au Play, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 2307 Columbine. 749-9607.
 
Guided Nature Tours, 9:45 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays thru Aug. 15, meet inside Purgatory Ticket Office. sjma.org.
 
Office Hours with La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff, 10 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
“Indian Horse” documentary, 3:30 and 5:45 p.m., film also screens Aug. 16-22, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive.
 
Drop-in Tennis, 4 p.m., Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave.
 
Qigong for Health and Healing, free to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers and sponsored by Blueprints of Hope, 4-5 p.m., Smiley Building Studio 10, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Thursday Afternoon Social Club for veterans, their spouses and supporters, 4-6 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave.
 
Green Business Expo, 4-6 p.m., Rochester Secret Garden, 726 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Bayfield Block Party and Farmers Market, featuring produce, baked goods, crafts, music, dancing and more, 4:30-7 p.m., Mill and Pearl streets. www.bayfielddowntownfarmersmarket.org.
 
The Cheyenne Skye Duet performs, 5-8 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.
 
Adam Swanson performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Sitting Meditation, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Durango Dharma Center, 1800 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Open Mic Night, 6 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
“Intro to Ultra,” with seven-time Hardrock 100 finisher Drew Gunn, 6 p.m., Pine Needle Mountaineering, 835 Main Ave. www.pineneedle.com.
 
Crooked Measures performs, 6 p.m., Mancos Brewing Co.
 
The Black Velvet Duo performs, 6-8 p.m., Dalton Ranch.
 
Lacey Black performs, 6-9 p.m., 11th Street Station back patio, 1101 Main Ave. 422-8482.
 
Gary B. Walker performs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
Trivia Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. www.powsci.org.
 
Matt Rupnow performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
“Robin Hood” presented by Theater Ensemble Arts, opening night, 7 p.m., performance also runs Aug. 16-17 and 22-23, Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater in Farmington. 505-326-2839 or teartsnm@gmail.com.
 
Open Mic & Stand-Up, 8 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Plursday featuring DJ Brap the Goat, 9 p.m., Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Friday16

Mushroom & Wine Festival, featuring dinner, guided forays and more, Aug. 16-17, Purgatory Resort. www.purgatoryresort.com.
 
Durango Early Bird Toastmasters, 7-8:30 a.m., LPEA, 45 Stewart St. 769-7615.
 
Free yoga, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lively Boutique, 809 Main Ave.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Durango Blues Train, 11 a.m., event also runs Aug. 17, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s Rockwood Station. www.durangotrain.com.
 
Spanish Speaking Parents & Littles Fridays, 4-6 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Ignacio Farmers & Artisans Market, 4-8 p.m., Fridays thru Oct. 4, ELHI Community Center in Ignacio. 563-4600.
 
Adam Swanson performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Friday Night BMX Races, 6 p.m., Cundiff Park. 375-7331.
 
Kicked to the Curb performs, 6 p.m., Mancos Brewing Co.
 
Silverton Summer Sounds features Whitewater Ramble, 6 p.m., third Friday of the month thru September, Columbine Park. www.silvertonconcerts.com.
 
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms, featuring music from the Assortment, 6-9 p.m., Fox Fire Farms in Ignacio. foxfirefarms.com.
 
Live music, 6-9 p.m., DJ Hakan, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
Disco Night, 6:30-9 p.m., Chapman Hill Skating Rink. 375-7395.
 
Robby Overfield performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 7 p.m.-close, VFW, 1550 Main Ave.

Saturday17

Durango Farmers Market, featuring music from Truckely Howe and a visit from Colorado Proud, 8 a.m.-noon, TBK Bank parking lot, W. 8th Street. www.durangofarmersmarket.com.
 
Tour de Farms 2019, 6-mile and 17-mile bicycle tour of local farms & gardens, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., meet at La Plata County Fairgrounds. www.thegardenprojectswcolorado.org.
 
Drop-in Tennis, 9 a.m., Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave.
 
Trails 2000 Trailwork Party, 9 a.m.-noon, SkyRaider Trail. www.trails2000.org.
 
First Responders Appreciation Day, free entrance for first responders and veterans, events all day, Mancos State Park. 533-7064.
 
Soup Master Class presented by Garden Girl Nutrition and Alison Dance, sponsored by Blueprints of Hope, 10-11:30 a.m., Natural Grocers, 1123 Camino del Rio.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
VFW Indoor Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1550 Main Ave. 247-0384.
 
Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest, noon-7 p.m., Cottonwood Park in Mancos.
 
5th annual Meltdown on the Mesa, 1-9 p.m., Durango Mesa Park. durangomeltdown.com.
 
Summer Picker’s Circle by the River, musicians of all levels welcome, 3-5 p.m., Saturdays thru August, White Rabbit Books & Curiosities, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
Grand Summer Nights, featuring live music, dancing, food, art and more, 4-8 p.m., downtown Mancos. mancoscreativedistrict.com.
 
Pete Giuliani performs, 5-8 p.m., Chainless Brewing, 3000 Main Ave.
 
The Black Velvet Duo performs, 5-9 p.m., Animas River Beer Garden at the Doubletree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.
 
Adam Swanson performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Light Show Public Skate, 6:30-9 p.m., Chapman Hill. 375-7395.
 
Gary Watkins performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Charlie Milo Band performs, 7:30 p.m., Mancos Brewing Company.
 
Battle of the Bands, featuring Diabolical Sound Platoon, Shawn Arrington Band, Zion Spencer Band, Ashes of Jupiter, Red Eyed Djinn and more, 8:30 p.m.; series finale Sept. 21, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr. www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Trace Bundy: The Acoustic Ninja performs, 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Comedy Cocktail Open Mic Stand Up, 8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
DJ Side Affex, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Sunday18

Durango Rec Center closed for annual cleaning, Aug.18-24.
 
Durango Flea Market, 8:30 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds.
 
Veterans Breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Elks Club, 901 E. 2nd Ave. 946-4831.
 
Ohana Kuleana Community Garden Open House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Ohana Community Garden, 564 E. 30th St. www.thegardenprojectswcolorado.org.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
La Plata County Democrats Summer Picnic, noon-2 p.m., Chris Park. Register at www.laplatadems.org/events/annual-dem-picnic.
 
Wine & Shine Classic Car Show, featuring music from Kirk James Blues Band, noon-3 p.m., Wines of the San Juan in Blanco, N.M. 505-632-0879.
 
Traditional Irish Music Jam, 12:30-4 p.m., Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Writers’ Workshop, 2 p.m., Ignacio Community Library.
 
Adult Coloring, 3-5 p.m., Sundays thru Aug. 25, White Rabbit Books & Curiosities Garden, 128 W. 14th St. 259-2213.
 
Larry Beck performs for Music in the Shade Summer Series, 4-7 p.m., Wines of the San Juan in Blanco, N.M.
 
Blue Moon Ramblers, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Black Velvet Duo performs, 6-9 p.m., Cyprus Café, 725 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Andrew Schuhmann performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.

Monday19

Yoga Storytime, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Smiley Building Studio 10, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Watch Your Step class, 10:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Auditions for “Matilda,” presented by Merely Players, youth 5-8 p.m., adults 6-9 p.m., Aug. 20, Animas High School, Jesse Hutt wing, 172 Twin Buttes Ave. www.merelyplayers.us.
 
Terry Hartzel performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Community Cycle Rides, free and open to all levels and abilities, hosted by Adaptive Sports Association, 5:30 p.m., event also runs Sept. 16, meet at La Plata County Fairgrounds northeast parking area. 259-0374 or program@asadurango.com.
 
Rob Webster performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Contiki Party with the Aussies, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Tuesday20

Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Drop-in Tennis, 4 p.m., Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave.
 
Matt Rupnow performs, 5 p.m.-close, event runs each Tuesday, Pura Vida, 160 E. 12th St. 
 
Terry Hartzel performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Rotary Club of Durango meets, presentation by Dr. Paul Debell on destruction of democracy in Hungary, 6 p.m., Henry Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. 385-7899.
 
Trivia Factory, hosted by Ben Bernstein, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Roost, 128 E. College Dr.
 
DJ Crazy Charlie, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon, Gem Village.
 
Tim Sullivan performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Latin Dance Nights, 8 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave. salsadancedurango@gmail.com.
 
Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Wednesday21

“Documentation of Three Hispano Cemeteries Along the San Juan River” with Ruth Lambert, part of the summer lecture series based on “Hispanidad,” 1:30 p.m., Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, Lyceum Room 120. 247-7456.
 
Kennebec Market, featuring local farms, baked goods, handmade products and more, 2-6 p.m., each Wednesday, Kennebec Café in Hesperus. 759-7345.
 
Community Concerts in the Secret Garden, featuring music from Space Between Shadows to benefit San Juan Mountains Association, 5-7 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 726 E. 2nd Ave. www.swcommunityfoundation.org.
 
Pete Giuliani performs, 5-9 p.m., Animas River Beer Garden at the Doubletree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.
 
Tour the Roosa Avenue Connect Project Site, 5:15-6 p.m., along Roosa Avenue from 9th to El Paso streets. 375-4901.
 
Terry Hartzel performs, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Thank the Veterans potluck, 5:30 p.m., Peter Neds performs, 7-8:30 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave. 828-7777.
 
Ska/Zia Town Series Bike Race, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Purgatory Resort Bike Park. www.purgatoryresort.com.
 
Loki Moon – Raw Experiments, 6-8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Jeff Solon Jazz Duo performs, 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays thru Aug. 28, Cyprus Café, 725 E. 2nd Ave. 385-6884.
 
Pub Quiz, 6:30 p.m., Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. 403-1200.
 
Gary B. Walker performs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Restaurant & Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave.
 
Terry Rickard performs, 7 p.m., The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., The Roost, 128 E. College Dr.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Karaoke with Crazy Charlie, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.

Ongoing

“Mechanical and Botanical,” works by Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman, and “Burley Wisehart,” works by Gerald Wells, both exhibits run thru Aug. 31, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
“Practice,” curated by Maureen May, “Meanderings,” works by Jan Goldman, and “Wild Grace Art,” works by Sarah Sumner, thru Aug. 31, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. 259-2606.
 
“Inside Out: Visions from the Artist’s Mind,” thru April 2020, Southern Ute Museum, 503 Ouray Dr. www.southernutemuseum.org.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Thur-Sun, 8th Ave. Tavern, 509 E 8th Ave.

Upcoming

Trails 2000 Trailwork Party, 4:30-7 p.m., Aug. 22, SkyRaider Trail. www.trails2000.org.
 
Durango Native Stories, featuring presentations from Amador Tucson and Emma Shock, 7 p.m., Aug. 22, Henry Strater Theater, 699 Main Ave. 375-7160 or www.durangonative.com.
 
Laugh Therapy Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic, comic sign-up, 7 p.m., show begins, 8 p.m., Aug. 22, Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Shamarr Allen performs with special guest Profetic Calaveras, 8:15 p.m., Aug. 22, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr. www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Stillhouse Junkies perform, 9:30 p.m., Aug. 23, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr. www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday, featuring activities, birthday cake and music from San Juan String Band, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Aug. 24, Durango Public Library. 375-3380.
 
Jerusafunk performs, part of the iAM Music Fest Concert Series, 5p.m.-midnight, Aug. 24, 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave. www.iammusicfest.com.
 
Bent Fender performs, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 24, Serious Texas BBQ South, 650 Camino del Rio. 259-9507.
 
An Evening with Bobcait Goldthwait, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 25, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Purgatory Sports Shop Rides, coed and ladies’ mountain bike rides, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 2615 Main Ave. www.purgatoryresort.com.
 
Animas City Night Bazaar, featuring local food, beer, art, music and more, 5-8 p.m., Aug. 28, bazaar also runs Sept. 25, 3057 Main Ave. www.animascitynightbazaar.com.
 
Great White & Slaughter perform, 8 p.m., Aug. 31, Sky Ute Resort, Ignacio. www.skyutecasino.com.