Will You Be My Friend?
LOCAL FIRST STAFF AND ROCK'N DATE AUCTION EMCEE'S GIVE US IDEAS FOR FRIENDLY LOCAL DATES.

Will You Be My Friend?

Name: Monique DiGiorgio
Looking for: A ski partner

My dream date is skate skiing with dogs at Vallecito Nordic Center. Bring your compostable doggy bags to clean up after Fido, and enjoy spotting bald eagles while working your tail off in the quiet, beautiful snow.

After a couple hours of skate skiing, head to the Weminuche Grill or Ska Brewing for a cold beer and some yummy local Durango eats. End the outing with some hot chocolate at Animas Chocolate Company and enjoy that relaxed, tired feeling of a day outside in the Durango backcountry.

Meet Rock’n Date Auction EMCEE Matt Clark!

I would have to say my ideal date would be either going to Purgatory or skiing in the backcountry....then coming back to downtown and going out to eat somewhere that makes a good cocktail like El Moro...then hit the Ranch!

Name: Kiki Hooten
Looking for: New friends in Durango!

My dream friend date: I love meeting new people in town and getting outdoors, so why not combine both for this dream date? We’ll meet up and weather permitting, pack our backpacks with some great local beer and snacks before heading to Purg to ski some fresh pow. There’s always time to talk on the lift and what better bonding experience than peeing in the woods together? We’ll skip the trees and head back into town to play board games at Union House while we warm up over some Backcountry Gourmet french fries. Full bellies and tired legs, this friendship is sure to last.

Meet Rock’n Date Auction EMCEE Sam Emerson

My ideal date starts at The Palace for some of the most amazing lobster mac n’ cheese you’ll ever have plus a delicious bevy. After the food settles, I would whisk my lady over to the Wild Horse for a few drinks and a little close dancing. Live music, great energy, unique crowd. There is a cover charge, but it’s worth it. If there is any time left in the evening, we could get some ice cream/coffee and chat the rest of the night away.

Name: Hayley Kirkman
Looking for: Friends that go with the flow.

My ideal friend date starts with a delicious brunch at El Moro, followed by a stroll down the Animas River Trail as I probe you with deep questions about yourself and the human experience. Following that, we’ll find a spot to do arts and crafts and waste the day away making nothing in particular. Finally, we’ll grab a hot chocolate from Animas Chocolate Company and head down to 11th Street Station to dance the night away!

 

 

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