Stuff to do: Oct. 14-20, 2021

Stuff to do: Oct. 14-20, 2021

Come watch the best collegiate mountain bikers in the country – including our very own Skyhawks – as Purg hosts the 2021 Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships on Oct. 14-17. Admission is free and even better, most of the action will be visible from the base area. For complete schedule go to www.purgatory.ski/events. For up-to-the-minute results, go to FLC Cycling's Facebook page.

Thursday 14

 US Cycling Collegiate National Championships, Dual Slalom qualifier, 3 p.m., Purgatory Resort. Schedule at www.purgatory.ski/events

Snowdown kick-off party, 5 p.m., Fur Trappers Steakhouse, 701 E. 2nd Ave. Featuring music by Rob Webster.
 
SkaBQ, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing headquarters, 225 Girard St.
 
Alex Westphal and the Blues Syndicate play, 5 p.m., Fenceline Cider in Mancos.
 
Ben Gibson plays, 5:30 p.m., Zia’s north, 2977 Main Ave.
 
Live music, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Durango 9R School Board Virtual Candidate Forum, 6-7:30 p.m., sponsored by the League of Women Voters. More info at lwvlaplata.org.
 
The Badly Bent play, 6-9 p.m., Durango Hot Springs.
 
Trivia night 6:30-8:30 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino Del Rio.
 
Beam Me Up Starlight Trivia, weekly 7:30-9:30 p.m., Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
Geeks Who Drink Trivia, 8-10 p.m., The Roost, 128 E. College Dr.

Friday 15

US Cycling Collegiate National Championships, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Dual Slalom and Cross Country, Purgatory Resort. Schedule at www.purgatory.ski/events

Animas Valley Balloon Rally, 8 a.m., public parking on field on south side of Hermosa Meadows Road.
 
11th annual 10-Minute Play Festival, Oct. 15-17, showings at 3 & 7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. More info. at durangoarts.org.
 
Telluride Horror Show, Oct. 15-17, more info. at tellyridehorrorshow.com
 
Euphoria Release Party, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing headquarters, 225 Girard St.
 
Artist Dan Groth opening reception, for new exhibit “An Accumulation of Events, featuring Insect Footprints.” 5 p.m., Studio & Art Gallery, 1027 Main Ave. Exhibit runs Oct. 15-23.
 
Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Maddy and Kev play, 6 p.m., Weminuche Woodfire Grill, Vallecito.
 
Alex Blocker plays, 6-9 p.m., Durango Hot Springs.
 
Ben Gibson plays, 6-9 p.m., Fur Trappers Steakhouse, 701 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Downtown Balloon Glow, 6 p.m., 5th and Main.
 
Alex Blocker plays, 6-9 p.m., Durango Hot Springs.
 
“Gothla: The Dark Side of Belly Dance,” Halloween show and dance party, 6:30 p.m. Elks Lodge, 901 E. Second Ave. Tickets: $15 at the door or available at Animas Trading Co.
 
Friday Nights at Fire Fox Farms, 6-9 p.m., 5513 CR 321, Ignacio.
 
Native American stories, featuring three short plays by Fort Lewis College Theatre, 7:30 p.m., also runs Oct. 16-17 and 21-23. More info. at durangoconcerts.com

Saturday 16

Animas Valley Balloon Rally, 8 a.m., public parking on field on south side of Hermosa Meadows Road. Free tethered balloon rides also offered.

Animas River Fall Cleanup, 8:30 a.m. Meet at Santa Rita Park, 149 South Camino del Rio. Bring gloves and water. Trash bags will be provided.
 
Manna Soup Kitchen food drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.
 
Durango Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TBK Parking Lot, 259 W. 9th St.
 
Ben Gibson plays, 12 noon- 3 p.m., 11th St. Station.
 
Jack Ellis Band plays, 5 p.m., Fur Trappers Steakhouse, 701 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Hermosa Valley Balloon Glow, 6:30 p.m., Hermosa Meadows Road.
 
Native American stories, featuring three short plays by Fort Lewis College Theatre, 7:30 p.m., also runs Oct. 17 and 21-23. More info. at durangoconcerts.com
 
San Juan Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.
 
Liver Down the River & The Buzz play, 9 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.

Sunday 17

Veterans Benefit Breakfast, 9 a.m., VFW Post 4031, 1550 Main Ave. 

Tethered Balloon Rides, 9 a.m., part of the Animas Valley Balloon Rally. Public parking on field on south side of Hermosa Meadows Road.
 
US Cycling Collegiate National Championships, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Downhill finals, Team Relay, Purgatory Resort. Schedule at www.purgatory.ski/events
 
Open Mic, 1 p.m., Mancos Brewery.
 
Native American stories, featuring three short plays by Fort Lewis College Theatre, 2 p.m., also runs Oct. 21-23. More info. at durangoconcerts.com
 
Open Mic night, 4 p.m. every Sunday, Fenceline Cider, Mancos.
 
Johnathon Kinkade plays, 6 p.m., Fur Trappers Steakhouse, 701 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Live music, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave. 

Monday 18

Meditation and Dharma Talk, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Online at: www.durangodharmacenter.org
 

Tuesday19

Bingo night, 5 p.m. every Tuesday, Fenceline Cider, Mancos.
 
Rotary Club of Durango dinner, featuring speaker Holly Vaughn, 6 p.m., Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.
 
Bayfield School District Candidate Forum, 6 p.m., more info. at lwvlaplata.org.

 Wednesday 20

Live music, 5 p.m., Fur Trappers Steakhouse, 701 E. 2nd Ave. 

Trivia night, 6 p.m., every Wednesday, Mancos Brewery.
 
Rocky Mountain UkeFest jam, 6:30-8 p.m., The Billy Goat Saloon, Bayfield.
Native American stories, featuring three short plays by Fort Lewis College Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 21-23. More info. at durangoconcerts.com
 
Irish band The High Kings play, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Know Your Dough fundraiser, featuring games and music, Oct. 22, 5-8 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 
“The Stomping Grounds” and “Something About McConkey” movie showings, Oct. 22, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St. Fundraiser for Durango Winter Sports Club, $25 tickets.
 
Rubia’s OktoberFest, featuring music by Kirk James, Oct. 23, 3 p.m., Aztec, New Mexico.
 
Punk Rock Breakfast, Oct. 23, 11 a.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.
 
Rotary Club of Durango dinner, featuring speaker La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.
 
“Addams Family: The Musical,” Oct. 29-Nov. 13, presented by Durango High School Troupe 1096. Tickets at: troupe1096.weebly.com.
 
Downtown Children’s Halloween, featuring free safe trick or treat options for kids 10 and under. At participating businesses on Main Ave., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m.
 
Friends of the San Juans fundraiser, featuring the film “Stoke the Fire.” Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. showings, Durango Arts Center, 802 E 2nd Ave.
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale, Nov. 5-6, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Durango Public Library. All proceeds benefit Durango Public Library.
 
GA-20 and JD Simo play, Nov. 6, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.

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Stuff to do: Oct. 14-20, 2021
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