Stuff to do: Oct. 22-29, 2020

Stuff to do: Oct. 22-29, 2020

This Thursday, long-time fan and former radio broadcaster Bob Griffith will delve into the man behind the "seven words you can't say on TV," with his Zoom presentation, "A Modern Man: The Genius of George Carlin." Part of FLC's Lifelong Learning Lecture Series, the talk will include video clips from Carlin's storied career and follow his transformation from "Hippy Dippy Weatherman" to counter-culture comedic icon to senior American social observer. For the Zoom link, go to: tinyurl.com/y57vl6s6

Thursday22

“A Modern Man: The Genius of George Carlin,” a Zoom event with longtime fan and former radio broadcaster Bob Griffith, 7 p.m. part of the Lifelong Learning Lecture Series. https://tinyurl.com/y57vl6s6

 
“Wakey, Wakey,” a virtual performance by Merely Players, watch when you wish online thru Oct. 24. Pay what you can per household. Tickets at www.merelyplayers.us
 
Gary B. Walker plays piano, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Bakery & Restaurant, 601 Main Ave.
 
Water & Wine plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
Dustin Burley plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 

Friday23

Devin Scott plays ukulele, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Jack Ellis and Larry Carver play, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
Patrick Crossing plays, 6-9 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 

Saturday24

Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12 noon, TBK Parking Lot, across from the Transit Center. Facemasks required. www.durangofarmersmarket.com.

 
Henry Stoy plays piano, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Jean Pierre Wine Bar, College Drive and Main.
 
Free Jedi training, learn the Japanese weapons and techniques seen in “Star Wars,” 9-10 a.m., Claire Viles Park. Masks required. www.durangoaikido.com
 
Maddy & Kev play, 12-2 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 
2nd annual Hive Halloween Carnival Fundraiser, 1-7 p.m., a COVID-safe, outdoor event featuring Profetic Calaveras and Fearless Peasants, art, mini skateboard park, talent show, giveaways, online auction, mask painting and games. Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.
 
Adam Swanson plays ragtime piano, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
Sean O’Brien plays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Joy of Missing Outs plays, 6-9 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 

Sunday25

Henry Stoy plays piano, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Jean Pierre Wine Bar, College Drive and Main.

 
Gracie Jessop plays, 12-2 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 
Blue Moon Ramblers play Americana/bluegrass, 5:30–8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.
 
Joel Racheff plays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 

Monday26

Grandma Sue's Birthday

Meditation and Dharma Talk with Pamela Weiss, 5:30-7 p.m. online at www.durangodharmacenter.org/
 
Rob Webster plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Joel Racheff plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 

Tuesday27

“SEO and Marketing Your E-Commerce Website,” e-commerce web series, 9-10:30 a.m. Presented by the SW Colorado Small Business Development Center. $10/workshop. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/y57v7xd9

 
Terry Rickard plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
Sean O’Brien plays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Rotary Club of Durango Zoom meeting, 6 p.m., featuring addiction counselor Cecil Gardipe. For link, email: mtnman16@gmail.com.
 
Meet the author Zoom Event: former Durango Police captain M.E. (Micki) Browning, 6:30 p.m. Local author Mandy Mikulencak will interview Browning about her new novel, Shadow Ridge, the first in a new series set in Colorado. Find the Zoom link at: mariasbookshop.com or on Maria’s FB page.
 
LPEA Virtual Town Hall, District 2 (South and West La Plata County), 7 p.m. Register at www.lpea.coop, and click on the “Virtual Town Hall” link.

Wednesday28

Free Jedi training, learn the Japanese weapons and techniques seen in “Star Wars,”, 5-6 p.m., Claire Viles Park. Masks required. www.durangoaikido.com

 
Free circuit workout, every Wednesday, 6 p.m. lead by physical therapist Andre Botha. Masks required. Ohana Physical Therapy, 130 Rock Point Drive, Unit C in the Tech Center. RSVP at: 970-247-7895.
 
Alex Fortshoff plays, 5-8 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 
Terry Rickard plays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Donny Johnson plays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.

Ongoing

2020 Devo Online Silent Auction, www.durangodevo.com. Bidding closes 8 p.m., Oct. 29.

 
Free Book for Every 4-Year-Old, thru Oct. 24 while supplies last, Durango Library.
 
“Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas,” a traveling exhibit from the American Museum of Natural History, Powerhouse Science Center.
 
Sunnyside and Fort Lewis Mesa libraries are open, providing books, movies, music, audio books and internet, Mon.-Fri., 2:30-7 p.m. or call 970-375-3816. Curbside service also available.
 
Fort Lewis College 2020 Faculty Biennial exhibit, viewing every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appt. thru Nov. 19. For info: www.fortlewis.edu/art-design/artgallery.
 
Episode 2 of the “Actor’s Journal,” free recordings of original works, essays, poems, remembrances by various actors. Six new actors featured every month. www.durangoplayfest.org/actors-journal  
 
Durango Public Library Weekly Activity Kits available for curbside pickup every Tuesday. Kits include supplies for one project for preschool, elementary and teen-age students. A new kit is released every Tuesday while supplies last. To request, email reference@DurangoGov.org or call (970) 375-3380.
 
PIVOT: Skateboard Deck Art exhibit, over 100 skateboard decks painted by 30 different Native American artists, on view by appointment through spring 2021, Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College. swcenter.fortlewis.edu/

Upcoming:

Laugh Therapy Open Mic, Oct. 29, comic sign-up at 7 p.m., show starts at 8, Union Social House, 3062 Main. Show up early for seating[MV1] . 
 
Dustin Burley plays, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Tim Sullivan plays, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
“A Garden on Paper: Drawing on a Scientific Legacy,” a Zoom event with FLC Professor of Art Amy Wendland, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. part of the Lifelong Learning Lecture Series. https://tinyurl.com/y57vl6s6
 
Black Velvet Trio, Oct. 30, 4-8 p.m., Fur Trapper’s Steakhouse and Bar, Vallecito.
 
Matt Rupnow plays, Oct. 30, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave.
 
Joel Racheff plays, Oct. 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main.
 
Lavalanche plays, Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m., 11th Street Station.
 
The Hive’s 4th annual Halloween Skate Comp, Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m., Durango Skate Park. Featuring live music from Your Bones, CNTRL Z and Chimera, prizes and giveaways. www.thehivedgo.org
 
 
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