Stuff to do

Stuff to do

Thursday25

“Zoom Alice,” a virtual trip down the rabbit hole, presented by Merely Players, through June 27. www.merelyplayers.us.

The Black Velvet Duo, with Nina Sasaki & Larry Carver, plays 6 – 8 p.m., Dandelion Cafe? (former Cyprus Cafe?), 725 E. 2nd Ave.

Durango Green Drinks Zoom meeting, 6 – 6:45 p.m., June 25. Hosted by Mountain Studies Institute and Durango Farmers Market. For Zoom log in, visit “Durango Green Drinks” on Facebook.

John King plays Southern country for the free Concerts @the Park virtual concert series, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Log on at durangoconcerts.com.

Friday

Lacey Black plays live from 5 – 8 p.m., Serious Texas BBQ South, 650 S. Camino.

Larry Carver & the Rando Zone play, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.

Roller disco opens at Chapman Hill, 6:30 - 9 p.m.

Saturday27

Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 noon, in TBK Parking Lot, across from the Transit Center. Facemasks required. www.durangofarmersmarket.com.

Trail Party Enduro Race gravity stage racing, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Purgatory Resort. www.purgatoryresort.com

6th annual Veteran’s Benefit Naughty School Girl Run, sign up starts at 9:30 a.m., El Rancho Tavern. For info, visit Facebook.

Henry Stoy plays piano, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Jean Pierre Wine Bar, College Drive and Main.

Devin Scott plays ukulele, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 11th Street Station

iAM Music Festival concert series featuring Elder Grown, PJ Moon and the Swappers, Space Between Shadows and Profetic Calaveras, 4-10 p.m., 11th St. Station.

Sunday28

Henry Stoy plays piano, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Jean Pierre Wine Bar, College Drive and Main.

Hoodfoot plays, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., 11th Street Station.

3rd annual Veterans Picnic & Raft Trip, free picnic and raft trips to honor veterans & their families, Sun., June 28, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santa Rita Park. For info., go to DurangoRafting.com or email info@DurangoRafting.com

Monday29

Durango Rec Center opens for limited hours and services. For info go to www.durangogov.org.

Meditation and Dharma Talks, Mondays, 5:30- 7 p.m. online at www.durangodharmacenter.org/

Rocky Mountain UkeFest Online Ukulele Jam, 6:30 – 8 p.m. For link, email: denise.leslie@gmail.com

Tuesday30

Lainie Maxson’s birthday!

Wednesday01

Ben Gibson plays solo, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station.

Badly Bent, Kirk James Blues Band and Black Velvet play an online concert 7 p.m., for the Secret Garden Community Concerts series. Tune into KSUT or KDUR radio or online. Sponsored by the Community Foundation. Donations go to local arts organizations.

Thursday02

“The Blues Review,” a Southwest Civic Winds ensemble, plays for the free Concerts @the Park virtual concert series, 5:30-7 p.m. To log on, go to durangoconcerts.com.

Chuck Hank plays solo, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station.

Saturday04

Independence Day

Durango Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 noon, in TBK Parking Lot, across from the Transit Center. Victor Andrada plays live music Facemasks required. www.durangofarmersmarket.com.

Ongoing

The Hive is open for daily youth activities as well as community mural painting. Space is limited and masks are required. For offerings or to sign up, email Kelsie@hivedgo.org

San Juan Ramblers, small-group, half-day hiking adventures for grades 1-6, Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., thru June. Sponsored by San Juan Mountain Association/Durango Nature Studies. Register at: tinyurl.com/y8ynl2jm

“Earth ... Sky... and Soul” of Covid 19, a new show by Karyn Gabaldon, Thurs., Fri. and Sat., noon – 6 p.m. and by appt. 680 Main Ave.

Pine River Library is offering curbside checkouts Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. For info., call 970-884-2222 or visit www.prlibrary.org/curbside-checkout-program/

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults, thru Aug. 1. Register at DurangoGov.org/library or call 970-375-3380.

Upcoming:

Bassel & the Supernaturals play Syrian roots and Chicago soul for the free Concerts @the Park virtual concert series, July 9, 5:30–7 p.m. To log on, go to durangoconcerts.com.

Free Virtual Legal Clinic, July 10, 4 – 5 p.m. Call the Ignacio Library at 970-)563-9287 to sign up.

Alice Wallace play folk, country and blues for the free Concerts @the Park virtual concert series July 16, 5:30 – 7 p.m. To log on, go to www.durangoconcerts.com.

Dave Mensch plays solo, 6 p.m., July 16, 11th Street Station.

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