The 2017 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown runs April 21, 22 and 23 and the three-day festival is packed with performances by a stellar lineup of 25 bluegrass bands!
Get a jump on fly fishing in Durango by catching the 2017 Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival, including demonstration of fly fishing on the Animas River.
It’s not hard to get into the holiday spirit in Durango. Downtown is lit up, snow is on the ground, everything drips with holiday goodness. But for those who want to start a new holiday custom or perhaps continue a longtime Christmas tradition, these holiday concerts, ballets and musicals always oomph up the holiday spirit. A Traditional Family Christmas Who’s ready to sing some carols? The Durango Choral Society! And you — you… Read More
If you’re like us, you wait until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping. It’s OK. We can’t all be Pinterest perfect. But don’t rush out to a big box store and just grab whatever is on the clearance shelf. Durango has a great downtown packed with local boutiques, art galleries and speciality stores as well as a strong arts community that makes beautiful things — all perfect for the loved ones in… Read More
It just doesn’t seem fair: Durango has its very own film festival and its very own bluegrass festival? How much coolness can one small mountain town claim? Well, a lot, as it turns out. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown will heat up and thaw out the town throughout the weekend of April 11-13. At last count, the lineup will feature nearly 30 bands, including national acts like the Grammy-nominated contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway, self-described “hard-drivin’… Read More
The Thanksgiving holiday can be a tough time to keep everyone entertained. The kids are on break from school, the college students are home for the week, and your family’s visiting from out of state — and everyone’s bored. Thanksgiving can mean a whole lotta people with a whole lotta time on their hands leading up to the big day. If you’re looking for something to do (or something to keep your family… Read More
Ok, so Thanksgiving hasn’t even arrived yet, and here we are talking about Christmas shopping. But in all fairness, Thanksgiving falls really late in November this year, and, hey, some people start their Christmas shopping on New Year’s Day. If you’re not the Black Friday type, there are plenty of Christmas markets, holiday bazaars and craft fairs happening in Durango this month that will allow you to support Southwest Colorado’s artists and… Read More
It’s going to be a culture-filled weekend in Durango, Colorado, with theater performances, live music and visual arts galore, so dust off your monocle and lift that pinkie because it’s about to get fancy (and fun). THURSDAY Take your pick Thursday night of catching a concert or browsing art galleries — or both! Robin and Linda Williams (no, not that Robin Williams) will put on a concert 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at… Read More
Get your fix of arts, craft and craft beer at the 19th annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival this weekend in downtown Durango. The Durango Arts Center organizes the fine arts and craft show, which this year features 80 juried artists and artisans who will be showing and selling their paintings, photography, sculptures, glass work, ceramics and jewelry. There will also be food, drinks (including suds from local breweries), children’s art activities, and live… Read More
Durango may not be the biggest city, but it has a big-city share of arts, artists and artisans. The first Thursday of every month, downtown Durango art galleries and alternative art spaces open their doors for First Thursdays Art Walk. Every gallery in downtown — as well as a few not-galleries — will invite visitors to stop in, enjoy special shows and talk with visiting artists during this month’s Art Walk, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5…. Read More