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Um, hey guys? So it’s here. The once-every-365-day event that pretty much makes our entire year. Yes. It’s the — dare we say it — Macaroni and Cheese Festival at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. We can’t tell you how happy this makes us. The 21-and-over event kicks off at 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 13, and runs until 6 p.m. at the college, 1000 Rim Drive in Durango. With the purchase… Read More

Spring is in full swing, and summer is just around the corner. And nothing heralds the start of summer in Durango quite like the Durango Farmer’s Market, which will resume its seasonal stay at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 9. The market runs 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through September 26. But let’s not talk about September just yet… The Durango Farmer’s Market has about 60 participating vendors including local farms, area ranchers… Read More

This weekend marks a momentous occasion: the first ever Durango Mac and Cheese Festival. We can’t figure out why this hasn’t been happening for 100 years, but it’s OK. At least it’s starting now. The inaugural Macaroni and Cheese Festival will be 2-6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Durango Mountain Resort, just a few miles north of Durango. The festival will feature beers from local and international brewers, wines and spirits, live music… Read More

Summer in Colorado is defined by many things: Stunning sunsets. Warm evenings. Fresh air. Cool beers. Hot barbecues. And you can get your grill on — or just enjoy eating the results — during Men Who Grill on Saturday, June 7, at Buckley Park in downtown Durango. Amateur grilling teams will face off during the 11th annual grilling festival that, in addition to the food, will feature live music and entertainment throughout the… Read More

Put on your eatin’ pants and lace up your drinkin’ shoes because it’s once again time for the Taste of Durango. The annual festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, on Main Avenue in downtown Durango. The festival does just what it says: gives everyone a taste (or several) of food from the city’s many great restaurants and beers from its five local craft breweries. Durango’s… Read More

It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is only three weeks from today. We know, we know; we’re freaking out, too. Because Thanksgiving! Then Christmas! Then 2014! Relax. Whether you’re hosting the holiday dinner or just showing up to someone else’s house bearing a sweet potato casserole, be sure to get to the annual Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Saturday, Nov. 23,  at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in the heart of Durango, Colorado (just four… Read More

Nothing says “fall” more than the apple harvest. Well, maybe fall colors say “fall” more than apples. OK, fine. Pumpkins, too. But apples still totally scream “autumn,” and you can enjoy a heap of both this Sunday during the 2013 Apple Days Festival in Durango. The annual apple festival, which is organized by Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado, will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in Buckley Park in… Read More