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Take a step (or perhaps a waltz?) back in time this weekend during the sixth annual Durango Heritage Celebration Oct. 10-13.  During the celebration, the city, local businesses and historic organizations host four days of Victorian and Wild West events, each designed to commemorate and celebrate Durango’s formative years during the 1880s and early 1900s. The Heritage Celebration kicks off Thursday night with a performance by the Six Dollar String Band at the Henry… Read More

Riding a historic train pulled by a steam-powered locomotive is great. But it’s even better when it’s the Durango Heritage Train, a once-a-year event that allows guests to experience an 1880s train ride on historic passenger cars filled with people in period costume: cowboys, cowgirls and high-society folk wearing the latest Victorian fashions. And you will be, too: Victorian or Old West costumes are required for everyone aboard the Durango Heritage Train…. Read More

All aboard and giddyup for the 2013 Cowboy Poet Train on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad! The Cowboy Poet Train departs from Durango on Friday, Oct. 4, and heads to Cascade Canyon. During the ride, entertainers with the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will perform music, recite poetry and tell a few tall tales of the Old West, all while steaming past peaking autumn colors. The train will stop in Cascade… Read More