Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
2012 February
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desires, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate
February 19
Tony Furtado, Turn of the Century, Montrose,
Factory, Fort Lewis College and local restaurants and
Let some live music warm up your Winter nights.
caterers. Located at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
Here are some hot concerts happening in our area.
February 22
- Winterfest Weekend 2012, Feb 17-19, Join us in
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
Sarah Peacock, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
Pagosa Springs for 3 days of fun winter events over
February 1
President's Day Weekend, Moonlight/Sunset Cross
David Wilcox, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
Adventure Club, Abbey Theater, Durango, 970.385.1711
Country Ski Social, "Anything Goes" Downhill Sled
February 2
Race, Nordic Ski Races, Snow sculpting contest, 2nd
February 24
Paul Basic, Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
annual Penguin Plunge into the San Juan River, Nor-
Judy Collins, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
February 3
dic Races, Ski Races at Wolf Creek, and much, much
Paul Basic, The Eldo, Crested Butte, 970.349.6125
Bad Weather California, Mesa Theater, Grand Junction,
more. Locations determined by snow conditions.
Le Chat Lunatique, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
- 18 Mogul Masters Clinic - This clinic will help nov-
February 25
ice to zipper line skiers find the best lines and perfect
February 4
The CJB, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores, 970.882.4677
Ana Sia, Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
their skills on the bumps.
Fairs, Festivals, Fun
February 9
- 18 Kids Night Out - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Durango
Eric Bibb, Fort Lewis College, Durango, 877.352.2656
Mountain Resort, commonly referred to as "DMR."
Ragbirds, Tenacious Brothers Pub, Grand Junction,
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs
For kids aged 2 months through 10 years. Fun and
- Snowdown Winter Festival, Feb 1-5, Durango
qualified and licensed staff watch the kids while
February 10
Mountain Resort, Premier Winter festival with
you have some fun on/around Durango Mountain
Emmit Nershi Band, Abbey Theater, Durango,
more than 60 different events, including an evening
Resort! Prices: $30 per child for the night, Dinner
parade, Ski Softball Tournament, Snowdown Bal-
included (Pizza) for children able to eat table food.
The Expendables, MTHDS, Mesa Theater, Grand Junc-
loon Rally, wine tasting, beard growing contest,
Arts and crafts, Movies, Games and snacks. 24 hours
tion, 970.241.1717
Snowdown Follies, Bed Race, a fireworks show and
February 12
in advance reservations are preferred, but walk-ins
more. Once upon a Snowdown will be the theme for  available if space allows. Call 970.385.2144 for more
Emmit Nershi Band, Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
this year. Think fairy tales from Mother Goose to the  information.
February 14
Love Songs by Rodeo and Juliet, Wright Opera House,  Grimm Brothers.
- 18 & 25 - Evening Snowshoe Tours at Durango
Ouray, 970.325.4399
- 11 Sweethearts of the Arts - Gemma Kavanaugh,
Mountain Resort - Explore the mountain like never
February 15
Linda Mack, Rochelle Mann and Mona Wood Patter-  before during the Evening Snowshoe Tours, which
Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, The Eldo, Crested Butte,
son will be honored for their contribution to the vital- include snowshoe rentals, guides, chairlift ride to the
ity of vocal and instrumental music and the theatre
top of the mountain and a wine and cheese party at
February 16
arts in our region. Durango Arts Center.
the Powderhouse restaurant. Meet at 3:30 pm at the
Paul Thorn, Ruthie Foster, Fort Lewis College, Durango,
- 11 - 12 Womens Weekend Camp at DMR - Pro-
Guest Service desk inside the ticket office. Reserva-
vides two fun-filled days of opportunities to meet
Michael Menert, Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
tions are required with 24 hours notice. Call Guest
other women with similar skiing and riding abili-
Tony Furtado, Kochevar's, Crested Butte, 970.349.6745
Services at 970.385.2147 to book your Snowshoe
February 17
ties and improve their skiing and riding skills in a
Psychedelic Mojo, Blondies Pub & Grub, Cortez,
small group environment. Taught by Purgatory's top  - 18 Night Photo Shoot. Join us for our 8th annual
women instructors, this clinic will help women gain
Winter Photographer's Train! Durango & Silverton
hello dollface, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
more confidence on the slopes and achieve the next
Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479 Main Ave, Durango
- Snowman Stomp Snowshoe Romp, Feb 18, The
February 18
Bearfoot, Center for the Arts, Crested Butte, 970.349.7487  - 17 Chocolate Fantasia - All the chocolate your heart  Pines Restaurant (Pagosa Springs Golf Course),