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Happenings
Concerts
November 1
Sarah McQuaid, Steve¡¯s Guitars, Carbondale,
970.963.3304
Switchfoot, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Kill Paradise, Mesa Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
Monster Bash w/Tony Rosario, Trail Town Still,
Ridgway, 970.626.3060
November 2
Monster Bash w/Stosch from Fractalia, Trail Town
Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
The Devil Makes Three, Shakey Graves, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Royal Bliss feat. Wayland w/Concrete Effect, Mesa
Theater & Lounge, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
John Denver ¡®The Tribute¡¯, feat. John Adams Band,
Ft Lewis Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
November 3
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, Vilar Center,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
Bonobo, Chet Faker, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
November 4
CMU Faculty Brass Quintet, Moss Center
Recital Hall, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
November 5
The Sadies, Animas City Theatre, Durango,
970.799.2281
November 7
Robin & Linda Williams & their Fine Band,
Ft Lewis College, Durango, 877.352.2656
Reckless Kelly, 3rd St Center, Carbondale,
970.963.3221
Toro Y Moi, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Finnders & Youngberg, Dolores River Brewery,
Dolores, 970.882.4677
November 8
Stephen Marley, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Mollie O¡¯Brien & Rich Moore w/Eric Thorin, Honey
Don¡¯t, Paradise Theatre, Paonia, 970.260.6493
Kevin Marquis & Ben Powell, Trail Town Still,
Ridgway, 970.626.3060
November 9
DevilDriver, Trivium, After the Burial, Mesa
Theatre & Lounge, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 10
David Wilcox, Vilar Ctr, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
November 12
VOCALDENTE, Montezuma-Cortez High School
Auditorium, Cortez, 970.565.4757
November 13
Audio Adrenaline w/Disciple, Stellar Kart, &
Ryan Stevenson, CMU Brownson Arena, Gr Jct,
970.248.1020
Clutch, The Sword, American Shark, Mesa Theater
& Lounge, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 15
Maura O¡¯Connell, Community Concert Hall, Ft
Lewis College, Durango, 970.247.7657
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November is here and music is in the air. Check out these
great concerts that are happening in your area this month.
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
November 16
Shwayze, The Green, Mesa Theater & Lounge,
Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 17
Dead Confederate, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
November 19
Asking Alexandra, Sevendust, All that Remains,
Emmure, Mesa Theater, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 22
Katie Glassman, CO Mtn College Rifle, 970.625.1871
Lil Wyte, Mesa Theater & Lounge, Gr Jct,
970.241.1717
Porchlights, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
November 23
Vanessa Carlton, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Cunninlynguists, The Reminders, Mesa Theater &
Lounge, Gr Jct, 970.241.1717
November 27
BB King, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
November 29
Cassie Taylor Band, Dolores River Brewery,
Dolores, 970.882.4677
Worried Men, Sweetwater Grill, Steamboat,
970.879.9500
November 30
Cassie Taylor, Paradise Theater, Paonia,
970.527.6610
be icy during the winter. $3 per tour, per per-
son, regardless of age.
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
-
Hesperus Ski Patrol¡¯s Ski Swap, Nov 3, 8a-4p,
LaPlata County Fairgrounds
--Weehawken Dance presents ¡®Nutcracker
Sweets¡¯, Nov 3, 4-5:30p, Silverton School Au-
ditorium, a short version of the Nutcracker, all
about Clara and her visit to The Land of the
Sweets. She meets the Nutcracker, Snow Queen,
and Sugar Plum fairy in addition to candies
from all around the world. 970.318.0150
-Nov 8 is the Wolf Creek ski area¡¯s tentative
Opening Day.
-Nov 10, A Musical Tribute to Veterans, 3p,
Ft Lewis Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim
Drive, Durango, 970.247.7657, Purchase tickets
online at: www.durangoconcerts.com
-Nov 11, Veterans Day Parade, Organized by
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4031, Parade
begins 11a sharp. Parade line will form on Main
Ave South to the train station and then east on
5th St. 970.247.0384.
-The Polar Express, Nov 23-Jan 4, Durango &
Silverton Railroad, The award-winning book
comes to life on this magical journey to the
North Pole and back!
-Nov 28, Community Thanksgiving Dinner,
NOON-2p, LaPlata County Fairgrounds. FREE.
Everyone is welcome.
-Durango Turkey Trot, Nov 28, 5M & 1M, Fort
Lewis College, Durango
Eagle/Gypsum/Edwards/Avon/Vail:
-Opening Day, Nov 22, Vail Mountain officially
opens for its 51st winter season when the lifts
start turning at 9a.
-World¡¯s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competi-
tion, Nov 27
-Opening day Beaver Creek Nov 27
-Turkey Trot, by Vail Valley Foundation, Nov
28, Join us on Thanksgiving morning for the 7th
annual Turkey Trot, Race time is 9:30a, Starts at
Eagle-Vail Pool, Registration opens Nov 1, $10,
970.845.TIXS
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
Dolores/Mancos/Cortez/Dove Creek:
-Celebrate Horses & Harvest, Nov 2, Millwood
Junction Restaurant, Mancos, Celtic music by
Patrick Crossing Band, doors open 5:30p, $40/per-
son-$75/couple, includes hor d¡¯oeuvres, dinner,
2 wine tasting tokens, silent auction & dancing,
Benefits the Medicine Horse Center scholarship
fund, 970.533.7403, www.medicinehorsecenter.org
-Spruce Tree House Tour, Nov 3-5, Mesa Verde
National Park, 10:30a, 1p, 3p, Mesa Verde¡¯s best-
preserved cliff dwelling. It is the only cliff dwell-
ing open year-round, with free ranger-guided
tours. Located near the Chapin Mesa Archeologi-
cal Museum, the 0.5 mile(0.8 km) winding, paved
trail includes a steep 100-foot(30-m) descent and
ascent. The trail is moderately strenuous and may