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Happenings
2020 February/March
Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
Cortez/Dolores/Dove Creek/Mancos:
--Raising Readers Storytime, every Thur 10:30a,
Cortez Public Library, 202 N Park St, older children
welcome to join for craft 11:15a, songs, stories,
crafts & silliness, more info contact: 970.565.8117
--Montelores Early Childhood Council, monthly
luncheon meeting, 1st Monday monthly, 11:45a,
downstairs meeting room 110, Johnson Building, 925
S Broadway, Cortez, public invited especially parents,
bring your own beverage, lunch provided so please
RSVP to Vangi McCoy: 970.749.7017
---Feb 9, Mar 8, Community Dinner, Mt. Lookout
Grange, 6-9p, every 2nd Sunday monthly, The
Grange provides main dish, please bring a dish to
share, a neighbor & a friend, 680 Grand Ave, Mancos
--Mar 12, Citizen of the Year Award Celebration,
6-7:30p, Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce Visi-
tor Ctr, 101 E Bauer, Mancos
--March 19-21, Four States Ag Expo, Vendors, you
need it they got it, beginner in Ag to the most ad-
vanced, Ag summit education sessions, 4-H & FFA
Livestock Judging, Beef show, Fitting and showman
class, AG-ceptional kids rodeo for kids with disabili-
ties & special needs kids, Live entertainment, Ice
Cream Eating Contest, Chicken Chasing, Kids barn,
Kids roping, Cross Cut/Branding, Horse clinics, rid-
ing, Demos, Sat Mar 21 all Veterans get in free with
identification
--Mar 28, 6-10p, Chamber Spring Banquet, Dolores
Community Ctr, 400 Riverside Ave, theme is Wild
Wild West Steampunk Edition, Entry includes dinner,
cash bar, silent & live auction, Citizen & Business of
the Year award, Tickets sold at registration table
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
---Romance on the Rails Train, Feb 14, experi-
ence turn-of-the-century ambiance with your love,
All passengers who book a first class car receive
complimentary rose, visit from a strolling musi-
cian, musician serenades passengers in all coaches,
Purchase ¡°Love Basket¡± as an addition & receive
4 chocolate covered strawberries with 4 different
chocolate flavors, prosecco, 2 champagne flutes
with the DSNGRR logo & discounted photo package,
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479
Main Ave, Durango
--Winter Photographer¡¯s Special Train, Feb 15-16,
multiple run-by opportunities on both northbound
& southbound legs of journey, locomotive will be
either #493 or #482, consist will include ADA/213,
Concession, Prospector, Yankee Girl, Knight Sky &
Alamosa, Passengers de-board at pre-determined
locations, includes lunch, complimentary non-alco-
holic beverages in souvenir mug & morning pastries,
limited vegetarian options 1st-come 1st-served,
Guests with dietary restrictions strongly encouraged
to bring their own lunch, Night Photography Shoot
Feb 15, 6-9p, Winter Photography Special Feb 16,
8a-4p, Important Note: MUST book seat on Winter
Photo Special to participate in Night Photography
sessions
--Silverton Skijoring, Feb 15-16, watch as skiers
holding onto ropes attached to horses are pulled
through gates & jumps on Blair St, normal skijoring
races, ¡°Fat Boy¡± exhibition for older & slower skiers,
horses & riders, activities, food, shopping all around
town, free to spectators, donations always welcome
--BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour, Feb
28, Community Concert Hall at FLC, 1000 Rim Dr,
Durango, award-winning adventure, environmental,
exploration & mountain culture films from around
the world, opportunities to win gear, gift cards,
classes & epic adventures in raffle & silent auction,
$15/one night, $25/both nights, Reception & doors
open 6p, Films start 7p, 970.247.7657, concer-
thall@fortlewis.edu, durangoconcerts.com
--Durango Independent Film Festival, Mar 4-8,
experience & discuss global, innovative & diverse
films, no shortage of activity for film goers, Down-
town Durango, Main St
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
Infamous Stringdusters, Sheridan Opera House,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
Dance in the Rockies: Team Showcase, FLC
Community Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
March 8
Steven Curtis Chapman, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.263.5700
Keller Williams, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 9
Fitz & the Tantrums, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.263.5700
Sam Bush, Vilar Performing Arts Ctr, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses, FLC Community
Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
March 10
Infamous Stringdusters, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
MOE., Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
March 11
Infamous Stringdusters, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Wind Symphony, CMU Robinson Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.248.1604
March 12
Leftover Salmon, FLC Community Concert Hall, Durango,
970.247.7657
Andrea von Kampen w/ Jason McCue, Healthy Rhythm
Art Gallery, Montrose, 323.270.6284
Con Brio, Club Red, Telluride, 970.708.3753
Brian Krinke, violin & Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, cello, CMU
Love Recital Hall, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
Paula Poundstone, comedian, Wheeler Opera House,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
March 13
Carolyn Leonhart, The Little Nell, Aspen, 970.920.4996
Spafford w/Cycles, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Beatles vs. Stones, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
March 14
Carolyn Leonhart, The Little Nell, Aspen, 970.920.4996
Spafford, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
New Morse Code: Hannah Collins, Cello & Michael
Compitello, Percussion, Blue Sage Ctr For the Arts,
Paonia, 970.527.SAGE
March 15
*** Kansas, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
Colin Hay, Vilar Performing Arts Ctr, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
Phantogram, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Sons Of Serendip Quartet, GJ High School, 970.270.5055
March 16
Galactic ft. Anjelika Jelly Joseph, Sheridan Opera House,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
March 17
Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce, Will Johns: Music
of Cream, Vilar Performing Arts Ctr, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
March 18
Suzy Bogguss, FLC Community Concert Hall, Durango,
970.247.7657
Chris Tucker(7p & 10p), Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 19
Jamestown Revival w/Desure, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
March 20
Amy Grant, Vilar Performing Arts Ctr, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
deadmau5, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Grant Farm, Gunnison Arts Ctr, 970.641.4029
Tony Zain, TADA! Your Art Space, Delta, 970.209.5293
Comedy Night, Dolores River Brewery, 970.882.HOPS
March 21
Corb Lund, Dolores River Brewery, 970.882.HOPS
Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene, Club Red, Telluride,
970.708.3753
Orgone, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
deadmau5, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 24
Diamond Rio, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
March 25
Yamato: The Drummers of Japan, FLC
Community Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
March 26
David Starr, Louie¡¯s Pizza, Paonia, 970.527.3265
The Wildwoods, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery,
Montrose, 323.270.6284
Choral Concert, CMU Robinson Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.248.1604
Grace Potter w/Bailen, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Classic Albums Live: The Beatles Abbey Road,
Vilar Arts Ctr, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
March 27
Grace Potter w/Bailen, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Jamison Ross B3 Trio, The Collective, Snowmass
Base Village, 970.920.4996
Aaron Lewis & The Stateliners, Avalon Theatre,
Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
Soul Train, Elevation Hotel, Mt. Crested Butte,
970.251.3000
David Starr, Society Hall, Alamosa, 719.937.2636
March 28
Michael O¡¯Connor & Jana Pochop, Healthy
Rhythm Art Gallery, Montrose, 323.270.6284
David Starr CD Release, La Veta Mercantile,
La Veta, 719.742.3387
Chad Prather Comedy Tour, Avalon Theatre,
Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
March 29
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros(sold out), Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Arturo Sandoval, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.263.5700
Heaven & Bluegrass: VSA Spring Choral
Concert, Montrose Pavilion & Botanical Gardens,
970.275.8676
March 30
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros(sold out), Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800