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Noel Night 2022

This year marks the 20th anniversary of this wonderful community event. Noel Night began in 2022, in response to the tragic Missionary Ridge Fire. Beads and Beyond, a local bead, jewelry, and trinket store started this event in support of all the local businesses affected by the fire. Just in time for holiday shopping, December…
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December 2022 Events

December has so many holiday themed events including many art classes for ornaments, wreaths, jewelry, cards, and more. While you can’t go wrong with any of Durango’s events, here are a few of our favorites! December 9, 10, and 11 the State Street Ballet from Santa Barbara shares the magical story of the Nutcracker live…
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Durango Holiday Markets 2022

Every year, various Durango venues host holiday markets featuring home baked goods, handcrafted gifts, and showcase local artists. These not only provide an excellent source for gift buyers, but also support local organizations and artists! Starting this weekend, three markets will be held Saturday, November 19th. The Methodist Women United in Faith will hold their…
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The Polar Express

‘Tis the season for the infamous Polar Express! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers this incredible immersive experience based on the award-winning classic book by Chris Van Allsburg. Hop on board and travel to the North Pole, see Santa Claus, and warm up with hot chocolate and cookies all in the comfort of…
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Colorado Affordable Housing

Property will naturally appreciate in value over time; this growth was exponential during the pandemic. Homeowners sought to change location, and/or upgrade to something with more space in order to work from home. With the interest rates at an all-time low, many saw this as an opportunity to get into the market either as a…
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Ski Swap 2022

2022 marks the 59th annual Hesperus Ski Swap! This Durango tradition means that winter is here and it’s time to sell and buy winter gear. Selling your items is easy and only costs $1/item but must have a minimum sales price of $5. The venue at the fairgrounds opens to the public on Saturday November…
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Halloween Events in Durango 2022

The end of October brings pumpkins, costumes, and candy to mind! Durango has wonderful Halloween events for people of all ages. The annual Children’s Halloween Trick-or-Treat on Main Avenue is a family favorite! Providing a safe environment for children 10 years old and younger (accompanied by an adult) to participate in the classic activity and…
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November 2022 Events

As we move into the last two months of 2022, Durango still is alive with events to enjoy! Even amidst the colder weather, here a few of November’s events not to miss. Starting November 1st and running throughout the month is the Durango Public Library’s Page One Writing Contest. November is National Novel Writing Month…
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Preparing Your Home for the Winter

Winter in Colorado brings below freezing temperatures, snow storms, and truly beautiful sceneries. However, these cold days can cause damage to unprepared homes. Take into consideration these items to check and fix before winter sets in. Windows are a critical piece of home design; they brighten rooms with natural light and provide “portals” to outside!…
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Fall Color Drives

The crisp morning air means it’s fall in Southwest Colorado! Still, the days are full of the sun’s warmth making it perfect to take a drive and see the changing colors. The San Juan Scenic Byway is a 231 miles round trip that takes you through the mountain towns of Silverton, Ouray, Ridgeway, Telluride, Dolores,…
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