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Snowdown 2020: A Rockin’ Snowdown

This week Durango celebrates the one-of-a-kind winter celebration: Snowdown! This week-long festival cures winter blues and engages the whole community in fun and adventurous activities, games, tournaments, costumes, and more. This year’s theme is A Rockin’ Snowdown. There are family events, adult events, and even kid and teen events.   The week features everything from…
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Durango Rec Center

Each week we strive to feature lifestyle activities and events in the Durango area. We have a wide variety of festivals, restaurants, and outdoor adventures in our own backyard. Sometimes the middle of winter can be long—especially after holidays are over and before spring and summer activities get rolling. However, one of the most dynamic…
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Backcountry Film Festival – Friday Night

If you’re stuck in the throes of cold and needing some inspiration, Durango has the perfect opportunity this weekend. The Backcountry Film Festival will once again be held Friday evening January 17. It’s hosted by Durango Nature Studies and focuses on the enjoyment of being outside year round. We live in one of the most…
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Fabulous Fall Red Balloon Event

Durango is one of the most unique places to live and work—we are a small town filled with lots of community events and activities. Downtown Durango is filled with local shops, restaurants, galleries, and more. We have a beautiful town and visitors from all over the world enjoy spending time here. The Wells Group’s office…
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Mahogany Grille—A Special Meal

  Are you looking for a nice evening out? Maybe a Valentine’s date this week or weekend? Durango’s Mahogany Grille is one of our unique restaurants. Located in the Strater Hotel, its Victorian Old West ambiance is a special feel, and the food tastes great too! They serve breakfast, weekend brunch, and dinner. The dinner…
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Looking for a Fun Valentine’s Day Activity?

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Do you have plans for that special person in your life? We are always on the lookout for fun events, places, and opportunities in and around Durango, and we found an idea you won’t want to miss! Local helicopter company, Colorado Highland Helicopters, has put together a special package. For…
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Free Halloween Events for Families

Looking for a fun and free family festival for Halloween? We have some awesome local options over the next week in Durango! This Wednesday, October 26, the River Church will host Trunk or Treat, which will include a bounce house, s’mores, trick or treating, and a costume contest! This is a great way for youth…
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Memorial Day Weekend and Durango ….

With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, this is the perfect time of year to reflect on where we live and why it is such an amazing place. The weather is so beautiful right now, and the summer season in Durango is incomparable. Our town, nestled in the valley with such gorgeous mountains around us, is…
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Purgatory Opening Day This Weekend

The day so many of our locals have been waiting for is nearly upon us. This weekend, Saturday, November 21, is the opening day at Purgatory Resort. This is an exciting season for many locals. It is the 50th anniversary of the resort, and new ownership brought its original name back after being named Durango…
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Mutu’s Italian Kitchen: A Durango Favorite

We have often written about the restaurant options found in Durango, and we keep writing about restaurants because we have some amazing variety in a town our size! One of our local gems is Mutu’s Italian Kitchen, located at 701 East Second Avenue in Durango. This authentic Italian restaurant offers a full Italian menu. They…
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