Durango Events Calendar: Things To Do In Durango And Bayfield – The Durango Herald

There will be a Wreaths Across America ceremony and wreath laying at 10 a.m. Saturday at local cemeteries. (Courtesy of Wreaths Across America)

Highlight of the Week

Volunteers will be at local cemeteries at 10 a.m. Saturday for a Wreaths Across America ceremony and wreath laying. Wreaths will be placed on military graves at Greenmount, Crestview, Bayfield, and East & West Ignacio cemeteries. To purchase a wreath and support the effort, visit https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/164769.

Wednesday, Dec. 15

Free SJBPH Vaccine Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. For more information, call 585-6121, or visit https://sjbpublichealth.org/covid-19-vaccine/.

Teen Time Game Cafe, 4-5 p.m., North Patio, Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Word Honey Poetry Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., Hive’s indoor skate park, 1150 Main Ave., Suite A.

Thursday, Dec. 16

Family Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Spanish Conversation Hour, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. Practice Spanish speaking in a casual setting.

Durango-La Plata County Airport Commission meeting, 3 p.m., www.durangogov.zoom.us.

DurangoVirtual Planning Commission study session, 4 p.m., www.durangogov.zoom.us.

La Plata County Joint Planning Commission regular meeting, 6 p.m., 1101 East Second Ave.

Friday, Dec. 17

Pine River Senior Center Outreach, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.

La Plata County Board of Commissioners special planning meeting, 1 p.m., 1101 East Second Ave.

La Plata County Board of Commissioners special planning meeting, 2:30 p.m., 1101 East Second Ave.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:30p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Holiday Ice Skating Show, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Chapman Hill Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road. Youth competitive ice skaters perform solos and opening and closing group routines. For more information, call 375-7395.

Larry Carver with Jack Ellis, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Live music with Jason Thies and Jeff Haspel, 6-8 p.m., Mountain Monk Music, 558 Main Ave.

The Majesty of Christmas, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. $20 adults, $5 students 12 and older. Details and tickets: https://bit.ly/3oNQcMm.

Bar D Wranglers 2021 Christmas Jubilee, 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Cost: $17-$35. Tickets and details: www.durangoconcerts.com.

Devise and Conquer Improv’s Christmas Special, 9:30 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave.$15. Tickets and details: https://bit.ly/3pRzhrc.

Open Drum Circle, 9:30 p.m., Mountain Monk Music, 558 Main Ave.

Saturday, Dec. 18

Durango Bird Club’s annual Christmas Bird County, throughout the day, within a 15 mile diameter of Pastorius Reservoir on County Road 302.

Wreaths Across America ceremony and wreath laying, 10 a.m., Greenmount Cemetery, 900 Cemetery Road. Volunteers will lay wreaths on military graves at Greenmount, Crestview, Bayfield, and East & West Ignacio cemeteries. To purchase a wreath and support the effort, visit https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/164769.

CDPHE Pediatric Vaccine Clinic, 12-2:30 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.

Snowcat Dining Excursion, 5-9 p.m., 1 Skier Place. $175 per person.

Bayfield Lion’s Club second annual Santa Parade, 6 p.m., neighborhoods adjacent to Bayfield schools, and Mill Street to Lion’s Hall at 4499 County Road 223. Mill Street will provide a good viewing area for the light parade with Santa and Mrs. Claus and access to Lion’s Hall.

Monday, Dec. 20

Classic Movie Monday: “White Christmas“ (1954), 6-8:30 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.

Tuesday, Dec. 21

Fireside Evening in the Library Garden of Lights, 5-7 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. Festive fireside evening featuring a winter-themed storywalk.

Thursday, Dec. 23

Larry Carver with Jack Ellis, 6-9 p.m., Fur Trapper’s Steakhouse, 701 East Second Ave.

Sports Events, Dec. 17-18

Friday, Dec. 17

FLC Women’s Basketball vs. Regis, 5-7 p.m., Whalen Gymnasium, 1000 Rim Drive. Free for FLC students, faculty, staff, retirees, children 13 and younger, and active military; $10 for adults; $5 senior citizens; and $3 high school students.

FLC Men’s Basketball vs. Regis, 7 p.m., Whalen Gymnasium, 1000 Rim Drive. Free for FLC students, faculty, staff, retirees, children 13 and younger, and active military; $10 for adults; $5 senior citizens; and $3 high school students.

Saturday, Dec. 18

FLC Women’s Basketball vs. Colorado Mines, 5-7 p.m., Whalen Gymnasium, 1000 Rim Drive. Free for FLC students, faculty, staff, retirees, children 13 and younger, and active military; $10 for adults; $5 senior citizens; and $3 high school students.

FLC Men’s Basketball vs. Colorado Mines, 7 p.m., Whalen Gymnasium, 1000 Rim Drive. Free for FLC students, faculty, staff, retirees, children 13 and younger, and active military; $10 for adults; $5 senior citizens; and $3 high school students.

For more information and to confirm event information, visit each event page online or call the organizer.

List your event on The Durango Herald’s calendar

Event listings are updated daily on www.durangoherald.com and in the printed editions of the Herald every Wednesday.

The deadline for listings is 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Event listings are limited in length. You will not be able to list your event in this form if you exceed this limit or fail to complete the form below. Listings also may be submitted by email to events@durangoherald.com, but must contain the information listed on the form below, and in the same order.

Listings are published at the prerogative of the calendar editor and may be edited for punctuation, clarity and length and to eliminate tasteless material. the Herald bears no responsibility for inaccurate entries.