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  • Sat, Dec. 10, 2016

    Rock and Roll Academy Winter Concert

    Friday, December 9th . 5:30PM . Free admission! 
    Rock your heart during the performances of the local all-kid bands!

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  • Sat, Dec. 10, 2016

    Old Fashioned Christmas

    Visit the Schmid Family Ranch to find a Christmas tree, make a wreath, drink hot cocoa and more! The ranch is on Wilson Mesa, west of Telluride. This FREE event is open to all families or people wishing to visit.
    Locating the ranch details:
    Schmid Ranch 4553 County Road 60M Telluride, Colorado, GPS N 37 54.035 W 107 59.818

    Video of Schmid Family Ranch Remember Me

     

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  • Sat, Dec. 10, 2016

    Holiday Card Making and Cookie Decorating Studio

    Kids AND Adults welcome!
     
    The Wilkinson Public Library is have a Card making and decorating studio to help get everyone stalked up for festive season. Come let your creativeness be expressed on paper and cookies!
    Plus, there will be a demonstration with Janimals cookies at 2pm!
    Saturday, December 10th: 10am-5pm
    Sunday, December 11th: 12pm-4pm

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  • Sun, Dec. 11, 2016

    Telluride Holiday Gala

    Come out for a festive evening of live jazz music by Kevin McCarthy Jazz Trio, hor d'oeuvres, cocktails and more at the 1st annual Telluride Holiday Gala.  All proceeds from this event willl benefit the Telluride Mountain School & Montessori Scholarship Fund.
    Festive and elegant attire encouraged.
    Tickets $75 at the door or call 970.728.1969
     

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  • Mon, Dec. 12, 2016

    The Wood Brothers and Ben Solle

    Sunday, December 11th. 8PM (Doors at 7PM.)
    Adapting the blues and folk, the Wood Brothers will be performing at the Sheridan Opera House.
    Tickets are $35 for balcony seating, and $25 for GA Standing on the Floor. You can purchase tickets HERE .
    Check out The Wood Brothers' website HERE .
    Watch their cover of the song, 'Ophelia' by The Band.

    Video of The Wood Brothers – Ophelia – 3/5/2016 – Paste Studios, New York, NY

     
    Opening for the Wood Brothers is Ben Sollee , a talented cellist and composer.

    Video of Ben Sollee performs Letting Go

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  • Sat, Dec. 17, 2016

    Jay & Silent Bob Get Old

    A live recording session of Jay & Silent Bob's comedy podcast presented by the Sheridan Arts Foundation.  Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will be providing big laughs on the Sheridan Opera House Stage through their comedic storytelling.  This duo is best known from the movies, "Clerks," "Chasing Amy," and "Mallrats…don't miss the opportunity to see them here in Telluride!
    Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm.  Come have a drink at the Sheridan SHOW Bar before showtime. 
    Tickets $40- $50 reserved seating.  Purchase HERE .
     

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  • Sat, Dec. 17, 2016

    An Evening with Kevin Smith

    Get up close and personal with Kevin Smith, comedian, writer, podcaster and film director, on the Sheridan Opera House stage.  Kevin wrote and directed "Chasing Amy," "Dogma," "Clerks," and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," and currently has a podcast which airs daily.  Check out his podcast "Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good" and come out to see him in person at this special event in Telluride.
    Doors open at 9pm
    Tickets $40 – $50 reserved seating, purchase yours HERE .
     

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  • Sat, Dec. 17, 2016

    Holiday Prelude 2016

    Come out for a full day of FREE Holiday fun and festivities in Mountain Village!
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Curing Demo 12 – 4 p.m. Free Ice Skating 1 – 5 p.m. Hot Cocoa 1 – 5 p.m. Free Christmas Train Rides (many surprises) 1 – 5 p.m. Holiday Movies (Mickey’s Magical Christmas, Polar Express and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, free hot chocolate and popcorn 1 – 5 p.m. Holiday Crafts 1 – 5 p.m. Pictures with Santa 4:30 – 6 p.m. Sledding 6 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa and Carolers 6:15 – 7 p.m. Telluride Children’s Ice Skating Show- North Pole on Ice 7 – 9 p.m Ice Skating Party with DJ
     

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  • Sat, Dec. 17, 2016

    COOL YULE

    Friday, December 16th . 6PM . 
    Get ready for some gypsy jazz to spice up your holiday season with The Hot Club of San Francisco!
    Reserved seating show: Tickets are $22 for adults, and $16 for students/children 
     

    Video of Le Jazz Hot "I'll See You in My Dreams"

     

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  • Sun, Dec. 18, 2016

    Peter & The Starcatcher: The Neverland You Never Knew

    Before Peter Pan, there was Peter and The Starcatcher.  This Tony-winning musical play will be presented by Tellluride Theatre from December 17th – 24th  on the Sheridan Opera House stage.
    Showtimes at 7pm nightly, Locals night 12/18, 12/24 12pm Matinee only
    Tickets $25 for adults, $15 for kids 18 and under
    Local's Night Tickets, $15 and $10 for locals
    Take a peek at the fun and purchase tickets HERE !
     
    Video of Peter and the Starcatcher Tour Video

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  • Sun, Dec. 25, 2016

    Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

    Wednesday, December 24th. 6:30PM.
    Watch Telluride Ski School employees take a run down Coonskin and Telluride Trail carrying blazing red torches.

    Video of Telluride Torchlight Parade

     

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  • Mon, Dec. 26, 2016

    Mountainfilm Shorts in Winter Screenings

    Come to the Sheridan Opera House for TWO screenings of ski shorts presented by Telluride Mountainfilm.  
    Showtime at 5PM and 7PM, doors open a half hour prior to screening.
    Tickets $20, purchase HERE .

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  • Wed, Dec. 28, 2016

    Shawn Colvin Live in Concert

    The Sheridan Opera House welcomes back Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter Shawn Colvin. The preformance will be filled with beautiful comtemporary folk music and a wonderful atmosphere. 
    Showtime 8pm, doors at 7pm – come enjoy cocktails at the Sheridan SHOW Bar
    Tickets $45- $55 reserved seating, purchase HERE .
    Watch below to experience Shawn Colvin preform her song All Fall Down.
     
    Video of Shawn Colvin – All Fall Down

     

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  • Thu, Dec. 29, 2016

    The Doo Woop Project

    With musical influences from Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse, The Doo Wop Project will rock your musical senses with their authentic sound on the Sheridan Opera House stage.
    Show at 8pm, doors open at 7:30pm – Come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar!
    Tickets $35 – $45 reserved seating, purchase HERE .

    Video of THE DOO WOP PROJECT

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  • Fri, Dec. 30, 2016

    Trout Steak Revival Live in Concert

    Trout Steak Revival will tickle the Sheridan Opera House stage with their bluegrass performance as part of the Holiday Concert Series.
    Show at 8pm, doors open at 7pm – come and enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.
    Tickets $26 General Admission, $36 Balcony reserved seating. Purchase HERE .

    Video of Trout Steak Revival – "Brighter Every Day" (OFFICIAL)

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  • Sun, Jan. 01, 2017

    New Year's Eve Gala

    $300 per person, $2,000 table of 8
    Call 970-728-3886 To Reserve your Spot starting November 2nd, ticket sell out FAST!
     
    Celebrate a new year at the Ah Haa with an extraordinary evening of fine art and cuisine. 
    A mixture of fun, creativity and yes, elegance. Surrounded by the new works of this year’s guest artists, the Daniel Tucker Gallery is transformed into a formal dining room where guests can enjoy a cocktail reception with hors d’ouevres followed by a four-course, plated, sit-down dinner catered by one of Telluride’s exceptional chefs. Also the featured Galla Arists, Flair Robinson and Christopher Beaver, will be there too! 
     

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  • Sun, Jan. 01, 2017

    New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade

    Thursday, December 31st
    At 6:30PM
    Watch as skiers and snowboarders take a run down the mountain both on Telluride and Mountain Village sides, carrying blazing red torches.

    Video of Telluride Torchlight Parade

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  • Sun, Jan. 01, 2017

    New Year's Eve with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

    Celebrate the beginning of a New Year with Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears at the Sheridan Opera House.  Their soulful punky blues sounds will set a smooth mood for your 2017!  This Telluride-style Black Tie affair will feature chamnpagne, party favors and appetizers. 
    Doors open 9pm, music starts at 10:30pm.  Libations will be served at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.
    Tickets $100 General Admission, $250 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase HERE.  

    Video of Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears – Sugarfoot

     

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  • Fri, Jan. 06, 2017

    Telluride Art Walk

    Thursday, October 4th. 5PM-8PM
    The Art Walk takes place on the first Thursday of every month (excluding May, November, and December). Over twenty venues host this event to showcase new exhibitions and artists. A free self guided Art Walk map (Gallery Guide)  can be found both online and at partcipating venues. 
     
     
     
     

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  • Sat, Jan. 07, 2017

    Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

    Rewind time with fan favorite, Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac performing live at the Sheridan Opera House.  Rumours covers Fleetwood Mac in their prime between '75-'79, featuring the classic arrangement. 
    Show starts 9PM, Doors open at 8PM – come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. 
    Tickets, $25 GA, $35 Balcony reserved seating.   PURCHASE HERE. 

    Video of Rumours, Fleetwood Mac tribute band

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  • Tue, Jan. 10, 2017

    Beginning Burlesque with Sasha Sullivan

    Mondays,  January 9 – February 27  |   6 – 8pm   |
    Burlesque is a celebration of femininity. Women of all ages come together for a fun-filled journey into this incredible art form, ultimately empowering their creative, sensual, feminine beings. Telluride Theatre’s own Sasha Sullivan and seasoned Burlesque veteran Melissa Harris are excited take new students on an eight-week journey into the world of burlesque. Starting with the basics – history, dance moves, striptease, creating a character, and owning your space – students will then develop their very own burlesque character and walk away with a full routine, a set of pasties, and a portrait. At the close of the class, some students will be chosen to perform at BURLESQUE, a live variety show on the Sheridan Opera House…

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  • Wed, Jan. 11, 2017

    Ceramics Wheel & Glazing: Session I with Greta Neumann

    Tuesday, Jan. 10; Wednesday, Jan. 11 and Tuesday, Jan. 31  |  6-9pm  
    $125 tuition & materials
    Class begins with two evenings of wheel instruction (required) followed by four open studio sessions (uninstructed, optional practice time). The course ends with one evening of glazing instruction, and two additional open studio sessions to finish up projects.
    All classes and open studio hours take place on weekday evenings, from 6 – 9pm. 
    Students can come to any or all open studio nights, as long as they have taken the intro to throwing classes first. All classes are limited to 8 students.
     
    PRE-REGISTRATION  REQUIRED
    Session I: Evenings, 6-9 p.m.
    1/10/2017 – Intro to throwing A (REQUIRED) 1/11/2017 – Intro to throwing B (REQUIRED) 1/17/2017 – Open Studio 1…

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  • Thu, Jan. 12, 2017

    The Floozies Live in Concert

    NO set list, NO problem!  The Floozies, a live electronic duo of brothers blends guitar and bass, as well as as colors of lights.  They have been on stage with electronic big names such as STS9 and Big Gigantic, don't miss this unique performance! 
    Showtime 9PM, doors open at 8PM – come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. 
    Tickets $20 general admission, $30 balcony reserved seating.   PURCHASE HERE . 

    Video of The Floozies – Sunroof Cadillac (official)

     
     

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  • Fri, Jan. 13, 2017

    The Motet: Presented by Jambase

    Hailing from Colorado, the Motet is a world-classimprovisational funk band that has dedicated more than a decade to the healing powers of funky dance music. This will be the perfect dance party at Club Red. 
    Tickets $25 advance GA, $30 high table seating GA, $35 preferred platform seating
    Doors at 7:30PM
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    Video of The Motet – 'The Fountain' ::: Second Story Garage

     
     

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  • Sat, Jan. 14, 2017

    An Evening with Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne

    Beyond the Groove presents an intimate acoustic evening with Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne live at Club Red.  
    Doors: 7:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM All Ages Show – Tickets $35 – $55
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  • Sun, Jan. 15, 2017

    Niceness Live in Concert

    Hailing from Telluride, Colorado, Niceness will perform their unique roots reggae blend live on the Sheridan Opera House stage.  
    Show at 9pm, doors open at 8pm – come early and have a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.
    Tickets $15 General Admission, $25 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase HERE . 

    Video of Niceness – "Sunshine"

     

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  • Sat, Jan. 21, 2017

    Telluride FIRE Festival

    Inspired by Burning Man, The Telluride Fire Festival will be centered around a free public and interactive experience of fire artistry.
    The fire displays will occur from when darkness falls to late evening on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. These displays will be held both in Mountain Village and on 'Main Street' and all stationary art intallations will be available during the day for viewing. 

    Video of Telluride Fire Festival

    Click here for a 2017 schedule!

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  • Sun, Jan. 22, 2017

    Dustbowl Revival Live in Concert

    The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents Dustbowl Revival live in concert with their reinvented and bolder free flowing sound.  This band has opened for acts such as Trombone Shorty and Lake Street Dive, and has recently reinvented their funky stringband sound. 
    Show at 9pm, doors open at 8pm – come out early and enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar.
    Tickets $15 General Admission, $25 Balcony reserved seating.  Purchase tickets HERE.  

    Video of Dustbowl Revival – "Honey I Love You" – Twisted Oak Wine Cellar

     

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  • Tue, Jan. 24, 2017

    The Art of Stained Glass with Tami Huntmsan

    Mondays,  January 23 – February 13   |   5:30-8:30pm   
    $300 tuition & materials
    Using the copper foil technique, students will explore the world of stained glass. After looking at different types of glass and learning some stained glass history, students will choose a design for their stained glass projects. Then they’ll choose glass to fit the project, cut each piece, apply copper foil, solder, and then solder.
    All students will emerge with at least one stupendous piece of stained glass art!
    Ah Haa will supply eye protection, latex gloves and aprons. Please wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves.
     
    REGISTER HERE.

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  • Wed, Jan. 25, 2017

    Glass on Metal: Enameled Jewelry with Tracey Belt

    Wednesday –  Friday, January 25 – 27   |   10am-1pm   
    $210 tuition & materials 
    Students will learn the art of fusing glass to metal to create beautiful jewelry and metal embellishments. Using opaque and transparent glasses, the class will explore various enameling techniques such as stenciling, sgraffito, and enamel pencils. Students will complete numerous glass-on-metal designs, including an enamel pendant. Tracey Belt first encountered jewelry making in an elective metalsmithing course while studying at the University of New Mexico. She was drawn immediately and completely to the craft that would become her career and passion. Initially intrigued by different metals and patinas, she then went on to pursue her curiosity for color by studying the process of…

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  • Wed, Feb. 01, 2017

    Basic Batik & Shibori Session I with Kathy Green

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays,  January 31 – February 8   |   6-9pm   
    $385 tuition & materials
    Discover the magical, colorful world of silk dyeing and batik. Spend four evenings (with optional open studio time on the weekend) learning about color, surface design, silk painting, wax resist, shibori, and other silk dyeing techniques, culminating in a final prayer-flags project. Dyes used during class are appropriate for silk and wool, as well as fabric blends that contain silk and wool. Finished pieces will be dry cleaned, to remove wax, and then dye set. (Please budget an additional $8 per piece for dry cleaning.) The materials fee includes seven scarves/fabric pieces, with the option of purchasing more fabric from the instructor. This class is limited to six…

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  • Sun, Feb. 05, 2017

    Devendra Banhart

    Live performance of psychedelic folk rock by Venezuelan American singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart at Club Red.
    Tickets $25- $45, Purchase HERE . 
    Doors at 7PM  

    Video of Devendra Banhart – Saturday Night [Official Audio]

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  • Sat, Feb. 11, 2017

    Chris Robinson Brotherhood

    The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents TWO nights of  Chris Robinson Brotherhood  Live at the Sheridan Opera House. The band consists of Robinson, Neal Casal, Adam MacDougall, Jeff Hill and Tony Leonne.
    Show at 9PM, Doors open at 8PM – come enjoy a cocktail at the Sheridan SHOW Bar. 
    Tickets $40 GA, $50 Balcony reserved seating. PURCHASE HERE . 

    Video of Chris Robinson Brotherhood – "I Ain't Hiding" – Mountain Jam 2014

     

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  • Sat, Feb. 11, 2017

    Design Inspriation: Bold Art with Text and Image with Kellie Day

    Saturday &  Sunday, February 11 & 12   |   2 – 5pm   
    $195 tuition & materials
    Want to add a personal decorative touch to your living space? Artist Kellie Day will guide students through the process of creating bold, unique, mixed media artwork. Using stamps, stencils, layered papers, texts and lots of other quirky and interesting decoupage materials, students will create big, bright, art pieces. Kellie will guide students through the creative process, implementing her own graphic design background to help students make compelling layouts and exciting and distinct pieces. The class will integrate words with art to make bold, colorful images for home decor.
    REGISTER HERE.

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  • Sun, Feb. 12, 2017

    SMRC Chocolate Lovers' Fling

    The 21st Annual Chocolate Lovers' Fling is a fundraiser for the San Miguel Resource Center, which works to eliminate violence and sexual assault in San Miguel County. 
    The Fling is themed each year and includes a tasting of delectable chocolate treats by local chefs, a silent auction, music, raffle, and cash prizes for the best dressed! This is always a fabulous night of dancing and fun — all while supporting an incredibly worthy cause. 

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  • Fri, Feb. 17, 2017

    The 18th Annual Telluride Comedy Festival

     
    Tickets – $30-$125
    Telluride Comedy Festival keeps the local feel, while still remaining a world class event. Comedians from all over the country come to perform right here on our little stage.
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Comedy Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
    The Telluride Comedy Fest strives to be a world class event while keeping the grassroots feel and uniqueness of Telluride itself. Last year's lineup included seasoned veterans like Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas, Rob Huebel, Seth Morris and Cameron Esposito…

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  • Mon, Feb. 20, 2017

    From Field to Screen: A Digital Photography Primer with Ben Jacobsen

    Monday –  Thursday,  February 20 – 23   |  times vary  |  $285 tuition & materials*
    *STUDENTS MAY ENROLL IN INDIVIDUAL DAYS OF THE COURSE RATHER THAN THE FULL 4 DAYS AT A RATE OF $75 PER DAY.
    REGISTER HERE.
    Join visiting photographer Ben Jacobsen for a four-day photography intensive. From getting to know your camera and shooting in the field to the ins and outs of Adobe Lightroom, Ben will guide students through every aspect of capturing (and editing) the perfect image. Broken up into four separate classes, each session will cover a different aspect of photography. Students are welcome to take all or just part of the course.
    (Day 1)  February 20 ,  12:30-4:30pm :   Know Your DSLR Camera  – An introductory class to help students understand what their camera is…

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  • Sat, Feb. 25, 2017

    Telluride AIDS Benefit Student Fashion Show

    Friday, February 19th, 6pm-9pm.
     
    Starring Telluride High School students, and directed and choreographed by them as well. 
     
    This show features local fashion and talent, and all proceeds support TAB's educational program.

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  • Sat, Feb. 25, 2017

    Telluride Gay Ski Week

    The 15th Annual Telluride Gay Ski week is a week full of non stop fun..amazing snow sports- skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, dog sledding,  dancing,dinners, music,fashion and so much more. Our incredible Mountain Villages of Telluride and Mountain Village await with open arms to welcome all participants to our beautiful community and our world class ski resort. 
    Hospitaly Lounge opens at 8am daily. 
     

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  • Fri, Mar. 17, 2017

    Telluride Tribute Fest

    Presented by The Sheridan Arts Foundation, the Telluride Tribute Fest is a weekend of tributes to some of the greatest bands in rock and roll history.
    The 4th annual Telluride Tribute Fest kicks off in March.
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Tribute Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
     

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  • Thu, Mar. 30, 2017

    Burlesque

    A fun, free-for-all night of pasties, surprises, boylesque and more raunchiness in rememberance of Telluride's darker side of history. 
    Featuring the lovely ladies of the Telluride Theatre Beginning Burlesque class. 
    Ticket available HERE.
    Wednesday, March 29th – April 1st, 9pm  Tickets: $25 & $35  VIP Tables: $300
    * This show is for adults 21 + only, please

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  • Fri, Mar. 31, 2017

    KOTO End of Season Street Dance

     

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  • Thu, May. 18, 2017

    Telluride Literary Arts Festival

    The Telluride Literary Arts Festival
    It's high time the Telluride region celebrated its avid joy of reading and the passion for good ole fashioned books. The result features everything from performance poetry and literary burlesque to a book lovers bash and hike-to readings. Events for the kiddos, too!
    The Telluride Literary Arts Festival is for readers, writers, and lovers of books! It is a celebration of reading and writing and an opportunity to get together to affirm this great pastime. Complete with performance poetry, author talks, literary burlesque, moderated panel discussions, and even events for kids!
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    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Literary Arts Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many…

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  • Wed, May. 24, 2017

    Telluride MountainFilm

    2017 Mountainfilm Festival Information
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride MountainFilm Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
    Visit the Mountainfilm website for more information on events and passes.
      (See our MountainFilm Photo Gallery for festival pics from 2010 to today.)
    The 38th Annual Telluride Mountainfilm Festival took place May 27-30, 2016. 
    Telluride Mountainfilm is more than a film festival. They select approximately 85 films each year from around the world, and they are curated alongside guest presentations, a…

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  • Fri, Jun. 02, 2017

    Telluride Balloon Festival

    Schedule of Events
    June 3rd, 2017 6:15am, Telluride Town Park– Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch.  1pm, Christ Presbyterian Church, downstairs– Free Photo Workshop led by professional hot air balloon photographer Paul D. deBergeois. Learn how to take photos, even on your cell phone! 7pm, Main Street Glo 'til 9:30pm– Hot air balloons will inflate on Colorado Avenue for a spectacular show at dusk. Bring your camera! 
    June 4th, 2017 6:15am, Telluride Town Park– Pilot briefing (public invited) and balloon launch. 
    For more information, please send an email to Info@TellurideBalloonFestival.com
     
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    While the Telluride Balloon Festival is one of the smaller festivals, it is arguably the most beautiful of the season. Weather…

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  • Mon, Jun. 05, 2017

    Wild West Fest: 25th Annual

    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Wild West Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
     The Wild West Fest is a small festival specifically designed to share Telluride with 50 inner-city youth from Big Brother, Big Sisters of America and Boys & Girls Clubs from across the United States. During their week in Telluride, the boys and girls participate in drama, dance, horsemanship, fly-fishing, golf, and the Rock & Roll Academy. 
    The Wild West Fest was created by the Sheridan Arts Foundation, which raises $50,000 each year to run the…

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  • Thu, Jun. 08, 2017

    Telluride WOW Festival

    The Telluride WOW Festival is a health, fitness and wellness event that brings world-class presenters, instructors and athletes to Telluride to lecture and hold fitness classes on the latest health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and medical trends. 
    Presenters include renowned fitness experts Jonathan Ross, Todd Durkin, Dirk Schultz, Ed Harrold, Dr. Haley Perlus, Denise Druce, Jeannie Reilly Martingano, and many more! 
    “The intent of Telluride WOW is to bring like-minded people together to experience the love and appreciation of health and fitness,” said Becca Tudor, founder of Telluride WOW Fitness Festival. “Our goal is to create an unforgettable weekend for people that want to either get started on a new fitness program or advance their skills in a variety of activities from…

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  • Thu, Jun. 15, 2017

    Telluride Bluegrass Festival

    Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
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    About The Bluegrass Festival
    Performers regularly say that Telluride is, "the most beautiful place I've ever played." We agree. 
    The Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a weekend celebration of Americana roots music where artists are encouraged to push the limits of their genre. Collaborations between the best of the best are often the highlights of each year's festival. 
    This is a week of uncommon musical riches: Main stage performances in Town Park throughout the day, intimate masters workshops on the Elks Park stage on Main Street in…

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  • Thu, Jun. 22, 2017

    Telluride Wine Festival

    2017 Telluride Wine Festival
    A weekend of wines and world class cuisine in the mountains!  
    Enjoy four days of tastings, events and seminars such as "The Toast of Telluride" and "The Grand Tasting", culminating with the "Morning After Cocktails."
    Tickets for events can be purchased online at the Telluride Wine Festival website , varying prices and several free events!  
    Mingle with winemakers, chefs, sommeliers and fellow wine enthusiasts in the beautiful setting of Telluride, its fine dining establishments and al fresco in the mountain air. 
     
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Wine Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is…

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  • Wed, Jun. 28, 2017

    Telluride Plein Air Festival

    The Telluride Plein Air Festival draws artists from around the country to paint "en plein air" (in the outdoors) and exhibit and sell their work.
    Their scenes of Telluride and the surrounding areas simultaneously capture the mountain spirit of this special place and celebrate the art of painting in the outdoors. 
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    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Plein Air Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
     
     
     

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  • Tue, Jul. 04, 2017

    4th of July Celebration

    4th of July in Telluride is small-town American at its finest. We really do it up here — running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks.
    Rundola
    The day kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station. Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities! You can register for the Rundola here .
    Parade
    The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July Parade Committee.  The sidewalks are packed as locals and visitors cheer for goofy…

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  • Tue, Jul. 04, 2017

    7th Annual Rundola

    Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities!
     The 4th of July kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station.  Runners follow the Telluride Trail (4.600 feet long, 40 feet wide, 13% uphill grade) or can simply bushwack to the finish. The elevation gain is 1,810 feet from start to finish. Participants are grouped by age and gender into categories for the race.  You can register for the Rundola  here .  

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  • Sat, Jul. 08, 2017

    The Ride Festival

    About the Ride Festival:
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Ride Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
    Debuting in 2012, this will be the 5th annual Ride Festival. The Ride Festival has quickly gained a repution for handpicking rootsy, rocking talent that compliments the hosting town of Telluride. Past lineups have included acts suchs as Pearl Jam, Cage the Elephant, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Ben Harper, Thievery Corporation, The Lumineers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Drive-By-Truckers, Cake, Los Lobos, Steve…

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  • Tue, Jul. 11, 2017

    Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend

    The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District.
    Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include prestigious new and historic homes, studios, restaurants, and alternative venues. Each venue will feature numerous artists and designers of all kinds, tastings by local chefs and wine pairings.   At each stop on the tour, a creative team of architects, chefs, artists and designers collaborate to provide an intimate experience for guests.
    Enjoy art exhibits, artist and chef demonstrations, live music, performances, artist talks, tours with architects and designers, food, beer and wine tastings and surprises at each stop on the way.
    Purchase tickets HERE ….

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  • Fri, Jul. 14, 2017

    Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

    The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,050 feet of elevation climb, 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet ran at an average of over 11,000 feet.
    The race is held on a loop course, including 4WD roads, dirt trails, and cross country terrain in Southern Colorado's San Juan Mountain range. 
    The run begins and ends in Silverton, Colorado and travels through Telluride, Ouray and the ghost town of Sherman, and crossing 13 major mountain passes in the 12,000 to 13,000 foot (elevation) range. Completion of the event is marked by kissing the Hardrock, a picture of a ram's head painted on a large stone. 
    This is a graduate level endurance run. Moutaineering, wilderness survival, and wilderness navigation skills are key….

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  • Sat, Jul. 15, 2017

    Ah Haa Art Auction

    The Ah Haa's annual fundraiser has been a must-attend summer event.
    Both art lovers and community members support the Ah Haa School by bidding on a wide range of work created by artists in and out of Telluride. Typically, more than 100 artworks and myriad services and excursions donated by the region's artists, businesses and supporters of the school are auctioned in live and silent auctions. Good food and drink, performances and a fantastic party for everyone to attend.  Celebrity musician, Jewell has performed in past years and may be in attendance again. 
    To purchase general admission tickets, click HERE .
    To purchase reserved seats, call (970)-728-3886
    To check out live auction items, click HERE .
    To watch a live stream of the auction, click HERE .

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  • Thu, Jul. 20, 2017

    Telluride Yoga Festival

    The Telluride Yoga Festival began in 2007 with Jivamukti instructor Aubrey Hackman's vision for a yoga event that went beyond physical exercise.
    The festival not only provides yogis of all experience levels with an enriching practice experience and allows the opportunity to have a positive impact on the world. 
    Hackman, a passionate environmentalist and animal rights activist, structured the festival around the teachings of karma yoga. Each year, 25% of the net proceeds are donated to a local non-profit whose mission is to help protect and preserve the earth. 
    The festival includes presentations, guided meditations, community yoga classes, special events, and evening classes. Visit www.tellurideyogafestival.com for ticket information and registration. 
    This year's line-up…

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  • Sat, Jul. 22, 2017

    Telluride 100 Mountain Bike Race

    A 100 mile mountain bike race commencing and culminating in the Town of Telluride.
    The first expected riders crossing the finish line between 1:30-2PM. Final finishers betweem 6-7PM.  
    The celebratory awards ceremony will be at 7PM at the Gondola Plaza in the Town of Telluride.
    For information on the course, click HERE .
    To register for the race, click HERE .
     

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  • Wed, Aug. 02, 2017

    KOTO Duck Race

    As part of a Telluride classic, purchase a rubber duck that will participate in a river race, with the opportunity to win big. All proceeds go to Telluride's Community Radio, KOTO.
    For information on KOTO, click HERE .

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  • Fri, Aug. 04, 2017

    Telluride Jazz Festival

    2017 Telluride Jazz Festival Information
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Plein Air Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.  
    Festival Lodging
    Camping passes for the fesival are $59 per person, and $69 for a vehicle pass, so choosing to camp for the festival can add up. As an alternative, Telluride offers many vacation rentals and hotel rooms at comparable (or better) prices. Telluride.com has an inventory of over 300 rentals and rooms. Start searching our Telluride lodging now and make sure you find the best place at the best…

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  • Sat, Aug. 05, 2017

    Mudd Butt Mystery Theater

    Telluride Academy presents its 31st annual youth Mudd Butts Mystery Theater Troupe.  Come watch these talented kids portray a creative interpretion of a play, to be determined.  There will be singing, dancing, and creative stage props, which will be auctioned off after the show. 
    Tickets at the door, $12 adults, $5 for kids ages 12 and under.
    For more information, visit Telluride Academy website or call 970.728.5311 

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  • Thu, Aug. 10, 2017

    Telluride Chamber Music Festival

    The Telluride Chamber Music Festival has been bringing chamber music to our box canyon since 1973. The festival seeks to forge a spontaneous connection between the audience and the musicians.
    The festival showcases the finest in chamber music by performing some of the classic greats.  Participating musicians have been Roy Malan, Robin Sutherland, Susan Freier, Nancy Ellis, Polly Malan, Stephen Harrison, Larry London, Eileen Morris, John Dukyers and William Smock The 2016 Schedule of
     
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    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Chamber Music Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivariansbook their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the Town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before…

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  • Fri, Aug. 11, 2017

    Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition

    Come and enjoy the 8th Annual Taste of Telluride and Top Chef Competition. Included in your ticket you will recieve a complimentary wine glass, wine, beer and spirits tasting & a taste of culinary delights from Telluride. This night benefits the One to One Mentoring Program in Telluride.
    To purchase tickets, click HERE .
     

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  • Thu, Aug. 17, 2017

    Telluride Mushroom Festival

    37th Annual 2017 Telluride Mushroom Festival
     
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Mushroom Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
     
    About The Festival
    Telluride has hosted the quirky Mushroom Festival for over 30 years. The festival is a celebration of all things fungal — connoisseurs find themselves in good company amongst enthusiasts, experts, and scientists. Interests range from scientific to culinary, curiosity to investigative. Activities of the weekend include lectures by renowned experts, cooking with mushrooms, and…

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  • Wed, Aug. 30, 2017

    Telluride Film Festival

    “There are two kinds of film festivals: there are the mega-hyped, hoopla-infested selling circuses, and there is Telluride. It is extraordinarily exciting, in this age of the triumph of capitalism, to discover an event dedicated not to commerce, but to love. And if that sounds old fashioned and starry-eyed, so be it. The cinema was always in the business of gazing at stars.” – Salman Rushdie
    About The Telluride Film Festival
    The prestigious Telluride Film Festival brings together industry masters under the auspices of the majestic San Juan Mountains. It is nothing short of a magical weekend, a celebration of film, community, and creativity. The festival notoriously keeps its film schedule a secret, but you can bet that many of the films you will see will be at the top of your…

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  • Sat, Sep. 09, 2017

    Imogene Pass Run

    What began as a way to train for the Pike's Peak marathon in 1974 is now a full-fledged race. The race from Ouray to Telluride over the 13,114 foot  Imogene Pass . This is a 17.1 mile point to point mountain race. The pass is a 4×4 dirt road that passes through mining ruins, up jagged peaks, and above treeline. The runners finish at the  Sheridan Opera House on Oak Street in Telluride. 
    Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for any and all conditions. Visit the official Imogene Pass Run website for registration and further details. 

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  • Fri, Sep. 15, 2017

    Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

     
    It’s a bit early to have information about the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, but it’s not too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in advance and the town of Telluride is mostly sold out six months before the festival! Come back later for more information on this festival.
    "Out of the 90 different countries I've been to, I've never seen anything more beautiful than what you have here." – B.B. King
    24th Annual 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
    Join us here in Telluride for a rockin' weekend of live music and free-flowing beer at the 24th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival ! This year's festival takes place from September 15-17, 2017 .
    A look back at the 2016 lineup!

     
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  • Thu, Sep. 21, 2017

    Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors

    The Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors is Telluride’s new 4-day, automotive enthusiast celebration! 
    Set among the canyons of the San Juan Mountains, it’s placed against the spectacular backdrop of the area's September fall foliage. The festival will use three venues over the course of the four days: the Historic Downtown Telluride, Telluride’s Mountain Village and the Telluride Regional Airport. The event will focus on high-end restorations, vintage and exotic vehicles of the Concours level as well as other unique and eye catching vehicles staged along Telluride’s main street. A 3 day regional Fly-In will also be scheduled at Telluride’s Regional Airport along with the staging of some great new and vintage aircraft. This celebration of cars and colors is sure to elevate the…

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  • Sat, Sep. 23, 2017

    Mountains to Desert Ride

    Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride & Telluride200
    From the high mountains of Telluride to the spectacular desert landscape of Gateway, CO, cyclists descend past hillsides of quaking aspens along a route that passes through millions of years of geologic record, ultimately finding themselves at the base of striated sandstone cliffs reaching up to 1,000 feet overhead. Those who choose to push on past Gateway for the longer distance rides will climb into the beautiful Unaweep Canyon. Telluride 200 riders will cross over the divide and descend to a turnaround point with a tremendous view of the Bookcliffs and Grand Valley. All fundraising benefits the Just for Kids Foundation. Every dollar raised is generously matched 100% by the Carstens Family Fund at the Denver Foundation. 
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  • Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

    Telluride Horror Festival

    The Telluride Horror Festival is a 3-day genre film festival. Screenings of the latest horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films will take place throughout the weekend at the Sheridan Opera House and the Nugget Theatre. The festival screens an average of 18 feature films and more than 20 short films.  Additionally, they host special programs, guests, and a party. 

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  • Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

    BRAvo Auction

    Decorate a bra at the Ah Haa School for the Arts BRAvo auction by Friday October 7th. Gentlemen from Telluride's Fire and Police Departments and Service Clubs will model the community's bra creations in both a live and silent auction. Event benefits the San Miguel Resource Center & Bosom Buddies, a Breast Cancer Support Group of Southwestern Colorado. 
    The BRAvo Auction will be held on Thursday, October 13th at the New Sheridan Bar at 7pm.
    Tickets are $10. 
     
     
     

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