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Telluride Americana Music Series

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 16:15
The Telluride Americana Music Series features four nights of contemporary American songwriter originals.

Ah Haa Art Auction

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/17/2015 - 21:00
The Ah Haa's annual fundraiser has been a must-attend summer event for over 20 years. 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.

Telluride Ride Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 17:15
2015 marks the 4rd annual Telluride Ride Festival -- a weekend-long music festival located in Town Park in Telluride, Colorado on July 11th-12th, 2015.   The Ride Fest has quickly garnered a reputation among music fans for its thoughtful performance curation - hand-picking rootsy, rocking talent whose music flawlessly compliments the festival’s stunning Telluride setting. Since its debut in 2012, The Ride Festival has filled a unique niche in Colorado - and among U.S. festival offerings - as host to a carefully curated Americana/rock lineup offering world-class musical acts and introducing new, soon-to-break talent.  The Ride Festival’s close proximity to the many outdoor activities that Telluride and Southern Colorado have to offer make the festival a unique destination event. ...

Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:45
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,992 feet of elevation climb, and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 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 and Ouray and crosses 13 major 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. The cut off time for finishing the race is 48 hours. Current course records...

Rundola

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 21:30
The Rundola is an open registration foot race from the base of the gondola in Telluride to the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia mid-station. The race is organized by and benefits the Telluride Foundation.  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. 

4th of July Celebration

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 20:45
2014 Update - There will be FIREWORKS! 4th of July in Telluride is small-town Americana at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks.  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 od the day's festivities!   Click here more more information on the Rundola.   Click here to register for the Rundola. The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July...

Telluride Plein Air Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 20:30
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.  2014 Schedule of Events June 29 - July 5, 2014 - All Day— Plein Air Artists at Work - Various Locations in and around Telluride Visitors and locals alike will have the unique opportunity to observe 28 of the nation's top plein air artists as they paint on location in Telluride, Colorado preparing for the two-day art sale on July 4 and 5. June 29-July 4, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.— Wet Room open in Sheridan Opera House Gallery Room New this year! Artists will hang newly...

Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:15
Call and mention the Wine Festival for 15% Off lodging over the weekend. The "New" Telluride Wine Festival will be held June 26-29, 2014.  A new management team has taken over the festival, and they are making big efforts to make this Festival the best ever.  In addition to four days of wine, the festival features numerous cooking classes throughout the weekend. There are several ticket options for the 2014 Wine Festival (2015 information isn't available, yet): Day Passes ($175) - Each day includes different activities. Gourmet 2 Passes - includes the Taste, the Toast, the Grand Tasting, the Keynote Seminar, Sunday Brunch, the Speakeasies, and more. Connoisseur Passes ($1,500) - guarantees access to the most elite events. Patron Passes ($2,000) - the most elite...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 18:00
  2015 BLUEGRASS:  June 18-21, 2015 It's a bit early to have information about the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass 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.  General Information The 2014 is over, but check out our 2014 Bluegrass Photo Album to jog your memory.  In it we selected about 30 of our favorite photos from over 5,000 photos that our staff took. 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...

Telluride Balloon Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:15
  2015 Balloon Fest The 32st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival will be held the weekend of June 5-7.  June 6 is the most active day beginning with an early morning launch from Town Park and ending with the "glow" on Main Street in the evening.  Saturday afternoon, there will be a photography workshop geared specifically to photographing ballons.  Sunday morning the balloons are scheduled to launch again from Town Park. It is possible to take a ride on a balloon either Saturday or Sunday, but there are a limited number of slots.  Usually, the crowds are thinner on Sunday morning.  You will improve your chances by being willing to help inflate the balloon, so get there by 6am and ask to help.  Most years, at the balloons will launch at least one of the two days, but there's no...

Wild West Fest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 17:45
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 program. Those interested in contributing and helping should contact the Sheridan Arts Foundation, (970) 728-6363. 

MountainFilm Telluride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:00
See our MountainFilm Photo Gallery for views of the festival from 2010 to today. 2015 Festival Information Check back on Telluride.com for updates on the 2015 festival.  The Festival will be held May 22-25, 2015   2014 Festival Information This year's festival theme is "Wilderness" in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  The Festival will kick-off this year with an all-day (9am - 3:30pm) Symposium devoted to Wilderness.  Topics include: The Foundation of American Wilderness - Douglas Brinkley, historian The Artic: A Last Refuge of Wild - Florian Schulz, professional nature and wildlife photographer Panel: Does Wilderness Exist? Inspiration to Create - Adam Duncan Harris, National Museum of Wildlife Art Inspiration to Preserve...

Loudon Wainwright III

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:00
Wednesday, April 1st. Loudon Wainwright III will be preforming at the Sheridan Opera House. Video of Loudon Wainwright III - Your Mother and I  

Telluride Tribute Fest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 22:45
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 2nd annual Telluride Tribute Fest kicks off on March 12th.

Jeff Austin

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 16:45
Friday, January 16 & Saturday, January 17 . Shows at 8:30PM. Jeff Austin , formerly of Yonder Mountain String Band, will be playing at the Sheridan Opera House for a two-night run in January. Video of Jeff Austin and Friends - Dark Star - Crazy Fingers - Cats Under the Stars - String Summit 2012  

Telluride FIRE Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:15
January 15-19 2015 . A NEW Telluride festival, 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  

Wynonna and The Big Noise

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 16:45
Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Doors at 9PM, Show at 10:30PM. Join in the New Year festivities at the Sheridan Opera House with Wynonna and the Big Noise . Tickets are $100 GA on the floor and $250 in the balcony. Video of Wynonna "No One Else" Performance  

Twenty(by)Telluride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 16:15
20 slides x 20 seconds each x a few great minds. Causual event that shows a glimpse into Telluride's creative talent with fast-paced slide presentations. Each presenter has exactly twenty slides and each slide is shown for exactly twenty seconds. 7-8PM at the Historic Sheridan Bar. THIS MONTH: KOTO Radio Edition

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 16:00
Saturday, December 27 2014. One of the hottest bands to play at this year's 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be playing live at the Sheridan Opera House! Tickets are $68 GA on the floor, and $100 reserved on the balcony with a $5 ticketing fee. You can purchase tickets here . Watch below to see Trombone Shorty & New Orleans Avenue preform on the Late Night Show with David Letterman. Video of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue - "One Night Only" 6/22 Letterman (TheAudioPerv.com)  

Telluride Horror Show Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 21:15
October 11, 12, and 13, 2013 marks the 4th annual Telluride Horror Show, a 3-day genre film festival located here in Telluride, Colorado. 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.  Festival Passes: 3-Day Pass ($60) - Purchase a 3-day pass and you will have access to the 11 films in addition to the opening reception with attending filmmakers. The 3-day pass guarantees entry into one of the two theaters during any give time slot.  Check out this unique film festival named, "Top 20 Coolest Film Festivals" in 2011 by Moviemaker...
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