Telluride Festivals and Events

Dorothy and Zella Day

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:45
Friday, July 10. Doors at 8PM. GA $25. Dorothy - 9PM Zella Day 10:30PM Purchase tickets HERE . Video of DOROTHY - After Midnight [Official Video]   Video of Zella Day - Sweet Ophelia    

Steve Weeks

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 10, 2015. PalmKidz was initiated summer 2014, and offers an opportunity for all children, and children at heart, to experience great performances on Friday afternoons in the summer.  Joining forces with the Wilkinson Public Library, the Palm is able to offer $5 tickets. Steve Weeks is a truly original voice on the Kindie music scene, Steve Weeks performs with both a boisterous sense of humor and a deep sense of purpose.  “We’re supposed to be entertaining and educating kids,” the Colorado-based singer-songwriter enthuses. “I am sincere about the music I write.  If it’s not coming from the heart or isn’t fun, I won’t write it.”

Telluride American Songbook Festival

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:15
The Telluride American Songbook Festival is designed to touch lives and make art available to all in the community. (We define the American Songbook as songs of any musical genre, both old and contemporary, with a melody and lyrics written by Americans.)                           2015 Season:     The Song is You: a Tribute to the American Songbook - from Gershwin to Gaga - July 10th and 11th, 7:00, Michael D. Palm Theatre  “This Land Is Your Land – an Evening of American Folk Songs”  - July 29 and 30, Sheridan Opera House  “Bridging the Gap” – with 87-year-old Marilyn Maye and award-winning 21-year-old Nick Ziobro.  Marilyn holds the record for most appearances on the Johnny Carson Tonight Show – 76 times!  And she is still singing at the top of her game in concert...

The Yawpers

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 15:45
Friday, July 10th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. As part of the NightRIDE The Yawpers , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon as part of the 4th Annual Telluride RIDE Festival. NightRIDE Tickets for Friday, July 10th are $25, or free to weekend passholders. Get tickets HERE Check out some of their work: Video of Silicone Love - The Yawpers  

Telluride Yoga Festival

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:15
8th Annual 2015 Telluride Yoga Festival The 8th Annual Telluride Yoga Festival is being held July 9-12, 2015 and features a packed schedule starting Thursday morning and concluding Sunday afternoon. About the Telluride Yoga Festival Founded in 2007, the Telluride Yoga Festival is an intimate yoga retreat held in the spiritual mountain setting of the Telluride Valley.  With a list of world-renowned instructors, the incredible setting of Telluride, and intimate class sizes, the festival today attracts more than 700 participants each year.  The weekend begins with all-day intensive trainings on Thursday, followed by three days of classes, lecturers, meditations, music, and gatherings. To learn more about the Telluride Yoga Festival and for details on registration, schedule, lodging,...

The Delta Saints

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 17:15
Wednesday, July 8th. 6-8PM. FREE! The Delta Saints will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of The Delta Saints - Death Letter Jubilee    

The Notebook (2004)

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:30
Tuesday, July 7th. 8:30PM. Conference Center Plaza. FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for an outdoor screening of 'The Notebook.' PG-13 (2004) 2hr 4m Video of The Notebook Movie Trailer [HD]  

Cash'd Out, a Johnny Cash Tribute Band

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 13:45
Sunday, July 5th at Club Red (located inside the Telluride Conference Center) . Doors at 8PM, Show at 8PM. Tickets are $22-25. The only tribute band endorsed by the official Johnny Cash web page, Cash'd Out has played to over 1.2 million fans since forming in 2005. Tickets will be available online here .


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

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 20:45
Stay Tuned For 2015 Updates 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. 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 od 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...

4th of July

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 16:45
Saturday, July 4th, 2015. 12:30-2:30pm Head up to the Museum after the parade for family fun programming, tasty treats, and free admission to the Museum all day long!

Cranford Hollow

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 16:15
Saturday, July 4th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $7 in advance / $10 at the door Cranford Hollow , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out some of their work: Video of "CLOSER" by Cranford Hollow featuring Angie Aparo, Official Video  

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 17:00
Every Friday, June 5-October 9 2015. 10:30AM-4PM . Take a stroll down South Oak Street and visit the Telluride Farmers' Market every Friday afternoon during the summer from 10:30am-4pm. Fresh produce, organic meats, delicious kettlecorn popcorn, fresh flowers and much more. Oak Street hosts a beautiful market of local crafts, produce, and any other goods you can imagine at the Telluride Farmer’s Market.  The Telluride Farmer’s Market supports vendors with 100% organic products (75% minimum for most prepared foods).  Products come from within a 100 mile radius of Telluride, assuring that what is sold is local, fresh, and has little environmental impact. Come out during the afternoon and you will find the street lined with a huge variety of vendors including local farms, gardens,...


Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 3rd, 2015 PalmKidz was initiated summer 2014, and offers an opportunity for all  children, and children at heart, to experience great performances on Friday afternoons in the summer.  Joining  forces with the Wilkinson Public Library, the Palm is able to offer $5 tickets Rapunzel is a witty, tongue-in-cheek, one hour musical retelling of a perennial favorite. Designed with an appeal to young and adult audiences alike, the play has a contemporary moral about parent-child relationships, the challenges of growing up (for both children and adults), the joys of love, and challenges of being different.

Telluride Art Walk

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:45
The Art Walk takes place from 5PM-8PM on the first Thursday of every month (excluding May and November) and features 21 different venues showcasing new exhibitions and artists. A free self guided Art Walk map is available at the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery on 283 South Fir or at other participating venues.   Adam W. Carlos Fine Art 398 W. Colorado Ave. (Downstairs) Ah Haa School for the Arts 300 S. Townsend Ave. AZADI Fine Rugs 217 W. Colorado Ave. Baked in Telluride 127 S. Fir St. DOLCE 224 E. Colorado Ave. Elinoff & Co. 204 W. Colorado Ave. Gallery 81435 230 S. Fir St. Gold Mountain Gallery 135 W. Colorado La Cocina de Luz 333 W. Colorado Ave. LDGiles Art & Design 307 E. Colorado, Unit #104 (Willow Building) Lustre, an Artisan Gallery 171 S...

Bill Smith

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 18:30
Thursday, July 2nd . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $5 suggested donation Bill Smith , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out some of their work: Video of Bill Smith Promo  

The Princess Bride (1987)

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:15
Tuesday, June 30th. 8:30PM. Conference Center Plaza. FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for an outdoor screening of 'The Princess Bride.' PG (1987) 1hr 38m Video of The Princess Bride Official Trailer #2 - Wallace Shawn Movie (1987) HD  

Still Life Painting With Acrylics

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 16:30
Tuesday, June 30th - Thursday, July 2nd. 2-5 PM. $150 Tuition + $45 Materials, Adults & 16+ A class designed for those who have never painted, haven't painted in a while, or would like to try something new. Each day, students will learn the process of building a painting from start to finish by using a different still life scene each day - flowers, fruit, etc. Topics will include brush techniques, color mixing, capturing light, and exploring your own unique style. Students will learn skills such as sketching on canvas and applying paint, with the goal of completing at least two paintings. Through this class participants will come away with new technical skills and inspiration to paint on their own. To Register, Click HERE

Telluride Plein Air Festival

2 hours 44 min ago
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...

Introduction to Bookbinding

5 hours 59 min ago
Monday, June 29th - Friday, July 3rd . 9AM-5PM. $800 tuition In this one week intensive class, students will learn the fundamental building blocks of bookbinding; binding both cloth and paper covers. To register for the class, click HERE .