Telluride Festivals and Events

Hello Dollface

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 14:15
Friday, August 14th. Doors open at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Hello Dollface  is a band from the southwest, that most often tours as a quartet. Their music has a tight rythym section and is gutsy, fresh, and souful with raw energy. Video of Get It (live) Hello Dollface  

Telluride Mushroom Festival

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 17:30
35th Annual 2015 Telluride Mushroom Festival  This year's event will be held August 13 - 16 2015.  A full festival pass will run you $275 (+ $14.74 processing). There are also VIP tickets and tickets for various workshops. 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 guided hikes that focus on mushroom hunting and identification. Where To Stay Camping is nice this time of the year, but isn't for everyone, especially those coming...

A Four-Day Writing Experience for Women

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 16:30
Thursday-Sunday. August 13th-16th. 9-3PM. $480 tuition+$50 materials In this four-day intensive, women are guided and encouraged as they explore in two genres. This workshop is for women who are ready to take new risks, go deeper, and more more wholly into their creative process.  To register, click HERE .

Pure Prairie League

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:15
Wednesday, August 12th. 6-8PM. FREE! Pure Prairie League  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Pure Prairie League -Amie (High Quality)  

National Theatre's Everyman

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:30
Tuesday, August 11th. 7PM. Screening live from the Olivier Theatre in London, enjoy a production of one of English drama's oldest plays, directed by Rufus Norris. Everyman tells the story of a man with great success, until Death comes calling. It asks the great question of whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives.  Purchase tickets at the door.

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:00
Tuesday, August 11th. Doors open at 8PM. Michael Franti & Spearhead  is a band with a unique sound blending rock, reggae, hip-hop, soul, and funk. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'The Sound of Sunshine' below: Video of Michael Franti & Spearhead - The Sound Of Sunshine  

Scott Cossu & Friends

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 15:30
Monday, August 10th. 8PM. Tickets are $20, with $30 for reserved seats. Day of show tickets will be $5 more. Labeled "jazz luminary of the future," by Billboard Magazing, Scott Cossu is an internationally recognized pianst. He will be joined by Slyderz Van Manakas on Guitar and Scott Emerson Doser on Percussion, with a variety of special guests. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Video of Scott Cossu Angel Steps    

Painting with Encaustic

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 16:15
Saturday-Tuesday. August 8th-11th. 10-4PM. $610 tuition+$85 materials Students must also purchase required materials on their own. Students will be guided in basic and advanced techniques for creating works that are rich in layers and transparency. Encaustic equipment, history and safety will be addressed. The emphasis in this class is for students to free the creative spririt. Activities will include exercises, informal group discussion, and individual support. To register, click HERE .

An Evening with Jewel

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 15:15
Satuday, August 8th. 8PM. Ticket prices vary from $75, $125, and $200. Presented by the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Project Clean Water, enjoy Jewel; an acclaimed singer-songwriter, actress, poet and philanthropist. All proceeds benefit both the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Jewel's non-profit Project Clean Water. After purchasing tickets, ticket purchasers will have the recieve information to be involved in a special meet and greet with Jewel for up to 30 people. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Telluride Preferred Card discount does not apply to this event as it is a fundraiser. Video of Jewel - Foolish Games (Official Video)    

Hike into History: Lewis Mill

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 14:15
Saturday, August 8th. 8AM-2:30PM. $20. $15 for members. Meeting at the Historical Museum at 8AM, hikers will carpool to the Bridal Veil Power Plant, where the hike will begin. 4x4 vechiles are required for the drive from Pandora to the power plant, but carpools can be arranged. Participants should be prepared for 5-6 hours of moderate to difficult hiking at altitude. Bring water, rain gear, a hat, sunblock, lunch or a snack, and any other gear you may require. To sign up, call (970) 728-3344

Dead Winter Carpenters

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:30
Thursday, July 23rd . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. Dead Winter Carpenters , a bluegrass band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Love Amongst Thieves': Video of Dead Winter Carpenters - 'Love Amongst Thieves' ::: Second Story Garage  

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 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,...

Telluride Art Walk

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 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...

Sheri Worth Exhibition

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 16:15
August 6th. 5-8PM. Sheri Worth  has many pieces in pastel, watercolor, oil, and mixed media with emphases on the landscape. Currently residing in Telluride, she works on her graphic design studio, ArtAttack.

Invitational Exhibition

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 16:00
Opening Reception during ArtWalk on Thursday, August 6th. 5-8PM. Open from August 6th-August 28th, enjoy the Daniel Tucker Gallery. Within the gallery, the artists, Lauren Metzger, Amy Grogan, Hunter Hogan, and Jeri Moore are featured. For more information on the artists, click HERE .

Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 15:30
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 are Roy Malan, Susan Freier, Nance Ellis, Polly Malan, Ian Scarfe, Jeffrey LaDeur, Stephen Harrison, Allan Glassman, and Larry London. The 2014 Schedule of Events (2015 schedule will be posted when it is available. Thursday, August 7:  A free concert in Town Park will open the festival.  A picnic starts at 5pm followed by the concert at 6pm. Friday, August 8 (Sheridan 7:30): Performances of Brahms, Borodin, and Dohanyi Sunday, August 10 (Sheridan 2:30pm):  Performances of...


Thu, 08/06/2015 - 14:00
Thursday, August 6th.  Doors at 8PM. Tickets at the door. Sumilan  is a five member band out of Athens, Georgia. The blend sounds such as progressive, ambient, and electro-rock. Video of Sumilan - Ain't Missing You [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]  

Mingo Fishtrap

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Wednesday, August 5th. 6-8PM. FREE! Mingo Fishtrap  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of Mingo Fishtrap "Movin" (Official Video)  

Mingo Fishtrap

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Wednesday, August 5th. 6-8PM. FREE! Mingo Fishtrap  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of Mingo Fishtrap "Movin" (Official Video)  

Fireside Chats

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Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19 in Norwood. 6pm. Free. Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20 in Mountain Village. 5:30pm. Free. This annual Telluride Historical Museum lecture series delves into local historical topics through the lenses of authors, historical re-enactors, professors, geologists and more. Visit for  information on presenters and locations.