Telluride Festivals and Events

Mingo Fishtrap

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:30
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

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:15
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.

Real Food, Real Flavor

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:00
Wednesday, August 5th. 10-2PM.  $85 tuition. Adults & 16+ This class will equip you with many alternatives for ingredient choices and cooking methods. Chep Lucy Perutz will share a number of her famous Fabbit Rabbit salad recipes and show students how to invent their own delicious salads. To register, click HERE .

Monoprinted Cloth and the Stitched Mark

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 16:45
Monday-Wednesday. August 3rd-5th. 10-4PM. $425 tuition+$40 materials Students must also purchase required materials separately. Participants will create unique cloth for stitching and collaging. Emphasis will be placed on expressing your own "voice". Non-textile artists are welcome and no previous stitching experience is required. To register, click HERE .

Throw a Cup, Form a Bowl

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 16:00
Mondays. August 3rd- September 14th (no class September 7th). 6-9PM.  $300 tuition+$50 materials. Adults & 16+ Learn the art of working with clay to create functional vessels such as cups, bowls, plates, vases and more. Students will explore a variety of techniques in the class, and are then encouraged to focus on whichever technique suits them best. An introduction to slips and glazes will also be included in the course. All students will have access to the ceramics studio between classes. To register, click HERE .

Fabric Dye Studio for Surface Designers

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:30
Saturday- Sunday. August 1st-2nd. 9-12noon*. $120 tuition + $55 materials * This same class is also offered in an Afternoon Session for 1-4pm each day. In this two-day open studio, students will explore a multitude of approaches in hte application of dye to woven cloth. The class is in an open studio structure, allowing support for students of all levels of experience.  The materials fee includes dyes, chemicals and miscellaneous supplies, but NOT fabric. The instructor will have fabric on hand for students to purchase, or they can bring their own. To register, click HERE .

Ballet Collective

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 16:30
Friday, August 1st, 2015. 8pm BalletCollective brings together artists, poets, composers, choreographers, and designers to collaborate as equals, exchanging ideas to absorb each others’ influence throughout the creation of distinctive works of art. Founded by Troy Schumacher in 2010, BalletCollective has produced the collaborative work of over 30 artists. At the heart of BalletCollective lies process. Artists from different genres come together and gather ideas that are important to them as a group—a collective—encouraged to think outside of what it is they usually do. In multiple combinations a composer considers graphic art, a choreographer the structure of a poem, a photographer the rhythm of a piece of music. Each collective work develops its own organic cross-...

Telluride Jazz Festival

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:30
2015 Telluride Jazz Festival Information July 31- August 2, 2015 2015 Artists & Tickets The 2015 Telluride Jazz Festival is set to include Ernie Watts, John Medeski, Stanton Moore, Maceo Parker, Bill Frisell, the Joey Defrancesco Trio and more. The most basic 3 day pass is $120, with upgraded access options and camping passes available. 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. 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 price, before things are all...

Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:45
The 2ndAnnual Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival seeks to bring together fiber arts artists of all ages to exhibit, educate, and learn about the diverse methods of fiber arts creation. Styles include knitting, quilting, textiles, weaving, needlepoint, embroidery, felting, crochet, and more! The festival also includes an extensive sale that will be held at the Telluride High School throughout the weekend. 

Dynamic White Wines from the Mediterranean

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 31st. 6-8PM.  $65 tuition Through this two-hour class, taste your way through the Mediterranean islands. Participants will learn first hand the inherent characteristics of white wines from locations such as; Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica and Santorini, islands located off the coasts of Italy, France, and Greece. To register, click HERE .

Todo Mundo

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 17:45
Thursday, July 30th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. Todo Mundo will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Yemaya':  Video of TODO MUNDO - "Yemaya" (Live in Torrance, CA) #JAMINTHEVAN  

Bilingual Family Night

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 16:15
The last Thursday of Every Month @ 5:00. Join us the last Thursday of every month at 5:00 pm in the children’s area for a bilingual night of stories, games, food, friends and family. Bring your favorite dish to share if you can, but come by anyway even if you don’t have time to make something. If you are in an English speaking household, come practice, or learn, a little Spanish and meet families from the Latino community. ¡Ya ha regresado la Noche de la Familia en la Bilblioteca Wilkinson! Venga a la biblioteca para una noche bilingue llena de cuentos, juegos, comida, amigos y familia. Este programa es el último jueves de cada mes a las 5:00 de la tarde. Traiga su plato favorito para compartir si se puede, pero no es necesario para participar. ¡Nos vemos pronto!

This Land is Your Land

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday & Thursday, July 29th & 30th. 7PM. Doors open at 6:30PM. $25 adults, $15 kids (under 18) Sung by the famous Seat of the Pants Band, come and listen to beloved American Folk Songs. The night will also feature three new songs written about the environment by students of TASF's Songwriting Workshop. Afterwards enjoy a hootenanny in the Gallery Room of the historic Sheridan Opera House. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Contact Susan day at for groups of ten or more to receive $5 off each ticket.

French American Sous Vide

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, July 29th.   10-2PM. $65 tuition + $50 ingredients Sous-Vide, French for 'under vacuum' is a method of cooking in which food is sealed in an airtight bag and submerged in water to create a low-temperature, controlled cooking environment. For a list of the meals to-be made, click HERE .  To register, click HERE .  

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:00
Wednesday, July 29th. 6-8PM. FREE!  Big Sam's Funky Nation  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of Big Sam's Funky Nation Performs "Shake That Funky Donkey" at Gathering of the Vibes 2011  


Tue, 07/28/2015 - 16:45
Tuesday, July 28th.  8-11PM. Lucero  is a rock band out of Memphis, Tennessee.  To purchase tickets, click HERE . Watch their hit, 'Nobody's Darling' below: Video of lucero - nobody's darlings - 05 - nobody's darlings  

Putting the Polish on Your Poems

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 16:15
Tuesdays. July 28th- August 25th. 6:30-8:30PM.  $200 tuition Throughout this five- week class, students will learn valuable skills to improve their poetry. Through encouragment and tools, students will learn how to better serve the poem and their muse. Students will also discuss how and where to send out poems for publication. Bring a notebook, writing material, and your poetry.

Landscape Painting and the Self

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:15
Monday- Friday. July 27th-31st. 9-5PM.  $650 + $50 studio fee Includes 24-hour access to the painting studio between class sessions. Students must purchase the required materials on their own. This week-long intensive will investigate making imagery, the urgency of the moment, and the experience of painting outside in the scene of Telluride. One extended, large image will be developed over the last three morning of class. Students should immerge with 7-8 pieces by the end of the week. Drawing experience is recommended. For a list of Student Requirements, click HERE . To register, Click HERE .

Binding in Stone Veneer

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:00
Monday- Friday. July 27th-31st. 9-5PM.  $800 tuition In this class students will explore binding structures using real stone veneer in the techniques learned from Sün Evrard. Students will create two bindings in this five day class. If time allows, students will explore uses of the stone veneer as a decorative elemnt for bindings or boxes. Students will need to purchase the veneer at AAB or bring their own. Familiarity with simple bookbinding techniques are preferred, but not necessary. Please Note: This is an American Academy of Bookbing class and you should contact Deb at AAB for more information, 9707288649, or click HERE . 

Zongo Junction

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 17:15
Saturday, July 25th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $5 Zongo Junction , an Afrobeat band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Tunnelbar': Video of 'Tunnelbar' by Zongo Junction - Live at the Kennedy Center Millennim Stage - 8/30/12