Telluride Festivals and Events

Summer Concert Series: Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraises

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:00
Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraises jamming Southern Louisana dance on the accordion and guitar.   Video of Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers - Where'd My Baby Go [23.08.2012]

TSRC Town Talks - “Impacting Society Through Investing in Science-Based Companies”

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:30
Scientists share their deep knowledge on various interesting topics. Areas of study include molecular science, nanotechnology, biomedical research, energy, materials and the environment.  This is an open forum, supportive and welcoming of discussion amongst speakers and audience. This week's speaker:  TBD on “ Impacting Society Through Investing in Science-Based Companies. ” CASH BAR  

Art-Ecology (Ages 13+)

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 09:00
Monday, August 1 - Thursday, August 4 . 9am-noon Daily. $235 Students will explore the mountain ecosystem and create art using the outdoors as their inspiratoin. Let nature be their guide as they sketch on the river trail, create their own paper, and make prints of the sun.    To register for the classs, click here . For more information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 17:00
Every Friday. 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, bakeries, artists, and...

Paper Mache Puppets (Ages 4-5)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 13:00
Friday, July 29 . 1-4pm. $70 Using paper mache, design and build your own characters for your next puppet show!   To register your child for the class, click here . For more information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Funky Functional Forms (Ages 9+)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 13:00
Friday, July 29 . 1-4pm. $70 Using clay, explore slab building, coiling and draping to create utilitarian vessels that also double as masterpieces!   To register your child for the class, click here . For more information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Paint Without Brushes (Ages 6-8)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 13:00
Friday, July 29 . 1-4pm. $70 Use your fingers, toes, twigs, sponges and other fun tools to create new masterpieces!   To register your child for the class, click here . For more information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Telluride Farmers' Market

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:30
Summertime Fridays in Telluride means it's prime time for a trip to the Farmers Market. This is a place for people and dogs to mingle, to stock up on on fresh local produce and flowers, and to get inspired by the creative output of artists. V endors from within 100 miles of Telluride gather to sell organic fruits, vegetables, pasture raised meats, eggs, cheese, artisan bread, baked goods.   You can also grab lunch at one of the mouthwatering food kiosks and shop for handmade crafts.   Come support your local vendors!  

Amazing Image Transfer (Ages 9+)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:00
Friday, July 29 . 9am-noon. $70 Students will explore the fascinating world of image transfers!   To register your child for the class, click here . For more informatoin, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Silly Ceramic Piggy Banks (Ages 6-8)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:00
Friday, July 29 . 9am-noon. $70 Using clay sculpting techniques, students will create piggy banks in the likeness of our favorite animals.   To register your child for the class, click here . For more information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Watercolor Wonders (Ages 4-5)

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:00
Friday, July 29 . 9am-noon. $70 Learn to mix colors, create textures, patterns and designs using watercolor paints!    To register your child for the class, click here . For mroe information, visit the Ah Haa's website here .

Movies Under the Stars: The Goonies

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 20:30
This week's feature:  The Goonies Grab your sleeping bags, blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy a free movie in the crisp mountain air lit by the moon and stars.   Full Bar and Menu available. Video of The Goonies - Trailer

Telluride Historical Museum 50th Anniversary Golden Gala

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 18:30
This 50th anniversary celebration of the Telluride Historical Museum is a must attend summer event! Grab your shimmery golden attire (after all Telluride was a gold mining town) and come dine and dance at the Peaks Resort and Spa.  This gala is a fundraising celebration for the museum which will boast delectible cuisine, cocktails, a raffle and online pre-auction, an exhibit of the history of the museum and dancing into the evening hours.   Cocktails: 6:30 pm | Dinner: 7:30 pm | Dancing: Till 11:00 pm Buy your tickets HERE ! Museum Friend $150 Museum Lover $250

Telluride Mountain Club 30th Anniversary Summer BBQ

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 17:30
Come out for BBQ served up by Oak/Fat Alley and beer poured by Telluride Brewing Company in celebration of the Telluride Mountain Club's 30th year.   This organization tasks itself with ensuring that we have responsible and sustainable access to our surrounding wilderness playground and leads many initiatives such as trail restoration and backcountry safety education. This event not only boasts delicious food and beer, but you can also participate in the silent auction and raffle to win various great prizes! Please bring your cash for membership renewals and your own plate, fork and knife to mitigate waste.  $15 Individual Membership | $50 Family Membership  

Historic Walking Tour of Telluride

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 13:00
Every Thursday until September 29th from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience exploring the history of Telluride with local story teller Ashely Boling! Learn more about the people, the history, and the architecture that make Telluride so special. Tour starts at the Telluride Historical Museum. Purchase tickets ($15 All/$10 Members) online or call the Telluride Historical Museum at (970) 728-3344.

Telluride Playwrights Festival: 10th Anniversary

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The Telluride Playwright's Festival is a six day intensive workshop for playwrights, actors, and directors to refine their craft and written work. The festival is put on by Sparky Productions, a non-profit that offers playwrights the unique experience of working in a Rocky Mountain setting. The goal is to help playwrights fulfill their vision in an intimate workshop setting beneath the San Juan Mountain peaks.  Plays are chosen from a submission system; playwrights are then offered the opportunity to travel to Telluride to work with a group of actors, directors, and fellow playwrights to refine their work. The week culminates in staged readings of the work at the Sheridan Opera House. The public is encouraged to participate in a feedback session following the reading.  In the past,...

Summer Concert Series: Split Lip Rayfield

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Come enjoy free live music, and dancing in the grass at Sunset Plaza! The Town of Mountain Village Owners Association presents this nine series event which is in its 17th year of entertaining visitors and locals on Wednesday summer mountain evenings.  This week's performance features Split Lip Rayfield, a unique instrumental group who meanders amongst various musical genres including bluegrass, alternative country and cowpunk.

Telluride Playwrights Festival

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It’s a bit early to have information about the 2016 Telluride Playwright’s 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 Playwright's Festival is a six day intensive workshop for playwrights, actors, and directors to refine their craft and written work. The festival is put on by Sparky Productions, a non-profit that offers playwrights the unique experience of working in a Rocky Mountain setting. The goal is to help playwrights fulfill their vision in an intimate workshop setting beneath the San Juan Mountain peaks.  Plays are chosen from a submission...

TSRC Town Talks - “The Salty Sea Within Us”

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 17:30
Scientists share their deep knowledge on various interesting topics. Areas of study include molecular science, nanotechnology, biomedical research, energy, materials and the environment.  This is an open forum, supportive and welcoming of discussion amongst speakers and audience. This week's speakers:  Thomas Kleyman, MD, Chief, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Sheldon Adler Professor of Medicine, Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, The Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburg “The Salty Sea Within Us.” CASH BAR  

Family Fun Night - Kid's Zone

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:30
Fun for all!   Kids under 12 can engage in history's first extreme sport, JOUSTING in the pit and then send it down a 20 foot dual lane slide.  Kiddos under 5 can bounce in a play area amongst inflatable animals.  Big kids otherwise known as "Adults" can watch the action while enjoying the  cash bar  or test their skills on the mechanical bull!   Free admission!   For Kids age 12 and under accompanied by an Adult.