Telluride Festivals and Events

Fuse and Hammer Metal Jewelry

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 16:45
Thursday, July 23rd. 4-8PM.  $70 tuition+$45 materials. Adults & 16+ In this class, no experience is necessary, to learn to make one-of-a-kind earrings. Students will become farmiliar with torch use and safety, work with various gauges of wire, and explore elemnts of design. After much time to practice and get creative, students will emerge with at least two pairs of earrings. To register, Click HERE .


Thu, 07/23/2015 - 16:00
Thursday, July 23rd . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $12 in advance / $15 at the door Dopapod , an electronic/jam rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'French Bowling': Video of Dopapod- 'French Bowling'- Drawn Onward  

Booze n' Books

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 14:00
Thursday, July 23rd. 5:15PM - 7:15PM. Have the opportunity to talk with other bibliophiles about what you're currently reading. This new group will mee every third Thursday of each month at Rico's Bar in the Ice House Lodge.

Battle of the Babes

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:45
Wednesday, July 22. Cornerhouse Bar + Grille. $5 cover. 7PM Registration, 8PM First Round Come as a magical arm wresteling princess, or a macho competitor for the first ever BATTLE OF THE BABES! Great raffle prizes include Mountain Film passes, giftcards to Starbucks and Brown Dog, apparel from Down to Earth, and more! $10 for gals to compete $5 Cover (which includes a raffle ticket) All proceeds go to the American Foundation for Children with AIDS.

The Brothers Comatose

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:15
Wednesday, July 22th. 6-8PM. FREE! The Brothers Comatose  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series.   Video of The Brothers Comatose - Pie for Breakfast    

Savoring Chocolate: A Tasting Experience

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, July 22nd. 7-9PM. $45 tuition Discover the difference between "fine chocolate" created by small-scale artisans and large-scale manufactured choclolates. Through smell and taste, you can explore chocolate's different flavor profiles and what qualities make good chocolate. Particapants are invited to bring their favorite wine to enjoy while tasting. It is suggested to eat a light dinner before the class. To register, Click HERE . Students should answer the following questions before the class: - What would you like to learn or experience from this class? - What is your choclate preference- dark, milk, or white? - Are you interested in tasting 70%-90% dark chocolate?

Zach Deputy

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 17:45
Tuesday, July 21st . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. $10 in advance / $15 at the door Zach Deputy , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. Check out one of their songs, 'Teddy Bear': Video of Teddy Bear (Official Music Video) - Zach Deputy  

Telluride Playwrights Festival

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:45
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,...

"The Efficiency of Photovoltaics and the Greenhouse Effect"

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:30
Tuesday, July 21st. 6PM - 7:15PM. FREE. Donations Accepted. Enjoy a lecture from Joseph Subotnik, an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information on him, and his research, click HERE .

Hike into History: Bear Creek and Nellie Mine

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 14:45
Saturday, July 18th. 9AM-2PM. $20. $15 for members. With Rudy Davison, hike up Bear Creek and to the historic Nellie Mine. Hikers should be in good physical shape. Be prepared for several hours of hiking at a moderate pace. It is recommended to bring food and water. For tickets and information, call (970) 728-3344 or email

Shakespeare in the Park

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 14:45
Satuday - Saturday. July 18th - 25th. $15 for adult's. $10 for students. Telluride Theatre presents their annual Shakespeare in the Park event. July 2015 marks the 23nd year of Shakespeare in the Park, and this year they will be performing the classic, A Midsummer's Night Dream . It is a play that takes audience members on a journey; featuring a forest filled wil fairies, monsters, and royalty. This incredible show is centered around love, manipulation, and fun. To purchase tickets, click HERE .

Digital Beat Down

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 14:15
Satuday, July 18th.  Purchase tickets at the door. Members Andrew Lubner and Nick Pliz make up this ecentric duo. They are defined by their dark melodies and subtle textures. For more information about the duo, click HERE . Video of Digital Beat Down @ The Fox Theater 2  

Ah Haa Art Auction

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 17:00
Friday, July 17th. 6PM. $35 General Admission Ticket. $100 reserved seats. 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. Celebrity artist Jewel will be featured. To purchase general admission tickets, click HERE . To purchase reserved seats, call (970)-728-3886 To watch a live stream of the auction, click HERE .

Norman Foote

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 14:45
Friday, July 17th. 4PM. $5 tickets per person, available at door only. JUNO winner Norman Foote will be having a concert featuring "Foote" classics and songs from his JUNO Award-Winning album.There will be appearances from his live action props/puppets, and tunes from his 2013 release. Video of Song Fest: Love My New Shirt with Norman Foote  

Imba Means Sing

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 17:00
Thusday, July 16th . 5:30PM. Doors open at 5 Moses, Angel and Nina are three young Ugandan's growing up in the slums of Kampala. They can't afford toys, let alone go to school, but everything changes when they join the African Children's Choir. To get tickets for ' Imba Means Sing ', click HERE . Video of "Imba Means Sing" Trailer  

Danny Wilcox Frazier

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 14:45
Thursday, July 16th. 6PM-7:30PM.    Brought to you by San Juan Independent, enjoy a lecture by an international photojournalist. He will discuss his journey in telling stories about his experiences that were ignored in the American Midwest and West. For more information, click HERE .

Imba Means Sing

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 14:45
Thursday, July 16th. 5:30PM. $15 General Admission Ticket. Buy 4 tickets for $50. VIP Ticket $50, with appetizers at Arroyo included. Become immersed in the lives of three children growing up in the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Follow their journey as they tour the world as part of the GRAMMY- nominated African Children's Choir. All profits will go the children in the African Children's Choir. To purchase tickets, click HERE . Video of "Imba Means Sing" Trailer  

Canard Vineyard Wine Tasting

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 14:15
Thursday, July 16th. 4-7PM. FREE. Taste four estate wines from Canard Vineyard , of Napa, California. Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to talk with Adam Fox, and talk about his hand crafted estate wines that he has helped produce for almost 30 years. Contact Email:  

Shakedown Street

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 16:45
Wednesday, July 15th. 6-8PM. FREE! Shakedown Street  will be playing at the Sunset Plaza for free as part of the Summer Concert Series. Video of Shakedown Street and Melvin Seals at the Boulder Theater 3-29-13 Fire On The Mountain  

Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 16:45
July 15th-19th, 2015 The Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend provides an insider’s look into the creative talent within the Telluride Arts District. Over the course of two days, the tour will span five venues per day. Stops include prestigious new and historic homes, studios, restaurants, and alternative venues. Each venue will feature numerous artists and designers of all kinds, tastings by local chefs and wine pairings.   At each stop on the tour, a creative team of architects, chefs, artists and designers collaborate to provide an intimate experience for guests. Enjoy art exhibits, artist and chef demonstrations, live music, performances, artist talks, tours with architects and designers, food, beer and wine tastings and surprises at each stop on the way. Purchase...