Telluride Festivals and Events

Sculptural Techniques in Clay

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:00
Friday, July 25-Sunday, July 27 . $250 + $50 for materials. 1-4PM Friday. 10AM-4PM Saturday & Sunday. Students will be taught different techniques to avoid cracking while drying and firing by coiling, pinching and hollowing out. To register for the class, click here .

Zongo Junction

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:00
Zongo Junction, an Afrobeat band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Friday, July 25th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $5. To find out more about Zongo Junction , visit their webite here . Video of Zongo Junction Afrobeat Performs Fela Kuti's Shakara" - Live at Ashkenaz! Berkeley, CA. 7/2/10    

Henhouse Prowlers

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:15
Henhouse Prowlers, a bluegrass band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Thursday, July 24th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $7. To find out more about Henhouse Prowlers , visit their webite here . Video of Henhouse Prowlers - "Drunk Again" - Nippersink Music Festival - July 6, 2013  

Toast of France: Whites A Rosés

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:45
Thursday, July 24 . 6-8PM. $30 + $35 for wine/edibles Taste your way through some of the best summer white wines from France! To register for the class, click here .

Race-Making in Colorful and Colorblind Colorado

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:30
Thursday, July 24 . 6:30-8PM. FREE.  Presented by the Telluride Historical Museum . At the Wilkinson Public Library Program Room. Join Dr. Tom Romero, Associate Professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, as he explores the struggle for human civil rights in Cold War Colorado. The talk will cover the legal and cultural history of race and racism in our state: KKK involvement in the 1920s, anti-Mexican sentiment in the 1930s, and racially restrictive covenants in the 1940s in order to contextualize the Cold War struggles for equal employment law and fair houseing, and well as the school integration battles of the early 1970s.

Turkuaz

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:00
Turkuaz, a funk band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Wednesday, July 23rd. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $15. To find out more about Turkuaz , visit their webite here . Video of Turkuaz - "Future 86"  

The Anders Brothers

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:45
The Anders Brothers are playing at the FREE Sunset Concert Series starting at 6PM.

Codebreaking: After School at the Museum

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:30
Wednesday, July 23 . 5:15-6:15PM. FREE! Learn the science of cryptography and the secret program that helped the Allies win WWII. Learn how to make real secret codes, and how to break them! A free program in conjunction with the Museum's exhibit: "Voices of Wartime: Telluride During WWII" on display through March 2015.

Finding Your Fire: Beginning Pastel Painting

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:45
Tuesday July 22-Thursday 24 9:30AM-12:30PM. $150 + $65 materials Explore both the technical aspects of pastel painting as well as the spirit behind the work we produce! This course is designed to accommodate all skill levels. Learn to create a beautiful painting with pastel, and how to combine additonal meterials, such as watercolor, oil or acrylic using photos or personal sketches to bring our personal expressions to life. To register for the class, click here .

Telluride Playwrights Festival

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 21:45
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,...

Telluride Playwrights Festival

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:45
The Telluride Playwright’s Festival (TPF) is a laboratory for playwrights, actors, and directors where dynamic, meaningful work is nurtured and refined against the backdrop of the majestic San Juan Mountains. We have an exciting lineup of events and plays this year.

Chef Bud's Summer Table

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:45
Monday, July 21 . 6-9PM. $90 + $45 for ingredients. Work with other students in a fun, hands-on environment while learning fundamental cooking skills. Using regional ingredients, students will prepare a meal and share the fruits of their labor together with a glass of wine. To register for the class, click here .

San Miguel Basin Fair

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 15:45
The San Miguel Basin Fair and Rodeo is held at the San Miguel County Fairgrounds in Norwood, Colorado. Norwood is a 40-mile drive from Telluride through river canyons and open mesa ranch land. The fair kicks off with a craft market and greased pig contest. Other classic events include a dessert contest and tasting, livestock shows and auctions, carnival rides, and fair foods. The fair culminates in the CPRA Rodeo. If you have never been to a rodeo, this is an event that you will not want to miss!

Shakespeare in the Park

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 21:45
Telluride Theatre presents performances of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at their annual Shakespeare in the Park event. This July marks the 22nd year of Shakespeare in the Park. The classic theatre is performed on the stunning Town Park main stage under the peaks of the San Juan Mountains. 

Todo Mundo

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:45
Todo Mundo, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Saturday, July 19th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. FREE! To find out more about Todo Mundo , visit their webite here . Video of Todo Mundo Live at Studio West  

Telluride Homecoming Festival

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:45
FREE ADMISSION The fun is back this year with the Telluride Homecoming Festival! This annual event is a chance for all who’ve called Telluride home to reconnect with old friends and make new ones, all while enjoying great food, music and more. This year the festivities will be held on Saturday, July 19 from 4-8pm at the Hanley Pavilion in Town Park. Homecoming is open to everyone who has ever lived or worked in Telluride, as well as those who consider themselves part time locals. Beer will be served—as well as Smuggler’s root beer for the younger folks. The Potato Peddler will be providing the food. Alongside tasty food and good company, the Telluride Homecoming Festival will be playing a KOTO mix of tunes from the 1940s through today, as well as screening several historic...

Alan Evans' Playonbrother

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:45
Alan Evans' Playonbrother, a funk band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon on Friday, July 18th. Doors open at 8, Show starts at 10. Tickets are $5. To find out more about Playonbrother , visit their webite here . Video of Alan Evans' Playonbrother - Nothing To Say @ Brooklyn Bowl - Bowlive 5 - Night 6 - 3-20-14 - Zoom H6  

Mysto The Magi

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:15
Friday, July 18th. 4:30-6PM. This Palm event will be a fun-filled event for kidz of all ages! Tickets are $5. You can check out Mysto the Magi's website here .

Hansel and Gretel!

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:30
Enjoy a performance of Hansel and Gretel by a group of talented young actors participating in The Sheridan Opera House's Young People's Theater group. The FREE performance is at 1PM on Friday, July 18th .   If you would like to register your child to participate in the play, click here. To find out more about this program, click here.

Telluride Americana Music Festival

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:30
Join us at the historic Sheridan Opera House for the 2014 Telluride Americana Music Festival and Songwriter Showcase