Telluride Festivals and Events

Box Canyon Running

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 14:00
Saturday, August 1st. 55 Mile Trail Run : 5:30 AM Start Time. Cost of $125. Starting and ending in the Town of Telluride. Racers will go up the Telluride Ski Area, to Ophir, to the top of Imogene Pass, and finally returning to the Telluride valley. Bridal Veil 25K Trail Run : 8:00 AM Start Time. Cost of $50.  Starting and ending in the Town of Telluride. Racers will go up the Telluride Ski Area, to Bear Creak, and an ascent down the Wasatch Trail returning to the Telluride valley. Bear Creek 9 Mile Loop : 9 AM Start Time. Cost of $35. Starting and ending in the Town of Telluride. Racers will go up the Telluride Ski Area, and then drop into Bear Creek which will lead them on their return to the Telluride valley. To register, click HERE .

Cars and Colors GIVEAWAY

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:00
ENTER TO WIN: 3 Night Stay at Bear Creek Lodge & Two 4-Day Tickets to the Cars and Colors Festival Contest Ends August 19th Click HERE to enter.

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 .

KOTO Duck Race

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:45
Friday, July 31st. 10AM-2PM. Find vendor on Telluride Main Street. As part of a Telluride classic, purchase a rubber duck that will participate in a river race, with the opportunity to win big. All proceeds go to Telluride's Community Radio, KOTO. For information on KOTO, 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 , formed in 1998, has been touring the United States, playing as many as 250 shows a year.  The band brings a mix of rock, country, soul, and R&B from their hometown 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.

"What's in Your Extra Virgin Olive Oil?"

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 14:45
Tuesday, July 28th. 6PM - 7:15PM. FREE. Donations accepted.  The Olive Center is a self-funded university/ industry coalition that addresses teh research and education needs of California growers and processors. The speaker, Selina Wang, promises that everyone will learn how to distinguish flavorful, healthy olive oils from bad ones. For more information on the speaker, click HERE .

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  


Sat, 07/25/2015 - 16:00
Saturday, July 25th. 10-4PM.  $100 tuition. Adults & 16+ Students must bring their own required materials. For a list, click HERE . Students will receive an overview of drawing techniques, and explore other means for using sketchbooks to enhance their artisitc quests. Work will be done in the classroom and outdoors. Students are asked to bring questions to this class. To register, click HERE .  

Buccaneers Ball

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 15:45
Saturday, July 25th. 7PM. $10 entry fee. Enjoy the Summer Scallywags Pirate Party, as a Fundraiser for the Elks Scholarship. There will be live bands, and a silent auction. Bar is cash, and snacks are provided. Come in costume and enjoy the fun! For more information, call (970) 708-4780

Telluride 100 Mountain Bike Race

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 14:00
Saturday, July 25th. 6AM. A 100 mile mountain bike race that will be starting and finishing in the Town of Telluride. The first expected finishers should be done around 1:30-2PM. Final finishers will be 6-7PM. At 7PM there will be an awards ceremony at the Gondola Plaza in the Town of Telluride. For information on the course, click HERE . To register for the race, click HERE . For more information, call (970) 417-1751

Whiskey Blanket

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:15
Friday, July 24th. Doors at 8PM. Show at 10PM. Tickets at the door. Whiskey Blanket  is a trio that includes violin, cello, and turn-tablism. They are musically influenced by countries such as Brazil and Japan. In their career they have created four independent studio releases. Watch them play below: Video of Whiskey Blanket - Blatto Nox - Official Music Video