Telluride Festivals and Events

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  

"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  

Cheesemaking 101

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 16:30
Wednesday, July 15th. 10-2PM.  $95 tuition Spend an afternoon learnining how curds and whey become cheese. In this class, you will make ricotta, mozzarella, brie and butter using both goat and cow's milk. After four hours of watching and participating in this class, you will leave with all the tools to make homeade cheese whenever you like. To register, Click HERE . Note :  This class will not be held at an off-site location in the town of Telluride.

Telluride Americana Music Series

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 16:15
The Telluride Americana Music Series features four nights of contemporary American songwriter originals.

The Lion King (1994)

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:30
Tuesday, July 14th. 8:30PM. Conference Center Plaza. FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for an outdoor screening of 'The Lion King.' PG (1994) 1hr 29m Video of The Lion King (Trailer)  

Wide Open Watercolor

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 16:15
Tuesday- Thursday. July 14th-16th. 5-8PM. $150 tuition+$15 studio fee *bring your own materials. For the required materials list, Click HERE . Explore the medium of watercolor. Students of all abilities will learn the technical side of painting, and will bring these techniques to life through exercises, studies and still life and landscape paintings. Each session, watercolor will be translated into visual journaling. * If you would like to purchase your supplies from Ah Haa, a seperate $65 materials fee applies. Please choose this add-on option when registering for your class . To register, Click Here .

Young People's Theater Summer Spectacular

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 16:30
Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17. $400 (Ages 8-10) 9AM-1PM The SAF Young People's Theater will host its annual Summer Specular for young thespians. The week-long musical theater camp will end with a free performance of "Stuart Little" at 1 p.m. on July 17 at the Sheridan. Register your child HERE .

North Mississippi Allstars

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 17:15
Sunday, July 12. Doors 10PM. GA $30. Reserved Seating $40. North Mississippi Allstars will be playing at The Sheridan Opera House as part of NightRIDE. Purchase tickets HERE . Video of North Mississippi Allstars - Rollin 'n Tumblin  


Sun, 07/12/2015 - 16:30
Sunday, July 12th . Doors at 8/Show at 9:30PM. As part of the NightRIDE Bloodkin , a rock band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon as part of the 4th Annual Telluride RIDE Festival. NightRIDE Tickets for Sunday, July 12th are $40, or free to weekend passholders. Get tickets HERE Check out some of their work: Video of Bloodkin "Wet Trombone Blues"