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Hardrock 100 Endurance Race

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 21:45
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,992 feet of elevation climb, and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet. The race is held on a loop course, including 4WD roads, dirt trails, and cross country terrain in Southern Colorado's San Juan Mountain range.  The run begins and ends in Silverton, Colorado and travels through Telluride and Ouray and crosses 13 major passes in the 12,000 to 13,000 foot (elevation) range. Completion of the event is marked by kissing the Hardrock, a picture of a ram's head painted on a large stone.  This is a graduate level endurance run. Moutaineering, wilderness survival, and wilderness navigation skills are key. The cut off time for finishing the race is 48 hours. Current course records...

Steve Weeks

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 10, 2015. PalmKidz was initiated summer 2014, and offers an opportunity for all children, and children at heart, to experience great performances on Friday afternoons in the summer.  Joining forces with the Wilkinson Public Library, the Palm is able to offer $5 tickets. Steve Weeks is a truly original voice on the Kindie music scene, Steve Weeks performs with both a boisterous sense of humor and a deep sense of purpose.  “We’re supposed to be entertaining and educating kids,” the Colorado-based singer-songwriter enthuses. “I am sincere about the music I write.  If it’s not coming from the heart or isn’t fun, I won’t write it.”

Telluride Yoga Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:15
8th Annual 2015 Telluride Yoga Festival The 8th Annual Telluride Yoga Festival is being held July 9-12, 2015 and features a packed schedule starting Thursday morning and concluding Sunday afternoon. About the Telluride Yoga Festival Founded in 2007, the Telluride Yoga Festival is an intimate yoga retreat held in the spiritual mountain setting of the Telluride Valley.  With a list of world-renowned instructors, the incredible setting of Telluride, and intimate class sizes, the festival today attracts more than 700 participants each year.  The weekend begins with all-day intensive trainings on Thursday, followed by three days of classes, lecturers, meditations, music, and gatherings. To learn more about the Telluride Yoga Festival and for details on registration, schedule, lodging,...

Rundola

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 21:30
The Rundola is an open registration foot race from the base of the gondola in Telluride to the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia mid-station. The race is organized by and benefits the Telluride Foundation.  Runners follow the Telluride Trail (4.600 feet long, 40 feet wide, 13% uphill grade) or can simply bushwack to the finish. The elevation gain is 1,810 feet from start to finish. Participants are grouped by age and gender into categories for the race. 

4th of July Celebration

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 20:45
2014 Update - There will be FIREWORKS! 4th of July in Telluride is small-town Americana at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks.  The day kicks off with the Telluride Foundation's Rundola, a recreational foot race to benefit the Telluride Foundation. Participants begin at the base of the gondola in the town of Telluride and finish at the top of the ridge adjacent to the San Sophia gondola mid-station. Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest od the day's festivities!   Click here more more information on the Rundola.   Click here to register for the Rundola. The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July...

Rapunzel

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:30
Friday, July 3rd, 2015 PalmKidz was initiated summer 2014, and offers an opportunity for all  children, and children at heart, to experience great performances on Friday afternoons in the summer.  Joining  forces with the Wilkinson Public Library, the Palm is able to offer $5 tickets Rapunzel is a witty, tongue-in-cheek, one hour musical retelling of a perennial favorite. Designed with an appeal to young and adult audiences alike, the play has a contemporary moral about parent-child relationships, the challenges of growing up (for both children and adults), the joys of love, and challenges of being different.

Telluride Plein Air Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 20:30
The Telluride Plein Air Festival draws artists from around the country to paint "en plein air" (in the outdoors) and exhibit and sell their work. Their scenes of Telluride and the surrounding areas simultaneously capture the mountain spirit of this special place and celebrate the art of painting in the outdoors.  2014 Schedule of Events June 29 - July 5, 2014 - All Day— Plein Air Artists at Work - Various Locations in and around Telluride Visitors and locals alike will have the unique opportunity to observe 28 of the nation's top plein air artists as they paint on location in Telluride, Colorado preparing for the two-day art sale on July 4 and 5. June 29-July 4, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.— Wet Room open in Sheridan Opera House Gallery Room New this year! Artists will hang newly...

Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:15
2015 Telluride Wine Festival Call us at (877) 358 7122 and mention the Wine Festival for 15% Off lodging over the weekend. Start Searching Lodging Now , find the perfect room or property, and call us to save on your booking. The 2015 Telluride Wine Festival will be held June 25-28, 2015.  This year should be the best ever.  In addition to four days of wine, the festival features numerous cooking classes throughout the weekend. Beginning in April, there will be several ticket options for the 2015 Wine Festival Some of the events this year include: Toast of Telluride (Thursday) - Sample wines in the art galleries and retail stores throughout town and enjoy small bites and wines at restaurants throughout town. NEW THIS YEAR- Grand Reserve Tasting ( Friday) - Taste...

Telluride Musicfest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:30
June 24th - July 5th, 2015.  All concerts begin at  7:30 pm . Time to make your summer plans!  You will want to include the 13thTelluride Musicfest, to your calendar. This annual celebration of timeless chamber music attracts renowned artists to this little mining town. Telluride is the ideal backdrop for one of the areas most important chamber music festivals. The Festival offers something for everyone…from the most demanding music sophisticate to the fun-seeking neophyte.  It promises to bring not only two weekends of top quality music to this area, but to redefine chamber music in many people’s minds.  Innovative programs, intimate setting, and wonderful performers make the expected…unexpected and very exciting. Trio Solisti, described by the critics as "three of the most...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 18:00
2015 BLUEGRASS:  June 18-21, 2015 It's a bit early to have information about the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass 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! Book My Festival Lodging Now     About The Bluegrass Festival Performers regularly say that Telluride is, "the most beautiful place I've ever played." We agree.  The Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a weekend celebration of Americana roots music where artists are encouraged to push the limits of their genre. Collaborations between the best of the best are often the highlights of each year's festival.  This is a week of uncommon musical riches: Main...

Telluride Balloon Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:15
2015 Balloon Fest The 32st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival will be held the weekend of June 5-7 2015.  June 6 is the most active day beginning with an early morning launch from Town Park and ending with the "glow" on Main Street in the evening.  Saturday afternoon, there will be a photography workshop geared specifically to photographing ballons.  Sunday morning the balloons are scheduled to launch again from Town Park. It is possible to take a ride on a balloon either Saturday or Sunday, but there are a limited number of slots.  Usually, the crowds are thinner on Sunday morning.  You will improve your chances by being willing to help inflate the balloon, so get there by 6am and ask to help.  Most years, at the balloons will launch at least one of the two days, but there's no...

Telluride Art Walk

Telluride Festivals and Events - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 21:45
The Art Walk takes place from 5PM-8PM on the first Thursday of every month (excluding May and November) and features 15 different venues showcasing new exhibitions and artists. A free self guided Art Walk map is available at the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery on 283 South Fir or at other participating venues. Several venues offer free hors d'oeuvre/beverages as an extra treat for visiting their gallery.  Experience Telluride's artsy culture and don't miss out on October's First Thursday Art Walk.    Ah Haa School for the Arts Daniel Tucker Gallery 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition of Regional Artists: Best of 2014 This exhibition will feature work completed in 2014 (or early 2015) by regional artists located within 150 miles of Telluride in all media: painting,...

Wild West Fest

Telluride Festivals and Events - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 17:45
The Wild West Fest is a small festival specifically designed to share Telluride with 50 inner-city youth from Big Brother, Big Sisters of America and Boys & Girls Clubs from across the United States. During their week in Telluride, the boys and girls participate in drama, dance, horsemanship, fly-fishing, golf, and the Rock & Roll Academy.  The Wild West Fest was created by the Sheridan Arts Foundation, which raises $50,000 each year to run the program. Those interested in contributing and helping should contact the Sheridan Arts Foundation, (970) 728-6363. 

Mountain Film Gallery Walk

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:15
Opening Reception: Friday, May 22, 2015. 3:30-6:30PM GALLERIES AROUND TELLURIDE AND MOUNTAIN VILLAGE The official party gets underway with a round of receptions at different galleries and public spaces around Telluride and Mountain Village. The art is outstanding, and the drinks and hors d’oeuvres are free. If you get waylaid by old friends or captured by the art and can’t make the whole circuit on Friday, don’t despair — the exhibitions of paintings, drawings and photography remain up throughout the festival weekend.   The Gallery Walk is free and open to the public.   Artists will speak at their galleries at 5:15 p.m. during the Gallery Walk and again during the Ice Cream Social (2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday). Galleries will be open throughout the festival weekend, and...

MountainFilm Telluride

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:00
2015 Mountainfilm Festival Information (See our MountainFilm Photo Gallery for festival pics from 2010 to today.) The 37th Annual Telluride Mountainfilm Festival takes place May 22-25, 2015. The complete Telluride Mountainfilm 2015 schedule will be posted in mid-May. Telluride Mountainfilm is more than a film festival. We select approximately 85 films each year from around the world, and they are curated alongside guest presentations, a symposium, parties, scheduled conversations, book signings and musical events to create a full weekend event like no other. Repeat festival attendees have come to love the events as much as the films. The festival begins on Friday morning with a symposium that's followed by the Gallery Walk on Friday afternoon. Films and presentations...

Telluride Americana Songbook Festival

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 16:15
The Telluride Americana Music Series features four nights of contemporary American songwriter originals. “To celebrate the American Songbook, to preserve this musical treasury, and to foster it for future generations through concerts and educational workshops. (We define the American Songbook as songs of any musical genre, both old and contemporary, with a melody and lyrics written by Americans.)                           2015 Season:      A Mother’s Day Concert with Broadway star and Emmy-winner Liz Callaway and her son Nicholas Callaway Foster – May 10, Sheridan Opera House  “The Song Is You: A Tribute to the American Songbook – from Gershwin to Gaga” – July 10 and 11, Palm Theatre. Conceived by Michael Estwanik, directed by Nick Corley  “This Land Is Your Land – an...

Cavalleria Rusticana - Pagliacci

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 16:30
Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in  Cavalleria Rusticana  and Canio in  Pagliacci . Rae Smith ( War Horse ) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of  Cavalleria , which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of  Pagliacci . Eva-Maria Westbroek ( Cav ) and Patricia Racette ( Pag ) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. Saturday, April 25 at 10:30am Running time 3:30

Na'an Stop

Telluride Festivals and Events - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 16:00
Saturday, April 4th, 2015. Doors @ 8pm / Show @ 9:30pm Na'an Stop, a Reggae/Rock/Ska band, will be playing at the Fly Me To The Moon Saloon. To find out more about Na'an Stop , visit their webite here . Video of Na'an Stop "Support" Music Video (Official)    

KOTO Street Dance

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 17:45
The KOTO End of the Season Street Dance is a FREE party on Colorado Avenue (Main Street) sponsored by the community radio station KOTO.  Check back for details which have yet to be announced.  

Half-Ton Marmot

Telluride Festivals and Events - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 16:45
Friday, April 3rd, 2015. Doors @ 8PM / Show @ 9:30PM Half-Ton Marmot is a collaboration of Telluride musicians who share a passion for the musical styling of the Georgia based jam band, Widespread Panic. This will be the local band's final show, so come support! FREE but Donations Suggested 
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