Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:00am
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.  A three-day Art Exhibition and Sale will be held July 2-4th and will feature the works of flower-filled meadows, majestic mountains, and colorful Telluride scenery. Please note that the artists can only show 8 paintings at a time, so the display will continually change as paintings begin to sell.  Schedule of Events: June 28 – July 4, 2017 - all day Visitors and locals alike will have the unique opportunity to observe 22 of the nation's top plein air artists as they...
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 8:00am
Get your sweat on for a good cause before the rest of the day's festivities!  The 4th of July 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.  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.  You can register for the Rundola  here .  
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 11:00am
4th of July in Telluride is small-town American at its finest. We really do it up here -- running races, parade, BBQ, family games in Town Park, airplane flybys, and fireworks. Rundola 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 of the day's festivities! You can register for the Rundola here . Parade The Telluride 4th of July Parade begins at 11 am on historic Main Street and is organized by the Telluride 4th of July Parade Committee.  The sidewalks are packed as locals and visitors cheer for goofy...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 8:30pm
The Everly Brothers Experience includes drummer Burleigh Drummond, electric guitarist Devon Geyer, bass player Eric Johnson, and vocalists/acoustic guitarists and brothers Zach and Dylan Zmed. The group plays homage to the original Everly Brothers duo, renowned for their vocal harmonies and steel-string virtuosity and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Their performances are infectious and joyful, and they have performed all over the U.S. and internationally in clubs, casinos, theaters, ballrooms, and coliseums. Catch the Everly Brothers Experience live at Club Red on July 5, 2017. The doors open at 8 p.m., the show starts at 8:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 for general admission, $35 for high table seating, and $45 for preferred seating.   The...
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 11:00am
16463037_944551562348306_6348577351785905833_o.jpg   This year's headliners:  Beck Grammy Award winning artist, Beck, will headline the 2017 Ride Festival on Sunday July 9th. Rising to fame in the mid-nineties with albums Mellow Gold and Odelay, Beck constantly pushes the envelope through his writing and musicianship. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Saturday July 9th, Ben Harper will take to the Telluride Town Park Stage. A versatile performer, he tosses around musical genres the way Tom Brady does a football –with finesse and ease. Sure to be heard will be the sounds of folk, blues, funk and reggae.  It is never too early to book lodging. Many veteran festivarians book their condos and hotel rooms a year in...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5:00pm
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 tickets HERE . Schedule...
Friday, July 14, 2017, 6:00am
The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles, 33,050 feet of elevation climb, 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet ran at an average of over 11,000 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, Ouray and the ghost town of Sherman, and crossing 13 major mountain 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....
Friday, July 14, 2017, 6:00pm
The Ah Haa's annual fundraiser has been a must-attend summer event. 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 musician, Jewell has performed in past years and may be in attendance again.  To purchase general admission tickets, click HERE . To purchase reserved seats, call (970)-728-3886 To check out live auction items, click HERE . To watch a live stream of the auction, click HERE .
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:00am
The Telluride Yoga Festival began in 2007 with Jivamukti instructor Aubrey Hackman's vision for a yoga event that went beyond physical exercise. The festival not only provides yogis of all experience levels with an enriching practice experience and allows the opportunity to have a positive impact on the world.  Hackman, a passionate environmentalist and animal rights activist, structured the festival around the teachings of karma yoga. Each year, 25% of the net proceeds are donated to a local non-profit whose mission is to help protect and preserve the earth.  The festival includes presentations, guided meditations, community yoga classes, special events, and evening classes. Visit www.tellurideyogafestival.com for ticket information and registration.  This year's line-up...
Friday, July 21, 2017, 5:00pm
Would you like to learn more about birds? This weekend retreat will help you break into the world of birding or enhance your existing skills, as you learn to identify birds, expand your awareness, and deepen your connection with the feathered creatures that live in our bioregion. This weekend retreat will allow you to learn the "Art of Questioning and Observation," the key to identifying a bird by the flick of its tail, the signature swoop it makes in flight, or its distinctive silhouette atop a far off tree. Guests will also delve into the topics od deep bird language, bird behavior, habitat. field-marks, posture, shape, tracks, size, and voice.  The facilitator is Kristi Dranginis, founder of Bird Mentor, and the retreat is hosted by Earthstar Retreat Center . The event begins at...