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    As Erika Wilson Golightly carries a curtain, Cyd Waddell hands decorations to Hazel Owen as they finish the stage at the La Plata County Fairgrounds for the Fashion Do’s and Don’ts show today, the first day of Snowdown. Events from a doughnut-eating contest to the polar beer plunge highlight the opening day of the week’s wacky events. Enlarge photo

    SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

    As Erika Wilson Golightly carries a curtain, Cyd Waddell hands decorations to Hazel Owen as they finish the stage at the La Plata County Fairgrounds for the Fashion Do’s and Don’ts show today, the first day of Snowdown. Events from a doughnut-eating contest to the polar beer plunge highlight the opening day of the week’s wacky events.

    Today’s events. For more information, visit www.snowdown.org

    Build Your Own Spaceship Contest, 9 a.m., Pine River Valley Bank, 1701 Main Ave., 385-9583.

    Doughdown, doughnut-eating contest, 9 a.m., Durango Doughworks, 2653 Main Ave., 247-1610.

    Scrounging Scavenger Hunt, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 901 East Second Ave., 259-1217, 759-7461.

    Fashion Do’s and Don’ts, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall, 2500 Main Ave., 749-2995.

    Family Feud Snowdown Style, 2:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431.

    Bartender’s Contest, 4 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

    Speed Dating – Geek Style, 5 p.m., Rochester Hotel Bar, 721 East Second Ave., 385-1920.

    Pie-Eating Contest, 5 p.m., American Legion Post 28, 878 East Second Ave., 903-2424.

    Spellebration, 5:30-8 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., 385-4354.

    Magical Musical Mystery Tour, music trivia, 6 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-3693, 259-6004.

    Cribbage Tournament, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge, 901 East Second Ave., 759-7461, 259-1217.

    Foosball “Bring Your Partner” Tournament, 6 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave., 749-1816.

    Butt Darts, 6 p.m., Bent Urban Sports Bar, 42 East Animas Road, Suite 400, 422-8077, 769-3908.

    Scotch Doubles Pool Tournament, 7 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 769-0800, 382-8554.

    Ping Pong Tournament, 7 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

    Kid’s Follies, 7 p.m., Durango Arts Center Theatre, 802 East Second Ave., 799-4044, 759-0781.

    18th annual Lady F’s Lunacy, 7:30 p.m., Lady Falconburgh’s Barley Exchange, 640 Main Ave., 799-6465.

    Fourth annual Klackers Tournament, 8 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

    Polar Beer Plunge, 8 p.m., Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave., 259-2545.

    Saloon-a-thon, 8 p.m., The Wild Horse Saloon, 602 East Second Ave., (405) 245-9968.

    Guinness Games – Ants in the Pants, 8 p.m., Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 946-7660, (720) 935-9246.

    Jokedown, 8:30 p.m., Derailed Saloon and Eatery, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440.

    Thumb War, 10 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

    Guinness Games - Hungry Hippos, 10 p.m., Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 946-7660, (720) 935-9246.

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