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Durango Events Calendar: Things to do in Durango and Bayfield

“TOYS! A Secret Circus Society Holiday Fundraiser Show” will be held Saturday at Powerhouse Science Center. (Courtesy)
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“TOYS! A Secret Circus Society Holiday Fundraiser Show” will offer two shows this year – a family friendly “Nice” performance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and a 21-and-older “Naughty” performance at 9:30 p.m. Doors will open 30 minutes before each performance. The show benefits 4 The Children, which provides support and advocacy for children and families in Southwest Colorado. Audience members are asked to bring a new packaged toy or money to donate. Tickets are $30 for 16 and older; $20 for ages 4 to 15; $80 for a family of four and free for kiddos ages 1-3 free admission. VIP tickets for the 9 p.m. 21 and older show are $55. Tickets can be purchased at Secretcircussociety.com.

To help protect everyone’s safety, all attendees 2 years of age and older are requested to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. There will be screening for symptoms at the door. All mask wearers will be entered in a contest for a prize at each show.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

American Legion lunch, noon-3 p.m., Durango American Legion, 878 East Second Ave.

Teen Time: Game Café, 4-5 p.m., North Patio, Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Rachel Taulbee, 6 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Thursday, Nov. 25

Community Thanksgiving Meal, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Culinary Building, Manna Community Kitchen, 1100 Avenida del Sol.

Friday, Nov. 26

Black Friday Holiday Market, 2-7 p.m., The Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Singing with Santa, 5:30 p.m., TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St.

Reeder and Spencer, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Sounds True Duo, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Saturday, Nov. 27

“TOYS! A Secret Circus Society Holiday Fundraiser Show,” 6 and 9 p.m., The Powerhouse, 1333 Camino del Rio. Details: Secretcircussociety.com.

Live Music by Breezin’, 7-11 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 East Second Ave.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Union Social House’s Holiday Market, 2-7 p.m., The Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Farmers and Craft Market, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.

Tim Walsworth of Business Improvement District Presents to Rotary Club of Durango, 6 p.m., virtual via Zoom. Walsworth will provide an update about the state of downtown and North Main District. For more information, email Bruce at Mtnman16@gmail.com.

Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7-9 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $10 for adults, K-12 and FLC students free. Details: www.fortlewis.edu.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Free SJBPH Vaccine Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. For more information, call 585-6121, or visit https://sjbpublichealth.org/covid-19-vaccine/.

SJBPH free rapid HIV and Hep C tests, 1-3 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. For more information, contact Ashley at 335-2015. $5 gift cards for testing.

New charter school information meeting, 5:30 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Drive. A meeting to discuss Assent Classical Academy’s new K-12 charter school opening in Durango.

Word Honey Poetry Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., Hive’s indoor skate park, 1150 Main Ave., Suite A.

MURS, Oswin Benjamin, Diabolical Sound Platoon, InFluSense, Groundwaves, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $20. Tickets and details: https://bit.ly/30MuPBK.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Family Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Community Conversations: Indigenous Mascots, 5 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Details: durangocreativedistrict.org/panel.

New charter school information meeting, 5:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. A meeting to discuss Assent Classical Academy’s new K-12 charter school opening in Durango.

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 3-5

Durango Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. 2‑7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.‑5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.‑2 p.m. Sunday.

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 3-5

Durango Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Friday: 2‑7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.‑5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.‑2 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 3

Holiday Show Featuring Rob Rivera, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave. Runs through Dec. 31.

Pine River Library Rambling Readers: Ready to Get Outside?, 10-11 a.m., Saul’s Creek gate just off U.S. Highway 160, Bayfield. Call 884-2222, ext. 1, for more information.

Live Creative Studio Presents: A Zero Waste Holiday Pop Up, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Live Creative Studio, 1309 East Third Ave., No. 12.

Festival of Trees, 12-5 p.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Grange Hall, 479 Main Ave., or virtually at Trees21.GiveSmart.com.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Larry Carver with Jack Ellis, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Durango Cool Jazz 2021-22 series: Dee Dee Bridgewater, 5 and 8 p.m., The Lift at Cascade, 50827 U.S. Highway 550, upstairs main lobby. Details: https://durangocooljazz.com/.

Saturday, Dec. 4

St. Mark’s Community Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave.

Senior Center Holiday Food and Craft Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. For more information, contact Bernice at 382-6428 or Bernice.Madril@co.laplata.co.us.

Free breakfast and photos with Santa, 9 a.m., Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio. Details: www.DurangoHarley.com.

Treehouse Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m., 110 E. South St., Bayfield. For more information, visit http://tiny.cc/treehousebazaar.

Festival of Trees, 12-5 p.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Grange Hall, 479 Main Ave., or virtually at Trees21.GiveSmart.com.

Winter Holiday Market, 2-7 p.m., The Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Durango Cool Jazz 2021-2022 series: Dee Dee Bridgewater, 5 and 8 p.m., The Lift at Cascade, 50827 U.S. Highway 550, upstairs main lobby. For more information, visit https://durangocooljazz.com/.

Fort Knox Five, Posh Josh, Codestar Gem and Jam Pre-Party, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $25. Tickets and details: https://bit.ly/3CAegWE.

Sports Events, Nov. 25-30
Thursday, Nov. 25

Turkey Trot, 8 a.m., Fort Lewis College, cost: $25, kids free, contact: mkrichman@gmail.com. A 5-mile and 1-mile running race, beginning and ending near the clocktower and running through the Hillcrest neighborhood. Pre-race check-in and registration to take place in the Student Union foyer. Post-race ceremony to take place at the amphitheater. Details: www.durangorunningclub.org/turkey-trot.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Girls Basketball: Durango High School vs. Pagosa Springs, 5:30 p.m., DHS, 2390 Main Ave.

Boys Basketball: Durango High School vs. Pagosa Springs, 7 p.m., DHS, 2390 Main Ave.

For more information and to confirm event information, visit each event page online or call the organizer.

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The deadline for listings is 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Event listings are limited in length. You will not be able to list your event in this form if you exceed this limit or fail to complete the form below. Listings also may be submitted by email to events@durangoherald.com, but must contain the information listed on the form below, and in the same order.

Listings are published at the prerogative of the calendar editor and may be edited for punctuation, clarity and length and to eliminate tasteless material. the Herald bears no responsibility for inaccurate entries.