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Adaptive Sports Association will host a day at Lake Nighthorse on Thursday. (Courtesy)
Highlight of the Week

Spend a day at Lake Nighthorse Swim Beach with Adaptive Sports Association from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. This program is for ASA participants, family and friends, and volunteers. It’s free if you use ASA’s shuttle.

ASA will have two morning shuttles leaving at 10 and 11 a.m. and two afternoon shuttles at 2 and 3 p.m. offered to and from its office (463 Turner Drive, No. 105) to Lake Nighthorse.

Those who don’t take the shuttle should meet up at Lake Nighthorse, but be prepared to pay for the entrance fee of $10 at the gatehouse. Children 12 and younger will be required to be with an adult.

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3zLX3tO.

Now through Sept. 3

The Mysto Really Big Magic Show, 7:30 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, $20-$30. animascitytheatre.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

The Badly Bent, 5-7 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. $10 cover charge supports participating nonprofits.

Bob Hemenger, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Thursday, Aug. 18

ASA’s Day at the Lake, 10 a.m., Lake Nighthorse. Details: https://bit.ly/3zLX3tO.

Henna Tattoos, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mountain Monk Coffee, 558 Main Ave.

Author in the Parklet: Paul Brenner “The Divide,” 4 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave.

Public Health Resource Series, 4-5 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. Free. Learn how to recognize and prevent animal-borne disease. For more information, https://sjbpublichealth.org/public-health-resource-series/bayfield.

70 years of Ballantine Open House, 5 p.m., The Durango Herald, 1275 Main Ave.

Ska-BQ with Pete Giuliani, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.

The Jeff Solon Jazz Duo, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place, 725 East Second Ave.

Dave Mensch, 6 p.m., Three Springs Concert in the Plaza, 65 Mercado St.

Thursday Night Commander, 6 p.m., Guild House Games Durango, 835 Main Ave., Suite 203-204.

Chuck Hank & Friends, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Friday, Aug. 19

Durango Botanic Gardens and Friends of the Library Bake Sale/Book Sale, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., on the north patio of Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Back to School Pet Photos, hosted by Creature Comforts and La Plata County Humane Society, 4 p.m., Creature Comforts, 305 South Camino del Rio.

“That’s So Durango” opening reception, 5 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave.

70 years of Ballantine Open House, 5 p.m., The Durango Herald, 1275 Main Ave.

Group Run, 5:30 p.m., Mountain Monk Coffee, 558 Main Ave.

Author in the Parklet: Ken Helfer “The Saving of Verano,” 5:30 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 6 p.m. Derailed Pourhouse, 725 Main Ave.

Cindy & Mary present a Night of Improv, 7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. $15. Details and tickets: https://bit.ly/3bIv5qV.

Earl Nelson & Company, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Comedown Late Night Breakfast, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mountain Monk Coffee, 558 Main Ave.

Saturday, Aug. 20

hoodfoot, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Author in the Parklet: Ann O’Brien “Everyone is Psychic,” 4 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave.

iAM Music Fest and Late Show, 5-9 p.m. and 9-11 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. Main show: Jerusafunk, J-Calvin, Connor Terrones and Secret Circus Society. Late show: Tyler Adams Trio.

Chuckwagon Dinner, 5 p.m., 39036 U.S. Highway 160, Mancos. $20 adults/$10 children younger than 12. Benefits Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Dinner and entertainment by local cowboy performers. Advance ticket sales only at www.durangocowboygathering.org.

Author in the Parklet: Ron Sherman “Logan Afire,” 5:30 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 6-9 p.m., Fur Trapper’s Steakhouse, 701 East Second Ave.

Variety Express, 7 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 East Second Ave.

Garrett Young Collective, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Comedown Late Night Breakfast, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mountain Monk Coffee, 558 Main Ave.

DJ Vale, 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Chad MacCluskey, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Open Mic, 5:30 p.m. signup, Mountain Monk Coffee, 558 Main Ave.

Monday, Aug. 22

Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia – Latest Research Science and Information, 2 p.m., Zoom. Free. Join Dr. Rebecca Edelmayer, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Initiative. Contact tvalko2endalz@gmail.com for registration and Zoom link.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Ska Record Swap, 4 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Great Garden Series, 4 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Free. Kevin Ford explains how to turn our garbage into gold by composting.

Matthew Marcus McDaniel, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Thursday, Aug. 25

Public Health Resource Series, 4-5 p.m., Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. Free. Learn about free well testing and more. For more information: kmaloney@sjbpublichealth.org, (970) 585-6121, https://sjbpublichealth.org/public-health-resource-series/bayfield.

Durango Green Drinks, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

The Jeff Solon Jazz Duo, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place, 725 East Second Ave.

Spaghetti Western, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27

San Juan Brew Fest, 5-8 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Buckley Park.

Friday, Aug. 26

Fourth Friday Tours and Potluck, 5 p.m., potluck begins at 6:30 p.m., Heartwood Cohousing, 800 Heartwood Lane. RSVP to amadrano@gmail.com.

San Juan Brewfest VIP Day, 5-8 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. $100. https://sanjuanbrewfest.com/.

Joshua Price, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1159 East Third Ave.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.

Bluegrouse, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Saturday, Aug. 27

San Juan Brewfest General Admission Day, 1-5 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. $45. https://sanjuanbrewfest.com/.

Rob Webster, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Reeder and Spencer, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Vintage Brew, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

DJ Spark Madden, 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Sunday, Aug. 28

Terry Rickard, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Thursday, Sept. 1

High Altitude Blues, 5-7 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St.

The Jeff Solon Jazz Duo, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place, 725 East Second Ave.

Friday, Sept. 2

6 Dollar String Band, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 3

History and Evolution of the Guitar, 2:30-4 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Join HP Newquist, Director of the National Guitar Museum, to explore the 4,000-year history of the guitar and its evolution as our culture's most iconic musical instrument.

Rob Webster, 6-9 p.m., Union Social House, 3062 Main Ave.

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