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Event Schedule for Saturday, July 6

 

Scavenger Hunt

All Day throughout Downtown Durango

Take a tour through the decorated storefronts of Downtown Durango in search of clues to win the 4th of July Scavenger Hunt! The Scavenger Hunt starts at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 3 and ends at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 6.

Participants can pick up a Scavenger Hunt map at the Durango Welcome Center, any decorated storefront or download a copy here. At each clue location a number or letter will be provided to solve the final riddle. Participants turn in their completed maps to the Welcome Center by 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 6.

A winner will be picked at random from qualifying entries.

 

Paint a Patriotic Mural

All Day at Hermosa Café

You, too, can be an artist! Saunter over to Hermosa Café and pick up a paintbrush to participate in the community mural. Each year Hermosa Café provides a huge canvas, paints and some outlines to create a Patriotic Mural.

Fun for adults – and also great for kids while adults are having tea and coffee! It is interesting to watch the picture emerge over the four days.

 

Durango Farmers Market

TBK Bank Parking Lot from 8 am to noon

Get your farm-fresh-fix strolling through the “streets” of the Durango Farmer’s Market. Fresh flowers? A coffee and pastry for your walk? Take your time deciding which of the amazing vegetables, organic meat, and beautifully made crafts you want. Or sit and visit while listening to local musicians. 

The Farmer’s Market is the hot spot on Saturday mornings, in a relaxed, friendly way. Vendors take time to tell you about their farms and how their produce is grown.

Durango Farmers Market: supporting local farmers is the coolest trend around!

 

Reeder & Spencer Live Music

11th Street Station from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lu’Ann Reeder and Emily Spencer have been performing together since 2018, providing their audiences with an exquisite acoustic experience. Reeder plays guitar and is the lead vocal, while Spencer plays the mandolin and provides harmony. This duo covers tunes from the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. 

Relax and enjoy a wonderful afternoon listening. This event is free. 

While listening to Reeder and Spencer, purchase and enjoy a lunch and drink from one of the eight unique and delicious food trucks at 11th Street Station – Durango’s Premier Culinary Collective.

 

Animus on the Animas 1st Annual Durango Boxing Classes

Main Mall from 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Animus on the Animas! The Good Fight Boxing Gym presents a USA Boxing -sanctioned amateur showcase – the first of its kind in Durango! Approximately 20 bouts will be fought during the day, drawing USA Boxing athletes, coaches, and families from multiple states. 

New to boxing? Join us at the beautiful Main Mall where a full-size boxing ring is erected to showcase boxers of all ages and backgrounds. Stores will be open in the Main Mall for spectators and shoppers. Proceeds from the event will support The Good Fight Scholarship Fund.

Ticket price: $20 for full day wristband. $5 for quick view of a few "bouts" with an experienced fighter to explain the sport as you watch. Click here to meet some of the fighters and learn more.

 

The Ultimate Halving Competition

11th Street Station at 2:00 pm

Watch your fingers! This is a competition of speed and precision as contestants halve (cut things in half) as fast as possible. Speed is good, accuracy is critical. This event is free to spectate!

 

Hot Dog Eating Contest

11th Street Station at 5:00 pm

 

Live Music with “I AM Hologram”

11th Street Station at 7:00 pm

I AM Hologram is a one-man band from the deserts of the Southwest who uses all his limbs to create unique soundscapes using stream of consciousness. 

Musician Richard Nihil is an artis, a photographer, a poet, a traveler, and an Army Veteran. Although he spends most of his time in Arizona, he travels extensively, playing music. His catalog includes over 1500 songs, featuring music from the 1020’s to the 2020’s. He has an impressive range, with music from Big Band, Country, Classic Rock, Delta Blues, Punk, Irish Traditional, Grunge, Hip Hop, Metal, Folk, and New Wave. 

This event is free. 

While listening to I AM Hologram, purchase and enjoy a dinner and drink from one of the eight unique and delicious food trucks at 11th Street Station – Durango’s Premier Culinary Collective.

 

Red, White & Bulls: Pro Bull Fighting

La Plata County Fairgrounds at 7:00 pm

It’s a dance of danger. Professional bull fighters in the ring with 1200-1600 pound ornery animals. Freestyle bullfighting is a style developed in American rodeo by rodeo clowns who protect bull riders from the bull. Watch these professionals as they engage with the bulls. And then dance in the dirt with the Josh Ray Band after the action! 

Ticket price: $35-$85. Gates open at 5:00 pm, with a variety of dinner and beverage options.  Event starts at 7:00 pm.

Click here for more information and tickets.

The Mysto Really Big Magic Show

Animas City Theatre at 7:00 pm

An award-winning magician, illusionist, mentalist and sleight-of-hand performer, Mysto the Magi has entertained audiences for over 30 years. Drawing heavily from Vaudeville influences, the Mysto Magic Show travels the country, bringing family-friendly smiles, laughter and amazement to audiences of every age. 

Mysto delivers big-stage illusions, circus arts, and world-class magic acts, all told through entertaining stories, improvisational comedy, and audience interactions. Ticket price: $20. Door open at 7 pm. Show 7:30 pm. All ages. 

All minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian. 

Click here for more information and tickets.

 

DJ Dance Party

11th Street Station at 10:00 pm