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Friday, Oct 06, 6:00 AM - Saturday, Oct 14, 9:30 PM

Merely Players presents A Tale of Enchantment THE TEMPEST by William Shakesphere OCTOBER 6,7,10,12,13,14 at 7pm OCTOBER 8 & 15 at 2pm At Merely Underground 789 Tech Center Drive Tickets : $30 www.merelyplayers.org or 970-749-8585

Friday, Oct 06, 10:00 AM - Friday, Oct 06, 11:00 AM

Japan is a dream travel destination. Dr. Kaori Takano will be our guide in this two-part series. Learn insider travel tips – including specific tips relating to cruises in the region. Explore the delicious world of Japanese cuisine. And learn some basic Japanese language for travelers. Perfect information for planning a trip to Japan or just daydreaming about one. Registration is for both sessions. A world of culture, cuisine, and breathtaking sites awaits!

Saturday, Oct 07, 9:00 AM - Saturday, Oct 07, 12:00 PM

This beloved community festival celebrates our region’s apple abundance, helps feed our community, reduces waste, and saves the bears! Join us to press apples into fresh local cider, eat tasty treats, participate in the apple pie-eating contest, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities!

Saturday, Oct 07, 10:00 AM - Saturday, Oct 07, 1:00 PM

You’re invited on an enriching geological hike at the historic old mill site in scenic Ironton, Colorado, where we'll explore fascinating rock formations and share unforgettable memories with current Geology students and FLC grads. A picnic lunch will follow. FLC Alumni alumni.fortlewis.edu Questions: contact the FLC Alumni Office at 970-247-7121 or alumni@fortlewis.edu

Wednesday, Oct 11, 5:30 PM - Wednesday, Oct 11, 7:30 PM

Women's Empowerment is the most effective tool for reducing extreme poverty. The event will feature a panel discussion by female leaders from near and far. Music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Tickets available at www.shantafoudnation.org or call 970-749-1198. This event is at Riverbend Ranch

Wednesday, Oct 11, 7:00 PM - Wednesday, Oct 11, 9:30 PM

The San Juan Archaeological Society invites the public to our October meeting. It will be in person and on Zoom on October 11th, at 7:00 p.m., in the Lyceum at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College. After a brief business meeting, Dr. Shelby Tisdale will discuss her book “No Place for a Lady: The Life Story of Archaeologist Marjorie F. Lambert.”. Dr Tisdale is the retired Director of the Center of SW Studies. A pre-meeting social will be held in the reception area at 6:30 p.m. Go to SJBAS.ORG for meeting information.

Friday, Oct 13, 6:00 PM - Friday, Oct 13, 9:00 PM

Mug Crawl and Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser October 13, 2023 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Start at Carver Brewing Co. Free - $25 suggested donation per person to support student scholarships Mug Crawl and Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser Kick off Homecoming weekend and take advantage of drink specials in downtown Durango all evening with your alumni mug! Proceeds from this event support scholarships at FLC. The first 50 RSVPs get an FLC Alumni beer stein. Event Starts at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to arrive by 7:30 p.m. to secure your mug and event wristband. We will start at Carver Brewing Co. downtown, where you will get your official alumni beer stein, enjoy appetizers, and share FLC stories with fellow alumni. After warming up at Carver Brewing Co., you can visit our other event sponsors and enjoy specials across town. Participating locations & specials include: El Rancho: Half-Priced Draft Beers Starlight Lounge: $4 Prospero Tequila Premium Margaritas or $4 Clyd May's Blackberry Smash (free shirts for the first 25 people) Carver Brewing Co: $2 Off Beer and Wine 11th Street Station: $2 Off All Drafts All proceeds from this event will support the Alumni Scholarship Fund. Alumni scholarships are needs-based and open to any child or grandchild of an FLC alum who carries a 2.7 cumulative GPA. Scholarships typically range from $500 - $1,000. These scholarships are made possible by the generous gifts of our alumni. In 2023, the Alumni Engagement Office distributed $67,000 to students! Questions: Contact the FLC Alumni Office at alumni@fortlewis.edu Register at: https://alumni.fortlewis.edu/events/calendar/details/mug-crawl-and-alumni-scholarship-fundraiser

Saturday, Oct 14, 10:00 AM - Saturday, Oct 14, 12:00 PM

Homecoming Football Tailgate October 14, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM FLC Campus Free Homecoming Football Tailgate Tailgate Party for the Campus Community, Durango Community, & Alumni 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Ray Dennison Memorial Field Join us for live music, tailgate food, yard games, family-friendly activities, a photo booth, a cornhole tournament, bouncy houses, and more before the Skyhawks take on Colorado Mesa University! Free ticket to the Football Game vs. Colorado Mesa University (noon) Contests throughout the day Student-run Kids Booths, from 9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Bouncy Houses, from 9:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Alumni who RSVP will enjoy: Free tailgate meal (starts at 10:00 a.m.) Free ticket to the Football Game vs. Colorado Mesa University (noon) Ticket for a free Steamworks beer at the game. You can add a Homecoming shirt for $15 when you register. Registration here: https://alumni.fortlewis.edu/events/calendar/details/homecoming-football-tailgate

Saturday, Oct 14, 11:00 AM - Saturday, Oct 14, 1:00 PM

The Animas Valley Grange is hosting an apple cider pressing on October 14 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Animas Valley Grange, 7271 County Road 203, one mile north of the hot springs at Trimble Lane . The event is free and open to the public. Bring your own apples and containers for the cider. There will be experts on hand to help with the press. Donated apples or pears in good condition are welcome until noon. Bring the whole family. See details at https://www.facebook.com/animasvalleygrange/ or contact Marie with any questions (970-385-5892).

Saturday, Oct 14, 1:00 PM - Saturday, Oct 14, 4:00 PM

“Death Comes to Durango” will feature local historian Charles DiFerdinando talking about how people dealt with death in early Durango. Join us on Zoom or in the Classroom at the Animas Museum. There is no charge for admission and the webinar will be recorded. Register at animasmuseum.org/events.html.