Category Archives: Festivals

Rex2 Glenwood’s Summer of Entertainment

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Once the temperatures heat up, so does the music scene! Although the population of Glenwood Springs is relatively small, the number of concerts and music festivals makes the population boom during the summer months. Here are some upcoming events that will be sure to bring music to your ears. Two Rivers Park In previous years, the concert season has lured many musicians to the area, performing for an ever-growing crowd. This year is no different with music that started in June and lasting thru August 1st, performers will delight every Wednesday evening. On this year’s lineup, you will find Lipbone…
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Rex2 Spend Spring in Colorado!

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While there is technically never a bad time to visit Colorado, there is just something about visiting during the spring that makes it even better...if that is even possible! Fewer crowds, spring sunshine, lifted spirits from the locals make our state seem like it’s bursting at the seams with life. Below, we're given you just a few reasons to consider spring (which lasts until June, sometimes) a great time to visit.  Weather         When you think of Colorado, thoughts of snow covered mountains and brisk weather that is perfect for skiing and other outdoor activities may flood your mind. However,…
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Rex2 Winter Activities to Keep Your Spirits High!

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Winter doesn't have to be gloomy - especially when there are so many wonderful activities and festivals taking place! So if you're trying to figure out ways to make your winter vacation a little more fun, then keep reading. We have everything you need to chase those winter blues away and help you make the most of your winter getaway! Ice Skating If you like to ice skate, then head over to Telluride where they have two ice skating rinks to choose from. Andy Hanley rink is a professional grade, full-sized indoor rink that is fully enclosed. Telluride also has,…
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Rex2 Delve into Twelve Unique Durango Train Rides

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One of Southwest Colorado's biggest attractions is the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The coal-powered train takes you back in time, winding riverside through canyons in the rugged San Juan Mountains. In addition to their frequent trips to Cascade Canyon and Silverton, the railroad hosts special themed trips year round, celebrating everything from beer and wine, to blues and Santa Claus. Here are some of our favorite annual events on-board the train: 1. Easter Beagle Express The Peanuts™ Easter Beagle Express features three holiday decorated cars, along with crafts, games and prizes catered to the whole family. Other highlights…
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Rex2 Epic Snow Conditions in Durango

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Today, as I gaze out the window of my office at the beautiful falling snow, I'm reminded that Durango Mountain Resort is boasting EPIC early season snow conditions this year!  This new storm will bring even more powder, and that means I'll surely be up at the mountain this weekend with my family! Everywhere I look, I see snow capped peaks and folks bundled up--everyone is in the holiday spirit, shopping, dining out and attending various holiday events!  We are so lucky to actually live in a place that people save up all year to visit. If your friends and…
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Rex2 Never Goodbye, Just So Long For Now

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It’s been a wild ride folks, but after 44 years living and working in Durango, and three and a half years working for Gateway Reservations, my family and I are off to explore other horizons.  As my soon-to-be former boss Bruce Moss says, “Living the Dream.” Tomorrow is my last day here at Gateway, and it is a bitter sweet moment for me. Not only will I miss the great people I work with, but all of the fantastic activities that I will not have at my door step.  The Durango & Silverton Railroad, riding through some of the most…
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Rex2 Oktoberfest celebration this Saturday in Glenwood Springs

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The Glenwood Downtown Market and Glenwood Canyon Brewpub sponsor this years sixth annual Oktoberfest from noon till 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ninth and Grand. Glenwood Springs' Oktoberfest will feature everything from beer, wine, live music, dancing, and booths from local farmers. Music will range from a local rock band to traditional Bavarian music and there will be traditional schuhplattler and folk dances. Audience participation is always encouraged! This year the festival will be featuring Glenwood Canyon Brewpub's finest brews, limited authentic beer steins from the Downtown Market, Andy's Bavarian Deli serving various traditional Oktoberfest hot foods and Colorado wine from Woody Creek…
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Rex2 Durango’s Showcase of the Arts

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This past weekend officially kicked off Durango's first ever Showcase of the Arts.  This one of a kind showcase has taken some of Durango's longstanding favorite arts activities, such as the Autumn Arts Festival (previously the Main Street Arts Fest) and taken it to a week long in order to incorporate all things art in one great showcase!  Running from September 10th to September 19th, this unique festival will showcase everything art, from fine arts, performance arts, film, and music to the less traditional arts such as hat making, a library festival and even acting workshops! Its not too late to…
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Rex2 The 17th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival!

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  When it comes to scenic music festivals Telluride is number one, the Festival takes place in Telluride, CO, known for it's scenic beauty and world class skiing.  It is a three-day celebration of music and microbrews, held in Telluride Town Park, an outdoor music venue with breathtaking mountains for a backdrop from September 17, 18, & 19, 2010. There will be plenty of food and brews at the venue all day long.  At night, follow the festival as it flows into the town of Telluride, with late night juke joints and after-hours jams. This years headliners will be George Thorogood,…
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Rex2 2010 Oktoberfest is coming September 25th and 26th!

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If there is one thing that Durango is good at, besides outdoor adventure, it's beer!  In another of Durango's great street party events, the San Juan Citizen's Alliance Oktoberfest is coming soon!   Oktoberfest will be held this year on Saturday and Sunday, the 25th and 26th (that's the 25th and 26th of September ...go figure). This great event is fun for kids and adults!  Kids can enjoy the Children’s Museum air castle, get their faces painted and enjoy kid friendly crafts, sponsored by Durango Discovery Museum and Childrens Museum of Durango. For us BIG kids, there will be great food, bands and, of…
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