FridayEerie art show“Altared Memories: Celebrating Life Through Offered Memories,” Studio &’s newest show, opens Friday and lasts only one week. There will be an open altar for objects of remembrance, a “Letters to the Dead” fire, as well as 2D and 3D artwork, installation, time-based artwork and more.
Details: Free, all ages, 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, Studio &, 1027 Main Ave., www.anddurango.comGive blood, get beerIf you donate blood, you’ll receive a T-shirt and a voucher for a pint at a Bootlegger’s Society location (like Steamworks, Ska, and Carvers). Donors need to be at least 18, but obvs, if you’re not 21 you ain’t getting a beer voucher.
Details: Free, 18 and up, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 28, 878 E. Second Ave., www.facebook.com/KDUR.Durango event section for deetsFriday and beyondDo the Time WarpDamn it, Janet, get to the Strater for the Rocky Horror Picture Show, live on stage.
Details: $18 students, $20 advance, $25 doors, opening show 18 and up, late shows 21 and up, varied times, Friday, Oct. 27-29 (Sunday), Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., http://henrystratertheatre.comNightmare on Elk StreetThe Elks creep you the f out with their second annual Nightmare on Elk Street Haunted House.
Details: $7, all ages, 6-10:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, Saturday, Oct 28, and Tuesday, Oct. 31, Elks Lodge, 901 E. Second Ave., www.facebook.com/Durango-Colorado-Elks-Lodge-113595278673847SaturdaySpooky pub danceShake that devilish ass at a Halloween Dance sponsored by the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity and Durango Pride Festival. Costume contest, $200 in cash prizes, and music by n00nz.
Details: $10, 21 and up, 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Irish Embassy Underground, 900 Main Ave., www.facebook.com/DurangoPrideHalloween spirit and drum circleOpen drum circle, sacred elements chanting, and trance dance that promotes spiritual awakening, mental clarity, and emotional well-being.
Details: $10, all ages, 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Groove U Studio, 26369 U.S. Highway 160, www.durangodrums.orgCostume contest at Cerda 7Get gussied up and throw down $2 well shots at Cerda 7’s Halloween DJ dance party.
Details: Free, 21 and up, 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Cerda 7 Cantina y Comida, 639 Main Ave., www.cerda7cantinaycomida.comLive tunes at Wild Horse SaloonCostume contest with cash prize and live music by Aaron Einhouse at Wild Horse Saloon.
Details: $5 – 21 and over, $10 – 18 to 20, 18 to enter, 21 to drink, party at 6 p.m., music at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 East Second Ave., www.facebook.com/WildHorseSaloonDurangoFall Fest at Three SpringsThe Fall Fest at Three Springs will have trick-or-treating, food vendors, a pumpkin patch, and arts and crafts for the whole family.
Details: Free entry, all ages, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Three Springs, 175 Mercado St., www.threespringsdurango.comSwampy Tonk at BalconySlowdraw gets their weirdo, neo-country on at Balcony for the Halloween weekend and Balcony’s anniversary party.
Details: Free, 21 and over, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, Balcony Bar and Grill, 600 Main Ave., www.balconybarandgrill.comSundayLowrider and hip-hop show at FLC5K Schools Not Prisons Run from 10-11 a.m. Lowrider and car audio show in Jones parking lot from noon-2 p.m. Hip- hop slam featuring Xamorai and Kaos, DJ Mowgli, K. Benally and Letsjusb, DJ Young Native, and Def I. from 2-4 p.m.
Details: $15 for the 5K, free car show, $5 hip-hop slam, all ages, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29, Fort Lewis College, Student Union, Vallecito Room, 1000 Rim Dr., www.facebook.com/fortlewiscollegesociologyclubMonday and TuesdaySpooky tunes at ACTLiver Down the River and Elder Grown will do two days of shows – alternately headlining – at the ACT to get Halloween hella started. Monday’s show is 18 and over. Tuesday’s show is 21 and over.
Details: $15 general, $40 VIP for EACH show, doors 7:30 p.m., show 8:30, Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31, Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr., www.animascitytheatre.comTuesdayHalloween cemetery tourGhost Walk Durango hosts a dark and spooky tour of Durangoland. Your admission fee includes a two-hour tour, flashlight, and either a T-shirt or umbrella. Tour is limited to 30 folks.
Details: $50, 15 and up, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, tour starts at 201 East 12th Ave. (Old High School), www.ghostwalkdurango.comHaunted Durango Train Museum ExperienceRailroad museum curator Jeff Ellingson recounts macabre tales of the train yard at this ghoulish tour. Limited to 30 guests.
Details: $20, 18 and up, 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, D&SNG Railroad and Museum, 479 Main Ave., www.durangotrain.com/events/full-moon-ghost-crawlThe undead take over DurangoGet zombified (or just get any kinda costumed) and hang on Main from 11:59 p.m. on Halloween until the wee hours with the Durango Halloween Zombie/Monster March.
Details: Free, 18 and up (but 21 and up to pub crawl), 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, party/parade starts at College and Main, www.facebook.com/durangozombiemonstermarchDurango Critical Mass Halloween rideGet on wheels (bikes, boards, Rollerblades, etc.), throw on a costume, and meet at Buckley Park for a Halloween bike parade.
Details: Free, all ages, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, parades starts at Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave., www.facebook.com/DurangoCriticalMassMidweek mega partyCome to Lady Falc’s Halloween party in costume between 10-11 p.m. and you’ll get a zombie cocktail on the house. Prizes for top three costumes.
Details: Free, 21 and over, 10 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, Lady Falconburgh’s, 640 Main St., www.facebook.com/ladyfalconburghs