Where’s your head at?Learn to be a little nicer to yourself at a free community presentation on an introduction to mindful self-compassion with certified trainer Myoung Lee. Become more positive by treating yourself with love and kindness. Now give yourself a hug, and check back next week for our cover story on Lee and others practicing alternative methods of spirituality.
Details: July 26, free, 6 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Ave., centerformsc.org/organizer/myah-mindfulness
Ride ‘em cowboyFiesta Days closes out this weekend with the 83rd Annual Fiesta Days Parade, rodeo performances, Fiesta Queen Coronation, and a cowboy pancake breakfast. Be sure to wear your assless chaps, sans denim.
Details: July 26-29, $12, various times, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., durangofiestadays.com
MoonwalkHike the Chimney Rock National Monument on a 2.5-mile lighted trail to the mesa top. Watch the full moon rise and hear a speaker talk about human relationships to the sky, and wave hello to the man on the moon. Book online to guarantee a spot on the tour.
Details: July 27, $15, 6:30 p.m., Chimney Rock, guests must enter through the Hwy 151 entry gate, chimneyrockco.org
The hills are alive… Music in the Mountains classical music festival comes to an end with orchestra performances spotlighting piano by Tony DeSare and violin by Sirena Huang and Guillermo Figueroa, all on different nights.
Details: July 27-29, starting at $46, Festival Tent at Purgatory, 1 Skier Place, musicinthemountains.com
And more folk musicIn case you haven’t had your fill of folk this summer, Four Corners Folk Festival is here. The three-day event features Nahko And Medicine For The People, The Dawg Trio, Sam Bush, and many more.
Details: Aug. 31-August 2, various prices, various times, Reservoir Hill Park, 320 Hot Springs Blvd., Pagosa Springs, folkwest.com