Perfect pairSummer and patios are great on their own, but when you pair that pair with a food and booze pairing, heads will explode. So many pairs! El Moro will be hosting Craft, a summer food and wine event, with drinks from Colterris Colorado Grande Valley Wine, and whiskey from Laws Whiskey House and Peach Street Distillers.
Details: June 21, $65, El Moro, 945 Main Ave., elmorotavern.com
Spinnin’ spokes The City of Durango is presenting the 9th Annual Clean Commute Week to encourage people to bike to work. It may be smoky out, but as of printing, the event is still on. There is a list of events happening throughout the week, such as a farmers market and an event ceremony with raffles and other prizes. Save the environment and get sweet calves.
Details: June 20-28, free, 12 p.m., Durango Transit Center, 250 W. 8th St., durangogov.org
Little livingTiny home development Escalante Village is hosting an open house. See the location, the sites, and tour some model homes. The event serves as an opportunity to learn more about minimal living while taking advantage of the free coffee and snacks, which we think will be regular size. Register online.
Details: June 23, 8 a.m., Escalante Village property, 224 Baker Lane, escalantevillage.com
Magic 8 ballRound the Riverbend 8 Ball Shootout is not a song from Disney’s “Pocahontas.” It’s a chance for pool sharks to win some cash. Billiards hall Pongas will be hosting the tournament with up to 64 players, who will race to get the black ball in first. An extra $500 will be added to the pot. The top eight players win a payout.
Details: June 23, 10 a.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St., facebook.com/pongas
Penny for your thoughtsWant UFO parking? Let it be heard! Want an enforced daily siesta? Let it be heard! Want a pierogi cart on every corner? Let it be heard! The City of Durango is inviting the community to participate in a forum to discuss the future of our town with Engage With Your City. If you can’t make it in person, sign up by June 21 to participate in the online forum, and let your digits do the talking.
Details: June 25, 5 p.m., Carvers Brewing, 1022 Main Ave., durangogov.org/engage