Authors unveil the mysteryGet your magnifying glasses and questions out, sleuths, cuz mystery authors Margaret Mizushima, Emily Littlejohn, and Scott Graham will be telling Durango about how awesome it is to write mysteries, along with giving some inside info on their new releases. Learn about what it takes to take on the Sherlock craft of weaving together twists and turns that make mystery novels so damn fun to read. Be sure to stick around after for the Q&A and book signing after the panel.
Details: Nov. 8, Colorado Mystery Authors, 6:30 p.m., free, Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave., mariasbookshop.com
Run, girls, run!We personally don’t really like to move, but we would for Girls on the Run Durango 5K! About 550 girls from La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, San Miguel, and Archuleta counties, who have trained for this 5K, will participate in this long ass run. Girls on the Run is a nonprofit dedicated to helping girls activate their inner strength and potential. We think that’s pretty rad.
Details: Nov. 10, Girls on the Run Durango 5K, 9:30 a.m., $25-35, Three Springs Durango, 175 Mercado Street, gotrwesterncolorado.org
What a girl wants, what a girl needsTell us what you want, what you really, really want. Well, this weekend, you can make that known at the What a Girl Wants Expo. Bask in the glory of all the things you could want as a woman, from home business tips and self-defense products to health and fitness merchandise and more. Check out the all-female cocktail and bartending competition, take yoga classes, and make the most of getting to know the other chicks in your community.
Details: Nov. 10, What a Girl Wants Expo, 10 a.m., $5, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., fourcornersexpos.com