DGO’s weekend picks in and near Durango

by DGO Web Administrator

Get lost in a magical gardenThe devastatingly fabulous Merely Players bring the beloved young adult novel “The Secret Garden” to the Durango Arts Center stage (802 East Second Ave.). The musical tells the tale of a brat-ass kid sent to live with an unkind uncle. Young Mary is forced to grow the hell up after she finds a mysterious new friend and the hard beauty of the world.

It’s the last weekend of the show, but you can still catch scattered tickets for early (1 p.m.) and evening (7 p.m.) showings on May 11, 12, and 13. $25.

Details at www.durangoconcerts.com

Have a dyn-O-mite dance nightPut on your platform boots and gold fringe vest and dance under a disco ball at the Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr., on Saturday, May 13. Wear a costume and get drink specials, along with far-out prizes for best boogie during the dance-off and best costume.

$5 or $10 VIP upstairs access.

Doors at 8:30 p.m. music starts at 9.

21 and over.

Run, don’t walk, to see The CragsHey all you moondoggies and boppin’ babes, tear it up at The Crags show this Saturday, May 13, at Balcony Backstage, 600 Main Ave. Be-bop-a-lula it there by 9:30 p.m. for rockabilly surf tunes that will get a whole lotta shakin’ going on.

21 and over.

Information: www.balconybarandgrill.com

Outdoor adventure via Maria’s BookshopThe fastest boat ride down the Colorado River ever happened in 1983 after massive flooding. Kevin Fedarko will read from “The Emerald Mile,” a nonfiction account of the legendary, crazy-dangerous, Grand Canyon ride, on Saturday, May 13.

This all-ages event is free, unless you buy a book (and you should!). The shindig starts at 5 p.m. at 4Corners Riversports, 360 S. Camino Del Rio, #100.

Booze it up and talk books Head to Animas Brewing Co., 1560 East Second Ave, on Monday, May 15 for Books and Brews, hosted by the Durango Public Library. Nerd out with other booklovers over a brewski, then at 7 p.m. bookaddict attendees will be invited to talk about the books they’ve been reading lately. You’re bound to leave with new reading pals and book titles to add to your to-read list.

21 and over.


Information: www.durangopubliclibrary.org


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media

Most Popular

Get The Latest Updates

Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

No spam, notifications only about new products, updates.


On Key

Related Posts

DGO July 2023 Page 14 Image 0001

The fall of Satan’s Den

The Story of David Parker Ray, one of New Mexico’s Most Notorious predators Amanda Push SPECIAL TO DGO Warning: This article contains disturbing descriptions of

DGO May 2023 Page 14 Image 0001

The epic stoner coloring book

Grab your markers, blunt, and color to your heart’s content to win some cool weedy prizes We want you to do something that adults never

AR 210529994

Film capsules

Stowaway leaves quite a bit to be desiredMovies set in space are almost as bad as films built around time travel movies. The amount of

Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

Get notified about new articles