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June 3, 2017
9:30am - 12:00pm

Zuke’s Mutt n’ Strut Festival & 5K

It’s Durango’s dog-friendliest event of the year!  

Come enjoy a day on the mountain with your best friend.  We have a morning full of activities that you and your dog will love.

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June 17, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm

“Beach Fest” Field Day!

Join us for this fun day on the mountain, with an afternoon full of all the classic ‘field day’ events you love!  This event is fun for all ages — parents, you are encouraged to join in the fun with ...

July 1, 2017
12:30pm - 7:30pm

Bands, Brews, & BBQ

Durango’s favorite summer music festival is back!  We’ve got a full day of music with a lineup of great bands, presented by Modelo Beer!

 

Your all-inclusive ticket gets you a great BBQ meal, your first beer, and six hours of great ...

July 8, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Brew

Come join us for a fun day of summertime beer drinking!  Summer Brew, presented by Liquor World, is Purgatory Resort’s mid-summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers!

These are the beers you turn to on a hot, ...

July 10, 2017 to July 30, 2017

Music in the Mountains

Come celebrate the 31st year of Music in the Mountains and enjoy excellent classical music performances in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort throughout the month of July.

July 10: Chocolate Indulgence, Benefit Event

July 14: Eileen Ivers, World Concert

July 15: First ...

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July 10, 2017
7:00pm - 9:30pm

Music in the Mountains: Chocolate Indulgence

Enjoy views of Twilight Peaks while sampling a variety of handcrafted and artisan desserts. Animas Chocolate Company and the Ore House restaurant will create numerous “duets” that pair handcrafted chocolate desserts with a specialty cocktail, beer,or wine as a prelude ...

July 14, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains: Eileen Ivers, World Concert

Fiddler Eileen Ivers has established herself as the pre-eminent exponent of the Irish fiddle in the world today. She’s been called “a sensation” by Billboard magazine, a “virtuoso” by the Irish Times and “the future of the Celtic fiddle” by ...
July 15, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Mountains: First Chair

Come enjoy classical music in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort!

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Wendy Warner, cello

UDOW: Mountain Myths, for brass and percussion (world premiere)

MOZART:  Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551, “Jupiter”

 DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto in B minor. Op. 104

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July 16, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Mountains: Paradise Run

Come enjoy classical music in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort!

Thomas Heuser, guest conductor

Inna Faliks, piano

  SCHUBERT:  Overture to Rosamunde, D. 644  BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

  TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op.64

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July 21, 2017
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Music in the Mountains: The Glamorous Life

Lisa Vroman, vocalist

Gregory Hustis, conductor

Enjoy a multi-course dinner with wine plus live & silent auctions, all followed by a Pops orchestra concert celebrating the music of Broadway.

Hear favorites such as Jewel Song/ I Feel Pretty (Gounod/Bernstein) To Keep My Love Alive (Rodgers & Hart) Isn’t ...

July 22, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Mountains: Pandemonium

Enjoy a night of classical music in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort!

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

David Korevaar, piano

  MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90,“Italian”  LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, S. 124

  DEBUSSY: Petite Suite, L. 65

SIBELIUS: Finlandia, Op. 26

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July 28, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains: Jazz Jubilee

Byron Stripling, conductor and trumpet

Enjoy a musical celebration of JAZZ with the full Festival Orchestra performing hits such as Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Meditacao (Meditation), Maple Leaf Rag, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Sweet Georgia Brown, Black Bottom Stomp, ...

July 29, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Mountains: Black Diamond

Enjoy classical music in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort!

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

  WAGNER: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Concerto TBD: Conservatory Concerto Competition Winner

  SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
July 30, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Mountains: The Summit

Enjoy classical music in the festival tent at Purgatory Resort!

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Richard White, tuba

Shannon Lee, violin

  BORODIN: Overture to Prince Igor  GRIEG: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1

  WILLIAMS: Tuba Concerto in F minor

  SAINT-SAËNS: Havenaise, Op. 83

  SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

  ENESCU: Romanian ...

August 5, 2017
9:00am - 1:00pm

Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year.

This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and ...

August 18, 2017 to August 19, 2017

Mushroom & Wine Festival

The Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.  Our Mushroom & ...

September 23, 2017
9:00am - 1:00pm

Darn Tough Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company

For all you trail runners out there, the Darn Tough Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you.

Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to ...

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