By Molly • October 5, 2011
Check out these local events during the month of October!
October 3 - 8: Fort Lewis College Homecoming Week & Family Weekend
October 6 – 9: Durango Heritage Celebration – Commemorating Durango’s diverse history, focusing on the period from the town’s incorporation in 1881 – 1912.
October 7: Working with the Hummingbirds - Reception from 5 -7:30pm at The Rochester Hotel Exhibition of contemporary paintings and illustrations by Crystal Hartman.
October 15: Manna Soup Kitchen 9th Annual Soup Supper & Auction – Located at 1801 East 3rd Avenue. Call 970-385-5095 for more info.
October 16: Apple Days - Call 970-389-7292 for more information.
October 15, 16, 22 & 23: Pumpkin Patch Express - Ride the train to the pumpkin patch, meet Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy, and bring home the perfect pumpkin! Enjoy live musical entertainment, storytelling, a straw bale maze, games, bounce house, balloons, temporary tattoos and trick or treating! And kids, don t forget to wear your Halloween costumes!
October 27-31: Rockey Horror Picture Show – 8pm-10:30pm. A cult classic and very unique comedy! Call 970-375-7160 for more information. Must be age 21+ (6:00 p.m. show on Saturday will be for all ages)
October 28: 13th Annual Liquor World Wine Tasting Gala & Silent Auction – Many different wines will be featured. This is the Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County’s biggest fund-raising event of the year. Come out to the DoubleTree from 5:30 - 8:30 to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and desserts from some of Durango’s highly-acclaimed restaurants while strolling about to the tunes of a local band. Bid on some of the most sought-after silent auction items featured year after year at this annual event. Tickets are $35.00 in advance and $45.00 at the door and will be sold at Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 120-E Girard, Liquor World, Alpine Bank, April s Garden and Maria s Bookshop. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County.
October 29: Lions Club Chili Feed – Call 970-382-0285 for more information.
October 29: 5th Annual Three Springs Fall Festival – Great family fun from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.