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Rock N’ Roll Snowdown

January 29 - February 2

Event Description

The 42nd annual Snowdown will bring Rock N' Roll lovers from all over the world to Durango to jam. Dress up as your favorite Rock N' Roll musician this year for the many exciting events and activities taking place around town.

Snowdown is a non-profit created to promote Fun, Commerce & Tourism in Durango. It is the original "Cabin Fever Reliever". Outside Magazine rated Snowdown as one of the top 5 winter festivals in the US.Snowdown Facebook

You can check out the history of Snowdown here. Stay tuned for updates on the dates & events for 2020.

Location

Durango

Durango, CO

Snowdown 2020 Schedule Of Events

Sunday

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSun, Jan. 26 at 12:30: Snowdown Opening Ceremony at Purgatory Resort. Come out to start off Snowdown 2020 with the first annual pre-party opening ceremony. DJ Cody will kick off the celebration at 12:30 before a Ski Parade heads down the hill to pass the Snowdown torch from 2019 to now. Come in costume and join the parade.

Happening All Week

All Week Snowdown Theme Contest at Magpie's Newstand Café. Submit your best Snowdown theme idea for 2022 by February 2rd at noon. Make sure it is original, and not redundant or obscene.

All Week Twisted System at Conundrum Escape Rooms. Prove that you are Durango's smartest by solving an enigma of exceptionally difficult proportions. You'll work alone to conquer the challenge and win the coveted title of Durango's Top Puzzler.

All Week Snowdown Search For The Silver Bullet in La Plata County. Use the daily clues provided and the first to find the Silver Bullet to win $250 in prizes.

All Week Build A Bong Contest at Prohibition Herb. Build the most creative bong you can think of with any materials you can imagine. Your bong can be dropped off Wednesday January 29th through Saturday February 1st for judging on Sunday February 2nd.

Wednesday

Wed, Jan 29: Snowdown Scavenger Hunt at Billy Goat Saloon starting at 10 am.

Wed, Jan 29: Snowdown Fashion Do's & Don'ts starting at 12:30, with doors opening at 11:15 and a cocktail hour at 12. Fabulous fashion, food and frolick are guaranteed!

Wed, Jan 29: Costume Contest at Derailed Pour House at 2 PM. Dress in your best costume and dance to 70's, 80's and 90's rockin' music videos.

Wed, Jan 29: Keg Cap Frisbee at The Balcony Bar & Grille at 2 PM. Play frisbee with keg caps at this 21+, free event.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: A Snowdown Rocking House Of Cards at Office Depot at 4 PM. Competitors under the age of 18 will battle it out to see who can make the tallest freestanding tower of index cards in 5 minutes, topped by a small Dixie cup.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: Rockin' Guitar Picks For Teens at the Durango Public Library at 4 PM. Teens and tweens can come to decorate and design custom guitar picks to be used or worn as jewelry.

Wed, Jan 29: Swingin' Rollin' Parent Lego March at 11th Street Station at 4 PM. Join other parents in the test to see who is the most rockin' Mom or Dad with the ultimate test: walking across a medley of lego pieces barefoot.

Wed, Jan 29: 42nd Annual Snowdown Bartenders Contest at Starlight Lounge at 4:30 PM. Whether you are a professional bartender, or an amateur of sorts, come showcase your own cocktail creation for a chance to be the creator of the official Snowdown 2020 Cocktail.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: 15th Annual Snowdown Kid Follies at the Durango Arts Center Theatre at 4 PM. Enjoy the variety of talents of local children, including singing, dancing, acrobatics, magic and more.

Wed, Jan 29: Snowdown Cribbage Tournament at Durango Elks Lodge at 5 PM. Bring boards and cards and play in this hugely popular tournament.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: Spellebration at the Henry Strater Theatre at 5:30 PM. Take part in the one and only spelling showdown of Snowdown.

Wed, Jan 29: Bicycle Roller Races at The Irish Embassy Pub at 6 PM. Bring your bicycle and go head-to-head on stationary indoor rollers. Cover the furthest distance in 15 minutes and win a prize.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: Twilight Nights Triathlon at Purgatory Resort Base Area at 6 PM. Take on cross country skiing, snow shoeing and fat biking alone or with a team.

Wed, Jan 29: Snowdown Euchre Tournament at VFW on 1550 Main at 6 PM. Two-person teams of partners are drawn from a random drawing. Tournament starts at 6 PM or as soon as the brackets are finished.

Wed, Jan 29: Scotch Doubles Billiards at The Garage at 6 PM. Teams of two will play head to head in a double elimination 8-ball tournament, alternating shots after every made ball.

Wed, Jan 29: Beer Trivia at Carver Brewing Co. at 6 PM. Form a team of 4 and call 259-2545 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Wed, Jan 29: Magical Mystery Musical Tour at The Irish Embassy Pub at 6 PM. Enjoy a test of your knowledge of music trivia at Snowdown's oldest music trivia contest.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: Rock Stop And Roll at Durango High School at 6:30 PM. Bring the whole family for a performance by the Durango High School Orchestra and a costume contest for kids 12 & under.

Wed, Jan 29: Ping Pong Tournament at the Starlight Lounge at 6:30 PM. Single elimination, regulation ping pong for players ages 21+.

Wed, Jan 29: Bebop Butt Darts at 11th Street Station at 7 PM. Registration begins on January 28th for this twist on the classic party game "Quarters." Limited to 12 teams.

Wed, Jan 29: Sports Trivia at Cuckoo's Chicken House & Waterin' Hole at 7:30 PM. Test your knowledge of sports at Durango's home for sports with a team of 6.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventWed, Jan 29: Snowdown Teen Follies at Durango Arts Center Theatre at 7:30 PM. Enjoy a showcase of the talents of local children.

Wed, Jan 29: Lip Sync Contest at El Rancho Tavern at 8 PM. Go solo or bring a group for contests based on best performance and crowd favorite.

Wed, Jan 29: Snowdown Jokedown at Derailed Pour House at 8 PM. Tell jokes or show off your stand-up comedy.

Wed, Jan 29: Guinness Games- Operation at The Irish Embassy Pub at 8 PM. Adult players will compete individually for prizes.

Wed, Jan 29: Mechanical Bull Riding Contest at Wild Horse Saloon at 8:30 PM. Hold on tight to the buckin' bull and see how long you can hold on. There will be mens & women's categories.

Wed, Jan 29: Klackers at Starlight Lounge at 9:30 PM. Try your hand at Durango's homegrown dice board game.

Wed, Jan. 29: Guinness Games- Hungry Hungry Hippos at The Irish Embassy Pub at 10 PM. Feed the hippos the fastest and win prizes.

Wed, Jan. 29: DJ and MC Battle at the Starlight Lounge at 10:30 PM. This contest will determine the best DJ and MC in Durango.

Thursday

Thu, Jan 30: Warming Hut And Pin The Lips On Jagger Challenge at ReLove, Consign & Design at 10:30 AM. Stop by between 10:30 AM and 1 PM to warm up and test your skills at Pin The Lips On Jagger.

Thu, Jan 30: Chikin Flickin' Bucket Bonanza at Bird's at 1 PM. Join in on the fun with a hilarious outdoor game of throwing rubber chickens at a chicken bucket target. Teams of four will compete to have the lowest score at the end of the course.

Thu, Jan 30: Family Feud Seasons Rotisserie & Grill at 1 PM. A Snowdown style twist on the TV classic. Four person teams will compete for the top prize.

Thu, Jan 30: Big Wheel Derby at Balcony Bar & Grill at 2 PM. Strap on the required helmet and take a lap around the balcony on the Big Wheel.

Thu, Jan 30: Groadie Tricycle Race at 11th Street Station at 3 PM. Participate in a tournament-style race on tricycles around a special track. Winners will recieve prizes and gift cards.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30: Making Your Own Musical Instrument - Family Style at Powerhouse Science Center at 3:30 PM. Families and kids of all ages are welcome to come create your own rockin' musical instrument.

Thu, Jan 30: Hot Wing Eating Contest at the Animas City Theatre at 4 PM. The name speaks for itself. Eat the most wings and recieve a pound of wings every month for a year.

Thu, Jan 30: FLC Trivia at Fort Lewis College at 4 PM. Participate in a nerd-off as Durango's masters of higher-learning quiz you with a variety of topics.

Thu, Jan 30: Rockin' Rollin' Oyster Slurping at Highway 3 Roadhouse at 4 PM. Men and women will compete to eat as many oysters as possible in 60 seconds. You must sign up the day before the event.

Thu, Jan 30: Name That Tune at 8th Avenue Tavern at 4 PM. Can you name the songs with only 3-20 seconds of the tune? Highest point total wins!

Thu, Jan 30: Boozin' Beacons at Eolus from 4 - 8 PM. Teams will be sent across Durango to compete in games based on life-saving skills, knowledge of the downtown bar scene and Avalanche Beacons.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30:Snowdown Jr. King And Queen Contest at Best Western Rio Grande Inn at 4:30 PM. Watch the final selection of Snowdown's Junior King and Queen.

Thu, Jan 30:La Plata Open Space COnservancy's Craft Spirits And Wine Tasting at Mutu's Italian Kitchen at 4:30 PM. This annual fundraiser is an elegant event featuring wines, spirits, brews, foods and silent auction items. All proceeds benefit the LPOSC's work conserving cherished landscapes and natural resources in Durango.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30:Snowdown Kids Follies at the Durango Arts Center Theater at 4:30 PM.

Thu, Jan 30: TYE Down Fly Tying Contest at The San Juan Angler at 5 PM. Tye your most creative fly design.

Thu, Jan 30: Mock And Roll at the Strater Hotel at 5:30 PM. Join Young People in Recovery for a non-alcoholic pub crawl celebrating local Mocktail menus. Begin at the Strater Hotel Pullman Room to get your passport and spend three hours making 5 stops before returning to the Strater to win prizes and have a dance party.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30: Rockin' Family Dance Party Durango Dance at 5:30 PM. Dance the cold away with other families at this upbeat, positive, boogie woogie dance party.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30:Dodgeball at Durango Community Recreation Center at 5:30 PM. Participants over the age of 16 will compete at this event that raises money for after-school outdoor

Thu, Jan 30: Beer Pong at The Garage at 6 PM. Be part of a 64 team bracket or traditional beer pong.

Thu, Jan 30: Rocky Mountain Oyster Eat Off at Derailed Pour House at 6 PM. Bring your appetite and compete to eat the most bull balls- the winner will earn a beautiful trophy and $$$.

Thu, Jan 30: Air Guitar Hero at the Animas City Theatre at 6 PM. Pick a song and show off your skills to the audience. There will be prizes for best performance, best technical guitar or best costume.

Thu, Jan 30: This Is Utter Nonsense at The Roost at 6 PM. Enjoy the hilarious game of Utter Nonsense, similar to Cards Against Humanity but with accents, impersonations and more to win a round. Teams of 4-6 should work on their best Axel Rose, Jimmy Hendrix and Freddie Mercury and come in costume for a good time.

Thu, Jan 30: Magical Mystery Musical Tour Finals at the Irish Embassy at 6 PM. See Wednesday at 6 PM for details.

Thu, Jan 30:Snowdown Tredmill Challenge at 11th Street Station at 6 PM. Push your limits on the treadmill for 5 minutes to see how high you can climb.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30:3-on-3 Sports Chair Basketball at FLC Life Center Basketball Courts at 6 PM. 1st Annual 3-on-3 Sports chair tournament open to people of all abilities. This is a fundraiser for Tribal Adaptive Organization, a non-profit created by Durango local Noah Blue Elk Hotchkiss whose mission is to use sports as a tool to improve the health and well_ness of Native Americans. All participants can attend a free skills clinic prior to the event to get experience with the sports chairs.

Thu, Jan 30: Magic Carpet Ride at Starlight Lounge at 6:30 PM. Sit on a rug and scoot... first one to finish is the winner.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30: Rockin' Science Trivia at The Powerhouse at 6:30 PM. Four rounds of trivia with one scientific round and one picture round. All ages are welcome, come with a team of 5 or solo to join a team when you arrive.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30: Kayak Pool Slalom at Durango Community Recreation Center at 6:30 PM. Paddlers from Durango Whitewater will host a kayak pool slalom for people of all ages.

Thu, Jan 30:Rock and Roll Pinball Snowdown Showdown at J Bo's Pizza & Rins at 7 PM. Join in on a 3 strike tournament. You will be matched up in groups of 4 and the top 2 winners from each group will earn no strikes per round, whilst the players in 3rd and 4th will earn strikes. Prizes awarded for top 3 rockers and best costumes.

Thu, Jan 30: Champagne Pong at the Animas River Lounge at the DoubleTree at 7 PM. $10 cover for a pair of balls and plenty of bubbles for your plastic glassware. There will also be a dance-off.

Thu, Jan 30: "Talkin S***" Amateur Comedy Competition at Down The Rabbit Hole at 7 PM. Hosted by Comic Uprising. A "Voice"- Style Competition. But with comedy! Limited to 10 contestants who should come prepared with a minimum of 2 minutes of material. Three comics will take on the role of judges/mentors with 5 additional comic performers. That's a lot of funny! Must be 21+

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventThu, Jan 30:Snowdown Teen Follies at the Durango Arts Center at 7:30 PM.

Thu, Jan 30:Battle Of The hAir Bands at the Animas City Theatre at 7:30 PM. Battle of the hAir Bands - Have you always envisioned yourself on stage with Poison or Dokken rockin the house? Now is your chance! The Animas City Theatre welcomes all true hair band fans to show us what you got! In order to enter you must have a full "air" band, no instruments allowed, with at least two song ideas from that band.

Thu, Jan 30:Snowdown Follies Gala Premiere Performance at The Henry Strater Theatre at 8 PM. Enjoy the grand Gala of Snowdown. To attend, put your name on the waitlist by emailing snowdownfollies@gmail.com for this sold out event.

Thu, Jan 30: Drag Race & Fashion Show at El Rancho Tavern at 8 PM. Dress as your best King or Queen of the Drag and strut your stuff.

Thu, Jan 30:Beard Growing Competition at Carver Brewing Company 8 PM. See transformations from November to now in the beard growing competition.

Thu, Jan 30: Arm Wrestling Tournament at Wild Horse Saloon at 8 PM. Test your strength for a chance to win cash prize money and a trophy.

Thu, Jan 30: Flippy Cup at Starlight Lounge at 8:30 PM. Down a cup of beer and be the first to flip your cup upright in this 21+ relay race.

Thu, Jan 30: Guinness Games: Ants In The Pants at The Irish Embassy Pub at 8:30 PM. We're changing it up this year! YOU will wear the pants and your partner will try to fling the ants into them. Arrive early to sign up and play.

Thu, Jan 30:Pick Up Line Contest at Animas City Theater at 9 PM. Test your best one liner on a live audience to see if you have what it takes to seal the deal.

Thu, Jan 30:Snowdown Thursday Plursday at Starlight Lounge at 10 PM. Winner of MC/DJ battle from Wednesday plays! Live music and dancing, 21+.

Thu, Jan 30:Karaoke Contest at 8th Avenue Tavern at 10 PM. Sing your heart out for prizes in the categories of vocalization, performance and showmanship.

Friday

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown T-Shirt Day all day long. Grab your Snowdown apparel from Magpies Newsstand and other businesses and show your support for the event.

Fri, Jan 31: Scavenger Hunt Judging at Billy Goat Saloon at 10 AM. See Wednesday at 10 AM for details.

Fri, Jan 31: Kan Jam at Balcony Bar & Grille at 1 PM. Teams of two will play frisbee horseshoes.

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown Senior Bingo at the La Plata County Senior Center at 1 PM. Bring your friends for Bingo at the La Plata County Senior Center. Costumes welcome. Entry Cost: 25 cents

Fri, Jan 31: Service Industry Scramble at Steamworks Brewing Co at 2 PM. Watch local servers test their skills on a messy and challenging obstacle course.

Fri, Jan 31: Super Sexy Rock N Roll Carwash at 11th Street Station at 3 PM. Come wearing your sexiest superhero gear, get soapy & wet and show off your sexy carwash skills for the judges.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: Rockin' Crafts and Accessories at the Durango Public Library at 3:30 PM. Music themed crafts and rockin' accessories for the whole family! Make sure your look is ready to rock before the parade.

Fri, Jan 31: Drink Up Relay at Fired Up Pizzeria at 4 PM. Bring your team of 4 people to play in a drinking relay game and show your skills! Teams will participate in different games challenging their speed, smarts, and Rock Star status, making their way through a bracket to see who ends up on top! All four players must participate in every game. Space is limited!

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: 2020 Rotary Red Ball Express at Rotary Clubs & Alpine Bank at 4 PM. Rolling of giant red exercise balls down from 2nd Avenue and 10th Street to win $5000, $2000, and $1000 while supporting local nonprofits. If you don't have a ticket you can't win. Must be 21+.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: Snowdown Bed Race at 4 PM between 7th, 8th & Main. Beds will be provided, register before January 19th for the chance to race down Main Street before the parade.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: Spaghetti Dinner at Durango Elks Lodge from 4 - 9 PM. Enjoy a spaghetti and meatball dinner before the nighttime festivities.

Fri, Jan 31: Chili Cook-Off & Bloody Mary Pre-Sale The Roost at 4 PM. Purchase your advance tickets for Saturday's event.

Fri, Jan 31:Hanky Panky at Starlight Lounge at 5 PM. Must Rock n Roll that body to empty the tissue box.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: The Snowdown Light Parade from Main from College Drive to 12th Street at 6 PM (Dusk). Line up to see the amazing themed light floats take over Main.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: Costume Ball and Balloon Drop at Main Mall at 8 PM. Head inside after the parade for a costume ball and balloon drop with music, food, hot drinks, a costume contest, raffle and finale balloon drop. This event is family friendly.

Fri, Jan 31: Veteran's Annual Dance at the American Legion at 7 PM. Enjoy a night of dancing and raise money for the LaPlata County Veterans.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventFri, Jan 31: Ski School Vs. Ski Patrol Snowdown Softball Game at FLC Softball Complex at 7:30 PM. Watch the 42 year rivalry in Ski Softball, where players play the game on skis and boards.

Fri, Jan 31: Teen Dance Con: Solo or Squad at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall at 7:30 PM. Tweens & teens enjoy a safe environment full of food, dancing and more. Parents must sign a permission form.

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown Follies live at the Henry Strater Theater and the Durango Arts Center at 7:30 PM. Enjoy the 37th year of entertainment at this notoriously irreverent review.

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown Follies Videocast at 7:30 PM at the Animas City Theatre. If you did not get a ticket for the event, watch a livestream of it on the big screen at the theatre for half the cost.

Fri, Jan 31: Rock and Roll Live Music Trivia With AOR from ALBQ at Derailed Pour House at 8:30 PM. Guess the songs they rock out for you and win cash prizes and a smarty pants music trophy.

Fri, Jan 31: No Pants Snowdown Dance at Derailed Pour House at 8:30 PM.

Fri, Jan 31: Pole Dancing Contest at Wild Horse Saloon at 10 PM. Men & women have the chance to show off their best moves in front of a live audience. Win and have your bar tab covered.

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown Follies 2nd Performance live at the Henry Strater Theater and the Durango Arts Center at 10 PM. Enjoy the 37th year of entertainment at this notoriously irreverent review.

Fri, Jan 31: Snowdown Follies Videocast 2nd performance at 10 PM at the Animas City Theatre. If you did not get a ticket for the event, watch a livestream of it on the big screen at the theatre for half the cost.

Fri, Jan 31: Karaoke Contest at 8th Avenue Tavern. See Thursdsay 10 PM for details.

Saturday

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Snowdown Balloon Rally & Mass Ascension near HWY 550, North Side of Hermosa Meadows Road at 8 AM. Watch a beautiful display of hot air balloons take over the morning sky.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Snowdown 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at 9 AM at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Bring your team of 3 and play in the tournament for at least 4 games. Prizes and a free event t-shirt will be given to every player.

Sat, Feb 1: Make Your Own French Toast Relay at the Animas River Lounge at the DoubleTree at 10 AM. Teams of 2 will compete in a speed race: make french toast, and then eat it without hands.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Rock and Roll Pinball Snowdown Showdown Jr. at the Garage at 10 AM. Just like the adult pinball snowdown showdown, but for kids!

Sat, Feb 1: Strongman & Strongwoman Competition at CrossFit Durango at 10 AM. All levels and abilities are able to compete in yoke carries, atlas stones, axle lifts and other games.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Kids Snow Games at Folsom Park at 10 AM. Bring your children from 3 yars old to 5th graders for events perfect for them. there will be a special guest, Wilder, at this event.

Sat, Feb 1: Bomber Bowling at Rocky Mountain High at 10:30 AM. In teams of 2-4 people, one person on snow equipment will be jettisoned via team power towards bowling pins, traffic cones, on the other side of the RMH parking lot. Teams will be given points according to how many pins are knocked down, with two top teams receiving prizes.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Rockin' Preschool Dance Party at the Durango Public Library at 10:30 AM. Children and their families are invited to come boogie down to their favorite tunes all morning long at the library. Come dressed as your inner rock star ready to dance and giggle. Ages 2-6.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: PBS Kids Saturday Morning Cartoons at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Admin Building at 11 AM. Rocky Mountain PBS will host a screening of exciting be-bop content from PBS Kids that children and families can enjoy before the chili cook-off. Volunteers will be involved to make this a fun and engaging, family friendly event.

Sat, Feb 1: Bring Your Own Partner Foosball at The Garage at 11 AM. Compete in a 32 team, double elimination foosball bracket.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown 9 Ball Tournament at the Garage at 11 AM. The 24rd year of a double elimination, 64 player bracket will be taking place this year.

Sat, Feb 1: Fly Fishing Casting Contest at Schneider Park at 11 AM. Enter this test of precision and distance.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Snowdown RC Rock Crawl at Kroegers ACE Hardware. Come on down to Kroegers and shred a Remote Control Rock Crawler on our crazy course. We will have demo vehicles for you to drive.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Rock This Way at Buckley Park. Great fun and hilarity for kids, especially if there is snow or mud! A dirty deeds course over which participants riff obstacles to be climbed, crawled under, crossed, or otherwise negotiated to get through the finish line. Ages 5-18.

Sat, Feb 1: Outlaw Josie Pete Golf Tournament at Main Mall Commons at 12 PM. Golfing in Downtown Durango! Costumes and golf make this a "don't miss" Snowdown favorite. Whether you're playing or being part of the rowdy gallery, it is a guaranteed fun time. Each hole is located in a different downtown establishment and created by some of the hottest course designers in Durango. Spectate at one of these locations: Palace Restaurant, Joel's Bar, Derailed Pour House, Starlight Lounge, El Moro, El Rancho, The Elks Lodge, The Diamond Belle Saloon,.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Book Geek Games at Maria's Bookshop at 12 PM. Teams of two will compete in a race of literary battles including speed alphabetization, book-on-the-head balancing, trivia and more.

Sat, Feb 1: How Well Do You Know Y(our) Wine? at Four Leaves Winery from 12-7 PM. Recieve 4 samples of wine, identify 3 out of 4 samples and win a coupon for a free glass of wine. Identify 4 out of 4 to get a free bottle of wine.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Chili Cook-Off at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall at 12 PM. Enjoy a wide variety of chili, brews and soft drinks after judging takes place at 10:30 AM. Tastings will begin at noon.

Sat, Feb 1: Bloody Mary Contest at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall at 12 PM. Vodka, cups and ice will be provided- bring the rest and prepare your own Bloody Mary's to compete.

Sat, Feb 1: Cornhole Tournament at the American Legion Auxiliary at 1 PM.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Cat Yoga at 1309 E 3rd Ave- Rm #15 at 1 PM. Join some of the La Plata county Humane Society's adoptable kitties for a special stray cat strut yoga class! All ages and skill levels welcome. Space is limited so you must RSVP to j.marie.pace@gmail.com.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Canine Fashion Show in the McDonalds parking lot at 1 PM. Bring your best dressed furry friend and enter them to win trophies for funniest, most formal, most look-like and best Snowdown themed costumes.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Hula Hoop Contest at Gazpacho Restaurant at 1 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Kids & Teen Follies Best of Show at Durango Arts Center Theater at 1 PM. See Wednesday 4:30 PM for details.

Sat, Feb 1: Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co at 1 PM. Bring your team of 5, or come to watch as players participate in human foosball. Advanced registration is recommended.

Sat, Feb 1: Broomball Tournament at the Chapman Hill Ice Rink at 1:15 PM. Compete in coed single-elimination 6-6 broomball.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Limbo at Gazpacho Restaurant at 1:30 PM.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Roots to Ranches Screening and Panel at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Admin Building at 1:30 PM. RMPBS will be hosting a premiere screening of Roots to Ranches, a new cooking show on PBS hosted by Southern raised, Denver-based chef Elise Wiggens. Directly following the screening there will be a panel discussion celebrating the influences of ranching, hunting, and foraging in home cuisine and local food culture, including information from La Plata County extension and other community partners on how home cooks can turn their hobbies into cottage-food businesses in the Western Slope.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Snowdown RC Rock Crawl "Scale" R19S Competition at Kroegers ACE Hardware at 2 PM. See Saturday 11 AM for details.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Battle of the Bands Text Off at The Mac Ranch at 2 PM. Participants will put their texting skills to the test with various challenges including an epic Journey through an obstacle course, blindfolded on the Dark Side of the Moon, and more. Bring your whole Motley Crue down to The Mac Ranch, along with your smartphones, and you'll be judged on speed and accuracy, as well as your knowledge of text speak - such as TD2M - 'Talk Dirty To Me' and 'You Are a Star.' A special "Keith Richards" round will be held for all of those text rockers over age 65. Must be 12+.

Sat, Feb 1: Outhouse Staffing at Gazpacho Restaurant at 2 PM. Pack as many of your friends into an outhouse in 2 minutes, and stay with the door shut for 10 seconds.

Sat, Feb 1: Quaffing Tournament at 11th Street Station at 3 PM. A sky-style, table sliding, beer extravaganza.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Scouts Rock at First Presbyterian Church of Durango at 3 PM. Hosted by Scouts BSA Troop 501 - celebrating 82 years in Durango! This is your backstage pass to FAMILY FUN for all of your groupies! Get the band together and head outside for a rockin' winter adventure1 The set list includes snow, sleds, skillz, and songs. Parents must remain with their children during the event (sorry, no drop-offs). All ages welcome!

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Fashion Do's & Don'ts Videocast at 4 PM at the Animas City Theatre. If you missed the fashion show, come out to see the replay on the big screen. Tickets go on sale at the Animas City Theatre box office at noon. on January 18th and the remaining tickets will be available online after an hour.

Sat, Feb 1: Josie Pete's Golf Tournament Awards Party at the Durango Elks Lodge at 4 PM. See Saturday 12 NOON for details.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSat, Feb 1: Family Sock Hop at First Presbyterian Church at 4 PM. Family friendly dance party. Boogie woogie til you just can't boogie no more! Well, until 6 PM anyways.

Sat, Feb 1: Search For The Silver Bullet Awards Ceremony at Joel's Bar at 5 PM See ALL WEEK for details.

Sat, Feb 1: Nintendo 64 Mario Kart at Starlight Lounge at 6 PM. Use those mad gaming skills that you have wasted hours over the years acquiring (and will never get back) to drive a pretend go-kart. If you can't drive 55 and have a need for speed, you're destined to be the survivor.

Sat, Feb 1: Cards Against Snowdown at the VFW at 6:30 PM. Enjoy a Snowdown twist on the funny, dirty game of Cards Against Humanity.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Costume Contest & Dance Party at the Powerhouse Science Center at 7 PM. Wear your best costume and come ready to dance.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Follies at the Henry Strater Theater and Durango Arts Center Theater at 7:30 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Follies Videocast at the Animas City Theatre at 7:30 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Follies at the Henry Strater Theater and Durango Arts Center Theater at 7:30 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: Life Sized Hungry Hippos at the DoubleTree Ballroom at 8 PM. Welcome to the Jungle! Think of the game hungry hippos, but you are the hippo. Grab up to 99 balloons while your teammmate sends you into the pile and pulls you back out on a scooter.

Sat, Feb 1: Guinness Games: Yahtzee! at the Irish Embassy Pub at 8 PM. Players may compete individually or on a team of 4 if the turnout is large.

Sat, Feb 1: Booty Shaking Contest at Wild Horse Saloon at 8:30 PM. Shake your money maker for a chance to win prizes.

Sat, Feb 1: Best Chest In The West at Starlight Lounge at 9 PM. Show off your pectorals- winners will have their bar tabs paid.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Follies at the Henry Strater Theater and Durango Arts Center Theater at 10 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: Snowdown Follies Videocast at 10 PM at the Animas City Theatre.

Sat, Feb 1: Karaoke Contest at 8th Avenue Tavern at 10 PM.

Sat, Feb 1: 11th Annual Costume Gala at Derailed Pour House at 11 PM. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best single costume, best couple costume.

Sunday

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSun, Feb 2: La Plata County Search & Rescue Pancake Breakfast And Silent Auction at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall from 7 AM- 12 PM.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSun, Feb 2: Snowdown Balloon Rally & Mass Ascension at HWY 550 N, N side of Hermosa Meadows Rd at 8 AM.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSun, Feb 2: Snowdown 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament at the Durango Community Recreation Center at 8:30 AM.

Kid Friendly Snowdown EventSun, Feb 2: Snowdown Rock N Roll Worship Service First Presbyterian Church at 10 AM. All ages welcome!

Sun, Feb 2: Snowdown Truck Pull at Illete Fitness at 10 PM. Test your strength in this truck pulling competition with your group of 4. Male, female and co-ed teams will compete.

Sun, Feb 2: Snowdown 8-Ball Tournament at The Garage at 11 AM. Compete in the 23rd year of this double elimination tournament.

Sun, Feb 2: Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament at Starlight Lounge at 12:30 PM.

Sun, Feb 2: Super Bowl Snowdown Slowdown Party at 2 PM at Derailed Pour House. Place your bets and watch the game with all of your friends.

Sun, Feb 2: Build A Bong Awards at Prohibition Herb at 4:20 PM. Come out and see what bong will come out on top.