• Summer Sunday: Summer Uniforms

    3 days ago.

    We all wore them. We had to. Without exception, every single kid employed at the amusement park by the lake was obliged to wear the same uniform, red and blue striped collared jerseys, khaki shorts. The teenagers who served cotton candy,…

  • Pinhead: 6th Annual Science of Cocktails, 6/25

    1 week ago.

    Pinhead Institute’s 6th annual Science of Cocktails supports local STEM programming. General admission to the Science of Cocktails is $50 and includes private demonstrations, cocktail samples, appetizers, desserts, and a vote for People’s Choice, Top Shelf admission is $100 and also…

  • Mountain Munchkins Hosts 9th Annual Touch-A-Truck

    1 week ago.

    Mountain Munchkins Child Care and Preschool  in Mountain Village will host the ninth annual Touch-A-Truck, a kid-centric fundraising event in which children can touch, climb, explore, and sit in the driver’s seat of a variety of vehicles: service vehicles, work…

  • Summer Sunday: Father's Day

    1 week ago.

    Father’s Day. What does it actually mean? Mother’s Day has clear, crisp expectations: flowers followed by brunch followed by more flowers. But dads lack that stock celebration. As a child, I remember making homemade cards, baking enormous cake-sized cookies, and…

  • Mountain Village: Market on the Plaza Returns

    2 weeks ago.

    Cue the overture to the “Sound of Music.” In the Telluride region, the hills are alive with the sound of chirping birds, babbling mountain streams, and the constant chatter of festivarians gathering weekly to enjoy the rich cultural bounty. Also…

  • Where TAB Funds Went This Year

    4 weeks ago.

    The Telluride AIDS Benefit gives away $148,000 to seven beneficiary organizations in 2016. Within the past few weeks, the  Telluride AIDS Benefit (TAB) gave away $148,000 to seven AIDS treatment and prevention groups in Colorado and Africa, marking an incredibly successful year…

  • Mountain Village: New Summer Activities & Events

    4 weeks ago.

    Free concerts, lectures, wellness events & more to entertain all summer long in Mountain Village. This summer, Mountain Village will be energy-packed and fun-filled, with a variety of free, family-friendly events taking place throughout the Village Core. With favorite events…

  • 13th Annual Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride: Register Early

    1 month ago.

    Cyclists can now register for the most beautiful road ride in Colorado. Event takes place Saturday, September 3, 2016. Early registration runs through June 6, 2016, but registration remains open up until the event. Go to www.m2dbikeride.com for specifics about how to register. For…

  • Young People’s Theater Presents: “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine”

    2 months ago.

    For the last original play of her 17-year run, Jennifer Julia, artistic director of Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theater, wrote and directed “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine.” The show is scheduled to be performed by students in grades 3 - 5 at…

  • Spring Sunday: Running as the Days Grow Longer

    3 months ago.

    Ed. Note: When Emily wrote this it was Spring in Telluride. In the meantime we've had two storms, and over 2 feet of snow. So, I've decided to leave the slider image titled "Snow Sunday." Her title will continue to…

  • Snow Sunday: Singles Line

    3 months ago.

    Remember back in the day when there was no singles line in Telluride? Instead of being automatically funneled into the lift line and efficiently matched up with an incomplete chair load, you stood in line awkwardly, looked around, then yelled,…

  • Telluride Academy: Sunset Scramble

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Academy hosts Sunset Scramble. Snowshoe events takes place Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m. Adventure begins at base of Lift 4, Mountain Village. Visitors and locals, adults and kids are all invited to attend what Telluride Academy hopes will become…

  • TASP: “20 Years of Blue” Celebration

    4 months ago.

    Tickets for TASP’s “20 Years of Blue” Celebration, $70 in advance.; $75 at the door here. Tickets will also be for sale in Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village in front of the TASP van on Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4,…

  • Snow Sunday: Blackout

    4 months ago.

    When a huge boulder knocked out Telluride’s power a few weeks ago and the entire valley went black for close to 24-hours, a curious thing happened: most of the town was thrilled. People lit candles and settled in for the…

  • Snow Sunday: Moving Out of Town

    4 months ago.

    My cold arrived the same day that the moving boxes arrived. Of course it did. It made sense in some kind of perverse world order that at the same time that I was that packing up the home that had…

  • Snow Sunday: The Power of Women Friends

    5 months ago.

    My daughter came home in tears from school. Girl drama, as we call it, apparently strikes earlier than it did when we were young. She’s only in the first grade, but already the social hierarchy and personality conflicts are starting.…