Birthdays: DON JOHNSON, TIM CONWAY, DAVE CLARK, MO VAUGHN, JIM McNAIR, HEIDI RAMSEY, JAMES PEABODY, KATHY BUSH, JODI HOWERTON, BINNIE ZOERNER, JENNIFER SAFTLER, JOE ANTISTA, CATHY MITZCAVITCH, MIKE DOLAN
At the Nugget: WIDOWS (2h 9min R) 5:30 & 8pm
There will be a memorial service for James Martin Hollrah today at Christ Presbyterian Church, 10am.
The public is invited to help the Durango Bird Club this Sunday, as they conduct their annual Christmas Bird Count. This count is part of a nationwide census of wintering birds. Since they will accompany experienced birders, participants do not need to be experts at identifying birds. TO SIGN UP contact John Bregar at email@example.com or (970) 385-1814.
The 5th annual Telluride Holiday Pop-Up Market will be at the Sheridan Opera House Show Bar on Sunday and Monday, Dec. 16th & 17th, 11am-7pm both days.
Met at the Palm presents La Traviata, today at 11:00am. Approx. runtime of 3:32 [2 Intermissions].
The Mountain Village HOLIDAY PRELUDE begins today! Festive activities for the whole family will be offered throughout Mountain Village. Head to their website, townofmountainvillage.com for a complete schedule of events.
Bring your own ukulele and jam out to all of your favorite holiday music with other ukulele players at the Wilkinson Library. Family Holiday Uke Jam is Wednesday, Dec. 19th at 5:30pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome!
Talking Gourds Poetry will host poet duo Ruth Duffy and Mike Olschewsky, of Nucla, at Telluride Arts HQ, Tuesday Dec. 18th @ 6pm. They will perform in Norwood at the Meadowlark House (72 Greager Lane), Monday, Dec.17th at 6:30pm. This month’s theme is teachers.
The Telluride Nordic Center will offer clinics on Classic Skiing, every Monday, and Skate Skiing, every Tuesday, throughout January. First clinics are January 7th and 8th, 12-1pm at the Nordic Center in Town Park. Call 728-1144 to register.
The Ouray Elks Stocking Stuffing and Potluck is Friday, Dec. 21st @ 6pm.
Cub Scout Pack 500/Boy Scout Troop 500 meets Wednesday, December 19th, 3:30 p.m. At the Elks Lodge. Contact Janet Kask @ 708-1264 for more information.
The Colorado Drag Project is bringing the holiday spirit to Telluride. Don’t miss the Drag Cabaret Dinner and Benefit Show for the San Miguel Resource Center. That takes place December 21st @ 6pm at Sideworks. The entertainment continues with a Very Blowing Christmas at O’Bannon’s, December 22nd at 8pm. More information can be found at coloradodragproject.com
Tonight is the last performance of the Ouray County Players adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” Live Radio Show. Performed in front of the audience complete with music and live sound-effects at the Wright Opera House. Tickets at wrightoperahouse.org
A free avalanche awareness program will be held at Rebekah Hall, Monday Dec. 17th at 7pm.