Born on this day: - PAUL BUTTERFIELD, MILLA JOVOVICH, WILLIAM SAFIRE, KATHY BOWERS, GEORGE CAPPIS, RICK DESELM, KARL FRANCIS, ERIC REESER, ROB SCHULTHEIS, JAMES HARDY, SHELLY DECKER, KATHY McLAUGHLIN, ADRIAN CUNARD, JEANNINE DOUCET, BRENDA BENTZEN
At the Nugget: WIDOWS (2h 9min R) 5:30 & 8pm
A winter solstice memorial celebration for former KOTO DJ and longtime area resident Billy Joe Moffat will be held at 4 p.m. December 21st at the Dolores Community Center. Please bring cuisine or libations, your smile, and memories of Billy. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to KOTO Community Radio by calling (970) 728-4334 or by going to koto.org and clicking the donate button.
Talking Gourds Poetry will host poet duo Ruth Duffy and Mike Olschewsky, of Nucla. They will perform in Norwood at the Meadowlark House (72 Greager Lane), tonight at 6:30pm. Tomorrow they will perform at Telluride Arts HQ @ 6pm.This month’s theme is teachers.
The Telluride High School Philanthropy Club, in conjunction with Reach Out and Read Colorado, is hosting a book drive December through February. Donate New or Gently-Used Children’s Books at designated boxes located at the Elementary and High School, the post office and the library. Books donated will be given to children who receive care at the Telluride Med Center. More information can be found at reachoutandread.org
The 5th annual Telluride Holiday Pop-Up Market will be at the Sheridan Opera House Show Bar today, 11am-7pm.
Telluride Film Fest presents one showing of the film, MID 90s. Thursday, Dec.20 at 6:15pm. Nugget passes not accepted.
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
The Wilkinson Library invites kids to come by after school for food, games, and crafts at their Holiday Party. Thursday, Dec. 20th, 3:45-5pm.
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.
Wilkinson Library and Between the Covers present Authors Uncovered ft. Marla Meredith and “High Altitude Cuisine.” At the library, tomorrow @ 6pm.
Telluride's favorite Peter Pans are back with DUDE AND BRO GET REAL. An original comedy about facing life's challenges, growing up and getting old, with music by Telluride Theatre! Dec. 18-21 at the Sheridan Opera House, 8pm nightly. Telluride Theater will bring the performance to the Sherbino Theater in Ridgeway on Dec. 22 & 23 @ 8pm.
Spanish Happy Hour @ Esperanza's meets this Thursday, Dec 20 at 5:00 pm. Practice Spanish with Jill and Gloria from the library and other Spanish speakers from the community. All levels are welcome!
The Telluride Elks Lodge will host a free spaghetti dinner tonight at 6pm. The public is invited to learn more about what the Elks and the American Legion provide for the community! For more information, contact Mark at 728-6362.
A free avalanche awareness program will be held at Rebekah Hall, tonight at 7pm.
This Thursday, Dec. 20th, Ridgeway Yoga Shala welcomes you to experience Kirtan, call and response chanting, with Melanie Law and guest drummer Jonathon Barfield. 6-7:30pm.
Between the Covers Bookstore invites you to a Holiday Happy Hour Book Launch Party for local author, Nancy B Frank, for her new art book, "Up Close and Personal: The Equine Paintings," on Thursday, December 20th, from 5 to 6pm, at the store.