Born on this day: OLIVER NORTH, JULIE KAVNER, JUNE ALLYSON, JOHN COUGAR MELLANCAMP, AL MARTINO, YO YO MA, ELAINE DEMAS, CHRIS GERDTS, TODD HOPGOOD, NANCY DECASTRO, NATE LANSING, GINA MASTALI, TOM WEEKS, MARTY BREGMAN, STAN LUDWIG, DONA ROBINS, JERRY VASS, ROBERT DUMIT, BROOKE WHITE, DESMOND TUTU, TODD WILSON, NATHANIEL RATELIFF
At the Nugget: 7:00pm AD ASTRA (2 hr 3 min PG-13)
Colorado Sierra Club and Sheep Mountain Alliance are hosting a free screening of the film, Reinventing Power, a renewable energy documentary, tonight at Jagged Edge. Film starts at 6:30pm.
The Telluride Historical Museum invites you to explore the iconic Lone Tree Cemetery in the ambiance and eeriness of lantern light. The lamplight tours will take place Fridays during October; October 11, 18, 25 @ 6 p.m. Meet at Shed in the middle of the cemetery. Please purchase tickets in advance by calling the museum at 970-728-3344, (limited space available). Dress warm and bring a flashlight!
The Pinhead Institute will host the 34 Pinterns as they present on what they did this summer. Tonight, at the Sheridan Opera House, 5:30-6:30pm. This is free and open to all.
The Telluride Jewish Community will hold an Erev Yom Kippur-Kol Nidre service at the Sheridan Opera House, Tuesday, October 8th, 7pm. On Wednesday, October 9th, there will be a Yom Kippur Spiritual Walk and Discussion at 10:30am- meet at the Bear Creek Bridge. That evening There will be a Yom Kippur Service and Potluck at the Opera House. Please RSVP to telluridejewishcommunity.com
The 10th Annual BRAvo Auction, benefitting the San Miguel Resource Center and Bosom Buddies, is Thursday October 10th 7:30 pm at the Sheridan Bar.
EcoAction Partners will host a Green Business Roundtable, Wednesday October 9th 12:15 - 1:00 pm in the program room at Wilkinson Library. This is free to attend and lunch/refreshments will be provided! Please RSVP to at email@example.com.
On Saturday October 12th, on Indigenous peoples Day, the award winning Navajo duo Sihasin (SEE-HAW-SIN) returns to Telluride at the Liberty for an evening of music and more. The show is all ages and starts at 7 P.M.
The Norwood Community Grain Mill will have an open house on October 19th. There will be a free workshop, taught by Julie Zavage, at the Livery, 9am-1pm, which will cover integrating small grains into small-to-mid scale vegetable or livestock operations, and ideas for marketing. Blue Grouse Bread will have a Community Pizza Party to celebrate the Open House of the Norwood Community Grain Mill, 1-3pm.
The 17TH Annual Ouray County Winter Sports Swap will be held Friday, October 11th, 5-8pm and Saturday the 12th, 9am-1pm, at the Ridgway Elementary School. You will be able to purchase your Telluride Ski Resort season passes as well. If you have gear or clothing to sell, you may drop it off at the Ridgway Elementary School between 11:00-4:00 on Friday.
The public is invited to the School Board Candidate Forum on tonight, from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Palm Theatre. Banks Brown (former School Board member), will be moderating. There are 5 candidates running for 3 positions. Candidates are - Len Metheny, Jenni Ward, Adam S. Chambers, Cheryl Carstens Miller and Dylan Brooks. Food and drinks will be offered as well as child care.
Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of the book Braiding Sweetgrass, is Wilkinson Public Library’s One Book, One Canyon (OBOC) author for 2019. There will be book discussions tomorrow at 12:30pm and Wednesday, October 9th, at 5:30pm. Kimmerer will lead a writing workshop on Monday, October 14th, from 1:30 to 3:30pm (advance sign up required at telluridelibrary.org), followed by a book talk and signing at 6:00 pm at the library. Copies of Braiding Sweetgrass are available at the library, while supplies last.