Born on this day: KATHLEEN TURNER, PAULA ABDUL, GARFIELD THE CAT, TOM SLOCUM, DIANA STAFFORD, ADAM SUCHARSKI, DIANE TUTT, LOUIS JORDAN, GENA ROWLANDS
At the Nugget: 5:30pm & 8:00pm ROCKETMAN (2h 1min R)
The 46th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival begins tomorrow, and with it, KOTO begins our live broadcast of the music. Regular programming for KOTO will return Monday, June 24th. Thank you!
Kick off your Bluegrass weekend with the Jon Stickley Trio, for the First Grass Concert. Tonight at the Sunset Plaza, 5-8pm.
A free weekly River Surfing Demo night, hosted by Montrose Water Sports, begins tonight, at the Montrose Water Park. 6-8pm, continuing every Wednesday, through August 7th.
The Annual Bike Auction will take place Friday, June 28th at 1pm. Located at the skate park on the corner of Willow and Pacific, viewing starts at 11am.
Come enjoy a FREE screening of Little Giants, as part of “Movies Under the Stars,” in Reflection Plaza in Mountain Village (the plaza directly adjacent to the Madeline Hotel), tomorrow, June 20th. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8:45).
EcoAction Partners' GREENLIGHTS LED light bulb program, sponsored by SMPA and local municipalities, is underway, and will run through June 30th. Today, the Mountain Village Farmers Market will have extremely discounted LED light bulbs, 11am-4pm. To purchase the light bulbs you must present your SMPA bill or SmartHub on your phone with an active account number and service address.
The Telluride Elks will host a Pancake Breakfast at the Lodge, Friday-Sunday June 21-23, 9am to noon.
The Wilkinson Library is bringing Michael Dixon and his lathe to Telluride, June 20th, 3:30-6:30pm. Local artists are invited to record music directly to vinyl. Drop in or sign-up day of at the library. Acoustic Instruments only. More information can be found at telluridelibrary.org and michaeldixonvinylart.com.
The Artists of Rico will be showing their work the week of July 4th at the Mercantile building on Main Street, in Rico. All are welcome to attend. The show will be open Wednesday-12-6pm, Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday 12-6pm and possibly some hours on Saturday and Sunday.
Authors Uncovered at the Wilkinson Library will host author and endurance athlete Jennifer Pharr Davis. Davis will present on her new book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience. June 24th, 6-7pm in the Program Room.
Practice your Spanish skills with other Spanish speakers in the community at the library’s Spanish Happy Hour. At Esperanzas, tomorrow, 5-6:30pm. All levels welcome!
The next SMEF meeting will be Monday, June 24th, in the WPL at 5pm, in the Telluride Room. The public is always welcome!
IN TOWN OF TELLURIDE PARKING NEWS: Parking meter rules are still in effect, however the 2-hour restriction has been lifted. Also, Telluride High School is offering parking for $20/day.