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May
2
Sat
Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train Daily service to Silverton @ DSNGR Train Depot
May 2 – Oct 31 all-day

The DSNGR starts it’s daily train up to Silverton Colorado on Saturday May 2nd 2015 and ends Saturday October 31, 2015.  For questions or ticket booking please visit http://www.durangotrain.com/ or:

Phone

Reservations: (970) 247-2733
General Information: (970) 247-2733
Toll Free: (877) 872-4607
Administration: (970) 259-0274

 

May
23
Sat
44th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic @ race ends at Memorial Park in Silverton
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

WELCOME TO SILVERTON, IHBC RIDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Race begins in Durango and ends in Silverton. Highway 550 is closed from Purgatory (Durango Mountain Resort) to Silverton from 8am to 1:00pm, so please plan accordingly.

 

Jun
6
Sat
Death Ride Tour – Ride for Life @ Grand Imperial
Jun 6 – Jun 8 all-day

Day 1 – Silverton to Telluride
Day 2 – Telluride to Durango
Day 3 – Durango to Silverton

Jun
20
Sat
Hillside Cemetery Work Day @ Hillside Cemetery in Silverton
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Annual Silverton Hillside Cemetery volunteer work day!

Bring tools labeled with your name. Bring a sack lunch.

Tax deductible donations accepted by the San Juan County Historical Society.

Jun
27
Sat
Antique Truck & Car Show – 3rd Annual @ Columbine Park on Blair Street
Jun 27 all-day

The “Antique Truck Historical Society” (www.aths.org) is an International organization. Entrants range from Farmington to Grand Junction. Also participating is: “Old Car Club” of the Four Corners, the “Over The Hill Gang” of Durango, and the “Four Corners Antique Power Association… and MORE.”

The event will be held on Blair Street on Saturday June  27, 2015. This is a fundraiser for the Blair Street Historical Association and a day for the Antique Truckers to show off their vehicles.

The day begins with a waffle breakfast served by local businesses at Columbine Park from 9:00-10:30am. Ticket entitles ticket holder to one waffle served with strawberries, whipped cream, and maple syrup. Choice of coffee, tea, milk or OJ. The waffles will be made from a family sourdough starter that is 60+ years old. Waffles will be made in antique waffle irons and there will be a display of antique waffle irons.

There are about 70 tickets available.Tickets can be purchased through the Chamber/Visitors Center at 414 Greene St. or Call 970-387-5654 for will hold.

Following the breakfast there will be a parade of the antique trucks on Blair Street after which the trucks will be displayed between 12th and 13th Streets until the last train of the day leaves after 3:30pm.

Vehicles Displayed from 9-4 – Vintage Vehicle Parade at 10:30

Anyone with an old truck, car, lawn mower, or anything that is older than 25 years that has wheels is eligible to display their vehicles at the event. There is a $12 registration fee per vehicle and it is a first-come first-serve basis. We only have space for 80 vehicles, so get your registration money in ASAP!

For more info, call Casey (Silverton info) 970-387-5090 or John Miles (vehicle info) 505-215-0924.

Download and print a copy of the registration form here.

All entrants will receive a dash plaque!!!!

Learn more about the event at the Notorious Blair Street website.

The Taste of Silverton! @ Blair Street between 12th and 13th Streets in Silverton
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come sample food and beverages from Silverton’s local restaurants.    Live music!

Bring your ID in order to be served alcohol.

Tickets sold in the Silverton Area Chamber of Commerce tent.

Jul
10
Fri
Hardrock 100 Endurance Run @ Silverton School gym on 12th Street
Jul 10 @ 6:00 am – Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm

Welcome, Hardrock Hundred runners!

Hardrock 100 At a Glance

100-mile run with 33,992 feet of climb and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet with an average elevation of 11,186 feet – low point 7,680 feet (Ouray) and high point 14,048 feet (Handies Peak).

Jul
18
Sat
Kendall Mountain Run & “K2″ Double @ start at 12th and Greene/Finish at Memorial Park
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

The 38th Annual Kendall Mountain Run features a jeep road climb starting from the mountain town of Silverton, Colorado at 9,318 feet to within 300 vertical feet of the summit. The course features a final scramble to the top of 13,066 Kendall Mountain and then returns back down to the finish in Memorial Park where runners are greeted with a barbecue and post race party.

Prize Purse: $2,500

Online registration on Ultrasignup

Elite Athlete Entry: A minimum 10 spots will be reserved for elite athletes. Contact us at moc.g1432337852ninnu1432337852rapia1432337852vara@1432337852ofni1432337852 for entry.

Race Details

Kendall Mountain SkyRace
Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 8:00 AM
Start at 12 Street & Greene
Finish at Memorial Park

Route

Aid Stations
There will be two aid stations along the course that are each accessed twice. They will feature water, carbohydrate drinks, fresh fruit and other snacks.

Race Perks
Gender specific race shirt
Chip timed race results displayed at the finish line
Barbecue in Memorial Park at the finish
Points in the US Skyrunner Series

Massage Services

Susan Catt and her team will be offering massages before and after the race, as well as during the weeks surrounding the race.  Pre-schedule when signing up online, or schedule the day of race if spots are available.

Awards
Prize money to the top 3 male & female runners
1st place male & female Silverton residents
1st place age groups male & female (<20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, >70)

Silverton Barbershop Music Festival @ Silverton School Gym at 12th and Reese Streets
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm

It’s really a thrill to hear and see the festival chorus perform and celebrate harmony in Silverton!

The Silverton Barbershop Music Festival, which has been going on for more than 25 years now, brings together singers from all over the Rocky Mountain District, but especially those from the Western Slope cities–Montrose Black Canyon Chorus, the Grand Junction Bookcliff Chorus, the Farmington Four Corners Harmony Chorus, and the Durango Narrow Gaugers Chorus.

The big public event of the weekend is a show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, which features the Festival Chorus of about 75 singers, as well as area quartets and chapter choruses. Hear popular songs such as Sweet Adeline, Dream a Little Dream, and Battle Hymn of the Republic. There is no admission charge for this public show.

 

Aug
1
Sat
Mountain Man Softball Tournament @ Ball Field at Visitors Center
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day

Don’t miss out on this annual event. Registration deadline is July 24th.