Veterans Day Parade participants march up Main Avenue in 2021 as crowds gather along the sidewalks waving flags and cheering. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)

Jerry McBride

Highlight of the week

To celebrate Veterans Day on Friday, the annual parade will take place beginning at 11 a.m. on Main Avenue. The parade will begin at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot, 479 Main Ave., and head north.

Wednesday, November 9

Durango High School third year Veterans Day Breakfast and Assembly, 8:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m., DHS, 2390 Main Ave. Free, but RSVP. Local veterans are invited. RSVP to 799-6263.

Free Audience Event, 9am-5pm, 450 South Camino del Rio No. 205. RSVP: 719-627-9271.

Incredible first female archaeologists, 7 p.m., Lyceum Hall, Center for Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: Call 903-3929, email [email protected] or visit SJBAS.ORG.

Thursday, November 10

Free Audience Event, 9am-5pm, 450 South Camino del Rio No. 205. RSVP: 719-627-9271.

Vernissage Pastiche Art, 5-7 p.m., Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. Artistic opening by seven local artists. Details: www.quiltedglass.net.

Friday-Saturday, 11-12 Nov.

Bayfield High School Theater Club presents the Agatha Christie murder mystery, “Murder on the Nile”, 7 p.m., Bayfield High School Performing Arts Center, 800 County Road 501, Bayfield. $7 adults, $5 students, tickets available at the door.

Friday November 11

Fort Lewis College Open House, 9am-4pm, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Register: https://bit.ly/3t4C6YI.

Parade of veterans11 a.m. Main Ave.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Saturday November 12

Expo What a Girl Wants, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fort Lewis College Student Union Ballroom, 1000 Rim Drive. $8 (a portion goes to support Durango SASO) Tickets and details: https://bit.ly/3DqyR1P

Seminar of the second Saturday series of the Animas museum, 1 p.m., registration required at animasmuseum.org.

Tuesday, November 13

FLC String Chamber Orchestra and String Chamber Ensembles – “Silent Woods”, 3 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free.

Monday November 14

Environmental issues on the Colorado River, 4-5 p.m., Center for Southwestern Studies Lyceum, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free.

Tuesday, November 15

New Orientation for Winter Volunteers, 2-3 p.m., Adaptive Sports Association, 463 Turner Dr. No. 105. Details: Call 259-0374, email [email protected] or visit asadurango.com.

Helpline Advocate Training, 9 a.m. Details: Call 247-4374, email [email protected] or visit alternativehorizons.org.

Midday music student recital, 1 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free.

Community Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Breen Community Building, 15300 County Road 140 Hesperus. Details: stophesperussolar.com.

Wednesday-Thursday, 16-17 Nov.

Bayfield High School Theater Club presents the Agatha Christie murder mystery, “Murder on the Nile”, 7 p.m., Bayfield High School Performing Arts Center, 800 County Road 501, Bayfield. $7 adults, $5 students, tickets available at the door.

Wednesday, November 16

Screening of the film “Thirst for Justice”, 5:30-8 p.m., Vallecito Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: [email protected]

Transgender Remembrance Day, Doors open 6 p.m. for drop-off, 6:30-7:30 p.m. service, Fort Lewis College Ballroom, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: [email protected]

Thursday, November 17

Dr. Matthew Thompson, 7 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, adults – $15 – cash or check at the door; Free for FLC and K-12 students.

Friday November 18

Dist creative Ignacio. Meet and greet5-6:45 p.m., Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Avenue. Details : Ignaciocreativedistrict.org.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

3rd Ave. Arts presents pianist Lisa Campi Walters, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave., $20 adults, $5 students 12 and up, https://bit.ly/3hp7EW7.

Saturday November 19

Free Truffle Day11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Animas Chocolate Co., 920 Main Ave., Details: Call 317-5761 or email [email protected]

High Altitude Blues, 6-9 p.m., Weminuche Woodfire Grill, 18044 County Road 501, Bayfield.

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