Festive event (including carnival)

28th Parade of Lights prepares to light up Main Street Cortez

The 28th annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights will be Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. on Main Street in Cortez. The parade’s theme is “Back-Country Christmas.” In a news release,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas prepares for community Thanksgiving dinner

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Grace’s Kitchen are preparing for their 16th annual community Thanksgiving dinner. The meal will begin at the church about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 23, and volunteers...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DC Rat Rod car show meets on Colorado borderland

On a sunny summer day in the plains of the Utah and Colorado border, people from near and far took their cars to the Stateline Bar and Grill for the fourth annual DC Rat Rod Nationalz Car Show. ...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds visit brewfest benefiting Mancos organizations

The third annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest welcomed hundreds of patrons from near and far for music, food and beer – all for local charities. The Mancos Brewing Co. teamed up with Mancos Valley...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days festival brings crowds to Dolores

A large crowd filled Flanders Park in Dolores on Saturday for one of the biggest days on the town’s calendar. The 2017 Escalante Days festival was packed with friendly competition and family fun....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Brewery celebrates 15 years

Celebrate 15 years of good beer and pizza, family-friendly dance parties, and a legacy of live music at the Dolores River Brewery anniversary party Feb. 19. Popular Denver rock band “Strange...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter farmers market has busy second week

Farmers markets are not just a spring and summer activity in Montezuma County. Saturday marked the second weekend of the winter farmers market at the Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery in Dolores....

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Restored Grand Imperial will be unveiled Saturday

As the first train of the year steams into Silverton Saturday, the Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton will reopen, restored to its former glory and charm, and a full day of festive fanfare is...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Broncos to visit Durango

The Super Bowl champions are coming to Buckley Park on Friday. Players, cheerleaders and Miles, the mascot, are visiting as part of the fourth annual Mile High Salute to Fans Tour, and they are...

DATE: April 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

County rejects Bong-A-Thon permit

Montezuma County officials have denied a permit for North America's oldest marijuana event outside of Stoner, Colo.Planning director LeeAnn Milligan said Colorado Invitational Bong-A-Thon officials...

DATE: July 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com and include "Community Calendar" in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries may...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Grateful Dead Tribute show Saturday

Longtime blues musicians Dave Duncan and Wild Billy Kneebone of the local band the Porchlights, are returning to their roots to perform a Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers Band tribute show in...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News