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2010/11 Winter Calendar Of Major Events In Telluride


Please make note of all the great things happening in Telluride this winter!

The Gondola opens for the winter season.

November 21, 2009 – Gondola Opens

Ski the first day of the 2008/2009 lift-served season in Telluride.

November 27, 2009 -Telluride Ski Resort Opens

Noel Night

December 03, 2009

Shop early and partake in discounts and delicious tidbits in Telluride and Mountain Village stores.

Telluride Artisan’s Guild Holiday Bazaar

December 05, 2008 – December 07, 2009

A grand sale of jewelry, ceramics, fine art, and more—all made by the regional artists and crafts-makers. Telluride High School. Please call for times 970.728.3930


December 13, 2009 – Sunday, December 14, 2009

Telluride Dance Academy presents The Nutcracker at the Palm Theatre, 7 p.m. on Saturday; 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Rock and Roll Academy Winter Concert

December 13, 2009

Telluride’s young musicians take the Sheridan Opera House stage for an all-ages evening of good old rock and roll. 6:30 p.m.

Sitting with Santa

December 21, 2009 – December 22, 2009

Have a free photo taken with Santa and enjoy a cookie holiday craft. Conference Center in Mountain Village, time TBA. 970.728.1904, ext. 5

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

December 24, 2009

Telluride’s slopes are aglow around 6:30 p.m. as skiers carry torches down the mountain toward Telluride.


January 21, 2010 – Wednesday, January 24, 2010

Mountain Village hosts a weekend that includes music, snow sculpting, a torchlight parade, snowmobile jumping events, avalanche dog demonstrations and more.

Chocolate Lovers Fling

Monday, February 06, 2010

Sample chocolate concoctions, bid in a silent auction and dance to benefit San Miguel Resource Center. Conference Center, 7:30 p.m. 970.728.5842

Gay Ski Week

February 22, 2009 – Saturday, February 28, 2009

Show your pride in Telluride: Ski on the mountain, mingle at après-ski parties, dance to DJs and create a lifetime of memories in an outrageous alpine setting.

Telluride AIDS Benefit

February 24, 2010 – Monday, March 02, 2010

A weeklong event that works to fight HIV/AIDS and promote HIV/AIDS education. Events include art auctions, fashion shows with live auctions and trunk shows.

KOTO Street Dance

April 03, 2010

Telluride closes main street for this annual après-ski, end-of-the-season concert that features live music and a beer garden. (April 4 is reserved in case of inclement weather.)


April 04, 2010

Enjoy the final turns of the lift-served season.

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