Escalante Days schedule


Noon — Vendor Booth set-up in Flanders Park

4:30-6:30 p.m. — Music in the Park by Louie Edwards and Yesterday

5:30 p.m. — Kiddy Parade Line-up at Dolores General Store

6 p.m. — Kiddy Parade

6-8 p.m. — Music by the Lindells

6:30 p.m. — Kid’s Bicycle Rodeo behind Dolores Medical building (2 bikes will be given away)

7 p.m. — Paint Ball Target shooting Pinion Flats Paintball Camp

7:30 — Ice Cream Eating Contest


7-10 a.m. — Pancake Breakfast at Dolores Doghouse by K-9 Search and Rescue

8 a.m. — Registration for Rotary Club Mountain Bike Race in front of Dolores Medical Center. Pre-registration available.

8:30 a.m. — Galloping Goose Museum Tours continuously till 5:30 p.m.; sign up for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday Logging Railroad Historical Tour

9:50 a.m. — Start of the Rotary Club Mountain Bike Race

10 a.m. — Parade line up at DHS at 9:30 a.m. VFW Color Guard out front.

11 a.m. — Free hourly Galloping Goose rides until 4 p.m.

11 a.m. — Chain Saw contest

12:30 p.m. — Water Balloon Toss

1 p.m. — Arm Wrestling

1:15 p.m. — Presentation: “D&RGW Locomotive 315 History” at Town Hall

1:30 p.m. — Penny Hunt

2 p.m. — 3 Legged Race

2:30 p.m. — Watermelon eating contest

3 p.m. — Egg Toss

3:15 p.m. — Presentation: Emma Sweeney: Full Size Locomotive in the movie “A Ticket to Tomahawk” at Town Hall by George Niederauer- President Durango Railroad Historical Society

3:30 p.m. — Duck Race

4:30-6 p.m. — Live Music by the Mo-Towns


9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Tour: Logging Railroads of the New Mexico Lumber Company with Lew Matis, Galloping Goose Historical Society


Theme: Dolores: “A Small Town with a Big Heart”

Citizen of the Year — Dave Sanford, Grand Marshall

Vintage Motorcycle Trials Saturday at the Cemetery Parking Lot following the parade and Sunday at 9:30 at the town dump.

Softball tournament, all day Saturday and Sunday — sponsored by the Dolores High School wrestling team