The 41st Four States Agricultural Exposition, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. Highway 160. Details: FourStatesAgExpo.com.
New Artist Reception, 5-7 p.m., Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. Free. Welcome our new artists: Stacia Carola (ceramics), Cindy Coleman (pastels), Mary Rodman (mosaics), and Anne Worthington (fiber arts). Live music by Nathan Schmidt, artisansofmancos.com.
“Elevated Paint” with PC Artistry, 6-8 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Cost: $45. “Paint and Sip” class, with wine and snacks. Learn to paint Fiesta Theater, zugallery.com.
Advance Directive Planning Event, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hospice of Montezuma, 512 N. Broadway. Details: (970) 564-440.
Lisa C. Taylor’s Poetry Reading, 4:30-6 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Join us for author Lisa C Taylor's poetry readings.
“Incredible Stories” by Lily Sandner, 6 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Free. Young Emerging Artists exhibit – artist reception – runs through April 30, zugallery.com.
Upcycled art show & live auction, 6-8 p.m., Cortez Chamber of Commerce, 20 W. Main St. Cost: $25/individual, $40/couple. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County office, (970) 565-8312.
Life at the BIA school on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation, 2-3:30 p.m., Sundance Room, 35 S. Chestnut, St. Donations to the museum are encouraged. Listen to Alfred Wall Jr. and Floyd Morris about attending the BIA schools.
“Paint Your Pet” Workshop with Alyssa, 1 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Cost: $60. Details: zugallery.com.
Marketing Taster Meetup, 6 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Free. Cortez Retail Enhancement Association presents a monthly meetup, “Marketing in Small Bites,” shopcortez.com.
Colorado Community Concert, 7-9 p.m., Montezuma Cortez High School, 418 S Sligo, $15, Copper Street Brass Concert, swcoloradoconcerts.org.
Poet Art Goodtimes Reading, 4-6 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St.
Desert Southwest Oral & Facial Surgery Open House, 33 N. Elm St., Suite 102. Details: (970) 516-4100.
Qigong with Kristina, 5:30 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Drop-in class: $10. Details: zugallery.com.
Soups of Cortez Fundraiser for Grace’s Kitchen, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 110 W. North St. Takeout only. Choose from seven soups by seven local chefs and restaurants. $10 suggested donation per pint. Order your soup at (970) 565-7865 or email email@example.com. Details: stbarnabascortez.org.
Weaving Baskets with Mimi Bonkowske, 10 a.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Two-day workshop for $135. Details: zugallery.com.
Bonnie Schmader harp and flute concert, 7 p.m., Turquoise Raven Art Gallery, 104 E. Main St. Tickets: $10 in advance or at the door. (970) 529-3597, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We took our Grandkids to Africa, 3-5 p.m., Montezuma Heritage Museum, 35 S Chestnut St. Donations to the Museum are encouraged. Listen to Chuck and Ann Haspel talk about their times teaching in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Windswept woodwind trio, 6 p.m., Turquoise Raven Art Gallery, 104 E. Main St. Cost: $5.
Weaving Baskets with Mimi Bonkowske, 10 a.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Two-day workshop. Cost: $135. Details: zugallery.com
The National Mustang Association Tack Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. Highway 160. Vendors wanted. Vendor setup is May 19. Call (970) 759-1035.
Cortez Adult Education Center GED Graduation, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.,Turquoise Raven Art Gallery, 104 E. Main St., Free, Come celebrate our GED graduates as they receive their high school equivalency certificate, email@example.com, 970-564-7004.
The Diabetes Support Group meets, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Details: 564-2275.
Click Clique Photography Club, 6 p.m., ZU Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Free and open to the public. Details: zugallery.com.
Trivia Tuesday, 6:30-7:45 p.m., WildEdge Brewery, 111 N. Market St. bit.ly/3GE6Khm.
In-person dementia support group, Beehive Homes at the Cortez Homestead, 694 Cottonwood St. Details: (970) 529-2050.
Alphabet Soup Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., The Piñon Project, 210 E. Main St. Support group for parents, caretaker or guardians of children with special needs or behavioral challenges. Child care available with advanced arrangements. Details: Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 564-1195.
Makers on Market, 4-8 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. Handmade arts and crafts from local makers, craft beverages from the UpLIFT Apprenticeship Program, food and entertainment. Details for vendors and visitors: email@example.com.
Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 44, Lindsay-Geer monthly meeting, 12:30 p.m. Lunch at noon. Veterans Outreach Center, 432 N. Broadway.
Conservative Grounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 40 E. Main St. Come in for coffee, friendship, conversations and outreach. All welcome. Details: 560-6643.
Square Dance lessons with Four Corners Dancers, 7-8:30 p.m., Cortez Senior Center, 117 N. Chestnut St. Enter through the west entrance. Make friends, laugh and exercise. No partner needed. Details: Duane Randol at 560-2137, Patty Randol at 560-4709 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mahjong, 1-4 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. American and/or Hong Kong. The public is welcome.
Southwest Art League, 10 a.m., Annex Building, Senior Center, 107 N. Chestnut St. Paint, share ideas, give demos and give unsolicited advice. All welcome. Details: (720) 448-0418.
Bridge, 1:30-4 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 350 S. Washington St. Beginners, veteran players and experts. Coffee and snacks with light fellowship. Attendees should be vaccinated and/or masked. Details: 565-7024 or 565-6088.
Show Me the Money, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Montezuma County High School Library, 418 S. Sligo St. A program for high school students to learn about finances. Details: (602) 505-0308 or email@example.com.
Indigenous Wellbriety Talking Circles, 6-7 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St., Cortez. Wellbriety Peer Recovery meeting. No meeting June 14. All are welcome. Meetings are in person. Refreshments. Details: 564-3723, firstname.lastname@example.org or swcahec.org/indigenous-peer-recovery.
Computer and Technology Help, 3:30-5 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., www.cortezlibrary.com.
Montelores Catholic Community LIFT Religious Education classes, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Church Center, 20 S. Market St. Preschool through Grade 8. Love and praise Jesus, learn the Catholic tradition, grow in prayer and service. Details: 565-7308, ext. 102.
Youth Leadership Council, 6-8:30 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. Open to Montezuma County high school students.
55+ Senior Dance Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Montezuma County Senior Center, 107 N. Chestnut St. Details: 560-2137.
Bingo, 6:45 p.m. Cortez Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Begins Sept. 2. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverages available. Details: 565-3557.
Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., beginning June 3. Program seeks to engage infants to 3-year-olds and foster early literacy and learning skills. Details: 565-8117.
TOPS weight-loss meeting, with weigh-in at 10:45 a.m., meeting at 11:30 a.m., City Hall (when open), 123 Roger Smith Ave. Everyone welcome. Details: email@example.com.
Alphabet Art, 2:30 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Storytime to help preschoolers identify the letters of the alphabet.
Game Night with Piñon Project, 6 p.m., virtual. Ages 7-17. Free. Details: Landon, 529-3305 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Dress Awareness and Action events, noon-2 p.m., corner of Main Street and Mildred Road. Details: (612) 422-0791.
The Cortez Library Radio Show, 3:30-4 p.m., ksjd.org/#stream/0 or stations 90.5 FM or 91.5 FM. Join Ms. Laura as she reads.
Kindergarten Registration, noon to 6 p.m., Dolores Elementary, Little Bear gym, 12th Street and Hillside Avenue. Plan on attending for at least 30 minutes. Please bring a copy of your students’ birth certificate, immunization and proof of residency in the form of a utility bill. All incoming kinders will be given a Dr. Seuss bag with goodies. If you have questions please contact Lezlie at (970) 882-7255 ext. 2040.
BookCraft, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. For kids grades K-2. Ms. Megan reads a book. Activity related to the story follows. Details: 882-4127.
Dolores Mountain Quilt Guild, 10 a.m., Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Drive. Socialize at 9:30 a.m. Details: Jan Mussler at (970) 565-9122.
Fantasy Fans, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. For kids grades 3-5. For lovers of Harry Potter, Rick Riordan or any fantasy book. Details: 882-4127.
Graphic Novel Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. For grades 6-8. Discuss graphic novels and practice drawing panels. Free. Details: 882-4127.
Animé Day, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. Ages 13-17. Watch and discuss animé videos. Guardian-signed permission slip required. Details: 882-4127.
STEAM Space, 1-2 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. Grades K-5. Join us for a STEAM or MakerSpace activity. Details: 882-4127.
LEGO Lab, 1-2 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. Kids K-5. Create something inspired by the day’s theme or free build. Details: 882-4127.
Qi Gong with Kristina Umberger, 10-11 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Register: 882-4127.
Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave.
Community Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave.
Spanish Conversation Hour with Senor Carlos, 10-11:30 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave.
Mahjong Hong Kong Simplified Style, 2-4 p.m., Dolores Public Library 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. All levels.
Dolores Mountain Quilters meeting, 9:30 a.m. social, 10 a.m. meeting, Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Masks required. Limit 50 people. Guests RSVP: Suzanne, (404) 374-6558 or email@example.com; doloresmountainquilters.org.
Book Club, 10-11 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Details: 882-4127.
Comedy Nights, 7 p.m., Dolores River Brewery, 100 S. Fourth St. $15 presale through ComicUprising.eventbrite.com, $20 at the door.
Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concert, 3 p.m., United Methodist Church in Mancos, 470 W. Grand Ave.
Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concert, 7 p.m., Cortez Methodist Church 515 N. Park St., Cortez.
Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concert, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church in Mancos, 470 W. Grand Ave.
Ballroom Dance Lessons, 3-8 p.m., Mancos Community Center, 130 W. Grand Ave.
Brown’s Good Eats, Greek Gyros, Boyle Park, 150 Grand Ave.
Teen Lounge, 4-5:30 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St.
Montezuma County free legal clinic, 2-5 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Sign up at 533-7600.
Durango Home & Ranch Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Cost: $8 for adults, free entry for kids under 12, senior and veteran discounts at the door. Forty exhibitors, food vendors, giveaways and drawings, local artists and craftsmen. Buy your ticket at bci-events.com. Details: Georgiana Hallock at (970) 375-4599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Durango Home & Ranch Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Cost: $8 for adults, free entry for kids under 12, senior and veteran discounts at the door. Forty exhibitors, food vendors, giveaways and drawings, local artists and craftsmen. Buy your ticket at bci-events.com. Details: Georgiana Hallock at (970) 375-4599 or email@example.com.
“August: Osage County,” 7:30 p.m., 10 a.m.-noon, Totah Theater, 315 W. Main St. Theater Ensemble Arts presents “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts. Mature audiences only, firstname.lastname@example.org.
August: Osage County, 7:30 p.m., 10 a.m.-noon, Totah Theater, 315 W Main St., Theater Ensemble Arts presents “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts. Mature audiences only, email@example.com.
Music for Masada, 6 p.m., Lions Wilderness Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. Cost: $25. A memorable evening of dinner and music under the stars. Details: (505) 360-4672. Purchase tickets at Four Corners Accounting & Bookkeeping or Studio 116 Salon.
Toddler Playdate, 10 a.m.-noon, E3 Children’s Museum, 302 N. Orchard Ave.
Brown Bag Birding, 12-1 p.m., Animas Park off Browning Parkway.
Trivia at Traegers, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Traegers Bar, 5170 College Blvd.
Growers Market, 4-6 p.m., Farmington Museum and Visitor Center, 3041 E. Main St.
Downtown Makers Market, 3-8 p.m., 101 N. Orchard Ave. Details: Visit each event page online or call the organizer.
Thailand Mission Auction and Dinner, 3-7 p.m., 1111 S. Miller Ave. Free silent/live auctions and dinner. American and Asian items for a donation. Day3C.com.