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Cortez Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 7

Four Corners Lecture Series: The Wallace Great House assemblage, with Michelle Turner, 4 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.

Saturday, Oct. 9

The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County meets, 10 a.m., Dolores Public Library, to explore the role of KSJD and the Sunflower Theater. Participants include Executive Director Wynn Jones and News Director Lucas Brady Woods. In-person and on Zoom, via the league’s Facebook page.

Cortez Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Main and Elm streets. Details: cortezfarmersmarket.com.

True Western Roundup Women’s Rodeo, Cowgirls Kickin’ Cancer, 5:30 p.m., Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Details: truewesternroundup.com.

Sunday, Oct. 10

Silent auction of fine art, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Preview items by appointment starting Oct. 3. Details: (970) 565-7865 or office@stbarnabascortez.org.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Four Corners Lecture Series: Before Yellowstone, with Douglas MacDonald, 7 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.sjbas.org.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Four Corners Lecture Series: Indigenous subsistence on the Colorado Plateau, with Lisbeth Louderback and Bruce Pavlik, 4 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.

Republican Women of Montezuma County, monthly meeting, noon, Baymont Inn. Come early to mingle. Get an update on Election Integrity in Colorado, meet Montezuma-Cortez school board candidates. Lunch provided for $10. RSVP to Emiko South, (970) 565-4280.

Saturday, Oct. 16

Cortez Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Main and Elm streets. Details: cortezfarmersmarket.com.

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16-17

Conquistador Senior Championship, Conquistador Golf Course, all day. Details: (970) 565-9208, fourcornersgolf.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Four Corners Lecture Series: Preliminary results of the drone-based sensing project of Chaco-era road, with Jonathan Till and Kenny Wintch, 4 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.friendsofcedarmesa.org.

Thursday, Oct. 21

Four Corners Lecture Series: Hopi history at the Homol’ovi settlement cluster, with Chuck Adams, 4 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.

Annual Love on a Hanger Pretty in Pink Fashion show, 7 p.m., Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery, 26650 County Road P. Details: www.cancerresourcealliance.com/events.

Friday, Oct. 22

Legal Resource Day, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Montezuma Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St. Suite 100. Learn about protection orders, eviction, trusts, wills, consumer debt, guardianship, Renew, Piñon Project, Colorado Legal Services. Free. Details: 970-565-1111.

Saturday, Oct. 23

Cortez Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Main and Elm streets. Details: cortezfarmersmarket.com.

“Darkness” exhibit opening, 6-8 p.m., Zu Gallery, 48 W. Main St. Details: zugallery.com.

Thursday, Oct. 28

Four Corners Lecture Series: The Maize Database Project with Mark Varien, 4 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.

Four Corners Lecture Series: “Paquime,” 7 p.m., virtual. Free. Details: www.sjbas.org.

Saturday, Oct. 30

Cortez Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Main and Elm streets. Details: cortezfarmersmarket.com.

Pinon Project Pumpkin Fest, all day, Montezuma Park, North Market Street and Montezuma Avenue. Details: 564-1195, www.pinonproject.org.

First Baptist Church Trunk or Treat, 4-6 p.m. in the church parking lot, 100 N. Market St., Cortez. Info: 970-565-6555.

Saturday, Nov. 6

Ertel Funeral Home celebrates 100 years of service, 1-7 p.m., 42 N. Market St., featuring historical pieces from the funeral home’s history, including pictures, blueprints, clippings and other memorabilia. Refreshments and cake. Fireworks at 7 p.m. Details: email we@ertelcare.com.

Every other Wednesday

Red Dress Committee/Cortez Four Corners MMIP Committee meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Cortez Public Library large study room, 202 N. Park St, and Zoom. Details: (612) 422-0791.

First and third Thursday

Alphabet Soup Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., The Pinon 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 mtevault@pinonproject.org or 564-1195.

First Friday

Disabled American Veterans, chapter 44 Lindsay-Geer monthly meeting, 12:30 p.m., lunch at noon, Veterans Outreach Center, 432 N. Broadway.

Every Monday-Saturday

Conservative Grounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 40 E. Main St. Come in for coffee, friendship, conversations and outreach. All are welcome. Details: 560-6643.

Every Monday

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 new friends, laugh and exercise. No partner needed. Details: Duane Randol at 560-2137, Patty Randol at 560-4709 or duaneandpatty.randol@gmail.com.

Every Tuesday

Southwest Artists League, 10 a.m., Annex Building, 107 N. Chestnut. Artists may paint, draw. Call (720) 448-0418.

Bridge, 1:30-4 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 350 S. Washington St. Beginners, veteran players and experts welcome. Coffee and snacks provided along with light fellowship. Attendees should be vaccinated and/or masked. Details: 565-7024 or 565-6088.

Every Wednesday

Montelores Catholic Community LIFT Religious Education classes, 5:45-6:45, Church Center, 20 S. Market St. Grades Preschool-8. Love and praise Jesus, learn the Catholic tradition, grow in prayer and service. Details: 565-7308, ext 102.

Every Thursday

Raising Readers Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Songs, stories and crafts. The program uses the Early Childhood Literacy Initiative program. Details: 565-8117.

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.

Every Friday

Game Night with Piñon Project, 6 p.m., virtual. Ages 7-17. Free. Landon, 529-3305 or lcook@pinonproject.org.

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: kkamminga17@yahoo.com.

Every Friday, May-October

Gardening classes, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Center Food Pantry, 30 N. Beech St., Unit C. Free. Three programs: gardening for adults, gardening for teens and indigenous foods. Participants do not needs to attend all classes. Details and registration: www.goodsamscortez.org/garden.

Every Saturday

Red Dress Awareness and Action events, noon-2 p.m., corner of Main Street and Mildred Road. Details: (612) 422-0791.

Every Sunday

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.

Fridays through September

Friday Food & Fun: Drive-In Movie Night, 7:45 p.m., Joe Rowell Park. $5 per car donation. Movies start at dark. Parking lot opens at 6 p.m. Popcorn, boxed candy and refreshments. Sound delivered via radio. The station will be announced on the screen prior to movie start. Details: www.facebook.com/events/1812059579000819.

First Tuesday

Dolores Mountain Quilters meeting, 9:30 a.m. social, 10 a.m. meeting, Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Masks required. Limit 50 people. Guests must RSVP. Suzanne, (404) 374-6558 or sdbfield@aol.com; doloresmountainquilters.org.

Wednesdays, June 2 through October

Dolores Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., Flanders Park. Local fruits, vegetables, meats, art and crafts. Live music. Details: Susan Lisak 426-9902.


Yoga in the Park, 8:15-9:30 a.m., Cottonwood Park, 275 S. Spruce St. Details: Kim at 560-5677.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Fenceline Cider presents live music by Bentley Monk, 5-8 p.m. An eclectic singer songwriter instrumentalist living in SW Colorado with a style all his own. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Fenceline Cider presents Alex Westphal and The Blues Syndicate, 5-7 p.m. Original and cover Delta Blues rooted in fingerstyle guitar pickin’, slide, and electric 12 string. Accompanied by Yves Giraud on bass. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Thursday, Oct 21

Fenceline Cider presents Third Thursday Speaker Series with author Kase Johnstun of “Let the Wild Grasses Grow,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. American love story celebrates the power of home landscapes, family heritage, and first love. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Friday, Oct. 22

Fenceline Cider presents Lavalanche, 6-9 p.m. A night of dancing to this fun organ funk trio. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 29

Fenceline Cider presents family-friendly bingo, every Tuesday, 5-8:30 p.m. with Ryan Matthews. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Sunday, Oct. 10 and 24

Fenceline Cider presents Open Mic, every other Sunday, 5-8: p.m. Share your talents. Hosted by Kai of Bards In-Between. Details: www.fenceline.co/taproomevents.

Saturday, October 30

Fenceline Cider’s inaugural Harvest Dinner, celebrating the apple harvest with a seasonal three-course dinner by the Ore House chef, paired with Fenceline ciders. Tickets: www.fenceline.co/dinner.


Mancos Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., Grand Avenue. Food and live music.

Thursdays, through Oct. 28

Downtown Maker’s Market, 4:30 p.m., Orchard Park. Baked goods, jams and jellies, handmade goods, art, repurposed items, antiques and vintage items.

Every Other Wednesday

Painting with Class, 6 p.m., Inspired Moments Event Center, 310 W. Main St. $30. All supplies included.

Saturdays Through October

Durango Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon through September, 9 a.m.-noon October, TBK Bank parking lot, 259 W. Ninth Street.

For more information and to confirm event information, visit each event page online or call the organizer.

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