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eventscalendar September 9 Cooking with the Tomboy Bride and Chef Bud Thomas Celebrate the 101-year anniversary of the birth of the Tomboy Bride’s daughter, the first child born at the old miners hospital (now the Telluride Historical Museum), and be a part of the live audience for a special web cooking show about the historic, high-altitude recipes used by the Tomboy Bride. 970.728.3344

July 31-August 1 Strokes for Genius Charity Golf Tournament With this fundraising event, the seventeenth annual, Telluride Foundation raises money for college scholarships for Telluride High School graduates. 970.728.8717

[ get more ] Telluride Foundation supports all of the local and regional nonprofits AUGUST August 5 Art Opening Ah Haa opening for artists Corinne Scheman and Ethel Coder. Stronghouse opening reception for Elaine Fischer. 970.728.8959 August 6 KOTO Duck Race Sponsor a yellow rubber duck, and if it floats down San Miguel River fast enough, you can win a variety of prizes, including a ski pass. The race is a benefit for the local nonprofit, commercial-free radio station KOTO FM. 970.728.8100 August 6-8 Telluride Jazz Celebration See the best acts of the jazz genre on the Town Park stage during the day and at the various local venues at night. The 2010 guest list includes Stanley Clark Band featuring Hiromi, Dianne Reeves, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Lew Tabackin, Jackie Ryan, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Chuchito Valdes Raul Midón, Dmitri Matheny and the Crescent Super Band. 970.728.7009 August 7 Hike Into Geology Todd Brown hosts the hike and discusses the geological phenomena that created these ore-rich, lofty mountains. Meet at 7:45 a.m. at the Telluride Historical Museum. 970.728.3344


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July 30-August 1 Telluride Tech Fest Celebrate science at this gathering that features distinguished guests— Nobel laureates, Internet pioneers and groundbreaking scientists—who discuss the past, present and future of technology. Tech Fest honors the innovation of AC technology here in Telluride in 1891 with a free Tesla coil demonstration. 970.239.4486

August 8-10 Marco Benevento Trio See this frequent Phish collaborator at Fly Me to the Moon Saloon. Shows run until 3:30 a.m.; only 250 tickets will be sold. 970.728.6666 August 9-10 Phish Phish phans descend on Telluride for two days of phun music in Town Park with one of the best-loved jam bands of all time. The show is SOLD OUT.

[ get more ] check out fun, free footage of past shows August 12-21 Telluride Chamber Music Festival Roy Malan, the festival’s artistic director and concertmaster with the San Francisco Ballet, brings highcaliber classical musicians to town to perform in intimate concerts. 970.369.1351 August 13-15 Telluride Festival of the Arts Mountain Village celebrates the culinary and visual arts with an outdoor promenade of art booths, lectures, tastings and live music. The event features chef demonstrations, food seminars, a showcase dinner and a nationally juried art exhibit. 970.369.7626 August 18-22, 25-28 Shakespeare in Town Park A summer tradition, Telluride Repertory Theatre Company performs Shakespeare on the Town Park stage. This year it’s The Merchant of Venice. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. and seating is on the stage perimeter. 970.728.4539

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August 19-20 Rally to Gateway Ride your classic car from Telluride to Gateway Canyons Resort, with roadside stops, trivia and prizes, and finish at the automobile museum at the resort. 970.728.6363

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August 20-22 Full Tilt Mountain Bike Race Professionals and amateurs race on Mountain Village’s Mountain Bike Park, on a spectator-friendly expert trail. August 21 Steve Butts Memorial Tournament This fun annual golf tournament is a fundraiser for the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club. 970.728.6163 August 26-29 Telluride Mushroom Festival Put the “fun” back in fungi. This offbeat mycology festival features everything from foraging to lectures and cuisine. 970.728.8312 SEPTEMBER September 2 Art Opening Ah Haa opening for artists Julee Hutchison and Michelle Curry Wright. Stronghouse Studios hosts opening reception for Meredith Nemirov. 970.728.8959 September 3-6 Telluride Film Festival This world-renowned festival keeps its program secret until opening day but always features top-shelf movie premieres, classic films and discussions with the industry’s top filmmakers and stars. 510.665.9589

September 10-12 Lead to Creede 4X4 Adventure Telluride Historical Museum presents a two-day, three-night trip hosted by historian Rudy Davison. Visit mining ruins and catch the Repertory Theatre in Creede. Guests are responsible for transportation, meals, lodging and theater tickets. 970.728.3344 September 11 Imogene Pass Run Runners test their mettle on this 17-mile course that gains more than 5,000 vertical feet, beginning in Ouray, topping out at 13,000plus feet in elevation and ending in Telluride. 970.728.0251

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Black Bear Awareness Week A week of fun, educational activities to help people stay safe in bear country. 970.728.0190 September 16 KOTO Black Bean Sauté Good food for a good cause: community breakfast fundraiser for local radio. 970.728.8100

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91.7 / 89.3 / 105.5 / September 16 TASP Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic Play a round in Telluride for a good cause, the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program, which provides recreational and educational opportunities for athletes with disabilities. 970.728. 5010 September 16 Historic Pub Crawl Discover the history of Telluride’s oldest watering holes with discounted drinks and special guests along the way. 970.728.3344 ▶▶

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