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We are having a Firesale on our merchandise. You may email your order to a Merchandise Chairperson or purchase items at the July Pot Luck or September Luncheon. Delivery/Pickup can be arranged. BUY, BUY, BUY!

Marcy Bray:  marcie.bray@me.com,  Caroline Kinser: caroline@mydurango.net


FLASH: Upcoming Event

Fiesta FUNdRaiser


We move right into our other upcoming fund raiser: It is a Fiesta Party on June 13th at Tom’s and Allison’s home at 4- 8 pm. There will be dancing and fantastic Mexican food, You get two drink tickets per ticket and then of course we will have an open bar….Good (no make that great) times.


The tickets are $50 each…remember this is a FUNd Raiser for Durango Friends of the Arts. You can invite guests to come…Limited to the first 100 people, Your check is your reservation. Come see their beautiful home with plenty of room…Great views…and surprises.


Questions, please call Barbara Morrison at 375-7788. Address to mail in your reservation is: 288 Logging Trail Durango. CO 81303. Looking forward to seeing your name on the list of attendees. Just think you can party and help the arts in Durango, what could be better or more fun!

WHEN:    Saturday, June 13th, 4pm-8pm

WHERE:  Morrissey Residence, 589 Wildcat Trail, Hesperus (Trappers Crossing)


PIE SALES FUNdRaisers


Then one of the continued FUNdraisers are the Pie Sales at the Saturday Farmer’s Market. If you have not been to the Farmer’s Market, this is a good way to contribute and attend. Joann Trimberger has worked hard with her committee to decorate a booth, and sell our members homemade pies. Joann needs more pies.


This has turned out to be a great money maker for us…And, fun… The two dates that we are selling pies are JUNE 20th and AUGUST 1st. Call Joann and let her know you can come and help, but most we NEED PIES. The more pies we get the more money we make for our Grants. Her email address is joanntrimberger@hotmail.com.


If for some reason, let me know if you need help getting your pies there if you can’t come. I am collecting people to collect the pies in a couple different areas who can bring them down to the Market…The booth will be decorated between 6:30 and 7:30 AM I am supplying the tent and tables. The booth and the pies must be ready at the opening bell at 8:00 AM.

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DUES ARE DUE! Download a Membership Form for Your 2015 Dues

Membership dues support the Durango Friends of the Arts administrative costs that allow the organization to raise money throughout the year to support arts projects.

Membership dues are:

  • $35 for individuals
  • $50 for couples/families
  • $75 for businesses (includes 2 memberships)
  • Free for those over 80 years old

To become a member, download this Membership Application and mail it to:

Dana Wilson
703 E. Fifth Ave.
Durango,CO 81301

Contacts for Specific Programs:

For more information on DFA or to donate to DFA, contact our President, Carol Treat, 970-375-7781 or caroltreat@durango.net.

For membership information contact Dana Wilson, 970-403-3776 or danaaloha@gmail.com.

To better understand our grants process, contact Susan Welty, UPDATE PHONE 970-946-8387  or weltyyfam@hotmail.com

General membership meetings are the second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November. They are open to the public.